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Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Litecoin, Cardano, Stellar, IOTA: Price Analysis, June 20

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Litecoin, Cardano, Stellar, IOTA: Price Analysis, June 20

Bitcoin’s rolling 30-day annualized volatility has declined to about 61 percent from the highs of over 150 percent in 2017. The Blue Line Futures president believes that this is a sign that selling has exhausted, and cryptocurrencies are in a bottoming process. We have also held a similar view for the past few days and have therefore […]

Hodler’s Digest, June 11-17: A Regulatory Win for Ethereum and a Falling Market

Hodler’s Digest, June 11-17: A Regulatory Win for Ethereum and a Falling Market

Top Stories This Week Fundstrat’s Tom Lee Points To Bitcoin Futures As Reason For Price Declines Tom Lee released a report this week that posited that the reason for the falling price of Bitcoin can be linked to the expiration of Bitcoin futures contracts. According to Lee, Bitcoin’s price usually drops around 10 days before the expiration of the […]

Crypto Market Update: Major Coins Stem Further Losses, With Bitcoin Brushing $7,700

Crypto Market Update: Major Coins Stem Further Losses, With Bitcoin Brushing $7,700

Although crypto markets are still down over the past month, most of the top ten coins are in the green today, June 7. Market visualization from Coin360 Bitcoin (BTC) is comfortably holding above the $7,600 threshold and inching to a new price point of $7,700, trading at around $7,690 at press time. The leading cryptocurrency, up almost 2.3 percent over a […]

Ripple Pumps $50 Million Into Academic Research on Blockchain

Ripple Pumps $50 Million Into Academic Research on Blockchain

Ripple has announced it is setting aside millions of dollars to fund university-based research into blockchain and cryptocurrencies. According to a news announcement published Monday, the University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI) will see the distributed ledger payments startup collaborate with 17 universities from across the globe to boost academic research within the industry. Ripple says it will put […]

Amid Chaos, Our Decentralized Future Is Being Built

Amid Chaos, Our Decentralized Future Is Being Built

  If, during CoinDesk’s Consensus conference in May 2017, I’d predicted the crypto and blockchain industry’s subsequent experiences, you wouldn’t have believed me. Back then, CoinDesk’s Bitcoin Price Index (BPI) was around $2,400. Six months later, it passed through $10,000 – right when 1,300 investors and financial professionals attended the inaugural Consensus: Invest conference. But that was […]

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 […]

‘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 […]

Snoop Dogg Performs at Ripple’s Consensus 2018 After-party

Snoop Dogg Performs at Ripple’s Consensus 2018 After-party

New York’s Blockchain Week, aka Consensus 2018, is not only serious talk among experts, entrepreneurs, and regulators. The cryptocurrency people gathering in Manhattan also want to have fun. At least, that’s what Ripple Labs thought when its representatives invited Snoop Dogg to headline their after-party at a secret location in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District. Snoop Dogg Headlines […]

Ripple Launches ‘Xpring’ Initiative to Invest in XRP-Focused Startups

Ripple Launches ‘Xpring’ Initiative to Invest in XRP-Focused Startups

Ripple has launched an initiative that aims to give entrepreneurs in the blockchain space a better start in business – as long as they boost its own ecosystem. Announced Monday, Xpring (pronounced “spring”) will to invest in, acquire and provide grants to “serious” projects and companies run by “proven” entrepreneurs, a company release states. The venture capital […]