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Bitcoin Price Rages Beyond $5,600 to Hit New 2019-High; New Rally Boom?   (Cryptocoinsnews - Apr 23)

Throughout the past 24 hours, the bitcoin price has recorded an increase of 4.3 percent, surging from around $5,280 to $5,630. In the past month, in less than 30 days, the bitcoin price has surged from $3,900 to $5,630, by nearly 40 percent. Good stuff. Golden cross and all. $BTC pic.twitter.com/KX3LKkyFKv — Alex Krüger (@krugermacro) April 23, 2019 Various technical indicators including long-term indicators such as the moving average convergence divergence (MACD) and exponential moving average (EMA) have shown a trend reversal when bitcoin first crossed $5,000, further fueling the momentum of the dominant cryptocurrency. Is a New Bitcoin Rally The post Bitcoin Price Rages Beyond $5,600 to Hit New 2019-High; New Rally Boom? appeared first on CCN


USDX Wallet Announces Integration with First Crypto Exchange, ExMarkets   (Cryptocoinsnews - Apr 23)

Bitcoin Press Release: USDX Wallet has completed an integration with ExMarkets – the first crypto exchange that will list the company’s core coin, an LHT. April 23rd, 2019, Frankfurt, Germany – USDX Wallet is a mobile-first instant transfers solution powered by blockchain technology. It targets crypto holders, allowing individuals to send and receive funds quickly and fee-free. It also covers the needs of an unbanked audience, and those who don’t want to pay commissions within traditional money transfer mobile apps. The USDX Wallet app guarantees multi-level security for all transactions and instant transfers of assets by username, phone number or The post USDX Wallet Announces Integration with First Crypto Exchange, ExMarkets appeared first on CCN


Exit Scam: Suspicion Grows Over Dark-Web Market’s $30 Million Crypto Theft   (Cryptocoinsnews - Apr 23)

Just one month after a coordinated global law enforcement operation executed a sweeping takedown of dark web drug dealers, rumors are swirling that a popular dark-net market has allegedly attempted a major exit scam. According to a thread on the Dread Forum, a Reddit-like website for dark web users, Wall Street Market (WSM) has likely exit scammed, absconding with as much as $30 million of users’ cryptocurrency stored in the platform’s escrow account. Additionally, WSM administrators are warning users about the scam, cautioning the public to stop depositing funds on the website. Worse, they are alleging that the marketplace’s official The post Exit Scam: Suspicion Grows Over Dark-Web Market’s $30 Million Crypto Theft appeared first on CCN


Bitcoin’s Price Climbs Above $5,500 to Reach 5-Month High   (Coindesk - Apr 23)

Bitcoin’s price extended its recent gains today by spiking above $5,500 for the first time in over five months.


Samsung Takes a Cue from Chief Rival Apple with Galaxy Fold Disaster   (Cryptocoinsnews - Apr 23)

Following weeks of breathless anticipation, Samsung has pushed back the release of its much-awaited Galaxy Fold. The delay comes after a series of embarrassing reviews, which have made it clear that the phone is every bit as fundamentally flawed as it looks. According to a statement from Samsung quoted in the Wall Street Journal, the April 26 release date has now been shelved so that the smartphone maker can deal with issues surrounding the Fold’s display. Samsung had already started taking pre-orders for the $1,980 phone, billed as the next big innovation in the dynamic world of smartphones. Several reviewers, The post Samsung Takes a Cue from Chief Rival Apple with Galaxy Fold Disaster appeared first on CCN


Kraken, Bitmain Seek Dismissal in Bitcoin Cash-Fueled UnitedCorp Case   (Cryptocoinsnews - Apr 23)

By CCN: Both Kraken and Bitmain have asked a federal court in Florida to dismiss a lawsuit against them brought by UnitedCorp, the news of which CCN broke back in December. The UnitedCorp lawsuit, broadly speaking, accuses Bitmain, Kraken, and others in concert with Roger Ver of conspiring to manipulate the Bitcoin Cash price and deviate from network consensus by “winning” the hash war. Were Bitmain and Bitcoin.com Acting Illegally During the Bitcoin Cash Hash War? The most exciting aspect of the lawsuit is that it asks the court to consider whether Bitmain and others violated the public trust by The post Kraken, Bitmain Seek Dismissal in Bitcoin Cash-Fueled UnitedCorp Case appeared first on CCN


