1 January 2019

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2018 Stock Market Crash Shreds $76 Billion Off America’s Wealthiest

The stock market crash in 2018 shredded billions off the wealthiest Americans. A staggering $76 billion were wiped off their balance sheets. Still, new billionaires were added to the infamous Forbes list, while some industry investors saw their fortune increase and decrease, at the same time, per a Bloomberg report. Fifteen individuals were added to

Blockchain Exec: People Will Regret Not Buying At The Bitcoin Stock Price Today
Just after a year when Bitcoin (BTC) separated itself from other cryptocurrencies and rose to a new high of $20,000, a partner working with venture ...
Bitcoin Mining Difficulty Adjusts 10% Upwards For the First Time in Months
Bitcoin continues to stabilize its network activity with a return to upward difficulty adjustments after hash rate reversed its decline last month.
Georgia State Senator Arrested for Lying about ‘Stolen’ Crypto Mining Equipment

  Michael Williams, a state Senator from Georgia, has turned himself over to authorities after he was accused of insurance fraud. Williams, who co-introduced the Senate Bill 464—which aimed to compel the state’s revenue authority to receive cryptocurrency as payments for taxes—was charged by a Hall County grand jury on December 18 after an investigation

The Daily: Best Selling Authors Introduce Bitcoin to Followers
“Bitcoin is decentralized,” the article explains. “No single bank, government, company or individual owns the network or has control over it. This means ...
Should Bitcoin Users Switch to Apple Products Over Privacy Concerns?
During this speech, Cook sounded like one of those paranoid bitcoin people. Apple's push for enhanced user privacy over the past few years is quite ...
Bitcoin Price Analysis Jan.1: New Year, New Hopes for BTC
Since our previous BTC price analysis from two days ago, Bitcoin had created two lower highs around the support-turned resistance levels at $3850 ...
No to Bitcoin Cash: OpenNode Rejects Roger Ver’s $1.25m Fund Offer

Bitcoin payment processing startup OpenNode has rejected a $1.5 million investment gesture made by Roger Ver. The company, which exclusively supports the Bitcoin payment protocol, confirmed that its vision of a better and more open financial system could not be achieved with Bitcoin Cash, adding that it would spend 100% of its resources on Bitcoin

This Bitcoin Price Indicator Adjusts For Lost and Unmoved Coins
Castle Island Venture's Nic Carter, with the help of Blockchain.info's Antoine Le Calvez, presented the concept of “Realized Value” for Bitcoin price at ...
'Next Bitcoin rally starts TOMORROW! The time to buy is now!' says John Sarson
BREAKING: Jan 2 - Buy Before Bitcoin's Big Day. Institutional money stockpiled in Nov & Dec - we know, we tracked it. On Wednesday, #WallStreet ...
Report: Indian Government Updates Progress on Crypto Regulation
No decision on licensing and authorising any entity or company to operate such schemes or deal with bitcoins or any virtual currency has been made ...
Bitcoin Marks New Year With Slight Decline; Mining Difficulty Rises for the First Time Since October
Bitcoin's price edged lower on New Year's Day, as trading volumes continued to decline in the wake of another failed rally attempt north of $4,000.
Bitcoin [BTC] Technical Analysis: Bull carries coin to green pastures
As the year comes to an end, Bitcoin [BTC] marks the end with a little slip. BTC, at the time of press, had slipped by 2.38% over the past 24 hours.
Bitcoin Price Analysis: BTC Bounce Back, Wells Fargo to Reimburse $575 Million
Among other advantages, the blockchain is transparent, and once there is a registration, it's easy to track all transactions related to that address.
Bitcoin Rings in the Crypto New Year With 10 Million More Blockchain Wallet Users
Bitcoin turned 10 years old this year, a milestone that marked the release of the Bitcoin white paper by Satoshi Nakamoto. After a decade on the scene ...
While Bitcoin 'Died' 90 Times In 2018, There Are Almost 1000 'Dead' Altcoins, Data Shows
A look at the history of cryptocurrency in 2018 has shown that Bitcoin (BTC) has risen from a “dead” designation in the media 90 times, data from ...
Bitcoin (BTC) Could See an Increase in Adoption As Its Demand Increases In China
The adoption of Bitcoin (BTC) and other digital currency failed to boost their value last year, with fears around slow Bitcoin (BTC) uptake weighing on ...
Coin of the Year: Bitcoin Cash
So when Ver's vision of Bitcoin as a holistic “money for the world” was twice threatened, he stood up to defend it. The first time, in late 2017, he helped ...
Bitcoin Mining Network's Difficulty Adjusts 10% Up After a Historical Decrease
Bitcoin's difficulty has stabilized after a few months in which the difficulty rate declined in December. According to data provided by Bitcoin Wisdom, it is ...
Tron Cryptocurrency is ‘Just Garbage’: Stellar, Ripple Co-Founder Jed McCaleb

