For about a month we have heard that Oct 25 was the date for Bitcoin Gold. However, it has become clear that block 491, 407 is the key. That block will occur mid-day on the 23rd.
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We ask the question, “will Altcoins see a boom after the Bitcoin Gold hard fork; or, not.” That is, “should we be eyeing alts, riding Bitcoin, or sitting back and waiting?”
Bittrex.com, a popular Bitcoin exchange, is offering a different snapshot date than Coinbase for Bitcoin Gold.
Coinbase has come out and announced the Bitcoin Gold fork has already taken place! If that is true, it means the time to get free Bitcoin Gold by holding Bitcoin has already passed.
Bitcoin Gold “hard fork” means “free coins” for holders of Bitcoin, but it is unclear if the snapshot date is Oct. 25, block 491,407, or something else.
Bitcoin hit $6k today (Oct. 20th, 2017). That is impressive growth. The question is, “did it fly too close to the sun; or, is it going to the moon?”
It can seem like no matter what happens, the major altcoin prices follow Bitcoin’s price, even when it is illogical. We ask, “why?!”
We look at the price decline in cryptocurrency from Oct 17 – 18 to see why major cryptos like BTC, LTC, and ETH dropped.
It has always been annoying to wait a week for your coins to come in with coinbase. Finally, that is no longer a thing. Coinbase now allows instant purchases.
Here are some things to think about before buying cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. This quick list will help you clear away the hype and consider risks.