Mark Hunter

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Dec 01 2020

Niall Ferguson – Bitcoin “Winning” Monetary Revolution

Reading Time: 2 minutes Niall Ferguson, former Harvard history professor, has stated that Bitcoin and China are “winning” the monetary revolution brought on by the coronavirus Ferguson says that the cryptocurrency is being taken up by institutions on an unprecedented scale...

Bitcoin’s 2020 Performance Has Exorcised ‘Tulips’ Demons

Reading Time: 2 minutes Bitcoin has often (and incorrectly) been compared to one-off market crazes like Tulip Mania and the South Sea Bubble Such comparisons were already erroneous, but 2020 has well and truly killed off any such suggestions Institutional adoption and...

Bitcoin All-time High – How it Was Reported

Reading Time: 3 minutes Bitcoin broke its all-time high yesterday, reaching $19,865 on Binance Mainstream media interest in Bitcoin has picked up in recent weeks How did the world’s media cover this groundbreaking event? Bitcoin hit record highs yesterday, with...

Bitcoin Breaks All-time High on Multiple Exchange

Reading Time: 2 minutes Bitcoin broke its all-time high on three exchanges yesterday Kraken, BitStamp, and Binance all saw records that have stood since December 2017 tumble Four exchanges remain until everyone is convinced Getting on for three years since it...

Nov 30 2020

Taproot – What Is It and Why Does Bitcoin Need It?

Nov 30 2020 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  bitcoin blockchain crypto guides

Reading Time: 2 minutes Bitcoin’s Taproot upgrade has been almost three years in the works, but has reached 74% consensus among miners The upgrade is said to bring more privacy and flexibility in Bitcoin transactions What exactly is Taproot, and why is it needed?...

What Will Facebook’s Libra Look Like When it Launches?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Facebook’s Libra token could be set for a January launch, 18 months after its announcement The new coin could be vastly different from the original concept The new Libra may be backed only by the dollar as opposed to a basket of currencies...

Is the PlusToken Dump Threat Over?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Chinese authorities last week seized $4.2 billion worth of cryptocurrencies from the PlusToken wallets The Chinese authorities have said they will liquidate the tokens but have not said when or how Is the spectre of a massive crypto market dump...

Bitcoin Rebounds to Ease 30% Correction Fears

Reading Time: 2 minutes Bitcoin has rebounded strongly from its 16% correction to reclaim a key level at $18,500 This level could act as the springboard for another attempt at all time highs Others are cautious however, warning of a bull trap which could see the 30%...

Nov 29 2020

Ethereum 2.0 – a Beginners Guide

Nov 29 2020 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  blockchain ethereum ethereum news

Reading Time: 3 minutes Ethereum 2.0 promises to revolutionize the Ethereum network The new version will be faster, more scalable, and less energy intensive What are the key differences between Ethereum and Ethereum 2.0?...

Nov 28 2020

Why the Next Crypto Bull Run Will be Different Than The Last

Reading Time: 2 minutes The 2015-17 crypto bull run brought the ecosystem into the headlines, but its swift collapse frightened many away In the years since this run, the ecosystem has undergone a huge shift, with appreciation for the asset class changing for the positive...

Nov 27 2020

PayPal Crypto Users Complain About Locked Accounts

Reading Time: 2 minutes PayPal cryptocurrency users are reporting being locked out of their accounts after using the new platform A Reddit post stated that his trades were considered “selling of items”, leading to his account being suspended A Twitter post related to...

Bitcoin Bull Market Dips Are Not to Be Feared

Reading Time: 2 minutes Bitcoin finally ended its incredible run with a 17% correction this week Newcomers to the space might be worried that the bull market is over Bitcoin dips of up to 40% ar not uncommon in a bear market, and occur to shake you out...

Brian Armstrong: Suggested Regulations Could “Kill” Crypto

Reading Time: 2 minutes Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong has warned that the type of regulatory measures suggested by U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin could “kill” the crypto industry Armstrong said in a Twitter thread that verifying every single crypto transaction would be...

Can Cryptocurrency Exchanges Run Out of Funds?

Reading Time: 2 minutes The amount of Bitcoin held on cryptocurrency exchanges is dropping at its fastest and most prolonged rate in history The levels are now back to where they were in mid-2018, with no sign of slowing Can a cryptocurrency exchange run out of funds,...

Nov 26 2020

No, The Queen Is Not “Interested” in Blockchain

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Queen has appeared to have expressed interest in blockchain technology in a letter to the president of the British Blockchain Association However, the letter was a standard polite reply after Dr. Naseem Naqvi sent her the sixth edition of The Journal...

Coinbase Pro Suspends Margin Trading Citing CFTC Guidance

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Coinbase exchange has pulled margin trading from its Coinbase Pro trading platform The exchange cited “recent guidance” from the CFTC as their reason for suspending the service The issue seems to be around “actual delivery” of...

Bitcoin Drops Over $2,200 After Failing to Hit All Time High

Reading Time: 2 minutes Bitcoin dropped more than $2,200 overnight after failing to break all time highs Bitcoin stopped just $176 short of its record before falling to $17,255 The $16,000s are possible if Bitcoin cannot reclaim a key range...

Nov 25 2020

CP2000 Forms Erroneously Issued to Crypto Traders Again

Reading Time: 2 minutes CP2000 forms have again been sent in error to cryptocurrency traders, saying they owe back taxes and a penalty The automated notices are based on the way that crypto exchanges collect user data Recipients can usually get the CP2000 rescinded if...

Janet Yellen, Incoming Fed Chair, “Not a Fan” of Bitcoin

Reading Time: 2 minutes Janet Yellen, Joe Biden’s pick for Federal Reserve chair, admitted in 2018 that she was “not a fan of Bitcoin” Yellen criticized Bitcoin’s transaction speed, links to illegal usage, and use of energy Her knowledge of the system could be a...

Ethereum 2.0 Set For Launch After Deposit Contract Fills

Nov 25 2020 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  blockchain ethereum ethereum news

Reading Time: 2 minutes Phase 0 of Ethereum 2.0 is set for a December 1 launch after the staking contract was filled with nine hours to go More than 230,000 ETH was transferred to the deposit contract in the last 24 hours The beach chain genesis can now go ahead next...