A Little Altcoin Sanity: Litecoin’s Value

This article was originally published for CoinReport.net, under the same title. You can find it here. This is an ongoing series I’m writing for CoinReport detailing and explaining the world of altcoins, and they have kindly agreed to share content ownership with me in addition to paying me to write for them. As a result, I will publish […]

Ben Isgur on the David Seaman Hour!

EDIT: We had a good chat that was unfortunately decimated by David’s internet issues, but you can find the discussion split into two parts on YouTube, here (Part 1) and here (Part 2). I had a quick chat on Twitter earlier this week with @d_seaman, eponymous host of the David Seaman Hour. He said: Netscape […]

Cryptsy’s Mining Contract One is Horrifically Overvalued

It’s pretty rare that I feel the need to step up and talk about something like this, but it’s just way too obvious, and people who don’t do their research are losing money. I’ll break it down for you, because there are two reasons why Cryptsy‘s new Mining Contract One (MN1 ticker) is currently way, way […]

Bitfinex CSV Demo and Formula for Bitcoin Taxes

I had a quick chat on Twitter with a reader about the new Bitfinex CSV reporting system, and I gave him a shorthand guide for using their CSV to collect the necessary tax information. However, there’s been a lot of buzz about Bitcoin and taxes, and so I thought I’d put together a quick video walkthrough showing […]

BTCChina updated deposit rules suggest that bank deposits will continue

Link to the new BTCChina updated deposit rules. Here’s the translation: Dear Customers, For an easier and faster CNY fund/withdraw experience, we have added a new feature requiring users to select a user account type: Mainland China account or International account. Where can I select my user account type? For all new users and existing […]

Senator Manchin’s Bitcoin Fumbles Continue: Claims Bitcoin Isn’t Transparent

Senator Joe Manchin’s Bitcoin comments became infamous in the Bitcoin community after he called to ban the nascent cryptocurrency. Today, the story has changed as the Washington Post’s Brian Fung reports that he has come around somewhat on the topic of Bitcoin. But it’s still very obvious from his quotes that he didn’t want to back down and […]