store of value

Market Update: Economists Envision Global Recession While Crypto Prices Soldier On

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Last week cryptocurrency prices bounced around after a majority of coins dropped in value on August 21. Today on August 26, digital currency markets have gained around 1.52%, gathering $4 billion since the initial slump. Despite the volatility, cryptocurrencies have consolidated and a few speculators believe a breakout is on the cards …

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Five of the Most Important Use Cases for Cryptocurrency

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Crypto assets have come a long way since Bitcoin. What started out as a P2P payment system has spawned an array of use cases that extend far beyond the original designation of cryptocurrency. While the primary function of crypto assets such as <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/ETH” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>ETH</a> and <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BTC” …

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New SLP Token Allows You to Transact in BTC But With BCH Fees

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>There’s a new Simple Ledger Protocol (SLP) based token called BTC2 that’s backed 1:1 with <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BTC” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BTC</a>. People can obtain the BTC2 token using cryptocurrency swapping application Sideshift.ai. With BTC2, you can essentially transact with <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BTC” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BTC</a>, but utilize the same network fee (less …

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How to Use Bitcoin to Invest in Gold

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Gold and bitcoin enjoy a curious relationship. On the one hand, there is a significant crossover between investors in both, particularly from libertarians who don’t trust the U.S. dollar. But on the other hand, initiatives such as #DropGold have sought to position bitcoin as a more portable, divisible and scarcer form of …

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Report Insists ‘Bitcoin Was Not Purpose-Built to First Be a Store of Value’

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>There’s been furious debate over the last few years on whether or not Satoshi created Bitcoin to be a peer-to-peer cash system or a purpose-built store of value. Lately, a few <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BTC” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BTC</a> proponents claim that Satoshi deliberately built Bitcoin to be a store of value (SoV). Despite …

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