People are Buying Bitcoin with Debit and Credit Cards

People are Buying Bitcoin with Debit and Credit Cards

People are Buying Bitcoin with Debit and Credit Cards $BTCUSD Some people afraid of missing out on the Bitcoin Bull Run has underfunded investors placing bets on credit. The data suggests that about 18% of Bitcoin investors used a credit card to fund purchases of the cryptocurrency, according to a survey of 672 active investors […]

Charlie Munger: “Bitcoin, Silicon Valley Are Bubbles”

Charlie Munger: “Bitcoin, Silicon Valley Are Bubbles”

Charlie Munger: “Bitcoin, Silicon Valley Are Bubbles” $BTCUSD Berkshire (NYSE:BRK.A) Vice Chairman Charlie Munger, 94 anni, warned savvy investors that he thinks Silicon Valley’s VC (venture-capital) funding and bitcoin are bubbles to avoid. “Yeah sure on Bitcoin and venture capital, too,” Mr. Munger replied when asked if he thought the controversial digital currency was a bubble. Currently, […]

Bitcoin Technical’s: Bear Flag Forming

Bitcoin Technical’s: Bear Flag Forming

Bitcoin Technical’s: Bear Flag Forming $BTCUSD Bitcoin failed to hold above $17,000 at the weekend, opened weak Monday. Bitcoin is currently trading at: 15,238.9346, -689.03, -4.33%, as of 3:57a GMT, the market open. According to HeffX–LTN’s data source, Bitcoin (BTC) has depreciated by 8.85% in the last 24 hours, as fears of China’s crackdown on cryptographer trading […]

Why GBIT for 2018?

Why GBIT for 2018?

Why GBIT for 2018? $BTC, $ETH The cryptocurrency world is very similar to the stock market and a black hole in space. It’s getting to the point to where you have to start paying attention to the cryptocurrency market because wealth is being obtained daily with some of the trades being made and more and […]

Bitcoins are Here to Stay, They are Not Tulip Bulbs

Bitcoins are Here to Stay, They are Not Tulip Bulbs

Bitcoins are Here to Stay, They are Not Tulip Bulbs $BTCUSD, $CME, $CBOE Bitcoin is here to stay, and when supply is limited and demand increases, the price goes up. And when speculators drive the prices up, we can expect a major correction, after the correction, the real value of Bitcoin will be seen. Y […]

Forex Morning Briefing: Bitcoin Bounces on Founder’s Fund Interest

Forex Morning Briefing: Bitcoin Bounces on Founder’s Fund Interest

Bitcoin: Professional Traders Up Net Shorts At Year’s End $BTCUSD, $CME, $CBOE, $FB Trading in Bitcoin is volatile, while .DXY takes a beating In November, Bitcoin fell almost 30% in 4 days from $7,888 to $5,555. In September, it fell 40% from $4,979 to $2,972. And ETF specialist asset manager focused on technology, said in his newsletter […]

Bitcoin: Professional Traders Up Net Shorts At Year’s End

Bitcoin: Professional Traders Up Net Shorts At Year’s End

Bitcoin: Professional Traders Up Net Shorts At Year’s End $BTCUSD, $CME, $CBOE Trading in Bitcoin is volatile. In November, Bitcoin fell almost 30% in 4 days from $7,888 to $5,555. In September, it fell 40% from $4,979 to $2,972. And ETF specialist asset manager focused on technology, said in his newsletter that investors had displayed […]

Forex Morning Briefing: Bitcoin Opens 2018 Soft

Forex Morning Briefing: Bitcoin Opens 2018 Soft

Forex Morning Briefing: Bitcoin Opens 2018 Soft $BTCUSD,$CME,$CBOE For the 1st time since Y 2015, Bitcoin, the world’s biggest the cryptocurrency, began a New Year by declining, extending its slide from a record $19,511 reached on 18 December 2017. Currently Bitcoin is trading at: 13,274.9453, -325.029, or -2.39%, as of 6:41a GMT, the market is open. On […]

Forex Morning Briefing: Bitcoin

Forex Morning Briefing: Bitcoin

Forex Morning Briefing: Bitcoin $BTCUSD Bitcoin Looks Weak, as Tough Holiday Period Continues Bitcoin is coming under selling pressure once again, with efforts by SKorean authorities to rein in speculation being blamed for the drop of around 10%. Currently Bitcoin is trading at: 14,619.9951,+9.9697, +0.07%, as of 8:41a GMT, the market is open. While this is […]

Forex Morning Briefing: Bitcoin

Forex Morning Briefing: Bitcoin

Forex Morning Briefing: Bitcoin $BTCUSD $CME, $CBOE Commentary: Most currencies to go quiet until after 1 January 2018. PE Last week, Bitcoin dropped from nearly $20,000 to a low of below $12,000. The sell-off was unexpected to some, leading civilian participants to call it Armageddon. On Christmas Eve, it started to rise and then fall again, it […]

