18 Million Bitcoins Mined And Just 3 Million To Go

October 21, 2019  /  by Ronald Tichenor
Bitcoin miners have now produced the 18 millionth Bitcoin. It’s another milestone that puts its history in some perspective and gives us an idea of its future performance. One of the most outstanding aspects of Bitcoin is its scarcity. As time progresses, more people around the globe continue to learn and appreciate the finite supply… Read more

Cryptoindex.com’s CIX100 gets listed on NASDAQ

October 18, 2019  /  by Crypto.IQ
Crypto indices take another step into the mainstream as the world’s second-biggest stock exchange, NASDAQ, listed Cryptoindex’s AI-powered CIX100 on its platform. A benchmark for the cryptocurrency market, CIX100 analyses crypto data and filters it using more than 200 factors. It is reportedly designed to leave out coins with fake rankings and volumes, ensuring investors… Read more

Litecoin Celebrates Eighth Birthday With Total Transactions Reaching $500 Billion Mark

October 16, 2019  /  by Crypto.IQ
Litecoin celebrated its eighth birthday this month, with total transactions through the network reaching $500 billion. According to a post from the Litecoin Foundation, it was in October 2011 when the first block was mined on the Litecoin network with the message: “@NY Times 05/Oct/2011 Steve Jobs, Apple’s Visionary, Dies at 56” Subsequently, another couple… Read more

SEC Rejects Bitcoin ETF Proposal, But CNBC’s Brian Kelly Feels That Crypto Markets Do Not Need One

October 12, 2019  /  by Ronald Tichenor
The United States Securities and Exchange Commission has once again refused a proposal of creating an ETF backed by Bitcoin. The NYSE Arca and Bitwise Asset Management’s proposal could not satisfy the concerns of the SEC. The SEC has concerns regarding digital currencies and systemic market exaggerations. SEC rejects ETF proposal because of market manipulation… Read more

Bakkt Hits New All-Time Trading Volume High With An 800% Overnight Surge

October 11, 2019  /  by Crypto.IQ
In the past week, Bitcoin futures exchange Bakkt was struggling an uninspiring launch. However, it seems like the platform is building momentum in trading volume. volume rallies 800% in a single day On October 9th, Bakkt its all-time daily trading of 224 BTC. The day before, the exchange had registered only 25 BTC in daily… Read more

Facebook’s Libra Delays Become Derivatives Market

October 9, 2019  /  by Crypto.IQ
Facebook, the leading social platform, entered the crypto industry by announcing the launch of its native cryptocoin Libra amidst a lot of controversies. There were plenty of regulatory issues which caused a delay in its launch. In addition, even though the crypto venture of Facebook was expected to have the backing of major companies like… Read more

Bitfinex and Tether Limited Sued for Allegedly Printing $2.8 Billion of ‘Fake’ Tether (USDT) and Causing the Crypto Market Bubble of 2017-2018

October 8, 2019  /  by Zachary Mashiach
A class-action lawsuit has been initiated against Bitfinex, the largest USD to crypto exchange in the world, and Tether Limited, the operators of the most popular stablecoin with a circulation in excess of $4 billion, in the United States District Court of the Southern District of New York. The class-action lawsuit is on behalf of… Read more

Bitcoin (BTC) Drops as Low as $8,000 and Total Crypto Market Cap Sheds $40 Billion, the Question Is Why?

September 25, 2019  /  by Crypto.IQ
The price of Bitcoin (BTC) had been steadily dropping from $10,300 to $8,400 over the past several days, but during the afternoon of Sept. 24, the price drop became more precipitous. Bitcoin (BTC) briefly declined as low as $8,000, a level not seen since June. Simultaneously, the price of major cryptocurrencies declined anywhere from 10-30%,… Read more

CME Group Set To Launch Bitcoin Options In First Quarter of 2020

September 25, 2019  /  by Crypto.IQ
Derivatives marketplace CME Group is planning to launch options on their Bitcoin futures contracts early next year. The company’s first futures product was launched in December 2017, just when their Windy City rival, the Chicago Board Options Exchange, took the same initiative. On Friday, CME’s announcement said the Bitcoin options launch will be offering their… Read more

Bakkt Exchange Unveils Its Bitcoin Futures Contracts, Experiences Slow Start on launch

September 24, 2019  /  by Crypto.IQ
Bakkt announced early today the launch of live trading to the anticipated Bitcoin Futures contracts. The launch opens opportunities for institutional investors to assume positions in the crypto on a regulated platform. The Futures Contracts come with a safe storage solution they call Bakkt Warehouse and daily as well as monthly settlement periods. Bitcoin drops… Read more
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