Supercharged Tech Stock Revival Fuels the S&P and Dow   (Cryptocoinsnews - Apr 23)

By CCN: U.S. equities still have some runway left for gains, and tech is leading the way. Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, and Google’s parent company Alphabet – otherwise known as FANG stocks – are the cat’s meow once again. After shunning the FANG stocks in Q4 2018, investors welcomed the tech leaders back with open arms in Q1 2019, bolstering the market caps of these companies and fueling gains in the S&P 500. Now it seems that the party in FANG stocks will continue throughout the second quarter. Even though the Dow doesn’t include any of the FANG stocks, it does The post Supercharged Tech Stock Revival Fuels the S&P and Dow appeared first on CCN


Coinbase’s Political Action Committee Shuts Down Without Ever Raising a Cent   (Coindesk - Apr 23)

Coinbase has shut down its political action committee after 10 months without raising any funds or backing any candidates.


Michael Avenatti: WTF Happened to the Democrats’ Anti-Trump Messiah?   (Cryptocoinsnews - Apr 23)

By CCN: The shocking headlines just keep piling on for disgraced attorney and onetime anti-Trump messiah Michael Avenatti. Following his arrest for allegedly embezzling from Nike, evidence has emerged suggesting Avenatti’s white-collar thievery extends deeper into the sports world. Now, Avenatti – who toyed with running for president – stands accused of embezzling $1.5 million from Miami Heat star Hassan Whiteside. In 2017, the veteran center wired approximately $2.75 million in funds to Avenatti, intending for much of the money to be handed to his ex-girlfriend, Alexis Gardner. Michael Avenatti: A Career in Thievery? While Avenatti was entitled to roughly The post Michael Avenatti: WTF Happened to the Democrats’ Anti-Trump Messiah? appeared first on CCN


Bitcoin Price Won’t See New Lows – Mike Novogratz is 85% Sure   (Cryptocoinsnews - Apr 22)

By CCN: As Bitcoin looks to eke out the highest daily close since 2018, crypto market sentiment is getting more and more bullish. Recently, CCN noted that technical analyst Willy Woo believes that there’s only a 5% chance the Bitcoin price hits a new low during the current market cycle. In another blockbuster tweet, Woo compiled a list of prominent cryptocurrency influencer opinions on this issue. Headlined by Galaxy Digital’s Mike Novogratz, most see an exceptionally high probability that the floor is now in place. I surveyed notable influencers, analysts and traders for their probability that the bottom is in The post Bitcoin Price Won’t See New Lows – Mike Novogratz is 85% Sure appeared first on CCN


Red Hot Zoom Stock Extends Explosive Rally Despite Analyst’s Warning   (Cryptocoinsnews - Apr 22)

By CCN: Despite experiencing its first bearish pause early Monday, Zoom’s stock rebounded and continued the rally. The stock initially dipped 2.8% Monday after spiking more than 72% on Thursday in Zoom’s Nasdaq debut. It’s clear Zoom’s stock remains widely in demand, driven by a combination of unusual profitability and proximity to similarly high-profile tech IPOs such as Pinterest and Lyft. At least one Wall Street analyst, however, believes it’s only a matter of time before investors cool to Zoom’s stock. Following the slight decline, Zoom’s stock immediately pared the losses, regaining upward momentum. Wall Street continues its unexpected love The post Red Hot Zoom Stock Extends Explosive Rally Despite Analyst’s Warning appeared first on CCN


Tim Draper-Backed Blockchain Unveils ‘Trust Scores for Everything’   (Cryptocoinsnews - Apr 22)

