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Bitcoin ETF: SEC Receives 84% Negative Feedback on Application The industry's enthusiasm for a Bitcoin ETF appears to be waning - if you judge that by the dearth of new comment letters to the Securities and Exchange Commission in support of the investment vehicle. Dina Pinto wrote:. Darnwell wrote:. However, bitcoin ETF proponent Sami Santos wrote:.

Blockchain Goes Hollywood Brings Visionary Blockchain Leaders, Celebrities and Investors Together for Epic Event Via CryptoCurrencyWire - Pack your bag and grab a ticket to Los Angeles as Blockchain Goes Hollywood attracts some of the world's most exciting and innovative blockchain and cryptocurrency experts, investors and celebrities for exciting multi-day experiences to be held May 30-June 2, 2019, in one of the world's top destinations.

Coincheck to sell its Bitcoin SV holding and reimburse users with Japanese Yen Earlier today, Coincheck, a digital asset exchange platform based in Japan, announced that they will be selling the BSV generated via the hard fork, which took place in November 2018, for fiat. According to the recent announcement, users of the platform were made aware of this step a day after the hard fork, i.e., November 16, 2018.

Bitcoin Exchange Bithumb Announces 50% Layoffs South Korea's largest Bitcoin exchange, Bithumb, has announced layoffs of 50%, the latest casualty of "crypto winter." B. A report in Korean media issued earlier today shows that the exchange will be cutting its staff from 310 to around 150.

Spain’s 2gether Unveils Prepaid Crypto Debit Card, as Polispay Cancels Theirs 2gether, a Spanish banking platform, has announced the launch of its prepaid Visa debit card that allows holders to pay for goods and services using cryptocurrency. Customers can use the card to make payment in euros or via bitcoin core, bitcoin cash, ripple, ethereum, EOS, litecoin and stellar.

Bitcoin : Craig Wright announces intention to file for harassment, libel and slander against false / erroneous claims Craig Wright, the self-proclaimed Satoshi Nakamoto and creator of Bitcoin, announced that he will now hold people, websites, and companies that make false claims and "harass" him under a false pretext, accountable. Craig Wright has repeatedly claimed that he is the creator of Bitcoin.

1.4 Trillion in Bitcoin Transacted Last Year, $15,000 Average TX Size, Fintech Entrepreneur Reveals Catherine Wood, the founder and CEO of ARK Investment Management, a New York-based firm focused on "thematic investing" such as "Industrial Innovation" and the "Next Generation Internet," has argued that Bitcoin should be a part of every portfolio.

Last 8 Years USD Lost 99.98% Against Bitcoin: Is US Dollar Following Weimar's Hyperinflation Path Against BTC? The US Dollar could be performing in a similar way as Germany's Papiermark during the hyperinflation period that the currency experienced between 1921 and 1923. The recognized crypto analyst PlanB has uploaded a chart to Twitter comparing the performance of Germany's Mark and the US dollar against Bitcoin.

Bithumb Lays Off 160 Employees as Crypto Cutback Continues The staff have been cut apparently in an effort to reduce costs and better align with the pace of growth in the industry. The report also mentioned the exchange was reducing staff after trading volumes had dropped. Discover Barcelona Trading Conference - A Top Tier Crypto Trading Event.

Plant Trees and Earn Bitcoin by Listening to Music Feedbands pays listeners half of a cent per stream. Two other groups of people can also earn money from Feedbands streams. Listeners who share music get 15¢ when the songs that they share are streamed. People who get artists and listeners to sign up also get 15¢ per stream.

5 Popular Crypto ATMs That You Can Purchase Today The following ATMs can be purchased today, allowing anyone to deploy a crypto-dispensing kiosk at their local convenience store or tavern. Also read: Why Colombia Has Become a Hotspot for Bitcoin ATMs. Crypto ATMs are growing in popularity as numerous manufacturers have helped make these machines more accessible.

Anti-Euro Bitcoin Art Pops Up in Paris Amid Protests In the country of the language of love, free speech, and Charlie Hebdo, Pascal Boyart has revealed his third piece of revolutionary street art in Paris with a Bitcoin QR code hidden inside. Onlookers around the world, especially from the Bitcoin clan, watched excitedly as Bitcoin became a part of the Paris protests.

CoinMarketCap Crypto Assets Now Feature Flipside Letter Grades The Fundamental Crypto Asset Score metric - which evaluates factors such as developer activity and a broad set of transaction data - was recently added to CoinMarketCap, along with publishers such as MarketWatch, TheStreet and Stocktwits. The move comes ahead of the launch of CoinMarketCap's first Android app, scheduled for April.

Look out for these Five Cryptocurrency Exchanges Cryptocurrency exploded into mainstream awareness in 2017, thanks to the record-setting achievements of Bitcoin. This launched crypto from a fringe interest into something that was on everyone's lips. The ensuing coverage made more people than ever aware of crypto's relentless rise.

Stellar Challenges Swift, XRP Hits Microsoft Outlook, and Bitcoin Bull Says Crypto Set to Rally IBM's Stellar-powered global remittance platform now has six banks on board. Today, the tech giant announced World Wire will power payments and foreign exchange services across 72 countries.

The Week: Cboe Putting Bitcoin Futures on Hold, Cosmos Goes Live Digital assets continued in recovery mode for the past week, with all major cryptocurrencies ending the week with gains. The total market cap added another 4% last week.

Cryptopia announces intention to reopen by March-end; reveals website in testing phase Cryptopia, the New Zealand-based cryptocurrency exchange has been working on updating its system to start afresh, after two hacks crippled the exchange in January 2019. In order to be fully functional, the exchange carried out a system update, following which it was functional for a short while, reported Chepicap.

DataDash gives interesting price analysis on bitcoin Bitcoin has pushed the upper limits of the $3,000 price range over the past several days. DataDash recently provided some interesting price analysis on crypto's largest asset.

Crypto Exchange Bithumb to Reduce Staff By Up to 50% Bithumb, the largest cryptocurrency exchange in South Korea, plans to cut its staffing levels by up to 50 percent, according to a CoinDesk Korea report issued Monday, a move that would reduce its number of employees from 310 at the start of March to around 150.

Governments Exploit Christchurch Tragedy to Enforce Censorship and Thought Policing No sooner had the victims of the Christchurch attack fallen than governments were clamoring to mine the tragedy for political capital. Despite the shooting having been live streamed on Facebook, antipodean officials have directed their ire against fringe websites in a desperate bid to control the narrative and criminalize curious civilians.

US Dollar Mirrors 1920s Weimar Republic Hyperinflation Against Bitcoin The Bitcoin price in US dollars has begun exhibiting a trend which closely mimics the price history of Germany's Papiermark during hyperinflation. A summary chart uploaded to social media by the cryptocurrency analysis account planB compares BTC/USD over the past eight years with the Papiermark's value versus the previous gold mark.

Bitcoin Bull Tim Draper says highly regulated countries become poor; shift from fiat to crypto inevitable Tim Draper, an American venture capital investor and a strong believer in crypto, made another bullish claim suggesting that a flip from fiat currency to Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies will take place in a couple of years. The Government would eventually have to give up control and be the service provider, he added.

CoinNess Secures New Investment from Chinese VC Funds One of the biggest trends in crypto space in 2019 is that many startups have opted to secure their new funds through the old-fashioned ways, including the venture capital.

Pension Flows Add 5 More Years To Credit Boom/Bust Cycle The pension crisis has been capturing headlines for years, but there's another layer to the pension issue that's starting to draw attention to itself.

Stellar Lumens now available on Coinbase Starting today, Coinbase supports Stellar Lumens at Coinbase.com and in the Coinbase Android and iOS apps. Coinbase customers can now buy, sell, convert, send, receive, or store XLM. Please note that inbound transfers and many sends require the specification of an XLM destination tag.

Bitcoin Price Analysis: Coin falls as bulls withdraw from coin market The largest cryptocurrency in the market, Bitcoin, saw the bull make an entry and lift the coin's prices. However, this was a short-lived trend as the coin fell in the past hour, at the time of writing. The token was valued at $4,017.70, with a market cap of $70.69 billion.

Overstock Delays E-Commerce Business Sale, Deferring Cash for Crypto Ventures Overstock has put off plans to sell its flagship retail business, delaying a large cash infusion that it was hoping to get for its portfolio of blockchain ventures.

Bitcoin Cash proponent Roger Ver talks about new technologies that make micro transactions easy Roger Ver, the Chief Executive Officer of Bitcoin.com has always claimed that the price of cryptocurrencies does not matter, rather it is the mass adoption of the digital assets that actually counts.

XRP Sentiment Manipulated by Thousands of Bots, Analyst Claims A recent data analysis has now alleged that the XRP army of shills is compromised of thousands of bots trying to sway market sentiment across social media channels like Twitter. Also read: Jeff Garzik Subpoenaed in Kleiman Bitcoin Lawsuit Against Craig Wright.

