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Millions Gone? Broker Takes Fire for Bitcoin Cash Trading Freeze

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 18. 12:45

Millions Gone? Broker Takes Fire for Bitcoin Cash Trading Freeze Bitcoin cash's big ups and downs have had market impacts far and wide, while showcasing the nascent nature of the crypto sector as a whole.

Gox ICO? CEO Karpeles Floats Token Sale to Revive Bitcoin Exchange

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 17. 23:10

Gox ICO? CEO Karpeles Floats Token Sale to Revive Bitcoin Exchange A Mt Gox initial coin offering (ICO)? It's not that much of a far-fetched idea, according to the defunct bitcoin exchange's controversial CEO.

Ripple Makes a Splash: XRP Price Looks Up on Amex News

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 17. 15:30

Ripple Makes a Splash: XRP Price Looks Up on Amex News Positive news flow for Ripple seems to be boosting price, while the technical analysis also favors the bulls.

Up and Away? Bitcoin Price Eyes $8,000 Or Higher

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 17. 13:30

Up and Away? Bitcoin Price Eyes $8,000 Or Higher Bitcoin has staged a remarkable "V" shaped recovery from the last week's lows near $5,500, and may be looking at new highs ahead.

Just the Beginning? What the Tezos Lawsuits Mean for ICO Litigation

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 17. 10:00

Just the Beginning? What the Tezos Lawsuits Mean for ICO Litigation Class-action litigators in the U.S. appear to be positioning for a potential pop in the hot initial coin offering market.

Just the Beginning? Tezos Lawsuits Could Open Doors for ICO Litigation

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 17. 10:00

Just the Beginning? Tezos Lawsuits Could Open Doors for ICO Litigation Class-action litigators in the U.S. appear to be positioning for a potential pop in the hot initial coin offering market.

The Beginning? Tezos Could Open Doors for ICO Litigation

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 17. 10:00

The Beginning? Tezos Could Open Doors for ICO Litigation Class-action litigators in the U.S. appear to be positioning for a potential pop in the hot initial coin offering market.

Swiss Firms to Let Traders Short Bitcoin With New Futures Products

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 17. 06:30

Swiss Firms to Let Traders Short Bitcoin With New Futures Products Swiss bank Vontobel and Leonteq Securities announced that they will start trading Switzerland’s first two mini futures to short bitcoin on Friday.

Coinbase Courts Hedge Funds With Institutional Storage Service

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 16. 22:40

Coinbase Courts Hedge Funds With Institutional Storage Service Cryptocurrency wallet and exchange startup Coinbase is launching a new storage service aimed specifically at institutional investors.

$10 Million Minimum: Coinbase Courts Hedge Funds With Storage Service

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 16. 22:40

$10 Million Minimum: Coinbase Courts Hedge Funds With Storage Service Cryptocurrency wallet and exchange startup Coinbase is launching a new storage service aimed specifically at institutional investors.

Coinbase Courts Hedge Funds With Storage Service

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 16. 22:40

Coinbase Courts Hedge Funds With Storage Service Cryptocurrency wallet and exchange startup Coinbase is launching a new storage service aimed specifically at institutional investors.

Bitcoin Approaches All-Time High As Price Shrugs Sell-Off

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 16. 19:40

Bitcoin Approaches All-Time High As Price Shrugs Sell-Off The price of bitcoin is spiking, climbing above $7,700 for first time since Nov. 8.

Bitcoin Nears $7,900 to Hit New All-Time High

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 16. 19:40

Bitcoin Nears $7,900 to Hit New All-Time High The price of bitcoin is spiking, climbing above $7,700 for first time since Nov. 8.

Survey: Bitcoin Investors Won't Sell Until Price Nears $200k

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 16. 19:20

Survey: Bitcoin Investors Won't Sell Until Price Nears $200k New survey data highlights the ideological – and economic – factors driving some investors to purchase bitcoin.

YouTube Stars Can Now Earn Brave's Browser Tokens

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 16. 17:00

YouTube Stars Can Now Earn Brave's Browser Tokens The ad-blocking browser provides YouTubers with an alternative monetization strategy in a year of aggravation with the video site's ad-killing bots.

Bitcoin Cash Dips to $1,000, But a Recovery May Be on the Cards

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 16. 15:15

Bitcoin Cash Dips to $1,000, But a Recovery May Be on the Cards Bitcoin cash has lost 20 percent in the last 24 hours, but looks to have found a new bottom around $1,000.

New Highs in Sight? Bitcoin Moves Back Above $7,500

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 16. 13:35

New Highs in Sight? Bitcoin Moves Back Above $7,500 Bitcoin is showing no signs of stopping its recent upwards surge. As prices climb once again, are new highs on the horizon?

Kik Might Move Its ICO Tokens to a New Blockchain

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 16. 13:00

Kik Might Move Its ICO Tokens to a New Blockchain A high-profile ICO project is re-evaluating whether it will stick with the ethereum network or shift to a more scalable and lower-cost solution.

Kik Might Just Move Its ICO Tokens to a New Blockchain

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 16. 13:00

Kik Might Just Move Its ICO Tokens to a New Blockchain A high-profile ICO project is re-evaluating whether it will stick with the ethereum network or shift to a more scalable and lower-cost solution.

Brokerage Chief: Bitcoin Futures Must Be Quarantined

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 15. 21:45

Brokerage Chief: Bitcoin Futures Must Be Quarantined A well-known electronic brokerage firm is issuing dire warnings against the CME Group's plan to launch a bitcoin futures contract next month.

Canaccord: ICOs Could Become Commonplace

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 15. 17:10

Canaccord: ICOs Could Become Commonplace Initial coin offerings (ICOs) could one day come to be seen as similar to inital public offerings (IPOs), according to a new report.

Wealth Manager Canaccord: ICOs Could Become Commonplace

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 15. 17:10

Wealth Manager Canaccord: ICOs Could Become Commonplace Initial coin offerings (ICOs) could one day come to be seen as similar to inital public offerings (IPOs), according to a new report.

Turning Tide? Bitcoin Tests $7,000 As Price Pushes Higher

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 15. 12:45

Turning Tide? Bitcoin Tests $7,000 As Price Pushes Higher Analysis of the bitcoin price charts suggests the tide is slowly turning in favor of the bulls, although $7,000 could be a stumbling block.

Turning Tide? Bitcoin Tops $7,000 As Price Pushes Up

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 15. 12:45

Turning Tide? Bitcoin Tops $7,000 As Price Pushes Up Analysis of the bitcoin price charts suggests the tide is slowly turning in favor of the bulls, although $7,000 could be a stumbling block.

UK Hedge Fund Eyes Cryptocurrencies On Heels of CME Futures Plan

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 15. 08:00

UK Hedge Fund Eyes Cryptocurrencies On Heels of CME Futures Plan British hedge fund Man Group's CEO Luke Ellis told Reuters Tuesday that the company would add bitcoin to its investment portfolio.

UK Hedge Fund Man Group Mulls Bitcoin Futures Offering

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 15. 08:00

UK Hedge Fund Man Group Mulls Bitcoin Futures Offering British hedge fund Man Group's CEO Luke Ellis told Reuters Tuesday that the company would add bitcoin to its investment portfolio.

Russian Central Bank Official: ICOs Have 'Huge Potential'

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 14. 18:00

Russian Central Bank Official: ICOs Have 'Huge Potential' A senior official at Russia's central bank said earlier today that he believes initial coin offerings could drive funding opportunities for startups.

BCH's New Combo: Bull Exhaustion With Limited Downside?

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 14. 16:45

BCH's New Combo: Bull Exhaustion With Limited Downside? Bitcoin cash is up again, after record price highs last week, but are the bulls running out of steam?

Bitcoin Cash's New Combo: Bull Exhaustion With Limited Downside?

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 14. 16:45

Bitcoin Cash's New Combo: Bull Exhaustion With Limited Downside? Bitcoin cash is up again, after record price highs last week, but are the bulls running out of steam?

CME CEO: Bitcoin Futures Could Begin Trading As Soon As December

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 13. 19:53

CME CEO: Bitcoin Futures Could Begin Trading As Soon As December CME chairman and CEO Terry Duffy has said that the derivatives exchange operator could list a planned bitcoin futures product as early as next month.

Dutch Regulator: ICO Environment Is a 'Dangerous Cocktail'

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 13. 17:45

Dutch Regulator: ICO Environment Is a 'Dangerous Cocktail' Regulators have issued a new warning to investors in the Netherlands about putting money into initial coin offerings (ICOs).

Dash Cryptocurrency Builds Base After Setting Record Above $500

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 13. 16:45

Dash Cryptocurrency Builds Base After Setting Record Above $500 The world's sixth largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization rose to record highs above $500 on Sunday, and is now trading above the $400 mark.

Recovery In Doubt? Bitcoin Price May Not Sustain Above $6,500

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 13. 13:30

Recovery In Doubt? Bitcoin Price May Not Sustain Above $6,500 Bitcoin is in a recovery mode today, bouncing back from a sell-off that occurred after the suspension of the Segwit2x hard fork last week.

Bitcoin Gold Goes Live After Bumpy Blockchain Launch

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 13. 05:00

Bitcoin Gold Goes Live After Bumpy Blockchain Launch Bitcoin gold, the latest fork of the bitcoin blockchain, is officially live after a rocky start.

Flimsy Floor? Bitcoin Charts Suggest Price Declines Still in Play

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 12. 14:30

Flimsy Floor? Bitcoin Charts Suggest Price Declines Still in Play The price of bitcoin has taken a big hit in the last few days, with charts suggesting the cryptocurrency is heading for a period of consolidation.

Flimsy Floor? Bitcoin Charts Suggest Price Decline In Play

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 12. 14:30

Flimsy Floor? Bitcoin Charts Suggest Price Decline In Play The price of bitcoin has taken a big hit in the last few days, with charts suggesting the cryptocurrency is heading for a period of consolidation.

Confusion and Euphoria As Bitcoin Cash Surges Past $30 Billion

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 12. 06:45

Confusion and Euphoria As Bitcoin Cash Surges Past $30 Billion "BITCOIN CASH IS BITCOIN NOW." Issued by Li Ang, head of China-based bitcoin mining outfit Canoe Pool, the proclamation may not be distinguishable from typical cryptocurrency banter. However, the difference this time around is the context. No idle statement, Ang's comment comes amid what can only be characterized as one of the biggest migrations of […]

Confusion and Euphoria As Bitcoin Cash Tops $30 Billion

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 12. 06:45

Confusion and Euphoria As Bitcoin Cash Tops $30 Billion The total value of the bitcoin cash protocol passed $30 billion this weekend, prompting a stunned reaction from the cryptocurrency community.

Bitcoin Price Decline Continues As Markets Drop Below $6,500

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 10. 20:09

Bitcoin Price Decline Continues As Markets Drop Below $6,500 The price of bitcoin is down more than 9 percent after falling below the $6,500 level.

'2x' Boost? Bitcoin Cash Closes on Record High

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 10. 17:01

'2x' Boost? Bitcoin Cash Closes on Record High Bitcoin cash rose to a three-month high of $872.24 today, two days after a controversial hard fork of the bitcoin blockchain was suspended.

Bitcoin Isn't 'Too Expensive,' Says BTCC Boss Bobby Lee

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 10. 15:00

Bitcoin Isn't 'Too Expensive,' Says BTCC Boss Bobby Lee Bobby Lee, CEO of cryptocurrency exchange BTCC, spoke about buying bitcoin and China's regulatory crackdown in a speech last weekend.

Bull Grip Weakens As Bitcoin Price Breaks Below $7,000

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 10. 14:05

Bull Grip Weakens As Bitcoin Price Breaks Below $7,000 After setting a new record high of $7,879 Wednesday, bitcoin's price has dropped below $6,800 today.

Bitcoin Gold Sets Sunday Date for Cryptocurrency Release

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 09. 20:35

Bitcoin Gold Sets Sunday Date for Cryptocurrency Release Bitcoin Gold could launch as early as Sunday, per an announcement from its development team.

Ether Shrugs Off Parity Concerns As Price Climbs to Three-Week High

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 09. 15:30

Ether Shrugs Off Parity Concerns As Price Climbs to Three-Week High Despite a serious vulnerability being discovered in ethereum wallet Parity, ether prices have climbed today.

'Segwit2x Rally' Unwinds? Bitcoin Looks Heavy As Fork Boost Fades

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 09. 14:00

'Segwit2x Rally' Unwinds? Bitcoin Looks Heavy As Fork Boost Fades Following the suspension of the Segwit2x hard fork, bitcoin prices rose to new record highs yesterday, before falling to a low of $7,058 today.

Where to, Bitcoin? Price Sees $1,000 Spread As '2x' Averted

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 08. 22:45

Where to, Bitcoin? Price Sees $1,000 Spread As '2x' Averted Up, down and in between: bitcoin sought direction on Wednesday as traders looked to price in a shift in the protocol's outlook.

'Dr. Doom' Roubini Joins Wall Street Chorus Calling Bitcoin a Bubble

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 08. 21:33

'Dr. Doom' Roubini Joins Wall Street Chorus Calling Bitcoin a Bubble Economist Nouriel Roubini, who predicted the 2008 financial crisis, predicts that bitcoin "will find its end" when more countries crack down on it.

SEC Chairman: ICO Trading Susceptible to Price Manipulation

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 08. 19:45

SEC Chairman: ICO Trading Susceptible to Price Manipulation The growing market for cryptographic tokens is at risk for market manipulation, according to SEC chairman Jay Clayton.

Litecoin Price Looks Northwards Amid Korean Volume Spike

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 08. 16:00

Litecoin Price Looks Northwards Amid Korean Volume Spike Having spent a better part of the last month defending the key trend line support, litecoin clocked a three-week high of $63.71 yesterday.

CoinDesk's Top 10 Token Traders and Analysts of 2017

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 08. 15:00

CoinDesk's Top 10 Token Traders and Analysts of 2017 Inspired by the notable influencers in the crypto space, CoinDesk has crunched the data to decide the Top 10 Analysts and Token Traders of 2017.

$7,500 and Rising: Bitcoin Price Looks Ready to Challenge Records

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 08. 13:45

$7,500 and Rising: Bitcoin Price Looks Ready to Challenge Records Having refused to succumb to bearish technical pressures yesterday, the world's largest cryptocurrency moved back above $7,500 this morning.

CBOE President: Bitcoin ETFs Will Follow Futures Products

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 08. 06:00

CBOE President: Bitcoin ETFs Will Follow Futures Products Derivatives provider CBOE is stepping up its praise for bitcoin ahead of an expected trading product launch.

CME Group's Leo Melamed: We'll 'Tame' Bitcoin

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 07. 19:00

CME Group's Leo Melamed: We'll 'Tame' Bitcoin CME Group Chairman Emeritus Leo Melamed said he believes in the future of bitcoin and expects major investment in his company's futures contracts.

Short-Lived Rebound? Bitcoin Struggles to Retake $7,200

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 07. 14:30

Short-Lived Rebound? Bitcoin Struggles to Retake $7,200 Bitcoin prices dropped to a four-day low below $6,950 yesterday before regaining some poise. So has the pullback run out of steam?

A More Equitable ICO? Why Blockstack Said No to a Token Pre-Sale

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 07. 12:00

A More Equitable ICO? Why Blockstack Said No to a Token Pre-Sale Disappointed in the way ICOs are often handled, and needing wide distribution, Blockstack has dropped the pre-sale for its upcoming token launch.

Money Manager VanEck Launches Cryptocurrency Price Indices

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 07. 06:00

Money Manager VanEck Launches Cryptocurrency Price Indices The firm behind a recent effort to launch a cryptocurrency-tied (ETF) has unveiled a set of new indices related to bitcoin and other digital assets.

$8,000? Goldman Sachs Analysts See Possible Bitcoin Price Jump

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 06. 23:30

$8,000? Goldman Sachs Analysts See Possible Bitcoin Price Jump Goldman Sachs analysts predicted that the price of bitcoin could surge as high as $8,000 in a note distributed to clients earlier this week.

Bitcoin's Price Slips Below $7,000

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 06. 20:39

Bitcoin's Price Slips Below $7,000 The price of bitcoin has slid below $7,000 just a day after climbing above the $7,600 level.

Ethereum Classic Snaps Slump as Price Hits Eight-Week High

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 06. 16:30

Ethereum Classic Snaps Slump as Price Hits Eight-Week High Ethereum classic rose to eight-week high today, thanks in part to keen trading on South Korean exchanges.

Bitcoin Price Fades After Spike to New Record High

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 06. 15:00

Bitcoin Price Fades After Spike to New Record High Following yet another record high at the weekend, bitcoin is trading on the back foot today.

A New Kind of Bitcoin Exchange is Opening in China

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 03. 22:30

A New Kind of Bitcoin Exchange is Opening in China Following China's crackdown on trading against the yuan, some of the country's major bitcoin exchanges are now shifting to the OTC market.

China's Bitcoin Exchanges Are Shifting Business Models

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 03. 22:30

China's Bitcoin Exchanges Are Shifting Business Models Following China's crackdown on trading against the yuan, some of the country's major bitcoin exchanges are now shifting to the OTC market.

Bitcoin Price: First Signs of a Tired Bull?

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 03. 16:01

Bitcoin Price: First Signs of a Tired Bull? The bitcoin bull market may be reaching a point of exhaustion, according to price action analysis.

Ripple Price Outlook Positive on Korean Volume, Analyst Prediction

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 03. 14:30

Ripple Price Outlook Positive on Korean Volume, Analyst Prediction Ripple's XRP cryptocurrency has gained 10 percent in the last 24 hours amid keen Asian trading and bullish price predictions.

Argentinian Futures Exchange Eyes Bitcoin Offering

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 03. 12:30

Argentinian Futures Exchange Eyes Bitcoin Offering Argentina's largest futures market, Mercado de Termino de Rosario or Rofex, is considering offering cryptocurrency products to investors.

Short-Term Top? Bitcoin Price Seeks Direction on Choppy Charts

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 02. 15:01

Short-Term Top? Bitcoin Price Seeks Direction on Choppy Charts With extreme volatility evident in bitcoin's price this morning, what lies ahead for the cryptocurrency? Analysis suggests caution is advised.

