Category: localbitcoin

LocalBitcoin’s volume resurgence holds steady, despite Iran pullout

Bitcoin [BTC], the world’s leading cryptocurrency, has been enjoying a great 2019 after a late-2018 marred by a cruel crypto-winter. Since April however, the cryptocurrency has performed much better than traditional assets, outperforming even the S&P 500. Some of the key differentiating characteristics that set BTC apart from fiat were: […]

Venezuela LocalBitcoin Volume Is the Second Largest in the World, Right After the US

Venezuela caught the world by surprise with the recent Bitcoin trading volume experienced by the country. Venezuela’s national currency, the Bolivar, has suffered hyperinflation, sending its citizens scrambling for alternative currencies. Bitcoin has always been a viable option, but the volume experienced recently in Venezuela puts the country right next […]