Bitcoin Price Torn Between Breaking These Levels Even As Exchange Inflows Surge

Despite Bitcoin’s recent recovery from June’s lows showing signs of exhaustion in the past week, stats are still signaling sustained growth of inflows into exchanges and a steady accumulation in the number of wallets with Non-zero balances. Since prices slightly crossed above and recoiled below the $50,000 psychological level a week ago, traders seem to… Continue reading Bitcoin Price Torn Between Breaking These Levels Even As Exchange Inflows Surge

A Comparison Between Layer-2 And Sidechain Solutions

If you’ve been keeping up with developments in the crypto community over the past few months, you’ve probably already heard the words ‘layer-2’ and ‘sidechains’ being thrown around.  There’s a reason behind this: as demand for Ethereum has surged over the past few months, some of the cracks in its model have been beginning to… Continue reading A Comparison Between Layer-2 And Sidechain Solutions

Gun battle between cops and a gang in Rio de Janeiro leaves 25 dead

At least 25 people are killed during gun battle between police and a drug gang in a city favela in operation involving 200 officers Rio de Janeiro’s Civil Police announced 25 people, including a cop, were killed during a shootout on Thursday morning The fallen cop was identified as André Frias. The 45-year-old was assigned to… Continue reading Gun battle between cops and a gang in Rio de Janeiro leaves 25 dead

Ethereum Confined Between $1,300 and $1,600 as Sellers Threaten to Short

Since March 1, Ethereum has been trading below the $1,600 resistance. Buyers are attempting to break the recent high but to no avail. Each attempt at the resistance will result in the price falling to the previous lows. Yesterday, Ether price retested the resistance and it was repelled. The bears appear to have the upper… Continue reading Ethereum Confined Between $1,300 and $1,600 as Sellers Threaten to Short

A storm is brewing between state regulators and the OCC over fintech licensing

A leading association of state banking regulators is trying to put the U.S. national banking regulator in its place on the issue of fintech registration. Per a Dec. 22 filing, the Conference of State Bank Supervisors, or CSBS, says the impending approval of Figure Technology’s bank charter a bridge too far. Figure operates blockchain-backed lending… Continue reading A storm is brewing between state regulators and the OCC over fintech licensing

A storm is brewing between state regulators and the OCC over fintech licensing

A leading association of state banking regulators is trying to put the U.S. national banking regulator in its place on the issue of fintech registration. Per a Dec. 22 filing, the Conference of State Bank Supervisors, or CSBS, says the impending approval of Figure Technology’s bank charter a bridge too far. Figure operates blockchain-backed lending and investment… Continue reading A storm is brewing between state regulators and the OCC over fintech licensing

Jetstar cuts fares to $25 between for some Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch flights

Jetstar has cut prices on thousands of seats to as low as $25 on its main trunk routes. The low-cost carrier says its big domestic sale has 70,000 seats on offer, including 10,000 at $25 – the same price as a few hours’ airport parking. The one-way fares include: • Auckland to Wellington from $25•… Continue reading Jetstar cuts fares to $25 between for some Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch flights

Place Bets on Who wins Between Trump and Biden to Win Over 12 BTC in Rewards

It is less than six weeks before the United States goes to the ballot. BC.Game, as per a notification on Oct 14 on their site, now wants to bring all the benefits blockchain has to offer by blending gaming and politics from a provably fair platform, rewarding punters who speculate whether President Trump will continue… Continue reading Place Bets on Who wins Between Trump and Biden to Win Over 12 BTC in Rewards

Watch live: VP debate between Mike Pence, Kamala Harris kicks off

The lone vice presidential debate of the 2020 election cycle is underway in Salt Lake City, Utah, pitting incumbent Mike Pence against Democratic challenger and California Sen. Kamala Harris. The candidates are going toe-to-toe at the University of Utah — metaphorically speaking, with strict new coronavirus precautions in place following President Trump’s diagnosis with the… Continue reading Watch live: VP debate between Mike Pence, Kamala Harris kicks off

Learning gap between poor kids and richer classmates 'has become a gulf' during lockdown, research finds

The learning gap between poor kids and their better-off classmates “has become a gulf”, it was claimed. New research suggests disadvantaged pupils fell further behind during the lockdown than more affluent pupils. Steve Chalke, founder of Oasis Community Learning, which is responsible for 31,500 children at 52 academies, urged the Government to treble the pupil… Continue reading Learning gap between poor kids and richer classmates 'has become a gulf' during lockdown, research finds

Crypto markets ‘between a rock and a hard place,’ Peter Brandt says

Peter Brandt, long-time trader and CEO of proprietary trading firm Factor LLC, recently gave his thoughts on the current crypto market, describing the price action stuck between two difficult giants. “Bitcoin and Ethereum — those really, for me, is where the game is played,” Brandt told Cointelegraph in a Sept. 9 interview when asked about… Continue reading Crypto markets ‘between a rock and a hard place,’ Peter Brandt says

Ethereum Ranges between $380 and $400 for a Possible Upside Rally

Today, buyers have retested the $400 resistance but were unable to break above it. This isn’t the first time the resistance will be retested since the price tussle began on August 5. Ether rebounded on August 5 but could not break the resistance. The subsequent downward move and buyers prompt response made the biggest altcoin… Continue reading Ethereum Ranges between $380 and $400 for a Possible Upside Rally

