Canadian Crypto Startup Coinsquare Acquires StellarX After Layoff

While the value of Bitcoin screams crypto winter, industry upstarts have continued to put one foot in front of the other, making notable developmental strides. One of Canada’s leading crypto platforms (no it’s not QuadrigaCX), Coinsquare, made a promising acquisition, as the Toronto-based company continues to bolster its offerings at an unmatched pace. StellarX Acquired

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Bitcoin Price Weekly Analysis: BTC Signaling Bullish Continuation, $4K Incoming?

Bitcoin price started a downside correction after a sharp move towards $3,750 against the US Dollar. The price corrected lower and tested the $3,540-3,530 support area, where buyers emerged. Later, there was a break above a key bullish flag with resistance near $3,570 on the 4-hours chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken).

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Ripple Price Weekly Analysis: XRP At Risk of Sharp Bearish Reaction

Ripple price is struggling to clear the $0.3000 and $0.3100 resistance levels against the US dollar. There is a crucial bearish trend line formed with resistance at $0.3000 on the 4-hours chart of the XRP/USD pair (data source from Kraken). The pair must gain momentum above $0.3000 and the 100 simple moving average (4-hours) for

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Ethereum Price Weekly Analysis: ETH Primed To Rise Further Above $125

ETH price started a major consolidation after a nasty upward move above $120 against the US Dollar. There is a contracting triangle in place with resistance at $124 on the 4-hours chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken). The pair is likely to accelerate higher once it breaks the $124 and $125 resistance levels in

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QuadrigaCX Imbroglio Continues: Cotten Mentioned Bitcoin Key Loss In 2014

Since NewsBTC’s last updates on the QuadrigaCX situation, little knowledge has been garnered about the current whereabouts or legitimacy of the exchange’s supposed Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, and other digital asset holdings. But, this hasn’t stopped astute industry participants from scouring the web for clues, as victims continue to clamor for their hard-earned funds. Bitcoin Private Key

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CME’s Duffy: Crypto Needs to Brown-Nose Governments to Succeed

Over the past year, crypto has struggled from a price standpoint. Thus, many investors that are looking to “HODL” have sought the light at the end of the tunnel that is institutional participation. But, one Wall Streeter, who has expressed some semblance of support for Bitcoin, recently claimed that this facet of the ecosystem just

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Crypto Tidbits: Meet JP Morgan Coin, SEC Drops Bitcoin ETF Application

After last week’s price action, the crypto market quieted down. Bitcoin entered a lull, while altcoins followed close behind. Yet, the wheels of the crypto train have continued to spin. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey revealed that his fintech upstart would eventually integrate Bitcoin’s Lightning Network, JP Morgan launched its own digital asset on a private

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Crypto Market Wrap: Consolidation Continues, Is a Breakout Imminent?

Market Wrap Crypto consolidation continues; Litecoin still inching up, NEO making progress, everything else is flat. Crypto markets are looking a little erratic as we enter the weekend but in the grand scheme of things nothing has changed over the past seven days. Total market cap has crept up marginally but most tokens are still

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Chainalysis Secures $30M: Despite Bitcoin Crash, Crypto Venture Money Still Flowing

The so-called “crypto winter” has undoubtedly been tough on a majority of this ecosystem’s upstarts, even those with supposedly colossal war chests and copious amounts of talent. Heck, earlier this week, Ripple cut Bloomberg alumni Cory Johnson, the fintech firm’s chief market strategist, due to shifts in the Bitcoin winds. Bitmain, Huobi, and ShapeShift are

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Crypto Markets Experience Mixed Trading Session, Analysts Expect Ethereum and Litecoin to Drop in Near-Future

The crypto markets have continued to gradually drift lower following last Friday’s market surge. Most cryptocurrencies have dropped today, with Ethereum trading down marginally, and XRP dropping nearly 2% due to concerns regarding the newly announced JP Morgan crypto (JPM Coin) possibly being a competitor. Many analysts now expect major cryptocurrencies, including Litecoin and Ethereum,

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