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In Argentina, Investors Flock to Safe-Haven Bitcoin

bitcoinist | 09-23-2018

The economic crisis in Argentina is driving investors to buy Bitcoin in order to protect their wealth, pushing the cryptocurrency’s price higher in-turn. In parallel, to satisfy the increasing demand, the first of 12 Bitcoin ATMs has already begun to operate in a Buenos Aires mall. The number of stores accepting Bitcoin also continues to rise. Bitcoin Is a Safe-Haven During an Economic Crisis As the country’s currency plunges, Argentinian investors and ordinary people are exchangingRead MoreThe post In Argentina, Investors Flock to Safe-Haven Bitcoin appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.

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From Adoption to FOMO: Reasons Behind Ripple’s Leap

cointelegraph | 09-22-2018

What could possibly drive Ripple’s price so high? Here are some theories

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Exchanges Round-Up: Circle Invest Adds Four Alts, Stockholm IT Announces Crypto Fund

bitcoin.com | 09-22-2018

In recent news pertaining to cryptocurrency exchanges, Circle Invest has added Eos, 0x, Stellar, and Qtum to its platform, Stockholm IT, a Frankfurt-listed company that has seen its share value drop over 99% since launch, has announced plans for a cryptocurrency fund, and Btse has launched its over-the-counter (OTC) trading platform. Also Read: Taiwanese Candidate Accepts […]The post Exchanges Round-Up: Circle Invest Adds Four Alts, Stockholm IT Announces Crypto Fund appeared first on Bitcoin News.

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Bitcoin Price Watch: Decisions Delayed and a New Reputation for Tether

themerkle | 09-22-2018

A lot’s happening in the bitcoin space. For one thing, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has pushed their decision-making process regarding the VanEck SolidX bitcoin ETF to December. Previously, they had scheduled their decision for September 30 – approximately eight days from now – which, in turn, was a delay of its previous timeframe. […]The post Bitcoin Price Watch: Decisions Delayed and a New Reputation for Tether appeared first on NullTX.

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Crypto Prices Will Slowly Recover: Expert Weighs in on the Digital Coin Market

blokt | 09-22-2018

The 2018 crypto bear phase is probably the most difficult period that cryptocurrencies have gone through in their journey. After hitting all-time highs in December 2017, the prices have remained disappointingly low, shaving off over 50 percent of the gains. On Thursday, Sept. 20, most cryptocurrencies appeared to be in the green. However, a cryptocurrency […]Crypto Prices Will Slowly Recover: Expert Weighs in on the Digital Coin Market was originally found on [blokt] - Blockchain, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.

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Co-Founder of Gulf Blockchain Foundation Doesn’t See Strong Future for Crypto in Qatar

newsbtc | 09-22-2018

The co-founder of the Gulf Blockchain Foundation has said Qatar’s supply chains can benefit from the use of the blockchain, but doesn’t see a strong future for crypto in the region at the moment. Blockchain Use Cases in Qatar Nick Gorman, co-founder of the Gulf Blockchain Foundation, made his comments during a seminar yesterday. In...The post Co-Founder of Gulf Blockchain Foundation Doesn’t See Strong Future for Crypto in Qatar appeared first on NewsBTC.

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Tether Has No Real Impact on Bitcoin price: University Researcher

ccn | 09-22-2018

Contrary to the somewhat-popular idea that tether (USDT) issuance is used to manipulate crypto markets by boosting the price of bitcoin, a new academic study by researcher Wang Chun Wei of the University of Queensland Business School shows that the most widely-used stablecoin in fact has a negligible effect. Tether and the 2017 Bitcoin PriceThe post Tether Has No Real Impact on Bitcoin price: University Researcher appeared first on CCN

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Top 6 Cryptocurrencies With the Highest Transaction Volume – 2018 Week 40 Edition

themerkle | 09-22-2018

Determining the popularity of a specific currency can be done in many different ways. Just because a network generates a lot of transactions does not mean value is being transferred across the blockchain. The following six currencies transaction the highest amount of value in a 24-hour period as of right now. It will be interesting […]The post Top 6 Cryptocurrencies With the Highest Transaction Volume – 2018 Week 40 Edition appeared first on NullTX.

