Posts Tagged Years


How Likely Is It That Bitcoin Will Hit $500k In Three Years? – Forbes

Forbes How Likely Is It That Bitcoin Will Hit $ 500k In Three Years?ForbesWe'd then need to estimate volatility and expected return of bitcoin. Expected return is harder to estimate — we can use the historical return, but that's a pretty biased estimate. For example, if you pick a stock that performed the best out […]

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Asian Market Update – Thursday: Litecoin leads the way lower; Asian stocks extend New Years’ rally – Hacked

Hacked Asian Market Update – Thursday: Litecoin leads the way lower; Asian stocks extend New Years' rallyHackedBitcoin, ethereum and litecoin were all lower Thursday morning in Asia, led by a big drop in litecoin prices. // — Discuss and ask questions in our community on Workplace. Shortly after midday, litecoin was down over 5 percent […]

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Russia is considering legislation that would send bitcoin users to jail for up to 7 years – Quartz

Quartz Russia is considering legislation that would send bitcoin users to jail for up to 7 yearsQuartzFor regular citizens who casually use bitcoin, the penalty is 500,000 rubles ($ 7,800 USD) or 4 years in jail; for organized groups, like bitcoin miners who confirm transactions on the network, it's 1 million rubles ($ 15,500 USD) […]

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Holidays Signal Quiet Bitcoin Price Through Year’s End?

The last quarter of the year has included the most exciting bitcoin trading of the entire year, but the rest of the year will likely see a lull in trading and a consolidation around current levels. Any fall down below $ 400 will represent further price softness into the New Year, it seems.  However, since […]

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Russian Ministry of Finance proposes 4 years in jail for using bitcoin (reddit.com)

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Two Years After Silk Road’s Fall, Darknet Drug Markets Thrive

Two years after the FBI shut down Silk Road, online drug markets are alive and growing, thanks to the Tor browser and virtual currency, reports US News & World Report. Darknet markets offer greater product reliability and less risk of violence than physical encounters with drug dealers. Darknets average $ 300,000 to $ 500,000 in […]

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U.S. Department of Energy Was Successfully Hacked 159 Times in 4 Years

In yet another instance that shows just how targeted Government agencies are, the U.S. Dept. of Energy has been attacked by hackers over 150 times between 2010 and 2014. The post U.S. Department of Energy Was Successfully Hacked 159 Times in 4 Years appeared first on CCN: Financial Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News. CCN: Financial Bitcoin […]

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How Virginia Teen Used Bitcoin to Support Terrorism; Judge Sentences Him to more than 11 Years

A Virginia teenager sentenced to more than 11 years in jail for supporting terrorism used bitcoin to instruct aspiring jihadists how to mask terrorist funding activities. U.S. District Judge Claude M. Hilton of the Eastern District of Virginia sentenced Ali Shukri Amin, 17, of Manassas, Va. to 136 months in prison along with a lifetime […]

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Bitcoin Begins The End of 100 Years of Slavery

In 1907, the American banking system failed. To save the system, the US government sold control of the economy to a group of private bankers. The United States Federal Reserve is a private corporation. That sentence is not a contradiction. The system is a public/private hybrid. Signed into law by Woodrow Wilson in 1913, Congress […]

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