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  2. In a recent article, UBS mentioned The relatively high volume of cryptocurrency turnover, against limited real-world use, suggests that many buyers are seeking speculative gain, never intending to use cryptocurrencies to make a real-world transaction. Aft ...

    125 comments30 Nov 2017 -

  3. Looks like there have been some crazy returns available for those investing in ICOs mid-2017. Is it a case of being too late to the party now given the sheer number of ICOs occurring and potential cannabilisation of available funds? I've put small am ...

    85 comments3 Apr 2018 -

  4. Some Thoughts on Bitcoin, Part 1

    Investing, Markets & Macroeconomics

    See part 2 here I haven't written about Bitcoin on WSO for a long time, and I've seen a lot of questions about it on the site over the past few weeks due to the recent price movements. There's a lot to cover so this might stretch into two p ...

    48 comments14 Dec 2017 -

  5. Okay so the huge craze and hype over bitcoin and its counterparts are long over, last year seeing the price tumble to the dark depths of oblivion. Do you guys think that bitcoin will actually have a place in society as a payment means other than for drugs ...

    29 comments8 Aug 2018 -

  6. Hello monkeys, as what I am sure all of you are aware of, cryptocurrencies are getting to be pretty popular at the current moment. However, a lot of things are confusing about it to me and I was wondering what you guys think are good ways to educate yours ...

    42 comments25 Apr 2018 -

  7. Eddie Braverman's blog Going to be a short one today, guys, because what I'm really looking for is your feedback. Depending on whom you believe, we're either on the brink of WW3 or the whole thing is basically over, so move along there' ...

    207 comments20 Jan 2016 -

  8. My analyst spends all day executing arbitrage trades on crypto currency exchanges. Not only is he likely making more money than me, but he's slacking. Thoughts on what I should do? Bitcoin cryptocurrency Bitcoin to Sunday, January 14, 2018- 7:55pm No ...

    30 comments14 Jan 2018 -

  9. Yesterday afternoon, while watching two "experts" on crypto make their bull vs. bear case for Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, etc. I made the mistake of saying "what if" I tossed $1000 into Bitcoin back in mid 2010 when I was about a year ...

    32 comments12 Sep 2017 -

  10. If you've been following the news over the past couple weeks, it's been impossible to miss some of the goings on with Bitcoin. A number of high-profile arrests have been made of people at least tangentially related to the crypto-currency, a succ ...

    75 comments23 Feb 2014 -

  11. Bitcoin- Yes or No?

    Investing, Markets & Macroeconomics

    hello everyone, as I'm currently learning about cryptocurrencies, in particular bitcoin, I started to think a lot about this topic. And I already heard a lot of different opinions and thoughts- but I think here you can never get enough;) so- what are ...

    19 comments1 Aug 2018 -

  12. Some Thoughts on Bitcoin, Part 2

    Investing, Markets & Macroeconomics

    Here's a link to Part 1. Let's get right to it. Government Interference It's no secret that governments aren't crazy about Bitcoin. I'm convinced the only reason Bitcoin wasn't killed in the cradle is that no one in the vario ...

    35 comments19 Jan 2017 -

  13. Cryptocurrencies- how to trade them?

    Investing, Markets & Macroeconomics

    Hello- sorry if this is a duplicate post in some aspects, but I searched the website for Ether or Ethereum and could not find anything so I'm creating a new post. I've been advised to start buying some Ether / Ethereum, which is the newest hot c ...

    38 comments10 Aug 2017 -

  14. Mod note: @NebraskaYoungin wins with the closest price of $945. The price at Friday 5pm was $935 Well it's not a stock, but the topic is so hot right now we have to have a price picking contest on it. Bitcoin's price is currently at $1,055 at th ...

    53 comments8 Dec 2013 -

  15. As many of you know, I'm working on a series about BitCoin and my research is fast approaching adequate to produce a book-length exposition on the subject. I'm doing my best to pare it down, but in the meantime I've been coming across a few ...

    57 comments9 Apr 2013 -

  16. Unless you've been living under a rock for the last few weeks, you've probably heard the word Bitcoin thrown around in the news quite a bit. If you're a bit more web savvy, or an active Redditor, chances are you've known about it for a ...

    51 comments3 Apr 2013 -

  17. For people who hodl cryptos, how are you guys going to pay taxes for these? Coinbase recently lost against IRS on not reporting individuals who held more than 20K worth of Bitcoin, etc. Is anyone filing capital gains tax for Bitcoin and altcoin gains? Bit ...

    17 comments12 Dec 2017 -

  18. Eddie Braverman's blog Have you guys been watching Bitcoin lately? Holy smoke. I'm not sure if it's all hype or if it's actually starting to catch on. One thing is for sure- it is definitely on the government's radar now. Further ...

