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Cryptocurrencies largely snubbed at Davos 2019 - Watch the Emerging Tech talks
Bankers are seriously worried about cryptocurrencies. The main agenda in Davos 2019 includes climate change, globalization 4.0 and social inclusion. There's one topic that few want to call by name at Davos - but it's on everyone's radar. They call it collectively as emerging technologies - which, by the abstract nature of the term, is a grab bag for a host of new developments in the tech scene. Cryptocurrencies are hidden deep in the "IT and Communications" emerging technologies category. They'r...

Cryptoindex CIX100 Coin: 100 Cryptocurrencies in 1 Indexcoin
A stock index is a measurement of a section of the stock market, calculated from the prices of selected stocks (typically a weighted average). It is a tool used to describe and rationalize the market and to compare the return on specific sectors or types of business. The primary criterion of a stock index is that the method of its construction should be clear. CryptoIndex It is becoming obvious that the cryptocurrency market needs a tool that can help reduce investment risks and make crypto trading a ...

Boris Meracha: Cryptocurrencies not outside the law
The different cryptocurrencies that are currently exchanged in the market do not move outside the multiple businesses that are striving to massively boost token as a payment option. According to Rubén Guía Chirino, attorney and advisor for Dash Venezuela, 99% of cryptocurrency transactions are involved in legal activities; therefore, those who associate the use of digital currencies with illegal activities only have a bias towards the new technology. Guía Chirinos said many countries in the w...

Opinion: Cryptocurrencies' perceived risk is an opportunity for profit
People actually do talk about the black part of Cryptocurrency, while those investing in Cryptocurrency are praying people should not join the new technology and also praying you should consider what bloggers and other people say about the digital currency so there’ll be lesser people and the volatility won’t decrease. Are you scared because people say there’s a lot of risk in it? Hear what great men said about risk and risk management, for every Netflix there is a blockbuster, for ever...

Deflationary spiral: Are cryptocurrencies at risk
In the context of cryptocurrencies, a deflationary spiral may happen when there is a self-reinforcing process of draining the supply of coins or tokens from the markets. Although this has not happened in practice, it is a theoretical possibility often cited as one of Bitcoin's potential long term weaknesses. In the legacy markets, a deflationary spiral usually happens during periods of financial crisis. Less money flows in the markets which, in turn, causes lower sales and merchants are then forced to lo...

Coinbase exploring support for over 30 new cryptocurrencies - The Block
Coinbase announced today that it is working with local banks and regulators to explore the addition of 31 new cryptocurrencies on its exchange. Some notable additions include Maker, XRP, and EOS. According to Coinbase "adding new assets requires significant exploratory work from both a technical and compliance standpoint," and that the exchange "cannot guarantee that all the assets we are evaluating will ultimately be listed for trading." Coinbase also added that some assets may be listed solely for customers to buy and sell, without the ability to send and receive using third-party wallets. Most recently, Coinbase added BAT, ZEC, and ZRX. (Source: Coinbase)

Indian government panel suggests that all cryptocurrencies should be illegal - The Block
An Indian government panel has reportedly suggested that a new legal framework should be used to ban cryptocurrencies and crypto-related transactions. An anonymous source told CNBC-TV18, that the panel has "categorically said that all such currencies [cryptocurrencies] should be treated as illegal." Furthermore, the panel has also suggested that "the law should enlist punitive measures that the government and its investigative agencies can take in case it finds anyone or any entity trading or dealing/ holding it [cryptocurrencies]." Early this year, the Reserve Bank of India, India's central bank, announced in a press release that it's banning any regulated financial entities from dealing with cryptocurrencies. This announcement forced many major India-based crypto companies to cease operations. (Source: CNBC-TV18)

Year in Review: Bitcoin Outperformed 40 of the Top 50 Cryptocurrencies in 2018 | The Daily Hodl
It's been a long year for many cryptocurrencies. After reaching a high of nearly $20,000 in December of 2017, Bitcoin dropped below $10,000 in early March and has yet to revisit that level. In the ongoing bear market, BTC has lost over 84% of its value, reaching a low for the year of $3,200. But Bitcoin's precipitous plunge wasn't the biggest in crypto. XRP, for example, lost about 93% of its value in 2018. After much internet hype, multiple TV appearances and an abundance of rumors about partnerships, both confirmed and unconfirmed, the digital asset shot up to a staggering high of $3.38 in 2018. Since then, XRP has dropped to as low as $0.26 over the course of the year.
December 25, 2018 1:02 PM

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Two-Third of the Top 50 Cryptocurrencies Dropped over 90% in 2018
The year of 2018 has been rough on Cryptocurrencies. Most of the Crypto assets have lost over 90% of their value including a lot of tokens that were launched last year through an ICO (Initial Coin Offering). It makes sense that most of the tokens have lost value because either they were outright scams or should not have existed in the first place as they had no real utility other than speculation. But the extent of the Crypto winter in 2018 is daunting given that 30 out the top 50 Cryptocurrencies have also lost over 90% of their value. A diagram from Longhash shows all the top 50 Cryptocurrencies in different colors based on the value lost in 2018. Except for the stable coins which are pegged to the Dollar such as Tether and Paxos every other Cryptocurrency has lost more than 60% of its value.

3 New Cryptocurrencies To Keep An Eye On - Global Coin Report
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Top 5 Cryptocurrencies Review: Why Each of the Biggest 5 Coins are Leading the Market
The top five cryptocurrencies in the world collectively represent hundreds of billions of dollars of value. What makes these cryptocurrencies special Why are they worth more than the thousands of other cryptocurrencies that exist today In this article, we're highlighting what makes the top five cryptocurrencies the best in the world, including the features that make them unique and their potential for future growth. Bitcoin was the world's first blockchain-based cryptocurrency. It continues to be the world's largest and best-known cryptocurrency to this day. Bitcoin may not be the fastest cryptocurrency nor the most technologically-advanced, but it has something no other cryptocurrency will ever have: first mover advantage.

The Top 5 Cryptocurrencies of 2018 - BittPress
As 2018 winds down, opinions on a possible market rally vary. Regardless of which side of the divide you are on, you must agree that rounding up the Top 5 cryptocurrencies of 2018 is indeed a difficult task. No doubt, most of these cryptos have performed terribly in the year under review. However, there are certain criteria Bittpress used to aggregate the Top 5 cryptocurrencies of 2018. These factors include price stability, mass adoption and market capitalization. When Charlie Lee, the founder of Litecoin, announced that he sold off his entire LTC possession, nobody was sure what he had in mind. But that didn't stop the team at Litecoin from making an effort to grow the coin.
November 19, 2018 8:12 AM

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Crypto Market Surges in Daily Volume to $13 Billion, Renewed Optimism
Over the past three days, the volume of major cryptocurrencies and the rest of the crypto market has increased substantially, from around $10 billion to $13 billion. Bitcoin, in particular, has seen a large increase in volume from $3.1 billion to $4.3 billion within a week, by more than 40 percent. Led by the positive price movement of Bitcoin and its noticeable increase in volume, the value of other major cryptocurrencies like Stellar (XLM), Cardano (ADA), and Tron (TRX) has increased by the range of 3 to 5 percent. Ripple (XRP) surged by more than 12 percent over the last 24 hours, nearly doubling its volume from $400 million to $800 million.
November 06, 2018 9:35 PM

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