BTC-USD - Bitcoin USD

CCC - CryptoCompare. Currency in USD
10,009.75
-140.37 (-1.38%)
As of 9:56PM BST. Market open.
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Previous Close10,150.12
Open10,150.12
Day's Range9,975.85 - 10,353.95
52 Week Range3,169.53 - 13,826.76
Start Date2009-01-03
AlgorithmSHA-256
Market Cap179.142B
Circulating Supply17.90M
Max Supply21.00M
Volume203,761,760
Volume (24hr)250.16M
Volume (24hr) All Currencies2.85B
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  • Bitcoin as the New Safe Haven
    FX Empire

    Bitcoin as the New Safe Haven

    Bitcoin, the bad boy of the global financial markets that, could by some, be considered a safe haven. There may be some way to go for others…

  • Bitcoin Sees More Red as the Broader Market Takes another Weekly Hit
    FX Empire

    Bitcoin Sees More Red as the Broader Market Takes another Weekly Hit

    Another bearish start to the day leaves Bitcoin on the brink of joining the rest of the majors in the red for the week.

  • Bitcoin Cash – ABC, Litecoin and Ripple Daily Analysis – 25/08/19
    FX Empire

    Bitcoin Cash – ABC, Litecoin and Ripple Daily Analysis – 25/08/19

    It’s back into the red for the majors early on. Failure to move through to key levels will likely lead to another day of heavy losses.

  • Blockchain.com integrates BitPay into its wallet
    The Block

    Blockchain.com integrates BitPay into its wallet

    Blockchain, a cryptocurrency wallet and trading platform, has partnered with cryptocurrency payments processor, BitPay. According to a blog post by Blockchain, the firm has integrated BitPay into the Blockchain Wallet so users "can pay for products and services from an extensive network of merchants without ever giving up control of your private keys."  Blockchain is […]The post Blockchain.com integrates BitPay into its wallet appeared first on The Block.

  • Bitcoin Cash – ABC, Litecoin and Ripple Daily Analysis – 24/08/19
    FX Empire

    Bitcoin Cash – ABC, Litecoin and Ripple Daily Analysis – 24/08/19

    It’s yet another bearish start to the day as Friday’s late gains failed to continue into the early hours. Another choppy day ahead in store…

  • Users of alleged crypto scam PlusToken ‘heavily favored’ Huobi exchange for withdrawals
    The Block

    Users of alleged crypto scam PlusToken ‘heavily favored’ Huobi exchange for withdrawals

    Huobi was by far the most used exchange for withdrawals from the alleged cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme PlusToken, which has reportedly swindled over $2 billion from participants, according to new research.The post Users of alleged crypto scam PlusToken ‘heavily favored’ Huobi exchange for withdrawals appeared first on The Block.

  • Federal Trade Commission reaches settlement with 4 promoters it accused of running fraudulent crypto schemes
    The Block

    Federal Trade Commission reaches settlement with 4 promoters it accused of running fraudulent crypto schemes

    The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the country’s trade regulator, has settled charges it filed last year against four promoters for allegedly operating fraudulent cryptocurrency investment schemes.The post Federal Trade Commission reaches settlement with 4 promoters it accused of running fraudulent crypto schemes appeared first on The Block.

  • Venezuelans can now shop with crypto, including BTC and BNB, at retailer Traki’s 49 stores
    The Block

    Venezuelans can now shop with crypto, including BTC and BNB, at retailer Traki’s 49 stores

    Traki, one of the largest chains of department stores in Venezuela, is now accepting payments in ten cryptocurrencies and tokens, including bitcoin (BTC) and Binance coin (BNB), at its 49 retail stores.The post Venezuelans can now shop with crypto, including BTC and BNB, at retailer Traki’s 49 stores appeared first on The Block.