Forex Morning Briefing: Bitcoin Bounced Briefly, Faded Then Gained Momentum

Forex Morning Briefing: Bitcoin Bounced Briefly, Faded Then Gained Momentum

Forex Morning Briefing: Bitcoin Bounced Briefly, Faded Then Gained Momentum $BTCUSD Tuesday, Bitcoin bounced briefly to above $16,000 as traders of the world’s biggest digital currency played the Fibo line of its 5 day 44% correction. The tokens rose to as much as $16,132.09 and were poised for the biggest gain on a closing basis […]

Forex Morning Briefing: Bitcoin

Forex Morning Briefing: Bitcoin

Forex Morning Briefing: Bitcoin $BTCUSD,  $CME, $CBOE Bitcoin, the Big Q: How High Can it Go, How Low Can it Go? Bitcoin, after running hard to tap at $20,000, the crypto currency has cascaded ever since the CME aka the Merc, (NASDAQ:CME) started offering Bitcoin futures at the start of last week. From its high […]

Analysts See End of the Year Weakness in Bitcoin Price

Analysts See End of the Year Weakness in Bitcoin Price

Analysts See End of the Year Weakness in Bitcoin Price $BTCUSD ,$CME, $JPY Bitcoin, the biggest cryptocurrency, extended its decline over the Christmas Holiday weekend, failing to reverse a selloff that began after an unprecedented rally fell short of cracking the $20,000 mark. The fall is expected to bring more end-of-year weakness to a market […]

The Actual Value of Bitcoin Might be Zero

The Actual Value of Bitcoin Might be Zero

The Actual Value of Bitcoin Might be Zero $BTCUSD  ,$MS, $GLD The lack of people and businesses willing to accept it as a means of payment indicates that its actual value might be nothing aka Zero, according to an analyst from Morgan Stanley Current Bitcoin is trading at: A Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) analyst sent a research […]

Fueling the Fire of Bitcoin: Knowledge is Power

Fueling the Fire of Bitcoin: Knowledge is Power

Fueling the Fire of Bitcoin: Knowledge is Power $BTCUSD, $CME, $CBOE, $GS 1st Main Street, then LaSalle Street, and now Wall Street bring new interest to the Bitcoin market The futures markets have shown that investors want to gain exposure to Bitcoin in a regulated manner without having to store the underlying asset, aka price […]

Caution Civilians, Professional Traders Are ‘Playing’ Bitcoin

Caution Civilians, Professional Traders Are ‘Playing’ Bitcoin

Caution Civilians, Professional Traders Are ‘Playing’ Bitcoin $BTCUSD, $CME, $CBOE Bitcoin faced one of its biggest tests this week, losing almost 20% of its value after the world’s largest  cryptocurrency marked a record high Monday. Friday, the digital currency plunged as much as 30% before paring losses, as this week’s selloff extended to a 4th […]

Goldman ‘Building’ a Cryptocurrency Trading Desk

Goldman ‘Building’ a Cryptocurrency Trading Desk

Goldman ‘Building’ a Cryptocurrency Trading Desk $GS, $BTCUSD Wall Street’s biggest firms are growing more comfortable with cryptocurrencies. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE:GS) is setting up a trading desk to make markets in digital currencies such as Bitcoin. Bitcoin is currently trading at: 12,383.8301, -1,437.58, -10.40%, as of 2:03p GMT, the market is open. Friday, 22 December’s […]

Cryptocurrencies Shaping Future of Business

Cryptocurrencies Shaping Future of Business

Cryptocurrencies Shaping Future of Business $BTCUSD, $CBOE, $CME When it comes to cryptocurrencies, their role is not rising, it has risen. Bitcoin 1st launched in Y 2009, and it was followed 4 years later by its primary competition, Ethereum. These 2 competitors are joined by dozens of other cryptocurrencies to create a comprehensive ecosystem that […]

Caution, “I Wouldn’t Touch Bitcoin, Risk of Collapse Too Big”

Caution, “I Wouldn’t Touch Bitcoin, Risk of Collapse Too Big”

Caution, “I Wouldn’t Touch Bitcoin, Risk of Collapse Too Big” $BTCUSD,$USB, $UBSH Over the past year, Bitcoin, a digital cryptocurrency with no physical backing that can be sent electronically from one user to another, has risen in value more than 1,400%. Elliott Prechter, Head of Computer Analysis at Elliott Wave International, recommended Bitcoin to subscribers […]

LaSalle Street Pro Traders Hammer Bitcoin

LaSalle Street Pro Traders Hammer Bitcoin

LaSalle Street Pro Traders Hammer Bitcoin $BTCUSD, $CBOE, $CME Lost in the ‘blood’ of the feeding frenzy in cryptocurrencies and related stocks is the original digital token itself, Bitcoin Bitcoin fell as much as 10% to less than $17,000 Tuesday, the steepest decline since before CBOE futures were 1st introduced on 10 December. Bitcoin is […]

Bitcoin Leads to ‘Revolution’ in Commodity Trading

Bitcoin Leads to ‘Revolution’ in Commodity Trading

 Bitcoin Leads to ‘Revolution’ in Commodity Trading $BTCUSD, $IBM, $UBS The rise of Bitcoin is amazing the world’s financial gurus, and now blockchain, the digital-ledger system is set to do the same in Y 2018 for trading in raw materials commodities, as it is being adapted to streamline physical transactions. Two months ago 4 banks joined […]

EU Seeks to Regulate Bitcoin, as it Tops $19,000.

