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Bitcoin Soars Above $8,000 As Cryptocurrency’s White-Knuckle Ride Continues | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Bitcoin’s relentless and volatile rally shows no sign of abating, with the world’s largest cryptocurrency defying growing bubble fears to hit yet another milestone. Bitcoin rose as much as 6.7% to a record $8,224 as of 9:27 a.m. in New York. It’s been a tumultuous year for the virtual currency, with three separate slumps of […]

Bitcoin Forks Could Play a Key Role in the Cryptocurrency’s Continued Development

In Brief In recent months, we’ve seen various Bitcoin forks emerge, with Bitcoin Gold and Bitcoin Cash serving as two prime examples. These spinoffs could shape the future of the cryptocurrency. Split Opinion Bitcoin is still the biggest cryptocurrency on the market – in fact, it’s so popular that it’s already ‘forked’ into […]

Bitcoin Gold: Cryptocurrency’s Android-Like Forks Could Boost Adoption

Two new cryptocurrencies have split — or “forked” — from Bitcoin, and that’s okay. Bitcoin Cash and Bitcoin Gold, which launched in August and November respectively, both take the original currency in a new direction, attempting to fix some of its biggest flaws. Karthik Iyer, India’s ambassador to the P2P Foundation that hosted one of […]

Bitcoin transaction fees show cryptocurrency’s limits

The bitcoin rate spike, still alive despite bitter divisions in the community that supports the cryptocurrency, has laid bare the biggest problem with bitcoin: compared with fiat currencies, it’s painfully inconvenient and expensive to use as a means of payment. Bitcoin is set up to reward users for verifying transactions. Miners who package transactions into […]

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