Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin, Ether Lead Digital Currency Slide From Highs - Bloomberg

Bitcoin declined as much as 17 percent, while smaller competitor ether continued to slide after experiencing a “flash crash” last week, raising …

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Ethereum drops more than 10% as flash crash refund fails to restore confidence in bitcoin rival

Bitcoin rival ethereum dropped Monday despite a major exchange's efforts to shore up confidence by announcing a credit for customers who lost money …

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Investor Jitters and 4Chan Hoax Knock $4 Billion Off the Value of Ethereum Cryptocurrency

Following a flash crash last Wednesday, the company that runs GDAX, an exchange for the ethereum digital currency, announced that it would pay back …

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Ethereum price drops 20% after a pile of fake and old news reports

Ethereum has quickly recovered from a flash crash last week, in which the cryptocurrency went from the price of $317 to $0.10 in a few seconds.<p>But now, after several unsubstantiated — or just plain old — news reports over the weekend, Ethereum seems to be experiencing a real correction.<p>Ethereum is …

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Digital Currency Indexes Are Coming

Shutterstock<p>Digital currencies are getting a lot of attention as a new asset class. Bitcoin, for example, recently reached an all-time high of $2,900 on June 7, 2017, representing a year-to-date (YTD) return of 200%. With these wild price increases, digital currencies are gaining more attention and …

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Barclays spoke to regulators about bringing bitcoin 'into play'

Barclays has been in discussions with regulators and financial technology – or fintech – firms about bringing cryptocurrencies like bitcoin "into …

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Can Bitcoin’s First Felon Help Make Cryptocurrency a Trillion-Dollar Market?

“My word is gold,” says Charlie Shrem, glass of absinthe in hand, light winking off a pinkie ring he wears that is embossed with a Bitcoin symbol. …

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Fake news of a fatal car crash wiped out $4 billion in ethereum’s market value yesterday

“Vitalik Buterin confirmed dead. Insiders unloading ETH” read the title of the post on 4Chan, the notorious online message board frequented by internet trolls. “Fatal car crash,” it went on. “Now we have our answer. He was the glue.”<p>“ETH” refers to ethereum, the world’s second most valuable …

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Crypto in Crisis? Ether and Bitcoin Drop

Cryptocurrency investors are being tested. A bitcoin- and ether-led selloff on Monday erased some of the massive gains they've seen this year. Of the …

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Crypto Correction: Bitcoin and Ether Dive as Market Sheds $13 Billion

Is the long-awaited 'crypto correction' finally here?<p>There was certainly ample evidence to suggest the answer was yes today, as cryptocurrencies both …

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Cryptocurrency mining is making some graphics cards stupidly expensive

Why it matters to you<p>Until graphics card stock gets under control, prices for midrange graphics cards are terrible for gamers. Be very careful if …

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Bitcoin Price, Explained

1.<p>How did Bitcoin price develop?<p><i>Bitcoin price has its own wild road.</i><p>In 2009, the year Bitcoin was created, nobody could have thought it would gain …

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Bitcoin, Ethereum, etc. Rebound After Market Correction

Because even the oldest cryptocurrencies have only been in existence for roughly a decade, many elements of the industry are untested. That has led …

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Who Is Vitalik Buterin? Ethereum Price Drops 20% After False Reports Of Death | International Business Times

Both bitcoin and Ethereum suffered a dramatic dip in price in recent days, including a flash crash where ether prices went from $317 to 10 cents in …

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Ethereum is Up 4000% This Year, And The World’s Elite Are All Buying In

Ethereum Goes Up<p>MGT Capital, the company run by John McAfee, said it would start to mine Ethereum — the bitcoin rival that has surged nearly 4,000% …

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If You Needed a Great Reason to Avoid Bitcoin and Ethereum, This Is It

A recent flash crash just cost digital currency investors a boatload of money.<p>You're not supposed to be able to throw a dart at an investment and …

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What Is Bitcoin's Elusive Intrinsic Value?

As the market value of a single Bitcoin comes down off its lofty all-time maximum of over $2,800 to a still-bubbly $2,500 or so, aficionados and skeptics alike wonder whether the Bitcoin speculative bubble is finally popping, or whether the recent downturn is simply a profit-taking opportunity on …

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Why Do Cryptocurrencies Like Bitcoin Have Buy and Sell Walls?

It goes without saying that the more of a specific cryptocurrency you hold, the more you are affected by changes in the price of that cryptocurrency. …

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GDAX’D: Growing pains, glitches and strife.

So I’ve been in this space for 4 years, and have traded on over a dozen exchanges since my inception into this space. I have traded tens of thousands …

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Why a Respected CEO Believes "Bitcoin Is a Tool for Freeing Humanity"

Bitcoin Frenzy<p>Recently, there has been a lot of hype and — equally — criticism of Bitcoin. The cryptocurrency has, just this far into 2017, jumped …

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Ethereum stock exchange Coinbase is reimbursing losses caused by a flash crash

Within seconds the price of Ethereum crashed from $320 to $0.10 due to a multi-million dollar sell order.<p>Coinbase, a stock exchange for the …

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Ignore the Naysayers, there's no Bubble in Bitcoin

Bitcoin is without any doubt the hottest investment in the market right now. Of course, Bitcoin is a currency as a matter of principle; yet, we …

Finance

Senate Anti-Terror Bill a Threat to Bitcoin

Terrorists are beginning to appreciate how useful bitcoin can be for quick, cheap and near-anonymous money transfers across the world. The …

Digital Currency

Major Chinese Bitcoin Exchange Lists Ethereum Classic Ahead of Ethereum

BTCC, the second largest Bitcoin exchange in China and the world, has announced the integration of Ethereum Classic on its newly released digital …

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'Flippening' Flop? As Ethereum's Price Pulls Back, Market Remains Bullish

After weeks of torrid growth, it seems ether's much-hyped 'Flippening' may be on the verge of falling short.<p>Just weeks ago, the cryptocurrency that …

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5 Quick Tips About Bitcoin and How to Use It in the Right Way

Bitcoin is a digital currency whereby an encryption technique is used to regulate the creation of currency units and verify money transfer. It is a …

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Where's the Missing Mt. Gox Bitcoin, Now Worth $2 Billion?

Mt. Gox was one of the earliest and most public downfalls of the Bitcoin era. In early 2014, Mt. Gox stood atop the field of Bitcoin exchanges as the …

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Evercore ISI says Sell semiconductors on Bitcoin symmetry

Evercore ISI Rich Ross puts semiconductors at Sell as he sees trading similarities between the Philadelphia Semiconductor Index and cryptocurrency …

Business

What could happen to your South African Bitcoin on 1 August

With Bitcoin having risen from <b>R11,000 on 5 January 2017 to R35,200 on 22 June</b> (taking lowest possible pricing), it is clear that the potential risks …

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What if the bitcoin bubble bursts?

Virtual vertigoWhat if the bitcoin bubble bursts?<p>Is the latest frenzy like tulipmania, a gold rush or the dotcom boom?<p>print-edition iconPrint edition …

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