Even the most ardent crypto evangelist must admit that bitcoin appears to have been the worst investment of 2018, at least in pure dollar terms. The cryptocurrency has lost almost 80 percent of its market capitalization since it established an all-time high at around $327.15 billion. The adoption rate and volume have dropped likewise. Organizations that were planning to launch their bitcoin-based services have delayed their projects or scrapped them entirely. As any seasoned trader would say, the bitcoin bubble is bursting — or has burst already. Continue reading Op-Ed: Why the Bitcoin Bubble Burst is Good for Crypto
George Soros thinks cryptocurrencies are a bubble. He’s about to start trading them anyway. The billionaire investors and business magnate won’t be trading them personally, of course, but Bloomberg reports that Adam Fisher — who runs Soros Fund Management’s macro investing operation — has secured internal approval to begin trading cryptoassets. Continue reading Billionaire George Soros is Set to Start Trading Cryptocurrencies
Dan Morehead, chief executive officer (CEO) and co-chief investment officer of struggling cryptocurrency hedge fund Pantera Capital, recently claimed that even if bitcoin fails like Pets.com did during the dot-com bubble, the hedge fund would still see investors make money. Continue reading We’ll Succeed, Even if Bitcoin Ends Up Defunct
Bill Miller, multi-millionaire investor and founder of hedge fund Miller Value Partners, shared his positive view on the cryptocurrency market sell-off and talked about why it should not scare investors in a FOXBusiness exclusive interview Feb. 28. While many on Wall Street are worried that cryptocurrencies are a bubble worse than the Nasdaq in 2000, and some even forecast Bitcoin dropping to as low as $1,000 this year, Miller says that the market actually needs this “bubble” to find out whether the idea of this new technology can be adopted. “Bubbles are necessary to bring capital into the market to see if these innovations are actually going to stand,” the famous investor argued, citing the idea of ‘Diffusion Of Innovations’ by Everett M. Rogers.