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Bitcoin economics. Is Bitcoin a currency?

Bitcoin economics. Is Bitcoin a currency? Economists agree that by definition a currency must possess three qualities.  It must serve as a medium of exchange, as a unit of account and a store of value.  There has been a great deal of debate around the

Bitcoin bubbles – dissecting pre and post bubble datasets

Bitcoin Bubbles – A look at pre and post bubble price behavior In a visual history of Bitcoin bubbles we looked price cycles in Bitcoin history and identified three distinct timelines where a Bitcoin price surge was followed by a steep price decline. The most

A short visual history of Bitcoin bubbles

A visual history of Bitcoin bubbles The original concept paper behind Bitcoins, a decentralized electronic cash system using peer-to-peer networking to enable payments between individual parties was presented in 2008 by Satoshi Nakamoto in “Bitcoin: A peer to peer electronic cash system”.   The concept

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