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7 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Vitalik Buterin

cryptopotato | 09-22-2018

Vitalik Buterin, the brain behind the Ethereum project, is one of the most significant figures in today’s crypto ecosystem. His involvement in the Blockchain industry started in 2011. Since then, he has managed to assert himself as a force to be reckoned with in the cryptocurrency industry.  In the following article, we will list seven […]The post 7 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Vitalik Buterin appeared first on CryptoPotato.

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Crypto Markets See Mixed Signals, Ethereum Beats Ripple by Market Cap

cointelegraph | 09-22-2018

Crypto markets are holding recent gains, with Ethereum taking back the second position on the market over XRP by market cap

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Coinbase Clarifies That They Do Not Facilitate Proprietary Trading

blokt | 09-22-2018

In a new blog post, Coinbase targeted the media, which wrongfully reported that the exchange engaged in proprietary trade. The exchange said that it welcomes the New York Virtual Markets Integrity Report but is uncomfortable with inaccurate media coverage. The post further noted that Coinbase intends to correct the record. What Went Wrong With the Media […]Coinbase Clarifies That They Do Not Facilitate Proprietary Trading was originally found on [blokt] - Blockchain, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.

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What are the Elusive Technical Developers Doing During the Recent Blockchain Market Downturn?

coinspeaker | 09-22-2018

One year after the start of the most memorable bull run, the blockchain industry remains in a downtrend.The post What are the Elusive Technical Developers Doing During the Recent Blockchain Market Downturn? appeared first on CoinSpeaker.

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Binance Wants Cryptocurrency Exchanges Open on All Continents

blokt | 09-22-2018

Binance, the largest exchange by daily trading volume, has some of the most popular coins and a host of initial coin offering (ICO) tokens listed. The Founder and CEO Changpeng Zhao revealed the exchange’s global expansion plans on the first day of the Coindesk Consensus event in Singapore. During his session on stage, he noted […]Binance Wants Cryptocurrency Exchanges Open on All Continents was originally found on [blokt] - Blockchain, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.

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Brazil’s Biggest Brokerage Enters the Cryptocurrency Market

livebitcoinnews | 09-22-2018

Having mixed feelings about it, the biggest independent brokerage in Brazil has officially jumped on the cryptocurrency bandwagon despite its CEO saying he’d prefer it if crypto “didn’t exist.” ‘A Theme I’d Rather Didn’t Exist’ Grupo XP, the parent company of XP Investimentos SA, will be launching a cryptocurrency exchange for Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH)...The post Brazil’s Biggest Brokerage Enters the Cryptocurrency Market appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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Surging Cannabis Stock Prices Remind Billionaire Novogratz of 2017 Crypto Market Bull Run

cryptoglobe | 09-22-2018

Billionaire Wall Street veteran Michael Novogratz recently said the (currently) surging cannabis stocks are behaving in a manner similar to when cryptocurrency prices skyrocketed last year. He thinks that institutional investors will soon enter the crypto space as there has been considerable progress in the development of custodian services for institutional investors. He predicted that an "internet 3.0" type crypto revolution will happen in the coming years.

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Top 4 Cryptocurrencies Ready to Beat BTC in Q4 2018: INS, XRP, ANON, ILK

bitcoinist | 09-22-2018

As the market sentiment is clearly turning bullish it is very important to begin targeting promising cryptocurrencies before their initial pump in value. 4 Cryptocurrencies to Watch in Q4 The prior two weeks VIBE and TRIG were highlighted for their upcoming news and undervalued nature. These 2 coins provided returns in excess of 100% and 250% respectively in the following 72 hours. The remainder of 2018 has four more promising projects that are currently allRead MoreThe post Top 4 Cryptocurrencies Ready to Beat BTC in Q4 2018: INS, XRP, ANON, ILK appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.

