This week we saw volatility that was a lot, even for the relatively unstable Bitcoin market. The week started at a low of $230, spiking all the way up to the $260 range that totals to a nearly 13% increase in price. Like many people expected, however, the price quickly fell back down and is currently hovering at just above $240, coinciding with the prediction I made in last week’s Market Wrap-Up. Despite all the
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Stablecoins are a new idea that is being advanced by some people in the cryptocurrency community. A stablecoin is a digital currency with a flexible supply. The idea behind such a coin is simple: we create a cryptocurrency that uses some kind of metric to track demand for the coin, which will trigger an automatic increase or decrease in the coin’s supply. This is supposed to keep the purchasing power of the currency stable —
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We are super excited to kick off this new series covering in depth issues with Bitcoin taxes within the United States. Bitcoinist will be partnering with Daniel Winters of Global Tax, LLC to bring you weekly content. This weekly series will run every Thursday up until the tax deadline of April 15th, and after that point, the series will become a bi-weekly publication, as there are still many topics to cover. In addition to the
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To wrap the Bitcoin market, and the cryptocurrency network, in general, into one word, I would use the word unexpected. We were seeing the small $1-$3 fluctuations in Bitcoin for the greater part of the week, then the price broke out into a bull run. No one without insider knowledge saw this coming and caught many people by surprise. While refreshing to see Bitcoin up 10% for the next three days, it was certainly unexpected.
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In the ongoing discussion about Bitcoin price volatility, one theory for a rapidly falling Bitcoin price is the fact that so many coins are mined every day. Currently, Bitcoin miners produce 3600 coins daily. These miners must pay bills, such as rent and electricity, which cannot presently be paid for with Bitcoin. Therefore, large portions of Bitcoin mining profit must be converted to fiat in order to pay expenses and keep Bitcoin mining operations afloat.