In the wake of the industry-wide collapse across the crypto markets, the CEO of Japan-based FinTech company and digital currency exchange Quoine believes that Bitcoin could potentially “surpass” last year’s all-time high by the end of 2019.
Iranian Bitcoin trader Mohammad Ghorbaniyan said he was wrongfully blacklisted by the OFAC.
Washington-based Salcido Enterprises CEO Malachi Salcido states that cryptocurrency miners are now being “flushed out” of the market after Bitcoin suffered its latest price plunge.
Germany’s Deutsche Bank AG has been raided due to suspicions of money laundering activities.
The volume of worldwide searches for the keyword “Bitcoin” has sharply spiked in the last three days, the highest recorded figure so far since April.
Twenty-seven-year-old hospital technician Zoobia Shahnaz admitted to a Federal Court judge that she took out a fraudulent loan worth $22,500 and several falsified credit cards to be able to raise $62,000.
Based on a press release issued by the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF), the Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel et de Résolution (ACPR), and the Banque de France (France’s central bank), the institutions warn the public of the risks involved in purchasing and investing in digital assets.
BitPay’s chief operating officer Sonny Singh has predicted a $15,000-$20,000 Bitcoin price surge over the next year, concomitant with the anticipated launch of blockchain-based products by institutional incumbents.
Paris-based crypto platform Keplerk teams up with tobacco shops in France to be able to start providing Bitcoin to consumers in 2019.
The SovereignWallet, a private limited company incorporated in Singapore, has announced the development of “Algorithmic Central Bank” which would serve as a financial ecosystem for the firm’s wallet software.
Data from Chainalysis show that the overall value of Bitcoin usage across payment providers and merchants has dropped by 80%.
The MVIX Bitcoin US OTC Spot Index (MVBTCO) is the first ever index that tracks the performance of Bitcoin on selected over-the-counter (OTC) platforms in the United States.
As Bakkt CEO Kelly Loeffler explained, “given the volume of interest in Bakkt and work required to get all of the pieces in place,” the firm has ultimately decided to postpone its launch by January 24.
A Twitter poll conducted by former US House Representative Ron Paul found that 50% of the respondents prefer Bitcoin as a long-term investment.
VanEck director of Digital Assets Strategy Gabor Gurbacs predicts that the launch of the first Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) will draw in billions of dollars to the cryptocurrency space.