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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Bitcoin Futures Bakkt announced Scheduled launch date

29 Aug 2019 1 minute read 0 comments CryptoArgha

Long Waited Bitcoin Futures Exchange Bakkt their official launch on September on a Twitter post Bakkt also announced that the clienta of newsest futures exchange can deposit their funds starting from September 6 On August 23 much waited Bitcoin futur...

29/08/2019 Price Update: Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, Ethereum Classic, Litcoin, OX(ZRX), STEEM, Steem Base Dollars (SBD), Basic Attention Token, Bitshare, PVT (pivot coin), DAI, XRP, EOS

29 Aug 2019 1 minute read 0 comments Danoskie

  Hello,How is you day going?It's another edition of DAILY CRYPTOS PRICE UPDATE.Today: 29/08/2019NB: The prices of these cryptos are based on the time I posted this post. Only one of them is a stable coin which is DAI.Sources: Binance, Coinbase, Huob...

Bitcoins drops $600 in 30 minutes

29 Aug 2019 1 minute read 0 comments Cryptonomist

In what is described as an unfortunate event for crypto community, bitcoin again fell below $10000 on Wednesday. Major names such as ether (ETH), litecoin (LTC), XRP (XRP) and EOS (EOS) also began to fall in value at around the same time as BTC, losi...

Buy Low. Sell High. Stable Coin It. Repeat.

29 Aug 2019 1 minute read 3 comments Jeffrey Allen Kaufman

Wash. Rinse. Repeat. Most traders know this already, but since Bitcoin just dropped, right nlw might be a good time to help newbs just getting started. There is a very simple trick that many investors use, that new "just starting out" investors might...

XAUUSD (GOLD) Technical Analysis

29 Aug 2019 1 minute read 0 comments goldenforex

The medium-term forecasts: 1478.20 is an important support, as long as this level is not broken, the wave will be medium term with an uptrend.If the middle term 1478.20 is broken, we will close our open trades.Technical analysis: A valley is formed o...

One Coin to Rule Them All? -My Thoughts on Bitcoin Maximalism.

29 Aug 2019 4 minute read 2 comments The Part Time Economist

Let me be the first to say that Bitcoin was and is a true ground breaker, a great coin, and deserves a lot of credit for popularizing both cryptocurrency and the concept of the blockchain. Although I am generally optimistic about Bitcoin, I have lea...

Rubika Crypto Daily Market Review - An Expected Dump

28 Aug 2019 2 minute read 0 comments Rubika Ventures®

Knowing that in the last hours 1400 Bitcoins were moved from Coinbase to an unknown wallet before the price fell, we want to follow the story we had told you days ago about the possible price drop. So the warning had already been made.  But first, it...

Bitcoin Hashrate hits another all-time high, will prices follow?

28 Aug 2019 1 minute read 1 comment Doc

The hashrate continues to climb for ol bitcoin. We are approaching levels not seen since, well, ever. We are now over 80,000,000 TH/s. That is getting close to 3x where we were in December. Our friend Max Keiser says that prices will follow the hashr...

$ 83 Million dollars moved by a whale presume an advance to the Bitcoin price drop.

28 Aug 2019 2 minute read 0 comments daniejjimenez

Although the market has been relatively stable in the last two days, it is not crazy to think that something big could happen in the crypto ecosystem next to the end of the month. Bitcoin, the main reference continues to witness important transfers t...

Bitcoin is down right now... But you shouldn't be!

28 Aug 2019 4 minute read 3 comments KeenanRIVALS

Do you know what my favorite crypto story is? It's the one we've all heard, someone hears you talking about Bitcoin or another cryptocurrency and then they interrupt your conversation to tell you how they could have been rich if they would have put i...