カテゴリー: 2018

Meitu Founder Announces Accumulation of 10,000 Bitcoins in 2018

Meitu Founder Announces Accumulation of 10,000 Bitcoins in 2018Cai Wensheng, the founder of Meitu Inc., a Chinese technology company that makes smartphones and selfie apps, has announced that his bitcoin holdings have reached a personal milestone of 10,000 BTC. Mr. Wensheng also discussed his investments in alternative cryptocurrencies, and compared the present state of the cryptocurrency sector to that of the internet of […]

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Bitcoin Futures Markets See a Big Uptick in Trade Volume

Bitcoin Futures Markets See a Big Uptick in Trade VolumeBitcoin prices and cryptocurrency spot markets, in general, have been recovering after the downturn that took place from mid-December 2017 up until three weeks ago. At the time, when BTC derivatives products were introduced to the public, futures contracts got off to a slow start. Now bitcoin-based futures markets from the Chicago Board Options Exchange […]

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Researchers Chart BTC holding Periods Called ‘Hodl Waves’

Researchers Chart BTC holding Periods Called 'Hodl Waves'This week Dhruv Bansal the co-founder of Unchained Capital, a cryptocurrency based financial services lending firm released a research study called ‘Bitcoin Data Science: Hodl Waves’ part one. Bansal and his team analyzed the BTC network’s ledger of Unspent Transaction Outputs (UTXO) over a few years and discovered how when BTC lost a large share […]

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China’s Position on Crypto Likely to Harden Under New PBOC Governor

China's Position on Crypto Likely to Harden Under New PBOC GovernorChina’s cryptocurrency markets have witnessed a number of significant events in recent weeks, including affirmation from the People Bank of China (PBOC)’s new governor, which will likely intensify the country’s crackdown on cryptocurrency. Also Read: Chinese Merchants in Moscow Convert Most of Their Cash to Crypto  New PBOC Governor Reaffirms Stern Position Regarding Cryptocurrencies Whilst attending […]

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Tax Paying Americans Owe $25 Billion in Cryptocurrency

Tax Paying Americans Owe $25 Billion in Cryptocurrency Gains LiabilitiesTax season in the U.S. is here, and many citizens who use or hold cryptocurrencies are clamoring around trying to figure out how to file their capital gains taxes. According to reports from Fundstrat’s analyst Tom Lee, cryptocurrencies represent roughly 20 percent of last years U.S. capital gains. Also Read: Emin Gün Sirer Discusses Cryptocurrency Academics […]

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Huobi’s Sentiment Index Shows Cryptocurrency Investors Still Bullish

Huobi's Sentiment Index Shows Cryptocurrency Investors Still BullishThis week the cryptocurrency exchange Huobi’s educational subsidiary ‘Huobi Research’ conducted a survey with close to 2,000 individuals from 23 different countries to get a visual of what cryptocurrency sentiment looks like today. As cryptocurrencies have slid in value over the past three months according to the report, 77.9 percent of those polled were still […]

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Capitalization of Cryptocurrency Markets Loses 59% in Q1 2018

Capitalization of Cryptocurrency Markets Loses 59% in Q1 2018The first quarter of 2018 dealt heavy losses to the cryptocurrency markets, with Coinmarketcap data indicating that the capitalization of the combined crypto markets has dropped by 59% since the start of January. Q1 2018 has also been among the bloodiest quarters in recent memory for the bitcoin markets – with BTC suffering an approximately […]

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Capitalization of Cryptocurrency Markets Loses 59% in Q1 2018

Capitalization of Cryptocurrency Markets Loses 59% in Q1 2018The first quarter of 2018 dealt heavy losses to the cryptocurrency markets, with Coinmarketcap data indicating that the capitalization of the combined crypto markets has dropped by 59% since the start of January. Q1 2018 has also been among the bloodiest quarters in recent memory for the bitcoin markets – with BTC suffering an approximately […]

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PBOC to Strengthen Cryptocurrency Regulations in 2018

PBOC to Strengthen Cryptocurrency Regulations in 2018The People’s Bank of China (PBOC)’s Institute of International Finance has released a report identifying cryptocurrencies as a top priority for 2018. The document claims that widespread retail investment into cryptocurrencies has the potential to pose systemic risk to the Yuan, and also emphasizes the PBOC’s intention to expand its research and development into cryptocurrencies. […]

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The Current Crypto-Bear Run Will be Nothing Like 2014

The Current Crypto-Bear Run Will be Nothing Like 2014Since the beginning of the new year, the past three months has seen most cryptocurrencies lose over 60 percent of their values. Bearish markets have started to spark 2014 memories when BTC/USD markets and many altcoins suffered from a year-long downturn. Surely there have been few similarities to the current 2018 bear run and the […]

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