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Romper Room to White Linen: Saying Goodbye to Crypto’s Infant Anarchy

coindesk | 12-12-2018

As the crypto markets have matured, they've seen increasing acceptance with traditional finance and regulators, but there's still a way to go.

Categories: Regulation|Market|Business
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Monero Claims to Be the Sleeping Giant of Cryptocurrency, Here Is Why

blokt | 12-12-2018

Monero, an open-source cryptocurrency created in 2014 to facilitate privacy transactions hidden from the public eye has been labeled as a “Sleeping giant of cryptocurrency,” at least according to MoneroOutreach.org. Monero stands out from the crowd because it does not rely on marketing tactics but instead has a strong team of engineers, a large community, […]Monero Claims to Be the Sleeping Giant of Cryptocurrency, Here Is Why was originally found on [blokt] - Blockchain, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.

Categories: XMR|BTC|Blockchain
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Reports: Crypto Exchange Kraken to Plan Private Offering After ‘$4 Billion’ Valuation

cointelegraph | 12-12-2018

Kraken could be looking to raise billions of dollars via a private placement, an email reveals

Categories: ICO|BTC|Exchange
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Bitcoin’s Price Moves Higher as Strength Indicator Dips Into Oversold Territory

cryptoglobe | 12-12-2018

Bitcoin, the flagship cryptocurrency, is currently seeing its price move up as a strength indicator is currently showing it’s oversold and the outstanding short interest against it reaches a new high.

Categories: Trading|BTC
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Denmark’s Tax Agency Targets 2,700 Nationals for Hiding Bitcoin Trades

ccn | 12-12-2018

Skattestyrelsen (SKAT), the Danish tax agency, has accelerated crackdown against a large number of nationals who secretly traded bitcoin on a Finnish crypto exchange. According to information shared by the Swedish Tax Agency, a total of 2,700 Danes purchased circa $5.80 million worth of bitcoins from the exchange but sold them back for $6.1 million inThe post Denmark’s Tax Agency Targets 2,700 Nationals for Hiding Bitcoin Trades appeared first on CCN

Categories: Regulation|BTC|Exchange
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Calgary Becomes First Canadian City to Launch Its Own Cryptocurrency

blokt | 12-12-2018

Despite the current market decline, it can’t be denied that cryptocurrency adoption is increasing every day. It’s no longer unusual for nations to launch or consider their own state-backed cryptos such as Venezuela who recently launched the Petro and Iran who plans to issue a state-backed coin in the future. Both of these examples are designed, in part, to […]Calgary Becomes First Canadian City to Launch Its Own Cryptocurrency was originally found on [blokt] - Blockchain, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.

Categories: BTC|Market|Blockchain
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Interview: Stephen Innes Says Crypto, Bitcoin to “Grind Higher” Over Next Decade

newsbtc | 12-12-2018

Just two weeks ago, “cross-asset trader” Stephen Innes, head of Pacific-Asia trading at Oanda, took to Bloomberg TV to convey his thoughts on late-2018’s crypto market tumult. After his short guest appearance on the network, he was quickly classified as a Bitcoin (BTC) bear, due to his expectation that the popular digital asset could fall below $2,500. Yet, through...The post Interview: Stephen Innes Says Crypto, Bitcoin to “Grind Higher” Over Next Decade appeared first on NewsBTC.

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Cubits is Bankrupt and Withholding User Funds As OneCoin Ties Exposed

bitcoinist | 12-12-2018

Anger continues to engulf cryptocurrency trading platform Cubits after executives suddenly announced the company was bankrupt, blocking all user funds. Cubits Owner: Funds Recovery ‘Unsuccessful’ In a press release dated December 11, Dooga Ltd., the UK-based entity trading as Cubits, claimed “collusion” which resulted in a “criminal act” involving the loss of €29 million ($33 million) in February 2018 had forced it to shut down. “Since February, Dooga has made every possible effort to recoverRead MoreThe post Cubits is Bankrupt and Withholding User Funds As OneCoin Ties Exposed appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.

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Mark Karpeles of Mt Gox Faces Ten Year Sentence for Embezzlement

financemagnates | 12-12-2018

"I swear to God I am not guilty," said Karpeles in court.

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London Taxi Driver Sells Bitcoin (BTC) to His Passengers

cryptoglobe | 12-12-2018

One London taxi driver loves Bitcoin (BTC) so much that not only has he been accepting bitcoin for his taxi services since 2017 but he also sells bitcoin from the back of his cab to his passengers.

