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Finance Tech, Liquidity

Bitcoin Price Analysis: BTC/USD Breaches 40K on Global Risk Aversion

January 21, 2022

Via: DailyFX

In other news, El Salvador’s National Commission for Micro and Small Enterprises (Conamype) communicated its plans to offer Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) $10m in crypto-based loans in Q1 of 2022. It’s been reported that 86% of businesses in El […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

These are the 5 best performing cryptocurrencies over the past week

November 12, 2021

Via: Markets Insider

With more than 14,000 cryptocurrencies in existence and counting, there are more than triple the number of crypto coins than there are US exchange-listed stocks. That large amount makes it nearly impossible to keep track of all the big movers […]


News

US Treasury alerts crypto companies to their growing role in preventing ransomware payments and sanctioning evaders

October 15, 2021

Via: Markets Insider

Crypto companies have a growing responsibility to help prevent ransomware payments and sanction evaders, the Treasury said in a statement on Friday. Ransomware payments have surged in 2021 as cyber criminals take company data hostage and demand payment in the […]


News

China announces complete ban on cryptocurrencies

September 24, 2021

Via: Sky News

According to a notice published on the central bank’s website, it will be illegal for Chinese residents to purchase cryptocurrencies from overseas and even be involved in marketing or technical support relating to crypto businesses. The authenticity of the announcement […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

Cryptocurrencies Trim Weekend Gains, Ethereum (ETH) Outperformance Continues

August 2, 2021

Via: DailyFX

The cryptocurrency market is giving back some of this weekend’s gains with market leader Bitcoin continuing to battle a zone of resistance between $42k and $43.5k. Cardano (ADA) jumped by nearly 50% over the weekend, before paring its gains, while […]


Editorial

Why Cryptoasset Regulation Has Such Huge Stakes For Governments and Central Banks

July 30, 2021

Via: Natalie Dunn

Cryptoassets (digital assets using blockchain technology) have seen explosive growth since the outbreak of the financial crisis in 2008. Libertarian orientations, which reject governments/public authorities (central banks), equate cryptoassets (also known as cryptocurrencies) with a decentralization of the financial system, […]


Finance Tech, Financial Services, Industries, Mobile Banking & Payments

Crypto network Ripple gets a foothold in Asia with its 40% stake in cross-border payment firm Tranglo

March 30, 2021

Via: Markets Insider

Crypto network Ripple Labs said on Tuesday it will acquire a 40% stake in cross-border payment hub Tranglo in an effort to strengthen its market presence in the Asia-Pacific region. Tranglo’s infrastructure will support existing payment corridors, as well as […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Oil, gold, and bitcoin are jumping on Iran tensions before Trump reveals ‘major’ sanctions, while stocks are mixed

June 24, 2019

Via: Business Insider

Oil, gold, and bitcoin jumped on Monday ahead of President Trump’s reveal of “major” sanctions on Iran, as traders parked their cash in commodities and cryptocurrencies in the face of rising geopolitical tensions. “We are putting major additional sanctions on […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Bitcoin stumbles to a two-week low

March 4, 2019

Via: Market Watch

Bitcoin prices traded lower on Monday, falling more than 2% and trading to their lowest level in two weeks. In Monday trade, a single bitcoin BTCUSD, -2.27% was fetching $3,702.80, down 2.2% since Sunday’s level at 5 p.m. on the […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Bitcoin Exchanges and Wallet Services Should Get Pan-EU Rules, Says European Banking Authority

January 9, 2019

Via: Fortune

Europe’s top banking regulator wants lawmakers to look into creating pan-EU rules for cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum, in order to give consumers better protection across the bloc. In a report issued Wednesday, the European Banking Authority (EBA) noted […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Bitcoin Is Tumbling Yet Again. Most Other Cryptocurrencies are Following — But Not All

December 7, 2018

Via: Fortune

If there’s a floor to Bitcoin’s terrible 2018 trajectory, it may not have hit it yet. The leading cryptocurrency lost 12% of its value in the last day, falling south of the $3,400 mark. Reminder: a year ago today, one […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Cryptocurrencies continue to sell-off as bitcoin loses almost $1,000 in 24 hours

September 6, 2018

Via: Business Insider

The sharp sell-off that gripped cryptocurrency markets on Wednesday has extended into a second day, with major digital assets across the spectrum continuing to fall during trading on Thursday. Wednesday’s initial move seemed to have no real catalyst, beyond a […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Bitcoin drops sharply and suddenly — and now cryptos across the board are getting slammed

September 5, 2018

Via: Business Insider

The price of cryptocurrencies plunged across the board suddenly and sharply Wednesday morning, seemingly with no clear reason to do so. Having been steady at around $7,350 per coin during most of trading during both Asian and European morning hours, […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies Are Soaring Again—For Now

July 5, 2018

Via: Fortune

The cryptocurrency scene is, for the moment, in a sea of green. Values now seem to be steadily recovering after a rather dismal period in the last week of June. Bitcoin, the predominant virtual currency, is now up more than […]


Finance Tech, Trading

Bitcoin Futures Killed the Bitcoin Rally (and Will Keep It from Returning), Economists Say

July 3, 2018

Via: Fortune

Predicting the future direction of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies has often proved to be a fool’s errand. One explanation cited by some economists for this year’s collapse in digital currency prices also suggests that a major Bitcoin rally may not […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

Cryptocurrencies are diving

April 25, 2018

Via: Business Insider

Cryptocurrencies are falling on Wednesday after rallying strongly over the last few days. Here’s the scoreboard as of 1.25 a.m. BST (8.25 a.m. ET): Bitcoin is down 5.7% against the dollar to $9,109.68 Ethereum is down 10.6% to $629.17 XRP […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

Bitcoin surges by more than $2,000 in just over a day

February 7, 2018

Via: USA TODAY

Bitcoin rose Wednesday morning along with sharp gains in other major cryptocurrencies. The largest digital currency by market capitalization traded 9.5% higher above $8,400 as of 8:12 a.m., EST, according to CoinDesk, whose bitcoin price index tracks prices from four […]


Finance Tech, News, Trading

Stock trading app Robinhood to launch bitcoin, ethereum trading in five states

January 25, 2018

Via: CNBC

Stock trading app Robinhood is becoming a cryptocurrency broker. Customers in California, Massachusetts, Missouri, Montana and New Hampshire will be able to trade bitcoin and ethereum through the app beginning in February, Robinhood announced Thursday. In the meantime, all customers […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

Bitcoin ‘fascinating’ because perception of risk and the economy is changing, fund manager says

January 9, 2018

Via: CNBC

People are pouring money into bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies because they are more willing to take risks in a benign economic environment, according to a fund manager. “To me, the big issue in markets is actually we have been in […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

Bitcoin, hitting new records, tops $200 billion in market capitalization

December 5, 2017

Via: Market Watch

The digital currency bitcoin, which has seen astonishing gains throughout 2017, passed another in a series of rapidly falling milestones on Tuesday. The price of a single bitcoin BTCUSD, +2.78% rose 5.8% on Tuesday, hitting a record of $11,855.73. The […]