• Ripple sales of XRP decreased 74% to $66.2 million in Q3; Ripple claims of “FUD” increased significantly
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    Ripple sales of XRP decreased 74% to $66.2 million in Q3; Ripple claims of “FUD” increased significantly

    Ripple sold $66.2 million of XRP in Q3 2019, an amount that is 74% lower than the $251.5 million that the company sold in Q2, which was a record quarterly sale.The post Ripple sales of XRP decreased 74% to $66.2 million in Q3; Ripple claims of "FUD" increased significantly appeared first on The Block.

  • Coinbase caught in Fidelity’s crosshairs
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    Coinbase caught in Fidelity’s crosshairs

    Fidelity Investments – the Boston-based multinational financial services firm – has announced it is to amplify its custody and trading services for cryptocurrency assets. The firm, with $2.8 trillion in assets under management, moved into Bitcoin in 2014 after setting up a $200,000 mining facility “for fun”. However, after seeing ‘serious potential’ in digital assets, it is now looking to ramp up its offering. The announcement is a clear signal that one of the world’s most respected financial establishments has nailed its colours to the mast over the future of cryptocurrency. Abigail Johnson – Fidelity’s CEO – today went on record as saying the cryptocurrency industry “is not going away”. “As long as the value is there,” she told theThe post Coinbase caught in Fidelity’s crosshairs appeared first on Coin Rivet.

  • FX Empire

    GBP/USD Weekly Price Forecast – British Pound Slams Into Major Level

    The British pound initially pulled back a bit during the week but then shot through the roof and slammed into the 1.30 level. Ultimately, this is a market that has possibly gotten ahead of itself as Parliament is yet to vote on the deal Boris Johnson struck.

  • FX Empire

    GBP/USD Price Forecast – British Pound Sideways On Friday

    The British pound has gone back and forth during the session on Friday, as traders await the results of Parliament voting on the deal that Boris Johnson returned from the European Union with. That being said, we are a bit overstretched going into the weekend.

  • Pound After Brexit: Where To Go
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    Pound After Brexit: Where To Go

    British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Union leaders agreed a new deal for Britain to exit the bloc. The possible deal news was the main contributor behind the strengthening of the British Pound against the dollar by more than 6% over the week close to 1.30 levels at the peak of growth on Thursday.

  • Ripple CEO claims to sign over 30 deals a quarter with financial institutions for blockchain payments
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    Ripple CEO claims to sign over 30 deals a quarter with financial institutions for blockchain payments

    Brad Garlinghouse, chief executive officer of blockchain payments firm Ripple, has said that the company signs more than 30 deals per quarter with financial institutions.The post Ripple CEO claims to sign over 30 deals a quarter with financial institutions for blockchain payments appeared first on The Block.

  • Binance increases leverage up to 125x for its futures trading platform
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    Binance increases leverage up to 125x for its futures trading platform

    Cryptocurrency exchange Binance’s futures trading platform, Binance Futures, has just increased leverage up to 125 times from 20 times earlier.Announcing the news on Friday, Binance said traders can now select any leverage from 1x to 125x for its bitcoin (BTC)/ tether (USDT) futures contracts.The post Binance increases leverage up to 125x for its futures trading platform appeared first on The Block.

  • Bitcoin lightning startup ACINQ launches a wallet for faster payments ‘under 3 minutes’
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    Bitcoin lightning startup ACINQ launches a wallet for faster payments ‘under 3 minutes’

    ACINQ, a startup that is working on bitcoin’s Lightning Network to make it a “scalable and instant” payments network, has just launched a non-custodial wallet for making faster payments.The post Bitcoin lightning startup ACINQ launches a wallet for faster payments ‘under 3 minutes’ appeared first on The Block.

  • Investing.com

    U.S. Dollar Slips as Euro Still Lifted by Brexit Deal

    Investing.com - The U.S. dollar was lower against other currencies on Friday, while the euro was buoyed by hope that a Brexit deal will help mitigate risks of a recession in the bloc.

  • GBP/USD, USD/CAD, USD/MXN – North American Session Daily Forecast
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    GBP/USD, USD/CAD, USD/MXN – North American Session Daily Forecast

    The Canadian dollar has settled down on Friday, after considerable gains on Thursday. The British pound is steady, ahead of a possibly historic vote over Brexit on Saturday. The Mexican peso continues to trade at a 10-week high against the greenback.

  • GBP/USD Daily Forecast – All Eyes on Weekend Vote
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    GBP/USD Daily Forecast – All Eyes on Weekend Vote

    GBP/USD has seen an incredible surge higher over the last week or so. Where the pair goes from here largely depends on how UK parliament votes on the latest Brexit Deal.

  • Huobi launching fiat-to-crypto gateway in Turkey later this year
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    Huobi launching fiat-to-crypto gateway in Turkey later this year

    Cryptocurrency exchange Huobi Global will soon allow residents of Turkey to buy cryptocurrencies with their local fiat currency, the Turkish lira.The post Huobi launching fiat-to-crypto gateway in Turkey later this year appeared first on The Block.

