11 January 2019

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‘Nobody’s Going to Make Money’ on Pot Stocks: Hedge Funder Jeff Vinik

Renowned hedge fund manager Jeffrey Vinik has dismissed the pot stock craze, describing cannabis investment as overrated and likely to suffer from squeezed margins. Speaking on CNBC’s Squawk Box on January 10, Vinik also revealed that bitcoin currently accounts for “zero percent” of his investment portfolio. Returning to the hedge fund scene after a five-year hiatus, the

Why Goldman Sachs Predicts Gold Will Climb 10% to $1,425

Goldman Sachs has predicted that the price of gold will rise this year driven by fears of slowing economic growth, according to CNBC. In the next three months, the investment bank has forecast that the price of gold to hit $1,325 per troy ounce from $1,250. Three and nine months later, the Wall Street firm

Bitcoin Cash – ABC, Litecoin and Ripple Daily Analysis – 11/01/19
Bitcoin Cash ABC tumbled by 16.69% on Thursday, following on from a 0.57% fall on Wednesday, to end the day at $132.91. A bullish start to the day ...
Bitcoin [BTC] and other cryptocurrencies' chance at major recovery in 2019 is low, says Anthony ...
The year of 2018 turned out to be massive roller coaster ride for Bitcoin [BTC] and other cryptocurrencies. The year witnessed all the coins take a ...
MGT Capital a Sponsor of The North American Bitcoin Conference
MGT is a sponsor of this year's event and our Chief Operating Officer, Stephen Schaeffer, will be a member of a Bitcoin investment panel at 11:20 AM ...
After the bitcoin bust and a local bankruptcy, Douglas County doubles down on blockchain
Douglas County may have been burned by the cryptocurrency boom but it now wants to build a “blockchain innovation campus,” where researchers ...
Experience: I lost $1m on bitcoin
Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency, a type of electronic cash that allows people to spend or trade via a peer-to-peer network without the involvement of banks ...
Bitcoin [BTC/USD] Technical Analysis: The price consolidates after a sudden crash
Bitcoin recently took a massive hit causing the prices to plummet down to as low as ~$3500. Alt-coins followed Bitcoin's plunge and tanked faithfully ...
Vinny Lingham: Crypto Market Won’t Recover Anytime Soon

Vinny Lingham, a general partner at Multicoin Capital and the CEO of Civic, believes the crypto market won’t recover any time soon. He said: The crypto market will rise again, but most likely only when the pain of the recent fall becomes a distant memory. Don’t underestimate the power of psychology in free markets. Why

Bitcoin review: Canaan considers NYC IPO, ConsenSys backs blockchain startup
Per Bloomberg, Canaan Inc. — China's second-biggest maker of Bitcoin mining hardware — is considering a public listing in New York after shelving ...
Overstock’s tZERO Begins Distributing Its Security Token to Investors
Investors who bought tZERO's security token in a sale last year are set to gain access to their holdings, the Overstock-backed trading platform said Thursday.
Ex-Employee: TRON Can’t Handle BitTorrent’s Crypto Token, Will Likely Use Different Network

Simon Morris, former Chief Strategy Officer at BitTorrent, believes that TRON won’t be able to manage BitTorrent’s high rate of transactions. His statement comes only a few days after TRON announced that it was going to launch BitTorrent crypto tokens on Binance Launchpad. In an interview with blockchain magazine BREAKER, Morris said that the network would

