Bitcoin has been around for nearly a decade but its price reached record highs in 2017. With talks of a recession looming around the corner, Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are gaining momentum with investors and consumers, for varying reasons. Some are looking to escape…
The price of bitcoin has nearly tripled in 2017, and headlines about huge daily moves in the bitcoin market can’t help but pique the interest of most traders. Unfortunately, at this point in time, trading bitcoin directly can be a bit of a pain. For traders starting from scratch, here are four ways to trade bitcoin.
Here’s a look at the difference between Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash and an expert’s opinion on where each cryptocurrency is headed.
Forks have been in the news a lot recently due to controversy in the bitcoin community.
There was the potential fork that threatened to split bitcoin into two cryptocurrencies after a lengthy “civil war” between miners and developers. That came and went with little issue.
Cryptocurrency, as the name suggests, is a form of digital money designed to be secure and anonymous in most cases. It uses a technique called cryptography — a process used to convert legible information into an almost uncrackable code, to help track purchases and transfers.
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Regtech Platform Launches For ICOs: 'We Are On A Mission To Build A Better Capital Market'2018 Mar 21, 12:29pm
Initial coin offerings are hotter than ever. But with more than 300 ICOs filed so far this year, and more than 1,500 in 2017, it can be difficult for investors to tell the good ones from the bad ones. A number of platforms and regulatory experts are trying to assist inventors in fleshing out strong...Read more...
Cryptocurrency Proxy Stocks Gain On Bitcoin Rebound2018 Mar 20, 11:15am
Despite nearly market-wide volatility to open the week, shares of several notable cryptocurrency proxy stocks—including Longfin Corp. (NASDAQ: LFIN), Riot Blockchain (NASDAQ: RIOT), and the Bitcoin Investment Trust (OTC: GBTC)—were in the green on Monday morning amid a solid rebound...Read more...
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Kevin O'Leary Participates In Real Estate ICO: 'It's Going To Be The First Of Its Kind'2018 Mar 19, 4:22pm
Asset-based coins are likely to replace small-cap stocks in terms of investor demand, said "Shark Tank" personality and O'Shares ETFs Chairman Kevin O'Leary. What Happened The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has given approval for certain brokers to issue asset-...Read more...
Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan Discusses Raise, Auto Sanctions, Dodd-Frank Rollback And Cryptocurrency In Detroit Visit2018 Mar 15, 5:12pm
It hasn't been a great week for Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE: WFC). The firm caught negative headlines around CEO Tim Sloan’s $4.6 million raise as well as new federal sanctions for commissions on auto insurance policies. At a visit with the Detroit Economic Club Thursday afternoon, Sloan...Read more...
Rethinking The Bitcoin-Gold Comparison2018 Mar 14, 12:16pm
Digital currencies are a rapidly growing asset class and bitcoin is the primary driver of that growth. Bitcoin has been compared to gold during its meteoric rise, but some market participants believe the cryptocurrency has a long way to go before comparisons to bullion are relevant. One of the...Read more...
Google Cracks Down On Cryptocurrency, Forex Trading Ads2018 Mar 14, 9:27am
Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ: GOOG) (NASDAQ: GOOGL)'s Google said it plans on no longer allowing ads on its platform related to cryptocurrency and trading advice. What Happened Google said in a blog post it will be updating its Financial services policy to restrict multiple forms of advertising,...Read more...
AMD Investors Shrug Off Negative Headlines2018 Mar 13, 2:09pm
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMD) stock is holding steady Tuesday after researchers uncovered 13 vulnerabilities in the company’s Ryzen and EPYC chips that are similar to the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities uncovered in Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC) chips earlier this year....Read more...
The PetroDollars ICO: What You Should Know2018 Mar 12, 1:28pm
PetroDollars, launched by New York-based Signal Capital Management, allows individuals and organizations to use a peer-to-peer exchanged digital currency that's backed by the value of crude oil and natural gas, announced Monday it will hold an initial coin offering of up to $700 million...Read more...
Cryptocurrency Exchanges: The Key To An Investment Class2018 Mar 11, 5:14pm
Those who cared to invest in one of the most obscure financial assets at the beginning of 2017 laughed their way to the bank at the end of the year. Most digital currencies made heady gains for the year, with bitcoin advancing 1,308 percent. XRP, the Ripple token currency, was up an even...Read more...
8 Ways To Start Investing In 20182018 Mar 08, 12:03pm
Investing is a great way to grow your money, keep up with inflation, and build a strong financial future. Fortunately, in 2018, investing is simpler than ever. You’ll need a few things before you start. The first, obviously, is money. Figure out how much you can afford to invest. Then, you...Read more...