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December 10, 2019

Bakkt to Launch Options Contracts for Bitcoin Futures Today

In what could be yet another feather in its crown, US-based Bakkt is launching CFTC-regulated options contracts for Bitcoin futures today. Bakkt’s options contracts come close […]
December 10, 2019

Why Binance vs. The Block Is More Important Than You Think

The recent controversy around The Block’s reports alleging Binance had an office in Shanghai that was shut down following a police raid dominated social media attention […]
December 9, 2019

Bitcoin Price Mimics Mid-2018: Could It Fall to $3,000 Again?

Over the weekend, stagnancy in the Bitcoin trade continued as interim highs were reached only to be lost later. The Bitcoin price broke through resistances at […]
December 9, 2019

NYDIG Gets Greenlight From SEC to Offer Cash-settled Bitcoin Futures

A year after obtaining a BitLicense to operate a cryptocurrency-related business, the New York Digital Investment Group (NYDIG) has received the greenlight from the United States […]
December 9, 2019

Coinbase vs. Binance: The Race for Dominance

Two of the largest crypto exchanges in the world are now branching out to provide a plethora of other services within the cryptocurrency ecosystem. From staking […]
December 7, 2019

Bitcoin Price Could Drop to $6,900 Before Bulls Take Over

Bitcoin has begun a period of consolidation after a volatile week, trading between $7,200 and $7,500 over the last 3 days as it searches for liquidity […]
December 7, 2019

Decentralized Stablecoins Can Eat Into Traditional Finance

One of the biggest concerns of central banks and financial regulators is the impact stablecoins can have on the economy. In their opinion, having a private, […]
December 7, 2019

South Africa to Introduce New Rules Regarding Use of Cryptocurrency

In an attempt to deter its population from evading currency control, the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) will soon introduce new rules regarding the use of […]
December 7, 2019

EU Reiterates Tough Stance Against Private Digital Currencies Like Libra

The European Union (EU) has reiterated its tough stance against private digital currencies like Libra, which is proposed to be launched by Facebook in the middle […]
December 6, 2019

Bitcoin Price Moves Up to $7,400 but Stagnancy Continues

BTC/USD Price Analysis – 5th Dec. The day started with Bitcoin trading at around $7,327. The price dropped quickly to around $7,270 moments later, followed by […]
December 6, 2019

Web 3.0 Browsers to Push Global Cryptocurrency Adoption

With all the talk of cryptocurrency, it is obvious that certain types of catalysts are needed to push the democratic technology forward. Despite the benefits, people […]
December 6, 2019

Google Launches Smart Checking Accounts – A Rival to Bitcoin?

Technology continues to make inroads into the financial sector as everything is becoming increasingly digitized. In its latest innovation, Google is launching smart checking accounts. The […]
December 6, 2019

4 Altcoins to Watch in 2020

Everyone’s talking about Bitcoin and whether or not we will reach a state of proliferation when it goes mainstream. This is very exciting for everybody, and […]
December 5, 2019

Bitcoin Mining Company Canaan Raises $90 Million in US IPO

Hong Kong-based Bitcoin mining company Canaan has ended up flat after its $90 million US IPO, at $8.99. The previous day, shares of the company were […]
December 5, 2019

What Are the Potential Pitfalls of Hyperbitcoinization?

Hyperbitcoinization is a term initially coined in a 2014 Satoshi Nakamoto article by Daniel Krawisz. The phrase is used to describe a situation where Bitcoin is […]
November 30, 2019

Bitcoin Network Fundamentals at an All-time High

As far as the strength of the Bitcoin network goes, it has never been more robust, despite the recent dip in price due to admitted market […]
November 28, 2019

Bitcoin Price Suppression Admitted By CFTC Official

In an October 23 interview with CoinDesk, a former CFTC official actually admitted that the launch of futures products was designed specifically to stop the Bitcoin […]
November 28, 2019

TD Ameritrade Pushes Bitcoin to Clients

TD Ameritrade is a huge trading platform that allows the exchange of multiple financial assets, including cryptocurrency. Recently, the financial giant interviewed a CoinDesk representative about […]
November 24, 2019

Tim Draper: Bitcoin Price to Hit $250,000 With the Help of the Lightning Network

Notorious Bitcoin bull Tim Draper has recently come out and stated that the Bitcoin price is set to hit $250,000 with the ongoing implementation of the […]