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Ripple trades up on the week

Ripple succumbed to the wider crypto sell-off on Friday, after having moved past the $1 mark for the first time in its history on Thursday. However, the cryptocurrency is still up by around 25% over the past seven days.

James Hester

Bitcoin plummets in major sell-off

Bitcoin plummeted on Friday, with cryptocurrency trading around 30% below the record highs set earlier this week.

James Hester
Glass of Long Island ice tea

Long Island Iced Tea Corp skyrockets after renaming itself Long Blockchain

(Reuters) Beverage maker Long Island Iced Tea Corp’s shares jumped 300% after the company said it would rebrand itself Long Blockchain Corp, the latest obscure US firm to tap into the frenzy surrounding crypto currencies.

Claire Hunte
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SEC halts trading in crypto firm after eye-popping rise

US securities regulators on Tuesday temporarily suspended trading in the shares of Crypto Company, a small firm that saw its stock rise more than 2,700% this month after signing a deal to buy a cryptocurrency data platform.

Claire Hunte
Blockchain technology

Eos is another cryptocurrency flying high, here are its basics

Bitcoin continues to hit stratospheric levels in price and riding along on the coat tails are alternative coin offerings. The latest to come to the attention of mainstreamers is EOS which is offered by a company called and according to the WSJ has raised $700m.

Claire Hunte

Comment: Paying for rubbish with rubbish

Today's most rubbish story comes from the realm of cryptocurrencies - well which rubbish stories aren't these days? Apparently, a British refuse company is to allow its customers to pay for its services with bitcoin and other virtual currencies

Neil Dennis
Bitcoin 2018

What does the bitcoin futures contract mean for BTC/USD price in 2018?

Find out how the introduction of bitcoin futures contract by CMEs, December 18, can change the market in 2018. News

FCA has no plans to regulate bitcoin

The Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) chief executive said on Thursday night that he saw no systemic threat in bitcoin and had no plans to pursue the government to bring it under the regulator's authority

Neil Dennis
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Forking the word of the moment in cryptocurrency

Forking is the word of the moment in the cryptocurrency world. At least six forks are currently expected to take place over the next few weeks, each potentially creating a new cryptocurrency.

Brian Bollen

Etherium poised to be new darling of crypto markets

Etherium could be poised to become the new darling of the cryptocurrency markets after both Bitcoin and Litecoin appeared to be falling back.

Richard Reed
Silver litecoin on keyboard

Litecoin’s rise and rise but is it apt to fall?

Litecoin, an altcoin alternative to Bitcoin, has seen explosive growth of over 4,000% year to date according to Coinmarketcap but investors should still have some care.

Claire Hunte

Litecoin is over $300, but the party may stop

Litecoin has demonstrated a massive surge in price. The cryptocurrency has recently surpassed $300 a coin, but may fall down any moment according to the creator, Charlie Lee. News

Hotly anticipated bitcoin futures ease off after 22 percent surge

Bitcoin futures eased back from an initial surge of almost 22% to trade up 13% on Monday, in an eagerly awaited US market debut

Chris Wheal

Bitcoin volatile as traders mull futures market

Bitcoin’s dramatic fall in value from last night’s record high of more than $17,000 is down to uncertainty over whether a futures-market launch will go ahead.

Richard Reed

Bitcoin surges past $17,000 before crashing 11%

Bitcoin surged past the $17,000 mark in the early hours of Friday morning, before crashing by around 11%.

James Hester

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