Bitcoin Hovers Over $5,250 as Top Cryptos See Growth

Thursday, April 18 — Most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting gains on the day by press time, as bitcoin (BTC) hovers over the $5,300 mark.Market visualization courtesy of Coin360Bitcoin is up almost 1% on the day, trading at $5,297 at press time, according to CoinMarketCap. Looking at its weekly chart, the coin is…

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Litecoin, Binance Coin, Stellar, Cardano, TRON: Price Analysis April 17

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision.Market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange.Bitcoin’s dominance has increased from just below 50% in early-April to…

‘Satoshi’s Treasure’ Is a Global Puzzle With a $1 Million Bitcoin Prize

feature A new alternate reality game called Satoshi’s Treasure has hidden the keys to $1 million worth of bitcoin across the globe, forcing players to collaborate and improvise. “A lot of people have joked we’re doing the bitcoin version of Ready Player One,” Primitive Ventures co-founder Eric Meltzer, the game’s co-creator, told CoinDesk. “The game…

Bitcoin Hovers Near $5,100 as Top Cryptos See Mixed Movements

Sunday, April 14 — the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting mixed movements on the day by press time, as Bitcoin (BTC) hovers near the $5,100 mark.Market visualization courtesy of Coin360Bitcoin has seen nearly no change on the day, trading at around $5,098 by press time, according to CoinMarketCap. Looking at its weekly chart, the current…

Institutional Investment in Bitcoin Futures Drops as Price Settles: CFTC

The overall institutional investment in Bitcoin (BTC) futures on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) decreased this past week, according to data published by the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on April 9.The data shows that as of April 9, institutional investors and asset managers had 244 open long positions, a decrease of 71…

The Upside of Bitcoin’s Upside (It’s Not What You Think)

news Noelle Acheson is a veteran of company analysis and member of CoinDesk’s product team. The following article originally appeared in Institutional Crypto by CoinDesk, a newsletter for the institutional market, with news and views on crypto infrastructure delivered every Tuesday. Sign up here. The rally last week in cryptocurrency prices sent tremors of excitement through the mainstream…

Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao Considers Delisting BSV Because of Founder’s Behavior

Founder and CEO of major cryptocurrency exchange Binace Changpeng Zhao warned that he will delist Bitcoin Satoshi Vision (BSV) if the creator of the altcoin Craig Wright does not change his behavior in a tweet published on April 11.The community reacted to Zhao’s warning by asking various exchanges to delist BSV and creating a #DelistBSV…

Former Paypal, Google Engineering Exec Joins Bakkt as Chief Product Officer

A former engineering executive at PayPal and Google will join the team behind the institutional digital asset platform Bakkt, the firm’s CEO Kelly Loeffler announced in a blog post on Medium on April 11.With over 25 years of experience in digital payments, engineering, strategy and operations, Mike Blandina has joined Bakkt as its chief product…

Bitcoin Price is in the Green but EOS is Today’s Real Winner

The cryptocurrency top ten are in the green! Well, eight of them are at least. According to CoinMarketCap, the total cryptocurrency market cap today is $182,807,737,820. As usual, when Bitcoin price is in the green, the rest of the market tends to be too. At the time of writing, Bitcoin is showing gains of a respectable…

Bank Frick Launches BTC-ETH Tracker Along With Partner Bitcoin Suisse

Liechtenstein-based Bank Frick has issued an active Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH)-based tracker along with digital finance firm Bitcoin Suisse, the firm announced on April 9.Starting today, Bank Frick will offer institutional and qualified investors access to its BTC-ETH tracker, the certificates of which will take the form of both a classic security and a…