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Saturday, 23 September

03:30

Ethereum's 'Byzantium' Upgrade Postponed Until October 17 CoinDesk

The planned roll-out date for ethereum's "Byzantium" network upgrade is being postponed to October 17.

02:59

ViaBTC Fleeing China's Shores Amid Ban Fears Cointelegraph.com News

Could Chinas hardline approach to Bitcoin send their Bitcoin entrepreneurs running as ViaBTC jumps ship?

02:30

Investor Doug Casey: Bitcoin May Be Money, But It Still Might Fail CoinDesk

Investor and anarcho-capitalist Doug Casey recently argued that bitcoin qualifies as money but he's not sure it'll last in the long term.

02:21

01:50

Altcoin Analysis for 22-09-2017: LTC, DASH, XEM, IOTA and XMR NEWSBTC

LTCUSD TECHNICAL ANALYSIS LTCUSD topped on 02.09.2017 with very strong price rejection at 93.00. This was consequently confirmed by stochastics when a sell signal was printed. Further weakness was expected after the formation of that double bar reversal candlestick and bear engulfing pattern. With this breakdown, the first major support was broken on 14.09.2017 at Continue reading Altcoin Analysis for 22-09-2017: LTC, DASH, XEM, IOTA and XMR

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01:30

Jamie Dimon Accused of Market Abuse regarding Comments on Bitcoin NEWSBTC

In response to Jamie Dimons misguided comments about Bitcoin last week, one firm has filed a market abuse report against him. Blockswater, an algorithmic liquidity provider, raised issues of market manipulation, as well as accusing Dimon of deliberately distorting the public perception of cryptocurrency. According to London-based Blockswater, the JP Morgan CEO violated Article 12 Continue reading Jamie Dimon Accused of Market Abuse regarding Comments on Bitcoin

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01:30

CFTC Sues New York Man Over Alleged $600k Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme CoinDesk

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has filed a lawsuit against a New York-based man and his company for allegedly running a bitcoin scam.

01:20

1797, Curt Shilling ESPN is Openly Biggoted, 1797 "IndyWatch Feed Economics"

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01:14

Vaultoro Continues on Its VC Funding Road to Future Growth With Finlab AG Bitcoin Magazine

Vaultoro Continues on Its VC Funding Road to Future Growth With Finlab AG

Vaultoro, a bitcoin-to-gold exchange, has secured funding from Finlab AG, a fintech company based in Frankfurt, Germany.

Vaultoro co-founder Joshua Scigala stated that the funding from Finlab will allow them to reach their goals faster. The first upgrade the company plans to implement will be a real-time gold-backed debit card. The card will allow the customers of the firm to hold their allocated gold stored in a high-security Swiss bullion vault while they can easily spend the funds anywhere Visa or Mastercard is accepted.

This latest funding announcement is in keeping with Vaultoros history of seeking funding and support from venture capitalists and established players in the space, rather than following the recent ICO trend.

In 2015, Vaultoro conducted a BnkToTheFuture raise. The funds were raised primarily from VCs, as opposed to ICOs. That same year, it hit its first $1 million in gold traded on the platform and was one of three finalists from the blockchain space to compete for the BBVA Open Talent Competition in Barcelona, Spain. Most recently, Vaultoro was selected as one of eight startups for the 2017 Techstars Berlin program.

We decided against an ICO because coins that pay a dividend are not really legal yet, equity taken absolutely illegal[ly], and we didnt want to confuse the product with a utility coin when we dont need one. Also, we found that so many ICOs are scams and we didnt want to be associated with this kind of hype. We have been solidly working on making Vaultoro a name people can trust, a brand with the highest principles.

However, Scigala is not opposed to ICOs in general:

Im not saying ICOs are bad, he added. In fact, I love them, I think they are the future of fundraising because they enable anyone to invest in startups. In fact, we want to launch an ICO later to enable our users to profit from our success, but we want it well thought-out and fully legal for our investors. For this reason, we decided on a standard VC funding round that would not only bring us money but also strategic contacts that will help us grow as quick as possible.

Gold on the Blockchain

According to Vaultoro, the latest financial crises have been a cause for concern for citizens around th...

00:52

Bitcoin Price Watch; Trading The Crossover NEWSBTC

The European session is about to draw to a close and, with it, our European efforts in the bitcoin price for the week. As we noted this morning, it has been a pretty wild week as far as volatility is concerned. Price served up plenty of entry opportunities, especially towards the end of the, and Continue reading Bitcoin Price Watch; Trading The Crossover

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00:30

Gravity's Pull? Litecoin Is Down 50% from All-Time Highs and Looking Lower CoinDesk

Litecoin is again trading below $50, just three weeks after setting a new all-time high above $100.

00:11

Roger Ver Joins Other Libertarians In Announcing a New Nation Cointelegraph.com News

Ever wish you could live in a Libertarian utopia? Roger Ver and his team may have the answer for you.

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Friday, 22 September

23:30

Lawyers in Nebraska to Start Accepting Bitcoin Payments Soon NEWSBTC

Spending Bitcoin in its original form remain pretty difficult these days. Very few service providers and physical retailers accept BTC. In Nebraska, lawyers may soon start experimenting with cryptocurrency payments. The state legal ethics board approved the request from one lawyer to accept Bitcoin. It is expected several others will follow his example over the Continue reading Lawyers in Nebraska to Start Accepting Bitcoin Payments Soon

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23:30

Mastercard Hints at Plans for Blockchain Settlement System CoinDesk

A new patent application from Mastercard indicates that the payments giant may be looking to integrate blockchain into its payments infrastructure.

