Heroes of Ukraine

«Market Leader» - news and previews making you rich.

Wednesday, 12 August 12:44 (GMT -05:00)

Business And Politics News

Only 4 Of All Existing Billionaires Made Their Fortunes With Cryptocurrencies

Forbes has recently published the list of 2095 billionaires from different parts of the world. It turns out that 4 of them owe it to cryptocurrencies. Who they are, the cryptocurrency billionaires?
As for the overall Forbes rating, the first places have been occupied by the same people. Sometimes, they change places for a while. Jeff Bezos, the king of e-commerce and the owner of Amazon, has been leading the rating for years, with 113 billion dollars in assets. Bill Gates comes next with 98 billion dollars. Bernard Arnault is number 3 with 76 billion dollars. By the way, he owns such brands as Louis Vuitton and Hennessy. 
The next richest people of the world are Warren Buffett (Berkshire Hathaway), Larry Ellison (Oracle), Amancio Ortega (Zara), Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook), and the Walton family (Walmart).
Cryptocurrency Billionaires
It turns out that the world's richest cryptocurrency billionaires actually made their fortunes because they happened to be among the first investors when cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin used to be cheap as dirt. They believed in this technology and reaped the benefits later on when Bitcoin grew from a couple of cents per coin all the way up to thousands of dollars per coin. Their collective fortune is currently estimated at around 8,6 billion dollars (1,17 million BTC).
Jihan Wu and Micree Zhan founded Bitmain Technologies i 2013 and later monopolized the "mining industry". They made the entire crypto-mining industry dependent on their products, the so called ASIC miner chips. This is an Apple from the world of crypto-mining. The two billionaires own 1,8 billion dollars and 3,2 billion dollars respectively.
Chris Larsen, founder of Ripple, is the second richest crypto-billionaire with 2,6 billion dollars. He is number 804 in the Forbes rankings.
Brayan Armstrong, he is the 4th richest crypto-billionaire with 1 billion dollars in assets. He is the founder of the Coinbase exchange, which is the biggest cryptocurrency exchange in the United States.


You are free to discuss this article here:   forum for traders and investors


Add to blog
Got a question? – Ask it here »

China Makes Blockchain Professions Official

There are 1838 officially recognized professions in China. Now, there list is up by 2 professions - blockchain engineer and blockchain app operator. The Chinese Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security (MOHRSS) has recently confirmed that by updating the list of official professions.
Publication date: 20 July 11:42 AM

South Korea Invests Billions In Blockchain Technologies

By 2025, South Korea is planning to invest over 48 billion dollars in  blockchain. The goal is to digitize all of the industrial sectors of the national economy in this post-pandemic era. According to ZDNet Korea, the president highly rated some of the benefits this process may bring to South Korea.

Publication date: 18 July 09:40 AM

Black Lives Matter - Investors Keep Ignoring Major Riot In US In 50 Years. Why?

Everyone has probably heard of the #BlackLivesMatter riots, which have been going on in the United States for a while. However, international financial markets seem to have been underestimating this event, which happens to be the biggest riots in the USA in 50 years! Why is that?

Publication date: 18 June 07:56 AM

Donald Trump Influences Bitcoin Exchange Rate

Publication date: 05 June 04:42 AM

Life After Brexit: EU-UK Talks Are Underway

Publication date: 07 March 09:03 AM

USA May Take Steps To Support National Economy After COVID-19 Pandemic

Publication date: 07 March 08:15 AM

Fed Cuts Key Interest Rate For The First Time In 10 Years

The U.S. Federal Reserve is reported to have cut the key interest rate, which is something really outstanding since the Fed has done it for the first time since 2009.

Publication date: 11 August 03:05 AM

New Prime Minister Names Brexit Date

It seem that the new Prime Minister of the United Kingdom is really determined about everything related to the Brexit. The process is expected to start in later 2019. Boris Johnson's standpoint on the matter didn't come as a surprise to the international expert community, Market Leader reports. The thing is, he has been well-known for being an advocate ad big supporter of quitting the European Union in general, and doing so without a major agreement in particular, which is also known as the hard Brexit scenario. 

Publication date: 07 August 06:54 AM

Johnson Launches Hard Brexit Ad Campaign

Boris Johnson, who has recently been appointed new UK Prime Minister, is on his way to launch an ad campaign to promote the idea of quitting the EU the hard way, which is also known as the hard Brexit. For those of you who don't know, the hard Brexit scenario implies quitting the European Union without signing a major agreement.

Publication date: 31 July 11:43 AM

U.S-China Trade War Is Sponsored By Consumers

According to the IMF, consumers and producers are the biggest losers in the trade war between the United States and China. Despite growing duties, American companies are not in a hurry to move their production back to the USA.

Publication date: 12 July 01:19 AM