As Bitcoin Futures Trade on Wall Street, How Would the Top 15 Cryptocurrencies Rank on the NASDAQ & NYSE?

Cryptocurrency has exploded over the past year in why that defies all traditional rules of investment. There are countless theories and approaches to stock market investment and valuation, but a common rule of thumb is that a company’s market cap represents a lifetime of earnings. The basic mathematics underpinning this rule is that a company’s […]

IOTA & RaiBlocks: 6 Things the Rapid Rise of DAG Coins Tells Us About the Cryptocurrency Marketplace

At the end of a wilder year than even the most confident holders would’ve predicted 12 months ago, the unpredictable cryptocurrency market threw up a final surprise with the rapid rise of DAG coins. DAG stands for Direct Acyclic Graph, the technical term for a form of ledger-settlement that occurs instantaneously and peer-to-peer, without the […]

NEO: ‘The Chinese Ethereum’ Passes $50 As It Aims for Global Domination in 2018

When Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin appeared on stage at the BeyondBlock event in Taipei on November 25, he took a thinly-veiled shot at a rival platform. While outlining his vision for Ethereum’s future growth and development, Buterin declared: “The Ethereum Killer is Ethereum, the Ethereum of China is Ethereum, the Ethereum of Taiwan is Ethereum… […]

RaiBlocks (XRB) Value Increases 15x in One Month Amidst Speculation It Could Be the Next IOTA-style Breakout

The value of RaiBlocks (XRB) has increased exponentially over the past month, going from under $0.10 at the start on November to a current all-time high of $1.42. This is despite RaiBlocks still only being available on the minor exchanges BitGrail, Mercatox, and BitFlip. What is RaiBlocks? And why has its value shot up so […]

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 […]

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 […]