bitcoin investing

Bitcoin halving: Are Whales done Hodling?

85 days remain until the next Bitcoin halving, an event following which mining rewards will become more scarce. And while many expect the world’s largest cryptocurrency to surge to new highs in light of this, a cursory glance of the charts will reveal that Bitcoin is currently in its consolidating phase, with the coin recording […]

Scarcity: There Is Only One Bitcoin For Every 333 People In The World

Bitcoin’s pre-programmed scarcity is one of its most impressive qualities. It’s the world’s first truly scarce digital object. The implications of that are considerable, to say the least. To put things in perspective, given the current population of the world, there is 1 Bitcoin for every 333 people out there. 0.003 BTC Per Person The […]

What Are Bitcoin Futures?

Bitcoin futures are financial derivatives that enable investors to either buy or sell bitcoin without actually touching the digital currency itself. More specifically, bitcoin futures contracts oblige the investor to buy or sell bitcoin at a predetermined price on a predefined future date. They are standardized, detail the quantity of the underlying asset, and trade […]

Bitcoin Shows Signs as Safe-Haven Asset During Global Turmoil

The conflict between the U.S. and Iran served as an example of how Bitcoin has evolved as a safe-haven asset in times of global turmoil. Bitcoin is Becoming a Hedging Asset The U.S.-Iran relations reached a critical point after American forces carried out a predawn airstrike at an Iraqi airport in Baghdad on Jan. 2. […]

The best investment of the decade turned $1 into $90,000

New York (CNN Business) The decade is almost over — and one incredibly volatile investment stood out from all the rest as the best of the 2010s. Want to guess what it was? Bitcoin According to a recent report by Bank of America Securities, if you invested $1 in bitcoin at the start of the […]

Digital dollar? RT’s Boom Bust explores ‘Crypto Dad’s’ push to digitize the greenback

Former US financial regulator J. Christopher Giancarlo, also known as ‘Crypto Dad’ for his support of cryptocurrencies, has announced the launch of a think tank to push the idea of digitizing the US dollar. Boom Bust talks to international regulatory attorney Myles Edwards about the possibility of converting the greenback into a fully electronic currency […]

Japan to Double Leverage on Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Trading

The Japanese Financial Services Agency (FSA) has tightened its policy on trading margin assets which can trade large amounts of money with a small amount of capital, up to twice the ratio over Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency transactions. Until now, there were no clear rules set by the state. It aims to reduce the risk […]

Bitcoin’s bumpy revolution may be only just beginning

Bitcoin was born out of despair. Hidden among the lines of code in the first ever batch of the cryptocurrency was a headline from the frontpage of that day’s edition of The Times: “Chancellor on brink of second bailout for banks”. It was 3 January, 2009, and the world was in the midst of the worst […]

Is Bitcoin a Safe Haven Asset? US-Iranian Tensions Ignite Old Debate

Bitcoin’s price has improved significantly following the U.S. killing of top Iranian general Qassem Soleimani. As tensions escalate between the US and Iran, several crypto analysts have reconsidered the old debate on Bitcoin’s ability to function as a safe-haven asset similar to gold in times of geopolitical uncertainty.  Bradley Keoun from CoinDesk wrote “For some market analysts […]

Bitcoin’s Popularity in Iran Surges Following Crisis

Bitcoin has always been a valuable asset since it gained massive attention a few years ago. Its relative stability has led many to believe that it could serve as an alternative hedge against uncertain economic situations, especially in countries that have either been hit by sanctions or which have some other form of an economic […]

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