• Bitcoin's skyrocketing growth was ‘fraud and manipulation' - report

    7 days ago - By RT

    The record growth in bitcoin last year was actually a coordinated market manipulation, according to recent research by University of Texas Finance Professor John Griffin.
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  • Report: The bitcoin boom may have been caused by price manipulation

    Report: The bitcoin boom may have been caused by price manipulation

    7 days ago - By Fast Company

    A new paper shows that last year's bitcoin surge may have been artificially manufactured.
    It was a mere seven months ago when bitcoin was raging and crypto-enthusiasts were riding a high. And then the price of the cryptocurrency dropped. In December of last year, the price of one bitcoin hit nearly $20,000. Today it's worth a little under $6,500-and that price keeps fluctuating. So what happened?
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  • Much of bitcoin's 2017 boom was market manipulation, researcher says

    7 days ago - By CNBC

    New research Wednesday argues that at least half of the jump in bitcoin and cryptocurrency prices was due to a coordinated price manipulation campaign.
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