• Bitcoin may be trading at all-time highs, but not everybody is celebrating. Crypto-loving gamers everywhere have their headsets in a twist after Valve, the parent company of popular online gaming platform Steam, announced today that they will no longer be accepting Bitcoin payments. Citing the digital currency’s extreme price fluctuations in recent months, as well as increased transaction fees, Valve stated that it has become “untenable” to continue supporting Bitcoin as a payment option. The announcement,

    Steam Drops Support for Bitcoin Payments Citing Wild Price Swings, High Transaction Fees

    | 2017/12/06 5:30 pm
  • The celebration is in full swing as Bitcoin continues its upward momentum, reaching a new all-time high as it smashes through the $13,000 mark. This latest milestone comes less than a day after the digital currency hit $12,000 for the first time ever. As of this writing, Bitcoin is currently trading at $13,128, a gain of over 13% in less than 24 hours. The current trading volume during this period is just over $9.7 billion

    $13,000 and Rising – The Price of Bitcoin Continues to Climb

    | 2017/12/06 10:30 am
  • The phenomenal increase in Bitcoin’s price could pave the way for the possible introduction of government regulatory systems. There’s no doubt about it: Bitcoin is reaching and exceeding record heights. First, it made five-figure headlines by reaching $10k last week, and yesterday saw it break through the $12k ceiling. By growing over 1000% in this year, it seems that the only way is up for this super cryptocurrency. This astronomical upward price trajectory has kept

    Novogratz Voices Concern That Bitcoin’s Price Increase May Result in Government Regulation

    | 2017/12/06 9:00 am
  • The total market cap for cryptocurrency went over $370 billon today, surpassing the market cap of JPMorgan Chase. Perhaps Jamie Dimon might have to eat some crow for Christmas. It may be time for Jamie Dimon, the CEO of JPMorgan Chase, to get ready to start eating some humble pie. As everyone who’s interested in cryptocurrency knows, Dimon has really loathed Bitcoin, taking every opportunity he can to bash it. His constant bellyaching about Bitcoin

    Cryptocurrency Market Cap Now Higher than JPMorgan Chase

    | 2017/12/06 7:00 am
  • The Bitcoin price has hit $12,000 just days after $10,000 and $11,000 came and went in the blink of an eye. From $10k to $12k In Just Days Data from Coinmarketcap, which averages trading prices across major exchanges, showed Bitcoin selling for $12,020 as of press time, marking yet another all-time high in the virtual currency’s record-breaking year. Enthusiasm around Bitcoin’s mainstream potential shows no sign of abating following US regulators’ decision to allow Bitcoin

    Bitcoin Price Hits $12,000 Milestone As Keiser Calls $15,000 Top

    | 2017/12/05 11:00 am
  • Beating competitors to the punch, CBOE has unveiled their plans to launch their Bitcoin futures contracts next week. This has definitely been the year of the Bitcoin. The price of the most well-known cryptocurrency has grown by over 900%, with last week seeing it exceed the $10k mark. However, it’s upward trajectory is not over yet, with Coinmarketcap showing the currency trading at just over $11,900 at the time of writing this article. The $12k mark is

    Save the Date: CBOE to Launch Bitcoin Futures on the 10th of December

    | 2017/12/05 7:30 am
  • In just a few years of existence, Bitcoin has become the 6th most powerful currency on the globe. The popular digital currency now has more value than many developed nations and industry giants, while eclipsing some of the wealthiest people in the world. Bitcoin Is Surpassing the Powerful Bitcoin is radically changing the way we do things, and even, possibly, our way of life. And, most probably, the cryptocurrency might be causing a shift in

    Is Bitcoin Shifting the Economic Balance of Power?

    | 2017/12/04 9:00 pm
  • The Winklevoss Bitcoin fortune is estimated at over $1 billion and growing, with the twins owning 1% of Bitcoin’s total supply. As the price of Bitcoin continues to rise, so does the fortune of the Winklevoss brothers, the twins who bought what has been claimed to be 1% (120,000 BTC) of the entire Bitcoin supply in 2013 for $11 million. That sum now has been calculated to be worth over $1 billion. The Winklevoss brothers

