Max Keiser Says $28K Bitcoin ‘Still In Play’ After EU Elections Results –

Max Keiser has upped his short-term Bitcoin price prediction to a new all-time high amid what he views as fresh political turmoil throughout Europe. BTC Profits From EU Elections EU election results have been coming in and show a continent becoming more politically polarized than ever. In the UK, the two main parties suffered disastrous […]

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Why We Should Never Hope For A Central Bank Of Bitcoin

Bitcoin economist, Tuur Demeester, explains why the idea of a ‘Central Bank’ of Bitcoin would create more problems than it would solve.   Bitcoin Exchanges Similar To Early US Banking System In the wake of the Binance hack and Bitfinex/Tether debacle, are crypto exchanges becoming ‘too big to bail’? And if so, should we be […]

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India Cryptocurrency Ban Unlikely, Says CEO Of Exiled Zebpay

The CEO of Zebpay, which left India due to banking restrictions, says the rumored cryptocurrency blanket-ban is unlikely to happen. Ajeet Khurana was talking as the company announced the opening of a new headquarters in Melbourne, Australia.  Nobody Who Could Ban It Has Said They Will Speaking to Australian news site Micky, Khurana said that […]

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From Bitcoin Price ‘Lil Pump’ to Bitfinex Tethers: Last Week’s Top Stories

This Sunday will see over 40,000 people attempt to run a 26.2 mile course through the streets of London. It will also see Bitcoinist pack a marathon week of news into the much more easily attempted list of past week’s top bitcoin stories.  Bitcoin Price Pulled In Opposing Directions The past 7 days saw a price […]

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Why Trump’s Clampdown on Remittances Will Force Mexicans to Bitcoin

The US White House is reportedly planning to target remittance payments made by illegal Mexican immigrants in an attempt to curb the inflow of illegal arrivals through the southern border. If passed, those changes may cause immigrants in the US to turn to alternatives, such as Bitcoin.  White House to Cut Remittances to Mexico The […]

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Bitcoin Donations Pour In For Julian Assange After Arrest

Figures from across cryptocurrency were lobbying for donations to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange April 11 as UK police arrested him after Ecuador rescinded his asylum. Ecuador President: Assange ‘Violated’ Terms Assange, who had been resident at the Ecuadorian embassy in London for seven years, suddenly found himself in police custody Thursday morning after the country’s […]

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Julian Assange Nets $20K in Bitcoin Donations in 24 Hours

The arrest of Julian Assange has caused an uproar around the world resulting in donations pouring in. The WikiLeaks defence fund has already received roughly $20,000 dollars in bitcoin donation in just 24 hours. Julian Assange Sees Donations Flowing Julian Assange, who had been living at the Ecuadorian embassy in London for seven years, was […]

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Russia’s ‘Gold-Backed Crypto’ Would Lose to Bitcoin, Says Kremlin Economist

Russia and China buying up gold may be setting the stage for a gold-backed cryptocurrency, suggests a former EU minister. However, such a scheme would still be inferior to Bitcoin, according to Russian economist Vladislav Ginko.  Russia Targets ‘Monetary Reset’ Russia was the biggest buyer of gold last year and has quadrupled its gold reserves […]

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Here’s How Much Bitcoin Countries Need to Replace Their Gold Reserves

New research from a digital asset management firm estimates the amount of BTC governments have to accumulate if Bitcoin were to replace the current gold reserves. ‘Governments Have Some Accumulating to Do’ Digital asset management firm Blocktown Capital has estimated the amount of BTC governments would have to accumulate if Bitcoin were to replace the […]

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Algeria Embroiled in Political and Economic Unrest – Time to Lift Bitcoin Ban?

Algeria, one of North Africa’s largest producers of oil and gas, is currently going through serious political and economic turmoil.  Amid the current unrest, it’s perhaps high-time for the country to reconsider its position on Bitcoin as it has proven itself as a viable alternative during times of upheaval.  Algeria: Arab Spring 2.0? Algeria, officially […]

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