Weiss Ratings Says Stellar (XLM) Technology is Superior to Ripple’s (XRP), But Is It?

Coinbase listed Stellar (XLM) a few days ago on Coinbase Pro just weeks after it listed Ripple’s XRP. This has drawn the attention of Weiss Ratings, the foremost financial rating firm that recently expanded its scope to cryptocurrency. In a Twitter post following the listing of XLM, the firm said XLM will potentially see greater…

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BetterHash Can Improve Bitcoin Mining Decentralization, But When?

The level of centralization in mining is one of the more credible problems with Bitcoin today. While there has not been much activity in terms of actual attacks made possible through mining centralization (although some would refer to SegWit2x as an attack), it does add questions to the level of security offered by various layer-two…

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Elon Musk Praises Bitcoin But Holds On Whether Tesla Will Get Involved

The co-founder of Tesla, Elon Musk, has heaped praises on Bitcoin for its revolutionary technology although he categorically said that Tesla will not get involved as of yet. While appearing in a podcast with Ark Invest, Musk said that paper money has no position in the current age since “cryptocurrency is a far better way to transfer…

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Bitcoin (BTC) Price Under Pressure But Fundamentals Are Very Bullish

Bitcoin prices under pressure Adoption on the rise as Venezuela is the poster country for crypto Transaction volumes drop days after Feb 24 drawdown In an uptrend, Bitcoin (BTC) is under immense pressure thanks in part to sell-off of Feb 24. Moving on, we expect bulls to reject lower lows as price action snap to…

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Zuckerberg: Decentralization is the future, but there are concerns

“2018 was the year for getting excited about blockchain, and 2019 will bring focus onto pushing forward investments and driving ROI from them.” This is according to a report by Globant, an IT and software giant based in Argentina. Dubbed the 2019 blockchain technology business guide, the report broke down the impact that blockchain technology…

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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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Storj Price Turns Mega Bullish but Steam is Running out

As was to be expected somewhat, most of the top cryptocurrency markets have turned significantly bearish all of a sudden. Even though Bitcoin has paved the way in this regard, one wouldn’t necessarily expect all markets to follow suit. The Storj price shows things can be done very differently without too much effort. despite its…

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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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Ripple (XRP) Shorts Celebrate Victory But Longs Are Still Up 7% For The Day

Ripple (XRP) shorts were quick to celebrate victory but the bulls have not let go yet. The recent crash did damage the bullish resolve in a big way but this does not mean that the bears are back in charge. In fact, the daily chart for XRPUSDShorts shows that this so called victory is likely…

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Bitcoin Falls to $3.4k as Retails Panic but Institutional Investors are Loving it

Bitcoin on Sunday has established another yearly low after extending its previous downside momentum. At press time, the BTC/USD pair is trading at 3823 on Coinbase after correcting from its intraday low at 3466. It marks a circa 45% loss just in November while contributing to an overall 82.5% loss since its manipulatively achieved all-time…

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EOS overtook Bitcoin Cash momentarily But Bitcoin Cash is Back Again

In a fight for being the fourth largest cryptocurrency between EOS and Bitcoin Cash, EOS overtook Bitcoin Cash momentarily to become the fourth largest cryptocurrency in the world. The market cap of EOS on November 25 at 16:00 UTC was at $2.74 billion and was the lowest point for the market cap in the one-day…

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XRP does not have mining, but 80% of Bitcoin [BTC] are mined in China, says Ripple Chief Market Strategist

Cory Johnson, the Chief Market Strategist at Ripple, recently appeared on a webinar to offer his opinions on the recent market movement of Bitcoin [BTC]. He also spoke about the difference between various digital assets in the cryptocurrency space and the limitations of the technology of Bitcoin. Johnson began by saying that he wasn’t in…

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Bitcoin [BTC] and other cryptocurrencies don’t pose a risk but it is important to be vigilant, says FCA Board member

Speaking at the Regulation of Cryptocurrencies event, London, Christopher Woolard, Executive Director of Strategy and Competition at the Financial Conduct Authority [FCA], identified the major risks associated with crypto assets, and outlined the options to tackle the threats. Following significant adoption increase in recent years, the Taskforce has brought together Her Majesty’s Treasury [HMT], the…

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Correction Sees Electroneum Price Drop 20%; But Still Reasons For Optimism

After a week where many coins turned green and recorded significant gains, it seems there is a bearish momentum building up. A good example of this is with Electroneum’s price—which has experienced a steep dip through and past this weekend. The project experienced 100 percent gain in value in the past few days and anyone…

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Cashless Societies Sound Great in Theory, but Fail in Reality: A China Case Study | BTCMANAGER

With the world’s most advanced and widespread digital payments infrastructure, cash is fast becoming a thing of the past in China. Internet payment giants like Alipay and TencentPay have cornered a vast domestic market and created what some see as a utopia of ubiquitous mobile payments. A  Foreign Policy report, however, shows a very different…

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Ripple Jumps 20%, But Why?

Alarm clocks went off for many traders today as some got margin called following a jump in crypto prices across the board which seems to have been led by Ripple. Ripple’s price suddenly jumped at 12 o’clock London time from $0.27 to a recent high of $0.33 on volumes of half a billion for the…

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Crypto Support Teams Are Overlooked, But They Are Helping to Drive Mass Adoption

When you think of the cryptocurrency market you may not necessarily think about the crypto support teams that are often the first point of contact for new users seeking help. Yet, it is these overlooked people that are helping to drive mass cryptocurrency adoption. Two people who are at the forefront of aiding the mass…

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Buterin: Bitcoin, Ethereum ETFs are Good, But Need Easier Ways For Public to Buy

On July 29, Ethereum co-founder and renowned blockchain developer Vitalik Buterin discussed the necessity of infrastructure around Bitcoin and Ethereum, and the need to create better ways for the public to invest in major digital assets. Easier Methods of Purchasing Crypto Specifically, Buterin addressed the more institutionally-connected Bitcoin exchange traded funds (ETFs). In his Tweet,…

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XRP [XRP] to face a ‘massive blow’ on SEC verdict, but ‘Ripple can cope’, says investment fund CEO

The past week has been difficult for XRP [XRP] as yet again they have been spurn down from Coinbase. XRP is the third largest cryptocurrency by market capital after Bitcoin [BTC] and Ethereum [ETH]. Ripple Labs Inc. describes XRP to be an independent digital asset standing apart from them. Through this, Ripple aims to provide…

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Bitcoin (BTC) Price Watch: Down But Not Out!

Bitcoin Price Key Highlights Bitcoin price appears to be keeping its head above the near-term area of interest at the channel support. If a bounce back to the resistance happens, an inverse head and shoulders pattern could also be completed. A break past the channel top could be enough to confirm that a long-term uptrend…

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