Tag: bitcoin

Bitcoin for Beginners

Words like “Bitcoin” and “blockchain” are repeated daily in several stories in both the daily financial and internet news, not to mention in several social media discussions by news and business personalities. For the average consumer, the terms can be easily conflated or confused, especially as most mentions in the media are about the current value trends of Bitcoin or… Read more →

Bitcoin’s Widespread Adoption

Bitcoin is everywhere. At least it seems that way. Anyone who’s paid any attention to financial markets during the past year has probably felt bombarded by bitcoin. There’s been a constant flood of articles explaining what it, predicting how high (or how low) its price will go, or offering other commentary about its future. Of course, bitcoin’s been around for… Read more →

The Rise and Fall of Facebook Libra

Facebook Libra has been in the news a lot lately. This cryptocurrency was envisioned as a so-called stablecoin. Libra was designed carefully to avoid the huge fluctuations faced by cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. The plan was to offer a more stable currency, backed by stable securities. Sponsors like Visa, Mastercard, and Paypal seemed just about ready to get on board with… Read more →

Bitcoin 101: An Easy Guide to the Latest Currency Trend

  Over the past few weeks, its has become impossible to read the news without mention of the popular digital currency. Though introduced to the world over 7 years ago, bitcoin has resurfaced, as investors and finance professionals are seeing its worth. Since January of this year, the value of bitcoin has been increased by 10 times, an unusual jump… Read more →