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London Taxi Driver Sells Bitcoin (BTC) to Passengers From Back of His Cab

cryptoglobe | 12-12-2018

One London taxi driver loves Bitcoin (BTC) so much that not only has he been accepting bitcoin for his taxi services since 2017 but he also sells bitcoin from the back of his cab to passengers.

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Bitcoin History Part 4: Casascius Creates Physical Bitcoins

bitcoin.com | 12-12-2018

Bitcoin was born as a wholly digital currency, and it might have remained that way had it not been for the efforts of an early adopter from Utah. His name was Mike Caldwell, but on the Bitcointalk forum, he was better known as Casascius. The physical bitcoin creator took a digital phenomenon and converted into […]The post Bitcoin History Part 4: Casascius Creates Physical Bitcoins appeared first on Bitcoin News.

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New Zealand: Financial Authority Blacklists Another Three Crypto Platforms Marked as ‘Suspected Scams’

cointelegraph | 12-12-2018

New Zealand’s Financial Markets Authority adds three more suspicious crypto-related companies to its blacklist

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Bitcoin Price Charts Indicate Glimmer of Hope for Corrective Rally

coindesk | 12-12-2018

Bitcoin's struggle to build a notable bounce could end if prices beat key resistance above $3,600.

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Bitcoin to be completely illegal in India? Panel submits report.

coinnounce | 12-12-2018

Published on CoinnounceThe Government of India had earlier put a ban on financial institutions to deal in any transactions related to bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies earlier this year and later arrested Unocoin Co-founders for operating an unregistered Bitcoin ATM or Kiosk service in the country. The Government of India had earlier appointed a panel for drafting the […]The post Bitcoin to be completely illegal in India? Panel submits report. appeared first on Coinnounce.

Categories: BTC|Regulation
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Allianz GI CEO Kicks Bitcoin While it’s Down, Wants Crypto “Outlawed”

newsbtc | 12-12-2018

Although Bitcoin (BTC) has experienced an unquestionably dismal 2018, with BTC losing 80% of its value since its year-to-date high, there are still a number of skeptics hell-bent at putting the crypto industry six feet under. Case in point, the chief of a world-renowned financial institution, set in its traditionalistic ways, recently lambasted this nascent...The post Allianz GI CEO Kicks Bitcoin While it’s Down, Wants Crypto “Outlawed” appeared first on NewsBTC.

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Coinbase Offers Venezuelans Crypto for Christmas

livebitcoinnews | 12-12-2018

Popular U.S. cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is showing its charitable side by donating cryptocurrency to over 300 people in Venezuela. Tis the Season for Crypto To get ready for the holiday season, Coinbase has created a special program it’s calling “12 Days of Coinbase,” taken from the popular carol “12 Days of Christmas,” but instead of...The post Coinbase Offers Venezuelans Crypto for Christmas appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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Tron (TRX) Price Analysis – December 12

cryptoglobe | 12-12-2018

The cryptocurrency is in a range-bound market in its short-term outlook. $0.01363 in the supply area was the high of yesterday before the bears returned and dropped TRXUSD to $0.01312 in the demand area

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CFTC Wants to Learn More About Ether (ETH) and Its Use on the Ethereum Network

cryptoglobe | 12-12-2018

On Tuesday (11 December 2018), the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) issued a "Request for Input" (RFI) on "Crypto-asset Mechanics and Markets".

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XRP Price Momentum Shifts Into Higher Gear

themerkle | 12-12-2018

A lot of speculators and traders keep a close eye on the XRP price these days. Unlike other markets, XRP has proven to be a far more stable asset than most, if not all, cryptocurrencies. That is always interesting to keep an eye on, as XRP can also be used to determine how the momentum […]The post XRP Price Momentum Shifts Into Higher Gear appeared first on NullTX.

Categories: XRP|Trading|Market
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Crypto Exchange Gemini Launches New Mobile App

coinspeaker | 12-12-2018

CoinSpeakerCrypto Exchange Gemini Launches New Mobile AppCrypto exchange platform Gemini has finally introduced its mobile app that will facilitate crypto trading for users of Android and iOS devices.Crypto Exchange Gemini Launches New Mobile App

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Bitcoin Price Analysis Dec.12: Range is tightening, a major move is nearby

cryptopotato | 12-12-2018

Following yesterday’s analysis, whereas Bitcoin was consolidating in a tight range, the current situation is pretty much the same: For the past two days or so, Bitcoin is consolidating between $3330 and $3430. As we know from the recent weeks (since breaking down the $6000 support), Bitcoin doesn’t like to consolidate for a long term. […]The post Bitcoin Price Analysis Dec.12: Range is tightening, a major move is nearby appeared first on CryptoPotato.

