Does ViaBTC have veto power over Segwit activation?

Segregated Witness or Bitcoin Core release 13.1 has been released! This update promises to end a 2 year civil war within Bitcoin’s community over scaling, which unresolved,  poses a systemic risk to the network. To the investor, the war has almost certainly had a bearish influence on bitcoin…

Historical Bitcoin returns vs Altcoins

In my pursuit to analyse Altcoin returns if you had bought the entire market like an index fund, I just ran some numbers: Period Bitcoins Altcoins Sep 2013-2016 470% 1970% Sep 2015-2016 170% 268% Sep 2014-2015 -47% 20% Sep 2013-2014 300% 369% I’ve yet to work out risk return…

Scaling Bitcoin. It'll breakout soon! Humour, not really.

Just for kicks, I thought I’d apply some trading technical analysis to the Bitcoin Network transactions per second graph. Turns out we’re in a flag pattern and she’s gonna breakout sometime before May 2017. Behind all this are some more serious fundamentals… this graph is logarithmic so…

Bitcoin long term price repeating?

Anyone one who studies the patterns of crypto-currencies will notice fractal-like patterns that repeat… I couldn't help but notice this long term repeating pattern for Bitcoin. History never repeats, but will it rhyme? Disclaimer: This isn't a proper technical analysis on future price, just a curiosity.…