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Financial Heavyweights TD Ameritrade and Cboe Backing ErisX, a New Regulated Crypto Exchange Competing With Bakkt

Financial Heavyweights TD Ameritrade and Cboe Backing ErisX, a New Regulated Crypto Exchange Competing With Bakkt

On Wednesday (3 October 2018), Eris Exchange, a Chicago-based derivatives exchange founded in 2010 and specializing in swap futures, announced ErisX, a planned new regulated crypto exchange offering both spot and futures markets on the same platform that will be competing with Intercontinental Exchange‘s Bakkt platform (which is launching in November) for the attention of institutional investors. ErisX is “backed by both new and […]

Coinbase Introduces ‘Coinbase Bundle’ Designed to Simplify Crypto Trading

Coinbase Introduces ‘Coinbase Bundle’ Designed to Simplify Crypto Trading

Cryptocurrency exchange and wallet service Coinbase has rolled out a new update called “Coinbase Bundles,” which is designed to simplify cryptocurrency trading, according to an announcement published September 27. Coinbase Bundles is a basket of five cryptocurrencies supported on Coinbase and purchased in proportion to their market capitalization in U.S. dollars. The Bundle consists of Bitcoin (BTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Ethereum (ETH), Litecoin (LTC), and Ethereum Classic (ETC); the smallest Bundle costs $25, […]

Altcoins See Red, While Bitcoin Shows Dogged Resilience

Altcoins See Red, While Bitcoin Shows Dogged Resilience

The crypto markets are somewhat bearish today, August 21, with virtually all of the top twenty coins by market cap seeing losses of 3-6 percent on average, as Coin360 data shows. Bitcoin (BTC) continues to show relative resilience – the top coin nonetheless continues to trade below the $6,500 price point. Despite a short-lived market recovery August 17, most […]

The Best Bitcoin Alternatives – 4 Altcoins on the Rise

The Best Bitcoin Alternatives – 4 Altcoins on the Rise

A lot has changed in the cryptomarket since Satoshi Nakamoto first released his revolutionary Bitcoin white paper nine years ago. Today, Bitcoin is not alone in the crypto space. There are currently over four thousand altcoins available to investors. This growing variety can make it difficult to distinguish what is the best Bitcoin alternative. Altcoins – The Best Bitcoin […]

Bitcoin Dips Below $8,000 Amid Market-Wide Losses

Bitcoin Dips Below $8,000 Amid Market-Wide Losses

July 31: Crypto assets are posting market-wide losses on the day, with Bitcoin (BTC) dipping back below the $8,000 psychological price point and virtually all coins in the red, according to data from Coin360. Market visualization from Coin360 Bitcoin (BTC) is trading around $7,857 to press time, down around 3 percent on the day. Since its July 25 peak at $8,431, the […]

Bitcoin Breaks $8,000 as Selected Alts See Slight Recovery

Bitcoin Breaks $8,000 as Selected Alts See Slight Recovery

July 24: Bitcoin (BTC) broke through the $8,000 price point this morning, as the top cryptocurrency continues to outperform most other crypto assets, according to data from Coin360. In the days following the strong upswing that kicked off across the crypto market on July 16 and accelerated further on July 17, Bitcoin has sustained positive momentum while other alts slid into negative territory. […]

Crypto Wallet Provider Blockchain Hires Former U.S. Secret Service Director

Crypto Wallet Provider Blockchain Hires Former U.S. Secret Service Director

George Sax, former Deputy Assistant Director of the U.S. Secret Service, was recently appointed global head of security at UK-based crypto firm Blockchain Ltd. The U.S. Secret Service operates within the Department of Homeland Security, a governmental body focused on combating terrorism. Before joining Blockchain, Sax managed the Secret Service’s Investigations department and was in charge of security during […]