October 24, 2019

As Crypto Exchanges Exit the US, Which Trading Platforms Will Enter the Breach?

The U.S. remains a challenging environment for centralized cryptocurrency exchanges, with major players significantly scaling back their operations and others heading for the door. The most recent casualty of America’s stringent regulatory climate is one time market-leader Poloniex, which has “spun out” from parent company Circle, spinning out of the U.S. market in the process...
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Increasing Regulatory Scrutiny May Be Driving Latest Bitcoin Downtrend

Bitcoin (BTC) has been caught in a firm downtrend ever since it set a yearly high at $13,800, with the cryptocurrency continually facing significant downwards pressure that has forced it to drop to fresh multi-month lows of just above $7,000 over the past 24-hours.Analysts are now noting that increasing regulatory scrutiny surrounding Bitcoin and the...
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Billionaire Michael Novogratz weighs in on Facebook’s Libra and Bitcoin

In a recent interview with CNBC’s “Squawk Box,” CEO at Galaxy Digital Michael Novogratz stated that Facebook could have taken a different approach when it announced the creation of Libra. This would have allowed the project to be kept alive as it was meant to be. Novogratz said: “If Facebook would have come out originally saying...
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Bakkt Launching New Bitcoin Options for its Futures Contracts in “Industry First”

The Bakkt platform is getting set to launch new Bitcoin trading derivatives. As of December, users of the regulated platform will be able to trade the Bakkt Bitcoin Options contract.Although off to a very slow start, yesterday saw volume on Bakkt increase dramatically. Additional products coming to the company may prompt the continued growth of...
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XRP/USD Bearish Momentum Keeps On Building Pressure

The XRP/USD bearish momentum keeps on building the bearish momentum on the support areas despite the oversold conditions. In today’s Ripple XRP news we take a closer look at the analysis. According to the RSI and the Elliot Wave Oscillator, recovery is coming on the way. The crypto market seems very bearish as of Thursday...
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Bitcoin 2020 options places 4% probability on breaking ATH before maturity

The crypto-winter finally came to a close after the world’s largest virtual asset surged substantially from April to May. The price peaked at $13,800 on June 26 before corrections took over. Bitcoin continued to consolidate above the $10,000 range, before the market sentiment changed after a few significant collapses in the coin’s price. At press...
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Bakkt to Launch Options on Bitcoin Futures in December

Bakkt announced on October 24, 2019, that it would be rolling out regulated options contracts on its bitcoin futures on December 9, 2019, a first in the crypto asset industry. Bakkt claims that this expansion is “based on customer feedback and is designed to hedge or gain bitcoin exposure, generate income, and offer cost and...
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NEO’s Price Manages To Stay Above The Bear Attacks

The founder of the altcoin NEO is in the latest cryptocurrency news. Da Hongfei, which is actually the founder of Antshares (best known as NEO), has recently stated that blockchains and cryptocurrencies are over-regulated in the extreme.His quote was taken from an interview with 8BTC in which he stated: “In essence, blockchain can barely survive...
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CGC Kyiv 2019 – The Largest Convention Dedicated to Blockchain, VR, AR and AI in Gaming

On October 10th and 11th, for the fourth time in a row, CGC has brought together the brightest minds of the game industry for an international gaming innovation conference. Dozens of rockstar speakers have discussed synergies of blockchain, VR, AR, AI technologies with gaming. Startups and renowned developers have demonstrated their ambitious projects to investors,...
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Dash Holds Strong As Profitability For BCH And LTC Slips

The popular cryptocurrency friendly Internet banking and crypto app Revolut is in the latest crypto news for its launch in the United States later this year. The company confirmed the plans and issued a press release on October 22 when they said that they are expanding their partnership with MasterCard.The launch of the debit cards...
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An Increase in Bakkt Bitcoin Futures Volume Isn’t a Good Thing

Many different factors can influence the future value of Bitcoin. Given the current circumstances, it seems rather unlikely that any major uptrend will materialize. The Bakkt Bitcoin futures are seemingly becoming more popular, but it seems plausible to assume that popularity will only trigger more bearish pressure in the foreseeable future.  Bakkt is on the Move...
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Prominent Bitcoin “Permabull” Claims BTC May Soon Dip Below $7,000

Bitcoin (BTC) and the aggregated crypto market has incurred a notable influx of selling pressure over the past 24-hours that has caused significant technical damage to many of the cryptocurrencies, with multiple prominent analysts claiming that this latest drop has opened the gates for further losses.Although it is not unusual for analysts to flip bearish...
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Mario Draghi Leaves European Central Bank Without Ever Raising Interest Rates

Preparing for a change at the top, the European Central Bank has decided to keep interest rates on hold and at their all-time lows. Mario Draghi, who had his last monetary policy meeting as president of the ECB, is leaving after an eight-year term during which key rates were never raised. At the subsequent press...
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Litecoin set to breach descending channel amid high selling pressure

Litecoin‘s price hasn’t seen any signs of revival since July, and the block reward halving in August did not help its cause either. The altcoin was trading at $49.92, at press time, having fallen by a minute 0.01% on the 24-hour price chart. The altcoin might see some green in the long term as it...
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Bitcoin Price Risks Dangerous Death Cross Following Latest Correction

