Bitcoin could be here for 100 years but it's more likely to 'totally collapse,' Nobel laureate says

"It reminds me of the Tulip mania in Holland in the 1640s, and so the question is did that collapse? We still pay for tulips even now and sometimes they get expensive. (Bitcoin) might totally collapse and be forgotten and I think that's a good likely outcome but it could linger on for a good long time, it could …
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Bitcoin is 'something regulators need to deal with but not ban,' says former FDIC chair

Amid threats of a potential ban on cryptocurrency, former FDIC Chair Sheila Bair said digital currencies such as bitcoin should be more tightly monitored but not stopped. "It's something regulators need to deal with but not ban," Bair told CNBC's "Fast Money" on Thursday. Bair, who said she does not own …
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Bitcoin's on a wild ride, but investors have shown it's here to stay, analyst says

Despite its recent price whipsaw, bitcoin has gained legitimacy with investors and is here to stay, according to Spencer Bogart, a partner and head of research at Blockchain Capital. Bitcoin has been on a jolting ride this year after soaring more than 1,200 percent in 2017. It rose 30.9 percent Thursday, …
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“State is the main regulator of our activity” – says Hydra admin (

Chief admin and creator of the leading Russian darknet market Hydra gave an interview to Zefir (Crypto and technology news website). We translated it to make the text available to English speakers.
Do you remember when you used Tor browser for the first time? How did you know about it? Which websites did you visit?
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'It's never safe to invest in bitcoin,' says Evercore analyst

Bitcoin's volatility has been especially troublesome in recent weeks with concerns over regulatory crackdowns and South Korea's announcement that it was considering a cryptocurrency ban. The popular cryptocurrency dropped below $ 10,000 this week for the first time since November. The price dip, a …
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Bitcoin could 'easily double' in 2018, says Fundstrat's Tom Lee

One of Wall Street's biggest bitcoin bulls says the cryptocurrency could "easily double" or even triple in 2018. In August 2017, Tom Lee, co-founder and head of research at Fundstrat Global Advisors, predicted bitcoin's rally above $ 10,000 and declared that the digital currency would outperform equities …
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British Bank Says “No” to Crypto Firms from Gibraltar (

Less than a week since it started licensing blockchain businesses, Gibraltar has received bad news from the United Kingdom. A leading British bank has refused to process orders from crypto firms based in the overseas territory. Gibraltan banks are now on the lookout for another UK banking partner.
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