French Lawmakers Want to Give Bitcoin Investors a Tax Cut

According to a French news website, France’s lower house of parliament (Assemblée Nationale) has backed a proposed plan from its finance commission which will effectively bring the taxes on bitcoin gains in line with other capital gains taxe...

Coinbase CTO: Crypto is Entering the Tech Mainstream

Balaji Srinivasan, a prominent venture capital investor and the chief technical officer at Coinbase, said that crypto is entering the tech mainstream. “Sundar Pichai & Sergey Brin’s sons are both mining crypto; Facebook is doing blockch...

Op-Ed: Goldman Sachs Embezzlement Scandal Shows Value of Crypto

According to a report in the New York Times, Goldman Sachs bankers have been successfully brought to heel regarding their part in a massive multi-billion dollar embezzlement scheme in league with former Malaysian PM Najib Razak, who used proceeds from ...

Leading VC Investor: Dismissing Crypto is Like Dismissing Internet in 1993

Benedict Evans, a general partner at Andreessen Horowitz (A16Z), one of the most successful venture capital firms in the world, has said that crypto is quite similar to the internet in 1993. As with any other emerging technology or market, the cryptocu...

Forked Coins and Airdrops: Using ICOs to Maximize ROI

Starting at the beginning of this year: the entirety of the cryptocurrency market has taken a significant hit with regards to coin value, affecting investors and prolonging the expected launch date of many public ICO token-sales. Amongst those cryptos ...

Bitcoin is Stable, and I Hate It

In perhaps the strongest sign that the market is maturing yet, Bitcoin has been less volatile than stocks for the past month.  While one month does not make a long term trend, it is an interesting development for the asset that is best known for its ma...

Stock Market Plunges But Has No Impact on Crypto: No Correlation?

This week, the US stock market deleted all of its gains made in 2018 amidst a major sell-off. The crash had no impact on the crypto market, showing no signs of inverse correlation. Possibly affected by the trade war between China and the US along with ...

JPMorgan: US Recession by 2020 Has 60% Chance, is Crypto an Alternative?

$362 billion banking giant JPMorgan Chase has predicted a 60 percent chance for the next US recession to occur by 2020. In a global market crash, can crypto be a viable alternative to existing stores of value? “The probability of a U.S. recession withi...

Blockchain Might Make Voting Worse — Not Better: Crypto Researchers

Three researchers with the Initiative for CryptoCurrencies and Contracts (IC3) are questioning whether, as some proponents claim, blockchain technology will be able to change the internet voting sector for the better. In an article published by Busines...

Blockchain 101: From Whiteboard Theory to Real-Life Applications

One of the most important lessons I’ve learned while investing in cryptocurrency assets is the importance of understanding how this technology works and how it can be leveraged. It makes little sense to simply follow the herd when there are great...