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Why a Call for Clarity Is in Order in the Crypto Space

Why a Call for Clarity Is in Order in the Crypto Space

The amount of news coming out of the bitcoin space has calmed down a bit since the recent price correction, but there were still two vitally important stories you have to know about from this week. First, the conversation around the negative effects altcoins made through bitcoin hard forks can […]

Why is the Bitcoin Price Declining Amidst Bullish News?

Why is the Bitcoin Price Declining Amidst Bullish News?

A lot of bullish news came out for bitcoin this week, but you wouldn’t know it by looking at the price. Although the past month has felt difficult for holders, the reality is we’re only down to where the price was around Thanksgiving. Judging by the meteoric rise in the […]

Two Common (And Wrong) Arguments Made by Bitcoin Skeptics

Two Common (And Wrong) Arguments Made by Bitcoin Skeptics

In this new column, I’ll be wrapping up the week’s bitcoin headlines, and explaining what they mean to you, the New Finance investor. First, some background on me: I first used bitcoin in 2011 and have been writing about bitcoin on a full-time basis since early 2014. Currently, I contribute […]

How Many People Use Bitcoin? Updated for 2018

How Many People Use Bitcoin? Updated for 2018

In 2017, bitcoin not only experienced a massive 1,900 percent rally to hit an all-time high of over $20,000, it also managed to finally become a mainstream investment for the masses. Bitcoin can now also be traded on two leading US derivatives exchanges, the CBOE and the CME, in the […]

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What a Trump Impeachment Could Mean for Bitcoin

As Robert Mueller’s investigation rapidly moves closer to the heart of the White House, the price of bitcoin is rapidly moving upward. Is there a correlation? It’s a well-established idea that people will move to safe haven financial assets in times of political uncertainty. For American investors, it’s hard to […]