• Markets Report Bitcoin Price
    Bitcoin,  Markets Report

    Markets Report: Bitcoin holds its breath as ‘next bull run’ is due

    A quiet day for Bitcoin markets comes as market participants already prepare themselves for the next big move up; Oaktree Capital’s Howard Marks is the latest bitcoin skeptic coming around

    In a note to clients on Wednesday, Chinese exchange BTCC said that the past few days had laid the foundations for upside to once again take over the market. “Bitcoin remains a strong bullish sentiment as the top 100 richest addresses kept accumulating more than 350,000 BTC in the last 30 days” it noted.

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    Bitcoin,  Markets Report

    Markets Report: $19,000 falls to bears as Bitcoin tests lower support

    A brief spell of lower volatility is punctuated with a $600 drop on Tuesday, with bullish momentum lacking in the short term

    Bitcoin ended a brief period of stability on Dec. 8 as selling pressure forced markets towards lower support. Data from price trackers including CoinMarketCap and TradingView showed BTC/USD heading below $19,000 during trading, falling short of $18,500 support.

  • Brad Stephens in the Blockchain Capital office in San Francisco (photo by Martine Paris).

    INTERVIEW: Blockchain Capital’s origin story is steeped in gaming lore

    Martine Paris interviews Brad Stephens about everything from video game currencies to Facebook’s GlobalCoin

    When the sons of legendary investment banker Paul Stephens met Mighty Ducks star Brock Pierce, they were avid World of Warcraft gamers and he was amassing an empire of digital goods exchanges where players could buy, sell, and trade valuable in-game items and virtual currency. Together they would go on to form Blockchain Capital, the first venture capital firm to fund the blockchain ecosystem.