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Israeli PM Netanyahu Says Bitcoin Is Rising as Banks Are Destined to Disappear – Bitcoin News

Israeli PM Netanyahu Says Bitcoin Is Rising as Banks Are Destined to Disappear – Bitcoin News

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Israeli PM Netanyahu Says Bitcoin Is Rising as Banks Are Destined to Disappear - Bitcoin News Economics With the meteoric rise in the value of bitcoin this year and the media cacophony around it, its a surprise that not all world leaders have spoken about the subject yet. One political figure that we can now rest assure is keeping an eye on bitcoin is Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Also Read: Israeli Regulator Won’t Allow Bitcoin Firms to Be Included in Stock Indices Sitting down with reporters to an off the cuff Q&A at the Israeli parliament’s diner, the PM was asked for his advice whether an individual should invest in bitcoin or not. He answered: “So first of all, why can’t you also sell money? Why not? It’s t
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Bitcoin Price Watch; Here Are Today’s Key Levels

Bitcoin Price Watch; Here Are Today’s Key Levels

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Bitcoin Price Watch; Here Are Today’s Key Levels Here we go on another day of trading in our bitcoin price efforts and it’s time to get some levels in place that we can use to try and draw a profit from the market if and when things move. Things have slowed down a little in terms of outright runs over the last few days and we’re guessing that this is symptomatic of nothing more than a bit of profit taking on the back of last week’s run. Whether we will see a return to the exciting moves we saw at the end of last week as we head into the close of this one remains to be seen but – as is almost certainly the case – there’s a strong chance that the majority of those with any sort of stake in this market are doing exactly that. Anyway
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Federal Reserve Chair: “Fed Doesn’t Really Play Any Regulatory Role” in Bitcoin – Bitcoin News

Federal Reserve Chair: “Fed Doesn’t Really Play Any Regulatory Role” in Bitcoin – Bitcoin News

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Federal Reserve Chair: “Fed Doesn’t Really Play Any Regulatory Role” in Bitcoin - Bitcoin News Featured Following her next-to-last Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting, outgoing Federal Reserve (Fed) Chairwoman Janet Yellen gave a final scheduled press conference 13 December 2017 in Washington, DC. In a growing sign of its influence, once again bitcoin was introduced as a topic for consideration at the highest levels of finance. No fewer than three times did cryptocurrencies make their way into the discussion: regulatory policy, prospects of a Fed Coin, and bitcoin’s threat to financial stability. Also read: Only Big Broker Offering CME Bitcoin Futures Allows Whales to Short Fed Chair Says Bitcoin Very Small The firs
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Out with the Old: Blockchain Requires a New Regulatory Approach

Out with the Old: Blockchain Requires a New Regulatory Approach

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Out with the Old: Blockchain Requires a New Regulatory Approach Eva A. Kaili is a member of the European Parliament, where she chairs the Science and Technology Options Assessment (STOA) panel aimed at assessing AI, fintech and blockchain. The following article is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk's 2017 in Review. The internet is once more in a period of transition. The "cloud era" that served consumers and firms so well so far, little by little, gives its place to the "era of decentralization," or the era wherein the end-users of computers will not only own and manage their hardware in a decentralized way, but also own and manage their own data in a decentralized way. DLT is the technology that will enable this transition
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Former NZ PM Angrily Denies BTC Investment Rumors

Former NZ PM Angrily Denies BTC Investment Rumors

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Former NZ PM Angrily Denies BTC Investment Rumors Former New Zealand Prime Minister, Sir John Key, says rumors circulating that he invested in Bitcoin are entirely false. The claim that Key is an avid investor in BTC originally came from a fake NZ Herald site, a link to which was then circulated on Facebook and Twitter. The fake news claimed that Key was holding $300 mln in BTC from his initial investment of $1,000. It also includes a quote from Richard Branson, falsely attributed to Key in the report: “I have invested in Bitcoin because I believe in its potential, the capacity it has to transform global payments is very exciting.” – John Key 38th Prime Minister of New Zealand Key and the real NZ Herald react In his interview w
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PR: Game Machine ICO Finds a Way to Make Investors, Gamers and Developers Happy – Bitcoin News

