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New Research Shows How Young Adults Drive the Cryptocurrency Revolution

Are Millennials and Gen Zers (post-millennials) driving the growth in adoption of cryptocurrencies? A growing amount of recent research suggests that the overall increase in society’s acceptance of the technology is exponential and is concentrated among the youngest cohort of the population. If you’ve been to cryptocurrency conventions or meetups, you’ll be aware that this Read more…

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Today Marks the 2nd Anniversary of China’s Bitcoin Ban, What Has Changed?

Two years ago, on September 4, 2017, the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) shut down local cryptocurrency exchanges over concerns that unregulated assets like bitcoin allow residents to bypass strict capital controls.   Not-So-Happy Anniversary Despite the formal ban, Chinese traders have continued to explore methods to trade bitcoin and similar cryptocurrencies, often by using Read more…

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Gold Market Flooded With ‘Fake’ Bars; Bitcoin Critics Please STFU

The bullion market is slowly but steadily flooded with ‘dirty gold bars,’ according to a recent Reuters report. It’s interesting to know what Peter Shiff and other gold supporters would say about this. Is the precious metal better than Bitcoin in terms of money laundering? Gold Market Flooded with Fake Bars Many Bitcoin skeptics have Read more…

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How Key 2020 U.S. Presidential Candidates Are Showing Support For Bitcoin

Among the numerous issues that will define the 2020 U.S. presidential election, the topic of Bitcoin and blockchain technology is inching its way to the forefront. Indeed, in varying degrees, top democratic presidential contenders have already referred to Bitcoin and its technology. Andrew Yang’s Vision Is Consistent with Crypto Community Among the democratic candidates, Andrew Read more…

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Another Case For Bitcoin as Billions Vanish From Savings Accounts Ghana

As many as 70,000 people could be facing financial ruin as a massive crackdown sweeps across Ghana’s banking system. It serves as yet another stark warning that governments and banks are in full control of people’s money. Only decentralized assets such as bitcoin would be immune from such monetary madness. State ‘Cleanup’ Wipes Out Billions Read more…

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We Finally Know Why Coinbase UK Dumped ‘Anonymous Crypto’ Zcash

By CCN Markets: Coinbase users in the UK continue to get bad news, with the latest impacting Zcash holders specifically. The rumor mill began to churn this week when the cryptocurrency exchange unexpectedly dumped ZEC. Now there’s finally confirmation for at least one of the reasons that were bandied about. UK-based banking giant Barclays severed Read more…

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Bitpanda: The Swiss Are True Cryptocurrency Holders

BitPanda, in partnership with GlobalWebIndex, has done an in-depth survey on the identity of the European cryptocurrency holder. Key findings of the study show that both the Swiss and Austrians hold the titles of the highest crypto ownership in Europe At least 7 percent of internet users in Switzerland hold digital currencies. This is one Read more…

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LedgerX Launches Physical Bitcoin Futures Before Bakkt

U.S. citizens can now purchase physically settled Bitcoin futures contracts using LedgerX’s Omni platform. What does this mean for Bitcoin price? If You’re Not First You’re Last!  On Wednesday BTC derivatives provider LedgerX revealed that it had launched physically-settled Bitcoin futures contracts. This makes the company the first to offer such a product in the Read more…