Please share if you find this article interesting. The Daily: New Crypto Bills on Capitol Hill, Russian Banks Face Demand for Cryptocurrencies - Bitcoin News The Daily From Washington to Moscow, cryptocurrencies have entered the agenda of those who share a vocation to rule and regulate. Following the congressional summer vacation, the House of Representatives passed a bill that will enable the Treasury to investigate crypto transactions, while a Congressman plans to introduce three drafts supporting the crypto industry. Also in The Daily on Sunday, UK lawmakers push for fintech rules, Russian bankers admit strong demand for crypto services, and the Financial Action Task Force is preparing to present global crypto standards in October. Also read: Binance Expands, Putin Adviso...
Please share if you find this article interesting. Crypto Trading 101: The Moving Average Convergence Divergence Simple trading methods like the trend-following approach work best when trading cryptocurrencies or financial markets in general. While several technical indicators help identify changes in the strength, momentum, and duration of a trend, none are simpler and more widely used than the Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD). By definition, the MACD "turns two trend-following indicators, moving averages, into a momentum oscillator by subtracting the longer moving average from the shorter moving average." Since the MACD is a "trend following" or "lagging" indicator, it trails pricing events that have already happened in order to gauge the strength of the current tre...
Please share if you find this article interesting. China During Crypto Ban: One Woman Tries to Live on Bitcoin - Bitcoin News Featured Close to being yet another annoyingly false media piece on how ‘hard’ it is to live on cryptocurrency, the Netflix of China, Iqiyi, followed a woman attempting just that for 21 days. Bitcoiners have been doing so for years through various service providers, exchanges, and, yes, even peer-to-peer, yet the clearly untrue ‘hard’ narrative is often repeated. Thankfully, the new Chinese documentary Bitcoin Girl is somewhat different; instead of focusing upon tech hurdles exclusively, it also highlights how bitcoin lives on during a severe Communist Party crackdown. Also read: Turkey Finance Minister Embraces ICO Hype for Already Troubled Economy N
Please share if you find this article interesting. UNICEF France Accepts Donations in 9 Cryptocurrencies - Bitcoin News News The French office of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has started accepting donations in 9 of the most popular cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin cash (BCH) and bitcoin core (BTC). The announcement comes after earlier this year the UN agency launched several other crypto-related initiatives. Also read: Taiwanese Candidate Accepts Crypto Donations, California Bans Them UNICEF Accepts Crypto Donations in France UNICEF France has announced it’s now accepting donations in 9 cryptocurrencies, according to a press release published by French media. The local office of the organization collects contributions in some of the most widely known digita
Please share if you find this article interesting. Chechnya to Create Mining Pool for Eurasian Economic Union Countries - Bitcoin News Mining Chechnya will create a Eurasian crypto mining pool, the press secretary of the head of the Chechen Republic has reportedly confirmed. The project aims to combine the resources of crypto miners from the Eurasian Economic Union countries. Also read: 160 Crypto Exchanges Seek to Enter Japanese Market, Regulator Reveals Chechen Mining Pool Alvi Karimov, the press secretary for the head of Chechnya, confirmed to RBC news outlet on Sept. 21 that a Eurasian crypto mining pool will be established in the Chechen Republic. “The head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, and Yuri Pripachkin agreed to establish a Eurasian mining pool in Chechnya,” a repres
Please share if you find this article interesting. Six New and Improved Cryptocurrency Analysis Tools - Bitcoin News Markets and Prices Blockchain explorers and cryptocurrency analysis sites just keep getting better. While Coinmarketcap (CMC) still dominates, these days it’s got stiff competition to contend with. Moreover, many of these platforms aren’t simply aspiring to be CMC knock-offs: they’re providing fresh tools for grasping the complexities of the ever-evolving cryptoconomy. Also read: 8 Alternatives to Coinmarketcap Cryptocurrency Tracker Sites Are Proliferating It’s not just cryptocurrencies that are multiplying: so is the number of sites striving to keep track of them. We’ve previously profiled analytical sites that offer an alternative to Coinmarketcap, the runa
Please share if you find this article interesting. From Adoption to FOMO: Reasons Behind Ripple’s Leap Over the past week, altcoin Ripple’s (XRP) price has gone through the roof. It has seen an unprecedented 140 percent growth over the past seven days, up almost 63 percent in the past 24 hours alone, trading at around $0.61 at press time. XRP has gone as far as to beat Ethereum (ETH) to be ranked number two by total market capitalization on CoinMarketCap (returned to the third spot by the press time). What could possibly drive the price so high? While there’s no definite answer to that question, here’s some background and theories. Background: What does Ripple bring to the table? Ripple is a California-based payment network and protocol company that was established in 2012. Essen
Please share if you find this article interesting. Bitcoin Glyphs Added to Apple's Shortcuts Application - Bitcoin News Technology Apple recently introduced a new lineup of iPhones and its new operating system iOS 12. Moreover, four days ago the company also updated its Siri extension called the ‘Shortcuts’ application with two new Bitcoin glyphs available. Also read: Critical Bug Found in Bitcoin Core Invokes the Multiple Client Argument Two New Bitcoin Glyphs Slowly but surely Bitcoin is finding its way into the mainstream in various ways. Apple users will now find that the Shortcuts application contains two unique glyphs showcasing the Bitcoin symbol. Shortcuts is a separate app that works with Siri and the device’s OS in order to create shortcuts that perform multiple st
Please share if you find this article interesting. Exit Scam in Wonderland: Bitconnect’s Tentacles From Texas to Gujarat An American musical prelude Bitconnect, the now-defunct crypto lending and exchange platform that has been ousted as a ruinous Ponzi scheme, has memorably been compared by the Silver Miller law firm to the fleeting 2011 Broadway musical “Wonderland,” based on the dizzying impossibilities of Alice’s adventures in Lewis Carroll’s celebrated novel. Silver Miller’s first class action complaint was filed on behalf of six defrauded Bitconnect investors in late January, just weeks after the Texas Securities Commissioner issued an emergency cease-and-desist order against Bitconnect for the selling of unlicensed securities. The complaint unconventionally opened with th
Please share if you find this article interesting. Exchanges Round-Up: Circle Invest Adds Four Alts, Stockholm IT Announces Crypto Fund Exchanges In recent news pertaining to cryptocurrency exchanges, Circle Invest has added Eos, 0x, Stellar, and Qtum to its platform, Stockholm IT, a Frankfurt-listed company that has seen its share value drop over 99% since launch, has announced plans for a cryptocurrency fund, and Btse has launched its over-the-counter (OTC) trading platform. Also Read: Taiwanese Candidate Accepts Crypto Donations, California Bans Them Circle Invest Adds Four Altcoins to Platform Circle has announced that four alternative cryptocurrencies have been newly added to the company’s Circle Invest platform. The altcoins are Eos, 0x, Stellar, and Qtum. Circle asser