22:30

Ray Dalio Joins the Crusade against Bitcoin NEWSBTC

Bitcoins latest critic from the world of high-finance is the founder of Bridgewater Associates, Ray Dalio. In an interview with CNBC on Tuesday, the brains behind the planets biggest hedge fund called the leading cryptocurrency, a bubble. His reasoning simply being that if people are buying something with the hope of selling it on for Continue reading Ray Dalio Joins the Crusade against Bitcoin

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22:30

Uruguay's Central Bank Announces New Digital Currency Pilot CoinDesk

Uruguay is the latest country to see its central bank start experimenting with its own digital currency, according to statements from its president.

22:10

Dimon Knocks Bitcoin Again: Crackdown Likely on 'Worthless' Cryptocurrency CoinDesk

Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase bank, has expanded on his recent criticism of bitcoin, warning "it will end badly" for the tech.

21:30

Radical Academy: Amir Taaki's New Hacker Team Is Spreading Bitcoin in Syria CoinDesk

Back from the front lines of Syria, infamous bitcoiner Amir Taaki plans a bitcoin-based economy in the war-torn nation, and he's looking for help.

21:04

Bitcoin Price Watch; Profiting Into The Close Of The Week NEWSBTC

So that is another week pretty much done in our bitcoin price trading efforts and it has been a pretty volatile one. When price started to appreciate early on in the week, it looked as though we might be in for a longer-term recovery in the space. However, as the week matured, news out of Continue reading Bitcoin Price Watch; Profiting Into The Close Of The Week

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20:30

New Ransomware Doesnt Want Your Bitcoins but Prefers Naked Pictures NEWSBTC

Bitcoin and cryptocurrency have often been associated with ransomware over the past few months. Most types of malware effectively demand a payment in BTC before files are restored. nRansom proves to be a very different creature, as it has no interest in cryptocurrency whatsoever. That is good news for the industry, but the new payment Continue reading New Ransomware Doesnt Want Your Bitcoins but Prefers Naked Pictures

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20:30

Australia's Origin Energy to Trial Blockchain Power Trading CoinDesk

One of Australia's largest power providers is working with blockchain startup Power Ledger on a platform aimed to facilitate energy trading.

20:01

Former US Futures Commission Chair Says Regulation Solves Bitcoin Volatility: CNBC Cointelegraph.com News

Bitcoin community should shift the focus away from anti-government stance: Former top US regulator

19:30

Bitcoin Developers Reveal Roadmap for 'Dandelion' Privacy Project CoinDesk

The developers behind a bitcoin privacy solution called Dandelion have unveiled a new roadmap that addresses previously discovered code issues.

18:45

Doug Casey on Why Bitcoin Is Money "IndyWatch Feed Economics"

Doug Casey on Why Bitcoin Is Money Casey Research TDC Note Gold is money and everything else is credit as soon as you understand this, you will never be poor again.  everything else includes bitcoin Bitcoin is not money...

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18:30

Raiden ICO: Ethereum Scaling Solution to Launch Publicly Traded Token CoinDesk

Ethereum's answer to bitcoin's Lightning Network will have one notable difference  a publicly traded token to be sold in a Dutch auction in October.

17:31

DASH/USD and LTC/USD Technical Analysis September 22 2017 NEWSBTC

Hello and welcome to News BTCs Market Outlook September 22. DASH/USD DASH rallied a bit during the day on Thursday, as crypto currencies in general are fairly quiet. In fact, out of the crypto currencies that I follow, DASH was the strongest performer. Because of this, I think that we continue to see buyers on dips, Continue reading DASH/USD and LTC/USD Technical Analysis September 22 2017

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17:25

ETH/USD and ETH/BTC Technical Analysis September 22 2017 NEWSBTC

Hello and welcome to News BTCs Market Outlook September 22. ETH/USD Ethereum continues to grind sideways overall as crypto currencies have been quiet lately. This makes a lot of sense though, because quite frankly the shakeup in the crypto currency markets demand that stability comes back. Thats exactly what we are seeing, so I think its Continue reading ETH/USD and ETH/BTC Technical Analysis September 22 2017

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17:14

BTC/USD and BTC/JPY Technical Analysis September 22 2017 NEWSBTC

Hello and welcome to News BTCs Market Outlook September 22. BTC/USD Bitcoin went sideways again during the session on Thursday, as we continue to see the $4000 level offer a bit of noise. Ultimately, I believe that eventually the markets will continue to go higher, as we have been in an uptrend for some time, I Continue reading BTC/USD and BTC/JPY Technical Analysis September 22 2017

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17:08

Ethereum Classic Price Technical Analysis ETC/USD Bearish NEWSBTC

Key Highlights Ethereum classic price declined further and even tested the $10.00 level against the US Dollar. There is a new contracting triangle pattern forming with resistance at $11.00 on the hourly chart of ETC/USD (Data feed via Kraken). The pair might correct a few points in the near term, but upsides remain capped by Continue reading Ethereum Classic Price Technical Analysis ETC/USD Bearish

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15:30

Ethereum Price Technical Analysis ETH/USD May Retest $240 NEWSBTC

Key Highlights ETH price struggled to move higher and broke an important support at $284 against the US Dollar. Yesterdays highlighted declining channel pattern with support near $270 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via SimpleFX) was broken. The price might continue to decline and could even trade towards the $240 level. Ethereum Continue reading Ethereum Price Technical Analysis ETH/USD May Retest $240

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14:38

Ripple Price Technical Analysis XRP/USD Extends Decline NEWSBTC

Key Highlights Ripple price failed to move higher and traded below the $0.1750 support against the US Dollar. There are two key bearish trend lines forming with resistance near $0.1800 and $0.1880 on the hourly chart of XRP/USD (data source from Kraken). The price might correct a few points higher, but upsides remain capped by Continue reading Ripple Price Technical Analysis XRP/USD Extends Decline

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14:30

Bitcoin and United States Dollar coinmill.com Currency Rates

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14:00

Bitcoin Cash Price Technical Analysis BCH/USD Dives Once Again NEWSBTC

Key Points Bitcoin cash price struggled to remain in the bullish zone and moved below $500 against the US Dollar. There was a break below a major bullish trend line with support near $475 on the hourly chart of BCH/USD (data feed from Kraken). The price is just holding the $410-420 support area, but remains Continue reading Bitcoin Cash Price Technical Analysis BCH/USD Dives Once Again

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13:53

Despite China Fears, Years Good Bitcoin News Outweighs the Bad Cointelegraph.com News

Bitcoin owners need to gain perspective, not succumb to doubts. The good news still far exceeds the bad.

