• Bitcoin Knowledge host and notorious advocate Trace Meyer has suggested Bitcoin could hit $115,000 in 2018 after its correction ends. Wall Street Money Mountain ‘Lining Up’ The latest in a cluster of buoyant forecasts for the Bitcoin price to surface in recent weeks, Meyer tipped fellow analyst Tone Vays for suggestions on what to expect over the next eleven-and-a-half months. $115,000, despite being a theoretical possibility based on previous behavioral cycles, would be “very overvalued,”

    Trace Mayer: Bitcoin May Hit ‘Significantly Overvalued’ $115k in 2018

    | 2018/01/18 8:30 am
  • With more people entering the crypto markets than ever before, the seeds of fear, uncertainty, and doubt has a greater impact on price volatility. Newbie traders jumping in and out on the whims of social media hype, and then panic selling, causes what happened over the past couple of days. However, looking at historical crypto charts, this January dip is nothing new. There are a number of reasons why the markets crash in January, and

    5 Reasons Why January’s Price Slump is Nothing to Worry About

    | 2018/01/18 6:00 am
  • News of a fresh crackdown on cryptocurrency trading in China has added to stress on Bitcoin and altcoin markets, seeing assets lose 30% in hours. $200 Billion Disappears In New Downturn Bitcoin dipped around 13.7% to challenge $12,000 Tuesday as both South Korea and China present regulatory changes which could limit access even further for regular users. Despite local Korean news outlets forecasting that a “shutdown” on the cryptocurrency exchange space was “not likely” Monday,

    Dark Side Of The Moon: Bitcoin Sets Lunar New Year Lows For 3rd Time

    | 2018/01/16 5:30 am
  • A certified Casascius 1 BTC coin just sold for $28,700 on eBay, an amount much higher than the current $14,300 that a single bitcoin is going for. It may be that cryptocurrency is moving into the realm of collectability as well as a means of financial transaction. A Casascius 1 BTC coin that was originally released back in 2011 as part of the coin’s second series just sold on eBay. The winning bid was an

    Big Money! Casascius 1 BTC Coin Sells for $28,700

    | 2018/01/13 11:00 am
  • Bitcoin was the best-performing currency in the world for a seventh time in 2017, beating major cryptocurrencies and all fiat yet again.* 2017 Was Bitcoin’s 3rd Best Year Bitcoin’s 1200% annual growth last year took it easily to the top of the league against the global fiat basket, while only a handful of less mainstream altcoins posted bigger returns for investors. 2017’s Bitcoin harvest for hodlers was the best since 2013, which was the cryptocurrency’s

    1200% Bitcoin Outperforms Dollar and All Fiat for Third Year in a Row

    | 2018/01/13 8:00 am
  • Bitcoin regulations may be on the way as the US Senate Banking Committee is scheduled to meet with top market regulators in February over cryptocurrency. The noose may be tightening around Bitcoin and its digital brethren in the United States in the coming months. According to Reuters, the Senate Banking Committee will be meeting with some top financial regulators in early February. Their topic of concern – cryptocurrency. Are Regulations Coming? Right now, there are

    The Noose Tightens? US Senate Meeting with Market Regulators Over Cryptocurrency

    | 2018/01/11 6:00 am
  • Bitcoin China chief executive Bobby Lee remains defiant in the face of the Chinese government, saying that Bitcoin will continue to thrive and go up in value. It’s always refreshing to come across a person who remains unbowed in the face of stiff opposition. One such person is Bobby Lee, the chief executive of Bitcoin China, the longest-running Bitcoin exchange in the world until it was shut down by the People’s Bank of China. Despite

    Bobby Lee Defiant Against China, Expects Bitcoin to Hit $100,000 in 2018

    | 2018/01/11 3:30 am
  • The Oracle of Omaha just doubled down on his Bitcoin predictions, while openly admitting he’s got no idea what he’s talking about. Back in 2014, legendary investor Warren Buffett went on CNBC’s Squawk Box and claimed that Bitcoin was, “a mirage,” warning investors to stay away from bitcoin and, indeed, the cryptocurrency space as a whole. At the time, the digital currency was trading at around $600 per coin. Fast forward a few years (a little

