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Bitcoin Price Watch: Year-End Price Looks to Be Lower Than Anticipated

themerkle | 12-15-2018

At press time, everybody’s favorite cryptocurrency has fallen below $3,175 for the first time in 2018. The price of bitcoin continues to crash and burn, and one analyst is saying the asset may fall to as low as $1,500 before any significant uptrends occur. Bloomberg analyst Mike McGlone says bitcoin is currently trapped in what […]The post Bitcoin Price Watch: Year-End Price Looks to Be Lower Than Anticipated appeared first on NullTX.

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Peter McCormack Tells How He Turned $32K Into $1.2M and ‘Back to Pretty Much Zero’

bitcoinist | 12-15-2018

In an informative, entertaining, comical, and bitterly poignant tweet yesterday, What Bitcoin Did podcast host Peter McCormack explains how he amassed–and lost–his crypto fortune over the last two years. From $32K to Millionaire and Back He starts the Twitter post saying: So here is a thread on how I turned $32,000 into $1.2m and back to pretty much zero (once taxes are paid). Just note, I am not bitter or salty in any way at all, theRead MoreThe post Peter McCormack Tells How He Turned $32K Into $1.2M and ‘Back to Pretty Much Zero’ appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.

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Ethereum-Based Chat Platform Lays Off 25% of Staff Due to Crypto Market Decline

cointelegraph | 12-15-2018

Status is laying off 25 percent of its staff, saying that those roles are “non-essential” to the company’s long-term growth projects

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Bitcoin Bull Thomas Lee Claims Market Is Wrong and BTC Should Be Much Higher

bitcoin.com | 12-15-2018

Bitcoin bull Thomas Lee continues to be confident in BTC, insisting that its current price is wrong and should actually be closer to the $15,000 mark. Along with a number of other bulls, Lee has made several overly hopeful predictions this year.  Also read: Markets Update: Bears Continue to Drag Cryptocurrency Prices Down Fair Value […]The post Bitcoin Bull Thomas Lee Claims Market Is Wrong and BTC Should Be Much Higher appeared first on Bitcoin News.

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Crypto VC Funding Deals are Falling Apart Due to Bear Market — Bad Time For Startups

ccn | 12-15-2018

According to Barry Silbert, the founder and CEO of Digital Currency Group (DCG), many venture capital funding deals in the crypto sector have fallen apart in the past few months as a result of the 12-month bear market. Silbert, who oversees the operations of one of the largest venture capital firms in crypto with investmentsThe post Crypto VC Funding Deals are Falling Apart Due to Bear Market — Bad Time For Startups appeared first on CCN

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Bitcoin Price Driven More by Speculation Than Utility: BitPay CEO

ccn | 12-15-2018

BitPay CEO Stephen Pair has stated that speculation drives a substantial part of bitcoin’s current valuation, while the actual use of the crypto market leader as a currency is responsible for only a relatively small fraction of its price. Speaking on CNBC’s Squawk Box, Pair revealed that BitPay intends to change this situation significantly overThe post Bitcoin Price Driven More by Speculation Than Utility: BitPay CEO appeared first on CCN

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The Flappening: Litecoin Overtakes Bitcoin Cash

cryptoinsider | 12-15-2018

Since emergence of Bitcoin Cash on August 1st 2017, there has been an ongoing rivalry between the big block version of Bitcoin and the already-established digital silver, Litecoin. In many ways, the two coins are very similar: they feature larger blocks than Bitcoin, they have a Keynesian perspective of purpose and utility, and they allow […]The post The Flappening: Litecoin Overtakes Bitcoin Cash appeared first on Crypto Insider.

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The Crypto Markets May be in a Rout, But the Blockchain Job Market is in Full Swing

newsbtc | 12-14-2018

Although the crypto markets are caught in a persisting bear market, blockchain jobs are in a raging bull market, with blockchain developer job growth topping this year’s LinkedIn Emerging Jobs Report. The report, which was released by LinkedIn on December 13th, analyzes the fastest growing jobs in the US, and notes that the blockchain industry...The post The Crypto Markets May be in a Rout, But the Blockchain Job Market is in Full Swing appeared first on NewsBTC.

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Bitcoin Sinks Below $3,200 as Teenage Bitcoin Millionaire Says Its Dead

themerkle | 12-14-2018

It’s yet another dark day for Bitcoin. In fact, it’s the darkest one this year. The currency has once again set a new low for the year. At press time, the currency was trading at $3,230, down 10 percent in just 24 hours. The currency was performing especially poorly on some markets such as BitMEX, […]The post Bitcoin Sinks Below $3,200 as Teenage Bitcoin Millionaire Says Its Dead appeared first on NullTX.

