Altcoins are Back in the Red – Bitcoin Cash Price Leads the Sell-Off

Altcoins moved into the red today after generating substantial gains in the last couple of days. The traders are blaming profit-taking-strategies and a bearish environment in the stock market for the potential selloff. The majority of altcoins are retreating at a double-digit rate today. The stunning bull-run in altcoins lifted their prices to the highest level in the last few months – which is allowing short-term investors to capitalize on gains. Some of the altcoins including Bitcoin Cash (BCH), EOS (EOS), and Populous (PPT) has posted price appreciation of more…

U.S. Exchanges Carve a Niche in Crypto – Is This a Good Thing?

U.S. exchanges carve a niche in crypto: Some have said the conventional finance world needs to start engaging with the cryptocurrency sector more. If they don’t, they’ll get left behind. However, it appears the majority of the traditional finance world already agrees with this belief. This is has been made apparent due to numerous United States exchanges carving their niche in the crypto space.  In this article, we will be examining four exchanges, looking to see how each has carved a niche in crypto. The question that should remain at hand throughout…

Winklevoss Twins Partner with Nasdaq for Crypto Monitoring

The Winklevoss twins have had enough of the crypto cheaters. The Internet entrepreneurs, who are also Olympic rowers, have been involved in the crypto space for quite some time,  and now, the Winklevoss twins just made history in it.  Winklevoss Twins Hire Nasdaq  On Wednesday, the Gemini Trust Company announced that it hired Nasdaq to perform market surveillance for Ethereum (ETH) and Bitcoin (BTC). Essentially, the company will be using Nasdaq’s market surveillance technology (“SMARTS”) to do so. For those who don’t know, the Gemini Trust Company is a digital asset exchange…

Daniel Masters: Cryptocurrencies ARE the Future

Daniel Masters not only believes that cryptocurrencies will have a good future, he actually thinks they ARE the future. And if his words speak louder than his actions, in a CNBC “Fast Money” interview he explained his mindset: “The use cases for crypto are Bitcoin is disrupting money and gold, Ethereum is disrupting the formation of capital. You know, there are other protocols that are disrupting identity, provenance and so on; and these things are really unproven yet but quite promising”. According to his LinkedIn, Mr. Masters – who for…

Ripple (XRP), IOTA (MITOA), and NEO: Down, Down, Down

Crypto is down today and it’s a harsh sea of red out there right now. Ripple (XRP), IOTA (MIOTA), and NEO are some of the top ten’s biggest losers today. Ripple (XRP) Ripple (XRP) is currently selling for $0.801293, which puts the coin down 13.26% in the past 24 hours. Source: CoinMarketCap Ripple (XRP) was climbing up until about midday yesterday when the coin began to drop off. Good things are happening to Ripple, despite its coin being down right now. The UK-based payment platform Revolut will be adding XRP to its…

Bitcoin Price Plunge: Buy on Macro-Economic News Selloff, Analysts Say

Bitcoin price (BTC) hit the $9700 resistance level early in Wednesday trading before losing all the gains in the next few hours. Traders profit-taking-strategy and the downtrend in U.S. stock markets hindered the bull-run in cryptocurrency markets. The majority of digital currencies are in the red today. Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and IOTA (MIOTA) are among the most prominent losers among the top ten crypto coins. Source Image: coinmarketcap.com Market pundits are blaming bearish trends in the U.S. stock market for the selloff in cryptocurrency prices. The Dow Jones industrial average lost…

7 Crypto Trading Tips and Common Mistakes

Cryptocurrencies are subject to great debate nowadays. While some top business personalities around the world bill crypto-currencies as futuristic and sustainable, others are widely skeptical and compare them to a fragile bubble waiting to burst. Rates of major crypto-currencies have soared over recent months. And they have dropped too. For example, the world’s single largest crypto-currency, Bitcoin (BTC), closed at US$ 14, 129 on December 31, 2017. Barely three months later Bitcoin traded at US$ 8.547 a coin. Similar ups and downs are evident with other crypto-currencies including Ethereum,  Altcoin, Ripple, Litecoin,…