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Bitcoin Bests $18,000 – Up Over $5000 Today!!

Update: $18,000, that is all! For those keeping track, this is how long it has taken the cryptocurrency to cross the key psychological levels: $0000 – $1000: 1789 days $1000- $2000: 1271 days $2000- $3000: 23 days $3000- $4000: 62 days $4000- $5000: 61 days $5000- $6000: 8 days $6000- $7000: 13 days $7000- $8000: […]

Expect Desperate, Insane Behavior From Government In 2018 – Part 2

Authored by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, The financial crisis of 2008/09 was the most significant event to happen in my lifetime. That event, coupled with the deeply unethical and corrupt response to it, led to a direct delegitimization of governments and institutions worldwide. It’s precisely this self-inflicted destruction of credibility which opened up […]

Ethereum Surges To New Record Highs – Bigger Than Capital One, ICE, & eBay

Following its big surge Thursday, Ethereum has broken through the psychologically important threshold of $400, establishing a new all-time high – currently hovering above $450. image courtesy of CoinTelegraph As CoinTelegraph reports, despite some market stagnation caused by the news of the $280 mln Parity wallet hack in early November, the second-most-popular cryptocurrency looks stronger […]

Are Cryptocurrencies Inflationary?

Are Cryptocurrencies Inflationary? Posted with permission and written by John Rubino, Dollar Collapse      There’s a debate raging over what, exactly, bitcoin and the thousand or so other cryptocurrencies actually are. Some heavy-hitters are weighing in with strong, if not always coherent opinions:   Jamie Dimon calls bitcoin a ‘fraud’   JPMorgan Chase CEO […]

South Korea Overtakes China As Bitcoin’s Third-Largest Market

China-based digital currency exchanges have until the end of September to cease operations after Chinese authorities, spooked by the ICO craze, decided earlier this month to crack down on all exchange-based digital currency trading. Trading volume in China has fallen dramatically since the country’s exchanges briefly halted withdrawals earlier this year as they implemented new […]

China Is Planning ICO Crackdown, Threatens Life In Prison For Crypto Fund Fraud

Earlier this year, Chinese digital currency exchanges temporarily halted customer withdrawals to upgrade their AML controls at the behest of financial regulators. The halt, which lasted for months, caused a temporary chill in the local bitcoin market, causing China to forfeit its position as the world’s largest bitcoin market. Now, Chinese regulators have signaled that […]

Bitcoin Cash Explodes To Record Highs Over $900 – Here’s Why

After meandering around $300 for the last two weeks, Bitcoin Cash has rocketed higher in the last few days – now trading at record highs over $900. As Bitcoin Cash has surged, Bitcoin has been falling (now back below $4000) as Bitcoin Cash mining profitability becomes more appealing to miners. Bitcoin Cash has surged to […]

Mysterious Trader With “Nearly Unlimited Bankroll” Said To Manipulate, Dominate Price Of Bitcoin

It was over three years ago, back in May 2014, when we wrote “How Bots Manipulated The Price Of Bitcoin Through “Massive Fraudulent Trading Activity” At MtGox” in which we first demonstrated one of the more striking observed “bot-driven” bitcoin manipulation schemes, in this case related to the infamous collapse of the now defunct Mt.Gox […]

Bitcoin Fork, Hyped ICOs – Immutable Gold and Silver

Bitcoin Fork, Hyped ICOs – Immutable Gold and Silver  – Latest developments show risks in crypto currencies– Confusion as bitcoin may split tomorrow– SEC stepped into express concern over ICOs– ICOs have so far raised $1.2 billion in 2017– ICOs preying on lack of understanding from investors– Physical gold not vulnerable to technological risk– Beauty and safety in […]

Greece Arrests Russian “Mastermind” Behind $4 Billion Bitcoin Laundering Scheme

Greek authorities have arrested a 38-year-old Russian man wanted in the United States on suspicion of masterminding a money laundering operation involving at least $4 billion through transactions in bitcoins. Reuters reports, a US jury indicted the man on Wednesday over the scheme which involved crimes ranging from computer hacking to drug trafficking. KeepTalkingGreece reports […]