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“Gold is dead… Bitcoin has more utility than gold. There is some chance for Bitcoin to be valuable in the future.” <--- Is Krugman going nuts? What next, will he become a HODLer???

Despite its 70% Price Drop, Bitcoin Surpassed Gold in Settlement Volume Nic Carter, a well respected cryptocurrency researcher, has said that Bitcoin has surpassed the OTC gold market in settlement volumes, even amidst a 70 percent drop

Jamaica Stock Exchange to Trade Crypto Assets in 2018

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) will soon be offering cryptocurrencies as tradeable assets for clients. The company said Tuesday that it had signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with blockchain startup Blockstation for the creation of a

Intuit Scores Patent for Processing Bitcoin Payments With Text Messages

California-based business and financial software company Intuit has been awarded a patent for processing bitcoin payments via text message. The patent, published by the U.S Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on Tuesday, details how a system of virtual accounts

Coinbase Is Boosting Its Crypto Buying Limit to $25K a Day

Cryptocurrency startup Coinbase will boost its daily purchase limits and allow for “instant” trading following user bank transfers, the company announced Tuesday. Currently, according to the startup, clients have to wait five days for those funds to

Don’t Expect New Bitcoin Highs in 2018

Tuur Demeester is an economist and investor. The following article references an opinion and is for information purposes only. It is not intended to be investment advice. Seek a duly licensed professional for that. Despite an already

Just saw this famous Beverly Hills Jeweler showing $200 million in Jewels, accepting Bitcoin

https://youtu.be/PjNd_KEzyYc

“Bitcoin has the potential to become the first worldwide currency and we’re trying to make that happen” – ICE founder, Chairman, and CEO Jeffrey Sprecher

The chief executive of the company that owns and operates the world’s largest stock exchange believes that bitcoin has the potential to be the world’s “first worldwide currency,” and he’s throwing his firm’s weight behind an ambitious

“Bitcoin is Erasing 300 Years of Monetary Evolution” is not a criticism, it’s exactly why I use it!

Bitcoin is Erasing 300 Years of  Monetary Evolution:  Nobel Economist  Paul Krugman   Paul Krugman bitcoin cryptocurrency blockchain American economist Paul Krugman has taken another swing bitcoin, arguing that the prominent cryptocurrency, as well as its peers,

Gallup Poll: 75% of US Investors Think Bitcoin Is ‘Very Risky’, I would say it’s risky NOT owning bitcoin.

Three-quarters of U.S. investors with more than $10,000 in stocks, bonds and mutual funds think bitcoin is a “very risky” investment, a new survey revealed Monday. A poll conducted by Gallup and Wells Fargo asked U.S.-based investors about

California Passes Blockchain Bill (AB 2658)

On February 15, 2018, California Assemblymember Ian C. Calderon of District 57 introduced blockchain bill AB 2658. The bill proposes legal framework and a definition of blockchain technology to provide California-based businesses with greater certainty. Providing certainty allows for use