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Morgan Stanley Analyst: True Price of Bitcoin Could Be Zero

Cynthia Turcotte · December 24, 2017 · 5:30 pm In a recent report sent out to clients, Morgan Stanley analyst James Faucette cautioned that the “true” value of Bitcoin might actually be zero. Zero. Zip. Nada. The report, titled Bitcoin Decrypted, discussed the difficulty in ascribing value to the digital currency, noting that it behaves like neither […]

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CIO of Hedge Fund BlockTower Capital Reveals 3 Biggest Cryptocurrency Investment Risks

Cynthia Turcotte · December 22, 2017 · 9:30 pm Ari Paul, CIO of cryptocurrency hedge fund BlockTower Capital, recently sat down with Business Insider’s Sara Silverstein to discuss the three main risks associated with investing in cryptocurrencies. 1. Investment Risks The first area of risk, according to Paul, is investment risk, by which he predominantly […]

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North Korea Cryptocurrency Hacking Features Fake Facebook Profiles

Jeff Francis · December 20, 2017 · 12:15 am The latest North Korean cryptocurrency hacking attempt is using fake Facebook profiles of attractive women to get an in with crypto workers. Just when you think the North Korea cryptocurrency hacking attempts can’t get any more bizarre, a new story pops up to burst that assumption. […]

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First-of-Its-Kind Affiliate Marketing Platform PM7 Leverages Blockchain Technology to Disrupt the World of Advertising – The Merkle

PM7 is all set to start their Initial Coin Offering under smart contracts based on Ethereum, from December 17, 2017. This innovative affiliate marketing platform promises to revolutionize the concept of advertising for both online and offline projects by connecting the project creators directly to their customers, with no space for the advertising, marketing and […]

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How Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain Technology Could Bridge the Unbanked Gap

Nikita Blows · December 18, 2017 · 8:00 pm Cryptocurrencies, with their underlying blockchain technology, could soon become the medium of exchange for everyone around the world, including the unbanked population. Not too long ago, dipping your toe into the murky waters of the crypto industry was frowned upon by cynics and naysayers. Oh, how the […]

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Massachusetts Joins List of US States Hostile to Bitcoin

Featured Lifelong Massachusetts politician, William Galvin, Secretary of the Commonwealth, turned sudden investment and currency expert this week, is issuing a seven-point warning about the perils of bitcoin. The uncharitable statement lands New England’s most populated region in the hostile category, joining a half dozen other states in anti-bitcoin mania. Also read: Rise of the […]

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Buy Bitcoin, Not Real Estate

Op-Ed Real estate is how ordinary people have stored value and ultimately accumulated wealth. Indeed, post World War II societies all but demanded access to credit through politics, and governments responded with in-kind favors to keep power. Compounding of easy, loose money spurred decades of growth in housing construction, materials, land, and requisite financial products. […]

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Here’s why a burst bitcoin bubble probably wouldn’t derail global markets

Investors who’ve steered clear of bitcoin but suffer nightmares about the financial crisis shouldn’t lose sleep worrying that the popping of a cryptocurrency bubble would spill over into global markets. At least that’s the reassurance offered by analysts at Capital Economics, who see little reason to draw parallels between the manic rise of bitcoin and […]

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Bitcoin Is Not a Bubble; It’s in an S-Curve and It’s Just Getting Started

One of the most intriguing stories underpinning the recent rise of bitcoin prices is how financial institutions will interact with the currency. The upcoming CBOE futures market is going to open the door for Wall Street giants to participate in the market. That could spell moon or doom for bitcoin, and everyone is speculating on […]

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S&P 500 to crash 25% — and 9 other ‘outrageous’ analyst predictions for 2018

How does a 25% flash crash in the S&P 500 sound? Or bitcoin peaking at $60,000 before sinking to $1,000? Or maybe even the U.S. Treasury sidelining the Fed and enacting a yield cap? Sound outrageous? Well, while most analysts focus on what they view as relatively high-probability developments, Saxo Bank annually lays out 10 […]

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