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Bitcoin Tumbles into 2018

Bitcoin Tumbles into 2018

For Bitcoin, 2016 and 2017 saw strong starts, setting the tone for a year of sharp rallies. However, for the first time in three years, the world’s first cryptocurrency started a new year with a tumble. It went down to $13,957.19 on January 8th. Then, further, unable to recover and hold at […]

Bitcoin’s Second Futures Launch

Bitcoin’s Second Futures Launch

The Chicago Mercantile Exchange, more commonly called CME, launched its bitcoin futures this weekend. It became the second exchange to offer futures trading for the incredibly popular cryptocurrency. CBOE began its futures exchange just last week, and now that the second has launched, questions have raised. Questions regarding whether these latest moves […]

A Growing Player – Litecoin

A Growing Player – Litecoin

One of the most well-known alternatives to Bitcoin is Litecoin. Charlie Lee, the Director of Engineering at Coinbase, was responsible for its creation in 2011. It was the first alternative to bitcoin. Litecoin is as a fork of bitcoin, made in the image of the first form of cryptocurrency. It […]