EU Seeks to Regulate Bitcoin, as it Tops $19,000.

EU Seeks to Regulate Bitcoin, as it Tops $19,000. $BTCUSD, $DB Bitcoin is currently trading at: 19,199.1445, +1,099.16, or +6.07%, at close: 8:31p GMT Friday, EU states and legislators agreed on stricter rules to prevent money laundering and terrorism financing on exchange platforms for Bitcoin and other virtual currencie. The agreement is part of a broader set of […]

Caution Lights Flash as Bitcoin Posts New Record High

Caution Lights Flash as Bitcoin Posts New Record High

Caution Lights Flash as Bitcoin Posts New Record High $BTCUSD, $CBOE, $CME, $DB Friday, Bitcoin marked another all-time high of almost $18,000 on the Bitstamp exchange, up 9% on the day, as caution warnings grew over the risks of investing in the highly volatile and speculative financial instrument. Bitcoin is currently trading at: 17,716.0547, +382.699, or +2.21%, As […]

Goldman Requires 100% Margin on Some Bitcoin Futures Trades

Goldman Requires 100% Margin on Some Bitcoin Futures Trades

Goldman Requires 100% Margin on Some Bitcoin Futures Trades $BTCUSD, $GS, $CBOE, $CME Bitcoin is currently trading at: 17,339.625, +552.73, or +3.29%, as s of 7:39a GMT. Market open. Goldman Sachs Group (NYSE:GS) has demanded some clients set aside funds equal to the full value of their Bitcoin futures trade as a condition for clearing the transaction, aka 100% […]

Red Hot Bitcoin 24/7 Market Exposes Soft ‘Underbelly’

Red Hot Bitcoin 24/7 Market Exposes Soft ‘Underbelly’

Red Hot Bitcoin  24/7 Market Exposes Soft ‘Underbelly’ $BTCUSD ,$CBOE, $CME Bitcoin price: 16,674.0449, -495.961, or -2.89%, as of 5:55a GMT, Market Open. Tuesday, Bitcoin raced to another record high, as 1 of the biggest providers of digital currency wallets, Coinbase, crashed under the weight of traffic, leaving many of its more than 10-M customers unable […]

Wall Street Traders Embrace Bitcoin, the Commodity

Wall Street Traders Embrace Bitcoin, the Commodity

Wall Street Traders Embrace Bitcoin, the Commodity $BTCUSD, $CBOE, $CME $GBTUSD Bitcoin’s debut on Cboe (NASDAQ:CBOE) is a hit so far, with the price of the 1st-ever futures contract for the virtual currency rising 16% on the day. This paints a bright picture for other Cryptocurrencies and hot new ones like GBiT. The futures contract […]

President Trump’s Tax Cuts Promote Growth, Reduce Deficit

President Trump’s Tax Cuts Promote Growth, Reduce Deficit

President Trump’s Tax Cuts Promote Growth, Reduce Deficit $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Market Notes Stocks rose to new all-time highs with technology and energy shares pacing the advance as The Trump Rally extends The CBOE launched Bitcoin (BTCUSD)futures trading Sunday evening. The 1-month futures contract was trading at around $18,600 at the stock market’s closing bell. […]

Bitcoin On Wall Street, Opens Strong

Bitcoin On Wall Street, Opens Strong

Bitcoin On Wall Street, Opens Strong $BTCUSD, $CBOE , $CME $GBTUSD Just 4 hours after its debut on Cboe Global Markets Inc.’s (NASDAQ:CBOE) Bitcoin futures, the contracts spiked more than 20% and triggered 2 trading halts designed to cool volatility. Dealers said initial volumes exceeded expectations, while traffic on Cboe’s website was so strong that […]

A Few Investors Can Rock the Bitcoin Market at Will

A Few Investors Can Rock the Bitcoin Market at Will

A Few Investors Can Rock the Bitcoin Market at Will $BTCUSD Caution, about 1,000 people own 40% of the Bitcoin market Information sharing are legal, as Bitcoin is a digital currency and not a security. Currently, Bitcoin is trading 13,769.3848, -2,318.96, or -14.41% at the close: 4:10a GMT, over 20% off its highs of the week ended 8 […]

Avoid These 3 Major Bitcoin Scams

Avoid These 3 Major Bitcoin Scams

Avoid These 3 Major Bitcoin Scams $BTCUSD Bitcoin is currently trading at: 15,653.4551, -747.459 , or -4.56% Bitcoin is the most popular cryptocurrency available today, recently it has seen a lot of activity. Anything that surges warrants being in the bright lights. In Y 2009 a single Bitcoin cost about $1, and in Y 2013 it was […]