Correlation Between Bitcoin Price and Stocks Reaches a New All-Time High

Lately, Bitcoin price has been showing record-high levels of correlation with traditional markets and on July 9 the correlation between the S&P 500 and BTC reached a new all-time high.  Data from Skew shows that the one-year realized correlation reached 0.38 on Thursday, July 9 and this came after the metric had reached new highs… Continue reading Correlation Between Bitcoin Price and Stocks Reaches a New All-Time High

Strong Correlation Between Bitcoin and Stock Market May Finally Be Over

The tight correlation between Bitcoin and the stock market has been deteriorating in recent days. And following the latest price action, the correlation may finally be over and Bitcoin can break free from the shackles of the S&P 500. Bitcoin Correlation With S&P 500 Finally Diverges Thanks to Halving Bitcoin price was trading well above… Continue reading Strong Correlation Between Bitcoin and Stock Market May Finally Be Over

Ethereum (ETH) Caught Between Rock And A Hard Place Once Again

Ethereum (ETH) keeps finding itself in tricky situations. It depends on Bitcoin (BTC) for a decisive breakout to either side but the fact that it has now become range bound once again after a strong move to the upside means that traders will be all confused again as to the direction ETH/USD is going to… Continue reading Ethereum (ETH) Caught Between Rock And A Hard Place Once Again

Tensions between China & U.S. hitting campus quads

Chinese delegation arrives for trade talks A Chinese delegation arrives in the U.S. for trade talks. Enrollment of new Chinese students at universities and colleges in the United States dropped at least one-fifth at some institutions, which could send ripples through the economy if the trend continues and change the way colleges recruit foreign students.… Continue reading Tensions between China & U.S. hitting campus quads

All is Forgiven Between BitMEX & Binance Over Plagiarism Mistake

Two of the biggest cryptocurrency exchange’s in the industry, binance and BitMEX recently made up following a spat when BitMEX accused Binance of copying documentation featured in its recently-launched crypto derivatives testnet. The BitMEX Twitter account slated the US exchange on Twitter in regards to its testnet launch and noted that the similarities between the… Continue reading All is Forgiven Between BitMEX & Binance Over Plagiarism Mistake

Talks will resume between BA and pilots’ union over planned strikes

Fresh hope for tens of thousands of British Airways passengers as pilots’ union BALPA agrees to strike talks after £167k-a-year boss is pictured on Mediterranean cruise Trade unionists have confirmed they will meet with BA chiefs for further talks  Comes as pilots are threatening to unleash strikes on September 9, 10 and 27   Letter to… Continue reading Talks will resume between BA and pilots’ union over planned strikes

Brazil prison battle between rival gangs leaves at least 52 dead

Prison battle between rival gangs leaves at least 52 dead in Brazil jail At least 52 people confirmed dead in prison riot fought between rival gangs Began at Altamira Regional Recovery Center in northern Para state Sixteen bodies had been decapitated during the five-hour-long clash Comes two months after riot in Amazonas state jail that killed 55… Continue reading Brazil prison battle between rival gangs leaves at least 52 dead

Bitcoin [BTC]: Half a billion dollars worth of BTC moved between unknown wallets, Bittrex, & Bitfinex

The world of digital assets received a much-needed boost recently after Bitcoin [BTC], the world’s largest cryptocurrency, shot up in value and contributed to the rest of the market following suit. This unprecedented hike also resulted in market momentum increasing, as evidenced by transfers to and from wallets and exchanges. According to Whale Alert, a… Continue reading Bitcoin [BTC]: Half a billion dollars worth of BTC moved between unknown wallets, Bittrex, & Bitfinex

Ripple Exchange wallet carries out over 9 billion XRP transactions between wallets

The cryptocurrency market was soaring as prices of most major cryptos sky-rocketed. However, this green market distracted crypto-users from several large transactions that took place on May 30. Whale Alert, a tracker of large cryptocurrency transactions, alerted the community of 14 XRP transfers that took place from Ripple to multiple unknown wallet addresses. Whale Alert… Continue reading Ripple Exchange wallet carries out over 9 billion XRP transactions between wallets

Wage gaps between black, white, female college graduates has grown

A growing number of parents giving financial support to millennials plagued with debt Barron’s Senior Editor Jack Hough on parents giving financial support to their millennial children who are facing mounting college debt. While pay gaps between gender, race and blue-collar workers versus white-collar workers have always been a hot-button issue no matter what industry you may… Continue reading Wage gaps between black, white, female college graduates has grown

Binance Report Says There’s Low Correlation Between Ripple’s XRP And Bitcoin (BTC), XRP Still In $0.30 Price Range

A new research report by Binance has stated that XRP has low correlation to Bitcoin (BTC). This comes as no surprise for those who have been watching the market up close. While Bitcoin and a majority of cryptocurrencies have had dramatic short term surges and plummets, XRP has remained very stable. Though in nature, cryptocurrencies… Continue reading Binance Report Says There’s Low Correlation Between Ripple’s XRP And Bitcoin (BTC), XRP Still In $0.30 Price Range

Bitcoin [BTC] Lightning Network adoption would improve if exchanges start using it between themselves, claims Tadge Dryja

Bitcoin’s Lightning Network gained massive popularity in 2019, with statistics backing up this assumption after the Lightning Network, recorded an impressive $5 million in capacity on the back of a recent price hike. Anton Kumaigorodskiy, a Bitcoin Lightning Wallet Developer, spoke about the LN in a recent interview, claiming that important updates were underway. These… Continue reading Bitcoin [BTC] Lightning Network adoption would improve if exchanges start using it between themselves, claims Tadge Dryja