The crypto markets are experiencing a relatively quiet Friday as Bitcoin continues to trade sideways in a tight trading range between $4,000 and $4,100. This stability should not fool traders, however, as analysts expect BTC to drop in the near future as its upwards momentum begins to fade. If Bitcoin is unable to garner more…
The Centre for Information and Industry Development in China (CCID) has updated its monthly crypto project rankings. Following the update the top three spots on the list of most promising public blockchain-based assets are compromised of the Ethereum network (ETH), Tron (TRX), and EOS, whilst Bitcoin (BTC) fell on the list. CCID looked at a…
There is a common motif within the crypto markets that the advent of “do-no-harm” regulation would allow for an influx of institutional, corporate, and public funds that will help propel Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies higher. Despite this, a recent report conducted by Bitwise Asset Management explains that the nascent markets are actually significantly more regulated…
The manager of the Bank of International Settlements (BIS) has voiced opposition to the initiatives proposed by JP Morgan and other banks to issue their own digital currencies, which borrow from the design of crypto, whilst omitting its truly liberating features. Augustin Carstens made his comments during a speech at the Central Bank of Ireland…
A report by the Blockchain Transparency Institute (BTI) claims that many exchanges are using bots to fake trading volume. Their research shows that wash trading affects over 80% of the top 25 bitcoin pairings. Furthermore, allegations of this being a deliberate business practice present significant concerns for the industry. Which is already struggling to gain…
Over recent weeks, the industry news cycle has seemingly ticked positive, stakeholder sentiment is more cheery than sardonic, and the value of Bitcoin (BTC) has begun a foray to the upside. All this, coupled with the fact that trading activity has purportedly skyrocketed, has left a multitude of commentators on their toes as they eagerly…
Crypto markets correcting again; IOTA, Ethereum Classic and Tezos moving, Ontology dumping. There has been some movement in crypto markets over the past 24 hours but unfortunately it has been in the downward direction. Red dominates the charts at the moment and total market capitalization has fallen back below $140 billion after reaching a monthly…
Bitcoin’s price action over the past year and a half has been quite the rollercoaster, with many investors incurring nearly instant wealth in late-2017, followed by tremendous losses for those who continued to hold their Bitcoin or other crypto investments. Despite this, those who held and are still holding are doing so either because of…
John McAfee will apparently no longer be working with crypto project SkyCoin in an advisory capacity. Although McAfee has not publicly stated the reasoning behind the dismissal, the lead developer of the SkyCoin project and a blog associated with the SkyCoin community allege that the the termination was brought about by the software developer’s recent…
Facebook could be on the path to replace the US Dollar with its own crypto asset as a global currency, claims Ted Livingston. The founder and chief executive of the Kik messaging app projected the upcoming stablecoin project as a WeChat aspirant. The 32 years old Canadian entrepreneur wrote that, like the Chinese messenger app, Facebook was…