Day: January 24, 2019

BTC Stable Around $3,600, Bitcoin ETF Withdraw Barely Impacts Markets

BTC Stable Around ,600, Bitcoin ETF Withdraw Barely Impacts Markets Bitcoin (BTC) has had a relatively volatile week within a tight trading range between approximately $ 3,500 and $ 3,650. Yesterday, news broke that Cboe was withdrawing the highly-anticipated VanEck/SolidX Bitcoin ETF application due to the ongoing US government shutdown, […]

Shamir’s Secret Explained: Distributing a Seed Phrase Into Multiple Parts

Shamir’s Secret Explained: Distributing a Seed Phrase Into Multiple Parts When an individual first joins the cryptocurrency economy and obtains their first bitcoins, at times the process can be daunting. Most veterans will often tell newcomers that they need to secure their coin’s private keys in order to enjoy sovereign […]

Davos 2019: Leaders Share Mixed Cryptocurrency Predictions

Davos 2019: Leaders Share Mixed Cryptocurrency Predictions The annual meeting in the Swiss mountain resort of Davos from Jan. 22 to 25, attended by business leaders, politicians, and economists is in progress. Cryptocurrency is once again on the agenda, but so far the discussions emerging from the conference have been mixed, giving […]

Cryptocurrency Adoption Rising in Iran as Government Mismanages Economy

Cryptocurrency Adoption Rising in Iran as Government Mismanages Economy Iran is toying with the idea of lopping zeros off its national currency as inflation goes through the roof. History tells us this is rarely a good idea. Cryptocurrency provides an alternative for those living in countries where the fiat currency […]

Mastercard Fined $650M by EU for ‘Artificially’ Raising Fees

Mastercard Fined 0M by EU for ‘Artificially’ Raising Fees The European Union’s competition commission has handed Mastercard a €570 million euro ($ 648 million) fine for artificially raising payment processing fees in breach of antitrust laws, according to an online statement published on Jan. 22. Mastercard forced merchants to pay […]