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    Litecoin’s Value Leaps 60% in 24 Hours

    Litecoin is one of the oldest cryptocurrencies in existence, being created by former Google employee Charlie Lee in October 2011. Litecoin’s name is a reference to the decreased block size compared to Bitcoin. A new Litecoin block is mined every 2.5 minutes, while Bitcoin’s blocks take 10 minutes. This allows for far faster transaction confirmation […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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