Category: Market News

Low Volume Fallout As Crypto Exchange Drops 23 Trading Pairs for Tether, Ethereum and Monero

Crypto exchange Poloniex says it’s removing 23 digital currency trading pairs due to low volume.  According to data from CoinMarketCap, Poloniex currently supports 124 different trading pairs. Approximately 16%, or 20 pairs, have less than a thousand dollars in daily trading volume.  During this year’s market recovery, altcoins have not performed as well as Bitcoin…
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25 Million Americans Are Considering Investing in Crypto: Study

According to a new study, 25 million Americans are thinking about buying cryptocurrency in the next 12 months. US-based Nobl Insurance released its study analyzing digital asset trends and US residents’ willingness to invest over the next year. The report finds that from the start of 2018 through May of 2019, the market grew by…
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Not Just Bitcoin – Bakkt Is Considering Additional Crypto Futures Contracts

Bakkt’s recent announcement that it’s finally ready to launch its physically-backed Bitcoin futures triggered a burst of requests on Twitter asking for altcoins to be added to the platform. We have some news https://t.co/ykUvQ31cGz — Bakkt (@Bakkt) August 16, 2019 It turns out Bakkt has already confirmed that it is interested in supporting additional crypto…
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BBC Journalist Warns Crypto Traders After Losing $30K in Critical Mistake

A BBC journalist is sharing his story on how he lost $30,000 in Ethereum (ETH) in an effort to try and educate crypto newbies. Business reporter Monty Munford says he decided to buy the second-largest cryptocurrency by market cap in mid-2017. “I chose it not for any other reason than it was second to Bitcoin…
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Brian Armstrong: Institutions Moving Hundreds of Millions of Dollars in Crypto to Coinbase Every Week

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong says institutional players are depositing huge amounts of crypto into the company’s custody platform. In a new tweet touting the company’s acquisition of the crypto custody platform Xapo, Armstrong says institutional customers are sending $200 to $400 million in crypto to Coinbase Custody every week. Whether institutions were going to adopt…
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FX Renew End of Day Signals Order Sheet 19 August 19

FX Renew End of Day signals are long-term Forex trades. Entry orders are set and trades are managed once a day in the hour after the US market closes, though there may be the odd time the trade needs management intra-day depending on the market. You will receive a detailed update once a week containing…
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To create systems change in education, shift away from a ‘project mentality’

By Dr. Ali Yaghi The international development field is dominated by projects—activities to achieve well-defined objectives within a limited timeframe. Projects can have positive impact, but this usually occurs at a small scale and the results sometimes disappear soon after the initiative ends. In other words, it is difficult to scale and sustain the positive…
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Is the Afghanistan deal a good one?

By Michael E. O’Hanlon According to teases leaked by the American negotiating team, it appears that an interim Afghanistan peace deal may be in the works between Washington and the Taliban. Details are far from clear to date. But the main contours of any agreement seem to be a renouncing of extremists by the Taliban,…
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Trump’s foreign policy crisis arrives

By Thomas Wright For two and a half years, the world has wondered how President Donald Trump would cope with a real international crisis. That crisis may have finally arrived in Hong Kong, as Beijing appears poised to execute a massive, violent crackdown against protesters. And how it’s resolved will matter not just for Trump’s…
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Coinbase Becomes World’s Largest Cryptocurrency Custodian With New Acquisition

Coinbase Custody has acquired Xapo’s institutional businesses, making it the largest crypto custodian in the world. Coinbase initially rolled out its digital asset custody arm last year, and its recent acquisition follows a significant period of growth, according to the exchange. “This acquisition caps off a tremendous period of growth and innovation for Coinbase Custody.…
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