Bitcoin price WARNING: Cryptocurrency SLUMP continues as scrutiny grows - is Ripple next?

After Conquering the Markets in 2017, Will the Bitcoin Frenzy Persist in 2018?!

Ted Rogers, the president at Xapo, one of the most widely utilized bitcoin wallet platforms in the global cryptocurrency market, firmly emphasized that bitcoin is still the most sound money in the market.

Folks, I do think the ICO is important innovation, ETH has value as platform (not sure fair to call it "altcoin") & we are headed for tokenized future.

There are more than 1,000 types of cryptocurrencies, including Ethereum, Ripple and Litecoin. The bitcoin to me was always what the governments are gonna feel about bitcoin as it gets really big, and I just have a different opinion than other people.

This same situation seems to have a negative impact on the price of Bitcoin.

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Bitcoin was first brought to the table in 2009 by Satoshi Nakamoto, an anonymous person who published a paper in 2008 and released a software client a year later. Similarly, legendary billionaire investor Warren Buffett continues to disapprove Bitcoin as a medium of payment. You can buy it online, and bitcoin can be bought person-to-person with a mobile app.

Several major fund managers and renowned investors have been suggesting that investors avoid trading bitcoin, while the Securities Exchange & Commision has informed people to "exercise caution" and be wary of scammers. It's more about its stored value.

But if you expect to pay with Bitcoin - or with any other cryptocurrency, for that matter - prepare to be bit-crushed. Several institutional investors are also taking short positions on bitcoin, signifying their bearish outlook.

"So, if you are putting all your eggs in one basket, is there going to be another currency that ends up coming up better?" said Jason Durken, with the group Edmond bitcoin Meet-Up. Occasional crashes on an upward trajectory are to be expected, but unlike traditional stocks that are tied to the performance of a company, there's no real-world entity that drives the price of these cryptocurrencies.

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Regardless, Trump's legal team has been in communication with Mueller's investigation regarding the possibility of an interview . Trump told the Journal in his nearly hour-long interview that Lewandowski had more to do with his campaign's success than Bannon.

Overall, it appears that Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are experiencing obstacles in wider adoption and their use in the real world.

The North American Bitcoin Conference should be the kind of place you can put away your credit card and use a digital currency to get in, right?

"If it's something that we need to be handling at the county, if it's something that it's an actual currency that we need to start accepting to be cutting-edge technology, then we're going to do it", Oklahoma County Clerk David Hooten said.

Katsotsuka Shojo means "Virtual Currency Girls" in Japanese, and was recently launched by Cinderella Academy - an entertainment company that also manages several other popular J-pop groups.

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