David Drake
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Why Bitcoin Continues to Rule the Crypto Market Despite its High Volatility

So, how does the highest profile cryptocurrency manage to stay on top of the market despite threats from regulators, hackers and even market pundits.

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What Is The Blockchain? Traders Explains

Waiting for Blockchain to Spark

The lack of harmonization in the regulatory treatment of Bitcoin has left a bad taste in the mouth of the financial industry, but blockchain – the virtual currency’s distributed-ledger architecture – has only whetted the industry’s appetite.

In the last few months, news reports have focused on the promise of blockchain, and several big names have signed on to the new architecture, which was designed to transfer bitcoins from one person or entity to another. Now, financial firms and technology companies are seeing a path to settle and clear trades in a more efficient way.