Banking Fintech Integrates Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash, EOS and XLM for Crypto Mass Adoption Using Visa Spanish fintech 2gether has launched a Visa debit card that allows users to spend their crypto anywhere in Europe where Visa is accepted. Available in 19 countries, the new debit card lets people make everyday purchases, from coffee to pizza, with a single swipe of the prepaid debit card.

Bitcoin price surges past $4,000 as cryptocurrency experts bet on major market turnaround Cryptocurrency markets are showing the first signs of recovery after months of stagnation, with the price of bitcoin breaking above $4,000 on Monday. Bitcoin has been trading between $3,000 and $4,000 since November 2018, having fallen from a peak of around $20,000 in late 2017.

Bitcoin Is in the Dumps, Spreading Gloom Over Crypto World Bitcoin is in the longest slump of its 10-year history, forcing supporters to shelve dreams of global disruption and focus on simply tightening their belts long enough to outlast the downturn.

Cryptopia customers will get a 100% haircut on their Ethereum holdings Cryptopia, the New-Zealand cryptocurrency exchange, was the talk of the town ever since it was compromised in the hacks of January 2019. However, for the past few days, the exchange has been making all possible efforts to re-open its services for customers, giving them all the latest updates on the turn of events.

Cboe to stop listing bitcoin futures as interest in crypto trading cools Cboe Global Markets has decided to stop adding new bitcoin derivitives.

Bitcoin SV Virtual Hackathon takes place May 4-5 as lead up to CoinGeek Conference Toronto This virtual hackathon will take place on May 4-5 and be open to participants worldwide. The online competition is a lead-up to popular cryptocurrency event, the CoinGeek Conference, taking place in Toronto for a two-day happening at The Carlu, a historic event space, on May 29-30.

Bitcoin Cash developers introduce privacy-protecting lightweight protocol, Neutrino Bitcoin Cash, the cryptocurrency resultant of the Bitcoin fork, recently rode the bullish trend to post major gains in the coin market. Now, according to reports, the developers behind Bitcoin Cash full node bchd announced the beta release of a lightweight version of its wallet, Neutrino.

IBM Signs 6 Banks to Issue Stablecoins and Use Stellar's XLM Cryptocurrency Announced Monday, six international banks have signed letters of intent to issue stablecoins, or tokens backed by fiat currency, on World Wire, an IBM payment network that uses the Stellar public blockchain.

Ethereum May Outperform Bitcoin In The Next Bull Run Research from DelphiDigital has suggested that Ethereum may even outperform Bitcoin in the next bull run, so long as the bull run occurs in the near time horizon. The research has suggested that Ethereum currently has higher volatility when compared with the volatility of Bitcoin.

Anthony Pompliano: Next Bitcoin and Crypto Bull Run Will Be 'Bigger Than Anything We Have Ever Seen Before' The founder of crypto investment firm Morgan Creek Digital says a coming boom of institutional investments in Bitcoin and crypto bull will trigger a bull run unlike anything the market has ever seen.

Bitcoin Price Analysis: Big Move Awaits After 4 Consecutive Weekly Gains Bitcoin price completed a fourth consecutive week with a green candle close for the first time since April 2018, reaching highs during the week of $4040 and finding support when $3800 was tested. We take a closer look at the price action and what lies ahead for the week.

A Lightning API for Bitcoin Futures Data Has Launched An experimental service that allows users to pay for futures data from exchanges Kraken and BitMEX with bitcoin's in-development lightning network is now live.

Why Bitcoin Cash Surged 20% to Headline Booming Crypto Market Now available on the Play Store, the client uses a "new technique called client-side filtering to obfuscate your transaction downloads to preserve your privacy better." Bitcoin Cash's entry into the ever-emerging privacy space might have sounded bullish to speculators, which explains why the BCH rate soared impressively during the weekend.

Tether Withdraws Claim of USD-Backing While Rival Stablecoins Provide Monthly Attestations Dollar backing since launch. Also Read: Bitcoin Cash Developers Launch Privacy-Preserving Light Client Neutrino. Tether has updated its terms of service regarding the backing of its USDT token, apparently reversing previous assertions that all USDT tokens are backed one-to-one with USD reserves.

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Litecoin, EOS, Bitcoin Cash, Binance Coin, Stellar, Tron, Cardano: Price Analysis, March 18 Ethereum’s Joseph Lubin predicted this week that blockchain will make up more of the global economy in the coming decades.

Bitcoin Cash Grows as Major Oil Futures Show Mixed Movements Monday, March 18 - most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting slight to noteworthy losses on the day by press time. Bitcoin is down just over one tenth of a percent on the day, trading at around $4,024, according to CoinMarketCap.

Will Bitcoin Rise Above $4000 Again? Disclaimer: This article is not trading advice and should not be construed as such. Always consult a trained financial professional before investing in cryptocurrencies, as the market is particularly volatile.

Colorado Lawmakers Seek Exploration of Blockchain Use in Agriculture State of Colorado are eyeing a role for blockchain technology in the agricultural industry. Several blockchain use cases were identified by the lawmakers, including improving traceability of products "from farm to shelf," controlling inventory and monitoring in-field conditions such as weather and soil quality.

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Billionaire Bitcoin Bull Novogratz Sees 'Next Move Higher' for Crypto Market Novogratz is calling the market bottom days after Fundstrat's Thomas Lee issued his latest bullish outlook for the BTC price. Novogratz's remarks were in response to Binance CEO Changpeng "CZ" Zhao, who posted a poll on Twitter asking followers whether we're in a bull or bear market.

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Bitcoin Technical Analysis: BTC/USD must breakdown $4000 supply for greater upside momentum Relative change: - 0.10%. High: 4015.61. Low: 3961.60. BTC/USD 60-minute chart. BTC/USD daily chart. Note: All information on this page is subject to change. The use of this website constitutes acceptance of our user agreement. Please read our privacy policy and legal disclaimer.

Bitcoin drifts lower after notching its fourth consecutive winning week Bitcoin prices were marginally lower on Monday, moving back below the psychologically notable $4,000 mark. In early Monday trade, a single bitcoin BTCUSD, - 0.32% fetched $3,957.40, down 0.4% since Sunday's level at 5 p.m. Eastern time on the Kraken exchange.

AcomeA SGR Tests Blockchain for Fund Distribution Asset management firm AcomeA SGR has announced the completion of the distribution of funds using blockchain technology. The Italian company has used Fundsquare's blockchain infrastructure called FundsDLT along with Fabrick for API and banking support.

US SEC's Valerie Szczepanik: Some stablecoins could raise issues under securities law The legal status of stablecoins has been disputed for quite some time now. However, in what could be a new episode in the issue, the Securities and Exchange Commission 's advisor for Digital Assets, Valerie Szczepanik, informed crypto enthusiasts that some types of stablecoins "could raise issues under securities laws," reported Decrypt media.

EGEB: California microgrids, renewables and Bitcoin, net-zero scenarios, and more Today in EGEB, California considers clean energy microgrids as wildfire backup. Renewable energy isn't enough to make Bitcoin more sustainable, an expert argues. Europe considers six energy scenarios for a carbon-free future. Alberta awards $100 million to green energy projects.

Banking Startup Launching Visa Card That Lets You Spend 7 Cryptos Banking startup 2gether is launching a prepaid Visa debit card that allows users to spend cryptocurrencies. In an announcement, 2gether said customers will be able to use the card to pay with either euros or any of the following seven cryptocurrencies: bitcoin, ether, XRP, bitcoin cash, EOS, Stellar and litecoin.

E-Commerce Titan Bans Crypto, Wiping Away Nearly 20,000 XRP, Bitcoin and Ethereum-Related Ads in Brazil PayPal has invested $750 million in e-commerce giant Mercado Libre, Latin America's most popular e-commerce site by number of visitors with 267.4 million users registered on the company's marketplace, according to data compiled by Statista.

Bitcoin's credibility questioned by critics after volume drops due to blackout in Venezuela The blackout in Venezuela caused a drop in the total volume of Bitcoin traded and according to some reports, these volumes fell by 40%. Citing this development, Frances Coppola claimed Bitcoin and its industry would be crippled without electricity.

In the Daily: UAE Needs to Keep up With Crypto, Australia to Support Local Blockchain Industry In this edition of The Daily we feature two countries that want to promote their positions in the cryptocurrency and blockchain world. In the UAE a top banker has stated that keeping up with crypto is crucial to become an international financial hub and in Australia the government is investing in the local industry.

Israeli Bank Policy Should Not Have Shut Down Bitcoin Mining Firm's Account, Court Rules A judge in Tel Aviv has delivered a mixed verdict as part of a case involving Israminers and Union Bank.

Bitcoin price prediction: BTC/USD struggle at $4,000 hurdle is far from over - Confluence Detector BTC/USD cleared the resistance at $4,000 during the weekend trading marking the second biggest move in the same week. The short-term bullish outlook for the crypto has been strengthened.

