Archive for January 13th, 2020

Asset Manager WisdomTree Hopes to Launch a Stablecoin in the US

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Asset Manager WisdomTree Hopes to Launch a Stablecoin in the US

Asset manager WisdomTree intends to launch a regulated stablecoin in the United States, financial news outlet FNLondon reported on Jan. 13. Per the report, WisdomTree is looking to deploy a digital currency backed to a basket of assets such as gold, fiat currencies or government debt. The firm also intends to obtain approval by the […]

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Cryptocurrency Staking Value Soars To A Record $7 Billion USD

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Cryptocurrency Staking Value Soars To A Record $7 Billion USD

Total value in USD on staking platforms on the verge of breaching $7 billion USD. Eos, Tezos, Atom and Algo lead the standings with over $500 million USD staked in each platform. After a year of rocketing growth, 2020 looks set to push investors into staking platforms even further as latest reports show, According to […]

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Online Bullion Marketplace Onegold Sees $50 Million in Crypto Payments

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Online Bullion Marketplace Onegold Sees $50 Million in Crypto Payments

On January 13, the online bullion marketplace Onegold announced the launch of a new mobile application so customers can buy, sell or redeem precious metals at any time. Since 2018, Onegold has accepted cryptocurrencies like BCH and BTC and the firm currently gives customers a 2% discount for paying with cryptocurrencies. According to Bitpay, Onegold […]

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Monero’s privacy depends on a lot of people using it: Riccardo Spagni

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Monero’s privacy depends on a lot of people using it: Riccardo Spagni

Riccardo Spagni, well-known as Fluffypony on social media platforms, yet again, spoke about privacy while speaking about Tari, and financial privacy, in an interview for Monero Talk. Tari, a decentralized assets protocol, will be built on top of Monero, with its own native token. The protocol will work as a merged-mined sidechain, along with enabling […]

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Analytics Firm Training Students to Detect Cryptocurrency Scams

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Analytics Firm Training Students to Detect Cryptocurrency Scams

Cryptocurrency analytics firm CipherTrace has launched “Defenders League,” a program designed to provide students with the training and tools necessary to investigate crypto-related scams.  On Jan. 13 CipherTrace announced partnerships with the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, Middlesex University London, and the Blockchain Acceleration Foundation (BAF). The Defenders League will initially consist of […]

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Close to 11 Million BTC Haven’t Moved in Over a Year

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Close to 11 Million BTC Haven’t Moved in Over a Year

According to a new research report published by Digital Asset Data, more than 10 million BTC has been sitting dormant for a whole year. Data shows that unmoved bitcoins account for roughly 60% of the current minted supply and it’s the largest number of dormant coins since the start of 2017. Also Read: Mining Report […]

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JAPAN: Financial Services Agency (FSA) to Limit Crypto Margin; Seeks Larger Deposits

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JAPAN: Financial Services Agency (FSA) to Limit Crypto Margin; Seeks Larger Deposits

According to the Japan Times, the Financial Services Agency (FSA) is looking for a way to convince traders to deposit larger amounts of money when leveraging cryptocurrencies. The FSA plans to achieve that by introducing financial mechanisms that will limit the crypto margin in order to maintain relative stability in the still unregulated market.  The […]

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Japan and Philippines Discuss Pro-Crypto Laws, Cooperation Among Asian Countries

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Japan and Philippines Discuss Pro-Crypto Laws, Cooperation Among Asian Countries

Japanese Minister Naokazu Takemoto and Philippine Cabinet member Raul Lambino of Crypto Valley of Asia recently met to discuss Asian countries’ crypto regulations. They urge the Philippine Congress to introduce legislation on cryptocurrencies and security tokens, calling for cooperation among Asian countries. Also read: Regs Roundup: SEC Actions, Crypto Tax-Free in Korea, New Chinese Laws […]

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ETH Struggles At $147 But Bears Might Be Plotting A Comeback: Ethereum Price Analysis

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ETH Struggles At $147 But Bears Might Be Plotting A Comeback: Ethereum Price Analysis

Ethereum is moving sideways at the $143 level as it attempts to overcome resistance at $147. Against BTC, ETH is struggling to overcome resistance at 0.0179 BTC but remains supported at 0.0175 BTC. Ethereum still remains within a neutral condition until the bulls can bring the market above the December highs at $152. Key Support […]

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Stellar Lumen (XLM) Price Primed For Gains, Dips Remains Supported

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Stellar Lumen (XLM) Price Primed For Gains, Dips Remains Supported

Stellar lumen price is currently correcting lower from the $0.0500 resistance against the US Dollar. XLM price remains well supported on the downside near the $0.0466 and $0.0460 levels. There is a key contracting triangle forming with resistance near $0.0490 on the 4-hours chart (data feed via Kraken). The pair could start a nice upward […]

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