13:32

Digital Currency Mining May Look Much Different in 2025 Cointelegraph.com News

Decentralization? Renewable energy? Proof of stake? Heres what mining might look like in a few years.

12:31

To the Moon! "IndyWatch Feed Economics"

To the Moon!

Youve Never Seen Anything Like This

Dear Reader,

Unless youre one of the lucky few to buy an Internet stock in the 1980s, youve never had an opportunity like this.

When we began covering Bitcoin at $13 in 2012, I wanted to find a publicly-traded vehicle to make it easy for our members to have exposure.

Little did I know at the time that it would take another 5 years to find a legitimate opportunity. 

Keep in mind that back in 2012, it wasnt easy to buy and sell Bitcoin I had to personally meet a guy at a local Starbucks with $10,000 of cash in my pocket to do my first transaction.

Then, in 2017, due to my own laziness, I lost about $40,000 in Bitcoin that was parked in an exchange whose domain was seized by the U.S.

Here is the thing with Bitcoin: you need to keep it in cold storage, off the exchanges, and protect it well.

Its not as turnkey as many of us would like, simply due to the fact that its still in its infancy, though much has happened since it was introduced and released into the world in 2009. Of course, what many of us have desired is an easy, safe, and secure way to have exposure to the sector without the hassle of having to keep track of a 24-word passcode or cold storage key. 

This is why I think HIVE Blockchain Technologies is so important.

I want to have direct exposure to not only the top cryptocurrencies, I want to be part of a business that is literally at the heart of the blockchain itself specifically Ethereum
 
For Ethereum, we predict that it will surpass Bitcoin in market size within the next 6 months!

Ethereum is to the blockchain what Google is to the Internet.

When I met with data scientists from Microsoft, ExxonMobil, and Chevron last...

12:06

Bitcoin Price Technical Analysis for 09/22/2017 Bears Are Back on Track! NEWSBTC

Bitcoin price bounced off the resistance of the descending trend line and area of interest, setting its sights on the next potential support levels.

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11:45

Bitcoin Entrepreneurs Plan To Form Libertarian Country "IndyWatch Feed World"

Bitcoin millionaires Olivier Janssens and Roger Ver have announced plans to form a new country, based on libertarian principles. According to Janssens: We have backing of over 100 million USD in private capital and are committed to [...]

10:42

China Doesnt Like Bitcoin, Shouldnt Be a Problem NEWSBTC

Youd have to have been living under a rock recently to have not noticed that the whole crypto world is abuzz about China, and their pending regulation. Theres been a whole lot of fear and uncertainty spread with claims ranging from the highly optimistic any ban will be temporary, and affect initial coin offerings Continue reading China Doesnt Like Bitcoin, Shouldnt Be a Problem

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09:43

Op Ed: Lessons From a Cryptocurrency Hack (A Public Service Announcement) Bitcoin Magazine

Op Ed: Lessons From a Cryptocurrency Hack (A Public Service Announcement)

Cryptocurrency-related cyber attacks are on the rise. As cryptocurrency continues to explode in value and public awareness, we can only expect this trend to continue. I was recently the target of such an attack. I also personally know of multiple other cases of the same attack being successfully carried out. Even worse, this type of attack is becoming ever more common and is likely to see an even bigger boost thanks to the professional excellence of firms like Equifax, making it an urgent topic as almost everyone is at immediate risk.


This article describes this increasingly common attack vector and provides immediate steps you can take to protect yourself. I will also provide additional tools and best practices to further safeguard yourself and your funds more generally.


As a computer programmer active in the crypto ecosystem since early 2013, Ive always been too aware of the constant threat of cybersecurity attacks and the possibility that I could be targeted at any time. Cryptocurrency is the perfect hacker pay day. Once its transferred away from your control its gone forever, and its easily liquidated in any number of ways. Black hats are constantly prowling for possible cryptocurrency holders.

As such, Ive always taken the minimum precaution of keeping my coins off third-party accounts, and have always advised others to do the same. But what I couldnt prepare for was how unnerving being the target of an attack could be regardless of your level of preparation. The hypothetical can become reality in a matter of seconds, and you never truly understand the personal value of putting proper security in place until its too late. For those with enough at stake, it can be ruinous. Ultimately none of my funds were compromised by this attack, but others have not been so lucky.

But not all accounts are created equal for data thieves and the most valuable online accounts to steal are like the ones belonging to Mr. Burniske, who is a cryptocurrency fan. In the few minutes it took to get control of his phone, the virtual currency investor saw his virtual currency password change and its accounts drained of $150,000. -PYMNTS

The Attack

It started when I received a text message from my cellular service provider alerting me that my SIM card had been updated. Included in the text was a numbe...

09:38

China bans Bitcoin executives from leaving the country "IndyWatch Feed Economics"

http://www.trustnodes.com/2017/09/19/china-bans-bitcoin-executives-leaving-country-miners-preparing-worst

Chinese media is reporting executives of crypto exchanges have been ordered to not leave the country with a very rough translation stating:

A number of informed sources say the executives of special currency trading platforms are not allowed to leave Beijing to cooperate with the investigation. In accordance with regulatory requirements, trading platform shareholders, the actual controller, executives and financial executives need to fully cooperate with the relevant work in the clean-up period in Beijing.

Australias Financial Review (AFR) says the above has been confirmed with them by a source close to one of the biggest exchanges, Huobi, which told them its founder, Li Lin, was required to report to the authorities and cooperate with their work at any time.

