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What Are Public and Private Keys for Bitcoin Wallets?

What Are Public and Private Keys for Bitcoin Wallets?

It is a scene you know intimately from Hollywood thrillers. The klaxon blares as two soldiers grimly march toward the box that will launch nuclear weapons. They receive the order to prime the weapon. Each takes out a key and slots it into the lock. And then… well usually the […]

What Is a Decentralized Currency?

What Is a Decentralized Currency?

An incredible amount of resources is dedicated to money in the modern world. Money has a physical and virtual infrastructure. Governments regulate banks, and in return, banks get the protection of law enforcement and economic investment. Central banks control the borrowing rates, keeping a hand on the throttle and brake […]

How to Use Renko Charts to Dial Down Bitcoin Market Noise

How to Use Renko Charts to Dial Down Bitcoin Market Noise

The price of bitcoin is very volatile compared to established asset classes such as blue-chip stocks, government bonds, and gold. A great way to dial down this “market noise” is to look at a Japanese Renko price chart as opposed to the popular candlestick or line charts to which you […]

Digital Assets Ranking & Analysis

Digital Assets Ranking & Analysis

A complete listing of the top 50 digital assets, ranked by our Bitcoin Market Journal Score. These have two parts: Qualitative: The star rating is calculated by our team of analysts using our industry-leading Blockchain Investor Scorecard (pictured at right) to determine the quality of each digital asset. Think of […]

Best Privacy Coins, Rated and Reviewed for 2018

Best Privacy Coins, Rated and Reviewed for 2018

Bitcoin is not as anonymous as you may think. Due to its public blockchain that allows anyone to follow bitcoin transactions, numerous bitcoin de-anonymization methods have been developed over the years that enable regulators and law enforcement agencies to link bitcoin addresses to real-world identities. Therefore, it comes as no […]

Best Ways to Short Bitcoin

Best Ways to Short Bitcoin

The most popular way to invest in bitcoin is to buy and hold the digital currency. However, if you prefer a more active approach to your bitcoin investment and also want to profit when the market goes down, then this guide is for you as it details the best ways […]

Best Bitcoin Tax Calculators 2018

Best Bitcoin Tax Calculators 2018

In 2018, one of the hottest topics for the bitcoin community has been taxation. In light of the exuberant rise in the value of bitcoin and other digital currencies in 2017, tax authorities around the world are now keen on catching wealthy bitcoin investors who have not been appropriately reporting […]

Boston’s Historic Beacon Street to be Renamed “Blockchain Street”

Boston’s Historic Beacon Street to be Renamed “Blockchain Street”

Boston, MA (April 23, 2018) – Part prank, part revolution, blockchain enthusiasts are renaming Boston’s historic Beacon Street to “Blockchain Street.” The stunt will kick off Boston Blockchain Week, a citywide celebration of the groundbreaking technology known as blockchain. To commemorate the renaming, blockchain leaders will be replacing the street […]