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Daily Crypto Roundup 12/14/2018

cryptoinsider | 12-14-2018

Basis closed stablecoin operations, bomb threats that demanded bitcoin, Civic gained a former Apple powerhouse, Binance added USDC, and Tom Lee on Bitcoin's true price. The post Daily Crypto Roundup 12/14/2018 appeared first on Crypto Insider.

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Teen Bitcoin Millionaire: “Bitcoin is Pretty Much Dead”

newsbtc | 12-14-2018

One of the youngest cryptocurrency success stories has a rather bleak outlook for the leading digital asset, Bitcoin. Erik Finman became a millionaire in his teens by investing money that his grandmother had gifted him, starting as early as 2011. At the height of the Bitcoin bull market of 2017, Finman’s stack was worth an...The post Teen Bitcoin Millionaire: “Bitcoin is Pretty Much Dead” appeared first on NewsBTC.

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Bitcoin Price Will Soar over Next Three Years: Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire

ccn | 12-14-2018

The bitcoin price will rocket over the next three years, and cryptocurrency valuations will spike accordingly, says Jeremy Allaire, the co-founder and CEO of Circle, a peer-to-peer payments technology company backed by Goldman Sachs. While Allaire was reticent to set a specific bitcoin price target, he predicts that its value will unquestionably be a lot higher inThe post Bitcoin Price Will Soar over Next Three Years: Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire appeared first on CCN

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European Parliament Looks To Blockchain Adoption In Trade Policies

ethnews.com | 12-14-2018

The European Commission is asked to further its analysis of blockchain technology and how it can help European importers and exporters take advantage of preferential trading agreements.

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Robinhood Didn’t Consult Regulators on New Checking & Savings Account Products

ccn | 12-14-2018

Robinhood, the crypto-friendly stock trading application, recently launched a plan to offer checking and savings accounts. The accounts have a minimum 3% interest. It is part of their plan to become the world’s most used financial technology application. Co-CEO Baiju Bhatt said to CNBC at the time of the announcement: “If we roll this productThe post Robinhood Didn’t Consult Regulators on New Checking & Savings Account Products appeared first on CCN

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Dogecoin Price Remains at $0.002 as Market Cap top 20 Looms

themerkle | 12-14-2018

When all cryptocurrencies go through another round of bearish momentum, one would expect every single asset to follow the same pattern. In the real world, however, that is not always the case. Dogecoin continues to surprise a lot of people first and foremost, and its value continues to remains table for the time being. As […]The post Dogecoin Price Remains at $0.002 as Market Cap top 20 Looms appeared first on NullTX.

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Russian Deputy PM Says Crypto Price Downturns Justifies Cautious Regulation

cryptoglobe | 12-14-2018

Russia’s Deputy Prime Minister said big price downswings in the 2018 cryptocurrency market justified a cautious regulatory approach. Russian lawmakers have been discussing and mulling over crypto-focused legislation, but some officials are warier of the concept. Deputy PM Maxim Akimov said there have also been discussions about stablecoin regulation.

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Part 2: Ethereum vs NEO – Which blockchain has better scalability and security?

cryptoinsider | 12-14-2018

Ethereum (ETH) and NEO are among the most dominant decentralized application (dApp) development platforms. In this second part of our comparison of these two blockchain networks, we shall examine in detail the different approaches taken by developers of both Ethereum and NEO to upgrade their respective networks. Readers who would first like a broad overview […]The post Part 2: Ethereum vs NEO – Which blockchain has better scalability and security? appeared first on Crypto Insider.

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Binance Adds USDC Trading Pairs – Stellar and Ripple Represented

ccn | 12-14-2018

Binance announced Friday that it would be adding a few new USD Coin pairs and moving its two existing USDC pairs into the combined stablecoin market called USDⓈ. Both ripple (XRP) and stellar (XLM) will have USD Coin pairs, in addition to their existing stablecoin pairs. The move involves the cancelling of any trades thatThe post Binance Adds USDC Trading Pairs – Stellar and Ripple Represented appeared first on CCN

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Bitcoin Sets Fresh 2018 Low at $3,200, Altcoins Plunge

newsbtc | 12-14-2018

Following its recent period of instability, Bitcoin has now plunged to new 2018 lows and has sent the altcoin markets spiraling downwards. Today’s drop has led the overall cryptocurrency market capitalization down to $102 billion, a level not seen since August of 2017. At the time of writing, Bitcoin (BTC) is trading down nearly 6%...The post Bitcoin Sets Fresh 2018 Low at $3,200, Altcoins Plunge appeared first on NewsBTC.