    Winklevoss Become Bitcoin Billionaires, But Will They Catch Mark Zuckerberg?

    | 2017/12/04 8:15 am
  • When Bitcoin made its debut in 2009, its price was less than $1. The cryptocurrency has weathered regulations and hard forks to become a billion-dollar industry that makes up more than 50 percent of the total cryptocurrency market cap. While some investors bet on the short-term, there are those that see a long-term future.   Not All Bitcoin Investors are Mark Shulgasser Mark Shulgasser is one of the investors who see a future in bitcoin. His

    Bitcoin Investors See a Future in Cryptocurrency

    | 2017/12/03 7:30 pm
  • Bitcoin see’s a sudden surge in volume on Sunday, December 3rd, with the price of a coin climbing rapidly towards $12,000. Bitcoin continues it’s unprecedented rise, seeing a large influx of buy volume beginning in the early hours of Sunday morning, pushing the price close to $12,000. It’s another milestone for Bitcoin, which has had a tremendous year as it hits all-time high values on what almost seems to be a bi-weekly basis. Despite all

    Bitcoin Soaring to $12k As Spectacular Buying Pressure Continues

    | 2017/12/03 11:00 am
  • 2017 has been a booming year for many cryptocurrencies – and Bitcoin is the craziest one. The cryptocurrency hit a record high this year at above $10,000, bringing a lot of surprises to Bitcoin enthusiasts, prediction gurus, investors, and naysayers as well. But where does the cryptocurrency go after 2017? Predicting the future in any field is hard. And in the bitcoin and cryptocurrency ecosystem, it is even harder to predict what will happen the

    Bitcoin’s $100,000 Mark is Achievable – Here’s Why

    | 2017/12/03 8:15 am
  • The total value of all cryptocurrencies currently sits at around $300 billion, but venture capitalist Albert Wenger believes that it could eventually be worth trillions of dollars. The economic, not to mention societal, impact of cryptocurrency cannot be denied. Individuals from across the globe are turning to decentralized digital currency for numerous reasons, such as investment, ease of transactions, anonymity, lack of bank access, or sheer need. It seems every new week brings a new high

    Top Venture Capitalist Says Cryptocurrencies Could be Worth Trillions of Dollars

    | 2017/12/02 4:00 pm
  • A number of Bitcoin holders are expressing their displeasure over the green light received by Wall Street to enter the Bitcoin market. Their concern is that allowing banks entry into the Bitcoin market is an indirect way of introducing corruption into the system, which they feel could lead to price manipulation in the long run. The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on Friday made public that it was going to grant permission to CME Group

    Crypto Enthusiasts Express Concern That Banks Could Take Over Bitcoin

    | 2017/12/02 9:00 am
  • With Bitcoin reaching record heights this week, more and more established financial institutions are taking an interest in its undeniable, and lucrative, appeal.  However, mainstream banks are still hesitant. This week saw crypto enthusiasts enjoying the rollercoaster ride that is Bitcoin with the currency exceeding heights of $11,000, and dipping to lows of just under $9,500. Surging into the five-figure zone resulted in global headlines, and Bitcoin became the topic of conversation for both cynics

    Should Banks Start Betting on Bitcoin?

    | 2017/12/01 12:00 pm
  • While the world (or at least most of it) was watching Bitcoin’s roller coaster ride into 10k territory, FANG stocks collectively lost nearly 20 times as much as their Bitcoin counterparts through their biggest market cap drop yet. The hours leading up to Bitcoin’s historic five-figure milestone were filled with hope, excitement, and probably a few sour grapes for those ever-present cynics. Even though the currency reached this milestone, it continued its trademark volatility, flirting

    FANG Stocks Lose Nearly $60 Billion as Bitcoin Claws its Way to the $10k Mark

    | 2017/11/30 12:30 pm
  • Speculators and cryptocurrency traders might not be the only ones that are benefiting from the current Bitcoin rally. Many stocks of Asian companies have rapidly risen today, as Bitcoin managed to hit a new all-time high. Asian Company Stocks are Rallying The whole financial and technology world is watching today, as the popular decentralized cryptocurrency Bitcoin managed, for the first time to reach the astonishing price of $11,517 and a total market cap valuation of over

