Bitcoin

  There was a collective sigh of relief across the cryptocurrency universe when William Hinman, Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) Director of the Division of Corporation Finance declared Ethereum is NOT a security. Hinman’s speech reinforces the SEC’s position that the...

  We forgive you if you’re confused about whether the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) considers bitcoin or other altcoins a “security.” Today in an interview on CNBC, SEC Chairman Jay Clayton said some cryptocurrencies like bitcoin are...

  It’s Friday and it’s time for the question of the week. So, are we at the bitcoin bottom yet? Fundstrat Global Advisors Technical Strategist Robert Sluymer told CNBC bitcoin may have finally found its bottom and explained his...

  Yale’s Nobel prize-winning economist Robert Shiller just can’t say enough bad things about bitcoin. Drawing a comparison with dinosaurs, Shiller said bitcoin could be extinct in 100 years. "Bitcoin won't look anything like it is today. It will have...

  It’s got all the earmarks of a sad country music tune. My wife done left me, my dog won’t hunt, and I broke my bitcoin banjo string. I’m sittin’ smack in the middle of the bitcoin misery blues. Investors,...

  According to VC Spencer Bogart, investors should forget about altcoins and focus on bitcoin. In a CNBC interview, he said the growing number of use cases for bitcoin shows increased potential. One indicator is that most major banks...

  Today, Bloomberg published an article that shows just how challenging it is for business reporters covering cryptocurrency.   The story features a look by Bloomberg business reporters Olga Kharif and Lily Katz and how cryptocurrency scams targeted them personally and spoofed...

  The annual Consensus conference in New York City last week was supposed to bring a bitcoin and cryptocurrency rally according to Fundstrat’s Tom Lee and other analysts. In his May 7, 2018 newsletter, based on previous charts during...

  Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard’s presentation at cryptocurrency conference Consensus 2018 created lots of buzz. Both just for the fact that he attended as well as shared a presentation with the Fed’s current...

  Flaubert famously wrote “There is no truth. There is only perception.” Washington, DC politics aside, there’s no better description of the bitcoin and cryptocurrency market today. Let’s revisit bitcoin market perceptions to see if we can extract some...

  Daniel Masters used to lead JPMorgan’s global energy trading desk. Now chairman of digital investment bank CoinShares and chief investment officer at Global Advisors, he says blockchain technology is at the heart of a “financial revolution.”   In an interview...