Cryptocurrency

Ethereum News Update All this week, a dark cloud hung over cryptocurrency markets. It was caused by the first batch of Bitcoin futures contracts coming due...and investors having no idea what to expect from the fallout. But then the contract was settled. The world continued spinning on its…

The crypto carnage has come to a halt for the time being, and everyone is busy assessing the damage done. The top digital currencies—Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, and Litecoin—are showing an uptick after suffering severe damage over the last few days. Although it has brought some relief to see green…

Ripple News Update Over the last week, South Korea and Ripple were inextricably linked over the subject of regulation. Korea was on the verge of a full-scale trading ban—rumors even spread that the ban was official—and markets were in a constant state of paranoia. As a result, XRP…

Ethereum News Update Until yesterday, Ethereum prices were holding up (better than most) against the raging tide of pessimism. But the dam broke on Tuesday, causing ETH prices to fall 25.17% against the U.S. dollar. This brought the Ethereum to USD rate down to $831.27. While novice investors…

Litecoin News Update It is no longer just a market correction. The cryptocurrency market is crashing. There’s no milder way to put it now. It’s happening and we must acknowledge it. I’ve remained optimistic through the recent dips caused by corrective market forces, all of which were followed…

Facing the Great Cryptocurrency Crash of 2018  The moment of truth has finally arrived. We’re witnessing the great cryptocurrency crash of 2018. The granddaddy of cryptos just bit the bullet and with it, the dominoes have begun to fall. While all the top 10 cryptocurrencies are trading lower…

Ripple News Update As Ripple prices spiral toward $1.00, investors are desperately trying to make sense of the carnage. Some open up about earlier crashes. Others tell stories about how Ripple changed their lives, helped them buy a home, or even start a family. Not all are so…

As the bloodbath in the cryptocurrency market continues, the focus is on which digital coins are falling more in value compared to the rest. And right now, Ripple XRP is in the red more than the other major digital currencies. It is true that pessimism has taken over…

Litecoin News Update As if the rumors of a South Korean ban weren’t enough, cryptocurrencies face a double whammy after the Chinese government chimed in with the Korean authorities. It’s somewhat ironic that cryptocurrencies, which threatened to weaken government control over our monetary affairs, are now at the…

Ethereum News Update Cryptocurrencies look like a wasteland this Tuesday morning, and Ethereum is no exception. ETH was down 13.18% against the U.S. dollar at the time of writing. This put the Ethereum to USD rate at $1,143.57, which is a sharp retracement, though a minor one compared…

Ripple News Update It wasn’t a nightmare, I’m afraid—Ripple prices are genuinely falling apart. Billions in market cap disappeared; XRP dropped below Ethereum on the list of top cryptocurrencies; fear soaked into the market. While it’s tempting to let this fear overtake your decision-making, investors should keep a sense…

Ethereum News Update As the South Korean government backs away from a full-scale ban, investors should be thinking more and more about political risk. How do you protect your crypto investments against sudden shifts in the regulatory landscape? One option is to avoid cryptos altogether. I know the…

Here’s What’s Holding Back Ripple (XRP) Prices Many of the new potential investors looking to buy cryptocurrencies are being turned away by major cryptocurrency exchanges. In case you haven’t heard, some of the biggest cryptocurrency exchanges have temporarily disabled new registrations, while others are taking longer than usual…

Litecoin News Update The South Korean shock wave, which panicked investors into selling their holdings last week, is continuing to mar the cryptocurrency markets. So far, revival is not in sight. At times like these, we’re reminded how many average investors turned into billionaires following a simple formula…

Ripple News Update It’s amazing how much damage one man can inflict with arrogance and misinformation. Take, for instance, South Korea’s Minister of Justice, the man who single-handedly drove billions out of the crypto market last week. In a press scrum with reporters, the minister blurted out that…

Two Pump-and-Dump Altcoins to Shun in 2018 Investing in cryptocurrencies is like playing the ponies. Virtually everyone is taking a gamble to get rich quick here. Every other day, a new breed of altcoins is thrown into the market in the hopes that naive investors will take the bait. It is…

Stellar Lumen (XLM) Explanation Lumen (XLM), the native cryptocurrency of the Stellar network, is creating quite a buzz in the crypto-market, thanks to Stellar’s recent tie-up with IBM (NYSE:IBM). The original name for Lumen in 2014 was "Stellar" but, in 2015, the name was changed to Lumen to avoid confusion between the…

What Is Stellar Lumen (XLM)? Stellar is an open-source, decentralized, hybrid blockchain built on the premise that the digital world needs a worldwide financial network open to anyone. Its infrastructure is designed to facilitate cross-asset transfers of payments. By integrating into the Stellar Network, one can be part…

Litecoin News Update Enjoying "finger lickin’ good" fried chicken has just become a whole lot easier for Bitcoiners—at least in Canada. Yesterday, KFC Canada began offering the first of its kind “Bitcoin bucket”—a bucket of fried chicken that can be purchased with bitcoins. (Source: "KFC Canada Is Accepting…