Bitcoin Price Could Hit $15,000 This Year

Christopher Matta, Goldman Sachs

According to my estimates, the recent tx spam on the ETH network cost up to ~$15m USD

Vitalik Buterin


Bitcoin should be traded at the level of $25 000 (currently, its price is about $3500).

Tom Lee: Bitcoin Rate Will Increase Sharply

Interest to digital money was growing for two years, but now the situation has changed, as the head of investment company which was getting ready to launch Bitcoin ETF is sure.

Jan Van Eck, VanEck: Investors Sell Bitcoin And Buy Gold

Steve Wozniak, Apple co-founder, told that he sold his BTC in December, 2017, when Bitcoin rate increased to $20 000.

Steve Wozniak Claimed That He Sold All His BTC In The End Of 2017

International Monetary Fund (IMF) warned about increased risks of money laundering and terrorism financing on Malta due to rapid development of cryptocurrencies and blockchain companies. In addition to blockchain industry, financial and gambling industries are also considered as risky, as well as Malta’s program allowing to get citizenship for investment activities.

IMF Warned Malta About Blockchain Industry Development Risks

The value of cryptocurrencies is not proved by anything yet and popular blockchain technology cannot influence banking business during the following 5 years, according to the analysts of one of the largest world banks – JPMorgan.

JPMorgan: Blockchain Can’t Influence Banking Business Yet

The experts from University of Illinois told about FakeStake attack which poses risk to 26 proof-of-stake cryptocurrencies. The researchers claim that they revealed two vulnerabilities which make this attack possible. Also, the group has already published a detailed report which will be officially presented next month, at Financial Cryptography 2019 conference.

Researchers Reported About Vulnerabilities Of 26 PoS Cryptocurrencies

Former employee of Morgan Stanley told when cryptocurrenceis would be used actively in everyday life.

Marcus Hughes, Coinbase: Major Banks Believe In Bitcoin

Bitcoin circulation in 2018 is six time higher than PayPal payment service’s one, reports cryptocurrency hedge fund Satoshi Capital Research.

Bitcoin Processed Six Times More Transactions Than PayPal

Executive Director and President of Chicago Board Options Exchange Ed Tilly believes that an opportunity to trade Bitcoin ETN is needed for institutional investors so that they could carry out their activities in the cryptocurrency market actively. In his opinion, absence of this tool prevents growth of Bitcoin futures trading volume and increase of the […]

Ed Tilly: Bitcoin And Cryptocurrency Market Need ETN Launch To Grow

Investment manager of VanEck is not worried because of Bitcoin ETF approval regardless to the fact of American government’s shutdown. Why? The company believes that it managed to lay solid foundation for VanEck/SolidX’ Bitcoin ETF and that it has a chance to get SEC’s approval.

VanEck Stays Calm Regardless To SEC’s “Shutdown”