According to Stellar, Ripple, Mt. Gox, and e-Donkey co-founder Jed McCaleb, Tron is “just garbage.” McCaleb, who forked away from Ripple to create Stellar due to personal differences with the mission of Ripple’s corporate board at the time, also feels that the crypto market is doing well. He pointed out to Yahoo! Finance that it’s

Abkhazia Temporarily Shuts Down 15 Mining Farms
In summer months, however, the bitcoin farms help utilize excess electrical energy produced by a large hydro-power complex located on the de facto ...
Teenage Crypto Phenom's Bitcoin Price Prediction: Bitcoin Is Pretty Much Dead
A previous statement released last January by Erik Finman held on to the same bearish views on the bitcoin; he did not make those remarks at that ...
Bluewallet Lets You Send Bitcoin Lightning Payments from Your iPhone
Bluewallet appears to be setting the bar for the next generation of Bitcoin wallets. Available for both Android and iOS, it is the first to integrate the ...
Silk Road Founder Ross Ulbricht Writes Roger Ver Seeking Help in Getting a Presidential Pardon

The founder of dark web marketplace Silk Road, Ross Ulbricht, has written Bitcoin Cash proponent, Roger Ver, seeking his help in getting clemency for the double life sentence he is currently serving at the United States Penitentiary Florence High in Colorado. In his letter to Ver, Ulbricht pointed out that he had run out of

Over 900 Retailers Now Accepting Bitcoin Cash
According to a recent Reddit post crunching the numbers for the latest merchant accepters of Bitcoin Cash, the number of online stores accepting BCH ...
Darwin rugby league player uses bitcoin to buy hundreds of MDMA pills on dark web
Litchfield Bears player and under-eights coach Gavin Brown, 27, used the cryptocurrency bitcoin to buy about $6,000 worth of MDMA to be sold in the ...
S&P 500 and Stock Markets Worldwide Close Out Worst Year Since 2008

Stock markets worldwide, including Dow Jones, Nasdaq and the S&P 500, have posted disappointing yearly returns, with many indexes being compared to their performance during the financial crisis. The S&P 500 is down 6.2% for 2018, while the DOW Jones Industrial Average is down 5.6% for 2018. These numbers, compared to the financial crisis, where

Bitcoin ETF In 2019: Would Approval Significantly Change The Crypto Market And Trigger Mass ...
Regarding the Bitcoin ETF, the SEC failed to approve more of them, and this became one of the most important reasons for which institutional ...
Lawsuit Targets Nvidia for ‘False Statements’ on Crypto Mining Revenue

A class action lawsuit has been filed against tech giant Nvidia, with the plaintiffs accusing the company of making misleading statements about how it can help mitigate the effects of the reduced demand from the cryptocurrency market. The suit was filed by the Schall Law Firm, who specializes in shareholder rights litigation and securities-related class

Bitcoin (BTC) on Course to Replace Gold as the Dominant Store of Value Lou Kerner Says
According to reports, Lou Kerner a Venture Capitalist says top digital asset Bitcoin (BTC) well positioned to replace gold as the most dominant store of ...
Bitcoin Exchange HitBTC Freezes Customers' Accounts ahead of Proof of Keys Event
Cryptocurrency exchange HitBTC has frozen its customers' accounts ahead of an annual proof of keys event, according to multiple sources.
As bitcoin ends 2018 down nearly 80%, ever-hopeful investors predict better days ahead
Bitcoin has ended the year down nearly 80 percent and further still from its highest level, but a number of investors are predicting better days ahead.
Crypto VC Says Bitcoin Set to Replace Gold With 100x Surge, Plus Ripple and XRP, Ethereum ...
From Bitcoin's status as digital gold to new adoption for XRP, here's a look at some of the stories breaking in the world of crypto. Bitcoin. Crypto venture ...
Wall Street Journal Says Bitcoin and Crypto Assets Are Only Used by Blockchain Developers
Bitcoin has registered millions of new addresses during 2018 and the trend seems to continue. One of the most interesting things that will mark the first ...
Will an Approved Bitcoin ETF Really Make Any Difference?
“The risks of Bitcoin price going lower even if the SEC approves the Bitcoin ETF is minimal because many sophisticated investors would accept that ...
Tony Robbins Explains How Bitcoin Works to His 3 Million Followers
If you've recently wondered, “What the heck is bitcoin, and how does it work?” then you're probably new around here. Life coach, Tony Robbins, just ...
Tony Robbins Is Now a Bitcoin Expert?

After ten years in existence, Bitcoin has officially made the radar of multi-millionaire motivational speaker Tony Robbins. “Team Tony,” presumably employees of Robbins, recently posted an article entitled “What You Need to Know About Bitcoin” on TonyRobbins.com which Robbins promptly tweeted about: What the heck is bitcoin, and how does it work? Find out here.