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Brazilian Premier League Soccer Club Launches Crypto 'Fan Tokens'

cointelegraph | 12-14-2018

A soccer club from the Brazilian premier league, Atletico Mineiro, joins Paris Saint-Germain and Juventus in launching its own “fan token”

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U.K. Cryptocurrency Exchange Cubits Shuts Down After $33M Scam

bitcoin.com | 12-14-2018

Cubits, a London-based digital asset trading platform, has been forced into administration after fraudsters reportedly stole €29 million (about $32.5 million) from the exchange in February. The company claimed “it fell victim” to an elaborate scam orchestrated in collusion with three of its clients.  Also read: Former Mt. Gox CEO Could Face 10 Years in Jail […]The post U.K. Cryptocurrency Exchange Cubits Shuts Down After $33M Scam appeared first on Bitcoin News.

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Bitcoin Cash Price Continues to Crater as Fork Aftertaste Lingers

ccn | 12-14-2018

Around this time last year, many retail crypto investors subscribed to the economic theory that cryptocurrency hard forks — the ones that result in irreversible network splits and create new blockchains — were a net positive for their portfolios. “How could they not be?” they asked. “It’s free money!” Indeed, at that point, the twoThe post Bitcoin Cash Price Continues to Crater as Fork Aftertaste Lingers appeared first on CCN

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Bitcoin Cash falling to 0? Is BCH worthless?

coinnounce | 12-14-2018

Published on CoinnounceBitcoin Cash has been falling sharply since the hard fork happened last month which led to the generation of Bitcoin Satoshi Vision. Today, Bitcoin Cash price fell below Ethereum and this is for the very first time that BCH has fallen below ETH since its inception. Bitcoin Cash is currently trading around $79 while ETH […]The post Bitcoin Cash falling to 0? Is BCH worthless? appeared first on Coinnounce.

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Aeternity Price Analysis: Not All Doom and Gloom

cointelligence | 12-14-2018

The price of aeternity (Ticker symbol: AE) hit a high of $5.00 (0.00050797 BTC) at a 24 hour trading volume of $43,217,000 on May 5th, 2018. The picture looks much different today and predominantly on the back of Crypto Winter - a slump in crypto prices experienced across the board. At the time of writing (December 14th), the AE price of $0.363470 (0.00010949 BTC) at a 24 hour trading volume of $3,375,236 - doesn’t seem to be a fair gauge of the hard work the dev team of Aeternity is putting in and the progress made thus far.The post Aeternity Price Analysis: Not All Doom and Gloom appeared first on Cointelligence.

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Newsflash: Bitcoin Price Slinks Below $3,175 for First Time in 2018

ccn | 12-14-2018

In what is becoming a disturbingly common occurrence, the bitcoin price on Friday set yet another fresh yearly low, slinking below the $3,200 mark for the first time in 2018. The flagship cryptocurrency’s move below $3,200 came shortly after 16:10 UTC, following an unsuccessful breakout attempt earlier in the week. As of the time ofThe post Newsflash: Bitcoin Price Slinks Below $3,175 for First Time in 2018 appeared first on CCN

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Ethereum Chat Startup Status Lays Off 25% of Staff

coindesk | 12-14-2018

Citing the crypto bear market, Status.IM has laid off 25 staffers and asked remaining employees to take a pay cut.

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Whatever happened to Burger King’s own official cryptocurrency?

cryptonewsreview | 12-14-2018

Remember the WhopperCoin? Nope. Didn’t think so… Before the price of cryptocurrencies underwent their steady decline throughout 2018, an abundance of big names were getting interested as prices rocketed in 2017. And one of those was Burger King. Back in the summer of 2017, it’s pretty much forgotten that Burger King launched what was called […]The post Whatever happened to Burger King’s own official cryptocurrency? appeared first on CryptoNewsReview.

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Markets Update: Bears Continue to Drag Cryptocurrency Prices Down

bitcoin.com | 12-14-2018

Digital asset prices have been dipping in value again after a few days of price consolidation. At the moment, the entire cryptocurrency economy is awfully close to dropping under the psychological $100 billion market valuation. Furthermore, since our last markets update cryptocurrency global trade volumes are weaker than usual, with only $11.5 billion worth of […]The post Markets Update: Bears Continue to Drag Cryptocurrency Prices Down appeared first on Bitcoin News.