A Look at Bitcoin’s Future Once the Big Derivative Markets Launch

A Look at Bitcoin’s Future Once the Big Derivative Markets Launch

A Look at Bitcoin’s Future Once the Big Derivative Markets Launch $BTCUSD, $CME, $CBOE Bitcoin futures trading could be choppy. Bitcoin is now trading at 16,669.9941,+269.08, or +1.64%. The world largest cryptocurrency’s parabolic rally would have triggered circuit breakers on 7 of the past 10 trading days, pausing or halting trading to ensure an orderly session, […]

Bitcoin Bulls Charging Past $16,000 Burdens Exchanges

Bitcoin Bulls Charging Past $16,000 Burdens Exchanges

Bitcoin Bulls Charging Past $16,000 Burdens Exchanges $BTCUSD, $CME, $CBOE Bitcoin surged past $16,000 for the 1st time Thursday, with demand to trade the cryptocurrency buckling one of the largest exchanges. Bitcoin’s rally of more than $3,000 in the past 24 hours continues to defy skeptics, as mainstream demand for the world’s largest cryptocurrency explodes. […]

Bitcoin Speculation Running to $15,000 This Month, Limits Off…

Bitcoin Speculation Running to $15,000 This Month, Limits Off…

Bitcoin Speculation Running to $15,000 This Month, Limits Off… $BTCUSD, $CBOE, $CME Bitcoin Bulls Running on Full Psych Steam Bitcoin climbed as much as 8.9% Thursday as it surged  $14,925.3730, extending this month’s advance to more than 45%. The price of the cryptocurrency touched $14,925.3730, a record, according to LTN data. ASX Ltd., the main exchange […]

Futures Market Looms, Bitcoin Climbs to $12,000

Futures Market Looms, Bitcoin Climbs to $12,000

Futures Market Looms, Bitcoin Climbs to $12,000 $BTCUSD, $CME, $CBOE Bitcoin surpassed $12,000 for the 1st time on investor’s speculation that the widespread use of futures will help lead to digital currencies being viewed as a legitimate asset class for mainstream investors. Bitcoin is currently trading at: 12,219.9951+493.40 (+4.21%), as of 5:27a GMT. Market open. The […]

Bitcoin Is Not a ‘Fraud,’ It is Not for Long-Term Investors

Bitcoin Is Not a ‘Fraud,’ It is Not for Long-Term Investors

Bitcoin Is Not a ‘Fraud,’ It is Not for Long-Term Investors $BTCUSD, $CME, $CBOE Many economic guru do not think Bitcoin is a “fraud” but do not recommend it for long-term investors. Bitcoin is currently trading at $11,381. 8154, +233.261, or 2.09% in the world market. Anyone looking to put money into Bitcoin needs to […]

Bitcoin Bears Have Sharp Teeth, Big Appetites and Deep Pockets

Bitcoin Bears Have Sharp Teeth, Big Appetites and Deep Pockets

Bitcoin Bears Have Sharp Teeth, Big Appetites and Deep Pockets The Data Show That Nearly 50% of ICO Investors are Europeans $BTCUSD $CME, $CBOE Nearly 50% of the cash that has poured into newly issued ICOs (cryptocurrencies) in recent years has been raised in Europe, research published Thursday showed. The report by Atomico, one of Europe’s […]

Fed: Bitcoin Could Threaten Financial Stability

Fed: Bitcoin Could Threaten Financial Stability

Fed: Bitcoin Could Threaten Financial Stability $BTCUSD, $CME, $CBOE Currently Bitcoin is trading at 10,716.3203+1,175.87 (+12.33%) As of 9:06PM GMT. Market open. Cryptocurrencies could pose a threat to financial stability as they gain wider use, a chief Fed banking oversight official said. The remarks from newly-installed Fed Vice Chairman for Supervision Randal Quarles came as Bitcoin’s price […]

Bitcoin Runs to Record $10,000

Bitcoin Runs to Record $10,000

Bitcoin Runs to Record $10,000 $BTCUSD, $CME, $JPM Bitcoin broke $10,000 for the 1st time Tuesday bringing the YTD price rise to more than 10X. Currently Bitcoin is trading at $10,541.9951, +621.86 or +6.27% on the day. The fast action is bringing to the mainstream what was once considered the providence of computer developers, futurists […]

Global Cryptocurrency Crackdown Driving Search for Safe Havens

Global Cryptocurrency Crackdown Driving Search for Safe Havens

Global Cryptocurrency Crackdown Driving Search for Safe Havens $BTCUSD FLASH: Bitcoin’s price tapping at $10,000 each, currently trading at $9,914.4346, +182.86 or +1.88%. Confronted with national regulators’ scrutiny of digital currency fund-raising, known as ICOs (initial coin offerings), many entrepreneurs are moving businesses to locations neutral or more welcoming to cryptocurrencies and known for low […]

