Bitcoin Trades for a Premium in Hong Kong During Protests

Right now, thousands of citizens from Hong Kong are protesting certain leaders and opposing a proposed extradition law. Alongside the protests, the country’s political issues are reportedly pushing wealthy Hong Kong residents to move their capital offshore. Since last week, the price of bitcoin core (BTC) has gained a premium in Hong Kong as the digital asset has been trading between $75-150 higher than the global average. Also Read: How to Exchange Your Amazon Gift Cards for Bitcoin Cash Political and Economic Unrest in Hong Kong Spurs Capital Movement Offshore…

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How to Exchange Your Amazon Gift Cards for Bitcoin Cash

If you’re looking to acquire some cryptocurrency without having to open an account at a centralized exchange, there are several ways to do so. One is to convert Amazon gift cards into bitcoin cash via Purse.io while helping others spend their BCH. Also Read: Coinbase Launches Crypto Debit Card in 6 European Countries Earn Bitcoin Cash With Purse.io Purse.io is a platform that connects crypto shoppers with anyone who wishes to exchange their Amazon gift cards for bitcoin cash. In order to participate in the program as an “Earner” you…

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Coinex Exchange Lists the first SLP-Based Stablecoin Built on Bitcoin Cash

On June 12, the cryptocurrency exchange Coinex announced the listing of a new Simple Ledger Protocol (SLP) token called honestcoin (USDH). The Honestcoin.io website details that the new token is a fully regulated stablecoin issued on the Bitcoin Cash network backed 1-to-1 for U.S. dollars. Also read: Yahoo Japan-Backed Exchange Launches Crypto-Yen Markets and Margin Trading Coinex Lists the USD-Backed Stablecoin USDH The digital currency trading platform Coinex, an exchange well known for offering a wide range of BCH paired markets, has announced the listing of a new stablecoin backed…

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Buy From Home Depot and Walmart With Bitcoin Cash Through Alagoria

Ordering from large retailers doesn’t necessarily have to involve fiat money, even when these merchants have yet to adopt crypto payments. A platform called Alagoria lets you buy items sold by Home Depot and Walmart and you can pay with decentralized currencies such as bitcoin cash. Also read: Bitcoin People Directory Lists Crypto-Friendly Merchants Alagoria Gives BCH Holders Access to Major Retailers Alagoria.com is a website that allows you to purchase products offered on Homedepot.com and Walmart.com. To do so, find an item you want to buy and then copy…

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CME’s Bitcoin Futures Hit New Records

Ever since the Chicago Board Options Exchange (Cboe) announced it was ending its bitcoin futures products back in March, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME Group) has seen a huge influx of bitcoin derivatives volumes. During the second week of May, CME’s bitcoin futures touched a milestone when it surpassed 33,000 contracts ($1.3 billion notional value) in one day. In another instance, CME’s open interest for its bitcoin derivatives positions smashed an all-time record high of 5,190 contracts on May 28. Also Read: Our Value of Money Is Subjective But That…

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Local.Bitcoin.com Shows Lots of Active BCH Listings From Traders Worldwide

Six days ago news.Bitcoin.com announced the launch of Local.Bitcoin.com, a peer-to-peer marketplace that allows people to trade bitcoin cash (BCH) in a private manner. Since then there have been roughly 14,000 accounts created so far, and many people are actively trading throughout various countries worldwide. Also read: G20 Starts Crypto Discussions – A Look at Global Standards Local.Bitcoin.com Spreading Free Trade Everywhere On June 4, in honor of the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square protests, Bitcoin.com launched our peer-to-peer BCH marketplace. Since then many individuals have executed trades on…

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Local BCH Venue Opens and Community Goal Nears in the Weekly Update From Bitcoin.com

A new local bitcoin cash venue opens for trading worldwide and the community is nearing a funding goal milestone for BCH developers. Watch these and other developments discussed in this week’s video update on Bitcoin.com’s Youtube channel. Also Read: Why Bitpay Is Really Charging More for BTC Transactions Local BCH Venue Opens as Localbitcoins Removes In-Person Cash Trades This week’s show discuses the successful opening of Local.Bitcoin.com, a privacy-focused peer to peer global marketplace for trading bitcoin cash (BCH). Over 11,000 people have signed up to the service and already…

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How to Use Bitcoin to Invest in Gold

Gold and bitcoin enjoy a curious relationship. On the one hand, there is a significant crossover between investors in both, particularly from libertarians who don’t trust the U.S. dollar. But on the other hand, initiatives such as #DropGold have sought to position bitcoin as a more portable, divisible and scarcer form of gold. Can bitcoin and gold co-exist, or does the supremacy of the one threaten the other? Also read: Electron Cash Users Can Now Send Bitcoin Cash to Mobile Phones Bitcoin and Gold – Allies or Enemies? Lately, bitcoin…

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Electron Cash Users Can Now Send Bitcoin Cash to Mobile Phones

The developers behind the Bitcoin-Cash-based Electron Cash light client have added a slew of new features to the latest 4.0.6 version. Now Electron Cash users can send bitcoin cash to mobile phones via the Cointext service. In addition to this new functionality, the Cashshuffle implementation within the wallet now permits up to 99.9999 BCH per shuffle, instead of the default 50 BCH the platform previously allowed. Also read: Bitcoin.com’s Local Bitcoin Cash Marketplace Is Now Open for Trading Developers Add Cointext Functionality to the Latest Electron Cash Release The Electron…

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Greenpages.cash Will Help You Find Merchants Accepting Bitcoin Cash

Cryptocurrency needs places where you can spend it. Bitcoin cash, with its low-cost and fast transactions, is a good option for merchants and buyers. A platform called Greenpages.cash helps you find stores that will readily accept your BCH. Also read: New Browser Extension Enhances BCH Addresses for Easy Tipping BCH Merchant Directory Lists Over 1,000 Stores Greenpages.cash is a community-maintained BCH merchant directory that currently lists well over 1,000 merchants processing bitcoin cash payments. You can find both brick and mortar and online stores accepting BCH. A useful search feature…

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