Tag Archives: Altcoin News

Stablecoin Wars: Crypto Merchant Service BitPay Lists Paxos Standard

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn BitPay today expanded its stable of stablecoin offerings for merchant settlement to include the new Paxos Standard, the most heavily traded of the recently-launched group of “regulated stablecoins.” As CCN reported in October, BitPay has already added support for Circle’s USD Coin and Gemini’s GUSD. It has apparently decided not to support USDT —… Read More »

BREAKING: Bakkt’s Bitcoin (BTC) Futures Launch Pushed to January 24th 2019

In a Medium post earlier today, the CEO of Bakkt, Kelly Loeffler, has update the crypto and investor communities on the progress of the highly anticipated launch of the global platform. One major takeaway from the update, is that trading and warehousing of digital assets through Bakkt will launch on the 24th of January, 2019. The statement announcing… Read More »

Bitcoin at $15,000 – Tom Lee Stands Firmly on Price Prediction Despite Current Decline

Tom Lee is standing by his recent $15,000 price prediction despite the current plummeting price of Bitcoin. The Fundstrat chief also said the selloff of tech stocks might be playing a role in the cryptocurrency market downturn. Bitcoin Fair Value is $7,000 Speaking to CNBC on Tuesday, Lee declared that he was still bullish towards Bitcoin. The previous… Read More »

New Bitcoin (BTC) Index Could Pave the Way for Future ETF Approvals

News reaching Ethereum World News indicate that MV Index Solutions – based in Frankfurt Germany – has launched the MVIS Bitcoin US OTC Spot Index (MVBTCO). This new index is the first Bitcoin index based on price feeds from OTC (Over The Counter) digital asset trading operations in the United States. The index shows the spot price of… Read More »

Bitfinex Activity, Tether-BTC Price Relation Under Scrutiny from US DoJ, Sources Claim

The U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) has focused its investigation crypto market manipulation on whether or not Tether (USDT) was used to artificially inflate Bitcoin (BTC) prices during last year’s momentous rally, Bloomberg reports Nov. 20. Bloomberg cites three unnamed sources “familiar with the matter” who allege that the DoJ has “honed in” on the triad of Bitcoin, Tether, and its affiliated crypto exchange Bitfinex — the latter two… Read More »

Cryptocurrency Regulations: India Finally Set to Release Draft Document in December

India might finally release the long-awaited regulatory draft on cryptocurrency before the end of the year. This comes in the midst of the current ban placed by the RBI, barring banks from dealing with cryptocurrency exchanges. Draft Document for Cryptocurrency Regulations According to Quartz India, the panel on virtual currency set up by the finance ministry is set… Read More »

Kobe Bryant to Speak at Tron’s (TRX) NiTRON Summit Scheduled for January 2019

In a twitter announcement earlier today, the Tron Foundation let the crypto community know that NBA Legend Kobe Bryant will be attending Tron’s (TRX) first International Conference (NiTRON Summit) as a Special Guest speaker. Kobe Bryant will share his life experience, insights and vision on entrepreneurship at the summit to inspire young leaders and entrepreneurs. The NiTRON Summit… Read More »

‘People Have Panicked’ – $4.5K BTC Price Business as Usual for John McAfee

Bitcoin’s big names came together to reassure “panicked” investors November 20 after the BTC price today slid beyond recent lows to hit $4500. Resistance Eyed At $4K The continuing result of Bitcoin Cash’s instability after it hard forked last week, BTC/USD 00 hit its lowest in over a year, finding support only around $4480. At press time, the… Read More »

SEC Slaps Paragon, Airfox ICOs With $250,000 Fine

US regulator the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) repeated calls for ICO token issuers to comply with securities laws November 16 as it enforced penalties against Paragon and AirFox. Paragon, Airfox Will Lose Millions In a statement, the SEC appeared to seek a balance between permissiveness and enforcement of “well-established” rules as it confirmed legal action against the… Read More »