Category: Cryptocurrency News

Iranian President Calls for Launching a Cryptocurrency Mining Strategy

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has called for a mining strategy throughout the oil-rich nation. The latest statements from the Iranian President follows Iran’s moves to restrict specific crypto trading platforms over “currency smuggling” mandates. On May 20, 2020, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani told the press that the country needs to spur a cryptocurrency mining strategy, […]

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Central Bank Digital Currencies Need Decentralization

To reap the full benefits of digital currencies, central bankers need to consider decentralizing some authority, say the authors of a new report.

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Bitcoin Investment App CEO Calls BTC a Monetary Revolution, Not a Technical One

Bitcoin is not yet a go-to investment option in the public eye, but those days could be coming. What needs to happen for Bitcoin (BTC) to cement its role in the public eye as a valid investment option? “Time,” Aleks Svetski, CEO and co-founder of Bitcoin investment platform Amber, told Cointelegraph in an email. “This is […]

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Moving Coins, Data Breaches, and Magical Authors: Bad Crypto News of the Week

Check out this week’s Bad Crypto News. It’s been a good week for Bitcoin. The halving doesn’t seem to have done the top cryptocurrency any harm at all, with the dollar value up more than 8 percent over the previous week. Ethereum is up more than 10 percent which just shows that the opportunity for […]

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Bitcoin Miners Will Use Derivatives Like Traditional Commodity Producers

Miners need traditional financial products in order to hedge against the risk of increasing hash rate and difficulty. Bitcoin (BTC) mining has become a multibillion-dollar industry. Pools, manufacturers and farms contribute to the growth and professionalization of the space. Financial service companies bring institutional-grade products and capital that increases liquidity for the biggest operators. There’s […]

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