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Opinion

Island of Stability

They won’t make you rich, but stablecoins are crypto’s hottest property. Here’s why they matter. On November 1, CoinJar added trading support for USD Coin (USDC), a US-dollar pegged stablecoin

BlockChaina: China Says “Get in the Car”

After months of brutal downtrend, bitcoin just had its best day since 2011 – and you can thank Xi Jinping.

Adoption Blues

Despite our best efforts, cryptocurrency remains a fringe pursuit. Could a new film help spread the love? Sometimes blockchain can feel like a Magic Eye picture: the kind of thing

BTCO₂

Mining Bitcoin uses more electricity than the entire country of Switzerland. Is cryptocurrency an unmitigated eco-disaster? The recent announcement that bitcoin mining is consuming more energy each year than Switzerland

The Millennial Factor

When it comes to crypto, why are the under-35s so receptive to this strange, unprecedented idea? If you’ve ever tried to explain bitcoin to a parent/authority figure/anyone over the age

All the alts are dying

Bitcoin has had a hell of a year. So, why are the altcoins being absolutely obliterated? During the 2017 crypto bull run people noticed that the market had started following

Currency wars are good and easy to win

It’s official: America and China are in a full-blown currency war. Could this be the best thing that’s ever happened to bitcoin? Even by the standards of the Trump administration,

What you need to know (and why you need to care) about Facebook’s new cryptocurrency

So, the rumours were true. Facebook is releasing a cryptocurrency. Named Libra, it could potentially be the most significant event in the cryptocurrency world since Satoshi Nakamoto mined bitcoin’s genesis

The case for selective indexing in digital assets

‘It’s the thing that makes the most sense practically over time’. Warren Buffett, the prince of value investing, has said of low-cost index funds. As the research will show, he’s

9 factors to consider when deciding which cryptocurrency coins and tokens to invest in

This is a guest blog post by Rowan Crosby. Rowan is an Australian based financial journalist focused on Australian and US equity and commodity markets.