    27 comments27 Nov 2013 -

  19. I'm a bitcoin specialist

    New User Introductions

    Hello, I'm a bitcoin and cryptocurrencies specialist. I know all the corners of the bitcoin related market: how it works, how to trade, how to safely store them privately, what other cryptocurrencies besides bitcoin are good to invest in, etc. I have ...

    25 comments23 May 2017 -

  20. Eddie Braverman's blog (Disclosure: I'm long Bitcoin, no position in AAPL at the moment) I found the following pretty amusing and thought you guys might as well. I'm a big supporter of Bitcoin because I see the amazing potential (beyond eve ...

    19 comments12 Feb 2014 -

  21. Eddie Braverman's blog US holders of Bitcoin have something to celebrate today as the IRS has made a ruling on the tax handling of Bitcoin, classifying it as an asset subject to capital gains tax instead of a currency subject to income taxation. This ...

    15 comments26 Mar 2014 -

  22. The Bitcoin saga gets weirder by the day. Newsweek thinks they've found Satoshi Nakamoto, the enigmatic creator of Bitcoin, and they might be right: http://mag.newsweek.com/2014/03/14/bitcoin-satoshi... This following the mysterious death of a 28-yea ...

    15 comments7 Mar 2014 -

  23. Mt. Gox filing BK

    Investing, Markets & Macroeconomics

    http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/wireStory/japan-m... So is this the beginning of the end, or the beginning of a good time to buy? Where are our resident bitcoin experts? @"BlackHat" Bitcoin No Yes 217842 355596 402446 226835 97446 ...

    18 comments12 Mar 2014 -

  24. If you've been reading my stuff for a while you know that in the interest of full disclosure (and to avoid being accused of talking my book) I tell you guys about the moves I make in the market and what positions I buy and sell. What I don't alw ...

    13 comments1 Apr 2014 -

  25. Ok, so maybe not exactly corner the market but still; just when you thought the Bit coin saga couldn't get any weirder, our dear friends the Winklevii show up to make it even stranger. It isn't enough that they won a massive Facebook settlement ...

    13 comments12 Apr 2013 -

  26. As I have talked about or written on topics, I have learned that there are hot-button issues that almost always attract firestorms. Thus, when I write about Tesla, Apple or Facebook, I am guaranteed to provoke reactions, some strongly supportive and some ...

    10 comments17 Mar 2014 -

  27. I came across an interesting infographic recently that I wanted to share here. Starting with a history of currency crises over the last two decades and ending with an analysis of a global currency future.... Here's the link to the infographic if you ...

    10 comments13 Jul 2013 -

  28. Was initially going to post this as a response in @TheKing's excellent introduction to Bitcoin but figured a bumped thread would generate less discussion than a fresh one. Here's my call for the week: BTC is at ~$950 (via Mt.Gox, Coinbase) right ...

    9 comments27 Nov 2013 -

  29. Just when you thought you could hide your money somewhere on the internet the treasury department has to step in and kill all the fun. I'm sure many people on here are familiar with virtual currencies like bitcoin, which are now straight in the cross ...

    8 comments22 Mar 2013 -

  30. Eddie Braverman's blog This might surprise some of you, but the world's best-known sound money advocate ain't down with the BitCoin. In the following video, Ron Paul explains that, while it should never be made illegal, BitCoin is just too ...

    6 comments24 Apr 2013 -

  31. Ripple announced today that AMEX decided to use blockchain technology for payments using Ripple. XRP since then peaked $0. 25 from trading at $.20 range. It's back down to $.228 at the time of this post but might be steady around the.22 range. Many a ...

    4 comments16 Nov 2017 -

  32. Lately, Bitcoin is the headline of all the newspaper, I am very curious about what is Bitcoin, I found out the bitcoin white paper. It seems explain how to generate the coin in blockchain. https://bitcoin.org/bitcoin.pdf Bitcoin WhitePaper No Yes 120313 1 ...

    3 comments8 Dec 2017 -

  33. Eddie Braverman's blog Whoa. Bitcoin Blog ...

    3 comments29 Nov 2013 -

  34. Legal tender is a medium of payment issued by a government that must be accepted by merchants for the extinguishment of debts within the government's respective country. In other words, the government guarantees that I can exchange the paper in my wa ...

    3 comments20 Aug 2013 -

  35. Best Resources to Learn about Bitcoin

    Investing, Markets & Macroeconomics

    Hi Guys, I wanted to get up to speed on Bitcoin and learn more about it. I would like to know which resources you would recommend (any specific book, news article, research report, etc...) Thanks Bitcoin No Yes 266986 240401 444249 240551 393360 ...

    2 comments4 Feb 2019 -

  36. Legal Issues Owning Bitcoin?

    Investment Banking

    Hello Everyone, For those who work in banking, I was curious if you are able to own Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies. I know that you have to be careful with your personal investments while working in banking, but I wasn't sure if you are prohibited ...

