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bitcoinGoldman starting Bitcoin trading desk and Coinbase expecting double the trading volume in coming months

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Goldman Sachs is preparing a Bitcoin trading desk. Goldman has concluded that Bitcoin is not a fraud and does not have the characteristics of a currency. But a number of clients wanted to hold it as a valuable commodity, similar …

algorithmBasis could be more stable than regular currency using stabilizing algorithms

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Al-Naji is the cofounder and CEO of Intangible Labs, whose forthcoming product Basis (formerly known as Basecoin), is a cryptocurrency designed to do just the opposite of what Bitcoin has done: The price of a Basis coin is meant to …

bitcoinInventor of Cryptocurrency and Blockchain will probably never get Nobel Prize but they have 6000+ Nobel prizes worth of bitcoin

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The Nash equilibrium featured in the Beautiful Mind movie. It is one of the foundational concepts in game theory. The reality of the Nash equilibrium of a game can be tested using experimental economics methods. Game theorists use the Nash …

bitcoinBinance opening office in Malta, setting up fiat to crypto exchange and decentralized exchange

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Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by traded value, is planning to open an office in Malta, said founder Zhao Changpeng in an interview from Hong Kong. Binance will soon start a “fiat-to-crypto exchange” on the European island nation, and …

altcoinSurvey of Blockchain investors expects Ethereum and Bitcoin to triple by end of 2018

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The website Finder surveyed nine blockchain industry participants on the price trend for the world’s top 12 cryptocurrencies found that Ethereum will see the biggest increase in market cap, at 212 percent, followed by Bitcoin at 194 percent, and Bitcoin …

bitcoinHow to profit from the Recent Crypto Carnage

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The Bitcoin bubble seems to be bursting. The bottom has fallen out, just as it did in the DotCom bubble in 2000. But investors shouldn’t give up on cryptocurrencies: this is just the beginning. Take a look at the below …

bitcoinBlockchain Technology Concepts Explained

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the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released a straightforward introduction to blockchain, which underpins Bitcoin and other digital currencies. (59 pages) A blockchain is essentially a decentralized ledger that maintains transaction records on many computers simultaneously. Once …

bitcoinRobinhood will allow Bitcoin and Ethereum to be traded without transaction fees starting February

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Robinhood, stock trading app, will let you buy and sell Bitcoin and Ethereum without any added transaction fees starting in February, compared to Coinbase’s 1.5 to 4 percent fees in the US. You can now monitor and invest in cryptocurrencies, …

bitcoinGoogle Trends searches for Cryptocurrency and other terms

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Google Trends shows the how searches for cryptocurrency, bitcoin, ethereum and bitcoin bubble have gone up over the past few months.

bitcoinBitcoin is about half its December 17 peak price and is under $10,000

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Bitcoin has dropped below $10,000. This about half of the price it reached on December 17. The peak price was about an interday price of 19600. Almost all other cryptocurrency are off 15-50%. This is the second day of a …