Bitcoin Trading Volume Exceeds $2 Trillion in 2018 Despite Year-Long Bear Market

With a few weeks still left in 2018, the total Bitcoin trading volume for the year has already crossed $2 trillion. Many countries have also seen record BTC trading volume at different points of the year with more everyday people seemingly adopting the popular cryptocurrency. Bitcoin Trading up 61 Percent Since 2017 This volume of […]

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This $3M Palazzo in Malta Can Be Bought Only For Bitcoin

Despite the BTC price drop, the owner of a $3 million palazzo in Valletta, Malta, refuses to accept anything but Bitcoin. 421-Year-Old Palazzo: Only BTC Accepted Malta has undoubtedly managed to establish itself as one of the friendliest nations towards cryptocurrencies and blockchain. To further attest to this, the owner of a $3 million building […]

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Do Wages Need to be Paid in Bitcoin for Retail Adoption to Happen?

Is this a case of chicken and egg? If more retailers accepted Bitcoin, would more employees expect their wages paid in Bitcoin? Or, does Bitcoin need to be viewed more widely as a replacement for fiat first? A recent tweet by Francis Pouliot, CEO of Canadian Bitcoin (BTC) 00 payments startup Bylls began a discussion […]

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Blinded by the Light: Why Top Economists Are Wrong About Bitcoin

A long list of award winning economists have railed against Bitcoin and cryptocurrency, predicting spectacular failure. Nobel prize winner Paul Krugman has predicted the total collapse of Bitcoin because of its deflationary nature, going as far to call it “evil.” Another winner of the Nobel prize for economics and a professor at Yale University, Robert […]

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Financial Expert Pinpoints Signs Confirming Bullish Bitcoin Sentiment

Chris Kline, co-founder and COO at Bitcoin IRA, identifies the signs that lead him to predict Bitcoin price will reach USD $40,000 in the next few months. Kline: Bitcoin Price Might Surpass USD $40,000 by the End of 2018 Bitcoin’s (BTC) 00 sustained steady rise towards the USD $7,000 price mark is causing investors to pore […]

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In Argentina, Investors Flock to Safe-Haven Bitcoin

The economic crisis in Argentina is driving investors to buy Bitcoin in order to protect their wealth, pushing the cryptocurrency’s price higher in-turn. In parallel, to satisfy the increasing demand, the first of 12 Bitcoin ATMs has already begun to operate in a Buenos Aires mall. The number of stores accepting Bitcoin also continues to […]

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Emerging Markets Create Illusion of Bitcoin as a Global Currency

Many investors hoped Bitcoin’s price would rally as pressure increases on emerging market currencies like the Turkish Lira. Instead, Bitcoin is following the downward trend of these currencies. Economist Panos Mourdoukoutas, writing for Forbes, describes the prospect of Bitcoin replacing national currencies as a myth. Bitcoin Following Trend Set by Turkey and Argentina Mourdoukoutas believes that […]

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Anything Besides Bitcoin is ‘Useless’ – Tone Vays and Nouriel Roubini Square Off

David Drake, founder of LDJ Capital, was the moderator for a match up between Nouriel Roubini and Tone Hays. Drake was quick to note Roubini’s prediction of the 2008 economic crisis.  In the discussion, Roubini notes that his experience in blockchain stems from his ability to see a bubble when it exists. Vays responded with his outlook […]

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‘Bitcoin Whales Where Are You? ‘ – Defense Distributed’s Cody Wilson Asks

The controversial startup Defense Distributed is in hot water and has made an appeal to the Bitcoin (BTC) and cryptocurrency communities. [Note: This is a guest article submitted by Eric Yao] Defense Distributed Appeals to Bitcoin Whales The Texas nonprofit, headed by anarchist and activist Cody Wilson, is an organization that aims to distribute open source, […]

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Pantera Capital CEO Says Investors ‘Overreacting’ to Bitcoin ETF Delay

Dan Morehead, CEO of Pantera Capital, calls for calm in light of the delayed SEC decision on Bitcoin ETF. In a continuing saga between investors and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Dan Morehead calls for long-term thinking. This assurance comes amidst a tumultuous affair involving legislators, regulators, and investors alike. 10,000 Years? According to CNBC, […]

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