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Bitcoin Dominance Grows to Three Month High as Altcoins Falter

newsbtc | 12-12-2018

There have been no winners in crypto land this year, everything has been battered. Some have fared better that others, however, and Bitcoin remains on top of the pile despite having lost half its value over the past month or so. Highest Dominance For Three Months Bitcoin dominance has made it to a three month...The post Bitcoin Dominance Grows to Three Month High as Altcoins Falter appeared first on NewsBTC.

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Ethereum Price Analysis: ETH Facing Significant Resistance Near $97

livebitcoinnews | 12-12-2018

Key Points Ethereum price declined heavily after forming a top near the $125 level against the US Dollar. There is a major bearish trend line formed with resistance near $96 on the 4-hours chart of the ETH/USD pair (data feed from Coinbase). The price is likely to correct higher, but it may face a strong...The post Ethereum Price Analysis: ETH Facing Significant Resistance Near $97 appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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Cheap Power Is Luring Battered Bitcoin Miners to Iran

coindesk | 12-12-2018

Some crypto miners are looking to Iran for its low-cost power – but the path to setting up shop in the country is anything but simple.

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Newsflash: Japanese Prosecutors Want Former Mt Gox CEO Jailed for 10 Years

ccn | 12-12-2018

The former CEO of the now-defunct bitcoin exchange Mt Gox, Mark Karpeles, could face up to decade in prison if prosecutors have their way. According to the Nikkei Asian Review, prosecutors are seeking a 10-year jail term for Mark Karpeles for embezzlement. Among the claims made by prosecutors at the Tokyo District Court include theThe post Newsflash: Japanese Prosecutors Want Former Mt Gox CEO Jailed for 10 Years appeared first on CCN

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Market Analysis Report (12 Dec 2018)

cryptocompare | 12-12-2018

MVIS-CryptoCompare Index | Winklevoss Twins Launch The Gemini Mobile App | Dutch Central Bank Wants to Regulate Crypto Companies | Samsung Files for Cryptocurrency Trademarks in the EU For Smartphones

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Bitcoin Price Analysis: Will BTC fall below $3000?

coinnounce | 12-12-2018

Published on CoinnounceShort Term Support Level: $3250 Long Term Support Level: $3000 Resistance Level: $3400 Key Points Bitcoin price is still facing bearish pressure with the major resistance close to $3400. On the hourly chart, the bitcoin price is facing major selling pressure above $3400. If bitcoin price fails to break the resistance around $3400, the price […]The post Bitcoin Price Analysis: Will BTC fall below $3000? appeared first on Coinnounce.

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Swiss Bitcoin ETP Sees Record Volume as Institutional Investors Buy the Dip

bitcoinist | 12-12-2018

The steep decline in Bitcoin price has coincided with record volume of the recently launched Bitcoin ETP on the SIX Swiss Stock Exchange, suggesting that institutional investors are may be buying the dip.  Bitcoin ETP $HODL Sees Record Volume Earlier in November, Bitcoinist reported that a Bitcoin exchange-traded product (ETP) with the HODL ticker offered by Amun Crypto was about to begin trading on Switzerland’s SIX Exchange. The ETP represents a fully collateralized and non-interest-paying bearer debt security,Read MoreThe post Swiss Bitcoin ETP Sees Record Volume as Institutional Investors Buy the Dip appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.

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Crypto Arbitrage Today: XLM, TRX, XMR, ZEC, DOGE, BTG

themerkle | 12-12-2018

Cryptocurrency traders and speculators are always looking for ways to make some good money. When trying to ignore the overall market circumstances, using arbitrage opportunities is one’s safest bet more often than not. The following six offerings will allow users to score some quick profits, although the overall platform liquidity may shake things up quite […]The post Crypto Arbitrage Today: XLM, TRX, XMR, ZEC, DOGE, BTG appeared first on NullTX.

