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Bitcoin’s Maturity as ‘digital Gold’ Could Easily Triple Its Market Cap
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Bitcoin’s Maturity as ‘digital Gold’ Could Easily Triple Its Market Cap

VanEck’s Gabor Gurbacs believes Bitcoin’s upside is huge as traditional investors turn to ‘digital gold.’ BITCOIN IS ‘A DE-RISK ASSET’ The Bitcoin market has once again turned bullish with the leading cryptocurrency retaking a position above $7,000. ...
Major Bitcoin Traders Join Forces to Lure Big Institutional Investors
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Major Bitcoin Traders Join Forces to Lure Big Institutional Investors

Bitcoin traders are gladly remarking that Bitcoin’s price trajectory has been positive for the last five consecutive days, without significant pullbacks. Now that Bitcoin’s winter seems to be over, Bitcoin trading firms are joining forces to entice big institu...
Bitcoin Is ‘Not an Investment … It’s a Trade,’ Says Billionaire Howard Marks
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Bitcoin Is ‘Not an Investment … It’s a Trade,’ Says Billionaire Howard Marks

Howard Marks, co-founder and co-chairman of Los Angeles-based distressed debt investor Oaktree Capital Management, slammed Bitcoin for not having any substance — while saying investors are merely speculating on its price without being able to judge its intrins...
Japanese Minister Denies Association with Cryptocurrency Firm Under Investigation
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Japanese Minister Denies Association with Cryptocurrency Firm Under Investigation

Seiko Noda, Japan’s internal affairs minister, denied having an interest in a cryptocurrency company under investigation and interfering in that investigation, according to a report in Asahi Shimbun. As a Cabinet minister, Noda could be accused of trying to in...
Equity Crowdfunding Platform StartEngine Now Accepts Bitcoin
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Equity Crowdfunding Platform StartEngine Now Accepts Bitcoin

StartEngine, a U.S. based equity crowdfunding platform, has announced that it has started accepting investment contributions in bitcoin. Founded in 2014, the company has launched various ICOs and has helped raise capital for more than 150 startups. Accordin...
In a First, UK Police Seize Cannabis Grower’s Bitcoins Worth $1.6 Million
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In a First, UK Police Seize Cannabis Grower’s Bitcoins Worth $1.6 Million

Among the many potential roles that bitcoin could play in society, it is hard to imagine plugging holes in police budgets being one of them. Until now. Surrey Police have become the first law enforcement agency in the United Kingdom to convert bitcoins that...
Coinbase CEO Tops Rihanna in Fortune’s 40 Under 40 List
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Coinbase CEO Tops Rihanna in Fortune’s 40 Under 40 List

The cryptocurrency industry is now having a huge impact on contemporary culture, gaining recognition not only as a part of the financial industry but as a considerable cultural and economic force in its own right. If the latest 40 Under 40 list by Fortune M...
Founder of $150 Indian Bitcoin Ponzi Offers Compensation to Victims
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Founder of $150 Indian Bitcoin Ponzi Offers Compensation to Victims

The mastermind behind the infamous bitcoin ponzi GainBitcoin has offered to compensate thousands of victims who incurred losses during the scheme which raked in an initial 1,000 crores in cryptocurrency (approx. $150 million). Now under arrest, Amit Bhardwa...
Citadel Ceo Denies Any Interest in Bitcoin; Market Remains Entirely Unfazed
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Citadel Ceo Denies Any Interest in Bitcoin; Market Remains Entirely Unfazed

Ken Griffin, founder and CEO of the Citadel hedge fund, is denying any interest in the cryptocurrency and even going so far as to call it “a solution looking for a problem.” His ill-informed criticism comes amid a wave of positive developments in the cryptocur...
Billionaire Investor Says Bitcoin Can Easily Reach $40k, Regrets Not Buying Earlier
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Billionaire Investor Says Bitcoin Can Easily Reach $40k, Regrets Not Buying Earlier

Billionaire investor Marc Lasry predicts that Bitcoin could go as high as $40,000 in a few years. Lasry believes rising adoption will make the top-ranked cryptocurrency easier to trade thus causing the price to skyrocket. MAINSTREAM ADOPTION WILL CATA...