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kipperbernie wrote:
Oct 12th, 2017 11:12 pm
I attended a conference today on cryptocurrencies and heard that Ripple is not easy/possible for normal, non-finance institution investors to participate in. A closed system to facilitate interbank transfers (so they don't have to go through a costly third party). I'm thinking about a cryptocurrency fund ... a good way to participate with diversification. So much to know.
What about Swift - it's the target Ripple would look to replace, already entrenched within the industry. I just learned they are going to be adopting blockchain but with chainlink instead of Ripple.

The Swell "conference" is taking place in a small lounge in Toronto I think.
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purplekush604 wrote:
Oct 13th, 2017 12:45 am
Im still shaking my head I never got in when it dropped down to $3600CAD!!
I was going to if only Quadriga's wire worked and banks didn't take weeks to send a non-visa debit.
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TruBrush wrote:
Oct 12th, 2017 11:45 pm
Buying BTC at $7k is either a suicide or a last chance.
I would never buy later stages of a rally. Considering where the dip was. Be careful out there
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samin62 wrote:
Oct 13th, 2017 8:27 am
I would never buy later stages of a rally. Considering where the dip was. Be careful out there
Right.. it ain't rallying any higher, must be a phycological barrier, the last push was a mainstream fiat pouring in.
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TruBrush wrote:
Oct 12th, 2017 11:45 pm
Buying BTC at $7k is either a suicide or a last chance.
Never underestimate herd mentality. FOMO is a powerful tool.
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Dpack22 wrote:
Oct 13th, 2017 10:57 am
Never underestimate herd mentality. FOMO is a powerful tool.
Or you could trade contrary to everyone else and buy alts that are getting hammered right now.
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purplekush604 wrote:
Oct 13th, 2017 8:37 am
Do you guys think LTC will goto $100 soon?
Litecoin is a solid coin, I have invested a bit in it myself. It already broke 100 if it hadnt been the China FUD it probably be over that by now.
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Mar 2, 2017
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Bullrun commence!!! I have a feeling we're gonna have the same momentum as the april-jun run.
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BTC is on an absolute tear.

But I've seen charts like this before....the run up has been so quick....
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purplekush604 wrote:
Oct 13th, 2017 12:45 am
Im still shaking my head I never got in when it dropped down to $3600CAD!!
This. I set my limits at around $2500, but it never dropped quite that low. If anything though, I'm kicking myself for not getting in at the ground floor, or for not buying in while it was still sub $1000 earlier this year.
I am the Stig's brother's cousin's friend's former roommate.
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nice run. BTC should reach $10000 eventually, but there'll be bumps and profit taking along the way.
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What's up with the flat lining? People cashing in and getting rich off the hype?

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