Posts Tagged ‘Bitcoin’

  • These Websites Force Your Computer to Mine Bitcoin

    20.11.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on These Websites Force Your Computer to Mine Bitcoin

    Zombies are here to stay. I’m talking about a new trend for online publishers to take over your computer’s “brain”, and force it to mine bitcoin. So, while you’re innocently watching cat videos, your PC is powered up to the max – and making money

  • Get Ready for a Global Cash Crunch

    16.11.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on Get Ready for a Global Cash Crunch

    I think the world is in for a War for Cash, not a War on Cash. We’ll see a cash grab, not the abolition of paper money. It’ll be a mad rush for cold hard currency – the physical kind. In the age of digitalisation, electronic payments using only

  • Loyal Bitcoin Investors Jump Ship for Bitcoin Cash

    13.11.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on Loyal Bitcoin Investors Jump Ship for Bitcoin Cash

    Bitcoin cash has roughly tripled in a fortnight; more than doubled in under a week; and is currently trading at just under double its previous all all-time high.

  • Bitcoin’s Fork Was Cancelled, Here’s What You Need to Know

    10.11.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on Bitcoin’s Fork Was Cancelled, Here’s What You Need to Know

    There will be no split and no SegWit2x on Thursday. Instead bitcoin will remain as it is… for now. If you have money in cryptos, you’ll probably have noticed a lot of price changes over the last 24 hours – probably upwards, by a significant amount.

  • What to Expect for Bitcoin’s Upgrade This Month

    08.11.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on What to Expect for Bitcoin’s Upgrade This Month

    Bitcoin futures are a big deal – but the future is bringing something that could be even bigger. In mid-November, there will be a code fork. This is essentially “round two” of the squabble that recently created the newcomer cryptocurrency called

  • Do NOT Count on Bitcoin for Your Retirement

    08.11.2017 • United StatesComments Off on Do NOT Count on Bitcoin for Your Retirement

    We repeat our caution to readers. Bitcoin is not an investment; there’s no way to analyze or estimate the likely return. It’s not a speculation or even a gamble; there’s no way to compute the odds. But it’s hard to resist an asset that doubles every

  • Mr. Bezos and the ‘River of No Returns’

    03.11.2017 • United StatesComments Off on Mr. Bezos and the ‘River of No Returns’

    Nearly 20 years ago, we described Amazon as the “River of No Returns.” Since then, the stock has made investors rich, and we looked like a fool for two decades. But the markets make fools of us all, sooner or later. The hardest decision you face is when

  • The Typo That Cost Me £881

    03.11.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on The Typo That Cost Me £881

    n 21 September I bought 244 vertcoin at £0.78. A couple of days later I decided to transfer my coins off the exchange… and that’s where the trouble started...

  • In 2017, This Asset Is Up 523% So Far

    31.10.2017 • United StatesComments Off on In 2017, This Asset Is Up 523% So Far

    Bitcoin has smashed through to a new all-time high… Just over a week after passing the $6,000 mark for the first time, the world’s first cryptocurrency hit its highest price ever of $6,221.

  • You’re Participating in Human Farming and You Don’t Even Realize

    25.10.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on You’re Participating in Human Farming and You Don’t Even Realize

    Boaz Shoshan – Capital and Conflict (United Kingdom) – Well, I found out where all the £50 notes are. Hated by the elites in their war on cash, and ever rarer in day-to-day transactions, I finally found where all these elusive notes have run off

  • You Should Be Cynical of Investing In Cryptos

    24.10.2017 • United StatesComments Off on You Should Be Cynical of Investing In Cryptos

    Bill Bonner – Bill Bonner’s Diary (United States) – LISBON, PORTUGAL – It is still warm here in Lisbon. Like summer. We’re staying at a hotel on the Avenida da Liberdade, with large plane trees shading the wide sidewalks and grand old

  • Why Bitcoin Soars and Ether Coasts

    20.10.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on Why Bitcoin Soars and Ether Coasts

    Ken Wangdong – Exponential Investor (United Kingdom) – The world of crypto moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it. In the last couple of months we’ve seen bitcoin hit an all-time high, crash

  • Now Is the Time to Jump on the Bitcoin Bandwagon

    13.10.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on Now Is the Time to Jump on the Bitcoin Bandwagon

    Despite the recent Chinese crackdowns, despite the upcoming “hard fork”, despite the rumors of a Russian ban, and despite the investment establishment’s best efforts… bitcoin just keeps on charging.