PR: Game Machine ICO Finds a Way to Make Investors, Gamers and Developers Happy – Bitcoin News

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Please share if you find this article interesting. PR: Game Machine ICO Finds a Way to Make Investors, Gamers and Developers Happy - Bitcoin News This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. Everyone is a gamer, there is no doubt about it. The time humanity spends in games is enormous. But every man needs to work and to rest. That’s when gaming platforms are patiently waiting. These platforms are simply the tools to gain profit for everyone. Gaming Industry finds a new way to grow Gaming became a separate branch of the ec
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It’s Official: Bitcoin Was Bigger Than North Korea and the Eclipse This Year – Bitcoin News

It’s Official: Bitcoin Was Bigger Than North Korea and the Eclipse This Year – Bitcoin News

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Please share if you find this article interesting. It’s Official: Bitcoin Was Bigger Than North Korea and the Eclipse This Year - Bitcoin News News For people who work, live, and trade bitcoin, it can be hard to get a true perspective on the digital currency’s popularity. It’s now been independently confirmed, however, that 2017 really was all about bitcoin. Google’s Year in Search has been published, and it ranks bitcoin as the second biggest news story of 2017, second only to Hurricane Irma. Both events were unstoppable forces this year, wreaking havoc in their respective spheres. Also read: The Bitcoin.com Wallet Celebrates a Million Downloads This Week Bitcoin Eclipses the Eclipse Before Google weighed in, it was already evident that 2017 was a huge year for bitcoin. Ana
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Ethereum Classic Price Technical Analysis – ETC/USD Steadies Above $30

Ethereum Classic Price Technical Analysis – ETC/USD Steadies Above $30

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Ethereum Classic Price Technical Analysis – ETC/USD Steadies Above $30 Key Highlights Ethereum classic price is in a decent uptrend and is placed nicely above the $30.00 level against the US Dollar. There is a major ascending channel forming with support at $30.00 on the hourly chart of the ETC/USD pair (Data feed via Kraken). The pair might continue to rise in the near term above the $32.00 and $35.00 resistance levels. Ethereum classic price is slowly gaining momentum against the US Dollar and Bitcoin. ETC/USD could soon move above $34.00 for more upsides in the near term. Ethereum Classic Price Uptrend There were steady gains in ETC price from the $26.00 swing low against the US Dollar. The price was able to move above a few
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Once Coy, Hedge Funds Now Rush to Bitcoin – Bitcoin News

Once Coy, Hedge Funds Now Rush to Bitcoin – Bitcoin News

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Once Coy, Hedge Funds Now Rush to Bitcoin - Bitcoin News Featured Bulls are on parade as hedge funds pour money into bitcoin-related projects and products. Traditional hedges have been outperformed by cryptocurrency funds in 2017, and the phenomenon has turned into a full-fledged feeding frenzy. New indices are popping up to track it all. Ecosystem stalwarts Bitgo and Bitpay expect new rounds of funding, and well-over 100 such funds are now dedicated to cryptocurrency.   Also read: SEC Ramps Up Crypto Oversight – Hires Coin ETF ”Expert” Crypto Hedge Funds Up 1,500% in 2017 Hedge funds as a whole are up a nice inflation-beating 7.5 percent as the year finishes. When placed against crypto-related industry products, legacy fin
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Ripple Price Technical Analysis – XRP/USD Upside Surge above $0.60

Ripple Price Technical Analysis – XRP/USD Upside Surge above $0.60

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Ripple Price Technical Analysis – XRP/USD Upside Surge above $0.60 Key Highlights Ripple price is climbing higher and is currently placed well above the $0.5500 level against the US Dollar. There is a monster bullish trend line forming with support at $0.5200 on the hourly chart of the XRP/USD pair (data source from Kraken). The pair will most likely accelerate higher above the $0.6000 and $0.6500 in the near term. Ripple price is flying higher against the US Dollar and Bitcoin. XRP/USD is now placed nicely for more gains above $0.6000 and $0.6500. Ripple Price to Continue Higher There were solid gains in Ripple price above the $0.4500 resistance against the US Dollar. Once the price was able to move above the $0.4500 resistance,