Crypto Markets See Bullish Growth, Asian Stock Markets Rally Ahead of US-China Trade Talk

Monday, Feb. 18: Crypto markets are seeing a bullish surge of green, with all of the top twenty cryptocurrencies seeing growth of between 2 and 12 percent, as data from Coin360 shows.Market visualization by Coin360Top cryptocurrency Bitcoin (BTC) has seen a solid 2.9 percent in growth on the day and is trading around $3,742 to…

JPMorgan Officially Launches Its Stable JPM Coin

The first digital currency created by a major US bank is finally here! This morning, CNBC was first to report that JPMorgan Chase has officially launched its own cryptocurrency. The first JPM Coin trial is set to launch in just a few months. JPM Coin Makes Trial Debut JPMorgan Chase moves more than $6 trillion around…

Bitcoin Breaks $3,600 Price Point, Some Top Cryptos See Double-Digit Gains

Friday, Feb. 8 —  Bitcoin (BTC) has broken the $3,600 price point, with all of the top 20 digital currencies making significant gains on the day, according to data from Coin360.Market visualization from Coin360In the middle of the day, BTC spiked above the $3,450 mark and at press time the leading cryptocurrency is trading at…

Bitcoin Hovers Over the $3,450 Mark as Top Cryptos See Slight Losses

Sunday, Feb. 3 — most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting slight losses on the day by press time. Bitcoin (BTC) is hovering over the $3,450 mark again, according to Coin360 data.Market visualization from Coin360At press time, Bitcoin is down a fraction of half percent on the day, trading at around $3,476, according to…

Venezuela on Fire: How Maduro’s Petro Plan Failed to Bail Out the Country

Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro was sworn in for a second term on Jan. 10, amid tremendous hyperinflation, long-lasting political and economic crisis, and strict sanctions imposed by its former partner and oil purchaser: the United States.Since Maduro first took office in 2013, Venezuela has faced several brutal riots, including the “Mother of All Marches” in…

Research Firm Messari CEO: Threatening Calls After Critical XRP Report Were Made by ‘Punk Kids’

Ryan Selkis, the CEO of cryptocurrency analytics firm Messari, has allegedly received threats after his company published a critical analysis of Ripple (XRP) cryptocurrency. Selkis made this claim in a tweet posted on Jan. 24.Research firm Messari published a report on Jan. 24, claiming that the market capitalization of XRP is likely overvalued by $6.1…

Stellar (XLM) the Latest Cryptocurrency Added to Grayscale

Grayscale, a cryptocurrency investment group, has just announced that it has launched its latest fund. This new fund is dedicated specifically to Stellar (XLM). 1/ We are excited to announce two big developments! First, today marks the launch of Grayscale Stellar Lumens Trust! Investors can now gain exposure to the price movement of XLM through a…

Ethereum Classic Attack: Gate.io Will Return Most Funds

On Sunday, rumors spread around the community that there had been a double-spend attack on Ethereum Classic. The team behind the project immediately responded to the rumors, to ease investors. There have been rumors of a possible chain reorganization or double spend attack. From what we can tell the ETC network is operating normally. BlockScout’s…