Coinbase Pro Has Good and Bad News Regarding Fees for Traders Coinbase Pro is changing its fee structure later this week, with bottom tier traders seeing a hike and higher value clients paying less.

Citi Suspends Its Initiative to Create a Digital Currency Citigroup has shelved its plans to introduce a blockchain-based token. Discover Barcelona Trading Conference - A Top Tier Crypto Trading Event.

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Bitcoin Back Above $4,000 as Major Resistance Looms Bitcoin’s price was back above a key psychological level on Monday, as technical traders continued to eye a familiar resistance that could either challenge the bullish outlook…

Bitcoin Won't Scale Because It Doesn't Need To, Says Block.One CEO Bitcoin is on its way to replace gold as a store of value and won't scale "because it doesn't need to," says Block.One co-founder and CEO, Brendan Blumer. Bitcoin, some argue, can only reach significant value if it can scale to meet transaction demands of a global audience.

Ethereum takes another step towards Istanbul hard fork During the recent Ethereum core dev meeting, the first topic of discussion was the Istanbul hard fork roadmap. Istanbul is the final hard fork before Ethereum steps into the Serenity phase. At the meeting, it was clarified that the team would move ahead with the roadmap created by Afri, a former member of the Ethereum Foundation.

What is BTCPay Server? Free & Open Source Bitcoin Payment Processor BTCPay Server is an open-source, P2P payment processor for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies where users can self-host their own server and effectively process their own payments.

'Bitcoin Will Replace Gold' as a Store of Value by 2040, Says Block.one CEO Block.one CEO Brendan Blumer believes that bitcoin will overtake gold as the best commodity for storing value. Is technology the best commodity?

An Old Resistance Hurdle Is Back and Could Stall Bitcoin's Price Rally Bitcoin's four-week price rally now faces a former support-turned-resistance level that repeatedly capped gains in 2018. The crypto market leader closed yesterday at $3,965 on Bitstamp, representing a 1.73 percent gain on a weekly basis, according to Bitstamp data.

Top 3 Price Prediction Bitcoin, Ripple, Ethereum: Bullish drums announce short term cuts The cryptocurrencies market starts the week with bull drums entering a public frenzy. As we will see in the individualized analyses, the market is entering a phase of lateral bullish consolidation, and it is probable that we will see some strong rises incited by price reaction.

Bitcoin And Crypto Bosses Defy Price Downturn With Brave Bets But the loudest voices of support are coming from those who have been in the bitcoin and cryptocurrency industry for some time. The bitcoin price has slumped over the last 15 months, falling from all-time highs of near $20,000 to around $4,000, and causing a bitter crypto winter to grip the sector.

Australia Unveils Blockchain Roadmap, Creates $71,000 Fund To bolster the blockchain industry in the country, Australia has unveiled a blockchain strategy and roadmap along with a federal corpus of AUD 100,000.

Lightning Network continues to soar as network capacity reaches 1,000 Bitcoin Bitcoin's Lightning Network has reached a remarkable network capacity high of 1,000 BTC, worth approximately $4,250,000. Just two weeks ago, Coin Rivet reported on how the Lightning Network had reached a capacity of 750 BTC. At the time, it marked a 40% growth within a month as the number of payment channels rose from 8,000 to 32,000.

Tel Aviv Court Rules Bank Can't Close Crypto Miner's Account A court in Israel has once again ruled against a local bank which tried to close the account of a cryptocurrency related business without any due cause. This time a Tel Aviv court has determined that a bank can't refuse to operate an account on behalf of a crypto miner.

Australian Government to Help Fund Trade Mission to CoinDesk Consensus Australia's government has committed AU$100,000 funding for a blockchain industry trade mission to CoinDesk's Consensus event in May.

Moonday Morning: Bitcoin dev ordered to prove Craig Wright isn't Satoshi It's Monday which means it's Moonday Morning and time to catch up with the top news from over the weekend. Let's get to it. Canadian financial regulators are learning from the QuadrigaCX debacle and are taking action to begin regulating cryptocurrency exchanges to mitigate the risks associated with virtual currency exchanges.

Basic Attention Token can now be earned while browsing Vimeo, The Guardian on Brave Browser The concept of privacy and fungibility was a key area of focus for cryptocurrencies as well as crypto-based applications. Setting aside privacy-oriented coins like Monero, there have been certain privacy-focused applications that have made their way into the mainstream realm.

China's Resurgent Stock Market is Seeing Profits Flow Into Bitcoin China is returning to Bitcoin investment despite its ongoing trading ban, data suggests this week as the Bitcoin price holds higher. Statistics gathered by monitoring resource Coinlib showing capital inflow into bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies puts the Chinese yuan in the top entry currencies.

Bitcoin 'Market God' Indicator Signals BTC Bull Run - Plus Ripple and XRP, Litecoin, Ethereum, Tron, EOS, Stellar From a bullish Bitcoin indicator to new adoption for Stellar and Litecoin, here's a look at some of the stories breaking in the world of crypto. Bitcoin. A proprietary indicator that called the big Bitcoin sell-off in November of 2018 has turned bullish.

Citi Scraps Its Plan for a JPM Coin-Like Bank-Backed Cryptocurrency Several years back Citi tested a bank-backed cryptocurrency similar to JPMCoin. The lesson it learned? It's easier to rely on SWIFT.

Cryptocurrency market update: Hopes of recovery thwarted as Bitcoin, Ethereum and Ripple stay in the red Towards the end of last week, we saw the bulls on the crypto market revive the uptrend. A bullish wave swept across the market and Friday where Bitcoin closed in on $4,000 while the other cryptocurrencies recorded gains heading to key resistance levels.

Ethereum to Integrate ASIC-Resistant Algorithm ProgPoW Ethereum developers have approved the implementation of the Application Specific Integrated Circuit -resistant algorithm ProgPoW. In the weekly meeting on March 15th, the core devs of the blockchain project reached an overall consensus for the integration of the algorithm.

Gemini Exchange's Cameron Winklevoss: Crypto-winter will lead to lasting innovations Proponents of the cryptocurrency market never fail to make a splash in the cryptosphere, with many speaking about the future of the field, and the implications of existing technologies.

Riot Blockchain's US-Focused Crypto Exchange to Launch by July Indeed, the exchange will allegedly be available in "all 50 states except Hawaii and Wyoming by the end of 2019," a rather ambitious goal.

Mexico's New Crypto Regulations "Could Damage Economy as a Whole" However, once you obtain this license you would not have the authorization to list any cryptocurrencies, making it legally impossible to operate an exchange in Mexico with the fintech law in place." "In a way, is preventing institutions from offering virtual assets to end consumers," said Checa, adding that "this is a disaster.

Cryptopia creates CoinInfo page for users to check their cryptocurrency status post hack The New Zealand-based cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia has been working on getting back on its feet after it was hacked twice in January. In order to maintain transparency, the exchange created a CoinInfo page to check the status of the coins. Cryptopia provided the link of this page to users and informed them about what the chart represents,.

Bitcoin's Price and Network Activity: One is Outpacing the Other Bitcoin's 30 day average price, however, has increased just 1 percent during the same time span, according to Coinmetrics. An uptick in active addresses is taken by many as a sign of the cryptocurrency's increasing popularity or investor confidence.

Bitcoin News Summary - March 18, 2019 Here's what happened this week in Bitcoin in 99 seconds. Some disappointing news came out when Samsung revealed that the hardware wallet on their newly-released S10 phone will only support Ethereum, ERC20 tokens, and four dApps. It appears that Samsung will upgrade the wallet to also support Bitcoin and further altcoins in the future.

Ethereum Leads in Active Developers, Bitcoin's Developer Count Healthy, Litecoin and Dogecoin "Being Abandoned" Ethereum is strongly leading in the total number of active developers working on both its core protocol and in total development; Bitcoin boasts a strong developer ecosystem 10 years after launch, while Litecoin and Dogecoin are "being abandoned," according to an analysis by one crypto venture capital firm.

Alibabacoin's Authority Turned Over To China's Alibaba Group While some altcoins have been losing it big today, several projects are striving to keep themselves on the top and continuously increase their market value. One of the determined and thriving digit…

Bank of Mexico's Attempt to Regulate Crypto 'Is a Disaster,' Exchange CEO Explains The long-awaited rules on crypto assets recently published by the central bank of Mexico have caused quite a stir.

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple overview: green shoots of recovery sprout across the market Green shoots of recovery inspire hope and cautious optimism on the cryptocurrency market. The total capitalization of all digital assets in circulation spiked from $135B on Friday to $140B on Monday morning. All top-20 cryptocurrencies except Binance Coin and IOTA are rangebound with bullish bias today.

Value Investing In Russia And Other Emerging Markets Axel Krohne is the head of the San Diego based firm Krohne Capital. There he is managing a fund with focus on emerging markets. In this interview we mentioned the following:. Transcript. Hello Axel. Welcome to the valueDACH YouTube channel. You're an emerging market value investor but you don't invest in China or India.