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Bitcoin Magazine’s Week in Review: The Resilience of Bitcoin

bitcoinmagazine | 09-22-2018

Altcoins may come and go; hacks may challenge exchanges; mainstream financial advisors might not get it — but even in the face of a protocol bug, Bitcoin perseveres and develops. Here are this week’s top stories from Bitcoin Magazine.Stay on top of the best stories in the bitcoin, blockchain and cryptocurrency industry. Subscribe to our newsletter here.A Bug Fix and a New ASIC MinerThe Good, the Bad and the Ugly Details of One of Bitcoin’s Nastiest Bugs YetFor well over a year, versions of Bitcoin Core — Bitcoin’s leading software implementation — contained a severe software bug. The bug was fixed with Bitcoin Core 0.16.3 (and 0.17.0rc4), released this week, and the status of the Bitcoin network now appears to be safe, with no harm done. The Bitcoin Core project has since released a full disclosure report, revealing that the bug was even worse than previously thought.Our technical editor, Aaron Van Wirdum, takes a look at the good, the bad and the ugly details of the bug that didn’t take down Bitcoin.Innosilicon’s Impending ASIC Miner Could Challenge Bitmain’s DominanceInnosilicon claims to have a new ASIC miner for bitcoin — the T3 —  in the works that will outperform any current hardware in speed, profitability and efficiency. Purportedly consuming only 44 watts of power per tera hash (44W/TH), the T3 could become the most energy-efficient miner on the market when it is released. Altcoin NewsCrypto Ex...

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Former Point72 Equities Manager Set to Launch Crypto Hedge Fund

cryptoglobe | 09-22-2018

Travis Kling has left billionaire Steven Cohen's Point72 Asset management team to start a cryptocurrency hedge fund. Kling expects "exponential growth" in the digital asset ecosystem in the next few years, despite the current bear market and regulatory uncertainty in the evolving crypto industry. Reports also suggest that several important digital asset hedge funds may have to shut down due to lack of capital.

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$10,000 Target: Novogratz Sees Bitcoin Jumping 30% in 2018

ccn | 09-22-2018

Billionaire investor Michael Novogratz, a legendary ex-hedge fund manager, formerly of the investment firm Fortress Investment Group, has said that the Bitcoin price will likely see a 30 percent increase by the end of 2018. Once Bitcoin surpasses major resistance levels at $6,800, $8,800, and $10,000, Novogratz stated that institutions will enter the market viaThe post $10,000 Target: Novogratz Sees Bitcoin Jumping 30% in 2018 appeared first on CCN

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5 Heavily Undervalued Top Cryptocurrencies According to Their Fair Value

themerkle | 09-22-2018

Interesting statistics are not difficult to come by when exploring cryptocurrency markets. Although not all statistics make sense at first, they can provide valuable insights. According to CoinFairValue, the following 5 major cryptocurrencies – ranked by ascending price/fair value ratio –  are vastly undervalued based on their perceived “fair value”. How the Fair Value is […]The post 5 Heavily Undervalued Top Cryptocurrencies According to Their Fair Value appeared first on NullTX.

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Crypto Market Stabilizes After $25 Billion Surge, Can Bitcoin Price Breach $6,800?

ccn | 09-22-2018

Over the past 48 hours, the crypto market has increased by more than $25 billion, from $198 billion to $223 billion. Ripple and Ethereum have maintained momentum at a price range. Since September 20, the crypto market has initiated a strong corrective rally resulted by extremely oversold conditions. But, as many investors expected, the massiveThe post Crypto Market Stabilizes After $25 Billion Surge, Can Bitcoin Price Breach $6,800? appeared first on CCN

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Dodgers Gives Out Thousands of Tokenized Baseball Cards and Ethereum Wallets

trustnodes | 09-22-2018

A major league sports team with millions of fans, which has won six World Series titles and 22 National League pennants, has given out on Friday 40,000 ethereum wallets which contain...The post Dodgers Gives Out Thousands of Tokenized Baseball Cards and Ethereum Wallets appeared first on Trustnodes.

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The Daily: Binance Expands, Putin Advisor Visits Huobi, Brazilian Brokerage Goes Crypto

bitcoin.com | 09-22-2018

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance is making good on its promises to expand globally – focusing on emerging markets and fiat-to-crypto trading services. Also in The Daily, Huobi founder and CEO Leon Li meets a Putin adviser in Beijing, a leading Brazilian brokerage firm shares plans to launch a crypto exchange, and digital assets management firm Altonomy caters […]The post The Daily: Binance Expands, Putin Advisor Visits Huobi, Brazilian Brokerage Goes Crypto appeared first on Bitcoin News.

