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The Best in Crypto – 1/29/18

Equity Markets vs. Cryptocurrency Markets: Weekly Performance Review Comparative analysis of indices and cryptocurrency movement (Cointelegraph). Why Are Portuguese Increasingly Excited About Cryptocurrency Trading: Expert Blog In Portugal, personal income taxation is not applicable to cryptocurrency gains (Cointelegraph). Can Bitcoin Be Destroyed? The 7 (Unlikely) Paths to Irrelevance¬† Seven unlikely situations in which Bitcoin could …

The Best in Crypto – 1/26/18

$6 Million Ponzi: CFTC Charges “Gold-Backed” Crypto My Big Coin With Fraud Claiming it was backed by gold, My Big Coin (MBC) managed to attract investors (most from Massachusetts), misappropriating more than $6million from customers in a cryptocurrency-fueled Ponzi scheme. Now the CFTC has filed charges against (MBC) and its founders (CCN). Robinhood Mobile App …

The Best in Crypto – 1/22/18

A Credit Suisse report downplays the effect bitcoin mining has on the environment, claiming the industry will likely develop more energy-efficient practices and hardware (CCN): Bitcoin Mining isn’t an ‘Environmental Armageddon’: Credit Suisse Report US cybersecurity firm Recorded Future released a report linking a North Korean hacking group, Lazarus, to many South Korean exchanges in …

Everything is Faster in Crypto

Tom Lee, the managing partner and head of research at Fundstrat Global Advisors, put it well when he wrote the following words in a client note published this morning: “What happens in years in equity markets is months in the crypto world.”¬† We have seen a deep correction in Bitcoin/Cryptocurrencies, however, it is certainly not …