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The volatility of the price of Bitcoin has been making news since its inception. Read the latest news about the highs and lows of the Bitcoin economy with CoinJournal.net

Financial Times Piece Inadvertently Makes the Case for Buying Bitcoin

Financial Times Capital Markets Editor Dan McCrum has written another piece about how bitcoin is a pyramid scheme and will eventually fall to zero....

While Circle Pivots Away from Bitcoin, Blockchain Doubles Down on the...

Earlier this week, Circle continued the process of pivoting away from bitcoin as a currency in their payments app. After previously deciding to denominate...

New Ethereum-Backed Banking Platform Set to Soft Launch in Coming Months

London-based BABB App Ltd. plans to soft launch its blockchain-based banking platform in Q2'17. The company is currently applying for a full banking license...

Grayscale Investments Report Outlines Centralization Risks in Ethereum

One of the most difficult aspects of bootstrapping a new cryptocurrency network is moving beyond the early stages of inevitable centralization. To some extent,...

Report Estimates There are More Than 10 Million Bitcoin Holders Worldwide

A joint report from ARK Invest and Coinbase estimates that more than 10 million people around the world hold a material amount of bitcoin....

Jim Rickards on Central Bankers’ Incentives to Demonize Bitcoin and Gold

Jim Rickards, the New York Times bestselling author of Currency Wars, The End of Money, and The New Case for Gold, was recently interviewed...

Purse.io Review: Incredibly Useful

Purse.io Review Purse.io has become one of the most popular bitcoin services. Nearly anything can be bought through Amazon, therefore if you could spend bitcoins...

Bitcoin Could Reach Tremendous Scale Through Trustless Bitcoin Banks

TumbleBit is a second layer payments proposal for bitcoin that has mostly gained attention due to its ability to improve privacy for users, but...

What President Trump Means For Bitcoin

It was clear something was wrong with the Clinton campaign as soon as the polls closed in Florida. Pundits and pollsters alike pointed to...

Nathaniel Popper On TechCrunch’s Trust Disrupted: Bitcoin and the Blockchain

Known for their coverage of disruptive technology, Techcrunch have this week released the initial episodes of their first series on Bitcoin and blockchain technology,...