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3 Reasons The Current Bitcoin Price Rally is Fundamentally Different

Barry Silbert, Digital Currency Group founder and CEO, has been talking to Bloomberg about the latest Bitcoin resurgence. In particular, he discussed the factors making this time fundamentally different from rallies following previous drawdowns. Underlying Bitcoin Infrastructure Improvements Silbert first pointed out that 80 percent…

Bitcoin ETF Approval Rumors Fly as ETF Conference Welcomes ‘Crypto Mom’

A major speech from pro-Bitcoin SEC commissioner, Hester Peirce, coincides with the deadline for the ruling on the VanEck Bitcoin-ETF. This has led to speculation that the scheduling is deliberate enabling Peirce to deliver a positive announcement of SEC’s approval. Bitcoin ETF: If The Stars Align…

Why We Should Never Hope For A Central Bank Of Bitcoin

Bitcoin economist, Tuur Demeester, explains why the idea of a ‘Central Bank’ of Bitcoin would create more problems than it would solve.   Bitcoin Exchanges Similar To Early US Banking System In the wake of the Binance hack and Bitfinex/Tether debacle, are crypto exchanges becoming…

Bakkt Bitcoin Futures Could See Green Light in Just 10 Days

Bakkt could soon proceed with its Bitcoin futures product if the CFTC does not raise any objections within 10 days. We’ll Be Bakkt…Soonish Bakkt could be cleared to proceed in just 10 short days pending Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) approval. Or rather, pending lack…

Fidelity Set to Roll Out Bitcoin Trading ‘Over the Coming Weeks’

In addition to launching a custody service, Fidelity Investments appears set to debut Bitcoin (BTC) trading for institutional clients. The news comes amid reports of Ameritrade and E-Trade quietly testing BTC trading on their respective platforms. $2.4 Trillion Dollar Fidelity Targets Bitcoin Trading According to…

Bitcoin Crowned ‘Best Investment of 2019’ By Mainstream Press

90 percent of all major asset classes posted positive dollar returns this April, with Bitcoin leading the way. What’s more surprising? That BTC rallied by more than 50 percent or that the Wall Street Journal recognized it as the biggest winner? Bitcoin Best Investment By…

Top Bitcoin News: From New 2019 Record Price To Bitfinex Saga

In a week where UK politicians spectacularly misread a huge swing in local election voting towards anti-Brexit parties, as “a clear message to deliver Brexit now,” let’s cast a more rational eye over the week’s happenings in Bitcoin news. Top Bitcoin News: Record 2019 Bitcoin Price…

Whale Moves $230 Million for 57 Cents Using Bitcoin

A bitcoin whale has moved 40,000 BTC (USD $229,000,000) from one Bitcoin address to another on May 1st for a negligible network fee. A Bitcoin whale has moved over 40,000 BTC or over ($212m) moved from one address (bc1q9sh6544xls87x7skjzyfhkty4wq7z76vn7qzq9) to another (bc1q5shngj24323nsrmxv99st02na6srekfctt30ch). There are some…

Bitcoin Will Be Over $10K By 2020 Halving, Model Shows

Despite a slight dip, Bitcoin price is still expected to surpass $10,000 by the next block halving, according to Stock-to-Flow models. As originally posted by the Twitter user planB, Bitcoin remains on course to exceed $10,000 and perhaps even $100,000 according to trend-following macroeconomic models.…

HK Investment Firm Pivots to Cannabis After 2018 Bitcoin Bear Market

A Hong Kong-based blockchain investment firm is planning to take up a position in the cannabis market as a way of diversifying its Bitcoin investment portfolio. Diversifying with Cannabis According to the South China Morning Post (SCMP), the Hong Kong-listed Grandshores Technology plans to take…