Until Next Year… Every week can’t be a good week. After showing early signs of a rally over the middle/end of December, the market’s been tumbling since Christmas Eve. Since reaching a weekly high of about $146.5B on Monday, the total market cap has dropped 17 percent and currently rests at just over $121.5B. Cryptocurrency…

You can count on it. Whenever a major financial market struggles for survival in a deep, enduring bear market, undertakers with access to the financial press gleefully pronounce its imminent demise. For Bitcoin, such dire pronouncements have been arriving at a steady pace since summer 2018. Simultaneously, plenty of big names in the financial world envision…

From the stock market’s impact on Bitcoin to a new milestone at Tron, and the expansion of XRP the base, here’s a look at some of the stories breaking in the world of crypto. Bitcoin The host of CNBC’s Crypto Trader says the stock market plunge will likely convince fund managers to turn to Bitcoin….


The rumors of bitcoin’s death are greatly exaggerated, according to the stunning number of obituaries it racked up during a dismal crypto bear market. The original cryptocurrency has died 90 times in 2018, according to 99 Bitcoins. That’s slightly less than the 125 times it died in 2017. Despite detractors’ eagerness to bury it once…

CoinShares Research has released its second study detailing the efficiency and environmental impact of Bitcoin miners. The results point to Bitcoin mining being less profitable than many think and more environmentally sound than many believe. Bitcoin mining, the study concludes, is greener than almost every other large-scale industry in the world. Despite what the study calls…


As other asset markets, particularly the stock markets, enter a bear market some believe cryptocurrencies have a chance at being the best performing asset class next year. Travis Kling, a self-proclaimed ex-equities portfolio manager who “fell down the crypto rabbit hole” and is now heading up the cryptocurrency asset management firm Ikigai, tweeted today: Crypto…

Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin have demonstrated the application of blockchain technology for new forms of money and currency. They store transactions as digital packs of data within blocks. However, there is no reason this data cannot extend beyond financial data. In theory, any form of data can be stored on a blockchain. Over the past several…

XRP, the second largest cryptocurrency by market cap, just launched on the decentralized crypto exchange CryptoBridge. It’s paired with Bitcoin and Ethereum. Meanwhile, Changpeng “CZ” Zhao, CEO of Binance, the leading cryptocurrency exchange, just dropped a hint for the Ripple and XRP community. For months, supporters have been pushing CZ to pair XRP with a…

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Cryptocurrency investors can take a cautious sigh of relief after the crypto market valuation gained nearly $33 billion dollars in just three days, with Bitcoin rising 18% against the US dollar and topping $4,000. According to cryptocurrency trader and economist Alex Krüger, the run-up is a brief respite from the plunging price of Bitcoin and not…


Coinbase has confirmed that it moved $5 billion in crypto to its upgraded cold storage infrastructure last week. The cryptocurrency migrations, which are part of the company’s larger plans to expand its number of digital asset offerings, accounted for a significant amount of the crypto in circulation: 5% of all Bitcoin, 8% of Ethereum and…

EOS is now the fourth largest cryptocurrency by market cap, surpassing Litecoin, Stellar and Tether, according to data from CoinMarketCap. EOS reached $2.52, gaining 29.21% in 24 hours. Source: CoinMarketCap EOS powers a host of decentralized apps (DApps) in the blockchain ecosystem. Its number of active daily DApp users now stands at over 21.4k, nearly…