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3 Reasons why Bitcoin Market could be Worth $1 Trillion this Year

Bitcoin price predictions are always a point of contention. They have ranged from mind-blowing seven-figure surges to more sedate extrapolations of current market conditions. One industry executive thinks it is quite plausible for BTC to be $50k by the end of 2020 and here’s why. Speaking to Bloomberg, Nexo founder Antoni Trenchev said that company Read more…

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Kleiner Perkins’ Investor Shares Her Blockchain Predictions for 2020

Monica Desai Weiss, an investor at the venture capital company, Kleiner Perkins, recently had an interview in which she shared her predictions regarding fintech and blockchain in 2020. The year 2020 is almost here, and with it, an entirely new decade is about to kick off. Many expect it to be the age of technological Read more…

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Why 2020 Will Bring Record Highs For Cryptocurrencies

This year will be one to forget for the majority of cryptocurrencies which are ending it lower than they began. 2020 could be fundamentally different though and here’s why. A Brighter Future For Cryptocurrencies Total crypto market capitalization is currently 50% higher than it was this time last year, however that is largely bitcoin’s doing. Read more…

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Will China Win the Blockchain Race Leaving the US Behind?

China is the clear blockchain tech leader at the moment and the US is in danger of missing out entirely if it doesn’t even get off the starting line. China Leading the Way There have been no mistaking China’s intentions when it comes to blockchain technology. President Xi Jinping’s public endorsement of digital ledgers sent Read more…

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Repo Markets Gain Another $70 Billion, USD Continues to Weaken

The New York Fed provided another massive cash injection into the repo market, this time adding over $70 billion. According to recent reports, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York injected yet another major amount in temporary liquidity on December 4th. This time, the amount is even higher than the last one, which was added Read more…

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European Central Bank President Envisions Direct Digital Currency Use

The European Central Bank is exploring the potential for a digital currency, which would allow direct injections of liquidity to consumers, said Christine Lagarde, the bank’s new president. Digital Currency Optimism from IMF to ECB In her first hearing before the European Parliament as the head of the ECB, Lagarde continued spreading the message that Read more…

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1 Billion XRP Worth $225M Released from Escrow; Still OK to Hold Ripple’s Token?

Ripple, Inc. unlocked its monthly escrow, raising more questions about the performance of XRP. Over the course of 2019, the token has underperformed, also losing hopes of an end-of-year rally. XRP Long-Term Holding Still Won’t Pay XRP is still down around 30% this year, as 2019 nears its end. The latest unlocking of the scheduled Read more…

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German Banks Could Store Bitcoin and Provide Crypto Services Soon

Cryptocurrencies might finally go hand in hand with traditional money services. Starting from 2020, it might be legal for German banks to sell cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and provide custody solutions, local media reports.  Germany Welcomes Cryptos with Open Arms Currently, financial institutions operating in Germany are not allowed to directly sell cryptocurrencies to their clients. Read more…

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What is Blockchain Technology? How Secure is it?

Bitcoin’s inception in 2009 introduced the concept of hard money to the world. A peer-to-peer financial settlement system which is free from centralized control. It also gave an insight into a system that democratizes data storage – blockchain. It is called today is the bedrock on which Bitcoin functions.  Made up of two words, ‘block’ Read more…