By CCN: Internet of Things (IoT) is a major buzzword, almost as prominent in the tech world as “blockchain” itself. It can mean different things to different people. Primarily, the Internet of Things describes a world of connected devices which serve various purposes, everything from building widgets in a factory to monitoring your refrigerator. IoTeX focuses on the first part more than the latter – they’ve realized there is a need for an industrial IoT-friendly blockchain with privacy baked in. They launched their mainnet today. Blockchain Firm Builds ‘Internet of Trusted Things’ Larry Pang, head of growth, said in an The post Tim Draper-Backed Blockchain Unveils ‘Trust Scores for Everything’ appeared first on CCN


Elizabeth Warren’s Bombastic Rhetoric Smacks of Grandstanding   (Cryptocoinsnews - Apr 22)

By CCN: 2020 Democrat presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren is at it again. Just a few weeks after flying the kite of slavery reparations in an effort to pander to African American voters, the Massachusetts senator has come out swinging. First, she called for the House to commence impeachment proceedings against President Trump. Now she’s proposed a student loan forgiveness plan that would wipe clean the student loan debts of more than 95% of 45 million Americans currently paying off their student loans. The proposed college plan will also see a rapid expansion of government expenditures on education so that America’s The post Elizabeth Warren’s Bombastic Rhetoric Smacks of Grandstanding appeared first on CCN


Bittrex: ‘North Korean’ Accounts Flagged by NYDFS Were South Korean   (Coindesk - Apr 22)

Crypto exchange Bittrex says New York regulators erred in identifying two of its users as North Korean.


Bittrex: ‘North Korean’ Accounts Flagged by NYDFS Were Actually South Korean   (Coindesk - Apr 22)

Crypto exchange Bittrex says New York regulators erred in identifying two of its users as North Korean.


Tesla Stock Careens Toward 12-Month Low – No Relief in Sight?   (Cryptocoinsnews - Apr 22)

By CCN: Tesla stock continued its downward lurch, falling 3.5 percent on Monday. The Easter holiday gave investors no apparent good feelings toward the automotive stock, as it continues to suffer from chaotic boardroom intrigue. Elon Musk’s Antics Shaking Everyone’s Confidence Recently, Tesla investors sued the board of directors over their failure to rein in itinerant CEO Elon Musk, who has had continued run-ins with regulatory agencies. Musk has also had his security clearances – crucial for someone working in aeronautics – under review over his public usage of marijuana. The bad boy billionaire is shaking the confidence of investors The post Tesla Stock Careens Toward 12-Month Low – No Relief in Sight? appeared first on CCN


Serena Williams Works Crypto Savvy into Venture Fund, Backs Coinbase   (Cryptocoinsnews - Apr 22)

By CCN: The world learned recently of Serena Ventures, a fund owned and operated by Serena Williams, which has invested in companies like Coinbase and Masterclass. The star tennis player didn’t mention bitcoin in her Instagram post, which revealed her company for the first time, but she did list companies that the firm has invested in. Investing in Crypto by Proxy Investing in Coinbase is essentially an investment in cryptocurrency. Coinbase’s primary function is to sell crypto to retail investors, with a growing business in its professional trading solutions and institutional custody products. Coinbase is one of the largest crypto The post Serena Williams Works Crypto Savvy into Venture Fund, Backs Coinbase appeared first on CCN


Dow Languishes as Abysmal Housing Data Threatens Market Recovery   (Cryptocoinsnews - Apr 22)

By CCN: The Dow and broader U.S. stock market traded mixed-to-lower on Monday, as disappointing housing data threw cold water on hopes that the real estate sector was finally turning a corner after last year’s slowdown. Dow Struggles; S&P 500 Flat-Lines After losing as much as 101 points, the Dow Jones Industrial Average pared losses to trade 48 points lower at 26,511.52. The broad S&P 500 Index of large-cap stocks pared losses to settle at 2,905.16, where it was virtually unchanged. Energy stocks surged 2% as oil prices extended their rally. Real estate, the S&P 500’s smallest component, fell 1.7%. The post Dow Languishes as Abysmal Housing Data Threatens Market Recovery appeared first on CCN


