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Understanding Exchange Traded Funds and Why Bitcoin ETFs would be big

By | 2018-08-04T22:10:04+00:00 August 4th, 2018|Categories: blockchain, cryptocurrency, exchanges, world|Tags: , , , , |

There is $5 trillion in Exchange traded funds. About 75% is in actively managed funds but passive index funds are growing and will be about one-third of the ETF market around 2021. ETFs are sometimes used as substitute for futures and investors can use passive ETFs to implement active strategies. Exchange traded funds are marketable securities [...]

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Reviewing tweets and predictions from Bulls for Bitcoin

By | 2018-08-02T01:21:18+00:00 August 2nd, 2018|Categories: blockchain, cryptocurrency, exchanges, fintech, world|Tags: , , , |

The Bulls for Bitcoin like Tim Draper and John McAfee are still predicting Bitcoin to reach $25,000 in 2018 and $250,000 in 2022. There is also the prediction that cryptocurrencies will become a $20 trillion market by 2021. This is based on institutional projects and institutional investors putting money into the cryptomarkets in a big way. [...]

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Russian Hacking indictments charge cyberhacking with malware and payments with bitcoin

By | 2018-07-13T16:57:56+00:00 July 13th, 2018|Categories: cryptocurrency, world|Tags: , , , |

Twelve Russian nationals have been indicted for committing federal crimes that were intended to interfere with the 2016 U.S. presidential election. All twelve defendants are members of the GRU, a Russian Federation intelligence agency within the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Russian military. These GRU officers tried to hack into the computer networks of the Democratic [...]

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Bitcoin Dominance at 43% of overall cryptomarket

By | 2018-07-10T04:55:03+00:00 July 10th, 2018|Categories: altcoins, cryptocurrency, exchanges|Tags: , , |

Bitcoin was 85% of the overall cryptocurrency market in January 2017. Bitcoin dominant has slopped to 43% of the overall cryptocurrency market. It was as low as 33% in January 2018. SOURCE - coinmarketcap

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