Bitcoin steadies, but on track to close out the week in the red
On Friday morning, a single bitcoin, BTCUSD, +0.03% the best-known cryptocurrency, changed hands at $3,660.58, down 0.1% since Thursday at 5 ...
What to Expect When Ethereum’s Constantinople Hard Fork Happens
Ethereum's next system-wide upgrade, Constantinople, is expected to go live next week.
Bitcoin Latest Predictions: BTC Could Replace Gold, And Countries With Poor Economies Will See ...
Regarding Bitcoin, he said that BTC and similar cryptos would enjoy enhanced demand in countries with troubled economies and there are also facts ...
SOV Assets Like Bitcoin will Become Much Larger: Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire
Bitcoin price has lost more than 9 percent of its value in the past 24 hours. But according to Jeremy Allaire, the cryptocurrency is a winner in the long ...
New York City Economic Corp Launches Blockchain Education Center
The New York City Economic Development Corporation has launched a new blockchain education center.
Nick Szabo and The Winklevoss are More Bullish About Bitcoin than They Are About Gold
Speaking At the Israel Bitcoin Summit at Tel Aviv University on Jan. 8, Mr. Szabo explained that the use of cryptocurrencies will have a stabilizing and ...
Crypto Market Turned Bearish: Stellar (XLM), Bitcoin Cash, Tron (TRX), ADA Price Analysis
The crypto market turned bearish recently and lost more than $20.00B. Bitcoin, BCH, Ethereum, XRP, Stellar (XLM), Tron (TRX) and Cardano (ADA) ...
Bitcoin Whales Resurfacing May Mean Rough Seas Are Ahead for Traders
Overlooked amid a resumption of digital-asset market volatility is a resurgence of activity by anonymous owners of long-dormant Bitcoin accounts that ...
20% of Bitcoin's daily trading volume generated by a single project
According to the recent research published by Forbes Crypto, about 20% of all Bitcoin transactions are generated by a project called VeriBlock.
What Jeff Bezos’ Divorce Means for Amazon Investors

As CCN has reported, Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos are officially divorcing. Whether or not the divorce is the result of a months-long affair with Lauren Sanchez has not been confirmed. What we do know is that unless they change their minds, Amazon shareholders have cause for concern. MacKenzie Bezos Likely to Have Restrictions on AMZN

Government Shutdown, Trade War Have Doubled Risk of Economic Recession

Despite a recent stock market rally that has seen the Dow Jones Industrial Average rally back toward 24,000, economists are warning that the partial government shutdown and other factors have put the United States economy at its greatest risk of plunging into a recession in more than half a decade. US Recession Grows More Likely

Expert Commentary: 10th Anniversary Of The First Bitcoin Transaction
This weekend will mark the 10th anniversary of the very first bitcoin transaction. On January 12, 2009, Satoshi Nakamoto sent 10 bitcoins to a US ...
Bitcoin [BTC] and XRP enter the grizzly slaughterhouse as yesterday's crash continues
The new year began with new hopes and all seemed to be going well until Bitcoin decided to head south, causing other cryptocurrencies to follow its ...
Pakistan Taps Blockchain Developed by $150B Alipay, But Forbids Bitcoin
The government of Pakistan is reportedly using a blockchain platform developed by Alibaba's Alipay. But, cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin remain banned ...
Bitcoin Price Analysis: Strong Impulse Tests Macro Support Levels
Finally, after about a week or so of a tight, range-bound market, bitcoin poked right through support. This swift move dropped the price nearly 10% in ...
Friday: Layoffs At Massena Bitcoin Miner
Layoffs have come to Massena's largest Bitcoin miner. 15 people were laid off at Coinmint's operations at the former Alcoa East plant, but the company ...
Facelift: Crypto Exchange HBUS Licenses ‘Huobi’ Brand

HBUS, which has been the exclusive US partner of giant Chinese crypto exchange Huobi, will now be called by the same name. The rebranding includes a change in domain names for both companies. Huobi’s global platform will move to hgb.com, while HBUS will use Huobi.com. This change will probably throw people off for some time. US

Analyst: Short-Term Correction Expected if Bitcoin Drops Below $3,600

Following a week of slow but steady gains Bitcoin fell off the digital cliff again yesterday with a flash crash that wiped out all progress made so far this year. Analysts are now looking at a short term correction if BTC can hold on to where it has currently fallen. Further Downside Expected on Consolidation...

