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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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Bakkt Bitcoin Futures Hits New All Time High #438

2 days ago 1 minute read Gary Leland $0.49 tipped

The Twitter account Bakkt Volume Bot is dedicated to reporting Bakkt trading volumes, and it tweeted on December 3rd that Monday’s open interest on Bakkt Bitcoin futures reached a new all time high of 6.5 million dollars VIDEO:

Upbit Re-Added to Our Market

3 days ago 1 minute read exclusivecoin $0.47 tipped

Our main exchange since 2014 is Bittrex, this is not a secret. During 5 years (!) on the scene we had loads of exchanges, even Cryptsy when it used to be a top one. Currently a lot of our exchanges died or exit scammed, yet Bittrex still stays alive...

Insane Cryptocurrency Market And Bitcoin Flash Review

1 day ago 3 minute read Rubika Ventures $0.46 tipped

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Price - Daily Addresses Divergence: A Primer on On-chain Trading Strategies

1 week ago 6 minute read Santiment $5.15 tipped

Of all the metrics that can be generated from on-chain data, the daily active addresses - DAA for short - is probably most well known. For the uninitiated, DAA is simply the number of unique crypto addresses interacting with (sending or receiving) a...

How to Trade Bitcoin: A Not So Brief Nor Overtly Technical Overview

5 days ago 19 minute read Jimmy D [Trybe.One I] $0.44 tipped

Bitcoin (and other cryptocurrencies) is unlike any other asset class for a number of reasons.  From a traders perspective, one of the most notable being that it just never stops.  While chatting with a friend of mine the other day, it got me thinking...

How to create your own ERC20 token in less than 15 minutes!

4 days ago 6 minute read jordanjnr $0.43 tipped

Guys this post took a lot to put together. It'd be really nice if you could leave a tip to support my work. Thanks,and to the moon!   I sure am excited about this! I know that my last post was about why we needed altcoins in circulation.(check that o...

Policing Our Own Community As a Tool to Prevent Government Interference via Cryptocurrency Regulations

6 days ago 5 minute read bettercallpaul $0.43 tipped

Policing Our Own Community As a Tool to Prevent Government Interference via Cryptocurrency Regulations A Novel Approach By W. Paul Alexander for  BetterCallPaulTV      The Problem The imminent collision with the giant train that is the United State...

Blockchain Adoption — Black Friday Driving Crypto Use-Cases

1 week ago 3 minute read Mappo $3.40 tipped

Black Friday is the biggest sales day in many countries around the world. Shoppers spend billions of dollars each day that this weekend sale runs with many spending hundreds if not thousands of dollars per person. This event could have a positiv...

Pundi X (NPXS) Long Term Analysis | Pundi X Has Completed Bullish Butterfly Pattern And Completed Bullish Setup

5 days ago 2 minute read moon333 $0.41 tipped

The world’s 99th ranked cryptocurrency out of more than 2300 cryptocurrencies Pundi X (NPXS) was moving within an up channel since Dec 2018.Following this channel the traders were earning very easy money by simply buying at support of channel and sel...

How do You kill the banking industry? With a killer app of course: Celsius Wallet

3 days ago 2 minute read dzentrum $0.40 tipped

You are the owner of Your labour value and right now You are trapped with Your dollars, euros or whatevers in a financial system, where there is a negative yield on Your store of value. Negative interest soon will be introduced to private depositors,...