Category Archives for "Crypto News"

Fear, Loathing and Opportunity: How Crypto Traders Are Handling the Drop

Markets and Prices The last 24 hours have been the worst the cryptocurrency markets have seen since the 24 hours prior. Things have been looking grim for weeks in fact, but on Nov. 19 the situation went from bad to critical as BTC fell below $4,500, dragging the rest of the market down with it. […]

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Bitcoin is imploding — here’s where bitcoin bulls and bears see it headed from here

Following a blistering 80% decline from its peak this year, the brutal drop in the price of bitcoin BTCUSD, -10.34% has market participants wondering what’s next for the No.1 digital currency. A fresh bull run from here? Or look out below! Given the a more than 20% drop over the past 36 hours, it might […]

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Crypto Detectives Project Rates and Investigates Suspicious ICOs

Crowdfunding An online platform created in Russia has set a noble goal of making the cryptocurrency industry safer for investors. The project investigates initial coin offerings (ICOs) that have raised suspicions and performs the due diligence for free. A report about each ICO is then published containing а summary of the findings and a conclusion […]

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KPMG: Cryptocurrency Still Far Away From a Store of Value

When Moon? Not soon according to the talking heads at KPMG. Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies will require a bit more time before they truly function as a reliable store-of-value. We Ain’t There Yet, Says KPMG Whereas in August, KPMG reported that the blockchain industry was maturing and moving beyond experimentation, the latest study authored by KPMG, […]

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Cryptocurrency Exchange KuCoin Secures $20 Million in Series A Funding

KuCoin has secured $20 million in Series A funding as part of the company’s drive for rapid expansion across the globe. The cryptocurrency exchange platform has plans to establish its presence in places in Europe and Latin America. IDG Capital Leads Funding Round In a statement published by KuCoin on Thursday (November 15, 2018), the […]

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Cryptocurrency Exchange-Traded Product Live on Swiss Stock Exchange Next Week

Finance An exchange-traded product tracking an index of five leading cryptocurrencies reportedly will start trading on Switzerland’s Six stock exchange next week. The product will be available to both retail and institutional investors. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Trading on Six Swiss Exchange The Financial Times reported on Friday that Switzerland’s […]

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Major Venezuelan Department Store Chain Accepts Cryptocurrency

Economics The people of Venezuela have been forced to cope with an increasingly difficult economic situation in recent years. This has led to a loss of trust in government-issued fiat by the population in a way that many believe exemplifies the need for cryptocurrency. This may account for why a major Venezuelan department store chain […]

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How To Buy S&P 100 Stocks With Bitcoin

How to buy stocks with bitcoin? Perhaps surprisingly, stocks and shares have been unnecessarily difficult to buy using bitcoin, despite many brokers offering trades in both. However, trading platform WorldMarkets.io has just listed the entire Standard and Poor 100 stocks, to trade against bitcoin. Buy Stocks With Bitcoin: Rare As Hens Teeth Despite the seemingly natural cross-over […]

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Web Giants Censor Bitchute and Bloom

News Another week, another slew of projects banned by major web platforms. Paypal has ejected Bitchute, a Youtube competitor that champions free speech, while Facebook has banned ad campaigns by Bloom that promoted a rival service. The deplatforming of these projects has reinforced the case for censorship-resistant platforms. Also read: Miner Abandons Swedish County, Leaves $1.5M […]

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The ECB is Right: Bitcoin Was ‘Spawned’ By the Financial Crisis (Created by the ECB)

Cryptocurrency advocates continue to hit back at fresh criticism of Bitcoin from the European Central Bank (ECB), which on November 15 publicly called it the “evil spawn of the financial crisis.” Cœuré: ‘Lightning May Strike Me’ In a speech at the Economics of Payments IX conference in Basel, Switzerland, Benoît Cœuré, Chair of the Committee […]

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