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The Satoshi Revolution – Chapter 3: Do You Want a Government Fiat Crypto? (Part 4)

The Satoshi Revolution – Chapter 3: Do You Want a Government Fiat Crypto? (Part 4) The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations. Section 1 : The Trusted Third Party Problem Chapter 3: Trying to Undo Satoshi by Wendy McElroy Do You Want a Government Fiat Crypto? (Chapter 3, Part 4) It is the ability…
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December 16, 2017 0
Austin Petersen

Rise of the Bitcoin Politician: Austin Petersen’s Scrappy Run fo

Rise of the Bitcoin Politician: Austin Petersen’s Scrappy Run for US Senate In the run-up to the 2018 November federal elections in the United States, at least three politicians are accepting bitcoin in donation, including an incumbent House member. One hopeful, Austin Petersen, is openly discussing the world’s most popular cryptocurrency’s benefits in his bid…
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December 16, 2017 0
TD Ameritrade

Cboe Strikes Back at CME with TD Ameritrade Bitcoin Futures on Monday

Cboe Strikes Back at CME with TD Ameritrade Bitcoin Futures on Monday The half a trillion dollar cryptocurrency market is for the taking, and savvy market makers are not going to give up positions easily. Cboe was the first futures market for bitcoin, launching last Sunday a full week ahead of its crosstown and much…
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December 16, 2017 0
Bloomberg Terminals

Ethereum, Ripple And Litecoin Have Arrived on Bloomberg Terminals

Ethereum, Ripple And Litecoin Have Arrived on Bloomberg Terminals Financial data firm Bloomberg has added three new cryptocurrencies – ethereum (ether), Ripple (XRP) and litecoin – alongside bitcoin on its Terminal service. According to a Fortune report, sources said the addition of the new price data is aimed at forex traders seeking to explore the new instruments.…
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December 15, 2017 0
Tax Department

India’s Tax Department Collects User Data at Multiple Bitcoin Exchanges

India’s Tax Department Collects User Data at Multiple Bitcoin Exchanges The Indian Income Tax Department has visited bitcoin exchanges across the country seeking to identify users. The widespread operation is being carried out over suspicions of tax evasion by exchange customers, the Press Trust of India states. The agency visited nine cryptocurrency exchanges in cities including…
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December 14, 2017 0
Markets Update

Markets Update: Bitcoin’s Price Takes a Quick Dive

Markets Update: Bitcoin’s Price Takes a Quick Dive After hovering around the $16,500 zone for most of the day on December 12, bitcoin jumped in value to around $17,100 during the early hours of December 13. Bitcoin markets were coasting along in that range for a few hours, and then around 12 pm EDT the…
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December 13, 2017 0
Tax

Uncle Sam’s Surprise: Tax Reform to Impact Crypto Investors

Uncle Sam’s Surprise: Tax Reform to Impact Crypto Investors The U.S. tax code is on the brink of its largest overhaul in three decades. And while neither the House of Representatives or Senate version of the tax bill (both have passed in their respective chambers and are in the process of being reconciled into a…
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December 13, 2017 0
Bitcoin Scare Tactics

Here Come the Bogus Bitcoin Scare Tactics

Here Come the Bogus Bitcoin Scare Tactics Steven Hopkins is chief operating officer and general counsel of Medici Ventures, an Overstock.com subsidiary focused on the advancement of blockchain technology. “Cynicism masquerades as wisdom, but it is the farthest thing from it.” – Stephen Colbert The run-up in bitcoin and other crypto assets has offered cynics…
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December 13, 2017 0
Facebook

Facebook Messenger VP Joins Coinbase’s Board of Directors

Facebook Messenger VP Joins Coinbase’s Board of Directors Digital currency exchange startup Coinbase has announced the appointment of a Facebook executive to its board of directors. In joining the board, David Marcus, vice president of messaging products at Facebook, will bring years of experience in building large-scale mobile products, according to a Coinbase statementposted yesterday. Previously president…
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December 13, 2017 0
Bull

Bitcoin Price Dilemma: Bull and Bear Paths in Play

Bitcoin Price Dilemma: Bull and Bear Paths in Play Fresh off all-time highs, bitcoin is trading sideways and showing signs of bull exhaustion. As per CoinDesk’s Bitcoin Price Index (BPI), the world’s largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization is trading at roughly $16,850. But despite the high price, according to data source CoinMarketCap, BTC has only gained a…
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December 13, 2017 0