Entries by Penny Wise

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Brazil Moves to Probe Banks After Crypto Exchanges Denied Services

Brazil’s antitrust watchdog is investigating whether the major banks in the country worked together to close off access to cryptocurrency services. The Administrative Council for Economic Defense (CADE), an official wing of the Brazilian government, announced it was looking into the Banco do Brasil, Banco Bradesco, Itau Unibanco Holding, Banco Santander Brasil, Banco Inter and Sicredi, according […]

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The $234 Billion Money Laundering Case at Danske Bank’s Impossible in Bitcoin Ecosystem

This week, Danish publications reported that Danske Bank CEO has resigned amidst allegations of potential money laundering hundreds of billions of dollars, an amount that is equivalent to the market cap of crypto. When billions or dollars are involved, history has it that banks can’t resist the urge to “inject” the money into the system, […]

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Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis: To Bitcoin ABC or SV, Bitcoin Cash Sellers Targeting $300

The debate around how best the network shall scale and provide passage for mass adoption in a coin that’s positioning itself as a medium of exchange is placing Bitcoin Cash value and investors in a precarious situation. While there are flickers of reversal in lower time frames, our Bitcoin Cash price analysis predicts a possible […]

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Litecoin, Stellar Lumens, Monero, Cardano, EOS Price Analysis

Sep 18 flash gains are quickly evaporating giving way for solid Sep 17 losses backed by high level of participation syncing with the dominant trend—that of sellers. That is why, it’s likely that EOS, Litecoin, Stellar Lumens, Monero and Cardano prices might drop in coming days with Cardano for example dipping below 6 cents and […]

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Analyst: Large Scale Investors Interested in Bitcoin Despite Current Prices

Although Bitcoin is sitting just above its year-to-date low at $6,300, analysts are confident that large scale investors are still interested despite the persisting bear market. Industry sentiment also appears to be near its yearly low, with most investors and analysts calling for pending drops closer to $4,800. Despite there being little hope for another […]

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Binance Reveals Plan to Launch Crypto Exchanges on Almost Every Continent

One of the world’s largest crypto exchanges by trading volume wants to set up fiat-to-crypto trading platforms on almost every continent. Binance founder and CEO Zhao Changpeng closed out the first day of CoinDesk’s Consensus Singapore event with a fireside chat, where he discussed a range of topics, including how he grew Binance from a startup […]

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Three Fundamental Reasons the 20% Spike in XRP Prices is no Bluff

56 minutes. That’s the time it took for XRP price to surge 20 percent inevitably causing a frenzy. Though there has been particular news about a Coinbase listing for example, historically, rumors of Coinbase listings trigger swings. Decisive conclusions from the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) or a confirmed launch of xRapid also played […]

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Trading Legend Don Wilson: Asian Demand High for Bitcoin Futures

Don Wilson, founder of high-speed trading firm DRW, said bitcoin derivatives trading in Asia hours is almost equal to the volume he’s seen in the U.S., something he says is an anomaly when compared to other financial instruments. In a fireside chat at the CoinDesk Consensus Singapore 2018 conference with Quartz’s John Detrixhe, Wilson discussed […]