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Coinbase Looking to Add 31 More Altcoins

At a valuation of $8 billion, Coinbase is one of worlds largest cryptocurrency exchanges. Until recently, Coinbase has only four crypto currencies available to trade. This included Bitcoin (BTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Ethereum (ETH) and Litecoin (LTC). Subsequently, Ethereum classic (ETC) has been added followed by Basic Attention Token (BAT) and ZCash (ZEC). Coinbase has […]

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Sell off Resumes as Bitcoin Hits $3300

The decentralised asset has now hit a 15 month low, with these price levels not seen since September 2017.  With Bitcoin futures (BTC) on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) and the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOE) also approaching new lows, could this be a short squeeze? Are the short sellers ready to cover their positions […]

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Reminder: CME Bitcoin Futures Expiration Tomorrow 30/11/2018, BTCX18

Bitcoin (BTC) futures, on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME), have been plunging lower, ever since they had been launched on the 17th Dec 2017. Tomorrow, 30th Nov 2018, they will expire at its lowest level since its launch. With this in mind, one has to reconsider if the sceptics were correct. Was the accelerated launch […]

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Bitcoin (BTC) Futures Set New Record Low on Cyber Monday

Happy Cyber Monday! We don’t like to say it, but, we knew it was going to happen. With the price of Bitcoin dropping to $3600 over the past weekend, to no surprise, Bitcoin futures (BTC) on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) have hit new record lows. The Relative Strength Index (RSI) continues to drop, indicating […]

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Crypto Collapse Continues with Bitcoin Cash Down 40%, Here are the 3 Main Causes..

The past 24 hours has been punishing to investors, with Bitcoin (BTC), breaking through the $5k barrier yesterday, for the first time in 2018. Bitcoin Cash (BCH) has dropped over 44% with all altcoins now in free fall. What on Earth is driving this? Here are the main 3 reasons, also outlined in forbes;   The […]

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Fundstrat Global Advisors Target Price for Bitcoin Still at $15k

The cryptomarkets continued its decline today with bitcoin (BTC), approaching the $5k barrier. The sell off, sparked by the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) hard fork last week, has punished investors. Managing partner, Thomas Lee at Fundstrat Global Advisors however, still targets bitcoin (BTC) at $15k for 2018 year end. At an interview with Bloomberg, the target […]

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Switzerland Launches Worlds First Crypto Exchange Traded Product (ETP)

Next week in Switzerland, the SIX Swiss exchange will launch the worlds first cryptocurrency Exchange Traded Product (ETP). Amun, a fintech company, had developed the ETP to exhibit the following characteristics, outlined in the FT: Approximately 50% of the ETP’s assets will be invested in Bitcoin (BTC)  The remaining will be divided between Ripple (XRP) […]

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Bitcoin Below $6000 as Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork Approaches

The Crypto markets have took a thrashing today with its total market cap breaking the $200 billion barrier. There seems to be no clear reason with the selloff as Bitcoin (BTC) also breaks $6000. However, tomorrow on 15 November 2018 16:40 UTC, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) will upgrade its consensus rules, resulting in a hard fork. […]

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Bitcoin CVE-2018-17144: A Post-Mortem Analysis

Now that Bitcoin Core’s recent vulnerability has been patched and mostly resolved, focus has turned onto analysing the disastrous nature of CVE-2018-17144. This 600 microsecond optimization now resulted in CVE-2018–17144. Certainly the most catastrophic bug in recent years, and certainly one of the most catastrophic bugs in Bitcoin ever. @awemany, Bitcoin Cash and Bitcoin Ultimate Developer Dubbed by its […]

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