Tesla Muzzles Short-Seller Who Tried to Trigger Dangerous Crash   (Cryptocoinsnews - Apr 22)

By CCN: Here’s one outlandish way to maximize your return when shorting Tesla stock. First, enter a short position. Second, launch a venomous campaign against the Elon Musk-led EV giant on social media. Next, hit a Tesla employee with your car (wait what?). And when you finally realize that (allegedly) assaulting one employee won’t tank the company’s shares, threaten to sabotage the company’s autonomous vehicle trials. That’s one Tesla short-seller’s dubious strategy, anyway. Tesla: Short-Seller Stalked & Threatened Company Fremont-based Randeep Hothi, who tweets under the handle @skabooshka, calls himself a corporate fraud investigator. However, Hothi engaged in a pattern The post Tesla Muzzles Short-Seller Who Tried to Trigger Dangerous Crash appeared first on CCN


$9 Million Dash Theft Sees Israeli National Own 1% of Entire Cryptocurrency   (Cryptocoinsnews - Apr 22)

According to Israeli sources, a man named Afek Zard is charged with stealing around 75,000 Dash from his friend Alexei Yaromenko after learning about cryptocurrency from Yaromenko. Reportedly, Yaromenko trusted Zard alone in his apartment in Eilat, a city at the southern edge of Israel near the Jordanian and Egyptian borders. Dash Worth $9 Million Today Authorities say Zard gained access to the apartment through a key that Yaromenko had given him. While they have not indicted anyone else yet, they mention the possibility that Zard had help. It’s unclear how he compromised the password to Yaromenko’s Dash wallet, but The post $9 Million Dash Theft Sees Israeli National Own 1% of Entire Cryptocurrency appeared first on CCN


Russia Trolls the U.S. and ‘Russophobia’ in Epic Retort to Mueller Report   (Cryptocoinsnews - Apr 22)

By CCN: Following the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s comprehensive report into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election, the Russian Embassy in Washington, D.C. has issued a comprehensive 120-page rejoinder, accusing the U.S. of “Russophobia.” Written in typically stinging style, the response, which is entitled “The Russiagate Hysteria: A Case Of Severe Russophobia”, accuses the Obama administration of violating diplomatic conventions and going out of their way to frustrate any proposed normalization of Russian-American relations. Two-thirds of this response is dedicated to merely chronicling instances of alleged anti-Russian propaganda. It makes little effort to actually engage with the The post Russia Trolls the U.S. and ‘Russophobia’ in Epic Retort to Mueller Report appeared first on CCN


Beyond Meat IPO: Vegans Turn Fake Beef into $1.2 Billion Cash Cow   (Cryptocoinsnews - Apr 22)

By CCN: IPO season is now in full swing, and yet another unicorn is ready to come to market. Beyond Meat, the vegan food manufacturer that wants to make fake beef mainstream, hopes to raise $183 million at a $1.2 billion valuation. Since we have their filing in hand, let’s take a look at two critical aspects of this innovative company. Beyond Burgers Are Everywhere Beyond Meat largely owes its billion-dollar valuation to one product: the Beyond Burger. You can purchase this meatless burger at Carl’s Jr. or TGI Friday’s at a slight premium to regular beef. They also have The post Beyond Meat IPO: Vegans Turn Fake Beef into $1.2 Billion Cash Cow appeared first on CCN


Dow Energy Stocks Boom as Trump Shocks Oil Market   (Cryptocoinsnews - Apr 22)

By CCN: The global energy market quaked on Monday after the Trump administration took aim at Iran, yanking lucrative sanctions exemptions with the explicit goal of bringing “Iran’s oil exports to zero.” As oil prices spike toward six-month highs, the stunning policy reversal has buoyed two key energy stocks in the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Trump Yanks Sanctions Exemptions from Iran’s Oil Customers The White House explained that it hoped to cripple the rogue Iranian regime by removing its “principal source of revenue.” Previously, the Obama and Trump administrations had given special exemptions to major Iranian customers such as China, The post Dow Energy Stocks Boom as Trump Shocks Oil Market appeared first on CCN