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Crypto ICO Price Continues to Fall, Likely Due to Growing Regulatory Pressure

newsbtc | 12-14-2018

Blockchain and crypto projects that raised millions of dollars via tokenized crowdfunding means are now lining up to return their capital to their original investors. Because apparently, they were not allowed to raise funds in the first place. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has gone after these startups for reportedly violating existing securities laws. The...The post Crypto ICO Price Continues to Fall, Likely Due to Growing Regulatory Pressure appeared first on NewsBTC.

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Ripples’ XRP Trades Near Bottom of Range – New 2018 Low Upcoming?

blokt | 12-14-2018

Ripple’s XRP has been trading in a range from $0.29 to $0.31 since the market leader Bitcoin met support around $3300. Bitcoin has since broken below this support and Ripple’s XRP has begun trading near the bottom of the range it has been forming. $0.25 is the next significant area of support to monitor for […]Ripples’ XRP Trades Near Bottom of Range – New 2018 Low Upcoming? was originally found on [blokt] - Blockchain, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.

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Bitcoin (BTC) Price Analysis – December 14

cryptoglobe | 12-14-2018

On the 4-hour chart, the crypto's price is in a sideways trend. Since December 7, the crypto was fluctuating between the levels of $3,400 and $3,600. It was also suggested that if the price broke the $3,400 price the crypto's price would revisit the previous low of $ 3,300.

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Ethereum (ETH) Price Analysis – December 14

cryptoglobe | 12-14-2018

On the short-term trend, the price of Ethereum is in a sideways trend. Since December 7, the cryptocurrency had been trading between the levels of $$85 and $100 in a tight range. The crypto's price has tested once the upper and lower price level.

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Bitcoin Cash Falls Below Ethereum’s Price for the First Time, is This the End For BCH?

trustnodes | 12-14-2018

The price of bitcoin cash has fallen below eth for the first time since the former came into existence on August the 1st 2017. Except for a brief period during...The post Bitcoin Cash Falls Below Ethereum’s Price for the First Time, is This the End For BCH? appeared first on Trustnodes.

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Bitcoin [BTC] Breaks Below Key Support Level Creating New 2018 Low

blokt | 12-14-2018

There had been slightly more bullish conditions in the cryptocurrency market recently. Bitcoin had reached a support level at $3300 and continued to respect this support level for around one week. Although there were drops below, each drop was followed up with a rise back above the level. However, yesterday price action dropped below the […]Bitcoin [BTC] Breaks Below Key Support Level Creating New 2018 Low was originally found on [blokt] - Blockchain, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.

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TransferGo’s Series B Funding Round Acquires $17.6 Million

coinspeaker | 12-14-2018

CoinSpeakerTransferGo’s Series B Funding Round Acquires $17.6 MillionTransferGo announces that they have successfully completed their Series B funding as scheduled. The latest funding includes $830,000 in equity crowdfunding through Seedrs. TransferGo’s Series B Funding Round Acquires $17.6 Million

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Ripple’s VP of Product Management Talks About XRP Price, Blockchain, xRapid, and More With PCMag

blokt | 12-14-2018

Ripple isn’t deterred by short-term price volatility and looks at the long-term view of the market, says senior VP of Product Management Asheesh Birla. In a recent interview with PCMag, Birla detailed Ripple’s work in blockchain and his view on cryptocurrencies as a new year soon unfolds. Does the Price of XRP Bother Ripple? Ripple’s XRP and […]Ripple’s VP of Product Management Talks About XRP Price, Blockchain, xRapid, and More With PCMag was originally found on [blokt] - Blockchain, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.

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EOS Price Analysis – December 14

cryptoglobe | 12-14-2018

EOS continues in a bearish trend in its short-term outlook. The bullish pressure created the first flag and pushed EOSUSD to $2.02 in the supply area and weaken out due to the formation of the bearish spinning top that brought back the bears.

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(+) Ripple Update: Bulls Poised to End Bear Market

ccn | 12-14-2018

The post (+) Ripple Update: Bulls Poised to End Bear Market appeared first on CCN

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Crypto-Friendly Money App Revolut Wins EU Banking License

coindesk | 12-14-2018

Revolut, provider of a mobile finance app that offers crypto trading, has been granted a banking license from the European Central Bank.

