Category: Bitcoin (BTC)

Bitcoin Halving — Everything You Need to Know

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Rekt Capital

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The amount of Bitcoin that gets created every 10 minutes gets cut in half every four years. This is known as the Bitcoin Halving. The next Halving will be Bitcoin’s third and will take place in May 2020. This is when the current block reward of 12.5 Bitcoin every 10 minutes will be cut in half […]

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Hedera Hashgraph — Time for some FUD

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Eric Wall

So, Hedera Hashgraph is launching on September 16. It’s a 3rd generation DLT and it can do 10,000+ TPS!     Amazing, right? Yeah! Or wait, I forgot something. Because I hold huge bags of bitcoin (or was it BCH? or Qtum? I lose track) that I’m apparently for some magical reason unable to sell, I don’t have any alternative but to conjure […]

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Bitcoin Fixes This

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Unchained Capital

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This past week marked that time of year when global central bankers, establishment economists and CNBC, et al. descend on Jackson Hole, Wyoming to discuss the systemic issues that plague our economy. Never seeming to find an answer but constantly in search of it; it is the perennial Jackson Hole dilemma. There is always much […]

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Bitcoin is Not Too Slow

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Unchained Capital

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In Peter Thiel’s Zero to One, he outlines the impact new technology has on building a non-zero sum future. While the book is focused on individuals and companies, bitcoin as a monetary system is the ultimate zero to one technology leap. For historical examples, Thiel highlights the advent of the steam engine as well as the […]

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Bitcoin Does Not Waste Energy

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Unchained Capital

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How many times have you heard the safety instructions before a standard commercial flight? You probably know them by heart, but every time, prior to takeoff, flight attendants instruct passengers traveling with children to put their oxygen mask on first and then tend to the children. Instinctively, it’s counterintuitive. Logically, it makes all the sense […]

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Bitcoin Is Not Too Volatile

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Unchained Capital

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Has anyone you respect ever told you that bitcoin doesn’t make any sense? Maybe you’ve seen the price of bitcoin rise exponentially and then seen it crash. You write it off, believe your friend was right, don’t hear about it for a while and think bitcoin must have died. But then you wake up a […]

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Facebook’s Libra Masterplan

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Eric Wall

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  Facebook is very knowingly exploiting a very specific gap in regulations and technology made possible by the cryptocurrency industry that will allow their planned “Libra” cryptocurrency to flow into the black market economy while still being compliant with traditional financial entities’ compliance policies. (I don’t use “black market economy” as a bad word here. The […]

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A Note on the Bitcoin Rally

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Adamant Capital

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After moving sideways for 12 days in a range of $7,000 to $8,300, bitcoin recently broke out to the upside and briefly traded at around $9,000. If the parabolic uptrend is continued, the price could reach $11,000 this month, and go higher still in July. But will it? In this note, we share some thoughts on […]

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The Past & Future of Blockchain: Where we’re going and why

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Spencer Bogart

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What follows is a brief summary of where the blockchain industry has come from over the past 10 years, where (I think) it’s headed over the next 10 years — and a lens to help understand why. It’s lighter on the deep-history and heavier on the more recent and forward-looking perspective.   Where we’ve come from Bitcoin Emerges (Jan […]

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Bitcoin is a Demographic Mega-Trend: Data Analysis

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Spencer Bogart

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What follows is data and analysis from a survey of American adults regarding general sentiment toward Bitcoin — the survey was conducted online by The Harris Poll, on behalf of Blockchain Capital, from April 23–25, 2019 among 2,029 American adults. The survey was an augmented version of one we ran in October 2017 (we added a few […]

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