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Wall Street’s dismissal of bitcoin is becoming harder

“In a year when the price of bitcoin has risen almost fivefold to beyond $5,500, there are signs of tentative interest from mainstream finance” writes unknown author for cnbc.com. The finance chiefs also argued at a conference in Washington that the only real value in bitcoin is as a tool for criminals and money launderers.Regulators round the world are also taking a harder line over cryptocurrencies, a point underlined last week when Jamie Dimon and Larry Fink said governments would crush bitcoin before long.Kyle Bass, a well-followed hedge fund manager…

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Are U.S. investors interested in cryptocurrencies?

“With cryptocurrencies continuing to gain traction as an increasingly popular investment vehicle globally, my team at Investing.com wanted to gauge how interested U.S. investors are in these currencies at the moment” writes Investing Com for venturebeat.com. Interestingly enough, topping the list of states interested in digital currencies are Nevada, Texas, and New Hampshire.What it shows is that cryptocurrency interest across the U.S. is driven by differing virtual currency regulations within each state.Perhaps as a result, the state currently tops the list with 4,057 users out of a total 36,230 (11.2…

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Why Investing in Digital Currencies Is a Much Better Idea Than You Might Think

“When looking to invest in cryptocurrencies, look a bit further than the surface facts that most skeptics will happily shout about and realize that investing in digital currencies is a better idea than you might think” reports newsbtc.com. We’ll look at two aspects of investing, namely price volatility and risk, which many investors consider when sizing up investment opportunities, to see why investing in digital currencies is a much better idea than you might think.That means if you invest in one Bitcoin today at $4,800, your investment will increase by…

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UK-Based OTC Broker Tickmill Enables Bitcoin Support

“Tickmill, a UK-based OTC exchange, has now ventured into the Bitcoin world” writes Jp Buntinx for livebitcoinnews.com. This is yet another mainstream trading platform focusing on cryptocurrencies during this critical moment in time.With Tickmill now adding Bitcoin functionality to their platform, things will get pretty interesting. Source: livebitcoinnews.com Share This:

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Lisbon Will Host an Event about Blockchain, the Technology behind Bitcoin

“To promote this conversation, the Blockspot conference will take place in Lisbon, Portugal on November 13, 2017” reports newsbtc.com. The event will bring content such as Blockchain, cryptocurrencies, crypto economics, smart contracts, ICO, decentralization, and futurism.Those who pay in Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies receive an additional discount of 20%. Source: newsbtc.com Share This:

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Cryptocurrencies are ‘in the 3rd inning’ — and Wall Street is just getting started

“The Wall Street Journal reported that Goldman Sachs was looking into establishing a bitcoin trading operation” writes Frank Chaparro for businessinsider.com. The rapid rise of bitcoin, the red-hot cryptocurrency up more than 400% this year, has Wall Street abuzz.But there are huge barriers to making cryptocurrencies more palpable to Wall Street, especially in the market for initial coin offerings, a cryptocurrency-based fundraising method.What’s less certain is which ICOs and cryptocurrencies will come out on top. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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All about blockchain, ICO and cryptocurrencies. Moscow to host Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference

“On November 15-16, Sokolniki ECC will host Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Moscow, the largest event in the CIS dedicated to blockchain and cryptocurrencies” reports newsbtc.com. Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference is the largest network of events in the CIS dedicated to blockchain and cryptocurrencies.Participants of the conference will talk about the current trends in the blockchain and crypto industry development. Source: newsbtc.com Share This:

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Ransomware market soars 2,500% amid high-profile attacks, rise of cryptocurrencies

“The value of all current cryptocurrencies stands at a market cap of about $155 billion, according to Coinmarketcap.com” writes Wallace Witkowski for marketwatch.com. As a means of comparison, that’s around the market cap of S&P 500 SPX, +0.18%  companies like PepsiCo Inc. Source: marketwatch.com Share This:

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Russia says it will crack down on bitcoin

“Last month, China banned cryptocurrency exchanges and initial coin offerings, while South Korea banned initial coin offerings” reports thehill.com. Russia looked poised for a crackdown on cryptocurrencies Tuesday, after Russian President Vladimir Putin called cryptocurrencies risky and the country’s central bank said it would block websites selling bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.On Tuesday, Sergei Shvetsov, a top official at the Russian central bank, criticized bitcoin transactions as “dubious.” “We cannot stand apart.Russia’s decision to clamp down on digital currencies comes one month after Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said that he would move to regulate…

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