Bitcoin's Price Climbs Above $6,600 to Reach New Market High

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 01. 20:18

Bitcoin's Price Climbs Above $6,600 to Reach New Market High Bitcoin's price has hit yet another all-time high, passing above the $6,600 level.

Bitcoin Gold Team Touts Safety Update Ahead of Coin Release

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 01. 16:30

Bitcoin Gold Team Touts Safety Update Ahead of Coin Release The bitcoin gold development team has announced that it is adding support for two-way replay protection ahead of the network's expected launch.

Bright Futures: Bitcoin Climbs on CME News, But Is $7,000 in Sight?

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 01. 15:25

Bright Futures: Bitcoin Climbs on CME News, But Is $7,000 in Sight? Bitcoin has once again smashed expectations with a continued climb to new price records, and the technical analysis suggests it isn't done yet.

Bitcoin Cash Outlook Improves as Traders Greet New Code Release

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 01. 13:20

Bitcoin Cash Outlook Improves as Traders Greet New Code Release Amid news of technical changes to its blockchain, bitcoin cash has continued to rally, reaching a four-day high of $505.90 today.

Bitcoin Price Surges to New High of over $6,500

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 01. 10:49

Bitcoin Price Surges to New High of over $6,500 Bitcoin prices have continued to climb today, reaching $6,522 for the first time in its nine-year history.

Bitcoin Price Hits New High Above $6,500

CoinDesk

2017. Nov. 01. 10:49

Bitcoin Price Hits New High Above $6,500 Bitcoin prices have continued to climb today, reaching $6,522 for the first time in its nine-year history.

Bitcoin's Price Climbs Above $6,400 to Hit All-Time High

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 31. 15:15

Bitcoin's Price Climbs Above $6,400 to Hit All-Time High The price of bitcoin has hit a new all time high, crossing the $6,300 mark for the second time this week.

CME Group to Launch Bitcoin Futures Contract

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 31. 14:52

CME Group to Launch Bitcoin Futures Contract Derivatives marketplace operator CME Group has announced plans to launch a bitcoin futures product.

Derivatives Giant CME Group to Launch Bitcoin Futures Contract

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 31. 14:52

Derivatives Giant CME Group to Launch Bitcoin Futures Contract Derivatives marketplace operator CME Group has announced plans to launch a bitcoin futures product.

Bitcoin Cash Rally Stalls as Traders Price in Possible Fork

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 31. 13:30

Bitcoin Cash Rally Stalls as Traders Price in Possible Fork The price of the bitcoin cash cryptocurrency is responding to news of a coming techncial shift – and the initial results don't seem positive.

Making Noise: Bitcoin Price Could Push Higher as Global Volumes Grow

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 30. 13:05

Making Noise: Bitcoin Price Could Push Higher as Global Volumes Grow Bitcoin's rally is showing no signs of abating after prices surged to record levels over the weekend.

Making Noise: Bitcoin Price Looks Higher as Global Volumes Grow

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 30. 13:05

Making Noise: Bitcoin Price Looks Higher as Global Volumes Grow Bitcoin's rally is showing no signs of abating after prices surged to record levels over the weekend.

Veteran Observer Tech Reporter Joins CoinDesk Editorial Team

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 30. 12:00

Veteran Observer Tech Reporter Joins CoinDesk Editorial Team CoinDesk has added a valuable new member to its U.S. editorial division – veteran Observer reporter Brady Dale.

Politician Ron Paul: US Government Should 'Stay Out' of Bitcoin

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 30. 03:00

Politician Ron Paul: US Government Should 'Stay Out' of Bitcoin Former U.S. Congressman Ron Paul said this week that he supports cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology.

$6,300: Bitcoin Price Hits Record High

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 29. 23:26

$6,300: Bitcoin Price Hits Record High The CoinDesk Bitcoin Price Index set a new record on Sunday, rising nearly $500 to top $6,300 for the first time in history.

The Basics on FACTS: A New Model for Compliant ICOs

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 29. 16:04

The Basics on FACTS: A New Model for Compliant ICOs Must ICOs choose between a non-compliant utility token or a complaint security token that doesn’t work in commerce? Jaron Lukasiewicz proposes a fix.

Where to Trade Bitcoin? Brokerage Apps Move In Amid Market Boom

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 28. 17:28

Where to Trade Bitcoin? Brokerage Apps Move In Amid Market Boom A new wave of investing apps is opening up to bitcoin, aiming to attract an elusive millennial market jaded by the financial crisis.

Worse Than Tulips? Enduring Misconceptions About Crypto Assets

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 28. 02:12

Worse Than Tulips? Enduring Misconceptions About Crypto Assets The authors of a new book explain what mainstream financial pundits still don't grasp about this space – even if the markets are starting to get it.

Worse Than Tulip Mania? Common Misconceptions About Crypto Assets

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 28. 02:12

Worse Than Tulip Mania? Common Misconceptions About Crypto Assets The authors of a new book explain what mainstream financial pundits still don't grasp about this space – even if the markets are starting to get it.

Stuck in Limbo? Bitcoin Cash Price Clocks 9-Day High

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 27. 16:35

Stuck in Limbo? Bitcoin Cash Price Clocks 9-Day High The recently created cryptocurrency bitcoin cash price caught a fresh bid wave today, reaching a nine-day high of $373.

Bull Exhaustion? Bitcoin Price Halts Advance Ahead of $6,000

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 27. 13:45

Bull Exhaustion? Bitcoin Price Halts Advance Ahead of $6,000 Bitcoin prices have taken a downturn after the psychological hurdle of $6,000 proved a tough nut to crack.

Diverse Team, Diverse Portfolio: Amentum Raising $10 Million Crypto Fund

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 27. 06:30

Diverse Team, Diverse Portfolio: Amentum Raising $10 Million Crypto Fund The Amentum team includes veterans of blockchain startups Purse.io and Chain – but also a private equity investor and a former construction manager.

Multicoin Capital Plans $100 Million Raise for New Blockchain Investment Fund

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 26. 23:00

Multicoin Capital Plans $100 Million Raise for New Blockchain Investment Fund This hedge fund is betting that blockchain can drive the price of middlemen down to zero, raising $100 million to invest in a range of tokens.

'A Real Bubble': Billionaire Warren Buffett Doubles Down on Bitcoin Doubt

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 26. 19:30

'A Real Bubble': Billionaire Warren Buffett Doubles Down on Bitcoin Doubt Billionaire investor and Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett said bitcoin's price is in a bubble during a question-and-answer session this month.

Low Volume Lift? Litecoin Prices Rise But Big Leaps Unlikely

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 26. 18:30

Low Volume Lift? Litecoin Prices Rise But Big Leaps Unlikely The price of litecoin appears to be benefiting from crypto market conditions, but low volumes suggest any larger lift-off might not be in play.

Peter Thiel: Bitcoin Is Like A Reserve Form Of Money

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 26. 18:00

Peter Thiel: Bitcoin Is Like A Reserve Form Of Money Peter Thiel, the billionaire co-founder of PayPal, believes that critics of bitcoin are "underestimating" the cryptocurrency.

Peter Thiel: Bitcoin Is Like A 'Reserve Form Of Money'

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 26. 18:00

Peter Thiel: Bitcoin Is Like A 'Reserve Form Of Money' Peter Thiel, the billionaire co-founder of PayPal, believes that critics of bitcoin are "underestimating" the cryptocurrency.

Tokenized Tor? A16z, DFJ and More Back Private Internet Project Orchid

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 26. 15:00

Tokenized Tor? A16z, DFJ and More Back Private Internet Project Orchid Orchid Labs has attracted big investors to its vision of a more private internet, revealing millions already raised in a private token sale.

Highs on the Radar? Bitcoin Retakes $5,800 as Prices Edge Up

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 26. 14:20

Highs on the Radar? Bitcoin Retakes $5,800 as Prices Edge Up Bitcoin prices are edging up on Thursday, though a look at the charts suggests a bigger move might be possible.

Pantera Leads $5 Million Investment in Video Steaming Token Pre-Sale

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 26. 13:45

Pantera Leads $5 Million Investment in Video Steaming Token Pre-Sale A group of veteran blockchain VCs is funding a new token aimed at creating a decentralized video file exchange network.

Pantera Leads $5 Million Investment in Video Streaming Token Pre-Sale

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 26. 13:45

Pantera Leads $5 Million Investment in Video Streaming Token Pre-Sale A group of veteran blockchain VCs is funding a new token aimed at creating a decentralized video file exchange network.

UK Asset Manager Adds Support for Ethereum Exchange-Traded Product

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 26. 12:35

UK Asset Manager Adds Support for Ethereum Exchange-Traded Product UK-based asset manager Hargreaves Lansdown is moving to offer its customers access to two ethereum-based exchange-traded notes (ETNs).

Did Ethereum ICO? Founder Joe Lubin Gives Uncertain Answer

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 26. 08:00

Did Ethereum ICO? Founder Joe Lubin Gives Uncertain Answer A Quartz event on Tuesday saw a founding developer of the ethereum protocol answer high-level questions about the state of blockchain technology.

What's the Price of Bitcoin Gold? Crypto Traders Still Aren't Sure

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 26. 04:31

What's the Price of Bitcoin Gold? Crypto Traders Still Aren't Sure Bitcoin gold's price has volatile day as crypto investors attempt to find a stable price for the coin that's yet to be released publicly.

China Renaissance CEO: Blockchain More Important Than Bitcoin

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 25. 22:45

China Renaissance CEO: Blockchain More Important Than Bitcoin The head of a Chinese investment bank says he believes bitcoin's underlying technology is more important than the cryptocurrency itself.

Room for More? Bitcoin Cash Defends Price Amid Competition

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 25. 17:30

Room for More? Bitcoin Cash Defends Price Amid Competition The markets appear to be showing appetite for multiple forked versions of bitcoin, or so the bitcoin cash price would suggest.

Room for More? Bitcoin Cash Defends $300 Amid Competition

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 25. 17:30

Room for More? Bitcoin Cash Defends $300 Amid Competition The markets appear to be showing appetite for multiple forked versions of bitcoin, or so the bitcoin cash price would suggest.

South Korea's Kakao App Maker Is Launching a Cryptocurrency Exchange

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 25. 17:00

South Korea's Kakao App Maker Is Launching a Cryptocurrency Exchange South Korean fintech firm Dunamu has launched open beta services for its new cryptocurrency exchange platform Upbit.

App Maker Kakao Is Launching a Cryptocurrency Exchange

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 25. 17:00

App Maker Kakao Is Launching a Cryptocurrency Exchange South Korean fintech firm Dunamu has launched open beta services for its new cryptocurrency exchange platform Upbit.

South Korean App Maker Kakao Is Launching a Crypto Exchange

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 25. 17:00

South Korean App Maker Kakao Is Launching a Crypto Exchange South Korean fintech firm Dunamu has launched open beta services for its new cryptocurrency exchange platform Upbit.

App Maker Kakao Begins Beta Testing New Cryptocurrency Exchange

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 25. 17:00

App Maker Kakao Begins Beta Testing New Cryptocurrency Exchange South Korean fintech firm Dunamu has launched open beta services for its new cryptocurrency exchange platform Upbit.

Back Above $5,500: Bitcoin Shrugs Off Fork with Price Rebound

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 25. 14:30

Back Above $5,500: Bitcoin Shrugs Off Fork with Price Rebound The price of bitcoin is trending up after a fork yesterday – but where is it headed?

Tezos Founders on ICO Controversy: 'This Will Blow Over'

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 25. 03:47

Tezos Founders on ICO Controversy: 'This Will Blow Over' In their first public appearance since Tezos' governance issues made headlines, Kathleen and Arthur Breitman projected confidence in the ICO project.

Bitcoin Price Falls to 5-Day Low Following Fork Currency Creation

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 24. 15:45

Bitcoin Price Falls to 5-Day Low Following Fork Currency Creation Bitcoin prices fell following the creation of an alternative based on its blockchain, and expectations for how it would impact markets.

Saudi Prince Al-Waleed: Bitcoin Is 'Going to Implode'

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 23. 22:35

Saudi Prince Al-Waleed: Bitcoin Is 'Going to Implode' A senior member of the Saudi royal family struck a critical tone about bitcoin during a media appearance today.

Ether Price Hits One-Month Low Below $280

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 23. 20:00

Ether Price Hits One-Month Low Below $280 The price of ether hit its lowest point in one month on Monday, falling to $275 despite strong gains observed elsewhere in the cryptocurrency market.

Upside Ahead? Stellar Rally Fizzles But Lumen Could Regain Luster

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 23. 17:45

Upside Ahead? Stellar Rally Fizzles But Lumen Could Regain Luster The price of Stellar's lumen cryptocurrency has seen ups and downs of late – but gains could be ahead if a key indicator holds.

Prepping for a Pullback? Bitcoin Price Drops Below $6,000

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 23. 13:45

Prepping for a Pullback? Bitcoin Price Drops Below $6,000 Bitcoin prices are trending down, but is this the sign of a developing trend?

LedgerX Trades $1 Million in Bitcoin Derivatives in First Week

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 21. 00:27

LedgerX Trades $1 Million in Bitcoin Derivatives in First Week New York-based startup LedgerX has concluded a historic first week of cryptocurrency derivatives trading, reporting $1 million in exchanges.

BlackRock Strategist: There's No 'Right or Wrong' Price for Bitcoin

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 20. 23:05

BlackRock Strategist: There's No 'Right or Wrong' Price for Bitcoin BlackRock Chief Investment Strategist Richard Turnill says cryptocurrencies are in a bubble right now, but that blockchain technology is promising.

Bitcoin Breather? Higher Price Push Still Possible on Search Demand

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 20. 20:30

Bitcoin Breather? Higher Price Push Still Possible on Search Demand The price of bitcoin continues to climb, and if price charts are any indication, there could be clear skies ahead.

Quiet Surge: Bitcoin Price Sets New High Just Below $6,000

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 20. 17:10

Quiet Surge: Bitcoin Price Sets New High Just Below $6,000 Bitcoin's price has crossed the $5,900 mark for the first time, setting a new all-time high.

Quiet Surge: Bitcoin Price Sets New High Above $6,000

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 20. 17:10

Quiet Surge: Bitcoin Price Sets New High Above $6,000 Bitcoin's price has crossed the $5,900 mark for the first time, setting a new all-time high.

Every Asset Ever: Circle Pulls 'Trigger' on Investment Product Pipeline

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 20. 15:00

Every Asset Ever: Circle Pulls 'Trigger' on Investment Product Pipeline Circle is seeking to expand, and this time it's made a key acquisition to further its interests in applying cryptocurrencies to mainstream investing.

Ether Prices Hold Above $300 as Fork Fears Fade

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 20. 14:30

Ether Prices Hold Above $300 as Fork Fears Fade The price of ether continues to hold steady despite linger uncertainty surrounding a recent software upgrade.

Cautiously Bullish? $6,000 in Play as Bitcoin Price Stages Sharp Recovery

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 19. 14:30

Cautiously Bullish? $6,000 in Play as Bitcoin Price Stages Sharp Recovery The price of bitcoin is roaring once again today, rising over $500 on a strong recovery from yesterday's lows.

In 'Search' of a Swell? XRP Prices Rise and Fall Amid Ripple Event

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 18. 18:55

In 'Search' of a Swell? XRP Prices Rise and Fall Amid Ripple Event A conference held by distributed ledger startup Ripple appears to have had a positive impact on the price of its cryptocurrency.

Healthy Pullback? Bitcoin Price Dips Back Below $5,300

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 18. 15:30

Healthy Pullback? Bitcoin Price Dips Back Below $5,300 The price of bitcoin is down today, as overbought indicators seem to have yielded a notable correction away from recent highs.

Coinbase Integrates GDAX Exchange with Algorithmic Trading Platform

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 18. 14:30

Coinbase Integrates GDAX Exchange with Algorithmic Trading Platform Coinbase's GDAX exchange is integrating with algorithmic trading platform QuantConnect to add cryptocurrency options for users.

Algorithmic Trading Platform Integrates GDAX Exchange API

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 18. 14:30

Algorithmic Trading Platform Integrates GDAX Exchange API Coinbase's GDAX exchange is integrating with algorithmic trading platform QuantConnect to add cryptocurrency options for users.

What Comes After the Cryptocurrency Bubble?

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 18. 10:00

What Comes After the Cryptocurrency Bubble? Blockchain’s future is bright, just maybe a little less glamorous without the get-rich-quick investment aspect, writes Joe Pindar of Gemalto.

What Comes After the Crypto Bubble?

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 18. 10:00

What Comes After the Crypto Bubble? Blockchain’s future is bright, just maybe a little less glamorous without the get-rich-quick investment aspect, writes Joe Pindar of Gemalto.

UBS Tells Clients How to Place Bets on Blockchain Tech

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 17. 21:30

UBS Tells Clients How to Place Bets on Blockchain Tech A new report from UBS says that firms and early adopters should be considered by investors hoping to ride the "blockchain wave"

Pump or Progress? Bitcoin Cash Nears $400 on Korea Trading Surge

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 17. 13:07

Pump or Progress? Bitcoin Cash Nears $400 on Korea Trading Surge Bitcoin cash saw a big boost today, spurred like many recent rallies by strong volumes from South Korea's local exchanges.

Bank of America Report: Bitcoin's True Value 'Impossible to Assess'

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 16. 21:30

Bank of America Report: Bitcoin's True Value 'Impossible to Assess' A new research note from Bank of America explores the investment implications of cryptocurrencies.

Priced In? Ether Sees Cautious Boost as Blockchain Upgrade Underway

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 16. 14:15

Priced In? Ether Sees Cautious Boost as Blockchain Upgrade Underway Despite an apparently smooth technical upgrade, the price of ether is flat at press time, continuing to trade in the $350 range.

Afraid of ICOs? Bankers Heap Criticism on Token Tech at Exchange Event

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 14. 12:00

Afraid of ICOs? Bankers Heap Criticism on Token Tech at Exchange Event While the ICO market continues to heat up, two top banking executives have spoken of their concerns about the technology.

