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Bitcoin’s Bull Case Intensifies as Investors Bet on More Bond-Buying

Bitcoin’s long-term bullish outlook may have received further support from investors’ latest bet on the long-dated Treasury notes. The Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday that investors believe that the Federal Reserve will start buying long-term US bonds after its next policy....

Investors in Kim Dotcom’s Mega Upload 2 Told To Stock Up On Bitcoin

Qualifying investors interested in Kim Dotcom’s Mega Upload 2 and Bitcache will have to stock up with Bitcoin, to encourage new Bitcoin users. No cards or bank transfers would be allowed for the investment, which will be on the BnkToTheFuture investor page this week, the platform announced in a....

This Key Metric Suggests Bitcoin Investors Are Starting to Get Greedy

Bitcoin has undergone a strong surge since the lows seen when OKEx announced it had frozen withdrawals. In the past 30 days alone, BTC has gained more than 40%, shocking most investors. Key on-chain trends show that Bitcoin investors are starting to become “greedy.” While this may....

SEC charges Texas man for defrauding investors in bitcoin Ponzi scheme

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged a Texas man and his company for defrauding investors using a bitcoin Ponzi scheme. According to the SEC, Trendon T. Shavers, founder and operator of Bitcoin Savings and Trust (BTCST), allegedly used the monikers 'Pirate' and....

SEC Warns Bitcoin's Hype May Put Investors At Risk

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has released a new alert, warning investors about the risk of fraud in the digital currency industry. In its latest guidance, the SEC, a federal organisation tasked with enforcing US securities law, advised investors to be wary of promises of large....

China’s Constant Bubbles Drive Investors to Bitcoin in Droves

China’s economic problems may only just be starting, and bitcoin is poised to benefit more than ever before. On top of the ongoing currency devaluations, bubbles are popping in many different industry segments across China, including stock and property markets. As a result, investors are eyeing....

SecondMarket Will Open Up Private Bitcoin Fund to All Investors

SecondMarket is planning to open up its private bitcoin investment fund to ordinary investors. The change should be in place by the fourth quarter of 2014, the Wall Street Journal reports. SecondMarket launched its Bitcoin Investment Trust (BIT) last September, but it was reserved for private....

Bitreserve Raises $9.6 Million in Crowdfunding Campaign

UPDATE (14 January 2015 13:00 BST): Article has been updated to reflect crowdfunding breakdown. Bitreserve has closed its crowdfunding campaign after raising over $9m. The final total of $9,620,802 (£6,363,024) was reached after 157 investors bought 11.27% of the equity offered. Crowdcube....

Bullish for Bitcoin: Data Reveals Spike in Activity from New BTC Investors

Bitcoin’s price action hasn’t been providing investors with many insights, as it has primarily stagnated as it trades around $10,700 The cryptocurrency market is currently resting on the edge of a blade as investors closely watch to see where BTC may trend in the near-term One trend that seems....

Why Holding Onto Bitcoin Post Bitcoin Halving is Ideal

The stability in the price of bitcoin after the occurrence of bitcoin halving alarmed many investors and bitcoin buyers around the world. The stability in the price of bitcoin after the occurrence of bitcoin halving alarmed many investors and bitcoin buyers around the world, especially those....

The New Bullrun Rushes Investors Towards Securypto

PRESS RELEASE. With Round 1 Fully Sold Out, Investors scramble to get on board of Securypto IEO. In a world where datahacks have become the norm rather than the exception, anonymity has become a necessity. Securypto project is making headlines across major news media for its remarkable....

Group of Investors Seek to Buy Mt. Gox And Revive It

The Wall Street Journal reports (paywall) this evening that an investor group "with Hollywood ties" is hoping to buy out disgraced bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox for a whole bitcoin. Yes, you read correctly. One bitcoin, or about $390 at the currency exchange rate. The investors, one of which included....

IOSCO Warns Investors on Crowdfunding & Bitcoin Risks

The International Organization of Securities Commissions – IOSCO – has put crowdfunding on their list of investors risks, together with Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Investors all over the world are looking for ways to diversify their portfolio. Rather than sticking with government bonds,....

Bitcoin Becomes The New Hot Commodity For Large Investors

But despite what some people may think, it is never too late to invest in Bitcoin. Some reports are making claims of how large investors are starting to flock to Bitcoin. Rumors like these have been floating around the Internet for quite some time now, although there has been little evidence to....