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Open Bazaar Beta 3.0 is Out!

For those that have been living under a virtual rock for the past three months, (don’t worry, there are plenty of people under this rock) – Open Bazaar has released their beta 3.0! Not sure what Open Bazaar is? That is okay check out Bitcoinist’s coverage of the market here and here For the....

Bitcoin Market Manipulation Audio Leaked

As I mentioned in this week’s market wrap up, the bull run that occurred in the Bitcoin market last week was most likely the result of market manipulation. The Bitcoin price increased from the $220 range to around $260 without any discernible causes, suggesting that the spike in demand came from....

Bitcoin Market Cap Breaks $10 Billion

Bitcoin's fast-growing market capitalization has broken the $10 billion mark (data according to Coinometrics and Blockchain). The news comes just over ten days after our last report on Bitcoin's market cap on November 14th, where it was reported that the market cap was $5 billion. Twenty days....

Bitcoin Market Cap Reaches 3 Billion

Following the news of Bitcoin hitting its all-time high on Tuesday night, Bitcoin's market cap has hit yet another milestone. Three billion dollars, in fact. The news comes just about a week the after market cap reached $2.5 billion - signaling immense growth. No doubt, the influx has very much....

XRP Price Rise Gives Ripple $500 Million Market Cap

Recently, Ripple-the electronic payment protocol-has experienced a market cap surge due to an increase in the price of its native currency, XRP. Despite CCN's predictions, the XRP price has continued to march in the right direction. During the past month, the XRP price rose more than 200%,....

Litecoin Price Fails to Rebound From Bitcoin Price Panic

Sunday's bitcoin price panic caused altcoin market caps to evaporate and made most altcoin prices drop as well. The litecoin price bore the brunt of the market's wrath, falling 7% and dropping the Litecoin market cap by almost $8 million in a single day. However, the bitcoin price recovered,....

First Blockchain Backed Index comes online

In a first-of-its-kind, new partnership records market-data on the Blockchain. By securing any market feed onto the bitcoin blockchain, Brave New Coin and Smartbit hope to revolutionize markets in several important ways. Today Brave New Coin (BNC) and Smartbit http://www.smartbit.com.au....

Bitcoin Price Due for a Modest Bounce

What a difference a day makes, or so they say. Today's market fall was completely expected. We discussed the reasons in detail in yesterday's article. No need to rehash it today. But where do we go from here? Where and when is the bottom? Fake news from China is only excuse for the market to....

What is a Bitcoin Whale?

The term "whale" is frequently used to describe the big money Bitcoin players that show their hand in the Bitcoin market. The ocean as a metaphor for the market is apt, since one can then extend it to include the big fish and the small fish; sharks; rallies as feeding frenzies; waves as market....

Bitcoin Market Cap Surpasses $5 Billion

Bitcoin's total market capitalization has exceeded $5 billion USD. The news comes just says after we posted about the market cap hitting $3 billion, putting the digital currency at a growing rate that is so very impressive. The chart above will give you some level of understanding as to just how....

Daily Bitcoin Market Price Update: Bull Market In Sight

Yesterday we analyzed the bitcoin market from a weekly perspective and saw that we are, in all likelihood, very close to the beginning of a bull market. However, the weekly chart is unclear about whether or not there may be another week of selling. My analysis and the charts you see herein are....

Does News Really Move The Bitcoin Market?

How much of an effect does news (both good and bad) truly have on the market? Ask a taxi driver anywhere, from NYC to Kathmandu, what they think about the price of oil, and you're likely to get a comprehensive answer, including an opinion about the Gold price - and perhaps, the Bitcoin market's....

GHash. IO Hashing Market Share Drops to 28% Following Fears of 51% Attack

The bitcoin community endured a scare earlier this week when mining pool GHash. IO's hashing market share reached a whopping 42%, leaving many wondering if the potential was there for the pool to carry out a 51% attack on the bitcoin network. Scores of users took to bitcoin-related boards and....

Trading Forex in Bitcoin - Is it the Geekiest Way to Make money Online?

Forex has always been one of the most attractive investment options for less experienced traders. Now, bitcoin is bringing a new breed of investors to the forex trading space, and many brokers are opening its doors to the digital currency. In fact, this year all along, several Forex brokers....

