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UK Financial Watchdog Warns Over Unregistered Crypto Brokerage

UK Financial Watchdog Warns Over Unregistered Crypto Brokerage

The U.K.’s financial regulator has issued a warning to investors over an unregistered brokerage firm that appears to be offering cryptocurrency-related derivatives in the country. In a statement Thursday, the Financial Conduct Authority took aim at a firm called Olsson Capital, which, according to the regulator, is based in Sofia, Bulgaria. “This firm is not authorized by […]

Cryptocurrency and Equity Markets: Weekly Performance Overview

Cryptocurrency and Equity Markets: Weekly Performance Overview

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. The market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. Global Equity Markets: fear and uncertainty returns Stocks took a […]

Bitcoin Drops Below $10,000 In Hours As Volatile Cycle Continues

Bitcoin Drops Below $10,000 In Hours As Volatile Cycle Continues

Bitcoin prices fell below $10,000 Thursday as a bear market reversed growth which saw BTC/USD achieve weekly highs of $11,675 March 5. Price data from Coinmarketcap shows Bitcoin losing around $400 in three hours to hit $9658, recovering slightly to trade around $9900 at press time. Image source: Coinmarketcap The behavior continues what has become a pattern […]

Bitcoin Price ‘More Likely To Hit $100’ Without Illicit Uses, Says Harvard Economist

Bitcoin Price ‘More Likely To Hit $100’ Without Illicit Uses, Says Harvard Economist

A Harvard economist told CNBC Tuesday, March 6 that Bitcoin is “more likely to be worth $100 than $100,000” by 2028. Speaking to reporters during an edition of the network’s Squawk Box segment, professor and economist Kenneth Rogoff implied Bitcoin only had value because of its use in “money laundering and tax evasion.” “I would see $100 as being a lot more […]

Equity Markets vs. Cryptocurrency Markets: Weekly Performance Review: Feb. 26 – March 2

Equity Markets vs. Cryptocurrency Markets: Weekly Performance Review: Feb. 26 – March 2

Global Equity Markets: New cracks are revealed Although a correlation between global equity markets varies over time, they can at times be watched as a group to see which might be leading or lagging. This relative performance can provide an indication of what might be coming next for particular markets or at least point to what signs […]

New Monero-Mining Malware Targets Android Devices, Thousands Infected

New Monero-Mining Malware Targets Android Devices, Thousands Infected

Researchers from Chinese Cybersecurity company 360Netlab has discovered a new Android-based cryptocurrency mining malware that infects vulnerable Android devices to mine cryptocurrency, as reported in a blog post from the firm on Feb. 6. As 360Netlab reports, the ADB.Miner worm scans can affect any kind of Android device, including smartphones, tablets, and television sets. The malware infects the device to mine Monero (XMR) coins and sends all […]

Katy Perry Posts Her New ‘Crypto Claws’ On Instagram

Katy Perry Posts Her New ‘Crypto Claws’ On Instagram

Singer and number one Twitter celebrity Katy Perry has joined the crypto craze by posting an image of her crypto-themed manicure on Instagram Thursday, Jan. 25. Perry’s nails are now decorated with 3D images of five cryptocurrencies superimposed over a background of US dollar bills: the currencies are Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Stellar and Monero. The singer did not disclose the reasons behind her selection. The […]

Get ‘Em While They’re Cheap? Two-Day Crypto Market Slump Offers Steep ‘Discounts’

Get ‘Em While They’re Cheap? Two-Day Crypto Market Slump Offers Steep ‘Discounts’

A second day of losses throughout cryptocurrency markets is giving would-be traders a chance to buy that may not be repeated. Bitcoin dropped below $10,000 on Cointelegraph’s price index Wednesday, Jan. 17. On the same day, Ethereum (ETH) went below $900, marking a price slide of over 30% for both assets this week. Community and industry figures have reacted […]