LocalBitcoins Denies Service to Iranian Users

The popular peer-to-peer bitcoin trading network LocalBitcoins has shut down all trading operations for Iranian users. LocalBitcoins’ website offers a variety of pages for users of different nations and, as of May 24, 2019, the Iranian page displays a message that “LocalBitcoins is currently not available in your selected region,” in English only. In an […]

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Bitcoin May Be Entering 2-3 Bull Market Now, Morgan Creek CEO Says

Bitcoin may be entering a two or three-year bull-market now, according to Anthony Pompliano, CEO of Morgan Creek Digital. US dollar Just as ‘Untied’ as Bitcoin? During a CNBC interview, on 14 May 2019, Pompliano affirmed that neither bitcoin nor the dollar is tied to anything. Whereas, in contrast, the value drivers of all equities […]

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Fund Manager Discusses Three Factors that Will Trigger Next Bitcoin Rally

The bitcoin price has slipped by almost 5.5 percent from its yearly high at $8,388 and could be in for a massive downside correction. But that has not deterred a prominent fund manager from projecting a bullish case for the world’s largest cryptocurrency. Brian Kelly, the founder of BKCM, LLC, a New York-based digital currency […]

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From Bitcoin Holding $8K To AT&T Accepting BTC: Week’s Top Stories

This weekend, the Cote d’Azur sees the final day of the Cannes Film Festival and the glitz and glamour of the Monaco Grand Prix. Has the Bitcoin world been able to match that excitement this week? Bitcoin Price – Coiling Up For The Next Push? On the surface, one might almost believe that Bitcoin price […]

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Why Loans Are Better When They’re Decentralized

In the feverish quest to decentralize anything even remotely open to decentralization, one of the most promising areas is finance and the financial industry. This shouldn’t be too surprising, given bitcoin and the origins of blockchain technology, but at a time when even babies are being put “on the blockchain,” the emergence of decentralized finance […]

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Bitcoin Outperforming the Stock Market By a Whopping 10 Times in 2019

Getting towards the end of the first half of 2019 and Bitcoin has outpaced the stock market by almost 10 times. 2019 Scorecard: Bitcoin 111%; Stock Market 12% Tweeting on Friday, Morgan Creek Digital CEO Anthony Pompliano noted that Bitcoin price 00 is up by about 111 percent in 2019. Meanwhile, by comparison, stocks have […]

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