The cryptocurrency market entered a modest recovery on Thursday, though bitcoin lagged its altcoin peers following a major technical breakdown earlier in the week. At just over 65%, the bitcoin dominance rate has fallen to its lowest level since July. Crypto Market Update Crypto markets bottomed near $203 billion on Wednesday following a more than...
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Crypto Exchange Binance Adds First Fiat Trading Pair, CEO Hints More Will Follow

Binance has added its first fiat currency trading pair. Nigerian users of the platform will now be able to deposit using their local currency, the naira, at the popular crypto trading venue.Previously, users of the platform have only been able to trade cryptocurrency for other cryptocurrency. However, that looks set to change with today’s announncement...
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Cashaa Rolls Out Bitcoin Purchasing Option for India

Cashaa, an online banking platform, is expanding its digital wallet feature for the market in India. The platform’s aim is to make it easy for Indians to buy bitcoin using the Indian rupee (INR), the country’s fiat currency. To do this, Cashaa will enable fiat deposits so that Indians can send rupees into its digital...
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Cardano Foundation partners with COTI to develop ADA payment gateway for 35 fiat currencies

The Cardano Foundation is about to launch an ADA payment gateway thanks to a partnership with COTI, an enterprise-grade fintech platform. According to the company’s blog post, the gateway will allow merchants across the world to accept payments in ADA, as it will enable instant settlement into 35 different fiat currencies. Fiat gateway for ADA...
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Cryptoeconomic Systems Launched as Open-Source Journal and Conference

MIT’s Digital Currency Initiative (DCI) has announced the launch of Cryptoeconomic Systems (CES), the name of both a forthcoming conference in March 2020 and a new, open-access journal intended to bring a scholastic level of quality in research and reviews to the world of cryptocurrency, outside of the traditional publication channels. “Cryptoeconomic Systems is a...
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Bring It On! Deribit Ready As Bakkt Unveils Bitcoin Options

There was a time in crypto… long, long ago… before last week, even…  that if you wanted a Bitcoin option, the place to go was Deribit. But that could be changing, as the crypto futures institutional exchange Bakkt announces its intention to launch its own option contracts by the end of the year. CEO Kelly...
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Win Big With BTCGratis’ Provably Fair Online Casino

BTCGratis is launching today its crypto casino with “provably-fair” technology allowing players to verify the randomness and fairness of the bets they place. The crypto casino allows players to try out virtual crypto slot machines that come with generous payouts and a capacity to bet up to 20 lines. Among the first games at launch...
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Was Boring Bakkt Launch Institutional Investors Waiting To Buy the Dip in Bitcoin?

After a long wait and endless hype, the Bakkt Bitcoin trading platform went live on September 23, 2019.The post appeared first on NewsBTC
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Libra, digital renminbi not a threat to Bitcoin: Billionaire Novogratz

Soon after Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified in Congress supporting Libra initiative, numerous entrepreneurs have gone public to give their take on the episode. American Billionaire Michael Novogratz featured in a CNBC interview to highlight some of the mistakes that Facebook made while introducing the idea of launching in house cryptocurrency. He said, “If Facebook...
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$1000 BTC: Finding Bitcoin’s Bottom Could Be As Easy As ABC

After failing to set a new all-time high, crypto investors are unsure if Bitcoin’s bear market has ended and the bottom is actually in.The post appeared first on NewsBTC
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A bearish technical analysis for Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP and Litecoin; but what if bullish?

Over the last 36 hours, the total crypto market capitalization plummeted nearly 11 percent. The sudden drop aligns with a number of bearish signs that can be seen across the weekly charts of the top cryptocurrencies by market cap. The following technical analysis will evaluate whether Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP, and Litecoin are bound for a...
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XRP slumps by 18% with breach of ascending channel

XRP’s price has been noting an upward climb in the market, after its fall in September. However, Bitcoin’s fall of over 7% in the market was followed by XRP losing 14% of its market value. The coin that was valued at $0.2897 fell to $0.2471. However, it recovered at press time to be valued at...
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Bakkt Announces Bitcoin Options After Record-Breaking Futures Volumes

On October 23, Bakkt’s physically-settled bitcoin futures contracts touched an all-time high with 640 BTC ($4.8 million) swapped on the exchange. Coincidentally, the futures action started after BTC prices plummeted to $7,365 across global exchanges. After the record-setting day, Bakkt CEO Kelly Loeffler revealed the trading platform will offer options on bitcoin futures this December....
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Cardano Foundation to develop ADA payment processing solution with COTI

As Cardano’s adoption continues to grow, its parent company, the Switzerland-based Cardano Foundation, has announced its plans to develop an ADA payment gateway in collaboration with an enterprise-grade Fintech platform, COTI. The offering will essentially allow merchants to accept ADA payments with a near-instant settlement into 35 fiat currencies directly into their bank accounts. According...
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Coinbase generated more operating profit from transaction fees than VC money

Coinbase, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the U.S., has generated nearly $2 billion from transaction fees alone since its launch in 2012, CEO Brian Armstrong said. In an interview with Vanity Fair, Armstrong said the exchange generated more operating profit than all of the venture capital money it raised throughout the years. Coinbase...
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Binance Adds The First Fiat Trading Pair: The Nigerian Naira

The latest Binance news show that the exchange‘s branch that is active in the United States, named Binance America, recently broke the $10 million volume mark. As the updates show, it would have taken longer to unlock this achievement before.At press time, the exchange has seen more than $10,480,000 in daily trading volume according to...
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