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Bitcoin Experts: Forget Price, Look At Investment When Weighing Success

As Bitcoin rides new all-time highs, commentators are increasingly pointing to more important progress behind the scenes. Bitcoin: Market Cap, Investment Real Performers Both the cryptocurrency and wider press focussed heavily on the Bitcoin price this week, which is currently hovering around $1320. Events such as a ...

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Arizona Localbitcoins Trader Detained by U.S. Homeland Security

A well-known bitcoin blogger and Localbitcoins trader was taken into custody by Federal law enforcement agencies in Arizona last week. Thomas Costanzo, otherwise known as “Morpheus” is allegedly being investigated for digital currency money laundering charges. Also Read: Bitcoin’s Triumphant Q1 Price Resili...

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What Bitcoin Traders Should Know About Fundamental Analysis

Charles Bovaird While there are many different methods for evaluating the price of bitcoin, fundamental analysis may be the most integral for figuring out its true value. Fundamental analysis is the evaluation of economic, financial and other key variables, known as fundamentals, to determine a security's tr...

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Ethereum Meets Zcash? IPFS is Working on a Multi-Blockchain Browser

Alyssa Hertig The Interplanetary File System (IPFS) sounds like just the kind of futuristic protocol that would coalesce with blockchain, and its inventor, Juan Benet, has big plans for the two decentralized networks. By storing multiple copies of data, the IPFS protocol, heralded as a tool for building a mo...

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West Virginia Bill Aims to Define Bitcoin as a Monetary Instrument

West Virginia bureaucrats are moving forward to define bitcoin and other digital currencies with an anti-money laundering (AML) bill. The state’s latest House Bill 2585 will add bitcoin to the regions’ AML statutes defining virtual currencies as a ‘monetary instrument.’ Also Read: Bitcoin’s Triu...

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Bitcoin IRA Launches World’s First Ethereum IRA Retirement Fund

Cryptocurrency based retirement fund, BitcoinIRA.com has announced the launch of Ethereum IRA. The new investment product offering allows people to invest in an Ether-based, Individual Retirement Account (IRA). Demand for Ether Prompts Ethereum IRA Ethereum has recently fortified its position as the second largest cry...

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India’s Government May Be Preparing to Legalize and Regulate Bitcoin

Over the past few years, India and bitcoin has had a positive relationship as the decentralized currency has grown in popularity within the country. Now a few regional news outlets are reporting that India’s government may be preparing to legalize and regulate bitcoin as a form of payment this summer. Also read: Market...

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Arizona Bitcoin Trader in Custody Following Police Raid

Stan Higgins A bitcoin advocate and trader in Arizona remains in custody after his home was raided last week by federal officials. Thomas Costanzo was arrested on 20th April after law enforcement discovered that he was in possession of ammunition – a reported violation of an agreemen...

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$1,300 and Counting: What's Next For Bitcoin Prices?

Charles Bovaird The price of bitcoin is once again trading near an all-time high. After about a month of uncertainty following the rejection of a major investment vehicle, bitcoin prices reached $1,343.59, a new all-time high on the CoinDesk Bitcoin Price Index on Thursday, breaking the previous record of $1...

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New York Bitcoin Trader Pleads Guilty to Unlawful Money Transmission

Stan Higgins A New York-based bitcoin trader has plead guilty to unlawful money transmission and making false statements to federal officials. Richard Petix of Rochester, NY was originally charged with making false statements in late 2015, according to court records, after he told pr...

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