The draconian measure is undertaken following a decision by Chinas Communist Party to close down all crypto exchang...

09:30

Skrilla Esports Daily Fantasy Platform Launching a Crypto-Token to Deliver Blockchain Benefits NEWSBTC

Skrilla is a licensed, fully regulated, global esports wagering platform. Skrilla is a collaboration between two leading technology firms, Puntaa and the GAMURS Group. Puntaa is the founder of the worlds first licensed peer-to-peer (P2P) social betting platform, while the GAMURS Group is the leading international esports media network. Skrilla has released a skill-based Daily Continue reading Skrilla Esports Daily Fantasy Platform Launching a Crypto-Token to Deliver Blockchain Benefits

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09:22

Cypherium Announces Development of a Scalable, Hybrid Blockchain NEWSBTC

Cypheriums talented team is building a double-chained infrastructure for the future. September 21, 2017 New York, NY Although the development of efficient blockchains has come a long way since 2009, scalability remains to be a major issue within blockchain. While many companies are actively working on a wide variety of technical answers to Continue reading Cypherium Announces Development of a Scalable, Hybrid Blockchain

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08:50

Former CFTC Commissioner: Regulation Would Solve Bitcoin Volatility CoinDesk

Former Commodity Futures Trading Commission head Bart Chilton wrote that bitcoin's volatility indicates artificial inflation of its price.

08:41

GoldMint ICO: $4 Mln Raised in One Day NEWSBTC

Commodities have been defined as products that can be bought or sold. Over the ages, these have been the store of wealth. Gold as a commodity has always been the go-to asset for most investors across the world. Some of the notable reasons why gold as a commodity is highly valued are: The asset is Continue reading GoldMint ICO: $4 Mln Raised in One Day

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07:24

Op Ed: How Blockchain Technology Could Save Struggling Artists Around the World Bitcoin Magazine

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To a complete outsider, the worlds of art and cryptocurrency do not appear to be linked. But for content creators of all kinds, blockchain technology provides an ideal solution to preserve intellectual property, create demand and increase value for digital content.

The digital revolution is often blamed for making life harder than ever for artists. We are always hearing stories of artists realizing their work has been ripped off by a major brand or that they are not being paid or credited for the content they create.

However, thanks to blockchains, ownership rights can be restored in favor of artists. The very digital landscape that proves so difficult for artists could well increase the possibility of profits for artists online.

Physical art was one of the first big applications of blockchain technology.

The concept of integrating blockchain technology into the art industry is not untested. Blockchains have already been a part of the physical art world for a few years now as a reliable way to verify creation and ownership details. The application of a trustworthy system of verification like the blockchain to artworks makes perfect sense.

A number of companies are actually already authenticating artwork with blockchain technology, including Verisart in Los Angeles, Tagsmart in London and Ascribe in Berlin. For both collectors and artists, they provide digital certificates of authenticity and provenance records that enable buyers to verify the authenticity of the artwork they purchase while creating an accredited ownership history for the artwork over time.  

What blockchain technology provides is its unmodifiable digital ledger which logs every single digital transaction. More importantly, this ledger is public so everyone can see its history. This means, for example, that you can see that the painting you are interested in has been purchased three times from buyers in London, Madrid and Milan. Because the log is decentralized and cannot be edited, there is no potential for lies or trickery no one can sell you a fake copy if a digital record of the authentic piece exists.

By allowing records like provenance, authorship and ownership to be unmodifiable, blockchain technology potentially solves the issue of forgeries and thefts in the art world. According to the FBI, billions of dollars worth of art and cultural property go missing every year. Being able to prove and t...

07:18

Op Ed: Four Challenges to Consider When Launching Your Fund Raise on the Blockchain Bitcoin Magazine

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ICOs (Initial Coin Offerings) or token sales have seen a dramatic increase over the past year as a method for raising capital. According to CoinMarketCap, Bitcoin market capitalization sits at around $70 billion at the time of writing (even after the China ICO market correction), up from $11 billion in June 2016. Overall, the cryptocurrency market cap is now over $150 billion, roughly the size of Algeria or Iraqs GDP.

Many organizations have, therefore, become interested in using token sales (aka ICOs and token generation events) as a way of raising capital. Mostly, companies look at token sales as a way to raise startup capital; they issue utility tokens to avoid being classified as a security. This method is in line with traditional crowdfunding that companies have been doing for many years.

I also believe there is a lot of pent up demand from traditional asset classes and established companies to utilize the blockchain to raise capital and conduct their business. This is because there are a many benefits for both the issuer and the investor.

For the issuer, its a frictionless process of raising capital that opens up a global market of potential investors. Costs of raising capital via this process can be a fraction of what it may cost to address the same size market with a traditional raise.

For the investor, it provides access to a wider range of investment opportunities, which a regular person may never otherwise have access to. Typically, there are zero or very low investment minimums, and one can easily participate in a token sale anywhere on the globe just set up a wallet, buy some bitcoin or ether, and get in on time. As a bonus, theres also often the existence of a secondary market where tokens can be traded after the initial token sale, thus providing fast liquidity to those that desire it.

However, the process is not without its challenges, and there are several things to consider when launching your next fund offering on the blockchain.

What are traditional asset classes and why may a blockchain be of benefit to them?

Traditional asset classes are those that generally come up when people talk about investments. They include stocks, commodities, real estate, private equity funds and derivatives, VC funds, REITs and others.

Most, if not all, traditional assets would fall under the SECs definition of a security, as stipulated by the...

07:01

Nebraska Lawyers Accept Bitcoin Following Ethics Board Approval CoinDesk

The lawyer who asked a Nebraska state ethics board about accepting bitcoin says his practice will soon begin taking the cryptocurrency.

