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    Crypto Exec: Bitcoin Was “Purpose-Built” To Be Store Of Value, Not Cash

    Although the crypto industry has changed dramatically in its decade-long lifespan, the narrative surrounding Bitcoin (BTC), along with its cardinal value proposition. has been steady, more or less. Yet, there have been a few nuances. Case in point, over recent years, proponents of BTC have flickered between the asset...

    Nick Chong | January 16, 2019 | 3:09 pm
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    Bitcoin ETF Approval Could Ease EU Regulators Concerns About Crypto

    Since the birth of Bitcoin, crypto assets have been in a regulatory grey zone. And for years on end, regulators across the globe left this industry’s constituents alone, seemingly deeming that cryptocurrencies weren’t a bonafide threat to society. However, following the advent of the Silk Road, Mt. Gox,...

    Nick Chong | January 16, 2019 | 1:08 pm
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    Could a “Less Volatile” Bitcoin ETF Proposal Convince the SEC?

    If 2018 was the year of the crypto crash, 2019 is surely going to become the year of Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded funds (ETFs). Although 2019 has just started, with a majority of consumers just rejoining the workspace from their holiday hiatuses, cryptocurrency-backed vehicles have already become a hot...

    Nick Chong | January 15, 2019 | 2:00 pm
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    Why Major Bitcoin Exchange BitMEX Was Pressured to Cut Off US Users

    Since BitMEX rocketed to the tip of the crypto market, hosting hundreds of millions of dollars worth of nominal Bitcoin (BTC) trades each and every day, the company has come under pressure from regulators. And while the Asian startup is mostly well-respected, with its chief executive, former stock...

    Nick Chong | January 15, 2019 | 1:00 pm
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    Breaking: Crypto Exchange Cryptopia Hacked, Police Starts Investigation

    Although 2019 is expected to be a turnaround year for the broader Bitcoin market, a crypto exchange recently divulged that it had fallen victim to a “security breach.” This is the exchange hack of 2019. First Crypto Hack Of 2019 On Tuesday morning, Cryptopia, a lesser-known crypto exchange...

    Nick Chong | January 15, 2019 | 8:22 am
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    Winklevoss Twins: If Bitcoin ETF Approval Takes Six Years, So Be It

    Among other things, 2018 was a tough year for Bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs) applications. Regulatory entities overseeing such proposals quickly quashed the crypto industry’s dreams, denying applications left and right. Yet, the showrunners behind a denied ETF proposal, Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, believe they have the chops to...

    Nick Chong | January 14, 2019 | 5:04 pm
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    Parisian Artist: $1,000 Bitcoin Yellow Vest Puzzle Solved

    Although France’s Yellow Vest movement isn’t directly tied to Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, and blockchain technologies, the two revolutions (of sorts) have quickly joined hands. Crypto Enthusiast Solves Paris Bitcoin Puzzle On January 6th, Pascal Boyart, a pro-crypto Parisian artist and muralist took to Twitter that he or she painted a...

    Nick Chong | January 14, 2019 | 12:00 am
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    Issuance Of Crypto Assets Will Push Bitcoin Lower, Claims St. Louis FED

    For nearly a decade, save for early-2018, Bitcoin (BTC) has ruled the crypto market with an iron fist — dominating its altcoin brethren. Yet, as blockchain technologies propagate, with tokens becoming more common and present than ever, analysts have claimed Bitcoin’s mostly-unquestioned hegemony will begin to come under fire....

    Nick Chong | January 13, 2019 | 9:00 pm
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    Prominent Investor Optimistic, Awaits Crypto Adoption In 2019

    Many pundits have agreed that crypto and related technologies have the potential to shift global paradigms. And while this potential is widely acknowledged, with many forward-thinkers throwing themselves at the blockchain ecosystem, adoption of crypto products has yet to occur. But one prominent Bitcoin investor expects for this to...

    Nick Chong | January 13, 2019 | 6:00 pm
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    Why Bitcoin Fundamentals Thrived Amid 2018 Downturn

    It goes without saying that bears weren’t kind to the crypto industry in 2018. The aggregate value of all cryptocurrencies fell like a “falling knife,” as retail investors pulled out of this market en-masse and hype dissipated. Yet, even amid this devastating downturn, which beat this market to hell...

    Nick Chong | January 13, 2019 | 10:04 am

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