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Tether to Launch Gold-Backed Stablecoin: What to Expect

Over the course of the past few years, stablecoins have become one of the most important constituents of the crypto ecosystem, and Tether is certainly the most well-known. The stablecoin is backed by several fiat currencies, and over the years, it has worked as an excellent substitute for fiat currencies for crypto traders.

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Tether Becomes the Most Used Cryptocurrency in the World

Over the past few years, the fiat-backed stablecoin Tether has become the subject of fevered discussions among those in the crypto sphere as well as those outside of it. It is a crypto token that is used across a range of crypto exchanges in order to facilitate trading, and it goes without saying that the stablecoin has become extremely popular among plenty of crypto traders.

Could Consumers Use the JPM Coin One Day? Maybe

JPMorgan Chase held their annual investor day yesterday. The company’s CEO, Jamie Dimon, was involved in a question-and-answer session and answered a few questions about the bank’s latest venture, the JPM Coin. The world’s first bank coin was originally meant for cross-border remittances, but it seems the bank may have other ideas for it down the road.

EOS, Litecoin (LTC), and Cardano (ADA) Get a Boost!

This morning, the cryptocurrency market has received a boost and most major digital currencies are trading green! This time last year, Bitcoin (BTC) hit its all-time high, nearing $20,000. 2018 was quite different than 2017 in the cryptocurrency space. Today, we’ll take a closer look at EOS, Litecoin (LTC), and Cardano (ADA).

Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), and Ripple (XRP) Crash

The cryptocurrency market is on the fritz this morning as most cryptocurrencies are in the red and seeing losses in the double-digital percentages. Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), and Ripple (XRP) are all taking significant losses today. Bitcoin Diamond, however, is currently seeing gains well above 100%.

Stellar (XLM), Cardano (ADA), and TRON (TRX) Ride the Wave

The cryptocurrency market is seeing a lot of green today, as Bitcoin (BTC) continues to climb in price on its 10-day bull run. Bitcoin reached a price of over $8,200 today, the first time this has happened since mid-May. The rest of the altcoins in the 15 have followed suit and are all seeing percentage gains today. Let’s take a closer look at Stellar (XLM), Cardano (ADA), and TRON (TRX).

Ethereum (ETH) and VeChain Thor (VEN)/(VET) Coin Update

The cryptocurrency market is trading above $270 today. Most of the coins on the market are in the red, but late-Saturday the market surged nearly $15 billion within an hour. For most of 2018, the entire crypto market has been dancing around the $300 billion range. Let’s take a look at a few coins within the top 35 that have big events surrounding their project, including Ethereum (ETH) and VeChain Thor (VEN)/(VET).

Bitcoin Cash (BCH), DASH, & VeChain (VEN) Price Jump – Big Partnerships

Bitcoin Cash (BCH), DASH, & VeChain (VEN) – This week has been extremely quiet. There haven’t been any big updates to any of the major blockchain projects. Months ago, the market’s volatility ran high as various countries began implementing various regulations to try and control cryptocurrency. Lately, however, the governments have remained fairly quiet since the latest G20 summit and the market has remained somewhat ‘consistent’ in response. At press time, the entire market cap is sitting just over $435 billion.

Cardano Overtakes Litecoin’s Place: Pos Algorithm is Solved

Cardano’s streak of success continues to surprise an ever-growing community that follows the project with high expectations. Of all the projects in development, Cardano is one of the most closely monitored. Created by a team of former developers of the Ethereum network, the famous blockchain 3.0 not only promises to solve the problems of Bitcoin and its “Proof of Work”(Pow) but is now working on solving the problems of the “Proof of Stake” (Pos) algorithm as well.

Verge Price Collapse, But Monero Coin Soars

A Verge price collapse has stunned investors as the coin made substantial price swings in the last 24 hours: Verge coin price rose from $0.082 at the beginning of Tuesday trade to intraday high of $0.112 before collapsing back to this month low of $0.07 at the end of the day. Its price extending the downtrend into Wednesday trading, the XVG coin is down 27% in the last twenty-four hours.

