New ways to learn about the crypto market – The Coinbase Blog

Over the past few months, Coinbase published a number of resources for people to learn more about crypto. We started with educational asset pages and a dedicated section of our website focused on learning the basics of blockchains. But one of the most commonly requested features is to get real time updates about the crypto market. Starting today, we’ll begin surfacing news articles from various third party news providers in the Coinbase mobile app. It’s clear that education is a barrier to feeling confident and ready to get started with…

Crypto Coverage in Media Peaked Following Market Slump

A recent study by blockchain-oriented research firm Clovr found that cryptocurrency coverage in the mainstream media spikes when the market drops off. The analysis tracked the correlation between coverage on crypto values over the past five years and the sentiments of published materials. Source: Clovr In the course of its research, Clovr surveyed 48 mainstream U.S.-based and international media outlets for pieces covering cryptocurrency from Jan.1, 2013, to July 31, 2018. All articles were analyzed using sentiment analysis tool Valence Aware Dictionary and sEntiment Reasoner (VADER) and the Natural Language…

Bitcoin Price Nearing ‘Capitulation Moment’: IG Market Analyst

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn CCN is expanding. Are you our next full-time journalist from the West Coast USA? Send us your CV and examples here. Bitcoin is not far from a critical loss of investor confidence that will lead to the market hemorrhaging vast amounts of value as nervous investors dump their holdings. This is the opinion of Chris Beauchamp, an analyst at the online trading platform IG. Speaking to the Financial Times, Beauchamp stated that the crypto market leader is heading for a “capitulation moment” when a critical mass of investors…

Bloodbath in US Stock Market Likely, Bitcoin a Good Long-Term Bet

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn CCN is expanding. Are you our next full-time journalist from the West Coast USA? Send us your CV and examples here. Student loans, credit card debt, mortgage, corporate loans, and all kinds of debt are placing huge pressure on the U.S. stock market. Over the long-term, Mark Yusko believes emerging markets and Bitcoin are viable long-term bets for investors. On CNBC’s Fast Money, Morgan Creek Capital Management CEO and chief investment officer Mark Yusko expressed his concerns towards the “melting” stock market of the U.S. and warned…

Crypto Market Recovers, TRON Surges 33%

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn CCN is expanding. Are you our next full-time journalist from the West Coast USA? Send us your CV and examples here. Within the past 24 hours, the crypto market has added $19 billion to its valuation as the price of Bitcoin (BTC) surged to $4,300. After dropping to the low $3,000 region, Bitcoin engaged in an unexpected price rally, rising by more than 15 percent on a single day. The newly established momentum of Bitcoin allowed the rest of the cryptocurrency market to recover. Major digital assets…

Market Value of Blockchain Adoption to Soar 29-Fold by 2023, Report

The market value of blockchain in global retail is forecast to see a 29-fold increase in value over the next five years, according to an analysis of factors behind the growth, published on PRWeb Nov. 28. The analysis on emerging blockchain applications driving the predicted increase – from $80 million today to over $2.3 billion by 2023 – was conducted by fintech executive Monica Eaton-Cardone. The figure of $2.3 billion by 2023 – at a compound annual growth rate of 96.4 percent – has been taken from a market research…

Decentralized Social Media Platform Steemit Lays Off 70% of Staff Following Market Crash

Social networking platform Steemit is laying off more than 70 percent of its staff due to the cryptocurrency market crash, and is beginning a structural reorganization, according to a Nov. 28 video post by Steemit CEO Ned Scott. Steemit runs a decentralized application on the Steem blockchain, while its system is built around community-driven posting, evaluation, and administering of content. Steemit rewards participants and content in the so-called “attention economy” with the native token STEEM. Per the announcement, the recent drop in cryptocurrency markets has resulted in a decrease in…

Huobi Cryptocurrency Exchange Launches Derivative Market

Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange Huobi has launched the Huobi Derivative Market (Huobi DM), according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph Nov. 28. Huobi presented its new platform at the Cryptofrontiers conference in New York City today, stressing that the Huobi DM allows customers engage in cryptocurrency contract trading on both rising and falling cryptocurrency prices. The platforum purportedly provides tools for hedging and controlling risk and uncertainty. Contract trading allows users to purchase and sell digital currencies at predetermined prices at specified times in the future, giving investors and traders…

Stellar, Litecoin, Monero, & Zcash Headline Major Crypto Market Rally

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn CCN is expanding. Are you our next full-time journalist from the West Coast USA? Send us your CV and examples here. A few of the top 15 cryptocurrencies saw notable increases over the past twenty-four hours. Stellar saw a gain of 15% against the US dollar, with 22% of its volume being against USD or USD-pegged cryptocurrencies themselves – meaning these gains are realistic, not just figurative. Litecoin gained over 13% against the dollar while Monero jumped nearly 16%, and Zcash was hot on its heels. Stellar…

Bitcoin Sees Strongest 24-Hour Performance Since July, Total Market Cap Jumps $11 Bln

Wednesday, Nov. 28: After the dramatic Nov. 14 market dump, cryptocurrencies are staking major recoveries across the board, with all of the major coins seeing significant growth and scattered assets sealing double-digit gains, as data from Coin360 shows. Market visualization by Coin360 Bitcoin (BTC) has soared 9.3 percent on the day, breaking above the $4,000 mark to trade at trade at $4,050 at press time. This major bounce has set Bitcoin on track for its strongest daily performance since July, according to a Reuters report published earlier today. On the…