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Looming Bitcoin (BTC) Dominance Breakout: Another Look at Litecoin (LTC), Ethereum (ETH), and Ripple (XRP)

One of the big technical themes in crypto this year has been the power of the transition from quiet consolidations to major trends. The obvious example was Bitcoin’s (BTC) quiet range near $6,500 for the July to November period. Once Bitcoin (BTC) left that range to the downside, it lost 40 percent of its value.… Read more

Bitcoin Gold a Shitcoin Vulnerable to Attack Despite $200 Million Market Cap

The War On Shitcoins Episode 1: Bitcoin Gold (BTG). The war on shitcoins is a Crypto.IQ series that targets and shoots down cryptocurrencies that are not worth investing in either due to their being scams, having serious design flaws, being centralized, or in general just being worthless copies of other cryptocurrencies. There are thousands of… Read more

Polymath (POLY) Countering China’s Stance on Security Token Offerings (STOs)

On Dec. 9, the South China Morning Post published an article reporting that Pan Gongsheng, a deputy director of the People’s Bank of China — the Chinese equivalent of the Fed — had some negative comments regarding securities token offerings or STO’s. The comments were made at an internet finance conference. “The STO business that… Read more

Constantinople Hard Fork Could Spell Doomsday for Ethereum

The crypto space is still getting over the Bitcoin Cash fork, which led to the formation of Bitcoin SV along with an 80 percent price crash for Bitcoin Cash, a vicious lawsuit against the biggest backers of Bitcoin Cash. It also initiated an overall crypto space crash that has brought the market to the lowest… Read more

XRP is a Security, but Ripple Doesn’t Want You to Know

With the recent SEC announcement, fear has spread through an already weak market, fear that many ICO’s of the last few years will meet an end at the hands of the SEC as each is deemed an unregistered security. Ripple Labs, the creators of XRP, has been staving off that accusation for some time, swatting… Read more

CME Bitcoin Futures Are Poisoning Crypto

The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) launched Bitcoin futures on 17 December 2017, the same day the price of Bitcoin peaked near $20,000 and then began to crash, a crash that has lasted a year. Today, the price of Bitcoin is $3,200 and falling. The launch of the Bitcoin futures on CME and the drastic decline… Read more

SEC Delays Approval of The VanEck SolidX Bitcoin ETF Despite Strong Public Support

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has once again pushed off its decision on the VanEck SolidX Bitcoin Exchange Traded Fund (ETF). Many Bitcoin ETF applications have been reviewed by the SEC, but its tendency is to delay making a decision then issuing an outright rejection once the maximum time limit is reached. The SEC… Read more

Nasdaq Plans to Launch Bitcoin Futures in Early 2019 Proceed Without Resistance

Although this month has seen a 33 percent decrease in Bitcoin price, Nasdaq is moving forward with plans to include Bitcoin futures products. Partnering with investment managing company VanEck, the products are set to roll out in the first quarter of 2019. Plans to release many Bitcoin derivatives including a regulated crypto 2.0 futures-type contract… Read more
Name Current Price 24h %
Bitcoin $3,439.89 -1.61%
Ethereum $89.49 -2.18%
Monero $43.08 -3.16%
Litecoin $23.94 -3.05%


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Looming Bitcoin (BTC) Dominance Breakout: Another Look at Litecoin (LTC), Ethereum (ETH), and Ripple (XRP)

One of the big technical themes in crypto this year has been the power of the transition from quiet consolidations to major trends. The obvious example was Bitcoin’s (BTC) quiet range near $6,500 for the July to November period. Once…

Nasdaq Plans to Launch Bitcoin Futures in Early 2019 Proceed Without Resistance

Although this month has seen a 33 percent decrease in Bitcoin price, Nasdaq is moving forward with plans to include Bitcoin futures products. Partnering with investment managing company VanEck, the products are set to roll out in the first quarter…
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Ledger and Blockchain Announce New Blockchain Lockbox Hardware Wallet

Cold-storage wallet manufacturer Ledger announced today a new hardware partnership with Blockchain, a Luxembourg-based cryptocurrency software company. The partnership will come in the form of a new hardware wallet, dubbed the Blockchain Lockbox, a specially-branded Ledger Nano S combined with Blockchain’s software capabilities. Blockchain, formerly known as Blockchain.info, is one of the oldest software wallet…
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Polymath (POLY) Countering China’s Stance on Security Token Offerings (STOs)

On Dec. 9, the South China Morning Post published an article reporting that Pan Gongsheng, a deputy director of the People’s Bank of China — the Chinese equivalent of the Fed — had some negative comments regarding securities token offerings…

SEC Delays Approval of The VanEck SolidX Bitcoin ETF Despite Strong Public Support

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has once again pushed off its decision on the VanEck SolidX Bitcoin Exchange Traded Fund (ETF). Many Bitcoin ETF applications have been reviewed by the SEC, but its tendency is to delay making a…
Crypto Visionary Erik Voorhees and Salt Lending Under Investigation by SEC Over ICO Offering
Erik Voorhees, a long time crypto industry innovator, is once again under investigation by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), according to The Wall Street Journal. As a former…
French Parliament Makes Moves to Lower Bitcoin Tax
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Bitcoin Gold a Shitcoin Vulnerable to Attack Despite $200 Million Market Cap

The War On Shitcoins Episode 1: Bitcoin Gold (BTG). The war on shitcoins is a Crypto.IQ series that targets and shoots down cryptocurrencies that are not worth investing in either due to their being scams, having serious design flaws, being centralized, or in general just being worthless copies of other cryptocurrencies. There are thousands of…
XRP is a Security, but Ripple Doesn't Want You to Know
With the recent SEC announcement, fear has spread through an already weak market, fear that many ICO's of the last few years will meet an end at the hands of…
CME Bitcoin Futures Are Poisoning Crypto
The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) launched Bitcoin futures on 17 December 2017, the same day the price of Bitcoin peaked near $20,000 and then began to crash, a crash that…
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The newly re-denominated Venezuelan fiat currency, the Sovereign Bolivar (VES), is supposed to be backed by the Petro, which is the official cryptocurrency of Venezuela. The government of Venezuela began…