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Jeffrey Taylor is a retired mechanical engineer who has an interest in all things financial, including emerging markets and cryptocurrencies.

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China Is Getting Close to Launching the Digital Yuan

Although the Peoples Bank of China has yet to announce a launch date, the digital yuan will be the first digital version of a country’s currency. China is making significant efforts to keep pace with, and control, a rapidly digitized economy. Throughout the year, trials have taken place in various cities. The trials and tests […]

10 Sep 2020
What Will Happen When There Are No More Bitcoins to Mine?

There are several cryptocurrencies, but since its inception in 2009, Bitcoin remains dominant. After existing for 11 years in the finance and tech space and cryptocurrency market, many individuals and institutions are beginning to explore Bitcoin’s innovative and ingenious functions. Bitcoin is often compared to gold, as both have certain similar features. For example, gold […]

13 Aug 2020
Bitcoin Prices Surge

Last Wednesday, August 5, saw the price of Bitcoin surge more in one day than stocks gained in the previous six months. The oldest of the cryptocurrencies outpaced both stocks and gold. The rapid rise in Bitcoin appears to be driven by calls for additional government stimuli, as the toll on the economy continues to […]

10 Aug 2020
Bitcoin Price Crashes in Minutes

Bitcoin, after surging in the last week of July, suffered a price crash on the second day of August. After breaking the $12,000 price level on the Bitstamp exchange in Luxembourg earlier in the morning, the Bitcoin / USD price dropped dramatically, reaching a low of $10,550. Although the price of Bitcoin has somewhat bounced […]

Bitcoin Breaks the Elusive $10,000 Barrier

Bitcoin prices have been trading close to the elusive $10,000 level for months. The price came close in early February, only to stall. At the time, Joe PiPasquale, hedge fund manager at BitBull Capital, noted that Bitcoin is stuck in a resistance zone. In recent months, gold has risen to new all-time highs. Why did […]

30 Jul 2020