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Markets Panic: Bitcoin Hits Lowest Since October 2017 as Bitcoin Cash...

A turbulent time for cryptocurrency markets has seen Bitcoin Cash almost lose half its value and Bitcoin set 13-month lows. A “panicked” twenty-four hours in cryptocurrency markets saw Bitcoin (BTC) hit fresh lows not seen in over a year Nov. 20 as assets across the board shed millions. Data from Cointelegraph’s price tracker, Coin360, CoinMarketCap, and Bitcointicker captured frenetic activity into Tuesday as BTC/USD dropped up to 17 percent, at one point reaching $4,237. Market visualization from Coin360 Bitcoin’s daily losses currently total 15.5 percent after a correction to around $4,500, while the situation remains highly volatile as the pair tests new resistance levels. Bitcoin 7-day price chart. Source: Cointelegraph Bitcoin Price Index The events mark a continuation of the unsettled conditions sparked Nov. 15 when altcoin Bitcoin Cash (BCH) experienced a contentious hard fork, which has since resulted in the emergence of two separate competing chains. While BCH initially he..

After Yesterday’s Signs of Recovery, Crypto Markets See Drastic Losses

Following slight signals of recovery yesterday, crypto markets experience another dramatic fall, dragging Bitcoin below $5,000. Monday, Nov. 19: after showing some signs of recovery yesterday, Nov. 18, cryptocurrency markets experience another dramatic fall. Bitcoin (BTC) dipped below the $5,000 mark, with some of the top 20 coins falling by as much as 20 percent at press time, according to CoinMarketCap. Market visualization from Coin360 After a modest attempt to clamber into the green zone on Nov. 18, BTC today has slumped by over 10 percent on the day and is trading at around $4,977 as of press time. On its weekly chart BTC has lost 21.37 percent. Bitcoin daily price chart. Source: CoinMarketCap Ripple (XRP) is down almost 2 percent on the day, and is trading at $0.495 at press time. The coin has retained its position as the second largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization since it managed to displace Ethereum (ETH) on Nov. 15. XRP’s market cap is around $20 billion, while..

Crypto Markets See Flush of Green as Bitcoin Moves Closer to...

After a tumultuous week, crypto markets are today signalling recovery, with most of the top ten cryptocurrencies seeing healthy growth. Sunday, Nov. 18: after a tumultuous week, the crypto markets are today signalling recovery, with most of the top ten cryptocurrencies seeing healthy growth of within a 1 to 7 percent range, and the vast majority of the top 100 crypto assets by market cap in the green, as data from Coin360 shows. Market visualization by Coin360 After a steep decline Nov. 14, Bitcoin (BTC) is today showing signs of gentle growth, consolidating its incremental gains in recent days to push the $5,600 price point. As of press time, the leading cryptocurrency is trading at $5,595, up around 0.9 percent on the day, according to CoinMarketCap. After an brief plummet to $5,371 Nov. 16 — $1.000 dollars lower than its value just two days earlier — Bitcoin has slowly traded sideways and upwards over recent days. While many have attributed this week’s market tumble to the impact ..

Markets See Massive Sell-Off, Bitcoin Dips Below $5,600 for the First...

Top coins are seeing major losses across the board, with Bitcoin dipping below $5,600, hitting its lowest price point in 2018. Nov. 14: Crypto markets have suffered sharp losses over the past several hours. The major market drop off took place between 10:30 a.m. (UTC -5) and 12:00 p.m., with some of the top 20 cryptocurrencies dropping by as much as 18 percent at press time, according to data from CoinMarketCap. Market visualization from Coin360 According to data from Bitcointicker, after 11:00 a.m. (UTC -5) Bitcoin dropped below the $5,600 price point for the first time in 2018, sinking further to as low as $5,506 at around 2:00PM. Bitcoin is now down around 11 percent on the day, trading at $5,612 at press time. Bitcoin price chart. Source: Bitcointicker Ethereum (ETH) the second cryptocurrency by market cap, has plunged below the $200 threshold, and is down 13.4 percent over the day. The altcoin is trading around $179 as of press time, according to data from CoinMarketCap. Ether..

Crypto Markets See Slight Decline on The Day, Bitcoin Cash Makes...

Cryptocurrency markets have seen a slight drop on the day, with BCH being the only token out of the top 10 to make some gains. Tuesday, Nov. 13: Cryptocurrencies have experienced a slight decline over the last day, with almost all top 20 coins by market capitalization in the red after seeing some growth yesterday, Nov. 12. Market visualization from Coin360 The leading cryptocurrency Bitcoin (BTC) is down less than a tenth of a percent today, trading at $6,370 at press time. During the day, the lowest BTC price point was $6,345, with an intraday high aof $6,395. BTC has lost around 1.34 percent over the last week. Bitcoin 7-day price chart. Source: CoinMarketCap The second largest coin Ethereum (ETH) has been trading relatively stable on the day, fluctuating between $210 and $206. ETH is down 1.26 percent over the past 24 hours, trading around $207 at press time. In terms of a weekly view, the altcoin is down over 4 percent. Ethereum 24-hour price chart. Source: CoinMarketCap Ripple..