South Korean Gen X’ers Pour $11,000 Each on Average into Crypto: Poll   (Cryptocoinsnews - Apr 22)

By CCN: South Koreans are keen to invest in crypto and millennials aren’t out front this time. According to a new survey reported by Arirang TV, bitcoin is becoming more popular among South Korean investors. The survey was performed by the Korea Financial Investors Protections Foundation, which canvassed 2,500 South Koreans between the ages of 25 and 64 at year-end 2018 across Seoul and five other of the country’s biggest cities. Results reveal that 7.4% of South Koreans polled own crypto, which is up from 6.4% in the prior year. The average size of the allocation is roughly $6,100, reflecting The post South Korean Gen X’ers Pour $11,000 Each on Average into Crypto: Poll appeared first on CCN


Controversial Oil Tycoon Moves to Shake Up Argo Blockchain Board   (Coindesk - Apr 22)

Frank Timis, a convicted heroin dealer and oil millionaire, is trying to oust execs at the London-listed crypto mining firm Argo Blockchain.


This Japanese Cryptocurrency is Getting Dumped after Spiking 70% in a Week   (Cryptocoinsnews - Apr 22)

Monacoin traded lower on Monday after ending last week on a 50-percent gain. The MONA-to-dollar exchange rate fell as much as 30-percent to $0.94 from its Sunday peak. As of 1344 UTC, the pair had recovered towards $1.10 with the coin’s market capitalization at $72.3 million. However, based on a 24-hour adjusted timeframe, both the price and valuation was still down by circa 10-percent against the dollar and 10.5-percent against bitcoin. The past 24 hours saw exchanges trading around $15.75 million worth of MONA-enabled pairs. Japan-based Bitbank hosted more than 90-percent of the total MONA trading volume against the Japanese Yen. The post This Japanese Cryptocurrency is Getting Dumped after Spiking 70% in a Week appeared first on CCN


Scalable Dapp Development Platform Squeezer.io Looks to Revolutionize Business Infrastructures Through Blockchain Implementation   (Bitcoinprbuzz - Apr 22)

Bitcoin Press Release: Scalable dApp creation platform Squeezer.io will help software developers integrate decentralized apps into already established business infrastructures. Monday 22nd April, 2019, Belize City, BELIZE –  Scalable dApp creation platform Squeezer.io will help software developers integrate decentralized apps into already established business infrastructures. Squeezer.IO uses a platform, Framework, and Chain-kit (unique software tools) […] The post Scalable Dapp Development Platform Squeezer.io Looks to Revolutionize Business Infrastructures Through Blockchain Implementation appeared first on Bitcoin PR Buzz.


Lyft Stock Just Keeps Crumbling – WTF Is Going On?   (Cryptocoinsnews - Apr 22)

By CCN: Ridesharing company Lyft launched its $2 billion IPO to much fanfare, and investors piled into Uber’s largest competitor ahead of its own massive IPO. Since then, however, Lyft’s stock price has fallen off a cliff and just keeps on dropping, seemingly with no bottom in sight. Why is the market rejecting Lyft, and should investors go anywhere near it anytime soon? LYFT Shares Keep Hitting Lower Lows Unfortunately for Lyft investors, it does seem that a sub-$60 share price is here to stay. Its price chart shows a series of brief bounces culminating in lower lows each time, The post Lyft Stock Just Keeps Crumbling – WTF Is Going On? appeared first on CCN


CFTC Chair Giancarlo Hints at What’s Holding Back Bakkt’s Bitcoin Futures   (Coindesk - Apr 22)

Speaking generally about crypto regulation, the CFTC’s chairman offered clues about the delay at bitcoin futures exchange Bakkt.


