Will Cryptocurrency Save Maduro’s Venezuela from Trump in 2018?

“Petro,” a new cryptocurrency, will be backed by oil, diamonds and gold reserves to circumvent sanctions from the Trump administration......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 13th, 2018

President Trump Bans U.S. Citizens From Buying Venezuelan Cryptocurrency Petro

Nicolas Maduro created the oil-backed currency to try to salvage Venezuela's failing economy. President Donald Trump banned U.S. purchas.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 19th, 2018

Viacoin, TRON, Stellar, Healthureum, Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, and More from the World of Cryptocurrencies Today

Venezuela is Launching Yet Another Cryptocurrency to Save the Economy ( Nicolas Maduro is so convinced that cryptocurrencies are goin.....»»

Category: topSource: insidermonkeyFeb 22nd, 2018

Venezuela to launch cryptocurrency to fight Trump sanctions

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says his government will launch a cryptocurrency to fight what he calls a financial "blockade" by the Trump administration against the socialist-run country......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 3rd, 2017

U.S. Bans Use of Venezuela"s Cryptocurrency

The Trump administration targeted Venezuela’s new bitcoin-like currency Monday, prohibiting Americans and U.S. companies from dealing in the digital currency......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMar 19th, 2018

Trump just took unprecedented action targeting Venezuela"s cryptocurrency

Steve Helber/Getty Images President Donald Trump issued an executive order banning a new Venezuelan government-backed cryptocurrency. The cryptocurrency is designed to get around sanctions placed on the country's cross-b.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 19th, 2018

Trump bans Americans from buying Venezuelan cryptocurrency

President Trump signed an executive order Monday banning US citizens from buying Venezuela's newly created cryptocurrency, the Petro......»»

Category: marketsSource: cnnMar 19th, 2018

Trump Issues Bizarre Executive Order Banning Purchases Of Venezuela"s Cryptocurrency

Cryptos are moving sharply lower in response to news that President Trump has issued an executive order banning the U.S. purchases of the "Petro", .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 19th, 2018

Venezuela"s Petro: Stable Coin For Crypto-Economy Or Illegal Oil Futures?

Authored by Thomas Meyer via, Starting in late 2017 Venezuela’s President Nikolas Maduro began expanding heavily into media space in an attempt to promote a new payment instrument– the government-issued cryptocurrency .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 24th, 2018

Can Donald Trump, the Most Unpopular President Ever, Save Republicans From a Massive Defeat in 2018?

Can Donald Trump save the Republican Party? Or will his controversial presidency lead to a massive GOP defeat in 2018?.....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekFeb 21st, 2018

Petro: The New Federal Cryptocurrency From Venezuela

With the Petro presale launch on Tuesday, 20th February, 2018 Venezuela becomes the first nation to launch a federal cryptocurrency. Around the final weeks of 2017, the Venezuelan government had announce.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkFeb 21st, 2018

Bitcoin Scam? Venezuela Launches Own Cryptocurrency in Effort to Dodge Trump Administration Sanctions

“This seems like a desperate measure to scam people and see if some people will actually give money to the government,” one expert told Newsweek......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekFeb 20th, 2018

"The Petro Is Born Today" - Maduro Launches Oil-Backed Crypto "For The Welfare Of Venezuela"

More than two months after Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced his intention to launch the world's first state-sponsored cryptocurrency to try and help Venezuela raise some badly needed foreign capital, t.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 20th, 2018

Maduro warns Trump not to ban Venezuelan oil

President Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela warned President Trump not to ban the South American country's oil. It's a move the administration is considering to crack down on Maduro's regime......»»

Category: marketsSource: cnnFeb 15th, 2018

Will Trump Invade Venezuela? Caracas Accuses Colombia of a "Bombing Campaign" After U.S. Military Visit

Staunch allies of the Maduro regime say that U.S Admiral Kurt Tidd's trip to Colombia is "suspicious.".....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekFeb 14th, 2018

Report: Venezuela"s Maduro Wants OPEC to Launch a Cryptocurrency

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has proposed "joint cryptocurrency mechanism" for use by OPEC members and non-member oil producing states......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskFeb 7th, 2018

Venezuela"s embattled president is set to run for reelection, and it could spark international backlash

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro looked sure to stand for re-election in a presidential vote due by the end of April where the ruling Socialists hope to trump a squabbling opposition despite an economic crisis and foreign sanc.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 24th, 2018

Venezuela Gains Momentum with New Cryptocurrency PETRO

Venezuela’s leader Nicolas Maduro has invited members of the regional ALBA-TCP bloc to join him in launching a new cryptocurrency. Named petro, the cryptocurrency will be backed by the countr.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJan 13th, 2018

Venezuela to issue $5.9 bn in oil-backed cryptocurrency: President Maduro

Maduro specified that each unit of the currency would be pegged to Venezuela's oil basket, which this week averaged $59.07 per barrel, according to the oil ministry.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 6th, 2018

Under Trump, Democrats Hold their Biggest Popularity Advantage over Republicans in 10 Years

Republicans are in deep trouble for the 2018 midterm elections and the tax bill probably can't save them......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekDec 20th, 2017

Venezuela to Launch Own Cryptocurrency: the ‘Petro’

Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro said on Sunday that the country would launch its own cryptocurrency, dubbed the "petro," backed by Venezuela's vast oil reserves......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstDec 4th, 2017