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Month: January 2018

Bitcoin Cash Price Technical Analysis – BCH/USD Consolidating Losses

Key Points Bitcoin cash price started a minor upside correction after trading as low as $1,390 against the US Dollar. Yesterday’s highlighted a new bearish trend line with current resistance at $1,520 is active on the hourly chart of BCH/USD (data feed from SimpleFX). The pair is currently trading in a range above the $1,450 … Continue reading Bitcoin Cash Price Technical Analysis – BCH/USD Consolidating Losses

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Bitcoin Price Technical Analysis for 02/01/2018 – Bearish Pullback Opportunity

Bitcoin Price Key Highlights Bitcoin price recently broke below its symmetrical triangle pattern an hit a low of $9,763.20. Price seems to be finding some support from here, so a pullback opportunity may be underway. Applying the Fib tool on the breakout move shows the potential resistance levels. Bitcoin price made a bearish breakout from … Continue reading Bitcoin Price Technical Analysis for 02/01/2018 – Bearish Pullback Opportunity

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Morning Asian trading roundup: the leading altcoin is Lisk

FOMO Moments Yesterday was undoubtedly one of the worst for crypto markets for a long time. Over 20% fell off the total market capacity in one day alone, a crash only eclipsed by the January 15-17 selloff which resulted in a 40% market decline. As usual one altcoin shines above the rest during today’s Asian … Continue reading Morning Asian trading roundup: the leading altcoin is Lisk

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Bancor Smart Tokens Looking to Solve Cryptocurrency Liquidity

Cryptocurrency Liquidity can be defined as the process by which an asset is converted into fiat currency based on demand. If you are not satisfied with this definition than liquidity can also be defined as an asset bought or sold on the open market when the price is relatively affordable. In light of the above, discounts or even premiums cannot be attached to an asset in the process of buying or selling it. What this means

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SBI Holdings to Exclusively List Ripple’s XRP at Launch of SBI Virtual Currencies

Tokyo-based SBI Holdings has announced that its digital assets exchange, SBI Virtual Currencies, which launched in beta yesterday, will list Ripple (XRP) as the only cryptocurrency supported at launch. XRP is the first and the only cryptocurrency to be listed on SBI Virtual Currencies during its initial launch period. The newly released digital asset exchange, owned by SBI Holdings, is designed to streamline cryptocurrency trading for its institutional customers and individuals in Japan. The company originally

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Kodak Postpones KodakCoin ICO, Future Is Blurred

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The much-hyped $20 million KodakCoin ICO was supposed to debut on Jan. 31.  Instead, the iconic brand announced the night before launch they needed at least several more weeks to get to know their customers better, as they enter the “accredited investor verification phase,” leaving the 40,000-plus potential buyers who want dibs on Kodak’s “photo-centric cryptocurrency” waiting. Skittish … Continued

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“Crypto Nation”: Switzerland Embraces Cryptocurrencies as an ICO Haven

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The Swiss are bucking an otherwise resistant trend among the world’s regulators toward cryptocurrencies. Instead, Switzerland is embracing the culture of cryptocurrencies, as evidenced by a leadership role for the domiciling of upcoming ICOs, as reported in the FT. As home to Crypto Valley, the Swiss version of Silicon Valley located in the canton of Zug and filled … Continued

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Bitcoin Questionable as a Currency, but as an Asset it’s as Good as Gold

As investors eagerly wait in anticipation to see where exactly Bitcoin will go, its prospects as a viable currency are coming under scrutiny. Cryptocurrency, Minus the ‘Currency’? Bitcoin is looking less and less like a viable currency every day, as companies continue to drop the popular cryptocurrency as a method of payment. One such company dropping support for Bitcoin is Stripe. According to the self-proclaimed “first major payments company to support Bitcoin payments,” lengthy transaction

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Goldman Sachs Isn’t Launching a Bitcoin Trading Desk (Because It Already Owns One)

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Recently, Goldman Sachs chief executive Lloyd Blankfein shot down longstanding rumors that the investment bank was launching a cryptocurrency trading desk. Now, we know the reason why: the bank already owns one. Goldman Sachs ‘Not’ Launching Bitcoin Trading Desk As early as October last year, there were rumors that Goldman Sachs was considering opening the … Continued

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Cointed: The Hottest Crypto ATM Provider Shares It All

The crypto world, with all its freedom, risks and rewards, seems like something out of a western. Within this wild west-like world, see seeing a company committed to transparency and accountability to its community is a rare treat. But there are some who do it. If you missed the news, Cointed (a major crypto ATM provider and exchange) has just released its Transparency report. In it, you can find everything about their company structure, ownership as

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Tezos Foundation President Vows to “Step Back,” Then Back Pedals

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It’s perhaps what one might expect from the infamous ICO that was Tezos. Tezos is one of those blockchain startups that gripped the crypto community, first for its ability to raise $230 million in an ICO and then for how quickly they let it all slip away. Now Johann Gevers, the head of the startup’s Swiss … Continued

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Portfolio Chiefs Quit World’s Largest Asset Manager to Launch Cryptocurrency Hedge Fund

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Two senior portfolio managers have tendered their resignations at BlackRock ahead of launching a cryptocurrency hedge fund. Michael Wong, a senior portfolio manager who led BlackRock’s fixed income asset allocation division, and fellow fixed income specialist Adam Grimsley left the world’s largest asset manager to found Prime Factor Capital. The duo will be joined at … Continued

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