06:02

Why Real Estate Industries in Miami and UAE are Embracing Bitcoin Cointelegraph.com News

Miami and UAE realtors take advantage of the Bitcoin network for the real estate transactions

04:40

Zcash Audit Finds No Serious Issues in Launch Ceremony Security CoinDesk

A new audit of the complex and controversial zcash key generation ceremony has found any serious security compromises were unlikely.

04:18

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin: Price Analysis, September 21 Cointelegraph.com News

Check the hottest price review to find out whats going on in the market

03:45

Gold Investor John Hathaway: Cryptocurrencies Are 'Garbage' CoinDesk

A notable asset manager who focuses primarily on gold had a harsh word for the cryptocurrency market craze this week: "garbage."

03:02

CNBC and the CIA Team Up to Bash Bitcoin "IndyWatch Feed World"

CNBC and the CIA Team Up to Bash Bitcoin | CNBC | Economy & Business Mainstream Media

By: Rusticus, CryptoHero

CNBCs latest piece on bitcoin goes beyond the typical MSM hit-job. Its a story with potentially major geopolitical implications and, just maybe, the first high-profile example of bitcoin subverting US sanctions and hegemony.

The past few weeks have been a roller coaster of emotions for crypto holders JP Morgan CEO and consummate fraudster Jamie Dimon issued a high-profile drive-by shooting on bitcoin, leveling ad hominem on those who would trade it as idiots. Of course, he was not so brash when JP Morgan was still a member and exuberant co-founder of the R3 Consortium, which they left earlier this year. The timing is more than coincidental.

The Communist Party of China also set the crypto world ablaze yet again as they publicly called for the banning of ICOs, and now, closure of cryptocurrency exchanges in the past week. Will the Chinese clamp-down continue indefinitely, allowing periphery States like Hong Kong, Macau, South Korea and Japan to act as vectors for hot Chinese money avoiding capital controls? Or will the exchanges re-open under a more regulated form sometime down the line? My cryptos on the latter, but the effect on market sentiment has been undeniably poor.

It was among this maelstrom of headlines that a CNBC story came across my screen: Bitcoin Mining: A New Way for North Korea to Generate Funds for the Regime. The article and corresponding video are a blatant attack on c...

02:45

Y Combinator President Calls ICOs A 'Bubble' But His Firm Might Use Blockchain CoinDesk

Y Combinator, Silicon Valley-based startup accelerator, is looking at blockchain in order to boost access to startups for investors.

02:42

Bitcoin Price Watch; Not What We Wanted But Not All Bad NEWSBTC

It is now Thursday evening and we have come to the end of the European session in our bitcoin price trading efforts. In this mornings analysis, we discussed our hope that we would seek some degree long-term upside revaluation in the bitcoin price, ideally, this revaluation kickoff with a breakout at or near one of Continue reading Bitcoin Price Watch; Not What We Wanted But Not All Bad

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01:46

Blockchain is the Technology of Now: Interview with Anneliya Garifulina Cointelegraph.com News

Modelling, Blockchain and China - how do these topics intersect? Find out in our interview with Anneliya Garifulina.

01:30

Germany's Central Bank: Consumers Won't Use Blockchain for Payments CoinDesk

Germany's central bank has published a new blockchain research paper.

01:03

XMRUSD-MONERO TECHNICAL ANALYSIS AND HIGHLIGHTS-21.09.2017 NEWSBTC

Key Highlights Price action moving lower after 28.08.2017 highs of 153 Break above 103 will signal trend reversal 60 still remains a significant support TECHNICAL ANALYSIS If anything, 60.00 remains a strong support zone after that break above on 21.08.2017. Since then, price action trended higher eventually finding reasonable resistance at 154. However, the price Continue reading XMRUSD-MONERO TECHNICAL ANALYSIS AND HIGHLIGHTS-21.09.2017

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00:30

DASHUSD TECHNICAL ANALYSIS AND KEY HIGHLIGHTS-21.09.2017 NEWSBTC

Key Highlights DASH continues to trend higher in the higher time frame charts with major resistance expected at 412.20 Price action broke above minor resistance at 330.00 on Monday signaling increasing bull momentum At 362.00, chances of a break above immediate resistance at 412 is likely TECHNICAL ANALYSIS Beginning mid-September, price action reversed sharply from Continue reading DASHUSD TECHNICAL ANALYSIS AND KEY HIGHLIGHTS-21.09.2017

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00:30

Weak Demand? Bitcoin's Price Rebound May Be Starting to Fade CoinDesk

The rebound in bitcoin's price from the recent low of $2,980 has stalled, raising doubts as to whether the rally will continue.

Thursday, 21 September

23:44

Bitcoin Mining Farms Invited to Russian Leningrad Region Cointelegraph.com News

Leningrad governor says Bitcoin miners can use the old nuclear power plant area.

23:36

South Korea in Centre of Bitcoin Universe As It Passes China in Bitcoin Trading Cointelegraph.com News

The largest exchange in South Korea has processed more transactions than Bitfinex and Bittrex.

23:30

Ethereum Testnet Successfully Verifies ZCash Transactions zkSNARKS NEWSBTC

Bringing more privacy to the Ethereum blockchain is not an easy feat. To do so, developers have to implement a bunch of new code. The obvious solution is integrating zkSNARKS, which are also used by ZCash. It now appears the Ropsten testnet successfully verified this particular component of a ZCash transaction. A big step forward Continue reading Ethereum Testnet Successfully Verifies ZCash Transactions zkSNARKS

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23:30

Urbit Is Moving Its Virtual Server Galaxy Over to Ethereum CoinDesk

Urbit, the galactically inspired network of cloud servers, has announced plans to rebuild its infrastructure based on ethereum tech.