  • The Crypto Daily – The Movers and Shakers – 23/08/19
    FX Empire

    The Crypto Daily – The Movers and Shakers – 23/08/19

    Bitcoin looks set for a breakout. Moving through to $10,200 levels would deliver support for the rest of the pack…

  • Chainalysis launches real-time alerts for ‘suspicious transactions’ across 15 cryptocurrencies
    The Block

    Chainalysis launches real-time alerts for ‘suspicious transactions’ across 15 cryptocurrencies

    Cryptocurrency compliance startup Chainalysis has launched a new real-time alert feature for its "Chainalysis KYT" solution, the firm announced Thursday. According to Chainalysis, its real-time alerts "are designed to help cryptocurrency businesses and financial institutions mitigate exposure to regulatory and reputational risk by helping compliance teams focus on the most urgent activity and enforce compliance […]The post Chainalysis launches real-time alerts for 'suspicious transactions' across 15 cryptocurrencies appeared first on The Block.

  • The Top 5 cryptocurrencies latest price
    Coin Rivet

    The Top 5 cryptocurrencies latest price

    Today the price of Bitcoin is US$$10,154.52; Ethereum is US$189.70; XRP is US$0.271555; Bitcoin Cash is US$304.91 and Litecoin is US$74.02. These are the Top 5 cryptocurrencies by market capitalisation. About the Top 5 cryptocurrencies The top 5 cryptocurrencies are the biggest and most significant cryptocurrencies and constitute the top half of The Top 10 Cryptocurrencies by market capitalisation. Bitcoin In August 2008, the domain name bitcoin.org was registered. On 31st October 2008, a paper was published called “Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System”. This was authored by Satoshi Nakamoto, the inventor of Bitcoin. To date, no one knows who this person, or people, are. The paper outlined a method of using a P2P network for electronic transactions without “relyingThe post The Top 5 cryptocurrencies latest price appeared first on Coin Rivet.

  • Bitcoin: Extreme Fear or Extreme Opportunity?
    FX Empire

    Bitcoin: Extreme Fear or Extreme Opportunity?

    Once again, the battle for Bitcoin unfolds around the $10K threshold. According to the CMC, Bitcoin has lost more than 2% during the last 24 hours.

  • Coincheck plans to launch IEO platform to help firms raise funds via utility tokens
    The Block

    Coincheck plans to launch IEO platform to help firms raise funds via utility tokens

    Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck, which suffered a $530 million hack last year, is considering launching an initial exchange offering (IEO) platform to help firms raise funds via utility tokens.The post Coincheck plans to launch IEO platform to help firms raise funds via utility tokens appeared first on The Block.

  • Ethereum & Monero’s XMR Daily Tech Analysis – 22/08/19
    FX Empire

    Ethereum & Monero’s XMR Daily Tech Analysis – 22/08/19

    It’back in the red for 2 of the biggest crypto losers on Wednesday. Failure to recover to key levels would lead to another day of heavy losses.

  • Bitcoin Cash – ABC, Litecoin and Ripple Daily Analysis – 22/08/19
    FX Empire

    Bitcoin Cash – ABC, Litecoin and Ripple Daily Analysis – 22/08/19

    It’s another bearish start to the day as Bitcoin pulls the broader market into the deep red. Things could get messy from here…

  • U.S. Treasury blacklists cryptocurrency addresses associated with Chinese “drug kingpins”
    The Block

    U.S. Treasury blacklists cryptocurrency addresses associated with Chinese “drug kingpins”

    The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) took actions against three Chinese nationals, who it alleges manufactured and distributed "synthetic opioids or their precursor chemicals." According to OFAC, the individuals laundered part of their drug proceeds in bitcoin, transmitting these proceed in and out of banks in China and Hong Kong.The post U.S. Treasury blacklists cryptocurrency addresses associated with Chinese "drug kingpins" appeared first on The Block.