Bigger Than ‘Black Friday’, Bitcoin Price Heads for $10,000

Bigger Than ‘Black Friday’, Bitcoin Price Heads for $10,000

Bigger Than ‘Black Friday’, Bitcoin Price Heads for $10,000 $BTCUSD, $GBTC, $CME, $CBOE There is something even bigger than Black Friday or Cyber Monday in our financial world, as cryptocurrency buying has the price of Bitcoin up over $9,400 this Sunday afternoon. I saw the price reach as high as $9,595.395 in a fast trading […]

Central Banks are Not Innovators, Bitcoin Threatens

Central Banks are Not Innovators, Bitcoin Threatens

Central Banks are Not Innovators, Bitcoin Threatens $BTCUSD The Big Q: Should central banks embrace cryptocurrencies, or even pioneer their own? The Big A: No. Cryptocurrencies aka crypto assets, are a new and unusual financial medium innovation, and to centralize them in a bureaucracy is wrong. However, the POBC, China’s central bank, says it is working to […]

World’s Savviest Traders Join In On Bitcoin Action

World’s Savviest Traders Join In On Bitcoin Action

World’s Savviest Traders Join In On Bitcoin Action $BTCUSD, $CME, $CBOE Electronic-trading firms that have already transformed markets from stocks to Fx (foreign exchange) to futures are diving into Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. To date 5 of the biggest electronic traders in the world are already trading Bitcoin. Jump Trading LLC Tower Research Capital LLC […]

The Big Q: Will Bitcoin End this Year at $10,000?

The Big Q: Will Bitcoin End this Year at $10,000?

The Big Q: Will Bitcoin End this Year at $10,000? $BTCUSD Hedge fund manager Mike Novogratz, 52 anni, is starting a $500-M fund to invest in cryptocurrencies, and he says the Bitcoin rally still has legs. After surging more than 7X since December 2016, the largest digital currency will end the year at $10,000 from […]

Bitcoin Attacks, Cracks, Breaks Key Resistance at $8,000

Bitcoin Attacks, Cracks, Breaks Key Resistance at $8,000

Bitcoin Attacks, Cracks, Breaks Key Resistance at $8,000 $BTCUSD Bitcoin’s Bull Run shows no signs of abating, with the world’s largest cryptocurrency defying fears marking another milestone. Bitcoin is trading at $8,224.9951, + 202.06 or 2.52% It has been a strong year for the largest cryptocurrency, with 3 corrections of more than 25%, all giving […]

Bitcoin’s Cryptocurrency Rivals Multiply

Bitcoin’s Cryptocurrency Rivals Multiply

Bitcoin’s Cryptocurrency Rivals Multiply $BTCUSD Almost weekly we are seeing new iterations of Bitcoin, the biggest cryptocurrency, as disagreements over of its design persist and opportunities for making fast money prove hard to pass up. The biggest offshoot, called Bitcoin Cash, emerged in August after a hard fork in the Bitcoin blockchain. That spinoff valued […]

Buy Bitcoin on Your Phone, Square says, “Let’s Do It”

Buy Bitcoin on Your Phone, Square says, “Let’s Do It”

Buy Bitcoin on Your Phone, Square says, “Let’s Do It” $SQ, $CME, $CBOE, $BTCUSD Payments company Square Inc. (NYSE:SQ) said it has started allowing select customers to buy and sell Bitcoins on its Cash app, as it looks to tap into a craze that has sent the cryptocurrency up more than 600 % YTD. Bitcoin […]

Bitcoin a Thriving, Anonymous ‘Speculative’ Instrument

Bitcoin a Thriving, Anonymous ‘Speculative’ Instrument

Bitcoin a Thriving, Anonymous ‘Speculative’ Instrument $BTCUSD Bitcoin, whose value has fluctuated significantly this month, remains a “speculative” investment that thrives because of the cryptocurrency’s anonymous nature, BlackRock’s (NYSE:BLK) Larry Fink said Monday. “The reason why it does so well is it is anonymous. It’s anonymous, and it’s cross-border,” Mr. Fink, whose firm oversees nearly […]

Bitcoin: Buyers Return to Market After Deep Dive Monday

Bitcoin: Buyers Return to Market After Deep Dive Monday

Bitcoin: Buyers Return to Market After Deep Dive Monday $BTCUSD Investing and trading in Bitcoin is not for novices or the feint of heart. Bitcoin halted a 2-day correction as speculators saw a 29% dive from its record high as an excessive response to a technology upgrade being cancelled.  The cryptocurrency is currently trading $6,758.9351, […]

Bitcoin, The Black Swan for Cash

Bitcoin, The Black Swan for Cash

Bitcoin, The Black Swan for Cash $BTCUSD Former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan does not seem to impressed by Bitcoin, the controversial digital currency some see as a fad and a sham. He compared Bitcoin to the currency issued by the Continental Congress after the American Revolution began. “Bitcoin is what used to be called fiat […]

Bitcoin Developers Suspend Plan to ‘Fork’ the Digital Currency

Bitcoin Developers Suspend Plan to ‘Fork’ the Digital Currency

Bitcoin Developers Suspend Plan to ‘Fork’ the Digital Currency $BTCUSD Bitcoin hit a record high just off of $8,000 Wednesday after a coalition of developers and investors suspended a software upgrade planned for next Thursday that could have split the digital currency in half. Bitcoin is currently trading of that high at $7,150.9648 Vs USD […]

