A team of Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) researchers is arguing that bitcoin is one of the “greatest asset price bubbles in history.” In a note released Sunday, the team led by chief investment strategist Michael Hartnett went so far as to categorize the current market, which has seen a 60 percent correction so […]

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Economist and Bitcoin Foundation founding director Jon Matonis went on record to reaffirm his belief in Bitcoin’s future last month, dispelling bubble fears. In an Apr 2 interview with Business Insider, during the Innovate Finance conference in London, Matonis took the opportunity to tell the mainstream media publication that the concept of Bitcoin being in […]

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The views expressed here are the author’s own and do not necessarily represent the views of Cointelegraph.com. The cryptocurrency craze over the past year saw the prices of crypto tokens rise to tens of thousands of times their original values. And Bitcoin wasn’t the only token to reach its all-time high. Even the prices of […]

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Pete Rizzo is editor-in-chief for CoinDesk. It’s been a rough month for Mark Zuckerberg. In the fallout from the Cambridge Analytica fiasco, in which it was found a third-party data provider was mining user information on behalf of political groups, Facebook and its founder have faced an outcry of criticism over the company’s role as […]

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After a watershed year for Bitcoin in 2017, cryptocurrencies have been thrust into the mainstream spotlight. News outlets, TV shows, celebrities and well-known broadcasters couldn’t just sit back while virtual currencies announced themselves to the world, spearheaded by Bitcoin’s spiralling bull run that came to a head in December. As Bitcoin peaked at $20,000, it […]

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Former chairman Jim Newsome of the US financial regulator the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) predicted that the alleged cryptocurrency “bubble” will not burst soon, Forbes reported on March 8. According to Newsome, the lack of a concrete regulatory framework means that institutional investors are still not participating in cryptocurrency markets. Without clear regulations and […]

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Bill Miller, multi-millionaire investor and founder of hedge fund Miller Value Partners, shared his positive view on the cryptocurrency market sell-off and talked about why it should not scare investors in a FOXBusiness exclusive interview Feb. 28. Calling himself a Bitcoin “observer”, rather than a Bitcoin “believer” or “evangelist”, in the interview Miller compared Bitcoin […]

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