Bitwise Report to SEC Shows Transparency a Problem with Crypto Exchanges

A comprehensive Bitwise report that was submitted to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that put the issue of fake volumes on crypto exchanges under the spotlight also provided a sound and clear answer on the true issue: a lack of transparency on crypto exchanges. The complex relationships between token issuers or project owners and crypto […]

Tokens on Bitcoin Soon Possible via Lightning

The search for a secure alternative to the very popular ERC-20 tokens on Ethereum has turned up an unexpected solution: issuing tokens via Bitcoin’s Lightning Network second layer protocol. A CoinDesk article reports that BHB Network co-founder and staunch critic of Ethereum Giacomo Zucco has hit upon the solution that he claims could change the […]

Bitcoin Continues to Be the Go-To Store-Of-Value in Crypto Market

Bitcoin is proving to continue its role as the asset of choice through the markets current run, gaining as much as 2.4% to USD 8,463 on Friday with Ether, Litecoin and EOS in the red. It is thought that Bitcoin has benefited from the latest announcement that from September 2019, Malta-based Binance will cease providing […]

Bitcoin Bulls Return to Consolidate at $8,700

The bulls are back as the weekend trend of strong price gains returns, with the Asian trading market clearly showing a ravenous appetite on Saturday. In the past 11 hours, Bitcoin valuation went up by about 4% to peak at USD 8,755 before trading in a consolidation pattern near USD 8,700 (9:50 am UTC, CoinDesk). […]

Europe’s First e-Money on Blockchain Will Be Icelandic Currency

Europe will see the first compliant e-money transfers on blockchain as Icelandic firm Monerium has been approved by the Financial Supervisory Authority of Iceland (FME) as the first electronic money institution. The announcement, which became formal yesterday, means that the firm can now provide fiat payment services on blockchain throughout the European Economic Area (EEA). […]

Potential Facebook Stakeholders Line Up for Libra Amid Industry Concerns

Despite Facebook declaring it has backing from over a dozen firms for the project “Libra,” reports suggest that the media giant is far from ready due to software unpreparedness, with one source suggesting early 2020 as the likely date for testing. Detractors claim that Facebook’s attempt to launch its own cryptocurrency is purely a way […]

BitcoinNews.com XRP Market Analysis 15th June 2019

XRP Market Analysis 15th June 2019

Will we have an interesting XRP analysis today? Unfortunately, we did not see charismatic and sharp emotional price movement this week. The price was moving in a narrow 6% range over USD 0.38. At 4-hour timeframe, we see that buyers tried to break through this price on increased volumes, but could not fix themselves below […]