Blockchain 

What to Do With Your Crypto 1099

For those trading in cryptocurrencies, crypto trading platforms are required to provide you with a form 1099 for use on your taxes. When doing so, the IRS is also notified of the information contained on the tax form. And although you will receive either a form 1099-K or a 1099-B, it is not always clear what the information is saying. For example, a Form 1099-K will provide you with a list of cryptocurrency transactions and sales, but it will not tell you what your tax liability for those transactions is.…

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Ethereum 

How to Protect Your Bitcoin Wallet

Bitcoin is a hot commodity lately. This cryptocurrency is usually at the top of experts’ and users’ lists of recommendations for investments in the digital world. If you’re thinking about using Bitcoin or have already started your crypto journey, there are steps you can take to secure your currency. Here’s how to protect your Bitcoin wallet. 1. Use a Hardware Wallet There are a few types of cryptocurrency wallets. Hard wallets connect to the internet for you to access at any time. This constant internet connectivity comes with certain cyber…

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Blockchain 

Will the USD Hold Up as the Global Reserve Currency?

The USD is a global reserve currency. Therefore, while many currencies weaken during times of crisis, the US Dollar not only stays put but grows stronger. This has been happening over and over, so it’s expected that in the coronavirus recession, USD should behave the same way. And it does stand strong at the moment. However, the long-term forecast for this currency isn’t so bright. It’s quite possible that with the rise of digital payments in the pandemic, a crypto reserve currency is in our future. Is the USD Truly…

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Bitcoin 

Bitcoin Halving | How the Miners are Faring So Far

On May 11, 2020, Bitcoin successfully executed its third block reward halving. Bitcoin halving events usually occur every four years, and the first and the second events took place in 2012 and 2016, respectively. Since miners’ rewards for verifying blockchain transactions are usually trimmed by 50% following a halving event, past events have forced miners to adopt numerous changes to cater for the drops in profitability. What about the recent halving event? How have things unfolded for miners this time around? Mining Inefficiencies One obvious impact of a halving event…

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Ethereum 

Counos U Stable Coin Listed With Swiss ISIN No. and Backed 100%

Counos U: A New Means of Payment is Conquering the World Being able to pay with one currency and get a return has never been seen before and will conquer the world in no time. Counos U is 100% backed with dollars and has a fixed value of $100. To ensure this, a specially developed vehicle is built. This vehicle secures the deposited dollars. That is 4 trustees, a Swiss bank, and seven other lawyers. This ensures that every Counos U is 100% backed with US Dollar, not as with…

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