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Bitcoin, LiteCoin, Ethereum and Ripple price to soar in cryptocurrency boom during 2018, experts predict

Could crypto-investors be about to cash in all over again? (Picture: (AP Photo/ Kin Cheung) The price of Bitcoin will shoot up by almost 3,000% during 2018, experts have predicted. A group of 13 experts have suggested Bitcoin will be the best performing of all cryptocurrencies this year and could shoot up to a value […]

Bitcoin security fears send digital wallet skyrocketing to THREE times normal price as experts warn stick to ‘safe neighbourhoods’

Crypto currency investors are being urged to stick to ‘safe neighborhoods’ after online scams sent demand for digital wallets skyrocketing. The Nano Ledger S is currently selling for almost £250 on eBay – more than three times its normal price – as sellers capitalise on Brits who desperately want to stay safe following a spate […]

Bitcoin – what the experts have said | Technology

Bitcoin has been described as ‘a bubble, a Ponzi scheme and an environmental disaster’. Photograph: Chesnot/Getty Images Bitcoin’s gyrations have attracted a lot of attention over the past year. Here are some of the most memorable comments from senior figures in world finance. Yves Mersch Yves Mersch, a member of the European Central Bank’s executive […]

Crypto Experts Predict 2018 Bull Run: Bitcoin To $50k,… | News

Following a volatile few days in the crypto markets this week, with Bitcoin (BTC) dipping below $7000 for the first time since November, several crypto experts have predicted an overall bull run. Experts told CNBC today, Feb. 7, that the total market cap of all cryptocurrencies could reach $1 trillion and that BTC itself could […]

Bitcoin price could hit $50,000 this year, experts say

Many commentators have noted that bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have no fundamental value. But others have suggested that digital tokens like ethereum, which can be used to build new blockchain applications, could have value in the future as the industry moves forward and develops. Some companies like IOTA and NEO are trying to create blockchain […]

Why experts are worried about tether, a dollar-pegged cryptocurrency

For months, critics have raised questions about tether, a cryptocurrency whose value is supposed to be “tethered” to the United States dollar. The company behind tether claims to have a dollar in the bank for every tether that’s in circulation. And the Tether website claims that these cash holdings are “subject to frequent professional audits.” But […]

Blockchain expert’s tips for understanding cryptocurrency

Regulators and investors alike are just beginning to understand what cryptocurrency is, says Jamie Smith, president of the Global Blockchain Business Council. The organization helps regulators understand blockchain technology and other cryptocurrencies. “What concerns me is that there are so many regulators, not just in the United States, but all over the world, who are […]

Bitcoin latest: Cryptocurrency is ‘too volatile to be used as money’, experts in Davos warn

Bitcoin has attracted fierce criticism and praise from business figures and world leaders in Davos this week. The cryptocurrency has continued to divide opinion at this year’s World Economic Forum, with experts disagreeing on its staying power and whether or not it’s worth using at all.  “I’m impressed with the technology, but it seems to me […]

How do financial experts and regulatory experts feel about ICOs?

Bitcoin finally did it! At the time of writing this, the world’s foremost cryptocurrency was trading at an unprecedented high of USD 10,664.67. Despite detractors and naysayers who question the value and future of bitcoin, the popularity of cryptocurrencies continues to soar. In the race to cash in on the craze of cryptocurrencies, many companies are […]

Experts Caution Investors Against Cash Grab ICOs, Buterin Speaks Out

This week several prominent venture capital investors, experts and developers including Jason Calacanis and Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin spoke out against initial coin offering (ICO) pump and dump schemes. Calacanis, who has invested in more than 500 successful startups including Uber and Evernote, revealed that several service marketplaces such as Fiverr have been offering ICO […]

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