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Bitcoin & Ethereum Grind Upwards as Crypto Market Crosses $120 Billion

By CCN.com: Tuesday afternoon saw Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Bitcoin Cash post minor against against the backdrop of a tepid crypto market recovery. Bitcoin SV continues to teeter on the brink of being the only major Bitcoin variant to not rank among the top 10 cryptocurrencies by market capitalization, closing out the period with a less […]

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Haven Protocol Devs Reassure Community After ‘Exit Scam’ Concerns

Haven Protocol community members have raised the alarm over the intermittent silences and lack of code transparency from a core developer of anonymity-oriented altcoin Haven. Following concerns that startup Haven Protocol was a “crypto exit scam,” an alleged member of its team reassured the community that the project was intact in a Twitter thread Jan. […]

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Why the US Corporate Debt Bubble Could Spark the Next Recession

By CCN.com: In November 2018, the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association revealed that the US corporate debt has increased from $4.9 trillion to $9.1 trillion, by 86 percent in just over a decade. The troubling trend has created a serious problem for both financial authorities and investors in US markets. Since the 2008 financial […]

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Poll: 63 Percent of Senior Execs Lack Understanding of Blockchain Tech

A recent poll of institutional investors by the Global Blockchain Business Council shows that senior executives are largely unfamiliar with blockchain technology. In a survey of institutional investors by the Global Blockchain Business Council (GBBC), 63 percent of respondents believe that senior business executives have a poor understanding of blockchain technology. Cointelegraph acquired a copy […]

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Why Bitcoin Won’t Fail the “Tests of Financial Services” Forever

In an interview at the World Economic Forum in Davos earlier, the senior adviser to the governor of the Bank of England weighed in about the threat posed to the current financial status quo by Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Huw van Steenis largely dismissed the blockchain-backed fintech innovation on the grounds that Bitcoin had not yet […]

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Is Bitcoin’s Printing Press Propping up the Crypto Market?

By CCN.com: The total market capitalization of the cryptocurrency market is currently over $120 billion. However, studies show that billions of dollars worth of this market cap is from built-in inflation. Over the course of 2018, $15 billion in new tokens entered the supply, buttressing the overall market valuation even as prices plunged. Bitcoin Inflation […]

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Dow Jones Dives 400 Points as US Cancels Trade Meeting with China

By CCN.com: The Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeted 400 points by mid-day Tuesday. Markets are very responsive to crucial trade policy decisions. The ongoing tariff war with China has had a haphazard effect on various industries, both importing and exporting. Soybean growers have been hit particularly hard by retaliatory tariffs imposed by China. US-China Trade […]

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London Stock Exchange Trading Tech to Power New Hong Kong Crypto Exchange

The technology solutions provider for the London Stock Exchange Group has announced that its matching engine will be used to power a new Hong Kong crypto exchange. LSEG Technology, the technology solutions provider for the London Stock Exchange Group, has announced that its matching engine will be used to power a new Hong Kong-based digital […]

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Bitcoin Price Analysis: BTC Lift Off, Cross-Hairs at $4,500

Bitcoin Price recover, bulls bounce back Market leaders set positives in Blockchain and crypto There is a jump in market participation level. Volumes swell in the 4HR time frame After Jan 20 drops, BTC is finding support at around $3,500—the lower limit of our support zone. As a result, there is a likelihood that Bitcoin […]

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We are adding limited support for Bitcoin Cash SV (BSV)

As previously shared, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) experienced a hard fork on November 15th. The main outcome of the fork was the splitting of the Bitcoin Cash chain into two chains, and therefore two tokens – Bitcoin Cash ABC and Bitcoin Cash SV.  This means that anyone that held 1 BCH before the fork would end […]

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Romania Imposes 10% Tax on Cryptocurrency Earnings

Romania has amended its tax laws, allowing it to start taxing gains from bitcoin investments at a rate of 10 percent. The improved fiscal code legislation categorizes earnings generated from buying and selling cryptocurrencies as “income from other sources” and therefore subject to income tax, local media reports. Also read: Falcon Private Bank Launches Crypto Wallet […]