By CCN Markets: William Shatner has been dealing in virtual currency since 1966 when he began starring as Captain Kirk on Star Trek. Now he’s heading his own start-up, Third Millenia, which will help people use the Mattereum protocol. Mattereum is a blockchain solution for authenticity and legal ownership bolstered by the blockchain. Using microchips and Ethereum, users can not only validate, for example, a signed photograph, but they can also find out a lot more backstory about the item in question. Shatner had previously partnered with the company. In the following Tweet, Shatner demonstrates how Mattereum works with an
The price of gold futures broke the $ 1,300 per ounce threshold for the first time since June 2018. Investors are likely moving positions to the gold markets, pushed away from stocks after recent dips. The crypto market capitalization, or the total amount invested in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, is also holding nicely, showing that cryptocurrency
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Financial technology firm Paxos has formed a partnership with INTL FCStone Inc’s precious metals division. The department will now be using Paxos Confirmation Service — a tool built specifically for the precious metals arena — to instantly automate daily trade confirmations and reduce human error.
Paxos seeks to unlock capital and create value with products that eliminate trade risk, while INTL FCStone provides market intelligence, post-trade services and financial services execution throughout the global financial market. The company boasts over 20,000 customers in approximately 130 different countries and is headquartered in New York City.