    How Asian Companies are Benefiting From the Current Bitcoin Rally

    | 2017/11/30 1:00 am
  • Pundits including self-help guru and former hedge fund manager James Altucher and MGT Capital Investments CEO John McAfee are already predicting the fabled $1 million dollar Bitcoin as soon as 2020. Self Help Guru, hedge fund manager, and top LinkedIn influencer James Altucher spoke to CNBC’s “Squawk Alley” predicting that Bitcoin could easily get to a $1 million valuation by 2020: I’ll say $1 million by 2020, as well, easily. There’s 15 million millionaires around the

    Pundits Queuing Up To Predict The Fabled $1 Million Dollar Bitcoin

    | 2017/11/29 6:45 pm
  • Bitcoin may have passed the $11,000 mark, but a deputy governor at the Bank of England believes that the cryptocurrency is no threat to the world economy. The Astronomical Rise of Bitcoin In the last couple of days, Bitcoin has become one of the most popular topics in the world. As the digital cryptocurrency is surpassed the $11,000 price mark, many analysts and experts are speculating how much further it’s going to grow. The famous

    Bank of England Deputy Claims Bitcoin ‘Too Small’ to Threaten World Economy

    | 2017/11/29 3:15 pm
  • Where Bitcoin goes, do altcoins follow? It would seem so for Litecoin, whose price rose yesterday in tandem with Bitcoin, reaching an all-time high of $102.21. With Bitcoin’s history-making move yesterday as it passed the $10,000 mark, it is easy to get caught up in the excitement and celebration and forget about the achievements of other cryptocurrencies. Litecoin – often thought of as silver to Bitcoin’s gold – is a prime example. As Bitcoin climbed

    The Little Engine That Could – Litecoin Breaks $100, Outperforming Bitcoin in 2017

    | 2017/11/29 9:00 am
  • Bitcoin prices have charged past $10,000, delivering a new blow to the US dollar, now worth less than 0.0001 BTC for the first time. $10k Bitcoin Weathers Press Bubble Barrage Data uploaded Wednesday showed the unprecedented exchange rate come into being as Bitcoin continued towards $11,000. Within hours of passing the magic $10k, the virtual currency hit a current all-time high of $10,696 before correcting downwards, according to Bitstamp. As of press time, prices are

    US Dollar Crashes Against Bitcoin to Record Low

    | 2017/11/29 6:30 am
  • The world’s top-performing currency for 3 years in a row, Bitcoin price has surpassed $10,000 USD mark, but where to from here? The 28th of November saw both crypto enthusiasts and cynics holding their breath in anticipation of Bitcoin reaching that magical five-figure status. They were not disappointed. Bitcoin, arguably the most popular cryptocurrency, gave all of its naysayers something to think about yesterday.  Its astronomical growth does not seem to be slowing down either. Coinmarketcap

    Could Bitcoin Price Reach Even Greater Heights Still in 2017?

    | 2017/11/29 4:30 am
  • As the world celebrates Bitcoin’s surge above $10,000 USD, hedge fund wizard Michael Novogratz predicts that Bitcoin will “easily” reach $40,000 USD in the next few months. Novogratz is equally bullish on Ethereum. Bitcoin Will Surpass $40,000 in 2018 Bitcoin enthusiasts and financial experts take former Fortress Investment Group chief Michael Novogratz’s predictions seriously. He has been proven correct time and time again. On November 21, 2017, Novogratz predicted that Bitcoin’s value would be higher

    Novogratz Sets Next Target Price for Bitcoin at $40,000

    | 2017/11/28 4:00 pm
  • Bitcoin now costs $10,000 as the world’s biggest cryptocurrency reaches five figures for the first time in its history. $10,000 Bitcoin Increased 1300% In 2017 Data from Coinmarketcap covering multiple major exchanges confirms that on average, a single bitcoin costs around $10,031 and even more in some markets. Prices on individual exchanges for BTC/USD range from an ultra-conservative $9774 at CoinsBank to $10,197 at Gatecoin.  The move beats even the more optimistic expectations from industry

    Ultimate Wow: Bitcoin Reaches $10,000 For The First Time

    | 2017/11/28 10:11 am