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Visa Veto Leaves Several European Cryptocurrency Cards Locked Out

Visa Veto Leaves Several European Cryptocurrency Cards Locked OutEuropean cryptocurrency card holders are awakening to discover that their plastic is now worthless. A Visa-led crackdown has seen several crypto card issuers forced to call an end to their services across Europe. Visa subsidiary Wavecrest is being blamed for the withdrawal of service, which affects scores of crypto card issuers including Bitwala, Tenx, Bitpay, […]

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January 5, 2018 0

Market Optimism Declines as Bitcoin Futures Euphoria Ends

Market Optimism Declines As Bitcoin Futures Euphoria EndsThis week it seems the euphoria from the introduction of CME Group and Cboe’s bitcoin-based futures markets has fizzled. Since both companies announced launching their futures products, the price of bitcoin gained over three times its value in just 45 days. Since the derivatives markets have begun the futures products’ volumes has been lackluster, and […]

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December 21, 2017 0

Buying Bitcoin On a Margin: Winning Big or Losing Your Shirt

Buying Bitcoin On a Margin: Winning Big or Losing Your ShirtOn November 29 there were quite a few bitcoin market spikes, and so-called flash crashes on exchanges, according to traders on social media and forums. One particular group of traders that really felt the storm when markets got turbulent were margin traders on exchanges like Bitfinex. In fact, if one were to visit the Reddit forum […]

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December 2, 2017 0

62% of Institutional Investors are Buying or Considering Buying Bitcoin

Over the past few weeks, a string of surveys has provided an insight into the public’s perception of bitcoin. Japanese; Americans; millennials – all have been grilled regarding the world’s leading digital currency. One group that have yet to speak their piece en masse is institutional traders – until now. A newly released survey sheds […]

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November 20, 2017 0

Minimalist Family Sells Everything for Bitcoin Hoping It Pays Off

Some people are very passionate about bitcoin, and then some people are really big believers in the cryptocurrency revolution. One such person is 39-year-old, Didi Taihuttu, a Netherlands native that’s been selling everything he owns including his home and valuable belongings for bitcoin. Also read: Markets Update: The Bitcoin Price Rocket Blasts Off Again This Family […]

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October 10, 2017 0

Bitcoin Proponents Respond to JP Morgan Executive’s Statements

Bitcoin Proponents Respond to JP Morgan Executive's StatementsBitcoin proponents got fired up last week when JP Morgan executive Jamie Dimon called bitcoin a “fraud” and told the CNBC news outlet that cryptocurrency markets would end badly. Following Dimon’s opinions, many crypto-enthusiasts responded to the banker’s recent statements. Also read: GMO to Invest 10 Billion Yen in Its Own 7nm, 5nm and 3.5nm Dedicated Bitcoin […]

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September 15, 2017 0

Chinese Bitcoin Exchanges Face Stricter Regulation and Licensure

Chinese Bitcoin Exchanges May Face Stricter Regulation and LicensureChinese Bitcoin Exchanges May Face Stricter Regulation and LicensureOver the past week, bitcoiners everywhere have been focused on the speculative news of China ‘banning’ bitcoin and wondering if the stories were true. According to recent reports from local media and the country’s National Internet Finance Association (NIFA), bitcoin is not ‘illegal,’ but exchanges may face tighter regulatory supervision and might have to cease […]

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September 13, 2017 3

Luxury Dubai High Rise Apartments Will Be Sold for Bitcoin

This week two business luminaries, Baroness Michelle Mone and Douglas Barrowman, have announced the sale of 2.4 million square feet of Dubai residential property will be sold for bitcoin. The residential 40-storey tower apartments will be the first properties located in Dubai’s Science Park priced and sold for a cryptocurrency settlement. Also Read: Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchange […]

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September 5, 2017 0

Bitcoin Is Becoming a Popular Investment for Middle-Class Americans

According to a recent report from NBC, middle-class Americans are growing quite fond of bitcoin and cryptocurrency investment. Bitcoin’s value is continuing to climb and everyday Americans are getting in on the action. Also Read: Investment Funds That Offer Cryptocurrency Exposure See Big Gains ‘In Five to Ten Years, You Could Be Sitting on Something Nice’ […]

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August 31, 2017 0

Former paypal COO David Sacks Discusses Bitcoin – Argues ICOs Are Threat to VCs

Former paypal COO, David Sacks, discussed bitcoin and cryptocurrency during a recent interview with CNBC. During the interview, Sacks articulated that bitcoin is fulfilling the vision for a digital payment network originally held by Paypal, and expressed his belief that cryptocurrencies pose a significant threat to the venture capital sector. Also Read: 20+ New ICOs Announced […]

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August 17, 2017 0