Cryptocurrency calculator: how much you could have made or lost buying Bitcoin

Bitcoin is like teenage sex. Everyone is talking about it and you're missing out by not having any of it. Despite Bitcoin's stellar rise in 2017, it has been enjoying a bumpy ride in recent weeks, as incoming regulation and investor jitters force it to swing back-and-forth. Take the Winklevoss twins, who used …
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Ripple's Chris Larsen: Meet The Richest Person In Cryptocurrency

The richest man in crypto is Chris Larsen, a Stanford M.B.A. and veteran Silicon Valley operator who at the January market peak fleetingly had a fortune of some $20 billion, the bulk of it derived from his 5.2 billion XRP, the token of Ripple, the company he cofounded with Jed McCaleb in 2012 to facilitate …
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Gold Wins, Bitcoin Loses

Still, Bitcoin's disconnection from anything happening in the real world ought in theory to be its greatest virtue. The potential to provide negative beta — to move in the opposite direction of other assets in a portfolio, and thus take the edge off any swings and dips — has long been the best argument for …
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Is Bitcoin's Risk On Trade Back In Play?

Bitcoin failed to hold the $10,000 level last Thursday, its comeback over the weekend was not successful as it traded as low as $6,000 late Monday … A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin. … Overall Bitcoin fell from about $8,000 on Sunday evening to $6,000 on Monday night.
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Lawmaker's bill would accept Bitcoin for financial transactions in Tennessee

A Nashville lawmaker wants to officially accept electronic cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin for financial transactions in Tennessee. Rep. Jason Powell, D-Nashville, introduced the bill that would recognize these types of currencies and smart contracts for electronic transactions. The bill would also protect …
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Bitcoin is bonkers right now. Here's why you shouldn't count it out.

Bitcoin's price is a moving target. In the short term, the cryptocurrency is plunging in value: from north of $17,000 a month ago, it crashed down to around $7,500 today. The fluctuations are enough to make anyone wonder: What's going on? In the simplest sense, Bitcoin's price is determined through a …
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Did Big Banks Crush Bitcoin, Ripple, Etherum And Other Cryptocurrencies?

Hard to say. It seems that cryptocurrency markets were in a bubble ripe to burst. [Ed. note: Investing in cryptocoins or tokens is highly speculative and the market is largely unregulated. Anyone considering it should be prepared to lose their entire investment. Disclosure: I don't own any Bitcoin.] …
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