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  2. Anyone making any decent money from investing in ICOs?

    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 comments - 6 silver bananas - Apr 3 2018 - 11:35am -

  3. $10,000+ Bitcoin: How might it get there?

    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 comments - 10 silver bananas - Nov 30 2017 - 2:00pm -

  4. Crypto Here To Stay?

    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 comments - 3 silver bananas - Aug 8 2018 - 11:00am -

  5. Some Thoughts on Bitcoin, Part 1

    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 ...

    47 comments - 22 silver bananas - Dec 14 2017 - 11:00am -

  6. How to Get Started in Cryptocurrencies? General Crypto Thread

    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 ...

    40 comments - 9 silver bananas - Apr 25 2018 - 5:06pm -

  7. What to do about my Analyst who won't stop trading Crypto?

    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 ...

    30 comments - 3 silver bananas - Jan 14 2018 - 8:00pm -

  8. Bitcoin- Yes or No?

    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 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 1 2018 - 8:00pm -

  9. I made the mistake of doing some math on Bitcoin yesterday...

    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 comments - 2 silver bananas - Sep 12 2017 - 11:00am -

  10. Should We Be Worried About Ukraine?

    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's nothing to see here. Obvi ...

    207 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 20 2016 - 12:41pm -

  11. Cryptocurrencies- how to trade them?

    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 comments - 3 silver bananas - Aug 10 2017 - 3:37pm -

  12. Some Thoughts on Bitcoin, Part 2

    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 comments - 11 silver bananas - Jan 19 2017 - 11:00pm -

  13. Why You Should Own Some Bitcoin

    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 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 23 2014 - 8:00am -

  14. WSO Stock Pick Contest #3: Bitcoin

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 8 2013 - 9:00am -

  15. What Is Legal Tender?

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 9 2013 - 7:45am -

  16. Bitcoin- Believe the Hype

    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 comments - 7 silver bananas - Apr 3 2013 - 2:45pm -

  17. Cryptocurrency Tax Issues

    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 comments - 3 silver bananas - Dec 12 2017 - 11:00am -

  18. I'm a bitcoin specialist

    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 comments - 1 silver bananas - May 23 2017 - 4:01pm -

  19. Mr. Bitcoin Goes to Washington

    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 to that point, the general c ...

    27 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 27 2013 - 8:05am -

  20. Enraged Bitcoin Users Smash Their iPhones

    (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 even currency) in it, but some ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 12 2014 - 8:00am -

  21. IRS: Bitcoin Is Property, Not Currency

    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 means everyone who has been ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 26 2014 - 8:00am -

  22. Satoshi Nakamoto Revealed?

    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 comments - 2 silver bananas - Mar 7 2014 - 2:44am -

  23. Mt. Gox filing BK

    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 ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 12 2014 - 2:11am -

  24. I'm Out of Bitcoin

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 1 2014 - 8:00am -

  25. The Winklevii Strike Again to Corner the Bitcoin Market

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 12 2013 - 11:16am -

  26. Bitcoin Q & A: Bubble or Breakthrough? Both! Cult or Currency? Both!

    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 comments - 5 silver bananas - Mar 17 2014 - 11:00am -

  27. Forex Crisis, QE, Bitcoin and a single global currency...... A history of money

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 13 2013 - 4:30pm -

  28. Bitcoin Will Explode This Weekend; or How I Got Over My Fear of Public Shot-Calling and Challenged the Bros to Come at Me

    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 comments - 1 silver bananas - Nov 27 2013 - 3:22pm -

  29. Money Laundering Now Applicable to Virtual Currencies

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 22 2013 - 10:58am -

  30. Ron Paul's Not Crazy About BitCoin

    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 complicated to ever actually ...

    6 comments - 2 silver bananas - Apr 24 2013 - 7:59am -

  31. XRP: Ripple Pump and Dump?

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 16 2017 - 2:28pm -

  32. Bitcoin White Paper- Financial Tech

    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 ...

    3 comments - 1 silver bananas - Dec 8 2017 - 1:38pm -

  33. Someone Just Made $147 Million BTC Transfer

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

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 29 2013 - 8:10pm -

  34. Is It Right That Germany Gets to Tax Bitcoins?

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 20 2013 - 1:47pm -

  35. Best Resources to Learn about Bitcoin

    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 ...

    2 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 4 2019 - 8:28am -

  36. Legal Issues Owning Bitcoin?

    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 comments - 1 silver bananas - Sep 4 2017 - 1:59am -

  37. How to raise $30 Million in 30 Seconds

    **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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 11 2017 - 9:51am -

  38. Learn to be on the sell side?

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 21 2013 - 6:57pm -

  39. How to integrate cryptocurrency in the banking sector

    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 comment - 1 silver bananas - Feb 22 2019 - 5:53am -

  40. How hard to make 10$ every day from crypto currency trading on Binance?

    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 comment - 1 silver bananas - Sep 14 2018 - 3:09am -

  41. Cannabis is the next Crypto

    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 comment - 1 silver bananas - Sep 13 2018 - 10:57am -

  42. Bitcoin ETF????

    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 comment - 1 silver bananas - Aug 15 2018 - 9:11am -

  43. No, Blockchain Doesn’t Threaten Wall Street

    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 comment - 1 silver bananas - Apr 11 2018 - 1:55pm -

  44. Bitcoin Drops to $6,600, Ethereum and Ripple Follow the Trend

    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 comment - 1 silver bananas - Apr 5 2018 - 8:59am -

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

    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 comment - 1 silver bananas - Feb 11 2018 - 2:07pm -

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

    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 comment - 1 silver bananas - Jan 29 2018 - 2:39pm -

  47. Can you become a millionaire from BTCC

    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 comment - 1 silver bananas - Jan 1 2018 - 8:41pm -

  48. What You are Missing Out on Cryptsmas

    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 comment - 1 silver bananas - Dec 14 2017 - 12:13pm -

  49. The battle for Bitcoin: Cypherpunks (BTC) vs Big Blockers (B2X/Bitcoin Cash)

    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 comment - 1 silver bananas - Nov 14 2017 - 12:28am -

  50. Cryptocurrencies doomed to fail: India is OUT

    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 comment - 1 silver bananas - Nov 7 2017 - 11:00pm -

  51. Starting a Cryptocurrency Fund

    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 comment - 0 silver bananas - Jul 20 2017 - 5:25pm -

  52. Goldman Sachs interested in bitcoin

    Circle, a Boston-based Bitcoin startup, announced last week that it had completed a US $50 million round of funding. Among the list of investors were two newcomers with somewhat conspicuous names--Goldman Sachs and IDG Capital Partners. Full article: http ...

    - 0 silver bananas - May 4 2015 - 4:55pm -

  53. Let's Discuss Ways to Grow Our Bitcoin Balances

    I have discovered that I'm not a good day trader but that there are other good ways to grow Bitcoin balances. I've been buying and selling fees @ MCXNOW for most of this year with great success and just bought more b/c the site is updating and w ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Apr 10 2014 - 2:12am -