  • Casa introduces incentive features to encourage regular maintenance of bitcoin nodes
    The Block

    Casa introduces incentive features to encourage regular maintenance of bitcoin nodes

    Bitcoin custody startup Casa wants its users to regularly check up on the status of their bitcoin nodes. On Tuesday, the startup announced the launch of Node Heartbeats, a new feature to "privately, quickly and securely check that your Casa Node is working properly." Along with Node Heartbeats, Casa is also announcing the Heartbeat SatsBack […]The post Casa introduces incentive features to encourage regular maintenance of bitcoin nodes appeared first on The Block.

  • U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo says crypto should be regulated like SWIFT and other electronic financial transactions
    The Block

    U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo says crypto should be regulated like SWIFT and other electronic financial transactions

    U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo, one of Donald Trump's closest advisors, has said that cryptocurrencies, such as bitcoin and Facebook's upcoming cryptocurrency Libra, should be regulated in the same manner as all other electronic financial transactions.The post U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo says crypto should be regulated like SWIFT and other electronic financial transactions appeared first on The Block.

  • Bitcoin doesn’t need Satoshi Nakamoto
    Coin Rivet

    Bitcoin doesn’t need Satoshi Nakamoto

    On October 31 2008 an eight-page whitepaper was published explaining the imminent release of some open source software that would offer a new stateless and borderless form of money. That was the Bitcoin white paper authored by the pseudonymous Satoshi Nakamato. From the very start, whoever Satoshi is valued his/her/their privacy and has gone to great lengths to ensure there is no digital footprint tracing back to them, in spite of email trails and forum posts. Initially, the only curiosity was coming from cypherpunks and cryptography enthusiasts. Bitcoin could have died off in the early days due to lack of interest, poor programming or an ill-thought out concept – but it didn’t. As time went on the virus (as PompThe post Bitcoin doesn't need Satoshi Nakamoto appeared first on Coin Rivet.

  • Bitcoin Tech Analysis – Recap and Mid-Morning Review – 21/08/19
    FX Empire

    Bitcoin Tech Analysis – Recap and Mid-Morning Review – 21/08/19

    The Bitcoin bears take another bite through the early morning. A move back through to $10,400 levels would signal a rebound…

  • Monero Technical Analysis – Support Levels in Play – 21/08/19
    FX Empire

    Monero Technical Analysis – Support Levels in Play – 21/08/19

    Monero’s XRM follows on from Tuesday’s slide with a bearish start to the day. Pressure comes from the broader markets as the bears fight back.

  • The Crypto Daily – The Movers and Shakers – 21/08/19
    FX Empire

    The Crypto Daily – The Movers and Shakers – 21/08/19

    It’s another bearish start to the day. A Bitcoin move through to $10,790 would support the broader market.

  • Square Crypto hires Blockstream co-founder and Bitcoin Core contributor Matt Corallo
    The Block

    Square Crypto hires Blockstream co-founder and Bitcoin Core contributor Matt Corallo

    Square Crypto, the crypto initiative of payments company Square, has announced its second hire. The company has brought on Matt Corallo, a Bitcoin Core contributor and Blockstream co-founder.The post Square Crypto hires Blockstream co-founder and Bitcoin Core contributor Matt Corallo appeared first on The Block.

  • Dark Web vendor forfeits ‘millions of dollars’ in cryptocurrencies; sentenced to 70 months in prison
    The Block

    Dark Web vendor forfeits ‘millions of dollars’ in cryptocurrencies; sentenced to 70 months in prison

    A San Diego man has been sentenced to 70 months in prison for conspiring to sell drugs through the Dark Web, according to a press release from the U.S.The post Dark Web vendor forfeits 'millions of dollars' in cryptocurrencies; sentenced to 70 months in prison appeared first on The Block.

  • Gold demand reaches highest levels since 2013
    Yahoo Finance Video

    Gold demand reaches highest levels since 2013

    In the midst of market volatility, Juan Carlos Artigas, Director of Research at World Gold Council tells Yahoo Finance "gold tends to be a very effective diversifier." He discusses that, how it compares to bitcoin and key trends in gold ETF flows.