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2018 Was a Rough Year for Both Crypto and Equities Markets

Although the traditional equities markets and the crypto markets don’t have a ton in common, they both had a rough 2018, and investors in both markets are hoping that 2019 proves to be different. Despite being a rough year price-wise, many analysts see the drops in both markets as being temporary, which could mean that […]

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Bitcoin, Ripple, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Stellar, Litecoin, Bitcoin SV, TRON, Cardano: Price Analysis, Dec. 31

It is the last day of a very tough year for crypto traders. While 2018 started on an upbeat note, it is ending with uncertainty. The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should […]

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Crypto Markets Drop Slightly After Bitcoin Fails to Break Above $4,000

Following a quiet weekend for the crypto markets they have held relatively steady and are currently trading down slightly over a 24-hour trading period. This past Friday, the cryptocurrency markets surged to recover some of their recent losses, with Bitcoin jumping from lows of $3,600 to highs of nearly $4,000. Despite this, the markets did […]

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Unconfirmed: Chinese Media Reports Jihan Wu, Jenke Group to Soon Resign as Bitmain CEOs

The CEOs of leading mining ASIC producer Bitmain will be allegedly soon be retiring to give place to a successor surnamed Wang. Jihan Wu and the Jenke Group will be reportedly soon retire as CEOs of leading mining ASIC producer Bitmain. Rumors about their departure were reported by Chinese local media Odaily on Dec. 28. […]

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Bitcoin Is The Answer: Paypal Bans Cybersecurity News Outlet

To many, Bitcoin is a censorship-resistant, decentralized, immutable, and borderless transactional tool that transcends centralized boundaries. But for many Westerners, these inherent features aren’t something that’s all too useful in day-to-day life. However, with the rise of Internet censorship and anti-“radical” narratives, some believe that the need for decentralized mediums of value and information cannot come […]

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Report: Bitcoin Conforms to Mainstream Markets, Strong Correlation with Gold

A recent report in the Wall Street Journal details how Bitcoin is becoming an increasingly mainstream asset and is starting to develop strong correlations with traditional assets, including Gold. The report cites the increase in institutional funding, increasing venture capitalist (VC) investments, and growing mainstream adoption as possible factors behind its increasing correlation with traditional markets. Despite […]

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Bitcoin Artist Explains “Why Bitcoin Matters” Through New BTC Sculpture

A sculptor inspired by Bitcoin has created a beautiful piece of artwork commemorating the financial and technological innovation. Each element of the sculpture highlights an important quality of the decentralised digital currency. The piece has been created by cryptocurrency artist Simon Moratz (Twitter handle @mycryptoart. The all-natural, wooden and stone creation is currently on sale […]

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From “Obsolete” Blockchain to Bitcoin at $1 Mln: Predictions of 2018

The most noticeable 2018 predictions on cryptocurrency rates, blockchain adoption and a Bitcoin ETF, which either became a reality or failed. The world of cryptocurrencies is full of prophets and predictions of all ranges, just as any other financial market in the world. 2018 jumped right in with Bitcoin (BTC) hovering around $15,000 and investors […]

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Crypto Markets Trade Flat as Equities Markets Drop Following Yesterday’s Pump

Following the recent period of volatility in the cryptocurrency markets, Bitcoin has found support around $3,800, and has led the overall cryptocurrency markets to trade sideways. The crypto market’s stability over the past couple of days comes amidst major volatility in the traditional equities markets. At the time of writing, Bitcoin is trading up marginally at […]

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Bitcoin Wallet Comprise: Electrum Wallet Breach Costs Users Over $750,000

According to emerging reports, the popular Bitcoin wallet software Electrum has been attacked costing those affected over $750,000 worth of Bitcoin. The security breach involved hackers tricking the wallet into urging users to make a critical update. Those affected were then redirected to an unauthorised GitHub repository where an unofficial update was made to the […]