Logical or Not, Bitcoin's Coming Fork Is Boosting Its Price

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 14. 11:00

Logical or Not, Bitcoin's Coming Fork Is Boosting Its Price Bitcoin is trading at an all-time high, and with another contentious hard fork coming, the reasons why have experts wondering.

At It Again: Dimon Breaks Vow, Says Bitcoin Buyers Will 'Pay the Price'

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 13. 21:45

At It Again: Dimon Breaks Vow, Says Bitcoin Buyers Will 'Pay the Price' Just a day after JPMorgan Chase chief Jamie Dimon said he wouldn't talk about bitcoin, he issued new remarks about the cryptocurrency.

Basecoin Revealed: A16z, MetaStable Seek Crypto Holy Grail With Stable Token

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 13. 19:45

Basecoin Revealed: A16z, MetaStable Seek Crypto Holy Grail With Stable Token A high-profile group of investors are backing an unknown startup's token sale, in an effort to evolve the "stablecoin" concept.

State of Blockchain Survey: Was Q3 a Mainstream Breakthrough?

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 13. 14:00

State of Blockchain Survey: Was Q3 a Mainstream Breakthrough? Was Q3 the biggest-ever for blockchain? Share your thoughts on bitcoin, ICOs and more for our upcoming State of Blockchain survey.

Bitcoin's Price Keeps Rising, But Is $6,000 in Reach?

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 13. 13:30

Bitcoin's Price Keeps Rising, But Is $6,000 in Reach? Bitcoin hit a new record high of $5,856 this morning, but the question everyone will be asking is, can the rally continue?

Nasdaq CEO: Exchange Is Staying Away from ICOs

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 13. 01:30

Nasdaq CEO: Exchange Is Staying Away from ICOs Nasdaq's CEO says the exchange operator has no intention to work with initial coin offerings (ICOs).

Wall Street Analyst Bernstein: Bitcoin Is a 'Censorship Resistant Asset Class'

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 12. 23:30

Wall Street Analyst Bernstein: Bitcoin Is a 'Censorship Resistant Asset Class' Wall Street analyst Bernstein explored the question of whether bitcoin is money in a new note to clients this week.

Bitcoin, Ether, Litecoin: Coinbase Enables 'Instant' Purchases for US Buyers

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 12. 18:00

Bitcoin, Ether, Litecoin: Coinbase Enables 'Instant' Purchases for US Buyers Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has announced that purchases of bitcoin, ethereum and litecoin will now be instant – for some customers.

Rally Restored? Bitcoin Is Up 75 Percent from 30-Day Lows

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 12. 17:15

Rally Restored? Bitcoin Is Up 75 Percent from 30-Day Lows The price of bitcoin is back above $5,000 – but while this is a slight month-over-month gain, the delta in that time may be one worth analyzing.

Jamie Dimon Says He's Done Talking About Bitcoin

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 12. 16:00

Jamie Dimon Says He's Done Talking About Bitcoin Jamie Dimon, head of Wall Street banking giant JPMorgan Chase, has said he won't be talking about bitcoin following his controversial "fraud" comment.

Why HODLing Is Hobbling Bitcoin's Prospects as a Common Currency

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 12. 15:00

Why HODLing Is Hobbling Bitcoin's Prospects as a Common Currency Bitcoin’s appeal as an investment could diminish its effectiveness as a currency, and alternative models should be tested, writes Michael Casey.

$5,160: Bitcoin Buoyant as Price Sets New All-Time High

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 12. 13:00

$5,160: Bitcoin Buoyant as Price Sets New All-Time High Bitcoin is has reached a new all-time high today, with prices hitting a record $5,161.

$5,200: Bitcoin Buoyant as Price Sets New All-Time High

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 12. 13:00

$5,200: Bitcoin Buoyant as Price Sets New All-Time High Bitcoin is has reached a new all-time high today, with prices hitting a record $5,161.

Nearing Bottom? Litecoin Prices Consolidating After Rough September

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 11. 18:00

Nearing Bottom? Litecoin Prices Consolidating After Rough September September was a tough month for litecoin's price, but recent developments suggest that a floor may be forming in the market.

Bitcoin Stumbles Near New High But $5k Still in Play

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 11. 13:30

Bitcoin Stumbles Near New High But $5k Still in Play Bitcoin bears may have had the upper hand in their fight with the bulls on Tuesday, but the cryptocurrency is still on the hunt for $5,000 levels.

Financial Forecaster Gary Shilling Won't Invest In a 'Black Box' Like Bitcoin

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 11. 12:00

Financial Forecaster Gary Shilling Won't Invest In a 'Black Box' Like Bitcoin Financial forecaster Gary Shilling has said in an interview that he does not understand bitcoin and has no plans to invest in it.

Back Above $300: Is Ether Building Momentum?

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 10. 17:35

Back Above $300: Is Ether Building Momentum? The ether-US dollar exchange may be primed for a move a week before ethereum's upcoming Byzantium hard fork.

Russia's Central Bank Backs Move to Block Bitcoin Websites

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 10. 14:30

Russia's Central Bank Backs Move to Block Bitcoin Websites An official from Russia's central bank has said his institution will back efforts to block access to websites selling cryptocurrencies in the country.

$5,000 in Reach? Bitcoin Falls Back After Hitting 5-Week High

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 10. 13:35

$5,000 in Reach? Bitcoin Falls Back After Hitting 5-Week High The price of bitcoin surged yesterday – but is it ready to take these gains higher? Chart analysis suggests $5,000 could be within reach.

No Fraud: Ex-JPMorgan Trader Masters Thinks Bitcoin Breakout Just Beginning

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 10. 12:00

No Fraud: Ex-JPMorgan Trader Masters Thinks Bitcoin Breakout Just Beginning Danny Masters traded commodities at some of the top financial institutions, but now he's going toe-to-toe with them, betting big on bitcoin.

A Fraud? Ex-JPMorgan Trader Masters Thinks Bitcoin Breakout Just Beginning

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 10. 12:00

A Fraud? Ex-JPMorgan Trader Masters Thinks Bitcoin Breakout Just Beginning Danny Masters traded commodities at some of the top financial institutions, but now he's going toe-to-toe with them, betting big on bitcoin.

Ex-IMF Economist Kenneth Rogoff Joins 'Bitcoin Will Collapse' Chorus

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 10. 11:00

Ex-IMF Economist Kenneth Rogoff Joins 'Bitcoin Will Collapse' Chorus A former IMF economist has joined the chorus of critical voices on bitcoin of late, going so far as to predict that its price will collapse.

On the Rebound? Ripple's XRP Price Jumps to 7-Week High

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 09. 16:00

On the Rebound? Ripple's XRP Price Jumps to 7-Week High Ripple's native cryptocurrency XRP surprised observers with a jump to a near seven-week high of $0.28 yesterday.

Ripple Rebound? XRP Price Jumps to 7-Week High

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 09. 16:00

Ripple Rebound? XRP Price Jumps to 7-Week High Ripple's native cryptocurrency XRP surprised observers with a jump to a near seven-week high of $0.28 yesterday.

Transparent ICOs? Blockchain Projects Prove Value with New Accounting Tech

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 09. 15:00

Transparent ICOs? Blockchain Projects Prove Value with New Accounting Tech Blockchain startup Balanc3 is launching a new accounting platform for ICOs, one aimed to give both issuers and investors more peace of mind.

Rumor or Not: Goldman Trading Would Change Bitcoin

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 09. 10:00

Rumor or Not: Goldman Trading Would Change Bitcoin If Goldman Sachs does launch a bitcoin trading desk, as rumors hint it might, the impact will be felt further afield than the bottom line.

Bitcoin Derivatives ETFs Withdraw Filings at SEC Request

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 06. 18:00

Bitcoin Derivatives ETFs Withdraw Filings at SEC Request Pushback from the SEC has derailed another effort to create a derivatives ETF tied to bitcoin, public records show.

Two Hurdles? Bitcoin Price Faces Resistance In Bid to Top $4,500

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 06. 15:00

Two Hurdles? Bitcoin Price Faces Resistance In Bid to Top $4,500 The price of bitcoin is edging up today, but it faces hurdles before it can rise to challenge its recently set all-time highs.

Two Hurdles? Bitcoin Faces Resistance Ahead of $4,500

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 06. 15:00

Two Hurdles? Bitcoin Faces Resistance Ahead of $4,500 The price of bitcoin is edging up today, but it faces hurdles before it can rise to challenge its recently set all-time highs.

BlackRock Exec: No Point in Bitcoin ETF

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 06. 00:00

BlackRock Exec: No Point in Bitcoin ETF A senior official at asset management giant BlackRock said this week that he doesn't see the case for a bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF).

Losing Steam? Dash Price Rallies Over $300 But Upside in Doubt

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 05. 18:30

Losing Steam? Dash Price Rallies Over $300 But Upside in Doubt The price of dash is trading above $300 again, but a look on the charts suggests bidding at higher prices could prove light.

Above $4,300: Bitcoin Is Up, But Is It Out of the Woods?

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 05. 15:12

Above $4,300: Bitcoin Is Up, But Is It Out of the Woods? Bitcoin is showing signs its price is on the up, but analysis suggests there are more hurdles on the charts before it can push to new highs.

Money on Mougayar? Business Blockchain Author Launches Cryptocurrency Fund

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 05. 10:00

Money on Mougayar? Business Blockchain Author Launches Cryptocurrency Fund Author William Mougayar has launched a new cryptocurrency index fund that enables investors to buy exposure to a fund of handpicked assets.

Money on Mougayar? Business Blockchain Author Launches Crypto Fund

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 05. 10:00

Money on Mougayar? Business Blockchain Author Launches Crypto Fund Author William Mougayar has launched a new cryptocurrency index fund that enables investors to buy exposure to a fund of handpicked assets.

Former Bundesbank Chief: Bitcoin Doesn't Meet Full Definition of a Currency

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 04. 20:35

Former Bundesbank Chief: Bitcoin Doesn't Meet Full Definition of a Currency UBS chairman Axel Weber offered a strong rebuke of cryptocurrencies during an event in Zürich earlier today.

Ripple Price Consolidates, But Could It 'Swell' Higher?

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 04. 17:15

Ripple Price Consolidates, But Could It 'Swell' Higher? Price action and historical analysis suggests brighter days ahead for the XRP/USD exchange rate.

BlackRock CEO Larry Fink Is a 'Big Believer' in Cryptocurrency

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 03. 23:25

BlackRock CEO Larry Fink Is a 'Big Believer' in Cryptocurrency Larry Fink, CEO of the world's biggest asset manager, struck an optimistic tone on cryptocurrencies in a new interview.

Goldman Sachs CEO: 'No Conclusion' on Bitcoin Yet

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 03. 22:00

Goldman Sachs CEO: 'No Conclusion' on Bitcoin Yet Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein hasn't made up his mind about bitcoin, according to a new statement via Twitter.

Golden Crossover: Bitcoin Charts Suggest Price Ready for Bump

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 03. 16:00

Golden Crossover: Bitcoin Charts Suggest Price Ready for Bump The weekend rally in bitcoin's price may have come to a halt at $4,470 on Monday, but bullish signals hint at further gains.

Golden Crossover: Bitcoin Charts Suggest Price Readying for Bump

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 03. 16:00

Golden Crossover: Bitcoin Charts Suggest Price Readying for Bump The weekend rally in bitcoin's price may have come to a halt at $4,470 on Monday, but bullish signals hint at further gains.

Appcoin Law Part 2: The SAFT Solution

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 03. 14:00

Appcoin Law Part 2: The SAFT Solution In the second part of a series on the legal issues for token sales, Marco Santori explains the SAFT Project's protections for issuers and investors.

Report: Goldman Sachs Considering Bitcoin Services for Clients

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 02. 19:30

Report: Goldman Sachs Considering Bitcoin Services for Clients Goldman Sachs is said to be in the early stages of planning a possible cryptocurrency trading operation, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Bearish Undertone: OMG Token Flirts With Fibonacci Support

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 02. 18:35

Bearish Undertone: OMG Token Flirts With Fibonacci Support The ICO token with the highest market capitalization continues to court trader interest in spite of bearish news trends.

AngelList Creator Naval Ravikant Backs S&P-Style Cryptocurrency Fund

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 02. 16:59

AngelList Creator Naval Ravikant Backs S&P-Style Cryptocurrency Fund One of the blockchain industry's most notable investors is backing a new cryptocurrency startup – one that is today launching an index fund product.

Slow Ascent? Bitcoin Prices Edge Higher Despite Weak Volumes

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 02. 16:00

Slow Ascent? Bitcoin Prices Edge Higher Despite Weak Volumes The BTC/USD exchange rate is edging up on Monday, but chart analysis suggests weak volumes could play spoilsport to any larger rally.

Slow Ascent? Bitcoin Prices Climb Toward $4,500 on Weak Volumes

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 02. 16:00

Slow Ascent? Bitcoin Prices Climb Toward $4,500 on Weak Volumes The BTC/USD exchange rate is edging up on Monday, but chart analysis suggests weak volumes could play spoilsport to any larger rally.

SAFT Arrives: 'Simple' Investor Agreement Aims to Remove ICO Complexities

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 02. 15:00

SAFT Arrives: 'Simple' Investor Agreement Aims to Remove ICO Complexities The opaque market for initial coin offerings is moving toward clarity with the release of a new framework for investors and issuers.

Case-By-Case or Cease-and-Desist? In Search Of a New Approach to ICOs

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 02. 10:00

Case-By-Case or Cease-and-Desist? In Search Of a New Approach to ICOs Regulators are taking positions on token sales, but CoinDesk’s Noelle Acheson argues they may be approaching the industry from the wrong direction.

Cease-and-Desist? In Search Of a New Approach to ICOs

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 02. 10:00

Cease-and-Desist? In Search Of a New Approach to ICOs Regulators are taking positions on token sales, but CoinDesk’s Noelle Acheson argues they may be approaching the industry from the wrong direction.

Case-By-Case or Cease-and-Desist? In Search Of a New Approach to ICOs

CoinDesk

2017. Oct. 01. 09:00

Case-By-Case or Cease-and-Desist? In Search Of a New Approach to ICOs Regulators are taking positions on token sales, but CoinDesk’s Noelle Acheson argues they may be approaching the industry from the wrong direction.

SEC Charges ICO: US Agency Takes Action Against Alleged Token Scammer

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 30. 00:15

SEC Charges ICO: US Agency Takes Action Against Alleged Token Scammer The SEC charged two companies and a businessman with anti-fraud violations after he allegedly launched ICO campaigns backed by nonexistent assets.

Holding Strong? Ether Prices Dip to $280 as Korea Bans ICO Use Case

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 29. 15:23

Holding Strong? Ether Prices Dip to $280 as Korea Bans ICO Use Case The price of ether stayed mostly in range on Friday despite news one of the industry's most active markets would outlaw one of its major use cases.

Holding Strong? Ether Prices Dip as Korea Bans ICOs

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 29. 15:23

Holding Strong? Ether Prices Dip as Korea Bans ICOs The price of ether stayed mostly in range on Friday despite news one of the industry's most active markets would outlaw one of its major use cases.

Wall Street Analyst Rejects Jamie Dimon's Bitcoin 'Fraud' Critique

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 28. 20:40

Wall Street Analyst Rejects Jamie Dimon's Bitcoin 'Fraud' Critique An senior analyst for Macquarie Group has pushed back against some of the criticism against bitcoin coming from Wall Street.

Macquarie Analyst Rejects Jamie Dimon's Bitcoin 'Fraud' Critique

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 28. 20:40

Macquarie Analyst Rejects Jamie Dimon's Bitcoin 'Fraud' Critique An senior analyst for Macquarie Group has pushed back against some of the criticism against bitcoin coming from Wall Street.

Bull Trap? Bitcoin Prices Struggle to Build Momentum Above Moving Average

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 28. 19:35

Bull Trap? Bitcoin Prices Struggle to Build Momentum Above Moving Average The price of bitcoin is still holding strong above $4,000, but a failure to move above a key indicator could temper bullish sentiment.

Former Virtu Trader Plans Decentralized Cryptocurrency Exchange

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 28. 18:15

Former Virtu Trader Plans Decentralized Cryptocurrency Exchange A former trader at the high frequency trading (HFT) firm Virtu Financial is launching a decentralized cryptocurrency exchange.

Two More Bitcoin Futures ETFs Are Up for SEC Approval

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 28. 17:05

Two More Bitcoin Futures ETFs Are Up for SEC Approval A growing number of companies are looking to launch ETFs tied to bitcoin derivatives contracts, public records show.

Zcash's Wild Ride: Prices Spike to $400, Fall to $300, But What's Next?

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 28. 14:45

Zcash's Wild Ride: Prices Spike to $400, Fall to $300, But What's Next? The price of zcash has seen extreme ups and downs of late – driven by rumors the cryptocurrency could soon see a bost in volumes.

Crypto Hedge Fund Costs? Invest $100k and Here's How Much You'd Pay

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 28. 13:00

Crypto Hedge Fund Costs? Invest $100k and Here's How Much You'd Pay CoinDesk takes a look at cryptocurrency hedge funds, exploring how their terms and conditions might impact your capital.

ICO First: Farm Collective Wins Clearinghouse Support for Token Sale

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 28. 10:00

ICO First: Farm Collective Wins Clearinghouse Support for Token Sale The first initial coin offering in Russia sanctioned by a traditional clearing house is underway, a step toward legitimization of blockchain tokens.

ICO First: Farm Collective Wins Clearinghouse Approval for Token Sale

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 28. 10:00

ICO First: Farm Collective Wins Clearinghouse Approval for Token Sale The first initial coin offering in Russia sanctioned by a traditional clearing house is underway, a step toward legitimization of blockchain tokens.

Morgan Stanley CEO: Bitcoin Is 'More Than Just A Fad'

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 28. 00:00

Morgan Stanley CEO: Bitcoin Is 'More Than Just A Fad' Morgan Stanley CEO James Gorman thinks that bitcoin is more than a "fad", according to new statements.

Ether Prices Climb Above $300 to Break Two-Week Lull

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 27. 23:10

Ether Prices Climb Above $300 to Break Two-Week Lull Ether prices have climbed back above the $300 level for the first time in more than two weeks. 

