Warren Buffett underperformed the stock market by 20 percentage points in 2019. His classic ‘value investing’ strategy is no longer effective in this new financial market. The rapid rise of innovation and growth stocks like Tesla usher in a new era of investing methodology. For decades, Warren Buffett has been the king of investing. But
Bitcoin (BTC) has the potential to reach and even surpass its all-time highs of $20,000 by May’s block reward halving. That was the opinion of Mike Novogratz, the serial venture capitalist who has stayed consistently bullish on BTC. Novogratz: Bitcoin “best brand of the past 11 years” Speaking to CNBC in an interview on Feb.
Developer Cindy Zimmerman and her mother Judy Katzman are among the cryptocurrency community’s most quietly prolific builders. After learning about bitcoin in 2011, Katzman worked for the early exchange BitInstant and Zimmerman moved to Panama in 2012 to work with Erik Voorhees and the other founders behind the crypto exchange Coinapult. Because Zimmerman earned part
Lindsey Barrett, a staff attorney at Georgetown Law, does not hold back when she sees bad actors in the tech space. She recently vehemently opposed the Sprint-T-Mobile merger in Slate, warning that “further consolidating an already anti-competitive sector” would make “it easier for those companies to gouge their customers.” Social media companies are making our
China continues to pull ahead in the central bank digital currency race as more details on its secretive digital yuan project intermittently surface. As a result, more countries are beginning to worry about the potential implications. Over the past few weeks, a number of Japanese lawmakers have publicly expressed their preference for a CBDC controlled
Tax regulations implemented even before dedicated legislation has been adopted have hit Brazilian cryptocurrency exchanges. Digital asset brokers failing to comply with the new reporting requirements face fines and the stricter rules are hurting smaller platforms, which are shutting down due to dwindling trading volumes. Also read: Tax Agents ‘Confiscate’ Bitcoin From Criminal but Keep
Bitcoin whales holding about 100-1,000 units of the cryptocurrency have started accumulating more of it, says crypto trading platform Kraken. In a report published Friday, the US exchange noted a stagnant growth in the number of whale addresses effectively from January 3, 2020. The month saw 10-100 BTC holders increasing their exposure to bitcoin. Nevertheless,
Clearview AI can create an in-depth profile on any person based on a single photo. Everything from that person’s activities and interests to their network of friends is easily accessible via the Clearview database. The police say the tech is “the biggest breakthrough in the last decade,” and the privacy concerns that raises are alarming.
Back in early 2019, Bitcoin went on a remarkable rally, and many believed that the cryptocurrency could eventually reach the dizzying highs it had hit in 2017. However, after the first half of the year, the rally fizzled out. The world’s biggest cryptocurrency has again gone on a remarkable rally over the past few days,
The IRS mistakenly classified in-game currencies as taxable for months. It removed this classification almost immediately after reports went live. This mistake hints at a dystopian future for in-game currencies. Imagine a world where not only your real-life purchases were taxed but also your in-game ones, like Fortnite’s V-bucks. We caught a little glimpse of
The halving? Coronavirus and volatility? Fed action? Listeners vote on what’s driving crypto growth. There’s no denying 2020 is off to a roaring start. From prices to volume to social media, sentiment is up, up, up. But what’s driving it? On this special Valentine’s Day episode, @nlw reacts to listeners’ votes about which narratives are driving
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is suing an alleged Ponzi scammer on claims he and his company raised half a million dollars for cryptocurrency investments, which instead went to personal uses. According to a press release, Breonna Clark, otherwise known as Eliot Clark or Alexander Pak, and his firm Venture Capital Investments Ltd.
Limited Run Games, a company that releases physical versions of digital games, announced a plan to “save E3.” The company will be holding an E3 live stream on June 8 at 3 p.m. ET. The announcement comes after Geoff Keighley, who hosts a popular interview event at E3, announced that he won’t be going to
PewDiePie isn’t exactly the smoothest guy on Earth. But couldn’t Felix not be weird, just once all year, for Valentine’s Day? Instead Kjellberg had to go and make Cupid’s birthday all about his weird obsession with aquariums. Poor Marzia! PewDiePie’s wife posted Instagram photos of her weirdest Valentine’s Day date ever with Felix. Nothing says
Despite ongoing uncertainty regarding cryptocurrency regulation in India, major global crypto exchange OKEx has just made another push in the country’s market. On Feb. 14, OKEx partnered with India’s largest cryptocurrency trading platform, CoinDCX, to launch a new crypto futures product in India. As part of the partnership, OKEx will make a major step into
On February 13, the IOTA network came to a screeching halt and the IOTA Foundation reports that $1.6 million worth of the native currency was stolen. The following day, the IOTA network status page still shows the mainnet is “not operational” and the development team has found an “exploit related to the Trinity Wallet.” Also
The US Marshals Service is preparing to auction around 4,000 of seized BTC (+$40 million). Previous sales have coincided with an aggressive down wick on Bitcoin price charts. The sale will take place on February 18. There may, therefore, be an opportunity coming up to get exposure to Bitcoin cheap next week, even if you
Today popular market analyst and Cointelegraph contributor filbfilb joined veteran trader Tone Vays on his YouTube trading channel. During the discussion, each trader discussed their long and short-term vision of Bitcoin’s price (BTC) action, along with the various trading indicators and styles they use. According to Vays, Bitcoin’s price action on the weekly time frame
After Hedera Hashgraph announced that Google Cloud would be joining its governing council on Tuesday, the price of the network’s native token HBAR rose above 5 cents for the first time since the network’s launch and above 2 cents for the first time in a month. As part of the body of advisors who oversee
Bitcoin investors speculate the upcoming halving could send prices skyrocketing to $90,000 or higher. To the operators of high-speed computers used to mine for bitcoin, the halving looks more like a doubling — of costs. In a new report, the crypto-focused research firm TradeBlock estimates the average cost to mine a single bitcoin (BTC) could