Bitcoin market update: BTC/USD on the verge of a major reversal Bitcoin attempted a break above $4,000 handle; however, the upside proved to be unsustainable at this stage. BTC/USD is changing hands at $3,950, down 1% since this time on Sunday and 2% higher on a weekly basis.

Ripple/XRP: David Schwartz on regulatory uncertainty hanging over XRP, Ripple There have been a lot of wars fought on Twitter on the nature of XRP and Ripple's relationship with the cryptocurrency, with tonnes of articles speculating what XRP is. David Schwartz, the CTO of Ripple, put the speculation to rest in his recent interview at the SXSW Conference.

When Bakkt? Bitcoin Futures Market's Approval Appears Stuck in Limbo More than six months since Intercontinental Exchange revealed its vision for Bakkt, the hotly anticipated bitcoin futures market is still awaiting regulatory approval. ICE, the parent of the New York Stock Exchange, originally planned to launch Bakkt in mid-December.

SEC is Leaving Money On The Table By Rejecting Every Bitcoin ETF Application There has been much talk about the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission approving a Bitcoin ETF. Though some commissioners have spoken positively about Bitcoin and others say that a Bitcoin ETF approval is a matter of when, not if, the regulatory body is yet to offer any definitive statement on Bitcoin ETFs.

Tether Reveals That Its Reserves Aren't What They Seem Tether, the largest stablecoin by market cap, has revealed new details regarding its collateral model. Until recently, Tether has claimed that its $2 billion token supply is backed by a reserve of real US Dollars. Now, it seems that other assets are also being used to back the coin.

Bitcoin's Disruptive Power Not Lost on UAE Banks Federation and Abu Dhabi Global Market UAE Banks Federation and Abu Dhabi Global Market have joined forces to host a fintech forum, where they discussed crypto.

Top 5 Crypto Performers Overview: Stellar, Bitcoin Cash, Cardano, Dash, Monero Let's take a look at the charts. The XLM/USD pair is in a downtrend. Both the moving averages are still down and the RSI is in the negative zone. Currently, it is attempting to pullback from the lows, which will face resistance at $0.14861760 and above it at the downtrend line.

Bitcoin billionaires Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss 'still doing better' despite crypto nosedive Tyler Winklevoss takes a seat in the Austin, Texas hotel where we're meeting. "I'm feeling the time difference," he says. They have flown in from New York. It is one hour behind. He is in town with his twin, Cameron, for the annual SXSW festival of film, tech and music.

Crypto Exchange Plans Show Riot Blockchain Still Clings to Bitcoin Dream Riot Blockchain, a former biotech firm turned bitcoin-mining company, expects to launch a regulated cryptocurrency exchange by the end of the second quarter of 2019, or June 30. The company is initially investing up to $250,000 to make this roll-out happen.

Stablecoins Are Threatened by These Two Major Issues On the heels of recent commentary from the published correspondence between Securities and Exchange Commission chairman Jay Clayton and representative Ted Budd, SEC senior advisor Valerie Szczepanik explained at Austin's SXSW conference that stablecoins may be violating current securities laws.

Giacomo Zucco Talks Bitcoin, Privacy and Why He Hates Coinbase There are many project I love and follow other than Bitcoin, even just remaining in the field of FLOSS projects. If I had to pick 3, they would be: the Tor protocol, the Bittorrent protocol, the PGP protocol.

Top Cryptos Look Stable as Bitcoin Hovers Over $4,000 Sunday, March 17 - the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting very slight gains and losses on the day by press time. Bitcoin has pushed back just over the $4,000 mark, according to CoinMarketCap data. Market visualization from Coin360.

Quantum Computing a 'Near-Term Threat' to Bitcoin and Ethereum: IBM's VP of Blockchain In a new interview with Fred Schebesta of Finder.com, IBM executives discuss the threat of quantum computing against cryptocurrencies and blockchain cryptography. Appearing at IBM Think 2019, Jesse Lund, vice president of blockchain and digital currencies at IBM says,.

Global Flip to Bitcoin and Crypto Is Inevitable, Governments Must 'Switch From Control to Service', Says Billionaire Venture Capitalist An early investor in Skype, Hotmail and Tesla says people around the world will choose to switch from government-controlled fiat to Bitcoin and cryptocurrency. In a new interview with TheBitcoinOfCryptoStreet, billionaire venture capitalist Tim Draper says it's time for governments at large to switch from a mentality of control, to service.

Lightning Labs Blocks Bitcoin On Twitter The Lightning Network, an ever-growing crypto payment protocol, celebrated its first anniversary this week by trumpeting its accomplishments on Twitter.

Bitcoin Cash Developers Launch Privacy-Preserving Light Client Neutrino The developers behind the Bitcoin Cash full node Bchd have announced the beta release of the lightweight client Neutrino which is now available for Android phones. The Neutrino protocol is not only exceptionally fast, but the client is considered a privacy-preserving light wallet because it uses a concept called client-side filtering.

One Bitcoin Developer's Quixotic Quest to Vanish in Plain Sight Bitcoin developer Jameson Lopp has made a shockingly thorough attempt to vanish from the face of the earth - all while remaining in plain sight.

Bitcoin's Market Cap Hovers Near $71 Billion as BitMEX Launches September Futures Contract Bitcoin’s market capitalization found support near $71 billion on Sunday, buttressed by an upsurge in trade volumes that were accompanied by the launch of a new BitMEX…

Bitcoin SV is a Recipe for Disaster with 60% Nodes Running on Single Service According to the latest analysis run by network engineer Melik Manukyan, Bitcoin SV is currently under the risk of getting taken down as out of the total 444 nodes, one single entity has been running the majority of these nodes.

Bitcoin Cash /Bitcoin SV Price Analysis: Breakout surge shatters multiple resistance levels The collective market's green wave saw major coin breakout of their sluggish movement, with Bitcoin Cash firmly leading the charge. The four-month-old Bitcoin Cash hard fork, Bitcoin SV, also recorded significant gains as the market added $6 billion overnight.

Why Most Educated People Fail to Understand Bitcoin He has also suggested learning more about cryptography, game theory, central banking, psychology, and distributed systems. Having some idea about these fields, Mahmudov notes, should help people in truly appreciating bitcoin and what it aims to offer.

UK Thieves Attempt to Steal Bitcoin from a Bitcoin ATM, Machete and Sledgehammer Involved In one of the funniest incidences, a Bitcoin ATM located in a grocery store in the Northampton area has been stolen by three thieves trying to take out Bitcoin from inside the machine. The group of three went into the shop with the intent to steal Bitcoin from the machine.

Is the Glass Half Full or Empty for Bitcoin and Institutional Investments: More Harm Than Help? Throughout the bear market, experts and analysts have stated that the influx of institutional investors is what the industry is waiting on to get the influx necessary. If the information from Wall Street lately has been any indication of what's to come, then this year will easily influence the cryptocurrency market as a whole.

Crypto Investment App Donut Raises $1.8 Million in Seed Funding Cryptocurrency investment app provider Donut has raised $1.8 million in a seed funding round. The Germany-based startup told CoinDesk on Thursday that the round was led by early-stage venture capital firm Redalpine.

In the Daily: Riotx Exchange, Monacoin Hacker, Coinflex Investors In this edition of The Daily we cover a planned U.S. regulated cryptocurrency exchange from Riot Blockchain, the arrest of a hacker in Japan who allegedly stole 15 million yen of monacoin, and a couple of new investors in Coinflex. Also Read: US Sanctions Moscow's Evrofinance Bank Over Involvement With Petro.

How Ethereum Applications Earn A+ Security Ratings More than 1.2 million ethereum applications have used a little-known security tool to help them avoid the costly errors arising from self-executing lines of code known as smart contracts.

Bakkt's rival CoinFLEX releases new loyalty token At a time when Bakkt's release of Bitcoin futures is much anticipated, CoinFLEX, another physically delivered cryptocurrency futures exchange, managed to pool in investments from crypto giants Barry Silbert's Digital Currency Group and Polychain. Other investors in the project include Roger Ver and Dragonfly Capital Partners, among others.

Forget Bitcoin! I think following Warren Buffett could be a better way to get rich Taking an investment approach similar to Warren Buffett’s could lead to higher long-term wealth compared to the opportunity offered by Bitcoin.

OKEx records $2.4 billion in daily trading volume without data to back claims According to 'official' data, OKEx recorded a daily trading volume of $2.4 billion on crypto derivatives. The official report further stated that the trading platform had "topped the industry globally," replacing BitMex.

Bitcoin Not Enough, Scientifically-backed Cardano Should Not Be Looked Down On Cardano - Bitcoin 's glory is not fading anytime soon but it is already getting clear that other coins are keen on wrestling power from it. In spite of the long-standing mark it had set on the crypto-sphere and the high value, the coin is being jabbed by external forces from other cryptographic projects.

