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More Ron Paul Followers Prefer Bitcoin To Gold

Former Texas Representative Ron Paul conducted an online survey on December 6, 2017, which showed that a majority of the respondents would choose a cash ‘gift’ in the form of the leading cryptocurrency Bitcoin if they could not get hold of it for 10 years. Only 2% of the respondents opted to receive the gift in US dollars. […]

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 […]

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 […]

10 Reasons Why Central Banks Will Miss The Cryptocurrency Renaissance

zerohedge.com / by Eugene Etsebeth via CoinDesk.com / Aug 20, 2017 Eugéne Etsebeth is an ex-central banker who was employed as a technologist at the South African Reserve Bank from 2013 to 2017. During his time at the reserve bank, he notably chaired the virtual currency and distributed ledger working group. In this opinion piece, Etsebeth outlines why he […]

Bitcoin Blows Through $4000 As Asian Demand Soars

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Aug 13, 2017  While many of the largest cryptocurrencies are fading modestly this morning, Bitcoin is holding on to dramatic agains which saw the largest virtual currency spike to as high as $4190 as Yen, Yuan, and Won trading activity dominated volumes. Bitcoin Cash remains in 4th place overall by market cap […]

Bitcoin Spikes To New Record High Over $3500 – Best Week Since Brexit Amid “Netscape Moment”

Bitcoin is now up almost 35% since the August 1st fork, and up over 90% from the mid-July fork-fears panic low. Buying was heavy in the overnight Asian session but surged once again this morning, seemingly after US CPI data disappointed, lifting the price to a new record high of $3547. As we noted earlier, […]

Bitcoin, Ethereum Plunge Accelerates As Scaling Deadline Looms

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Jul 16, 2017  Yesterday it was Bitcoin, today it is Ethereum that is taking the brunt of selling pressure (down 20%) but the dumping of virtual currencies is evident across the entire crypto space with the biggest market cap coins tumbling to 2-month lows… Once again it is the so-called ‘civil war’ that is weighing on […]

Putin Meets With Ethereum Founder To Create National Virtual Currency

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Jun 12, 2017 7:10 PM Two weeks ago, in our latest comparison of Bitcoin and its up and coming competitor, Ethereum, we said “step aside bitcoin, there is a new blockchain kid in town.” Actually, we said that for the first time back in February when Ethereum was still trading in the low […]

Bitcoin Spikes Above $2800 For First Time As “Japanese Buying Frenzy” Continues

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Jun 5, 2017 It appears the Japanese bought the f**king dip in Bitcoin last week, as tonight’s session has seen s sudden surge in the price of the virtual currency, taking out prior record highs and topping $2800. *** It appears the Japanese bought the f**king dip in Bitcoin last week, […]

Bitcoin Blows Through $2100

Bitcoin is now up over 135% year-to-date, having screamed above $2000 and $2100 overnight as the dollar limped to 6-month lows… Having shrugged off China crackdowns and worries over ‘hard forks’, it appears the legalization of the virtual currency in Japan (with Peach Aviation now accepting bitcoin for flight ticket purchases) and broader adoption in […]