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How to Trade Crypto in Person Safely

With mainstream exchanges becoming progressively cumbersome due to privacy invasive policy and regulation, some crypto traders are switching to more private, face-to-face trading. While this route isn’t for everyone, and comes with unique risks, it does offer a very real solution to many of the problems plaguing mainstream exchanges currently. The goal of this breakdown […]

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Bitcoin Cash Roundup: Adoption Stories and New Developments

Bitcoin Cash (BCH) adoption, development, and participation continue to spread as there’s been a myriad of BCH-related announcements in the last few weeks. Moreover, there’s now over 18 million bitcoin cash in circulation and only three million coins left to mine. Also read: Ethereum Name Service Adds Infrastructure for Multi-Currency Support Bitcoin Cash Adoption and […]

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Bitcoin Cash Roundup: Adoption Stories and New Developments

Bitcoin Cash (BCH) adoption, development, and participation continue to spread as there’s been a myriad of BCH-related announcements in the last few weeks. Moreover, there’s now over 18 million bitcoin cash in circulation and only three million coins left to mine. Also read: Ethereum Name Service Adds Infrastructure for Multi-Currency Support Bitcoin Cash Adoption and […]

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Bitcoin Analyst: Trends in GBTC Premium Offer Limited Predictive Value

After reaching new depths below the 8k level near the end of September, market valuations in BTC/USD have been largely trendless.  Over the last month, bitcoin has been caught in a narrowing price range that has made it difficult for quantitative traders to plot the next trend direction for the crypto pair.  Can price correlations […]

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Everything you Need to Know About the Recent Qtum Hard Fork

qtum logoEven the lesser-known cryptocurrencies tend to undergo radical development changes. Qtum is one interesting example, as the network has entered its second phase earlier this week. Similar to most currencies, this project underwent a hard fork in its own right. Some crucial changes have been introduced which need to be highlighted.  More Blocks and Staking Rewards Whereas most cryptocurrencies become deflationary as time progresses, the Qtum 2.0 upgrade ushers in a slightly different change. The developers have purposefully opted to increase the number of blocks generated by the network per day. This will make it easier to process more transactions

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Brexit Cat Still Moves Not, Nor Does Bitcoin

Parliament has passed an amendment that said they will not support a deal until all the surrounding legislation for withdrawal is passed. The vote was very close, 322 for the…
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Bitcoin (BTC) Mining is Actually Green

Bitcoin (BTC) mining uses up as much electricity as Austria in a year, at 73.12 TW/h, shows data collected by Digicomist.com. This exorbitant energy use is viewed as one of the strongest arguments that mining is an activity extremely damaging to the environment. But is that entirely true?  Bitcoin Mining Achieves Synergy with Hydroelectric Stations […]

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Circle Drops Poloniex Leaving US Crypto Traders High and Dry

According to a blog post published by Circle, the cryptocurrency firm is releasing its subsidiary exchange Poloniex which is now owned by an “Asian investment group.” The trading platform will become an independent company called Polo Digital Assets, Ltd., and after November 1, 2019, U.S. residents will no longer be able to use the platform. […]

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Bitcoin Unmoved as Odds Imply Brexit Vote Will Fail

Bitcoin has been sort of sidewaying after falling somewhat since the 11th of October following a mini-bull run in the pound. It stands at the strong support line of $8,000,…
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Bitcoin Unmoved as Odds Imply Brexit Vote Will Fail

Bitcoin has been sort of sidewaying after falling somewhat since the 11th of October following a mini-bull run in the pound. It stands at the strong support line of $8,000,…
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Bitcoin Price at $2,000? Peter Schiff Criticized for Extreme Predictions

Bitcoin price might free fall to $2,000 – this is what gold proponent Peter Schiff sees in the charts. But the extreme prediction raised criticisms. Gold Bug Peter Schiff Sees Doom for Bitcoin BTC is at crossroads once again, after breaking below $8,000. Predictions of new lows were triggered, but the expectations of Peter Schiff […]

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Lump-Sum Bitcoin Purchase Gives 68 Percent Better ROI Than DCA

For those without the time, technical knowledge, or courage, to trade daily bitcoin markets, there are two simple investment strategies. These being lump-sum purchase and dollar-cost averaging (DCA) whereby the purchase is spread over monthly installments. Conventional wisdom might suggest that DCA should be the preferred route, smoothing out volatility in the daily bitcoin price. However, […]