Categories: XMR|ZEC|TRX|Market|Altcoin
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Samsung Files for Cryptocurrency Trademarks in the EU For Smartphones

ccn | 12-12-2018

Electronics giant Samsung has filed applications for three blockchain-related trademark requests for smartphones. Based on the descriptions provided by the company, the three European trademark requests relate to providing crypto custody services on smartphones, which indicates that Samsung may be planning to make its entry into the ‘blockchain smartphone’ market following the recent release of HTC’sThe post Samsung Files for Cryptocurrency Trademarks in the EU For Smartphones appeared first on CCN

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XRP Price Analysis: XRP/USD Trends of December 12–18

coinspeaker | 12-12-2018

CoinSpeakerXRP Price Analysis: XRP/USD Trends of December 12–18The demand level of $0.25 may be the bears’ target. In case the demand level of $0.25 holds and the XRP price bounce, an upward trend may be experienced with $0.38 - $0.43 as its target.XRP Price Analysis: XRP/USD Trends of December 12–18

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Huobi Global Listing Triggers Tezos Price Excitement

themerkle | 12-12-2018

Although the year 2018 has not been the easiest for Tezos, it seems the project is finally hitting its stride. Despite facing numerous setbacks over the months, and losing a lot of value in the process, the XTZ price is rebounding slowly. Some positive news behind the scenes could help this market recover in the […]The post Huobi Global Listing Triggers Tezos Price Excitement appeared first on NullTX.

Categories: Trading|XTZ|Market
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Cryptocurrency Trading Update: Bears Crush Crypto Markets Below $110 Billion

newsbtc | 12-12-2018

FOMO Moments Crypto markets are still falling; Bitcoin SV, Stellar, and Iota in pain, Binance Coin staying afloat. The bears are still exerting their control over crypto markets as the downward slide continues. Total market capitalization has dropped back below $110 billion and is heading back towards a new yearly low. Bitcoin has failed to...The post Cryptocurrency Trading Update: Bears Crush Crypto Markets Below $110 Billion appeared first on NewsBTC.

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The CFTC Isn’t Quite Ready for Ethereum Futures

livebitcoinnews | 12-12-2018

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has indicated that it still has problems with Ethereum, the world’s third-largest cryptocurrency. Ethereum Gets Dethroned… A longtime holder of the number two position, Ethereum’s market cap was recently overtaken by Ripple, though Ethereum still remains among the most popular blockchains for new tokens and crypto-based applications. Many enthusiasts...The post The CFTC Isn’t Quite Ready for Ethereum Futures appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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Crypto Market Drops Again: Does Bitcoin Price Risk Fall to $2,500?

ccn | 12-12-2018

Throughout the past three days, the Bitcoin price has demonstrated wild volatility in the range between $3,200 to $3,600. The dominant cryptocurrency has struggled to break out of the $3,700 resistance level which several technical analysts have consistently mentioned over the last two weeks. On December 12, the price of Bitcoin (BTC) fell by aroundThe post Crypto Market Drops Again: Does Bitcoin Price Risk Fall to $2,500? appeared first on CCN

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Winklevoss brothers launch new crypto app, aren’t scared of a crypto winter

cryptonewsreview | 12-12-2018

The plummeting price of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies hasn’t discouraged the Winklevoss brothers… The Winklevoss brothers, Tyler and Cameron, have been regularly in the crypto headlines over the past year, as their Gemini cryptocurrency exchange continues to gain prominence. Their latest move is to introduce a brand new app for Gemini investors, that allows users […]The post Winklevoss brothers launch new crypto app, aren’t scared of a crypto winter appeared first on CryptoNewsReview.

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Binance Tackles Cryptocurrency ‘Misinformation’ With Multilingual Educational Article Bankc

cointelegraph | 12-12-2018

New initiative from Binance aims to mitigate the impact of fast-spreading “misinformation” in the cryptocurrency sphere

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Bitcoin Price Watch: BTC Hesitates, But Further Losses Seem Likely

newsbtc | 12-12-2018

Key Points Bitcoin price remains in a bearish zone below the $3,400 and $3,500 resistances against the US Dollar. This week’s followed key bearish trend line is in place with resistance at $3,440 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The price remains at a risk of more losses if...The post Bitcoin Price Watch: BTC Hesitates, But Further Losses Seem Likely appeared first on NewsBTC.

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7 Major Exchanges in Korea to Create Healthy Cryptocurrency Ecosystem

bitcoin.com | 12-12-2018

Seven major crypto exchanges in South Korea have joined forces to create a sound cryptocurrency ecosystem. They have agreed on joint measures such as information sharing and real-time monitoring of abnormal transactions. Meanwhile, the Korean government is working on institutionalizing crypto exchanges. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community Calls for Positive Regulations Seven […]The post 7 Major Exchanges in Korea to Create Healthy Cryptocurrency Ecosystem appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Categories: Asia|BTC|Regulation
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Ethereum Futures Inbound? CFTC Asks for Public Comment on ETH Network

ccn | 12-12-2018

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has put out a Request for Information (RFI) asking for public comment and feedback to enable it better understand Ether and the Ethereum blockchain as it seeks to expand its cryptocurrency knowledge base beyond bitcoin. In a press release dated December 11, the regulator stated that it is seekingThe post Ethereum Futures Inbound? CFTC Asks for Public Comment on ETH Network appeared first on CCN

