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2017 Market Performance: Crypto vs. Stocks

2017 Market Performance: Crypto vs. Stocks

When looking across the globe, there were plenty of strong performing equity markets in 2017. Nevertheless, none compare to the massive appreciation seen within the cryptocurrency sector. Warning: If you are primarily an equity investor, you may soon be compelled to enter the world of cryptocurrencies as the relative outperformance of the top cryptocurrencies in 2017, when […]

US Government to Sell Off $10 Million in Seized Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash

US Government to Sell Off $10 Million in Seized Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash

The U.S. government is planning to sell off confiscated bitcoins seized during an opioid drug case that are now worth almost $10 million in the wake of the recent spike in prices. Government attorneys in the state of Utah are now working quickly to sell the 513.1490393 bitcoins (BTC), worth approximately $8.7 million at current […]

Internet Archive Adds Bitcoin Cash, Zcash to Donation Options

Internet Archive Adds Bitcoin Cash, Zcash to Donation Options

The Internet Archive, the digital library of internet artifacts and webpages, has added new cryptocurrency payment options for supporters wanting to help keep their servers running. In a blog post published Thursday, the non-profit host of the Wayback Machine – a service which takes snapshots of webpages as they evolve through time – announced it […]

Japan Issues Licenses for 11 Bitcoin Exchanges

Japan Issues Licenses for 11 Bitcoin Exchanges

Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) has issued operating licenses to 11 bitcoin exchanges. In an announcement today, the regulator confirmed the action, one that follows an amendment to the payment services law that mandated all cryptocurrency exchanges register with authorities by the end of September. Passed in April, the new law established bitcoin as a […]

$11 Billion: 24-Hour Cryptocurrency Trading Volume Hits New Record

$11 Billion: 24-Hour Cryptocurrency Trading Volume Hits New Record

Cryptocurrency trading volume reached a new milestone on Friday, crossing $11 billion for the first time amid regulatory uncertainty in China. Crypto Markets Post Record Volume According to data obtained from CoinMarketCap, the combined 24-hour trading volume of all cryptocurrencies rose to $11.5 billion shortly after 16:00 UTC. The only other time daily trading volume […]

Heading Up? Ether Prices Consolidate After China’s ICO Crackdown

Heading Up? Ether Prices Consolidate After China’s ICO Crackdown

The ether-US dollar exchange rate (ETH/USD) nosedived on Monday after reports hit the wires that China has officially banned ICOs. Other digital currencies like bitcoin, bitcoin cash and others were dragged lower as well. It’s a notable development for the industry – the world’s number two cryptocurrency is up more than 3,000 percent on the year, […]