Op Ed: Why Is There So Much Talk About a Bitcoin ETF?

An exchange-traded bitcoin fund (ETF) would signal greater acceptance of bitcoin as a mainstreet investment, while also making it much easier for both institutional and retail investors to get involved. Although much easier than in the past, buying, owning and investing with bitcoin is still confusing to many, even with the creation of more familiar…

Op Ed: There Is a Satoshi of Truth in Every Joke

This rather long meme, which has been circulating lately, makes fun of the views of Bitcoin supporters by listing commonly made statements and contrasting them with contradicting statements or developments. This was obviously intended for humorous purposes, and as such, I should probably not take it too seriously. But as the titular proverb goes, there…

[promoted] How Invictus Capital Is Reshaping the Landscape of Cryptocurrency Investing

One of the impacts of the rapid, global advancement of digital asset markets has been seasons of volatility and turbulence. This creates a challenging environment for even the most astute investors in terms of managing cryptocurrency portfolios and investment strategies. Lacking the expertise and knowledge to effectively navigate these headwinds, investors often find themselves mired…

Bitcoin Core 0.17.0 Is Released: Here’s What’s New

Today marks the official release of Bitcoin Core 0.17.0, the 17th generation of Bitcoin’s original software client launched by Satoshi Nakamoto almost 10 years ago and still the dominant Bitcoin implementation on the network today. Overseen by Bitcoin Core lead maintainer Wladimir van der Laan, this latest major release was developed by some 135 contributors…