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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Climate Change is Crypto's Fault...

20 Jan 2022 5 minute read 0 comments CryptOdyssey

Nothing wrong with a little clickbait for a good cause. Now that I've got your attention, make this article your one stop shop for completely obliterating the fud-enomics of crypto vs climate. My brothers and sisters of Cryptopia, it wasn't long ago...

What are the most decentralized blockchains beside Bitcoin?

25 Jan 2022 2 minute read 4 comments Cryptofab

Decentralization is a key point for blockchains and cryptos. A non decentralized blockchain would allow a single entity to take control of it and do what they want with the blockchain and your coins stuck on it. Therefore, it is crucial to put your c...

The President of El Salvador Has Officially Turned Himself Into a Meme

23 Jan 2022 1 minute read 1 comment RocketEnthusiast

President Nayib Bukele of El Salvador has officially turned himself into a meme. A prominent meme re-tweeter, the leader of the South American country has changed his profile picture to a shot of himself with a McDonald's hat and name tag photoshoppe...

Run on Flux: Decentralized Web 3.0

20 Jan 2022 3 minute read 3 comments Swapzone

In the 1990s the internet was referred to as Web 1.0. Everything on the internet was pretty disorganized and overwhelming. However, with Web 2.0, everything changed and platforms like Facebook, Google, and Amazon were able to bring some order into th...

Crypto Bloodbath Continues, BTC Back at July 2021 Level

23 Jan 2022 2 minute read 2 comments FX Empire

The FED and Regulators continue to pressure Bitcoin (BTC) and the broader crypto market. A return to sub-$30,000 looks on the cards for Bitcoin. It was a particularly bearish day for Bitcoin (BTC) and the broader market on Friday. Market sentiment t...

Ethereum Foundation Kills ETH 2.0

26 Jan 2022 1 minute read 1 comment Allen Taylor

Traveling can be a joy. Or it can be a drudgery. This past week, my wife and I drove to Pennsylvania to attend her grandmother’s funeral. The funeral was Thursday. Saturday morning, we woke up with cold-like symptoms. Sunday afternoon, we left Pennsy...

How To Handle Losses

22 Jan 2022 4 minute read 4 comments Seven-NATE-Nine

There’s been A LOT of red in the stock and crypto markets. The S&P 500 is trading near lows that it hasn’t seen since June 2020. Bitcoin has been in a downtrend for nearly 3 months now. Red hours turn into days, days into weeks, and today we see Bitc...

2022 January Market: Gordon Breaks His Silence and Talks Bitcoin and Crypto Market Perspective

20 Jan 2022 8 minute read 8 comments BitcoinGordon

Happy New Year! I haven't written in a little while, so it's a new year, and a lot of things are new, and even more things are old. The topic for today's post is perspective. Perspective is everything. As usual, this is just about my thoughts and opi...

Bitcoin Fear and Greed Index at 12, drops 1 point from 1-day ago. Remains at "extreme fear."

25 Jan 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Netzien

Good evening. Bitcoin continues to try to stay green and is holding just above $36.2K USD/BTC as I write. At 8:00 PM New York City time on Monday, January 24th, the infamous Twitter account Bitcoin Fear and Greed Index @BitcoinFear posted that the in...

"I'd Rather Buy a Pair of Motorcycle Boots"

23 Jan 2022 2 minute read 4 comments acesontop

If you have a look at my twitter account, you will notice that I have @leofinance tagged on my bio, done that long time before @edicted did ;), but I've also called myself there as "the dot connector". I don't know how pro am I at doing it, but...