Following two years of torment for bitcoiners that brought a bear market in terms of both price and sentiment, 2016 has turned out to be a good one indeed.

Over the past month, both the fundamental and technical cases for bitcoin have both strengthened significantly.

This past weekend we got some additional fundamental clarity on Bitcoin Core’s next software update, which will include the completed SegWit code ready for deployment.

As global market jitters and economic uncertainty continue to increase throughout 2016, we think bitcoin is in a unique position to capture the imagination of struggling populations worldwide.

Bitcoin has had an interesting few weeks from a fundamental perspective with 80% of mining power and many Core devs meeting in China to try to quell the hard fork talk.

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