Bitcoin Exchange BTCC Sets Deadline for Yuan Withdrawals

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 27. 21:05

Bitcoin Exchange BTCC Sets Deadline for Yuan Withdrawals China's oldest bitcoin exchange has released new details on how it will end yuan trading following a crackdown by the domestic government.

Forecaster Gerald Celente: Banks Are Afraid of Bitcoin

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 27. 16:30

Forecaster Gerald Celente: Banks Are Afraid of Bitcoin A prominent financial journal publisher believes he knows why banks are speaking out on bitcoin. Simply put: they're afraid.

DASHed Hopes? Dash Price Looking Heavy as Bullish Setup Stumbles

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 27. 16:10

DASHed Hopes? Dash Price Looking Heavy as Bullish Setup Stumbles After building momentum toward a possible $400 price, the DASH/USD exchange rate appears to be losing steam on the charts.

Back Above $4,000: Bitcoin Price Eyes Next Major Upside Hurdle

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 27. 14:00

Back Above $4,000: Bitcoin Price Eyes Next Major Upside Hurdle The bitcoin price is inching higher on the day. But with $4,000 breached, $4,123 may be the next number traders want to watch.

Back Above $4,000: Bitcoin Eyes Next Major Price Hurdle

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 27. 14:00

Back Above $4,000: Bitcoin Eyes Next Major Price Hurdle The bitcoin price is inching higher on the day. But with $4,000 breached, $4,123 may be the next number traders want to watch.

Regulated ICOs Arrive: Overstock to Open Exchange for Legal Token Trading

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 27. 13:00

Regulated ICOs Arrive: Overstock to Open Exchange for Legal Token Trading U.S. retail giant Overstock is making history today with the launch of the first regulated platform for the exchange of tokens classed as securities.

Through the Roadblock? Bitcoin's Price Might Be Priming for a Boost

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 26. 17:15

Through the Roadblock? Bitcoin's Price Might Be Priming for a Boost Bearish signals appear to be reversing as chart analysis suggests the quiet bitcoin price might be close to making noise.

Fintech Firm to Launch Cryptocurrency Exchange in South Korea

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 26. 11:00

Fintech Firm to Launch Cryptocurrency Exchange in South Korea South Korea is getting a new cryptocurrency exchange – one backed by an already established fintech firm called Dunamu.

Wait and Watch? Bitcoin Prices Hover Near Make or Break Level

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 25. 15:00

Wait and Watch? Bitcoin Prices Hover Near Make or Break Level The price of bitcoin may be headed toward a fork in the road, if current chart analysis is any indication.

Investor Doug Casey: Bitcoin May Be Money, But It Still Might Fail

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 22. 18:00

Investor Doug Casey: Bitcoin May Be Money, But It Still Might Fail Investor and anarcho-capitalist Doug Casey recently argued that bitcoin qualifies as money – but he's not sure it'll last in the long term.

Gravity's Pull? Litecoin Is Down 50% from All-Time Highs and Looking Lower

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 22. 16:00

Gravity's Pull? Litecoin Is Down 50% from All-Time Highs and Looking Lower Litecoin is again trading below $50, just three weeks after setting a new all-time high above $100.

Gravity's Pull? Litecoin Is Down 50% from All-Time Highs and Looking Lower

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 22. 15:59

Gravity's Pull? Litecoin Is Down 50% from All-Time Highs and Looking Lower Litecoin is again trading below $50, just three weeks after setting a new all-time high above $100.

Gold Investor John Hathaway: Cryptocurrencies Are 'Garbage'

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 21. 19:15

Gold Investor John Hathaway: Cryptocurrencies Are 'Garbage' A notable asset manager who focuses primarily on gold had a harsh word for the cryptocurrency market crazy this week: "garbage."

Weak Demand? Bitcoin's Price Rebound May Be Starting to Fade

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 21. 16:00

Weak Demand? Bitcoin's Price Rebound May Be Starting to Fade The rebound in bitcoin's price from the recent low of $2,980 has stalled, raising doubts as to whether the rally will continue.

Blockchain History? IBM Ventures Is Close to Making Its First Industry Investment

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 21. 14:00

Blockchain History? IBM Ventures Is Close to Making Its First Industry Investment As blockchain startups mature, IBM Ventures looks to make its first cash investment in the industry with its eyes on compliance and supply chain.

Searching for Problems? James Altucher to Bitcoin Critics, You're Dead Wrong

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 21. 10:00

Searching for Problems? James Altucher to Bitcoin Critics, You're Dead Wrong Business blogger James Altucher provides a counter to cryptocurrency being "a solution in search of a problem," one strong enough to make him a bull.

Searching for Problems? James Altucher to Bitcoin Critics: You're Dead Wrong

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 21. 10:00

Searching for Problems? James Altucher to Bitcoin Critics: You're Dead Wrong Business blogger James Altucher provides a counter to cryptocurrency being "a solution in search of a problem," one strong enough to make him a bull.

OmiseGo's ICO Token Is Tops in Market Cap, But Heavy On the Charts

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 20. 17:35

OmiseGo's ICO Token Is Tops in Market Cap, But Heavy On the Charts A notable ICO token appears to be weathering regulatory concerns, bouncing back this week on a relatively positive newsflow and new developments.

Bitcoin's Parimutuel Problem (Or Why Shorting Doesn't Pay Today)

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 20. 10:00

Bitcoin's Parimutuel Problem (Or Why Shorting Doesn't Pay Today) Parimutuel betting pools in the cryptocurrency grant traders short exposure, but there are plenty of limitations to this new type of exchange.

Bull Signal? Bitcoin's Price Breaks Above 50-Day Moving Average

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 19. 19:00

Bull Signal? Bitcoin's Price Breaks Above 50-Day Moving Average The bitcoin price is showing new signs of life – even while it appears to have entered a period of sideways trading after last week's crash.

Bullish Breakout: Is Ethereum's Price Heading Back Above $300?

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 19. 17:12

Bullish Breakout: Is Ethereum's Price Heading Back Above $300? The ether-U.S. dollar [ETC/USD] exchange rate has responded positively following the market shocks caused by recent regulatory actions in China.

Survey: Younger Americans More Likely to Invest in Bitcoin

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 18. 21:01

Survey: Younger Americans More Likely to Invest in Bitcoin New survey data from online student loan marketplace LendEDU suggests that younger consumers in the United States are more apt to invest in bitcoin.

$4,000: Bitcoin's Price Shrugs Off China Exchange News

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 18. 15:30

$4,000: Bitcoin's Price Shrugs Off China Exchange News Bitcoin's price has bounced back above $4,000 following market losses linked to the recent regulatory crackdown in China.

Bitcoin Is Back Near $4,000 as Price Recovery Proves Staying Power

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 18. 14:05

Bitcoin Is Back Near $4,000 as Price Recovery Proves Staying Power The price of bitcoin continued to recover into Monday as consolidation in pricing helped the cryptocurrency recovery Friday's steep losses.

Bitcoin's Price Is Back Above $4,000, But Is All-Time High in Sight?

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 18. 14:05

Bitcoin's Price Is Back Above $4,000, But Is All-Time High in Sight? The price of bitcoin continued to recover into Monday as consolidation in pricing helped the cryptocurrency recovery Friday's steep losses.

Estonia Wants to ICO, But Is Currency Law a Deal-Breaker?

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 17. 14:00

Estonia Wants to ICO, But Is Currency Law a Deal-Breaker? Rather than issuing warnings or regulations, at least one progressive government is considering whether it can take advantage of ICO technology.

Meet WEX: Bitcoin Exchange Launches for BTC-e Users with BTC-e Design

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 16. 00:05

Meet WEX: Bitcoin Exchange Launches for BTC-e Users with BTC-e Design A new exchange is courting users of the now-defunct BTC-e exchange, but it bears a striking resemblance to its illicit predecessor.

China, Shmyna: Bitcoin Trading Is Way More Distributed Now Anyway

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 15. 22:16

China, Shmyna: Bitcoin Trading Is Way More Distributed Now Anyway All else equal, the market may take less time to recover from the latest sell-off than from the one that took place in December 2013.

Floyd Mayweather Stumps for Crypto Credit Card in Latest ICO Promotion

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 15. 20:10

Floyd Mayweather Stumps for Crypto Credit Card in Latest ICO Promotion Floyd Mayweather is stepping up his support of cryptocurrencies, promoting his third initial coin offering (ICO) in the past month.

Huobi, OKCoin to Stop Yuan-to-Bitcoin Trading By October's End

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 15. 16:14

Huobi, OKCoin to Stop Yuan-to-Bitcoin Trading By October's End OKCoin and Huobi will end yuan-to-bitcoin trading by the end of next month, but are set to keep offering crypto-to-crypto trades.

Yunbi Bitcoin Exchange Latest to Close in China Crackdown

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 15. 15:30

Yunbi Bitcoin Exchange Latest to Close in China Crackdown China-based cryptocurrency exchange Yunbi has announced the closure of its trading operations in the midst of a wider crackdown within the country.

Market Turmoil Pushes Cryptocurrency Market Cap Below $100 Billion

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 15. 14:39

Market Turmoil Pushes Cryptocurrency Market Cap Below $100 Billion Cryptocurrency markets are down today following new developments out of China's bitcoin exchange ecosystem.

China's Bitcoin Exchanges Receive Shutdown Orders and Closure Timeline

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 15. 13:28

China's Bitcoin Exchanges Receive Shutdown Orders and Closure Timeline A document leaked on Chinese social media today appears to confirm rumours that all local bitcoin exchanges must close by the end of the month.

Chinese Bitcoin Exchange ViaBTC to Close Amid Regulatory Crackdown

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 15. 11:31

Chinese Bitcoin Exchange ViaBTC to Close Amid Regulatory Crackdown Chinese bitcoin exchange ViaBTC has announced it will be closing its website at the end of September – the second exchange in as many days to do so.

From Bear to Bull: Bitcoin Just Won't Die (So Josh Brown Buys)

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 15. 10:00

From Bear to Bull: Bitcoin Just Won't Die (So Josh Brown Buys) Money manager Josh Brown doesn't understand bitcoin and was a long-term skeptic – but he's not letting that stop him from buying in.

Bitcoin's Price Is Down More Than $500 Today

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 14. 19:48

Bitcoin's Price Is Down More Than $500 Today Continued market turmoil traced to Chinese regulatory pressure has sent bitcoin's price tumbling more than $500.

Kiss Front-Man Gene Simmons Is 'Interested in Bitcoin'

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 14. 18:01

Kiss Front-Man Gene Simmons Is 'Interested in Bitcoin' Gene Simmons, the co-founder and front-man for the 70's rock band Kiss, is a fan of bitcoin.

BTCC to Cease China Trading as Media Warns Closures Could Continue

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 14. 13:41

BTCC to Cease China Trading as Media Warns Closures Could Continue China-based exchange BTCC has announced it will be closing its doors to domestic trading, while Shanghai media indicates a broader crackdown.

Crypto Is Here to Stay (Whatever Jamie Dimon Might Say)

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 14. 10:00

Crypto Is Here to Stay (Whatever Jamie Dimon Might Say) The JPMorgan CEO's bitcoin comments? They're a symptom of the very problems bitcoin is trying to solve according to one venture investor.

Herd on the Street? Bank of America Survey Calls Bitcoin 'Most Crowded Trade'

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 13. 14:00

Herd on the Street? Bank of America Survey Calls Bitcoin 'Most Crowded Trade' Money has piled into bitcoin, portending an eventual stampede to sell, according to 26% of fund managers surveyed by Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

Bitcoin Drops Below $4,000 as Market Mood Turns Uncertain

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 13. 05:45

Bitcoin Drops Below $4,000 as Market Mood Turns Uncertain Bitcoin prices fell below $4,000 Tuesday, a move that comes at a time when traders are uncertain of whether the asset's first-half gains can continue.

Bitcoin Drops Below $4,000 as Market Turns Uncertain

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 13. 05:45

Bitcoin Drops Below $4,000 as Market Turns Uncertain Bitcoin prices fell below $4,000 Tuesday, a move that comes at a time when traders are uncertain of whether the asset's first-half gains can continue.

Report: Cryptocurrency Mining Will Boost AMD and Nvidia Stock Prices

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 12. 22:05

Report: Cryptocurrency Mining Will Boost AMD and Nvidia Stock Prices AMD and Nvidia's work to attract cryptocurrency miners is paying off in the stock market, analyst Jefferies said today.

Analyst: Cryptocurrency Mining Is Boosting AMD and Nvidia Stock Prices

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 12. 22:05

Analyst: Cryptocurrency Mining Is Boosting AMD and Nvidia Stock Prices AMD and Nvidia's work to attract cryptocurrency miners is paying off in the stock market, analyst Jefferies said today.

Jamie Dimon: Bitcoin Is a 'Fraud'

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 12. 20:46

Jamie Dimon: Bitcoin Is a 'Fraud' JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon renewed his criticism of bitcoin today, declaring that he believes it to be a "fraud".

JP Morgan's Jamie Dimon: Bitcoin Is a 'Fraud'

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 12. 20:46

JP Morgan's Jamie Dimon: Bitcoin Is a 'Fraud' JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon renewed his criticism of bitcoin today, declaring that he believes it to be a "fraud".

$70 Million So Far: Kik ICO Kicks Off to Small Scams and Big Demand

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 12. 19:05

$70 Million So Far: Kik ICO Kicks Off to Small Scams and Big Demand Although looking to be successful, the first day of Kik's initial coin offering has been rife with drama.

$75 Million Goal: Kik ICO Kicks Off to Small Scams and Big Demand

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 12. 19:05

$75 Million Goal: Kik ICO Kicks Off to Small Scams and Big Demand An ICO for tokens that will power development of the social messaging service Kik raised millions in just the first few hours of its sale.

Ether Nurses China Hangover as Bulls Struggle Above $300

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 12. 17:30

Ether Nurses China Hangover as Bulls Struggle Above $300 The price of ether continues to struggle following news the world's largest market will no longer support perhaps the platform's biggest use case.

Ether Nurses China Hangover as Price Struggles Above $300

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 12. 17:30

Ether Nurses China Hangover as Price Struggles Above $300 The price of ether continues to struggle following news the world's largest market will no longer support perhaps the platform's biggest use case.

Bear Call? Ether-Bitcoin Trading Pair Positions for Weak September

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 12. 15:00

Bear Call? Ether-Bitcoin Trading Pair Positions for Weak September Long dormant, the ether-bitcoin pair may offer up new opportunities to crypto traders in the coming month, technical analysis suggests.

Bitcoin's Biggest Bull? Arthur Hayes Isn't Long Crypto – He's Short Government

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 12. 11:00

Bitcoin's Biggest Bull? Arthur Hayes Isn't Long Crypto – He's Short Government Former CitiGroup trader and current crypto bull Arthur Hayes breaks down his investment thesis for blockchain assets.

BTC-e Opens User Support Tool Ahead of Bitcoin Trading Relaunch

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 11. 18:05

BTC-e Opens User Support Tool Ahead of Bitcoin Trading Relaunch Embattled cryptocurrency exchange BTC-e has launched a new portal for sending in support tickets.

Bitcoin Finds Bottom at $4,000 as Price Awaits Post-China Breakout

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 11. 17:00

Bitcoin Finds Bottom at $4,000 as Price Awaits Post-China Breakout Bitcoin traders may be awaiting news from China, but analysis suggests they might have already made up their minds on how to bet the coming move.

Fully Invested, Always Long? Big Money Might Be Changing the Crypto Market

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 11. 10:40

Fully Invested, Always Long? Big Money Might Be Changing the Crypto Market Immature shorting mechanisms and investor's opposition to paying for a fund to hold cash are creating a bullish environment for cryptocurrency.

The ICO Governance Deficit

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 10. 12:30

The ICO Governance Deficit Attention on ICO classifications may be blinding market observers from other failings in the market, according to one blockchain lawyer.

ICOs: Compelling Advantages, Real Risk

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 09. 15:05

ICOs: Compelling Advantages, Real Risk A long-time professional in the venture investing space takes a long look at ICOs – outlining the pros, cons and potential impact.

Bitcoin Price Sinks Below $4,200 on China Uncertainty

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 08. 23:58

Bitcoin Price Sinks Below $4,200 on China Uncertainty Bitcoin prices are down today amid uncertainty over new exchange restrictions in China.

Howard Marks Softens Cryptocurrency Stance After 'Not Real' Comments

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 08. 19:20

Howard Marks Softens Cryptocurrency Stance After 'Not Real' Comments Investor Howard Marks still thinks bitcoin is a bubble, but in a new note, he suggested his thought process on the technology is evolving.

Howard Marks 'Willing to Be Proved Wrong' on Bitcoin

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 08. 19:20

Howard Marks 'Willing to Be Proved Wrong' on Bitcoin Investor Howard Marks still thinks bitcoin is a bubble, but in a new note, he suggested his thought process on the technology is evolving.

Broken Hash Crash? IOTA's Price Keeps Dropping on Tech Critique

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 08. 17:50

Broken Hash Crash? IOTA's Price Keeps Dropping on Tech Critique IOTA's price has tanked since an MIT researcher revealed that code vulnerabilities had led to a patch for the widely-touted cryptocurrency.

Wallet Provider Blockchain Partners With Indian Bitcoin Exchange

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 07. 22:50

Wallet Provider Blockchain Partners With Indian Bitcoin Exchange Blockchain, the provider of the world's most popular bitcoin wallet, has partnered with Indian cryptocurrency exchange Unocoin.

No Man's Land? Ether Prices Approach $350 But Struggle to Build Momentum

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 07. 17:45

No Man's Land? Ether Prices Approach $350 But Struggle to Build Momentum The price of ether is seeking direction, but where are they headed from here? A look at the charts may leave more questions than answers.

Bitcoin Breakout? Price Action Analysis Hints at Possible Pullback

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 07. 15:20

Bitcoin Breakout? Price Action Analysis Hints at Possible Pullback Though the price of bitcoin may appear to be heading back toward all-time highs – technical indicators suggest appearances may be deceiving.

Reg D on the Rise? Regulated ICO Products Are Coming – and Soon

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 07. 14:00

Reg D on the Rise? Regulated ICO Products Are Coming – and Soon Is the market for ICOs maturing? Protos' recent announcement of a security token shows an institutional investor market ready to play by the books.

