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Buying Bitcoin? Hedge Funds Will Use Blockchain, Too

6 months ago adcity Comments Off on Buying Bitcoin? Hedge Funds Will Use Blockchain, Too
Mona El Isa is co-founder and member of the board at Melonport AG, a decentralized digital asset management platform, and a former VP of equities trading at Goldman Sachs. The following article is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk’s 2017 in Review. Imagine a future where humans play a minimal role in setting up, regulating and reporting regulatory Read More

After the Futures: The Next Chapter for Bitcoin

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Charles Hayter is a former equities analyst at Citi and the CEO and co-founder at CryptoCompare.com, an informational resource for the world of cryptocurrencies. The following article is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk’s 2017 in Review series. On the ninth anniversary of Satoshi Nakamoto’s white paper, one of the world’s most respected derivatives providers, the CME Group, announced Read More

Utility: The Defining Word for Tokens in 2018

6 months ago adcity Comments Off on Utility: The Defining Word for Tokens in 2018
Shawn Wilkinson is the co-founder and chief strategy officer at Storj Labs where he oversees strategy, vision and architecture for the Storj network. The following article is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk’s 2017 in Review. It’s pretty clear that 2017 was the year of the token. Whether you’re reading the news, attending a trade show or Read More

Cleaning Up the Crypto Markets: A Job for 2018

6 months ago adcity Comments Off on Cleaning Up the Crypto Markets: A Job for 2018
Scott Ryan is a credit analyst and avid follower of the cryptocurrency markets. The following article is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk’s 2017 in Review. First things first: I’m quite fond of the Wild West environment in which we currently operate – the excitement and uncertainty are unparalleled by a night at the casino, let alone the Read More

Jamming on Economics: What Comes After Crypto’s Summer of Love

6 months ago adcity Comments Off on Jamming on Economics: What Comes After Crypto’s Summer of Love
Ryan Zurrer is principal and venture partner at Polychain Capital, where he leads investments in decentralized blockchain protocols and distributed projects. The following article is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk’s 2017 in Review. If 2017 is to be remembered as a time when cryptographic tokens enabled novel distributed network concepts and significant capital was raised, Read More

How Low Can Bitcoin Go? Charts Hint $11k in Play

6 months ago adcity Comments Off on How Low Can Bitcoin Go? Charts Hint $11k in Play
Bitcoin is increasingly looking topped-out as excitement fades over the recent launch of the first futures products to focus on the cryptocurrency. As per CoinDesk’s Bitcoin Price Index, the cryptocurrency was last seen trading at $17,000, down from the record high of $19,783 set on Dec. 17. Overall, bitcoin has depreciated by 4 percent in the Read More

$2,300 and Rising: Bitcoin Cash Eyes Gains Against Bitcoin

6 months ago adcity Comments Off on $2,300 and Rising: Bitcoin Cash Eyes Gains Against Bitcoin
Bitcoin cash scaled new heights today and looks solidly bid against its rival bitcoin (BTC). As per CoinMarketCap, the world’s third-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization toppled its previous record high of $2,477.65 (Nov. 12 high) and rose to a new record of $2,501.29 at 09:44 UTC today. Bitcoin cash (BCH) was last seen trading at Read More

2018 for ICOs: A Quarter-By-Quarter Outlook

6 months ago adcity Comments Off on 2018 for ICOs: A Quarter-By-Quarter Outlook
Emma Channing is the CEO and general counsel of the Satis Group, an investment group focused on blockchain and digital finance. The following article is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk’s 2017 in Review. As specialists in the ICO market, we assist our clients in optimizing the execution of their ICOs, and understanding the constantly shifting state Read More

Sell the News? Bitcoin Price to Test $20k Ahead of CME Launch

6 months ago adcity Comments Off on Sell the News? Bitcoin Price to Test $20k Ahead of CME Launch
The upside move in bitcoin has gathered traction this weekend as investors brace up for BTC futures launch by the CME. As per CoinDesk’s Bitcoin Price Index (BPI), the world’s largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization rose to a new all-time high of $19,783.06 at 12:14 UTC today. Bitcoin (BTC) has appreciated by 10 percent in Read More

More to Come? Bitcoin Sets Record High Near $18k

6 months ago adcity Comments Off on More to Come? Bitcoin Sets Record High Near $18k
Having successfully defended $16,000 earlier this week, bitcoin regained bid tone today and clocked a fresh record valuation above $17,800. The cryptocurrency rose to a new lifetime high of $17,801.94 at 10:30 UTC, erasing the previous record high of $17,631.42 set on Dec. 12, as per CoinDesk’s Bitcoin Price Index (BPI). Bitcoin (BTC) has spent Read More