In the last 24 hours, the valuation of the crypto market slightly recovered from $100 billion to $102 billion while the Bitcoin price declined below $3,400. In a span of two days, the price of BTC fell from $3,445 to $3,377 by around 2 percent against the U.S. dollar. Chart via TradingView Based on the
According to Credit Suisse strategists, the “reversal of fortunes” seen by tech behemoths Apple and Google-parent Alphabet are dragging down the performance of the overall US stock market. The S&P 500 forecast has been “skewed” by companies suddenly transitioning from high growth forecasts to much more modest outlooks. This Bad Apple Could Roil the S&P
The cryptocurrency market once again featured almost nonexistent volatility on Tuesday, though the Bitcoin price continues to feel uncomfortably heavy. The global average for Bitcoin pushed upward a slight amount, to $3,470, in the 24-hour period. Notably, it dropped on Bitfinex to $3,505. This is important because if Bitfinex pushes downward, the rest of the
The bitcoin bull market was a bubble that burst in 2018, but the “painful” event had a major upside: It attracted a lot of money and talent to the burgeoning industry. That’s the assessment of Matt Hougan, the global head of research at Bitwise, creator of the world’s first cryptocurrency index fund. “It was a
Serial investor and bitcoin advocate Bill Gross has announced his immediate retirement from active bond investment to manage his own funds. Gross who was dubbed the “bond king” for his role in active bond-trading almost 50 years ago, achieved fame and notoriety in equal measure for his investment advice to pick bitcoin over central banks.
Bloomberg just reported that QuadrigaCX CEO and founder Gerald Cotten legally changed his will just 12 days before his death on December 9. This fact is just the latest in a string of interesting elements regarding the Canadian Bitcoin exchange’s sudden closure and supposed $150 million in missing crypto funds. Here is a run-down of
It has already been a tough few months for the crypto industry and nobody is feeling that more than crypto-related employees who have been dropping like flies in recent weeks. Canadian based cryptocurrency exchange Coinsquare is the next crypto firm to lay off workers as the market goes through difficult times. Coinsquare has reportedly laid
The next 12 months might be the period when the dreaded “robot apocalypse” swings into effect, as Japanese-based SoftBank, has reportedly invested an additional $37 million into next-generation robotics company Boston Dynamics. Boston, which was founded in 1992 out of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), was acquired by SoftBank in July 2017 from Alphabet,
The head of VTB Bank, a major Russian financial institution that sees the government as its majority shareholder, has compared bitcoin mining with counterfeiting. Andrei Kostin, who serves as the president and the chairman of the management board of VTB Bank, said Monday during an event that any person who prints digital money to replace
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Things may finally be looking up for Papa John’s following a damaging upheaval caused by a racist outburst by its founder which was caught on tape. The troubled pizza chain’s stocks jumped over 8 percent on Monday on news that it received a $200 million lifeline from Starboard Value LP. The company also announced that
In the last 24 hours, the prices of major crypto assets have fallen by more than 5 percent as the Bitcoin price declined by around 2 percent. In consideration of the pattern of BTC since early January of achieving lower highs across four consecutive weeks, some traders expect Bitcoin to test its 12-month low. Bitcoin
Nvidia lowers its revenue guidance for the fourth quarter of 2018 sending its shares tanking downwards by 14%. Other chip stocks followed suit. Analysts say Apple’s imminent earnings report means it could get much worse for chipmakers. Shark Tank co-host Kevin O’Leary says: I do not want to own semis going into the Apple print.
BitTorrent, acquired by Tron last year, completed an ICO today beginning at 3:00 PM UTC using Binance Launchpad. Two simultaneous sales were run for Binance Coin and Tron. Neither market lasted longer than 15 minutes, according to Binance. More BTT was available for Tron than BNB. In the BNB session, all 23.76 billion BTT were
Image: Shutterstock By CCN.com: Heated debates are warming up the icy snow-capped city of Davos during this year’s World Economic Forum. BOE senior adviser yesterday said that cryptocurrencies were worthless. Today, BCG Digital Ventures founder Jeff Schumacher said Bitcoin price will fall to zero. Schumacher is a top investor and relative veteran in the space.
Image: Shutterstock By CCN.com: Throughout 2018, more than $3.2 trillion worth of Bitcoin payments were processed on the public blockchain network. The high on-chain transaction volume of the dominant cryptocurrency has demonstrated the efficiency of the asset as a cross-border payment method and as an alternative to existing settlement systems for international payments. Is Bitcoin