    Warren Buffett Still Won’t Admit He Got It Wrong On Bitcoin

    | 2018/01/10 5:00 pm
  • A security expert says that rising cryptocurrency prices can lead to a surge in cryptojacking of people’s smart homes. If there’s one thing that movies have educated us on, it’s that there’s always some form of unintended consequences when it comes to new technology. Usually this comes in the form of horrific doom as mankind is wiped out by killer robots or some terrible plague. Yet there are some unforeseen events that can occur as

    Cryptocurrency Price Surge Could Lead to Hacked Smart Homes

    | 2018/01/09 10:30 am
  • Digital Currency Group director Meltem Demirors has forecast an “explosion” of buying across cryptocurrency as Wall Street bankers spend their bonuses. ‘A Buying Spree Of Epic Proportions’ January 15 Speaking to Business Insider late last week, Demirors echoed earlier tweets in which he expected a giant influx of cash from traditional investors with “cash a plenty to put into crypto.” “Get ready for an explosion,” she told the publication. Cryptocurrency markets are broadly down this

    Wall Street Bonuses May Spark ‘Crypto Buying Spree of Epic Proportions’

    | 2018/01/09 8:30 am
  • A few Harvard professors feel that Bitcoin, and other cryptocurrencies, will soon be a thing of the past as regulation efforts increase. With Bitcoin reaching $20k on some exchanges in December 2017, it’s hard to believe that it ever traded at laughable amounts like $5 in the years following its creation. Now there may not be a time machine on hand to take us back to purchase bitcoins at a cheaper price, but according to

    Cryptocurrencies: Death by Regulation Strangulation

    | 2018/01/09 4:30 am
  • The U.S. government has received approval from a judge in Utah to sell off 513 Bitcoin and 512 Bitcoin Cash seized from an investigation involving Aaron Michael Shamo, a dealer on the dark web.  $10 Million in Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash Seized The U.S government is preparing to liquidate all assets of Aaron Michael Shamo following his recent arrest, including his Ford pickup truck, BMW, and his nearly $10 million worth of Bitcoin and Bitcoin

    U.S. Government Receives Approval to Sell Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash Seized From Dark Web Dealer

    | 2018/01/07 10:00 pm
  • Bitcoin seems to be the knight in shining armor for countries suffering distress due to corrupt governments and volatile economic climates. Bitcoin’s race to the top of the crypto charts has been filled with record-breaking prices, mainstream integration into the financial industry, and overall sitting-on-the-edge-of-your-seat excitement. In waiting for the currency to reach the next price milestone, it may be easy to forget what it’s actually there for. Even though it may have a somewhat

    Bitcoin to the Rescue in Economically Unstable Countries

    | 2018/01/07 5:00 am
  • Despite experiencing a slight dip recently, Bitcoin is climbing its way back towards its all-time high after breaking $17,000 today. After taking a hit in recent weeks with a surge in the market for alternative coins (altcoins), Bitcoin appears to have regained its moon-bound trajectory. According to Coin Market Cap, Bitcoin saw a 15% gain over the past 24 hours and reached a daily high of $17,705. While Bitcoin rises in price, however, alternative currencies such

    Bitcoin Gains Altitude While Altcoins Falter

    | 2018/01/05 11:00 pm
  • Even though China is one of the countries spearheading the fight against decentralized cryptocurrencies, previous BTCC CEO, Bobby Lee, is hopeful that the country will eventually become more accepting of the industry. Think ‘Bitcoin banning’, and your mind probably goes directly to China. The country has been vocal in its disdain for the cryptocurrency industry. In proving that its bite is indeed worse than its bark, it banned ICOs and closed down Bitcoin exchanges. High

    Could China Learn to Love Crypto Again?

    | 2018/01/04 7:30 pm
  • The Bitcoin whitepaper was released back in 2008 by a person or group going by the name Satoshi Nakamoto. Today marks nine years since the Genesis block, the first block ever mined, was created. Happy Birthday! It’s been a long road, but the network is now nine years old. The first block, created by Bitcoin’s creator, was mined one January 3rd, 2009 at 6:15 PM UTC. When blocks are created, the miner who produces them

