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Fedwire vs Bitcoin

September 3rd, 2017 | by Donald McIntyre

In the same spirit of analyzing Bitcoin as a high value settlements system I did the following analysis using Fedwire historical data from July 2017 and comparing it with a hypothetical Bitcoin network pre-SegWit, post-SegWit and a pro-forma projecting some key data.

Why Own Bitcoin

August 9th, 2017 | by Donald McIntyre

People often ask me if they should invest in Bitcoin and later how to invest. I have watched a lot of friends make and lose money on Bitcoin, so I have a strong point of view. I want to share my perspective to help people understand Bitcoin as an investment. All of these numbers and concepts are my subjective opinion – with that caveat, here are my three recommendations:

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