Author Archives: Lee Banfield

Saturday 16th February

BITCOIN 1 Bitcoin = $3,633 Market Cap = $64 billion   Number of Bitcoin Transactions and Outputs Reaches Yearly Highs The number of Bitcoin transactions per day averaged on the monthly basis has reached a one-year high of 326,000. Last time when the number of transactions was this high was in December 2017 at the height […]

Saturday 9th February

BITCOIN 1 Bitcoin = $3,662 Market Cap = $64 billion   Blockstream’s Liquid Payments on SideShift AI Integrating Blockstream’s Liquid payments on SideShift AI Sideshift.ai accepts Blockstream Liquid deposits. It’s the only service in the world that accepts deposits and withdrawals of LBTC (which is bitcoin that has been sent to the Blockstream sidechain, but […]

Saturday 2nd February

BITCOIN 1 Bitcoin = $3,481 Market Cap = $61 billion   Twitter/Square CEO on Bitcoin “The Internet Will Have a Native Currency”   Fidelity Gets Ready to Launch Bitcoin Custody Service Fidelity Assets Under Management: $2.5 Trillion. Financial services provider Fidelity said that its anticipated crypto trading and custody platform is in its “final testing” […]

Decred (DCR) Review

Decred is a digital currency similar to Bitcoin. https://docs.decred.org/ Decred launched in Feb 2016. The first quoted price per DCR on coinmarketcap is $0.95 (0.0025 btc). For the first couple of months it traded between $1-$2 and ranked around 26th on coinmarketcap. —————————————————- 2017 Rising to $48 per coin, Decred reached its all-time high against […]

Saturday 19th January

BITCOIN 1 Bitcoin = $3,755 Market Cap = $66 billion   Bitcoin Transactions on Darknet Markets Doubled Throughout 2018 Bitcoin transaction volumes on darknet markets rose throughout 2018 to an average of $2 million daily, nearly double the activity measured at the start of the year, according to Chainalysis. However several factors could disrupt the […]

Saturday 12th January

BITCOIN 1 Bitcoin = $3,659 Market Cap = $64 billion   Number of Daily Bitcoin Transactions Reaches 1-year High The seven-day average for the number of daily bitcoin transactions has reached a one-year high, recently surpassing 280,000 for the first time since January 2018. Ever since hitting a two-year low in April 2018, the number […]

Saturday 5th January

BITCOIN 1 Bitcoin = $3,868 Market Cap = $68 billion   10 Years Ago Bitcoin’s Genesis Block Changed the Course of History Since the creation of the genesis block 10 years ago today, the technological innovation has allowed for a pure form of voluntary free market exchange. The innovation Satoshi gave to the world in […]

Annual Global Research: 2018 Report

BITCOIN 1 Bitcoin = $3,829 Market Cap = $67 billion   Bitcoin Price December 2010 = $0.3 December 2011 = $4 December 2012 = $13 December 2013 = $796 December 2014 = $315 December 2015 = $431 December 2016 = $964 December 2017 = $13,256 December 2018 = $3,829   Bitcoin Dominance Index Back Above […]

Saturday 29th December

BITCOIN 1 Bitcoin = $3,893 Market Cap = $68 billion   Why Bitcoin Matters for Freedom Time has produced a surprisingly complimentary appraisal of Bitcoin [Why Bitcoin Matters for Freedom], saying the cryptocurrency “matters for freedom” and is a “way out” of authoritarianism. – Bitcoinist After ravaging the domestic economy, the Venezuelan regime is now taking […]

Saturday 22nd December

BITCOIN 1 Bitcoin = $3,883 Market Cap = $68 billion   Bitcoin vs. Gold No person under 18 today is going to choose Gold over BTC. Their whole life is digital. – Squatch   Silicon Valley is Banning People Straight to Bitcon We accept Bitcoin now and I’m sure it’ll play an important role in […]