• No one has a crystal ball when it comes to Bitcoin, but if you have enough intel, you can make a very educated guess or hypothesis. Mine is that Bitcoin price will drop or fail to grow over the next 30 days – and potentially longer than that. Here’s why. Buy Low, Sell Way…Way Later One thing I should point out is that I love when Bitcoin price falls or maintains its value, without a

    Why Bitcoin Price May Drop Over the Next 30 Days

    | 2017/01/19 11:00 am
  • It would be just lovely to say that Bitcoin is the economic revolution founded and funded by libertarians and economic idealists worldwide. That may have indeed been Satoshi Nakamoto’s vision back in 2008. However, where the rubber meets the road has proven far different than this altruistic vision. Wall Street Sharks Dive Into Bitcoin The vast majority of all Bitcoin trades are done by people just for the sake of making a trade, to drive

    Wall Street Meets Bitcoin Boulevard – The World of High-Speed BTC Trading

    | 2017/01/17 2:00 am
  • The Securities and Exchange Commission in Nigeria has issued a public notice in which caution is advised with regards to ‘cryptocurrency’ investments. WARNING: Cryptocurrencies Ahead The Securities and Exchange Commission in Nigeria has issued a warning regarding investing in Bitcoin, Swisscoin, and Onecoin. The public notice seeks to alert the public regarding the risk posed by cryptocurrencies following solicitations of the public to invest. The notice reads: The attention of the Securities and Exchange Commission

    Clueless? Nigeria’s SEC Says Bitcoin, OneCoin Pose Equal Risk

    | 2017/01/14 9:00 am
  • Pantera Capital’s new $25 million USD fund will invest in Brave Browser and Abra, two innovative Bitcoin-based apps. Pantera Capital’s New $25 Fund Dan Morehead, founder and CEO of Pantera Capital, recently revealed details regarding their new investment fund in an interview with TechCrunch. While Bitcoin was the main focus of the interview, Morehead disclosed information regarding two of the companies that will receive new funding from Pantera Capital. Following the closure of the first fund,

    Pantera Capital’s New $25M Fund Will Invest in Brave Browser, Abra

    | 2017/01/13 8:00 am
  • Looks like the global Bitcoin community needs a pep talk. Are you down in the dumps, following a drop in Bitcoin value over the last week? Cheer up, buttercup! Here are three reasons why Bitcoin is an epic buy right now. [Note: This article is an op-ed] Why The Doubt? Call me a Bitcoin optimist, or even a fanboi. Maybe my glass is always half full when it comes to “The Future of Money,” but this

    Three Reasons Why Bitcoin is an Epic Buy Right Now

    | 2017/01/12 12:00 pm
  • We’re seeing a lot of new ways of using your Bitcoin, some more creative than others. In this article, we are going to take a closer look at how all of those Bitcoins you have accumulated can be used to get anything from the latest gadgets to more discounts and special offers. Bitcoin recently reached a new all-time high by crossing over the $1,000 mark. Those who were skeptical about the future of Bitcoin and

    Here Are Some More Creative Ways of Using Bitcoin in 2017

    | 2017/01/12 5:00 am
  • The surge in the price of Bitcoin may lead to governments stocking up on Bitcoin in an unprecedented “digital commodity race.” Governments’ Bitcoin Reserves? Currently, sitting at around $900 with a $14.55 billion market cap, Bitcoin has been making regular appearances in mainstream media, gaining attention from regular users as well as investors. However, a class of investors that is usually not associated with Bitcoin may soon start to stock up on the digital currency:

    ‘Zero-Risk’ for Governments to Buy Bitcoin as Reserves, Abra CEO Says

    | 2017/01/09 1:00 pm
  • Gold might be the next milestone for Bitcoin as there appears to be little that can stop the current ‘bull run’ as price has broken the $1,100 mark. Yet Another Milestone And the beat goes on! It is clear that there is little that can stop the ‘bull run’ Bitcoin is on right now, as Bitcoin price has passed $1,100 just 72 hours after reaching four figures on New Year’s Day. This epic push towards

