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Bitcoin Fundamentals Briefing, October 2019

Bitcoin Fundamentals Briefing, October 2019

Breaking the Mid-Autumn Slumber. October 2019 All summer, the Bitcoin market was primed for big shifts. The headlines were mostly promising, looking forward to Bitcoin options, a Bakkt futures launch, institutional investors entering with new money, and so on. There were also many reports about blockchain and cryptocurrency applications in spheres beyond trading, as well as optimistic …

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CFTC slaps a broker because of Dodd-Frank Act – The USA Nanny State Rolls On

CFTC slaps a broker because of Dodd-Frank Act – The USA Nanny State Rolls On

I’m never sure if I love to hate the CFTC or hate to love the CFTC. On the one hand, they’ve been really ramping up enforcement actions against scammers that steal money from traders and investors. On the other, they are more than happy to run around wasting time and taxpayer money to restrict the rights of US citizens and residents to deal with brokers from other countries.

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Bitcoin fundamentals briefing, December 2019

Bitcoin fundamentals briefing, December 2019

The year flew by, and it was a challenging but interesting period for cryptocurrencies. We would say that the main theme of 2019 was trying to make sense of it all. When the initial euphoria started to fade, everyone came down to reality. BTC price collapsed, and investors and traders started wondering what comes next. …

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Bitcoin fundamentals – September briefing 2019

Bitcoin fundamentals – September briefing 2019

A Quiet Start – September 2019 September was one of the quietest months of the year, not only in terms of developments but also price volatility. BTC’s chart shows that every week had a smaller trading range than the previous one. Except for the Bakkt launch – a major and much-anticipated event – news reports …

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Bitcoin Nose Dive – November 2019

Bitcoin Nose Dive – November 2019

The month of crushing hope!  November 2019 stands out in the history of the Bitcoin market because it’s practically impossible to find anything positive to report. Worse still, the market is treading on thin ice, which is fortunately still holding and hoping for some upside action, even though the odds have diminished dramatically in the …

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