Coins to Buy: EOS, Cardano [ADA], and Tron [TRX]

Today we’re taking a look at a few coins to watch; EOS, Cardano [ADA], and Tron [TRX] have all exponential potential, so let’s dig further. The cryptocurrency market is unpredictable (understatement of the year). You never know when the next major regulation or hack will happen that causes major “FUD” and panic selling across the market. Panic selling has been the theme the last 90 days, as the total market has lost nearly $550 billion USD.

Cardano [ADA] vs. EOS – Who Reigns Supreme?

Recently, Weiss Ratings – a well-renowned rating/grading agency for stocks, banks, ETFs, and mutual funds since 1971, named Cardano and EOS in their top 3 cryptocurrencies of the future. Back in January, they started grading cryptocurrencies and it became the first of its kind. The Weiss team gave NEO the highest rating to-date; an A-. They have given cryptocurrency investors the first “graded” rubric to follow, to aid and guide potential investment.

Cryptocurrency Sell-off: Altcoins Are Erasing Last Week Gains

Altcoins had outperformed bitcoin price growth last week: Altcoins rose substantially last week on expectations for lower regulatory actions from G20 countries. Cardano (ADA), Stellar (XLM), EOS (EOS) and IOTA (MIOTA) were among the prominent gainers despite some price correction at the end of the week. EOS posted weekly price growth of 40%, while Cardano and Stellar ended the week with mid-single digit gains.

EOS, Cardano(ADA), Tron(TRX), Lisk, & VeChain – 5 Long Holds

Cryptocurrency gained mainstream adoption towards the latter half of last year. Many individuals decided to jump on board with the altcoins that would make them the most money, in the quickest amount of time. Most had zero to little investing experience, and when the market corrected the second week of January, all hell broke loose. For most individuals that have investing experience, they understand that market correction is inevitable, but “panic” selling became the immediate response among the inexperienced investors.

EOS Climbs while Ripple (XRP) and Litecoin (LTC) Fall

Unfortunately, the grass isn’t greener over here today. In fact, it is very, very red. The crypto market has flip-flopped back into the red, with many of the major coins falling fast, including Ripple (XRP) and Litecoin (LTC). It’s not all doom and gloom, though – EOS, along with a few other coins, has managed to stay above the waves.

What’s Affecting Price Volatility Across the Coins?

Price volatility intensified in the cryptocurrency market during the last two weeks. Prices made huge sideways movements – a tug-of-war between bulls and bears has ensued. Bears have strongly capitalized on the crypto market after Google imposed an advertising-related ban on cryptocurrencies.  Global regulators have also deepened their crackdown on crypto markets adding to the bear’s sentiments.

Ripple(XRP), Litecoin(LTC), & Stellar(XLM) – Future Cashless Society?

Yesterday, The European Central Bank released a statement named, “Bitcoin not the answer to a cashless society.” They expressed that next week 20 policymakers would sit down and take a look at Bitcoin and the other cryptocurrencies as they recognize that non-cash payments have doubled, as of late. The European central bank labeled bitcoin and cryptocurrency a “mirage” but see it as an early sign of potential change.

Tron (TRX) Jumps Nearly 25% After Huge Announcements

Tron (TRX) is leading the cryptocurrency market this morning, as it is the only digital token that is seeing considerable gains within the top 15. Yesterday, was a big day for the Tron Foundation. It was announced that the launch date for Tron’s main net had been advanced. Originally, it was set for July 1st but has been moved up to May 31st.

Tron (TRX) Announces Accelerated Main Net Launch Date

Last week, Tron’s founder, Justin Sun, announced via his personal Twitter (NASDAQ:TWTR) that Tron’s main net launch date would be advanced. Three days later, after the usual scrutiny for his usual vague announcements for bigger upcoming announcements, he informed TRX ‘hodlers’ that the details of said announcement would be out this week.

Cardano (ADA), EOS, & Steem: the Top 3 Cryptocurrencies by Weiss Ratings

This morning the infamous investment rating bureau, Weiss Ratings, had an emergency briefing for cryptocurrency investors. Since 1971, the firm has graded everything from stocks to insurance plans. The firm’s newest grading venture is focused around cryptocurrency. The skype meeting this morning was led by the website’s Founder, Dr. Martin Weiss, and supported by cryptocurrency ratings-model expert Juan Villaverde, Bitcoin Veteran Tristan Amzallag, and senior analyst Gavin Magor.

