Tag Archives: Altcoins

Now is ‘Best Opportunity Of The Year’ to Buy Bitcoin, Says Weiss Ratings

International rating agency Weiss Ratings has recommended now as the best time to buy Bitcoin, saying it represents cryptocurrency’s “least speculative investment.” Weiss Says Bitcoin Buy Level Near As part of a series of tweets December 11, Weiss, which has produced mixed messages about its opinion of Bitcoin in the past, now said it is “here to stay.”… Read More »

Stuttgart Stock Exchange to Launch Crypto Trading Platform in 2019

The Stuttgart stock exchange (Boerse Stuttgart) announced it will launch a crypto trading venue in the first half of 2019 through a partnership with solarisBank.  ‘Taking Trading in Cryptocurrencies to the Next Level’ In an announcement today, solarisBank revealed a key partnership that will bring a new product to the crypto market in 2019. Teaming up with the Boerse… Read More »

Coinbase Slammed For Venezuela ZCash Airdrop Being an ‘Advertising Strategy’

US cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has received intense criticism for giving Venezuelan families a grand total of $1 per day – in altcoin ZCash, which it added to its books days previously. Scroogebase? In a blog post December 11, executives claimed that the initiative dubbed the “12 Days of Coinbase,” was meant to “empower those who don’t have enough.”… Read More »

Bitcoin Dominance Grows to Three Month High as Altcoins Falter

There have been no winners in crypto land this year, everything has been battered. Some have fared better that others, however, and Bitcoin remains on top of the pile despite having lost half its value over the past month or so. Highest Dominance For Three Months Bitcoin dominance has made it to a three month high of 55%… Read More »

‘Market Cap is a Lie’ – Bitcoin Buy Support Dwarfs Ethereum, Altcoins

Bitcoin buy support is a superior metric to coin market capitalization for measuring the future of Bitcoin and altcoins, according to a new monitoring resource. ‘Market Cap Is A Lie’ CoinMarketBook, deliberately named to shadow the current ‘go-to’ directory for cryptocurrency statistics Coinmarketcap, launched in October – but its mission is markedly different. “Market cap is a lie.… Read More »

Tether Dominance Of Stablecoin Market Falls To 74%

As 2018 began, with only two competitors, Tether commanded 94 percent of the stablecoin market. With the year seeing the emergence of 8 new players in the space, that dominance has fallen to 74 percent. Flood Waters It seems that the cryptocurrency du jour is the US Dollar, or at least the stablecoins pegged to it. This year has… Read More »

2019 Going to Bring Bitcoin’s Market Dominance Back: Report

2018 has been a bad year for Bitcoin and crypto market but according to experts, it is just a cycle. However, the next year is expected to be a bright one as the latest report by A.T. Kearney says, Bitcoin’s market dominance will come back as altcoins will lose their luster. It’s Just a Cycle Bitcoin and cryptos… Read More »

NASDAQ, Fidelity Invest in New Cryptocurrency Exchange

New cryptocurrency exchange has reportedly raised $27.5 million from investors which include NASDAQ Ventures and Fidelity Investments. The platform will offer cryptocurrency trading on spot and future markets starting next year.  Nevermind the Bear Market Seemingly unphased by the current bleeding conditions of the cryptocurrency market, Fidelity Investments and NASDAQ Ventures have reportedly taken part in a funding… Read More »

Binance to Launch Binancechain For ‘Millions of Coins,’ CEO Confirms

The world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by means of traded volumes will be launching its own public blockchain in “a couple of months or so,” according to its CEO, Changpeng Zhao.  ‘There Will be Millions of Coins and Thousands of Blockchains’ Speaking at the stage of Forbes Asia Forum: Decrypting Blockchain, the CEO of the Binance Changpeng Zhao (CZ)… Read More »

Vertcoin 51% Attack Could Have Caused $100K in Double Spending

Vertcoin has been experiencing ongoing 51% attacks, reportedly resulting in $100K of double spending on the network.  Rough Couple of Months for Vertcoin In a detailed blog post, Coinbase security engineer Mark Nesbitt revealed that Vertcoin’s network went through repeated 51% attacks, with the largest reorganization having a length of 310 blocks and a depth of 307 blocks… Read More »