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Sat, Dec 15th, 2018
The Crypto Markets May be in a Rout, But the Blockchain Job Market is in Full Swing

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....

Teen Bitcoin Millionaire: “Bitcoin is Pretty Much Dead”

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...

Commodity coins could be a better long-term hedge than fiat stablecoins

While fiat-backed stablecoins are the antithesis of crypto's original tenet to be immune to the inflationary and political forces that debase fiat, commodity-backed crypto could be a genuine innovation...

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

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...

CoinShares Exec: China Crypto Plan Could Make Dystopian Future a Reality

Bitcoin was designed in the wake of the 2008 global economic crisis as a way to take control over money away from central authorities such as governments, banks, and other traditional systems. The decentralized...

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

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...

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

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),...

Amun’s Crypto ETP Volume Spikes: Sign Of Bitcoin Accumulation?

Just weeks ago, as Bitcoin (BTC) walked the fine line between a breakout and lower lows, Amun, a London-based fintech firm, suddenly divulged that it was slated to launch its “HODL5″ exchange-traded...

Crypto and Blockchain Smartphones Will be The Next Big Thing

This week the crypto-sphere has been awash with talk about Samsung and its next generation flagship phone coming loaded with crypto goodies. While the company itself has dismissed the story according to...

Cryptocurrency Market Update: The Friday Dump is Getting Tedious

FOMO Moments Cryptocurrency markets in predictable pain as the week ends; Bitcoin Cash, SV, getting killed, Stellar not far behind. As if scripted by some kind of delirious director, crypto markets are...

Bitcoin Back at 2018 Low, Price Halved in a Month

A few hours ago Bitcoin revisited its lowest level in 2018. After a week of down trending and failure to break key resistance levels this latest plunge comes as no surprise. Bitcoin Revisits 2018 Low With...

Bitcoin Price Watch: BTC Sellers Target Breakdown Below $3,000

Key Points Bitcoin price declined further and broke the $3,295 and $3,200 supports against the US Dollar. There was a break below a major contracting triangle with support at $3,355 on the hourly chart...

Crypto Market Update: Stellar (XLM), Bitcoin Cash, Tron (TRX), ADA Price Analysis

Key Points The total crypto market cap failed to gain pace and declined below $100.00B. Stellar (XLM) price declined more than 6% and broke the $0.120 support. Bitcoin cash price fell sharply by around...

Ethereum Price Analysis: ETH Could Extend Losses Below $80

Key Highlights ETH price failed to recover above the $90 resistance and declined recently against the US Dollar. There is a new connecting bearish trend line formed with resistance at $89 on the hourly...

Crypto Friendly Revolut Granted European Banking License

Revolut, the London-based fintech unicorn that offers users a digital alternative to traditional banking services, has been granted a European banking license by regulatory authorities, allowing them to...

Crypto Predictions 2019: The Legal Landscape – Expect Enforcement

Recent enforcement actions by the SEC and similar authorities internationally mean it is possible to make an educated guess as to how 2019 will unfold for Initial Coin Offerings (past, present, and future),...

Bitcoin Extortionists Turn From Blackmail to Bomb Threats

Dozens of U.S. businesses, public buildings, and more have been evacuated in response to a string of bomb threats currently sweeping the nation. The person or persons making the threats, are demanding...

Bitcoin Falls Below $3,500, Analyst Claims Likelihood of a Bounce is Diminishing

Bitcoin has been unable to stabilize above $3,500 which has led to a widespread sell-off that has sent most cryptocurrencies down 2% or more. Despite today’s drop, many altcoins have been able to maintain...

Tom Lee Declines to Update Year-End Bitcoin Price Forecast

Outspoken Bitcoin bull Tom Lee is one of the cryptocurrency’s biggest cheerleaders, and has made a number of lofty price predictions that have unfortunately fallen short. With the price of Bitcoin hitting...

Major Crypto Exchange Kraken Values Itself at $8B: is it Too Much?

Amid a multi-month bear market in crypto land, this industry’s leading startups have still shot for the stars. Case in point, leaked documents indicate that a distinguished crypto exchange, Kraken, is...

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