Reg D on the Rise? Investor-Grade ICO Products Are Coming – and Soon

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 07. 14:00

Reg D on the Rise? Investor-Grade ICO Products Are Coming – and Soon Is the market for ICOs maturing? Protos' recent announcement of a security token shows an institutional investor market ready to play by the books.

ICOs Welcome: Isle of Man to Unveil Friendly Framework for Token Sales

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 06. 22:15

ICOs Welcome: Isle of Man to Unveil Friendly Framework for Token Sales The Isle of Man is opening its doors to legally complaint ICOs.

China's Exchanges Yank Token Listings After ICO Crackdown

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 06. 19:00

China's Exchanges Yank Token Listings After ICO Crackdown China has banned ICOs – and the country's exchanges are quickly moving to adapt to the new reality.

China's Exchanges Yank Token Listings Amid ICO Ban Fallout

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 06. 19:00

China's Exchanges Yank Token Listings Amid ICO Ban Fallout China has banned ICOs – and the country's exchanges are quickly moving to adapt to the new reality.

China's Crypto Exchanges Yank Token Listings Amid ICO Ban Fallout

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 06. 19:00

China's Crypto Exchanges Yank Token Listings Amid ICO Ban Fallout China has banned ICOs – and the country's exchanges are quickly moving to adapt to the new reality.

Litecoin Retreats From All-Time Highs, But Is $100 in Reach?

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 06. 16:00

Litecoin Retreats From All-Time Highs, But Is $100 in Reach? After setting a new all-time high on strong technology improvements, the outlook looks positive for litecoin, the fifth-largest cryptocurrency.

Litecoin Price Retreats From All-Time Highs, But Is $100 in Reach?

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 06. 16:00

Litecoin Price Retreats From All-Time Highs, But Is $100 in Reach? After setting a new all-time high on strong technology improvements, the outlook looks positive for litecoin, the fifth-largest cryptocurrency.

CoinDesk Research Launches State of Blockchain Q2 Report

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 06. 15:08

CoinDesk Research Launches State of Blockchain Q2 Report CoinDesk has published its latest State of Blockchain report, analyzing a historic quarter for the blockchain industry.

Historic Quarter: CoinDesk Launches Q2 State of Blockchain Report

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 06. 15:08

Historic Quarter: CoinDesk Launches Q2 State of Blockchain Report CoinDesk is releasing its latest State of Blockchain report, one that retraces what was a historic quarter for the emerging industry.

Cryptocurrency Prices Rise Back Above $150 Billion as Investment Rebounds

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 06. 05:55

Cryptocurrency Prices Rise Back Above $150 Billion as Investment Rebounds Cryptocurrency prices rebounded heading into Wednesday, a trend that suggests China's move to ban ICOs may have a limited impact.

BTC-e Is Back Online, But Refund Efforts Are Anything But Smooth

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 05. 22:00

BTC-e Is Back Online, But Refund Efforts Are Anything But Smooth BTC-e launched a refund option this weekend, but tech problems and scam attempts have complicated the situation.

Heading Up? Ether Prices Consolidate After China's ICO Crackdown

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 05. 16:05

Heading Up? Ether Prices Consolidate After China's ICO Crackdown The price of ether appears to have stabilized following moves by China's regulators to curb one of its biggest use cases.

China's ICO Ban: A Full Translation of Regulator Remarks

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 05. 15:00

China's ICO Ban: A Full Translation of Regulator Remarks CoinDesk provides a translation of yesterday's ruling from China's regulators on the legality of fundraising via blockchain tokens.

Utility Coins or Crypto Assets? Token Terminology Is One Big Gray Area

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 05. 12:00

Utility Coins or Crypto Assets? Token Terminology Is One Big Gray Area Confused by token terminology? You're not alone. Even some of the brightest minds in the space agree there's reason for confusion.

Uncertainty Lingers In China as ICO Exchanges Begin Customer Refunds

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 05. 06:10

Uncertainty Lingers In China as ICO Exchanges Begin Customer Refunds ICO platforms in China are reportedly now issuing refunds to select customers following warnings by the nation's regulators on Monday.

Bitcoin's Price Is Now Down 20% from Its $5,000 High

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 05. 04:30

Bitcoin's Price Is Now Down 20% from Its $5,000 High The price of bitcoin continued its downward trajectory late Monday, falling $1,000 from its most recent all-time high set Friday.

Bitcoin's Price Is Now Down 20% from Its $5,000 All-Time High

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 05. 04:30

Bitcoin's Price Is Now Down 20% from Its $5,000 All-Time High The price of bitcoin continued its downward trajectory late Monday, falling $1,000 from its most recent all-time high set Friday.

Bitcoin Price Corrects on China News, But Uptrend Still Intact

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 04. 16:01

Bitcoin Price Corrects on China News, But Uptrend Still Intact The price of bitcoin may have seen a notable decline today on news that China was taking action to outlaw ICOs, overall trends are bullish.

Bitcoin Price Corrects on China, But Uptrend Still Intact

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 04. 16:01

Bitcoin Price Corrects on China, But Uptrend Still Intact The price of bitcoin may have seen a notable decline today on news that China was taking action to outlaw ICOs, overall trends are bullish.

Analysis: Bitcoin Price Corrects on China News, But Uptrend Still Intact

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 04. 16:01

Analysis: Bitcoin Price Corrects on China News, But Uptrend Still Intact The price of bitcoin may have seen a notable decline today on news that China was taking action to outlaw ICOs, overall trends are bullish.

As Crypto Market Sheds Billions, One Analyst Sees Buying Opportunity

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 03. 16:50

As Crypto Market Sheds Billions, One Analyst Sees Buying Opportunity One bullish bitcoin investor believes this weekend's cryptocurrency market decline means conditions are ripe for buyers.

Report: China's Regulators Close to Taking Action Against ICOs

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 02. 15:45

Report: China's Regulators Close to Taking Action Against ICOs Reports from anonymous sources in China indicate the country's top financial regulator may be close to cracking down on initial coin offerings.

Bitcoin Drops Below $5,000 as Crypto Markets See $13 Billion Sell-Off

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 02. 15:20

Bitcoin Drops Below $5,000 as Crypto Markets See $13 Billion Sell-Off The cryptocurrency asset class saw a broad sell-off on Saturday after bitcoin passed a notable milestone in its price history.

$5,000: Bitcoin Price Hits Historic New Milestone

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 02. 06:05

$5,000: Bitcoin Price Hits Historic New Milestone Bitcoin markets rose above $5,000 for the first time after a week of rising prices.

BTC-e's Big Claim: Bitcoin Withdrawals to Begin Tomorrow

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 01. 22:45

BTC-e's Big Claim: Bitcoin Withdrawals to Begin Tomorrow BTC-e has posted a new update claiming that funds withdrawals will be activated starting tomorrow.

BTC-e's Big Claim: Bitcoin Withdrawals to Begin Today

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 01. 22:45

BTC-e's Big Claim: Bitcoin Withdrawals to Begin Today BTC-e has posted a new update claiming that funds withdrawals will be activated starting tomorrow.

$26 Million: Ethereum Microfinance Startup Everex Closes ICO

CoinDesk

2017. Sep. 01. 10:00

$26 Million: Ethereum Microfinance Startup Everex Closes ICO An ethereum-based microfinance startup has become the latest to close a successful ICO, raising $26 million in ether and bitcoin in its token sale.

Bitcoin Price Jumps Above $4,800 for the First Time

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 31. 22:28

Bitcoin Price Jumps Above $4,800 for the First Time The price of bitcoin has risen above $4,800 for the first time, market data reveals.

Weeks After Seizure, Troubled Bitcoin Exchange BTC-e Is Back Online

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 31. 22:01

Weeks After Seizure, Troubled Bitcoin Exchange BTC-e Is Back Online A new web portal for the troubled bitcoin exchange BTC-e has been launched, allowing users to access and check their balances.

'Game of Skill': US Markets Tech Provider Launches Bitcoin Betting Game

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 31. 16:59

'Game of Skill': US Markets Tech Provider Launches Bitcoin Betting Game With a shallow market for shorting bitcoin, a Chicago market data firm is bringing a new tool to U.S. retail investors.

Bitcoin Price Sets New All-Time High as Crypto Market Tops $170 Billion

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 31. 14:34

Bitcoin Price Sets New All-Time High as Crypto Market Tops $170 Billion Bitcoin prices are breaking above $4,700 again, just a day after the cryptocurrency's previous all-time high.

ICO M&A? Token Exits Could Get Messy

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 31. 12:00

ICO M&A? Token Exits Could Get Messy The ICO market is powering new forms of startups, but how would they handle mergers and acquisitions? It may not be so easy.

Embattled BTC-e Outlines Three-Stage Process for Bitcoin Exchange Relaunch

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 30. 19:05

Embattled BTC-e Outlines Three-Stage Process for Bitcoin Exchange Relaunch BTC-e has released a new update about its relaunch plans weeks after it was the target of a US crackdown.

Monero Is Getting Its Own Version of LocalBitcoins

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 30. 17:00

Monero Is Getting Its Own Version of LocalBitcoins A group of enthusiasts have launched a new website dedicated to connecting buyers and sellers of the privacy-focused cryptocurrency monero.

Mobile Messenger Kik Raises $50 Million Ahead of $75 Million ICO

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 29. 22:35

Mobile Messenger Kik Raises $50 Million Ahead of $75 Million ICO A trio of notable blockchain funds including Polychain Capital and Pantera Capital are investing in a token sale for mobile messaging platform Kik.

The Bitcoin Price Just Set a New All-Time High Above $4,700

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 29. 15:38

The Bitcoin Price Just Set a New All-Time High Above $4,700 The price of bitcoin is now trading at its highest level ever, according to data from the Bitcoin Price Index.

Reports: China's Regulators Consider Suspending All ICOs

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 29. 10:00

Reports: China's Regulators Consider Suspending All ICOs Reports from China suggest regulators may be close to taking action against entrepreneurs seeking to launch domestic token sales.

$160 Billion: Cryptocurrency Market Sets New All-Time High

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 29. 00:38

$160 Billion: Cryptocurrency Market Sets New All-Time High Investment in cryptocurrencies continues apace, with the market setting a notable new high today for total investment.

Litecoin Price Surges to New All-Time High Over $60

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 28. 12:30

Litecoin Price Surges to New All-Time High Over $60 Litecoin prices have surged over the past 24 hours, reaching a new all-time high following a month of sideways trading.

Annyeong Bitcoin: South Korea, Canada and a Changing Crypto Market

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 28. 10:00

Annyeong Bitcoin: South Korea, Canada and a Changing Crypto Market CoinDesk's Ash Bennington charts the explosive growth in South Korea's crypto trading volume, contrasting it with Canada's continued woes.

Blockchain's 4 Biggest Assumptions

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 26. 15:38

Blockchain's 4 Biggest Assumptions How can investors think critically about blockchain? Investor Wendy Xiao Schadeck poses four burning questions.

Bitcoin Prices Rise But Fall Short of All-Time High

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 25. 23:20

Bitcoin Prices Rise But Fall Short of All-Time High The price of bitcoin surged today, but it ultimately fell away from all-time highs first set earlier this month.

Bitcoin Exchange BTC-e Promises 'Daily' Updates During Relaunch Attempt

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 25. 19:34

Bitcoin Exchange BTC-e Promises 'Daily' Updates During Relaunch Attempt BTC-e says it will publish more frequent updates about its recovery plans after August 31, according to a newly released statement.

Are Failing Currencies Boosting Crypto Interest? Investing.com Suggests Yes

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 25. 13:30

Are Failing Currencies Boosting Crypto Interest? Investing.com Suggests Yes A new study by Investing.com would seem to support a popular investment theory supporting the cryptocurrency asset class.

Are Failing Currencies Boosting Crypto Interest?

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 25. 13:30

Are Failing Currencies Boosting Crypto Interest? A new study by Investing.com would seem to support a popular investment case made by cryptocurrency believers.

Bitcoin Prices Bounce Back Above $4,400

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 25. 12:40

Bitcoin Prices Bounce Back Above $4,400 Bitcoin prices have once more climbed past $4,400 following days of generally sideways movement below $4,200.

ETF Firm REX Seeks SEC Approval for Bitcoin Derivatives Fund

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 24. 15:40

ETF Firm REX Seeks SEC Approval for Bitcoin Derivatives Fund A new fund focused on bitcoin derivatives has been created, SEC filings reveal.

No SegWit Bump? Bitcoin Price Shrugs Off Tech Upgrade with Sideways Trading

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 24. 13:00

No SegWit Bump? Bitcoin Price Shrugs Off Tech Upgrade with Sideways Trading Bitcoin prices were largely flat on the day's trading, suggesting bitcoin's biggest-ever technical change was already priced in.

No SegWit Bump? Bitcoin Price Shrugs Off Upgrade with Sideways Trading

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 24. 13:00

No SegWit Bump? Bitcoin Price Shrugs Off Upgrade with Sideways Trading Bitcoin prices were largely flat on the day's trading, suggesting bitcoin's biggest-ever technical change was already priced in.

Standpoint Founder: Bitcoin Asset Class Will Grow Into $2 Trillion Market

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 24. 10:00

Standpoint Founder: Bitcoin Asset Class Will Grow Into $2 Trillion Market Ronnie Moas, founder of Wall St. firm Standpoint Research, has high expectations for the cryptocurrency market – and isn't shy about his predictions.

Bitcoin Prices Are Up Over $100 Already Today

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 23. 15:00

Bitcoin Prices Are Up Over $100 Already Today The average price of bitcoin across global exchanges in trending up, having already climbed almost $130 during today's trading.

$150 Billion: Total Cryptocurrency Market Cap Hits New All-Time High

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 23. 13:31

$150 Billion: Total Cryptocurrency Market Cap Hits New All-Time High The combined value of all publicly traded cryptocurrencies has set a new record, surpassing $150 billion for the first time today.

Exchange Strains Drive Kraken to Cut Crypto Trading Pairs

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 22. 22:34

Exchange Strains Drive Kraken to Cut Crypto Trading Pairs Kraken is making some platform changes in a bid to reduce the strain on its cryptocurrency exchange.

Exchange Strains Drive Crypto Exchange Kraken to Trim Trading Pairs

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 22. 22:34

Exchange Strains Drive Crypto Exchange Kraken to Trim Trading Pairs Kraken is making some platform changes in a bid to reduce the strain on its cryptocurrency exchange.

Ripple's XRP Price Climbs 40% on Surge in Korean Trading

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 22. 19:29

Ripple's XRP Price Climbs 40% on Surge in Korean Trading XRP's price is up more than 40% in the past day, market data shows.

Boldstart Founder Launches Hyperledger Fabric's First Blockchain Accelerator

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 22. 14:30

Boldstart Founder Launches Hyperledger Fabric's First Blockchain Accelerator The enterprise-facing Hyperledger Fabric blockchain now has its own accelerator, one backed by a notable venture investor.

Mark Cuban Backs Former Coinbase Employee's $20 Million Token Fund

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 22. 13:18

Mark Cuban Backs Former Coinbase Employee's $20 Million Token Fund Investor Mark Cuban is backing a new token fund that's seeking to raise up to $20 million from institutional investors.

Bitcoin Prices Dip Below $4,000 to Hit 7-Day Low

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 22. 03:55

Bitcoin Prices Dip Below $4,000 to Hit 7-Day Low The bitcoin price is back below $4,000, falling below a notable milestone that some may now be beginning to view as the peak of its rally.

Bitcoin Cash Wins Mining Power as Price Falls Back Below $600

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 21. 20:15

Bitcoin Cash Wins Mining Power as Price Falls Back Below $600 Bitcoin Cash just reached a difficulty adjustment

Monero Price Hits Record High Near $100 on New Exchange Listing

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 21. 12:45

Monero Price Hits Record High Near $100 on New Exchange Listing The price of monero, the privacy-oriented cryptocurrency created in 2014, shot up sharply this morning, shattering its previous record by around $35.

Bitcoin Trading Sideways as Bitcoin Cash Drops to $800

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 20. 13:47

Bitcoin Trading Sideways as Bitcoin Cash Drops to $800 Following recent highs for both assets, bitcoin has been trading sideways for the last 48 hours, while bitcoin cash has settled around $800.

Bitcoin Trades Sideways as Bitcoin Cash Price Drops to $800

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 20. 13:47

Bitcoin Trades Sideways as Bitcoin Cash Price Drops to $800 Following recent highs for both assets, bitcoin has been trading sideways for the last 48 hours, while bitcoin cash has settled around $800.

Bitcoin Cash Price Nears $1,000 as Breakout Continues

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 19. 16:40

Bitcoin Cash Price Nears $1,000 as Breakout Continues The value of an alternative version of the bitcoin blockchain is soaring at press time, setting a new all-time high near $1,000.

Bitcoin Prices Retreat Toward $4,100 While Bitcoin Cash Soars

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 19. 11:21

Bitcoin Prices Retreat Toward $4,100 While Bitcoin Cash Soars Following a week of thrilling price gains, bitcoin prices have now slumped back towards $4,100. The new bitcoin cash, however, is at a record high.

$700 and Rising: What's Driving the Price of Bitcoin Cash?

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 19. 00:03

$700 and Rising: What's Driving the Price of Bitcoin Cash? The price of bitcoin cash surged past $700 today. What's driving these leaps in the young cryptocurrency's appeal?

Overseas Expansion: Japan's BitFlyer to Sell Bitcoin in US Market

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 18. 16:03

Overseas Expansion: Japan's BitFlyer to Sell Bitcoin in US Market Japanese bitcoin exchange bitFlyer is heading to the U.S., and already has approval to operate in 34 countries.

Investor Albert Wenger to Fund 'XPRIZE' for Blockchain-Powered Blogs

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 18. 14:00

Investor Albert Wenger to Fund 'XPRIZE' for Blockchain-Powered Blogs Union Square Ventures partner Albert Wenger has said he will fund a prize aimed to incentivize the creation of blockchain-powered blogging platform.

