Ethereum (ETH) Price Analysis: Big Drop In Price Expected


Ethereum is one of the biggest names when it comes to the cryptocurrency markets. ETH stands second to Bitcoins and comes with the second largest market cap. Many investors and traders even believe that some day, Ethereum may replace Bitcoin as the numero-uno cryptocurrency. However, for now that doesn’t seem likely as Ethereum is caughtContinue reading “Ethereum (ETH) Price Analysis: Big Drop In Price Expected”

Bitcoin has a huge scaling problem—Lightning could be the solution


Three startups are getting ready to launch one of the most ambitious and important cryptocurrency experiments since the creation of bitcoin itself. Called Lightning, the project aims to build a fast, scalable, and cryptographically secure payment network layered on top of the existing bitcoin network. Essentially, Lightning aims to solve the big problem that hasContinue reading “Bitcoin has a huge scaling problem—Lightning could be the solution”

S. Korean Finance Minister: Blockchain Can ‘Revolutionize The World’


While on trip to China for economic talks, South Korea’s Finance Minister Kim Dong-yeon spoke positively about the potential for Blockchain, saying that “Blockchain technology can disrupt and revolutionize the world,” according to the South Korean-based Yonhap News Agency. During a meeting with Zhou Xiaochuan, governor of the People’s Bank of China, Yeon also spoke of a needContinue reading “S. Korean Finance Minister: Blockchain Can ‘Revolutionize The World’”

Quartet of blockchain ETFs try to cash in on cryptocurrency craze


Cryptocurrency markets might be cooling off, but the hype around blockchain isn’t abating, judging by the popularity of exchange-traded funds centered on the technology. Four new ETFs, all promising to give investors exposure to blockchain technology, launched in January. The latest is the Innovation Shares NextGen Protocol ETF, which trades under the ticker KOIN KOIN, -1.04% and madeContinue reading “Quartet of blockchain ETFs try to cash in on cryptocurrency craze”

Bitcoin Slide Steepens Even as It Keeps Getting Easier to Buy


Bitcoin suffered another steep price drop on Thursday, falling 11% to $8,945 around 2:45 p.m. Eastern time. It’s never completely clear why bitcoin rises and falls on any given day, because it’s a global market with minimal transparency. But one issue that has been getting more attention in recent days is the threat of marketContinue reading “Bitcoin Slide Steepens Even as It Keeps Getting Easier to Buy”