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bitcoin 2019 predictions

Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency: 2019 Predictions

The First Decade of Bitcoin It’s hard to believe that Bitcoin has turned 10 years this year. The “genesis block” was mined on January 3, 2009. This marked the first successful use of blockchain technology. It has started a revolution. The first 50 Bitcoin mined are still under control of “Satoshi Nakamoto”, who left the …

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bitcoin 2018 predictions

Looking Forward: 2018 Cryptocurrency Predictions

2018 Will be a Decisive Year for Cryptocurrency 2017 proved to be one of the most successful years for Bitcoin and altcoins as mentioned previously. But will 2018 be just as good? Here are some 2018 cryptocurrency predictions which will change how cryptocurrencies develop forever. Institutional Investors “Hedge funds ready to go short on bitcoin” …

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cryptocurrency vs traditional investments

Cryptocurrency vs Traditional Investments

Bitcoin is a Revolution in Investments Bitcoin and most cryptocurrencies have outperformed most market expectations this year. This has led to an increased interest for investors. It is hard to ignore that Bitcoin more than doubled in 2017.  This article serves to illustrate the primary advantages and disadvantages between investing in cryptocurrency versus traditional investments. Even …

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Cryptocurrency Arbitrage Opportunities

Quest for Crypto Arbitrage Continues One of the ultimate goals would be identifying a lucrative arbitrage opportunity. That is to be able to buy somewhere at a lower price while simultaneously reselling at a higher price elsewhere. An easy to understand concept. Arbitrage is potentially incredibly lucrative if done correctly. In theory being able to …

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Initial Coin Offerings (ICO)

Initial Coin Offerings, or ICOs, are capital-raising projects. They are a contemporary way of raising money for the establishment or the maintenance of a cryptocurrency venture. No registered authority regulates these ICOs. They are mainly used as an alternative source of investment to bank loans and capitalist funding. The initial supporters of an ICO receive …

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July 31 Death of Bitcoin

July 31 Could be the Death of Bitcoin, Here’s Why:

Will July 31 Be the Death of Bitcoin? The Bitcoin network will find itself as a crucial crossroads come July 31st. This monumental day in the history of cryptocurrency will mark 24 hours of potential network chaos. There is a small chance we will effectively see a network chain split take place, although everything is …

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Types of Bitcoin Wallets

What is a Bitcoin Wallet? To hold and utilize Bitcoin, one must have a Bitcoin wallet for transactions. Although calling it a wallet like a traditional one that holds fiat currency and credit cards, may seem like a good fit for a digital currency, the two differ. Everyday physical cash wallets are quite different from …

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coinbase pros and cons

How Coinbase can Save or Break Bitcoin

Coinbase is making waves in the cryptocurrency community, both good and bad. Coinbase has been criticized as being overly stringent for new customers with restrictive accounts and withdraw protocols. On the other hand Coinbase has brought Bitcoin to a new mass of people. Coinbase doesn’t Really Care About Bitcoin Coinbase is like any other exchange, …

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Bitfinex Token

Bitfinex Token Signals a Bright Future

Bitfinex’s extraordinary $60 million hack earlier in 2016 resulted in major changes at the exchange. The first, and most controversial, was the introduction of the Bitfinex Token (BFX). Essentially, it symbolized the losses of their customers and were issued in 1-1 to USD losses. What is a Bitfinex Token (BFX)? The Bitfinex token was created as …

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Swiss Bitcoin ATM

Swiss Creates Giant Bitcoin ATM Network

Largest Swiss Railway Convert 1000+ ticket machines into Bitcoin ATMs Swiss national railway company SBB is rolling out machines that facilitate Bitcoin purchases. This is aimed to be part of a two year initiate in Switzerland to test the market’s appetite for mechanisms that utilize Bitcoins for transactions.While bitcoins can be purchased, they won’t be …

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Goldman Sachs Blockchain Investment

Goldman Sachs Invests in Blockchain Startup Axoni, Divests R3

Goldman Sachs Divests R3, then Invests in Axoni Fortune reports that Mega Bank, Goldman Sachs has divested from R3, the important Blockchain startup created in 2014. Goldman Sachs did this by choosing not to renew their $100,000 yearly membership and failing to meet fundraising goals. R3 is currently looking to sell 90% of its equity to …

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Gemini Exchange Bitcoin

Will the Gemini Exchange Revolutionize Bitcoin’s Reputation?

The Winklevoss Twins are most notorious for “inventing” the Facebook. These events were made into the popular film, the Social Network. Nowadays, it seems that the Bitcoin community can’t get away from their name. Currently, they are trying to get an ETF approved by the SEC for over a year. In the meantime, they helped …

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IRS Coinbase Request

IRS Wants Information on CoinBase Users

IRS Requests Data on Coinbase Users In an ongoing IRS’s effort to fight tax evasion the Internal Revenue Service working with a federal court has forced Coinbase, a major bitcoin wallet service company to hand over personal information of their users. They’ve targeted those who have made transactions between the year 2013 to 2015. Another …

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Bitcoin ETF

Will the Bitcoin ETF Bolster Prices?

Bitcoin has recently spiked to its yearly high north of $620, depending on the exchange. Among market hesitancy, a correction occurred bringing it to around $600, where it’s sat for the past couple weeks. Depending on your stance, Bitcoin’s price will go either way, but the market is becoming more informed of Bitcoin’s unique investing capabilities. This …

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