VeChain THOR (VET) (VEN) Rebrands & Partners with BMW

It’s official, VeChain (VEN) has officially re-branded to VeChain THOR (VET). As of right now, the coin has yet to be updated on coinmarketcap or major cryptocurrency exchanges like Binance. At press time, VEN is currently the only cryptocurrency that is down within the top 20 digital coins. Currently, VEN is trading at $5.68 a coin, down -1.48%, in 24 hours. Obviously, this is not a correct representation of its price, and many exchanges and indexes are scrambling to update, as more information comes to light on the projects rebranding.

VeChain (VEN) & Monero (XMR) Booming

VeChain (VEN) is a top performer on today’s cryptocurrency market. Perhaps this is because its rebranding is just ten days away? Set for February 26th, the rebranding is on the same day that LitePay is released. As the VeChain team ramps up for the big release, it seems investors are buying up VEN coins.

Litecoin (LTC), Monero (XMR), & Dash (DASH) Top Coins Today

The cryptocurrency market is booming, as all but 4 coins in the top 100 are seeing gains today. Bitcoin (BTC), the original cryptocurrency, has just broken above the $9,000 threshold. Litecoin is among this morning’s biggest gainers with many others in the double-digit percentage gains category just shortly behind. Today’s spike in the market remains a mystery but it could be that individuals in the Western society might be buying crypto for their Valentines – maybe. Here’s an update on the coins.

Ethereum (ETH) vs. Lisk (LSK)

Ethereum (ETH) has been the long-standing blockchain project that decentralized applications (DApps) have been built on top of, making it the cryptocurrency that stood out from the rest. However, new projects such as NEO and Lisk (LSK) have entered this arena and are pushing back.

NEO & NEM (XEM) Dominate the Market Today

The cryptocurrency market is rebounding today after many coins lost double-digit percentage value yesterday. China announced their implementation of banning both foreign and domestic cryptocurrency websites with their country-wide firewall. Panic sells have become a common theme as countries publically announce new regulations around cryptocurrency. However, it seems the fear has subsided as most coins within the top 10 are showing green on the market at press time. Currently, NEO (NEO) and NEM (XEM) are leading the charge.

U.S. Court Freezes BitConnect’s Assets As Lawsuits Pile Up

If closing its platform and being hit with a lawsuit weren’t enough for BitConnect, the U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky, has granted a temporary restraining order against the company and has frozen all Bitconnect assets following a second lawsuit filed on Monday against the cryptocurrency exchange platform. Both lawsuits alleged that BitConnect was a Ponzi scheme with its promoter Ryan Massen pointed out specifically in the lawsuit.

CryptoKitties will Break Into China with Huge Partnership

The first blockchain game CryptoKitties exploded onto the cryptocurrency market in late November 2017. To date, the game has 274,615 sales with over $19.35 million USD sold.  Built on the Ethereum blockchain, CryptoKitties uses Ether (ETH) as its in-game currency. The top digital cat within the entire game sold on December 6th, 2017, for 253.33 ETH which at the time, was worth $110,707.16 USD. That same cat is now worth $299,444.07 USD.

Will 2018 be the Year for DENT?

DENT is creating an open global marketplace for buying and selling mobile data. Through the use of Blockchain, it wants to create the world’s first mobile-data-exchange and if successful, will liberate mobile data and greatly disrupt the Telco industries.

Cryptocurrencies Under $5: 5 Affordable Crypto Coins

Everyone’s heard of Bitcoin, but how many people can actually afford it? Sure, you could buy 0.0001 BTC, but where’s the fun in that (not to mention the huge transaction fees right now)? Wouldn’t you rather get an entire token? If you’ve got the crypto-itch, then I’ve got the cure. Here are 5 cryptocurrencies under $5.

Ripple (XRP) & NEM (XEM) Down After Largest Crypto Hack Ever

Friday morning has not started out on a good foot for some major cryptocurrencies. It was confirmed this morning, via press conference, that Coincheck has suffered the largest crypto hack ever. This is larger than the notorious Mt. Gox hack, which is estimated to be around 500 million NEM (XEM) tokens. Coincheck is based out of Tokyo, so the hack’s confirmed numbers are around 58 billion Yen (around $533 million USD). The exact total that has been lost is yet to be fully confirmed, as it is still being investigated.