Congress got to hear a lot of nice things about Bitcoin from regulators this week. The cryptocurrency's market price has also touched record highs. If you think either development is good news for Bitcoin, you're missing the point.
This morning Merkel’s third-consecutive win has hit headlines. As predicted, her victory has had little impact on the gold and silver price, or in fact any markets. Her re-election is unlikely to change any German policy toward the euro-area.