Backtesting and Simulating Crypto Currencies

Backtesting and Simulating Crypto Currencies

If there is one thing that is missing from the cryptocurrency trading, it’s proper risk evaluation. CapchainX – crypto equity platform – has plans to rectify that. Its recent partnership with the University of Manchester is aimed at quantifying the actual risks...
UBS: Bet on Blockchain Tech

UBS: Bet on Blockchain Tech

UBS has issued a report that addresses the surge of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. The very name of the report is pretty telling – ‘Cryptocurrencies – Beneath the bubble’. The Swiss-based global financial services company’s analysts are unanimous in their...
Cryptocurrency: Why Don’t People Spend It?

Cryptocurrency: Why Don’t People Spend It?

Currently, all plans to replace regular currency with cryptocurrency face one major hurdle: very few investors are actually spending it. And, as things stand, the unwillingness to part with digital funds is completely justified. Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies...
What Cryptocurrency Means for Marketing

What Cryptocurrency Means for Marketing

Cryptocurrency might change the way our economies work and become a new foundation for future financial systems. This is far from being a fact at this point, but the disruptive potential is definitely there. E-cash might not end up being the paradigm shift many think...
Bitcoin Price Analysis: A Steady Decline Following a Peak

Bitcoin Price Analysis: A Steady Decline Following a Peak

After reaching the dazzling $20,000 mark not that long ago, Bitcoin is on the slow and steady way down from its highest point yet. Until now, every major drop has been accompanied by high volumes, with low volumes leading to significant hikes. It’s not the best...
Bitcoin is Investopedia’s ‘Term of the Year’

Bitcoin is Investopedia’s ‘Term of the Year’

Following its meteoric rise to the forefront of our public consciousness, Bitcoin has been named the ‘Term of the Year’ by Investopedia. This is hardly surprising, considering that cryptocurrency managed to overshadow most of the events in what has been a rather...
Chinese Cryptocurrency Exchanges Prosper Despite the Ban

Chinese Cryptocurrency Exchanges Prosper Despite the Ban

After the fairly resent ban of the cryptocurrency transactions by the People’s Bank of China, three largest and most influential exchanges in the country – BTCC, Huobi, and OKCoin – have moved overseas, to Hong Kong. Since the September crackdown on...
What Cryptocurrency Means for Marketing

Bitcoin Has to Reach around $40k in 2018

Streets of New York from Harry Garcia on Vimeo. Despite the recent downturn, some of the experts believe that bitcoin has not exhausted its growth potential. Notably, Mike Novogratz, known for his extremely successful hedge fund management strategies, stated the...
Bitcoin Attracts Investors in Hong Kong, Causes Confusion

Bitcoin Attracts Investors in Hong Kong, Causes Confusion

Hong Kong from above from Stephane Ma on Vimeo. Recent move to Hong Kong of the Chinese cryptocurrency exchanges, coupled with the surging prices, attracted thousands of new investors, but not all of them have a clear idea of what they are getting into. After testing...
Swiss ‘Crypto Valley’ to Launch Ethereum Digital ID Pilot

Swiss ‘Crypto Valley’ to Launch Ethereum Digital ID Pilot

Zug, a Swiss city known in crypto space for welcoming quite a few startups, has plans for its residents to test out an Ethereum-based identity service. A mobile app, developed by uPort, will allow the residents of the city to connect their identities to a...