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This Week in Bitcoin: Failed Forks, Atomic Swaps, and a Little Trouble in Big China

This Week in Bitcoin: Failed Forks, Atomic Swaps, and a Little Trouble in Big China In the first of a new series, we recap the juiciest stories from the past seven days. While trolls have trolled trolls and forkers have forked forks, we’ve bypassed the bitcoin bickering to focus on the news that matters. So…
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November 19, 2017 0
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Forking Hell: There’s a Lot of Hard Forks Coming to Bitcoin

Forking Hell: There’s a Lot of Hard Forks Coming to Bitcoin There’s rarely a dull moment in the cryptocurrency space but recent months have been about as dramatic as they come. The forking saga that began in August of this year with Bitcoin Cash attempting to keep a version of Bitcoin without second layer scaling…
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November 16, 2017 0

How Bitcoin Price Could Reach $10,000 by the End of 2017

How Bitcoin Price Could Reach $10,000 by the End of 2017 Highly regarded investors and financial analysts including billionaire investor Mike Novogratz and RT’s Max Keiser firmly believe that the bitcoin price could achieve the $10,000 mark in the short-term. As Novogratz told CNBC: “I’m pretty confident to say it’s going higher…It would not surprise me…
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November 10, 2017 0
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Markets Update: Bitcoin Daily Trade Volume Surpasses $5B

Markets Update: Bitcoin Daily Trade Volume Surpasses $5B Bitcoin markets over the past week have seen some phenomenal energy and the past three days has been a thrilling run. After the Canceled Fork Announcement Bitcoin Trade Volume Spikes Exponentially Action across bitcoin markets have been all over the place. For instance, on Tuesday, November 7,…
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November 9, 2017 0
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‘Segwit2x Rally’ Unwinds? Bitcoin Looks Heavy As Fork Boost Fades

‘Segwit2x Rally’ Unwinds? Bitcoin Looks Heavy As Fork Boost Fades Bitcoin is feeling the pull of the gravity today. The world’s largest cryptocurrency rose to new record highs yesterday, rallying to $7,848.31 on CoinDesk’s Bitcoin Price Index (BPI) before falling to a low of $7,058 today. As of writing, the bitcoin-US dollar (BTC/USD) exchange rate is…
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November 9, 2017 0

Breaking News: Segwit2x Fork Cancelled

Breaking News: Segwit2x Fork Cancelled Mike Belshe has published a blog post indicating that the planned Segwit2x hard fork will not be taking place. The markets have responded dramatically, with the price quickly setting a new all-time high of approximately $7900 USD. It Has Been Revealed That the Segwit2x Fork Will Not Take Place Bitgo…
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November 8, 2017 0

How to Stop Worrying and Love the Fork

How to Stop Worrying and Love the Fork November is going to be a nail-biter for bitcoin. It’s unclear whether the Segwit2x hard fork, expected to take place around Nov. 18, will leave us with one or two cryptocurrencies. And with more than $110 billion of value on the line, it’s far from assured investors will…
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November 7, 2017 0

Argentina’s Largest Trading Platform Will offer Bitcoin Futures

Argentina’s Largest Trading Platform Will offer Bitcoin Futures Futures trading has become incredibly popular in the Bitcoin world. Speculators still get exposed to price volatility without buying Bitcoin itself. So far, the number of platforms trading said Bitcoin futures is still relatively small. Argentina will get its own platform to focus on cryptocurrencies moving forward. Mercado…
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November 7, 2017 0

Short-Lived Rebound? Bitcoin Struggles to Retake $7,200

Short-Lived Rebound? Bitcoin Struggles to Retake $7,200 Bitcoin traders seem a touch tentative today. At press time, the bitcoin-U.S. dollar (BTC/USD) exchange rate is at $7,200 levels. BTC prices dropped to a four-day low below $6,950 yesterday before regaining poise, although the 5-day moving average (located above $7,200) is proving tough to crack. So has…
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November 7, 2017 0

Goldman Sachs Believes Bitcoin Price Will Hit $7,900 in Short-Term

Goldman Sachs Believes Bitcoin Price Will Hit ,900 in Short-Term Sheba Jafari, vice president at Goldman Sachs FICC Market Strats team, believes the bitcoin price will surpass the $7,900 mark in the short-term. “The market has shown evidence of an impulsive rally since breaking above 6,044. Next in focus [$]7,941. Might consolidate there before continuing…
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November 7, 2017 0