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Central Banks are Feeling Threatened by Bitcoin: Optimistic Sign For Long-Term Price Growth

Posted on September 24th, 2017.

A growing number of governments, financial regulators, and central banks are beginning to feel threatened by the increasing adoption of bitcoin and the decentralized financial network it provides. Bitcoin is decentralized in nature as it operates on a peer-to-peer protocol and a transparent ledger called the blockchain. Every transaction...

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Chinese Bitcoin Miners Feel Regulatory Heat

Posted on September 24th, 2017.

Reports continue to emerge that suggest China will place a squeeze on bitcoin miners as part of its wider crackdown on cryptocurrency trading. As sister-site CCN has reported, Chinese regulators have steadily closed the net around the country’s cryptocurrency ecosystem. The saga began when the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) ruled that...

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Prominent Trader: Short-Term Bitcoin Price May Depend on South Korean Market

Posted on September 23rd, 2017.

Prominent bitcoin trader, investor, and researcher Tuur Demeester stated that the center mass for the bitcoin price would depend on the South Korean bitcoin exchange market in the short-term. Bitcoin’s center mass for price may be in South Korea now: largest SK exchange has more vol than Bitfinex + Bittrex. Resistance at ₩4.5M:...

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Bitcoin Developer Jimmy Song Bought Bitcoin at $30: It is a Sound Investment and Money

Posted on September 23rd, 2017.

In an interview with Valentin Schmid of The Epoch Times, Bitcoin developer and Paxos Principal Architect Jimmy Song offered his insights into the advantages and merits of bitcoin as money, a store of value, long-term investment, and a safe haven asset. According to Song, one of the most important aspects of bitcoin as sound money is its...

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Why Bitcoin Traders are Moving From China to Japan; Better Regulations

Posted on September 21st, 2017.

It has been less than two weeks since the nationwide ban on Chinese bitcoin exchange ban was finalized and already, bitcoin traders in the Chinese market are already moving to Japan. OKCoin and Huobi, two of the largest bitcoin exchanges in China that have been responsible for around 75 percent of bitcoin trades in the Chinese market,...

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Despite JPMorgan CEO’s Condemnation, Investors Continue to Buy Bitcoin

Posted on September 18th, 2017.

Last week, at a banking conference hosted by Barclays, JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon condemned bitcoin and offered ill-founded arguments to delegitimze bitcoin. Dimon went as far to state that governments should close or shut down bitcoin as a whole. Many mainstream news networks including CNBC that covered the event criticized Dimon for his...

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Why Prominent Bitcoin Researchers Perceive Chinese Exchange Ban Positively

Posted on September 17th, 2017.

Earlier this week, the People’s Bank of China (PBoC), the Chinese government, and its financial regulators have officially requested local bitcoin exchanges and trading platforms to halt their services by the end of September. OKCoin and Huobi, two largest exchanges in China, were granted leeway to operate until the end of October....

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Winter Is Upon Us

Posted on September 14th, 2017.

Acorn gathering season was cut short, let’s hope you took some profits and got to high ground before the deluge. Even the big Chinese exchanges are ceasing operations. The madness has sent the Bitcoin price running away from $4,000, and in the melee a lot of otherwise solid valuations are taking a beating. The fundamental flaw in how all...

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Sunday Devotional: Welcome the Chaos, Buy the Dips

Posted on September 10th, 2017.

It’s nice to go to Facebook sometimes, especially into the cryptosphere. You find the real meat and potatoes people of the crytpo world, and in general, they’re the kind of people you hope really do benefit from all this madness we’re collectively generating in the blockchain sphere. Then you witness a group of Westerners dupe a group of...

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Bitcoin Prices Stable Near Record as Markets Eye $5,000

Posted on August 31st, 2017.

Bitcoin edged higher on Thursday, as investors set their sights on a new milestone amid conflicting signals in the broader cryptocurrency market. Bitcoin Hovers Near Record Territory The value of bitcoin (BTC/USD) climbed 1% to $4,624.00 Thursday morning, pushing its market cap to roughly $73 billion. The BTC has broken out of a trading...