    Bitcoin Price Eclipses $1100 Milestone, Gold Price Next to Fall

    | 2017/01/04 11:00 am
  • A New Year means new goals and new possibilities. Everyone should have a goal to reach for the year to come, and we hope you reach your goals in 2017. Bitcoin has its own goals, but Bitcoin tends to be ahead of the curve when it comes to what it can do, especially when it comes to the Bitcoin price. 2017 has proven no different. Bitcoin Hits $1,000 For the First Time Since 2013 Bitcoin

    Bitcoin Price Starts 2017 Right; Conquers $1,000 on Day One

    | 2017/01/02 12:30 am
  • Bitcoin’s amazing rise continues to break records, setting an all-time high market cap and reaching for the highest price since 2013. However, this familiar bull-run is different from the one experienced 3 years ago. Here’s why… ‘This Time, It’s Different’ One of the most basic and well-known premises of technical analysis trading is that history tends to repeat itself or as Sir John Templeton said: “The four most dangerous words in investing are: ‘this time,

    Bitcoin is Soaring to $1,000: Why This Time, It’s Different

    | 2016/12/30 11:00 am
  • Bitcoin price has risen 25% in the past 25 days. Here are some of its advantages you might want to consider for your next economic power play so you don’t miss out on what’s turning out to be the one of the best investments in decades.  Adding Bitcoin to Your Portfolio Many people are interested in a good investment, maybe for their retirement or for their children’s college fund. We all should know that the more you hold

    Investors Can’t Ignore Bitcoin Anymore: Up Over 25% in 25 Days

    | 2016/12/28 3:00 am
  • It’s looking to be a joyous Christmas this year for Bitcoinists as the bullish price run is shocking the world for the holidays. Bitcoin Demand Tsunami We here at Bitcoinist are wishing you a very Merry Christmas and that seems to be working out just fine, as Bitcoin is shocking the world. The last 48 hours has been a tsunami of Bitcoin demand, activity, and trading that may be unprecedented in Bitcoin history, given the

    Bitcoin May Have Set Single Day Trading Record as It Nears $900

    | 2016/12/22 9:00 am
  • A special set of very unique circumstances has moved the global mainstream closer to Bitcoin than ever before. So let’s recap what has been driving Bitcoin demand, making it the hottest investment of 2016. 3 Reasons Bitcoin Demand Hit All-Time High 2016 has been a very strong year for Bitcoin, from the halving going off without a hitch to the introduction of Segregated Witness, to the almost doubling of Bitcoin’s value in the marketplace. In fact, its trading volume

    3 Reasons Bitcoin Demand Reached All-Time High in November

    | 2016/12/20 2:30 am
  • Bitcoin investors rejoice as the cryptocurrency beat all global fiat currencies yet again in 2016. Cryptocurrency trading can provide a couple of advantages for investors over conventional trading as economists tend to distort traditional markets, whether intentionally or not.  Note: this article is an op-ed. Reality vs. Economists’ Perception Investors believed in the dismal science of economic analyses and ratings like religious zealots. Often, the economists’ views on the markets surfaced as meticulous mathematical outputs and philosophies. But

    Why Every Investor Should Be Looking at Cryptocurrency

    | 2016/12/18 2:00 am
  • Kraken, a top 10 digital asset exchange by volume, has recently partnered with The Economist in an effort to provide an answer to one of the most frequently asked question in the cryptocurrency investment space: Bitcoin, Ether or both? $1 Million into Bitcoin? Ether? or Both? A competition was created and the following question was put forward to thirteen participating teams from various MBA (Master of Business Administration) programs around the world: You have $1M to invest across

    Top 3 Portfolios Favor Bitcoin Over Ether in Kraken Investment Challenge

    | 2016/12/16 12:00 pm
  • Demand for Bitcoin seems to be on the rise again in many countries throughout the world as the global economy shows many signs of self-destruction. Bitcoin Hits Highest Price Since 2014 As nations engage in different levels of market manipulation and currency controls, savvy investors continue to use Bitcoin as an economic safe haven, driving market values to a new 2016 high early on Tuesday. According to the Coindesk Bitcoin Price Index, Bitcoin reached a global

