Trump Pushes Federal Reserve For Negative Interest Rates, Bitcoin's Anti-Inflation Mechanism Shines
The potential for negative interest rates on the US dollar highlights the strength of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, which have anti-inflationary mechanisms built-in.
Riot Blockchain Sees Growth in Q1 2020 Despite COVID-19 Disruption
Riot Blockchain Inc., one of the few listed public cryptocurrency mining companies in the United States on Nasdaq, reported financial results for Q1 of 2020, which ended on March 31. The company has seen a small growth in its earnings per share during this quarter. Riot Blockchain previously changed its name from Bioptix in 2017 after shifting its focus from biotechnology to Bitcoin mining. The company’s share price skyrocketed to a $38 high in late 2017, which then fell to $110 after Riot was accused of misleading investors by capitalizing on public interest in blockchain to drive up its share price. These claims have been dismissed on the basis that it was not proven that the company’s name was changed to drive up the share price.
Bitcoin Wallet Addresses At All Time High As Bitcoin Network Experiences Third Halving
New data from Glassnode reveals that the number of Bitcoin addresses containing less than 1 BTC has more than doubled since the second halving in July 2016, with wallets containing less than 0.1 BTC showing the highest increase.
Bitcoin Halving Reduces Mining Rewards for Third Time in Brief History
The most anticipated event for cryptocurrency has come to pass. Bitcoin’s third Halving took place reducing the block rewards from 12.5 to 6.25 BTC per new block for the third time in its history. The first block mined for 6.25-bitcoin was mined and relayed by the fourth largest mining pool by total computer power, Antpool.
European Crypto Miners Share Insights About Their Local Mining Industry
dGen, a non-profit research organization, in its report, has revealed that the cryptocurrency miners in the European region believe that Europe's higher electricity prices as compared to that of Russia and China is due to the strict regulation, strong protections, and political stability.
May 11: If You Can't Handle Me at My Worst, then You Don't Deserve Me at My Best...
What a volatile Sunday for Bitcoin as it plunged from $9,800 to $8,100 in a single hour, a very large outsized move for a weekend trading session that even Coinbase suffered an outage. There was no news/catalyst, instead I think it was a planned outsized sale that happened. A likely scenario is that a coordinated selling or take-profit via OTC and exchanges.
Bitcoin Halving: Everything You Need to Know in 5 Minutes
In May 2020, Bitcoin is expected to experience its third halving in history. Bitcoin halving refers to the halving of Bitcoin block rewards, which occurs once every 210,000 blocks created (approximately every 4 years).
Pantera Capital CEO Dan Morehead Predicts Bitcoin Price Rebound Despite Slow Economic Recovery
In an investor letter, Dan Morehead Pantera Capital CEO explained why the current market environment could be a boom for Bitcoin as investors seek new opportunities.
Post-Halving Prediction: Bitcoin Price Hitting $20,000 Only a Matter of Time
With the much-anticipated Bitcoin halving just around the corner, pundits, investors, and traders are keeping a keen eye on this event because mining rewards will be slashed from 12.5 BTC to 6.25 BTC. Crypto trader TheMoonCarl tweeted that the number of non-zero Bitcoin addresses had smashed the 30 million figure. As a result, he believes that the all-time high Price of BTC of $20,000 will be broken.
China's Bitmain shows Bitcoin Mining remains Profitable After Posting $300 Million in Revenues
Bitmain, one of the largest mining equipment makers globally, has reported revenues of $300 million thus far in 2020. While its business has faced turmoil in recent times, the core strategy continues to reap benefits.

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