On May 7, Bill Gates proclaimed on CNBC’s Squawk Box’ that he “would short [bitcoin] if there was an easy way to do it,” as he considers bitcoin to be “kind of a pure ‘greater fool theory’ type of investment”. This statement is somewhat surprising as there are actually several ways bitcoin bears can short the digital currency.
In this article, you will be introduced to 10 awesome uses for cryptocurrencies that will provide you with reasons to own them beyond just their potential increase in value.
Distributed ledger technology-based company IOTA is continuing to expand its business with the release of its highly anticipated ‘Project Q’. The project has been the subject of a great deal of speculation and interest in the cryptocurrency community after the leaders of IOTA began to allude to it in a series of conversations.
Whenever you hear a price prediction for an asset class such as bitcoin, gold or real estate, always look for whether the person making that call have skin – or money – in the game to weigh how believable and reliable their information is.
The announcement of IBM’s Blockchain-as-a-Service platform came after the company had been exploring various ways it could participate in the blockchain space for over a year and puts it in competition with other tech heavyweights like Oracle and newcomer Amazon.
Blockchain technology could be implemented in government institutions to streamline and remove a lot of bureaucracy, but could it also replace the government as a central institution or is that a sci-fi script too far?
The term ‘whale’ refers to an investor with deep pockets who can move the market by buying or selling in large volumes. Given the relatively modest market caps of crypto assets compared to other sectors, the movements of crypto whales can provide important price signals to alert investors
As cryptocurrency markets mature are we seeing the seasonal effects associated with equity markets starting to seep in? This tax season could be quite revealing if the bounce in across the crypto markets mirrors that of the traditional rise in equities around this time of year.
In this article we will have a look at some the most popular trading strategies in the cryptocurrency market and how they may be used to generate a profit.
2017 was an incredible year for the cryptocurrency market and 2018 will bring new opportunities as well as challenges for cryptocurrency investors. In this article, you will be introduced to five key aspects that digital currency investors will need to look out for in 2018.