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Is This The Real Reason Bitcoin Suddenly Soared? | Forbes

Is This The Real Reason Bitcoin Suddenly Soared? | Forbes

Bitcoin suddenly soared this week, with the bitcoin price rising more than 20% in the last seven days and jumping over $500 per bitcoin in a matter of minutes last night, only to fall back again. The abrupt bitcoin price rally was largely put down to the escalating U.S. China trade war that’s being stoked […]

Bitcoin, The Dollar And Facebook’s Cryptocurrency: Price Volatility Versus Systemic Volatility | Forbes

Bitcoin, The Dollar And Facebook’s Cryptocurrency: Price Volatility Versus Systemic Volatility | Forbes

Bitcoin’s price swung wildly this week, causing many to conclude bitcoin is unstable. But this conclusion misses a key nuance: Bitcoin was designed for systemic stability, not for price stability. Indeed, as a system Bitcoin is highly stable even though its price may not be. Bitcoin is the opposite of fiat currencies, which generally exhibit […]

Bitcoin Hits Year-To-Date Highs As Litecoin Soars–Here’s Why | Forbes

Bitcoin Hits Year-To-Date Highs As Litecoin Soars–Here’s Why | Forbes

Bitcoin, which has been rallying hard over recent months, has hit a fresh year-to-date high, breaking the psychological $9,000 level for the second time this year and leaving investors eyeing the $10,000 mark. The bitcoin price reached highs of $9,387 per bitcoin on the Luxembourg-based Bitstamp exchange before falling back slightly, up almost 7% over […]

Bitcoin and Gold Prices Diverge Again, Extending 5-Month Correlation | CoinDesk

Bitcoin and Gold Prices Diverge Again, Extending 5-Month Correlation | CoinDesk

Bitcoin is again feeling the pull of gravity amid a rally in gold – a classic safe haven asset. The premiere cryptocurrency topped out at highs near $9,100 on May 30 to hit a 2.5-week low of $7,432 on June 4. The pullback was expected as technical charts were reporting bullish exhaustion. After all, the […]

Bitcoin Price Boom Signals Massive Dystopian Panic Over 2019 Recession | CCN

Bitcoin Price Boom Signals Massive Dystopian Panic Over 2019 Recession | CCN

Interestingly enough, Hartnett says global investors are investing in bitcoin not because they see it as a safe haven asset in times of instability but because they are seeking high-risk, high-reward investments. He argues the effect of low-interest rates since 2008 on bond yields has left investors starved of profits, sending them into a global […]

Bitcoin Hits Its Highest Price of 2019 | Fortune

Bitcoin Hits Its Highest Price of 2019 | Fortune

Bitcoin climbed to a fresh 2019 high, approaching the $6,000 level for the first time since November on most cryptocurrency exchanges. The largest digital coin advanced as much as 4.7 percent to $5,961, according to Bloomberg composite pricing. Most of the other highly-traded tokens also pushed higher. The world’s most-followed cryptocurrency has been drawing attention […]

The Upside of Bitcoin’s Upside (It’s Not What You Think) | CoinDesk

The Upside of Bitcoin’s Upside (It’s Not What You Think) | CoinDesk

The rally last week in cryptocurrency prices sent tremors of excitement through the mainstream press – is bitcoin “doing its thing” again? Could we be on the verge of a breakout? These reports attract clicks and eyeballs, so I understand why they are run – but their breathless fascination with price volatility and potential profits […]

Bearish Price Action From Bitcoin & Dogecoin as Crypto Prices Retrace [Price analysis] | blokt

Bearish Price Action From Bitcoin & Dogecoin as Crypto Prices Retrace [Price analysis] | blokt

After a strong performance last week across cryptocurrencies, the market leader Bitcoin has failed to follow up this week with an increase. It looks likely that the week will close at a loss. The price managed to continue to rise to one of the levels where price broke down in November but failed to overcome […]

China Says Bitcoin Is Wasteful. Now It Wants to Ban Mining | WIRED

China Says Bitcoin Is Wasteful. Now It Wants to Ban Mining | WIRED

China’s bitcoin miners have long embodied a contradiction. Cryptocurrency trading is illegal in the country; initial coin offerings, used to fund new blockchain projects, are banned; and Chinese banks can hardly touch the stuff. And yet somehow the country has remained the epicenter of global cryptocurrency mining, home to more of the computing power used […]

Could A Mining Ban Raise Bitcoin Prices? | Crypto Briefing

Could A Mining Ban Raise Bitcoin Prices? | Crypto Briefing

Higher Mining Costs Could Raise Prices China accounts for around 74% of the Bitcoin network’s total hashing power, as Bitcoin Magazine has reported. This is largely due to the availability of cheap electricity, which allows Chinese miners to sell their mining rewards at a lower price, undercutting their competitors abroad. A Chinese mining ban would likely […]