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Wendy McElroy: Crypto is Banking for Anarchists and Average People

[ad_1] “What I love about Bitcoin is that instead of some rich old guy on Wall Street, young poor people are the ones getting rich” —Eric Finman No Longer Is Economic Sovereignty Just for Politicians and Bankers “Cryptocurrency is for the rich”; this pernicious myth causes people to resent crypto and be suspicious of it. An impressive number of users have made a fortune through early adoption or shrewd investments,
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Most Active and Impactful Blockchain Companies from 2019 to 2020

[ad_1] Last year was an interesting one for blockchain and cryptocurrency, contrasting with past years in ways that go far beyond mere finance. It was a banner year for the maturation of the whole space, and not just in terms of the dollar price of your favorite cryptocurrency. Instead, 2019 has proven to those paying attention that blockchain is more alive than ever, and is exemplified by the growing sector’s
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“Every Asset Class Will Be Digitized and Tokenized,” Says Cred Co-Founder

[ad_1] In a varied career, Dan Schatt has been a Peace Corps volunteer in Romania, a Citibank banker in Senegal, a Celent analyst and a PayPal executive. He co-founded Cred, a decentralized lending and borrowing platform, with other PayPal technology veterans in 2018.Cred attracted some attention last year when it enabled a California politician to purchase cannabis with Bitcoin Cash (BCH). The politician was the first elected official to use
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BCH Merchant Directories Now List 4,300 Bitcoin Cash-Accepting Businesses

[ad_1] Businesses around the world continue to adopt bitcoin cash (BCH) and in 2020 merchant acceptance continues to grow. Tallying up all the companies that accept BCH listed on sites like Green Pages, Map.Bitcoin.com, Acceptbitcoin.cash, and Anypay shows there’s more than 4,300 BCH supporting merchants worldwide. Also Read: Ethereum vs Tron: Comparing Data, Defi and Stablecoins from Both Chains After Viral Tweet 4,392 Bitcoin Cash Accepting Merchants For over two
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What Caused Bitcoin Price to Surge Past $10K Over the Weekend?

[ad_1] Since Dec. 18, 2019, in less than three months, Bitcoin’s (BTC) price surged by 68% against the United States dollar. It surpassed the $10,000 level on Feb. 9, marking the start of a full-blown crypto market rally for most.The sentiment around the recent Bitcoin rally remains divided amongst investors. Joe007, for instance, one of the biggest whales in the cryptocurrency market, has been adamant that the upsurge has been
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Bitcoin Hits $10K, Coinbase Controversy, Buffet with Buffett: Hodler’s Digest, Feb. 3–9

[ad_1] Coming every Sunday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link.Top Stories This WeekBitcoin price hits $10,000 for the first time in 2020We’re back in business! Bitcoin has reached five figures for the first time since last October. According
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Why this Bitcoin Price Break Above $10k is the Real Deal?

[ad_1] Crypto investors are thrilled now that Bitcoin’s price has moved above $10,000 for the first time since September. Unlike earlier upswings, data indicates that this move represents a true price recovery. Analysts Identify Positive Bitcoin Price Signs Bitcoin’s price began to show signs of recovery last March when it moved above $4,000 after a significant price decline. Nevertheless, this rebound has been anything but stable. Several times the top
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Prediction: Bitcoin to Rival Gold as a Store of Value in the Digital Age Thanks to Halving

[ad_1] The total market capitalization of gold is estimated to be above $7 trillion, which is over 38 times that of bitcoin at the moment. However, there are those that think that the cryptocurrency is a better store of value for our age than the precious metal. The latest take on the idea explains how the upcoming halving fits into this. Also Read: Will Bitcoin Crash or Double in Price
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Bitcoin Price Will Remain Above $10k If These 3 Things Happen

[ad_1] There is no shortage of excitement among crypto investors now that Bitcoin’s price has moved above USD $10k for the first time in 5 months. Several moves are needed for this recovery to be long-lasting. Institutional Investment Must Accelerate Bitcoin has long had an institutional interest. There are now many investment funds from the legacy financial space moving into the market. Nevertheless, very few have taken major steps. This
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Top 9 Blockchain Stocks to Invest in 2020

[ad_1] While many have tried to get into crypto by directly buying digital assets, there are other ways of investing in the crypto space, such as blockchain stocks. Some investors find it more profitable to invest directly in the technology on which cryptos are based, namely blockchain. There are several companies that are developing blockchain technology projects or patents, and as such, there are plenty of investing opportunities. We have