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Why Bitcoin Excels Over Gold as a Store of Value

There is no doubting the king of crypto has been on a roll over the past few weeks. This month alone Bitcoin has surged 26% from mid $8000 to over $10,000. With political and economic tensions rising, BTC has often been compared to gold as…

Bitcoin Correlation With US 10-Year Treasury Suggests Hedging Use

Bitcoin closely tracks inverted US 10-year Treasury (UST10Y) performance, new data reveals, leading to fresh suggestions of its use as a hedging asset. Bitcoin The Bond Hedge A chart published on social media by Stock Board Asset founder and CEO, Alastair Williamson, delivers a curious…

CME Bitcoin Institutional Interest Hits New Record – Up 80% YOY

CME Bitcoin futures reached a record all-time of 5,311 contracts or $250 Million this week, as new Institutional money flows into the Bitcoin derivative market. The Importance of Institutional Money According to a recent tweet from one of the world’s largest Bitcoin derivatives marketplace, the…

Hong Kong Protests Could Boost Bitcoin as Wealthy Move Assets Offshore

Bitcoin could be boosted by the current political unrest Hong Kong as the upper and middle classes are reportedly starting to move their assets offshore. Hong Kong Begins Moving Wealth Offshore Fears over the hated extradition bill, whose introduction the Hong Kong government has only…

Bakkt Will Start ‘Moonshot’ Bitcoin Futures Testing In July

Institutional trading platform Bakkt has announced the latest intended launch date for its Bitcoin futures – and compared the event to the first moon landing. Bitcoin Futures ‘Acceptance Testing’ Coming July 22 In a blog post June 13, Adam White, Bakkt’s COO and original employee…

Bitcoin Futures Record Volume Reflects ‘Incremental’ Institutional Demand

Record Bitcoin futures volume in May is leading mainstream media to determine that Bitcoin is becoming a mature financial asset class. CME’s Half-Billion Dollar Bitcoin Market As Blockchain investor Oliver Isaacs noted June 13, CME Group’s Bitcoin futures set new records for both volume and…

Bitcoin Has Dwarfed Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway in ROI

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway has seen an impressive increase of around 997,900 percent in its stock price since Warren Buffett took control. Bitcoin, on the other hand, is up 720,000,000% in its short 10-year history since its first recorded price.  Berkshire Hathaway Up 997,900% Berkshire…

Binance and Coinbase Traffic Soar Amid 14-Month High Bitcoin Volume

 May saw a surge in traffic to some key cryptocurrency exchanges as Bitcoin trading volumes on Binance and Coinbase hit a 14-month high. Coinbase Bitcoin Trading Volumes Spiked In May 2019 Most likely, U.S. President Donald Trump’s trade wars, Brexit turmoil, and the specter of…

This Macro Chart Shows Bitcoin Has Never Seen a Bear Market

With bitcoin price never experiencing a lower yearly low, is it correct to say the top-ranked crypto has ever been in a bear market? Has Always Been a Bull Market for Bitcoin It is common to come across mention of narratives like “the 2018 bitcoin…

Long Bitcoin, Short Duetsche Bank Has Been The Best Trade in 2019

Buying Bitcoin while shorting the stocks of multinational investment bank Deutsche Bank in 2019 might be the best trade you could have done in 2019.  Long Bitcoin, Short The Bankers “Long Bitcoin, Short The Bankers” has turned into a somewhat popular catchphrase commonly used by…