Crypto Markets Keep Trading Sideways, With Slight Gains Among the Top 20 Coins

Nov. 2: Cryptocurrency markets have continued trading slightly in the green today, remaining relatively quiet with moderate gains throughout the top 20 coins. Most of the top 100 digital currencies have experienced humble gains over the past 24 hours. Market visualization from Coin360 The leading cryptocurrency Bitcoin (BTC) is up only 0.06 percent on the day, and is trading at around $6,395 as of press time. BTC has seen slight volatility during the day, with the deepest and highest points of $6,327 and $6,396 respectively. Bitcoin 24-hour chart. Source: CoinMarketCap…

Israeli Projects Raised Over $600 Million via ICOs as of Q3 2018

Israel-based projects have raised over $600 million through Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) as of the third quarter (Q3) of 2018, according to report by cryptocurrency analytics firm One Alpha released Nov. 2. Per the research, 140 blockchain-focused companies in Israel have attracted $1.3 billion in investment, wherein more than 60 percent of companies and 88 percent of funds are ICO-related. From Q1– Q3 2018, Israeli startups raised $606 million through ICOs, wherein the largest number of ICOs took place during Q2, and Q1 was the most profitable, with $315 million…

Coinbase Launches Support for Basic Attention Token (BAT)

Major U.S. cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has announced it is accepting inbound transfers of Basic Attention Token (BAT) to Coinbase Pro, according to a blog post published Nov. 2. Coinbase added support for BAT tokens on its Coinbase Pro platform, while it will enable trading on the BAT/USD order book only when sufficient liquidity is established. Coinbase notes that BAT trading will be available in most jurisdictions, except for residents of the state of New York. BAT is not currently available on the exchange’s platform Coinbase.com and in its iOS and…

Bitcoin Cash Jumps 10% after Binance, Bitcoin.com Reveal Fork Plans

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn The bitcoin cash price awoke from its slump on Friday, mounting a double-digit percentage rally during the early evening hours after two major cryptocurrency firms revealed their plans for the BCH hard fork that is scheduled to take place in less than two weeks. Bitcoin Cash Posts Double-Digit Rally Like most of the large-cap crypto market, bitcoin cash had been in recent weeks been uncharacteristically stable, and the fourth-largest cryptocurrency spent most of Friday morning trading near $425. Shortly after 12:45 UTC, however, the bitcoin cash price…

SEC Report Notes ‘Dozens’ of Investigations Into ICOs at End of Fiscal Year

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Enforcement Division has released its annual enforcement report for the 2018 fiscal year (FY), Friday, Nov. 2. The report notes actions by the Division against fraudulent Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). According to the report, since the formation of the Division’s Cyber Unit at the end of FY 2017, the commission’s focus on cyber-related misconduct, including ICOs, has been growing steadily. The SEC attributes this to an “explosion” in crypto-asset offerings, which it says are often considered high-risk investments. According to the report: “In…

Winklevoss Twins Lawsuit | Gemini Founders Sue Charlie Shrem

The Winklevoss twins have filed a lawsuit against infamous BitInstant founder Charlie Shrem. They claim the Bitcoin investor stole 5,000 Bitcoins from them in 2012. Winklevoss Twins Lawsuit According to the New York Times, Shrem made several lavish purchases in 2018 that caught the attention of the Winklevoss twins. They filed a civil suit against him, convinced that Shrem made these purchases—which include a $2 million house and luxury cars—using the Bitcoins he had stolen from them in 2012. Shrem Worked for the Winklevoss Twins Before Lawsuit The twins hired…

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, Monero, TRON: Price Analysis, November 2

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. Market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. The inflows to crypto investment firm Grayscale have topped $330 million year-to-date, which is the highest since the firm started operations five years ago. A breakdown of the investor profile shows that a major chunk of the money came from the institutions, which is…

Bitcoin Price Intraday Analysis: BTC/USD Holds Support

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Bitcoin on Friday witnessed as much as 1.3 percent gains against the US Dollar from the pair’s previous low at 6293-fiat. BTC/USD is in a minor pullback scenario ever since and is trading at 6364-fiat at the time of this writing. In contrast to the Asian session, the European hours today witnessed lower volume. It pushed the pair into a narrow trading range altogether, leaving little-to-no room for day traders to find intraday opportunities. The US Dollar Index (DXY), on the other hand, came under some selling…

Winklevoss Twins Sue Charlie Shrem For Allegedly Stealing 5,000 Bitcoin

The Winklevoss twins have filed a lawsuit against bitcoin investor Charlie Shrem, alleging that Shrem “stole” 5,000 bitcoins from them in 2012. According to a recent report released by the New York Times, Charlie Shrem has made several large purchases over the past year, including multiple real estate properties, luxury cars, powerboats and a $2 million house. Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss have since filed a civil suit against Shrem, alleging that these recent purchases were made using bitcoins Shrem stole from the pair in 2012. When Shrem was arrested in…

BitMEX CEO Affirms Bear Call, Says BTC May Fall to $2,000

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn What a difference a few months can make. It seems like a lifetime ago that Arthur Hayes, CEO of cryptocurrency derivatives platform BitMEX, predicted that the bitcoin price could reach $50,000 in 2018. In fact, it has been less than six months, though the events that have occurred during that interlude have been sufficient for Hayes to slash his short-term crypto forecast by more than 95 percent. CCN reported earlier this week that Hayes, a former Citigroup trader, is now predicting that the bitcoin downtrend could last…