Bitcoin taps fresh record highs amid rising demand from Japan, China

Bitcoin climbed above $2,000 for the first time Saturday on increased demand from Japanese and Chinese investors. The digital currency rose more than 4.5 percent to hit an all-time high of $2,061.88, according to CoinDesk.com. Bitcoin was last trading near $2,047. Japan accounted for nearly 55 percent of trade volume, up from near 40 percent … Read more

A surge in the value of crypto-currencies provokes alarm

IT IS hard to predict when bubbles will pop, in particular when they are nested within each other. It helps to keep this image in mind when considering one of the biggest surges in asset values of recent years: the market value of all the world’s crypto-currencies has trebled since the beginning of the year, … Read more

Florida Man Charged In Connection With Illegal Bitcoin Exchange

U.S. prosecutors late last week charged a Florida man in connection with an illegal bitcoin exchange. According to a report by Reuters, Ricardo Hill, 38, was arrested in Florida in October and charged with conspiring to operate an unlicensed money transmitting firm. Hill is linked to an illegal bitcoin exchange owned by a person in Israel that … Read more

Ethereum Classic Price Technical Analysis – ETC To Remain In Downtrend?

Ethereum classic price may remain in a downtrend against the Bitcoin, as even the higher time frame charts are turning bearish at the moment. SPONSORED ARTICLE:  Tech Analysis articles are sponsored by SimpleFX – Simple as Never Before, SimpleFX is a robust online trading provider, offering trading with Forex CFDs on Bitcoins, Litecoins, indices, precious … Read more

Ripple & Coinbase Want to Operate in New York

A notice published on the The New York State Department of Financial Services’s (NYDFS) website shows that the state agency received application from both companies on April 28th, 2016. These notices are generally published after cryptocurrency firms have already completed the necessary paperwork — signaling that the licensing process is nearly complete. However, the time-frame … Read more