Canada’s Biggest Exchange Fumbles... Terribly

Wow. Canada's biggest crypto exchange has really let its users down, leaving them unable to withdraw funds. And it all started with the founder's death. John Butler explains what's happening and how you can avoid such a nightmare with your investments.

By John Butler
Updated February 18, 2019

Cryptocurrency Is Legitimizing!

Cryptocurrency has to become as valid in our financial systems as traditional currencies. Some recent developments have chipped away crypto’s dark connotation and are steering it into the light of financial legitimacy. The Token Authority contributor John Butler tells you exactly what's been going on and what that means for your digital wallet...

By John Butler
Updated February 11, 2019

Ledger Live Goes Live

Not many people pay attention to what kind of digital wallet they use. Hell, some don't even know the differences between the types to begin with. This week, John Butler shows you the various incarnations of digital wallets and a new product that incorporates elements from two types.

By John Butler
Updated February 4, 2019

2019’s World Economic Forum on Cryptocurrency

Last week was the World Economic Forum, held annually in Davos, Switzerland. Each year, leaders in tech, finance, and more convene and discuss all things economic. Coming from November 2017, where BTC was almost $20K a share, 2018's Forum was packed with bullish talk on crypto...

By John Butler
Updated January 28, 2019

Bitcoin’s a Backdoor for U.S. Sanctions; Will Cause a Bull Run

Two countries have been sanctioned by the United States. Is it affecting their pockets? Yes, but not as much as it could. And it's all because of a cryptocurrency. This week, John Butler tells you why this digital currency is helping these countries mitigate U.S. sanctions and what that means for us as investors...

By John Butler
Updated January 21, 2019

Ethereum Will Beat Bitcoin in 2019

It's 2019, and Bitcoin is still the market's #1 cryptocurrency... but for how much longer? This week, contributing editor John Butler takes you to another cryptocurrency and analyzes why it will take BTC's place as the top cryptocurrency of the year...

By John Butler
Updated January 14, 2019

Bitcoin’s 2018 Recap and Prediction for 2019

2018 was a terrible year for Bitcoin (BTC). Its share price, volume, and market cap all dropped considerably during the year. Although 2018 was bad, not all hope is lost on the token for 2019. This week, contributing editor John Butler will recap BTC's 2018 performance and provide a prediction for 2019 that may alter your crypto investing for the new year...

By John Butler
Updated January 7, 2019

What’s the Average Investor’s Take on Crypto Investing?

What's the average investor's take on investing in cryptocurrencies? Do they have any concerns? Are they interested? Recently, trading platform eToro commissioned a widespread survey involving a thousand investors and their stances on crypto investing. The results are compelling.

By John Butler
Updated December 31, 2018

Is Bitcoin’s Bump Signaling a Bottom?

Bitcoin (BTC) had a bad year. It went from making investors a fortune 12 months ago to trading barely above $4K today. Recently, the crypto saw an over 20% bump in price and a wave of selling. Does this mean BTC's rebounding and on its way back to $20K? Or are investors are giving up on the world's most valuable crypto?

By John Butler
Updated December 24, 2018

UNICEF Invests in Six Humanitarian Blockchain Startups

Earlier this year, UNICEF placed a call to companies whose blockchain goods and services would benefit humanity. After months of review, the organization chose six blockchain startups to invest in. This week, contributing editor John Butler takes you through each of these startups...

By John Butler
Updated December 17, 2018

How to Avoid Crypto Pump and Dumps

Record producer DJ Khaled and boxing champion Floyd Mayweather are the first to be charged by the Securities and Exchange Commission for failing to disclose their paid endorsements for several cryptocurrency companies, including one that pumped and dumped its investors...

By John Butler
Updated December 10, 2018

Venezuela Relies on Petro to Revive its Economy

Venezuela's economy is in the gutter. Unemployment's abundant, and inflation's out of control. What can be done to revive the economy? This week, the Token Authority discusses Petro, a cryptocurrency, which has been approved for commercial use in hopes of revitalizing the country's dying economy...

By John Butler
Updated December 3, 2018

For digital currency, 2017 was a landmark year…