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Swiss Bank offers bitcoin investments

Falcon Private Bank

Zurich-based Falcon Private Bank has become the first conventional bank to offer to sell bitcoins to its affluent clients. The Swiss investment firm has made it possible for investors who use its boutique banking services to request that bitcoins are added to their portfolio. The bank will then purchase and …

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Will Ethereum eclipse Bitcoin?

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past couple of years, you’ll have heard of Bitcoin and its dramatic recent rise in value. Just this year alone, Bitcoin price has surged from around $1,000 per coin in January to a high of $3,000 in June. Cryptocurrencies have now …

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Can new cryptocurrencies boost the industry?

The trouble with the Bitcoin market, indeed any online market, is that rivals can set up a clone or competitor with relative ease. For the cryptocurrency industry, this creates both risks and opportunities. Negative impact of Bitcoin alternatives The growing number of smaller players may create alternatives, but they dilute …

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Everything You Need To Know About Cryptocurrencies

We have all heard the term cryptocurrency being bandied about in the news lately, but how many people really know what these 21st century digital currencies are? A cryptocurrency is a digital or “e” currency that utilizes cryptography to protect owners against counterfeiting. This security measure makes it very difficult …

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