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

Overstock Drops E-Commerce and Shifts Toward Blockchain

On Black Friday, CEO of internet retailer Overstock announced that the company's e-commerce portion would be sold off. Furthermore, Overstock would then dedicate itself to blockchain advancement and assimilation. This week, John explains what Overstock's plan is and what implications may result from it.

By John Butler
Updated November 26, 2018

Business and Investing Leaders on Cryptocurrency

People are talking about cryptocurrencies everywhere, discussing whether their bubble is bursting or just starting. Perhaps we should note how the leaders in business feel on crypto for clearer insight. This week, John delves into several key figures in the business and investing world and their respective takes on cryptocurrency.

By John Butler
Updated November 19, 2018

Will Blockchain Voting Replace Paper Ballots?

The U.S. midterm elections were held last week. While many of us voted with paper ballots at a polling station, a small group was able to cast their votes through their phones... on a blockchain! This week, Token Authority's John Butler explores blockchain voting and what it means for our democracy moving forward.

By John Butler
Updated November 12, 2018

How Countries in Asia Are Regulating Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain

Cryptocurrency and blockchain have grown exponentially over the years. They are also welcomed by countries all over the world. In this week's Token Authority, we get a glimpse into how four Asian countries are regulating cryptocurrency and blockchain.

By John Butler
Updated November 5, 2018

For digital currency, 2017 was a landmark year…