    2 comments4 Sep 2017 -

  37. **How to raise $30 Million in 30 Seconds- The get rich quick scheme of 2017 ** Are initial coin offerings the next big investment platform? In the investment world, there are a myriad of startups offering digital coin products like the longstanding Bitcoi ...

    2 comments11 Jul 2017 -

  38. Learn to be on the sell side?

    Sales and Trading

    Are there any tools online (or otherwise) that can help me understand how to be a better trader on the sell side? Basically, I deal with a fair amount of BitCoin on a market with a large Bid/Ask spread and for BTC/USD I'm usually on the Ask. I'm ...

    2 comments21 May 2013 -

  39. People make a lot of decisions that fills them with regrets in the long run. Bitcoin was once an affordable investment to now a high-end one. Many were not sure what they could do with it and now they are telling themselves that they should have invested ...

    1 comment10 Jun 2019 -

  40. How to integrate cryptocurrency in the banking sector

    Investing, Markets & Macroeconomics

    Recently, more and more articles and information about cryptocurrency have appeared on the Internet and in the press. We are told about its advantages, properties, usability. Nevertheless, the cryptocurrency is almost never used as a payment. Banks and pa ...

    1 comment22 Feb 2019 -

  41. Hello Guys. I'm thinking to start crypto currency trading on binance. I would like to know if it is possible to make at least 10$ everyday by trading on binance for the beginner in this whole thing with very basic amount of knowledge in crypto. Thank ...

    1 comment14 Sep 2018 -

  42. Cannabis is the next Crypto

    Investing, Markets & Macroeconomics

    The Crypto Bubble Growth of Cryptocurrencies We've all heard of Bitcoin, one of the oldest cryptocurrencies first emerging in '09, although it is by no means the only cryptocurrency. Bitcoin can be useful to track the growth of the cryptocurrenc ...

    1 comment13 Sep 2018 -

  43. Bitcoin ETF????

    Investing, Markets & Macroeconomics

    Hey Monkeys, A part of me wants to take a speculative bet on Bitcoin. I have no clue what will happen to crypto in the long-run but it seems to me like it will have a good run if it gets approved to for an ETF. I think I read recently that Winkle twins pl ...

    1 comment15 Aug 2018 -

  44. TLDR: It's not about technology, it's about brand value and how people inherently attribute trust I recommend reading the source post here w/ pictures & better formatting: https://ejahead.wordpress.com/2018/04/11/blockchai... Oh boy, I' ...

    1 comment11 Apr 2018 -

  45. Buyers' carelessness was punished as Bitcoin fail to continue the growth. The whole market is down, again. The week has gotten over the hump, and Bitcoin has gotten over the next critical level of support, giving the bears a unique opportunity to pro ...

    1 comment5 Apr 2018 -

  46. Was the market dip affected by the Bitcoin crash?

    Investing, Markets & Macroeconomics

    An article on CNBC questioned whether the recent Bitcoin crash could have been a precursor to the market dip last week: Fundstrat's Tom Lee sees parallels between bitcoin crash and stock market turmoil Fundstrat's Tom Lee sees parallels between ...

    1 comment11 Feb 2018 -

  47. "Crypto as 'Next Swiss Bank Account'"

    Investing, Markets & Macroeconomics

    One of the biggest appeals of crypto currencies is that they are 'anonymous' and that they are difficult to trace. Naturally, that is why criminals used Bitcoin to hide their tracks. The blockchain technology prevents people from being able to t ...

    1 comment29 Jan 2018 -

  48. Can you become a millionaire from BTCC

    Investing, Markets & Macroeconomics

    So over the last 6 months, i have been intrigued by crypto currency, i began trading on IG, but i found that i recorded quite a lot of losses, but also if i held my equity in there i would have to pay huge holding fees. So i came across this platform that ...

    1 comment1 Jan 2018 -

  49. The word "Bitcoin" was one of the most searched in Google's 2017 list. Sure, everyone wants to hop on the hype with Bitcoin but you can draw a conclusion on the bigger picture of cryptocurrency. 1) I believe altcoins (alternative coins besi ...

    1 comment14 Dec 2017 -

  50. The battle so divisive that the November hard fork was called off due to concerns of extreme market turbulence. The conflict is a philosophical one. The question that is dividing the community is a seemingly trivial one- How can we upgrade the network to ...

    1 comment14 Nov 2017 -

  51. Cryptocurrencies have been a hot topic in finance with the potential to dominate the fintech industry. The world's second most populated country, according to Quartz India, has dropped out of the race. 'Our current position on bitcoins is that w ...

    1 comment7 Nov 2017 -

  52. My friend is starting a fund with the intention of trading & holding cryptocurrencies (BTC, LTC, ETH, etc.) between international digital currency exchanges. The fund will be set up to manage money in a similar fashion to the hedge funds that we are a ...

    1 comment20 Jul 2017 -