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Investment Funds That Offer Cryptocurrency Exposure See Big Gains

These days bitcoin continues to outperform many traditional assets as the decentralized currency has become the premiere digital asset class of the 21st century. There are many ways individuals can obtain bitcoins and hold the appreciating investment themselves. However, there are also other traditionalized methods where people can invest in cryptocurrencies through trusts, self-directed IRAs, […]

70 Percent of the Bitcoin Hashrate Begins Signaling Segwit2x

On June 16 the alpha code for the scaling solution Segwit2x was released to the public following a large number of mining pools having vocally supported the plan. Since then a large majority of miners who back the Segwit2x roadmap have started signaling with their hashrate. Also Read: Australian Opposition Leader Believes Bitcoin is Fueling […]

Chinese Miners Announce Accelerated Development and Activation of Segwit2x

A new agreement has been struck among Chinese Bitcoin exchanges and mining companies representing the majority of Bitcoin’s hashing power. They agree to accelerate the development and activation of the Segwit2x scaling upgrade. Also read: Bitmain Announces Hard Fork Protection Plan Against UASF Miners Supporting Segwit2x Segwit2x, also known as the New York Agreement, is an […]

Bitcoin ETN Crosses $100 Million After Unprecedented Demand From Investors, Partners With Xapo

The issuer of Europe’s only bitcoin-based exchange-traded notes (ETNs), XBT Provider, on Thursday announced that its assets under management (AUM) have doubled within the last 45 days to $100 million, due to “rapidly escalating” demand from investors. In addition, the Swedish-domiciled company has partnered with leading Bitcoin wallet and custodian Xapo. Also read: Britain’s Largest Broker […]

Britain’s Largest Broker Offers Exchange-Traded Bitcoin Investments

Britain’s leading brokerage firm, Hargreaves Lansdown, now offers bitcoin exchange-traded products to its 876,000 customers. These investments are available for regular brokerage accounts as well as self-invested personal pension accounts. Also read: Chinese Bitcoin Exchanges Resume Withdrawals Largest British Broker Hargreaves Lansdown plc is a financial service company based in Bristol, a city in South West […]