Bitcoin Cash Breaks Price Doldrums to Push Past $400

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 17. 22:25

Bitcoin Cash Breaks Price Doldrums to Push Past $400 Bitcoin Cash's price rose above the $400 mark today, breaking the rangebound market trend of the past several days. The cryptocurrency climbed as high as $406 today, according to data from CoinMarketCap. The move followed days of steady market fluctuations, with the price of Bitcoin Cash trading no more than a few dollars above or below the $300 level. […]

Bitcoin Bear Peter Schiff Doubles Down: Even at $4,000 It's Still a 'Bubble'

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 17. 21:00

Bitcoin Bear Peter Schiff Doubles Down: Even at $4,000 It's Still a 'Bubble' One of bitcoin's most notorious bears still isn't convinced bitcoin will work – even despite its record price run.

Bitcoin's Biggest Software Wallet Blockchain Adds Ethereum

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 17. 17:59

Bitcoin's Biggest Software Wallet Blockchain Adds Ethereum Bitcoin wallet startup Blockchain is expanding its service to support ether, the cryptocurrency of the ethereum network.

$7 Million: Bitcoin Wallet Startup Breadwallet Raises New Funding

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 17. 15:29

$7 Million: Bitcoin Wallet Startup Breadwallet Raises New Funding Bitcoin wallet startup Breadwallet has closed a new $7 million funding to boost staffing levels and product development.

Bitcoin Prices Reach New All-Time High of $4,491

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 17. 12:34

Bitcoin Prices Reach New All-Time High of $4,491 Following two days of sideways trading, bitcoin prices have once again reached record levels.

Bitcoin Prices Reach New All-Time High of Over $4,500

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 17. 12:34

Bitcoin Prices Reach New All-Time High of Over $4,500 Following two days of sideways trading, bitcoin prices have once again reached record levels.

Bitcoin Down $100 as Price Seeks Support Above $4,000

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 16. 14:15

Bitcoin Down $100 as Price Seeks Support Above $4,000 Bitcoin prices are beginning to move sideways, just a day after setting a new all-time high.

S&P or Cryptocurrency? Contextualizing Bitcoin's Price Explosion

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 15. 21:01

S&P or Cryptocurrency? Contextualizing Bitcoin's Price Explosion Bitcoin price gains are impressive. But when compared to traditional asset investment, how big is big, and are there downsides?

S&P 500 or Cryptocurrency: Just How Big is Bitcoin's Price Explosion?

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 15. 21:01

S&P 500 or Cryptocurrency: Just How Big is Bitcoin's Price Explosion? Bitcoin price gains are impressive. But when compared to traditional asset investment, how big is big, and are there downsides?

Bitcoin's Price Is Down More Than $500 After Hitting a New High

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 15. 16:43

Bitcoin's Price Is Down More Than $500 After Hitting a New High Bitcoin prices have fallen below $4,000 hours after hitting a new all-time high.

Bitcoin Sets New Record High of $4,483 in Overnight Trading

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 15. 12:00

Bitcoin Sets New Record High of $4,483 in Overnight Trading The price of bitcoin continued its recent bullish surge last night, reaching a new all-time high of $4,483.

Bitcoin Price Tops $4,400 As Crypto Market Nears $150 Billion

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 15. 02:35

Bitcoin Price Tops $4,400 As Crypto Market Nears $150 Billion The price of bitcoin passed $4,400 for the first time on August 14, a move that helped bring the total value of the crypto market above $140 billion.

Square CEO: Blockchain Can Help Solve 'So Many Problems'

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 14. 20:30

Square CEO: Blockchain Can Help Solve 'So Many Problems' Jack Dorsey, the CEO of both Twitter and Square, recently said he believes blockchain can be used to solve problems in a range of different areas.

$4,800: Goldman Sachs Analyst Thinks the Bitcoin Price Is Heading Higher

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 14. 19:15

$4,800: Goldman Sachs Analyst Thinks the Bitcoin Price Is Heading Higher An analyst for Goldman Sachs said yesterday that bitcoin could shoot as high as $4,800 – comments that came amid new highs for the cryptocurrency.

New Bitcoin ETF Effort Launched by Money Management Firm

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 14. 17:45

New Bitcoin ETF Effort Launched by Money Management Firm A US-based money manager is seeking to launch an exchange-traded fund (ETF) tied to the price of bitcoin.

BTC-e to Offer Free Trading for Exchange Debt Token

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 14. 14:30

BTC-e to Offer Free Trading for Exchange Debt Token Bitcoin exchange BTC-e has revealed new details about a cryptographic token it plans to issue as part of a bid to refund users.

What the Fork? Why Bitcoin Tech Changes Impact Price

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 14. 13:15

What the Fork? Why Bitcoin Tech Changes Impact Price With all the talk of "forks," the cryptocurrency industry can be an intimidating place for investors. But how do these software changes affect price?

Bitcoin Prices Reach (Yet Another) All-Time High

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 14. 11:57

Bitcoin Prices Reach (Yet Another) All-Time High Bitcoin has continued to trade at over $4,000 since reaching a record level of $4,225 yesterday, and has now set a new all-time high of $4,241.

Bitcoin Prices Reach (Yet Another) All-Time High, Passing $4,240

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 14. 11:57

Bitcoin Prices Reach (Yet Another) All-Time High, Passing $4,240 Bitcoin has continued to trade at over $4,000 since reaching a record level of $4,225 yesterday, and has now set a new all-time high of $4,241.

Bitcoin Prices Reach (Yet Another) All-Time High, Passing $4,300

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 14. 11:57

Bitcoin Prices Reach (Yet Another) All-Time High, Passing $4,300 Bitcoin has continued to trade at over $4,000 since reaching a record level of $4,225 yesterday, and has now set a new all-time high of $4,241.

Know Your Tokens: Not All Crypto Assets Are Created Equal

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 14. 11:00

Know Your Tokens: Not All Crypto Assets Are Created Equal Tokens may be all the rage in blockchain – but as entrepreneur Pavel Kravchenko points out, despite the singular name, they're not all the same.

Solving the Liquidity Challenge of Decentralized Exchanges

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 13. 13:00

Solving the Liquidity Challenge of Decentralized Exchanges Entrepreneur Loi Luu discusses why he believes liquidity is a key challenge keeping decentralized exchanges from going from concept to production.

Bitcoin Prices Break the $4,000 Barrier for the First Time

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 13. 11:50

Bitcoin Prices Break the  $4,000 Barrier for the First Time The continuing surge in the price of bitcoin has seen it climb to over $4,000 for the first time since the cryptocurrency was created in January 2009.

Bitcoin Prices Pass $4,000 for the First Time

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 13. 11:50

Bitcoin Prices Pass $4,000 for the First Time The continuing surge in the price of bitcoin has seen it climb to over $4,000 for the first time since the cryptocurrency was created in January 2009.

Bitfinex to Bar US Customers from Exchange Trading

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 12. 00:20

Bitfinex to Bar US Customers from Exchange Trading Bitfinex has become the first major cryptocurrency exchange to halt the trading of ICO tokens in response to U.S. regulators.

Tezos to Launch $50 Million Venture Fund to Boost Blockchain Growth

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 11. 21:45

Tezos to Launch $50 Million Venture Fund to Boost Blockchain Growth The non-profit overseeing development of the tezos blockchain has issued a new update on how it will use funds collected in its record-setting ICO.

The Bitcoin Price Just Inched Up to Set Another All-Time High

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 11. 15:00

The Bitcoin Price Just Inched Up to Set Another All-Time High The price of bitcoin reached its highest level ever on the CoinDesk Bitcoin Price Index today, climbing above $3,550 amid a period of strong gains.

$126 Billion: The Cryptocurrency Market Just Set a New All-Time High

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 11. 13:37

$126 Billion: The Cryptocurrency Market Just Set a New All-Time High The total value of all cryptocurrencies has set a new all-time high, just four days after it set its previous record for market capitalization.

$200 Million In 60 Minutes: Filecoin ICO Rockets to Record Amid Tech Issues

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 10. 22:43

$200 Million In 60 Minutes: Filecoin ICO Rockets to Record Amid Tech Issues The ICO for the the blockchain-based data storage network Filecoin has raised as much as $250 million despite being beset by tech issues.

Crypto Asset Fund Launches Investable Index for Top 30 Cryptocurrencies

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 10. 13:00

Crypto Asset Fund Launches Investable Index for Top 30 Cryptocurrencies A new fund launched by a prominent trader aims to offer U.S. investors broad exposure to the fast developing cryptocurrency asset class.

Crypto Asset Firm Launches Investable Index for Top 30 Cryptocurrencies

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 10. 13:00

Crypto Asset Firm Launches Investable Index for Top 30 Cryptocurrencies A new fund launched by a prominent trader aims to offer U.S. investors broad exposure to the fast developing cryptocurrency asset class.

'Bring on the Forks': Bitcoin Traders See Improving Price Outlook for 2017

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 09. 22:05

'Bring on the Forks': Bitcoin Traders See Improving Price Outlook for 2017 There's two bitcoins now? It's safe to say uncertainty cast a pall over the cryptocurrency markets last week when on August 1, a group of developers and miners split the blockchain and created a new cryptocurrency. It was the first (high-profile) bitcoin fork to date, and in response, the price very well could have entered a […]

Bring on the Forks: Bitcoin Traders See Improving Price Outlook for 2017

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 09. 22:05

Bring on the Forks: Bitcoin Traders See Improving Price Outlook for 2017 There are two bitcoins now? It's safe to say uncertainty cast a pall over the cryptocurrency markets last week when on August 1, a group of developers and miners split the blockchain and created a new cryptocurrency. It was the first (high-profile) bitcoin fork to date, and in response, the price very well could have entered a […]

Litecoin Prices Hold Steady Near $50 as Bitcoin Locks In SegWit

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 09. 15:30

Litecoin Prices Hold Steady Near $50 as Bitcoin Locks In SegWit Litecoin continues to hover near all-time highs – a move that suggests it could be developing staying power in a diversified crypto market.

Fidelity Brings Bitcoin Tracking to Traditional Investor Portfolios

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 09. 06:00

Fidelity Brings Bitcoin Tracking to Traditional Investor Portfolios Fidelity Labs has partnered with bitcoin startup Coinbase.

Ether Tops $300 as Price Rises to 30-Day High

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 09. 03:50

Ether Tops $300 as Price Rises to 30-Day High The price of ether increased today, topping $300 for the first time since June amidst a broader appreciation of the cyrptocurrency asse

ICOs Meet IPOs: Blockchain Author Alex Tapscott to Take Token Fund Public

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 08. 14:00

ICOs Meet IPOs: Blockchain Author Alex Tapscott to Take Token Fund Public A prominent author is seeking to take his newly launched ICO investment firm public on a major stock exchange.

ICOs Meet IPOs: Blockchain Author Alex Tapscott to Take Token Startup Public

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 08. 14:00

ICOs Meet IPOs: Blockchain Author Alex Tapscott to Take Token Startup Public A prominent author is seeking to take his newly launched ICO investment firm public on a major stock exchange.

$3,500: Bitcoin Price Sets Another New All-Time High

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 08. 13:31

$3,500: Bitcoin Price Sets Another New All-Time High The price of bitcoin continues to climb to new highs, reaching an average of over $3,500 across global exchanges today.

Bitcoin Is Now Worth Nearly 3 Times as Much as Gold

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 07. 15:00

Bitcoin Is Now Worth Nearly 3 Times as Much as Gold Bitcoin's rising price has made it worth nearly three times as much as gold, according to markets data.

Bitcoin Is Now Worth Nearly 3 Times More Than an Ounce of Gold

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 07. 15:00

Bitcoin Is Now Worth Nearly 3 Times More Than an Ounce of Gold Bitcoin's rising price has made it worth nearly three times as much as gold, according to public markets data.

Cryptocurrency Market Tops $116 Billion to Set New All-Time High

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 07. 14:00

Cryptocurrency Market Tops $116 Billion to Set New All-Time High The total value of all publicly traded cryptocurrencies set a new all-time high today, with the class now worth just over $116.9 billion.

Bitcoin Cash: Questions, Answers and More Questions

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 05. 12:00

Bitcoin Cash: Questions, Answers and More Questions What's the price of Bitcoin Cash? Days after the new cryptocurrency was created, there are more questions than answers about its market.

The Bitcoin Cash Price: Questions, Answers and More Questions

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 05. 12:00

The Bitcoin Cash Price: Questions, Answers and More Questions What's the price of Bitcoin Cash? Days after the new cryptocurrency was created, there are more questions than answers about its market.

Bitcoin Price Surges Past $3,200 to Hit New All-Time High

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 05. 07:06

Bitcoin Price Surges Past $3,200 to Hit New All-Time High The price of bitcoin has risen sharply, exceeding the $3,200 level for the first time on the CoinDesk Bitcoin Price Index (BPI).

Bitcoin Price Surges Past $3,200 to Hit All-Time High

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 05. 07:06

Bitcoin Price Surges Past $3,200 to Hit All-Time High The price of bitcoin has risen sharply, exceeding the $3,200 level for the first time on the CoinDesk Bitcoin Price Index (BPI).

Troubled BTC-e Exchange Claims Control of Databases and Bitcoin Wallets

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 04. 15:00

Troubled BTC-e Exchange Claims Control of Databases and Bitcoin Wallets An online forum account tied to the cryptocurrency exchange BTC-e has issued a new statement, claiming to be in control of databases and user wallets.

$1.6 Billion: All-Time ICO Funding Climbs as Record $500 Million Invested in July

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 04. 14:00

$1.6 Billion: All-Time ICO Funding Climbs as Record $500 Million Invested in July Initial coin offerings are fast becoming the only way to raise money in the blockchain industry, topping $1.6 billion in all-time funding.

Chart, Learn and Explore: CoinDesk Launches ICO Tracking Tool

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 04. 13:00

Chart, Learn and Explore: CoinDesk Launches ICO Tracking Tool CoinDesk is proud to announce its latest data product – an ICO data explorer that enables easy observation of the fast-growing token funding method.

Startup Incubator Science Plans $100 Million Token Sale

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 03. 16:00

Startup Incubator Science Plans $100 Million Token Sale A startup incubator based in California is launching an initial coin offering aimed to raise up to $100 million to support a new blockchain program.

Startup Incubator Science Could Raise Up to $100 Million in Planned Token Sale

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 03. 16:00

Startup Incubator Science Could Raise Up to $100 Million in Planned Token Sale A startup incubator based in California is launching an initial coin offering aimed to raise up to $100 million to support a new blockchain program.

State Street to Bitcoin Bull: Blockchain Boss Leaves to Launch Crypto Startup

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 03. 13:00

State Street to Bitcoin Bull: Blockchain Boss Leaves to Launch Crypto Startup A State Street Bank executive has just left his job to launch a crypto company providing liquidity to institutional investors

Bitfinex Is Issuing Another Token – and a New Ethereum Exchange to Go With It

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 02. 19:45

Bitfinex Is Issuing Another Token – and a New Ethereum Exchange to Go With It Digital currency exchange Bitfinex has revealed that it will be launching a new trading platform for ethereum-based tokens.

Options Exchange CBOE to Launch Cryptocurrency Derivatives in 2017

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 02. 16:00

Options Exchange CBOE to Launch Cryptocurrency Derivatives in 2017 A major US options exchange is seeking to list cryptocurrency derivatives, and has inked a notable partnership to move it toward this goal.

Why a Bitcoin Fork Is Not a 'Stock Split'

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 02. 12:00

Why a Bitcoin Fork Is Not a 'Stock Split'

Comparing a blockchain fork to a stock split? It might seem like a nice idea, but the comparison falls apart on closer inspection.

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DAO Marketplace District0x Raises $9 Million in Token Sale

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 01. 22:15

DAO Marketplace District0x Raises $9 Million in Token Sale

A protocol for decentralized marketplaces raised $9 million in ether in an initial coin offering closed Tuesday.

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Marketplace Lender Blackmoon to Launch Ethereum Token Management Platform

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 01. 16:15

Marketplace Lender Blackmoon to Launch Ethereum Token Management Platform

Russian fintech firm Blackmoon is launching an ethereum platform for managing tokenized funds.

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Online Lender Blackmoon to Launch Ethereum Token Management Platform

CoinDesk

2017. Aug. 01. 16:15

Online Lender Blackmoon to Launch Ethereum Token Management Platform

Russian fintech firm Blackmoon is launching an ethereum platform for managing tokenized funds.

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The Simplest Way to Understand Why The DAO Was a Security

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 31. 16:35

The Simplest Way to Understand Why The DAO Was a Security When is a token a security? It may not be so hard to understand, should users keep this decades-old allegorical tale in mind.

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Public Company to Convert Bitcoin to Stock in First-of-Its-Kind Fundraise

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 31. 14:00

Public Company to Convert Bitcoin to Stock in First-of-Its-Kind Fundraise Amid increasing interest in ICOs, the first-ever convertible bitcoin loan highlights another path for turning cryptocurrency into shares.

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More Welcome Than Warning? The DAO Ruling Could Transform Securities

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 31. 10:05

More Welcome Than Warning? The DAO Ruling Could Transform Securities CoinDesk's Noelle Acheson looks at how the recent warning by the SEC could end up changing the regulated securities market.

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Will Bitcoin Cash Impact the Bitcoin Price? Traders Split on Possible Fork

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 31. 06:15

Will Bitcoin Cash Impact the Bitcoin Price? Traders Split on Possible Fork Bitcoin traders comment on the possible creation of two competing cryptocurrencies bearing similar names.

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Bitcoin's 'Market Dominance' Climbs Above 50% For First Time Since May

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 28. 20:10

Bitcoin's 'Market Dominance' Climbs Above 50% For First Time Since May Bitcoin's market capitalization relative to the rest of the cryptocurrency market has risen above 50% for the first time in two months.

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Bitcoin Inches Above $2,800 to Hit 5-Day High

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 28. 14:25

Bitcoin Inches Above $2,800 to Hit 5-Day High The price of bitcoin is edging up, though it could be in advance of volatility ahead of a possible network development.

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Overstock's TØ Has Already Built a Platform for Trading Regulated ICOs

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 28. 11:30

Overstock's TØ Has Already Built a Platform for Trading Regulated ICOs A new wave of blockchain-based securities could help propel forward the blockchain strategy of one of the largest US retailers.

