What Can We Learn From Bitcoin’s Birthday Bank Run?

As most of you will probably know, yesterday marked the 10th anniversary of the mining of Bitcoin’s genesis block. Many Bitcoin proponents mark this as the birthday of the digital asset itself. To celebrate the occasion, long-time Bitcoin advocate and successful investor Trace Mayer proposed that the community start an annual tradition of a crypto …

Crypto-Lenders Are Winning The Bear Market By Playing Both Sides

 Crypto lending has taken off despite the extended bear market of 2018, as these businesses took advantage by catering to both sides of the trade. Crypto Lenders Playing Both Sides of the Field During the extended bear market of 2018, as layoffs soared, and fortunes hemorrhaged, lenders were rubbing their hands in glee. It seems everyone …

Nasdaq Futures Plunges 1.75% on Weak Chinese Data; Bitcoin Surges

Nasdaq Futures kicked off on a bearish note this Wednesday as signs of weak economic data from China impacted the US markets. The index has fallen by 116.60 points, down 1.84% at 6,216.75 after closing 2018 on an annual loss of 4.72%, according to CNBC data. Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average are also …

Over 900 Retailers Now Accepting Bitcoin Cash

According to a recent Reddit post crunching the numbers for the latest merchant accepters of Bitcoin Cash, the number of online stores accepting BCH could be over 945 and the number of brick-and-mortar retailers around 670. One Reddit user, likely connected with the Bitcoin Cash Association, listed the latest statistics for Bitcoin Cash (BCH) adoption …

Bitcoin’s Institutionalization: Dates to Watch in 2019

It’s been over a year since the Cboe and CME listed the world’s first bitcoin futures contracts, the first ever bitcoin investment product to hit the legacy market. Both futures went live just before bitcoin peaked at its $20,000 all-time high. Out-the-gate trading for the derivatives reflected 2017’s market mania, and Cboe’s futures alone traded …