LSE Economist: You Don't Want to Live in a World Where Bitcoin Succeeds

LSE Economist: You Don’t Want to Live in a World Where Bitcoin Succeeds

In brief Jon Danielsson, an economist at the London School of Economics, wrote a column about the rising price of Bitcoin. In it, he argues that Bitcoin’s rising price could cause grave inequality—and a dystopian future. But it will never get to that point, he says, because society would notice the “perverse” consequences. An economist […]

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Bitcoin sell-off over? Strong 'buy the dip' signal flashes for the first time in 5 months

Bitcoin sell-off over? Strong ‘buy the dip’ signal flashes for the first time in 5 months

The price of Bitcoin (BTC) has dropped to the key $44,000-$45,000 support level on Feb. 28 for the third time in the past week. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: Tradingview The BTC/USD pair briefly dipped below $44,000 on Bitstamp before paring some of the losses, bouncing back above $45,000 at the time of writing.  […]

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Professional traders need a global crypto sea, not hundreds of lakes

Professional traders need a global crypto sea, not hundreds of lakes

Coinbase’s IPO announcement has been hailed as “a milestone for the crypto industry” by Fortune Magazine. Similar to the Netscape IPO announcement that signaled the legitimacy of the internet, Coinbase’s impending public offering signals to the public at large that cryptocurrency trading is legitimate, legal and secure in the eyes of the Securities and Exchange […]

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EFF Director Cindy Cohn On Warrantless Surveillance, Encryption And Financial Privacy With Bitcoin

EFF Director Cindy Cohn On Warrantless Surveillance, Encryption And Financial Privacy With Bitcoin

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – September 19: One of the custom paintings in a stairwell of the Electronic … [+] Frontier Foundation offices, September 19, 2013 in San Francisco, CA, USA. (Photo by Peter DaSilva for The Washington Post via Getty Images) The Washington Post via Getty Images Recently, there’s been a lot of activity around […]

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6 Questions for Kain Warwick of Synthetix – Cointelegraph Magazine

6 Questions for Kain Warwick of Synthetix – Cointelegraph Magazine

We ask the buidlers in the blockchain and cryptocurrency sector for their thoughts on the industry… and we throw in a few random zingers to keep them on their toes!   This week, our 6 Questions go to Kain Warwick, the founder of Synthetix. Kain Warwick is the founder of Synthetix, a derivatives liquidity protocol […]

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Bitcoin plunges, Ethereum suffers, Musk loses billions

Bitcoin plunges, Ethereum suffers, Musk loses billions

Coming every Saturday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week Increasing stock market volatility drags Bitcoin and altcoin prices lower […]

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This bullish Bitcoin options strategy lets traders speculate on BTC price with less risk

This bullish Bitcoin options strategy lets traders speculate on BTC price with less risk

Historical data shows that it is nearly impossible to consistently predict Bitcoin’s price action and many traders that attempt this end up losing money. Now that Bitcoin trades near $50,000, the ultimate goal for most traders is to hold on to their current holdings and incrementally add to them in a way that is not […]

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Where’s the Trust in the $150 Million NFT Art Market?

In brief A digital artist has made $900K selling NFTs in a similar style to Banksy. Pest Supply, and other NFT artists, claim that “appropriated art” is a legitimate medium. But the OpenSea marketplace delisted the artist’s account, raising questions about whether it was right to do so. When artworks in the distinctive style of […]

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