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Here’s What Every Major 2020 US Presidential Candidate Has Said about Bitcoin

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The 2020 US presidential election is still nearly two years away, but campaign season is already in full swing. Before long, voters will know which Democrats support the Green New Deal and what mantra will replace Trump rally staple "Lock her up!" (assuming Hillary Clinton doesn't run again, that is). Less prominent, though, are the candidates' thoughts on bitcoin, positions which do not always...

4 Ways the U.S. Government Shutdown is Menacing Bitcoin and the Crypto Market

By CCN.com: The U.S. government shutdown has entered its 35th day. For five weeks, many industries have been paralyzed and federal workers are living on food stamps and soylent. It’s almost incomprehensible to anyone living outside the land of the plenty that the majority of its population lives from paycheck to paycheck. This is still the world’s largest economy, after all. While for some...

Shock Claim: Ripple (XRP) Market Cap Massively Lower Than Advertised

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By CCN.com: It turns out that ripple (XRP) might not be the second-largest cryptocurrency after all. Researchers Claim Ripple's Market Cap is Just $6.9 Billion That’s the bold thesis of a new report from crypto research firm Messari, which alleges that ripple’s circulating market cap -- the combined value of all liquid XRP tokens -- is “significantly overstated” on the vast majority of crypto...

Is DX.Exchange a Sham? Crypto Platform For US Stock Trading Linked to Shady SpotOption

DX.Exchange, the new kid on the crypto trading block that offers tokenized versions of Nasdaq-listed US stocks (powered by Nasdaq’s Matching Engine Technology), has some questionable, even sketchy ties with a shuttered binary options trading platform based in Israel. Limor Patarkazishvili owns the much-applauded crypto platform DX.Exchange, CCN has learned. Who is Patarkazishvili? She previously...

Bitcoin Interview: Edge Wallet’s Paul Puey on the Future of Money

CCN had a chance to speak with Paul Puey, founder of Edge Wallet and veteran crypto entrepreneur. Edge Wallet was previously called Airbitz. In the early days of crypto, Airbitz was a Bitcoin-only wallet that featured a directory of brick and mortar businesses which accepted Bitcoin. It was one of the only mobile wallets which allowed the user to own their private keys without having to see them...

Tell Billionaire CEO Jamie Dimon He's The Reason Why America's Small Businesses Are Dying

The live stream of Jamie Dimon's address (watch below) at the NY Economic Club opens with the billionaire CEO of JP Morgan Chase pointing out a dearth of activity from American small business entrepreneurs over the last ten years since the Wall Street financial crisis: "Small business formation is lower than it's ever been in the United States in recovery. This recovery is ten years long, a...

Why NEO Co-Founder Erik Zhang Says Ethereum Will Overtake Bitcoin

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NEO appears to be losing ground in the popularity contest, at least lately. In the glory days of 2017, the "Chinese Ethereum" was a top 10 cryptocurrency with unstoppable potential. NEO was touted as being faster, better, and capable of handling way more transactions than other major networks. The hype surrounding the project was palpable. Since its heyday in January 2018 when its market cap was...

Steven Seagal’s Crypto Endorsement: Inside A Massive Cloud Mining Crypto Swindle

A multi-platform, multi-continent scam roped in hundreds of people for at least $1,000 each over the course of 2017 and 2018. The old Cloud Mining exit scam in the extreme. An altcoin called “Bitcoin 2nd Generation,” B2G or Bitcoiin2G came out of the charade with actor Steven Seagal reportedly endorsing the cryptocurrency. The B2G ICO (Initial Coin Offering) culminated in New Jersey, where The...

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