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Crypto Price Watch: Waves, Tezos and Maker See Green Despite Dwindling Market Prices

themerkle | 12-12-2018

Even as a majority of the top 10 altcoins within today’s crypto market continue to see red, there are digital currencies like Waves, Maker, and Tezos that have witnessed an upward surge of 9%, 3%, and 2.5% respectively over the course of the past 24 hours. Waves Continues Its Strong Performance As can be seen […]The post Crypto Price Watch: Waves, Tezos and Maker See Green Despite Dwindling Market Prices appeared first on NullTX.

Categories: Market|Trading|XTZ|Altcoin
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Crypto Market Update: Litecoin (LTC), Bitcoin Cash, Tron (TRX), ADA Price Analysis

newsbtc | 12-12-2018

Key Points The total crypto market cap extended declines and tested the $102.00B level. Litecoin (LTC) price is struggling below the $30 resistance, with a bearish angle. Bitcoin cash price is currently consolidating near the $100 level. Tron (TRX) is currently flat near the $0.0132 level, with range moves. Cardano (ADA) price declined below the...The post Crypto Market Update: Litecoin (LTC), Bitcoin Cash, Tron (TRX), ADA Price Analysis appeared first on NewsBTC.

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VC Investor Says Coinbase Is Looking to Add More Coins

livebitcoinnews | 12-12-2018

Coinbase is on a path of adding as many crypto assets as possible. It’s a Crypto Exchange; What Do You Want? This shouldn’t come as a surprise. Most crypto exchanges are in direct competition with each other. Thus, having a digital coin not listed elsewhere is likely to garner more customers and business along the...The post VC Investor Says Coinbase Is Looking to Add More Coins appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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The Future of ICOs: In the Hands of Regulators or Innovators?

coindesk | 12-12-2018

What is the future of initial coin offerings? One of the movements early leaders suggests the market might be at a tipping point.

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Ripple Price Analysis: Break Above 100 SMA Could Push XRP Higher

newsbtc | 12-12-2018

Key Highlights Ripple price declined recently and traded towards the $0.2910 level against the US dollar. This week’s followed major bearish trend line is in place with resistance at $0.2975 on the hourly chart of the XRP/USD pair (data source from Kraken). The pair must break the $0.3000 resistance and the 100 hourly simple moving...The post Ripple Price Analysis: Break Above 100 SMA Could Push XRP Higher appeared first on NewsBTC.

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Onegold Customers Can Now Purchase Digital Bullion With Bitcoin

bitcoin.com | 12-12-2018

Online bullion marketplace Onegold announced on Tuesday that its customers can now purchase precious metals with bitcoin cash (BCH) and bitcoin core (BTC). Onegold’s digital silver and gold products are fully allocated physical metals stored at the Royal Canadian Mint and can be redeemed at any time through Apmex. Also read: Only Five Bitcoin Mining Devices Released […]The post Onegold Customers Can Now Purchase Digital Bullion With Bitcoin appeared first on Bitcoin News.

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Ethereum Price Analysis: ETH Breaks Key Support, More Losses Likely

newsbtc | 12-12-2018

Key Highlights ETH price failed to hold the key $88 support and declined recently against the US Dollar. Yesterday’s highlighted major contracting triangle was breached with support at $88 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken). The pair is likely to decline further and upsides remain capped near the $90 and $92...The post Ethereum Price Analysis: ETH Breaks Key Support, More Losses Likely appeared first on NewsBTC.

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Next Bitcoin Bull Run Matter of When – Not If, Says BTC Investor Eric Dalius

bitcoinist | 12-12-2018

Real estate entrepreneur, Bitcoin investor, and cryptocurrency expert Eric Dalius in Tech Bullion says there’s still plenty of fight left in Bitcoin despite the mudslinging from the naysayers and falling Bitcoin price. He even goes on to say that the next bull-run is very close. The Many Bubbles of Bitcoin Bitcoin price. Even for people who barely have a grasp on what virtual currency is, these two words are inescapable lately. And they’re almost alwaysRead MoreThe post Next Bitcoin Bull Run Matter of When – Not If, Says BTC Investor Eric Dalius appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.

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OKEx Crypto Exchange Lists Bitcoin Cash ABC Under Original Bitcoin Cash Ticker

cointelegraph | 12-12-2018

Malta-based crypto exchange OKEx announced it will list Bitcoin Cash ABC under the original Bitcoin Cash ticker, BCH

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