Markets

Testing $10K? Bitcoin Price Hits 4-Week High As Altcoins Shine

Bitcoin hit four-week highs in Asian hours but continues to underperform when compared to alternative cryptocurrencies (altcoins). Having scaled a long-term bearish trendline, the world’s largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization rose to $9,021 at 07:30…



LedgerX's Bitcoin Derivatives Trading Is Up 7X Since Launch

Bitcoin trading platform LedgerX has seen a sevenfold increase in volume in the six months following its launch of cryptocurrency derivatives. Chief operating officer Juthica Chou told CoinDesk that the startup has seen roughly $7.5…


Stellar Run: XLM, IOTA, ADA Spike in Good Week for Altcoins

Alternative cryptocurrencies shone bright this week, as the wider cryptocurrency market saw continued resurgence. The total market capitalization of all cryptocurrencies rose 25 percent week-on-week to $375 billion, according to CoinMarketCap – that’s up from below…






$8,300: Bitcoin Seeks Direction at Key Price Hurdle

Bitcoin (BTC) remains in bullish territory today, but a major break above the long-term descending trendline has been elusive. That failure on the part of the bulls means the cryptocurrency needs a major move above…


Kraken CEO: Crypto Exchange Won't Answer New York AG's Inquiry

San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange Kraken isn’t planning to respond to the New York Attorney General’s newly-unveiled inquiry into the ecosystem. Kraken was one of 13 exchanges that received a letter from New York Attorney General…