Stocks tumbled earlier this week as the US-China trade war escalated again. Meanwhile, Bitcoin continued the climb that started earlier this spring. CNBC initially made the connection and suggested causality.
Cryptocurrency is famously volatile. It seems like every day since the launch of Bitcoin there is a new altcoin. So, how do you keep track of it all?
Digital assets will feature higher in the investment portfolio of various institutional investors. These are the findings of a recent survey by US-based Fidelity Investments.
Tom Lee, finance expert and head of research at Fundstrat Global Advisors, has good news for Bitcoin enthusiasts. He believes that the crypto winter is over and digital currencies, particularly Bitcoin, will start surging in value. He supports his bullish attitude on eleven signs included in a recent report published by Fundstrat.
In what feels like ancient history, money was made of gold. In more recent history, money simply represented gold. With countries increasingly moving off of the
gold standard, how will we measure value? To be clear, this is a trend that predates the rise of cryptocurrencies. We were asking these questions well before crypto came along. However, a new report asks how cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin fit into this question.
Cryptocurrencies are a way of monetising the completion of complex formulas. Theoretically, just about anything that is currently done in the computer banks of big companies could be a minable task. Any big company could, therefore, benefit from having its own cryptocurrency. This could provide companies with a number of benefits, including decreasing their own infrastructure, increasing security, and more.
If you’ve ever worked in retail or food service, you’ve probably heard about Point of Sale, or POS. POS systems consist of hardware and software that allow businesses to accept transactions. For ages, the cash register was the only piece of POS that anyone needed. Then check readers. Then credit card readers. Now cryptocurrency wallets.
Cryptocurrency is a digital word. It takes place on our computers and online. Increasingly, shopping is moving into that digital sphere. We are buying more and more of our goods online through retail services like Amazon. As a result, it’s frustrating and inconvenient that most online retailers don’t accept crypto.
However, a new service is offering an interesting solution to this problem.
If you use Bitcoin, you are probably concerned about your internet privacy. If you are concerned about your internet privacy, you probably have a Virtual Private Network, or “VPN”.