Month: December 2017

Ripple: cryptocurrency enjoys end-of-year surge – but will it endure?

Ripple, also known as XRP, peaks at more than $100bn and surpasses Ethereum to become second most valuable cryptocurrency after bitcoin If 2017 was the year of bitcoin, the pioneering cryptocurrency that neared $20,000 in December, will 2018 be the year of Ri…

Why the pundits are afraid of bitcoin

It seems like every day another financial luminary declares the death of bitcoin… For example, in just the past few months: Former U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Alan Greenspan said bitcoin will ultimately “prove worthless.” Nobel Prize Winner Joseph Stiglitz sai…

Bitcoin Sign Guy

The man behind the sign steps into the light to reveal his motives. In a year beset by savage infighting, Bitcoin Sign Guy took a stand, with a small action that not only broke the internet, but raised the spirits of a beleaguered bitcoin community then ravag…

Bitcoin shadow on gold’s prospects

Cryptocurrencies have rallied sharply with the price of many of them doubling in a few days, including Bitcoin which saw a high of $20,000, from where it fell to $11,000 in a few days’ time

NVIDIA And A Bitcoin Meltdown

Bitcoin meltdown is not good for NVDA. NVDA has is currently 3-4% exposure to cryptocurrencies that are highly corrected to Bitcoin. We see potential for the ex

Celebrate the New Year With Bitcoin

Bitcoin certainly has had a wild ride in 2017. Its price has risen from around $1,000 at the start of the year to over $13,000 at the time of writing. At one point, less than a month ago, you’d have to fork out almost $20,000 to buy a single Bitcoin. The mark…

Jamie Dimon

“Bitcoin is a fraud.” Four small words ignited a maelstrom when JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon took the stage at a conference in September. The blockchain world was never quite the same again. In response, bitcoin became the talk of Wall Street, and in that dialogu…

**Chris Ellis**: [Bitcoin: Additional Suspicious Developments-Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust ETF (Pending:COIN)](https://seekingalpha.com/article/4133884-bitcoin-additional-suspicious-developments): “Summary: Tethers are being issued at a pace of 13 billion per yea…

Bitcoin is climbing on the last day of 2017

• A bitcoin was worth $13,324 at 12.30 p.m. (GMT) on New Year’s Eve.• It was up 4% on the previous 24 hours.• A single Bitcoin has increased in value 13-fold since January 1. Bitcoin started the final day of 2017 with an increase in value, and looked set to e…