22:47

Genesis Vision Brings Blockchain to Crypto and Mainstream Financial Markets NEWSBTC

Genesis Vision is a platform that has prospered in both the traditional private trust management markets and crypto assets management markets. With the emergence of blockchain technology, and consequently the newest generation of smart contract protocols, untapped niches have begun to surface, and most are all but ready to erupt in the coming months. Establishing Continue reading Genesis Vision Brings Blockchain to Crypto and Mainstream Financial Markets

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22:30

Blockchain History? IBM Ventures Is Close to Making Its First Industry Investment CoinDesk

IBM Ventures has its eyes on compliance and supply chain for its first cash investment in the blockchain industry.

21:55

Changelly Partners with Coinomi wallet NEWSBTC

Changelly, the leading instant cryptocurrency exchange, has announced its partnership with Coinomi, one of the oldest, safest and most well-known wallets in the crypto industry. Coinomi has fully integrated Changellys API right into its wallet application, allowing users to easily swap between a wide range of listed cryptocurrencies. What is Changelly Changelly is one of Continue reading Changelly Partners with Coinomi wallet

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21:30

Australia Cites Blockchain In 'Digital Economy' Strategy Launch CoinDesk

Australia is plotting an ambitious new Digital Economy initiative and blockchain is part of the plan, a new paper reveals.

21:17

IBM Beats Microsoft in Blockchain Technology Deployment Cointelegraph.com News

Top execs survey says IBM beats out Microsoft and Accenture in Blockchain tech

21:10

Malaysia Legalizing Bitcoin? Bank Negara Issuing Guidelines for Crypto Cointelegraph.com News

Malaysian bank Negara is the first in the country to open the gates for cryptocurrencies.

20:31

Thought You Couldnt Buy a Picasso? Think Again! Cointelegraph.com News

Tokenization allows investors to buy fractional portions of the greatest art in the world, allowing for amazing diversification.

20:30

CFTC Chair Giancarlo: Embracing Blockchain Is in the 'National Interest' CoinDesk

J. Christopher Giancarlo, CFTC chair, has called on government agencies to embrace blockchain, saying it's in the national interest to do so.

20:30

Atomic Swaps Between Litecoin and Vertcoin are in the Works NEWSBTC

It is evident that cross-chain atomic swaps are of great interest to altcoin developers. Especially where Litecoin is concerned, such technology may be introduced sooner rather than later. After completing an on-chain atomic swap between LTC and DCR, a new project is in the works. The same principle will be used to swap between Litecoin Continue reading Atomic Swaps Between Litecoin and Vertcoin are in the Works

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20:22

China Begins Rounding Up And Detaining Bitcoin Executives "IndyWatch Feed World"

China has begun rounding up and detaining Bitcoin executives who run exchanges in the country, amid a huge crackdown against cryptocurrencies. 

As the war on Bitcoin continues, Chinese media is reporting that executives who operate Bitcoin exchanges are being told they are not allowed to leave Beijing whilst the government conducts an investigation.

A number of informed sources say the executives of special currency trading platforms are not allowed to leave Beijing to cooperate with the investigation. In accordance with regulatory requirements, trading platform shareholders, the actual controller, executives and financial executives need to fully cooperate with the relevant work in the clean-up period in Beijing.

Trustnodes.com reports: Australias Financial Review (AFR) says the above has been confirmed with them by a source close to one of the biggest exchanges, Huobi, which told them its founder, Li Lin, was required to report to the authorities and cooperate with their work at any time.

The draconian measure is undertaken following a decision by Chinas Communist Party to close down all crypto exchanges, with trading volumes in the country dropping considerably.

Chinese trading volumes now account for only around 5% 10% of bitcoins or ethereums global trading volumes. With price there significantly lower. Leading CoinMarketCap to exclude them from calculations of average prices.


20:19

Bitcoin Price Watch; Using Intraday To Full Effect NEWSBTC

So were about to kick off the session on Thursday out of Europe and its already looking as though we might be in for some volatility. Things got pretty rough overnight from an intranet trading perspective, with price jumping in and around the 4000 mark, fluctuating between control by the bulls and the bears. Exactly Continue reading Bitcoin Price Watch; Using Intraday To Full Effect

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19:30

The European Union Wants to Beef Up Penalties for Cryptocurrency Crimes CoinDesk

The EU is eyeing beefed-up penalties around crimes involving cryptocurrencies, such as ransomware, the European Commission said this week.

19:26

19:15

Ethereum Upgrade Byzantium Is Live, Verifies First ZK-Snark Proof Cointelegraph.com News

Byzantium, the first half of the Metropolis hard fork development upgrade on the Ethereum network, has gone live.

18:30

Searching for Problems? James Altucher to Bitcoin Critics: You're Dead Wrong CoinDesk

Business blogger James Altucher provides a counter to cryptocurrency being "a solution in search of a problem," one strong enough to make him a bull.

15:30

Ethereum Price Technical Analysis ETH/USD Testing Important Support NEWSBTC

Key Highlights ETH price is currently testing an important support near $278-276 against the US Dollar. There is a new declining channel pattern with support near $276 forming on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via SimpleFX). There is also a bullish trend line with support around $276, which points importance of the mentioned Continue reading Ethereum Price Technical Analysis ETH/USD Testing Important Support

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14:38

Ripple Price Technical Analysis XRP/USD Decline Underway NEWSBTC

Key Highlights Ripple price failed to gain pace and is currently trading below the $0.1900 level against the US Dollar. Yesterdays highlighted major bearish trend line with current resistance at $0.1900 on the hourly chart of XRP/USD (data source from Kraken) is still active. The price is now below $0.1850 and the 100 hourly simple Continue reading Ripple Price Technical Analysis XRP/USD Decline Underway

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14:30

Australian Dollar and Bitcoin coinmill.com Currency Rates

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14:00

Bitcoin Cash Price Technical Analysis BCH/USD Approaching Support NEWSBTC

Key Points Bitcoin cash price after making a short-term top around $550 started a correction against the US Dollar. One of the two bullish trend lines with support near $495 and $470 on the hourly chart of BCH/USD (data feed from Kraken) was broken. The price is now approaching the second bullish trend line with Continue reading Bitcoin Cash Price Technical Analysis BCH/USD Approaching Support

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14:00

Will China Really Ban Bitcoin? Vortex Interview (Video) "IndyWatch Feed Economics"

Will China Really Ban Bitcoin? Vortex Interview Video Future Money Trends As the Crypto Currency sector continues to attract more people, Vortex from the World Crypto Network joins us to share his enthusiasm and expertise on Bitcoin and...

