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This weekend and on Monday, trading desks across the stock market and other traditional markets will be shut down. But Bitcoin and the rest of the crypto market never stops.With the stock market closed, less to do, and traditional celebrations next to impossible due to lockdown conditions, it could keep more traders at home, driving…
As tensions mount between the United States Trump administration and the Iran regime, the rogue state has been working on a strategy to outwit the US President and get around his economic sanctions and political pressure – and it all relies heavily on Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies.Is Iran Using Bitcoin to Outwit President Donald Trump?While World…
For almost its entire existence, Bitcoin mining has been dominated by Chinese companies. Most of the world’s largest mining pools, chip manufacturers, and the ASIC operators themselves call the country home.Wanting to see that change is Brandon Arvanaghi of US mining company Layer1. He goes as far to say that the United States providing hashing…
Last night, news broke that the United States military completed an overnight drone-based airstrike at the Baghdad airport that killed one of Iran’s top officials, and shortly after Bitcoin spiked by 5%.Fears that retaliation for the assassination could fuel a war between Iran and the US, have caused the prices of certain assets to move,…
The San Francisco-based company behind the XRP cryptocurrency has opened offices in the United States capital. This makes Ripple Labs the first company focused on blockchain technology to have a regulatory team in Washington, DC. In addition to the announcement, Ripple will be joining the lobbying group, the Blockchain Association. The firm has also made…
Today, Circle, a US-based finance firm, has revealed that it is “spinning out” crypto trading platform Poloniex into its own independent company, in “an effort to create a competitive internationally-focused cryptocurrency exchange.” Circle first acquired the crypto exchange back in February 2018, around peak interest in the crypto market. Does the company switching gears signal…
Yesterday, San Francisco-based crypto exchange, Coinbase, announced that they would be increasing their fees for the lowest volume tier of traders on their Coinbase Pro platform, effectively helping the rich get richer, and the poor stay that way. Not only did the increase only impact the lowest wealth users on the platform upset the cryptocurrency…
Cryptocurrency exchange giant Binance launched registrations and deposits today in the United States. The popular crypto asset trading venue will be blocked from 13 states and will feature a vastly restricted set of currencies to begin with. With such restricted offerings from one of the planet’s major cryptocurrency exchanges serving the lucrative US market, will…
Tomorrow, Binance will close trading and deposits for US-based crypto investors and traders, cutting off access to much of the altcoin market. And while that’s likely a positive thing for crypto investors who have been burned by altcoin assets in the past, there are a number of alternatives US-based traders can visit to get a…
Back in June, the world’s most popular crypto exchange, Binance, announced that it would soon be blocking US-based investors from its platform, in order to comply with global regulations. The deadline for US-based investors to cease trading and using Binance is less than 48 hours away. Here is everything crypto investors and traders need to…