One of the reasons why gold is considered as hedge to a failing economy is because of its inverse correlation with fiat money.
‘Bitcoin is not the new gold,’ Goldman Sachs said in the note to its clients.
In this article the author will take Bitcoin as a representative of all cryptocurrencies and gold as a ‘safe haven’ assets.
In this article we will try to forecast the cryptocurrency market with the bitcoin as an example.
Euroclear and Paxos are preparing for the launch of the Bankchain service that is expected to deliver lower costs and lower risk for the London gold market.
The People’s Bank of China explained that it would begin blacklisting exchanges that would continue violating the regulations.
The news can be a sign that Bitcoin is becoming more mainstream and investors get more interested to invest in the cryptocurrency.
The market will be underpinned by up to $1bn in gold bars, or around two tonnes at current prices.
BitStamp offers to exchange gold only for US dollars now but it is going to add a bitcoin-for-gold option soon.
During the past two weeks, Bitcoin price has been doing not bad at all. Thanks to various reasons, the value of the most discussed cryptocurrency has managed to keep its head above the $260 mark.
BitGold Inc., a Canada-based bitcoin company, has launched the new software for gold trading.
Bitreserve has created a new gold standard, linking its bitcoin currency exchange and payment services with gold with the help of Gold Bullion International.
Due to confidence that Swiss gold is as safe abroad as it is at home, Swiss population intensely rejected a referendum to force the Swiss National Bank to hold 20% of its reserves in gold.