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19/05/20 14:58 by Priyeshu Garg
BitMEX goes down as Bitcoin falls 3% after liquidating $11 million in longs
Cryptocurrency exchange BitMEX went down as Bitcoin experienced a sharp drop from $9,885. Users who were able to access the website reported that the trading engine was currently down and that the com... Read More
01/05/20 14:21 by Yashu Gola
Bitcoin Hits $9K, Stocks Down as Investors Stare at Trade War 2.0
Bitcoin’s correlation with the S&P 500 broke Friday as it climbed circa 4.5 percent ahead of the New York opening bell.
On the other hand, futures tied to the U.S. benchmark fell 2.26 percen... Read More
02/03/20 20:10 by Brenda Ngari
Ripple Incentivizes Customers To Utilize Its XRP Cross-Border Payments Solutions
Ripple Labs has an escrow of XRP tokens from which it is allowed to sell 1 billion XRP monthly. Notably, these monthly sales have been a constant source of criticism even though the company does not ... Read More
16/12/19 21:00 by Rick D.
Obscure Cryptocurrency Mindol Pumps its Way Up Market Cap Rankings, But Why?
CoinMarketCap is suddenly showing a little-known cryptocurrency as the 17th largest by market capitalisation. Mindol (MIN) is an obscure project apparently aiming to promote Japanese “geek cultu... Read More
16/12/19 07:09 by Kevin Helms
German Banks Increasingly Charging Retail Clients Negative Interest Rates
A growing number of banks in Germany are charging retail customers negative interest rates, starting with the very first euro deposited into their accounts. At least three German banks are reportedly ... Read More
16/12/19 05:00 by Martin Young
TV Personality Tells His Million Plus Followers Why He Bought Bitcoin
There are many narratives for Bitcoin ownership but one constantly echoed is a hedge against failing fiat. A US consumer television personality and author recently told his burgeoning follower base on... Read More
15/12/19 19:21 by Brenda Ngari
Federal Reserve Ramping Up Repo Operations In Early 2020 Will Prove A Strong Case For Bitcoin
In mid-September, the Federal Reserve announced that it would inject billions into repo markets in order for banks to satisfy their liquidity needs. During the same week of repo operations, the Fed c... Read More
14/12/19 20:03 by Lorenzo Stroe
US Central Bank to Print 3x Bitcoin Market Cap In Weeks
According to the official statement by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the ‘Desk’ will conduct the repurchase agreement (repo) operations from December 13 to January 14, 2020.
‘’The ... Read More
13/12/19 13:38 by Kevin Helms
Lagarde Sees Demand for Stablecoins, Plans to Put ECB ‘Ahead of the Curve’
At her first press conference as head of the European Central Bank (ECB), Christine Lagarde outlined her plans to lead the ECB “ahead of the curve” in the field of digital currency. &ldquo... Read More
13/12/19 12:04 by Christine Vasileva
PayPal Files Lawsuit Against CFPB Over ‘Confusing’ Digital Wallet Rules
PayPal, the leader in online wallet payments, has filed a suit against the US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) over new rules requiring overly strict and constraining reporting for its digi... Read More
13/12/19 09:00 by Martin Young
Has South Korea Joined the Central Bank Crypto Race?
The South Korean central bank is the latest in the list of national banks to reveal its intentions towards central bank crypto (CBDC).
South Korea Joins Crypto Research Race
According to paper earl... Read More
12/12/19 12:00 by Emilio Janus
Bitcoin Volume Reporting Nightmare, Who Can We Trust?
One of the biggest mysteries in the Bitcoin world, aside from the real identity of Satoshi Nakamoto, is how much of it is being bought and sold on exchanges each day. As pointed out in first raised by... Read More
10/12/19 21:00 by Rick D.
Crypto, Crypto, Crypto… CEO Says ‘Crypto’ 100K Times For Homeless Charity
The CEO of a digital currency exchange in the UK has set himself an incredibly bizarre challenge. People have been donating to Pete Wood of CoinBurp as he attempts to raise money for a homeless charit... Read More
05/12/19 14:27 by bitcoinist.com
Repo Markets Gain Another $70 Billion, USD Continues to Weaken
The New York Fed provided another massive cash injection into the repo market, this time adding over $70 billion.
According to recent reports, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York injected yet anothe... Read More
04/12/19 12:30 by Ali Raza
Will Crypto Save Iran from a Financial Crisis?
Iran is inching closer towards the financial crisis due to sanctions, but the country might still turn to cryptocurrencies for help.
Iran is in a bad place right now, as the US officials state that t... Read More
29/11/19 15:52 by Anatol Antonovici
Overstock Shareholders Compete to Lead Class Against tZERO’s Parent
E-commerce giant Overstock faces a difficult period as several former and current shareholders fight for the status of lead plaintiff in a class action against the company.
Overstock’s tZERO Pr... Read More
29/11/19 10:00 by Ali Raza
US Court Allows IRS to View Bitstamp Customer Information
US federal judge allowed the IRS to demand information about users’ assets from Bitstamp crypto exchange, although the agency was also ordered to reduce the number of requests.
The IRS’s ... Read More
29/11/19 00:50 by Jamie Redman
Despite St. Louis Branch Warnings, New York Fed Pumps $108 Billion Into US Economy
On Wednesday, November 27, the U.S. Federal Reserve pumped $108 billion into the American economy using overnight repo tactics and 15-day repos. The central bank explained the move will stimulate more... Read More
27/11/19 11:33 by Osato Avan-Nomayo
Upbit Reports ‘Irregular Withdrawal’ of $51 Million in Ethereum
Upbit, one of the ‘big four’ South Korean crypto exchanges has reported an irregular 342,000 Ethereum (ETH) withdrawal from its wallet. While details remain sketchy as to the nature of the withdra... Read More
26/11/19 12:15 by Avi Mizrahi
Bankrupt DX Exchange Reportedly Didn’t Pay Israeli Suppliers and Employees
It was recently reported that digital assets trading platform DX Exchange ceased operations and was looking for a way to exit the market via a merger or a sale. New details from Israel show that the e... Read More
22/11/19 17:30 by Christine Vasileva
Bitcoin Code to be Kept in Arctic Vault Facility
Bitcoin’s open-source code, at least its latest committed version, may be kept in a Svalbard vault, joining other projects in the GitHub Arctic Vault project.
Satoshi’s Protocol Delivered to ... Read More