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In less than six months’ time, Bitcoin will see an extremely important event. Known as a “halving” or “halvening,” the number of coins issued per block to miners will get cut in half from 12.5 to 6.25, effectively meaning that BTC’s inflation rate will be cut in half in layman’s terms.Related Reading: XRP Could Soon…
As reported by NewsBTC yesterday, the Bitcoin (BTC) price has been relatively trendless as of late, falling under $8,300 after attempting to consolidate above $8,500. Some say that this non-volatility is an indicator that this market may soon break higher, looking to the fact that market trends, fundamentals, and the macro backdrop (semi-quantitative easing) have…
Cryptocurrency asset manager Grayscale Investments removed a piece of false information from its official website after the intervention of an economist. The New York firm had wrongfully maligned fiat currencies, writing that their average lifespan is 27 years. The statement attracted criticism from John Paul Koning, a Canada-based financial researcher, who claimed Grayscale merely misrepresented…
While Bitcoin (BTC) is still not decidedly in an uptrend, it is doing a lot better than it was a bit earlier this week, when the cryptocurrency cratered to $9,500 in a massive -8% day. One model, however, suggests that the pain isn’t over for the cryptocurrency market just yet. Hold on to your hats! Related…
Bitcoin (BTC) has been absolutely smoking other asset classes since it bottomed in December 2018. The cryptocurrency market’s strong outperformance of equities comes as a time whe n the geopolitical and macroeconomic climate is extremely tumultuous, boding well for Bitcoin’s status as a store of value. Related Reading: Crypto Tidbits: Bitcoin Mining by Blockstream, Ripple…
Grayscale Investments, a crypto asset fund overseen by Barry Silbert, has announced that it will launch an advertising campaign in a few weeks that takes aim squarely a gold investors. The advert compares the futuristic investment vehicle of Bitcoin and other digital currencies with the historic store of value gold. Although the advertisement is for…
While Bitcoin (BTC) and a majority of cryptocurrencies, save for Augur’s REP, have remained in a mundane price lull to start 2019, this industry’s upstarts have forged ahead. Grayscale Investments, a self-proclaimed “global leader in digital asset management,” recently launched an investment vehicle centered around Stellar Lumens (XLM) in a seeming bid to spark Wall…
As Bitcoin continues its chaotic price action, ceaselessly falling and ascending through key levels, some paranoid traders have feared that institutional investors have been alienated from the crypto market. Yet, reports indicate that Grayscale’s growing war chest has continued to swell, while institutional players continue to express interest in crypto assets. This, of course, makes…
The only U.S. Bitcoin investment trust, GBTC, has dropped to its lowest levels of the year — down 10% last week alone. Bitcoin’s current price certainly has an effect, but these levels are more-so a response to a combination of other factors: high fees associated with the fund, investor attraction from GBTC competitors, and regulatory…