Despite the constantly increasing concerns in Bitcoin’s community on the digital currency’s growth limit, there still appears to be some room left to worry about other subjects.
Apart from bid-ask spreads being part of the implicit (hidden) transaction costs in (crypto)currency trading, traders should also consider so-called impact costs.
Bter will start repaying the funds it lost in the latest hack attack, and Bitcoin startup 21 Inc has raised a record $116 million.
Last month the owner of Bitcoin arbitrage service Bitcoin Trader, John Carley, suddenly announced the service would be closed down, after which he disappeared into the ether.
One of the main properties of Bitcoin is that only a predefined fixed number of coins will come into existence.