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India Likely To Lift Cryptocurrency Ban in 2019

India’s long-running saga regarding the legality of cryptocurrency is likely to see a lifting of the current ban in 2019. Indian Flip Flops Reports suggest the Gov’t formed committee debating the matter are in favor of legalization, although with strong regulations. India was a notable early adopter of Bitcoin, prompting the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to issue its first cryptocurrency warning way back in December 2013. But Read more…

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Building for Bulls, Bears and Revolution

Taylor Monahan is the founder and CEO of MyCrypto, a free, open-source interface for interacting with the blockchain. The following is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk’s 2018 Year in Review.  Last year, I ended my 2017 Year in Review piece with the following statement: “Those who change the world don’t always set out to do so. Read more…

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Ripple’s XRP Last Three Months Wrapped – Most Promising Future Competitor Against BTC

Being in the headlines on a daily basis is undeniably a characteristic that shines for Ripple’s XRP. As we are closing in to the end of the year, a short summarization of the last couple of months would be a read-worthy for any trader or crypto-enthusiasts who is looking forward to 2019. Source: coinmarketcap – Read more…

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Newsflash: Dow Climbs 1,050 Points in Largest-Ever Rally While Bitcoin Slumps

The US stock market may be in dire straits relative to its early-year performance, but don’t call it a recession yet. Bolstered by strong showings from the retail and energy sectors, the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 each posted stellar post-Christmas rallies, even as the bitcoin price slumped several percentage points to headline

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Perfect Storm: Bitcoin Didn’t Exist in the Last Financial Crisis

Bitcoin has been quietly preparing for over a decade for the next market storm as a non-political alternative to the money printing pyramid. Bitcoin Separates Money and State Bitcoin was forged by the last great financial crisis of 2008 and designed to thrive in financial turmoil. “Bitcoin adoption has always been driven by bank failures, Read more…

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Coinbase President Says Institutions With Short-Term View Shouldn’t Touch Crypto

It hasn’t been the best of Christmases for the stock markets and let’s face it, Santa hasn’t exactly gone overboard when it comes to crypto. However, according to a CNBC Fast Money interview with Coinbase President Asiff Hirji, it hasn’t been all bad. A Year of Innovation When asked what happened to crypto in 2018 after such promise Read more…

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Ethereum [ETH] Back on Recovery Track: TRON TRX Following

As the recovery road commenced, the third largest coin by market capitalization Ethereum [ETH] lead the pack with its speedy value increase against the US Dollar. After climbing back above the major $100.00, the pair ETH/USD reached a level of $140.00 with a market capitalization of $14.454 bln. Source: coinmarketcap – monthly ETH price movement Read more…

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Bitmain: Bitcoin Mining Giant to Sack 50% of Its Workforce

Bitcoin mining giant Bitmain is going to sack almost half of its staffers by the end of this week, sources from the Chinese media reported. The Beijing company today laid off a team which was working on the development of Bitcoin Cash client. The news broke to the wire when Samson Mow, Blockstream Chief Strategy Officer,

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Bitcoin Maintains Bullish Bias, Eyeing $4,500 as Upside Target

Bitcoin on Monday maintained its bullish bias despite facing rejection by a strong resistance area. The bitcoin-to-dollar exchange rate surged from $3,956 to $4,244 as the Asian session kicked in. The pair attempted a breakout action but got held by a moderate selling pressure near the session peak. By the European session, an interim bearish

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Could President Trump Be Setting Up The Next Big Bitcoin Rally?

So asked fund manager, Ross Gerber, on Twitter, without giving so much as an ounce of explanation. So let’s investigate… could it be a crypto-Christmas thanks to Trump, or did Gerber just deliver early Christmas for Twitter trolls. What Has Trump Done Now? Take your pick. Perhaps the scene was set by the announcement of Bitcoin Read more…