Bitcoin


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
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
Bitcoin as a Hedge Against Inflation
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Author: Maria Andretti

In times of need, governments have taken on debt and then printed money. By printing money, two things happen. The value of the currency falls, and as a result of inflation, so is the debt. Printing money creates inflation. Inflation, in turn, decreases the value of your dollars, be it investments, savings, or just the […]

27 Jul 2020
Bitcoin Expected to Surge to a New High
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Author: Jeffrey Taylor

The global economic engine is still staggering from the slowdown caused by COVID 19. It is still not clear just how damaging the pandemic really is. Restrictions have been placed on border freedoms, trade, import-export, as well as financial movements. Many businesses, regardless of size are having to face up to absorbing losses or ceasing […]

9 Jul 2020
In Light of Central Bank Easing, Bloomberg Is Bullish on Bitcoin
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Author: Jeffrey Taylor

Bloomberg has recently released its commodity index and outlook, which shows some support for Bitcoin. The report went on to say there is reason to believe future commodity prices, with the exception of Bitcoin and gold, will continue on a downward path. Although Bitcoin is not a commodity, it is included in the June 2020 […]

18 Jun 2020
Bitcoin Tumbles along with Wall Street
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Author: Jeffrey Taylor

In tandem with Wall Street, Bitcoin prices tumbled late last week. Bitcoin prices fell to a price close to $9,100, a drop of almost 6.4 percent, rekindling the often-debated issue of Bitcoin’s use as a store of value. At the same time that Bitcoin dropped, the S&P 500 index of larger U.S. stocks also lost […]

17 Jun 2020
Will China’s Digital Currency Challenge Bitcoin, and Perhaps the USD?
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Author: Michael Stern

Digital payment systems are not new to Chinese shoppers. They find moving from shop to shop in Beijing or Shanghai with a smartphone app such as Alipay a lot easier than carrying a purse or wallet filled with Yuan notes. The Chinese government has recently embarked on a pilot program for a digital version of […]

4 Jun 2020
Is the Price of Bitcoin about to Surge?
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Author: Jeffrey Taylor

Since Bitcoin halved in early May, the cryptocurrency has struggled to break over the $10,000 level. This is something that could be about to change. Since early 2020, the price of Bitcoin has gone up by about 30 percent. It is currently on track to be the best performing asset of this year. An anonymous […]

3 Jun 2020