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Record US Government Shutdown Prolongs Crypto Winter

If things were not bad enough in crypto land the US government is adding to its woes. The longest shutdown in history is taking its toll on the economy, innovation and the crypto industry. The Waiting Game Continues Regulators are no friends…
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Why Facebook Should Not be Trusted With Cryptocurrency

The race to launch the first crypto powered messenger app is heating up. Naturally the internet monopolies such as Facebook are scrambling to be first, but looking at its history it is one of the least suitable to handle decentralized currencies.…
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Winklevoss Twins: If Bitcoin ETF Approval Takes Six Years, So Be It

Among other things, 2018 was a tough year for Bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs) applications. Regulatory entities overseeing such proposals quickly quashed the crypto industry’s dreams, denying applications left and right. Yet, the…
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OTC Volume of Bitcoin is Rising: Are Institutions Buying?

While over-the-counter (OTC) and dark pool trading is a lesser-known branch of the crypto tree, this subsector has quickly become a hot topic for institutions with a growing penchant for Bitcoin. Recent data from a leading crypto-centric OTC…
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Crypto Ecosystem Needs to Evolve as Coinbase Censors Accounts

The entire premise set in motion by Satoshi Nakamoto ten years ago was one of a decentralized peer to peer currency beyond the control of governments, banks and mega corporations. Fast forward to 2019 and we have yet to achieve that goal as…
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Ethereum Developer ConsenSys Partners With AMD To Bolster Blockchain Industry

Although the crypto market has stagnated, the startups driving the blockchain boat have continued to forge ahead with their efforts. Reports indicate that ConsenSys, a key participant in the nascent Ethereum ecosystem, has partnered with a leading…
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Binance Continues Expanding With New Token Sales on ‘Launchpad’

Crypto exchange Binance has shown no sign of slowing down during the year-long bear market as it continues to innovate and nurture projects to foster the embryonic industry. Its latest offering is called Launchpad which has been described as…
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Stock Market Trades Sideways, Analysts Believe Strong Chance of Rally in 2019

The stock market is currently experiencing a sideways trading session, with all of the major benchmarks trading down slightly. Although the markets have seen unprecedented volatility towards the end of 2018, analysts still have lofty expectations…
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2018 Was a Rough Year for Both Crypto and Equities Markets

Although the traditional equities markets and the crypto markets don’t have a ton in common, they both had a rough 2018, and investors in both markets are hoping that 2019 proves to be different. Despite being a rough year price-wise, many…
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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…