How a South Korean governor is moving fast on blockchain, despite a slow national legislature.
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The post Bitcoin News Summary – December 24, 2018 appeared first on 99 Bitcoins. Here’s what happened this week in Bitcoin in 99 seconds. Facebook is said to be working on a cryptocurrency that will let users transfer money on its WhatsApp messaging app, focusing first on the remittances market in India. The company […]
The latest equity market data makes for pretty grim reading for conventional equity traders, as it shows that the Dow Jones Industrial Average has suffered its worst week since the global financial crisis of 2008. According to the data, the Dow lost 1,655 points or about 7 percent in its worst week-on-week decline in 10 years […]
While many poke fun at the performance of crypto in 2018, global macro markets have begun to falter. Since reaching a year-to-date high in early-September, the Nasdaq, the world’s second-largest stock exchange, has seen its index collapse by 22%. Nasdaq’s index, which houses the publicly-traded stocks of tech powerhouses, namely Alphabet (Google), Amazon, and Apple, […]
According to BitcoinsOddsChecker, the various online Bitcoin sports books which offer odds on NFL games are favoring the Chicago Bears, the LA Rams, and the Denver Broncos the most. Some gamblers may have taken the odds on the Bills prior to the match as a gift from heaven, banking on the New England Patriots having […]
Sky News, a British TV station and mainstream media outlet, reported that investors lost homes as the Bitcoin price crashed. But, the same argument can be applied to the stock market, real estate, and every other major market. The report claimed that investors put up their homes as collateral to receive loans and invest in […]
While 2017’s narrative in the crypto industry was undoubtedly the initial coin offering (ICO) craze, 2018’s was evidently the advent of Wall Street participants. And while strides were made with institutional involvement, with Nasdaq and the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) both openly backing crypto assets, Bloomberg has claimed that efforts to bring Bitcoin to Wall Street remain […]
CoinDesk explores why crypto traders believe volume to be one of the market’s best indicators.
Ethereum may have caught the world’s attention but it needs to answer fundamental questions before being able to deliver on its promise.