What’s happening with Ripple ?

In the last 5 days there has been a massive price surge in the price of Ripple. What’s going on ? Speculation is mounting that the team behind Ripple are about to launch a commercially available service called xRapid. This service will allow Banks and other financial entities to make extremely quick foreign exchange transfers […]

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How Cryptocurrency is taxed in Ireland

After some delay the Irish taxation service, the Revenue Commissioners, have finally issued guidance on how they see Cryptocurrency being taxed in Ireland. This is very helpful to everyone who has bought, sold and held Cryptocurrency in the last 12 months in particular. The guidance states: As with any other activity, the treatment of income […]

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THE STATE OF THE CRYPTO MARKETS TODAY

So far 2018 has been a volatile year for investors in Cryptocurrency. The year started with most major types of Crypto’s being valued at all-time highs after an unprecedented rise in prices throughout 2017. This optimism was promptly followed by a serious bout of pessimism with markets entering a major sell off only weeks into […]

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Cryptocurrency and War

The world can be a volatile place. In recent weeks we have seen increased levels of political instability in the Middle East, tension between the United Kingdom and Russia along with an acceleration in the ferocity of several ongoing conflicts in Africa. For most of the readers of this article, the events above are distant […]

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The Dangers of backing an ICO

2017 was a big year for Cryptocurrency with the value of most major coins growing enormously over the past 12 months. Investors from all over the world recognised the potential of Cryptocurrency as a game changer and decided to get involved. Investment was not limited to the coins themselves but also the underlying Blockchain based […]

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