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Economist Claims Investors Should Expect Volatile Stock Market in 2019

Following the recent downturn in the US stock market, investors have now bore witness to wild market volatility, the likes of which haven’t been seen in years. Although the markets are ending 2018 on a less-than-positive note, one prominent…
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Crypto Markets Drop Slightly After Bitcoin Fails to Break Above $4,000

Following a quiet weekend for the crypto markets they have held relatively steady and are currently trading down slightly over a 24-hour trading period. This past Friday, the cryptocurrency markets surged to recover some of their recent losses,…
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2018: A Record-Breaking Year for Crypto Exchange Hacks

Eric Larcheveque is the CEO of Ledger, a leader in security and infrastructure solutions for cryptocurrencies and blockchain applications since 2014. The following is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk’s 2018 Year in Review.  2018 was…
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The End of the First Crypto Decade

Massimo Morini is a veteran in investment banks and financial institutions including the World Bank. Some of his research on blockchain was reported here and here. The following is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk’s 2018 Year…
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Jed McCaleb: It’s Not a Bear Market, Crypto Is Just Calming Down

Early crypto evangelist and arguably one of the most influential figures in the space, Jed McCaleb, says we’re still not in a bear market despite continued price decline and investor fatigue. In fact, the man who has had a hand in everything…
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Bitcoin News Summary – December 31, 2018

Here’s what happened this week in Bitcoin in 99 seconds.  Before we begin, an important update for Electrum users. If when broadcasting a transaction, you receive an error message about a security update, disregard it, this is a phishing…
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Cryptocurrency Market Update: A Flat End To a Dismal Year in Crypto

FOMO Moments Crypto markets lethargic on New Year’s Eve; Bitcoin Cash sliding as usual, the rest immobile. Crypto markets have remained inactive on the final day of 2018. There has been very little movement in any of the major cryptocurrencies…
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Bitcoin Price Watch: BTC Primed To Gain Bullish Momentum

Key Points Bitcoin price recently tested the $3,950-4,000 resistance area against the US Dollar. There is a key breakout pattern in place with resistance at $3,800 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The price is…
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Crypto Startups Forked Out $878,000 To White Hats In 2018

Bitcoin may have been dubbed the “world’s most secure transaction settlement layer” by Anthony Pompliano, but the industry surrounding the protocol may not be all too secure. Case in point, crypto startups have forked out over…
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Top Cryptocurrencies Mostly in the Red, Bitcoin Falls Below $3,900 Again

Sunday, Dec. 30 — most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are seeing discreet losses while a few report discreet gains. Bitcoin’s (BTC) price is under $3,900 again, according to Coin360 data. Market visualization from Coin360 At press time,…