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Ripple CTO: 'XRP Wins On All Metrics', XRP Network Has No 'Dictator'

cryptoglobe | 09-22-2018

Pre-mined XRP tokens, developed by American fintech startup Ripple Labs, Inc., allow for faster and almost free transactions, Ripple CTO David Schwartz recently said. Schwartz argued that Bitcoin and Ethereum miners are "dictators" as they independently determine which transactions the network will process. Per the CTO, XRP "wins on all metrics" including security and reliability.

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Momentum Is Building to Block Ethereum ASICs

coindesk | 09-22-2018

Several ethereum miners and developers have come forward in the hope of halting ASICs from effectively operating on the ethereum network.

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XLM on a rise, can it reach $0.5? Stellar Price Analysis 22 Sep

coinnounce | 09-22-2018

Published on CoinnounceThe Stellar price has been rising relentlessly in the course of the most recent two days. On Friday, Sept. 21, it is exchanging at 0.237962. This rally depends on both tech signals and the general market patterns, says Dmitriy Gurkovskiy, Chief expert at RoboForex. On H3, XLM price is ascending after the MACD convergence and […]The post XLM on a rise, can it reach $0.5? Stellar Price Analysis 22 Sep appeared first on Coinnounce.

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Tilray & Marijuana Stocks Smoke Cryptocurrency, Then Go Poof

bitcoinist | 09-22-2018

The financial markets were ablaze this week with high volatility in cannabis shares unseating cryptocurrency as the trade of choice. References to cannabis in news articles were almost double that of cryptocurrency. But big falls on Friday, coupled with almost unilateral gains across crypto, showed how schizophrenic the weed market can be. Tilray. When Lambo? Tilray was the name on everyone’s lips this week. On Tuesday the Canadian company announced DEA approval to export aRead MoreThe post Tilray & Marijuana Stocks Smoke Cryptocurrency, Then Go Poof appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.

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Its time for another Bitcoin Hype? Crypto adoption on a rise

coinnounce | 09-22-2018

Published on CoinnounceIn a report by U.K. newspaper,, it is guaranteed that 37 for every penny of those younger than 35 have an arrangement to invest in cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin eventually. In the interim, a third have just invested and plan to take up greater positions at a later date. These figures come graciousness of the […]The post Its time for another Bitcoin Hype? Crypto adoption on a rise appeared first on Coinnounce.

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Ethereum outperforms Bitcoin by its biggest margin since early May – is this just the beginning of the bull run?

cryptonewsreview | 09-22-2018

At yesterday’s close, Ethereum’s price increased 16% over the past seven days compared to Bitcoin’s modest 3% gain. This is the biggest margin it’s had on Bitcoin since May 4th 2018. ETH is up 45% since the low of September 12th. The signs are that this is just the beginning, here’s why:   ETH’s dominance […]The post Ethereum outperforms Bitcoin by its biggest margin since early May – is this just the beginning of the bull run? appeared first on CryptoNewsReview.

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Bitcoin Price Analysis Sep.22: $7000 soon?

cryptopotato | 09-22-2018

After the unusual behavior Bitcoin had gone through (going down to $6100 and skyrocketing to $6550 in 1.5 hours), we received a crypto rally over the past day. The rally was led by Ripple, surging almost 100% to surpass Ethereum, on its way to be the second largest crypto on the market cap table. Back […]The post Bitcoin Price Analysis Sep.22: $7000 soon? appeared first on CryptoPotato.

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PR: Crypto Exchange Bleutrade Confirms Its Presence In Malta

bitcoin.com | 09-22-2018

The company, founded in Brazil, emerged in 2014 in the digital currency market as an innovative Exchange, working with a platform focused to simplify trades among cryptocurrencies. It is also the first Exchange in Latin America and has announced the opening of an office in Malta which takes with it almost 300 thousand users.The post PR: Crypto Exchange Bleutrade Confirms Its Presence In Malta appeared first on Bitcoin News.

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Litecoin (LTC) Long-term Price Analysis

cryptoglobe | 09-22-2018

It has now been clearly established that the downward price movement of this crypto has kept reversing while it touches or a bit move past the territory of $50. In that way, a bullish market may be potentially mustering its driving force while the price moves downward towards or around the region.

