How to Bitcoin #3 – Bitcoin Trading

NEW ZEALAND – Guest Writer –The third in the series of “How to Bitcoin” articles introducing you to Bitcoin and what you can do with the cryptocurrency.  Here is an overview of the buying and selling aspect of Bitcoin, trading.     BTC can be traded on Exchanges (online companies regulated/non-regulated and are located all over the world) to buy other alt-coins. Exchanges may also trade commodities and currencies. Some large BTC Exchanges that mostly trade against the US dollar are Bitstamp, Coinbase, and Bitfinex. Click here to view the…

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How to Bitcoin #2 – How is Bitcoin Processed

NEW ZEALAND – Guest Writer –The second in the series of “How to Bitcoin” articles introducing you to Bitcoin and what you can do with the cryptocurrency.  Some hints and tips are provided, including some links to websites in order to guide you in your endeavour to understand Bitcoin, the “Internet of Money”.   How is Bitcoin Processed?   BTC is processed by computing power where a network of user-computers becomes a financial public ledger that will process the use of BTC. This is a network of computers and is…

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Hillstone Capital Now Accepting Bitcoin

Seattle Area real estate investing firm among first to begin accepting cryptocurrency.  BELLEVUE, Wash., Jan. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/  Have you ever wondered how a cryptocurrency that only exists in your computer can be turned into something tangible like real estate? Enter Hillstone Capital. Hillstone has gone bitcrazy in true Pizza Day fashion. The Bellevue, WA private firm is now giving investors the option of using Bitcoin for all investing opportunities.     Blake Robbins, founder of Hillstone Capital, has always worked to make Hillstone stand out among the most innovative investing firms. “When a client…

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Bankers, Investors and Economists on Bitcoin during 2017

2017 has been the year that Bankers, Investors, and Economists have had a lot to say about Bitcoin and cryptocurrency in general.  Some views are bearish, some are bullish and some confess to not understanding this new market at all and prefer to stay away.     Watch this short video, read their quotes and consider their views.  Decide which direction you will follow.         Read the full article – Click Here     Perhaps the cybercrime during 2017 is concerning to some – 2017 Blockchain and Cryptocurrency…

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2017 Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Hacks, Scams and Attacks

  As the total cryptocurrency value continues to rise, so do the hacks, scams, and attacks in our new digital economy.  From false ICO’s, wallet hacks and deliberate scams, approximately $490 million was taken from the unsuspecting. CoinDesk examines the seven biggest cybercrimes involving the blockchain and cryptocurrency.  Watch this short video to learn more.       Read the full article – Click Here      What are your predictions for 2018?   Click on the links below to see what some are predicting. Give a Crypto Gift this year,…

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More Bullish Bitcoin Price Predictions for 2018

Tom Lee, a market strategist from Fundstrat, is buying in this so-called “Bitcoin pullback”.  He has now increased his mid-2018 Bitcoin price target to $20000 from the initial prediction of $11,500.   No doubt the price has dipped due to profit taking, however, newcomers to this market could be running scared thinking they have already lost.  For fear of losing out (FOMO), some people have mortgaged their homes, while others bought on credit – consider this, the rule of thumb is never to invest more than you can afford to lose in…

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Bobby Lee’s Crazy Bitcoin Price Prediction

Everyone has a stab at predicting the Bitcoin price… this prediction from Bobby Lee just five months ago for Bitcoin to reach $17,000.  Now, his next prediction is $55,000 for one Bitcoin!  Will he be on target?       As Bitcoin has had a meteoric rise in 2017… from around $1000 in the beginning of 2017 and seventeen times more towards the end of 2018!   What is predicted for 2018…         The Bitcoin price is very bullish for 2018 as Cboe and CME groups launch Bitcoin Options and…

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Bitcoin Named 2017 Term of the Year by Investopedia

Investopedia 2017 top ten financial terms include millennials, artificial intelligence and Trumpcare.  NEW YORK, Dec. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Investopedia, the premier online source of trusted financial content, has released its 2017 Top Financial Terms list. The top ten terms, as measured by search volume and percentage gains, reflect investor interest, key trends and news events over the last 12 months. The list includes terms such as “Bitcoin,” “Blockchain” and “FAANG”, as well as new regulations and other reform items on Trump’s agenda.   “Investors clearly have disruptive technology on the mind this…

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Cryptocurrency Craze – Bitcoin Price Predictions for 2018

The world has gone crazy for Bitcoin and cryptocurrency in general… a current marketcap of $600Billion.  When did this all begin?  Bitcoin prices started to rise after Japan made Bitcoin a legal payment system on 1 April 2017, a perfect example of Government adoption.  This gave rise to the Japanese Yen dominating Bitcoin trading ranging from 50% to 60% in 24 hour periods according to Cryptocompare analysis … thus giving rise to the “Mrs. Watanabe” investor adoption.     On closer inspection according to Deutsche Bank and reported by Bloomberg, ……

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Bitcoin Exceeds 1000% growth in 12 months

Bitcoin is smashing all-time records, recording a high of $8082 during the early hours of Monday, 20 November 2017.  This rally after a 29% drop in price earlier this month.  What is driving this price?       There has been much activity around Bitcoin during this year that could be tabled as drivers. Firstly, Japan made Bitcoin a legal payment system on 1 April 2017.  As shown in the graph below, the Japanese Yen dominates Bitcoin traded volume in the currency split followed by the USD and the South…

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