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Investment Outlook for 2018 – Perspectives on E-Automotive, Robotics and Bitcoin

Investors should not only focus on the potential returns that investments offer, but on their (priced in) expectations and risks, said VP Bank Group’s Head of Investment Research, Mr Bernd Hartmann. VP Bank announced its 2018 Investment Outlook , addressing

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Top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the Week (CW 3)

Fintechnews.PH picks every Friday for you the top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the week: Here we go:   Bitcoin too good to be true? As of this writing, one bitcoin is already equivalent to $10,338. Late last year, it

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2017, An Incredible Year For Cryptocurrencies: Report

2017 was an incredible year for the cryptocurrency space which saw the creation of more than 100 crypto-based hedge funds, a market capitalization that surpassed half a trillion dollars and billions of dollars raised through initial coin offerings (ICOs), according

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You got it wrong: There is no currency battle “Crypto vs. Fiat”

Every so often I come across articles such as “7 Reasons Why Bitcoins Are Better Than Fiat Currencies” and thread headlines in discussion forums such as “This is why we hate fiat currency and why cryptocurrency should prosper”. What authors

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Top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the Week (CW 52)

Fintechnews.PH picks every Friday for you the top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the week: Here we go:   Central Bank of the Philippines Plans to Regulate Bitcoin According to Chuchi Fonacier, Deputy Governor, the bank plans to impose new regulations

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MAS Cautions Against Investments in Cryptocurrencies

The Monetary Authority of Singapore advises the public to act with extreme caution and understand the significant risks they take on if they choose to invest in cryptocurrencies. MAS is concerned that members of the public may be attracted to

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Coinbase Conclusion of traffic and scaling; December 6th-7th Post Mortem

Over the past week, Coinbase has continued to invest significant resources into scaling our backend systems to provide a reliable customer experience during periods of high traffic. Despite these efforts to scale, the continued rise of legitimate user traffic leads

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8 New Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Books to Learn Bitcoin and more

Cryptocurrencies have surged in value and popularity this year. This month, the combined market capitalization of all cryptocurrencies reached all-time high levels of more than US$445 billion this month. Bitcoin, the largest cryptocurrency, has recently soared above US$16,000. The cryptocurrency

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The State of ICOs Around The World

We all know what China thinks of ICOs and Cryptocurrency – the country pretty much banned it all, outright. To catch up, read What the heck is happening with China, ICOs and Cryptocurrencies? While some say it’s reasonable and necessary,  it

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The Crypto Wild West: Scam Coins, ICOs And The Crypto Bubble

Cryptocurrencies have surged in popularity as an increasing number of investors are turning to the new asset class, attracted by the high potential returns. In particular, initial coin offerings (ICOs) have proven to be a successful method for blockchain and

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