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Bitcoin Bubbles, Crashes, and Then… – YMB Podcast E173

#YMBLive E173

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This is episode 173 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast.

First up today, we definitely have to cover the Bitcoin price. We celebrated a new all-time high last week and this week we’re even higher. Then again, we crashed $100 in just one hour today. So what the heck is going on? Should we buy? Sell? We have no clue, but we’re gonna tell you what …

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Antbleed: Srsly? More Friggen Bitcoin Mining Drama? – YMB Podcast E172

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This is episode 172 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast.

So apparently Antminers have a backdoor that allows the manufacturer to remotely shut down the devices? And apparently the security surrounding the feature is not very strong? With an estimated 70% of existing hash power coming from Antminers, this could be a huge vulnerability for Bitcoin. We’ll cover the details and speculate during the first half …

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Demolish Bitcoin. We Dare You. #BitcoinWreckingBall – YMB Podcast E157

Bitcoin Wrecking Ball

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This is episode 157 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast!

First up today, we’ll cover Bitcoin’s giant crash over the past few days. According to one report, Bitcoin is getting demolished. That may be true on paper (if you just look at recent weeks), but we wouldn’t have recorded 157 episodes of YMB if we really thought that Bitcoin could be demolished.

Most people say …

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If You Keep Saying The Bitcoin Is Heading to the Moon, Shut Up – YMB Podcast E156

Bitcoin to the Moon

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This is episode 156 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast!

Some people just have to complain about everything, and Bitcoin is certainly an easy target. So today’s show is all about Bitcoin haters.

It all started with a tweet about how Bitcoin naysayers will have to change their strategy in 2017. It’s becoming harder and harder for them to say that Bitcoin is dead, so they’ll …

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Bitcoin’s Rockin’ New Year – YMB Podcast E155

Bitcoin in 2017

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This is episode 155 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast!

Happy New Year, Bitcoiners! Despite the expectations of countless media and so-called economists, Bitcoin survived 2016. In fact, it seems like it did far more than just survive. So as we often do this time of year, we’ll take an episode to assess the past year in Bitcoin and predict the future.

To recap 2016, we’ll …

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The Crazy Crap That Everyone Freaks Out About Every Day – YMB Podcast E154

Freakin' Out About Bitcoin

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This is episode 154 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast!

You’re about to hear us try something we’ve never recorded before. In today’s episode, we’ll dial up another radio show, Free Talk Live, during their live broadcast. That’s right. On a whim, we’ll call in to national radio and ask about Bitcoin. The hosts do like Bitcoin and will share their thoughts on its recent …

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The True Bitcoin Price – Bits & Pieces #21

Bitcoin Value

It’s easy to quote a reasonable Bitcoin price at any given time, but determining the true value of the cryptocurrency can be an entirely different task. When people ask me what the Bitcoin price is, I just look up the rate published by an exchange like Bitstamp or Coinbase and round to a nice even number. For instance, today, I’d probably say that a Bitcoin is worth about $250. I also like to use BitcoinAverage

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Big Money Holding Bitcoin – Bits & Pieces #17

Bitcoin Bulls and Bears

The Bitcoin community learned over the last few days that the Bitcoin Investment Trust (BIT) will become the world’s first publicly traded Bitcoin fund. On one hand, that’s pretty darn cool. Lots of people out there might start considering Bitcoin more legitimate when they see that a Bitcoin fund has approval from FINRA and can be listed on exchanges just like stocks. A closer look, however, reveals some details that make me slightly uneasy.…

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