Bitcoin breaks to the downside losing more than $400
He notes that Bitcoin is declining as bullish bets are unwinding and in doing so are creating downward pressure on the price. Godbole's article was ...
OTC Volume of Bitcoin is Rising: Are Institutions Buying?
These 10,000 transactions, valued at $24 billion, spanned 36 different crypto assets, including Bitcoin and Ethereum, and a number of fiat currencies.
Coincheck Wins Crypto Exchange License 12 Months After Major Hack
Japanese crypto exchange Coincheck, which suffered a $530 million hack in January of last year, is now a licensed entity.
Bitcoin Price Analysis: Market Decreases, Will it Drop Further?
Bitcoin's market dominance has been increasing and came from 51.4% on yesterday's open to 52.66% at its highest point today, but is now around ...
GM Shares Leap as Automaker ups Guidance & Unveils Plan to Take on Tesla

A leaner General Motors says it will use the Cadillac brand to compete with Tesla, and the firm also delivered bullish guidance for 2019, sending GM shares upwards by 7%. GM Shares Leap 7% on Friday GM has seen excellent sales levels in the US and expects 2019 vehicle sales to once again hit the

NASA Eyes Blockchain Tech to Secure Aircraft Flight Data
A NASA paper proposes using blockchain and smart contracts technology from Hyperledger to keep aircraft flight data secure.
CivicKey CEO on Bitcoin Price: “Good Chance We’re Going to Retest $3,000”

The co-founder of blockchain-based identity management platform CivicKey has weighed in about the current state of the cryptocurrency markets. Amongst other things, Vinny Lingham stated that he feels the Bitcoin price will retest the $3,000 level in the near future. The South American internet entrepreneur also explained how his own startup had managed to weather...

Bitpay Executive: $20000 Bitcoin Price in 2017 was an 'Anomaly'
Bitpay CCO Sonny Singh has stated that the $20,000 bitcoin price at the back-end of 2017 and the price fluctuations throughout 2018 were a bit of “an ...
Bitcoin is a 'Fad,' But Even NASA is Investing in Blockchain
Bitcoin birthed the concept of blockchain technology, and now even organizations as technologically advanced as NASA are considering its benefits.
Google Policy Change Forces Bitcoin Wallet to Remove Security Features
Privacy-focused bitcoin wallet Samourai said Google's "extremely restrictive policies" forced exclusion of key security and privacy focused features from its application.
Dave Rubin: Crypto is the Answer to Censorship and Patreon

Dave Rubin, the founder and the host of the Rubin Report, has left Patreon with Dr. Jordan Peterson and has begun to develop an alternative solution, possibly involving crypto. Sharing his Bitcoin address in a statement, Rubin said: This is why Dr. Jordan Peterson and I are leaving Patreon and working on an alternative. It’s

Crypto Fund: “Antifragile” Bitcoin Profits From Chaos

It’s no secret that Bitcoin (BTC) is susceptible to ad hominem attacks from those who want to see it fail. Case in point, over the asset’s history — relatively minuscule in the grand scheme of things — has been lambasted time and time again by mainstream media, traditionalistic CEOs and regulators, and zealous cynics. And...

Bitcoin Price Looks South After Worst Daily Loss Since November
Bitcoin’s price saw its biggest drop for seven weeks on Thursday, weakening the prospects of a bullish breakout above $4,100.
Bitcoin (BTC) Boom Was An “Anomaly,” Yet Crypto Indicators Are Still Bullish
However, the Bloomberg journalist, an evident skeptic of the theory that Bitcoin is clearly non-correlated, explained that as U.S. stocks fell, so did BTC.
Bitcoin Price Analysis Jan 11: BTC Gearing To Test $3200?
Bitcoin price fell significantly after it broke the $3,880 support against the US Dollar. BTC/USD tested the $3,535 support and it remains at risk of a ...
Bitcoin Price Will Tank Below $3000, Says Trader Who Predicts Mass Sell-Off
The bitcoin price will crater below $3,000 amid a mass sell-off. That's what futures trader Anthony Grisanti predicts about the ongoing Crypto Winter.
LTO Network Offers Unique Multi-Layer Architecture and Will List Soon on BitMax.io

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Bitcoin ETF is “absolutely not” going to be approved by the SEC, says CSO of CoinShares
The whole cryptocurrency market has been eagerly waiting for the approval of a Bitcoin ETF by the U.S. Securities and Exchanges Commission [SEC].
Bitcoin CRUNCH TIME: What happens next with BTC is ANYONE'S guess – analysis
The direction which bitcoin takes from this point cannot be predicted by anyone – no matter how good they are at evaluating markets. If anyone can ...
Vinny Lingham Forecasts Bitcoin Price for Two Months Trading Between $3000 and $5000
Vinny Lingham, CEO of blockchain identity platform Civic, has revised down his short-term Bitcoin (BTC) price prediction on Jan. 11, telling financial ...
Bitcoin Price Predictions For 2019: What The Experts Are Saying About Bitcoin's Future
The Bitcoin price predictions for 2019: Will Bitcoin price climb to more than $100,000? Some experts believe that, though Bitcoin experienced a ...
Bitcoin Whales Awaken: What Does This Mean for BTC Price?
The number of long-dormant Bitcoin wallets becoming active once again is rising according to a crypto research group. According to those compiling ...
10 Year Anniversary of Hal Finney’s Running Bitcoin Tweet: Rapid Growth

