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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? […]

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 […]

Bloomberg: Cryptocurrencies Draw more Attention from Global Regulators

As cryptocurrencies draw more attention from global regulators, BitcoinBro’s CEO Oliver von Landsberg Sadie talks with Nejra Cehic on Bloomberg Market TV’s ‘Rules and Returns’. In the UK there is a huge opportunity, right now, for banks and the FCA to embrace innovation in this space.

Bitcoin and Government Regulation Globally

Global Regulations Bitcoin

Satoshi Nakamoto, the unidentified author of the Bitcoin white paper, described the cryptocurrency as a, “peer-to-peer version of electronic cash [that] would allow online payments to be sent directly from one party to another without going through a financial institution.” Those “financial institutions” that Nakamoto wished to bypass when conducting online commerce referred not only […]

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 […]