Cryptocurrency

Cameron Winklevoss Says Bitcoin Will Go 20 Times Higher

The long-time Bitcoin investor thinks it’s “a gold disruptor.”<p>(Bloomberg) Cameron Winklevoss, thought to be one of the largest holders of bitcoin, …

Investing

Trader who called bitcoin rally says cryptocurrency will surge above $100,000 in 2018

Bitcoin's runaway rally could accelerate next year as the cryptocurrency continues to gain wider acceptance, a trader said Monday.<p>"I wouldn't be …

Bitcoin To Reach About $142,000 Or More

Bitcoin moves upwards in cycles, and there is good chance that it falls before heading higher.<p>If Bitcoin reaches the total investment value of gold, …

Business

The hottest cryptocurrency in China is not bitcoin

China’s cryptocurrency enthusiasts have been left out of bitcoin’s historic rally in recent months, thanks to the Chinese government banning initial coin offerings in September and then shutting down all major domestic exchanges. But it didn’t take long for them to find something new to pour their …

Business

Manli P104-100 Bitcoin Mining Rig Supports Up To Nine GPU Cards

A new Bitcoin mining rig and digital currency mining system has been unveiled by the Manli Technology Group, who specialise in mining systems, mining …

Bitcoin

Bitcoin ‘will go up tenfold by the end of next year’

One Bitcoin will be worth more than $100,000 (£748,000) by the end of the year after going up in price by a factor of 10.<p>That’s the claim from Dave …

Bitcoin

I bought $250 in bitcoin. Here’s what I learned

Some people kill time at the airport by browsing duty-free shops. I decided to shop for bitcoin.<p>But first, there are two things you should know about …

Bitcoin

BREAKING: Bitcoin ‘CRASHES CBOE stock exchange’ less than ten minutes into trading

EXPRESSBitcoin has crashed the CBOE stock exchange website in less than ten minutes<p>The cryptocurrency started trading on the major stock exchange for …

Bitcoin

Bitcoin Futures Trigger Circuit Breakers After 25% Gain: Chart

Bitcoin futures surged as much as 25 percent during their debut session on Cboe Global Markets Inc.’s exchange, triggering two brief trading halts …

Business

Bitcoin futures: The craziest sh*t you could buy online if you invest in the cryptocurrency

Bitcoin futures: The craziest sh*t you could buy online if you invest in the cryptocurrency<p>Bitcoin futures have arrived. The cryptocurrency has …

Bitcoin

Bitcoin - Plan Your Exit Strategy Now - Maybe With Gold

<b>Bitcoin – Plan Your Exit Strategy Now – Maybe With Gold</b><p><b>Made money in bitcoin? Well done. Don’t wait until the stampede starts. Here’s what you must</b> …

Bitcoin

Bitcoin’s Price Has Been Going Crazy And Twitter Can’t Stop Joking About It

Over the weekend, the CBOE began issuing bitcoin futures contracts, meaning investors can buy options predicting the price of bitcoin will either rise or fall by a certain date, making money if they guess correctly. Before now, it was very difficult to short (or put) bitcoin in order to make money …

Consumer Tech

What is Bitcoin mining and how does it work?

You may have noticed that cryptocurrency bitcoin is making headlines lately since the value of one bitcoin surpassed £10,000 mark and has kept on …

Bitcoin

Four Ways A Bitcoin Bubble Plays Out

I’m always fascinated by the history of bubbles and mania. They’re hard to predict, but often easy to spot in real time.<p>Which brings us to bitcoin and the cryptocurrency craze. If there’s a bubble in progress, which I think is highly likely, a few things will play out.<p>John Waggoner, a columnist …

Business

Bitcoin price jumps up 20% as futures go live

In what many see as the first true test for Bitcoin's price, one of the world's largest future exchanges, CBOE, has launched a Bitcoin futures …

