Global Economic Outlook: Markets Hold Their Breath

European stocks declined and the euro made an early drop as the outcome of the Greek referendum and their rejection of austerity had investors flee to the traditional safe havens of US Treasuries, German bunds and the Japanese yen. Following an “equities bailout” by the Peoples’ Bank of China the Shanghai Composite index lifted after […]

Bitcoin Gaming Alternative HYPER Added to MMORPG Dragon Knights of Valeria – HYPER Roadmap Document Released

Bitcoin Press Release: HYPER has been fully integrated into the free market trading platform for in-game resources in MMO RPG Dragon Knights of Valeria. The HYPER project runs over 10 HYPER enabled game servers including CSGO, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Rust, Poker and much more. The official HYPER strategy and roadmap document was also recently released. […]

Coinbase Positioned to Grow Bitcoin Presence in Australia after Investment by Westpac

Following the strategic investment of Westpac Banking Corporation’s venture capital firm Reinventure earlier this year, Coinbase co-founder Fred Ehrsam announced that the company has set its plans to a potential expansion to Australia, and is currently trying to educate the local regulators on the benefits of bitcoin. Coinbase’s Series C funding round, participated in by […]

Spartan Route Offers Invoicing and Bitcoin Payment Service to Greek Businesses

Earlier this week, Greece became the first developed nation ever to default on the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Negotiations with the European Union (EU) and the IMF are stalling, and Greek voters on Sunday rejected new bailout terms. On Monday, Greece closed its banks and imposed capital controls to prevent financial chaos after the breakdown […]

BNP Paribas: Bitcoin Could Make Financial Companies Redundant

The bitcoin block chain could potentially upend the existing post-trade infrastructure and make financial companies redundant, according to an analyst at BNP Paribas Security Services, an international bank. Johann Palychata, a research analyst at the company, makes this observation in the current issue of bank’s publication, Quintessence. This article marks the first time a major […]

Re: Bitcoin Price Rockets; 280 Next!

I wonder what kind of descriptive headline newsbtc will use when bitcoin ACTUALLY rockets. ?? is there a term to describe something going up faster then a rocket? lazer? Point is.. I will completely ignore ‘newsbtc’ headlines now.. a 10% move in bitcoin is not a ‘price rockets’