New Yale Study: Every Portfolio Should Include 6% Bitcoin (At Least)

A new research paper published by an Economics Professor at Yale University recommends a portfolio with at least 6% in Bitcoin. Adding Bitcoin to Your Investment Portfolio According to Professor Aleh Tsyvinski, Bitcoin should be an imperative part of your portfolio, regardless of whether you are enthusiastic about the cryptocurrency or not. For an optimal […]

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‘Neither Useful Nor Useless’: Andreas Antonopoulos On Writing ‘Mastering Ethereum’

Andreas Antonopoulos took critics to task over his decision to write a book about Ethereum and other altcoins in a recent Q&A session after a query claiming he was “not remaining faithful” to Bitcoin. ‘Don’t Be Under Any Illusion’ In the session, published last week, the celebrated cryptocurrency educator and Bitcoin proponent defended his motivation […]

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The Future of Cryptocurrency ATMs has Arrived

The market demand for cryptocurrency ATMs has grown rapidly. Cryptocurrency owners need ATMs to quickly exchange and spend their invested cash when they need to, and the competition between cryptocurrency ATM providers is heating up. Cryptocurrency ATMs: The Stats The number of Bitcoin ATMs quadrupled across 2017 according to Statista and is still rising. The […]

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Ripple Sees Use-Case Debut As DCEX Becomes First XRP-Based Exchange

Blockchain exchange tech company Alphapoint has announced registration is open for DCEX exchange, the first platform to use the Ripple XRP token as its base currency. DCEX To Open In ‘Coming Weeks’ In a press release July 30, the company announced DCEX, which caters to retail and institutional investors, would commence trading “in the coming […]

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Bitcoin Can Buy Citizenship in Antigua and Barbuda

Individuals may now purchase citizenship in Antigua and Barbuda with bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.  Buying Citizenship in Bitcoin The independent Commonwealth country comprising its two namesake islands has officially amended its Citizenship by Investment Programme Act. It now accepts payment in bitcoin 00 and other cryptocurrencies. As reported by Antigua News Room, the resolution was […]

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Binance Partners With Libra Credit to Offer Loans to BNB Holders

Binance Labs has invested in cryptocurrency loans company Libra Credit who will offer fiat and cryptocurrency loans to BNB holders using their coins as collateral.  The latest venture by the investment arm of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, Binance, will take advantage of a growing demand for the liquidity of crypto-assets. Binance Labs is a social […]

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Iran Considers State-Issued Cryptocurrency Ahead of Imminent US Sanctions

Iran might soon take a page out of Venezuela’s playbook by launching its own state-issued cryptocurrency. The move is occasioned by the fact that the country is set to come under renewed economic sanctions from the United States. Local Companies and the CBI Collaborating to Create a National Cryptocurrency According to local media sources, the […]

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Fintech Powerhouse NAGA Partners Up with Hamburg SV

Blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies continue to move into the world of professional sports with the latest announcement that NAGA has partnered up with Hamburg SV. Mutual Benefit, Mutual Learning NAGA — a diverse and extensive cryptocurrency ecosystem focusing on social trading, virtual assets and cryptocurrencies — has announced its support for HSV Fußball AG for […]

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‘Thank God They Cleared Themselves’ – Coinbase Finds No Hint of Insider Trading

Coinbase has revealed unofficially that its internal investigation into insider trading of Bitcoin Cash found no evidence of foul play. ‘No Disciplinary Action’ In private comments to Fortune, the US’ largest cryptocurrency exchange said that as of last week, the long-awaited investigation had come to an end, but that “no disciplinary action” would occur. “We […]

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