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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…

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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.

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Here’s a look at the difference between Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash and an expert’s opinion on where each cryptocurrency is headed.

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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.

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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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  • Stellar Lumens Breaks Above Ichimoku: Can Ripple Be Beaten?

    2018 Oct 18, 3:01pm

    Stellar Lumens (XLM) was the among the only winners in top 10 major cryptocurrencies on Wednesday with its 5.9 percent gain. It outperformed Cardano (ADA) by almost 3 percent, while Ripple’s (XRP) didn’t quite impress the market participants with its 0.36 percent gain. How do...

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  • Podcast: What's Pushing Interest Rates Higher? 3 Theories Beyond Inflation

    2018 Oct 17, 12:51pm

    This week on the Estimize Roundtable, Estimize's CEO, Leigh Drogen and SVP of Media, Christine Short, are joined by Nick Colas from DataTrek Research. The group discusses some theories on why yields are going up, and it's not due to higher inflation expectations. The small cap meltdown...

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  • BlockFi To Support Litecoin, GUSD For Crypto Loans

    2018 Oct 16, 2:14pm

    BlockFi, a leading crypto-to-U.S. dollar lender, has announced support for Litecoin, as well as Gemini’s GUSD for use toward loans. The company creates debt and credit products and plans to further diversify on a global scale. The news represents BlockFi's first expansion of...

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  • Ripple Price Analysis: The Bull Among The Bears Adds 2% On A Daily Basis

    2018 Oct 16, 9:30am

    Ripple engaged forward gears testing $0.48 resistance. The current trend is bullish but the $0.5 is out of reach in the short-term. Ripple is defying the consolidation wave in the market showing a 2.2 percent rise on Tuesday. Most of the assets in the market are making slight bearish corrections...

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  • Ripple Price Analysis: XRP/USD Moved Into Striking Range

    2018 Oct 16, 9:27am

    After a visit to the lower extension of the channel, Ripple is again positioned for price increases. XRP/USD is in a sweet moment that should manage to monetize. Closing above $0.485 would activate launch mode. Yesterday's day was a bit strange, where important climbs did not obtain technical...

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  • Fidelity Launches Cryptocurrency Services Company For Institutional Investors

    2018 Oct 15, 3:14pm

    Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency prices soared Monday after Fidelity announced the launch of a new company that could help increase access to digital currencies. What Happened? Fidelity is creating Fidelity Digital Services, a new company that will deal exclusively with cryptocurrency custody and...

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  • Litecoin Price Analysis: LTC/USD $60 Is The Line In The Sand; Bulls Defend $54 Key Support

    2018 Oct 15, 11:25am

    Litecoin engages forward gears escaping the range resistance only to lose momentum short of $60. Bullish trend to correct higher toward $60.00; indicators are positive. Litecoin is in the green despite canceling most of the gains it gathered during the Asian trading hours today. The digital asset...

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  • Top 3 Price Analysis Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple: Strong Rises To Be Validated Could Boost The Market

    2018 Oct 15, 11:23am

    The crypto board fires upwards but is still far from changing to a bullish scenario. The bulls elevate their activity to levels not seen since last April. Ripple reactivates and shows enviable upwards potential. The week begins with a first-hour bullish surprise that has helped us to start the...

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  • A Crypto Sympathy Move: Bitcoin Approaches $7K Level As Tether Sells Off

    2018 Oct 15, 9:47am

    Cryptocurrencies have been turning in a forgettable performance so far this year, with bitcoin — the most widely traded crypto — losing a whopping 56 percent year-to-date after a stellar performance in 2017. The digital currency universe is seeing a solid uptrend Monday...

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  • This Week In Cryptocurrency: SEC Cracks Down On ICOs, Crypto Safe Haven Trade Fails

    2018 Oct 12, 3:51pm

    The cryptocurrency market finished another difficult week on a low note on Friday, with most major currencies trading down on the day. Here’s a look at some of the headlines that were moving the cryptocurrency market this week and which currencies were on the move. Headlines On Wednesday,...

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