The Bitcoin Phenomenon; Is It A Myth That We Are All Buying The Digital Currency?

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Most of us have heard of it, but are we buying it? After a rocky first few years, when it was seen as little more than a vehicle for the ill-gotten gains of drug dealers, money launderers and terrorists, bitcoin, the concept, successfully overcame the doubters in 2017, leading to a stunning hike in the price of the digital currency, from less than $1,000 dollars in January, to above $19,500 by the end of December. Read more

Bitcoin’s Exchange Issues; Crypto Speculators In UK Struggling To “Cash Out”

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Bitcoin speculators in the UK are facing high fees for transferring their digital crypto gains into fiat currency, because digital currency exchanges are struggling to build relationships with UK based banks, the FT revealed over the weekend.

UK banks are apparently “taking a lot more time to get comfortable” when it comes to dealing with bitcoin, or cryptocurrency exchanges, than their European and US counterparts, according to Obi Nwosu, chief executive of Coinfloor, the cryptocurrency exchange. Read more