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What Will Happen When There Are No More Bitcoins to Mine?
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Author: Jeffrey Taylor

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
Is Silver Ready to Overtake Gold?
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Author: Michael Stern

This year, 2020, has not been good for many things, but it has been good for gold. Gold prices have not been as high as they are today since 2011. The pandemic has driven investors to flee to safe havens, and there does not appear to be any signs of early abatement. To exacerbate the […]

12 Aug 2020
Bitcoin Prices Surge
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Author: Jeffrey Taylor

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
U.S. Dollar Reigns as World’s Reserve Currency May Be in Question
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Author: Michael Stern

This summer has seen a dramatic rise in the price of gold. According to Nick Piquard, portfolio manager at Horizon EFT, the upwards movement in the price of gold may be an indication that the market is beginning to lose confidence in the United States dollar, which at the moment is the world’s reserve currency. […]

5 Aug 2020
The Rally in Gold Prices Indicate the Global Economy Is in Trouble
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Author: Maria Andretti

With the current confusion in markets, it is easy to forget that early in the coronavirus pandemic, the price of gold was in freefall. It was strange, to say the least; the virus sparked a collapse in the global economy, but at the same time, the 2020 pandemic soon showed itself to be the driving […]

4 Aug 2020
Bitcoin Price Crashes in Minutes
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Author: Jeffrey Taylor

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 […]

3 Aug 2020
As the Dollar Slides, Bitcoin Prices Are Rising
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Author: Michael Stern

As the value of the U.S. dollar slides, things priced in the currency are beginning to show the effect. Prices are rising, and that includes the price of Bitcoin. The price of Bitcoin went up a startling 13 percent on July 27th, the biggest gain the cryptocurrency has seen in almost three months. As the […]

31 Jul 2020
Bitcoin Breaks the Elusive $10,000 Barrier
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Author: Jeffrey Taylor

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
Why Does Bitcoin Have Value?
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Author: Michael Stern

We live in a digital age. As such, the ideal currency should be one that has three specific characteristics as a matter of course: The currency should be free from control by any central authority. In this way, the currency cannot be devalued or printed at will. The currency should know no borders. It should […]

29 Jul 2020