Bitcoin Futures on the Bakkt Platform Soar 796% in One Day

When it comes to crypto and lightning fast growth, it’s usually something that happened over the course of a few months or years. Very rarely can we see something like the reported soar of the trading volume of the bitcoin futures on the Intercontinental Exchange’s (ICE) Bakkt platform. Daily summary of Wednesday's Bakkt Bitcoin Monthly

Bitcoin and Crypto Transactions Banned by Alipay

The digital payment branch of the Chinese e-commerce behemoth Alibaba, Alipay, has officially banned all bitcoin and crypto transactions. There're several reports about @Alipay being used for bitcoin transactions. To reiterate, Alipay closely monitors over-the-counter transactions to identify irregular behavior and ensure compliance with relevant regulations. [cont'd…] — Alipay (@Alipay) October 10, 2019 Yesterday, Alipay’s

51% Attack Solutions Lead to More Centralization According to Core Dev

Greg Maxwell, a Bitcoin Core developer has recently criticized the overwhelming fearmongering in case of a 51% attack.  The expert states that all of the panic for such an attack on the bitcoin blockchain, is raised by people with a fundamental lack of understanding about bitcoin itself. Maxwell’s Reddit post was published last week and

Biggest HODLers in Crypto Revealed: Crypto Exchanges

HODLing has always been ridiculed by some investors, and seen as a saving grace by others. It’s completely natural that a lot of people wanted to make a quick profit out of bitcoin and the biggest HODLers had the resources to accumulate large amounts of cryptocurrency without selling even during the $20K peak. Exchanges are

Crypto Price Analysis: Christmas Shopping influenced the markets

Crypto Price Analysis: During the Christmas holidays, the Cryptocurrency markets saw a strong rally. What followed however, wasn’t a Christmas miracle, but rather an intense Christmas Shopping as the next two days the Crypto market lost over $18 billion in market capitalization. Crypto Price Analysis shows that Bitcoin’s great surge back to $4300 was followed

Xolaris Investment Firm launches two Bitcoin Mining Investment Funds

Xolaris has launched a European private-equity fund focused on Bitcoin mining. The timing of the launch comes as a surprise to many experts, mainly because of Bitcoin’s market price going down. Nevertheless, the German investment firm Xolaris intends to raise between 34 and $57 million for the project’s 4-year period. Xolaris CEO, Stefan Klaile said

WCX: Investing Bitcoin in the Financial Markets has never been easier

One of the most important factors for successful investing has always been diversification. A lot of beginner investors learned this the hard way, by going all in on Crypto and not exiting with their profits. Diversification has always been a tool for reducing risk and optimizing your portfolio. Every investor with ambitions to be successful

Gemini Lists Bitcoin ABC as the Only Bitcoin Cash

On December 7th, the Gemini crypto exchange announced they are adding support for Bitcoin Cash (BCH). Gemini will however, only support the fork, which is based on the Bitcoin ABC roadmap. There is absolutely no support or use for Satoshi’s Vision (SV) on Gemini yet. After last month’s hard fork, tensions were high. The rapidly-declining

OFAC Enforcing Sanctions: Clear Declaration Against Crypto

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has thought long and hard on the topic of sanction-evading cryptocurrencies. Enforcing US securities laws has always been a priority. Recently, there have been key developments on the issue of applying United States sanctions laws by the Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC). Last month, two Iranian

Institutional Investors are accumulating Bitcoin in the Bear market?

The continuing bear market has sparked a lot of discussions. Investors are beginning to wonder whether they should sell or buy back lower. Some consider opening a short position, while others are on the brink of giving up. Jake Chervinsky is a government enforcement defense and securities litigation attorney at Kobre & Kim and he