Bitcoin (BTC) News, Price Predictions and Opinions

Bitcoin (BTC)

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Bitcoin (BTC) is a pioneering digital currency invented by a yet-unknown individual or group of individuals presented as Satoshi Nakamoto. Early development began in 2008, during the financial crisis of 2008, with the landmark paper titled “Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System” being released on October 31, 2008. The primary purpose of Bitcoin is in the space of P2P financial transactions, though some supporters envision it more as a store of value.

Often called “Digital Gold” for its monetary properties which are similar to gold, the enduring popularity and market resilience of Bitcoin has encouraged the growth of other cryptocurrencies, and as a result it has come to be known as the “mother” or “father” of all cryptocurrencies. Initially limited to all but the most ardent technology enthusiasts, Bitcoin was responsible for convincing the masses that a P2P financial system devoid of middlemen and centralized was in fact possible, a characteristic made possible through its Proof-of-Work consensus algorithm which incentivized good behavior.

Since its inception in early 2009, Bitcoin has been through a number of changes and incidents, yet continues to thrive as the most popular token in the cryptocurrency market. This includes the famous Mt. Gox incident and several such cycles of price spikes and drops. The enduring nature of Bitcoin is a quality that is highly cherished by its proponents. Many tokens have been inspired by it, including similarly envisioned token Litecoin (LTC), which is often said to be the silver to Bitcoin’s gold. Because of the popularity and established nature of Bitcoin, it is often the base pair with which other cryptocurrencies are traded.

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How Much Bitcoin Should You Own!?

28 Sep 2020 5 minute read 31 comments johnwege

There are many people that invest in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies for the technology and potential it has to change the world.  But then there are people who are investing in the bitcoin and crypto space just for the financial gains that it can...

Basic Attention Token (BAT) - My #1 Bet & Why

20 Aug 2020 3 minute read 61 comments Thomas Wolf

Basic Attention Token (BAT) arguably has the strongest following of any cryptocurrency created in the last three years since its launch in 2017.I would call it third only to Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH), regardless of what the numbers say at this...

Paying Taxes in Bitcoin and Ethereum Possible in Switzerland Canton of Zug from 2021

4 Sep 2020 1 minute read 51 comments Abhimanyu Krishnan

Citizens and businesses in the Swiss canton of Zug will be able to pay taxes in Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) from 2021, following a partnership between authorities and Zug-based crypto broker and custodian Bitcoin Suisse, according to a report pu...

6 Dumb Ways to Invest in Cryptocurrencies

20 Apr 2020 7 minute read 63 comments CryptoSorted

Many people invest in cryptocurrency for either the wrong reasons or practically the wrong way or even both; and when they lose money due to their bad decisions, they claim bitcoin or even cryptocurrency generally is a scam. This post is intended to...

My Crypto Earnings This Month (September)

6 Oct 2020 3 minute read 33 comments johnwege

Another month has come and gone, and that means we are already entering the month of October.  As always, the beginning of each new month is my favorite time of the month, because that is when I get paid in my passive crypto income. This is an ongoin...

Creating Passive Crypto Income Streams Is My Passion

30 Aug 2020 2 minute read 21 comments Sapphire

Building For Tomorrow I have written a few articles about passive income and I am sure that most of my readers have picked up that I have a pretty strong bias towards staking projects, as my strongest objective is to create passive income well into t...

MyCrypto BETA - Easy LRC, DAI and BAT Cross-Conversion

20 Apr 2020 4 minute read 61 comments Thomas Wolf

LRC, DAI and BAT all cross-convert through MyCrypto Beta.  In fact, cross-conversion is really easy! So, if you were worried about LRC being too much of a pain, or worthless, think again.  Most of you are probably ready to instantly cash out to the t...

Ethereum 2.0 - The Problem Coin

3 Sep 2020 6 minute read 57 comments Thomas Wolf

As I've previously written about, the DeFi vs. Bitcoin/Altcoin season has been all the FOMO and as a result of downward market movement, I sold my entire portfolio while I was in the positive two days ago.Now, I sit and wait.  How does one determine...

Litecoin - The Forgotten Legend!

11 Oct 2020 1 minute read 19 comments Sapphire

Litecoin Clinging To Top 10 Status With the massive surge of BNB earlier on in the year and newcomers such as Polkadot, Litecoin has had to give up it's Top 5 status. Litecoin is currently at number 10 and seems to have become a forgotten legend as D...

If You Were Able To Choose One Option To Invest In 2020, Would You Hodl 1 Btc Or 32 Eth?

8 Feb 2020 6 minute read 57 comments CryptoChartWizard91

If someone was to present to you the magical opportunity to have either 1 BTC OR 32 ETH to HODL (hold) throughout 2020 - which would you choose? Well, we all know that magical opportunity will never be presented to you, however, if you were to make t...