Bitcoin Mining is Just Another Form of Counterfeiting: Russian Banking Chief

The head of VTB Bank, a major Russian financial institution that sees the government as its majority shareholder, has compared bitcoin mining with counterfeiting. Andrei Kostin, who serves as the president and the chairman of the management board of VTB Bank, said Monday during an event that any person who prints digital money to replace […]

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Why Russia is Probably Not Planning a $10 Billion Bitcoin Buy

Several crypto “news” outlets have gone ham with a story about the Russian government allegedly planning a massive purchase of bitcoin. Russia has made no official announcement to this effect. This reporter first came in contact with the story as it “broke” at The Daily Hodl, a site previously not known to this reporter as […]

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Bitcoin Price to Reach $60,000 Before Crashing to $1,000 in 2018 is Saxo Bank’s ‘Outrageous’ Prediction

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. “Bitcoin is thrown to the wolves,” the headline reads, punctuating the tail end of Saxo Bank’s prediction that the bitcoin price will soar above $60,000 in 2018 before crashing more than 98 percent to “its fundamental ‘production cost’ of $1,000.” The Danish […]

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