Tuesday, January 21, 2020

No, Chinese New Year Won’t Trigger a Bitcoin Pullback: Historical Data Shows

Chinese New Year is just around the corner and people are once again debating its possible impact on Bitcoin price. A popular theory is...

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Are BitMEX Bitcoin Whales Starting to Dump? One Trader Sells $10m

Whales on the world’s largest bitcoin margin trading platform BitMEX are selling large amounts of BTC. After the rejection at $9,200, investors are seemingly...

Bitcoin Price Won’t Go Down Quietly: Risk of Bounce Grows

Bitcoin is currently consolidating above the key $8,500 support area against the US Dollar. BTC price could start a fresh rally if it clears...

Ripple (XRP) Just Reversed and $0.25 Is Imminent, Here’s Why

Ripple tested the key $0.2240 support area and recovered against the US Dollar, similar to bitcoin. XRP price is showing positive signs and it...

This Technical Pattern Suggests Ethereum Is Gearing For Another Lift-Off

Ethereum is trading nicely above the $162 and $158 support levels, similar to bitcoin above $8,500. ETH price is likely forming an inverse head...

Bitcoin Just Closed Beneath This Key Level and It Isn’t Good for Bulls

Bitcoin has had a rocky past few days, surging to highs of $9,200 this past Saturday before meeting insurmountable resistance that has sparked a...

The Fed Just Printed More Money Than Bitcoin’s Entire Market Cap

Bitcoin (BTC) proponents are voicing fresh alarm after the United States Federal Reserve printed more than its entire market cap in new money this...

Republican Leader Claims Blockchain Can Make US Government More Efficient

Rep. Kevin McCarthy, the current Republican Minority Leader in the United States House of Representatives, said on Tuesday, March 12, that blockchain can make...

Bitcoin Price ‘Will Never Hit $50K’ Gold Bug Peter Schiff Tells Tom Lee

Gold will go to $5k but Bitcoin will fail to hit $50k, says Peter Schiff

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US Department of Justice Accuses Crypto Exec of $7 Million Fraud Scheme

The U.S. Department of Justice has accused a man of pocketing clients’ money through a crypto transaction fraud scheme

US Senate Crypto Hearing Key Takeaways: Blockchain Is ‘Inevitable’

On July 30, the United States Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs hosted a hearing on cryptocurrencies in a regulatory context. Lawmakers are...

Bitcoin Price at Last Line of Defense: $8,270 Must Hold

Late last month, Bitcoin (BTC) caught traders across the industry with their pants down: in a day’s time, the leading cryptocurrency had pumped by...

This Key Reason is Why Bitcoin Cash’s Sudden 14% Rally Won’t Last

The cryptocurrency market mounted a crazy recovery on Friday. Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP, and all the rest of the altcoins surged higher, rallying to prices...

What Miner Capitulation? Bitcoin Miners Confident in Price Prospects

If you have perused Bitcoin and Crypto Twitter at all over the past few weeks, you’ve likely seen the term “miner capitulation” mentioned again...

Reuters: Japanese Regulators to Introduce New Rules Regarding Exchanges’ Cold Wallets

Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) will reportedly introduce new rules regarding cold wallets for storing cryptocurrencies at crypto exchanges, Reuters reported on April 17. Citing a source familiar with the matter, Reuters reports that the country’s...

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Bank of Japan: Cash Prevents Digital Currencies With Negative Interest

Bank of Japan says digital currencies can’t be issued by banks hoping to push through a negative interest rate agenda

IDEO’s Blockchain Accelerator Startup Studio Onboards Over 50 Mentors

IDEO CoLab Ventures has revealed that over 20 leading organizations have joined Startup Studio, bringing more than 50 mentors to the project for 2019

New York Times: Facebook Reportedly Shopping ‘Facebook Coin’ to Crypto Exchanges

Facebook is “hoping to succeed where Bitcoin failed” with its highly secretive cryptocurrency project, a New York Times (NYT) article published today, Feb. 28,...

Bundesbank Head Says Don’t Suppress ‘Innovative Concepts’ Like Libra

Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann spoke in favor of Facebook’s Libra during a recent G7 event, a report says

Canada Pushes to Regulate Crypto Adoption, Forgoing Volatile BTC Past

Canadians have been pushing for crypto adoption since 2013 — and now, the Canadian Government is leading working groups at home and in the...

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UK Employee Explains Why He Chose a 100% Bitcoin Salary

An employee at crypto exchange Coin Center was given the option to receive part — or all — of his salary paid in Bitcoin, and...

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, EOS, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash, Stellar, Tron, Binance Coin, Cardano: Price Analysis, Feb. 25

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph. Every investment and trading...

Square Bitcoin Revenue Success Contrasts Profit Warnings After Record Q4 Results

United States-based payment platform Square reported $166 million in annual Bitcoin (BTC) revenue for 2018, data from its annual earnings report published Feb. 27 confirms. Square,...

Germany Plans Major Digital Token Regulation Effort in 2019, Says Source

Germany plans to introduce draft regulations allowing blockchain bonds as soon as this summer, local daily business news outlet Handelsblatt reported May 9. Citing Thomas Heilmann,...

Round-Up of Crypto Exchanges Hack So Far in 2019, How Can it be Stopped?

Throughout the past six months, seven crypto exchanges have reported large-scale hacking attacks in the tune of tens of millions of dollars, with the most...

ETH Hits 10-Month High as Crypto Markets See Solid Green

Saturday, June 22 — most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting moderate gains on the day by press time, as bitcoin (BTC) passed the $11,100...

Crypto Exchange Binance to Launch Singapore Branch in April, CZ Says

Changpeng Zhao (CZ), CEO of second-largest crypto exchange Binance, has announced that its branch in Singapore will open in April. A Cointelegraph correspondent reported on...

Nigerian Banking Regulator Warns Bitcoin’s Disintermediation Is a ‘Critical Concern’

The director and chief executive of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) has expressed concerns about cryptocurrencies and disintermediation, English-language Nigerian news outlet The Sun...

NYSE Operator’s Crypto Platform Bakkt Completes $182.5 Million Funding Round

Digital assets platform Bakkt — created by the operator of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) — has announced the completion of its first funding...