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Binance’s Plan To Bring FIAT To Bitcoin Options To The World

It’s hard to know which cryptocurrency exchange is ‘the biggest in the world’ but in reality, it doesn’t really matter does it? What matters, is how these exchanges plan on bringing cryptocurrency to the masses. We are still in the investment phase, people buy and sell crypto to make a profit and for the love of the industry. Once exchanges start to open up to institutional and mainstream use, cryptocurrency adoption will become a more realistic prospect, therefore we need to know now how cryptocurrency exchanges plan on bringing adoption to the fore. How do they plan on getting new...

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Bitcoin Degree: NYU Is First College To Offer Major In Crypto

Want to study Bitcoin (BTC)? Actually, now you can major in cryptos. New York University has become the first U.S. college to offer a major in cryptocurrencies through the Stern School of Business. Stern was the first school to offer undergraduate courses in crypto and blockchain — doing so in 2014 in which only 35 students signed up. This school year, NYU has doubled its course offerings that now cater to hundreds of students. These days, professors have been moving classes to bigger auditoriums to accommodate a surge of interest among college students, with enrollment climbing to 230 by Spring...

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Why Bitcoin (BTC)’s Price Is A False Indicator Of Actual Value

Chart for BTC/USD (1W) Bitcoin (BTC) is currently trading just above $6,400. The average cost for mining one Bitcoin (BTC) lies slightly below this level between $5,800 and $6,200. This is the reason the price has managed to stay above those levels for now despite the fact that the volume is so low that a couple of million dollars could swing the price either way. If this had been a currency pair, for instance EUR/USD or GBP/JPY or a stock, there would be no debate regarding the actual and perceived value. This would be because most of the stocks or...

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Why The First 6 Months Of 2018 Have Been Devastating For Bitcoin Exchanges In Japan

Breaking news out of Japan today comes as yet another cryptocurrency exchange is hacked, seeing around $60 million worth of Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash and MonaCoin lifted from Zaif, a Japanese based cryptocurrency exchange. We covered this story a little earlier on so therefore won’t harp on about Zaif too much. The big issue here is that when you actually assess the full scale of the damage of these hacks in Japan, the findings are frankly shocking. Before we delve into this, we must also highlight that Japan is one of the few countries that have specific regulations for cryptocurrencies, most...

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Are Cannabis Shares Starting To Threaten Bitcoin?

There’s a huge new trend that is sweeping the investment world and no, it’s not Bitcoin. The rise in the legalisation of Marijuana has led to the development of a new investment opportunity, Cannabis Shares, a culture that now allows investors to purchase shares in various legal cannabis based projects, be that the sale of cannabis itself, or products made of cannabis. Naturally, finance magnates love to turn any commodity into an investment opportunity, therefore this sort of thing was always inevitable with the international changes in cannabis legislation, however, many are now starting to see similarities between cannabis shares...

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