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Bitcoin and silver speculated to be better investments than gold in current market atmosphere

Bitcoin and silver speculated to be better investments than gold in current market atmosphere

Bitcoin’s price movement has been considered as one of the main indicators for analyzing the behavior of the entire cryptocurrency market. Some analysis also showed that Bitcoin was outperforming its mainstream peers such as gold and other precious metals with silver being the only commodity standing out during the previous week. In the latest CNBC market analysis, […]

Billionaire Looks for “the Next-best Currency”, Gives Bitcoin Hope

Billionaire Looks for “the Next-best Currency”, Gives Bitcoin Hope

Ray Dalio, American billionaire investor, Co-Chief Investment Officer and Co-Chairman of Bridgewater Associates, a global investment firm, published a report, where he criticizes the current fiat money system but does not mention Bitcoin. This made a number of people ask as to why that is. However, his earlier comments show that Dalio did not write off cryptocurrency completely. […]

Grin Network Executes First Hard Fork in Bid to Decentralize Mining Power

Grin Network Executes First Hard Fork in Bid to Decentralize Mining Power

Privacy-oriented cryptocurrency Grin has just executed its first backward-incompatible upgrade, also called a hard fork. Today’s planned upgrade introduces key changes to the nearly $60-million network that will optimize for maximum miner decentralization and usability. Grin launched in January 2019. “It was planned since way before Grin launched,” Grin developer John Tromp told CoinDesk. “We would do four hard […]

Ripple’s David Schwartz Believes Uber & Amazon Should Adopt XRP For Payments

Ripple’s David Schwartz Believes Uber & Amazon Should Adopt XRP For Payments

The chief technology officer at Ripple, David Schwartz recently sat down at the recent WeAreDevelopers conference which took place in Berlin where he said some of the globe’s biggest companies are able to benefit from the use of crypto and other digital assets. Schwartz went onto talk about Ripple’s work with the numerous financial institutions and banks which improve the […]

Breaking: Bitcoin tumbles under $10,000 as U.S. Senate mulls Facebook’s Libra

Breaking: Bitcoin tumbles under $10,000 as U.S. Senate mulls Facebook’s Libra

Bitcoin is falling like dead weight in the air following the break under $10,000 support. As discussed earlier the price retreated from the region above $11,000. The increasing selling pressure has overwhelmed the diminishing buying pressure to the extent that BTC/USD is trading at new July lows. The bleeding is happening amid the ongoing US Senate hearing […]

WHAT’S BEHIND RECENT GAINS FOR BITCOIN, ETHEREUM, RIPPLE’S XRP AND LITECOIN?

WHAT’S BEHIND RECENT GAINS FOR BITCOIN, ETHEREUM, RIPPLE’S XRP AND LITECOIN?

The year 2019 has been slow for most digital currencies. At the beginning of the year, Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin and Ripple (XRP) maintained the same low price points as the end of the previous year. This was largely owing to a long-running market correction following the post-2017 crypto boom. However, things seemed to pick up in the past few […]

China Should Prepare Digital Yuan to Counter Facebook Libra: Ex-PBoC Chief

China Should Prepare Digital Yuan to Counter Facebook Libra: Ex-PBoC Chief

Faced with the possibilities and threat posed by Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency project, China’s central bank should rethink its plan for a national digital currency, according to its former head. As reported by the South China Morning Post, former People’s Bank of China (PBoC) governor Zhou Xiaochuan said at an event in Beijing this week that, with its Libra offering, […]

Bitcoin Is Shaky But BTC Indispensable In Investment Portfolios

Bitcoin Is Shaky But BTC Indispensable In Investment Portfolios

Despite skepticism, Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies are increasingly becoming part of investment portfolios. That’s notwithstanding their wild price fluctuations. At the time of writing, BTC is up 14.6 percent week-to-date. Bitcoin Price Analysis Fundamentals There are diverse opinions as far as what Bitcoin is. Generally, there is a consensus that BTC is first a medium of exchange and […]