What is The Merge, and What Does It Mean For You?
All year long, there has been a lot of chatter about “the Merge,” which is “the most significant upgrade in the history of Ethereum,” according to Ethereum.org. The Merge has been promised for late 2022, but until recently, there was no precise date scheduled for it to take place. Now, there is. The Merge is…Read More
Crypto News, March 2022 Update
Heading into April we can take a look back at the month of March and see that the roller coaster of the last few months has seemed to slow down for the most part, at least for the time being. Highlights Russia and Ukraine We’ll hit up on this real quick as we know that…Read More
Crypto News, February 2022 Update
There’s always a time to buy and a time to sell in the crypto world and while we head into early March, we’re definitely looking at a “time to buy and hold”. Many of the most popular cryptos took a loss in the last month but luckily most of these losses were not on the…Read More
Binance Hacked for 7000 Bitcoins – Does This Mean They Are A “Scam”?
*Article updated, October 3rd 2019 On May 7th, 2019, Binance uncovered a large scale security breach due to a progressive hack. https://binance.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/360028031711 The hackers were able to withdraw 7000 BTC in this one transaction: https://www.blockchain.com/btc/tx/e8b406091959700dbffcff30a60b190133721e5c39e89bb5fe23c5a554ab05ea Binance has a pending investigation. Because of this, deposits and withdrawals have been turned off. There is good news in that…Read More
Stablecoin “USDC” Launched by Coinbase and Circle
This is big news for the crypto community. https://blog.coinbase.com/coinbase-and-circle-announce-the-launch-of-usdc-a-digital-dollar-2cd6548d237 According to the article the USDC stablecoin is fully collateralized by US dollars. This is big, and more than for just trading on exchanges. The stablecoin is an ERC20 coin running on the ethereum network. It can be used in dApps and exchanges. It’s like a…Read More
Big List of Crypto Trading Robots
I’m building the biggest list of bitcoin trading bots, software, signals, tools and resources that people can use to help buy, sell and trade bitcoin profitably. Being able to move your bitcoin around and have it work for you is paramount.Read More
Kraken Under Fire For Horrible Up-time and Trading Failures
The memes are out in full effect lately, bashing Kraken.com, one of the regulated crypto to USD exchanges that serves US traders. The “Kraken Engineers“. We’ve experienced it first hand. You will put in an order and hit ‘submit’. Kraken trading engine will churn for anywhere from 5-20 seconds and then a ‘red bar’ appears…Read More
Bitcoin to be added to worlds largest futures exchange in Q4
CME Group, a derivatives marketplace announced that it intends to launch bitcoin futures in the fourth quarter of 2017 pending regulatory review. Here is the full press release. I noticed the price was jumping today on Halloween and wondered why. This appears to be it. According to their bitcoin futures product, they take an aggregate…Read More
Kraken removes advanced trading features.
We use Kraken.com as one of the exchanges to turn BTC into USD and get a wire to our bank. In the past, we utilized trading options offered at kraken like ‘trailing stops’. Essentially we would ride the price up as it went up and sell if it went down from it’s peak a certain…Read More
When Bitcoin Breaks $5,000
Pundits, enthusiasts and pump and dumpers have been predicting bitcoin over $5,000 by the end of 2017. Do you think that’s going to happen? I wouldn’t personally be surprised. So, when is Bitcoin going to break the $5k price? And when it does, what next? Of course no one knows for sure what is going to…Read More