Monthly Archives: April 2018

To HODL Or Not To HODL? Value Averaging Crypto Investments: Expert Take

This way you could stand a better chance of profiting from volatility In our Expert Takes, opinion leaders from inside and outside the crypto industry express their views, share their experience and give professional advice. Expert Takes cover everything from Blockchain technology and ICO funding to taxation, regulation, and cryptocurrency adoption by different sectors of the economy. If you would like to contribute an Expert Take, please email your ideas and CV to george@cointelegraph.com. The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do […]

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Latest SEC Hearing into Cryptocurrencies Offers Glimmer of Light

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has been relatively stringent in its views of both security and utility tokens. The organization is seeking to label all virtual tokens originally distributed through initial coin offerings (ICOs) as securities, which would subject them to very strict regulatory practices and potentially have massive repercussions on their prices. One of those tokens is ether, which was originally distributed and marketed through presales. Members of the Venture Capital Working Group — an organization comprised of lawyers, investors and cryptocurrency experts working to […]

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Bitcoin: Is It Eating Up Our Clean Energy?

Story So Far As the Bitcoin industry goes from strength to strength and draws closer to the 17th million coin being mined, imminently, the fallout from Cryptocurrencies is beginning to unveil itself. As the large Bitcoin mining machines churn their way through power to carry on producing Bitcoin and the numerous other Cryptocurrencies now on offer, power companies are highlighting the effect this is having on the world. Obviously, the Bitcoin miners will position themselves where energy is cheap to ensure the cost-effectiveness of their business. A […]

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Bitcoin Price Analysis: Market Direction Depends on Next Price Line Tests

Over the last few weeks, bitcoin has had its fair share of ups and downs. The volatility has chopped up many of the public bulls and bears alike as the market has struggled to find a consistent direction for more than a couple of weeks at a time. The market is currently in an interesting space as many macro trends have been broken. One major trend that was broken last week was the macro demand line shown below: Figure 1: BTC-USD, 12-HR Candles, Macro Supply Line Broken […]

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US State Shuts Down Cryptocurrency Mining Company

A U.S. state has issued a cease and desist order to a company purportedly engaged in cryptocurrency mining. This order follows a temporary cease and desist order to the company two months ago which it did not respond to. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Cease and Desist Order The U.S. State of North Carolina issued a cease and desist order to Power Mining Pool (PMP) last week. After some investigation, the state’s Securities Division declared: The Securities Division found that PMP is violating […]

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PBoC Director Bullish On Blockchain, But Sees Potential In More Centralization

PBoC’s Institute of Digital Currency director sees Blockchain as potentially widely implemented if its governance mechanisms are changed towards centralization. The director of the Institute of Digital Currency at the People’s Bank of China (PBoC), Yao Qian, believes that while Blockchain has benefits, its shortcomings need to be resolved in order for it to “become the financial infrastructure of the future,” according to an opinion piece by Qian published by state-owned media outlet Yicai today, April 27. After listing the benefits of Blockchain technology – its security, […]

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Crypto Assets Offer New Opportunities for VCs on a Global Scale

As institutional capital in the crypto space increases regularly, the need for blockchain technology and related enterprise support is at an all-time high, and several companies are working hard to provide both as the arena expands. One of those companies is Coefficient Ventures, a crypto fund set on financing blockchain systems worldwide. Thus far, the company has made over 25 investments in companies and applications like Filecoin for decentralized storage; Raiden for scalability; and Zeppelin to improve smart contract capabilities. Speaking with Bitcoin Magazine, founding partner Chance […]

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“With Revolution Comes Risk”: Australia’s Securities Regulator Updates ICO And Crypto Guidelines

Australia’s Securities and Investments Commissioner has delivered a speech updating the financial regulator’s engagement with cryptocurrencies and ICOs. Australia’s Securities and Investments (ASIC) Commissioner John Price delivered a speech in which he highlighted the financial regulator’s updated guidelines for ICO and cryptocurrencies, at a Fintech event in Sydney April 26: “The development of innovative technologies like blockchain and ICOs has the potential to revolutionize how our society engages with financial products and services, but with revolution comes risk… Scams are corrosive when it comes to building any […]

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Crypto Market In Green Following Correction, Bitcoin Above $9,000, EOS Gains Significantly

Crypto markets are steadily moving upwards with all top 10 cryptocurrencies listed on Coinmarketcap in the green, despite a slight drop on Wednesday. Friday, April 27: after a mid-week correction that has seen Bitcoin go below $9,000, the crypto market is back on track with all top 10 cryptocurrencies listed on Coin360 in the green. Bitcoin (BTC) is above $9,000 again, trading at about $9,263 with a value gain of about 5 percent over 24 hours to press time. Ethereum (ETH) is steadily climbing towards the $700 […]

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Markets Update: Cryptocurrencies Erase Two-Day Losses

Cryptocurrencies are seeing some relief during today’s trading sessions just before the weekend, as the top ten digital assets are currently up 3-11 percent. Most of the losses that took place two days ago have been erased as the total market capitalization of all digital currencies now tops $420Bn USD. Also read: Court Orders Chilean Banks to Re-Open Crypto Exchange Accounts  Cryptocurrencies Rebound Erasing Most of the Week’s Losses Digital currencies are showing bullish momentum today as the losses 48-hours ago seemed to be a ‘bear trap.’ BTC/USD […]

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