Archive | January 1, 2018

Bitcoin futures are getting burned – Business Insider

Business InsiderBitcoin futures are getting burnedBusiness InsiderLONDON — Bitcoin is starting the new year on the back foot, with investors betting that the digital currency has further to fall. Bitcoin is close to a one-month low on Tuesday morning, down 0.4% to $13,445.91 at 7.25 a.m. GMT (2.25 a.m. ET). It’s a …Bitcoin Starts New […]

The Bitcoin Exchange That Once Dominated China Is Heading to Japan

At one time the Beijing-based digital currency exchange Huobi was once the largest bitcoin trading platform in China before the central bank stopped domestic exchanges from trading cryptocurrencies. This month Huobi has revealed its carved a deal with the Japanese financial institution SBI Group and will be launching two new cryptocurrency exchanges in Q1 of […]

Beware of the media inflating the bitcoin bubble – New York Post

New York PostBeware of the media inflating the bitcoin bubbleNew York PostWhat’s bitcoin? Remember the little girl who, six years ago, ran up a $1,400 bill on her mother’s iPhone, buying smurberries on the Smurfs’ Village video game? The Smurfs are not real, and the smurberries weren’t real. Bitcoin is like that. It’s …and more »

Tell us what you think: What will outperform in 2018? – CNBC

CNBCTell us what you think: What will outperform in 2018?CNBCBitcoin bulls think the cryptocurrency will push higher — with one suggesting it could crack the $60,000 barrier — while bitcoin bears think it will crash and burn. Regardless of which end of the spectrum investors stand on, however, there’s no …

Local merchants start to use bitcoin digital currency – Frederick News Post

Frederick News PostLocal merchants start to use bitcoin digital currencyFrederick News Post“Often, risks threatening financial stability arise when there’s exposure of the banking system to fluctuating asset valuations, and I really don’t see any significant exposure of our core financial institutions to threats from Bitcoin if its value …

Q&A: How is the growth of bitcoin affecting the environment? – Santa Rosa Press Democrat

The SunQ&A: How is the growth of bitcoin affecting the environment?Santa Rosa Press DemocratWHY ARE CRITICS CONCERNED ABOUT BITCOIN ENERGY USE? Bitcoin can’t exist without computers, which can’t exist without a source of electricity. And the number of computers and the energy needed to power them is rising. The growing value of bitcoin is …What […]