Ripple XRP: Poised for Another Breakout?

Ripple’s price surge has moderated this week, but all signs are pointing to a sharp acceleration in demand as hedge funds and institutional traders pivot toward cryptocurrency. And as we all know, the XRP token has favorable characteristics that could

ECB’s Yves Mersch: Banks Need Faster Payments to Counter Bitcoin

Commercial banks need to develop faster payment systems to counter the rise of cryptocurrencies, according to one European Central Bank executive. Yves Mersch, who sits on the ECB’s executive board, made the argument even while dismissing the impact of cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin’s Biggest Competition Is Litecoin

It appears when perusing CoinMarketCap that the biggest competition for Bitcoin would be number two – Ethereum. However, according to the Motley Fool, the biggest risk for Bitcoin may actually come from somewhat lower – Litecoin. Litecoin was created by Charlie Lee in 2011

Bitcoin Not Threat to Global Economy, Says Bank of England

Bank of England Deputy Governor, Sir Jon Cunliffe, has claimed that the leading cryptocurrency Bitcoin poses no real threat to the global economy and financial institutions despite its current phenomenal performance in the market. The most famous digital currency has

Between Bitcoin Bulls and Bears an Academic Weighs In

When Bitcoin is down, the Bearish come out and berate the bubble-linked digital currency. Then, when things turn around, the Bulls stampede out the gates and proffer their emotional reasoning of how this is the money revolution. All in all, it

Trade Recommendation: Ethereum | Hacked: Hacking Finance

Lisk cryptocurrency has quietly put together a stellar month, with prices enjoying bitcoin-level growth en route to new highs. The little-known coin maxed out above $10.50 earlier this month before paring back gains in the final week. Just a few

Coinbase Ordered to Hand IRS Data on Over 14,000 Users

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has been ordered to disclose details of more than 14,000 customers to the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Following a lengthy legal battle between the two entities, the San-Francisco district court ruled Tuesday that Coinbase must hand

How to Explain Bitcoin to Your Parents

With Bitcoin recently reaching a high water mark of an all-time high of $11,500, it’s inevitable that relatives will start asking questions. tried to convince parents to buy me bitcoin in 2010, they laughed at me and i never got

South Africa Prime For Crypto Revolution: Economist

Cryptocurrencies have taken the world by storm in the past few years and that has led to larger countries like Russia and China imposing bans on their trade. While those superpowers flex their muscles to the detriment of various virtual currencies, emerging