Millennials Rather Bitcoin Than Stocks and Bonds

Millennials Rather Bitcoin Than Stocks and Bonds

Millennials Rather Bitcoin Than Stocks and Bonds $BTCUSD Seen in News headlines, “millennials kill everything from romance to napkins”, but a new survey shows they may be responsible for keeping the Bull run in Bitcoin alive. A survey by venture capital firm Blockchain Capital found that about 30% of those in the 18-to-34 age range would […]

Bitcoin, What’s Ahead for the Raging Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin, What’s Ahead for the Raging Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin, What’s Ahead for the Raging Cryptocurrency $BTCUSD, $MSFT, $JPM, $GS, $TM, $CME, $CBOE Bitcoin’s amazing rise YTD has attracted lots of attention, but most institutional investors are still on the sidelines, as regulators have yet to issue comprehensive rules, and corporations are still only testing blockchain technology. Whether Bitcoin matures or crashes will depend […]

Goldman Sachs’ CEO, “We Cannot Dismiss Bitcoin”

Goldman Sachs’ CEO, “We Cannot Dismiss Bitcoin”

Goldman Sachs’ CEO, “We Cannot Dismiss Bitcoin” $BTCUSD, $GS, $JPM, $CME, $GBTC, $AMZN Goldman Sach’s CEO Lloyd Blankfein is keeping his ‘powder dry’ on Bitcoin the fast moving #1 cryptocurrency. The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE:GS) Chief says he is not willing to reject the digital currency just yet and does not hold any investments in […]

Bitcoin, the Angst, the Allure

Bitcoin, the Angst, the Allure

Bitcoin, the Angst, the Allure $BTCUSD, $CME, $CBOE, $GBTC CME,(NASDAQ:CME)  the world’s largest exchange owner reversed course Tuesday and said it plans to introduce Bitcoin futures by the end of Y 2017, just a month after dismissing an earlier plan. Bitcoin, the largest cryptocurrency, which has risen 6X YTD, spiked to a fresh record high […]

Bitcoin Futures Could Open the Way Into Crypto Markets

Bitcoin Futures Could Open the Way Into Crypto Markets

Bitcoin Futures Could Open the Way Into Crypto Markets $BTCUSD Bitcoin is spiking to a record after CME Group Inc.(NASDAQ:CME) said it’s planning to launch Bitcoin futures as the move could open the way for investors who have been standing on the sidelines as Bitcoin soared over 500% YTD. The cryptocurrency marked a high at […]

Bitcoin Spikes as CME Exchange Announces Futures

Bitcoin Spikes as CME Exchange Announces Futures

Bitcoin Spikes as CME Exchange Announces Futures $BTCUSD, $CME, $CBOE CME Group Inc., (NASDAQ:CME) the world’s biggest exchange operator, plans to introduce bitcoin futures, a development that could help professional traders and investors finally get serious about the cryptocurrency. Bitcoin (BTC/USD) surged to a record high at 6,399.005 after the announcement. The Chicago-based firm, a […]

Bitcoin Marks Another Record High, Topping $6000 Each

Bitcoin Marks Another Record High, Topping $6000 Each

Bitcoin Marks Another Record High, Topping $6000 Each $BTCUSD The most widely used digital currency will now cost you about $6,092.71 apiece after blowing past the $5,000 and $6,000 for the 1st time earlier this month. Bitcoin’s total value is just over $100-B, meaning it makes up more than 50% of the overall cryptocurrency market. […]

Bitcoin’s ‘Dividend Play’ the Hot Story Now

Bitcoin’s ‘Dividend Play’ the Hot Story Now

Bitcoin’s ‘Dividend Play’ the Hot Story Now $BTCUSD Speculation about another possible split in Bitcoin is weighing on the value of the hundreds of other digital tokens that have been issued this year as the price of the biggest cryptocurrency soars. Bitcoin’s underlying network is scheduled to go through a major software upgrade in November […]

Banks Desperate to Stop Cryptocurrencies Like Bitcoin

Banks Desperate to Stop Cryptocurrencies Like Bitcoin

Banks Desperate to Stop Cryptocurrencies Like Bitcoin $BTCUSD, $JPM Recently, Jamie Dimon, CEO of JP Morgan (NYSE:JPM) said publicly that Bitcoin is a fraud that is waiting to blow up. The story came a month after China’s ban on Initial Coin Offer (ICO), an unregulated way of raising financing by cryptocurrency startups. Following the statement, […]

Singapore Will Not Regulate Cryptocurrency

Singapore Will Not Regulate Cryptocurrency

Singapore Will Not Regulate Cryptocurrency $BTCUSD Singapore does not plan to regulate cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, but will remain alert to money laundering and other potential risks stemming from their use, the head of the country’s central bank said. “As of now I see no basis for wanting to regulate cryptocurrencies,” Monetary Authority of Singapore […]

