Bitcoin is heading for its biggest monthly decline since January 2015

Bitcoin is headed for its worst monthly decline since January 2015 this month amid increasing scrutiny from regulators on the cryptocurrency space. At 12:30 p.m. London time (7:30 a.m. ET), bitcoin was trading at around $ 10,249.56, according to CoinDesk, which tracks the price of the cryptocurrency …
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Bitcoin Is the New Gold

[Bitcoin] transaction confirmation times have risen substantially; this, in turn, has led to an increase in the failure rate of transactions. … By the time the transaction is confirmed, fluctuations in Bitcoin price mean that it's for the “wrong” amount. … Furthermore, fees have risen a great deal … making Bitcoin …
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Goldman Sachs inadvertently bought a stake in a bitcoin trading desk

Contrary to recent reports, Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein says the investment bank isn't starting a bitcoin trading desk (paywall). While the company provides services for clients who trade bitcoin derivatives, the executive said in an interview with CNBC that the bank isn't placing bets on crypto or …
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Daily Discussion, January 31, 2018

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