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Boxing Champ Floyd Mayweather Just Promoted an ICO on Instagram

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 27. 22:34

Boxing Champ Floyd Mayweather Just Promoted an ICO on Instagram Boxing champ Floyd Mayweather, Jr., has promoted an ICO on his Instagram account.

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Washington's New Cryptocurrency Exchange Rules Are Now in Effect

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 27. 15:00

Washington's New Cryptocurrency Exchange Rules Are Now in Effect New regulations that apply money transmitter laws to cryptocurrency exchanges have gone into effect in the U.S. state of Washington.

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The DAO Report: Understanding the Risk of SEC Enforcement

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 27. 14:30

The DAO Report: Understanding the Risk of SEC Enforcement A legal expert discusses the potential impact of a new SEC report on the use of blockchain-based tokens for fundraising.

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No Panic: Cooler Heads Prevail as SEC Casts Shadow on Cooley ICO Event

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 27. 00:10

No Panic: Cooler Heads Prevail as SEC Casts Shadow on Cooley ICO Event An event focused on initial coin offerings saw optimism despite SEC guidance that signaled a new era for the novel funding method.

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Investor Tim Draper Calls on SEC to 'Grandfather' ICOs Into Compliance

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 26. 21:04

Investor Tim Draper Calls on SEC to 'Grandfather' ICOs Into Compliance Investor Tim Draper penned an open letter to the SEC today asking for the agency to carve-out exemptions for certain ICOs.

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Veritaseum Founder Claims $8 Million in ICO Tokens Stolen

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 26. 12:33

Veritaseum Founder Claims $8 Million in ICO Tokens Stolen A cryptocurrency project called Veritaseum was the victim of a suspicious hack this weekend, resulting in the loss of millions of $ in stolen tokens.

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Goldman Sachs: Bitcoin May Reach New High Over $3,600

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 26. 11:10

Goldman Sachs: Bitcoin May Reach New High Over $3,600 Goldman Sachs has issued a new forecast for the price of bitcoin, finding it will likely remain volatile before testing all-time highs again.

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ICOs: Foolish Mania or Market Discovery?

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 26. 10:38

ICOs: Foolish Mania or Market Discovery? As ICO mania subsides, CoinDesk contributor Ariel Deschapell argues the increased experimentation that will result is likely an industry boon.

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ICOs: Foolish Mania or Market Discovery? (They Might Be Both)

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 26. 10:38

ICOs: Foolish Mania or Market Discovery? (They Might Be Both) As ICO mania subsides, CoinDesk contributor Ariel Deschapell argues the increased experimentation that will result is likely an industry boon.

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Token Summit Creator: SEC ICO Guidance a 'Breath of Fresh Air'

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 26. 01:30

Token Summit Creator: SEC ICO Guidance a 'Breath of Fresh Air' A prominent figure in the movement to encourage blockchain tokens as a funding method has lauded new SEC guidance for the industry.

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Emin Gun Sirer: SEC ICO Ruling is 'End of Beginning for Blockchains'

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 26. 00:00

Emin Gun Sirer: SEC ICO Ruling is 'End of Beginning for Blockchains' A Cornell professor who was at the center of last year's DAO hack has issued new comments on an SEC ruling on the project.

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Emin Gun Sirer: SEC ICO Guidance is 'End of Beginning for Blockchains'

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 26. 00:00

Emin Gun Sirer: SEC ICO Guidance is 'End of Beginning for Blockchains' A Cornell professor who was at the center of last year's DAO hack has issued new comments on an SEC ruling on the project.

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Months to Minutes: Enigma Launch Aims to Boost Crypto Hedge Fund Creation

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 25. 15:02

Months to Minutes: Enigma Launch Aims to Boost Crypto Hedge Fund Creation What if starting a hedge fund was as easy as downloading an API? A startup incubated at MIT Media Lab is today revealing a product designed with this ease-of-use in mind. Called Catalyst, the first product offering by blockchain startup Enigma aims to trigger nothing short of an explosion of new hedge funds focused on cryptocurrency as […]

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Bitcoin Hedge Fund Launches Ethereum-Subscribed ICO Investment Vehicle

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 25. 08:31

Bitcoin Hedge Fund Launches Ethereum-Subscribed ICO Investment Vehicle The operators of a bitcoin hedge fund have launched a $5 million fund for investing in cryptocurrency and initial coin offerings.

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Bitcoin Investment Firm Launches Ethereum-Subscribed ICO Fund

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 25. 08:31

Bitcoin Investment Firm Launches Ethereum-Subscribed ICO Fund The operators of a bitcoin hedge fund have launched a $5 million fund for investing in cryptocurrency tokens and initial coin offerings.

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Winklevoss Backed Gemini Exchange to Begin Daily Ether Auctions

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 24. 20:06

Winklevoss Backed Gemini Exchange to Begin Daily Ether Auctions Digital currency exchange Gemini is set to begin hosting daily ether auctions on Friday.

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Crypto Assets Trade 24/7 – And That Changes More Than Uptime

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 24. 14:00

Crypto Assets Trade 24/7 – And That Changes More Than Uptime The cryptocurrency markets trade 24 hours a day, seven days a week – and that changes a lot more than uptime.

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ICOs in the EU: How Will the 'Slow Giant' Regulate Tokens?

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 24. 12:00

ICOs in the EU: How Will the 'Slow Giant' Regulate Tokens? A legal expert shines a light on how ICOs might be regulated in the European Union, proposing next steps and potential challenges ahead.

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Life in Crypto Time

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 22. 09:12

Life in Crypto Time Trading expert Tim Enneking compares the crypto asset space with the early days of the internet, where time just seemed to fly faster.

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Crypto Asset Class Clears $90 Billion as Bitcoin Price Spikes

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 21. 15:45

Crypto Asset Class Clears $90 Billion as Bitcoin Price Spikes The total value of all cryptocurrencies rose on Friday, crossing $90bn for the first time in weeks.

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ECB President: Cryptocurrency Price Boom Having Limited Effect on Economy

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 21. 14:15

ECB President: Cryptocurrency Price Boom Having Limited Effect on Economy The president of the European Union's central bank has issued new remarks that touch on the rising price of cryptocurrencies.

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Bitcoin Price Surges to One-Month High as Tech Outlook Improves

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 20. 22:28

Bitcoin Price Surges to One-Month High as Tech Outlook Improves The price of bitcoin was up on Thursday, driven to a one-month high on optimism that the network's technology could soon upgrade.

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Ripple Reports Uptick in Investor XRP Interest as Sales Triple in Q2

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 20. 17:45

Ripple Reports Uptick in Investor XRP Interest as Sales Triple in Q2 A new report from Ripple suggests institutional investors are increasingly interested in its native cryptocurrency.

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What's an ICO? 'Big 4' Consulting Firms Are Getting the Question

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 20. 16:00

What's an ICO? 'Big 4' Consulting Firms Are Getting the Question Major consulting firms are reporting that interest in blockchain is fast expanding beyond distributed ledgers to include more experimental ICOs.

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Bitcoin Exchanges Advise Caution as Scaling Proposals Collide

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 20. 13:00

Bitcoin Exchanges Advise Caution as Scaling Proposals Collide With a number of developer proposals set to collide in the coming days, exchanges are issuing policy updates for bitcoin users.

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Bitcoin Startups Advise Caution as Scaling Proposals Collide

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 20. 13:00

Bitcoin Startups Advise Caution as Scaling Proposals Collide With a number of developer proposals set to collide in the coming days, exchanges are issuing policy updates for bitcoin users.

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$30 Million: Ether Reported Stolen Due to Parity Wallet Breach

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 19. 22:44

$30 Million: Ether Reported Stolen Due to Parity Wallet Breach A security bug in a major ethereum wallet has resulted in the loss of $30 million in funds.

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CoinDash ICO Hacker Nets Additional Ether as Theft Tops $10 Million

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 19. 11:30

CoinDash ICO Hacker Nets Additional Ether as Theft Tops $10 Million Money continues to trickle into an ethereum address compromised during an initial coin offering by a startup called CoinDash.

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Crypto Market Crosses $80 Billion As Ether, Bitcoin Prices Gain

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 18. 18:45

Crypto Market Crosses $80 Billion As Ether, Bitcoin Prices Gain The cryptocurrency markets were once again above $80bn on Tuesday after spending much of the weekend in the red.

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Cryptocurrency Market Crosses $80 Billion As Ether, Bitcoin Prices Gain

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 18. 18:45

Cryptocurrency Market Crosses $80 Billion As Ether, Bitcoin Prices Gain The cryptocurrency markets were once again above $80bn on Tuesday after spending much of the weekend in the red.

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Blockchain Startup ArabianChain Nets $817k from New Investor

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 18. 15:00

Blockchain Startup ArabianChain Nets $817k from New Investor A UAE-based public blockchain startup has received $817,000 in funding from a private investor.

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A Chinese Bitcoin Tycoon and His Record-Breaking ICO

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 18. 13:00

A Chinese Bitcoin Tycoon and His Record-Breaking ICO An initial coin offering led by noted bitcoin investor Li Xiaolai has set a record in China, but has also received criticisms.

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$7 Million ICO Hack Results in CoinDash Refund Offer

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 17. 23:02

$7 Million ICO Hack Results in CoinDash Refund Offer The $7m hack of CoinDash's ICO has resulted in an offer by the startup to help offset the losses.

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$7 Million Lost in CoinDash ICO Hack

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 17. 23:02

$7 Million Lost in CoinDash ICO Hack An initial coin offering abruptly ended today when user funds were stolen from the ethereum contract used to facilitate the sale.

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GPU Miners Hit Secondhand Market as Ether Price Declines

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 17. 19:00

GPU Miners Hit Secondhand Market as Ether Price Declines The economics of the ethereum blockchain are having an impact on other markets, according to news reports.

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GPU Miners Hit Secondhand Market as Ether Price Gains Taper Off

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 17. 19:00

GPU Miners Hit Secondhand Market as Ether Price Gains Taper Off The economics of the ethereum blockchain are having an impact on other markets, according to news reports.

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Crypto Assets Bounce Back Above $70 Billion Amid Day of Gains

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 17. 15:30

Crypto Assets Bounce Back Above $70 Billion Amid Day of Gains The cryptocurrency markets saw notable gains today after a weekend in which prices dropped broadly across the asset class.

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CNBC, Roubini Veteran Ash Bennington Joins CoinDesk as First-Ever Markets Lead

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 17. 14:00

CNBC, Roubini Veteran Ash Bennington Joins CoinDesk as First-Ever Markets Lead CoinDesk, the leader in blockchain news, is excited to announce the latest addition to its New York-based editorial team.

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Cryptocurrency Market Nears 50% Decline From All-Time High

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 16. 16:10

Cryptocurrency Market Nears 50% Decline From All-Time High Cryptocurrency markets continued to see big declines on Sunday as a broad sell-off impacted the asset class.

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Cryptocurrency Market Drops to Near 50% Decline From All-Time High

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 16. 16:10

Cryptocurrency Market Drops to Near 50% Decline From All-Time High Cryptocurrency markets continued to see big declines on Sunday as a broad sell-off impacted the asset class.

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Crypto Market Nears 50% Decline From All-Time High

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 16. 16:10

Crypto Market Nears 50% Decline From All-Time High Cryptocurrency markets continued to see big declines on Sunday as a broad sell-off impacted the asset class.

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Crypto Market Nears 50% Fall From All-Time High

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 16. 16:10

Crypto Market Nears 50% Fall From All-Time High Cryptocurrency markets continued to see big declines on Sunday as a broad sell-off impacted the asset class.

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Bitcoin Price Drops Below $2,000 as Crypto Markets Fall Toward $70 Billion

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 15. 16:15

Bitcoin Price Drops Below $2,000 as Crypto Markets Fall Toward $70 Billion The price of bitcoin hit a 49-day low today, falling below $2,000 for the first time in weeks amid a broad sell-off across crypto assets. The value of the total supply of all cryptocurrencies and crypto assets tracked similarly, dropping to $72bn, a figure that was 37 percent lower than its all-time high of $115bn […]

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GDAX Plans to Suspend Bitcoin Withdrawals If UASF Activates

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 14. 22:40

GDAX Plans to Suspend Bitcoin Withdrawals If UASF Activates Digital currency exchange platform GDAX has revealed its contingency plans in the event a controversial bitcoin scaling proposal is activated.

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Online Bank Swissquote Partners With Bitstamp to Launch Bitcoin Trading

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 14. 18:25

Online Bank Swissquote Partners With Bitstamp to Launch Bitcoin Trading Online banking service Swissquote is launching a new bitcoin trading feature in partnership with digital currency exchange BitStamp.

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State of Blockchain Survey: The Future of Bitcoin, Ethereum and ICOs

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 14. 15:00

State of Blockchain Survey: The Future of Bitcoin, Ethereum and ICOs Tell CoinDesk what you think about the industry and help provide valuable data for the State of Blockchain Q2 2017 report.

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Bitcoin Sign Guy' Nets Almost $15,000 After Fed Chair Appearance Goes Viral

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 13. 19:05

Bitcoin Sign Guy' Nets Almost $15,000 After Fed Chair Appearance Goes Viral Blockchain data reveals that it pays to be the Bitcoin Sign Guy.

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'Bitcoin Sign Guy' Nets Almost $15,000 After Fed Chair Appearance Goes Viral

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 13. 19:05

'Bitcoin Sign Guy' Nets Almost $15,000 After Fed Chair Appearance Goes Viral Blockchain data reveals that it pays to be the Bitcoin Sign Guy.

Source

Postal Service Customers in Austria Can Now Buy Bitcoin, Ether and More

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 13. 14:00

Postal Service Customers in Austria Can Now Buy Bitcoin, Ether and More Österreichische Post is now offering its Austrian customers a creative way to buy cryptocurrencies including bitcoin, ether and litecoin.

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Why Brave's $35 Million ICO May Not Be Enough for a High-Tech Hiring Spree

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 12. 18:00

Why Brave's $35 Million ICO May Not Be Enough for a High-Tech Hiring Spree The CEO of Brave Software may have just raised millions in an ICO, but that doesn't mean all his business problems are solved.

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Bitcoin Hedge Fund Director: ICOs Are Having a 'Eureka' Moment

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 11. 15:30

Bitcoin Hedge Fund Director: ICOs Are Having a 'Eureka' Moment The director of a well-known bitcoin hedge fund has opened up about his views on the future of initial coin offerings.

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Ethereum's Ether Token Falls Below $200 to Hit 40-Day Low

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 11. 12:30

Ethereum's Ether Token Falls Below $200 to Hit 40-Day Low The price of ethereum's native ether token was down nearly 20% today, hitting lows not observed since late May.

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Little-Known Cryptocurrency Hedge Fund Seeks $200 Million in SEC Filing

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 11. 12:00

Little-Known Cryptocurrency Hedge Fund Seeks $200 Million in SEC Filing A little-known hedge fund is seeking to raise $200m to invest in cryptocurrencies, according to regulatory filings.

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No Joke: Tierion to Seek $25 Million in Ethereum Token Sale

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 10. 12:59

No Joke: Tierion to Seek $25 Million in Ethereum Token Sale Once a critic of blockchain hype, Tierion CEO Wayne Vaughan has now launched an ICO built on ethereum for his time-stamping startup.

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No Joke: Blockchain Startup Tierion to Seek $25 Million in Ethereum Token Sale

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 10. 12:59

No Joke: Blockchain Startup Tierion to Seek $25 Million in Ethereum Token Sale Once a critic of blockchain hype, Tierion CEO Wayne Vaughan has now launched an ICO built on ethereum for his time-stamping startup.

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Ripple's XRP: Giving the Third-Largest Cryptocurrency a Second Look

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 09. 12:46

Ripple's XRP: Giving the Third-Largest Cryptocurrency a Second Look Amidst a broader uptick in interest in crypto assets, is XRP worth a look? A long-time bitcoin investor shares his view.

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Killing 'Cryptocurrency': Why It's Time to Retire the Term

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 07. 12:00

Killing 'Cryptocurrency': Why It's Time to Retire the Term A crypto fund manager argues that the term "cryptocurrencies" is now outdated, proposing another term to match the shifting use of the technology.

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CFTC Formally Registers New Cryptocurrency Swap Execution Facility

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 07. 02:16

CFTC Formally Registers New Cryptocurrency Swap Execution Facility The CFTC has issued an Order of Registration to cryptocurrency startup LedgerX granting it status as a Swap Execution Facility.

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Former Bain Manager Launches $50 Million Bitcoin and Ethereum Fund

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 06. 10:52

Former Bain Manager Launches $50 Million Bitcoin and Ethereum Fund A new fund aims to give wealthier Latin American investors additional exposure to the burgeoning cryptocurrency asset class.

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Ethereum Traders File Class Action Lawsuit Over Kraken Flash Crash

CoinDesk

2017. Jul. 06. 00:15

Ethereum Traders File Class Action Lawsuit Over Kraken Flash Crash Users of the cryptocurrency exchange Kraken are taking action over the startup's alleged mismanagement of a flash crash in its ether order books.

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Celebrity Investor Mark Cuban is About to Participate in His First ICO

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 29. 11:01

Celebrity Investor Mark Cuban is About to Participate in His First ICO Celebrity investor Mark Cuban has revealed he intends to purchase tokens as part of an ICO launched by one of his portfolio startups, Unikrn.

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Ether Rebounds As Price Rises Back Above $300

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 29. 00:01

Ether Rebounds As Price Rises Back Above $300 The price of ether experienced an uptick on Wednesday after falling below the $300 mark during the day's trading session.

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Pantera Capital to Raise $100 Million in Investment for ICO Hedge Fund

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 28. 18:59

Pantera Capital to Raise $100 Million in Investment for ICO Hedge Fund A new hedge fund backed by Pantera Capital has raised $100m to invest in the open-source digital token space.

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GDAX Exchange to Reimburse Traders After Ether Flash Crash

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 26. 19:25

GDAX Exchange to Reimburse Traders After Ether Flash Crash Digital asset exchange GDAX is moving to issue refunds after a stunning flash crash last week stoked anger amongst affected traders.

