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Bitcoin Price volatility: Paypal, Petro, and Steven Seagal

Bitcoin Price volatility: Paypal, Petro, and Steven Seagal

PayPal chief financial officer John Rainey spoke this week about the likelihood Bitcoin would become a standard payment method online. At the moment there's too much volatility in the cost of Bitcoin (in USD) for most merchants to adopt the coin. In the very near future, said Rainey, there's a good chance Bitcoin could be accepted far more widely than it already is.

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Coinbase Warning: Check your bank account NOW [UPDATE]

Coinbase Warning: Check your bank account NOW [UPDATE]

Over the past week a number of banks and credit card companies issued Bitcoin sales brands like Coinbase to switch their MCC code. As a result, loads of cash have begun moving with little to no notice from said banks to Coinbase customers. In addition, it would appear that Coinbase users are having errors in which their accounts are charged multiple times for the same transaction, resulting in hundreds or thousands of dollars gone missing. We recommend you take action immediately.

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Crypto taxes time: IRS has Coinbase in its sights

Crypto taxes time: IRS has Coinbase in its sights

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is ramping up an investigation of the ways and means with which citizens of the USA hide their cash for tax season. Their primary target right this minute: Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. This investigation is currently aiming at Coinbase, the biggest brand in buying Bitcoin for USD - and a primary source for many millions of dollars in cash exchanged for code.

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Bittrex starts USD deposits: Coinbase suddenly obsolete

Bittrex starts USD deposits: Coinbase suddenly obsolete

The blockchain, Bitcoin, and cryptocurrency universes move really, really quickly. The technology there moves faster than the price of Bitcoin, for goodness sake. As such, the time has come for multiple services - almost simultaneously - to enact the ability to trade USD (United States Dollars) for Bitcoin. Bittrex is the service we're talking about today, as they're just about to start accepting USD deposits.

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Stock app Robinhood adds no-fee Bitcoin trading

Stock app Robinhood adds no-fee Bitcoin trading

The stock trading app and platform Robinhood just announced they'll be adding Cryptocurrency to their app soon. They'll include their same no-fee trading of a number of cryptocurrencies right out the gate, including Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, and a number of others. That takes place soon - today charts and price alerts were announced to be being added to Robinhood for 16 coins.

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Ripple price drop stings (BTC XRP USD and why)

Ripple price drop stings (BTC XRP USD and why)

Ripple (XRP) worth in both Bitcoin and USD fell yesterday afternoon after word spread of Coinbase's non-commit to the currency - along with all others. Again this morning traders woke to find the most popular cryptocurrency of the week in significant decline. This comes after an abnormal amount of hype by investors in the cryptocurrency created a fog of FOMO - that is, Fear Of Missing Out.

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Ripple price dips as Coinbase rumor doused (XRP BTC)

Ripple price dips as Coinbase rumor doused (XRP BTC)

Coinbase made a significant announcement this afternoon regarding, but not mentioning specifically, Ripple (AKA $XRP.) As the announcement was made, the price of Ripple ($XRP) fell, there was a dead cat bounce, and the coin's worth continued to tank in a downward direction. If there's one single reason why an investor's worth in USD or BTC today is halved, it's because they put a whole lot of faith in the future of XRP.

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Bitcoin price today: Stock up, but keep it secret (BTC USD)

Bitcoin price today: Stock up, but keep it secret (BTC USD)

This morning the price of Bitcoin VS USD is lower than it's likely set to be over the next few days. As such, it's a good time to trade your dollars for all the satoshi* you can hold. The big problem with what you're about to do isn't the cash exchange, it's the taxation of said investments that might end up being applied retroactively in the near future.

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Coinbase Disabled and Down: BTC reacts by tanking [Update: it’s back]

Coinbase Disabled and Down: BTC reacts by tanking [Update: it’s back]

Coinbase was down for some users starting early this morning, and as of 8:35 AM PST, the Bitcoin sales site made an official announcement. As a result of Bitcoin prices falling this morning, Coinbase went down. As a result of Coinbase going down, Bitcoin prices fell further. It's a vicious cycle, a vicious cycle indeed!

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Bitcoin price down today: Here’s why

Bitcoin price down today: Here’s why

Several factors played into today's fall in the most popular cryptocurrency pair: Bitcoin to USD. The headlines this morning were just about the opposite of what they were at the start of December, when several all-time-high prices for BTC/USD were achieved. Back on December 1st, Bitcoin "soared" to over $11,000, while today the price "plummeted" to below $12,000 - crazy!

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