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Why Do People Still Think Bitcoin Will Flop?

Day in day out we hear people talking about the end of cryptocurrency led by the demise in Bitcoin. This is always watered down with plenty of experts coming out to talk about Bitcoins eventual $25,000.00 price and often, this leaves us in the middle of a storm that makes it pretty difficult to understand what’s going to happen next. The truth here is that nobody knows, nobody really knows what will happen with Bitcoin or the rest of the cryptocurrencies, though one thing is clear is that Bitcoin probably isn’t going to cease to exist anytime soon, that’s something...

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Crypto Startup Working Towards Adoption for Major US Brands

Flexa is a startup that has some of America’s biggest retail brands to use its payment-processing network that will let consumers buy goods and services with cryptocurrency. Some of those brands include: “Barnes & Noble, Baskin Robbins, Bed Bath & Beyond, Caribou Coffee, Crate and Barrel, Jamba Juice, Lowe's, Nordstrom, Office Depot, Petco, Regal Cinemas and Amazon's Whole Foods Market.” As it says on the website: “Flexa is a new payments network, built using cryptocurrencies, that brings buyers and sellers closer together in order to cut processing cost, eliminate fraud, and preserve your privacy.” When it comes to cryptocurrencies, a...

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Sally Ho's Technical Analysis 18 May 2019

Bitcoin Bitcoin (BTC/USD) gained marginal ground early in today’s Asian session and traded as high as the 7441.66 level, having orbited its 50-bar MA (4-hourly) since early yesterday. Traders are still discussing yesterday’s so-called flash crash that saw the price dive to the 6600.00 figure after many Stops were elected on the way down. BTC/USD came off approximately US$ 1,340.75 in less than three hours and at one point fell US$ 1,000.00 in about eleven minutes. During the acute downturn, Stops were elected below the 6730.01 and 6677.81 areas, both of which represented retracement levels that easily gave way and...

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The Gold vs Bitcoin Debate: Winklevoss Get On-Board

Making the comparison of bitcoin and gold is one that is thrown about a lot fo nowadays. It’s one that was inspired by grayscale Investments with an advert that made waves across crypto twitter and the rest of the social media outlets. Grayscale offers a Bitcoin Trust among multiple other digital asset trusts. The advert definitely garnered some attention and now, hearing the gold/Bitcoin comparison is ten a penny. Following the debut of the ad, a lot of prominent crypto figures kept saying in the phrase “drop gold for Bitcoin”. One half of the Winklevoss twins and co-founder/CEO of Gemini,...

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Weekly Roundup: Will BTC Hit $100k? More Details on the Satoshi Debate & Scalability on Ethereum

Welcome back to the weekly roundup where we talk about three of the most interesting news stories of the week. We recently saw Bitcoin reach the $8k key resistance level so the community is buzzing on what the future holds for the crypto space and the leading currency. So today we’re going to look at the co-founder of Ethereum who recently spoke about the project’s scalability increasing over the next few years, Max Keiser giving an extremely bullish estimate on BTC, and the continuation of the Satoshi/Craig Wright debate as Calvin Ayre teases new ‘evidence’ on the matter. The Satoshi...

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