‘Market Cap is a Lie’ – Bitcoin Buy Support Dwarfs Ethereum, Altcoins

Bitcoin buy support is a superior metric to coin market capitalization for measuring the future of Bitcoin and altcoins, according to a new monitoring resource. ‘Market Cap Is A Lie’ CoinMarketBook, deliberately named to shadow the current ‘go-to’ directory for cryptocurrency statistics Coinmarketcap, launched in October – but its mission is markedly different. “Market cap […]

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Ripple Price Analysis: Will XRP Eventually Usurp Bitcoin’s Throne?

Yesterday XRP overtook Ethereum and claimed the #2 spot on CoinMarketCap. Is Bitcoin next? Market Overview It’s too early to determine whether the market has ‘recovered’ from yesterday’s unannounced slaughter. Despite this, analysts and savvy traders will be looking to see if any altcoins set a precedent by dislodging from the downturn caused by BCH […]

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Forbes Names Ripple Co-Founder Chris Larsen as Wealthiest from Crypto

Chris Larsen has made this year’s Forbes 400 rich list as the 383rd richest person and is the first to ever make the list with a value accumulated solely from cryptocurrency. Forbes released its latest Forbes 400 list, for 2018, last week, estimating that Larsen is worth $2.1 billion. After gaining $78.5 billion in a […]

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Tilray & Marijuana Stocks Smoke Cryptocurrency, Then Go Poof

The financial markets were ablaze this week with high volatility in cannabis shares unseating cryptocurrency as the trade of choice. References to cannabis in news articles were almost double that of cryptocurrency. But big falls on Friday, coupled with almost unilateral gains across crypto, showed how schizophrenic the weed market can be. Tilray. When Lambo? […]

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Ripple ‘Isn’t Really A Blockchain’ – Ethereum Co-Founder Downplays XRP, EOS

ConsenSys found and Ethereum co-founder Joseph Lubin told mainstream media that Ripple “isn’t a Blockchain technology” August 14, confirming it “isn’t a competitor” for Ethereum. Lubin: Ripple ‘Isn’t Really A Blockchain’ Speaking to Bloomberg about the current state of the cryptocurrency market and Ethereum development, Lubin delivered an interesting take on two of the industry’s […]

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Coinbase Custody Is Adding XRP, EOS, Monero, and 30 More Crypto Assets

Coinbase Custody is expanding its custodial services to include dozens of additional crypto assets, like XRP, EOS, and Monero. Coinbase is enhancing the custodial services to allow its institutional clients to securely store large amounts of cryptocurrencies. Coinbase Custody to Cover Additional Crypto Assets On August 3, 2018, Coinbase announced that it was exploring the […]

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Ripple Sees Use-Case Debut As DCEX Becomes First XRP-Based Exchange

Blockchain exchange tech company Alphapoint has announced registration is open for DCEX exchange, the first platform to use the Ripple XRP token as its base currency. DCEX To Open In ‘Coming Weeks’ In a press release July 30, the company announced DCEX, which caters to retail and institutional investors, would commence trading “in the coming […]

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Bitcoin Price Too Cool for School, Altcoins Can’t Hang

Bitcoin has many cryptocurrency traders feeling bullish after making a strong move to reclaim a position above $7,000. Many altcoins, however, have failed to keep up. Ethereum Starting from the top, the first altcoin which has failed to keep pace with Bitcoin price 00 is Ethereum (ETH), the second-ranked cryptocurrency by market capitalization and leading […]

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Billionaire Steven Cohen Invests in Bitcoin (But Not Ripple)

Billionaire investor Steven Cohen is entering the emerging market by investing into a cryptocurrency hedge fund that favors Bitcoin and Ethereum over Ripple.  Billionaire Steven Cohen Gets into Bitcoin Cohen Private Ventures — the hedge fund of Steven A. Cohen, whose estimated net worth currently stands at $14 billion USD — has invested in Autonomous Partners, led […]

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Ripple Adds Facebook, Mastercard and Citibank Veteran to Leadership Team

Real-time gross settlement system, currency exchange, and remittance network Ripple has announced the addition of Kahina Van Dyke to its leadership team as the new senior vice president of business and corporate development. The banking and technology veteran “will focus on driving new, strategic partnerships for Ripple across the global financial services industry.” ‘Bringing Leading Brands Together Through […]

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