Markets Update: Bears Claw Crypto Prices Back While Uncertainty Fills the Air

Digital asset markets fell hard during the early morning trading sessions on May 17 as the price of bitcoin core (BTC) quickly tumbled from $7,900 to a low of $6,200 on Bitstamp. Many other crypto markets followed BTC’s drop in value, but over the last few hours, a good portion of coins have regained a […]
The post Markets Update: Bears Claw Crypto Prices Back While Uncertainty Fills the Air appeared first on Bitcoin News. …

Markets Update: Bears Claw Crypto Prices Back While Uncertainty Fills the Air

Markets Update: Crypto Bulls Outpace Stocks and Gold

Cryptocurrency markets have been doing extremely well over the last 48 hours, making a lot of prior skeptics think the bearish crypto winter may have ended. Since our last markets update three days ago, the entire cryptoconomy has gained close to $33 billion in value and trading sessions over the last 24 hours produced a […]
The post Markets Update: Crypto Bulls Outpace Stocks and Gold appeared first on Bitcoin News. …

Markets Update: Crypto Bulls Outpace Stocks and Gold

Crypto Heresy: Question Blockstream on Twitter and You’ll Be Blocked

Crypto Twitter (CT) is a grueling battleground between digital currency enthusiasts, company executives, maximalists, journalists, lawyers, and so-called thought leaders and luminaries. For instance, on May 8, reporter Larry Cermak posted data concerning Blockstream and its sidechain project Liquid’s performance over the last seven months. After Cermak shared unbiased figures and queried an alleged conflict […]
The post Crypto Heresy: Question Blockstream on Twitter and You’ll Be Blocked appeared first on Bitcoin News. …

Crypto Heresy: Question Blockstream on Twitter and You’ll Be Blocked

Markets Update: Crypto Prices Show Strong Recovery After Binance Loss

Cryptocurrency markets are doing much better the day after the digital asset exchange Binance lost roughly 7,000 BTC ($40 million). Immediately after the trading platform officially announced the multi-million dollar loss, the cryptoconomy shed billions but since then most digital assets have recovered and markets are doing surprisingly well. Also read: $500K of BCH Shuffled […]
The post Markets Update: Crypto Prices Show Strong Recovery After Binance Loss appeared first on Bitcoin News. …

Markets Update: Crypto Prices Show Strong Recovery After Binance Loss

Markets Update: Optimism Grows as Cryptocurrency Prices Surge

Cryptocurrency markets are seeing fresh gains today as the entire cryptoconomy has gathered $186 billion market valuation after gaining $16 billion over the last 24 hours. The most notable coins leading the charge within the top 10 positions today include litecoin, eos, and bitcoin cash. Also read: $500K of BCH Shuffled in Record-Breaking Cashshuffle Transaction […]
The post Markets Update: Optimism Grows as Cryptocurrency Prices Surge appeared first on Bitcoin News. …

Markets Update: Optimism Grows as Cryptocurrency Prices Surge

Bitfinex and Tether accused of $850 million cover-up by New York Attorney General

Welp, it’s not like you weren’t warned something shady was going on. 
The New York Attorney General’s office today accused iFinex Inc., the company behind both the cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex and the stablecoin Tether, of a massive coverup to hide the loss of $850 million in customer funds. It seems, the attorney general alleges, that Tether is not in fact backed one-to-one by U.S. dollars (as the company claimed until March of this year) and that Bitfinex can’t cover customer withdraws. 
SEE ALSO: A little-known token may be fueling Bitcoin’s rise. Critics say it’s a scam.
This, to put it lightly, is a big deal….

Bitfinex and Tether accused of $850 million cover-up by New York Attorney General

Indian Exchange Launches Lending Program for 5 Cryptocurrencies

An Indian crypto exchange has launched a program that allows its users to earn interest on their cryptocurrencies held at the exchange. Initially, users can lend BTC, USDT, BNB, XRP, and ETH. The CEO of the exchange has shared details about this new offering with news.Bitcoin.com. Also read: Crypto Enthusiasts Unite in 4 Indian Cities […]
The post Indian Exchange Launches Lending Program for 5 Cryptocurrencies appeared first on Bitcoin News. …

Indian Exchange Launches Lending Program for 5 Cryptocurrencies

Stablecoins Are Threatened by These Two Major Issues

On the heels of recent commentary from the published correspondence between Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) 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. Also read: Payglobal Provides Cryptocurrency to Fiat Transfers With Existing Bank Cards Stablecoins May […]
The post Stablecoins Are Threatened by These Two Major Issues appeared first on Bitcoin News. …

Stablecoins Are Threatened by These Two Major Issues

December Volume Report: Top Markets See Strongest Trade of H2 2018

The five most traded cryptocurrency markets saw an increase in volume during December, when compared with the previous month. Despite the spike in trading activity posted by the dominant markets, many crypto assets ranked below the top five saw a decline in month-over-month volume. Also Read: Report: Indian Government Updates Progress on Crypto Regulation USDT and […]
The post December Volume Report: Top Markets See Strongest Trade of H2 2018 appeared first on Bitcoin News. …

December Volume Report: Top Markets See Strongest Trade of H2 2018

New Platforms Track Major Stablecoin Markets

The birth of more stablecoins, which has coincided with significant market losses for traditional cryptocurrencies, has drawn attention to these fiat-pegged digital assets. Dedicated platforms are now aggregating statistical data about stablecoin markets for the benefit of traders. Also read: Chat Bot Advises Crypto Startups and Investors The Stablecoin War Is Heating Up The last […]
The post New Platforms Track Major Stablecoin Markets appeared first on Bitcoin News. …

New Platforms Track Major Stablecoin Markets

A Complete A-Z of Stablecoins

Stablecoins have proliferated this year, so much so that it’s been hard to keep track of them all. In a bid to remedy that, news.Bitcoin.com has compiled a list of all stablecoins that are currently tradable – plus several others that are on their way. This is the ultimate A-Z of stablecoins. For now, at […]
The post A Complete A-Z of Stablecoins appeared first on Bitcoin News. …

A Complete A-Z of Stablecoins