British Public Fears Bitcoin Security Risks as Market Set to Hit $1 Trillion, Says Coinlist.me Poll

British investors are refusing to invest in cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin over security concerns.  They say a lack of education on the growing cryptocurrency phenomenon is turning them off with half the population (50%) citing perceived security risks as the reason for not investing, according to a new poll published on Coinlist.       And 88 percent of respondents to the You Gov poll said they are unlikely to invest in the cryptocurrency markets this year despite more than a trillion dollars of global assets expected to flood into the sector in 2018.…

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Forget Le Bitcoin Viva Nutella

Meanwhile in France… While everyone else is going Bitcoin crazy the French have their own bubble of happiness, Nutella.   There is a saying amongst chocolate-spread connoisseurs that although you can’t buy happiness, you can buy a jar of Nutella. So when a French supermarket chain discounted the chocolatey goodness by 70%, shoppers were keen to get more than their fair share.   Chaotic scenes were reported at branches of Intermarche when customers fought to take advantage of a discount offer. The regular price of Nutella at Intermarche is at…

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Cash… more risk than Bitcoin

Are you keeping piles of CASH aka Fiat Currency aka Dollars, Pounds, Euros or Rands because of the uncertainty and volatility we see in the financial markets as well as political turmoil?   Is FEAR driving this behaviour? Is this a good idea or will you witness your cash value dwindling in front of your eyes?   Well… “According to the latest Bank of America Merrill Lynch fund manager survey, Cash levels have jumped back to 5.8 percent in October, levels not seen since just after the Brexit vote in…

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