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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Sink or Swim - Where the Market is Headed

29 Jul 2021 3 minute read 0 comments Gongo

The past few weeks have been a crypto investor’s worst nightmare. While the individuals who have been involved in crypto for quite some time are still profiting heavily, the newcomers appear to be suffering the most. The hype generated around crypto...

Buying Bitcoin Is Choosing the Laws of Mathematics Over the Arbitrariness of Corrupt Humans

3 Aug 2021 6 minute read 1 comment ssaurel

Bitcoin passed the point of no return in 2020. The coronavirus pandemic that swept the world triggered an economic crisis that showed more than ever that the current monetary and financial system is flawed. Even more worrying is the fact that there i...

Market and Bitcoin intrinsic value updated

4 Aug 2021 2 minute read 0 comments PatronMaster

  In my last post, I shared a way to calculate the intrinsic value of Bitcoin. If you are an investor like me (not a trader), you are not affected by the sentiment but just by the financial data. In this post, you will find: Current Market Sentiment...

Games To Play To Earn Cryptocurrency

4 Aug 2021 3 minute read 3 comments Jack216

Games To Play To Earn Cryptocurrency In todays blog I'm going to show you some games you can play while killing time to make some cryptocurrency. These games are all free to download and play and require zero investment unlike some other crypto games...

Morning‌‌ ‌‌Update—August 2nd—Macro and Crypto Markets

1 Aug 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Justin d'Anethan

Last night, during Sunday trading, most equity indexes rose including the Dow, the Nasdaq and the S&P. While Friday traded mixed, with somewhat disappointing earnings, investors seem less concerned about the delta variant and more focused on positive...

How to Accept Bitcoin on Shopify

30 Jul 2021 1 minute read 2 comments BitcoinPoliticalEnthusiast

Shopify is one of the largest eCommerce platforms on the internet. Operating your store on Shopify means you’ll get good support, efficient software, and strong name recognition. Now you can accept Bitcoin on Shopify stores too! With Blockonomics’ Di...

Apps That Make you Passive income from your phone

30 Jul 2021 2 minute read 2 comments Jack216

Apps That Make you Passive Income Part 6 In today blog I'm going to cover some apps you can download to start making money. These apps are great for building up your passive income. I've personally tested all theses apps so that you know that their l...

T.K.O. Summit 2021: Unlocking the Key to the Future of Cryptocurrency in Asia

29 Jul 2021 2 minute read 1 comment TKO by Tokocrypto

After successfully holding various global blockchain events such as Indonesia Blockchain Week 2020 and BSC Summit 2021, Tokocrypto upped the ante when more than 36,000 attendees from over 11 countries attended the virtual T.K.O. Summit 2021 on July 2...

Bitcoin Sentiment Reverting Back to BTFD? (July 30 Forecast)

30 Jul 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Crypto Daily FX

Bitcoin fell a hair on Thursday, trading right around the $40K level before closing the daily candle just underneath, giving us a quiet sideways Thursday candle. Following the early-week breakout higher, BTC could take a few days or even a couple wee...

How to Live on Crypto: Pay Bills

28 May 2021 1 minute read 14 comments TheDesertLynx

Hi, and welcome back for the final installment of this first run of how to live on crypto. Today I’m going to try to show you how to pay your bills using cryptocurrency. This is the most difficult part of living on crypto. If you can’t do it where y...