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Americans Are Taking Out Mortgages to Buy Bitcoin

People are taking out mortgages to buy bitcoin, says securities regulator Joseph Borg. Coupled with accounts of credit cards and equity loans being used to obtain bitcoin, it raises the possibility of risk-taking investors being left deeply indebted or potentially even homeless. Also read: Bitcoin Is a New Haven From H...

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Bitcoin Cash Price Technical Analysis – Can BCH/USD Break This?

Key Points Bitcoin cash price is testing an important resistance and attempting a break above $1425 against the US Dollar. Yesterday’s highlighted crucial bearish trend line with current resistance at $1405 is intact on the hourly chart of BCH/USD (data feed from Kraken). The price might soon break the $1400 and $1425...

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The Dollar Vigilante Becomes Experty Ambassador

Zug, Switzerland – Described as the Uber of knowledge sharing, Experty has announced that Jeff Berwick, better known as The Dollar Vigilante, has signed on as an ambassador for the project. A few days ago Experty spoke with Jeff Berwick about Experty on his popular YouTube channel, The Dollar Vigilante (over 135k subs...

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Goodbye Munchee: SEC Cyber Unit Shuts Down Another ICO

The Securities Exchange Commission announced that their new cyber unit halted an ICO by Munchee Inc. According to the SEC, “registration concerns” created a need to shut down the ICO. This latest move serves as a landmark enforcement milestone for the unit. Also read: Japan: We’ll Tax All Digital Asse...

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Howard Stern and Saturday Night Live Reference Bitcoin as Popularity Grows

The Year of Bitcoin is finishing strong, as its spread into the mainstream, from finance to popular culture, gains traction apace with its price increases. From The Big Bang Theory dedicating a bitcoin subplot to an episode to Startup creating an entire series around the topic, the world’s most well-known cryptoc...

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The Race for Bitcoin ETFs Heats Up

The launch of Bitcoin futures contracts signaled the admission of Bitcoin into the circle of mainstream finance, setting the stage for the rolling out of Bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs). In fact, just two days before the launch of Bitcoin futures, three fund managers each requested regulatory approval for Bitcoin ...

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Bitcoin Price Technical Analysis for 12/12/2017 – Correction Completed!

Bitcoin Price Key Highlights Bitcoin price has recovered from its drop after reading new highs a few days back. Price is now at the 76.4% extension level on the latest pullback and could have enough momentum to make it to the full extension. However, technical indicators are showing weakening energy among buyers. Bit...

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5 Ways to Solve the Bitcoin Mining Energy Crisis

There has been a lot of talk in the news recently about how much energy Bitcoin mining uses and its potential impact on the environment. Today we explore just how much energy Bitcoin mining really uses and 5 possible ways to reduce or offset its power consumption. In 2011, Google revealed that it used enough energy fr...

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'According to Plan': CBOE Bullish on First Day of Bitcoin Futures Trading

The first day of bitcoin futures trading on the CBOE exchange is over and the day largely went according to plan, according to its CEO. Overall, Monday saw the price of bitcoin push above $17,000 on CoinDesk's Bitcoin Price Index (BPI) to hit a new all-time high in the hours after the Chicago-based firm began trading ...

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Bitcoin Won’t Destroy Earth, but It’s Wasteful: Bloomberg

In an article titled “No, Bitcoin Won’t Boil the Oceans,” author Elaine Ou writes that Bitcoin is often accused of being an energy hog. The truth is that Bitcoin is actually incredibly useful when compared to other alternative sources of energy consumption. Also read: $28K Bitcoin Price in Sight as F...

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Seven day votes 29
Bullish

19

Bearish

10

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