    Bitcoin Global Price Spikes as China Market Hits $800 Per BTC

    | 2016/12/13 8:00 am
  • …And they’re paid in Bitcoin. Yes, it does sound like a joke, but San Francisco hedge fund startup, Numerai, is attracting an increasing number of big name investors. First, Hedge Funds Need Data Running a hedge fund requires the processing of vast amounts of data… or one guy, up to his eyeballs on coke, throwing sticky darts at a computer screen, but let’s ignore him. The majority of funds are still managed by humans: analyzing market

    This Hedge Fund is Run by 7,500 Nameless, Blind Strangers

    | 2016/12/13 2:36 am
  • [Editor’s Note: The following article is an op-ed.] This article is for general consumption, but I’m primarily intending this for all of the Bitcoin haters out there. The trolls of Bitcoin. The people who run around the Internet, mistakenly calling Bitcoin a “scam.’’ a “pyramid scheme,“ or a “Ponzi scheme.”  The ones who have successfully ignored all that Bitcoin has accomplished over the last eight years, and are ignorant enough to actually think Bitcoin is

    Why Bitcoin Price Will See Huge Gains For The Next 10 Years

    | 2016/12/05 11:00 am
  • It’s been three years since the Winklevoss twins announced their intention to release a bitcoin ETF to investors. Since then, they’ve battled with regulators and watched as others created and released similar products.  Now, we’re again hearing that the Winklevoss ETF will “soon” be released. The question is: will the Winklevoss ETF really ever be cleared for launch? Also read: Winklevoss Twins Propose Fully Regulated BTC Exchange Winklevoss and Bitcoin In 2012, the Winklevoss twins

    Will the Winklevoss ETF Ever Happen?

    | 2016/08/16 4:00 pm
  • Following a heavy drop, the bitcoin price showed signs of recovery last week when it ascended to $590. Now, bitcoin has dropped again and is hovering around $580 at press time. Also read: Silk Road Auction Could Help Bitcoin Price Bounce Back Bitcoin Price Still Bullish? Bitcoin has likely found a comfortable place to reside for the time being. All that climbing and falling is sure to take a toll on one’s energy, and bitcoin is no

    Is the Bitcoin Price in for a Massive Bull Run?

    | 2016/08/16 2:12 pm
  • In a recent video, young startup Lawnmower explained their recent pivot from “spare change” investing of bitcoin to becoming a more comprehensive research and trading hub for multiple blockchain assets. The founders also introduce the Lawnmower Blockchain Index (LBI).  Also read: Bet on MMA with Bitcoin: UFC 202, McGregor vs Diaz  Lawnmower: From Spare Change to Big Time Blockchain Investment One year ago, Lawnmower introduced its new mobile application to the public, along with its unique

    Can a Company Called ‘Lawnmower’ Reinvent Blockchain Investment?

    | 2016/08/16 5:00 am
  • After a steady week of hovering in the $650 range, the bitcoin price has been dealt a massive blow. Investors and enthusiasts were shocked to discover that the world’s favorite coin had fallen by more than $100 into the low $500s. At press time, the price has rebounded, and hovers around $571, a near $200 drop since reaching a high of $700 just a few months ago. Community consensus on the cause of the drop points the blame at

    Bitfinex Hack to Blame for Massive Bitcoin Price Drop

    | 2016/08/04 5:00 am
  • Bitcoin is falling down to end its current cycle, which will happen when prices drop to the technical reversal level. Also read: Industry Report: No Bitcoin Crime Goes Unpunished  Where Did the Weekend’s Bitcoin Price Drop Come From? Long-Term Analysis Prices have started the dive to $600 and $580 after a large lateral sideways lateral movement that ended the first technical cycle. To start a new cycle, quotes must reach former broken resistances, which become

    Technical Analysis: Weekend Bitcoin Price Drop Explained

    | 2016/08/01 5:15 am