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Bitcoin’s Falling Price Nothing More Than Perception, Or Is There Manipulation?

Bitcoin’s Falling Price Nothing More Than Perception, Or Is There Manipulation?

This article does not contain investment advice or recommendations. Every investment and trading move involves risk, so you should conduct your own research when making a decision. The past few months in Bitcoin’s history have been very interesting to watch, especially when honing in on its price fluctuations as a gauge of where it is […]

Crypto Market See Some Green After Week of Lows, Bitcoin Price Hovering Around $7,500

Crypto Market See Some Green After Week of Lows, Bitcoin Price Hovering Around $7,500

May 25: although crypto market prices are still down after the week’s losses, the maps are showing green today, according to data from Coin360. A rally across the board predicted in the wake of last week’s Blockchain Week in NYC did not come into fruition, with the market instead dropping around 10 percent by mid-week. The market slump could likely be […]

US Justice Department reportedly opens criminal investigation into bitcoin price manipulation

US Justice Department reportedly opens criminal investigation into bitcoin price manipulation

The Justice Department has opened a criminal probe into whether traders are manipulating the price of Bitcoin and other digital currencies, dramatically ratcheting up U.S. scrutiny of red-hot markets that critics say are rife with misconduct, according to four people familiar with the matter. The investigation is focused on illegal practices that can influence prices […]

Tom Lee Holds to $25,000 Bitcoin Price Prediction, Cites Three Supporting Factors

Tom Lee Holds to $25,000 Bitcoin Price Prediction, Cites Three Supporting Factors

Co-founder and Fundstrat strategist Tom Lee is holding to his prediction that Bitcoin (BTC) will reach $25,000, CNBC reports May 23. Lee identifies three key factors that make him believe the price will surge past the 2017 high. On Wednesday, BTC dropped below $8,000 and traded around $7,500, losing most of the gains it made from mid-April to early May. With Wednesday’s plunge, […]

‘Ethical Company’ Ripple Donates $4 Million to Ellen DeGeneres Wildlife Fund

‘Ethical Company’ Ripple Donates $4 Million to Ellen DeGeneres Wildlife Fund

On behalf of Ripple, co-founder of Sound Ventures, Ashton Kutcher, made a $4 million donation in XRP to Ellen DeGeneres’ wildlife fund live on her show. This large charitable donation comes after Ripple’s reputation was hit by another lawsuit. Digital Donation Replaces ‘Big Giant Check’ On the show, Ashton Kutcher said: “Usually people come out with the […]

Bitcoin Price Struggles After Blockchain Week, Possible New Regulatory Pressure

Bitcoin Price Struggles After Blockchain Week, Possible New Regulatory Pressure

Cryptocurrencies continue to slow down today as all major coins are in the red on Tuesday. Bitcoin (BTC) is struggling for gains above $8,500 following concerns over increased regulation according to Naeem Aslam, chief market analyst at Think Markets: “The recent selloff has come from the news out of China that the ICO [initial coin offering] market is still very […]

Roger Ver and Mate Tokay from Bitcoin.com Join A New Fintech Startup Advisory Board

Roger Ver and Mate Tokay from Bitcoin.com Join A New Fintech Startup Advisory Board

Bitcoin.com’s CEO Roger Ver and COO Mate Tokay have become advisors to a fintech startup MoneyToken, as reported in MoneyToken’s announcement. The partnership between MoneyToken and Bitcoin.com may bring new benefits to the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) community, as BCH will be available as accepted collateral on the MoneyToken lending platform, says the joint press release. According to Bitcoin.com, […]

Kraken Donates $1 million to Coin Center, Backing Blockchain Research

Kraken Donates $1 million to Coin Center, Backing Blockchain Research

Cryptocurrency exchange Kraken donated $1 million to Coin Center and pledged they will match donations made up to $1 million. After slamming a fact-finding inquest into crypto-exchanges, this shows their support for research designed to help regulators. Kraken Backs Blockchain Think Tank Executive Director of Coin Center, Jerry Brito, made the surprise announcement at the […]

Crypto Markets See Slight Growth, Total Market Capitalization Nears $392 Bln

Crypto Markets See Slight Growth, Total Market Capitalization Nears $392 Bln

May 20: Crypto markets saw some growth over the past 24 hours, with all of the top ten cryptocurrencies listed on Coinmarketcap currently in the green and total market capitalization approaching $392 bln. Market visualization from Coin360 Bitcoin (BTC) is up around 3 percent in 24 hours to press time, currently trading at $8,520. Bitcoin price chart. Source: Cointelegraph Bitcoin Price Index Ethereum (ETH) […]