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Bitcoin’s ‘Loss-Adjusted Market Cap’ is 87 Percent of $104 Billion

The US Federal Reserve has continued its streak of quantitative easing, by pouring in funds to uphold the confidence that liquidity won’t dry out. The latest sum, $104 billion, is almost close to Bitcoin’s loss-adjusted market valuation. Tuur Demeester, founding partner at Adamant Capital, and Bitcoin proponent commented on the Fed’s latest liquidity injection. $104B […]

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Trezor Wallet Review | Features, Security, Pros and Cons in 2019

Today, we will review Trezor Wallet One and what features this hardware wallet has to offer. Trezor Wallet Review: Overview Trezor is the very first crypto hardware wallet that was ever created. The wallet was launched in 2014 by Satoshi Labs, a Czech-based firm that has produced many innovations in terms of crypto products. Satoshi […]

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Privacy protocol Quras (XQC) listed on Bithumb Global

Quras, a next-generation ‘privacy 2.0’ protocol that facilitates private transactions through smart contracts, has announced that its native token, XQC, has been listed on Bithumb Global. Bithumb Global is the global platform for Bithumb Korea, South K…

Telegram Offers to Postpone Launch of the TON Network

Telegram, which was surprised with a last minute restraining order on the sale of its tokens in the U.S., is now ready to delay the launch of the TON network until the spring of next year. The company has informed the New York court reviewing the case that it can suspend all operations with grams […]

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Crypto Exchange Poloniex to ‘Spin Out’ from Circle

Poloniex, one of the earliest crypto trading platforms that targeted the US market will ‘spin-out’ from Circle. Despite the efforts to build a fully compliant market, Poloniex is shutting its doors for US-based traders from November. Polo Digital Assets, Ltd. Created to Take Over Crypto Exchange Business Poloniex will spin-off in a separate company, Polo […]

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Poloniex Becomes an Independent Company Again Following Circle Spinoff

poloniex logo largeA lot of things change behind the scenes of the cryptocurrency industry. Poloniex, only recently acquired by Circle, is now being spun off into a new company by the name of Polo Digital Assets, Ltd. It is a surprising turn of events, as it seems the focus of the exchange will shift as well.  Poloniex Spins off Given how surprised most cryptocurrency enthusiasts were when Circle acquired Poloniex, it was seemingly a matter of time until that situation changed. The platform had a very negative reputation at that point, primarily due to some very odd trading behavior and customer support.

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Ethereum Name Service Adds Infrastructure for Multi-Currency Support

On October 16, the Ethereum Name Service (ENS) announced multi-currency support and integration with 15 platforms and wallets. The fusion will provide users with the ability to use a single ENS name across a wide spectrum of crypto applications alongside leveraging a variety of digital assets. Also read: Honestnode Founder Discusses the First Stablecoin Built […]

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Binance 125X Leverage Sparks Criticism From Community

Crypto exchange Binance announced that its recently launched futures trading platform would offer BTC/USDT contracts with up to 125:1 leverage. Use With Caution Starting from today, Binance Futures allows investors to trade with up to 125x margin and pick any leverage from 125:1 to 1:1 for BTC/USDT contracts. When using the highest possible leverage, a […]

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Brexit Britain Now on Edge

The rain is giving way to sun in Britain, with the two taking turns almost hourly in an encapsulation of the very historic decision that faces the country. As far…
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USDT ERC-20 Trading Now ‘Dominant Vehicle’ For Tether

Tether has moved almost all of the activity of the USDT stablecoin to the Ethereum network. Analysis shows that most coins were active on Ethereum, with only residual activity on the Bitcoin Omni layer. Retail Traders Adopt New Type of USDT While Tether completed the switch, there were no significant mintings of new coins. Most […]

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AnChain to provide cryptocurrency auditing for Huobi

AnChain to provide cryptocurrency auditing for Huobi – CryptoNinjas
AnChain, an AI-powered blockchain security company, announced today an official partnership with Huobi Global, a leading digital asset exchange and service company. Compliance, regulat…

CME Bitcoin Futures Sees Institutional Interest and Demand from Asia

Global markets business CME Group said that institutional interest toward the firm’s Bitcoin futures is thriving and 2019’s third-quarter data showed a record number of open interest. Moreover, despite the lackluster start, the Intercontinental Exchange’s (ICE) Bakkt platform has seen an increase in interest with the company’s physically-settled bitcoin futures product. Also read: Honestnode Founder […]

