Stablecoin Wars: Poloniex Eliminates USDC Trading Fees in Bid to Boost Volume

In case you missed it, Poloniex, one of the major altcoin exchanges, was acquired by Circle in February. Previously, Circle was focused primarily on the major coins versus fiat pairings, but since its acquisition of Poloniex it has had the opportunity ...

Ripple (XRP) Leads Altcoin Retreat as Early-Week Rally Fizzles

Led by ripple (XRP), the bitcoin and the altcoin markets edged lower on Thursday after staying on the bulls’ side for most of the week. Ripple Price Headlines Pullback The cryptocurrency market as a whole witnessed their uptrends getting stalled....

Bitcoin Cash: Pre-Fork Trading Doesn’t Bode Well for Craig Wright’s Camp

Partisans in the looming Bitcoin Cash civil war now have the opportunity to put their money where their mouths are, and that money is quickly piling up on one side of the debate. Poloniex Opens Pre-Fork BCH Market Earlier today, cryptocurrency exchange...

Just a Ripple? XRP Price Hits One-Month High But Eyes Correction

Ripple (XRP) on Tuesday established a bullish setup after rising more than 10 percent against the US dollar. The pair broke above the October peak to set a new one-month high at 0.569-fiat. It was previously stuck in a narrow trading range for mul...

Dash Price Climbs 13% as Tether Boosts Volume & Payment Service Launches

Dash on Sunday surged as much as 13 percent against the US Dollar as supposed stablecoin tether (USDT) lost over 4 percent of its value. The DASH/USD pair closed yesterday at 155.90-fiat while continuing to its slow upside momentum. Today’s Asian...

Stablecoin? USD-Backed Crypto Token Tether Falls 5% [Again]

Tether, or USDT, is supposed to remain “tethered” to the US Dollar, as its name implies. That’s its whole purpose as a token: it exists on exchanges as a way for traders get their profits to safety, in a sense, so they have some idea ...

As Ethereum & Ripple (XRP) Plunged, Tron the Only Major Crypto Post Gains in...

The month of October saw many altcoins continue to bleed out in price, with ethereum (ETH) and ripple (XRP) each declining by more than 10 percent. After almost ten months of mostly bearish price action in the cryptocurrency space, there was just one c...

XRP Makes a 24% Monthly Decline, Among the Biggest in October

Ripple’s XRP was among the best performing cryptocurrencies in September. But the bullish sentiment hasn’t sustained well this month. The XRP-to-USD pair has recorded a 24 percent monthly loss as October heads to a close, falling from ...

BCH and EOS Extend Losses to 5% as Bitcoin Price Drops to $6,250

Over the past 24 hours, Bitcoin has lost 2 percent of its price against the US dollar, dipping below the $6,300 mark to $6,250. While cryptocurrency-only exchanges are demonstrating a price of $6,350 for Bitcoin due to the premium on BTC-to-USDT (Tethe...

Decred Jumps 34% after Politeia Announcement, Binance Listing

A couple of strong fundamentals has pushed Decred value up by 34 percent. The DCR/USD rate on Tuesday touched new weekly highs at 50.97-fiat on Binance. The pair underwent a sharp bull run – more like a pump – as traders went on a buying-th...