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Bitcoin Price Surge Might Partially Be Attributed to Potentially Lower U.S. Interest Rates

Bitcoin Price Surge Might Partially Be Attributed to Potentially Lower U.S. Interest Rates

On June 19, 2019, the Federal Reserve, the central banking system of the U.S., confirmed that it would be maintaining the current benchmark for U.S. interest rates – which falls within the 2.25-2.5% range. According to crypto research analysts, the Fed’s recent decision regarding the U.S. monetary policy may have indirectly affected the Bitcoin (BTC) price. As Bitcoinist reported, financial analysts […]

A Monumental Fight Over Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Is Coming

A Monumental Fight Over Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Is Coming

Given how slowly Washington lawmakers have taken to devise a coherent, informed view of cryptocurrency, the Chair of the House Financial Services Committee’s rapid leap to action last week over Facebook’s ambitious Libra project was remarkably fast. But let’s reflect not on the details of Rep. Maxine Waters’ (D-Calif.) urgent requests that  Facebook to cease work […]

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT FACEBOOK CRYPTOCURRENCY

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT FACEBOOK CRYPTOCURRENCY

Fifteen years ago when Mark Zuckerberg and Eduardo Saverin created what would become Facebook, it would have been difficult to picture just how powerful that project would eventually become. When Facebook opened its doors to the public in 2006 and began its journey in the shadows of social networks like Hi5 and MySpace, there wasn’t the slightest […]

Bitcoin Price Could Reach $100,000 Says Recognized Crypto Analyst

Bitcoin Price Could Reach $100,000 Says Recognized Crypto Analyst

The recognized crypto analyst and chartist, Peter Brandt, wrote a tweet in which he shows that Bitcoin could eventually reach $100,000. He commented that the most popular virtual currency is currently experiencing its fourth parabolic phase that dates back to 2010. Bitcoin has recently surpassed $10,000. Bitcoin Could Reach $100,000 According to Peter Brandt, Bitcoin is currently […]

Pro or Anti Bitcoin? Crypto Community Divided Amid Facebook Coin Launch

Pro or Anti Bitcoin? Crypto Community Divided Amid Facebook Coin Launch

At long last, Facebook’s inaugural consumer-facing Bitcoin-related (albeit remotely related) project is upon us. To be announced on Tuesday morning, Libra (Reserve) is slated to be a stablecoin tied to a basket of traditional assets, presumably ensuring it is nothing like other crypto assets. Joining the social media giant in this venture are star massive […]

US Regulators Might Be Unnecessarily Delaying Decisions on Cryptocurrency-related Applications

US Regulators Might Be Unnecessarily Delaying Decisions on Cryptocurrency-related Applications

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), an independent, non-governmental regulator for firms offering financial securities in the U.S., has reportedly been reviewing around 40 different broker-dealer applications from crypto-related companies. According to Coindesk, several analysts believe FINRA might be postponing its decision regarding whether to approve certain crypto-related broker-dealer applications. This, as the self-regulatory organization (SRO) […]

Jack Dorsey Considers Bitcoin Could Become The Global Internet Currency

Jack Dorsey Considers Bitcoin Could Become The Global Internet Currency

Jack Dorsey, the CEO of Twitter and Square, considers Bitcoin (BTC) could become a global internet currency. At the moment, the companies he leads are working in order to make Bitcoin a global digital currency. Some of the main features of Bitcoin include its resilience and lack of affiliation with any government. Jack Dorsey Works For Bitcoin […]

COMBINING BLOCKCHAIN AND 5G: OBSTACLES AND OPPORTUNITIES

COMBINING BLOCKCHAIN AND 5G: OBSTACLES AND OPPORTUNITIES

WHAT IS BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY? As far as emerging technologies go, blockchain technology has arguably generated more buzz than any of the others. In its short time underpinning several cryptocurrencies and decentralized applications, this database platform has garnered the attention of various industry leaders, policymakers and large organizations willing to invest in its development. As an example, IBM already has […]