The last 48 hours have seen a significant collapse in the prices of nearly all crypto-currencies with Bitcoin at one-month lows, and Ethereum tumbling below $200, but volatility is not expected to subside as August 1st looms as Bitcoin undergoes a 'c
US regulators aren't yet comfortable with bitcoin ETFs (although a quad-levered S&P ETF is just fine for mom and pop), but apparently options and swaps are another story.
Since 2009, Bitcoin has made a long road and has overcome many obstacles on its journey. The Bitcoin price has grown exponentially, and its market cap is at the time of writing over $41 bln, which is the same net worth of Google's co-founder, Larry
A statue in front of the Federal Trade Commission shows a horse (the market) being restrained by a man (government). The idea is that the horse is physically determined but wild, driven by instinct, and potentially destructive.
The reason I'm so much fun at parties is that my idea of a good time is to lecture everyone on cryptocurrency. I can pretty much talk bitcoin and blockchain with Hamiltonian fervor all night.
Investing Legend Calls Cryptocurrencies "Biggest Bubble Of A Lifetime"... But There Is A Catch
Barclays has been in discussions with regulators and financial technology – or fintech – firms about bringing cryptocurrencies like bitcoin "into play", the bank's U.K. chief executive told CNBC on Monday.
New iteration of the 2011 bill faces same obstacles as before and is unlikely to become law.
Is the long-awaited 'crypto correction' finally here?
For more than two hundred years, practically all of even the most free market advocates have assumed that money and banking were different from other types of goods and markets. From Adam Smith to Milton Friedman, the presumption has been competitive
One minute after 4am EDT, as the European market was warming up for trading, Gold suddenly plunged $18, or as much as 1,6%, to $1,236 an ounce before bouncing, on a massive surge in volume with over 18k contracts, or just over $2 billion notional, tr
An interesting article on HowMuch puts the Bitcoin phenomenon into proper perspective.
in a matter of minutes...For the past few weeks, I've been warning about the extreme volatility of crypto currencies, urging readers to steer clear of the outlandish risks of these unproven, untested "casino-style" betting market
A new bill seeks to track your money and assets incessantly, will enjoin any business with government ties to act as a de facto arm of DHS, and would steal all of your assets -- including Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies -- should you fail to rep
In the eight years since the anonymous Satoshi Nakamoto released bitcoin into the world, a number of other cryptocurrencies have come and gone. Today, Bitcoin and Ethereum are the two largest cryptocurrencies in the world by a large margin
(Natural News) As promised, we've just launched a new website to document the Bitcoin mania (i.e. "Tulip bulb mania") that has now taken hold across our world of incredibly gullible people.
After ralying over 80% in the last month, Bitcoin prices are tumbling (down 25% from record highs to 2-week lows) as cryptocurrencies face uncertainty on three fronts.
(Natural News) Legislators in the United States have taken aim at digital "cryptocurrencies" like bitcoin and ethereum with new proposed legislation that would force people coming into America to report their cryptocurrency holdings.
In an interview with Bitcoin Magazine, Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin discussed some of the scaling issues Ethereum is currently dealing with, the rising interest in Ethereum in Asia and his thoughts on the ICO ecosystem in general.
speculative bubble… and all bubbles end badly...(Natural News) Everyone is jumping on the Bitcoin bandwagon these days as the popular cryptocurrency continues to soar in perceived value relative to the dollar. But the Bitcoin bubble could be in the
convince kindergarten teachers they've stumbled upon a magical source of endless wealth...A quick mathematical analysis of Bitcoin and the world of crypto-currencies: After plunging nearly 30% last week in a severe correction, Bitcoin has since sur
Gold-backed Currency Launches in Dubai
The wild card in cryptocurrencies is the role of Big Institutional Money.
An unknown attacker that previously disrupted operations on the ethereum blockchain returned today, but so far to limited effect.
Brendan Eich and the team behind the Brave web browser want to change the way advertisers, publishers and consumers connect.
The Mexican peso tumbled more than 1% this morning, more than every other major emerging-market currency except the South African rand.
Bitcoin has rebounded to $2600 this morning (after touching $2200 late yesterday, and $2760 highs yesterday) as Korean prices and US prices are converging (Korbit still trading at around $3200)
Purse has announced a new agreement with Bitmain Technologies, F2Pool, Bitcoin.com and Bixin that will allocate millions of dollars to its bcoin protocol development.
never be able to sell Bitcoins for anything close to its imagined current value... (Natural News) Disclaimer: I am pro-Bitcoin and pro crypto-currency. For 15 years, I have publicly and repeatedly criticized the central banks, fiat currency systems a
Following comments from DoubleLine's Jeff Gundlach tieing the surge in virtual currencies to the demise of China (right before that nation is downgraded), Bitcoin surged overnight, breaking above $2400 for the first time. It is now up over 150% year-