Tag Archives: Cryptocurrencies

Morgan Stanley CEO James Gorman on cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin is getting more attention than it deserves, but the phenomenon is not going away overnight, according to Morgan Stanley Chairman and CEO James Gorman. Speaking with CNBC on Thursday, Gorman said bitcoin isn’t even close to a safe investment, and would-be cryptocurrency owners shouldn’t expect otherwise. “Something that goes up 700 percent in a […]

No Need for War Between Bitcoin, Ethereum: The Future Collaborative “Web” of Cryptocurrencies

There will be more collaboration than competition in the coming brave new world of cryptocurrencies. Different chains will work together, not against each other. Collaborative Trends Humans tend toward oversimplified, all-or-nothing thinking. This tendency manifested itself in the crypto space in the form of tribalism; Ethereum will beat Bitcoin, Lisk is the Ethereum-killer, Monero’s far […]

Markets Update: Cryptocurrencies See Volatile Prices After Canceled Fork

Markets and Prices The price of bitcoin (BTC) has been on a bearish run over the past 72 hours, after reaching $7,900 the day the Segwit2x fork was ”canceled”. Since then bitcoin’s market cap has shaved off over $20B, and the price per BTC is hovering just above the $6,475 range. Moreover, […]

Exchange operators believe in cryptocurrencies: CBOE

The major futures exchanges believe in the development of cryptocurrency trading and will push on with launching exchange traded funds that allow investors to trade in them, chief operating officer and president of Cboe Global Markets said on Tuesday. Speaking on a conference call after the company’s third quarter results, Chris Concannon and other executives […]

Bitcoin Price Continues To Fall As Other Cryptocurrencies Gain

The price for bitcoin continued to fall after Wednesday’s record high. At 14:01 UTC, bitcoin was trading at $7,131.62, down 4.39% from its price 24 hours ago. That figure is also a decline of more than $700 from yesterday’s record high of $7,848. The cryptocurrency reached that figure after a scheduled hard fork in its […]

Survey Polls American Awareness of Cryptocurrencies and ICOs — Bitcoin Magazine

In October 2017, LendEDU, a marketplace for financing loans, credit cards and other financial products, polled 1,000 Americans asking a series of questions related to Ethereum, Ripple and initial coin offerings (ICOs). They did this to gain insight into the average American’s perception of cryptocurrency. The poll was conducted by online polling company OnePoll, which […]

Survey: Younger Americans More Interested in Cryptocurrencies, ICOs

Younger Americans appear to be more interested in cryptocurrencies compared to other age groups.  That’s according to the latest survey published by digital student loan servicer LendEDU, which asked roughly 1,000 U.S. citizens about ether and Ripple’s XRP token at the end of October. The questions ranged from whether people had heard of ether and XRP […]

The Rule Breakers Guide to Cryptocurrencies: How Ethereum Is Different From Bitcoin | Business Markets and Stocks News

On this week’s Rule Breakers podcast, Motley Fool co-founder David Gardner takes on a topic that he’s never hit before, but that plenty of his listeners want to hear about from him: cryptocurrencies. To answer their questions about this transformational invention, he’s enlisted the help of Fool analyst Aaron Bush. In this segment, they dig […]

Vietnam Vetoes Cryptocurrencies – Ethereum World News

Vietnam has joined the list of Asian nations clamping down on crypto currencies this week. The state bank issued a notice on October 28 declaring that Bitcoin and other virtual currencies are not considered legal payment methods under a new law that will levy fines on the use of crypto currencies from the beginning of […]

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