Bitcoin Fixes This: Hong Kong Authorities Seize Millions & Federal Reserve Sees Outage

Since Bitcoin was launched in early 2009, it has been the subject of backlash from many critics. Common criticism includes the age-old argument that “Bitcoin is backed by nothing,” the assertion that the cryptocurrency is “only used by criminals, gamblers, and adult entertainment addicts,” and the belief that the use of the Bitcoin network is […]

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Bitcoin Surges Back Over $7,000 After 10% Drop in Two Days

Bitcoin didn’t start the week off hot. On Monday and Tuesday, the leading cryptocurrency tanked, plunging from $7,150 to as low as $6,450 in 48 hours’ time. Altcoins followed suit, with Ethereum’s price performance actually going negative on the year during this move, further accentuating the strength of this downtrend. This strong sell-off, which came […]

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TD Ameritrade-Backed Crypto Exchange ErisX to Launch Bitcoin Futures

If you’ve been following the cryptocurrency news cycle at all over the past year, you’ve likely heard the name “Bakkt” tossed about. Bakkt, for those unaware, is a Bitcoin and cryptocurrency exchange and financial services platform backed by Microsoft, Fidelity, and the owner of the New York Stock Exchange — an all-star lineup of proponents, […]

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Bitcoin Volatility May Spike as Coins Consolidate in “Whale” Wallets

If you’ve been involved in the cryptocurrency community for any time at all, you likely have heard the word “whale” mentioned time and time again. For those not in the loop, a so-called whale is a digital asset holder that controls a large portion (relatively speaking) of a cryptocurrency’s supply. While whales are largely mysterious […]

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$100 Worth of Bitcoin Ten Years Ago Would be $9.2 Million Now: Analysis

Since its birth in 2009, Bitcoin has been on a remarkable run. The cryptocurrency was at first a medium of exchange and digital money for the fringe — used by those that wanted to bypass the pitfalls of traditional payment solutions, wanted to make a bet on the future of fintech, or wanted to make a statement […]

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Ashton Kutcher Throws Weight Behind Bitcoin Startup Lolli on Twitter

While Bitcoin and the wider cryptocurrency market have flailed over the last couple of months, with BTC tumbling from $14,000 to $7,000, celebrities have maintained their interest in the industry. Ashton Kutcher, a renowned actor known for his roles in media like “Two and a Half Men” and “Jobs,” recently took to Twitter to briefly […]

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