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Bitcoin “Bubble Bursting” Thesis | Joost van der Burgt Shares his Analysis

Is Bitcoin (BTC) a real asset or bubble? This question is a continuous discussion. Economists and market pundits have been closely watching Bitcoin mania; some of them are comparing it to teh Dutch Golden Age Tulip Mania, while a few are showing confidence in its future fundamentals. The debate over the shocking Bitcoin price movement and its ability to exist for the long-term hasn’t settled up. Until now. Joost van der Burgt, policy advisor at Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, however, believes that Bitcoin is a bubble which is…

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Bakkt Futures Trade Volume Soars 800% After Slow Start

The Bakkt Futures trading volume for Bitcoin (BTC) has gained almost 800% in just one day after a slow start to life for the long-awaited futures contract trading platform headed by the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE). Bakkt Volume Reaches All-Time High A bot account on Twitter, which tracks the number of contracts traded on Bakkt, reported this morning that 224 BTC futures were traded on August 9, an eye-watering increase of 796% from the previous day. October 8’s volume of 25 BTC was coincidentally the lowest figure recorded since the platform…

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Crypto Bears and Crypto Bulls

Crypto bears and crypto bulls – we know ’em, we love ’em, well, some of them at least. Shots have been fired in both directions, and the battle lines have been drawn. Who will come out on top? This is crypto bears vs. crypto bulls. Crypto Bears and Crypto Bulls First, what is a crypto bear or a crypto bull? These are some of cryptocurrencies’ base terms that you’ve no doubt seen getting thrown around on the market. At their simplest, a crypto bear is a downer on cryptocurrencies, and…

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Crypto Madness | Truegame ICO vs. Gamblica ICO

Welcome to Day 8 of Crypto Madness! We at cryptocurrencynews.com, CCN, are pleased to bring the fans the ICO showdown. Today’s competitors: Truegame ICO vs. Gamblica ICO. Check out Day 7 of Crypto Madness. The Rules Each match-up winner will not be based on the project’s specific concept, whitepaper, or team. Instead, in the ultimate test, the winner will be decided by popular vote. That means it’s up to you, the fans, to push your favourite ICO to the finals. Polls will be posted on our website’s Twitter page – @cryptonewsmag. Each poll will be open…

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Veritaseum CEO in Pretrial Settlement Talks with SEC

Veritaseum founder and CEO Reg Middleton is in talks with the US Securities and Exchange Commission to reach a settlement on claims that the VERI initial coin offering (ICO) misled investors with regard to the token’s potential value. Veritaseum “Knowingly Misled” Investors Back in August, the SEC filed an emergency lawsuit against Veritaseum and its founder in order to prevent him from spending $8 million USD raised by the company in an ICO. The SEC alleges that Middleton “knowingly misled” investors about prior business success in order to increase investor demand for VERI tokens and…

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Bitcoin ETF’s | The Potential Launch Could Create a BTC Rally

The launch of Bitcoin ETF’s could drive Bitcoin (BTC) price higher. Although the SEC has previously denied permitting Bitcoin ETF trading, two asset management firms have collectively submitted a new application to introduce regulated Bitcoin ETF’s (Exchange-Traded Funds). SolidX Management LLC and New York-based asset manager Van Eck Associates Corp said their new product would cover all the concerns that the SEC has highlighted in their previous denial. “I believe that Bitcoin has emerged as a legitimate investment option, as a type of ‘digital gold’ that may make sense for…

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Veterans and Cryptocurrency | See the Vets Leading the Crypto World!

Military Veterans have “served; the term “served” is not used to describe other noble professions like doctors or teachers, rather it is reserved for Veterans and for good reason. Veterans give back to those around them. Veterans tend to be mission focused and are motived by a higher purpose. Those traits are also common among many leaders in the Blockchain Community. This means that Veterans are well suited for leadership roles in blockchain companies. Here are few examples of some of the Veterans who are shaping the future of the…

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Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) Plummet Due to Coinrail Hack ‘FUD’

Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) Plummet – Over the weekend, $42 billion was wiped off the cryptocurrency market as FUD spread over a small North Korean exchange hack. Coinrail announced the hack via their website calling it “system maintenance.” The small Korean exchange stated that these hackers stole up to 30% of the digital tokens in its storage. Coinrail confirmed that the remaining 70% had been safely moved to a cold wallet and remain unharmed. A newly launched Pundi X (NPXS) makes up nearly two-thirds of the exchanges trading volume,…

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Latest Ripple News | Find Out Why XRP Is Down, Down, Down

It’s Monday, and the crypto markets are not looking good. Now, a lot of that has to do with the Coinrail hack over the weekend, but that’s not the sole reason certain virtual currencies are plunging. For instance, Ripple (XRP) has seen better days.  In this article, we will be looking at XRP’s daily chart, as well as investigating some of the news that has surfaced about the company and coin this week. Ripple Price Chart | June 11, 2018 Ripple (XRP) is currently selling for $0.57. This puts the…

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The Top 15 Cryptocurrency Influencers

Cryptocurrency Influencers  Cryptocurrency is a piece of financial technology that has taken the world by storm. This new type of digital currency has gone from strength to strength since the idea behind Bitcoin was originally released in 2009. Bitcoin set the standard for cryptocurrencies and pushed developers to experiment as people saw its potential. We now have a multitude of different cryptocurrencies available for purchase in the market such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Ripple. Furthermore, cryptocurrencies are seeing an increase in acceptance as a valid form of payment in many…

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