Ether, the cryptocurrency native to the Ethereum blockchain, may play a very distant second fiddle amongst the financial press (who, in fairness, seem to have just learned what Bitcoin was pretty recently), but not among more seasoned professionals. Ether has seen returns of over 2000% over the past 12 months as Bitcoin has risen a relatively "small" 1200% (it seems odd just … [Read more...] about Mark Cuban, Grayscale Bullish on Ether
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Things are getting weird. Lloyd Blankfein, postulating on Bitcoin and how regulators are likely to react to its success in the future, suggested that shutting it down would be an option. Asked about Bitcoin, Blankfein was clearly dubious of the claim that the cryptocurrency served as a store of value - a common refrain amongst both retail and institution investors. He was none … [Read more...] about Former Goldman Sachs CEO Suggests a Bitcoin Shutdown?