This Ripple Chart Screams Buy – Will XRP Defy the Altcoin Apocalypse?

By CCN Markets: Since late June when the Ripple (XRP) price reached its 2019 high near $0.50, the cryptocurrency has plummeted nearly 50 percent. Currently, XRP is trading at $0.26, and at least one analyst believes it's primed for a major recovery. Ac...

Millennial Buys Ripple With Loan He Can’t Afford – Then This Happened

By CCN Markets: A Twitter user who goes by the name of @XRPBallzD33p told his followers last month that he was going all-in on his Ripple (XRP) investment. Or to use the parlance of our times, he went BALLZ deep. So deep, in fact, that he took out a loan he couldn’t afford to pay […]

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We Finally Know Why Coinbase UK Dumped ‘Anonymous Crypto’ Zcash

By CCN Markets: Coinbase users in the UK continue to get bad news, with the latest impacting Zcash holders specifically. The rumor mill began to churn this week when the cryptocurrency exchange unexpectedly dumped ZEC. Now there’s finally confirmation for at least one of the reasons that were bandied about. UK-based banking giant Barclays severed […]

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This Chart Perfectly Shows Bitcoin’s Brutal Dominance over Altcoins

By CCN Markets: Bitcoin raged back into a bull market in 2019, leaving the rest of the cryptocurrency market in the dust.  While bitcoin is up 178 percent this year alone, Ripple (XRP) and Stellar (XLM), are down more than 15 percent. Despite desperate...

Why Zcash Suddenly Became the Crypto Market’s Black Sheep

By CCN Markets: The privacy-focused cryptocurrency Zcash has fallen by nearly 15 percent this week as Bitcoin’s dominance approaches 70 percent. According to CoinMarketCap, Zcash was trading at slightly over $66 seven days ago but is now just under $56, a decline of approximately 15 percent that forced its market cap below $400 million. Among […]

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Why Zcash Suddenly Became the Crypto Market’s Black Sheep

By CCN Markets: The privacy-focused cryptocurrency Zcash has fallen by nearly 15 percent this week as Bitcoin’s dominance approaches 70 percent. According to CoinMarketCap, Zcash was trading at slightly over $66 seven days ago but is now just under $56, a decline of approximately 15 percent that forced its market cap below $400 million. Among […]

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Dash Works Overtime to Distance Itself From “Darkcoin” Past

With an eye toward alleviating regulatory fears, Dash recently began circulating a primer which works to explain its privacy features. The Darkcoin Past Dash founded the first era of “privacy” coins when it was created by Evan Duffield in the form of “...

‘Bitcoin Jesus’ Roger Ver Epically Trolls Lightning Shills

"Lightning fast" may eventually be a trademarked term for some crypto payments company or another, but "Bitcoin Jesus" Roger Ver used the phrase to hard-troll fans of the Lightning Network. Guerilla Marketing by Bitcoin's Favorite Jesus Turned Judas Saying "Bitcoin Cash is lightning fast" and posting a video where a transaction is "completed" within 15 […]

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Binance Coin (BNB) Surges 11% Despite ‘FUD’ Hack Rumors

On a relatively muted Thursday for the cryptocurrency market, one coin is a clear outlier: binance coin (BNB). While bitcoin ekes out a small 2 percent rise, binance coin is up almost 11 percent in the last 24 hours. The move comes despite hackers claiming to have obtained personal data from the Binance exchange. Binance […]

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Judge: Coinbase ‘Incompetent,’ But No Fraud in Bitcoin Cash Launch

The Northern District Court of California has slammed Coinbase's ‘incompetence’ over its controversial Bitcoin Cash launch in 2017. The court denied a renewed motion by the company to force arbitration against plaintiff Jeffrey Berk, but dismissed allegations of fraud against Coinbase. “Moreover, while the factual allegations paint a compelling picture of an incompetent launch by […]

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