Bitcoin Core 0.15.1 Released

Overview Notable changes Network fork safety enhancements RPC changes Miner block size limiting deprecated GUI settings backed up on reset Duplicate wallets disallowed Debug -minimumchainwork argument added Conclusion Hashes for verification We are pleased to announce the release of Bitcoin Core 0.15.1. This release focuses on the safety of the P2P network as a precaution

Bitcoin Core 0.15.0.1 Released

Overview Hashes for verification Bitcoin Core 0.15.0.1 has been released with a fix for a minor bug in 0.15.0, which caused the GUI client to crash for some users after upgrading to 0.15.0. After upgrade to 0.15.0, some clients would crash at startup because a custom fee setting was configured that no longer exists in

Bitcoin Core 0.15.0 Released

Overview Upgrade notice Better fee estimates Graphical fee bumping Multiwallet Performance improvements The future: P2SH-wrapped segwit addresses Conclusion Hashes for verification We are pleased to announce the release of Bitcoin Core 0.15.0, which provides better fee estimates and more accessible fee bumping, initial support for multiple wallets in a single installation, and a number of

Correcting misinformation on Segwit2x and btc1

“Segwit2x”, a proposal for an incompatible change to the consensus rules of the Bitcoin network, has received increased exposure recently. There have been attempts to mislead people into believing that the btc1 project, the implementation of the Segwit2x proposal, is a necessary update to existing software—it is not. Instead, it is a contentious deviation from

Bitcoin Core 0.14.2 Released

Overview Hashes for verification Bitcoin Core 0.14.2 has been released with a security fix for users who manually enable the UPnP option. Please note: UPnP has been disabled by default since Bitcoin Core 0.10.3; you only need this fix if you start Bitcoin Core with the -upnp option on the command line or in your

US Dollar LIBOR Three Month Rate

US Dollar LIBOR Three Month Rate was quoted at 1.60 percent on Friday December 15. Interbank Rate in the United States averaged 3.82 percent from 1986 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 10.63 percent in March of 1989 and a record low of 0.22 percent in May of 2014. The three month US

United States Car Production

Car Production in the United States increased to 2.80 Million Units in November from 2.70 Million Units in October of 2017. Car Production in the United States averaged 6.05 Million Units from 1967 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 9.92 Million Units in April of 1978 and a record low of 1.29 Million

United States Loans and Leases in Bank Credit

Private Sector Credit in the United States increased to 9463.65 USD Billion in November from 9420.25 USD Billion in October of 2017. Private Sector Credit in the United States averaged 2347.67 USD Billion from 1950 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 9463.65 USD Billion in November of 2017 and a record low of

United States Chain Store Sales

Chain Store Sales in the United States increased to 4131 USD Million in October from 4077 USD Million in September of 2017. Chain Store Sales in the United States averaged 6521.40 USD Million from 1992 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 15875 USD Million in December of 1999 and a record low of

United States Commercial and Industrial Loans

Loans to Private Sector in the United States decreased to 2119.37 USD Billion in November from 2126.32 USD Billion in October of 2017. Loans to Private Sector in the United States averaged 568.01 USD Billion from 1950 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 2126.32 USD Billion in October of 2017 and a record