Bitcoin Just Exceeded “Tulip Mania” Levels

Bitcoin Just Exceeded “Tulip Mania” Levels

The Bitcoin craze has often been compared with the 17th-century “tulip mania” bubble. Whether such a comparison is valid, one thing we can do is look at the actual levels and percentage gains.   What you are about to see may surprise you.   A month ago, when...
Update on Bitcoin Futures after a full trading day on the CBOE

Update on Bitcoin Futures after a full trading day on the CBOE

Authored by Vittoria Onufrio   After a full day of trading, Bitcoin futures closed at $18,545 and gained almost 20%. The exchange was able to handle the trading activity since Sunday night with no unexpected interruptions. There were a couple of trading halt but...
Bitcoin Futures: Everybody in the Game

Bitcoin Futures: Everybody in the Game

Authored by Vittoria Onufrio  After the announcement of the coming start dates for Bitcoin futures, its price has been climbing and last week almost touched $20,000 on some exchanges. Then Bitcoin retreated and climbed again after Bitcoin Futures started to trade...
Heat Maps Tracking Global Cryptocurrency Chatter

Heat Maps Tracking Global Cryptocurrency Chatter

The following heat maps aim to illustrate the frequency of chatter surrounding Bitcoin, Ethereum, IOTA, Ripple, Dash, Litecoin, and Monero. Originally presented in an article on the Inverse Innovation website, these maps were based on software analysis of geotagged...
Are Cryptocurrencies Backed by Nothing?

Are Cryptocurrencies Backed by Nothing?

1: Questioning the “Nothing”   1.0: If a technology holds the potential to disrupt the structure and authority of an entire monetary system, and if it is capable of reorganizing the fundamental concepts and materials that define our understanding of “money,” then...
Wall Street Banks Revolt Against Bitcoin Futures Contracts Launch

Wall Street Banks Revolt Against Bitcoin Futures Contracts Launch

Authored by Rebecca Campbell via Cryptocoinsnews –  Remixed by Halifax America Wall Street banks are hitting back at the upcoming bitcoin futures contracts, claiming that the finance system isn’t ready with continuing rising prices. It seems that each new day is...