  • Craig Wright labels Binance’s CZ a ‘lowlife money laundering piece of scum’
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    Craig Wright labels Binance’s CZ a ‘lowlife money laundering piece of scum’

    Bitcoin SV head honcho Craig Wright has launched a scathing attack at Binance CEO Changpeng 'CZ' Zhao, branding him a "money laundering piece of scum". The comments from Wright, who claims to have written the Bitcoin whitepaper under the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto, came during an exclusive interview with Coin Rivet at London's CC Forum. Wright's attendance at the conference caused a stir on social media, with numerous cryptocurrency supporters urging people to boycott to event. When asked for his thoughts on negative comments from the likes of Adam Back, Samson Mow and CZ himself, Wright replied: "You have to understand that even if I don't like tax, I pay it. CZ is just a lowlife, money laundering piece of scum,The post Craig Wright labels Binance's CZ a 'lowlife money laundering piece of scum' appeared first on Coin Rivet.

  • Will Sputtering Global Growth and the Just-Announced Brexit Deal Support Gold?
    FX Empire

    Will Sputtering Global Growth and the Just-Announced Brexit Deal Support Gold?

    3 percent – that’s the new IMF global growth forecast for 2019. It’s the lowest one since the Great Financial Crisis. Is the much talked about recession coming? And what about the just reached Brexit deal? Can they both make gold rally?

  • What to Watch: Eddie Stobart takeover talk, LSE hunts finance chief, and stocks slide on China data
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    What to Watch: Eddie Stobart takeover talk, LSE hunts finance chief, and stocks slide on China data

    A daily overview of the top business, market, and economic stories to watch in the UK, Europe, and abroad.

  • The Top 5 cryptocurrencies – latest price
    Coin Rivet

    The Top 5 cryptocurrencies – latest price

    Today the price of Bitcoin is US$7,950.18; Ethereum is US$172.59; XRP is US$0.290388; Tether is US$1.01 and Bitcoin Cash is US$215.42. These are the Top 5 cryptocurrencies by market capitalisation. About the Top 5 cryptocurrencies The top 5 cryptocurrencies are the biggest and most significant cryptocurrencies and constitute the top half of The Top 10 Cryptocurrencies by market capitalisation. Bitcoin In August 2008, the domain name bitcoin.org was registered. On 31st October 2008, a paper was published called “Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System”. This was authored by Satoshi Nakamoto, the inventor of Bitcoin. To date, no one knows who this person, or people, are. The paper outlined a method of using a P2P network for electronic transactions without “relyingThe post The Top 5 cryptocurrencies - latest price appeared first on Coin Rivet.

  • Policymaker: Smooth Brexit deal will mean higher interest rates
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    Policymaker: Smooth Brexit deal will mean higher interest rates

    There would be 'some pickup in investment' if Johnson manages to get his deal through parliament, says Bank of England's deputy governor.

  • Bitcoin has failed as a means of payment or store of value: G7 report
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    Bitcoin has failed as a means of payment or store of value: G7 report

    Cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin, have so far failed to provide a "reliable and attractive" means of payment or store of value, according to a report from the Group of Seven (G7) nations.The post Bitcoin has failed as a means of payment or store of value: G7 report appeared first on The Block.

  • Pound hovers at 5-month highs ahead of crunch Brexit deal vote
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    Pound hovers at 5-month highs ahead of crunch Brexit deal vote

    MPs will on Saturday vote whether to approve Boris Johnson's new deal, with the Prime Minister widely expected to lose.

  • A Google for Startups chief reveals the one piece of advice she'd give to her younger self
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    A Google for Startups chief reveals the one piece of advice she'd give to her younger self

    Serial tech entrepreneur and head of Google for Startups UK, Marta Krupinska, gives her top advice.

  • Investing.com

    Pound Slips Ahead of Vote; Lira Surges on Syria Ceasefire

    Investing.com -- The dollar was mixed in narrow ranged in early trading in Europe Friday, while the pound retreated as doubts swirled both about the merits of Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal and about the likelihood of him persuading Parliament to approve it.

  • FX Empire

    China’s Economy Slows but Could Have Been Worse. Next up, Brexit

    While China’s economy slowed in the 3rd quarter, things could have been much worse. Relief all round as focus now shifts to Brexit…

  • Bitcoin Cash – ABC, Litecoin and Ripple Daily Analysis – 18/10/19
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    Bitcoin Cash – ABC, Litecoin and Ripple Daily Analysis – 18/10/19

    It’s a mixed start to the day, with Bitcoin Cash ABC bucking the trend. Movement in the late morning will dictate the direction for the day.

  • The Crypto Daily – Movers and Shakers -18/10/19
    FX Empire

    The Crypto Daily – Movers and Shakers -18/10/19

    It’s a mixed start to the day. Bitcoin would need to steer clear of sub-$8.060 levels to support further upside on the day.

  • Investing.com

    Pound Gives Up Gain as DUP Rejects Deal “as Things Stand”

    Investing.com - The British pound gave up gains on Friday in Asia as traders digested the latest Brexit news.

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