  • The British Banknote’s Symbolic New Security Measure

    04.10.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on The British Banknote’s Symbolic New Security Measure

    The Bank of England's new £10 note hides security elements that can only be seen under ultraviolet light - including a swarm of bloodsucking midges. That's ironic. Like midges, fiat currency inflation is a nuisance, and it too is swarming at a rate of 3% a

  • You Can Officially Refer to Bitcoin as Money

    03.10.2017 • United StatesComments Off on You Can Officially Refer to Bitcoin as Money

    Anything can be a medium of exchange, as long as it’s accepted. And bitcoin increasingly is. It fulfills that—or is in process of doing so. It will become more accepted as government fiat currencies approach their intrinsic values—essentially

  • The New Hedge Against Global Uncertainties

    02.10.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on The New Hedge Against Global Uncertainties

    In times of potential conflict or extreme financial turmoil, investors used to flock to the precious yellow metal for reassurance. Looking for stability, long-term value and a safe haven, it’s been the asset of choice for millennia. Not anymore, it seems.

  • The Church of Scientology and Bitcoin

    22.09.2017 • AustraliaComments Off on The Church of Scientology and Bitcoin

    Space lord Xenu, frozen corpse spaceships, alien soul rapture, and brainwashing facilities on Earth? How has something so fanciful become an established, well-funded organization? True believers.... not unlike those worshiping Satoshi Nakamoto and his

  • Cryptos Put Control Back in Your Hands

    20.09.2017 • FranceComments Off on Cryptos Put Control Back in Your Hands

    The great merit of bitcoin and the other cryptos is they have kicked the anthill of control, teeming with parasitocrats. People are starting to think again. Being both decentralized an non-inflationary, these currencies pose a threat to the system's very

  • By World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, January 23, 2013. Copyright by World Economic Forum swiss-image.ch/Photo Remy Steinegger

    Here’s Why JP Morgan’s CEO Hates Bitcoin…

    15.09.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on Here’s Why JP Morgan’s CEO Hates Bitcoin…

    What slid under the radar with Dimon’s comments was JP Morgan trading revenue was down 20% year-over-year. Meanwhile, Bitcoin is up around 315% this year alone. And that makes sense as to why he hates Bitcoin so much...

  • Is Bitcoin This Generation’s Tulipmania?

    15.09.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on Is Bitcoin This Generation’s Tulipmania?

    “You can’t have a business where people can invent a currency out of thin air and think the people buying it are really smart. It’s worse than tulip bulbs, OK?” - JP Morgan CEO

  • Don’t Fall Victim to “Tree-Shaking”

    08.09.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on Don’t Fall Victim to “Tree-Shaking”

    It’s part of the crypto game, to see who will fall from the tree and who’s going to stay up there. Remember, this is a long-term financial revolution. It’s not about short-term gain.

  • Find Freedom with Cryptos

    06.09.2017 • SwitzerlandComments Off on Find Freedom with Cryptos

    A crypto-currency provides you with a safe haven outside of the control of the government. Safely store your wealth if inflation takes off, or the state imposes controls on bank accounts, or if world events cause distrust in certain currencies.

  • Bitcoin Beef #2: Mining Is a Waste of Resources

    06.09.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on Bitcoin Beef #2: Mining Is a Waste of Resources

    Mining bitcoin essentially mandates the purchase of a complex, expensive electricity-wasting machine. It doesn’t produce anything of direct social benefit.

  • Bitcoin Is Bad Money

    06.09.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on Bitcoin Is Bad Money

    While my beef with bitcoin doesn’t apply evenly to all cryptos, many of the problems are systemic – so investors in all such currencies should take heed.