Bullish Crypto Indicator Puts Near-Term Target for Bitcoin to Hit $6,000   (Cryptocoinsnews - Apr 22)

By CCN.com: According to a cryptocurrency trader known as “Crypto Rand,” a technical indicator suggests the bitcoin price is en route to achieving $6,000 in the near-term. #Bitcoin looking solid here. Bullish pennant on the making. Target over the $6,000 region. pic.twitter.com/3WMFkuKzBN — Crypto Rand (@crypto_rand) April 22, 2019 Throughout the past 30 days, the bitcoin price has recorded a significant surge in value from $3,975 to $5,311 by more than 33 percent in most major markets. Some analysts have become cautious on the prospect of the cryptocurrency market due to the sideways price movement of bitcoin, expecting the dominant The post Bullish Crypto Indicator Puts Near-Term Target for Bitcoin to Hit $6,000 appeared first on CCN


Bullish Crypto Indicator Puts Near-Term Target for Bitcoin to Hit $6,000   (Cryptocoinsnews - Apr 22)

By CCN.com: According to a cryptocurrency trader known as “Crypto Rand,” a technical indicator suggests the bitcoin price is en route to achieving $6,000 in the near-term. #Bitcoin looking solid here. Bullish pennant on the making. Target over the $6,000 region. pic.twitter.com/3WMFkuKzBN — Crypto Rand (@crypto_rand) April 22, 2019 Throughout the past 30 days, the bitcoin price has recorded a significant surge in value from $3,975 to $5,311 by more than 33 percent in most major markets. Some analysts have become cautious on the prospect of the cryptocurrency market due to the sideways price movement of bitcoin, expecting the dominant The post Bullish Crypto Indicator Puts Near-Term Target for Bitcoin to Hit $6,000 appeared first on CCN


Dow Dives After NYT Drops Brutal Boeing Bombshell   (Cryptocoinsnews - Apr 22)

By CCN: The Easter trading holiday failed to reinvigorate the Dow, which fell on Monday after the New York Times published a bombshell report about the index’s largest component, Boeing. Dow Dives After Easter Trading Holiday The Dow Jones Industrial Average endured a sharp decline at the opening bell but managed to sneak back across the 26,500 mark soon after. As of 9:40 am ET, the DJIA traded at 26,501.17 for a loss of 58.37 points or 0.22 percent. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq also took losses, falling 0.17 percent and 0.29 percent ahead of a busy week for corporate The post Dow Dives After NYT Drops Brutal Boeing Bombshell appeared first on CCN


You Can Now Shop With Bitcoin on Amazon Using Lightning   (Coindesk - Apr 22)

Bitcoin spenders can use the lightning network to shop at e-commerce sites like Amazon, thanks to a new browser extension.


JPMorgan Plots Blockchain Payments to Fight Transferwise, Ripple Threat   (Cryptocoinsnews - Apr 22)

By CCN.com: Wall Street firm JPMorgan has a plan to save the banking industry’s lucrative cross-border payments business from alternatives such as Bitcoin and fintechs such as Ripple and TransferWise – expand the use cases for its permissioned blockchain network, the Interbank Information Network (IIN) to include settling payments. According to the Financial Times, plans are underway to add a payments settlement feature to the IIN. The feature will allow payments being made to be verified in real time as they are being routed to a valid account. This will eliminate delays or cancellation of transactions which is usually caused The post JPMorgan Plots Blockchain Payments to Fight Transferwise, Ripple Threat appeared first on CCN


JPMorgan Plots Blockchain Payments to Fight Transferwise, Ripple Threat   (Cryptocoinsnews - Apr 22)

By CCN.com: Wall Street firm JPMorgan has a plan to save the banking industry’s lucrative cross-border payments business from alternatives such as Bitcoin and fintechs such as Ripple and TransferWise – expand the use cases for its permissioned blockchain network, the Interbank Information Network (IIN) to include settling payments. According to the Financial Times, plans are underway to add a payments settlement feature to the IIN. The feature will allow payments being made to be verified in real time as they are being routed to a valid account. This will eliminate delays or cancellation of transactions which is usually caused The post JPMorgan Plots Blockchain Payments to Fight Transferwise, Ripple Threat appeared first on CCN


Sri Lanka: U.S. State Dept. Warns of More Possible Terrorist Suicide Attacks   (Cryptocoinsnews - Apr 22)