Bitcoin Tapping at 6,000, Traders Ignore Pitfalls

Bitcoin Tapping at 6,000, Traders Ignore Pitfalls

Bitcoin Tapping at 6,000, Traders Ignore Pitfalls $BTCUSD Bitcoin closed in on another milestone Friday, as the digital currency approached $6,000 for the first time to put its gain in 2017 to more than 500%, and is currently trading at 5,974.01, +342.94, or 6.09% on the day. As Bitcoin continues rise, people are speculating that […]

Bitcoin ETFs (exchange-traded funds) Are Coming

Bitcoin ETFs (exchange-traded funds) Are Coming

Bitcoin ETFs (exchange-traded funds) Are Coming $BTCUSD Bitcoin ETFs (exchange-traded funds) are coming, helped by the emergence of derivatives on the digital currency, according to industry executives. An expert, sitting on a on a panel at the Futures Industry Association annual conference in Chicago that it seemed obvious that futures and options will lead to […]

Bitcoin Traders ‘Edgy’ Over Coming Regulations

Bitcoin Traders ‘Edgy’ Over Coming Regulations

Bitcoin Traders ‘Edgy’ Over Coming Regulations $BTCUSD Bitcoin fell as much as 5.9%, its biggest loss in almost a month, to as low as 5,247, it bounced and is now trading at 5,414.23, +42.00 or +0.78% on the day. Looks like the ‘edginess’ wore off quickly. Bitcoin traders waiting for a pullback in the cryptocurrency price […]

Digital Currencies (aka Crypto’s) Are Stronger Than Ever

Digital Currencies (aka Crypto’s) Are Stronger Than Ever

Digital Currencies (aka Crypto’s) Are Stronger Than Ever $BTCUSD  Bitcoin prices, up over 400% YTD, hit $5,896 Saturday. While Bitcoin is the largest crypto currency, 11 other coins have a market cap in excess of $1-B, demonstrating diverse trading options. Bitcoin’s dominance is still felt across the market, it is the main currency traded against […]

‘Goldie’s’ Boss says, “Keep an open mind on Bitcoin”

‘Goldie’s’ Boss says, “Keep an open mind on Bitcoin”

‘Goldie’s’ Boss says, “Keep an open mind on Bitcoin” $BTCUSD, $GS, $JPM Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE:GS) CEO Lloyd Blankfein said he is keeping an open mind on Bitcoin after a media report that the investment bank was exploring a new trading operation dedicated to cryptocurrencies.  Follow Lloyd Blankfein  ✔@lloydblankfein Still thinking about #Bitcoin. No conclusion […]

IMF Boss to Central Bankers: “Do Not Dismiss Bitcoin”

IMF Boss to Central Bankers: “Do Not Dismiss Bitcoin”

IMF Boss to Central Bankers: “Do Not Dismiss Bitcoin” $BTCUSD, $JPM Christine Lagarde, the head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), has a message for the world’s central bankers, “Do not be Luddites” Friday, addressing a conference in London, Ms. Lagarde said virtual currencies, which are created and exchanged without the involvement of banks or government, […]

Hackers Stalk Investors on Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Hackers Stalk Investors on Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Hackers Stalk Investors on Cryptocurrency Exchanges $BTCUSD Dan Wasyluk discovered the hard way that trading cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin happens in an online Wild West where Sheriffs are largely absent. Wasyluk and his colleagues raised bitcoins for a new tech venture and lodged them in escrow at a company running a cryptocurrency exchange called Moolah. […]

Bitcoin Traders Defy PBOC Crackdown

Bitcoin Traders Defy PBOC Crackdown

Bitcoin Traders Defy PBOC Crackdown $TECHY Just a few weeks after the PBOC banned fundraising through token launches and ordered some Bitcoin exchanges to shut, casting a chill over the cryptocurrency industry, Chinese traders say that the market is far from dead. While several exchanges announced that they will close Saturday, 30 October, traders have […]

Bitcoin Trading Applications Snagged at SEC

Bitcoin Trading Applications Snagged at SEC

Bitcoin Trading Applications Snagged at SEC $BTCSD, $ICE An effort to allow investors to trade digital currencies as easily as stocks stumbled when backers withdrew 2 proposals to list Bitcoin funds. Intercontinental Exchange Inc.’s (ICE) NYSE Arca exchange Wednesday withdrew an application with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to list Grayscale Investments LLC’s […]

Bitcoin is an Experiment About “The Payday” Not its Potential as Money

Bitcoin is an Experiment About “The Payday” Not its Potential as Money

Bitcoin is an Experiment About “The Payday” Not its Potential as Money $BTCUSD, $IBM Cryptocurrencies are not a store-of-value or a safe-haven for anyone’s money or assets.  In the beginning, Bitcoin was something of a revolution to me. The digital currency represented everything from my rebellious youth. It was a decentralized, denationalized, and digital currency […]

