Future Analysts Will Be Tested on Cryptocurrencies in New CFA Curriculum

As the crypto market continues to meld into the realm of traditional finance, the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute is taking notice — so much so that the organization is adding cryptocurrency and blockchain sections to its 2019 certification exams. The additions will be included in the institute’s Level I and II curricula, and the […]

Promoted: The Future of Online Shopping Is Powered by Spl.yt — A Decentralized E-Commerce Protocol

As a rapidly growing business sector, e-commerce continues to open up new avenues for exploring, comparing and purchasing products worldwide. Spl.yt, a smart contract protocol, aims improve the e-commerce system for buyers and sellers by automating functions currently performed by “middlemen” marketplaces like Amazon, eBay and Alibaba. Such popular online platforms have no doubt transformed […]

Bitcoin News Summary – July 16, 2018

The post Bitcoin News Summary – July 16, 2018 appeared first on 99 Bitcoins. Español Русский Here’s what happened this week in Bitcoin in 99 seconds.   The Bancor platform was hacked for $23.5 million in Ethereum and other tokens. The Bancor Network was taken offline until Wednesday. Bancor’s ICO raised roughly $153 million in […]

38% of South Africans Wish They Had Invested in Cryptocurrencies: Survey

Pan-African financial services giant Old Mutual has released the 2018 Savings and Investment Monitor survey for South Africa. The report indicates that 38% of the residents and citizens of Africa’s second-biggest economy who were already aware of the existence of digital assets wished they had put their money in cryptocurrencies. South Africans also expressed positive […]

Bitcoin Price Could Hit $15,000 This Year: Fmr. Goldman Sachs Exec.

Christopher Matta, a former vice president of investment management division at Goldman Sachs, still maintains he would invest his mother’s money in bitcoin. A callout box on the TV screen noted Matta believes a return to $15,000 for bitcoin is attainable. Now the co-founder of Crescent Crypto Asset Management, told CNBC’s “Fast Money” in June that […]

Coinbase 0x, BAT, Zcash Listing Met With Debate, Generally Optimistic

Coinbase has recently announced that it was “exploring” the addition of five altcoins, which led to widespread speculation and discussion about the topic. CNBC Breaks Down The Most Likely Additions To Coinbase Coinbase’s announcement regarding the five altcoins quickly hit headlines in the ‘cryptosphere’, with CNBC taking a unique stance on the statement. Brian Kelly, CNBC’s in-house […]

Bitcoin Magazine’s Week in Review: Progress in Different Forms

Going back to the early days of Bitcoin, we look at the contributions of Nick Szabo to smart contracts and Bit Gold. Decentralizing gets another boost by Augur in the predictions marketplace with the launch of their platform. Then we see a very real world example of cryptocurrency solving a real need in Venezuela to […]