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    Altcoin Futures Could be The Next Big Thing

    Big developments may be coming to the cryptocurrency industry. The launch of Bitcoin futures has been interesting, albeit somewhat lackluster. It now seems we may see some more cryptocurrency-related futures products coming to market soon. Wedbush Futures is actively contemplating introducing altcoin-based futures contracts to their clients. More...

    JP Buntinx | February 28, 2018 | 2:00 pm
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    Morning Asian Altcoin Trading Roundup: the leader is Lisk

    FOMO Moments   A mixed bag greeted us during this morning’s Asian trading session. A bit of a cool off from dip buying has leveled out the markets but they are still mostly in the green. Bitcoin is holding $8,000 which is good news for all the altcoins...

    Martin Young | February 8, 2018 | 4:35 am
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    Major US Financial Firm Robinhood to Offer BTC And ETH Trading

    Stock trading app provider Robinhood — which was founded in 2013 in an attempt to democratize stock trading — is hopping on the cryptocurrency trading bandwagon. The company announced Thursday that it has plans to roll out trading services for Bitcoin and Ethereum via its mobile app in...

    Thomas Delahunty | January 26, 2018 | 1:30 am
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    Police, Bank Indonesia to Clampdown on Bali BTC Transactions

    Indonesia’s Central Bank, Bank Indonesia (BI), have united with the national police service to tackle the illegal use of Bitcoin in Bali. According to them, the tourist hot spot is much more likely to attract people trying to use the cryptocurrency for transactions that are outside the law....

    Rick D. | January 15, 2018 | 10:25 am
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    Dogecoin Woofs at Moon with a Billion Dollars

    Anything goes in the cryptoland, so much so that an altcoin created as a parody has just reached a billion dollar market capacity. Dogecoin was created in 2013, its mascot is a Japanese Shiba Inu dog made popular by an internet meme dating back eight years. The dog...

    Martin Young | January 5, 2018 | 2:00 pm
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    ShapeShift Enables NEO Support for Cryptocurrency Enthusiasts

    It’s always good to see existing cryptocurrency services support new currencies. In the case of ShapeShift, they have been adding quite a few coins throughout 2017. It seems this trend will carry over into 2018, as the first new currency has been added already. NEO, one of the...

    JP Buntinx | January 5, 2018 | 11:00 am
  • Coinbase IRS Delayed

    Think You Can Hide Capital Gains in Alt-Coins? Think Again…

    Those Bitcoin investors in the US who think they’re outsmarting the IRS by trading funds to other digital currencies rather than back to dollars could be in for a nasty surprise. Under GOP tax bill that is due to be voted upon next week, law makers will draw...

    Rick D. | December 14, 2017 | 11:12 pm
  • What are ALTCOINS

    Altcoin Market Regains Legs after SegWit2x Fork is Called Off

    As the world woke up to news of the Bitcoin fork cancellation altcoin traders and investors finally had something to smile about. It had been dark days for the majority of altcoins as they had all lost ground in recent weeks to the Bitcoin behemoth. As with previous...

    Martin Young | November 9, 2017 | 5:00 pm
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    Cryptocurrency Chia Seeks to End Huge Electricity Demands of Bitcoin

    As brilliant as a tool for financial empowerment as it is, Bitcoin isn’t terribly environmentally friendly. It’s been estimated by Alex de Vries at Digiconomist that with BTC priced as it currently is, it would be profitable for miners to consumer 24 terawatt-hours in power every year. Put...

    Rick D. | November 8, 2017 | 11:57 pm

    Alternative Currencies: a DIMND Token

    Alternative currencies are becoming a part of everyday life, particularly in countries that become unstable. Take for example 2009, when the currency in Zimbabwe collapsed and its citizens began using talk-time minutes as a way to purchase and barter for goods. But it doesn’t take the collapse of...

    Jayanand Sagar | November 2, 2017 | 6:28 am

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