Price manipulation caused Bitcoin's huge 2017 surge, researchers say (page 2)

A new paper shows that last year’s bitcoin surge may have been artificially manufactured. It was a mere seven months ago when bitcoin was raging and crypto-enthusiasts were riding a high. And then the price of the cryptocurrency dropped. In December of last year, the price of one bitcoin hit nearly $20,000. Today it’s worth a little under $6,500–and that price keeps fluctuating. So what happened?Read Full Story

Price manipulation caused Bitcoin's huge 2017 surge, researchers say

Bitcoin soared to enormous heights late last year to over $19,000 for a single digital coin. Researchers now say price manipulation was the cause of at least half the rise the price ...

Wed 13 Jun 18 from Engadget

Cryptocurrency tether used to boost bitcoin prices, study finds

NEW YORK (Reuters) - There is evidence that tether, a digital currency pegged to the U.S. dollar, may have been used to manipulate the price of bitcoin <BTC=BTSP> and other cryptocurrencies, ...

Wed 13 Jun 18 from Reuters Technology

Bitcoin sinks to two-month low as downtrend persists

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bitcoin fell to a two-month low on Tuesday, sliding in three of the last four sessions on nagging regulatory and security concerns after the weekend hacking of South Korean ...

Tue 12 Jun 18 from Reuters Technology

Bitcoin's soaring value down to manipulation, scientists claim

Wed 13 Jun 18 from Telegraph.co.uk Tech

Report: The bitcoin boom may have been caused by price manipulation

A new paper shows that last year’s bitcoin surge may have been artificially manufactured. It was a mere seven months ago when bitcoin was raging and crypto-enthusiasts were riding a ...

Wed 13 Jun 18 from Fastcompany Tech

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