Technology

The Latest: Bitcoin futures soar in first hours of trading

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the debut of bitcoin futures trading (all times local):<p>01:30 a.m.<p>Bitcoin futures have advanced further in overnight trading. At 1:30 a.m. central time (0730 GMT) the futures contract that expires in January was trading at $18,590. It opened at 5 p.m. CST at $15,000, …

Business

Bitcoin surges after launch of futures exchange

Bitcoin investors resumed their wild ride on Sunday, this time in the futures market, sending the price of the crypto-asset soaring — and crashing …

Business

Apple let a knockoff version of one of the world’s biggest crypto wallets into the App Store

An app masquerading as MyEtherWallet.com, one of the internet’s most popular services for storing ETH and other crypto coins, has made its way to the top of the iOS App Store charts.<p>The app rose to the number three spot in Finance category of the App Store this weekend as part of a bitcoin frenzy …

Technology

Bitcoin price SOARS even higher after launching on US options exchange

Bitcoin prices have climbed after Chicago's CBOE exchange launched cryptocurrency futures trading, following regulatory approval by US authorities …

Bitcoin

Top 10 Bitcoin Digital Wallet Apps That Will Hold All Your Profits

The Bitcoin phenomenon has become impossible to ignore, especially in light of futures trading. In this day and age apps have become an everyday part …

Tech Industry

Bitcoin futures launch could be bad for bitcoin’s price, tech analyst Gene Munster says

The launch of bitcoin futures could "have a material negative impact on the price of bitcoin," a well-respected technology analyst said Monday.<p>With …

Markets

A “very bullish open” for bitcoin futures suggests that the price can go even higher

Bitcoin futures debuted in Chicago last night, which could make it easier for institutional investors to embrace the digital asset. It was a widely watched event, and the website of the company launching the derivative, Cboe Holdings, was overwhelmed and inaccessible for a time. Even infamous rogue …

Business

A European bank predicts bitcoin will soar to $60,000 before crashing to $1,000

• <b>Saxo Bank, an online-only firm in Denmark, released its list of 2018 predictions.</b>• <b><br>Topping the list are a bitcoin crash to $1,000, a US economic recession, and China launching its own oil futures market for the first time in its own currency.</b><p>It’s that time of year again– the time when everyone seems …

Economy

Parity Proposes Hard Fork to Reclaim Frozen $160 Million

Parity Technologies has just released a proposal for reclaiming its lost funds.<p>In a blog post published soon before press time, the ethereum software …

Frozen

Bitcoin Futures Trading Opens, Bringing Crypto to Wall Street

Bitcoin just landed on Wall Street, and not (yet) with a bang.<p>Cboe Global Markets Inc. started letting traders buy and sell bitcoin futures Sunday …

Business

Differences Between CBOE and CME Futures Contracts (Simplified)

Differences Between CBOE and CME Futures Contracts (Simplified)<p>Bitcoin Futures Example<p>If I buy a CBOE Bitcoin Futures contract for $15,000 settled in …

Bitcoin

Bitcoin Will Be a "Multitrillion-Dollar Asset," Says Winklevoss Twin | Investopedia

Billionaire Bitcoin investor Cameron Winklevoss is confident that the cryptocurrency will continue to soar in value.<p>Winklevoss, who together with his …

Joseph Stiglitz

Bitcoin futures begin trading

Futures trading in Bitcoin has begun, with fans of the cryptocurrency excited and many in the financial sector wary about promoting it to their …

Bitcoin

Why bitcoin’s success could be its downfall

Digital currencies have been front-page news as the value of bitcoin, the most popular of the cryptocurrencies, continues to surge, albeit with wild fluctuations. Bitcoin backers argue that once digital currencies become widely used, governments will be unable to destroy them — users simply won’t …

U.S. Politics

Stock market opens slightly high as bitcoin futures trading kicks off

U.S. stock indexes to a slightly higher open Monday as investors look ahead to a coming meeting by the Federal Reserve, as bitcoin made its trading …

Markets