House of Cards?

Chris Mentillo Boston, MA Boston

It articulates like something out of a horror movie. Perhaps it is something that takes place on Hallow's Eve. However, none of these are true? Nope, It is about a cryptocurrency company Binance, and a billionaire Calvin Ayre. Calvin Ayre is a well-known, but controversial, personality in the cryptocurrency world. He’s also one of the most candid advocates of Bitcoin SV, which has won him the ... ... more

More Dropouts?

Chris Mentillo Boston, MA Boston

Stripe, Visa, Mastercard, and eBay are dropping out of Facebook's Libra project, accompanying in the footsteps of Paypal. Mark Zuckerberg is set to face interrogations from lawmakers on the cryptocurrency project on October 23rd, and how blockchain can disrupt traditional banking; crypto investing for dummies. ... more

"5 Ways To Earn Bitcoin FREE"

Chris Mentillo Boston, MA Boston

1). You can earn a lot with the aid of 'Bounty Programs.' In a simplistic context, bounty means giving rewards for completing some tasks. Cryptocurrency projects can furnish you bounty in digital assets for completing some tasks for them, such as posting on Facebook, Twitter or other social media platforms. 1). 'Airdrops programs' are part of the ICO campaign of a blockchain project. You can ... ... more

What is A Bitcoin Mining Pool?

Chris Mentillo Boston, MA Boston

A Bitcoin mining pool is described as the group of miners that merge their hashing power and then distribute the block rewards among themselves, after block formation. Presently, numerous firms permitted you to fund then, and in return, you would get the rewards in dispersed digital currency. ... more

Is Bitcoin mining difficult in 2019?

Chris Mentillo Boston, MA Boston

Yes, you can say that because Bitcoin [BTC] is dominating the entire cryptocurrency market and the hashing power required for the formulations of blocks must be extremely large. Do you mind, mining your business Bitcoin? You will have to invest a lot of miners to do this task, and the profit is the more comprehensive one than traditional cryptocurrencies. ... more

“Bitcoin & Ethereum Soar”

Chris Mentillo Boston, MA Boston

Bitcoin and Ethereum, the two biggest cryptocurrencies by market value, suddenly soared yesterday despite the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rejecting the latest attempt at creating a Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF). The Bitcoin price is up some 5% over the last 24-hour trading period, while ethereum has risen almost 6%. ... more

A Bitcoin ETF Approval?

Chris Mentillo Boston, MA Boston

The Securities and Exchange Commission has set a deadline this month for approving a Bitcoin-based exchange-traded fund from Bitwise Investments, a movement that could signify an important milestone in Bitcoin's long-term growth story. The digital currency has been volatile this year, falling by over 20% in one week in late September to its lowest level since July amid growing skepticism and ... ... more

Crypto--Talk With Chris Mentillo

Chris Mentillo Boston, MA Boston

This week on Crypto--Talk With Chris Mentillo, I wish to talk about the history of Cryptocurrency so you can have a better understanding of what exactly it is -- especially if you are just starting out. Nonetheless, even if you are not new to cryptocurrency, please read anyway because this is a more updated version of crypto-history: A cryptocurrency is a digital asset constructed to work as ... ... more

Top 5 Cryptocurrency Performers?

Chris Mentillo Boston, MA Boston

The dominance of Bitcoin [BTC] continues to drop, which shows the action is gradually shifting to Altcoins. However, for the Altcoins to continue their outperformance, Bitcoin [BTC] must either consolidate or move up gradually. In the event of a sharp drop in the leading cryptocurrency, several Altcoins are likely to follow suit. Let’s analyze the top five current cryptocurrency performers of ... ... more

10 Cryptocurrency Trading Mistakes?

Chris Mentillo Boston, MA Boston

1). Starting with real money instead of paper trading. 2). The ability to accept a loss and move on to the next trade. 3). Failing to maintain a balanced portfolio. 4). Adding to a losing trade – Do not continue to move forward to a constant losing trade. Know when to move on. 5). Failing to keep a journal and holding yourself accountable for your actions. 6). Risking more than ... ... more

The First British Cryptocurrency, Electroneum

Chris Mentillo Boston, MA Boston

Electroneum is also known as British Cryptocurrency. It was launched as an ICO. The basic purpose behind the invention of this cryptocurrency was to use it in the mobile gaming market. The main feature that attracts the user is its user-friendly interface. Electroneum was developed on a “need,” a need to connect the community and business through a mobile-friendly application that could be ... ... more

German Bank Predicts Bitcoin at $90,000 After Next Halving?