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Coinsquare Lists Blockchain ETF On Toronto Stock Exchange

ccn | 09-22-2018

Coin Capital Investment Management Inc. (Coincapital), the portfolio management division of the Coinsquare digital asset trading platform, has listed a blockchain exchange traded fund (ETF), the STOXX Blockchain Patents Innovation Index Fund (LDGR), among two new ETFs the company has listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange. Coincapital, which is registered with the Ontario Securities Commission,The post Coinsquare Lists Blockchain ETF On Toronto Stock Exchange appeared first on CCN

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Bitcoin (BTC) Long-term Price Analysis

cryptoglobe | 09-22-2018

The price territory of $6,115 has been observed as the low-testing area for the price of BTCUSD over a week as the first and the second low-price testing were achieved on September 8 and 19. The accumulation territory of $6,000 remains the critical price point that bears may not breach past easily as the current bullish movement could probably be extended past the territory of $6,800.

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Ripple vs Ethereum: A battle for the 2nd Spot

coinnounce | 09-22-2018

Published on CoinnounceThe number two and three spots, Ethereum and Ripple individually have swapped positions twice as of now today with both indicating extraordinary strength on multi day that is uniquely green considering patterns so far in 2018.   XRP and ETH Battle it Out for Second Spot The price of Ripple/XRP, stunned numerous times today by […]The post Ripple vs Ethereum: A battle for the 2nd Spot appeared first on Coinnounce.

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BTC $20K in December? Bitcoin Price Analysis

coinnounce | 09-22-2018

Published on CoinnounceThe rise and fall of a cryptocurrency depends upon on a lot of factors. Bitcoin price has been rising and falling from time to time making users buy or sell Bitcoin. The rise and fall of bitcoin price also is used by users to make decisions on their investments.   What is Bitcoin? Bitcoin is […]The post BTC $20K in December? Bitcoin Price Analysis appeared first on Coinnounce.

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Are banks buying XRP? Ripple will go to $2? New banks joining XRapid everyday.

coinnounce | 09-22-2018

Published on CoinnouncePNC Bank United States joins RippleNet Ripple’s technology is not new. The company has been testing its product with baks from a few years now. And while it faced the problem of regulation earlier, it now seems that the company has figured out ways to go about it finally. Banks from around the globe are […]The post Are banks buying XRP? Ripple will go to $2? New banks joining XRapid everyday. appeared first on Coinnounce.

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Ethereum Regains #2 Spot Surpassing Ripple, Wild Volatility as Market Recovers

newsbtc | 09-22-2018

There is something of a battle for second place in cryptocurrency markets going on right now. The number two and three spots, Ether and Ripple respectively (at the time of writing, at least) have swapped positions twice already today with both showing exceptional strength on a day that is uncharacteristically green considering trends so far...The post Ethereum Regains #2 Spot Surpassing Ripple, Wild Volatility as Market Recovers appeared first on NewsBTC.

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XRP Long-term Price Analysis

cryptoglobe | 09-22-2018

The current fiercely bullish trend may continue trending northwards while making a definite downward correction between the territories of $0.45 and the current high price point of $0.80. A strong reversal price movement against the territory of $0.40 could put the bullish trend to an end for a while.

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Okex: A Fake Volume Exchange?

coinnounce | 09-22-2018

Published on CoinnounceOKEx is digital currency exchange platform where various cryptocurrency exchange takes place. OKEx accepts and allows user to trade and exchange various coins like Bitcoin, Bitcoin cash, Ethereum, etc. There have been various conflicting reports on the fake volume exchange undertaken by OKEx to beat competition and stay the top. It has been discussed below. […]The post Okex: A Fake Volume Exchange? appeared first on Coinnounce.

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Is EOS the future for blockchain projects?

coinnounce | 09-22-2018

Published on CoinnounceEOS EOS is a blockchain protocol introduces by the cryptocurrency EOS. This protocol emulates most of the attributes of a real computer including hardware as well for processing, local/RAM memory, hard-disk storage) with the computing resources distributed equally among EOS cryptocurrency holders. It managed as a smart contract platform similar to Ethereum and decentralized operating […]The post Is EOS the future for blockchain projects? appeared first on Coinnounce.

