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.


Mine Bitcoin on Nasdaq

2 weeks ago 1 minute read kingscrown $0.31 tipped

Who would have thought this happens since other company which tried to list their mining Canaan Creative a chinese competitor of Bitmain filed for $400 mln IPO on Nasdaq and got accepted but with 100 million value instead. Now on 20th November, they...

BTC/USD Mid Term Analysis (TA Master)

2 Nov 2019 2 minute read EliteElliott $8.74 tipped

Bullish Scenario As the picture shows above, we believe that an entire Elliott Wave Cycle has ended. We can see a 5 Wave Impulse move to the upside followed by a WXY Correction pattern. There are several reasons why we think this is the case: When w...

Africa The Cradle Of Humanity And The Future Of Bitcoin.

1 week ago 1 minute read alberdioni8406 $0.30 tipped

Africa is the Continent where was Found the First remains human bones and the Bitcoin have everything to get huge adoption. Africa is a great continent ,where you found the best natural resources all across the Globe, beautiful Animals Reserves ...a...

Starting Points: How To Build Your First Portfolio

2 weeks ago 3 minute read Blockchain Anchor $0.30 tipped

First, there are several things you should already know about investing but chances are no one ever set you down and explained them to you. In this article, I will teach you the basics and the most advanced knowledge when it comes to investing and bu...

It’s Not Crypto They Don’t Understand, It’s Fiat

8 Nov 2019 2 minute read Scottcbusiness.eth $1.46 tipped

Something that I’ve increasingly noticed is that the common misunderstanding around cryptocurrency isn’t so much the blockchain as much as it is that people don’t fully understand fiat currency and how it works. When we look at a commodity like gold,...

was that a test pump this morning?

2 weeks ago 1 minute read yamez158 $0.29 tipped

There was a spike this morning as BTC went from about 7K to 7.5K.  Was it a test pump?  I got out at $7.6k. I'm watching closely right now. Seems like there was a test pump early this morning. 7k-7.5k and back down again.  Followed by a steady rise....

Data on the cryptocurrency market comes to Yahoo Finance, which will take them from CoinMarketCap

2 weeks ago 2 minute read Roberto D. $0.29 tipped

Among the sites that deal with economic news, Yahoo Finance is certainly one of the largest on a global level, so the news released by a yesterday's press release confirming that the cryptocurrency market data will land on the site has some relevance...

ATTENTION: A BANK HAS STARTED OFFERING BITCOIN!

4 weeks ago 1 minute read Roberto D. $0.28 tipped

A Swiss bank has announced that it has signed a partnership with a cryptocurrency exchange to offer its customers the opportunity to buy bitcoins and ethereum in euros directly from their online platform. Imagine what could happen if all the world's...

Should you learn how to trade cryptocurrencies?

11 hours ago 2 minute read jordanjnr $0.28 tipped

This post took quite some time and effort to put together. I'd love a tip and follow to encourage my work. Cheers Trading crypto is twofold. You can either read graphs,draw trend lines and channels,use Bollinger bands and RSI indicators and whatnot t...

Binance to Go DOWN Today - What to watch out at.

2 weeks ago 1 minute read kingscrown $0.28 tipped

In normal times this wasnt anything special that exchanges have to go down sometimes, often they didnt really announce such stuff in ie 2014. But these days if exchange is down with no notice people are mad scared, we see dumps or crazy price action....