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Bitcoin Cash Tanks 13 Percent as Major Cryptocurrencies All Fall Hard

Friday, Dec. 14 — Bitcoin Cash (BCH) led fresh losses across cryptocurrency markets as investors in the top twenty assets by market cap shouldered new lows. Market visualization from Coin360 Data from Cointelegraph’s own price index, Coin360 and Coinmarketcap painted a gloomy picture at press time Friday, with Bitcoin (BTC) dropping about 3.5 percent in 24 hours. Having staved off ...

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XRP, Bitcoin [BTC], and other cryptocurrencies paired against USDC on Binance

Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange has been busy as the brutal bear year of 2018 is finally coming to an end. Binance announced on December 14 that it will be listing new trading pairs with CENTRE consortium’s stablecoin USDC as a quote asset. Binance, in its official blog, announced plans to list trading pairs XRP/USDC, Bitcoin [BTC]/USDC, Binance coin [BNB]/USDC, Ethereum ...

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Bitcoin isn’t quite the gold rush it once was, but cryptocurrencies are here to stay

A year ago, the value of a single Bitcoin reached almost $20,000. This astonishing figure marked the peak of a feverish, several-week-long period of speculative investment. Economists noted that the short-lived cryptocurrency boom was not without precedent, remarking on its similarities to historic events such as the Dutch tulip craze of the 1600s, the California gold rush of the 19th ...

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Australian Company Issues Loans Backed by Cryptocurrencies

Finance A Melbourne-based company is now offering crypto-backed loans. Helio operates under an Australian Credit License (ACL) issued by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC). In the current bear market, cryptocurrency holders can borrow fiat money and keep their digital coins for better times.    Also read: Chat Bot Advises Crypto Startups and Investors Helio Lends Fiat Against Crypto ...

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Report: South Korea to Push for Major Adoption of Cryptocurrencies

News South Korea will push for major cryptocurrency adoption, claims a new report, strengthening the spotlight on the tech hub which forms one of the most crypto-friendly countries in the world.  Also read: Korean Incoming Minister Confirms Crypto Taxation Plans South Korea’s Enthusiasm for Tech As one of the most innovative countries in the world, it’s no surprise the tech-savvy population ...

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Most Other Cryptocurrencies Are Following—But Not All

If there’s a floor to Bitcoin’s terrible 2018 trajectory, it may not have hit it yet. The leading cryptocurrency lost 12% of its value in the last day, falling south of the $3,400 mark. Reminder: a year ago today, one Bitcoin was worth $17,900. Bitcoin hasn’t been this low since mid-September 2017, as its glorious — and finite — rally ...

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Coinbase Opens the Door to More Than 30 New Cryptocurrencies

Exchanges Coinbase has announced that it plans to list over 30 cryptocurrencies, with many more to follow. In its largest listing spree to date, the California-based exchange will add dozens of cryptocurrencies in the coming months, including dai, mana and neo. Moving forward, Coinbase ultimately plans to add over 90 percent of “all compliant digital assets.” Also read: SEC to Decide ...

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Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are plunging again

Global asset markets have steadied after a volatile week, ahead of all-important US jobs data on Friday. But there’s been another crypto selloff in the Asian session, with Bitcoin now trading at a new 15-month low. Cryptocurrencies haven’t been spared from the selloff in global markets this week. And today in Asian trade, another crypto bloodbath is taking place as ...

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