Stocks Cleared and Settled Successfully in Bank of Canada Blockchain Trial

An experiment conducted by Canada’s central bank in conjunction with the country’s payments system, a stock exchange operator, a distributed ledger technology (DLT) firm and a global consulting and professional services firm has demonstrated that it is possible to clear and settle securities efficiently and cost-effectively using blockchain technology. Read more

 

Lightning Network: How It Is Going to Affect Bitcoin and Litecoin

There’s no secret that Bitcoin suffers from slow and expensive transactions. In December 2017, an average transaction fee was over $30 and a confirmation process was taking about 30 minutes! Now the numbers are much lower, but scalability remains the biggest issue Bitcoin has yet to solve. Read more

 

Ethereum Price Predictions: Experts Share Their Predictions on How High Ethereum Can Go

Ethereum is the second most popular cryptocurrency in the world. Nearly 2,000 projects have been built on their blockchain at the time of writing, with more popping up seemingly every day. Their global community is massive and wildly enthusiastic. Yet, the price of ETH has taken a huge hit this year. It has plummeted nearly 90% from its all-time high of more than US$1,400 in January, hitting as low as $170 in September. This has caused a lot of alarm and panic among the Ethereum community. However, even though we’ve suffered through a serious bear market this year, there are still many crypto experts and enthusiasts that are confident that the price of ETH will recover and rise in the medium to long term. Read more

 

Bitcoin Shows New Resilience as Markets Shake off Futures Settlement

Bitcoin futures may have expired, but even that failed to produce volatility in cryptocurrency as markets remained flat Saturday, Oct. 27. Read more

 

Investor: US Debt is a Death Spiral That Cannot be Undone, Buy Crypto

If US markets deteriorate in the long-term, as predicted by recognized economists including Peter Schiff and Nouriel Roubini, Dotcom firmly stated that crypto will appeal to investors as a robust and stable store of value alongside precious metals such as gold. Read more

 

3 Common Mistakes New Crypto Traders Make

When it comes to trading in the crypto space there are three common mistakes new traders make: going against the trend, trading in consolidation periods and forgetting to reduce their risk. Read more

 


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