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. […]

Ripple: Why the Anti-Bitcoin is Loved by Banks and Hated by The Internet

Ripple is revolutionizing international finance by making it possible to transfer money around the world within seconds. Ripple’s innovative use of blockchain technology has excited major financial institutions such as American Express and Standard Chartered. By bridging the gap between Bitcoin and traditional finance, Ripple has also become a figure of hate for many within […]

How to Profit from Volatility in the Bitcoin Marketplace

To say that Bitcoin has been a volatile investment would be a vast understatement. The popular cryptocurrency may be up 600% in less than a year, but there have been some wild swings along the way. In just a few days, the price of Bitcoin could fall by more than 20%, giving even long-time cryptocurrencies […]

Bitcoin,Litecoin,Ripple: first-ever study sheds new light on cryptocurrency’s volatility

A new study from the universities of Dublin and Chelmsford (UK) examined the return and volatility transmission across three cryptocurrencies,- Bitcoin, Ripple, Litecoin, and gold, bond, equities and the global volatility index (VIX). According to the study from Shaen Corbet, Andrew Meegan, Charles Larkin, Brian Lucey and Larisa Yarovaya this is the first study that […]

Bitcoin,Litecoin,Ethereum: Amazon Coin is shaking up cryptocurrency markets

Bitcoin’s price has skyrocketed to unprecedented figure over the past several weeks while other cryptocurrencies such as Litecoin or Ethereum have failed to keep its price in check. After the rumours that Amazon will accept cryptocurrency as a payment option, Bitcoin reached new record high of $7,350. However, other cryptocurrencies, in particular Litecoin and Ethereum, struggled to keep up […]

Bitcoin,Litecoin and cryptocurrency: a viable option for ecommerce businesses

After reaching record highs year-to-date, Bitcoin and Litecoin, dubbed its “little brother”, are making big waves in the crypto-industry. Bitcoin now has a greater total valuation than payment-processing leader PayPal (PYPL) and could be seen as a viable currency for e-commerce businesses processing digital payments. A cryptocurrency is a digital currency stored on an open […]