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When Economic Markets Crash - Stay Calm & Focus on Fundamentals

With yesterday’s US and UK stock market plunges (already dubbed “Black Monday 2020”) topping the global market instability of the past few months, many of us are having flashbacks to the 2008 financial crisis. ...
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Bitcoin Halving 2020 - The Bigger Picture & What to Expect

“If you mess with Bitcoin’s incentive system, the whole thing falls apart,” - Elia Yousif, Bitstocks CTO  For the past 18 months, Bitstocks has been hammering on about the importance of Bitcoin’s economic model in the light of the upcoming reward halving.  As the first halving events of 2020 (on BCH first, then on BSV) are expected in less than a fortnight, it’s time to recap. Here’s why we believe that Bitcoin is fi.
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Bitcoin ETF News: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
‍ For the past year, the cryptocurrency media’s mood has been swept along on a r...
Why Cryptocurrency Matters for your Right to Free Speech
“There are few times in history where a piece of technology can materially impro...
Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork - Nakamoto Principles to Grasp
  If you have been following cryptocurrency media lately, no doubt you have come...
How Bitcoin Grants You Financial Sovereignty
Despite the 2018 cryptocurrency bear market, bitcoin trading volumes are close t...
The Critical Difference Between Money & Currency
‍ How do you define money? Is it the collection of hard cash you hold in your wa...
The Top Cryptocurrency News of 2017
‍ 2017 will go down in history as the year in which cryptocurrency started going...
Buying Bitcoin with Credit Card - Defeating the Purpose
  Over the past month we have seen an odd, and rather alarming, twist in the mot...
Bitcoin Derivatives: A Case for Investor Caution
  For the past few months, Bitcoin news has been abuzz with a wave of financial ...
Why Cryptocurrency Frightens Governments and Frees Consumers
‍ Another week has gone by and the bitcoin price has reached another all-time hi...
How Bitcoin Beats the Triad Thieves of Fiat Currency
  I would like to introduce you to the cronies of fiat currency. Meet Terrible T...
How Secure is Bitcoin? And Other FAQ’s
  Bitcoin’s massive growth, despite a few minor setbacks along the way, has lead...
Bitcoin Roars Back After China Triggers ‘Crash’
  On Friday 8 September 2017, and hot on the heels of an announcement from Chine...
Using Brawn and Bitcoin to Support Hurricane Victims
  Since the beginning of Bitstocks, it has always been a long-term objective of ...
Would Bitcoin Survive an EMP Attack? [EXPERT OPINION]
If your recent dinner party conversations have been any similar to mine, I bet a...
Building Bitcoin, One BRIC at a Time
  In developed nations, it is often taken for granted that there is nationwide f...
South Korea Bitcoin Boom Spurs Regulatory Action
  Prior to this year, most political discussions involving cryptocurrency came f...
Bitcoin and India's Financial (R)Evolution
  On the 8th November 2016, the Indian Government announced its demonetisation p...
How Bitcoin and Blockchain Technology Can Change the Way We Vote
  On Thursday 8th June, UK citizens will be heading to the polling stations (fin...
My Personal Bitcoin Story: A South African Perspective
‍ This is a narrative from Vee Tardrew, Head of Marketing for Bitstocks, reflect...
Pound Under Pressure as Inflation Rises to Highest Rate Since 2013
‍ The Pound had a rough start this week with the latest reports indicating that ...
The Powerful Masters You Unwittingly Serve. Yes, You!
  Let me ask you something. How do you feel about slavery? Are you comfortable w...
Bitcoin as a Barrier to War
  On 3 December 2015 four RAF Tornado jets took off from the Akrotiri base in Cy...
Using the Paris Tragedy for Politics & Infringement on Freedom
‍ Well, it certainly didn’t take them long, did it? With the news practically st...
How Bitcoin Beats Insidious Inflation
  Nanna, Gran, or Grammy – I bet you’ve had many conversations with her (or anot...
Can Bitcoin Solve the World’s Problems and Make it a Better Place?
  The world faces many problems today. Significant problems. We’re concerned abo...
The Real Connection Between The Greek Debt Crisis and Bitcoin
‍ Giorgos Chatzifotiadis sits crying outside a Greek bank. The 77 year old retir...
Looming Grexit Causes a Fresh Surge in Bitcoin Value
‍ When the Cypriot economic crisis hit in March 2013, many citizens fell victim ...