Monero Market Added To Poloniex Cryptocurrency Exchange

Monero (XMR) is an cryptocurrency based on the CryptoNote protocol that touts anonymity as one of its winning features. Recently, United States cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex added a new Monero market to its list of features. The addition makes Monero not only the first altcoin to establish....

German Fidor Bank Launches Bitcoin Derivatives Market

Fidor Bank in Germany is doing something rather unorthodox when it comes to licensed banks. The bank has introduced a bitcoin derivatives market, allowing speculators to bet on the rising and falling prices of bitcoin in the future. CEO of Fidor Bank Matthias Kröner says bitcoin is gaining....

Australia - The Hottest Bitcoin Market on Earth

The United States, where Bitcoin was born in practice if not byinvention, and China are the established market leaders in Bitcoin investment, accounting for about two-thirds of the trading at exchanges worldwide. Their two currencies, the Dollar and Yuan, handle the vast majority of the global....

Daily Bitcoin Price and Market Update - Still Looks Weak

I trust a few of my readers profited from my suggestion to short the market the day before yesterday. The Bitcoin Price has been timid due to the still unrevealed price that 50,000 BTC were sold at in the recent USMS Bitcoin Auction. Even with that in the background, our technical analysis still....

Bitcoin Exchange Kraken Reduces Transaction Fees

Bitcoin exchange Kraken recently announced that they will be reducing transaction fees incurred in trades, as they are moving towards a "maker taker" fee model. This means that market makers will be able to provide the liquidity to "takers" or traders. The company shared its revised fees in its....

Market Analysis: Correction

As the title suggests, Bitcoin is now on what seems to be like a correction. From the rapid increase of the market bottom of $300 and consecutive increases to the peak of $410, Bitcoin seems to be on the decline yet again, and is currently sitting around $380.Volume has also came down again, so....

Ethereum Overtakes Litecoin in Market Cap after Continued Upward Trend

On January 23, Ethereum overtook Litecoin for the first time to become the third-largest digital currency when looking at total coin market cap. This is after a two-week period where the Ethereum market cap has grown by more than 80 percent. The price of Ethereum is on an equally steep upward....

Augur Answers Tough Questions with its Blockchain-based Prediction Markets

Let's ask a tough question: Will Hillary Clinton become president of the United States in 2016? If you had people "bet" on the topic, and monetarily rewarded the ones who guessed correctly, you can actually get a good idea whether Hillary Clinton will become the head of state. A better idea, in....

Bitcoin Market Cap Surpasses 2.5 Billion USD Once Again

Today, Bitcoin's market capitalization has once again surpassed the 2.5 billion USD since the second quarter of 2013. While a 2.5 billion USD market cap is considered "chump change" in general economics, it's a great bit of news in the Bitcoin community. The news shows great signs of growth of....

Is Greece Really Behind Bitcoin's Latest Price Surge?

After months of relative calm, the price of bitcoin broke out this week, spiking to a high of $257 on 17th June. Of particular focus for many observers was the speed at which the market made its gains, with most of the run occurring between 13:00 and 15:00 UTC on 16th June. Though such....

Market Summary: 12/28 – 1/4

A commonly quoted piece of advice that is the theme of this market analysis is one by Baron Rothschild, an 18th-century British man who was also part of the famous Rothschild banking family. The quote goes “Buy when there’s blood in the streets”, but I’ve also heard “even if it is yours”....

Predictious: Prediction Markets Are Coming Back... With Bitcoin

One of the more interesting applications of peer-to-peer finance is the concept of a prediction market - a market where people can speculate not on stocks and commodities, but rather real-life events. A prediction market might issue an asset that pays out $10 if Hillary Clinton wins the 2016 US....

Bitcoin Price Technical Analysis for 27/01/2016 – Breakout Looming!

Bitcoin price has been unable to pick a clear direction lately, with market participants holding out ahead of the top-tier market events this week. Perhaps the biggest market catalyst this week might be the FOMC statement, although no actual monetary policy changes are expected for now. Perhaps....


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The Bitcoin protocol has immense intrinsic value as a self-regulating frictionless payment network affordable to almost anyone. Here is a technology that allows anyone to send any amount of money to anyone else in the world at virtually no cost with nothing more than an Internet connection or smart phone. Bitcoin, like the Internet, is one of those innovations that can break down barriers; information barriers in the case of the Internet, and financial barriers with Bitcoin.

Dan Roseman, Financial Professional