Cryptocurrency

Daily Bitcoin News Update After the success of Bitcoin futures, Cboe Global Markets Inc (NASDAQ:CBOE) is planning to launch Bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs). If materialized, these Bitcoin ETFs will be another giant leap for Bitcoin as it forges its way into the mainstream world of investments. The President of…

Ripple News Update Every time Ripple prices fall into a slump, I am besieged with messages from terrified investors. The conversation is always the same: “When will XRP prices recover?,” they ask. “No idea,” I respond. Fundamental investing is tough this way. Unlike its technical counterpart, it does…

Ethereum News Update As Ethereum prices continue to fall—alongside the rest of the market, I might add—investors are concentrating their funds in Bitcoin, otherwise known as digital gold. Bitcoin has drawn these comparisons for much of its history, though the reasons have evolved with time. At first, investors…

Daily Litecoin News Update I confess, we got it wrong. We got it terribly wrong. "LitePay" turned out to be a damp squib, and a giant one at that. After the Litecoin Foundation and Charlie Lee made their confessions, it's fair that I make mine. LitePay is an…

Ripple News Update Although investors hope to see XRP flourish in the United States, there’s reason to believe that Ripple’s main tailwind will blow from the East. Just look at today’s leading Ripple news. In the U.S., you have: The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) threatening cryptocurrency investors. The…

Ethereum News Update The intricate web of U.S. cryptocurrency regulations is choking off innovation, says a new report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO). The GAO report describes a fintech industry whose participants are stumbling around in the dark. No one quite knows which laws apply or…

What Is NEO Coin? NEO coin is the native currency of the blockchain platform NEO. It was the first decentralized, open-source cryptocurrency and blockchain platform launched in China. NEO uses blockchain technology to automate the management of digital assets using smart contracts, à la Ethereum. Not surprisingly, it is often referred…

Ripple News Update Although Yahoo! Inc. went down in flames in North America—Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) bought its core assets at firesale prices—Yahoo! Japan (TYO:4689) maintains a strong presence in East Asia. Now the platform is looking to leverage its popularity by opening a cryptocurrency exchange in Japan. There’s…

Ethereum News Update Reports surfaced on Friday that JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) is thinking of spinning off its "Quorum" blockchain division into a separate company. Is this good for cryptocurrencies like Ethereum? Is it bad? Let’s take a closer look… Quorum is JPMorgan’s attempt to build a…

Ripple News Update Ripple prices are down on Thursday, most likely as a result of the market-wide slump in cryptocurrency prices. But even without the macro pessimism, South Korea’s ongoing regulatory pressure might have held down XRP prices anyways. What am I talking about? Well, in January, the…

Ethereum News Update Ethereum prices are down six percent on Thursday morning as the market slips back into angst and fear about upcoming regulations. These gyrations have become a normal part of the Ethereum to USD exchange rate. They don’t surprise me. One number that did catch my…

Daily Litecoin News Update “The world ultimately will have a single currency, the internet will have a single currency. I personally believe that it will be bitcoin,” says the young entrepreneur Jack Dorsey, who is the architect and captain of two ships—Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) and Square Inc (NYSE:SQ)—both of…

Why the Crypto Market Surged Yesterday As investment dollars find their way back into cryptocurrencies this week, some assets are outperforming industry leaders like Bitcoin. Cardano, for instance—a favorite of Weiss Cryptocurrency Ratings (by Weiss Ratings, LLC)—spiked more than 35% yesterday. Also on the list of big winners…

Ripple News Update A recent CoinDesk report brought to light that Ripple, the third-largest cryptocurrency in the world, has a fully functional derivatives market just across the pond. (Source: "Ripple's XRP Just Might Be the Next Big Crypto Futures Market," CoinDesk, March 20, 2018.) The shocking part of this…

Ethereum News Update If there’s one fear that haunts cryptocurrency enthusiasts, it’s that governments will attach burdensome regulations to slow innovation across the industry. So when U.S. regulators—like the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)—started cracking down on the initial coin offering (ICO) market, investors assumed that their…