    Happy Birthday Bitcoin! Leading Cryptocurrency Turns Nine Today

    | 2018/01/03 4:00 pm
  • Facebook early investor and PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel bought millions of dollars’ worth of Bitcoin through his VC firm, Founders Fund, and that number is cited to be worth hundreds of millions today. Venture Capitalists Jumping on the Bitcoin Bandwagon Peter Thiel runs the Founders Fund, a venture capitalist firm. Reports are showing that the firm purchased somewhere between $15 and 20 million dollars’ worth of the Bitcoin throughout 2017, and thanks to the massive price

    Facebook Investor and PayPal Co-founder Peter Thiel Bets Big on Bitcoin – and Wins

    | 2018/01/02 8:30 pm
  • Bitcoin has definitely made it to the big time in 2017 as mainstream media ran reports and televised debates on the meteoric rise of the world’s number one cryptocurrency. Speculators and observers have put forward suggestions on what has caused these price surges, and one of them has been North Korea’s estranged leader, Kim Jong-un. Although markets have corrected somewhat, Bitcoin has still seen gains of around 1600% since this time last year when it

    Is North Korea Boosting Bitcoin?

    | 2018/01/02 5:00 am
  • If financial statistics are anything to go by, perhaps there should be a pot of bitcoins at the end of every rainbow as the cryptocurrency has outperformed gold for a second year running. According to Forbes, the Bitcoin Investment Trust gained 1407.42%, while SPDR Gold Shares only increased by 11.93%. Yes, you read that right. However, both gold and Bitcoin grew more than the S&P 500 and 20-year US Treasury bonds. This is the second

    Bitcoin as Good as Gold. Well, Actually Better

    | 2018/01/02 12:00 am
  • Bearish mainstream finance figures have begun forecasting a consumer return to gold once Bitcoin “uncertainty” dents their confidence. Bitcoin ‘Uncertainty’ Will Prompt Gold Return In two separate interviews on pro-Bitcoin Cash news media network CNBC, Gartman Letter founder Dennis Gartman and gold mining CEO Sean Boyd both tipped the precious metal to ultimately benefit from Bitcoin fluctuations. Boyd noted: I think, over time, the question will be: are these cryptocurrencies and the developers of these

    ‘Is Crypto Mining The Public?’ Goldbugs Tell Media Gold Will Be Great Again

    | 2018/01/01 3:00 pm
  • 2017 is finally over. The value of Bitcoin has multiplied by 14, and this is the first year that Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies made it into mainstream media. What’s next for Bitcoin in 2018? Price Explosion: A Brief Overview This year did not start out as a promising year for bitcoin. Right after returning to the $1000 mark on the first day of the year, China cracked down on multiple bitcoin exchanges; margin trading was

    As We Say Goodbye to 2017, What Does 2018 Hold for Bitcoin?

    | 2017/12/31 11:00 pm
  • Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies had a year of exceptional growth in 2017.  The cryptocurrency market cap managed to surpass the valuation of $638 billion and many experts believe that it will further increase. The Cryptocurrency Job Market 2017 was one of the most exciting and interesting years for the cryptocurrency market. Bitcoin and Ethereum had a spectacular bull run and managed to make huge gains for investors and traders. We also had a huge number of

    Bitcoin Will Give Japan’s Economy a Substantial Boost

    | 2017/12/31 5:00 am
  • The violent sell-off of cryptocurrencies seen recently had been expected long ago.  Everybody was talking about growing bubble, everybody was trying to predict the dates and levels, but as usual, it has come up unexpectedly. Or not? Below I will name the key drivers that triggered the move and the possible scenario for most cryptocurrencies under the leadership of Bitcoin. The current Bitcoin slump is the function of mass profit taking. During the recent months,

    [Op-Ed] Bitcoin: Denial Stage Will Bring Us To Bull Trap

    | 2017/12/29 10:00 am