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Follow this list to track and discover the most volatile cryptocurrencies in the last 20 days. Each coin's volatility is calculated based on its standard deviation over a 20 day period.
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, 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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Employees of the Litecoin Foundation have volunteered for a pay cut to help the organization sustain through the times of decreased donations, especially in Q1 of 2019.The post Litecoin Foundation employees ‘voluntarily decreased salaries’ in wake of reduced donations appeared first on The Block.
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.
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.
Litecoin (LTC) experienced exponential growth earlier this year. Prior to mid-June, Litecoin was the best performing coin in 2019, growing more than 170% in less than 90 days and peaking at around $145. However, after a couple of substantial falls toward the end of June and into early July, LTC has now dropped close to yearly lows. Unfortunately, Litecoin has suffered yet more downward momentum in August, dropping from close to $100 at the start of the month to a low of $70 earlier this week. LTC is currently trading at just above $72 after falling about 2% from $75 over the past week. Price has now also fallen below a key support level at $77. Let's take a lookThe post Latest Litecoin price and analysis (LTC to USD) appeared first on Coin Rivet.
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.
It’s another bearish start to the day as Bitcoin pulls the broader market into the deep red. Things could get messy from here…
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.
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 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 may have had a bad time recently, but Ethereum has fared much worse. Ethereum was trading at nearly $320 over a month ago before the altcoin market tanked. Over the last 24 hours, Ethereum has lost close to 10% in value. At the time of writing, Ethereum is trading at around $188. Will we see a substantial recovery soon or will ETH continue to struggle? Let's take a look at the chart for Ethereum. Looking at the chart above, we can see that ETH is already trading below all its EMAs, which now appear to be acting as resistance. ETH wasn’t able to maintain its price above any of its EMAs during its dive earlier in the summer –The post Latest Ethereum price and analysis (ETH to USD) appeared first on Coin Rivet.
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.
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.
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.