• BTC 9,160.09$ (-0.02)
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  • XRP 0.43$ (-1.72)
  • LTC 136.97$ (4.42)
  • XMR 99.42$ (1.64)

Author: Eric Zees

March 19, 2018

US Regulators Strike Back at Cryptocurrency

The cryptocurrency asset class is now undoubtedly in a bear market. Falling over 75% in market capitalization from January to February, crypto tried to stage a reversal but was pushed back by massive selling pressure in March. Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH) were unable to rally to the $12,000 and $1,000 levels, and bearish momentum … Continue reading “US Regulators Strike Back at Cryptocurrency”

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March 14, 2018

John Oliver’s Tonight Brings Crypto into the Mainstream (BTC, DOGE, EOS)

Cryptocurrency, long considered a niche interest of libertarians, speculators, venture capitalists, and computer scientists, has made progress in the last year with entering the mainstream imagination. In February celebrities like musical artist Katy Perry and TV personality Ellen DeGeneres helped promote crypto on their social media channels. On March 11, Last Week Tonight’s host John … Continue reading “John Oliver’s Tonight Brings Crypto into the Mainstream (BTC, DOGE, EOS)”

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March 10, 2018

The Mt. Gox Trustee and Market Turbulence (BTC, BCH, ETH, LTC)

Since the beginning of the cryptocurrency bear market in December, people have come up with various theories to explain the downturn. Those include Wall Street manipulation of futures contracts, Chinese New Year correction, and reallocation of capital into equities. But on March 7, the crypto community caught a glimpse of most likely the real reason: … Continue reading “The Mt. Gox Trustee and Market Turbulence (BTC, BCH, ETH, LTC)”

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March 7, 2018

Telegram’s Overhyped ICO is a Cash Grab and Bad for Crypto

Telegram (TON) – In the world of hype and emotion surrounding cryptocurrency investing, perhaps few things are hyped as much as the upcoming initial coin offering (ICO) by Telegram. Unfortunately, investors and traders would be wise to steer clear of Telegram’s ICO. Telegram’s ICO is ultimately a publicity stunt and cash grab designed to take … Continue reading “Telegram’s Overhyped ICO is a Cash Grab and Bad for Crypto”

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March 3, 2018

OmiseGO’s (OMG) News Is a Bullish Sign

OmiseGO (OMG) – It seems bullish momentum is building for the young cryptocurrency platform OmiseGO (OMG). Recent news points to positive, continued development. On February 28, the OmiseGO team released its wallet code to the public on GitHub, making the software free and open source. On March 1, the OmiseGO team announced its newly redesigned website … Continue reading “OmiseGO’s (OMG) News Is a Bullish Sign”

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February 28, 2018

What Circle’s Acquisition of Poloniex Means for Crypto (Especially Small Altcoins)

On February 26, fintech startup Circle announced it had closed a deal to buyout the cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex for reportedly $400 million—it is the largest acquisition in crypto history. The acquisition is intriguing because it may reveal information about the trajectories of Circle and Poloniex, sentiment of Circle’s venture capital backers, and new services that … Continue reading “What Circle’s Acquisition of Poloniex Means for Crypto (Especially Small Altcoins)”

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February 25, 2018

Why Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Is in Trouble

Bitcoin Cash (BCH) is in trouble. It’s perhaps the most controversial cryptocurrency ever. Just stating the name online can spark heated debate and flame wars. But now BCH is in a technical crisis. BCH was thought of long before August 2017’s hard fork of the Bitcoin (BTC) blockchain. Its origins are the Bitcoin block size … Continue reading “Why Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Is in Trouble”

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February 22, 2018

How Litecoin (LTC) Is at a Crossroads

Litecoin (LTC) – This week the cryptocurrency Litecoin (LTC) began to chart its own course. Its price relatively deviated in correlation with the prices of major cryptos like Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH). Investors and traders should pay attention to important news on Litecoin’s fundamentals as well as technical trends and indicators going forward. Interested traders … Continue reading “How Litecoin (LTC) Is at a Crossroads”

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February 19, 2018

Why Salon is Betting on Monero (XMR)

Last month news first broke out that some websites and companies have been mining the cryptocurrency Monero (XMR) while exploiting the computer power of innocent, unsuspecting users. Some websites, like Google’s (NASDAQ: GOOGL) YouTube, used advertisements that secretly mine Monero while users watch videos. Other instances are of malware forced by hackers onto hijacked government … Continue reading “Why Salon is Betting on Monero (XMR)”

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February 17, 2018

Nano Explained and Why It Has More Upside

Earlier in February the relatively new cryptocurrency Raiblocks successfully completed a name change from Raiblocks (XRB) to Nanocurrency (NANO), as well as add a new website, logo, wallets, and addresses. The core developer team cited as reasons the fact that people encountered confusion about how to pronounce the word and that Raiblocks sounded generic and boring. The crypto community … Continue reading “Nano Explained and Why It Has More Upside”

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