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CME Bitcoin Futures Sees Institutional Interest and Demand from Asia

Global markets business CME Group said that institutional interest toward the firm’s Bitcoin futures is thriving and 2019’s third-quarter data showed a record number of open interest. Moreover, despite the lackluster start, the Intercontinental Exchange’s (ICE) Bakkt platform has seen an increase in interest with the company’s physically-settled bitcoin futures product. Also read: Honestnode Founder […]

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Kakao’s blockchain ecosystem Klaytn onboards 8 new app partners

Kakao’s blockchain ecosystem Klaytn onboards 8 new app partners – CryptoNinjas
Klaytn, the blockchain project led by the South Korean Internet giant Kakao, today announced that 8 new blockchain projects have joined Klaytn as service partners. Ded…

The History and Future of the Eyeglasses Economy

If you can imagine, the invention of eyewear dates back to the 13th century – used by scholarly monks. Since, glasses have taken on a world of their own, influencing science, and science influence them. Today, 64% of the American population wears glasses – that’s about 184 million people numerically. We seem to be aware of the primary reasoning for glasses (astigmatism, myopia, and hyperopia); however, we have become numb to the basics of glasses themselves.   In the 18th century, glasses received a groundbreaking update. Temples were added to the design, extending the glasses over the ears to allow

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Binance Jumps to 125X Leverage

The Binance market took on BitMex with a stratospheric leverage offer of 125X, raising eyebrows even among risky players.

Bitcoin Nears Half the Age of the Average Fiat Currency

Bitcoin (BTC) is headed to its 11th anniversary, inviting comparison to the life cycle of fiat currencies. Commenters pointed out that fiat currencies are actually prone to crises, and sometimes go through denominations, or simply disappear. Bitcoin has already reached 40% of the life expectancy of the average fiat currency (27yrs). The most successful fiat […]

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Huobi To Start Tether Trading For ‘Important’ Turkey Lira By End Of 2019

Major cryptocurrency exchange Huobi plans to become the first international player to launch trading of Turkey’s Lira by 2020. Huobi: Lira is 5th Biggest Fiat On-Ramp In a press release issued on October 18, Huobi said the first step in its expansion into the Turkish market should go live by the end of the year.  […]

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Huobi To Start Tether Trading For ‘Important’ Turkey Lira By End Of 2019

Major cryptocurrency exchange Huobi plans to become the first international player to launch trading of Turkey’s Lira by 2020. Huobi: Lira is 5th Biggest Fiat On-Ramp In a press release issued on October 18, Huobi said the first step in its expansion into the Turkish market should go live by the end of the year.  […]

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Libra Roundup: G7 Voice Concerns, Senator Adds Support, New Study Emerges

Today, G7 countries have documented their concerns about the impact of stablecoins on the global monetary system, US Senator Michael Rounds has offered fresh words of support, and a new survey has emerged on Libra adoption 67% of Nigerian Businesses Would Welcome Libra While Facebook’s intention to launch a global digital currency sparked reactions among […]

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Upbit Operator Dunamu to Build OTC Stock Platform

The operator of the Upbit exchange extends into another area of trading. Dunamu, the firm behind one of the leading South Korean exchanges, will launch an OTC platform for unlisted stocks. Dunamu Aggregates Data, Trading for Unlisted OTC Stocks Dunamu will open a platform to host all types of unlisted stocks, reported The Korea Herald. […]

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Global Crisis Looms as IMF Report Cites Its Own Policy as Dangerous

In a new report by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) entitled “Global Financial Stability Report: Lower for Longer,” the group gives an overview of the current debt-ridden and precarious state of affairs in global economics. Not lost on some economists, however, is the irony that these modern realities are the direct result of policies historically […]

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Bitcoin Has Corrected 40% Countless Times Before Another Bull Run

As we come to the end of another week on crypto markets bitcoin has held on to support. Many of the altcoins have taken a bit of a beating however, and total market capitalization has shrunk $5 billion since Monday. Bearish sentiment is abound but BTC may simply have just completed its 40% correction as […]

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Bitcoin Still a Safe Haven as Global Economic Storm Brews

Notwithstanding the Friday dump which has just sent bitcoin price back below $8k, the global economy is in a bigger mess and is set to deteriorate even further. Central banks are pumping cash back into their systems, interest rates are going negative, and GDP figures are falling. Is BTC still a safe haven in times […]

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