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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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Bitcoin Doesn’t Need Money – Bits & Pieces #12

Profit from Bitcoin
Daniel is out of town this week so the following Bits & Pieces column is by Tim Baker. Enjoy!

  I’m glad Bitcoin has crashed (relatively) and I think you should be too. Actually, it’s not that Bitcoin has crashed so much as the USD/BTC exchange rate has plummeted. That rate has absolutely nothing to do with the technology that is Bitcoin. Right now, Bitcoin is most prominently used as a medium of exchange, and …

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Spend Bitcoins While They Are Cheap! – Bits & Pieces #8

Bitcoin Accepted Here

Why on earth would I want to spend my bitcoins now, when they’re worth so little compared to when they peaked? Shouldn’t I wait and hope that the price rises again? The short answer is “No, because I feel like spending my coin.” I want some new stuff and I want to buy it with bitcoins, but that’s not all there is to this decision. There are always reasons to hold and reasons to spend, …

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