Chris Mentillo Boston, MA Boston

Bayern LB, a lender based on the rich German province of Bavaria, has surprised the cryptocurrency community. In a recently published research paper, the bank asks a rather rhetorical question: “Is Bitcoin outshining gold?” and predicts a tenfold increase in CTC’s price by the spring, when the next bitcoin block reward halving takes place. Bitcoin’s stock-to-flow ratio is set to increase ... ... more

Morningstar Crypto-Rating Agency?

Chris Mentillo Boston, MA Boston

Morningstar Credit Ratings is a subsidiary of Chicago-based Morningstar Inc. They now plan to move into the digital asset markets, by offering a range of crypto-asset rating services according to a report by Forbes. Morningstar’s rating agency wants to advance into the blockchain market to outcompete the “big three” rating agencies in the burgeoning crypto-asset industry. While S&P, Moody’s, ... ... more

5 New Reasons To Attend 2019 Litecoin Summit?

Chris Mentillo Boston, MA Boston

After a successful inaugural event last year in San Francisco, this year’s Litecoin Summit is taking place in Las Vegas on October 28th & 29th. With no deficiency of crypto and blockchain attractions to choose from, here are five new reasons why the Litecoin Summit is one you shouldn’t pass up: 1). IT’S MUCH BIGGER THAN LITECOIN. 2). IT’S AN AMAZING LINEUP OF NOTABLE SPEAKERS ON THE ... ... more

PayPal Withdraws from Facebook's Libra Cryptocurrency?

Chris Mentillo Boston, MA Boston

PayPal is withdrawing from Facebook's Libra Association, the company stated Friday. "PayPal has decided to forgo further participation in the Libra Association; Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency at this time. Instead, we will continue to focus on advancing our existing mission and business priorities as we strive to democratize access to financial services for underserved populations,” PayPal ... ... more

“Illegal Bitcoin Trade Gets Former Ice Hockey Player Arrested”

Chris Mentillo Boston, MA Boston

A Russian former ice hockey winger Igor Musatov has been arrested in Moscow over an illegal Bitcoin [BTC] trade and purportedly cheating a businessman, Crime Russia reports: The former ice hockey champion met with the IT company CEO and reportedly lured him into his non-existent cryptocurrency business, and offered to sell him 103 Bitcoins for forty-five million rubles (Rubles 45 million), ... ... more

New Zealand Legalizes Crypto-Payments?

Chris Mentillo Boston, MA Boston

Did you know New Zealand just became the first country to legalize salary payments in cryptocurrencies? New Zealand will permit companies to pay salaries in cryptocurrency starting September 1, becoming the first nation to do so, according to a Financial Times report. However, the country requires the desired cryptocurrency to be bound to a conventional currency and immediately transformable ... ... more

Who’s the World’s Most-Used Cryptocurrency?

Chris Mentillo Boston, MA Boston

Do you know who the world’s most-used cryptocurrency is? If you think it's Bitcoin, [BTC] which accounts for about 70 percent of all the digital-asset world's market value, you may be very surprised. Data from CoinMarketCap.com show the token with the highest daily and monthly trading volume is Tether, whose market capitalization is more than 30 times smaller. Tether's volume surpassed ... ... more

Paying Property Taxes With Cryptocurrency?

Chris Mentillo Boston, MA Boston

Cities of Richmond Hill, North of Toronto, have become the first in the country to accept cryptocurrency — a digital-based payment system operating without the central oversight of banks or credit card companies — for property tax payments. Other cities, including Toronto, have investigated the benefit, but have yet to implement it. The meteoric rise and subsequent crash of cryptocurrency ... ... more

Volodymyr Zelensky Crypto-Modernization?

Chris Mentillo Boston, MA Boston

Ukraine’s Ministry of Digital Transformation plans to legalize Bitcoin [BTC] and other cryptocurrencies to bring them out of their current legal grey area. To date, cryptocurrencies are not being outlawed in the country, but instead, have no official status. The move is part of the country’s modernization efforts, led by its new young president Volodymyr Zelensky, who recently won a surprise ... ... more