PwC Partner: Central Bank Digital Currencies Need to Be Stress-Tested by Big Companies – BTCMANAGER

Pauline Adam Kalfon, a blockchain and financial services partner at PwC France, explained that central banks may start to accept the idea of issuing their own digital currency once big companies have stress-tested the technology, as noted on Forbes on March 22, 2019. Still not Comfortable with Digital Currencies France’s central bank is not planning…

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Ripple (XRP) Unbridled Rally (or Dump) Will be After Status Clarification

Ripple prices flat-line below 34 cents Jake Chervinsky, a crypto lawyer, believes ongoing civil suit against Ripple will settle next year Volumes low, averaging 15 million. Eventual clarification of XRP’s status will either cause a rally or a meltdown as owners liquidate their holdings escaping SEC’s incoming oversight. At the moment, prices are stable and…

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A new crypto exchange to be launched in the Cayman Islands

A new cryptocurrency exchange is coming to the Cayman Islands. According to a press release by Cayman Islands Investment Group (CIIG), the exchange has been in the works for more than a year and is finally ready to be launched. The new trading platform comes as the Cayman Islands government is diligently working to clean…

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A crypto mining startup wanting to challenge the big guns appears to be just a scam

A new company emerged recently, promising to revolutionize cryptocurrency mining. OnMiners, based in Luxembourg, touted a new generation of mining rigs that use endothermic chips to lower energy consumption and lower mining costs. Chips capable of helping mining operations would be welcome by virtually the entire community if they were cost-effective and efficient, but it…

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How Cannabis Investors Could be 'Conspirators' Per the US Federal Law

In February, Brooker Mellars, the owner of a Colorado-based marijuana dispensary, The Bud Depot, claimed that she lost her business bank account after investing in the cannabis industry. The “Bitcoin Mom” shared in a tweet that they were accredited investors with excellent credit ratings. But their adventurous investment into cannabis stocks didn’t fit well their bank,…

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Ethereum Price Analysis: ETH Bulls Are Back, $150 Could Be Next

ETH price broke a few important resistance levels near the $134 level against the US Dollar. The price gained traction and settled above the $134 and $136 resistance levels. This was a break above a few continuation patterns near $133 and $136 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken). The pair is…

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Nasdaq Technology to be Deployed by Bcause – BTCMANAGER

Bcause has scored a huge coup by partnering with Nasdaq to deploy their matching engine, clearing, and market surveillance technology, as announced on the Nasdaq website, March 13, 2019. Once they receive derivatives trading and clearing approval from the CTFC, they will be the only firm in the world to be involved in all levels…

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Ripple Will be Providing $100 Million for Gaming Devs In Blockchain

Ripple has just announced that it will be partnering with the gaming platform firm Forte. The main intention is to provide 4100 million for investment in the blockchain gaming industry. The new partnership has been signed between Ripple’s Xpring and the gaming platform. $100 million will be deployed for developers that work in the gaming…

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Weiss Ratings says few Wallets Controlling 80% of ETH Could be Dangerous to Ethereum

In response to a new report that indicates only a meager 7,500 Ethereum wallets hold 80% of ETH circulating supply, Weiss Ratings has expressed concerns that this may be a challenge when the project adopts Proof-of-Stake consensus algorithm. According to the report titled “Entering the Ethereum: Long-Term Value Potential and Analysis,” published by Delphi Digital,…

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Eight-figure real estate deal to be tokenized

Inveniam Capital Partners (ICP) has announced that it plans on conducting a small handful of real estate and debt transactions using the blockchain. The investment company is tokenizing around $260 million in four deals, giving investors a greater amount of transparency by leveraging the power of cryptocurrency to consummate the purchases. According to ICP CEO…

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The real STO market outlook appears to be close to dying out

It appears that the Security Token market is suffering even more than the initial coin offering (ICO) market is. This is due to the fact that although there have been loads of projects launched, no actual investment has really been made, leaving everyone in limbo on such projects. Many start-ups tried to fob off their…

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Forex accounting using Bitcoin SV is revolutionary—and could be the future

Bitcoin SV (BSV) isn’t just about trying to offer another digital currency—there are already too many that serve no real-world purpose. What it provides, though, is a mechanism with global implications for financial stability and transactions, as well as a solid and stable blockchain for businesses, that will continue to find greater acceptance as more…

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Analyst: Investing in Ethereum Could Be More Profitable than Bitcoin

Investing in Ethereum at its bottom could yield more returns than investing in Bitcoin, said Don Alt. The famous cryptocurrency analyst, who has 82.7k following on Twitter, claimed that his investment paid off when he bought Ether at $121. While he didn’t specify the nature of his trade, he said his investment could return ten times…

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Binance Coin Continuously Surges To 13%! What May Be The Reason?

Recently, the Binance Coin increased more than 12% and broke the $10.00 value against the US dollar. With this cryptocurrency gaining traction Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple and Litecoin have corrected lower. The cryptocurrency Binance Coin is up over 110% for a period. Hence, trading at its new high time value against value. With this strong uptrend,…

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Bitcoin (BTC) Bottom May Not Be In But Bearish Resolve Damaged Beyond Repair

Bitcoin (BTC) does not seem to have bottomed yet. The price has just run into a trend line resistance and is expected to fall significantly in the days ahead. There may be some room for growth after an initial retracement but for now traders should lookout for a pull back before entering any long positions….

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Tim Draper: Fiat will be laughable in five years

Everything the world thought about cryptocurrencies, and their relationship with illicit activity, is slowly getting turned on its head. In a recent interview with Fox Business, crypto enthusiast Tim Draper explained why cryptocurrency will be the money of upstanding citizenry in the near future. Draper doesn’t really see much of a future for fiat currencies….

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Can PUBG Chat System Be A Threat To The Cryptocurrency Firm

A cryptocurrency company in Istanbul filed a complaint to the police that a huge amount of their money in Bitcoin, Ethereum and Ripple stolen. After a detailed investigation of the Istanbul Cyber Crime Branch Office found that two virtual money accounts of the company hacked. Resulting in 13 million lira of crypto money transferred from…

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Why Would JPMorgan’s New Cryptocurrency Not be Able to Affect Ripple?

A few days ago, JPMorgan announced that it will be launching a new stablecoin to settle payments between customers. The digital currency is going to be called JPM Coin and it is expected to be launched later this year. One of the main discussions around it was related to whether it can harm Ripple’s market…

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Bitcoin Price Watch: Upsides In BTC Likely To Be Capped

Bitcoin price is trading in a range above the $3,345 support level against the US Dollar. There is a major bearish trend line formed with resistance at $3,375 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The price is likely to face a strong resistance near the $3,375 and $3,400 levels….

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Bitcoin Markets Might Be Flat, But The Bears Can’t Stop Crypto Loans

It’s no secret that we are in the middle of a bear market. During this, the bears are holding their cryptos and keeping them to themselves, hardly surprising given that the top cryptocurrencies are riding super low prices at the moment. Generally speaking, bear markets refer to negative price movements, cryptos can’t rack up any…

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