Bitcoin

CME Group Publishes Bitcoin Options Specifications

November 2nd, 2019

In mid-September, the foreign exchange company CME Group announced the launch of options on its bitcoin futures contracts in Q1 2020, pending regulatory review. CME Group executive Tim McCourt said there was “increasing client demand” for the firm’s bitcoin derivatives and now the company has published specifications for the options products. CME Group’s Bitcoin Options…

Kuverit Launches Multi Trader Marketplace

November 2nd, 2019

To what was considered as the “dot-com bubble” in the year 2000, Blockchain technology has become as sensationalized and disruptive as the internet was in the late 1990s. Even though the technology is still in its infancy stage, individuals and corporate bodies are already leveraging on it to expand their business and shift their paradigm….

Andrew Yang’s ‘Freedom Dividend’ Is Not Only Unnecessary, It’s Unethical

November 2nd, 2019

Andrew Yang has taken to Twitter in a dynamic fashion as of late, advertising his universal basic income (UBI) proposal known as the “Freedom Dividend.” While throwing money at people out of pocket always generates a buzz, there’s a mathematically and ethically broken side to the plan a few are talking about. A Real-Life Political…

Trusted Friends Can Become Crypto Custodians With the Vault12 Platform

November 2nd, 2019

A firm called Vault12 launched its new passkey security solution for cryptocurrency assets. Vault12 is an application that allows people to enlist their trusted friends and family members to help safeguard their assets. According to the project’s creators, the new application leverages the cryptographic algorithm Shamir’s Secret Sharing which allows keys to be split in…

Blockchain Conference TNABC Returns to Miami

November 1st, 2019

On January 16-17, The North American Bitcoin Conference (TNABC) and Miami Blockchain Week are returning to the sunshine state as 2020 sets in motion. TNABC, celebrating its seventh year running, will feature prominent speakers, crypto developers, and blockchain executives during the event hosted in the financial district located on the gorgeous Miami coastline. TNABC Returns…

ECB President: ’We Should Be Happier to Have a Job Than to Have Our Savings Protected’

November 1st, 2019

Newly installed European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde made controversial remarks in a recent statement prior to assuming her new role. The former IMF Managing Director implored: “isn’t it true that ultimately we have done the right thing to act in favor of jobs and of growth rather than the protection of savers?” Regarding former…

XBT/USD Analysis: Bitcoin Hunting For A Buy Zone, Is It Time To Long For BitMEX Margin Trading?

November 1st, 2019

Bitcoin is pushing the current consolidation a notch higher above $9,100. $9,200 is the coming out as a key consolidation limit while $9,000 is the support limit. The diminishing volume means that buyers cannot ignite rapid movement north. Instead, this leaves Bitcoin with one viable move, to correct towards $8,800 (a possible buy zone) where…

The Xi Effect – Chinese Government to Fund Blockchain Projects

October 31st, 2019

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s announcement that the country would invest heavily in blockchain technology – coupled with a sweeping motion to remove online posts suggesting such technology is a scam – has nourished optimism long-held by crypto advocates. Of course, the reality is that China’s marked shift towards pro-blockchain policies is part of a much…

XBT/USD Analysis: Consolidation Steps But What Is The Long-term View Bitcoin? BitMEX Margin Trading

October 31st, 2019

Bitcoin recently surged from lows under $7,500 to highs above $10,500. The majestic move has been regarded as a false breakout following an immediate correction to $9,000. On the brighter side, Bitcoin has been strong enough to defend the support at $9,000. The incredible move broke out a falling triangle pattern but the break happened…

Bitcoin: Analyst Calls for Bullish Target at $12,870, but are bulls in the Clear?

October 31st, 2019

Bitcoin [BTC] price turned slightly bearish last day as price dipped below $9250 levels to test low at $8985. The 200-Day Moving Average ($9025) is currently acting as support. However, the 100-Day moving average ($9607) as resistance. Trader Josh Rager tweeted on the price movements, $BTC lower time frame range broke before daily open leading…