Recently, crypto enthusiasts are happy not only for Bitcoin, the rate of which has approached $35,000. Ether exceeded $1,000 for the first time since the beginning of 2018. Since the evening of January 2, ETH has grown by a third — at that time the coin was trading at $720, now ETH is $1,090. It is quite possible that in the coming days, Ethereum w...
As you know, prices for Ripple tokens are falling and the company itself is preparing for trial. Not without the fact that a group of XRP enthusiasts rallied around the petition, which is able to force the White House to give an official statement on the recent SEC lawsuit that Ripple conducted an unregistered placement of securities. The name of t...
Researchers at the Kraken cryptocurrency exchange believe that part of the inheritance received by the millennials and generation X will be invested in Bitcoin and this will bring its rate to $ 350,000 by 2044.
In the report "Inheriting USDs & Acquiring BTCs: How 'The Great Wealth Transfer' Will Fuel 'The Great Bitcoin Adoption,'" analysts note that at the moment, young representatives of wealthy families in America alone can inherit about $ 70 trillion. If they allocate at least 5% of the inheritance received, then more than $ 971 billion will be invested in Bitcoin.
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has proposed increasing the limits on attracting investments without registration, including those related to token-share placements (STOs).
SEC proposes to increase the limit on the amount attracted from investors as part of the offer of tokens under Rule A + from $ 50 million to $ 75 million, and crowdfunding income - $ 1 million to $ 5 million in 12 months. These rules, based on the 2012 Act called the Jumpstart Our Business Startup (or JOBS) Act, will allow young companies to raise funds without having to register as an open joint stock company.
The Google Play mobile application store once again cleaned up applications related to cryptocurrencies and blockchain. This time, news apps were banned.
In particular, the Cointelegraph and CoinDesk applications were removed from the store.
Last year, transactions in total amount of $ 2.5 trillion made on the Bitcoin blockchain, and the average transaction size was about $ 23,000.
According to BitInfoCharts, the average transaction size on the Bitcoin blockchain was 2.75 BTC ($ 23,000), and the average transaction cost (made up of mining costs and commissions) was 0.029 BTC or $ 250.
51,511 BTC worth almost $ 450 million was sent on January 20, 2020 for a commission of less than $ 0.25.
The transaction was included in block 613 644. At the time of block mining, the price of Bitcoin was $ 8680.51, so the transfer amount was equivalent to $ 447 million.
For the first time since 2013, the United States has lost leadership in the volume of transactions in Bitcoins. In 2019, transactions with the first cryptocurrency in the amount of $ 8.58 billion were made in Singapore, and only $ 7.46 billion in the United States.
At the same time, according to Crystal Blockchain, an analytical website, Singapore became the leader in accepting transfers in the first cryptocurrency, and in the withdrawal of Bitcoins, the island state of Seychelles, where the BitMEX cryptocurrency derivatives exchange is registered, took first place. Bitcoin worth $ 10.07 billion was sent from there.
A representative of YouTube video hosting said that the removal of hundreds of videos on the subject of cryptocurrencies occurred "by mistake."
With the massive volume of videos on our site, sometimes we make the wrong call. When it's brought to our attention that a video has been removed mistakenly, we act quickly to reinstate it. We also offer uploaders the ability to appeal removals and we will re-review the content," he said, adding that there is no additional censorship regarding the topic of cryptocurrencies.
Yesterday, analysts and traders said that the rate of the first cryptocurrency would drop to $ 5,500, but on December 18, Bitcoin pushed off support for $ 6,400 and soared to $ 7,400.
Although many believe that it is too early to draw conclusions, there is a possibility of continued growth. One of these signs is a bullish candle on the chart, usually indicating a change in trend, and also confirming the presence of discrepancies between the RSI and MACD indicators.
The ICO and IEO industry is showing signs of growth due to positive investor sentiment, obviously spurred by a recent cryptocurrency rally.
These data published in the new report of the rating agency ICObench. As of May 21, the ICO's success rate has increased, reflecting an improvement in the quality of projects. 85% of all funds raised in May were received by projects with a high rating (3-3.5), while in April, the share of these ICOs accounted for 68% of the funds raised.
Cryptocurrency enthusiast and researcher from America Alex Thorn discovered that the number of active addresses with a non-zero BTC balance was 28.39 million, and this is a new record.
The previous record was set back in January 2018. According to Thorn, this indicator is well suited to determine the total number of users of the first cryptocurrency. Although here you need to understand some subtleties.
According to a new study by Deutsche Bank, by 2030 the demand for alternative currencies will increase significantly, which will lead to the disappearance of fiat currencies.
In the Imagine 2030 report, Jim Reid, head of Deutsche Bank's Global Fundamental Credit Strategy, recalled the problems that the current monetary system has faced in recent years. He said that the increased demand for intangible assets and their anonymity will attract more people to digital currencies.
Over the past week, reports began to appear on the network about problems with the withdrawal of funds on the IDAX cryptocurrency exchange. As it turned out, most of them were confirmed.
Yesterday morning, the company issued an "urgent notice" in which it informed that the site's general manager had "disappeared", and, accordingly, access to the cold wallet, which contains almost all of the cryptocurrency, was lost. Because of this, the process of depositing and withdrawing funds had to be suspended.
The most anticipated event of the cryptocurrency industry in 2020 is the halving of the Bitcoin miners award (halving). Many associate with him a new growth cycle of the cryptocurrency market.
In the traditional economic system, the Central Bank regulates the exchange rate of the national currency, which, if necessary, can saturate the economy with money or withdraw it from circulation. There are various tools for this: currency intervention, a quantitative easing program, raising or lowering interest rates on loans and deposits for commercial banks and other methods. They allow the Central Bank to contain or increase inflation and, in general, influence the economic situation in the country.