Cryptocurrency Highlights, News, Use Cases And Other Reckonings : #193 (2018-12-21)

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Pro-Bitcoin Ron Paul: It’s Time to Abolish Federal Reserve, Embrace Tax-Free Crypto: Samantha Chang


Retired US Congressman Ron Paul — a bitcoin skeptic turned proponent — reiterated his calls to abolish the Federal Reserve shortly after it raised the baseline interest rate a quarter of a percentage point, to a range of 2.25% to 2.5%. This is the fourth time…

Dow Jones Falls to Lowest Level in 14 Months, the Wealthy Pulling Out?: Joseph Young


For the first time since Oct 2017, the Dow Jones has fallen below 23,000 points and the U.S. stock market is now flirting with a bear market. Already, according to Sam Stovall, the chief investment strategist at CFRA Research, equity markets are approaching a…

Coinbase Wants You to Earn Crypto While Learning About Crypto: Jimmy Aki


Having acquired Earn.com in April, Coinbase has launched the first product out of that relationship. Dubbed “Coinbase Earn,” a resource page where crypto lovers can learn more about cryptocurrencies trading on Coinbase and get rewarded with tokens. The announ…

Leading Asian Online Retailer Qoo10 to Launch Merchant Fee-free Blockchain-Powered Ecommerce Platform: Mark Emem


A blockchain-based online marketplace built on the Ethereum protocol is set to be launched by ecommerce firm Qoo10 on January 1, 2019, Tech in Asia reports. Known as QuuBe, the blockchain-based marketplace comes with a cryptocurrency of its own dubbed the Q*c…

SEC Chair Jay Clayton’s Mass Crackdown On Crypto Industry Roil GOP Lawmakers: Samantha Chang


Jay Clayton, the chairman of the US Securities and Exchange Commission, is coming under fire from Republican lawmakers amid growing concerns over his harsh approach to regulatory enforcement — which critics claim strangles the free market and inhibits technol…

U.S. Stocks Plunge as Nasdaq Approaches Bear Market: Sam Bourgi


U.S. stocks declined sharply on Thursday, with the Nasdaq Composite Index flirting with bear-market conditions for the first time since 2009. Stock Selloff Deepens All of Wall Street’s major indexes headed for deep losses, extending a week-long losing streak …

Ripple CEO: Ripple is Just One Participant in Ecosystem: David Hundeyin


Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse has stated that XRP is not only independent of Ripple, but the XRP ecosystem hosts Ripple as just one of a number of participants. He made the comments during an “Ask me anything” session as part of a Q4 2018 sit down with Ripple …

Vitalik Buterin Makes Three Separate $100,000 Donations: Jimmy Aki


Ethereum‘s Vitalik Buterin has given about 1,000 ETH tokens each (currently worth about $324,000) to three separate startups that are working on the Ethereum ecosystem. The startups, namely Prysmatic Labs, Sigma Prime and ChainSafe Systems were gifted the tok…

Power of Gold on Blockchain: Gold.io Presents the First Inter-Blockchain DEX Governed by the Community: Press Release


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Trader: Why a Rapid Crypto Bull Run Can’t be Expected Just Yet: Joseph Young


In the last three days, the crypto market added $33 billion to its valuation and the Bitcoin price surged by 18 percent against the U.S. dollar. But, one trader said that a bull run cannot be expected just yet. Alex Krüger, an economist, a trader, and a techn…

Bitcoin Exchange Bithumb: Researchers Uncover Likely Fake Volume: P. H. Madore


Korean exchange Bithumb reported volumes more than 10x its summertime averages in early November. CryptoExchangeRanks.com, a research firm linked with Hacken, decided to vet the data. They made the report available to CCN and is at the bottom of this article.…

The Hub’s Decree: Information Regarding The Sharder Hub: Press Release


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Formosa Financial and CoolBitX Partnership Announcement: Press Release


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Crypto Miners are Struggling, Can They Survive the Bear Market?: Joseph Young


Over the past several months, some of the biggest crypto mining centers and facilities in Europe and Asia have closed amidst lowering cryptocurrency prices and a decline in overall market activity. This week, according to FT, Bladetech, a startup that emerged…

Only 13 Days Left to participate in The Ethereum Sweepstakes 1,500,000 ETHERS estimated $166,500,000 USD Jackpot: Press Release


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Binance CEO: We Don’t Know if Crypto Correction Phase has Passed: Yashu Gola


Binance CEO Changpeng ‘CZ’ Zhao expressed his doubts over whether or not the 2018’s crypto correction phase has ended. Speaking to Bloomberg, CZ explained that crypto – regarding valuation – is a field of speculators and its volatility should not come as a su…

Christmas Delight? Bitcoin Cash ABC Leads the Crypto Rally after Surging 40%: Yashu Gola


Are we witnessing an early Christmas gift for crypto hodlers? Bitcoin Cash ABC leads the crypto rally after surging nearly 40%. The crypto asset has engaged itself in an impressive upside action, surging 40% on an adjusted 24-hour timeframe. In five days, the…

Is Bitcoin Still an Experiment? BitMex CEO Arthur Hayes Thinks So: Alan Wass


In a very interesting edition of the Unchained Podcast that you really need to hear, BitMex CEO Arthur Hayes made an interesting comment that he believes that Bitcoin is still an experiment. Arthur Hayes went onto state that he thinks the crypto-sphere is sti…

Over 90% of Monero’s Block Reward Has Been Mined: Yashu Gola


There will be a total of 18.4 million Monero’s XMR coins in circulation by May 31, 2022. And the project has already mined more than 90% of it. Per data available at MoneroBlocks.info, a Monero blockchain explorer, the privacy-enabled cryptocurrency have emit…

Newsflash: Bitcoin Price Surging Beyond $4,100 in Extended Buying Action: Yashu Gola


Bitcoin price is surging above the psychological resistance of $4,100 in an extended buying action. The Bitcoin/Dollar rate rose to $4100 on Coinbase between 9-10 am UTC – a level that was breached to the downside during the December 3 trading session. The pa…

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