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13:56

Bitcoin Price Technical Analysis for 09/21/2017 A Bit of a Snoozefest NEWSBTC

Bitcoin price is slowly crawling higher and could make its way up to the next short-term resistance levels from here.

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13:40

Big Brother Is Coming for Bitcoin "IndyWatch Feed Economics"

Big Brother Is Coming for Bitcoin by Jim Rickards Daily Reckoning Interest in bitcoin is red-hot right now. Its impossible to open a website, listen to a podcast or watch a video in the financial space without hearing about...

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13:33

Popularity of Crypto Debit Cards Will Encourage Mainstream Adoption Cointelegraph.com News

Cryptocurrency debit cards that allow crypto holders to spend their cryptocurrencies in mainstream commercial environments are rapidly growing in popularity

13:08

Blockchain Disrupts Asset Management Using Proof of Performance Cointelegraph.com News

For the past few months, the rise of ICOs has challenged the venture capital industry in its ability to finance early stage projects. Now quantitative managers are starting to use Blockchain

13:00

Top Investment CEO Shocked By Jamie Dimon Bitcoin Comments: Major Banks Are All Spending Billions Of Dollars To Get In On Blockchain "IndyWatch Feed World"

According to Frank Holmes, who is the head of top advisory firm U.S. Global Investors and recently appointed as the Chairman of the first publicly traded blockchain mining company Hive Blockchain Technologies, blockchain stands to completely uproot the entire banking sector. Holmes highlights that, while Dimon is talking about Bitcoin being a fraud, large bank consortiums in South Korea, Japan and even here in the United States are exploring how the technology can improve their businesses and keep them competitive as this emerging technology takes hold globally:

Jamie Dimons comments surprised me Bitcoin has woken up the significance of blockchain technology and Ethereum comes along with smart contracts on the blockchain and this is so significant because this is basically going to uberize banking its going to be such a big benefit that the major banks are all spending billions of dollars to get into blockchain

So for him to go and say that was really shocking to me.

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12:11

China Begins Rounding Up And Detaining Bitcoin Executives "IndyWatch Feed World"

China has begun rounding up and detaining Bitcoin executives who run exchanges in the country, amid a huge crackdown against cryptocurrencies.  As the war on Bitcoin continues, Chinese media is reporting that executives who operate [...]

11:55

Market Reaction to China News Shows Bitcoin Too Big to Kill Cointelegraph.com News

Bitcoin dropped from $5,000 to $3,000 on news of Chinese ICO and exchange bans, then rebounded to $4,000. Apparently nothing can stop the bull.

11:40

CRYPTOCRASH update LAMBS TO THE SLAUGHTER "IndyWatch Feed Economics"

CRYPTOCRASH update LAMBS TO THE SLAUGHTER by Clive Maund Since the warning about Cryptos was posted on the site over a week ago, entitled The Cryptocrash and Gold, Cryptos have plunged about 30% and more still if you factor...

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11:35

Bitcoin Criticized Again, This Time By Hedge Fund Titan Cointelegraph.com News

Ray Dalio says that Bitcoin is a bubble according to Bridgewaters criteria

10:08

Off-the-Shelf Solution for Cryptocurrency Liquidity by GRAFT NEWSBTC

If your wallet is full of crumpled cash and countless credit cards, then youve probably felt like throwing these all out one day. However, what are you supposed to use instead? Cryptocurrency? Well, not a bad idea. However, there are so many traps and pitfalls. Fortunately, the GRAFT team has resolved the issues and made Continue reading Off-the-Shelf Solution for Cryptocurrency Liquidity by GRAFT

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10:00

Revolutionary Blockchain-based Digital Advertising Ecosystem Papyrus started Bounty Program on 19th September 2017 NEWSBTC

Papyrus, the worlds first fully comprehensive and scalable decentralized ecosystem for advertisers, publishers, developers and users built on top of Ethereum blockchain and smart contracts, on Tuesday 19th September announced Bounty program. Papyrus aims to develop a disruptive digital advertising platform using a constellation of integrated technologies that will transform and unite the entire digital Continue reading Revolutionary Blockchain-based Digital Advertising Ecosystem Papyrus started Bounty Program on 19th September 2017

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09:59

THE NEXT S&P INDEX OF CRYPTO NEWSBTC

The Hedge Token team will revolutionise the way investors, evangelists and speculators view and interact on crypto markets by creating Indices (like the S&P 500), Crypto Traded Indices (Crypto Exchange Traded Funds) and a suite of crypto-derivative hedging instruments according to Hedge Project funding milestones. Hedge Token is bringing Crypto Street to Main Street, Continue reading THE NEXT S&P INDEX OF CRYPTO

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09:49

BIS: Worlds central banks cant ignore the Bitcoin boom "IndyWatch Feed Economics"

https://www.bloomberg.com//news/articles/2017-09-17/world-s-central-banks-can-t-ignore-the-bitcoin-boom-bis-says

The worlds central banks cant sit back and ignore the growth in cryptocurrencies as it could pose a risk to the stability of the financial system, according to the Bank for International Settlements.

It said central banks will need to figure out whether to issue a digital currency and what its attributes should be, though the decision is most pressing in countries like Sweden where cash use is dwindling.

Institutions need to take into account of not only privacy issues and efficiency gains in payment systems, but also economic, financial and monetary policy repercussions, the BIS said in its Quarterly Review.

