Tag Archives: Digital Currency

Women Investing in Cryptocurrency Has Doubled in Six Months, Study

Women Investing in Cryptocurrency Has Doubled in Six Months, Study

Many onlookers on the cryptocurrency industry have noticed that the sector has historically been compromised mostly of male figures. However, research from the London Block Exchange (LBE), a popular U.K.-based exchange, implies that this is changing quickly. Female Cryptocurrency Investment: 6% to 13% in Six Months Research done by the aforementioned has indicated that the amount of […]

Bitcoin Bull Tom Lee Refutes Bearish Sentiment, Predicts Further Gains

Bitcoin Bull Tom Lee Refutes Bearish Sentiment, Predicts Further Gains

Tom Lee is back, with another round of Bitcoin bullishness on-air CNBC’s ‘Fast Money’ segment. PermaBull Tom Lee Appears on CNBC Fast Money On Monday, Tom Lee, long known as a cryptocurrency bull in the space, went on CNBC to dispel bearish sentiment against Bitcoin’s viability and more importantly, its price.  ‘Fast Money’ host, Melissa Lee, pointed out that […]

RBI Considers Central Bank Digital Currency But Bans Regulated Entities from Dealing in Cryptocurrencies

RBI Considers Central Bank Digital Currency But Bans Regulated Entities from Dealing in Cryptocurrencies

India’s central bank is reportedly considering the introduction of a ‘central bank digital currency’ as it bans regulated entities such as banks from dealing in cryptocurrencies with individuals or businesses. In a statement released today, BP Kanungo, the Deputy Governor for the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), said at a media conference that evolving changes within the […]

UK: Bank of England Researching Digital Currency, No Plans To Launch

UK: Bank of England Researching Digital Currency, No Plans To Launch

Despite rumours to the contrary, the UK government have announced that they will not be following the likes of Venezuela in launching their own digital currency for now. Whilst the Bank of England are indeed studying the implications of centrally-issued electronic currency, a government minister has stated that there are no plans in the immediate […]

JPMorgan Report: Crypto Could One Day Help Diversify Portfolios

JPMorgan Report: Crypto Could One Day Help Diversify Portfolios

Cryptocurrencies could one day help investors diversify their equity and bond portfolios, analysts for JPMorgan Chase wrote in a new, 71-page research report focused on the tech. The report, entitled “Decrypting Cryptocurrencies: Technology, Applications and Challenges” and dated Feb. 9, was drafted by the bank’s Global Research unit. A copy obtained by CoinDesk explores a range of […]

AngelList’s Naval Ravikant: Bitcoin Solves ‘Money Problems’

AngelList’s Naval Ravikant: Bitcoin Solves ‘Money Problems’

Bitcoin’s recent – and eye-popping – price movements above $12,000 have some observers saying the market is in bubble territory. While he’s not ruling it out entirely, Naval Ravikant, the co-founder of AngelList, holds a less alarmist view. “Money is a bubble that never pops,” he said at yesterday’s Token Summit II in San Francisco, adding: “It’s a consensus […]

Ripple Price Consolidates, But Could It ‘Swell’ Higher?

Ripple Price Consolidates, But Could It ‘Swell’ Higher?

The cryptocurrency that powers Ripple’s XRP ledger is showing signs it may be consolidating ahead of a boost. At press time, the XRP-U.S. dollar (XRP/USD) exchange rate seems to be building a base around $0.20-levels. The third largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization has gained 2.56 percent in the last 24 hours. Elsewhere, Ripple news was […]