Month: June 2019

United States-based clean energy development firm Clearway Energy Group is launching a pilot program for trading renewable energy credits on a blockchain, Bloomberg reported on June 28. Per the report, Clearway Energy partnered with Ethereum (ETH)-based energy trading startup Power Ledger to jointly build a system for trading renewable energy certificates. Power Ledger reportedly told
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A group of national trade associations representing the local Virtual Asset Service Providers (VASPs) announced their intention to establish an association to provide a global representative for firms in the industry in a press release shared with Cointelegraph on June 29. Per the release, the aforementioned Japanese trade association signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)
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Galaxy Digital founder and crypto enthusiast Mike Novogratz has predicted that Bitcoin’s (BTC) price will stabilize between $10,000 and $14,000, in an interview with CNBC on June 27. Delivering his comments on CNBC’s Squawk Box show, Novogratz forecast that the leading digital currency will consolidate in the corridor between $10,000 and $14,000. Referring to Facebook’s
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Fundstrat Global Advisers Co-Founder Thomas Lee suggested that bitcoin’s (BTC) volatility makes a long-term approach towards it more appropriate for most traders in a tweet published on June 27. In his tweet, Lee intended to remind others that “bitcoin is a hypervolatile asset” and that this makes it “great for volatility and other dedicated traders.”
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The United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has approved the application of LedgerX LLC for designation as a contract market, according to an announcement published on June 25. LedgerX — a U.S.-based regulated crypto derivatives and clearing platform — can operate as a designated contract market (DCM) as of June 24, 2019. The company’s
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Bitcoin (BTC) was already trading above $9000 when Facebook formally unveiled its Libra cryptocurrency protocol. Despite many commentators arguing the current bitcoin price spike is due to the social media giant, a glance at data puts bitcoin’s momentum far ahead of Libra.  As Cointelegraph reported, Facebook revealed a website for its cryptocurrency scheme on June
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Published: 29/05/2019 08:59 EST. Journalist: By CCN: Crypto-mania has once again gripped mainstream financial outlets. CNBC’s Fast Money panel were beside themselves yesterday as they analyzed bitcoin and litecoin’s parabolic rise in recent months. The panel whooped and cheered at the mention of litecoin’s 400 percent price rise. The anchor ended the segment yelling: “Sell
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Published: 02/06/2019 15:13 EST. Journalist: By CCN: The second half of the 2019 blockchain calendar is filled with prominent development landmarks for several crypto market heavyweights Either because of bullish cryptocurrency investor speculation or timely manipulation, these events often coincide with robust price pumps for the coins involved. A review of projects with imminent Q2
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Published: 07/06/2019 07:17 EST. Journalist: By CCN: The litecoin price has appreciated more than 18-percent this week, and fundamentals suggest that it could go even higher. Litecoin is having the best week among the top cryptocurrencies.  Source: Tradingview The LTC-to-dollar rate today established an intraday high of $114.89 on Coinbase exchange. That took its 24-hour
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Published: 07/06/2019 11:03 EST. Journalist: By CCN: In investing, there’s a saying that goes, “a rising tide lifts all boats.” This adage rings true even in the cryptocurrency world because when one token becomes bullish, it is likely that other altcoins turn bullish as well. The bullish sentiment tends to get more infectious as more people
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Published: 19/06/2019 07:37 EST. Journalist: By CCN Markets: Litecoin (LTC) entered a positive territory on Wednesday while other top cryptocurrencies trended flat as investors became cautious following the introduction of the Facebook token, Libra. The LTC-to-dollar exchange rate established an intraday high of $139.66, up more than 3 percent since the Asian session open. The
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Published: 12/06/2019 04:23 EST. Journalist: By CCN Markets: Year-to-date, litecoin price has increased by 357 percent against the U.S. dollar, outperforming every top ten crypto asset in the global market including bitcoin, Ethereum, and EOS. The litecoin price has increased by another eight percent in the past 24 hours (coinmarketcap.com) The consistent increase in the
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The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. Market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. In a joint communiqué, G20 finance ministers and central bank
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By CCN Markets: Global finance ministers and central bankers reconfirmed their multilateral support of crypto-industry regulations on the weekend in Japan. They were attending the G20 Finance Summit ahead of the Leaders’ Summit in late June. There were no surprises for the crypto-currency markets in the Communique sent out by Japan’s Minister of Finance on
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