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.

In this tag, read Bitcoin (BTC) news, price predictions, opinions and analyses created by users.


Remember as you invest in your future

5 May 2019 1 minute read 0 comments Blurryface

As we invest in our future it looks bright.. It can take a turn for better or worse.. What we need to do is look towards assets that have a worth to us as individuals. Like investing in coins tokens or stocks that have a real world impact in our dail...

Bitcoin in a zone of convergence of two resistors

5 May 2019 1 minute read 2 comments GranRethory

On the date of the date Bitcoin has encountered 2 lines of resistance that converge on the same point, at this precise moment has 2 options:   1) bounces on the red line, and falls to seek liquidity and recover strength as a bullish an inverted shoul...

Make some bitcoins on Prime XBT

4 May 2019 3 minute read 3 comments cryptovato1

I discovered this platform by an add on youtube. Before I recommend something in my articles, I previously try it and see if I get paid. When I was younger my first approach with this world, was forex trading of euros, swiss francs and oil. I persona...

Cardano's lot of Atala project. It can reach 15 million farmers

4 May 2019 1 minute read 0 comments xlubecx

IOHK CEO and Cardano founder Charles Hoskinson announced the launch of Atala, a blockchain project to help governments in developing countries build voting, asset registration and supply chain systems. Charles Hoskinson announced the news on April 30...

Binance will soon be able to allow leveraging for 9 selected pairs

4 May 2019 1 minute read 0 comments xlubecx

Changes in the public API of Binance, the largest cryptocurrency exchange, suggest that Binance is likely to soon be able to leverage for 9 business pairs. The speculations about "margin trading" on Binance appeared for the first time in March, after...

Bitcoin Block Reward Halving vs. Bitcoin Price

4 May 2019 1 minute read 0 comments sukey2008

An interesting statistic shows the Bitcoin block reward halving time vs. Bitcoin price since 2010: Figure out something from it? Yes, conclusion is quite interesting! - Around 15 -20 before halving, bitcoin price will continuously go up! - After hal...

Bitcoin Technical Analysis: My Long Rant

4 May 2019 1 minute read 2 comments Workin

In my last update, price was sitting just below the $5,350 resistance. I discussed the possibility of a short squeeze, saying should that happen, $5,800 is the likely target. Today we did see an attempt to liquidate shorts as price pushed above the $...

Update 5: Cats cryptocurrency prediction experiment!

4 May 2019 1 minute read 0 comments Piet246

Today I will give an other update of the prediction of Dikke Streep my cat. The expiment was as followed. I put 5 physical coins of cryptocurrency in front of the cat. He chose Ethereum with his paw. Updated results so far this year: 1. Litecoin +155...

✴️ DID THEY FIND BITCOIN CREATOR SATOSHI NAKAMOTO?! THIS WEBSITE CLAIMS THEY DID! 🤣

4 May 2019 1 minute read 0 comments charlesfuchs

What's up STACKERS! Where in the world is SATOSHI NAKAMOTO (known to be the "guy" who created Bitcoin)? This question has been asked for more than a decade. Is Satoshi a group of people? Was he an individual? ... or was it established by the "Deep St...

COINCASSO: OFFERING A MUCH WIDER FIELD OF POSSIBILITIES, FOR BOTH PROFESSIONALS AND AMATEURS IN THE FIELD OF CRYPTOCURRENCY

4 May 2019 3 minute read 0 comments Gato1

The quantity of crypto trades that give common trade of crypto resources is expanding step by step. Consistently an ever increasing number of clients are adjusting to these trades. Crypto hoodlums that happened in the previous years regularly made th...