Is Donald Trump’s Iowa Poll Lead A Death Knell for 2020 Democrats?

In two tweets on Sunday, Donald Trump touted strong poll numbers in Iowa. He currently leads Democrats there for the general election vote. Iowa is an important bellwether state not only because of its headline-making caucuses but because it usually picks winners in November. President Trump will hold a Monday rally in New Hampshire on the eve of the primary. Buttigieg and Sanders are tied there for first in the primary. Donald Trump touted his strong Iowa poll numbers Sunday. The president tweeted a graphic of poll numbers showing him…

What Caused Bitcoin Price to Surge Past $10K Over the Weekend?

Since Dec. 18, 2019, in less than three months, Bitcoin’s (BTC) price surged by 68% against the United States dollar. It surpassed the $10,000 level on Feb. 9, marking the start of a full-blown crypto market rally for most. The sentiment around the recent Bitcoin rally remains divided amongst investors. Joe007, for instance, one of the biggest whales in the cryptocurrency market, has been adamant that the upsurge has been a result of pure manipulation. Other investors like Adaptive Capital general partner Willy Woo and Three Arrows Capital CEO Su…

Liverpool Must Stop Complaining About Fixtures and Go All-Out for the Treble

Jurgen Klopp has been a fierce critic of English football’s calendar this season. Liverpool could still win the Premier League, FA Cup and Champions League. Only by matching Manchester United’s treble in 1998/99 can Liverpool be labeled the best ever Premier League team. Jurgen Klopp has not been backward in coming forward. The Liverpool manager is no fan of English football’s calendar, and he has not been shy in broadcasting that opinion in recent weeks. Most controversial was his decision not to turn up to Tuesday’s FA Cup fourth-round replay…

Jeff Bezos Is Selling Because Amazon Stock Is In Serious Trouble

Jeff Bezos unloaded $4 billion worth of Amazon stock last week. Rumor has it, Bezos and girlfriend Lauren Sanchez are shopping for a swanky L.A. house. But he doesn’t need $4 billion even for a mega mansion. He’s taking profits while Amazon stock is inflated beyond all reason. AMZN’s insane P/E ratio of 90 is a total break with reality. Jeff Bezos has been on an Amazon stock (NASDAQ:AMZN) selling spree. In the last week, he dumped $4 billion worth of shares in the company he founded. (As an aside,…

Tesla Facing “Concrete Case” of Unintended Vehicle Acceleration In Europe

Tesla has another case of unintended vehicle acceleration on its hands, this time in the Netherlands. Regulators do not believe that Tesla’s explanation matches the driver’s claim, and a BMW owned affiliate wants a full explanation. Tesla can expect scrutiny from EU regulators as the company threatens German dominance in the region. The specter of unintended vehicle acceleration refuses to go away for Tesla. After wholeheartedly renouncing the allegations against its cars, Elon Musk’s EV manufacturer is now facing what Dutch authorities have called a “concrete case” against a Model…

Bitcoin Hits $10K, Coinbase Controversy, Buffet with Buffett: Hodler’s Digest, Feb. 3–9

Coming every Sunday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week Bitcoin price hits $10,000 for the first time in 2020 We’re back in business! Bitcoin has reached five figures for the first time since last October. According to Coin360, BTC is up by more than 40% year to date — 8.3% over the past week.…

Of Course FIFA is Gambling, That’s Why EA Wants Your Kids Hooked

EA is very vehement about their loot boxes being ethical. They’re now being sued by two different lawyers from France. Not only are loot boxes gambling, but EA knows this and wants your kids hooked. EA seems to be struggling lately. Not financially, they’re doing okay in that area. No, they seem to be struggling with loot boxes. No matter how hard they try, people seem reluctant to let them put unregulated gambling into their games. As if the Belgian Game Commission calling loot boxes illegal wasn’t bad enough, now…

Where Is Tesla Stock Headed Next?

Tesla stock had a wild start to February, with its price swinging hundreds of dollars back and forth. When predicting the future of the stock, analysts are split in two, with many remaining rather skeptical. Meanwhile, Ark Investment Management stated that TSLA could reach a whopping $15,000 per share by 2024. Tesla stock (NASDAQ:TSLA) made the headlines last week thanks to its mad price fluctuations. Watching this roller coaster, the market has split in two. Some believe the stock is seriously overvalued, whereas others point out that the rally has just…

VanEck Report Illustrates Why Institutions Should Hold Bitcoin

A report published by investment management firm VanEck on Jan. 29 suggests that institutional investors should allocate a small percentage of their capital into Bitcoin (BTC). Per the report, “Bitcoin may enhance the risk and return reward profile of institutional investment portfolios.” The researchers also claim: “A small allocation to Bitcoin significantly enhanced the cumulative return of a 60% equity and 40% bonds portfolio allocation mix while only minimally impacting its volatility.” Return comparison of investment portfolios with and without Bitcoin. Source: VanEck Obstacles to institutional adoption of Bitcoin Among…

How a SpaceX Starlink IPO Could Make Elon Musk Richer Than Jeff Bezos

SpaceX’s chief operating officer recently told investors its Starlink project would be the “right kind of business” to take public. That won’t be for a few years, but if Starlink does IPO, it could be enough to rocket Elon Musk past Jeff Bezos as the world’s richest founder. Here is some back of the napkin math for how it could happen. SpaceX could spin off its Starlink business into a a publicly traded company. That’s what SpaceX chief Gwynne Shotwell told investors at a private meeting in Miami. The satellite…