Markets Are Down, But Most Exchanges Are Doing Just Fine

As the old maxim asserts: those who made the most money in the gold rush were those who sold shovels. With our own digital gold rush in a downturn, however, the shovels aren’t selling so well, as mining companies themselves are struggling to move hardware because miners are struggling to turn a profit. As prices […]

Crypto Industry Consortium Launches Self-Policing Program

ECoinmerce, a DAO e-commerce platform, has announced the launch of the Crypto Community Watch program, in partnership with a consortium of crypto industry organizations including ICO Alert, GZH, Step VC and NewEconomies. The main purpose of the program is to create an anonymous tip line as well as a whistleblower reward mechanism to deal with […]

Bitcoin News Summary – August 20, 2018

The post Bitcoin News Summary – August 20, 2018 appeared first on 99 Bitcoins. Here’s what happened this week in Bitcoin in 99 seconds.  The popular mining company Bitmain is looking to IPO, forcing it to disclose its financial position. Surprisingly, Bitmain has over 1 million Bitcoin Cash while their Bitcoin holdings are at […]

Bitcoin-Friendly Square Cash is Now More Popular Than Venmo

Data from app research firm Sensor Tower and Nomura Instinet have revealed that cumulative downloads of Square’s Cash App have surpassed that of its rival, Paypal’s Venmo, per a Bloomberg report. Square’s Cash App now has a cumulative total download of 33.5 million, which exceeds Venmo’s 32.9 million for the first time, after a successful […]

Will the First Bitcoin ETF Make the Crypto Market Even More Volatile?

The first Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) is expected to be approved by February of 2019. But, some experts have stated that ETFs may increase the volatility of the market. How the ETF Will Impact the Market Over the past few months, analysts have been divided on the effect of the ruling of the US Securities […]

Wall Street Demand For Crypto Rises as Exchange Activity Thrives in Bear Market

The interest of Wall Street firms towards opportunities in crypto custody and asset management has continued to increase despite the 80 percent correction the market experienced in 2018. Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. analysts refuted recent reports about the struggle of cryptocurrency exchanges and stated that digital asset trading platforms have been recording solid volumes, […]