The analysis comes at the end of a rough week for digital currencies, with JPMorgan Chase & Co. chief executive Jamie Dimon calling bitcoin a fraud and China moving to crack down on domestic trading of cryptocurrencies.

But with bitcoin and others gaining in popularity as payment systems go mobile and investors pour in...

08:41

Autonios Holy Trinity of CryptoTrading: AI, Blockchain & Crypto NEWSBTC

Cryptocurrency trading is one of the core drivers of the blockchain spaces growth. After all, when every crypto-asset is capable of being transacted on an open market, the movement and circulation of value are only natural. It also serves to distribute an asset to potentially anyone around the world regardless of geography, a quality often Continue reading Autonios Holy Trinity of CryptoTrading: AI, Blockchain & Crypto

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07:38

Peoples Bank of China Think Tank: Cryptocurrencies Are Realistic Threat Cointelegraph.com News

Harsh statement slamming cryptocurrencies in China is issued by a PBOC think tank

07:35

Swiss Telecom Giant Launches New Blockchain Business CoinDesk

A major state-owned telecommunications provider in Switzerland has created a new blockchain business.

07:30

Swiss Regulator, FINMA Cracks down on Scam Not-So-Cryptocurrency NEWSBTC

The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) has recently taken action against the perpetrators of a crypto-scam. The firms in question were distributing a fake cryptocurrency and acting without proper licensing. A dozen other possible fraud cases are under scrutiny from the watchdog too. In a statement earlier today, FINMA announced that they have taken Continue reading Swiss Regulator, FINMA Cracks down on Scam Not-So-Cryptocurrency

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07:16

How To Profit From a Bitcoin Crash Cointelegraph.com News

Several strategies for dealing with falling prices, and how to use a crash or correction to your advantage

05:05

Joint Report by Stellar and Luxembourg Fintech Platform: Approach ICOs with Caution Bitcoin Magazine

Joint Report by Stellar and Luxembourg Fintech Platform: Approach ICOs with Caution

 Stellar, a nonprofit decentralized financial network, and the Luxembourg House of Financial Technology (LHoFT), the countrys dedicated fintech platform, have published a joint report on Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs).

According to the report, organizations have raised over $1.8 billion through ICOs since January 2017. As this popular new fundraising method provides a simple and fast method to acquire serious funding, there has been tremendous momentum growing around ICO launches among new businesses in the blockchain industry, the report said.

On the other hand, the report also detailed that there are high risks associated with ICO investments. Since there is still a lack of regulation and control surrounding the industry, Stellar and LHoFT compared the current ICO sphere to the Wild West a term that has become rather popular of late in reference to ICOs.

ICOs raise issues for consumer protection, combating money laundering, and other regulatory compliance goals. Complications may arise from several sources, including the mechanism through which ICOs are conducted, the teams spearheading ICOs, the identities of contributors to ICOs, the quantity of money that is raised, the validity of ICOs technology and processes, marketing claims, and the impact that ICOs have on the greater cryptocurrency markets. All these factors must be scrutinized so that the heralded benefits of ICOs are balanced against market and legal risks as the model matures and gains broader acceptance, the report states.

LHoFT and Stellar addressed both the upsides and the downsides of ICO fundraising. Organizations launching ICOs benefit from a built-in customer base, a committed group of customers that will stay with the product or service until it officially launches. Furthermore, according to the report, the fundraising method has positive effects on the network, can target global investors (or donors) in a non-discriminatory manner while providing a fast and easy fundraising mechanism. Additionally, retail investors are keen on participating in ICOs, and open-source projects can benefit from the fundraising method too.

Similarly, investors can benefit from the high liquidity of the tokens (sold during ICOs), in addition to being able to sell them through cryptocurrency exchanges or over-the-counter (OTC) transactions, which would allow the investors to transfer the tokens easily without the authorization of the token issuer (the organization launching the ICO).

Token holders are often offered bonuses, such as gift cards or licenses that will incentivize them to support the growt...

05:00

CFTC Commissioner: Blockchain Will Bring 'Sea Change' to Financial Markets CoinDesk

The CFTC has named one of its leaders as the new sponsor for its technical advisory committee and he wants to see it work on blockchain issues.

04:00

Banks Are 'Afraid' of Bitcoin, Says Wealth Advisor CoinDesk

This wealth advisor believes banks are afraid of bitcoin, according to a new interview.

03:40

James Grant On 100 Year Bonds, Inflation & Federal Reserve Policy (Podcast) "IndyWatch Feed Economics"

James Grant On 100 Year Bonds, Inflation & Federal Reserve Policy Podcast Financial Repression Authority Jim Grant podcast: 100 year bonds, bitcoin, Tesla, inflation & Fed policy Grants Interest Rate Observer Podcast, Released on 9/18/17 Topics: 1:30 #Austria floats...

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03:25

New Sources for News and Data on ICOs, Cryptocurrencies Cointelegraph.com News

Brand-new sources of data, statistics, and information are offered by companies.

03:00

Japanese Billionaire: ICOs 'Democratize Venture Financing' CoinDesk

Japanese billionaire Taizo Son believes ICOs will significantly impact how startups raise capital.

02:54

Five Bitcoin Crashes and What You Can Learn From Them Cointelegraph.com News

What you can learn from the panic when Bitcoin price plummets?

02:30

Ray Dalio Confirms Bitcoin is in a Bubble yet it may Become a Currency NEWSBTC

A lot of self-professed financial experts do not like Bitcoin. That is not surprising, as promoting cryptocurrency would go against their own interests. Ray Dalio is the latest person to call cryptocurrency a bubble. Considering how he is the founder of the worlds largest hedge fund, his words carry some weight. Thena gain, JP Morgan Continue reading Ray Dalio Confirms Bitcoin is in a Bubble yet it may Become a Currency

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