PR: CoinAll Lists Fetch.AI and Offers a 350,000 FET Giveaway On March 2019, CoinAll, the famous cryptocurrency exchange, announced the listing of Fetch.AI and will hold a 7-day celebration to give away 350,000 FET tokens. Fetch.AI has gathered a lot of attention of crypto world since their $6 million token sale in 22 seconds on Binance Launchpad.

Cameron Winklevoss elaborates why cryptocurrency revolution is in dire need of rules Winklevoss twins are among the prominent players who have contributed to the crypto revolution with the stablecoin Gemini USD and the upcoming exchange, Gemini. The twins addressed a topic that is somewhat a pariah in the cryptocurrency ecosystem, rules.

Cryptocurrency hack: 18-year-old Japanese hacker faces criminal charge over 15 million yen hack One of the major concerns of cryptocurrency enthusiasts continues to be hacking and theft, with several exchanges and wallets being compromised over the past few years. According to a report by Japan Today, an 18-year-old man, whose identity was withheld by the police, was prosecuted for hacking on Thursday.

BuySellHodl Launches First of Its Kind Live Crypto Price Predictions and Ratings Feature for Top 15 Cryptocurrencies Bitcoin, Ethereum, and and Litecoin earn initial top 'Buy' ratings; Bitcoin SV assigned the lowest 'Sell' ratings. Newly launched crypto app BuySellHodl continues to provide industry-leading innovations by launching its live 2020 price predictions and rating feature for 15 new cryptocurrencies.

Warren Buffett might convert to Bitcoin - Dr. Doom already here. Today marks a day that pushes me even further into the bull zone. Marc Faber, famed Swiss Investor who predicted the financial crash of 1987 - and used it to fuel his $25 billion of wealth - recently bought his first Bitcoin!

Crypto Analyst Targets Ethereum Bull Run to $200 - Bitcoin, ETH, XRP Price Analysis A crypto analyst known in the industry as "DonAlt", who has 86,000 followers on Twitter, says he's expecting far higher prices for Ethereum and is setting his sights on $200. "When I opened my swing ETH long at $100 a month ago, I targeted $200. My macro view is still the same, expecting far higher prices.

Ripple's David Schwartz talks about how he fell in love with Bitcoin David Schwartz recently spoke at the SXSW Conference and covered all things cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin, Ripple, and XRP. He also gave a rare insight into how he came to discover Bitcoin and how he was fascinated by its technology that paved way for decentralization.

4,600 Is the Beginning Of Bitcoin Bull Run And August Is The Month: Analysts Respected crypto analysts have separately weighed in on Bitcoin price lately, with one of them proclaiming that the much awaited bull run will happen once BTC touches $4,600, while the other hypothesized that the much-awaited market boom will happen in August.

New Report Says Bitcoin Can't Go 'Green' Yet; More Research Needed In fact, the blockchain specialist argues that the environmental impact of Bitcoin transaction processing is far worse than legacy systems. According to de Vries, calculating Bitcoin transaction costs can be complex. However, a set of simple calculations suggests that Bitcoin mining costs far more than any other financial system.

Crypto Spring is just around the corner, says SEC's Valerie Szczepanik The senior advisor for digital assets and innovation at the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, Valerie Szczepanik, is of the belief that the crypto-winter that has enveloped the coin market for over a year, is set to end, with a "crypto spring" taking its place.

These Cryptocurrency Exchanges Offer Futures Markets on Unreleased Tokens Officially, Cosmos atoms have yet to reach a cryptocurrency exchange, and until the Cosmos network votes to approve their listing, atoms aren't tradable anywhere. Unofficially, you can buy and sell Cosmos tokens on half a dozen exchanges already, where the spot prices differ wildly.

QuadrigaCX: Late CEO Cotten's spouse claims that he facilitated withdrawals using personal funds in 2018 In the latest QuadrigaCX update, late CEO Gerald Cotten's spouse, Jennifer Robertson claimed that Cotten poured his own money into the exchange to fund user withdrawals in 2018.

Bitcoin : Florida Court subpoenas developer in Kleiman estate lawsuit against nChain's Craig Wright The lawsuit filed by the Kleiman Estate against Craig Wright took a new turn after Jeff Garzik, an early Bitcoin developer and adopter, revealed he was subpoenaed by the US District Court of Southern Florida.

Cameron Winklevoss on rules in the cryptosphere, SEC's Szczepanik on crypto-winter and more Crypto News - 16th March - Cameron Winklevoss on rules, SEC's Szczepanik on crypto-winter and more. Don't forget to follow us for the daily video#bitcoin #BitcoinCash #SEC #cryptocurrency #QuadrigaCX #Winklevoss #cryptonews #cryptoforall pic.twitter.com/LNASFn3o28.

Interview with Eric Solis of Movo.Cash, Enabling Easy Bitcoin Spending I call myself a "full stack entrepreneur" because I take out the trash, mop the floors, dust, move furniture and I can do most of the other stuff you'd expect from a founder/CEO. How did you come up with the idea for MovoCash?:.

Security Tokens - Not Bitcoin - is MakerDAO's Most Exciting New Feature MakerDAO CEO Rune Christensen told CCN that security token support - not bitcoin - is the most exciting new feature coming to the crypto project.

Qtum partnership with Zeus enables users to trade cryptocurrency on Apple Pay, Samsung Pay The cryptocurrency market and its developments have been focused on one end goal, the integration of the cryptosphere with the mainstream market. This goal was given yet another boost by the recent announcement from Qtum, a move aimed at increasing its usage among the general populace.

New Tasking Platform Lazyfox.io Rewards Users With Bitcoin Cash The crypto community has been discussing a new tasking platform fueled by bitcoin cash called Lazyfox.io. The platform, developed by Tobias B, a programmer headquartered in Berlin, gives users incentives to answer questions, participate in surveys, and obtain BCH by completing bounties.

Sleeping with the Enemy: Why Institutional Adoption is Bad for Bitcoin Wall Street institutions could soon pile into Bitcoin at a breakneck clip, but that shouldn't cause crypto investors to rejoice.

Russia Blocks Bitcoin Sites Without Prior Investigation The Russian Roskomnadzor - in conjunction with the Prosecutor's Office - has yet again attacked bitcoin exchanges and informational sites. As the latest in the saga of Russia's negative actions against crypto, one site has been blocked after previously being approved by the government.

Why Bitcoin Matters More Than Blockchain Bitcoin is a currency that was received with mixed feelings. This last set was mostly the financial institutions which the bitcoin was going to disrupt their space. When nothing much could be done to put them out of business, they resorted to favoring the blockchain.

Andrew Yang is the Bitcoin-Friendly U.S. 2020 Presidential Candidate He may be a dark horse in the U.S. 2020 presidential elections race, but Democrat candidate Andrew Yang has known about Bitcoin since 2013.

Mark Karpeles is responsible for failing to protect funds, says Bitcoin Cash's Roger Ver Karpeles, the former CEO of Mount Gox - the infamous Bitcoin exchange, made headlines this week after he received a suspended sentence from the Tokyo District Court. Karpeles was found guilty of altering numbers in the firm's financial records and was acquitted of all other charges, including embezzlement of funds.

The Unprecedented Relationship Between Bitcoin And In-Game Gold Lives On There is no denying that most people are already aware that digital tokens such as BCH and BTC can be easily and quickly traded in for euros, yen or dollars.

Litecoin creator Charlie Lee: People deleting Coinbase don't actually use it Charlie Lee, the creator of Litecoin, spoke about the recent events surrounding Coinbase, in the seventeenth episode of Magical Crypto Friends. The podcast also included Riccardo Spagni aka Fluffypony, Samson Mow, and WhalePanda, the rest three members of Magical Crypto Friends.

Bitcoin and Litecoin Lead List of Cryptos Circling the Globe Litecoin takes the top spot as the biggest gainer for crypto ATM installations in February, followed by Bitcoin, Ether and Dash. The month saw an uptick of 120 machines that support Litecoin, from 2,775 to 2,895 ATMs. The total number of crypto ATMs around the globe increased from 4,291 to 4,387, according to data compiled by CoinATMRadar.

Renowned Swiss Investor Marc Faber Finally Bought Bitcoin Marc Faber, a renowned Swiss investor and publisher of the Gloom Boom and Doom Report newsletter, has finally bought into the world's #1 cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, according to an interview with Germany's Cash, a prominent financial news outlet.

Ripple CTO Talks About Bitcoin, Blockchain, XRP, and SWIFT at SXSW 2019 On Thursday, David Schwartz presented his thoughts on a wide variety of topics at a featured session called "Blockchain Beyond the Hype: The Ripple Effect" at the SXSW 2019 Conference in Austin, Texas.

Markets Update: Crypto Prices Show Improvement and BCH Rallies Cryptocurrency markets have seen fresh gains over the last 48 hours and digital asset trade volume has spiked considerably. On Saturday, March 16, the entire cryptoconomy has a valuation of roughly $139 billion and global trade volumes are hovering around $33.7 billion.

