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Bank-Issued Digital Assets A Deeply Misguided Idea

XRP Benefiting From SWIFT--Corda Trial

Ripple price edge lower Brad Garlinghouse says bank issued currencies doomed to fail Transactional volumes low JPM Coin is a bank-issued coin, but it will fail if we factor in Brad Garlinghouse analysis. A synergy is mandatory, and Ripple’s InterLedger Protocol can solve their need. Meanwhile, XRP prices are down and trending inside Feb 8 high–low. Ripple Price Analysis Fundamentals Back in 2017, David Schwartz, Ripple’s Chief Cryptography officer conceded that it would be years before banks adopt distributed ledger technologies. Backing his reasons were scalability and […]

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DCG Chief Claims He’s More Bullish on Bitcoin Than Ever, But Wary Of Crypto Assets

DCG Chief Claims He's More Bullish on Bitcoin Than Ever, But Wary Of Crypto Assets

It goes without saying that the crypto market is rife with wishy-washy investors. Some days, one might be overly bullish, quipping that Bitcoin (BTC) could skyrocket to the so-called “moon.” Other days, he or she might remark that the end is nigh for the flagship cryptocurrency. While vapid industry participants are a dime a dozen, what’s hard to find are cryptocurrency zealots that would put their reputation on the line for this sector. Barry Silbert, a former Wall Street investor turned the fervent leader of the industry’s largest […]

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BlockTower Exec: Bitcoin Unlikely To Get Ousted By Fast, Feature-Rich Crypto Assets

BlockTower Exec: Bitcoin Unlikely To Get Ousted By Fast, Feature-Rich Crypto Assets

Ari Paul, the managing partner of crypto asset investment group BlockTower, recently took to Twitter to make an intriguing claim: Bitcoin (BTC), the asset, is bigger than its own underlying blockchain. You heard that right. The industry insider, formerly of the University of Chicago’s portfolio and Susquehanna International, explained his reasoning behind this claim, and the implications it could have on the broader crypto ecosystem. Related Reading | No One Needs An ETF & Bakkt, BTC Already Is Money: Crypto Investor BTC > The Bitcoin Blockchain In a […]

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Bitcoin VC: China Tax Reform Could Help Crypto Assets “Bloom”

Bitcoin VC: China Tax Reform Could Help Crypto Assets "Bloom"

Since Bitcoin (BTC) established a new all-time high in late-December 2017, the cryptocurrency market has faltered. Since that fateful month, the broader asset class has posted losses that would even make gamblers cringe, as the value proposition of cryptocurrencies has become misconstrued and nebulous at times. Yet, one industry insider claims that cryptocurrencies could be blessed with a notable tailwind in the coming months. And no, it’s not a Bitcoin ETF, Bakkt, or a bout of celebrity endorsements of this infantile sector. Read: VanEck to Nasdaq: Bitcoin […]

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EOS Spikes 16% in 48 Hours as Digital Assets Regain Momentum

EOS Spikes 16% in 48 Hours as Digital Assets Regain Momentum

Crypto markets marching upwards again; EOS and Litecoin leading the charge, BNB cools off. EOS up 16% from $3.3 to $3.83 in 48 hours. Momentum is gaining once again on crypto markets following a little cooling off yesterday. Most cryptocurrencies are in the green at the moment and total market capitalization has topped $135 billion for the first time in six weeks. Bitcoin hit resistance again at $4,000 twice in the past day but it has not fallen back and is holding there at the time of […]

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Litecoin Outperforms Top Crypto Assets Again, What Could Breakout of $50 Lead to?

Litecoin Outperforms Top Crypto Assets Again, What Could Breakout of $50 Lead to?

Litecoin has become the darling of the cryptocurrencies again as it out performs the majority of the top coins including its big brother, Bitcoin. Breaking a psychological resistance level of $50 a few hours ago, Litecoin is one of the day’s best performing crypto assets once again. The question is, how far can it go this time? Litecoin Lifted During Asian Trading Over the past 24 hours, LTC volume has surpassed $1.5 billion which is over double that of XRP two places ahead of it in the […]

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