Author Archives: Bridget Greenwood

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News Roundup – SEC Knockback Fails to Impact Bitcoin Price

Bitcoin price holds steady despite SEC knockback on ETFs The price of Bitcoin is little moved despite a decision late on Wednesday by the US regulator not to allow rule changes that would have allowed the creation of Bitcoin exchange traded funds. The proposals from investment firms Direxion and ProShares would have been the first […]

Bitcoin’s Sharp Rises and Falls

Bitcoin price fall

As usual, the roller coaster ride of Bitcoin (BTC) continues. Unlike a roller coaster the big dips aren’t nearly as exciting for those who own some bitcoin, especially if you’ve chosen to buy in the last few weeks. Let’s take a look at some of the causes of Bitcoin’s rise and fall in value over […]

Market manipulation in an unregulated cryptocurrency environment

Freak news VS Fake news

Pump & Dump Schemes (P&D) There’s a delicate balance for regulators to put into place measures that don’t stifle innovation while at the same time ensuring consumer protection, and with cryptocurrency, that crosses multiple jurisdictions. I welcome regulators not rushing into the marketplace but taking a more considered approach, but it does mean investors need […]

Bitcoin – Reader Beware

Two children at a laptop reseraching Bitcoin

Bitcoin – You’ve heard of Buyer Beware, but what about Reader Beware? Bitcoin has become the hot topic of conversation with media coverage, casual conversations, social media posts, videos and blog posts popping up everywhere. I believe it’s great to see conversations arising because they ultimately lead to education. Yet only this weekend I saw […]

Is Bitcoin money?

In Part 1 of What is Bitcoin we looked at the differences between the benefits of a centralised system vs a distributed ledger and the digital currency bitcoin.  In this post let’s take a look at a few functions of money to see how bitcoin stacks up against the money we’re familiar with using in […]