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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 […]

Would requiring prices in pharmaceutical ads make drugs cheaper? [Podcast] | MarketPlace

Would requiring prices in pharmaceutical ads make drugs cheaper? [Podcast] | MarketPlace

The Trump administration is expected to finalize a new rule soon that would require drug makers to include list prices in their TV ads for prescription drugs. The idea is that such transparency will lead to more competition and ultimately to lower cost for consumers. One big drug company is already including the list price […]

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 […]

How Cryptocurrency Prices Work: Working Mechanism | Crypto Post Gazette

How Cryptocurrency Prices Work: Working Mechanism | Crypto Post Gazette

Why there is so much volatility in the price of Cryptocurrency Although several years have passed Cryptocurrency still a new term for a majority of people. Most of us are not familiar with this term and the main factor which makes it a risky investment is its fluctuation. You can say volatility is the foremost […]

Bitcoin prices leap above $5000 for the first time in months | blastingnews

Bitcoin prices leap above $5000 for the first time in months | blastingnews

Bitcoin, the world’s most popular cryptocurrency, has seen its price leap above the $5,000 mark for the first time since November of 2018. The famously volatile cryptocurrency has endured wild fluctuations in its valuation before, having previously soared to nearly $20,000 at high points before plunging to below $4,000 during early 2019. Recently, however, Bitcoin […]

Miners shocked by electricity price surge in Washington State | The Block

Miners shocked by electricity price surge in Washington State | The Block

This particular PUD is a Washington State municipal corporation and claims to have the cheapest electricity in the country. It sets rates based on operations and power consumption, and different industries are grouped together. To deal with the significant interest from mining industry, it created an “evolving industry” rate class for miners. Suffice it to […]

Bitcoin Users Are ‘Overpaying’ in Transaction Fees, Data Suggests | Crypto Globe

Bitcoin Users Are ‘Overpaying’ in Transaction Fees, Data Suggests | Crypto Globe

Notably, the size of blocks on the Bitcoin blockchain and the transaction fees on it are closely related, and have been a subject of debate for years. The debate culminated in 2017, when cryptocurrency prices started surging and more people were conducting transactions. As this happened, BTC’s 1 MB blocks became full and fees went […]

Developers lose pricing power after en bloc fever | Singapore Business Review

Developers lose pricing power after en bloc fever | Singapore Business Review

Prices are expected to grow 0-2% for homes on expensive land bought during the en bloc cycle. With muted price growth expectations for residential properties in 2019, no near-term catalysts for developers with large local market exposure are expected, according to a report by RHB Research. Urban Redevelopment Authority’s (URA) Q1 2019 flash estimates showed […]

International Price Differences: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly | PriceBeam

International Price Differences: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly | PriceBeam

Prices should differ across different countries, but companies must not only reap the benefits (The Good) but also manage the costs (The Bad) and avoid the pitfalls (The Ugly) Prices are almost never the same in international markets. They vary due to taxes, cost structures, local market needs, currency exchange rates, tariffs, differences in competitive situations […]

Bitcoin price surges as cryptocurrency market springs to life. No one knows why | Los Angeles Times

Bitcoin price surges as cryptocurrency market springs to life. No one knows why | Los Angeles Times

Sudden swings in bitcoin are nothing new, but price moves had been relatively subdued this year — after last year’s 74% crash, investors have been rethinking whether the currency will reach mainstream adoption. Market participants say big buy orders in bitcoin can often lead to outsize moves, in part because volume is spread across dozens […]