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What can the incredible price rallies of the recent past (and present) tell us about the future of Bitcoin? According to market watchers, they’re just the beginning of a stratospheric trajectory. Over the past year, the price of Bitcoin has surged a whopping 400%. In February, when the price hit $994, macroeconomist Yves Lamoureux of […]

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The price of Bitcoin had the BTC community buzzing when it soared to record highs topping $1000 just a few months ago. In March it reached $1300, until the scalability issue caused some tremors. After taking a dip, it climbed back up through most of April. (As of this writing, the price is $1550.) Now […]

china bitcoin prices

Lately we’ve seen the impact China can have on Bitcoin prices. Just when we were basking in record highs, a bout of volatility hit last week, sending the price down from about $920 to $768 on January 11. Bitcoin prices have since returned to stability. But what happened there? Market analysts point to Chinese regulatory […]

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The BTC price edged toward an all-time high last week, topping $1,100. While this peak was followed by a drop related to news out of China, 2016 was a year of highs, particularly in the past few months. The last time Bitcoin passed the $1,100 mark was in 2013, which begs comparison to last week’s […]

segwit bitcoin capacity

As a way to increase bitcoin capacity, segregated witness (SegWit) has been a polarizing issue within the bitcoin community. By now you’ve probably heard the chatter, if not the rants. SegWit is a protocol designed to address the issue of bitcoin scalability. The idea is to separate the signature field of a bitcoin transaction from […]

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Expect 2017 to be a very good year for Bitcoin’s price. That’s according to prominent Bitcoin investor Barry Silbert, who shared his ten predictions for the upcomming year. He recently shared his top ten predictions for 2017 at DCG’s annual Bitcoin & Blockchain Summit. Overall, DCG is excited about applying Bitcoin and its underlying blockchain technology to trade […]

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The transformation of the financial services industry is top-of-mind for everyone in the field and blockchain might be the hottest topic in the rapidly changing world of Fintech. The World Economic Forum (WEF) has concluded that blockchain technology “will fundamentally alter the way financial institutions do business around the world” after a year-long study of […]

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The presidential elections in the United States are here and we will know who will be the next president in a couple of days. The rise of Donald Trump has been a phenomenon of sorts. Trump, the Republican Party candidate, is far from your mainstream politician. He is brash, controversial and some might even say […]

Canada High Resolution Bitcoin Concept

Canada’s central bank, the Bank of Canada, and five other Canadian banks are experimenting with blockchain technology and a possible digital dollar as the growing demand for digital fintech payment systems puts the squeeze on the traditional banking sector. The big Canadian banks are also members of the R3 Consortium, which is working with 50 […]

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Australia’s so-called “Big Four” banks will be closely monitored for any attempts to purchase Fintech or blockchain-based startups by the country’s competition regulator. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) will scrutinize any dealings or attempts by Australia’s biggest banks to swallow Fintech companies developing technologies like blockchain solutions in the financial sector, revealed the […]