By CCN.com: The US State Department has published a new travel advisory warning that more suicide bombings could be on the way in Sri Lanka. It comes after 290 victims were killed in terrorist attacks across the country on Easter Sunday. Per a Reuters report, the State Department warned that terrorists are still active in the region: “Terrorists may attack with little or no warning.” US citizens in Sri Lanka are advised to avoid crowded areas and adhere to the curfew which now extends to 4am on Tuesday morning. Terrorist Targets: Airports, Hotels, Tourist Locations The State Department travel advisory, The post Sri Lanka: U.S. State Dept. Warns of More Possible Terrorist Suicide Attacks appeared first on CCN


Hacked Crypto Exchange Zaif Resuming Full Services Under New Owner   (Coindesk - Apr 22)

Japanese crypto exchange Zaif, which was hacked for $60 million last year, is reinstating all services after being acquired by investment firm Fisco.


India PM Outrageously Warns Pakistan of Nuclear War after Shocking Sri Lanka Attacks   (Cryptocoinsnews - Apr 22)

By CCN.com: India’s prime minister Narendra Modi doubled down on the nuclear threat against Pakistan this weekend. Speaking on the campaign trail for re-election, he told a packed crowd: “India has stopped the policy of getting scared by Pakistan’s threats. Every day, would make claims about having nuclear weapons. Even the media would bring out reports about Pakistan having nuclear weapons. So what do we have? Are we saving them (nuclear weapons) for Diwali?” #WATCH Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Barmer, Rajasthan: India has stopped the policy of getting scared of Pakistan's threats. Every other day they used to say "We've The post India PM Outrageously Warns Pakistan of Nuclear War after Shocking Sri Lanka Attacks appeared first on CCN


Bitcoin Price RSI Confirms Possible Long-Term Bull Reversal   (Coindesk - Apr 22)

With the widely-followed RSI now signaling a long-term bullish reversal, bitcoin may rally to $6,000 over the next month or two.


$6K Ahead? Bitcoin Price RSI Confirms Long Run Bull Reversal   (Coindesk - Apr 22)

With the widely-followed RSI now signaling a long-term bullish reversal, bitcoin may rally to $6,000 over the next month or two.


Here’s Why Crypto Traders are Abandoning Altcoins to Bullishly Buy Bitcoin   (Cryptocoinsnews - Apr 22)

Since January, in less than four months, the valuation of the crypto market is up around $52 billion from $125 billion with the bitcoin price comfortably hovering above the $5,300 mark. Historically, alternative cryptocurrencies, or altcoins, have performed particularly well when bitcoin demonstrates a sideways price movement or remains stable in a tight price range. While bitcoin has been relatively stable in the $5,200 to $5,300 range, due to the lack of upside momentum of altcoins, some traders have become less confident in the near-term prospect of altcoins. Will Bitcoin Dominate? According to a widely recognized cryptocurrency trader, the altcoin The post Here’s Why Crypto Traders are Abandoning Altcoins to Bullishly Buy Bitcoin appeared first on CCN


Tennis Star Serena Williams Reveals Investment in Coinbase   (Coindesk - Apr 22)

Serena Williams, one of the most successful tennis players ever, has revealed she invested in Coinbase via a previously secret VC fund.


Bitcoin ATM Firm ‘Auscoin’ a Front for International Drug Smuggling Ring: Australian Police   (Cryptocoinsnews - Apr 22)

By CCN.com: As bitcoin entrepreneurs who founded the fast-growing Auscoin Bitcoin ATM business in Australia, there was nothing suspicious about Steen McBeth and Sam Karagiozis leading a flashy lifestyle including driving Lamborghinis and BMW motorcycles. Australian police, however, now allege that the duo’s cryptocurrency business was just a front for an international drug-dealing operation. The two men are now in custody facing various charges all relating to drug-smuggling operations, according to the Daily Mail. According to the Australian police, the drugs were acquired on various darknet sites and then shipped to Australia. Their customers often paid in bitcoin, per the The post Bitcoin ATM Firm ‘Auscoin’ a Front for International Drug Smuggling Ring: Australian Police appeared first on CCN