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Asian Market Update – Wednesday: Bitcoin Remains Stable after Big Jump the Previous Day over North Korea Missile Test

Posted on August 30th, 2017.

The Big Question: Are we approaching the end of the bull run? Bitcoin prices remained stable overnight during the Asian trading session, after the cryptocurrency saw one of the biggest jumps in weeks, as investors appears to have been spooked by the latest North Korea missile test and turn to bitcoin. The digital currency was changing...

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XMR, Dash – Opaque Cryptocurrencies Are the True Long Game

Posted on August 29th, 2017.

The author promised some daily short picks, but you may have only a short time to pick Monero, Dash, and other privacy-centric currencies. Bytecoin is a good long-term play for big volatility, in sufficient quantities at least, depending on your risk appetite. In any case, let’s break down why these currencies have so much potential....

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Sunday Devotional: Keep Your #Hodl Hand Strong

Posted on August 28th, 2017.

If you bought now, at the all-time highs of Bitcoin and you’re itchy about $5,000 or $10,000, perhaps taking a look at those who’ve been in your shoes before is in order. Or perhaps you don’t have much Bitcoin, but you’ve got a lot of Ethereum and tokens on its blockchain. Even better, perhaps you’re holding a number of one of the...

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Bitcoin Giant Bitmain Enters the High Stakes AI Race

Posted on August 27th, 2017.

The Sophon, named for a fictional proton-sized supercomputer, could be the tool to train neural networks in data centers worldwide. It is the latest project being developed by Bitmain Technologies Ltd., the bitcoin mining giant that has carved out a dominant position in bitcoin mining. Such chips, called application-specific integrated...

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Asian Market Update – Thursday: Asian Markets Brush Off Trump Threats of Shutting Down US Government, Pulling From NAFTA

Posted on August 24th, 2017.

The Big Question: Have Asian markets gotten used to Trump comments that would normally lead to market crash? Also read: Trump Talks Up Border Wall as Congress Eyes Sept. 30 Budget Deadline Major equity markets in the Asia Pacific on Thursday brushed off a speech by US President Donald Trump that is full of risks that investors tend to...

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Asian Market Update – Wednesday: Bitcoin Resurges From Brief Correction

Posted on August 23rd, 2017.

The Big Question: Bitcoin seems to be out of correction territory, but for how long? Bitcoin prices rebounded overnight during Asian trading hours, shrugging off earlier losses, suggesting that the virtual currency might be out of the correction the followed earlier peaks, at least for now. Bitcoin started to spike in the early hours of...

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Asian Market Update: Bad Day for Coins – Both Bitcoin and Ethereum Are Down

Posted on August 22nd, 2017.

The Big Question: Has Bitcoin Reached a Temporary Peak? Investors might be losing confidence over a recent rally that saw a few record highs in Bitcoin price. After trading above $4,300 on Thursday, the price for Bitcoin fell sharply, and is currently trading below $3,700, well below the $4,000 mark. Some traders are reportedly losing...

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The Bitcoin-Google Connection?

Posted on August 16th, 2017.

Bitcoin has more than doubled over the past month, as the hype and euphoria around crypto-investing continue to outweigh fears of a burgeoning asset bubble. For one astute cryptocurrency analyst, bitcoin’s year-long rally appears to be a self-fulfilling prophecy. Google ‘Bitcoin’ and See How Many Results Show Up At the...

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Too Many Assumptions

Posted on August 15th, 2017.

I’d like to wish all of our clients in France and Italy a happy Assumption Day. In the financial markets, we try not to make any assumptions but apparently in religion it’s Ok. 😉 @MatiGreenspan eToro, Senior Market Analyst   Please note: All data, figures & graphs are valid as of August 14th. All trading carries...

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Bitcoin Dominance

Posted on August 14th, 2017.

Virginia is currently filled with hate. As usual, comments from the President were less than helpful. From his vacation Donald Trump blamed both sides of the conflict, which is usually a good stance for a politician. However, in this case, one of the sides is led by members of the KKK and promotes racist driven violence. Stocks are doing...

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