Bitcoin Debate Heats Up, Split Coming

Bitcoin Debate Heats Up, Split Coming

Bitcoin Debate Heats Up, Split Coming $BTCUSD at 3,952.73 Wednesday Bitcoin is likely to split again this November, creating a 3rd version of the world’s largest cryptocurrency as miners and developers pursue separate visions to scale up its growing market. Major industry players say consensus between opposing camps looked increasingly unlikely. That opinion was echoed […]

Bitcoin’s Rally Flying in the Face of Central Bank Regulation

Bitcoin’s Rally Flying in the Face of Central Bank Regulation

 Bitcoin’s Rally Flying in the Face of Central Bank Regulation $BTCUSD Wednesday, Bitcoin is trading at 3938+, rising about 20% from the lows marked last Friday, as concern eases that a crackdown by Chinese regulators will hinder the growth of the alternative method of exchange. After marking a record high at 4,921 on 1 September, […]

Bitcoin, from Curiosity to Household Word

Bitcoin, from Curiosity to Household Word

Bitcoin, from Curiosity to Household Word $JPM, $BTCUSD The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) said Monday, that the world’s central banks cannot ignore the growth in cryptocurrencies and may at some point have to consider whether it makes sense for them to issue their own digital currencies, “Whether or not a central bank should provide […]

Bitcoin Dives on Dimon’s Fraud Warning

Bitcoin Dives on Dimon’s Fraud Warning

Bitcoin Dives on Dimon’s Fraud Warning $JPM, $BTCUSD, $ETH/USD Wednesday, Bitcoin dove by more than 10%, as investors sold the cryptocurrency after a warning by JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM) Chief Executive Jamie Dimon that it “is a fraud” and will eventually “blow up.” Bitcoin, the original and biggest cryptocurrency, has rallied strong in recent months, hitting a […]

Cryptocurrency Crackdown Sparks a Rush to Gold

Cryptocurrency Crackdown Sparks a Rush to Gold

Cryptocurrency Crackdown Sparks a Rush to Gold $BTCUSD, $GLD, $BAC Market guru Mark Mobius said he is sensing danger in the explosive growth of cryptocurrencies. Governments will begin clamping down on digital currencies because of their use in illicit financing, with terrorist groups to drug dealers contributing to their rise, Mr. Mobius, Executive Chairman at […]

Bitcoin Dives, China Declares Initial Coin Offerings Illegal

Bitcoin Dives, China Declares Initial Coin Offerings Illegal

Bitcoin Dives, China Declares Initial Coin Offerings Illegal $BTCUSD Bitcoin dives after the PBOC, China’s central bank, said ICO (initial coin offerings) are illegal and asked that all related fundraising activity to be halted immediately, issuing the strongest regulatory challenge so far to the burgeoning market for digital token sales. Monday,the PBOC on its website […]

Morgan Stanley Notes: Bitcoin Cannot Match Gold as Inflation Hedge

Morgan Stanley Notes: Bitcoin Cannot Match Gold as Inflation Hedge

Morgan Stanley Notes: Bitcoin Cannot Match Gold as Inflation Hedge $GLD, $BTCUSD, $MS, $GS Bitcoin is better than Gold and is probably better than conventional fiat (paper) currencies as a medium of exchange. But the conventional view that this new cryptocurrency is also superior to Gold as a hedge against inflation and uncertainty still needs […]

Bitcoin’s Profile Grows Forecasts Rise

Bitcoin’s Profile Grows Forecasts Rise

Bitcoin’s Profile Grows, Forecasts Rise $BTCUSD, $GS, $BAC Price forecast for Bitcoin are rising, with some of the biggest banks including Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE:GS) joining, while speculators to long-time investors are making new bets. The consensus is that the biggest cryptocurrency will face some resistance around 4,500 – 4,800 and correct, to then […]

Bitcoin, The Big Picture

Bitcoin, The Big Picture

Bitcoin, The Big Picture $BTCUSD finished at $4410.98 Wednesday. The price of Bitcoin rose Wednesday, following a brief dip below the $4,000 mark, in an apparent run at another record high. On 1 August Bitcoin Cash ,Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash successfully launched. The Big Picture A simple cryptocurrency transaction looks like this, as follows: John wants to send […]

Investment Strategist Warns, “Stay away from Bitcoin…”

Investment Strategist Warns, “Stay away from Bitcoin…”

Investment Strategist Warns, “Stay away from Bitcoin…” $BTCUSD The price of Bitcoin has risen by 210% since March to over $2,900… and one of the world’s most successful investment strategists is warning investors to stay away. Speaking at the Mauldin Economics’ Strategic Investment Conference, Raoul Pal said Bitcoin’s explosion upward is mania. Bitcoin Is a […]

Bitcoin Marks All-time Highs

Bitcoin Marks All-time Highs

Bitcoin Marks All-time Highs  $BTCUSD Tuesday, Bitcoin rose to an all-time high above $1,400, after more than 3X’ing in value over the past year, with its most recent rise attributed to strong demand in Japan, where the digital currency has been deemed a legal means of payment. Cryptocompare, a data website that analyses Bitcoin trading […]