Top 5 Smart Contract Platforms To Watch in 2020

The number of blockchain-based smart contract development platforms available to crypto developers is now greater than ever. Over the last 18 months, a Cambrian explosion in smart contract platforms has resulted in an embarrassment of riches and a plethora of options. No longer are crypto projects forced to choose between network effects (Ethereum) and scalability […]

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Research Paper: Bitcoin Disrupts International Monetary Policy

Can cryptocurrencies like bitcoin wreck central banking? “The short answer is yes,” wrote Pierpaolo Benigno, a professor of economics at Rome’s Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali (LUISS), in an article published on April 26, 2019.  On August 19, 2019, Benigno and two other economists, Linda M. Schilling and Harald Uhlig, published a paper expanding […]

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CME Bitcoin Futures Trading Breaks Record, Averaging $370 Million Per Day

Interest in Bitcoin futures trading continues to gain momentum. As a result, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) Group is reaching record numbers for its Bitcoin futures contracts trading. “This Is an Exciting Time for Bitcoin” As CME data shows, interest in Bitcoin is not only confined to a small and well-defined sector of the investment […]

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Bitcoin Rejected By High Timeframe Resistance, Here’s What To Possibly Expect

Bitcoin price is at risk of falling from the current trading range and is hanging by a thread at $9,600 after repeated attempts to hold above $10,000 failed. And while a rebound from here cannot be ruled out, Bitcoin price was rejected by high timeframe resistance dating back to the previous crypto market bull run, […]

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BitMEX Bitcoin Outflow in July is Worse than Reported

Everybody knows that July was a bad month for one of the world’s largest bitcoin and crypto derivates exchange BitMEX. But they are wrong. July was – evidently – the worst.  New data reveals that the Seychelles-based firm experienced its most damaging net inflows in the said month. Fork Monitor found that BitMEX processed withdrawals […]

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