Tag Archives: Emerging Markets

Opinion: Stock Up On Canned Food (And Bitcoin)…World Wide Winter is Coming!

Whilst we are battening down hatches, and wrapping ourselves up for protection against the present crypto-winter, remember one thing. All is far from perfect in fiat-land around the globe… and Bitcoin is currently quite the bargain as the stock market is looking shaky once again.  First Stop – France Macron’s recent tax-hikes have seen Paris and other cities… Read More »

Venezuela and Argentina Are Buying the Dip, New Data Shows

If you look at the latest activity on Localbitcoins, there has been a large spike in recent days from both Argentina and Venezuela buying bitcoins. Both these troubled Latin American countries have displayed a steady increase in buying cryptocurrency due to rising inflation and troubled economies. But is the sudden uptick evidence of the two countries buying the… 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 »

AMZN! $4K Bitcoin Still Historically Outperforming Amazon Stock

Bitcoin price held above $4000 November 29 as talk turns to the cryptocurrency’s continuing appeal over major stocks such as Amazon in recent years. BTC Still Beats Amazon Even at $4K After a dip to lows around $3500, something not seen in over a year, Bitcoin managed to reclaim and hold onto the $4000 mark Wednesday, hitting local… Read More »

‘Buyers Will be Able to Verify the Origin of Gold’ -Innnovaminex CEO [Interview)

Bitcoinist spoke with Fernando García Sanz, CEO of InnovaMinex on their new platform that is applying blockchain technology in the physical mining of gold.  Blockchain technology is the technology of the future, which allows us to expand the boundaries of business in its usual sense. It can be used in various fields, including the mining industry. – Fernando Garcia Sanz,… Read More »

Huobi Debuts Cryptocurrency Derivatives Market Platform

Huobi just announced the launch of its cryptocurrency derivatives trading service – Huobi Derivative Market (Huobi DM). The Singapore-based exchange says the platform will initially handle USD-denominated Bitcoin Contracts. Huobi Cryptocurrency Derivatives Market The cryptocurrency exchange platform announced the launch of Huobi DM at the Cryptofrontiers conference in New York on Wednesday (November 28, 2018). According to the… Read More »

FCA Investigations Into Crypto Businesses Have Doubled Since May

FCA (Financial Conduct Authority), UK’s Financial watchdog, has doubled the number of investigations into cryptocurrency companies to 50 since May 2018. FCA Increasingly Looking at Crypto Firms According to Top Ten accountancy firm, Moore Stephens, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), has doubled the number of investigations into crypto related businesses in the UK since May of this year.… Read More »

NASDAQ Wants to Launch Bitcoin Futures in Q1 2019 Despite Price Drop

NASDAQ has renewed its vow to offer Bitcoin futures and plans to launch in Q1 2019 despite the price drop, anonymous sources have said. NASDAQ ‘Working To Satisfy’ CFTC Demands Speaking to Bloomberg November 27, “two people familiar with the matter” revealed that despite the plunge in the Bitcoin price 00, the US stock exchange was in the… Read More »

STOs Are Now Much ‘Sexier’ as The ICO Party Ends

There’s a new “sexy” in cryptoville and it goes by the name of STO. So if you want to avoid enormous fines, a lengthy stretch in the slammer, or an outright ban, here’s what you need to know. The rundown: ICOs are banned in some parts of the world and getting clamped down on in others; STOs are… Read More »

Bakkt: ‘Bitcoin’s Profile Creates a Liquid Product on Which to Build’

Bakkt says Bitcoin’s status as a commodity, as well as its high customer demand, are the primary reasons for choosing to begin its cryptocurrency futures trading with Bitcoin. Meanwhile, the platform recently postponed the launch of its BTC futures contract to January 2019. Bitcoin is King In a tweet published on Wednesday (November 21, 2018), Bakkt provided answers… Read More »