Bitcoin Power and the Uncensorable Cloud – A New Ode to Crypto Predicts the Return of Retail ...
In an epic ode to crypto, Ben from Los Angeles penned a glittering summation of the state of the market in verse, with plenty of wordplay and analysis ...
Bitcoin Adoption: Luxurious Real Estate Properties on Sale for Crypto
According to the listing posted on Bitcoin Real Estate, the land is located about 1 km outside of the town of Moudros, a former municipality of Lemnos.
Bitcoin Price Analysis Jan 1: BTC Could Turn Bullish Above $3800
Bitcoin price followed a bearish path below the $3,880 resistance against the US Dollar. BTC/USD needs to surpass the $3,800 resistance to move ...
Jimmy Song Highlights Decentralization as Key to Success of Bitcoin Over Altcoins
Perceptions of Bitcoin (BTC) versus altcoins changed forever in 2018, as the largest cryptocurrency separated itself from the rest, Bitcoin developer ...
Time Magazine Writes On Bitcoin's Potential To Liberate Doomed Countries
Bitcoin (BTC) can play a significant role in giving users financial freedom, a report published in major U.S. newspaper Time shows. Focusing on the ...
10 Predictions For 2019 - Gold, Bitcoin, Trump, And More!
I don't really believe in palm readers and crystal balls and tarot cards, but I respond to the need for them. - Stephan Jenkins. I skate cautiously on the ...
Data Shows Bitcoin Was Proclaimed ”Died” 90 Times in 2018 Whilst Almost 1000 Altcoins ...
According to data from the cryptocurrency industry news platform 99Bitcoins, Bitcoin recovered from being ”dead” 90 times during the past year.
Verge (XVG) Technical Director Opens up on Cryptocurrency’s Origin Story

Verge (XVG) Technical Director Brandon Simons has released a tell-all account about the origin of the cryptocurrency and his involvement with the early development and marketing efforts. In a post on his medium page, Simons who goes by the internet sobriquet CryptoRekt revealed that his interest in cryptocurrency first began in October 2009 when he discovered bitcoin,

Institutional Capital to Spark Bitcoin Rally Starting January 2nd, According to Cryptocurrency ...
BOSTON, Jan. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Bitcoin's price plunge this fall prompted the cryptocurrency community to wonder when the drop might ...
Bitcoin Price Celebrates New Year Inside a Near-Term Descending Channel
Bitcoin price on January 1st saw a minor decline of less than 1 percent against the US Dollar on a 24-hour adjusted timeframe. The digital currency ...
Bitcoin was a 'gateway drug' to hook millennials into market trading, says Freetrade founder
Bitcoin went from a peak value of just under $20,000 in December 2017 to around $3,500 in September 2017. Mr Dodds said the surge in Bitcoin ...
Bitcoin Falls Under $3800 as Top Cryptocurrencies Remain Mostly in Red
At press time, Bitcoin is down over one and a half percent on the day, trading at around $3,740. Looking at its weekly chart, the current price is slightly ...
Jameson Lopp Speaks About Bitcoin (BTC) And Government
Jameson Lopp is a well-known cryptocurrency figure and a self-described cypherpunk, and Bitcoin Core developer. He recently appeared on a ...
Leading Bitcoin (BTC) Educator: Crypto Market Now More Rational, Tech Maturing
If you don't know him, Antonopoulos is a long-time Bitcoin evangelist, educator, and investor that famously offers substantial discounts to clients that ...
Weekly Price Analysis Overview Jan.1: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash and Zcash
Against Bitcoin, the situation looks a bit more positive. Traded around 0.036 BTC, where resistance is. The next resistance is at 0.038 BTC while ...
How Institutional Investors Are Changing the Cryptocurrency Market
During OTC market hours, there has seen an increase in BTC trading volume by 20 percent, while Grayscale's Bitcoin Investment Trust (GBTC) ...
Calvin Ayre Denies his 'Bitcoin will plummet to zero in 2019' Prediction
Former Bitcoin cash advocate and face of Bitcoin SV, Calvin Ayre, has denied reports that claim he predicted bitcoin will plummet to zero in 2019.
‘Bitcoin is a Garbage Network’: Fortune 500 Software Developer

Years of over-engineering and ethical decay has made Bitcoin a garbage network, says a Fortune 500 software developer. Bryce Weiner, known for being part of controversial altcoin projects and their subsequent failures, took a potshot at the world’s leading digital currency protocol without elaborating on it. He later admitted that he was acting humorous while responding

Bitcoin Cash – ABC, Litecoin and Ripple Daily Analysis – 01/01/19
Bitcoin Cash ABC slid by 9.03% on Monday, following on from last week's 17.71% tumble, to end the day at $147.46. Bearish through the final day of ...

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