Bakkt Is Finally Taking Bitcoin Deposits, but You Wouldn’t Know It – CCN Markets

Bakkt picked a tough day to begin securing assets, but it’s still been on bitcoin’s highlight reel in 2019. | Source: Shutterstock Bakkt has been hailed as the leading catalyst for the bitcoin market this year, while visions of institutional capital danced in the crypto community’s collective heads. Today the bitcoin futures exchange made one giant …

Experts Weigh In on This Week’s 10% Bitcoin Price Spike – CCN Markets

Bitcoin price has gained this week but what’s behind the move? | Source: Shutterstock This week brought a small reprisal for bitcoin price and the broader cryptocurrency market as it witnessed $20 billion added to its total market cap by late Tuesday. This was also reflected by an approximate 10% gain for BTC alone; so …

Don’t Disrespect Our Crypto Trading Ban, Warns Burundi’s Central Bank – CCN Markets

Burundi’s central bank has enforced an outright ban on crypto trading. | Source: Shutterstock Burundi’s Central Bank has completely banned crypto trading in the country, specifically mentioning bitcoin, ethereum and a handful of other cryptocurrencies. The East African nation is also warning that “strong measures could be taken” against traders who flout the ban, in …

Dutch Central Bank’s Onerous Rules Put Crypto Players in Crosshairs – CCN Markets

The Dutch Central Bank is putting crypto companies on notice, saying it will even include their shareholders under its microscope. | Source: Shutterstock The Dutch central bank has run out of patience with the crypto space. The De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB) put certain players on notice that they have until 2020 to register. That’s when …

Amazon’s Secretive Crypto is Facebook Libra’s Biggest Threat: Report – CCN Markets

Facebook’s much-publicized and criticized crypto ‘Libra’ will see competition by one of the world’s biggest tech companies, Amazon, a report has claimed. | Source: Shutterstock; edited by CCN. Since Facebook announced the Libra cryptocurrency, a couple of other similar projects have been unveiled with all of them being dubbed potential ‘Libra-killers’. They include Venus, an …

Bitcoin Price Premium Surpasses $1,000 in Argentina amid Currency Controls – CCN Markets

A bitcoin price premium has developed in Argentina as the government imposed currency controls in a bid to support the peso. | Source: Shutterstock Argentina’s decision to impose currency controls has had a bullish effect on bitcoin in the South American country. With demand rising for the cryptocurrency, a bitcoin price premium has subsequently developed. …

Craig Wright to Challenge Court Ruling in $10 Billion Bitcoin Lawsuit – CCN Markets

Self-proclaimed bitcoin inventor Craig Wright plans to challenge judge Bruce Reinhart’s ruling that knocked down his affirmative defenses. | Source: (i) YouTube (ii) REUTERS / Dado Ruvic / Illustration / File Photo; Edited by CCN Self-proclaimed bitcoin inventor Craig Wright plans to challenge the recent ruling against him in the $10 billion lawsuit filed by …

3 Simple Reasons NOT to Buy the Bitcoin Dip – CCN Markets

Cutting through the squiggly lines of technical analysis, here are three very simple reasons why you should NOT be buying any Bitcoin in the short term. | Source: Shutterstock Bitcoin’s recent drop below $10,000 split an already fractured cryptocurrency community into two distinct camps. On one side are the optimists who believe Bitcoin’s drop to …

Exhausted Bitcoin Cash Bulls Could Spark Crushing Dump to $200 – CCN Markets

It isn’t looking good for Bitcoin Cash in the short-term, with a plausible 50% retreat in the offing. | Source: Shutterstock Bitcoin Cash may be a good pick for long-term investors due to its strengthening fundamentals. However, the cryptocurrency’s prospects in the short-term are not looking great. The first bitcoin fork is struggling to keep …