Blockchain & Cryptocurrency News

  This post is a departure from our mostly serious coverage of cryptocurrency and blockchain. If you’re a fan of John Oliver and his comic insights into everyday life on TV, then read on for highlights from a...

  This post is a departure from our mostly serious coverage of cryptocurrency and blockchain. If you’re a fan of John Oliver and his comic insights into everyday life on TV, then read on for highlights from a...

  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...

  Judging by bitcoin prices this week, it’s hard to imagine a better name for the new Bitcoin Misery Index (BMI) created by Tom Lee, cofounder of Fundstrat Global Advisors.   In Fundstrat’s latest client newsletter, Lee explains the BMI...

  Despite some expert predictions, bitcoin has dropped in value to nearly $9,200 in the past several days. So far, it’s been unable to regain momentum towards new highs. We’ve got three reasons to help you understand why...

  What’s the perfect hedge against potential Trump trade wars and tariff battles?   It’s bitcoin according to Brian Kelly, hedge fund trader, bitcoin bull and CEO of BKCM LLC. "Bitcoin is the new gold," Kelly said Friday on CNBC's...

  A US federal judge ruled bitcoin and cryptocurrencies can be considered commodities, a position the Commodities Futures Exchange Commission (CFTC) has held for several years.   The judgment is part of proceedings in a case centering on NY resident...

  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...