• third bitcoin halving
    Bitcoin

    Halve time report

    With the number of new bitcoins mined every 10 minutes dropping by 50% today, history—and a lot of investors—says BTC is about to begin a long bull run. But will it?

    The third Bitcoin halving is here, bringing with it a lot of hype. Why? Well, at the first halving, BTC was $12, and spiked as high as $1,132. At the second, it was $648 and climbed as high as $19,497. For the third Bitcoin halving, today, it was at $8,763.

  • Bitcoin price chart 03.13.20
    Opinion

    Bitcoin democratized finance once, but it can’t grow like that again

    Cryptocurrency prices will rebound once the panic subsides, but they will never do what Bitcoin did at the bottom of the Great Recession in 2009

    Looking back on the 10th anniversary of the “Great Recession” New York Magazine put it this way: “The older folks hoovered up gold, which basically doubled in value in the four years after the crash. Younger folks dove into cryptocurrency.”

  • President Xi Jinping of China, speaking to G20 summit in Hamburg on July 7, 2017 (via Wiki commons).
    Asia & Australia,  Bitcoin

    No, China’s President Xi Jinping didn’t cause a Bitcoin rally

    Pundits and maximalists are just trying to see what they want to see

    Like 1960s campus radicals, Bitcoin maximalists are enthusiastically praising the wisdom of a leader of Communist China. That’s because President Xi Jinping called for his country to “take the leading position in the emerging field of blockchain.”

  • Anthony "Pomp" Pompliano on Bloomberg Television. Let's see if that ever happens again.
    Bitcoin,  Litecoin,  Media,  Opinion

    Halving halfwits: Anthony Pompliano’s feud with Bloomberg’s Joe Weisenthal over who’s the greater fool

    What seemed like a Twitter fight over the Efficient Market Hypothesis is really about something else

    Have you heard of “The Halving?” Many—if not most—retail traders and investors may not have heard of it. Those that have probably don’t care all that much about it. For that reason, all those HODLers who take up a lot of space on Reddit and Twitter give themselves a pat on the back.