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Bitcoin just surmounted the $8,000 level, topping out at $8,020 on Bitfinex before retreating to $7,900 at press time. By now, reading about Bitcoin’s breach of its previous high might be getting repetitious, so strong has the currency’s bull run been. This time is an......

Bitcoin bull Ronnie Moas has raised his 2018 bitcoin price target to $11,000. Moas, a respected market analyst at Standpoint Research, believes that recent announcements such as the introduction of bitcoin futures contracts by derivatives exchange operator CME Group will accelerate the pace of global bitcoin adoption......

Hedge fund manager Mark Yusko forecasts that the bitcoin price has the potential to reach $1 million over the long term as the network effect leads increasing numbers of investors to use it as a store of value in place of traditional commodities such as......

What Is Bitcoin?   According to CNN Tech, “Bitcoin is a new currency that was created in 2009 by an unknown person using the alias Satoshi Nakamoto. Transactions are made with no middle men – meaning, no banks! There are no transaction fees and no......

What Kind of Money Did They Use on Star Trek? The short answer is, they didn’t use money. The Star Trek franchise – including the various television series and movies – operates in a post-scarcity society. Manu Saadia, a longtime Trekkie, wrote a book called......

Bitcoin Ready for Its Closeup   Popular entertainment – from movies and music to television and books – has always reflected the growth of technology. CoinTelegraph.com actually likens movies to a litmus test, indicating when developing technologies are on the brink of wide acceptance.  ......

Finders Keeper, Losers Weepers Several years ago, CNN Money reported on the story of James Howells. The Welshman threw out an old hard drive that had on it, among other things, more than $9 million in bitcoins. An IT worker, Howells had mined the cryptocurrency......

Kingdom Trust In order to make your bitcoin investment even more attractive, at Bit Vest IRA, we forged a relationship with Kingdom Trust Company – a government approved and regulated, chartered trust company. Kingdom Trust has a great reputation in the industry. When it comes......

What Is a Bitcoin Self-Directed IRA If you’re wondering exactly what a bitcoin self-directed IRA is, you’re not alone. It’s a relatively new and exciting way to save for your retirement. You’re probably familiar with IRAs – individual retirement accounts – and the tax advantages......

Protect Yourself from Ransomware   In a recent blog posting, the cloud backup service Mozy reported that, “Ransomware outbreaks are at an all-time high.”   If you have bitcoin to invest on your system, it’s even more important that you take steps to protect your data from......

Kingdom Trust on Digital Currency According to Kingdom Trust, an independent qualified custodian, regulated by the South Dakota Division of Banking that specializes in alternative asset custody and innovative custody solutions for individual investors, investment sponsors, family offices, advisory firms, broker-dealers and various other investment......

Bitcoin liquidity, adoption With the price of Bitcoin climbing toward the elusive $6,000, the reasons behind this rise are a point of contention. With the industry in an uproar, some market leaders link the rise in price to the increase in Bitcoin liquidity. For example,......

In the third quarter of this year, over the last three months, it has been Bitcoin that has impressed the most. Altcoins, such as Ethereum, Ripple and others, had their time in the sun earlier in the year. Looking at the top five digital currencies......

Can this cryptocurrency add security to your golden years? With most Americans believing their retirement investments are inadequately diversified, it may be high time for them to dip a toe in Bitcoin IRAs. Most prominently, JPMorgan Chase (JPM – Get Report) CEO Jamie Dimon earlier this month......

Bitcoin Price Will Reach $500,000 Realistically: Snapchat’s First Investor Jeremy Liew, the first investor in Snap Inc., the $24.5 bln parent company of popular social media platform Snapchat, said in an interview with Business Insider that Bitcoin price can realistically reach $500,000 by 2030. Since......

Earlier this week, prominent bitcoin trader and investor Tone Vays provided technical analysis on bitcoin’s short-term trend, major price correction following the nationwide ban on Chinese bitcoin exchanges, bitcoin’s swift recovery, and the long-term future of bitcoin. The analysis of Vays demonstrated the potential of......