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MrBitcoin August 13, 2019

Bitcoin has had near non stop bullish momentum throughout 2019, but the altcoin market hasn’t been near as fortunate – sans a couple of outliers. The sentiment surrounding altcoins is in the gutter, and prices of even top altcoins have continued to drop in USD value and even more so in their BTC ratios. Even […]

MrBitcoin May 12, 2019

One of the most common criticisms leveled against Bitcoin is that it is slow, at least compared to newer imitations. But its level of decentralization means just 6 transaction confirmations provide complete protection against double spending. Not All Blockchain Confirmations Are the Same So how many confirmations are required by the altcoins to provide the […]

MrBitcoin March 7, 2019

Litecoin (LTC) underwent something of a rally during the past month, gaining 20 percent in value over the last 48 hours alone. The two biggest cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH), have also seen significant (but smaller) gains in the past two days.  Pump up the Volume Litecoin started its latest ascent on Feb 8, […]

MrBitcoin February 9, 2019

Friday, Feb. 8 —  Bitcoin (BTC) has broken the $3,600 price point, with all of the top 20 digital currencies making significant gains on the day, according to data from Coin360. Market visualization from Coin360 In the middle of the day, BTC spiked above the $3,450 mark and at press time the leading cryptocurrency is […]

MrBitcoin January 24, 2019

Hong Kong-based trading platform BitMEX owns so much Bitcoin that it could launch multiple 51 percent attacks against some altcoins for months. Bitcoin Insurance Fund Worth $76 Million Those were the results of calculations from social media commentators this week as it emerged BitMEX’s Insurance Fund now contains 21,350 BTC ($75.9 million). The “monstrously large” […]

MrBitcoin January 20, 2019

Crypto markets moving marginally this Sunday, Litecoin is leading, Binance Coin and NEO following up. Crypto markets have shifted gear a little this morning but major movements are still wanting. Following a week of complete inactivity markets are nudging closer to $125 billion in total capitalization but progress is still painfully slow in the land […]

MrBitcoin November 18, 2018

Switzerland‘s principal stock exchange SIX Swiss Exchange will list the world’s first crypto-based exchange-traded product (ETP) next week, the Financial Times (FT) reported Saturday, Nov. 16. Backed by the Swiss startup Amun AG, the first global crypto ETP will be listed under index HODL, and will track five major cryptocurrencies: Bitcoin (BTC), Ripple (XRP), Ethereum […]

MrBitcoin September 23, 2018

Artists are bringing the digital nature of cryptocurrency to life by creating and displaying eclectic and unique pieces that draw inspiration from the buzz around virtual currency. The art world has long been regarded as a stodgy traditional institution that is merely a place for the wealthy. Rapid changes in the technological sphere are now […]