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Emerging Markets Create Illusion of Bitcoin as a Global Currency

Many investors hoped Bitcoin’s price would rally as pressure increases on emerging market currencies like the Turkish Lira. Instead, Bitcoin is following the downward trend of these currencies. Economist Panos Mourdoukoutas, writing for Forbes, describes the prospect of Bitcoin replacing national currencies as a myth. Bitcoin Following Trend Set by Turkey and Argentina Mourdoukoutas believes that Bitcoin (BTC) 00… Read More »

Econometric Models Put Bitcoin’s ‘Intrinsic Value’ between $1,080 and $8,778

The price of Bitcoin has stood in a range between $5,500 and $8,000 for three months, now hovering around the $7,000 handle. Market participants could be in need of some price stability after the rally towards the $20,000 area in late 2017 and the subsequent downfall earlier this year. However, opinions diverge when it comes to what the… Read More »

Bitcoin Could Make Credit Cards Obsolete

According to some financial experts, Bitcoin transaction fees are lower. In addition, Bitcoin bypasses the unnecessary and expensive financial institutions within which credit cards depend. Therefore, experts believe that Bitcoin’s advantages will encourage merchants to replace credit cards with Bitcoin. Satoshi Nakamoto: Bitcoin Payments Are Similar to Cash Transactions High credit card fees continue to be borne by… Read More »