What’s Going on With Bitcoin, Tether and Bitfinex?

As Bitcoin’s price has set staggering new all-time highs over the past couple of weeks, many cryptocurrency enthusiasts have become convinced there’s something nefarious beneath the sudden growth. As major financial groups prepare to launch Bitcoin futures trading, many think the price could be being inflated by big-money investors hoping to make a killing by […]

Are Wall Street Whales Pumping Bitcoin’s Price to Short a Crash?

The last ten days have marked a wild end to the craziest year in the short history of cryptocurrency. Hype and mainstream media attention have grown with every new all-time high as Bitcoin went from $1000 in January to $10,000 on November 28. The price has soared since breaking the $10,000 psychological barrier, hitting highs […]

Canada’s Central Bank Issues White Paper on Government-Backed Digital Currency

The current boom in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies is bringing an emerging technology ever close to the financial mainstream. Governments around the world are looking closely at how cryptocurrency and blockchain technology could be incorporated into existing financial infrastructure. A recent Canadian Central Bank white paper explores the feasibility and potential consequences of introducing Central […]

How to Short Bitcoin: 5 Ways to Make Money Betting on the Bitcoin Bubble Bursting

Bitcoin has drawn a huge amount of hype, with some investors making incredible profits from it. The price has varied wildly since its launch, with each new peak followed by an immediate dip in value. At the press time, Bitcoin is trading at $16,382 level, according to the Coinbase. While some are convinced this digital […]

MonaCoin Price Jumps from $0.50 to $17 in Two Months

MonaCoin is a relic from the early days of cryptocurrency, when spending 10,000 BTC on two pizzas seemed like a reasonable investment. As with a lot of early alt-coins, MonaCoin was little more than a clone coin with a cute character slapped on it. Suddenly, this cute character has made MonaCoin attractive enough to jump […]

IOTA is exploding in a way that could only be compared to Ethereum

The incredible speed and volatility of cryptocurrency was on full display over the past few days with IOTA. At the start of November, IOTA was a relatively obscure coin that was trading at around $0.38. Today, its value is closing in on $5. While there’s nothing unusual about minor cryptocurrencies experiencing huge spikes in their […]

How long can Bitcoin reign as king of cryptocurrency?

With the price of Bitcoin seeming resilient above $11,000, you could be forgiven for thinking that the notoriously volatile king of cryptocurrency has never been in a stronger position. However, as Bitcoin closes out an incredible 2017 with a final surge in value, it’s continued bearish outlook against the US dollar masks strong indications that […]

Finding Undervalued Assets in the Cryptocurrency Marketplace

You don’t have to have been monitoring cryptocurrency developments for more than a few months to have seen the same pattern play out with Bitcoin half a dozen times. A new all-time high is reached, the price creeps up higher, then it falls back at a rate that would be considered catastrophic with traditional investments. […]

QUOINE & QASH: making cryptocurrency truly borderless

As Bitcoin edges ever closer to the financial mainstream, it moves further away from the original vision of a frictionless global currency. The surge in demand for Bitcoin has led to ever-increasing transaction costs, while the ballooning size of the blockchain leads to ever-slower transaction times. The meteoric rise in Bitcoin’s value means people now […]

Ethereum vs Bitcoin: Could Ethereum Overtake Bitcoin Once Cryptocurrency Hits Wall Street?

Bitcoin has exploded in value over the last year, making gains of around 1000%. While Bitcoin has dominated the headlines, Ethereum has posted even crazier returns, with a rise in value of almost 5000 percent. Both Bitcoin and Ethereum futures will be available on Wall Street in 2018,likely bringing an even greater surge in value. […]