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Is Bitcoin’s volatility subsiding?

Bitcoin prices will still be volatile in the wake of news that is perceived as good or bad about the cryptocurrency. But perhaps the scope of the volatility is beginning to...

Venezuela on verge of making Bitcoin its official currency?

Venezuela's national currency, the Bolivar, has become nearly worthless due to hyperinflation. According to Futurism.com: A simple lunch can now cost up to 200,000 Bolivars ($8-$10) prompting people to resort to using Bitcoin...
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JPMorgan exec’s Bitcoin predictions will fall in with some of the worst of all...

JPMorgan Chief Executive Jamie Dimon has been on an anti-Bitcoin rant this week, and it continued today, according to CNBC.com: "Right now these crypto things are kind of a novelty. People think...
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Whether Bitcoin will ‘shape the future’ in China is now anyone’s guess

A documentary film about the future of Bitcoin in China debuted at a very inauspicious time. The 45-minute film "Bitcoin: Shape the Future" (now viewable in its entirety above) was scheduled for...
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While China shuts down Bitcoin, Malaysia embraces it

While China appears to be clamping down on Bitcoin and those who possess it, other countries are realizing its potential. The governor of Malaysia's Bank Negara said recently at the Global Symposium...

Congressmen propose tax relief for Bitcoin users

Rep. Jared Polis, D-Colo., and Rep. David Schweikert, R-Ariz., co-chairs of the Congressional Blockchain Caucus, introduced the Cryptocurrency Tax Fairness Act of 2017 on September 7. The bipartisan legislation creates a structure...

Congressman suggests ban on US dollar to make a point

A member of the United States Senate from West Virginia recently asked regulators to consider banning Bitcoin in the US. West Virginia Democrat Joe Manchin said that the currency helps facilitate criminal...

What next for Mt. Gox? Investors, regulators want to know what happened

The woeful situation for Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, which went offline Tuesday, is seemingly no close to getting better. A pair of reports suggest that the company is now being investigated by prosecutors...
Bitcoin Regulation Update- 02/21/14

Bitcoin Regulation Update

Not much happened last week on the Bitcoin regulatory front.  Some news out of New York's Financial Services Superintendent... Though no major policy developments were announced this week, the highlight seemed to...
New Banking Task Force to Study Digital Currencies

New Banking Task Force to Study Digital Currencies

More Bitcoin intervention hoopla or will there be good that comes out the task force?  Time will tell... The Chairman of the US Senate’s Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC) which...

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