Bitcoin Addresses With Any Balance Hit All-Time High

According to data compiled by Coin Metrics, a crypto asset market analysis firm, the number of Bitcoin addresses that hold any amount of satoshis reached a new all-time high between October and November 2019. According to the data, more than 28,393,045 addresses held some balance of bitcoin in that period, eclipsing a previously achieved all-time …

Industry Reacts to Mark Cuban’s ‘No Chance’ for Bitcoin Comments

American businessman and investor Mark Cuban believes that Bitcoin has “no chance” of becoming a reliable currency. Amongst other criticisms, the billionaire believes the digital asset is too difficult to use for the average person. Naturally, Bitcoin’s staunchest proponents disagree. Some have said that Cuban sounds like a critic of the early internet. Others have …

Op Ed: Bringing DeFi to Bitcoin Opens Up New Frontiers

Decentralized finance (DeFi), while still in its early days, promises to redevelop critical financial services in a way that is trustless, transparent and controlled by the consumer. This has major implications for people across the world with limited access to financial services but also to crypto traders and savvy investors who are looking for new …

What Happened To Bitcoin’s Promised Influx Of Institutional Investors?

The next big bitcoin bull-run was supposed to be led by an incoming swathe of institutional money. Lured in by potential profits unheard of in traditional investment products, and reassured by trusted brands offering institutional-grade custodial solutions. So what happened? Patience Is A Virtue According to Bloomberg, the biggest investors are still on the sidelines biding their …

Bitcoin (BTC) Target Fresh Monthly High or Even $8K

Bitcoin price is showing positive signs above the $7,400 resistance area against the US Dollar. The price is likely to clear the $7,560 and $7,600 resistances to continue higher. There is a major bullish trend line forming with support near $7,490 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair …

Blockchain To Ensure ‘Ethical Provenance of Gold’, Protect Miners Health

The global luxury jewelry industry and the mining industry are exploring blockchain technology to improve efficiency, tracking of materials, and enhancing transparency. Most importantly, the aim of using blockchain technology includes protecting miners’ health and the environment. NYT: “Blockchain Is a Growing Niche Within the Global Jewelry Industry” The World Gold Council indicates that the …

Surprise! Millennials Embrace Bitcoin While Boomers, Gen-Xers Hold Traditional Wealth

Charles Schwab has released its Q3 investment indicator report, a quarterly report that breaks down investment allocation across the firm’s brokerage accounts. It corroborates what most of us have known for a while now: Millennials are more attuned to the value of bitcoin than their Gen-X and Boomer counterparts. According to the report, the Grayscale …