The Hope of Bitcoin While EUR Falls Against USD

The Hope of Bitcoin While EUR Falls Against USD

Currency Volatility Not Limited to Bitcoin in Early 2015

While the bitcoin price was on the decline in 2014, it should be pointed out that it was a slow and painful loss of liquidity. In fact, the last quarter of 2014 was one of the most stable ones on record for the digital currency. Having said that, 2015 has been too great for the cryptocurrency up to this point. The price took a sharp drop to nearly $150 last week before rebounding back to the relatively stable $250 area over the past few days.

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Bitcoin Weekly News in Review: January 22, 2015

Bitcoin Weekly News in Review: January 22, 2015

It’s been a rocky start for bitcoin in 2015, but it seems that everything — including the price — is beginning to stabilize. We’ve already had our first major bitcoin hack earlier in the year, and now we’ve also had the first major bitcoin conference of 2015. Let’s take a look at some of the biggest stories in bitcoin from the past week.

Price crashes to $160

The one piece of news that has brought bitcoin some mainstream attention over the past week has been the price crash.

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Hot Bitcoin Conferences for 2015

Hot Bitcoin Conferences for 2015

As 2014 comes to a close, it’s time to take a peek at the bitcoin conferences that the community has to look forward to in 2015. Although the first bitcoin conference took place in San Diego less than two years ago, it now seems as if there’s a new conference to look forward to every month. With all of the new companies and services popping up in the bitcoin space, it can be hard to keep track of the most important moves in the industry.

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The Top 7 New Bitcoin Merchants from 2014

The Top 7 New Bitcoin Merchants from 2014

In the world of bitcoin, 2014 was definitely the year of merchant adoption. Although there were plenty of different major news stories in the bitcoin world, the adoption of bitcoin by a large number of household names made this perhaps bitcoin’s best year yet (as long as you ignore the price). Let’s take a look at some of the biggest names that decided to jump on the bitcoin bandwagon over the course of 2014 (Read more: The 5 Biggest Bitcoin News Stories of 2014).

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The 5 Biggest Bitcoin News Stories of 2014

The 5 Biggest Bitcoin News Stories of 2014

2014 was bitcoin’s biggest year yet. Although the price has fallen from its historic highs of late 2013, more users have continued to join the network and take a closer look at the blockchain technology behind the world’s most popular digital currency. There’s never a dull news day in the world of bitcoin, so narrowing down all of the stories from 2014 down to five was quite a chore. Having said that, most bitcoiners would agree that these five stories were the ones that made the largest impact on the community in 2014.

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The Rise and Fall of MtGox: A Complete Timeline (Part 2)

The Rise and Fall of MtGox: A Complete Timeline (Part 2)

MtGox Overheats with Bitcoin Price in April 2013

The media started to talk about bitcoin quite a bit in early 2013, and all that hype eventually led to one of the largest bubbles in bitcoin’s history. MtGox was responsible for roughly 75% of all bitcoin trading at this time, and it seemed as if everyone was trying to get into the bitcoin market at once. The price kept rising to around $250 on MtGox until the exchange started to stall and lag behind the orders that were coming in from users.

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Mining News in Review: December 15, 2014

Mining News in Review: December 15, 2014

As 2014 comes to a close, the news in the bitcoin mining industry seems to be as constant as ever. The mining industry as a whole has continued to grow over the course of the year, even as the bitcoin price has not been able to get back to its highs from late 2013. Let’s take a look at some of the biggest news stories in bitcoin mining from the past few weeks.

Bitcoin Mining Difficulty Decrease

In what should be viewed as one of the biggest stories of December, the bitcoin mining difficulty dropped for the first time in roughly two years.

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The Buzz Around the BitLicense: Does Bitcoin Need Regulation?

The Buzz Around the BitLicense: Does Bitcoin Need Regulation?

One of the common battles within the bitcoin community right now is the war of words between the early-adopting libertarians and the new venture capitalists who want to take bitcoin to the mainstream. The debate between these two sides covers many different areas, but one of the key points that pops up more than any of the others is regulation (Read more: “Legal Environment Around Bitcoin“). Does bitcoin need to be regulated for it to be taken seriously by the mass public?

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The Buzz Around the BitLicense: Does Bitcoin Need Regulation?

The Buzz Around the BitLicense: Does Bitcoin Need Regulation?

One of the common battles within the bitcoin community right now is the war of words between the early-adopting libertarians and the new venture capitalists who want to take bitcoin to the mainstream. The debate between these two sides covers many different areas, but one of the key points that pops up more than any of the others is regulation (Read more: “Legal Environment Around Bitcoin“). Does bitcoin need to be regulated for it to be taken seriously by the mass public?

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Learn How to Trade Bitcoins: Choosing a Strategy and Managing Risk

Learn How to Trade Bitcoins: Choosing a Strategy and Managing Risk

One of the most difficult aspects of becoming a successful trader in any market is knowing fundamentals sticking to a strategy during times of economic turmoil. Many novice traders can pick a strategy that could work in theory, but they end up making rash decisions when they start to see massive price swings. This is obviously an even bigger problem in the bitcoin market due to the young currency’s volatility.

Having said that, choosing the proper strategy is still one of the first steps to making sure that you’re making the right trades at the right time.

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