The Best in Crypto – 1/3/18

Top cryptocurrencies to follow in 2018 (Coinvision):

8 AltCoins Likely To Pump In January 2018

Background, potential, and value of Bitcoin described (Bloomberg):

All You Need to Know About Bitcoin’s Rise, From $0.01 to $15,000

South Korea will begin implementing cryptocurrency regulation, specifically clamping down on speculative investing (Coindesk):

South Korea Sets Date for Anonymous Crypto Trading Ban: Report

Analysts of the Japanese finance giant praise consumer spending on Bitcoin, and its positive impact on Japan’s GDP (Cointelegraph):

Bitcoin ‘Adds 0.3%’ To Japan’s GDP, Claim Nomura Analysts

2017’s biggest cryptocurrencies are ranked by performance (Cointelegraph):

The Cream of the Crypto Crop: 10 Best Performing Assets in 2017

Bitcoinland is still fully dependent on the stability of foreign economies providing liquidity and pricing data to the endogenous labor force of bitcoin (Coindesk):

Why Bitcoin Needs Fiat (And This Won’t Change in 2018)