Op-Ed

Bitcoin Does Not Need to Worry About Any COVID-19 Vaccines

Although some analysts are saying Bitcoin’s price fell yesterday following Pfizer’s announcement about the effectiveness of the COVID-19 vaccine it is developing in collaboration with BioNTech, does this narrative really make any sense? Around 11:50 UTC on Monday (November 9), American multinational pharmaceutical corporation Pfizer Inc. announced that the COVID-19 vaccine it is developing in collaboration with […]

Is MicroStrategy’s $425 Million Investment in Bitcoin the Greatest Bet of All Time?

This past summer, Nasdaq-listed business intelligence company MicroStrategy Inc. “purchased a total of 38,250 bitcoins at an aggregate purchase price of $425 million.” Could this be one of the greatest bets ever made by a publicly listed company? When and How Did MicroStrategy Get Into Bitcoin? On August 11, Nasdaq-listed business intelligence company MicroStrategy Inc. (NASDAQ: […]

U.S. Stocks May Benefit From a GOP-Controlled Senate, But Why Is Bitcoin Rallying?

U.S. stocks did well on Wednesday (November 4), with the Nasdaq Composite closing 3.85% higher. However, Bitcoin seems to be rallying even harder. This article tries to explain why both U.S. stocks and Bitcoin are going up. Although the election results in the U.S. are not quite clear yet and it might be some time […]

A Slightly Stronger Dollar Halts Bitcoin, but Long-Term Outlook Remains Unchanged

On Friday (August 7), the U.S. Dollar Index (ticker: DXY) went up 0.60 (or 0.65) to close at 93.39 due to better-than-expected U.S. jobs growth in July. On Friday, a press release (titled: “Employment Situation Summary”) by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, which is part of the U.S. Department of Labor, revealed that “total […]

Bitcoin Price Is Under Pressure on Two Fronts: China and the United States

On Friday (July 10), Bitcoin is trading around $9,200, seemingly under pressure by events in China and the United States.

European Leaders Approve Emergency Funding, But No Coronabond Aid Yet

A new credit line worth several hundred billion euros (potential) has been approved last night, along with new pledges for a more relaxed attitude toward fiscal injections in the EU; this prompts concerns of eventual inflation.

The Internet Inventors’ Trilemma; How Can Blockchain Help Solve It?

As a global society, we have become reliant on the internet. It is a tool that fuels almost every aspect of our lives. However, it is a dynamic and evolving tool, but that evolution is not always for the better. Interestingly, the internet was only proposed thirty years ago, by Tim Berners-Lee, yet, its creator has a few concerns.  

Cryptocurrency in 2025: What Does the Future Hold for Digital Money?

Written by: Dmytro, who is a CEO and Founder of Pridicto, a web analytics startup. His work has been featured in various publications, including The Next Web, Entrepreneur.com, Huff Post, TechRadar, Hackernoon and Bitcoin.com.  Predicting the future of the weird and wonderful world of crypto might be a tall order for even the most prolific […]

Coinbase Launches Dedicated Mobile App for Coinbase Pro Users, but Was It Needed?

On Thursday (October 10), Coinbase announced a dedicated mobile app (iOS only for now) for users of Coinbase Pro, its platform for experienced/professional traders. But since there was already a great mobile website, is this mobile app really necessary?

Why the CFTC Chairmans Comments About Ethers Status Are Not That Big a Deal

On Thursday (October 10), Heath Tarbert, the Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), stated that it was his belief that “ether is a commodity.” However, this does not mean that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) agrees with this view.

Is Blockchain Too Bleeding Edge for ETFs?

Earlier in September both traditional and alternative investors reacted positively to the news that Nasdaq will launch a new index tracking a select group of DeFi crypto innovators.

This Key Market Measure Shows Bitcoin Is Dominating the Cryptocurrency Market

Every day bitcoin is getting stronger. Maybe this hasn’t been reflected in the price for a while as it languishes 30% below its 2019 peak, but against its rivals it is vastly outperforming.

Gibraltar Distributed Ledger Technology Update 2019 Platos Wise Men & Fools

As someone who has been involved in the distributed ledger technology (‘DLT’) industry for the past few years, I have found it hard to write up an article on the DLT sector for a while now. 

Burn Satoshi’s Bitcoin, Suggests Paxful CEO in Thought Experiment

One member of the global cryptocurrency community has come up with what can best be described as a scorched earth policy for settling the debate over who is Satoshi Nakamoto once and for all.

Think Twice Before Agreeing to Cryptocurrency Salary Payments

As an increasing number of employees choose to receive portions of their salary in cryptocurrency, a risky strategy given the volatility of the digital asset classes.