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Largest Brazilian Brokerage to Launch Exchange for Bitcoin and Ethereum

cointelegraph | 09-22-2018

The biggest brokerage firm in Brazil, Grupo XP, has announced the launch of a crypto exchange in the coming months

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Stellar Price: XLM Cryptocurrency Ready to Resume Rally

ccn | 09-22-2018

The Stellar price has been rising steadily over the last two days. On Friday, Sept. 21, it is trading at 0.2514, adding 8.60% to its value. This rally is based on both tech signals and the overall market trends, says Dmitriy Gurkovskiy, chief analyst at RoboForex. On H3, Stellar is rising after the MACD convergenceThe post Stellar Price: XLM Cryptocurrency Ready to Resume Rally appeared first on CCN

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Ethereum Price Analysis Sep.22: Is ETH bullish again?

cryptopotato | 09-21-2018

On the 4-hour chart, ETH just got to the upper side resistance of the more significant descending trend line that started around May 2018, and to the 200 EMA (marked in white on the chart). It won’t be easy to breach this resistance, but if BTC and the market keep this ongoing momentum, we might […]The post Ethereum Price Analysis Sep.22: Is ETH bullish again? appeared first on CryptoPotato.

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HitBTC Integrates Gemini Dollar

coinspeaker | 09-21-2018

HitBTC is proud to announce that Gemini dollar (GUSD) is now available for trading on the most technologically advanced cryptocurrency exchange.The post HitBTC Integrates Gemini Dollar appeared first on CoinSpeaker.

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XRP Shot Up 75% During Friday's Bullish Trading Session

coindesk | 09-21-2018

XRP surged over 75% today as it became the world's second largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization for a brief period.

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eCash Founder David Chaum Makes Bold Promises with Elixxir Blockchain

bitcoinmagazine | 09-21-2018

Over 30 years after creating eCash, a predecessor of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies which spawned the Cypherpunk movement of the 1980s, Dr. David Chaum is back in the public eye with a claim of having invented “the world’s fastest cryptocurrency.”Chaum is widely regarded as the forefather of cryptocurrencies and the wider world of cryptographic security and online privacy because of his pioneering security research work in the ’80s. His academic paper, “Blind Signatures for Untraceable Payments,” laid the groundwork for modern cryptography used in securing blockchains and cryptocurrencies. The “private key” and “public key” framework he laid out decades ago is still the basis for how cryptocurrencies are kept secured in wallets.Birth of ElixxirNow he claims to have invented the first blockchain in the world with the capacity to handle all the needs of consumer-scale messaging and payments. The new platform, dubbed “Elixxir,” is reportedly able to process hundreds of thousands of confidential, quantum-resistant transactions every second.According to Chaum, the Elixxir blockchain offers faster and cheaper messaging and payment solutions than all other existing blockchains, with the ability to scale to levels current blockchains cannot dream of. While Elixxir claims to be able to handle hundreds of thousands of concurrent transactions every second with no problem, Ethereum, by comparison, is only capab...

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What is an ETF and why is it a game changer for Bitcoin?

cryptopotato | 09-21-2018

There has been a lot of discussion in the crypto space about a Bitcoin ETF and when it could finally be approved. For most people, an ETF approval signals the start of a bull market and the time when they’ll finally get to profit from their months’ Bitcoin and Altcoins investments (or at least sell […]The post What is an ETF and why is it a game changer for Bitcoin? appeared first on CryptoPotato.

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Markets Update: XRP Briefly Dethrones ETH as Second Largest Crypto

bitcoin.com | 09-21-2018

The cryptocurrency markets have produced a significant rally today – with just three of the top fifty crypto markets by capitalization posting losses for the last 24 hours of trade action as of this writing. The most notable gainer has been XRP – gaining over 50% in the last day to overtake ETH as the […]The post Markets Update: XRP Briefly Dethrones ETH as Second Largest Crypto appeared first on Bitcoin News.

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TAP Released Its Internal Alpha: New Generation of Mobile Crypto-Fiat Trading Solution

ccn | 09-21-2018

This is a paid-for submitted press release. CCN does not endorse, nor is responsible for any material included below and isn’t responsible for any damages or losses connected with any products or services mentioned in the press release. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentionedThe post TAP Released Its Internal Alpha: New Generation of Mobile Crypto-Fiat Trading Solution appeared first on CCN

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