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'Flippening' Flop? As Ethereum's Price Pulls Back, Market Remains Bullish

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 26. 11:00

'Flippening' Flop? As Ethereum's Price Pulls Back, Market Remains Bullish After weeks of growth, it seems ether's much-hyped 'Flippening' – overtaking bitcoin as the most valuable cryptocurrency – is on hold.

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ICOs: Why There's More Than One Way

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 25. 15:00

ICOs: Why There's More Than One Way EY's Pascal Leblanc discusses an alternative approach to ICOs, putting forth a new model aimed to mitigate the price volatility of tokens.

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Analyzing Ether: A Long-Time Bitcoin Investor's Skeptical Take

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 24. 12:00

Analyzing Ether: A Long-Time Bitcoin Investor's Skeptical Take Miner and investor 'P4man' looks at the altcoin market to see if there is a credible alternative to bitcoin. Can ethereum cut the mustard?

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Analyzing Ether: A Bitcoin Investor's Skeptical Take

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 24. 12:00

Analyzing Ether: A Bitcoin Investor's Skeptical Take Miner and investor 'P4man' looks at the altcoin market to see if there is a credible alternative to bitcoin. Can ethereum cut the mustard?

Source

Bitcoin Startup Blockchain Raises $40 Million Series B

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 22. 13:08

Bitcoin Startup Blockchain Raises $40 Million Series B Bitcoin wallet software startup Blockchain has raised $40m in Series B funding to continue its mission of improving financial services.

Source

$13: Ether Prices Plunge in GDAX Exchange Flash Crash

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 21. 23:11

$13: Ether Prices Plunge in GDAX Exchange Flash Crash Ether's price plunged to $13 on GDAX amid signs the Ethereum network is struggling with growing usage.

Source

Armed with an Ethereum ICO, Can Kik Succeed Where Facebook Failed?

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 21. 13:30

Armed with an Ethereum ICO, Can Kik Succeed Where Facebook Failed? Social media platform Kik opens up about its plans to launch a cryptocurrency, saying the move could fulfill long-held business goals.

Source

ICO Blues: Status Raises $64 Million (So Far) But Leaves Buyers Waiting

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 20. 23:20

ICO Blues: Status Raises $64 Million (So Far) But Leaves Buyers Waiting A much-anticipated ICO helped a project called Status raise more than $60m in funds, though many would-be buyers were left locked out.

Source

Litecoin's Price Tops $50 to Set New All-Time High

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 19. 20:40

Litecoin's Price Tops $50 to Set New All-Time High Spurred by a sudden exchange listing, the price of the cryptocurrency litecoin hit a new all-time high today above $50.

Source

As Crypto Markets See Slowing Growth, Traders Say Look Long

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 16. 11:00

As Crypto Markets See Slowing Growth, Traders Say Look Long As the cryptocurrency markets show signs of cooling, traders are beginning to emphasize a return to long-term strategic bets.

Source

As Crypto Markets See Slowing Growth, Traders Look Long

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 16. 11:00

As Crypto Markets See Slowing Growth, Traders Look Long As the cryptocurrency markets show signs of cooling, traders are beginning to emphasize a return to long-term strategic bets.

Source

Sea of Red: Top 10 Cryptocurrencies See Steep Declines as Market Turns

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 15. 16:30

Sea of Red: Top 10 Cryptocurrencies See Steep Declines as Market Turns Hours after traders reported taking steps to prepare for a correction, the global cryptocurrency market began to see declines Thursday.

Source

Traders Plan for Correction as Cryptocurrency Market Tops $100 Billion

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 15. 11:00

Traders Plan for Correction as Cryptocurrency Market Tops $100 Billion As a boom in the cryptocurrency market shows signs of slowing, traders are taking defensive measures and hedging their bets.

Source

Traders Plan for Correction as Crypto Market Falls Below $100 Billion

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 15. 11:00

Traders Plan for Correction as Crypto Market Falls Below $100 Billion As a boom in the cryptocurrency market shows signs of slowing, traders are taking defensive measures and hedging their bets.

Source

Bitcoin Price Hits 10-Day Low As Crypto Markets Tumble

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 14. 22:45

Bitcoin Price Hits 10-Day Low As Crypto Markets Tumble Bitcoin prices continued to edge lower after setting a new all-time high this weekend. Other cryptocurrencies saw a similar shift into the red today.

Source

Civic's ICO Pre-Sale Sells Out, But Crowd to Get Second Chance

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 13. 14:30

Civic's ICO Pre-Sale Sells Out, But Crowd to Get Second Chance Decentralized identity startup Civic has already sold out of its planned token offering – even before the sale took place.

Source

Civic's ICO Sells Out Before Sale, But Crowd to Get Second Chance

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 13. 14:30

Civic's ICO Sells Out Before Sale, But Crowd to Get Second Chance Decentralized identity startup Civic has already sold out of its planned token offering – even before the sale took place.

Source

The #Flippening: Will Ether 'Pass' Bitcoin And What Would It Mean?

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 13. 02:15

The #Flippening: Will Ether 'Pass' Bitcoin And What Would It Mean? Will ether's market capitalization surpass bitcoin's? Market analysts weigh in on a market trend that could mark a historic shift in the sector.

Source

$150 Million: Tim Draper-Backed Bancor Completes Largest-Ever ICO

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 12. 19:45

$150 Million: Tim Draper-Backed Bancor Completes Largest-Ever ICO The initial coin offering (ICO) for the Bancor project has collected more than $150mm worth of ethers at then-current prices.

Source

Advertising Trade Group to Use Ethereum Tokens in Fight Against Online Fraud

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 12. 15:59

Advertising Trade Group to Use Ethereum Tokens in Fight Against Online Fraud Digital advertising group DMA has announced the launch adChain, an ethereum-based solution for online marketers.

Source

Bitcoin Drops $300 in One Hour as Price Falls Abruptly and Rebounds

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 12. 13:00

Bitcoin Drops $300 in One Hour as Price Falls Abruptly and Rebounds The price of bitcoin saw renewed volatility today, just hours after setting a new all-time high above the $3,000 mark.

Source

Bitcoin, Ethereum and a New Direction for Cryptocurrency Investment

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 12. 10:40

Bitcoin, Ethereum and a New Direction for Cryptocurrency Investment Could there be an asset reallocation ongoing in the crypto sector? That's one possible takeaway from CoinDesk's recent State of Blockchain report.

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Bitcoin Price Crosses $3,000 Milestone to Set New All-Time High

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 11. 19:50

Bitcoin Price Crosses $3,000 Milestone to Set New All-Time High The price of bitcoin hit a new all-time high today, rising above $3,000 for the first time on the CoinDesk Bitcoin Price Index.

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3 Reasons the Global Cryptocurrency Exchange Market is Maturing

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 11. 12:45

3 Reasons the Global Cryptocurrency Exchange Market is Maturing CoinDesk Research looks at the major shifts in the composition of bitcoin, ethereum and other exchange traded volume in Q1 and the weeks since.

Source

3 Reasons the Cryptocurrency Exchange Market Is Maturing

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 11. 12:45

3 Reasons the Cryptocurrency Exchange Market Is Maturing CoinDesk Research looks at the major shifts in the composition of bitcoin, ethereum and other exchange traded volume in Q1 and the weeks since.

Source

3 Signs the Cryptocurrency Exchange Market Is Maturing

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 11. 12:45

3 Signs the Cryptocurrency Exchange Market Is Maturing CoinDesk Research looks at the major shifts in the composition of bitcoin, ethereum and other exchange traded volume in Q1 and the weeks since.

Source

3,000% Gains in 2017: What's Next for Ether Prices?

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 09. 15:00

3,000% Gains in 2017: What's Next for Ether Prices? Ether prices have surged this year, but where do leading analysts and market observers believe they will go next?

Source

ICO Investments Pass VC Funding in Blockchain Market First

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 09. 13:00

ICO Investments Pass VC Funding in Blockchain Market First CoinDesk data suggests that entrepreneurs in the blockchain industry are now raising more money via initial coin offerings than traditional VC rounds.

Source

Bitcoin Price Shoots Past $2,900 to Hit New All-Time High

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 06. 05:08

Bitcoin Price Shoots Past $2,900 to Hit New All-Time High The price of bitcoin has hit a new all-time high, according to the CoinDesk Bitcoin Price Index (BPI).

Source

Three Thoughts on the 'Crypto Bubble'

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 04. 13:00

Three Thoughts on the 'Crypto Bubble' A VC offers his insight on the price of bitcoin and ether. Even if speculators are running wild, he says, that may not mean the assets are overbought.

Source

A Counterargument to the Value Proposition of Ripple's XRP Token

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 04. 12:40

A Counterargument to the Value Proposition of Ripple's XRP Token With the price of Ripple's XRP rising, Factom's Piotr Piasecki offers a valuation based on the underlying protocol and the token's desired utility.

Source

An Amoral Defense of Blockchain Tokens as an OK Thing

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 02. 14:45

An Amoral Defense of Blockchain Tokens as an OK Thing Everyone seems to have an opinion on cryptographic 'tokens' of late. But maybe we should save the moral outrage?

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An Amoral Defense of ICOs as an OK Thing

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 02. 14:16

An Amoral Defense of ICOs as an OK Thing Everyone seems to have an opinion on cryptographic 'tokens' of late. But maybe we should save the moral outrage?

Source

A Dispassionate Defense of ICOs as an OK Thing

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 02. 14:16

A Dispassionate Defense of ICOs as an OK Thing Everyone seems to have an opinion on cryptographic 'tokens' of late. But maybe we should save the moral outrage?

Source

A Discussion on Responsible Protocol Token Funding

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 02. 12:36

A Discussion on Responsible Protocol Token Funding Early token sale pioneer Tom Ding shares his thoughts on how projects can best use the ICO funding method.

Source

UK Asset Manager Integrates Exchange-Traded Bitcoin Product

CoinDesk

2017. Jun. 01. 09:00

UK Asset Manager Integrates Exchange-Traded Bitcoin Product The issuer of a bitcoin exchange-traded note (ETN) based in Sweden has announced a new integration with UK investment service Hargreaves Lansdown.

Source

$35 Million in 30 Seconds: Token Sale for Internet Browser Brave Sells Out

CoinDesk

2017. May. 31. 18:40

$35 Million in 30 Seconds: Token Sale for Internet Browser Brave Sells Out The makers of web browser Brave have raised new funding through the use of a blockchain-based token it hopes will incentivize user growth.

Source

$236: Ethereum's Ether Token Hits New All-Time Price High

CoinDesk

2017. May. 31. 18:11

$236: Ethereum's Ether Token Hits New All-Time Price High The price of ether, the digital asset that powers the ethereum blockchain, hit an all-time high today as new exchanges pledged support.

Source

Bitcoin Returns to Rangebound Trading As Price Rollercoaster Subsides

CoinDesk

2017. May. 30. 23:05

Bitcoin Returns to Rangebound Trading As Price Rollercoaster Subsides The price of bitcoin saw modest volatility today, a development that follows a particularly strong period of robust gains.

Source

How, When and Where Will Regulators Accept Bitcoin ETFs?

CoinDesk

2017. May. 30. 16:00

How, When and Where Will Regulators Accept Bitcoin ETFs? Will we see a bitcoin ETF anytime soon? Analysts remark on the global landscape and future outlook for exchange-listed cryptocurrency products.

Source

What to Know Before Trading Monero

CoinDesk

2017. May. 28. 12:35

What to Know Before Trading Monero Monero, a privacy oriented currency that has generated widespread adoption, provides opportunities for traders. Here's what you should know.

Source

Consensus 2017 Recap: The Biggest Main Stage Moments

CoinDesk

2017. May. 27. 11:25

Consensus 2017 Recap: The Biggest Main Stage Moments A roundup of the major events that took place on the Consensus 2017 main stage earlier this week.

Source

Is the Crypto Asset Class Finally Coming Into its Own?

CoinDesk

2017. May. 26. 19:35

Is the Crypto Asset Class Finally Coming Into its Own? Cryptocurrency values have surged this year, with many posting huge percentage gains. But is it a sign they're reaching a broader audience?

Source

Skeptical of ICOs? Investor Vinny Lingham Can Change Your Mind With a Marker

CoinDesk

2017. May. 26. 14:30

Skeptical of ICOs? Investor Vinny Lingham Can Change Your Mind With a Marker The blockchain startup launched by Gyft founder Vinny Lingham is planning to launch an ICO.

Source

Bitcoin Price Rebounds to Near $2,640 Following Yesterday's Losses

CoinDesk

2017. May. 26. 11:29

Bitcoin Price Rebounds to Near $2,640 Following Yesterday's Losses The price of bitcoin has rebounded after a notable fall yesterday that saw the digital currency lose over $400.

Source

Bitcoin, Ether Set New All-Time Highs Amid Market Boom

CoinDesk

2017. May. 24. 22:25

Bitcoin, Ether Set New All-Time Highs Amid Market Boom Money continues to flood into cryptographic assets, with bitcoin, ether and zcash setting new highs today amid a broader market boom.

Source

Entrepreneur Vinny Lingham to Announce ICO at Consensus 2017

CoinDesk

2017. May. 23. 17:15

Entrepreneur Vinny Lingham to Announce ICO at Consensus 2017 The CEO of blockchain identity platform Civic is expected to announce a forthcoming token sale today.

Source

Consensus 2017: The Legality of ICOs – Past, Present and Future

CoinDesk

2017. May. 23. 11:00

Consensus 2017: The Legality of ICOs – Past, Present and Future Afternoon panel sessions at day one of Consensus 2017 showcased a variety of positions on the emerging phenomenon of token sales.

Source

Consensus 2017: The Legality of ICOs – Past and Future

CoinDesk

2017. May. 23. 11:00

Consensus 2017: The Legality of ICOs – Past and Future Afternoon panel sessions at day one of Consensus 2017 showcased a variety of positions on the emerging phenomenon of token sales.

Source

CoinDesk Previews New 'State of Blockchain' at Consensus 2017

CoinDesk

2017. May. 22. 14:30

CoinDesk Previews New 'State of Blockchain' at Consensus 2017 See a sneak preview of CoinDesk's 'State of Blockchain' from our Consensus 2017 conference.

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History is Made: Bitcoin Prices Top $2,000 to Set New All-Time High

CoinDesk

2017. May. 20. 20:50

History is Made: Bitcoin Prices Top $2,000 to Set New All-Time High Bitcoin prices passed $2,000 for the first time ever on the CoinDesk Bitcoin Price Index (BPI), climbing more than 100% since the start of the year.

Source

Bitcoin is Just $100 Away From Doubling its Price in 2017

CoinDesk

2017. May. 19. 02:41

Bitcoin is Just $100 Away From Doubling its Price in 2017 Bitcoin's price has nearly doubled so far in 2017, rising from $1,000 at the end of last year to a new all-time high of $1,900 today.

Source

Cryptocurrency Market Cap Tops $60 Billion to Hit All-Time High

CoinDesk

2017. May. 18. 23:45

Cryptocurrency Market Cap Tops $60 Billion to Hit All-Time High The total market cap of all cryptocurrencies reached an all-time high today, as these innovative assets continue to draw robust inflows.

Source

Bitcoin Exchange Spreads Are Narrowing But Gaps Remain

CoinDesk

2017. May. 18. 00:45

Bitcoin Exchange Spreads Are Narrowing But Gaps Remain As Bitfinex's banking challenges fade, the spread between prices observed on its order books and others internationally is falling.

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Bitcoin's Price Edges Back Above $1,800 After Near $100 Gain

CoinDesk

2017. May. 17. 17:33

Bitcoin's Price Edges Back Above $1,800 After Near $100 Gain The price of bitcoin is once again above $1,800 following a recent uptick that comes amid increasing exchange competition.

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Ripple's XRP Token Sets New All-Time Price High

CoinDesk

2017. May. 16. 23:00

Ripple's XRP Token Sets New All-Time Price High Ripple's native cryptocurrency XRP extended gains today, rising to fresh all-time highs amid what has been a torrid period of price growth.

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Ripple Pledges to Lock Up $14 Billion in XRP Cryptocurrency

CoinDesk

2017. May. 16. 18:00

Ripple Pledges to Lock Up $14 Billion in XRP Cryptocurrency Reacting to concerns that Ripple might flood the market with billions in XRP, the company will voluntarily put the funds behind clock and key.

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Healthy Correction? Bitcoin Prices Retreat to $1,700

CoinDesk

2017. May. 16. 00:16

Healthy Correction? Bitcoin Prices Retreat to $1,700 The price of bitcoin fell to around 10% below its most recent all-time high as the market experienced what analysts called a "healthy correction".

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$1,700? Even Bitcoin Tech Leaders Don't Know Why the Price is Up

CoinDesk

2017. May. 15. 15:00

$1,700? Even Bitcoin Tech Leaders Don't Know Why the Price is Up Amid scaling battles and upgrade standstills, bitcoin's price continues to rise. So what's causing all the momentum?

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$1,700? Bitcoin's Price is Up Even as its Tech Progress Stalls

CoinDesk

2017. May. 15. 15:00

$1,700? Bitcoin's Price is Up Even as its Tech Progress Stalls Amid scaling battles and upgrade standstills, bitcoin's price continues to rise. So what's causing all the momentum?

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Traditional IRAs Are Coming to the World of Bitcoin

CoinDesk

2017. May. 14. 13:30

Traditional IRAs Are Coming to the World of Bitcoin A less risky way for bitcoin exposure? New IRA products are hitting the market aiming at general market consumers.

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Back to Reality? Bitcoin's Price Drops $100 Amid Meteoric Month

CoinDesk

2017. May. 12. 21:25

Back to Reality? Bitcoin's Price Drops $100 Amid Meteoric Month Bitcoin's price took a dip today, falling more than $100 at points in what was one of its worst days in recent weeks.

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Bitcoin's Price Slides After Surpassing $1,800

CoinDesk

2017. May. 12. 15:41

Bitcoin's Price Slides After Surpassing $1,800 Bitcoin prices slid this morning, a day after crossing the $1,800 mark according to the CoinDesk Bitcoin Price Index (BPI).

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Is ICO Speculation Healthy?

CoinDesk

2017. May. 06. 12:15

Is ICO Speculation Healthy? Initial coin offerings (ICOs) bring entrepreneurs access to fast cash for their projects, but some have aired concerns over the risks for investors.

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