MrBitcoin September 17, 2019

XRP was rising on Tuesday as investors flew out of the bitcoin market amid growing uncertainties regarding its safe-haven status. The Ripple blockchain’s native asset climbed 1.73 percent to $0.00455 on BitFinex exchange. That brought its week-to-date gains up by more than 2.5 percent, providing one of the first signs of a relief price rally […]

MrBitcoin September 16, 2019

Bitcoin’s strong and stable performances in 2019 have been undeniable. As the cryptocurrency’s returns continue to outperform gains seen in traditional market stalwarts (i.e. gold, silver, and the S&P 500), many traders are making comparisons to its relative strength within the market. A recent tweet from crypto analyst @BitcoinEcon has raised some key questions for […]

MrBitcoin September 12, 2019

Finnish peer-to-peer crypto exchange LocalBitcoins has warned users about alleged security risks associated with anonymous browser Tor Browser. On Sept. 9, transactional compliance expert Richard Bensberg tweeted a screenshot of a LocalBitcoins banner warning Tor users about the risk of losing their Bitcoins (BTC), which stated: “Warning to all Tor users: A Tor browser exposes […]

MrBitcoin September 10, 2019

With confirmation that the proposed crypto lunch with billionaire Warren Buffett is still on, it remains to be seen whether U.S. President Donald Trump will accept Justin Sun’s invite. Save Trump a Seat Back in mid-July, President Trump put cryptocurrency as the focus of his daily tweetstorm. In response, Sun — the Tron CEO, invited […]

MrBitcoin September 9, 2019

The number of BTC awarded to miners for adding blocks to the Bitcoin blockchain is set to decrease next year. These so-called halving events occur about every four years and are part of the cryptocurrency’s distribution schedule. The next halving, expected in May of 2020, will be Bitcoin’s third. The previous two halvings resulted in […]

MrBitcoin September 7, 2019

The hype surrounding the imminent launch of Bakkt’s physically settled Bitcoin futures platform may not be unwarranted, as it now appears that some of the biggest BTC whales in the market are transferring their massive holdings into Bakkt’s warehouse custody solutions. Assuming that the platform’s launch is met with great utilization, it is highly probable […]

MrBitcoin September 5, 2019

In 2017, Union Square Ventures co-founder and managing partner, Fred Wilson had said that Ethereum’s market cap will surpass that of Bitcoin by year-end. That didn’t happen and now he is taking his words back, for good.  Wilson: Ethereum ‘Confounds’ Me Not just the USV chief, Ethereum has left many of its investors in a […]

MrBitcoin September 4, 2019

One of the current negatives in the crypto industry is the tribalism and Bitcoin bickering between rival clans online. While healthy discussion on the pros and cons of virtual money should be encouraged, it often deteriorates into digital mudslinging which detracts from the real issues at hand. Schiff vs Pomp in Bitcoin Battle Goldbug Peter […]

MrBitcoin September 3, 2019

PwC Luxembourg, a subsidiary of the world’s second largest professional services firm, will start accepting Bitcoin (BTC) payments starting Oct. 1 2019. “Bitcoin cannot be compromised” The Luxembourg branch of the Big Four auditing firm announced the initiative in an official press release on Sept. 2, claiming that the move shows the firm’s commitment to […]

MrBitcoin September 2, 2019

Few hours ago, in a tweet, acclaimed trader and analyst Peter Brandt hinted at bitcoin ‘possibly’ entering the next leg of its next/ fourth parabolic price rally. But, what really is his claim based on?  Retweeting a tweet from Raoul Pal, Founder/CEO – Global Macro Investor and Real Vision Group, Peter shared a BTC/USD chart […]