Bitcoin Savings Accounts: Crypto’s Next Big Thing?

When BlockFi began offering interest-bearing accounts earlier this month, it seemed to have struck gold. Giving people a place to securely store their bitcoin or ether is paying off for the company and crypto holders. An impressive 10,000 people have signed up for accounts. Almost all of them, roughly 90%, are retail investors. As the prices for cryptocurrencies have fallen considerably, enthusiasts have pumped more than $ 35 million in deposits into BlockFi accounts. From Beta To A Hit The company announced the private beta launch of the BlockFi Interest Account (BIA) in January. Account holders receive 6 percent annual interest paid

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Bitcoin Price Has Just a 5% Chance to Hit $10,000 in Next 6 Months

The chances of the bitcoin price reaching five figures within the next six months are growing slimmer by the day. Based on the current value of BTC options, cryptocurrency analysis firm Skew Markets has disclosed that the odds of bitcoin exceeding the $ 10,000 mark by September are now just 4.6 percent. Odds of bitcoin >10k by September = 4.6% What do you think? pic.twitter.com/5BVeRbETem — skew (@skew_markets) March 18, 2019 Additionally, the probability of bitcoin reaching slightly lower price targets are not that great either. For instance, the probability of bitcoin reaching $ 8,000 by September is slightly under 10 percent.

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Billionaire Bitcoin Bull Novogratz Sees ‘Next Move Higher’ for Crypto Market

The bitcoin price is holding above $ 4,000, today’s fractional declines notwithstanding, and the bullish price predictions are back. Michael Novogratz of crypto merchant bank Galaxy Digital is the latest voice to come out of crypto hibernation and tell it as he sees it. Novogratz is calling the market bottom days after Fundstrat’s Thomas Lee issued his latest bullish outlook for the BTC price. Novogratz’s remarks were in response to Binance CEO Changpeng “CZ” Zhao, who posted a poll on Twitter asking followers whether we’re in a bull or bear market. Out of nearly 15,000 votes so far, the needle is

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Dr. Doom Buys First BTC, Is Warren Buffett next?

Famed Swiss investor, analyst and, until recently, crypto skeptic Marc Faber, 73, has bought his first bitcoin in another sign the old guard of investments is warming to crypto. Speaking to German finance website Cash, Faber revealed he recently bought bitcoin for the first time to learn more about cryptocurrencies and following some persistent and high-profile badgering. Gloom, Boom and Doom His normally pessimistic market outlook earned him the nickname “Dr. Doom.” Faber, with a net worth reportedly around $ 25 billion, famously predicted the crash of 1987. He pens the Gloom, Boom and Doom monthly market report. March report “The

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World Wide Web Turns 30: Has it Failed – and What Comes Next?

Today, March 12, marks the 30th anniversary of the World Wide Web. To celebrate, we’ll look back on how it began, assess the progress its made, and ask the all-important questions: has it failed – and what comes next? World Wide Web vs. The Internet While sometimes used interchangeably, it’s important to separate the World Wide Web from the Internet. The former refers to the network of information consisting of web pages and other similar resources, identifiable by Uniform Resource Locators, or URLs. The Internet, on the other hand, is the technology that enables users to access those resources. The

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