With this new generation of digital monies, tokenization allows for programmable characteristics to be built into assets. Essentially, software allows for terms and conditions to be ingrained into money and actions — this software is commonly referred to as a smart contract.
It makes the transaction virtually impossible to hack, since the data transmitted between the transacting parties is meaningless to everyone else. It also happens instantly and enables the parties to reduce — and usually eliminate — their dependence on third parties, such as clearinghouses, which would traditionally charge a fee for verifying the authenticity of the transaction and those performing it. — Source: Fintech.Finance
… ETH tokens to access any kind of ICO, or to execute the EVM over the Blockchain) and, for example, the Binance coin (you need BNB to trade to pay less for your operations). It has no sense not to buy them if you want to sell/buy in Binance, so no matter how the market is (pump or dump): you need their tokens. I need these tokens if I want to transact there.
Bitmain is the central bank of BCH. Bitmain has tried to maintain a peg to their reserve currency, BTC, and has failed. Bitmain has failed to keep the peg at 0.15 BTC, 0.12 BTC and recently capitulated the 0.1 BTC level. This is a central bank selling its reserves to keep its peg to another currency. What’s worse, much like a central bank, they’re running out of reserves and BCH will finally float on the market instead of having the artificially inflated value that it has now.
…y’re not listening to you because they don’t have to. But if anything, that should be even scarier. Facebook knows so much about you they can make you believe they’re listening to your personal conversations. They have so much data about you they can send you ads that have an uncanny relevance to what is going on in the real world.