The Best in Crypto 1/4/18

The identity of many wealthy Bitcoin investors remain anonymous – and they’re more common than you think (Cointelegraph):

Bitcoin Billionaires Hiding in Plain Sight

Opinion piece discussing the cryptocurrency Ripple (Coindesk):

Ripple’s XRP: Giving the Third-Largest Cryptocurrency a Second Look

Review of Ether’s growth since its record high in the past month (Cointelegraph):

Ether Hits New Record Price High Over $900 Following Month of Strong Growth

The journey of Bitcoin in the past year (Coindesk):
2017’s Crypto (R)evolution Was Just the Beginning

China, home to many of the world’s largest Bitcoin miners, plans to limit the the power of Bitcoin miners due to plans outlined by The People’s Bank of China (Bloomberg):

China to Curb Power Supply for some Bitcoin

Leader’s market share drops to 37% as investments in alternative coins rise (Bloomberg):

Second-Tier Crypto Are Starting to Catch Up to Bitcoin

Five alternative cryptocurrencies are discussed including Bitcoin Cash, ZCash, Monero, Ripple, and Ethereum (Washington Post):

Bitcoin got a big boost in 2017. Here are 5 other cryptocurrencies to watch in 2018.

Growing interest among retail and institutional investors shows strong potential for Bitcoin to reach $50,000 in 2018 (CNBC):

Blockchain Capital partner says bitcoin could easily trade over $50,000 in 2018