Bitcoin developer claims Wasabi wallet users are under a 'somewhat successful' dust attack On March 13, Nopara73, an employee at Wasabi Wallet and a Bitcoin developer, announced on Twitter that users of Wasabi were under a dust attack. He also added that the attack was successful and that the dust would be hidden in the next release. He stated,.

Ex-Bitcoin Dev. Jeff Garzik Dragged into $1 Billion Craig Wright Lawsuit The estate of computer forensics expert Dave Kleiman, who died in 2013 from seemingly natural causes and who is being represented by his brother Ira, is suing the self-proclaimed Satoshi Nakamoto for a minimum of roughly 300,000 bitcoins allegedly stolen from an early crypto mining operation.

Court compares bitcoin to currency when dismissing lawsuit These summaries are provided for educational purposes only by Nelson Rosario and Stephen Palley. They are not legal advice. These are our opinions only, aren't authorized by any past, present or future client or employer. Also we might change our minds.

Coinbase Rival ErisX Says Crypto Trading Platform for Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin and Bitcoin Cash Is Imminent Crypto trading platform ErisX is expected to launch later this year. The startup is building a team that merges finance veterans with blockchain engineers. Speaking at this year's FIA Boca with global markets reporter Jill Malandrino of Nasdaq's TradeTalks, ErisX CEO Thomas Chipas says the platform is gearing up for launch.

Bitcoin SV's Calvin Ayre defends controversial picture as John McAfee hits back On 15 March, he stated that the video of the "Cuban national twerking team" was taken when he was not in the room, despite the picture being tweeted with the caption "at my pool." Ayre added that "ladies" in "this part of the world," filmed themselves when they were "twerking," and practiced the dance form constantly.

In the Daily: $4K Bitcoin, Grin Fund Grows, Cryptopia Wallets Return In the first weekend despatch of The Daily, we share some of the exuberance that's greeted BTC passing the symbolic $4K threshold. We also check up on how the Grin developer fund is going and the progress that Cryptopia exchange is making in returning to full strength in the wake of its hack.

BitLicense-like Bitcoin Regulation is Coming to Five Additional US States In the cryptocurrency world, there is always a lot of dismay when governments or policymakers try to introduce some form of regulation. In the United States, the introduction of BitLicense has been discussed heavily in recent years.

Bitcoin Lightning Network Hits 1,000 BTC Capacity on Its One Year Anniversary Bitcoin Lightning Network has surpassed 1,000 BTC network capacity on its one year anniversary. The event highlights' the layer-two scaling solution's progression in the short span of only a year. One year ago, on March 15th, Lightning Labs CEO, Elizabeth Stark, announced the first official beta implementation of the Lightning Network.

SEC and FINRA Regulations on Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies are "right on point," says David Drake of LDJ Capital David Drake, Chairman of LDJ Capital and The Soho Loft Media Group, expresses support for compliance and active governance.

Bitcoin & Dogecoin Technical Analysis - Pivotal Point for Bitcoin as it Returns Above $4000 Bitcoin and dogecoin technical analysis for 16th March 2018. Doge underperforms while bitcoin rises back above $4000.

Bitcoin Hits $4,050. Could This Be the Beginning of the Journey Back to Previous Highs? Bitcoin has hit $4,000 again. This is the first time that the currency has claimed the important level in March. The last time it traded above $4,000 was February 24, a day in which it went up to $4,200. The currency's price has been going up consistently since yesterday.

Riot Blockchain to Launch Regulated Crypto Exchange in the US Riot Blockchain is planning to launch a regulated crypto exchange in the U.S. The publicly traded U.S. company that has faced regulatory issues for a sudden pivot to blockchain, revealed in a filing with the U.S.

Bitcoin market will undergo massive bull run in 2019, predicts Fundstrat Global Advisors strategist Tom Lee, the co-founder of Fundstrat Global Advisors and Bitcoin proponent, claimed that 2019 had the potential for a significant bull run for the coin. The largest cryptocurrency is currently under the longest bear market in the coin's history and Lee indicated that Bitcoin sentiment will turn positive again this year.

Caution and Crypto Custody: Convenient Companions Crypto custody is more complex than most of us realize, explains Noelle Acheson. Caution is wise, even if it slows institutional involvement.

Bitcoin Price Analysis: Why BTC Bulls Are Charging at $4000 Bitcoin price broke out overnight and retested the $4k handle for the sixth time since the lows of the middle of December 2018. Let's take a look at what this might mean going into the rest of the weekend.

5 Business Tips By Warren Buffett - Business Investment Strategy 5 business tips by Warren Buffett. We continue with our educational summaries of Warren's letters to shareholders and in this one we find 5 business and investing tips:. Q4 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc. Transcript. Good day fellow investors.

Bitcoin Suddenly Back Above $4,000 - Here's Why Bitcoin, which has struggled to hold on to previous attempts to gain a footing above $4,000, has today rallied to a little over the psychological barrier, gaining almost 4% over the last 24 trading period.

Crypto Enthusiasts Unite in 4 Indian Cities to Voice Regulatory Suggestions A community roadshow has been uniting crypto enthusiasts in several cities in India to share their ideas on the country's crypto regulation. "The best ones will be included in the report to be submitted to the decision makers amongst the government," the organizer of the events explained.

The Do-It-Yourself Retirement System Isn't Working The retirement crisis is real. 40% of older, middle-class workers and their spouses will fall into poverty or near poverty in retirement. Economist and retirement expert Teresa Ghilarducci says the U.S.' 40-year experiment with do-it-yourself retirement is seriously flawed, but there are ways to fix it.

Bitcoin surges above strong resistance at $4,000 before falling victim to market correction Most of the major coins on CoinMarketCap saw a significant price hike after bulls pushed Bitcoin, the world's largest cryptocurrency, above the $4,000-mark. Bitcoin surged from $3,890 to $3,932.77 over a matter of hours, but fell victim to market correction soon after.

Forget Bitcoin! I think doing next-to-nothing could be a better way to get rich It may require only minimal effort to outperform Bitcoin in my opinion.

Bakkt COO says regulators will move at their own pace while ICE, Bakkt move at a startup's pace The impact of cryptocurrencies on the real world has been a topic discussed by several proponents and critics of the space. Most developments and updates have tried to integrate the cryptosphere with mainstream finance.

Bitcoin Futures off-loaded by CBOE; competitor CME looks to capture market The Chicago Board Options Exchange decided not to list any Bitcoin futures for trading in March 2018. It is speculated that the competing Chicago Mercantile Exchange will now see this as an opportunity to seize the digital asset-derivatives market.

Bitcoin Futures: Around 30 to 35 percent volume comes from outside the United States Tim McCourt, CME Group Global Head of Equity Index Products and Alternative Investments, and John Deters, Head of Strategies and Multi-Asset Solutions at Cboe Global Markets, spoke about the people currently trading in Bitcoin Futures market and the time period in which they usually tend to trade.

College Admissions Fraud - Are Blockchain Credentials The Answer? The college admissions scandal: until we rethink verification, fraud will remain a way of life. Earlier this week, news broke of a massive college admissions scam that implicates dozens of wealthy parents and other parties, exposing a web of corruption, bribery and falsified student information.

Former Circle Senior executive: I'm not picking Bitcoin SV, I think I'm joining Bitcoin Jack Liu, the Senior Director of Circle, a billion dollar cryptocurrency firm, recently announced his resignation from the company in order to join and work towards Bitcoin Satoshi Vision's improvement. The former Senior Executive revealed that he was always prompt in his career to assist "Satoshi's Vision" cryptocurrency endeavors.

Bitcoin Pioneer Jeff Garzik Subpoenaed in $4 Bln Lawsuit Against Craig Wright Software engineer and Bitcoin pioneer Jeff Garzik has been subpoenaed by a United States District Court in connection with the $4 billion lawsuit against Craig Wright, according to a document Garzik posted in a tweet on March 15. The suit was initially filed last February with the U.S.

How to Create Your Own Decentralized Prediction Market The decentralized web is hard to use, complain its critics. And to be fair, they've had a point up until recently. With improved UX and new layer two solutions built on top of Web3 protocols, however, interacting with these technologies is getting easier.

Bitcoin exchange Gatecoin shuts down after exchange fails to recover from financial complications Gatecoin, the Hong Kong-based Bitcoin exchange, announced the closure of all operations indefinitely after facing multiple financial complications. The exchange was in liquidation after it failed to recover its losses suffered back in 2016 after a $2 million hack.

Jeff Garzik Subpoenaed in Kleiman Bitcoin Lawsuit Against Craig Wright The Kleiman family is suing the self-proclaimed Satoshi for roughly 300,000 BTC and Garzik has been served by the court and asked to submit assorted documents and possible evidence that would be relevant to the case. Also Read: Satoshi's Pre-Release Bitcoin Code Contains Fascinating Findings.

