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FTX goes Bankrupt Amid Scandal

FTX goes Bankrupt Amid Scandal

Jacob Gregor, President November 16, 2022

Over the past week, the crypto world took a stab to the heart when news broke that CEO of FTX, Sam Bankman-Fried was involved with tampering and misappropriation of funds that were from huge investors....

Philanthropic Digital Donations

Philanthropic Digital Donations

Luke Rexing, Writer April 10, 2022

Cryptocurrencies are still making waves throughout many avenues, and the bulls are still hanging on and advocating for a prosperous summer. Recently, Bitcoin prices have been hovering around the mid-$40,000...

Bitcoin Bulls Hold the Line

Bitcoin Bulls Hold the Line

Luke Rexing, Contributor March 28, 2022

Until now, Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have seen a slow and steady decline in value over the past four months. There has been a lot of sideways action and speculation regarding the asset class after...

The Crocodiles of Wall Street Placed Behind Bars

The Crocodiles of Wall Street Placed Behind Bars

Luke Rexing, Contributor February 16, 2022

Ilya Lichtenstein, 34, and his wife Heather Morgan, 31, were recently arrested in the largest financial seizure by government law enforcement in history. The couple has been involved in an ongoing investigation...

Can Crypto Bounce Back?

Can Crypto Bounce Back?

Luke Rexing, Contributor February 2, 2022

The last year has been a wild ride for the 43 million Americans who hold crypto in their portfolios. Bitcoin, the cryptocurrency with the highest market capitalization, is up about 10 percent over the...

The most expensive NFT ever sold ($580 million).

Non-fungible Tokens (NFT): The Future of Art

Murphy Eggers, Contributor December 3, 2021

The biggest innovation in finance over the past year has been the emergence of Non-fungible tokens. Non-fungible tokens or NFTs can be anything digital from art pieces to trading cards.  NFTs use the...

Cryptocurrencys Massive Environmental Impact

Cryptocurrency’s Massive Environmental Impact

Murphy Eggers September 29, 2021

In an age of constantly emerging technology, there are endless possibilities that could not be recently achieved. One of the most recent innovations in technology, cryptocurrency, has taken the world by...

NFTs, NBA Top Shot Craze explained

NFT’s, NBA Top Shot Craze explained

Trey Burmeister, Contributor March 11, 2021

The NBA Top Shot platform, since its open beta launch on October 1, 2020, has done approximately $200 million in sales as of March 8. Almost 20 percent of these total sales was during a single day bull...

Investing in the Gold Mine?

Investing in the Gold Mine?

Drew Pellin, Contributor February 24, 2021

There is still a lot of speculation surrounding cryptocurrencies value in the market as skeptics still believe that cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin have no intrinsic value in the world. This past week,...

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Crypto currency, volatile, catastrophic

William Engstrom, Writer September 16, 2019

On December 17th, 2017 Bitcoin topped off at being worth $19,723.21. At Bitcoin's inception, just a few years ago, Bitcoin sold for less than a cent. It’s no wonder how popular and important an understanding...

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