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Bitcoin Approaches All-Time High As Price Shrugs Off Sell-Off

The price of bitcoin is spiking, climbing above $7,700 for first time since Nov. 8. At press time, the price of bitcoin is at an average of $7,736.65, representing a gain of more than 6% since the day’s open of $7,279. That figure also signifies a gain of over $450, according to the CoinDesk Bitcoin Price Index […]

Bitcoin’s High Transaction Fees Show Its 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 “blocks” receive […]

ESMA issues twin warnings over ‘high risk’ cryptocurrency products

ESMA warns on cryptocurrency products The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has warned investors and firms over the risks associated with initial coin offerings (ICOs), which have seen “rapid growth” in recent years.

Bitcoin Plunges 29% From Record High

By November 12, 2017, 9:05 PM EST Bitcoin plummeted, extending its drop to 29 percent from a record high, on speculation some traders were buying its offshoot amid a struggle over the digital currency’s future. Bitcoin dropped to as low as $5,605 on Monday, from a record high $7,882 reached on Wednesday, data compiled by […]

New Bitcoin Stemmed Cryptocurrency Hits All-Time High

Viral 05:50 11.11.2017(updated 05:54 11.11.2017) Get short URL Over the course of the past few weeks of “cryptocurrency frenzy” leading to the planned hard fork that intended to increase the Bitcoin blocksize capacity from 1MB to 2MB, Bitcoin Cash markets have skyrocketed in value. Cryptocurrency traders all over the world have been dumping Bitcoin Classic after its […]

Bitcoin hits all time high as controversial ‘hard fork’ called off

Bitcoin shot to just shy of $7,900 (£6,000) after a controversial proposal that could have split the cryptocurrency was called off. The currency had been scheduled to undergo a so-called “hard fork”, a change to bitcoin’s code that would have created an offshoot cryptocurrency, and which developers argued was necessary to keep up with the pace […]

Bitcoin hits record high of $7,888 after hard fork update suspended — RT Business News

Published time: 8 Nov, 2017 20:05 Bitcoin has reached a new record high, surging 10 percent, and was trading at $7,888 on the Bitstamp exchange Wednesday after a controversial update to the cryptocurrency’s software was suspended. The bitcoin rate dipped briefly Tuesday, falling below $7,000 due to uncertainty over a new code proposal, Segwit2x, which […]

Ethereum Classic rally halts after price reaches 8-week high

The past few months have been rough for Ethereum Classic (ETC), as the cryptocurrency has struggled to stay relevant in a market dominated by shinier coins. However, over the past couple of sessions the cryptocurrency has shown signs that it might be entering some sort of a recovery mode. The token’s good streak culminated yesterday, […]

Bitcoin hits all-time high ahead of another potential fork

MI Bitcoin, the seemingly unstoppable digital currency, gave up some of its gains Monday morning after breaking through an all-time high above $7,600 on Sunday.  The price of bitcoin was down 1.5% at $7,295 a coin Monday, according to data from Markets Insider. Bitcoin has been on a tear since CME, one of the largest exchange […]

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