Major Cryptocurrencies See Green While US Crude Futures Hit New High for 2019

Wednesday, Feb. 20 —  cryptocurrency markets are turning around for the green after trading sideways at the beginning of the day. Almost all top 20 coins are seeing minor gains, according to data from CoinMarketCap. Market visualization from Coin360 Earlier today, Bitcoin (BTC) broke the $4,000 threshold, reaching the $4,010 mark. However, at press time […]

Central Bank of Lithuania Issues Updated Position on Virtual Assets and ICOs

The Bank of Lithuania has updated its position on virtual assets and initial coin offerings (ICOs), according to an announcement published on Feb. 14. The Bank of Lithuania initially issued a document detailing its position towards ICOs and digital currency in October, 2017, defining how and when virtual assets may be used for payment. The […]

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, EOS, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash, Stellar, Tron, Binance Coin, Cardano: Price Analysis, Feb. 20

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. Billionaire investor Tim Draper believes that crypto and […]

Crypto Investment Services Firm BitGo to Add Support for TRON

Institutional-grade cryptocurrency investment services firm BitGo will provide wallet and custody support for cryptocurrency Tron (TRX), according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Feb. 20. Per the release, BitGo will add support for TRX later this year, making it available for institutional investors. TRX thus joins over 100 other digital currencies already supported […]

Spanish Mining Startup to Return $68 Million Raised During ICO

Spanish cryptocurrency mining startup CryptoSolarTech will return $68 million raised during its initial coin offering (ICO). A screenshot of an official letter sent to investors was posted on Twitter Wednesday, Feb. 20 by Spanish IT lawyer Sergio Carrasco. CryptoSolarTech apparently aimed to build a crypto mining facility powered by solar energy in Southern Spain, but […]

First Pension Funds Investing in Crypto — a Sign of Things to Come?

Positive moves are being made for investor sentiment in the cryptocurrency space despite a year-long bear market. This comes after $40 million was raised by cryptocurrency investment firm Morgan Creek Digital, which is headed up by its founder, Anthony Pompliano. The crypto-focused hedge fund is part of Morgan Creek Capital, which manages over $1 billion […]

Crypto Markets Trade Sideways After Recent Gains, Stock Market Sees Green

Wednesday, Feb. 20: following the recent wave of green, crypto markets are trading sideways today, with top 20 coins by market cap seeing mixed signals, according to CoinMarketCap. Market visualization from Coin360 After briefly touching the $4,000 threshold twice over the past 24 hours, Bitcoin (BTC) is slightly down at press time. Trading at $3,971, […]

Ex-Goldman Sachs Engineers Raise $3 Million to Combat Crypto Market Manipulation

Solidus Labs has raised $3 million to combat crypto market manipulation, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Feb. 20. Solidus Labs is a trade surveillance firm whose team includes former Goldman Sachs fintech engineers. The company reports to helps both traditional and crypto-focused service providers foster compliance while trading digital assets. Through […]

Coinbase Adds Bitcoin Cash Support to Wallet App

United States-based cryptocurrency exchange and wallet service provider Coinbase has added support for Bitcoin Cash (BCH) to its Coinbase Wallet, according to an announcement published on Feb. 19. The update states that users can now store Bitcoin Cash on Coinbase Wallet, adding: “The new Wallet update with Bitcoin Cash support will roll out to all […]

Stablecoins to Play Key Role in Crypto Adoption, Says New Report

Stablecoins will play a key role in mainstream adoption of crypto technologies, according to a report published by California-based stablecoin startup Reserve on Wednesday, Feb. 20. The report, entitled “The State of Stablecoins 2019: Hype vs. Reality in the Race for Stable, Global, Digital Money” is based on information collected from 40 crypto and stablecoin […]