AllianceTraders – Cryptocurrency Automated Trading Platform   (Cryptocoinsnews - Apr 22)

Out of hundreds of cryptocurrency trading and exchange platforms operating on the market today, Alliancetraders is surely one of the best offering access to a highly professional, global and safe market. Founded by two experienced entrepreneurs, it’s the fastest cryptocurrency trading platform providing top-notch security measures to protect the investor’s digital assets. Availability In terms of availability, Alliancetraders, unlike most platforms, acts like a trader overseeing your account, so you don’t trade it yourself. However, you can sign in to the platform any time using your PC, laptop or smartphone and find out what exactly is happening to your account. The post AllianceTraders – Cryptocurrency Automated Trading Platform appeared first on CCN


JPMorgan Expanding Blockchain Project With 220 Banks to Include Payments   (Coindesk - Apr 22)

Investment bank JPMorgan is reportedly expanding an existing blockchain platform with hundreds of banking members to include settlement.


25-Year Historical Data Analysis Predicts Modest Easter Monday Dow Bump   (Cryptocoinsnews - Apr 22)

By CCN.com: A CCN historical analysis of the Dow Jones industrial average index’s performance the day after Easter over the last 25 years indicates a modest gain on Easter Monday. How you might use this information on Easter Monday trading depends on your investment and savings strategy, with some contextualization regarding 2019’s equity markets. Dow Usually Gets A Small Bump on Easter Monday On April 4, 1994, the Dow opened at 3635.39 after the Easter weekend break. It lost 42.04 points by the market close on Easter Monday that year. The following three years’ of Easter Mondays were all routs. The post 25-Year Historical Data Analysis Predicts Modest Easter Monday Dow Bump appeared first on CCN


Bitcoin SV’s Delisting Isn’t ‘Censorship.’ But It’s Still a Problem   (Coindesk - Apr 22)

The controversy over delisting bitcoin SV shows why crypto exchanges need more consistent standards and rules.


Mueller Report: Russia Funded U.S. Election Snooping, Manipulation with Bitcoin   (Cryptocoinsnews - Apr 22)

By CCN.com: It is no news by now that the long-awaited Mueller Report has revealed extensive Russian efforts to interfere with the 2016 U.S. presidential election. While much attention has been focused on whether or not president Donald Trump was in any way complicit with these efforts, what is less reported is that the report showed that state-backed Russian operatives used bitcoin extensively in their attempts to impede Hilary Clinton and help Donald Trump’s campaign. According to the report, agents working on behalf of Russian military intelligence used bitcoin to do everything from purchasing VPNs to buying domains hosting political The post Mueller Report: Russia Funded U.S. Election Snooping, Manipulation with Bitcoin appeared first on CCN


Bitcoin News Summary – April 22, 2019   (Bitcoinexaminer - Apr 22)

The post Bitcoin News Summary – April 22, 2019 appeared first on 99 Bitcoins. Here’s what happened this week in Bitcoin in 99 seconds.  Belorussian leader, Alexander Lukashenko, last week called for a large Bitcoin mining center to be constructed near the country’s new nuclear power plant which is expected to be fully operational by 2020. Belarus has already developed a special economic zone, the High-Tech Park, with [...]


EY Blockchain Whiz Quits Crypto, Says Adoption Not in Bitcoin’s Forecast   (Cryptocoinsnews - Apr 22)

By CCN: The ruthless bitcoin bear market of 2018 has claimed numerous victims, including many crypto startups and executives. The latest is former EY blockchain leader Angus Champion de Crespigny, who’s leaving the industry. Champion de Crespigny made the revelation on Twitter, where he insists that he’s still bullish on bitcoin. However, he’s discouraged by how long he believes it will take for mass adoption, and doesn’t want to wait around. As recently as November 2019, Angus was touting blockchain and cryptocurrencies at a conference (video below). Champion: Institutions are Dragging Their Feet Champion de Crespigny worked for 11 years The post EY Blockchain Whiz Quits Crypto, Says Adoption Not in Bitcoin’s Forecast appeared first on CCN