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Russia Says Venezuela’s Petro Acceptance ‘Not Happening’

bitcoinist | 12-14-2018

Russia has not discounted the idea of using state-issued cryptocurrency Petro in commercial operations with Venezuela. Russia: No Petro Payments ‘Yet’ Those were the words of deputy finance minister Sergey Storchak speaking to reporters this week, local news outlet RIA Novosti reported December 13. Petro, which the Venezuelan government hopes to use to shore up its rapidly failing economy and bypass western sanctions, formally launched in October. President Nicolas Maduro has since artificially raised itsRead MoreThe post Russia Says Venezuela’s Petro Acceptance ‘Not Happening’ appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.

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Basis stablecoin project will shut down and return all funds

cryptoinsider | 12-14-2018

The Basis stablecoin project must close operations due to regulatory difficulties. Basis received $133 million in funding as a highly anticipated stablecoin venture.The post Basis stablecoin project will shut down and return all funds appeared first on Crypto Insider.

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Bitcoin Cash Tanks 13 Percent as Major Cryptocurrencies All Fall Hard

cointelegraph | 12-14-2018

Bitcoin Cash tanks 13 percent as major cryptocurrencies all fall hard

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Top Crypto Exchange Binance Adds Circle’s USDC to Its Combined Stablecoin Market

cointelegraph | 12-14-2018

Major crypto exchange Binance has added Circle’s USD-pegged stablecoin USD Coin as a quote asset for several new trading pairs in its combined Stablecoin Market

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Bitcoin Bull Tom Lee Is Sick of People Asking About Price Targets

blokt | 12-14-2018

Fundstrat’s Tom Lee has been answering questions about Bitcoin for months now, but he suggests that he is growing tired of giving price targets for cryptocurrencies. In a recent note to clients, the Wall Street crypto bull suggested that Bitcoin’s fair value lies between $13,800 and $14,800. No Short-term Price Targets The Fundstrat Global Advisor recently […]Bitcoin Bull Tom Lee Is Sick of People Asking About Price Targets was originally found on [blokt] - Blockchain, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.

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CEO: Crypto Plunge is Healthy, Bitcoin Remains a Great Investment

newsbtc | 12-14-2018

Since the bear market hit the crypto ecosystem head-on, investors exposed to this helter-skelter asset class have been deterred at large. Not only have the value of cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin (BTC), declined drastically, but hype and interest surrounding this market have largely been exhausted. Nevertheless, there remain many libertarian-leaning zealots that will hold on to...The post CEO: Crypto Plunge is Healthy, Bitcoin Remains a Great Investment appeared first on NewsBTC.

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PwC and Bitfury Group Partner to Deliver Blockchain Solutions in Russia

cryptoglobe | 12-14-2018

On Thursday (13 December 2018), one of the world's largest consulting firms, PricewaterhouseCoopers (trading as "PwC"), announced that it was joining forces with blockchain company Bitfury Group to build a blockchain accelerator in Russia with the goal of meeting the needs of PwC's Russian enterprise clients.

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Rumor: Softbank selling its Nvidia Shares. Losing hope in crypto

coinnounce | 12-14-2018

Published on CoinnounceThe rumor is growing al over the share market that Softbank, the 4th largest shareholder of Nvidia is soon going to sell its Nvidia shares. The price of each share of Nvidia fell by more than 48% from October this year. Previously, Nvidia shares experienced a boom due to the rise of the price of […]The post Rumor: Softbank selling its Nvidia Shares. Losing hope in crypto appeared first on Coinnounce.

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Robinhood Disrupts Traditional Banking Offering 3% Interest on Saving Services

coinspeaker | 12-14-2018

CoinSpeakerRobinhood Disrupts Traditional Banking Offering 3% Interest on Saving ServicesThe traditional banking system has ‘fleeced’ their unsuspecting customers through hidden charges on most services. Robinhood has intervened to salvage the deteriorating situation.Robinhood Disrupts Traditional Banking Offering 3% Interest on Saving Services

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Tron [TRX] Analysis: Price Trying to Find a Bottom With No Support Area in Sight

blokt | 12-14-2018

A look at the weekly chart for TRX shows us that after the highs of January 2019 at $0.35, TRX has lost 97% of its value, and is now trading at around $0.01. While this is the lowest price has been after the fall, it is not clear if we have made a bottom. The […]Tron [TRX] Analysis: Price Trying to Find a Bottom With No Support Area in Sight was originally found on [blokt] - Blockchain, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.

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AMF Adds Crypto and Wine Trading Scams to its Warning List

financemagnates | 12-14-2018

The French regulator says the companies have been offering their services without proper licensing

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