On January 11, ten years ago, Hal Finney wrote a tweet about Bitcoin. Running bitcoin — halfin (@halfin) January 11, 2009 The late cypherpunk and cryptographer had just become the first person to receive the digital currency from its creator Satoshi Nakamoto himself. But more importantly, he had become the first person to trust bitcoin...

UTXO Analysis Points to a BTC Price Bottom in Q1 2019
“Bitcoin Holder Analysis Through Cycles” seeks to determine when selling pressure that has deflated BTC prices over the past 12 months will alleviate ...
Bitwise Will Take Another Crack At A Bitcoin ETF
In the U.S. market, an exchange traded fund linked to bitcoin remains elusive. Bitwise Asset Management, a provider of cryptocurrency indexes and ...
Researchers Find Vulnerability for Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Ripple Digital Signatures in Faulty ...
Researchers recently identified vulnerabilities in cryptographic signatures for Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Ripple, that allowed attackers to calculate private ...
Got Crypto? Bitcoin Buys Tropical Beachfront Paradise Villa in Thailand

A sparkling modern beach villa is up for sale in Ko Sumai, Thailand. Villa Soong, a contemporary modern villa, is a beachfront estate facing the white sands of Laem Noi Beach. The 3-bedroom, 3-bath pool property is surrounded by lush palms. The property is for sale for $1.5 million USD. Bitcoin, US dollars and other unspecified […]

Bitcoin Price Dangerously Close to 'GTFO' Level: Analyst Mark Dow
For most of 2019, bitcoin and the wider cryptocurrency market rode a bullish wave, as a reduction in short-selling allowed prices to creep higher.
Central Bank Veteran’s Blockchain ‘E-Money’ Startup Raises $2 Million
ConsenSys has joined a $2 million funding round for a blockchain startup led by a former chairman of the Central Bank of Iceland.
Estate of Columbian Cartel Kingpin Claims Tether Crypto Is Untrustworthy

The estate of the late Columbian drug lord Pablo Escobar, which is said to be responsible for countless murders and at one point, as much as 80% of the cocaine entering the United States, has called the trustworthiness of stablecoin crypto Tether into question. Escobar Inc. plans to launch an initial coin offering (ICO) for...

Bitcoin price news: Will BTC slump to yearly LOW?
Bitcoin (BTC) took a battering in the last 12 months, seeing its value plummet from £15,173 ($19,352) on December 17, 2017, to just £2,634 ($3,360) ...
Better Buy: Bitcoin Investment Trust vs. T-bills
Bitcoin Investment Trust (NASDAQOTH: GBTC) vs. Treasury bills -- which is the better buy? Bitcoin is a highly volatile digital currency that is backed by ...
Ocasio-Cortez Could Land Banking Post, How Will Stock Market Respond?

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is the youngest woman ever to serve in Congress. She now looks set to make waves by joining the House Financial Services Committee, which oversees the Wall Street regulatory regime. Peeling Back Trump’s Years of Deregulation Reports indicate the Democratic congresswoman has a strong chance of the appointment and could be an

