It has been more than five years in the making.
And it's been touted as the biggest upgrade to Ethereum's code in its history.
But more than that, it will have reverberations that extend FAR beyond Ethereum itself.
Here's what I'm talking about...
What is the Ethereum Merge - aka Ethereum 2.0.
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Bitcoin hit my second target of $30,000 and as promised…
I have now written a new prediction analysis on where I think it's headed next.
But before I reveal the next prediction, let me bring you up to speed just in case you're not familiar with Bitcoin's price manoeuvres.
While crypto crashes and globa... ››› more
Bitcoin (and other cryptos) get a bad rep for their energy consumption.
But did you know bitcoin uses less than half the energy of the banking system and the gold industry?
And what's even more encouraging is things are getting greener in the crypto world.
Renewable energy is a growing part of the energy mix for bitcoin. According to the Bitcoin Mining Council, renewables p... ››› more
880% growth in 2021...
That's how much worldwide crypto adoption grew last year.
What was behind this meteoric rise?
As I've written before, a major driver was an influx of institutional investment into the crypto world.
But that's not the whole story.
There's another driving force that is pushing the price of crypto assets upwards, and one that could continue to do so in the long t... ››› more
In September 2021, Sotheby's announced its intention to auction an extremely rare copy of the US Constitution. For interest sake, out of the 500 made, only 13 remain. 11 of those 13, sit in institutions. For example, the Library of Congress. That means two are privately held.
So, this announcement was a big deal. And many took notice. In particular one group of crypto entrepreneurs...
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Just a few years ago, many thought that bitcoin and cryptocurrencies were only used for money laundering and wild speculation.
But that's not the case anymore.
We've seen investment institutions, banks, and even technology companies open up their businesses to cryptocurrencies.
This is a huge sign that crypto adoption is gaining steam.
And is definitely not going to slow down any... ››› more
As the crypto economy expands and matures, more and more opportunities have arisen for crypto investors.
And I'm not just talking about crypto coins or crypto miners.
Today, there are numerous cryptos stocks aiming to combine the digital currency and fiat money worlds.
One such company is making huge strides in doing so…
Will... ››› more
Bitfinex is a bitcoin exchange, based in Hong Kong and incorporated in the Virgin Islands. In the past, it's been the subject of hacks in which millions have been stolen.
Tether is a cryptocurrency firm, whose business is the issuance of a stablecoin (an asset-backed cryptocurrency). The Tether coin is a proxy for US dollars.
In other words, it claims to be fully backed by US dollars.
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I am a Bitcoin bull and generally expect major upside.
But today, the factors and chart I'm about to reveal might shock you.
What we know already is that companies like Tesla stopped Bitcoin transactions due to high energy costs. And countries like China are stopping Bitcoin transactions because of the lack of control.
But the main reason for the slump of bitcoin, right now, is due to ... ››› more
If you're a crypto investor, you're sitting through a major pullback right now.
And you're probably looking at a painful decline in your crypto portfolio value maybe 20%, even 50%.
So is this current weakness just standard volatility, like we've seen for years, or is this time different - a sustained bear market?
Well it may be a tough moment for crypto investors, but it's not time to ... ››› more
Q. “I've started reading Sam Volkering's Crypto-Revolution book. It mentions a couple of digital coins, which got me thinking. Are all cryptocurrencies the same or are they broken up into different categories?”
A. Each cryptocurrency has its own group of features, benefits and functions. Some are used to pay for goods & services while others are used for investment purposes i.... ››› more
What's been going on with cryptos'?!
The total crypto market cap has dropped over R200 billion over the past month.
And it seems like a lot of retail investors are getting out of the crypto markets.
I think so!
You see, there's some positive news for crypto's behind the scenes in the institutional space.
Bitcoin'... ››› more
After a pretty hellish month for Bitcoin - dropping over $20,000…
Investors finally have something to cheer about!
The #1 crypto by market cap rallied over 15% in the past two days.
And this time, it had nothing to do with Elon, or any other billionaire.
Instead, something even BIGGER happened in the market - one that could have implications on countries worldwide and the world's... ››› more
What started as the online currency for the dark web Is now viewed by Wall Street as a legitimate asset class.
And it's in big part due to a number of tech companies (MicroStrategy, Square, Tesla), banks and billionaire investors entering the crypto market in some way.
The thing is, this is only the beginning…
In fact, recent reports hint that the world's largest tech company may just b... ››› more
Q. “I read that the S&P 500 and Dow Jones digital assets indices have also gone live and are available to investors. Will this also help boost Bitcoin's price as you predicted in Monday's article?”
A. Most definitely.
Whenever major stock exchanges accept, add on or, regulate crypto-currencies, the more attractive it is for investors to buy crypto-currencies like Bitcoin.
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Did you hear?
One of the world's leading financial-data companies officially launched a cryptocurrency index...
On Tuesday 4th May, S&P Dow Jones Global Indices announced its three indexes to track digital assets are now live. The following three indexes were launched using closing prices from May 3:
• S&P Bitcoin Index, which tracks the performance of bitcoin.
• S&P Ethereum I... ››› more
There is no doubt there is wealth to be made in the crypto markets.
But if you go in blindly without understanding the basics, then you're likely to come out of it worse than you went in.
That's why, I believe you need to understand some of the key mistakes that newbie crypto investors make.
Know these two key mistakes to avoid and you'll be that more clued up about how to navigate the... ››› more
Last week the crypto-currency market topped over $2 trillion for the first time in history.
It was driven by the Ethereum rally that breached over $2,000 per Ether.
If you don't know by now, Ethereum is the second largest digital coin on the market with a market cap of over $240 billion alone.
While Bitcoin is still the leading crypto-currency with over $1.1 trillion market value, it has... ››› more
Canada has recently been the centre of mainstream cryptocurrency adoption.
And no, I'm not talking about the Canadian Government, banks or financial institutions.
It's all got to with a professional hockey team's latest sponsor...
Founded in 1909, the Montreal Canadiens is the longest continuously operating professional hockey team in the world. They were even a founding member of toda... ››› more
Bitcoin may be the biggest, but it's not the only crypto out there.
There are literally thousands of different crypto - some good, some bad, some could change the fabric of our world, some might try but ultimately fail.
Today I'm going to share three you should keep your eye on.
These crypto are not recommendations per se.
Rather, they are a watchlist of cryptocurrencies that if yo... ››› more
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