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Investing in Bitcoin requires a long-term focus

Bitcoin Investment Is All About the Long Game

Many pundits have pounced on the fact that Bitcoin recently dropped to $4,000 as a sign that the cryptocurrency revolution has run out of steam. But that ignores the clear fact that Bitcoin investing, just like any sort of investing, is all about the long game. Sure, if you focus on short-term price moves you […]

Ron Paul followers choose Bitcoin

Half of People Voting in Ron Paul Twitter Poll Choose Bitcoin

CoinIRA Ambassador and former Congressman Ron Paul recently posted a Twitter poll asking his followers the following question: A wealthy person gifts you $10,000. You get to choose in which form you’ll accept the gift. But there’s a catch: You must keep the gift in the form that you choose for 10 years without touching […]

SEC to issue ICO guidance soon

“Plain English” ICO Guidance Forthcoming From SEC

The disruptive nature of cryptocurrencies caught governments and regulatory agencies largely flatfooted. They didn’t know how to respond to Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum, and other cryptocurrencies. Nor did they know how to react to the development of initial coin offerings (ICOs). In fact, just about the only thing that they have acted upon for certain is […]

Royal Mint drops plans to issue gold-backed cryptocurrency token

UK’s Gold-Backed Cryptocurrency Won’t Be Going Forward… For Now

The UK’s Royal Mint first announced in 2016 its plans to issue as much a billion dollars worth of a gold-backed cryptocurrency token. The project was an attempt to allow investors an easier way to invest in gold. Had it been successful, the gold-backed cryptocurrency could have served not just as an archetype for gold […]

Bitcoin is experiencing unprecedented stability

Bitcoin Price Remains Stable During Stock Market Volatility

While stock markets have been on a roller coaster ride the past couple of weeks, Bitcoin has remained remarkably stable. That’s a departure from previous price movements, and a potential indicator that Bitcoin is maturing as an alternative investment asset and as a store of wealth during times of financial turmoil. Some market analysts are […]

Google taking steps to protect Chrome users from cryptojacking

Google Takes Steps to Protect Web Users From Cryptojacking Threat

Many internet users take advantage of plugins and browser extensions to add additional functionality to their web browsers. While it’s been known for a long time that adding third party browser extensions can compromise the privacy and security of your computer, not everyone has the knowledge or ability to look through a browser extension’s source […]

Stocks and Bitcoin both fell in value

Stocks Tanked, But So Did Bitcoin: Why?

Last week’s stock market crashes sent investors scrambling for safe assets. While the Dow Jones lost thousands of points, gold shot up over $30 per ounce as investors poured their money into a traditional safe asset. But while traditional safe harbors climbed in price, Bitcoin’s price dropped several hundred dollars. That confounded observers who thought […]

Cryptojacking attempts have increased 459 percent

Increase in Cryptojacking Attempts Highlights Need for Security

It’s no surprise to anyone who has followed cryptocurrency markets that cryptocurrencies are popular with investors. Unfortunately, cryptocurrencies have also become popular with criminals. That’s particularly the case with criminals who engage in cryptojacking, hijacking other people’s computers in order to harness their processing power to mine new units of various cryptocurrencies. The number of […]

No EU digital currency

ECB Has No Plans to Issue Digital Currency

While cryptocurrencies have become more and more popular with consumers and investors, even governments are starting to get in on the action. By now everyone is familiar with Venezuela’s petro, and with Iran’s attempts to create its own cryptocurrency. Even larger countries such as India are exploring the possibility of issuing their own cryptocurrencies, and […]