Bitcoin Top Price Prediction: Buying Opportunity? There Are 3 Reasons To Be Optimistic
BTC/USD fell back down after rising gradually. Interest from Russia and the upcoming launch of Bakkt provide hope. The charts show that Bitcoin is ...
New York Backs Bitcoin (BTC), Opens Blockchain Center
New York Backs Bitcoin (BTC), Opens Blockchain Center ... Even in the midst of a bear market, with Bitcoin slipping below $4,000 and falling 70 ...
Grayscale Assures Investors: Ethereum Classic Trust Funds Not at ‘Direct Risk’
In the wake of the 51 percent attack on ethereum classic, the manager of an investment vehicle that holds the cryptocurrency has reassured investors their funds are safe.
Crypto Markets Trade Sideways as Bitcoin Forms New Trading Range
Because Bitcoin has found some support near its current price levels, it is becoming increasingly apparent that it has formed a relatively tight trading ...
Somewhat-forgotten Qtum mainnet introduces Bitcoin atomic swaps
Somewhat-forgotten “Ethereum killer” Qtum has roared back into the spotlight with the news that Bitcoin (BTC) atomic swaps are now available on the ...
‘0% Success’: Why Blockchain Apps Just Aren’t Taking Off
In 2018, the promise of a decentralized future took a big knock. There are lessons to be learned, says Yin Wu, founder of Dirt Protocol.
Bitcoin Price Drops Further As Circle CEO Says 'Core' Crypto Assets 'Undervalued'
Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire has said he believes “core” cryptocurrency assets are undervalued as the Bitcoin price tumbles closer to $3500.
Wyoming Lawmakers Advance Blockchain ‘Sandbox’ Bill
A Wyoming legislature committee has approved a regulatory sandbox bill, sending it to the full House for a vote.
Macy’s Plunges 17.68%: Are US Retailers in Real Trouble?

With an unprecedented 17.68 percent drop on Thursday, Macy’s may possibly fuel a short-term decline of all retailers in the United States. Following the plunge in the stock price of Macy’s, other major retailers in the likes of Target have started to demonstrate a lack of momentum from the strong corrective rally the U.S. stock

Bitcoin Investor Who Lost $1 Million: Crypto Still 'a Force for Good'
A bitcoin investor who lost $1 million in the bear market still believes the original cryptocurrency is a “force for good.” However, Peter McCormack ...
P2P Lending Service Lendabit.com Reveals Its Team and Advisors

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Bitcoin (BTC) Price Analysis: Bears Still Not Done!
Bitcoin was previously trending higher inside a wedge pattern but has since broken lower to signal that sellers aren't quite done yet. The wedge spans ...
ElectrumSV Wallet Released for Bitcoin SV (BSV), the Original Bitcoin
The bComm Association announces the ElectrumSV wallet for Bitcoin SV (BSV), the rebirth of the original Bitcoin. ElectrumSV is a conversion - for the ...
Pablo Escobar’s Brother Says New Crypto Will Fund ‘Impeach Trump’ Effort
The brother of deceased drug lord Pablo Escobar has launched a cryptocurrency apparently targeting the impeachment of President Trump.
Indian Banks Force Customers to Promise Not to Use Bitcoin
The bank asks users to declare that they “will not deal with any transactions related to Crypto-currency including Bitcoins,” adding that the Bank ...
Bitcoin, Ripple, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Stellar, Litecoin, Tron, Bitcoin SV, Cardano: Price ...
Bitcoin has turned down from the neckline of the inverse head and shoulders pattern. If the price doesn't stop at the current levels, it can retest the low ...
The Case Of Symphony, Volantis And The Missing Bitcoins
There is a dispute underway that involves fraud, greed and the disappearance of millions of dollars of both fiat currency and bitcoin. It is a cautionary ...
Bitcoin Price Analysis: BTC Losses Coincide with China's New Policies
Even though today's losses are low, there is hope for traders as long as Bitcoin prices are oscillating above $3,700. Drops below this minor support ...
Crypto Market Continues Intense Sell-Off: Bitcoin Price En Route to Yearly Low?
On December 15, the Bitcoin price dropped to a new yearly low at $3,122, following a two-week sell-off from mid-November. The intense sell-off the ...
US Stocks Rise on Positive Trade Talks with China; Bitcoin Cautious
As the major markets show signs of a panic buy, things in the crypto space are quite calm as Bitcoin continues to hold its gain made earlier this week.
Notable Bitcoin Critic Claims Price Likely to Hit $5,000 In Near Future

Although the crypto markets are seeing a bout of volatility that has sent them spiraling downwards today, one notable critic of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency in general is now predicting that Bitcoin could hit $5,000 in the near future. The comments came about as the markets are seeing increased weakness after Bitcoin failed to stabilize above...

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