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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Understanding Cryptocurrency: Part 1

22 hours ago 1 minute read 0 comments JoeyAddItUp1

What Is Cryptocurrency?  Cryptocurrency is a digital asset designed to work like paper money, wherein individual coin ownership records are stored in a ledger, existing in the form of a computerized database, using strong cryptography to secure trans...

Bitcoin's True Scarcity Is Rocket Fuel.

23 hours ago 3 minute read 1 comment bitcoinhog

Price: $10,722 | Block: 650439 Bitcoin Balances on Exchanges at 2-Year Low and That May Be a Bullish Sign - This is first-hand evidence Bitcoin is becoming scarcer. There are more HODLers by the day. A lot of people are skeptical about the S2F model ...

The Brief for September 28, 2020

29 Sep 2020 2 minute read 0 comments MarkHelfman

Is this market finished crashing or what? Premium subscribers, I’ll have a video update within a few days. Everybody else, scroll down for some news. Why Germany's Largest Bank Closes 20% of Branches Bottom line: a big bank is seeing a lot of peo...

Deciphering The Intent Behind Burning Cryptocurrency

29 Sep 2020 6 minute read 3 comments TradeU

As the crypto-verse continues to gain mainstream momentum, a large number of traditional investors are taking notice of cryptocurrency’s disruptive potential in today’s uncertain and volatile markets. Moreover, the industry has seen an influx of smal...

Bitcoin Daily Price Forecast (9/29/20) - Ready to Smash $11,000?

29 Sep 2020 1 minute read 2 comments Crypto Daily FX

Bitcoin rallied on Monday to start off the week, breaking above the 50 Day EMA after initially falling, and eventually closing near the $11,000 level at the top of the recent channel. This is a bullish development in the short-term, and depending on...

Bitcoin Price Analysis 29 September 2020

29 Sep 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Suryakantdalai

remember to read the date of this post carefully.   in this post, you will get the live price of daily bitcoin. we also provide you with the bitcoin's market capitalization, weekly, monthly value, trading volume, peak and lowest prices and trading vo...

Weekly Briefing №81 | Forget Cash. Trust and Data are King.

29 Sep 2020 6 minute read 0 comments FinRev

Welcome to our 81st edition. Washington and the stock market may be shaky, but so far, financial innovation keeps chugging along. On our train this week: The seeds of an alt coin meltdown can be found in one place Nicky Minaj’s economics chops; a tr...

$20k Bitcoin in 2020?

28 Sep 2020 3 minute read 3 comments trevorbalthrop

Will Bitcoin hit $20,000 in 2020? That has been the question throughout the entire year clear up to the time this article was posted. We are 9-months into 2020 and we have seen some close teasers. However! We have still not yet even passed 2019's A...

What are the best cryptocurrencies to buy in October?

28 Sep 2020 3 minute read 0 comments NaNoStaff

Institutional investors are looking to substantially hike their stakes in major cryptocurrency, mostly Bitcoin Bitcoin, Ethereum and LINK are all well-positioned to benefit from a new crypto bullish trend 32% of surveyed participants expect he...

Back To Planet Fitness!

28 Sep 2020 1 minute read 7 comments Snarf

Planet Fitness  I finally bit the bullet and decided to go back to the gym. I've been laying for membership this whole time so I figured I had better start using it.  I even decided to whip out my Samsung Gear S2 and Galaxy Tab 2 and give them a char...