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Is it the time to invest in Bitcoin as there’s rout in global stock markets?

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Is the market selling over yet? While Bitcoin alongside the rest of crypto market has stayed stable, the S&P 500 suffered a 10% correction which translates to be the worst month since 2018 when the stock market crashed terribly. The question asked is whether the almost decade-long finance bull market is at risk.

Perhaps, there’s no immediate trigger directly related to sell-off yet, but possibly the trade war between the US and China as well as the increase in Fed rates might have been behind the market turmoil. The current rout in global stocks might be a way the markets are telling the Federal Reserves that they are on the wrong course.

Some folks have their belief that the stock market crash has a lot to do with the upcoming US midterm elections.

Plus for Bitcoin and cryptocurrency markets in general?

The last time the global stocks crashed, investors had a shift to protect their money by investing in precious metals like gold and silver. But, that was back in 2008 when cryptocurrencies had not busted into the scene.

Almost a decade later, merely we may have a similar scenario in the stock market, and it seems like the crash has no impact on the cryptocurrencies, and hence, no signs of an inverse correlation. It implies that, just like gold and other precious metals, Bitcoin and the crypto market value, in general, depends solely on the supply and demand that’s within the market and is not affected by the global economic performance.

Therefore, it means that most individuals may seek to buy crypto coins-and since Bitcoin is dominating the market, it will significantly benefit. It is, therefore, expected that Bitcoin would do well during this kind of instances. One thing the shifting investors should be aware of is that the price of Bitcoin “always” keeps on fluctuating not like a mere 12% drop (it has become less-volatile in recent times though).

But predicting the price of Bitcoin in the future or the entire crypto market is not easy. And if someone is claiming to know the BTC price in the next ten years, is a liar. Sorry, but it’s the truth. But one thing is for sure, cryptocurrencies and the blockchain technology are the future, and it’s predicted that there might be an increase in the crypto market to $20 trillion in the next ten years.

If the stocks fall, we may be in for a good run in the crypto market as there could be a spike in investors turning to Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Currently, there is no denying that big profits can be made from buying and selling of Bitcoin, but we can’t deny the fact that losses can also be in the waiting.

As it looks, indeed, as the stock market is falling, only the crypto market seems to be the best option to follow and buying Bitcoin at a time like now would sound to be a wise investment decision.

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Disclaimer: This article should not be taken as, and is not intended to provide, investment advice. Global Coin Report and/or its affiliates, employees, writers, and subcontractors are cryptocurrency investors and from time to time may or may not have holdings in some of the coins or tokens they cover. Please conduct your own thorough research before investing in any cryptocurrency and read our full disclaimer.

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KaratGold Proves Its Business Model By Providing Official Documents

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There has been a lot of renewed enthusiasm in the cryptocurrency market thanks mainly to Bitcoin’s strong move about 10,000.  Although Bitcoin continues to show its dominance, the altcoin market has yet to benefit from that rally.  A few of the largest altcoins remain popular but the rest of the market continues to lag behind.  In 2018, there was a lot of talk regarding a possible altcoin apocalypse where only the strong would survive.  That prediction appears to be playing out as expected.  Going forward, only the best projects that have a real world need will survive.  Crypto traders will have to spend a lot of their time doing proper research in order to find the best opportunities, just like in all financial markets.  One promising project that appears to have the makings of a future winner is KaratGold Coin.

KaratGold Background

KaratGold Coin is a cryptocurrency developed by the reputable German company Karatbars International, which maintains a leading position in the market of small gold items and investments. The project is part of a larger ecosystem, which involves several blockchain solutions that can be used for transactions, communication, investing and other tasks. During the past few weeks, however, the KaratGold ecosystem has been a target of unsavory scam allegations.  

Karatbars International and GSB Gold Standard Banking Corporation…

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SonicX and Dash Could Challenge Facebook’s Libra for Global Payments Market Share

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When Satoshi Nakamoto unveiled Bitcoin to the world, the dream was always for Bitcoin to serve as a new universal currency.  It would be free from the bureaucracy of governments.  And free from the tyranny of the old-world financial cartels.  Although the dream hasn’t yet materialized, it comes closer and closer with each passing day.

One of the biggest roadblocks for Bitcoin has been scalability.  At a speed of approximately 7 transactions per second, Bitcoin lags behind other cryptocurrencies like Ripple and global payment processors like Visa.  Many expect the lightning network to have a positive impact on Bitcoin’s TPS but until that comes to fruition, mass adoption will likely need another significant development.

Libra Currency Announcement

One development that could help pave the way toward mass adoption is the launch of the Libra currency.  Libra is expected to go live during the first half of 2020 according to Facebook’s June announcement.  According to Facebook, Libra will make sending money online cheaper and faster.  It will also have a hand in improving access to financial services, especially for the unbanked.  Given Facebook’s global reach, including many third world countries, providing financial access to the unbanked could provide a huge spark to global economies.  Additionally, it could provide the growth spark that cryptocurrency needs.

Facebook’s most popular messenger, WhatsApp, has approximately 1.5 billion monthly users.  This application is…

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The rise of the crypto casinos

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In the hyper-competitive world of online casinos, operators are always looking for ways to stand out from the crowd. The most usual methods include using distinctive branding, offering generous bonuses and making sure that they are on all of the major so-called affiliate sites where players can compare and contrast casinos’ different offerings.

But now a whole new generation of casinos are starting to emerge – ones whose key difference isn’t what and how you play, but more in how you pay.

The rise and rise of the cryptocurrency casino is seen by many as the next logical step in a world that is slowly but surely starting to accept that Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, et al. are certainly here to stay.

Of course, it’s the first of these cryptocurrencies that has really grabbed the headlines and led the way with its meteoric performance in 2017 when it seemed like its $20,000 value was just the start of the story. Admittedly, this was short-lived and the value quickly fell back to a more sustainable level but, if it achieved one thing, it was to cement this exciting new kind of currency in the consciousness of the general public.

Why Bitcoin and online casinos are the perfect partners

In many ways, it’s the perfect partnership between Bitcoin and online casinos with multiple benefits for both.

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