The US stock market is taking an uneven path on Thursday morning, with the Dow suffering triple-digit declines while tech stocks rise. The cryptocurrency market is almost universally sour, however, as traders continue to wrestle with that is now the longest-ever bear market for the bitcoin price. Dow Risks Fall Back Below 25,000 The Dow had stomped to a monster 435 point gain on Wednesday as the stock market rode the wave of continued Federal Reserve patience on interest rate hikes, as well as positive earnings reports from major firms including Apple and Boeing. That bullish sentiment did not carry
Is cryptocurrency becoming more mainstream? It could be if one of America’s most prominent game shows features an entire category devoted to it.
The November 29, 2018, episode of “Jeopardy!” — which has been on the air since 1964 — offered five unique questions centered around cryptocurrencies and their technology to test out its contestants’ knowledge on the subject: The results reveal that they did indeed know their fair share.
Researchers from a broad collection of renowned institutions point to serious flaws in Monero’s privacy protections. The faults suggest that, while still better than Bitcoin, the privacy features of Monero are far from being the cloak of invisibility they might seem like.
Monero’s main designation is to mix up any given Monero “coin” with funds of random multiple users. The result is that anyone who’s scouring its blockchain won’t be able to link it to any identity or any previous transaction coming from the same source – in a nutshell.