Category Archives: Cryptocurrency News

Cryptocurrency – is it getting too big to fail?

Cryptocurrency is getting bigger as people invest their hard-earned money, seeing this as a money-making opportunity.  Let’s begin with taking a quick look at the terms Cryptocurrency, and Bitcoin, which is one of the most widely-accepted cryptocurrencies. Cryptocurrency, in simple terms, is a digital currency based on the Blockchain technology, designed with the ability to […]

Mining the future: Why Sweden is leading the cryptocurrency revolution

Hear the words “mining” and “Sweden” and you’d be forgiven for immediately thinking of the country’s famous iron ore mines. But these days Sweden is turning heads by breaking ground with an entirely new kind of mining. Bitcoin: some call the world’s best-known cryptocurrency a fad, others call it the future. Whichever it turns […]

Dash Forms Partnership With KuvaCash to Fight Inflation in Zimbabwe with Cryptocurrency | Crowdfund Insider

Digital currency for payments Dash announced on Tuesday it has formed a partnership with KuvaCash to launch a program that is designed to solve Zimbabwe’s ballooning inflation, collapsing currency, and declining national economy. According to Dash, KuvaCash is a Dash-record $550K USD undertaking, funded directly by the Dash treasury via its unique governance model, and aims […]

Malaysia to enforce cryptocurrency regulation in 2018

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s central bank, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), will designate persons converting cryptocurrencies into fiat money as reporting institutions under the Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Terrorism Financing and Proceeds of Unlawful Activities Act 2001 from 2018. BNM governor Muhammad Ibrahim said the move was aimed at preventing the abuse of the system for criminal and unlawful […]

Turnbull government invests in cryptocurrency-based company for the first time

A Turnbull government frontbencher has said the Coalition is not afraid of getting into business with companies in the cryptocurrency world after it made a multimillion-dollar taxpayer funded investment in a company that uses bitcoin technology.  In an unprecedented foray into cryptocurrencies, Angus Taylor, the Assistant Minister for Cities and Digital Transformation, awarded the government’s second largest grant […]

Gramatik Celebrates Successful Cryptocurrency Launch, Becomes First Tokenized Artist

As an up-and-coming musician, it’s easy to feel like the man is holding you down. Labels wanna take a cut of your profits and claim ownership over your creations. All you really want is to be the master of destiny and connect with true fans. It’s a bummer, because labels offer a necessary thriving ecosystem in […]

3 Things Investors Should Know — The Motley Fool

NVIDIA (NASDAQ:NVDA) turned in strong third-quarter 2018 results on Nov. 9. The graphics-chip specialist’s revenue jumped 32%, GAAP earnings per share soared 60%, and adjusted EPS surged 41%. Top and bottom lines both soundly beat Wall Street’s expectations.   One of the best gems during the analyst conference call was the discussion of cryptocurrency, which is digital currency that uses cryptography […]

Cryptocurrency ICOs are the tech bubble we have been waiting for

Bill Gurley. CNBC screengrab Smart people like VC Bill Gurley are beginning to worry that cryptocurrency ICOs are a bubble. People are investing in Bitcoin and other digital coins even though they hold no equity value and offer no claims on any kind of underlying asset. On that definition, ICOs are actually worse than dot-com […]

Triple Digit Gains From Chinese Ethereum

In a world dominated by bitcoins and ether, there’s a relatively lesser-known cryptocurrency fast gaining ground. This new cryptocurrency, NEO, is dubbed the “Chinese Ethereum” and is touted to dethrone Western cryptocurrencies. While it may sound too far-fetched right now, extrapolating its growth into the future delivers a very promising NEO price prediction 2018. NEO […]

QUANT STRATEGIES IN THE CRYPTOCURRENCY SPACE | AllAboutAlpha: Alternative Investing Trends and Analysis

By Nicolas Rabener, FactorResearch Factor Investing in the Wild West of Financial Markets Summary: Cryptocurrencies have reached a market capitalisation of > $150bn Backtesting quantitative strategies is difficult given a limited trading history & universe Short-term Momentum works very well, classic factor investing strategies less so INTRODUCTION The year 2017 might be regarded as the […]

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