Bitcoin Price Analysis: Could Three Times Be the Charm for This Resistance Level? Bitcoin remains in its tightly coiled range as the market continues its sideways trend for the third week in a row. While macro support has been tested three times recently, we have yet to test the overhanging macro resistance:. Figure 1: BTC-USD, Daily Candles, Narrow Range.

Bitcoin price discovery is going to happen in an end-to-end regulated ecosystem, says Bakkt COO In the recent FIA Boca 2019 event, one of the topics discussed was the price discovery of Bitcoin. Representatives of Coinbase, ErisX, Bakkt, CME Group, and Cboe Global Markets, spoke about where the current price discovery occurred and where it would occur in the near future.

SEC's Valerie Szczepanik at SXSW: Crypto 'Spring' Is Going to Come "I do think if we hope to smell the crypto spring in the air, it will take people walking with the regulators," Szczepanik, the SEC's senior advisor for digital assets, told a crowd Friday at SXSW in Austin, Texas.

Cboe Will Not Relist Bitcoin Futures Contracts for March The Chicago Board Options Exchange announced that it will not list upcoming Cboe Bitcoin futures contracts for trading in March 2019.

Scam Emails and Clipboard Hijackers Proliferate to Pilfer Bitcoin Receiving Bitcoin investment related emails could cause a Windows clipboard hijacker to be installed on your computer, researchers warn. The new malware spam campaign that aims to steal bitcoins from its victims is currently underway; it's still unknown how many devices are affected.

Bitcoin Price is Seemingly on Track to hit $4,000 yet Traders Don't Seem Impressed The big question of this weekend is whether or not the Bitcoin price will surpass $4,000 and potentially stay there for some time to come. Answering that first part of the question will be done throughout the weekend, as the value is swiftly approaching this barrier.

Western Union Tests Ripple, Bitcoin Crosses $4,000 on Bitfinex, and Litecoin Bulls Target $60 Bitcoin is trading at just over $4,000 on leading cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex, at time of publishing. The threshold is considered a critical resistance level for BTC. Over the past 30 days, Bitcoin has traded as low as $3,626, according to data compiled by CoinMarketCap.

Paradigm Leads $9 Million Round for Cosmos Creator Tendermint Blockchain interoperability project Tendermint has raised $9 million in a Series A funding round led by technology-focused venture capital firm Paradigm. Announcing the news on Thursday, Tendermint said that other participants in the round included Bain Capital and 1confirmation, among others.

Bchpls.io Platform and a Telegram Tip Bot Now Support SLP Tokens There's now a Telegram tip bot, a Twitter tip bot, Badger wallet logo integration, and SLP token support on the payment platform Bchpls.io. Also Read: Satoshi's Pre-Release Bitcoin Code Contains Fascinating Findings. At the end of February, news.Bitcoin.com reported on BCH token development kicking into high gear and the pace hasn't stopped since.

Bitcoin Is Not A Great Store of Value: Yale Professor Yale Insights interviewed Professor William N. Goetzmann, a teacher of Finance and Management Studies, about the advent of cryptocurrency. The discussion centered around the purpose and value of money. The article says, in part:. Goetzmann says as part of a Q&A that Bitcoin isn't the best store of value because its value is ever-changing.

'No Change' to Bitcoin Futures Plans, CME Says, as Cboe Pulls Back It's business as usual for CME Group's bitcoin futures market, despite a retrenchment by rival derivatives exchange operator Cboe Global Markets. Contacted by CoinDesk Friday, a spokesperson for CME said the exchange has "no changes to announce re our bitcoin futures contract" and declined to comment on Cboe's pullback.

Trader: Bitcoin Bull Market Won't Arrive Until Price Shatters $4,600 Crypto trader DonAlt explains why the $4,600 level is crucial if the bitcoin price is ever going to break out of its 15-month bear market.

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Litecoin, EOS, Bitcoin Cash, Binance Coin, Stellar, Tron, Cardano: Price Analysis, March 15 Some experts are predicting another Bitcoin rally in August once fundamentals have improved.

Ethereum's ProgPow Mining Change Approved Again, But Timeline Unclear Both types of machines can be deployed on the network as of 2018, a development that has set off a contentious debate.

Coinbase Pro Market Structure Update On Friday, March 22 @ 6:00 pm PDT, Coinbase Pro will implement a set of changes to further optimize the market health of our platform. These changes are designed to increase liquidity, enable better price discovery for trades, and to make price movements smoother.

Karpeles Beats Embezzlement Charges in Mt Gox Ruling The Tokyo District Court has found Mark Karpeles, the former head of now-defunct Bitcoin exchange platform Mount Gox, guilty of record tampering but innocent on other charges related to embezzlement and breach of trust.

Bitcoin Exchange: Don't Believe False Reports that Mexico Banned Crypto Bitcoin exchange Bitso warned that investors should ignore reports that Mexico has banned cryptocurrency because that's not true - for now.

Bitcoin Volumes in Venezuela Plummet During Nationwide Blackout However, during the week-long blackout, bitcoin trades on the peer-to-peer exchange Localbitcoins plummeted by 40 percent. Also Read: Satoshi's Pre-Release Bitcoin Code Contains Fascinating Findings.

Cryptocurrency adoption: FIO report finds that 75% of crypto-holders fear failure of transactions The Foundation for Interwallet Operability surveyed more than 200 active cryptocurrency users in 2018 and reported that three quarters of the surveyed crypto users were skeptical about their digital transactions going through as planned. As new users were added to this list, the results went up to 81%.

Altcoins Surge In Value While Bitcoin Stalls Some lesser-known altcoins, for example KuCoin, experienced more robust returns, with this particular digital asset rising nearly 35%, additional CoinMarketCap figures reveal. Bitcoin, on the other hand, provided a relatively flat performance, spending the week between $3,800 and $4,000.

Bitcoin Ransomware Cripples Boston Legal System for Two Weeks The Boston court system is reeling from a ransomware attack, but the affected public defenders council is refusing to pay the bitcoin ransom.

CLIC Technology Plans Shopify Widget to Help Merchants Tap Into the $134 Billion Cryptocurrency Market Company continues to build additional merchant tools into its innovative payment processing platform.

Tom Lee Prediction: Expect Bitcoin Bull Run in 2019 Lee also expects the coming positive developments on the institutional side to also play a prominent role in engineering a sustained bull market for BTC in 2019. Speaking to CNBC on Thursday, the Fundstrat co-founder and analyst identified a few market indicators that would drive up the price of Bitcoin in 2019.

I Got the Mark of the Beast - And It Will Hold My Bitcoin There's a lot of overlap between bitcoiners and body hackers. CoinDesk editor Bailey Reutzel traveled to Austin, Texas to explore that crossroads and become a bitcoin holding cyborg.

Cboe Discontinues Bitcoin Futures for Now The Chicago Board Options Exchange has announced that it is dropping any new bitcoin futures contracts this month. The decision may have been necessitated by low trading volumes. Cboe indicated that its CFE futures platform was currently pondering its position on cryptocurrency derivatives trading.

SEC to Hold Public Forum on Blockchain at the End of March The SEC announced that it will be holding its second blockchain forum at the end of March on Friday. The forum will look at both blockchain and crypto.

Bittrex Exchange Nixes RAID Token Sale at 11th Hour Cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex said it canceled an "initial exchange offering" just hours before it was set to launch. The RAID Project had planned to raise $6 million through the sale of a token called XRD to the exchange's customers.

Singapore's 'Bitcoin trial' rules in favor of market The case involves a market maker and cryptocurrency exchange, where orders were made and actually reversed by cryptocurrency exchange Quione. Market makers are dealers of securities or assets that are actively buying and selling on platforms to provide liquidity.

Bitcoin Technical Analysis: BTC/USD may be able to see a fresh wave of strong buying pressure soon, must break $4000-4100 range Note: All information on this page is subject to change. The use of this website constitutes acceptance of our user agreement. Please read our privacy policy and legal disclaimer. Trading foreign exchange on margin carries a high level of risk and may not be suitable for all investors.

Qtum / Bitcoin Technical Analysis: Flash Spike QTUM surged after the announcement of partnerships with Zeux, which calls itself "The World's First Crypto Mobile Payment and Investment App." Zeux has added Qtum to their app with their official launch in the UK and a soft launch in the rest of EU.

Bitcoin SV Price Analysis: Coin gets bullish support Bitcoin SV experienced an improvement in its price valuation as the token went up by 1.31% percent against the US dollar recently. The market capitalization was $1.77 billion and the 24-hour trade volume garnered was $103 million. The token was priced at $66.66 at press time.

SEC Chases Billions out of US Economy by Dragging Feet on Bitcoin ETF By dragging its feet on the first bitcoin ETF, the SEC is leaving money on the table for Binance CEO and founder Changpeng Zhao to scoop up instead of a Wall Street broker. That's less money for the U.S. federal government to make on the domestic finance industry's taxes as well.