Ripple, Monero, NEM See Solid Growth Amid Calm, Mostly Green Markets

Crypto markets are seeing a wave of stability, with most major assets seeing low-level fluctuations both red and green, with just a few exceptions. Monday, Nov. 12: crypto markets are seeing a wave of stability, with most major assets seeing low-level fluctuations both red and green, with just a few exceptions, as data from Coin360 shows. Market visualization. Source: Coin360 Bitcoin (BTC) is up around 0.85 percent, trading around $6,354 at press time. After a period of protracted stability, the top coin saw a recent spate of downwards momentum and has been trading beneath $6,400 for the past several days. After an intra-week low of $6,307 yesterday, Nov. 11, Bitcoin has stemmed its losses and pushed back above the $6,350 mark. On the week, the top cryptocurrency is just a little down from the start of its weekly chart, in the red by a slight 0.4 percent. On the month, Bitcoin is up around one percent. Bitcoin 7-day price chart. Source: Cointelegraph Bitcoin Price Index The market’s..

Crypto Markets See Mixed Signals After Recent Downturn

Major cryptocurrencies are seeing mixed signals after a few days in the red, with Bitcoin hovering around $6,400. Sunday, Nov. 8: crypto markets are seeing mixed signals after a recent downturn, with the top 20 cryptocurrencies mostly in the green, as data from Coin360 shows. Bitcoin (BTC) faces minor losses, while Stellar (XLM) is the only major coin to grow steadily throughout the weekend. Market visualization from Coin360 Similar to most of the major currencies, Bitcoin (BTC) is seeing mixed signals with its price fluctuating around $6,400 as of press time. During this week, the top cryptocurrency had its main peak on Wednesday, Nov. 7, trading over $6,500 at the time, and then mildly declining by the end of the week. Bitcoin 7-day price chart. Source: CoinMarketCap Bitcoin Price Index The second largest currency, Ethereum (ETH), is in the green after several days of decline throughout the week, trading at around $212 at press time. On Tuesday, Nov. 6, Ripple (XRP) briefly overto..

Crypto Markets See Ongoing Mild Losses, Bitcoin Trades Below $6,400

Crypto markets are continuing to see downward momentum with virtually all of the major cryptocurrencies in the red, and Bitcoin dipping below the $6,400 mark. Friday, Nov. 9: crypto markets are continuing to see downward momentum, with virtually all of the major cryptocurrencies at least mildly in the red, as data from Coin360 shows. Market visualization by Coin360 Bitcoin (BTC) is down just over 1 percent, trading around $6,340 at press time. After a period of protracted stability, the top coin has seen a short-lived burst of price action of late, growing Nov.7 to break above the $6,500 mark. Bitcoin has since corrected downard to trade close to the start of its weekly chart, where it is seeing virtually no price percentage change to press time. On the month, Bitcoin is down a mild 3.6 percent. Bitcoin 7-day price chart. Source: Cointelegraph Bitcoin Price Index Bitcoin pioneer Jeff Garzik – reportedly the “third-biggest contributor” to Bitcoin’s code and one of Bitcoin creator Sat..

Crypto Markets See Visible Drop Off as Major Coins Are in...

13 of the 20 top cryptocurrencies are in the red, with Bitcoin Cash and Ripple losing up to 4 percent over the day. Wednesday, Nov. 8: most cryptocurrencies have seen a drop-off today, with the most visible losses seen by Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and Ripple (XRP), as data from Coin360 shows. As of press time, the markers are seeing mixed signals, mostly staying in the red. Market visualization from Coin360 While in the beginning of the week Bitcoin (BTC) was mostly in the green, up almost to 2 percent on the day Monday, Nov. 5, today the major coin is hovering around zero, mostly staying in the red and trading around $6,450 as of press time. Bitcoin 7-day price chart. Source: CoinMarketCap Bitcoin Price Index Ethereum (ETH) is also about 2 percent down on the day, being traded slightly over $213 as of press time. The coin is seeing some stability after it has regained its second spot, bypassing Ripple (XRP) by market capitalization. Ethereum 7-day price chart. Source: CoinMarketCap Ether..

US CFTC Chairman: DLT Can Help Regulators Better Oversee Markets

The U.S. CFTC chairman Christopher Giancarlo said that market regulators must keep pace with technological innovations. The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman Christopher Giancarlo said in a speech Nov. 7, that technological advances, including Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT), could help regulators better oversee trading markets. Giancarlo delivered his speech titled “Quantitative Regulation: Effective Market Regulation in a Digital Era” at the FinTech Week conference at Georgetown University Law School. The chairman addressed emerging digital technologies, such as DLT, big data, automated data analysis, and artificial intelligence (AI), and their impact on trading markets and the financial landscape. In terms of applying these technologies to trading markets, Giancarlo said that “we begin to see a world where the majority of standard tasks are managed by machines” since, combined with DLT, automation facilitates cost reduction and improves trade matching, p..
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