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Federal Reserve Doesn’t Need to Protect Investors

Neel Kashkari defended the Federal Reserve from Donald Trump’s attacks, stating that the bank isn’t supposed to protect investors. | Source: Flickr/ProPublica Another Federal Reserve president has spoken out on interest rates. Neel Kashkari says there is no need for interest rate hikes right now but that the US Federal Reserve does not exist to […]

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ICO Tokens Allocated by Teams to Themselves Lost 54% of $24 Bln Value

The value of tokens that over a hundred of initial coin offering (ICO) teams have allocated to themselves has decreased by 54 percent from the initial figure of $24 billion. This was revealed in the latest research by cryptocurrency exchange BitMEX published Jan. 16. BitMEX has conducted a research of the ICO market in collaboration […]

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We’re Not Hurting from Government Shutdown [Yet]

United Airlines says it’s not hurting from the government shutdown — at least not yet, anyway. | Source: Shutterstock United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz says the partial US government shutdown has not had a significant financial impact yet, but warns that this could change dramatically if the furlough drags on much longer. “There is some […]

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The keys to keeping your crypto safe – The Coinbase Blog

Keeping your crypto safe doesn’t have to be daunting. In this piece. Coinbase VP of Security, Philip Martin, offers some best practices to stay one step ahead of hackers and scammers. One of the primary benefits of cryptocurrencies is that they allow people to engage in online transactions without the need for an intermediary like […]

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Bitcoin Trades Flat as Crypto Markets Experience Mixed Trading Session

Bitcoin is currently trading sideways, which is leading the crypto markets to experience a mixed trading session following yesterday’s volatility. Ethereum is currently one of the worst performing altcoins as it has failed to post a strong recovery following yesterday’s drop that was caused by its highly-anticipated Constantinople hard fork being delayed. Although the crypto markets […]

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Dow Jones Gets Huge Boost: Goldman Sachs Soars 9%

Dow Jones Gets a Boost on Bank Earnings. Image Shutterstock. The Dow Jones Industrial Average received a huge boost today as Goldman Sachs reported higher than expected earnings for the fourth quarter of 2018. Goldman Sachs delivered adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of $6.05 against analyst’s predictions of $4.53. Its revenue hit $8.08 billion exceeding […]

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Trump Slump? Government Shutdown & Trade War Leave Market on Edge

Donald Trump has a central role in both the government shutdown and the controversial US-China trade war. | Source: AP Photo/ Evan Vucci The federal government shutdown showdown of 2019 between Capitol Hill Democrats and President Donald Trump keeps setting records as it enters into its 26th day. The previous longest federal shutdown in U.S. […]

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Grin Mining Launch Draws Interest From Deep-Pocketed Investors

Grin, a new privacy-oriented cryptocurrency, has long drawn the interest of cypherpunks. But another group turned out in force to mine on the network that formally launched on Tuesday: investment firms. “We have been watching the whole show today. With maybe the most expensive genesis block one in history,” Dovey Wan of Primitive Ventures told […]

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South Africa to Start Tracking All Cryptocurrency Transactions in 2019

Owning bitcoin in South Africa just got a little harder, or at least it will do by the end of quarter one this year. According to a consultation paper published yesterday by the South African Reserve Bank (SARB), some hefty new regulation surrounding and exchanges and ATMs is about to be enforced. South African Regulators […]

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Binance Blocks Hacked Exchange Funds

This week, the popular crypto exchange Cryptopia suffered the first major security breach of 2019, resulting in “significant losses” of crypto assets the exchange had stored. Following the breach, social media users began tracking the movements of the stolen funds and alerted Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao that the funds had landed on Binance – the world’s […]

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Why Ford Believes Blockchain Can Help Fight Child Labor

Ford has partnered with IBM to use blockchain to fight child labor in the cobalt mining industry. | Source: Shutterstock Automotive giant Ford has entered a partnership with IBM, Huayou Cobalt, and LG Chem to build a blockchain platform to monitor the supply of cobalt from the Democratic Republic of Congo as part of an […]

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Bitcoin, Ripple, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Stellar, Litecoin, Tron, Bitcoin SV, Cardano: Price Analysis, Jan. 16

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. The market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. Although cryptocurrency prices have so far been unable […]

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Binance Foils Cryptopia Hacker by Freezing Stolen Crypto

Binance froze funds suspected to be associated with the Cryptopia crypto exchange hack. | Source: Shutterstock Binance has frozen some of the funds that were stolen from crypto exchange Cryptopia during the high-profile hack that occurred earlier this week. Binance Puzzled Why Hackers Keep Sending Funds to its Exchange Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao announced the news […]

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XRP and xRapid Success Disprove Critics

Ripple price steady and bullish Brad Garlinghouse’s pride, xRapid gaining traction Transaction volumes thin as XRP consolidates inside Jan 14 high low Prices may be all over the place and consolidating inside Jan 14 bull bar but our last XRP/USD price analysis remain the same. As long as XRP prices trend above 30 cents, bulls […]

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Crypto Venture UpStake is Redefining the Industry with a Proof-of-Burn Stable Coin

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ConsenSys Joins News Industry Leaders to Invest in New WordPress Publishing Platform

Blockchain tech firm ConsenSys has joined news industry leaders to contribute to the creation of a new revenue-generating news platform by WordPress, according to an official press release published on Jan. 14. ConsenSys has invested $350,000 in the new WordPress project called Newspack, an open-source publishing platform for news companies. Through the investment, the major […]

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‘Critical’ Vulnerability in Beam Wallet Could Have Put Funds At Risk, Devs Say After Fix

Developers behind the privacy-focused cryptocurrency Beam have revealed that the “critical” bug discovered and subsequently fixed in their wallet software last week could have put user funds directly at risk. As stated in a Medium post published today, the vulnerability would have allowed an attacker to create “modified transactions” and subsequently send funds directly into […]

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BitGo & Genesis Trading Want to Help Whales Avoid Crypto Exchanges

BitGo and Genesis Global Trading have formed a partnership to help whales avoid crypto exchanges. | Source: Shutterstock Blockchain security firm BitGo has entered a partnership that will allow its clients to trade cryptocurrency assets that are held in its custody. The partnership with over-the-counter exchange Genesis Global Trading will allow BitGo clients to trade […]

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S&P 500 Will Rally in 2019, Predicts ‘Stubborn Bull’ Joseph Zidle

Joseph Zidle does not believe the government shutdown will have a prolonged effect on the S&P 500. | Source: Shutterstock Blackstone’s new chief strategist, Joseph Zidle, says the government shutdown won’t have a lasting effect on the US stock market and predicts that the S&P 500 is heading for a 15% rally. Zidle Not Concerned […]

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ETH Calm A Day After Constantinople Delay

Ethereum price steady Constantinople fails to take off, vulnerabilities discovered Trading volumes low, ETH/USD may consolidation Even though Constantinople is what Ethereum needs, this is the second time the upgrade has been put off. Luckily, ETH prices are steady against the USD. Before we recommend longs, ETH must first rally above Dec 2018 highs of […]