In this decade, Bitcoin has beaten gold in such a large amount in terms of profitability that investors resolutely do not take into account the recent decline in prices. Blockchain monitoring resource data show that since 2010, bitcoin has made a profit of almost 9 million percent. In other words, 1 dollar invested in BTC ten years ago, as of December 18, would bring about 90'000 dollars. For comparison, $ 1 invested in gold for the same period now costs $ 1.34. Barry Silbert, CEO of Digital Currency Group, a cryptocurrency investment conglomerate, launched the popular #dropgold twitter hashtag (sell gold), and his post subsequently received more than 1,600 retweets. Statistics emphasize that bitcoin is a profitable investment for the vast majority of people.
Japanese financial corporation SBI Holdings on Friday announced its intention to invest in two divisions of the Stuttgart Stock Exchange (Börse Stuttgart) focused on working with digital assets. According to the statement of the two companies, they will form cooperation in the markets of Europe and Asia, including Japan, with the goal of creating a "global full-scale ecosystem of digital assets using blockchain technology". “Asia and Europe currently have the fastest growing digital asset markets” said Alexander Höptner, Chairman of the Board of Governors at Börse Stuttgart. In addition to the exchange of knowledge and technologies, possible areas of cooperation include mutual issuance and listing of digital assets, trading and brokerage, as well as the formation of the first global custodial channel”
In the cryptocurrency party, street fashion has become a symbol of status. And shops are trying not to miss this wave.
With the rise of Bitcoin, there was an amazing intersection of street fashion and the fashion for cryptocurrencies: young guys learned to invest by speculating in collectibles, then they came into cryptocurrency, made fortunes - and now they are letting them down on trendy clothes, and sellers are starting to accept bitcoins in response.
The famous young crypto investor Eric Finman says that he started investing in bitcoins at the age of 12, and, according to him, by the age of 15 he already had 100 thousand dollars in cryptocurrency. After that, for about a year and a half, Finman, as a real fan, was buying up everything he could reach.
Hodl Hodl - a global P2P Bitcoin exchange that does not store user funds, has recently introduced its API, which already allows you to manage offers.
Hodl Hodl released the first part of the API, which allows you to manage offers from the exchange through the service’s software interface, more functionality will be available in a few weeks. In a blog post, the company mentions that this allows each user to manage offers on the Hodl Hodl:
1. Search for public offers with filtering by attributes;
2. Receive recently created offers;
3. Create new offers;
4. Modify and update existing offers;
Also, get the following information:
1. List of countries;
2. A list of all currencies supported by the exchange;
3. A list of all payment methods supported by the exchange.
A Grayscale study says that the percentage of women interested in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies is growing steadily.
At the moment, approximately 43% of traders who consider bitcoin as an investment tool are women. The researchers came to this conclusion by interviewing 1,100 American investors aged 25 to 64 years.
The survey was conducted from March 28 to April 3, 2019, specified in the Grayscale report. All respondents invest in their savings. The size of their investment is at least $ 10,000.
Chainalysis recently interviewed financial experts, 48% of whom said BTC would be the best asset in 2020.