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Wall Street & Bitcoin

Examining Wall Street’s Love-Hate Relationship With Bitcoin

Many of Wall Street’s top executives don’t have anything good to say about Bitcoin. Jamie Dimon, the chairman and CEO of JP Morgan Chase, the largest bank in the US, has called it a fraud. Speaking at an investment conference...

/ March 14, 2018 / 0 Comments
Pineapple Fund

The Pineapple Fund: Anonymous Benefactor Shows the Power of Bitcoin

During the last months and years, we have heard how Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies were growing in price. Most of the cryptocurrency market has experienced important growth rates and has helped investors to become rich, or even millionaires. Bitcoin has...

/ March 12, 2018 / 0 Comments
Cryptocurrency Bubble

Is Bitcoin In A Bubble? If So, Could the Cryptocurrency Bubble Burst?

Many well known and highly respected financial analyst and heavyweights have accused Bitcoin of being in a bubble. The Wall Street Journal published an article where they interviewed 53 economists about the future of Bitcoin. And 51 of them said...

/ March 8, 2018 / 1 Comment

Guide to the Weiss Cryptocurrency Ratings: Useful or Flawed?

Cryptocurrencies have ben growing as an investment option for several individuals and for institutional investors. Most of them have been building their own perceptions about what to take into account when investing in cryptocurrencies. But there was not a consensus...

/ March 8, 2018 / 0 Comments
National Cryptocurrencies

National Cryptocurrencies: Russian Cryptoruble, Venezuelan Petro and Estonian Estcoin

Cryptocurrencies have been exploding in popularity in recent years all over the world. Individuals, as well as enterprises, are profiting from the increase in the cryptocurrency prices. Up till now, governments have been watching from the sidelines, watching what becomes...

/ March 7, 2018 / 0 Comments
Cryptocurrency Money Transfer

How Cryptocurrencies Could Affect The Global Money Transfer Industry

Transferring money from one country to another can be both slow and expensive. Currently, most international remittances are made using the SWIFT (Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications) network. SWIFT does not actually transfer funds. Instead, it allows financial institutions...

/ March 6, 2018 / 1 Comment

Are ICO Tokens and Cryptocurrencies “Securities”?

You've probably come across the term securities before. Recently the US Government agency that deals with securities, known as the SEC or Securities and Exchange Commission, has been increasingly getting involved in cryptocurrencies. Earlier this month, SEC chairman Jay Clayton...

/ February 28, 2018 / 1 Comment
Bitcoin & Libertarianism

Bitcoin & Libertarianism – A Dream Combination ?

Libertarianism, in the most general sense, is “...a political philosophy that affirms the rights of individuals to liberty, to acquire, keep, and exchange their holdings, and considers the protection of individual rights the primary role of the state.”1 This political...

/ January 25, 2018 / 0 Comments
BitConnect Ponzi Scheme

BitConnect – Is it A Ponzi Scheme?

2017 turned out to be a very important year for the cryptocurrency world. Not all developments, however, were positive ones. Last year saw many large Ponzi scheme‘s come and go. But none of them even hold a candle to the...

/ January 9, 2018 / 0 Comments
Bitcoin Ban

Could Governments Ban or Destroy Bitcoin? What You Need to Know

Perhaps the most legitimate short- and mid-term threats to Bitcoin (BTC) are governmental regulations. Is a true Bitcoin ban even possible? The anxiety around the rapidly-formulating regulatory environment have many people wondering if some international regulators are going to try...

/ December 27, 2017 / 1 Comment