The biggest catalyst for the birth of today’s cryptocurrencies came from a 9-page white paper published by Satoshi Nakamoto, a pseudonym name for an anonymous person or group, in October 2008.Read More
Despite the increasing levels of awareness with this new technology, industry insiders still have difficulty explaining to the general public what blockchain is and what potential it has, making it difficult to build belief for the masses.Read More
Enthusiasts behind bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies firmly believe that today's fiat currency will become a thing of the past. The principal elements behind the utility of traditional fiat money are somewhat comparable to crypto with even more added benefits that go beyond cash....Read More
With all the hype around cryptocurrency these last 6 months, industry enthusiasts are looking to help educate the general public on what truly is considered crypto and what isn’t.Read More
Bitcoin, and the cryptocurrency movement, evolved from the financial crisis of 2008 as an industry solution that could stand alone on its own, without an intermediary or governing authority. In the last 10 years, the crypto sector has gained popularity and mass appeal from its tremendous growth (especially in 2017). Despite all the headlines, there is still some mystery as to how cryptocurrency can benefit the global financial system, and what else exists beyond Bitcoin.Read More
As cryptocurrency markets start heating back up, there’s increased debate about how investors should categorize this controversial value source. Three regulating agencies in the U.S (SEC, IRS, FinCEN) all disagree - - considering it a security, property, or a currency (respectively). Is cryptocurrency even a financial asset or something completely on its own?Read More
Trouble keeping up with the latest cryptocurrency and bitcoin news and trends? It's even more difficult to be clear on what governments are regulating worldwide on a country-by-country basis. The existing gray area of where crypto exists in the financial system and lack of unison from nations have created this mixed stance.
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The recent struggles for Bitcoin to get back to its 2017 peak (or even the $10,000 price point) have many in the finance world thinking the downward spiral has started already. Stefan Hofrichter, a leader of well-known money manager, Allianz Global Investors, agrees based on what has happened in the past with bubbles.Read More
Although Bitcoin has been on the steep decline in 2018, its fluctuations throughout the years are part of its 9-year history from less than $0.01 (October 2009) to its all-time high of $19,783 (December 17, 2017), and most recently $6000 (start of February 2018).Read More
Bitcoin investors are looking forward to another record-breaking year in 2018, as 2017 showed what was possible for the new era of cryptocurrencies worldwide. At the other end, opposing parties firmly believe that the meteoric rise will definitely come crashing down. Here are the key arguments as to why ....Read More
Bitcoin making it to the $10,000 milestone -- what lies ahead in 2018 when it comes to growth?
One hedge fund manager says $40,000 may happen in 2018.
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