What Is BarterDEX? – The Merkle

Over the past few months, we have seen multiple cryptocurrency developers explore opportunities in the world of atomic swaps. Rather than using centralized exchange platforms, an atomic swap allows people to intermittently exchange cryptocurrencies in a decentralized manner. BarterDEX is one of several decentralized interfaces which aims to support atomic swaps in the future. More importantly, […]

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Former US Presidential Candidate Ron Paul: “Government should stay out of” Bitcoin

Featured Former presidential candidate Ron Paul recently urged legalization of all competing currencies, crypto and otherwise, during a televised phone interview. He discussed his views on prices going forward, particularly of gold versus the dollar, and warned about government involvement with regard to the world’s most popular cryptocurrency, bitcoin.   Also read: Kansas Governmental Ethics Commission Forbids Bitcoin […]

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NEO’s Centralized Node System Isn’t New and Will Be Changed in 2018 – The Merkle

Every major cryptocurrency goes through periods during which weak hands sell assets and a lot of misinformation is distributed. We still see it with Bitcoin to this very day, as a lot of people have no idea what this cryptocurrency entails exactly. In the case of NEO, it seems a lot of people have only now […]

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Ethereum Casper Could See Light Much Sooner Than Expected

A highly anticipated update to the Ethereum network could be happening before schedule according to developers. The Casper update may be rolled out as early as the next hard-fork, Constantinople instead of previous plans for it to come with Serenity, the last development phase, in 2018. The hard forks are underlying changes to protocol creating […]

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The Petrodollar’s Biggest Challengers | Zero Hedge

Authored by Michael Kern via CryptoInsider, Established in the early 1970s, the petrodollar has secured the United States’ influence over the oil trade for over 40 years, but recently, it is clear that this monopoly is slowly beginning to fall apart – in some part due to the influence of Bitcoin and other emerging cryptocurrencies. […]

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Ripple Price Technical Analysis – XRP/USD Consolidates Near $0.2000

Key Highlights Ripple price after a correction from the $0.2180 high against the US Dollar started trading in a range. There is a short-term channel forming with support at $0.1960 on the hourly chart of the XRP/USD pair (data source from Kraken). The price remains supported on the downside as long as there is no […]

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30% of Bill Miller’s Hedge Fund Is Invested in Bitcoin

Featured Bill Miller, former chairman of Legg Mason Value Trust mutual fund, and current chairman of Miller Value Partners LLC, has revealed that bitcoin holdings comprise approximately 30% of the assets in Miller Value Partner’s MVP 1 hedge fund. Also Read: Wall Street Hedge Funds Rush to Cryptocurrencies, 90 Bitcoin-Like This Year Alone The Share […]

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