Tag: bitcoin

The Future Is Decentralized

Payment Gateway

Leading Payment Gateway PayFast Scraps Bitcoin Citing ‘Design Flaws’

Leading South African digital payments gateway PayFast has decided to scrap all Bitcoin transactions starting from July 20th. The Cape Town-based company was one of the first local providers to offer online cryptocurrency exchange but now looks to backtrack on its alternative payment solutions. It’s latest press release dished out heavy criticism towards Bitcoin citing…
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Jul 18, 2019 0
Bitcoin so popular

Bitcoin: So Popular Even the Talking Heads Are Defending It

Are we on the cusp of cryptocurrency mainstream adoption? Bitcoin has become so popular that even the talking heads at CNBC are now starting to make sense. What has the world come to. After an interesting week in which the president waded into the murky waters of Bitcoin legitimacy, even Joe Kernen of CNBC’s “Squawk…
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Jul 13, 2019 0

New Finance | Rethinking the Governance of Money

I, like many others, love the promise of Bitcoin. It’s a censorship-resistant currency with a hard cap that doesn’t steal the purchasing power of the masses through infinite paper printing. Bitcoin addresses many of the issues we have with the current fiat system and yet I don’t see much debate over the future governance of…
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Jan 3, 2019 0

Weekly Technical Analysis – 28 May 2018

Overall Sentiment Markets continue to remain bearish in the 2nd quarter of 2018 despite my hope that we would resume the bull trend. The market dominance charts suggest that we might see a rally in bitcoin over the coming weeks compared to altcoins. This does not necessarily mean that bitcoin will do well against the…
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May 28, 2018 0
Cryptocurrency Exchange Overview

Cryptocurrency Exchange Overview

Cryptocurrency Exchange Overview Let’s dig a little deeper into the cryptocurrency exchange overview. There are an ever increasing amount of cryptocurrency exchanges appearing every year as new players recognise a global market which is largely untapped and as some established players post record profits: Binance is More Profitable than Germany’s Biggest Bank. A cryptocurrency exchange…
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May 23, 2018 0
Store Your Coins

Digital Currency Storage

Digital Currency Storage The cryptocurrency market is still maturing and as of early 2018 we are still waiting for standardised security solutions when it comes to storing your coins. The fundamental difference with crypto is that you now become your own bank. Being your own bank means taking full responsibility for all the advantages/disadvantages that…
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May 22, 2018 1
Skin In The Game

Skin in the Game – Catching Exponential Price Moves

Cryptocurrency – The Emerging Asset Class Millionaires are emerging in the cryptocurrency sphere. Traditional markets are well matured and by all accounts artificially inflated through government and central bank printing of huge amounts of paper money. The chart below shows the huge growth in money supply of the US Dollar, particularly since the late 90’s.…
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May 18, 2018 0
Loom vs Ethereum

Weekly Technical Analysis – 17 May 2018

Overall Sentiment The crypto market continues to consolidate after last year’s massive run up into the end of the year. Bitcoin has retraced 70% from the all time highs around $19 500. This is completely normal if we have a look at the price action, particularly for bitcoin, since it’s inception. There is nothing noticeably…
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May 17, 2018 1
Crypto Fundamentals

You Cannot Separate Blockchain from It’s Underlying Currency

You Cannot Separate Blockchain from it’s Underlying Currency There is an annoying trend among main stream media of so-called experts trashing a cryptocurrency but praising it’s underlying technology, blockchain. Here’s one such example: Ex Goldman Sachs President Says Global Cryptocurrency Will Come But it’s not Bitcoin This shows a complete lack of understanding on how…
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May 11, 2018 0

Weekly Technical Analysis – 8 May 2018

I have been travelling through Europe and have had little time to update the site. Nevertheless the crypto markets remain interesting so let’s dive in and take a look. Overall Sentiment Since my last post, Bitcoin has broken out of the large bullish flag that was forming and has moved steadily higher. We have also…
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May 8, 2018 0