Bitcoin-Pumping Wealth Advisor Licks Chops Over Fed Meeting

A $10 billion wealth advisor predicts the next Fed rate cut will launch the bitcoin price to a new yearly high. There’s just one problem. | Source: Jim WATSON / AFP (i), Jan von Uxkull-Gyllenband/Shutterstock (ii). Image Edited by CCN. The Federal Reserve will hold its next policy meeting tomorrow, and analysts predict that the […]

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Swiss Central Bank Dreads Scary Foreign Stablecoin Crypto – CCN Markets

Switzerland’s central bank is running scared over its control on monetary policies in the face of stablecoins pegged to foreign currencies. | Source: Shutterstock; Edited by CCN Switzerland’s central bank is fretting over the possibility of stablecoins pegged to foreign currencies eroding its ability to use its monetary policy tools effectively, further complicating the path […]

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Jack Dorsey Rejects Twitter Crypto Concept to Passionately Back Bitcoin – CCN Markets

Bitcoin’s the best bet for a cryptocurrency, says Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey. | Source: Photo by Prakash SINGH / AFP As Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg faces a firestorm of criticism for his Libra project, another prominent social media billionaire is staying on the side-lines. Jack Dorsey made it very clear in an interview with the Sydney […]

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Facebook’s Libra Backers Are Having Second Thoughts. No Surprise Here

Facebook’s Libra may have some early ship-jumpers as some of its first backers are reportedly distancing themselves from the project over regulation. | Source: AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File By CCN Markets: Facebook’s Libra project could be dead on arrival. If it does launch, it probably won’t be anything like what was originally proposed by […]

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Asset Manager Boldly Claims Every Institutional Investor Will Buy Bitcoin

The range-bound bitcoin price could jump higher if Anthony Pompliano’s prediction turns out to be true in the long run. | Source: Shutterstock By CCN Markets: The bitcoin price has been going sideways for nearly two months now, but crypto bulls believe that rising institutional interest could lead to a breakout. Bitcoin price has been […]

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Did Bitcoin’s Most Controversial Twitter Handle Just Change Hands?

The @Bitcoin Twitter handle appeared to switch allegiances when it deleted old pro-BCH posts, and redirected the Bitcoin whitepaper. But why? | Source: Shutterstock By CCN Markets: The long-running conflict between Bitcoin (BTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) supporters took another turn on Monday. The @Bitcoin Twitter handle, which previously showed support for the BCH community, […]

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McAfee Blasts Twitter Over Callous Disregard for Bitcoin Scams

Renegade John McAfee slammed Twitter on Monday for its callous disregard for Bitcoin scams after an impersonator was caught on Medium. | Source: AP Photo/Moises Castillo (i), REUTERS / Dado Ruvic (ii). Image Edited by CCN. Early on Monday, CCN brought to light the misadventures of an insidious scammer pretending to be none other than […]

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Jeremy Allaire’s Circle the Latest to Distance Itself from Facebook’s Libra

Jeremy Allaire’s Circle issued a U.S. dollar-backed stablecoin before stablecoins were cool. Now that Facebook has joined the fray with its Libra coin, which is designed to be backed by a basket of fiat currencies (and maybe other financial instruments), the spotlight on stablecoins has grown brighter. But Allaire, who is testifying in front of […]

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Bitcoin’s Pummeling Ethereum – Here’s Why ETH Will Get Revenge

Ethereum, like most altcoins, has been clobbered by bitcoin in 2019, losing more than 39% against the flagship cryptocurrency. ETH recently broke below its historical support of 0.025 BTC and printed a fresh all-time low of 0.020138 BTC on Binance on July 16. With no support to keep its head above water, bears warn that […]

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Bitcoin Price Sinks Below $10,000; What’s Causing the 4-Digit Drop?

Within less than three weeks, since July 9, the bitcoin price has fallen from over $13,000 to below $10,000, which many investors regard as a key psychological level for the crypto asset. While the dominant crypto asset initiated a strong recovery on July 17 from around $9,200 to $10,600, it has struggled to climb above […]

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