Climbin’  Another week in the green for the cryptocurrency market. Dare we say, “The bear market is over?” With a couple of dips along the way, the total market cap grew from $133.8B to $137.4B this week – almost three percent growth. A few altcoins had impressive weeks as well. Stellar (22.09%), Cardano (17.59%), and…

Slow Bleeding Bitcoin Another disappointing week in cryptocurrency with the entire market losing around five percent in the 7-day timeframe. Altcoins were in a sea of red with only Litecoin (0.22%), Holo (22.33%), and some stablecoins showing any positive movement. Like the rest of the market, the top three cryptocurrencies underperformed as well. Cryptocurrency Market…

“We are tired of people asking us about target prices.” This was Tom Lee towards the end of 2018., the co-founder of Fundstrat Global Advisors and one of the most prominent cryptocurrency price analysts. He famously predicted Bitcoin would end 2018 at $25,000. Despite Lee’s claim to fame being his ability to predict stocks and…

Going…Going…Down… What started as a positive week, ended in disappointment for cryptocurrency prices. On Saturday, the market cap jumped over $3 billion in less than an hour. However, the positive momentum was short-lived. The following day, the market lost nearly $5 billion (~3.8 percent) in about the same amount of time. Over the week, the…

Mr. Crypto’s Wild Ride Looking at the starting and ending market caps of this week, you may think that it was a relatively uneventful seven days. The market shed less than two percent of value, placing the total market cap at around $122B. However, the middle of the week saw the market plummet nearly five…

Goodbye 2018, Hello 2019 The new year rang in with a quiet week in cryptocurrency, all things considered. After a nine percent jump last Friday, the market moved sideways, bouncing between a high of $135.4B and low of around $125B. The week ended with a total cryptocurrency market cap of just shy of $129B –…

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…

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…

Bitcoin mining difficulty is falling thanks to the digital coin’s underlying blockchain technology. If trends persist, small miners should be able to take advantage of this latest development. Right now, the bitcoin market is going through trying times after the unprecedented price decline that occurred in November. It saw bitcoin drop in value and breach…


The Market Giveth and the Market Taketh Away The cryptocurrency market had a serious identity crisis this week. After falling nearly 17 percent at the start of the week, it started to show signs of recovery leading into the weekend. However, in just the last few hours, the crypto market decided to fall again, this…

Seoul, South Korea. This morning at the 2018 Korea Blockchain Expo, Representative Hye Hoon Lee, hinted at the South Korean government changing its stance on ICOs. Mrs. Lee is the nominee for Chairwoman of the National Assembly Special Committee for the 4th Industrial Revolution. The special committee was formed to pay attention to AI, big data,…

Up and at ‘Em After a beating last week, the cryptocurrency market showed some mercy with a 10 percent jump this Monday. Since then, the market has slowly fallen, currently sitting at $207.7B. That gives us a 3.23% gain on the week. Cryptocurrency Market Stats (10/19/18) Thankfully, the top three coins performed positively as well….

The global electronics provider LG announced the official release of their highly-anticipated enterprise blockchain platform dubbed Monachain. The platform’s name originates from Leonardo DaVinci’s classical masterpiece, the Mona Lisa. The name consists of Mona, meaning queen, and chain, representing the blockchain.   Monachain members get access to a vast array of blockchain services to streamline their business systems. The Monachain project first came to light in mid-2017 via…

AH, My Eyes! It Burns! So much for stability. Just when we thought the worst times were behind us, the market decides to take another dip into the depths below. The entire crypto market was hovering around $220 billion for the majority of the week before shedding off over $20 billion towards the end. It…

What Is This? The Stock Market? Another relatively uneventful week for the cryptocurrency market. Even with positive news of Gemini’s digital asset insurance, Coinbase’s multi-billion dollar valuation, and further worldwide adoption, the market still managed to fall from $219.7B to $217.9B. That market cap change calculates to a less than 1% fall, however. In an…

What Is DENT? DENT is a virtual telecom company (telco), worldwide marketplace, and currency for mobile data exchange (built on Ethereum). Ever heard of a virtual telecom company?  Before we get more into DENT, it’s important to understand the world of telecommunications (telecom). The space is tumultuous as old revenue models are upended in an increasingly…

In September 2017, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) approved research into blockchain technology. Since this approval, DARPA researchers have examined multiple different blockchain-based systems. These researchers are looking towards DARPA blockchain programs to improve their logistical, communications, and security systems. Given the unique aspects that blockchain technology brings to the table, it’s no…