The topic of regulation has been kicked around in crypto circles for what seems ages. Some, think it’s essential in order to have a more trustworthy environment where business knows where it stands and governments are more comfortable with a blockchain world they don’t yet fully understand. Others hold that regulation is the antithesis of what was imagined when the first freshly minted bitcoin ventured out into the bright new dawn of decentralisation.
The US Marshals Service has announced an upcoming auction for over $ 4 million worth of bitcoin seized during various legal proceedings. The sealed bid auction, which is scheduled to take place in November, will offer approximately 660 BTC seized during about 31 federal criminal, civil and administrative cases under the asset forfeiture framework of the
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Here are a few of the most significant signs that the bulls are getting ready to break out and stampede on the markets.
Five years ago, the industry didn’t have as many investors as we see today and most mainstream media wouldn’t have given any crypto related news the light of day. There weren’t as many fans of blockchain as there is now and most updates regarding the industry wouldn’t have been heard by many. The people that this applies to will be probably kicking themselves now.
Looking at the most significant signs now, which suggest that the bulls are about to break out.
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On October 8, Bitcoin achieved a 17-month low volatility. Experts have stated that the cryptocurrency market is maturing as more funds from the traditional finance sector flow into the market. Although the volume of Bitcoin still remains at around $ 2 billion on CoinCap.io and $ 3.3 billion on Coinmarketcap, the dominant cryptocurrency has recorded a slight
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Last Friday, a partner at the crypto focused venture capital firm, Blockchain Capital has claimed that he believes Bitcoin price is about to surge after it soon finds it’s ‘bottom’.
This year, the crypto market has seen some massives changes, highs and lows all over the board but last week the markets seemed to be generally positive. On Wednesday, TD Ameritrade announced their investment in an exchange called ErisX in order to let consumers invest in digital currencies on a regulated platform.
As Bitcoin closed for the third quarter of 2018, we take a look at the big picture and see what’s in store for the final quarter of 2018.
September marked Bitcoin’s tightest relative trading range since 2016 — opening the month of September at $ 7,015 and closing the month, the week, and the quarter at $ 6,598. While this represented a win for the Bears, the inability to make significantly lower lows beyond critical $ 6,000 support could be a sign of underlying strength in this market.
Cryptocurrency wallet Samourai Wallet has released an update which removes fiat currency balances in a move it says stops users using Bitcoin with a “crutch.”
Users Must Embrace ‘Native Token’ BTC
In a blog post September 28, Samourai revealed its latest 0.98.87 wallet release would no longer feature any fiat references, instead giving users the options to transact in BTC or satoshis (SAT), Bitcoin’s smallest unit.
Explaining the impetus behind the decision, executives said that users would “never be ready” to abandon fiat, but spurring them to do so would make them “understand” what it means to use Bitcoin better.
The joint partnership between SBI Holdings and the creators of XRP, Ripple, also known as SBI Ripple Asia is now ready to launch their new blockchain based electronic settlement platform, MoneyTap.
This comes after SBI Ripple Asia announced that MoneyTap has been given regulatory clearance by the Japanese Ministry of Finance and that now MoneyTap has all the relevant licenses to go to launch.
MoneyTap needed to receive regulatory clearance because the platform uses distributed ledger technology in order to allow the app to conduct transactions.
The Stellar price has been rising steadily over the last two days. On Friday, Sept. 21, it is trading at 0.2514, adding 8.60% to its value. This rally is based on both tech signals and the overall market trends, says Dmitriy Gurkovskiy, chief analyst at RoboForex. On H3, Stellar is rising after the MACD convergence
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Not long after the successful hacking attempts on crypto exchanges Bithumb and Coincheck, Japan’s Zaif was hacked, losing $ 60 million in user funds. All three exchanges were found to have poor security measures. Coincheck in particular, which lost more than $ 500 million in XEM, the native cryptocurrency of NEM, outraged investors in Japan after the
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Every week provides unique opportunities that can provide returns unseen in most financial markets. The majority of FUDsters do not even realize Bitcoin is still positive percentage wise, year to date. However, as Bitcoin fluctuates, altcoins fluctuate even more significantly. This week three altcoins require immediate attention: VIBE, LSK, and ETH.
If a bull run was around the corner, this would be the corner it was around. Most ‘experts’ in the field from CZ (of Binance) to the majority of the crypto funds have stated this 8-month bear market is likely to reverse between Quarter 3 and Quarter 4 of 2018. The reason for this reversal in market sentiment? Likely a plethora of catalysts driving BTC and the entire altcoin markets higher.
While the Supreme Court of India hears the crypto exchange industry’s case against the central bank following the latter’s banking ban, regulators are exploring regulatory policies for the nascent sector. Businesses and associations in the cryptocurrency and blockchain sector are expected to participate in the hearing alongside the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI),
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A Brussels-based think tank has urged the European Union to adopt common crypto regulations. Its report will be reviewed during this week’s meeting of the EU finance ministers in Vienna. Also in The Daily, the Eurasian Economic Union may adopt a single settlement currency, possibly a crypto, Samsung Pay offers a tokenized money transfer service in Russia, and Transfergo launches remittance payments to India using DLT technology.
Filecoin, a decentralized storage network that turns cloud storage into an algorithmic market monetized through cryptocurrency, has announced that it will go public within the coming months. Filecoin prepares for liftoff This announcement is contained in a blog post by the company, in which it stated that, having passed the critical period when it needed
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Professional services firm Deloitte are alleged to have completed a new research project into blockchain investment from their clients within the Technology and Media industries. The bottom line of the research is that these institutions are ready to invest in blockchain technologies, a readiness that could in turn inspire major institutional investment into cryptocurrency and blockchain projects such as Bitcoin.
This research comes as a part of a bigger push from Deloitte, into exploring how their clients can benefit from investment in the cryptosphere.
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After a very heavy testing period, Ripple’s xRapid now seems to be in a position to see a full mass roll out, meaning the technology will become available to any company looking to explore a real-time settlement solution. As a software package powered by XRP, xRapid has made a name for itself through completing testing periods with companies such as MoneyGram, Western Union and SBI Virtual Currencies.
Now, with xRapid almost set to make a full launch, we expect to see an awful lot of other companies jump on board, something which in turn will do great things for both the adoption of XRP and Ripple’s technologies.
If you thought crypto in India was over, you were probably wrong. According to a recent statement by a high-ranking official, the long-awaited regulations are on the way. A draft framework has been prepared, and authorities in Delhi hope to “wrap this up” as early as the first half of next month. Meanwhile, the Supreme Court has agreed to review a petition against the RBI ban earlier than expected, resetting the hearing for July 3.