Monday Market Roundup – Bulls vs Moving Averages

The last week’s rally off the lows has had some fair potency so far, it’s been by far the most convincing attempt at a breakout rally we’ve had since the December peak. However, it’s important to remember the mantra: Bear markets are characterised by powerful countertrend rallies. So are we still in a bear market? […]

Co-Founder of MyEtherWallet: “We Have to be Ready for Mass Adoption”

Kosala Hemachandra, the co-founder of the leading online wallet service for Ethereum, MyEtherWallet, is warning the cryptocurrency industry that it is not yet ready for widespread use by the general public. In an exclusive interview with BitcoinBro.com, the first time he has spoken publicly since the highly public split with his business partner, he has […]

Monday Market Roundup – Is this the bottom?

Trading chart

Today I’m going to try and answer the question everyone keeps asking me: Is this the bottom? Bitcoin Bitcoin has bounced nicely off the 50 week moving average (blue dotted here) and is playing pinball between that and the 50 day moving average just above (blue), which it’s just rejected overnight. The volume on this […]

How to stay secure when trading and investing in cryptocurrencies – Part 2

In my last article, I covered the very basics in security to consider before investing in cryptocurrencies. It may feel like a chore, but it is absolutely vital. Unless you take your security seriously, you’re wide open to hacks and malware attacks. This article covers steps to ensure you are ‘layered’ up and create the […]

How to stay secure when trading and investing in cryptocurrencies – Part 1

If you’re serious when it comes to trading and investing in cryptocurrencies, keep security at the forefront of your mind, before you even think of starting to invest. Avoid falling into the trap that many do of buying your coins before ensuring your computer, network and physical security is as strong as it can be. […]

Wednesday Cryptocurrency Market Roundup – and a Look at the Big Picture

Tech Analysis

Cryptocurrencies are clearly in a confirmed bear market now – the good news is this potentially affords us the possibility of getting in position at better price points ahead of the next market cycle. Meanwhile the macro picture (i.e. other world markets outside of crypto) is starting to look somewhat shaky, which may have a […]

Is Quantum Computing a Real Threat to Bitcoin?

Quantum Computing

Bitcoin miners use their computing powers to solve cryptographic puzzles which, in turn, build up the blockchain by adding blocks of transactions. This process is fundamental to how Bitcoin transactions are authorised in the absence of a central authority, although the energy consumption involved has raised concerns. Now a new threat to the blockchain is […]

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A Guide to Understanding Bitcoin's Whitepaper

It has been a tumultuous few years for Bitcoin. Users of the currency have had to face a series of challenges ranging from government crackdowns to incompetent brokers. Yet despite this the underlying principle of Bitcoin, namely, that currency needn’t be dependent on centralised governments, has remained intact. In truth the Bitcoin story does not […]

Pulling Venezuela Up By Its Own Bootlaces?

Petro Dollar

President Maduro enters the world of cryptocurrencies. Is a currency worth anything if no one wants it? The fact that the answer is an obvious “no” lies at the heart of Venezuela’s problem. Inflation in the Bolivar currency is running at more than 11,000 percent. Lucky Venezuelans are hungry; many others are actually starving. Medicine […]

New Swiss ICO Guidance – a Welcome Development

Switzerland ICO Guidance

Summary The recent release by the Swiss financial markets regulator, FINMA, of guidance regarding its approach to the regulatory framework for Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) is a welcome attempt to provide a more granular analysis of the ICO market and the likely applicability of securities regulation to this market. The guidance represents the first attempt […]