Cryptocurrency

  In his latest Fundstrat Global Advisors' client newsletter, Tom Lee makes a compelling case for buying and holding cryptocurrency. In short, he says, market timing is only for experts and rarely works whether it’s traditional stock markets or...

  [caption id="attachment_6018" align="alignright" width="254"] Cybercriminal mastermind arrested in Alicante, Spain[/caption] In a coordinated sting, Spanish police, Europol and the FBI arrested a notorious Ukrainian hacker behind $1.2 billion (€1 billion) of ATM and bank scams across Europe and...

  Recently, consumer research group Value Penguin chief data scientist Dr David Ascienzo, published a report looking at the dramatic rise in consumer complaints about cryptocurrency trading at San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase.   In preparing his study, he looked at...

  “In the midst of chaos, there is also opportunity” ~ Sun Tzu, The Art of War   The sage advice of 5th century BC Chinese general, military strategist and philosopher Sun Tzu is often quoted by captains of industry and...

  It seems like bitcoin is everywhere these days. Except in your wallet according to new research from Finder.   Only 7.95% of US consumers have actually invested in cryptocurrency according to the survey of 2,001 US adults. Most of these...

  Two recent research reports looked at who’s buying bitcoin in the US and Korea. We’ve got a quick comparison to help get a snapshot of where cryptocurrency markets may be going in the future.   US Bitcoin buyers   Blockchain Capital...

  More than 80 cryptocurrency firms received US Securities and Exchange Commission subpoenas last week as the SEC gathers information to build a comprehensive regulatory framework.   The SEC has kept close eye on ICOs as concerns grow about protecting...

  Fundstrat’s co-founder and lead analyst Tom Lee says cryptocurrency is poised for a comeback by the middle of the year, helped along by historical trends in some important company announcements in the industry.   He cited plans by Rakuten...

  Canada may be best known for crazy downhill skiers, hockey and high-test beer but cryptocurrency miners could change that perception soon starting in Québec.   Hydro-Quebec CEO Eric Martell told Bloomberg Canada’s largest power company has received hundreds of...

  Boston-based payments innovator Circle announced the acquisition of cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex for an estimated $400 million.   The deal starts what could be a trend of mergers and acquisitions between financial services, fintech and cryptocurrency companies looking to find...

  The latest (Feb 22) newsletter from cryptocurrency strategist Tom Lee and his Fundstrat team takes a close look at the impact and history of tokens with upcoming forks or airdrops.   It’s a challenge for investors because forks and...

  Shades of The Bourne Identity. For more than six months, Cisco’s Talos Intelligence group tracked a notorious Ukrainian cybercrime group called Coinhoarder.   The group has stolen more than $50 million in cryptocurrency from users of digital wallets such...