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Measuring the Mania of Crypto

From the Slope of Hope: It seems everyone is talking about Bitcoin these days. On ZeroHedge, I’d say easily half the articles are crypto-related. And why not? The equity market has become a bore. How much can you say about a market which basically goes up about half a percent day after day until the end of time? I’ve […]

Bitcoin Bubble: Is Bitcoin Going To $1 Million Or Is it Going To Zero?

This article was originally published by Michael Snyder at The Economic Collapse The price of Bitcoin continues to rise at an exponential rate, and the financial world is in a complete state of shock. Just yesterday, I marveled that the price of Bitcoin had surged past the $13,000 mark for the first time ever, but then […]

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: […]

Largest Crypto-Mining Exchange Confirms It Was Hacked, $62 Million In Bitcoin Stolen

Update: as @MillionsBitcoin points out…. NiceHash wondering where your stolen bitcoins are? Here they are4736 $btc stolen$usd Value: 62,729,994#bitcoin #BTC #NiceHash #bitcoinmining #Hacked pic.twitter.com/1Ajh7lDAo0 — Bitcoin Millionaire (@MillionsBitcoin) December 6, 2017 … the total amount of bitcoins stolen from Nice Hash is 4736, or just over $62 million, and they have ended up at the […]

Blackmailing German Bomber Demands 10 Million Euros In Bitcoin From DHL

As we reported earlier, Bitcoin brushed off the weekend sell-off and blasted above the $14,000 level as the Asian trading session got underway. There was no news to catalyse the move higher, although excitement and debate over the upcoming launch of Bitcoin futures on 10 December continues. One Bitcoin-related story did peak our interest, however. […]

Signs Of A Market Top? This Pole Dancing Instructor Is Now A Bitcoin Guru

Pole dancing instructor Dee Heath built a successful fitness business in western Sydney teaching “stripper fitness” classes that seem to be in vogue among millennial women. But recently, Heath has discovered a new passion: Investing in digital currencies. Heath has spent $5,800 on Bitcoin since July and has more than tripled her investment. "Look, I […]

Satoshi Secrets & Why Nearly 4 Million Bitcoins Are “Lost” Forever

Authored by Jeff John Roberts and Nicolas Rapp via Fortune.com, Just as gold bars are lost at sea or $100 bills can burn, bitcoins can disappear from the Internet forever. When all 21 million bitcoins are mined by the year 2040, the actual amount available to trade or spend will be significantly lower. According to […]

The Candle Problem (Why Bitcoin Is Misunderstood)

By Chris at www.CapitalistExploits.at Karl Duncker, that’s who came up with it. The Candle Problem, that is. If you haven’t heard of the candle problem, here’s the skinny. In 1945, just as Hitler was murdering himself (thankfully), psychologist Karl Duncker was turning his attention to how humans solve problems. He came up with “the candle problem,” a cognitive […]

As Bitcoin Nears $8000, American Investors Plan To ‘HODL’ Until It Hits $196,000

Overnight saw the price of Bitcoin surge to $7997 following Zimbabwe chaos and defaults in Venezuela, rebounding from 'the world is ending' $5555 last weekend. However, if American investors are to be believed, the cryptocurrency has a long way to go before they are selling… As CoinTelegraph reports, a new survey among Americans indicates that […]

Bitcoin Price Doubles In Troubled Zimbabwe

A surprise political move by Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe, who fired his deputy Emmerson Mnangagwa, has played havoc on the US dollar/bond note parallel exchange rate, as well as on Bitcoin price in the country. image courtesy of CoinTelegraph As CoinTelegraph reports, Bitcoin was already trading at a highly inflated rate in the troubled African country […]