Bitcoin makes a comeback now that tax season is nearly over: Venture capitalist

"People realized way more tax gains in 2017 than they expected to," says venture capitalist Spencer Bogart, and were forced to sell in the early part of 2018 to cover taxes. Bitcoin peaked above $ 8,000 on Thursday. Bogart says the coin could easily reach December highs of $ 19,500 or higher during the …
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US Marshals Service To Sell Nearly $25 Mln Worth Of Seized Bitcoin At Auction

The US Marshals Service has announced that it will be auctioning off approximately 2,170 Bitcoins seized in the course of various federal criminal, civil, and administrative cases, a press release stated March 5. The auction will take place on March 19, 2018 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. EDT. Bidders who wish to …
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Nearly Half of 2017's Cryptocurrency 'ICO' Projects Have Already Died

Last year was without a doubt the Year of Bitcoin, as exploding interest in cryptocurrency fueled a massive market runup. As if that wasn't enough excitement, some speculators took the further leap to investing in cryptocurrency projects through a lightly regulated process called an “ICO,” or initial coin …
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Bitcoin nearly doubles in value from year's low as Korea eases stance on cryptocurrencies

“While the threat of heavy regulation, or even a total ban on exchange trading, has hovered over bitcoin in recent weeks, reports this morning that the South Korean government are softening their stance have given traders confidence to buy,” said Dennis de Jong, managing director, at online brokerage …
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Hedge fund manager: I believe so strongly in bitcoin and other cryptos I put nearly all my money in …

"Like 90 percent," Brian Kelly estimates of his cryptocurrencies investment. "I run a fund. I have my money in that. I've got investments elsewhere." "But that's not for everybody," said the founder of BK Capital Management. "I'm making a big bet." In 2018, bitcoin has been under pressure, hitting a …
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