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From Bitcoin to Brexit, Here’s What Investors Need to Watch for in 2019

Is it possible that the US Federal Reserve’s decision to tighten its balance sheet contributed to bitcoin and the wider cryptocurrency market losing steam in 2018? If so, what should crypto investors expect from the independently-run central bank in the future? Continue reading From Bitcoin to Brexit, Here’s What Investors Need to Watch for in 2019

Volume of US Govt. Subpoenas Huge ‘Barrier to Entry’ for Crypto Exchanges

Running a crypto-based financial service in the US is becoming difficult due to unconventional legal costs, cryptocurrency exchange Kraken indicated in its latest “transparency report.” Continue reading Volume of US Govt. Subpoenas Huge ‘Barrier to Entry’ for Crypto Exchanges

Op-Ed: Why the Bitcoin Bubble Burst is Good for Crypto

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

Bitcoin Is “Society’s Best Hope for a Private Form of Electronic Money” Says Arthur Hayes

Arthur Hayes, CEO of crypto exchange platform BitMEX, recently said that Bitcoin is society’s best hope for a private form of money. The Seychelles-based BitMEX has risen to become one of the larger crypto trading and exchange platforms in the world. Its CEO, who is known to be bullish on the future of cryptocurrencies, has stated that digital assets will be the new private form of money. Continue reading Bitcoin Is “Society’s Best Hope for a Private Form of Electronic Money” Says Arthur Hayes