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What the Bitcoin Price Will Do After the Bitcoin Halving

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The Bitcoin price could be in for a shock this weekend as the long-awaited Bitcoin halving hits.

The Bitcoin halving means the reward that Bitcoin miners receive for solving a "block" in the blockchain falls from 25 bitcoins to just 12.5 bitcoins.

Short-term concerns about a big drop in the price of Bitcoin are overblown.

But how the halving will affect the Bitcoin price in the long term is another story...

Investing in Bitcoin Has Delivered an Annual Return of 82%

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For the past few years, investing in Bitcoin has been a scary prospect thanks to its infamous volatility.

But if you apply the compound annual growth rate (CAGR) tool to even out that volatility, Bitcoin's appeal becomes apparent. Using CAGR, Bitcoin's annual return over the past three years is a stunning 82%. And it's not over.

These annual Bitcoin price gains will outstrip any other investment...

Why the Bitcoin Price Rise on Brexit News Matters

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The Bitcoin price got a healthy 8.8% pop from the shocking vote in Britain to leave the European Union, otherwise known as "Brexit."

While it should have been no surprise that the price of Bitcoin would follow gold during a black swan event like this, the digital currency until now hasn't been widely viewed as a safe haven.

Here's what's changed - and why investors now need to seriously consider adding Bitcoin to their portfolios...

Bitcoin Price Surges Today, and More Gains Are Coming

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The Bitcoin price breached the $700 mark today, its highest level since February 2014.

The cryptocurrency is up more than 51% in the last month and is poised for more gains.

Here's how high the Bitcoin price could be headed this year...

Why These Bitcoin Price Moves Are All About China

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The sudden 20% jump in the Bitcoin price over the past week can be traced back to buying in China.

The Chinese became interested in the digital currency back in 2013 and now are responsible for more than 90% of the world's Bitcoin trading. But the rapid rise in the Bitcoin price had a trigger.

Here's why Chinese investors made a mad dash for Bitcoin last week...

This Bitcoin Price Prediction Sees a 2016 Rise to $1,000

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A new Bitcoin price prediction from an entrepreneur with a knack for making accurate calls on the digital currency sees Bitcoin going much higher over the next two years.

This is the third time in three years that Gyft founder Vinny Lingham has made a Bitcoin price prediction, and he was spot-on with the first two.

Here's why Lingham thinks Bitcoin will double in 2016 - as well as his surprising 2017 Bitcoin price prediction...

Why the Bitcoin Price Is Surging in Spite of the "Obits"

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The Bitcoin price has doubled over the past year, and is up a solid 12% in April, despite an army of critics that continue to declare the digital currency dead.

Meanwhile the Bitcoin ecosystem continues to grow and thrive. What the critics can't see (or refuse to see) is that the price of Bitcoin has several powerful catalysts working on it right now.

Here's why the Bitcoin price is destined to rise much, much higher...

New Bitcoin Price Prediction by Needham Puts Value at $655

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Another Wall Street firm has made an eye-popping Bitcoin price prediction.

This time it's Needham & Company, which has issued a report that says the Bitcoin price should be $655, about 57% higher than the current price.

Better still, Needham sees demand for Bitcoin rising over the next four years.

And it came up with this surprisingly high Bitcoin price prediction for 2020...

New Cryptocurrency Ethereum Won't Kill Bitcoin – and Was Never Meant To


The rapid rise of a new cryptocurrency called Ethereum has fueled speculation that the incumbent Bitcoin now has a rival with the potential to sweep it aside.

It’s true that the price of Ethereum has soared more than 1,000%. And it’s already been adopted by such giants as Microsoft, IBM, and JPMorgan.

But the idea that the two are rivals is a misconception fanned by the media.

Here's why they're wrong...

Why the Price of Bitcoin Has Stumbled

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The price of Bitcoin took a tumble over the past week as concerns about a lingering issue again became too obvious to ignore.

The Bitcoin price fell about 9% in the five days following Feb. 29, when delayed bitcoin transactions revived fears that its network had reached capacity.

The exasperating thing is that last week's network hiccup didn't have to happen.

You won't believe why it did...

Why the Bitcoin Price Is Falling Today – January 2016

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The Bitcoin price plunged as much as 16% today (Friday) as the market reacted to a blog post by a former Bitcoin developer that said the digital currency had "failed."

The news sent the price of Bitcoin skidding below $400 from about $432 the day before. But a closer look at this Bitcoin news reveals that it's not the catastrophe it appears.

Here's what happened - and why it won't keep the Bitcoin price down for long...

The Bitcoin Price History Charts Every Investor Needs to See

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The last two years of Bitcoin price history have a story to tell.

You see, Bitcoin was the best-performing asset in the world in 2015 - and by a long shot. The price of Bitcoin rose 35%, easily beating the next best asset, real estate investment trusts (REITS), which rose just 2.8%.

And apart from stifling Bitcoin's skeptics, this stunning reversal offers these key lessons about investing in general...

Why Bitcoin Price Predictions for 2016 Range as High as $3,500


With several expert Bitcoin price predictions for 2016 topping out at $3,500, the coming year will prove the worth of the digital currency once and for all.

It's quite a reversal from last year, when Bitcoin was sliding to below $200. These experts, mostly CEOs of Bitcoin companies, see the Bitcoin price rising from 300% to 800% from current levels of about $445.

Here's why these 2016 Bitcoin price predictions are so optimistic...

Why the Bitcoin Price Chart Is Showing So Much Strength Today


Over the past three months, the Bitcoin price chart doesn't look much like the charts for other investments, many of which - especially commodities - are way down.

Since Sept. 15, the Bitcoin price is up a stunning 93.5%, rising from $230 to about $445 today (Monday), according to the CoinDesk Bitcoin Price Index.

Here's why the price of Bitcoin has gone on such a tear...

10 Numbers That Shocked U.S. Markets This Week

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U.S. markets swayed this week from fresh data, Wall Street dealings, and life-changing global events...
It's the numbers that count in this crazy world. They can tell stories that words sometimes can't.

Here's a look at some of the most fascinating, infuriating, amusing, depressing, and altogether important numbers that the world has put up on the board recently - and why you need to know them...