Malta: The World’s First Blockchain Island

The European island of Malta, just below Italy and above Africa, is quickly becoming the world’s first blockchain powered island. For the past few months, there have been numerous reports of major blockchain companies and crypto exchanges setting up shop in Malta—but why, why a Malta blockchain island? Opportunity cost. Maltese Government The Government of Malta has recognized blockchain as the technology of the future and now wants the tech to be the central part of its economy. The island has been recently deemed one of the best countries to relocate…

Marc Lasry: “Bitcoin Investors Will Make 5 to 10 times their Money in 3 to 5 Years”

Marc Lasry Predicts: Bitcoin has been on a run this week. The coin made a whopping and sudden 10% gain yesterday and it is still heading skyward. Currently, it is sitting pretty at $7,457. This week’s gains are surprising to some considering Bitcoins recent moves; it seemed everything was steadily going southward. Marc Lasry Predicts Avenue Capital Group CEO, Marc Lasry, has always regretted not buying Bitcoin when it was $300. The billionaire spoke of his regret back in December and has spoken out favorably for the coin again today with…

Bitcoin Price: Bitcoin (BTC) Jumps Up Just Below $7,500

Bitcoin Price – Bitcoin (BTC) is having a phenomenal 24 hours on the market; a bull run we haven’t seen from the digital currency in months. Featured Image: CoinMarketCap Bitcoin Price Movement Last week, Bitcoin had an unimpressive week on the market, but it seems to have turned itself around as BTC has seen over a 15% increase in just seven days. This doesn’t closely compare to the percentage gains the cryptocurrency was seeing towards the end of last year, but it’s a positive step. This morning, Bitcoin gained over…

Bitcoin Price: Bitcoin (BTC) Nears $7,500

Bitcoin (BTC) is having a phenomenal 24 hours on the market; a bull run we haven’t seen from the digital currency in months. Let’s check in on the Bitcoin price. Source: CoinMarketCap Bitcoin Price Movement Last week, Bitcoin had an unimpressive week on the market, but it seems to have turned itself around as BTC has seen over a 15% increase in just seven days. This doesn’t compare to the percentage gains the cryptocurrency was seeing towards the end of last year, but it’s a positive step. This morning, Bitcoin…

Bitcoin Makes Massive 10% Gain in 24 Hours

What’s going on with Bitcoin? Yowza. Last week was an impressive week for the coin but today saw it exceed itself by packing on a massive 10% in gains. Other cryptos are experiencing astronomical growth too; EOS is also seeing a 10% hike this week. But Bitcoin, in particular, is out front in a league of its own with its massive 10% gain adding $9 billion to its market cap in under thirty minutes.  The coin currently stands at the $7,360 mark. But elsewhere coins across the board have added between…

Robinhood Lists Dogecoin, Altcoin Surges: Much Wow, Very Cool!

Robinhood adds Dogecoin: It was all smiles yesterday when Robinhood, a stock trading app, revealed that it added Dogecoin to its platform. But behind the scenes, some are unsure of this event. Foes say Dogecoin is a parody cryptocurrency. Moreover, they say that because Robinhood supports less than ten digital currencies, many believed the company to be selective over the coins they carried. On the other hand, fans say despite its bizarre nature, Dogecoin has accumulated mainstream interest and has witnessed price peaks throughout the year. Robinhood Adds Dogecoin, But There’s…

Crypto Daily News: EOS’s Block.one Gets Funding from PayPal and Bitmain Execs; Boeing Tests Blockchain

In today’s edition of Crypto Daily News, we will cover Block.one receiving funding from top execs at PayPal and Bitmain, IBM teaming up with Columbia to launch a Blockchain Research Center, and the airplane maker, Boeing, using blockchain technology. Crypto Daily News: June 17th, 2018 Block.one Gets Funding EOS developer Block.one has secured investments from the crypto-mining billionaire Jihan Wu of Bitmain, and the billionaire PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel. Block.one made the official announcement via a press release on its website yesterday. Block.one’s CEO, Brendan Blumer, made a statement about the…

“More Education is Always Good” – Crypto and Blockchain on 2019 CFA Exam

2019 CFA exam: “We saw the field advancing more quickly than other fields,” says Stephen Horan, the GE managing director at the CFA Insitute. “This is not a passing fad.” CFA Institute is one of the world’s most famous nonprofits, focusing on investment professionals specifically, and offering various certifications in the field, like the Investment Foundations Certificate. It offers a three-level program, which covers a range of topics, from machine learning to artificial intelligence. Some 150,000 financial professionals have received training through this program. Since the crypto industry continues to garner mainstream attention, the Virginia-based…

Crypto Daily News: Charles Hoskinson Wins Crypto World Cup & American Express Explores Blockchain

In today’s edition of Crypto Daily News, we’ll cover the winner of the Crypto World Cup, BlackRock eyeing Bitcoin, and the details of American Express’s blockchain exploration. Charles Hoskinson/France Wins it All This Saturday, France duked it out against Croatia in the World Cup, and France won 4-2. Here at CryptoCurrencyNews.com, we held our own ‘Crypto World Cup’ in which we randomly paired cryptocurrency celebrities with countries competing in the global tournament. The Crypto World Cup ended up being a phenomenal event, and we’d like to congratulate Charles Hoskinson/France for…

BlackRock News Gives Bitcoin (BTC) and Cryptocurrency Market a Boost

BlackRock exploring crypto: The CEO of the world’s largest exchange-traded fund (ETF) provider, BlackRock, just announced that his company has assembled a group to look into cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin (BTC). BlackRock Exploring Crypto Larry Fink told Reuters that he does not see “massive investor demand” currently, but his company will continue to look into cryptocurrency regardless. Fink didn’t have much to add to his statement, but any news regarding BlackRock potentially making moves into the cryptocurrency space is good news. As of June 30th, the company has managed nearly…