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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Scott Galloway Calls For Twitter's Board To Replace 'Part-Time CEO' Jack Dorsey Amid Africa Move Plans
A shareholder in Twitter Inc. (NASDAQ: TWTR) and New York University business professor wrote an open letter Friday to the company's board calling for the replacement of CEO Jack Dorsey. What To Know Scott Galloway, who owns more than 330,000 shares of Twitter stock and is a marketing professor...Read more...
Stocks That Hit 52-Week Lows On Friday
Friday morning saw 103 companies set new 52-week lows. Noteables: BYD (OTC: BYDDF) was the largest firm by market cap to set a new 52-week low. Minerco (OTC: MINE) was the smallest company when considering market cap to set a new 52-week low. Integrated Cannabis (OTC: ICNAF) shares actually gained...Read more...
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Is Cryptocurrency In For Another Volatile December?
The final month of the year has historically been a heady time for cryptocurrency markets, and this year is looking like it will provide similar excitement with the emergence of bitcoin options trading on major U.S. exchanges. Decembers To Remember For context, December 2017 saw the introduction of...Read more...
Next Decade Could Belong To Cryptocurrency As Fiat System Crumbles: Deutsche Bank Research
Cryptocurrencies may have been “additions” rather than “substitutes” thus far in the world of finance, but the next decade could change that, or so says Deutsche Bank AG’s (NYSE: DB) research arm. Growing Discontent With Fiat In the “Image 2030” report,...Read more...
Bitcoin, Ethereum & Ripple - American Wrap: 12/5/2019
Bitcoin technical analysis: BTC/USD edging out of a bullish flag structure Bitcoin price is trading in positive territory, up some 2.60% in the second half of the session. BTC/USD price action has broken out from a bullish flag structure via the daily view. There is a chunky barrier...Read more...
Stocks That Hit 52-Week Highs On Thursday
Thursday's morning session saw 117 companies set new 52-week highs. Interesting Points: JPMorgan Chase (NYSE: JPM) was the company with the largest market cap to set a new 52-week high. Trimol Group (OTC: TMOL) was the smallest firm based on market cap to set a new 52-week high. Select Medical...Read more...
Crypto-Financial Services Company BlockFi Launches Crypto Trading Platform
BlockFi, a secured non-bank lender that offers U.S. dollar loans to digital asset holders, formally launched BlockFi Trading, allowing its retail and institutional user base the ability to manage and trade crypto assets. This development comes alongside an earlier release of BlockFi Institutional...Read more...
Ex-Morgan Stanley Developers Launch Crypto Derivatives Exchange
A team of former Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) developers has launched a new, "high-speed" cryptocurrency derivatives exchange, according to Cointelegraph. What Happened Eight former developers from Morgan Stanley announced the launch of a "high-speed" crypto derivatives exchange...Read more...
Blockchain And AI Subsidiary Of China's Largest Insurer Raises US IPO Expectations To $504M
In an updated filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, OneConnect Financial Technology Limited, a blockchain and AI subsidiary of Chinese insurer Ping An Insurance (Group) Co of China Ltd’s (OTC: PNGAY) increased the amount it hopes to raise as part of its initial...Read more...
Bank Of France To Test Digital Currency In 2020
The central bank of France is all set to test-run its digital currency in the first quarter of 2020, according to a cryptocurrency publication Cointelegraph. What Happened The governor of the Bank of France, François Villeroy de Galhau, said they would begin testing a central bank ...Read more...