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Michael Kern

Michael Kern


Contributor since: 21 Feb 2018


Michael Kern is a newswriter and editor at Safehaven.com, Oilprice.com, and a writer at Crypto Insider. Michael has several years of experience covering cryptocurrencies, and has participated in a number of Intial Coin Offerings in various roles. As a long-time follower of the space, Michael has extensive knowledge of both the technology behind cryptocurrencies and the geopolitical/economic implications of adoption. 

  • US Consumer Debt Is Worse Than Ever

    Published 20 June 2019 | viewed 58 times

    By some calculations, our consumer debt right now has surpassed what it was in the 2008 financial crisis. If American consumers held $13 trillion in…

  • Big Tech Bounces Back After Regulatory Worries

    Published 11 June 2019 | viewed 415 times

    Silicon Valley's most prominent tech companies took a dive recently on restored worries of a regulatory crackdown, but investors appear to have taken the situation…

  • Fed Rate Conspiracy Theory Abounds Over Mexico Tariffs

    Published 06 June 2019 | viewed 540 times

    Trump insists he remains "deadly serious" about slapping a 5-percent tariff on Mexico it if fails to stem migration, and another 5 percent every month…

  • China Weighs Rare Earth Export Ban As Trade War Tensions Boil

    Published 29 May 2019 | viewed 1,439 times

    Once dismissed as a "nuclear option" that would only be implored by Beijing as the last hope in the ongoing trade war with the United…

  • Dow Scrambles To Avoid Fifth Straight Weekly Loss

    Published 24 May 2019 | viewed 2,759 times

    Trump surprised stock markets today following some encouraging statements regarding the ongoing trade spat between the U.S. and China. Stock markets rose at the opening…

  • Jeff Bezos Doubles Down On Space Colonization Ambitions

    Published 18 May 2019 | viewed 3,255 times

    In recent decades we have heard so many highly ambitious space-related plans, including several attempts to conquer the moon and lunar space. Now, billionaire Jeff…

  • Moody's: Turkey Faces Possible Credit Downgrade

    Published 16 May 2019 | viewed 3,355 times

    Turkey is facing a possible credit downgrade if it can't get its financial act together, according to new analysis from credit ratings firm Moody's. Turkey…

  • Mobile Sports Betting Isn’t Quite Minting Millionaires Just Yet

    Published 14 May 2019 | viewed 3,094 times

    A year on from the Supreme Court's ruling on sports betting, U.S. states have seen a bit of wind in their sails when it comes…

  • A Banner Year For Crypto Theft, Raking In $1.2 Billion

    Published 03 May 2019 | viewed 4,976 times

    Just because cryptocurrency is having a bad time of it doesn’t mean crypto thieves aren’t thriving: On the contrary, they’ve managed to nab at least…

  • Only The Dollar Store Can Survive the E-Commerce Coup

    Published 27 April 2019 | viewed 984 times

    The highest number of U.S. closures of major retail chains on record is 7,000 in 2008--the start of the financial crisis. So what gives now?…

  • Buffett, Dimon Voice Support For Stock Buybacks

    Published 19 April 2019 | viewed 857 times

    Stock buybacks have become a contentious issue between investors, politicians, and businesses leading the charge, but what is the real story?  Stock buybacks face bipartisan…

  • China's Economic Growth Exceeds Analyst Expectations

    Published 17 April 2019 | viewed 3,091 times

    China's economy continued to grow steadily in the first quarter, exceeding expert expectations notwithstanding the continuing tariff dispute with the United States. Data revealed Wednesday…

  • Hong Kong Stock Market Surges Past Japan

    Published 11 April 2019 | viewed 3,076 times

    Hong Kong has climbed above Japan to become the world's third-largest stock market, behind only the U.S. and China. The benchmark Hang Seng Index has…

  • Big Banks Face Off Against Congress

    Published 10 April 2019 | viewed 1,374 times

    CEOs of America's biggest financial institutions are appearing before the Financial Services Committee on Wednesday for the first time since the 2008 crisis, facing renewed…

  • Will Artificial Intelligence Replace The Military?

    Published 06 April 2019 | viewed 6,606 times

    AI has delivered us to a point in time where we have to start seriously thinking about whether we really want killer robots choosing targets…

  • Positive Economic Data Weighs On Gold

    Published 04 April 2019 | viewed 3,001 times

    Rising U.S. dollar indexes and restored expectations of a trade war resolution has weighed on gold rates, with the rare-earth metal plummeting to three-month lows.…

  • Bitcoin Shocks Investors, Briefly Crosses $5000 Mark

    Published 02 April 2019 | viewed 3,943 times

    Bitcoin skyrocketed suddenly in early morning trading, promoted by an especially noteworthy high-volume buying spree, bringing bullish sentiment back into the crypto market. Regardless of…

  • Mnuchin Reports "Constructive" Talks With China

    Published 29 March 2019 | viewed 1,017 times

    Experts are expecting the continuous rally in commodities prices to continue in coming months, regardless of investor anxiety of the outcome of U.S.-China trade war.…

  • Facebook Finds Itself In Hot Water Over Advertisements

    Published 28 March 2019 | viewed 906 times

    Less than a week after Facebook came under fire for its contentious ad practices, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has filed charges…

  • Central Banks Double Down On Gold

    Published 25 March 2019 | viewed 6,878 times

    Russia is growing its gold stockpiles as analysts begin to sound the alarms, suggesting another worldwide recession might be in the making. According to its foreign reserve…