Bitcoin cash tripled in two days — and nobody knows why

If you think your portfolio has put on a show since the end of the Great Recession, it’s probably just a blip next to the returns of cryptocurrencies over the past couple of months. Since the year began, bitcoin has risen by more than 300%, while digital currency Ethereum, the second-largest cryptocurrency by market cap, has vaulted higher by almost 3,900%! No, that’s not a misprint — that’s a 3,900% return on your investment in…

"Bitcoin cash tripled in two days — and nobody knows why"

A Coinbase investor says the platform might reverse its bitcoin cash ban in the next few days

Coinbase has spent much of this week in the weeds over its decision not to accept the newly minted digital currency bitcoin cash. But the company could reverse that decision in the next few days, an investor told Business Insider.  “I think the company will be in a position to make an announcement in the next few days, and one could be supporting bitcoin cash in due course,” said Barry Schuler, a partner with DFJ, an investor…

"A Coinbase investor says the platform might reverse its bitcoin cash ban in the next few days"