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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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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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The Purpose Behind the LKS Foundation: A Blockchain-Inspired Organization

The LKS Foundation is an Italian non-profit foundation that aims to promote initiatives that use the principle of sharing information through blockchain technology and spread the culture of fintech to innovate in sectors such as crowdfunding, ICO, and decentralized finance technologies. The Foundation’s President, Federico Olivo, is chairman and co-founder at Vistra SRL, a company specialized in offering consult and training services on Quality, Health, Safety and Environment (QHSE). With over 20 years of experience, Federico has a background in entrepreneurship, management, process mapping, and optimization; offering a unique perspective…

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6 Types of Crypto Assets You Need to Know About

The cryptocurrency world is full of jargon; acronyms and futuristic words that could be straight out of the latest sci-fi flick. Along with cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Litecoin, there are many other different types of crypto assets that can be found on the blockchain: Stablecoins As the name suggests, stablecoins are designed for stability. These are cryptocurrencies that are directly pegged to real-world assets. These assets could be precious metals like gold, oil, or silver, or national currencies like the dollar and euro. Regardless of the asset, the value of…

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Why Goldman Sachs is Wrong About Bitcoin

Bitcoin is one of the most popular cryptocurrencies out there, and it continues growing each year. The digital currency world has become popular for online transactions and enhanced security. However, some remain skeptical. Goldman Sachs recently held a briefing with investors where leaders discussed the crypto world with clients. The results, though, were not what crypto-enthusiasts were hoping for. As new tech advances the crypto world, some believe Goldman Sachs is falling behind due to its rejection of Bitcoin. On the other hand, the bank remains firm in its decision.…

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Bitcoin Price Hits Two-Week Low, Garnering Interest from Small Investors

Bitcoin price fell by 9.8% last week, registering its most significant weekly decline since mid-March. The currency hit a two-week low of $8,630 early Monday, with prices last seen at $8,730—which is down more than 11% from a post-halving high of $9,960 on May 18. The recent price drop is, in turn, causing the number of addresses holding smaller amounts of Bitcoin to rise. The number of unique addresses that are holding at least 0.01 BTC (approximately $87 at current price) rose to a new high of 8.47 million on…

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Persisting Problems | Will Blockchain Be Used in the Next US Election?

Have you ever stepped inside a voting booth, submitted your choice electronically, and wondered, “Did the vote actually go through? What if a malicious party changes my vote?” Those kinds of doubts dominate discussions about election security. As voting increasingly happens via computerized equipment, cybersecurity experts often warn how it’s easier than someone may think to hack into a system and wreak havoc.  Some people wonder then, might blockchain technology bring about a more secure way for people to vote? Let’s look at that possibility. Politicians Bringing More Visibility to…

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Tezos, Chainlink Jump After a Key Partnership News

HomeNewsAltcoinsTezos, Chainlink Jump After a Key Partnership News The crypto sphere has been buzzing over the past few days owing to the Bitcoin halving event, but that does not mean that other cryptocurrencies have not been making waves as well. Chainlink (LINK) and Tezos (XTZ) may be two of the smaller cryptocurrencies when it comes to market cap, but both have made noticeable gains in recent days. Key Details The two projects entered into a partnership recently, and since then, the cryptocurrency tokens have been in lockstep. Both cryptocurrencies seemed…

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Ethereum Soars Over 125% Since March

HomeNewsEthereum NewsEthereum Soars Over 125% Since March: What to Expect Now? Almost all markets across the world have been in turmoil owing to the economic uncertainties brought about by the coronavirus pandemic, and in that regard, the crypto market has been no different. However, one of the major cryptocurrencies to have made a remarkable recovery since hitting its lowest levels in March is Ethereum (ETH), and it is important to take a closer look at it. In this regard, it should be noted that ETH is the second-biggest cryptocurrency in…

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Bitcoin Slumps as Crude Oil Crashes

Over the years, it became accepted wisdom that Bitcoin was a store of value, and that it could work as a hedge against market fluctuations. However, this has not turned out to be the case during the course of the current prolonged market turmoil. After the oil price crash on Monday, the world’s biggest cryptocurrency has continued to slump at an alarming rate. After having found resistance at $7,200, BTC soon plunged to $6,800 per token yesterday, and it remains to be seen whether it can manage to recover today…

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