Tag: Altcoins

An altcoin refers to any cryptocurrency that is not Bitcoin. It usually refers to a collection of cryptocurrencies and tokens.

Russia bans crypto - Bitcoin falls

Russia bans crypto; Bitcoin falls

The Central Bank of the Russian Federation (CBRF) demanded on Thursday that cryptocurrency trading, mining, and usage be prohibited in the country because they pose a threat to the well-being and financial stability of the Russian people and the country’s economy. According to a report issued by the central bank on Thursday, cryptocurrency exhibits all of the characteristics of a pyramid scheme and poses a danger to monetary policy autonomy. A statement from the central bank said that cryptocurrency growth posed a danger to Russia’s financial system as well as the country’s currency, the ruble. A further statement from...

Altcoins, Bitcoin, Coinbase, Cryptocurrencies, Front page

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Kava Announces The Loan Wars: $150K IBC Testnet Competition

November 15, 2021 08:55 AM Eastern Standard Time SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Kava, a Layer-1 blockchain and decentralized autonomous organization (DAO), will be hosting an 11-day testnet competition to prepare for the launch of Kava 9 and IBC. “This is the biggest testnet event that Kava has ever done. The IBC integration is a huge step for the Kava ecosystem, so we really want to get all the IBC communities involved to test it out.” In preparation for the launch of the Kava 9 mainnet upgrade, which includes the integration of Cosmos’ Inter-Blockchain Communication Protocol (IBC), Kava is hosting The Loan Wars, a...

Altcoins, Cryptocurrencies, Press release

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Interactive Brokers Launches ‘IMPACT’ Mobile Trading Platform for Socially Conscious Investors

IMPACT allows users to invest according to their values and create the world they want to see November 03, 2021 10:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time GREENWICH, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Interactive Brokers Group (Nasdaq: IBKR), a global brokerage firm, today unveiled IMPACT, a patent pending mobile trading application designed to help investors easily align their portfolios with their values and help shape the future they wish to see. Expanding upon our Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) trading initiatives, IMPACT by Interactive Brokers features a simple and intuitive app design that streamlines the sustainable investing...

Altcoins, Bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies, Ethereum, Fintech, Press release

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Interactive Brokers Group Introduces Cryptocurrency Trading for Financial Advisors in the U.S.

Clients Managing Well-Diversified Portfolios Now Able to Trade Cryptocurrency October 18, 2021 10:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time GREENWICH, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Interactive Brokers Group (Nasdaq: IBKR), a global brokerage firm, today announces its launch of cryptocurrency trading for Registered Investment Advisors (RIAs) in the U.S., enabling these RIAs to trade and custody Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Litecoin (LTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) via Paxos Trust Company on behalf of clients. RIAs will benefit from the ability to manage their client’s positions in cryptocurrency in addition to stocks, options, futures, bonds,...

Altcoins, Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Cryptocurrencies, Ethereum, Press release

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Investing in Crypto in 2021 - Where to Start

Investing in Crypto in 2021: Where to Start

By Sophia Young. From Bitcoin to Dogecoin to Ethereum and everything in between, cryptocurrencies have developed so much, with their value skyrocketing. With thousands of crypto options to choose from in 2021, where do you even start? Which crypto can give you a good run for your money? Now that the cryptocurrency market is more mature than ever, you need to get your bearings around this high-risk, high-reward investment opportunity. Crypto values are rebounding nicely. Here’s everything you need to know. Before You Start Investing In Crypto If you’re investing some of your retirement savings in cryptocurrency, you need to first...

$ADA, Altcoins, Bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies, Exchanges, Wallets

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Bitvo Expands Crypto Asset Offering

September 30, 2021 06:30 AM Eastern Daylight Time CALGARY, Alberta–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Bitvo Inc. (“Bitvo”) is pleased to announce that it has added to its crypto-asset offering, including the addition of a U.S. dollar stablecoin. Now on the Bitvo platform, you can buy, sell and trade Bitcoin, Ether, ADA (Cardano), XRP (Ripple), Dogecoin, Uniswap, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash, Dash, Canadian dollar stablecoin QCAD, and U.S. dollar stablecoin USDC. As with any purchase, Bitvo encourages you to conduct your own research on any crypto-asset you trade. As a starting place, Bitvo provides information on all crypto assets tradable on the...

Altcoins, Cryptocurrencies, Exchanges, Press release

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Decentralization Now Reaches Classified Ads, dClass to Make it Happen

Decentralization Now Reaches Classified Ads, dClass to Make it Happen

DALLAS, TX Jun 17 2021 (Blockchain Wire)  dClass’s vision is to enable privacy-driven ecommerce across the world. They aim to bring decentralization to classified ads. They’re building the foundation of the future’s way of doing business. With dClass, you can buy or sell goods and services across the world and can communicate freely without censorship or fear. The overall impact of classified ads in terms of business across its users is more than $300b+. They aim to become one of the top classified websites in terms of traffic across the globe. Their marketing strategies involve partnering with leading marketing...

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Bitcoin Sell-Off, Biden Tax Plan, Turkish Exchange

Cryptocurrency News: Bitcoin Sell-Off, Biden Tax Plan, Turkish Exchange

Even the coins that had managed to make some gains in recent days like Ethereum plummeted on Friday in a scenario tinted red by losses. One of the drivers of the drops may be due to the package of tax measures that the Biden administration announced, which admitted that it is considering increasing the capital gains tax by almost 40% for them to earn 1 million dollars or more a year. The fall of Bitcoin, of almost 20%, marks it as the worst fall since it touched the record of $64,870 on April 14. A decline occurred following Coinbase’s IPO, followed by what for many is a week of inexplicable lows. Price of bitcoin At the time...

Altcoins, Bitcoin, Featured

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Dogecoin price and news summary

News Summary: Dogecoin

Any investor with even a passing interest in cryptocurrency is probably wondering if they should buy Dogecoin now. We will start by explaining briefly what Dogecoin really is. [1] Dogecoin Price What is Dogecoin? Dogecoin is a decentralized, peer-to-peer digital currency, which enables instant payments to anyone in the world. It is based on the Bitcoin protocol but differs from Bitcoin in that it can be efficiently mined with consumer-grade hardware. Dogecoin provides faster transactions than Bitcoin, and uses scrypt technology as a proof-of-work function, which can lead to more decentralized mining by regular users also...

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