Bitcoin : Satoshi's original terminology is quite different from what it is now The earliest known reference to a Bitcoin "miner" was coined by Satoshi himself and is present in the Bitcoin source code. To make matters more interesting, Satoshi Nakamoto termed Bitcoin's technology as "Timechain" and not "Blockchain", which was mentioned in the source code copies released by Satoshi on November 16, 2008.

Bitcoin: The cryptocurrency is on ice as rivals build momentum BITCOIN’S gentle slide into stagnation has been amplified this week by the rise in popularity of its rivals.

Bitcoin : Singapore Court finds Quoine liable for wrongfully reversing BTC trade in 2017 The field of cryptocurrencies has been affected significantly because of the ongoing bear market and that, in turn, has led many to question the entire model. The rise in issues has also caused many regulatory bodies and governments to step up and intervene in the process.

Maker rebates on ALL trades - Only on itBit We started offering ETH maker order rebates in late January, and given the overwhelmingly positive reception to that initiative, we are extending the benefits exchange-wide so traders will also receive rebates for their BTC maker orders. itBit will credit customers accounts in cash to their fiat balances.

Bitcoin Trading Volume Tops $11 Billion For First Time In Nearly a Year Daily trading volume for the world's largest cryptocurrency bitcoin exceeded $11 billion Friday, the most observed in a 24-hour period since April 25 of last year. At that time, the average price of bitcoin was $8,845, while today the crypto asset is listed for less than half the price, currently trading at $3,951 as per CoinMarketCap.

In the Daily: Cosmos Expands, Crypto Crime Network, Bittrex Cancels Raid Sale In Friday's edition of the daily, we begin by examining the rise of Cosmos, which in terms of sheer hype and expectation is this month's Grin. We also check out anonymous crime reporting system Intelli Network and consider Bittrex International's decision to cancel its first token sale hours before it was scheduled to start.

Venezuela: Bitcoin to the Rescue as US-Led Visa, Mastercard Boycott Looms With the United States government threatening to prohibit payment companies from processing transactions in Venezuela, citizens may be forced more than ever before to adopt Bitcoin. According to Bloomberg, U.S.

Bet small. Dream BIG: the lowest Bitcoin betting stakes Looking for low stakes bitcoin betting? Well, look no further. Cloudbet has lowered minimum bets to an incredible 10 Satoshi. Here is what it means for you. Low stakes bitcoin betting have just been redefined by Cloudbet. From today, with only 10 Satoshi, you can place a bet on our sportsbook.

Japan to Hold First Ever Trial Over Crypto Hacking Losses An 18-year-old Japanese youth has been sent to prosecutors in the country's first ever trial involving cryptocurrency cyber-theft. According to a report from The Japan Times on Friday, the unnamed minor from the city of Utsunomiya, Tochigi Prefecture, allegedly stole about 15 million yen in the cryptocurrency monacoin.

A new guide for splitting Bitcoin SV from Bitcoin Cash with ElectrumSV If you have some Bitcoin Cash stored away in an Electron Cash wallet, and you've been wondering how you can split those coins to get your Bitcoin SV, there's good news. The kind people over at the Bitcoin SV Node team at nChain have written a guide to do just that.

Steve Eisman Sees Fintech As A Major Risk To Banks Steve Eisman, senior portfolio manager at Eisman Group Neuberger Berman, discusses his short of Zillow Group Inc. and the impact of fintech on the financial industry. He speaks on "Bloomberg Surveillance." Q4 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc.

Bitcoin Price Eyeing Return to $4,000 as Volumes Surge Again Bitcoin’s price advanced on Friday and was eyeing an imminent return to a key psychological level following a large surge in trading volumes. Altcoins and tokens followed…

Bitcoin lull promises a quick volatility surge Bitcoin volatility fell, as was in the periods preceding sharp prices fluctuations. Fine balancing act: The crypto market again faces difficulties in determining direction. The level around $3,900 became point of balance of the bulls and bears.

Bittrex International Cancels RAID's IEO Crypto exchange Bittrex has canceled its the first "Initial Exchange Offering" on Bittrex International. As reported by Finance Magnates earlier this week, the Malta-registered exchange was set to exclusively host the token sale of XRD token - the native digital token of the blockchain-based gaming platform RAID.

1xBit Is Improving Crypto Sports Betting The online sports betting industry has seen a rise in platforms that are willing to accept cryptocurrencies as a payment. A popular site from the crypto betting market is 1xBit, a gambling and bett…

Canadian Capital Markets Regulators Mull New Crypto Rules Capital market regulators in Canada are planning to establish new rules to curb the risks associated with cryptocurrency trading platforms. This follows the sudden death of Gerald Cotten, founder and chief executive officer of crypto exchange Quadrigacx, which led to about $145 million in frozen or missing cryptocurrencies.

Bitcoin price prediction: BTC/USD increasing volume spells a breakout - Confluence Detector The cryptocurrency market is breaking out as I settle down to draft this incredible piece on the largest digital asset by market capitalization Bitcoin. The outlook of the market shows green everywhere with most cryptos recording gains between 05% and 5%.

Possible Bitcoin scam: BCSC warns Canadian Bitcoin exchange promising unrealistic investment returns Canada's regulatory agency, the British Columbia Securities Commission, issued a warning against a suspicious trading platform, Canada Bitcoin Exchange Inc. The platform was offering excessively attractive investment plans with exponential gains, and subsequently came under the BCSC's radar recently.

Bitcoin trades higher, eyes 4-week win streak Bitcoin prices moved higher on Friday, putting a fourth consecutive winning week in sight. In early trade on Friday, one bitcoin BTCUSD, +0.92% fetched $3,882.60, up 0.8% since Thursday's level at 5 p.m. Eastern time on the Kraken exchange.

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Magic Bullet for Venezuela's Economic Woes? It Ain't Bitcoin A decade of economic mismanagement has left the formerly prosperous nation starving, lacking basic necessities like food and medicine. As hyperinflation skyrockets to nearly 3 million percent, people are turning to cryptocurrency to stabilize their money.

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Bitcoin Tycoon Who Oversaw Mt. Gox Implosion Gets Suspended Sentence Karpelès apologized for "weaknesses in the system" but denied that he had taken any of his clients' assets. His long detention is a common tactic in Japan, where nearly 99 out of 100 indictments end in conviction - an outcome sometimes obtained through convictions made under duress.

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Bitcoin Price Breakout Scheduled for August, Says Fundstrat's Tom Lee In an interview with the publication, Lee, who is well known as a Bitcoin bull - but said he would stop giving out timeframes for a price rebound in December - now claimed August could see a market U-turn. "I think the key number to watch is the 200-day moving average," he told the network, continuing:.

Top 3 Price Prediction Bitcoin, Ripple, Ethereum: All set for take-off for those who boss on the board We arrive at the last day of the week, and the headlines of the leading media covering the industry speak of the announcement made by the CBOE that it will stop offering the contract on Bitcoin from the end of this month of March.

Bitcoin Industry Reacts As Mark Karpeles Avoids Jail Over Mt. Gox Debacle Mark Karpeles, the former head of defunct cryptocurrency exchange Mount Gox, will unlikely serve time in jail following a significant acquittal by a Japanese court.

Strong Bitcoin Volumes Bode Well for Price Breakout Bitcoin's current period of price consolidation may end with a bull breakout, price-volume analysis indicates. While the cryptomarket leader is lacking a clear directional bias for the tenth straight day, 24-hour trading volume remains elevated near the 10-month high of $10.75 billion seen on Feb.

CBOE Suspends Addition of BTC Futures The Chicago Board Options Exchange has decided to halt the addition of Bitcoin futures in the market in March. The exchange, in a March 14th announcement, explained that it is re-evaluating the approach towards the trading of digital assets. Discover Barcelona Trading Conference - A Top Tier Crypto Trading Event.

Winklevoss twins on Gemini, why Bitcoin may replace gold Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss argued that bitcoin has the potential to “kill” gold as the public familiarizes itself with blockchain technology and develops trust in cryptocurrencies.

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Canada Proposes Regulatory Framework for Cryptocurrency Exchanges Canadian financial regulatory authorities are considering putting in place rules for cryptocurrency exchanges in the country.

Bitcoin ETF: Chairman Jay Clayton still on the fence citing ease of market manipulation The Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Jay Clayton, is still on the fence about the hotly anticipated Bitcoin ETF, citing a list of conditions that should be met prior to its approval.

Court's Order Forces Gatecoin to Shut Down, Liquidation to Follow Crypto exchange Gatecoin has shut its doors and entered into liquidation after receiving a court order. The Hong Kong-based exchange posted a notification on its website to announce the fate of the exchange. Discover Barcelona Trading Conference - A Top Tier Crypto Trading Event.

ICYMI: Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Is Accumulating Bitcoin Square's CEO has reportedly been taking advantage of the company's Cash App to buy BTC each week.