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Nasdacoin (NSD) began its sudden ascension into the market cap top hundred just as the market crash struck last week. From Nov 14th
through Nov 15th, Nasdacoin
went on a 429% growth surge, while the rest of the market was bleeding out in what proved to be only the first dip of a two-pronged fall.
XRP (XRP) continued to push ahead of Ethereum
over the course of the weekend, and has extended its market cap to $20. 4 billion – 12% higher than Ethereum.
Digitex Futures (DGTX) saw a 50% price increase from Saturday
as Q4 launch date for its decentralized futures exchange draws near. According to the project website, over half a million traders have already signed up to the waiting list to be part of the exchange when it launches.
XRP (XRP) consolidated its newly gained second position in the market cap rankings Saturday, with a 5% valuation spike over twenty-four hours. This compounds the coin’s runaway growth since the recent market dip, from which time XRP
has climbed 14% in price.
Factom (FCT) climbed 65% from Wednesday
through Saturday, as it continued to ride the recovery wave while the rest of the market stalled. The price surge comes amid news that Factom’s Harmony blockchain-as-a-service (BaaS) technology is to be used by mortgage software and marketing firm, Equator, as a way to increase efficiency.
DigiByte (DGB) showed strong signs of recovery on Friday, as the coin price made up 15% of its value after the recent market dip. Testing has begun on a self-adjusting algorithm which changes itself every ten days.
Tron (TRX) saw a rapid recovery bounce of 10% following the market wide rupture of the previous few days, a figure exceeded only by XRP
(XRP) and Stellar (XLM) among the major altcoins.
The recent crash wiped 15% off the value of Bitcoin,
and $38 billion left the global market cap in the blink of […]
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After two days in which $38 billion left the global crypto
market cap, anyone who was in doubt over the fragility of the market at large has now been firmly answered. Two competing theories have arisen over the source of the crash, with many suggesting the ongoing Bitcoin
Cash hardfork saga as a possible culprit.
The global cryptocurrency
segment experienced a market-wide sell-off on Wednesday
afternoon, losing $25 billion, or 12% of the overall market cap. The bulk of the losses struck in a brief one-hour window, between 15:30 and 16:30 UTC.
Another little-known token was propelled into the market cap top one-hundred this week, as Etheera
(ETA) soared to 82,960% growth in the past fourteen days. Etheera is an Ethereum-based token which launched in Q1
of 2018, and only made it onto data-aggregators
like CoinMarketCap by October of the same year.
Tron (TRX) gained another TRX/EUR
pairing this week, with the integration of the coin onto the Blockport cryptocurrency
exchange, based in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Tron has cut a path through Europe
in recent months, first gaining TRX/EUR and TRX/PLN
(Polish złoty) pairs with its BitBay listing in September.
Wax (WAX) chalked up 52% growth for the week leading up to November 11th,
coinciding with its week-long reign as the most active blockchain,
according to data provided by Blocktivity. info.
On a quiet Sunday
for the cryptocurrency
market the only two major altcoins to record clear growth also happen to be two of the coins up for consideration by Coinbase.
(ADA) and Stellar (XLM) recorded between 3-5% gains moving into the afternoon.
Pundi X (NPXS) increased 17% in value on Saturday
following the addition of an NPXS/BTC
trading pair on the Upbit
exchange. The sudden turnaround for the ERC-20-based token also comes amid news that Pundi
X payment facilities are being deployed in Indonesia
farming communities, where they will be used to redeem cryptocurrency payments for agricultural […]
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Blockchain-Farming Gig; Upbit Lists BTC Pair appeared first on Hacked: Hacking Finance.
Revain (R) underwent a 17% spike leading into Saturday
morning, coinciding with the integration of the Revain
platform into the BTC-Alpha exchange. Trade volumes for the ERC-20-based token doubled overnight, with close to 90% of the action coming from the very same BTC-Alpha exchange.
Eternal Token (XET) grabbed headlines in late September when it came out of nowhere on the back of 3,190% monthly growth, and pushed its way into the market cap top one-hundred in the process. But after a 60% decline in the following month, the little known ERC-20 token is on the up once more, this […]
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Trades Push Coin Price Up 108% appeared first on Hacked: Hacking Finance.
“In the fictional world of Westeros, ravens are used as the messengers who carry statements of truth. Ravencoin is a use case specific blockchain designed to carry statements of truth about who owns what asset.
The power of the celebrity endorsement was on full display Wednesday,
when John McAfee’s new tattoo triggered a sudden change in the fortunes of one particular cryptocurrency.
That coin was Skycoin
(SKY), and when McAfee
revealed the tattoo to his +800,000 twitter followers, the coin price took a sudden 12% leap upwards within a matter […]
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Tron (TRX) just got five new fiat trading pairs, gaining exposure to currencies across four separate continents. With Wednesday’s addition to Indacoin
– a cryptocurrency
exchange founded in London
and operated worldwide, TRX
gains access to Australian
and Russian markets, while further consolidating its links with the major Western currencies.
Free Coin (FREE) is an ERC-20 token which launched during the second quarter of 2018, and for the most part languished down in the lower depths of the market cap rankings. However, a Mercatox exchange listing in October saw the token’s fortunes start to turn around, and ultimately led to a 950% surge which began […]
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XRP (XRP) once again found itself competing for the title of second most capitalized cryptocurrency
following a 27% spike surge over two days. The XRP
market cap ascended to the $21 million range, briefly displacing Ethereum
in second place before a slight pullback.
The roles were reversed in the crypto market on Sunday, as supposed stablecoin Tether (USDT) lost 3. 8% of its value, falling from $1 to the $0.
Cardano (ADA) was one of the coins to benefit most from Sunday’s altcoin flurry, fuelled largely by speculation on two possible upcoming developments. Three-Way Coinbase
Shootout The first is the idea that Cardano
might be the next coin listed on Coinbase.
Bitcoin Cash (BCH) continued to surge over the weekend in anticipation of its upcoming hardfork,
scheduled for November 15th.
The value of BCH
is now up 28% since the surge began on Friday, and has gone on to exceed monthly highs in the process.
Augur (REP) was one of the small handful of tokens to record price gains over the twenty-four period on Saturday, climbing 7. 35% over the course of the day.
Basic Attention Token (BAT) shot to 25% growth on Friday
after finally arriving on Coinbase
following months of anticipation. Basic Attention Token was earmarked for a Coinbase listing several months ago, and anticipation began to bubble over following the listing of Ox (ZRX) – another ERC-20 token.
IOTA (MIOTA) saw a sudden upturn in fortunes on Friday
as the coin price climbed 10% on the back of this Ledger Nano
S announcement. The highest concentration of trades came on the Bitfinex exchange, where USD
buyers made up nearly a third of the coin’s total volume.
Tron (TRX) showed some strange price volatility on Thursday,
ahead of the coin’s listing on Hong Kong
exchange, CoinSuper. TRX
saw its overall value rise by 2% over the course of the day, with trading set to commence on CoinSuper on
at 06:00 UTC,
or 14:00 Singapore Time.
Nano (NANO) got another high-profile exchange listing on Halloween
night when it was added to the Huobi cryptocurrency
exchange. Huobi is the third largest crypto exchange in China, and has regularly seen daily volumes of close to half a billion, even now amid the fourth quarter of a bear market.
Cash (BCH) blockchain
is now capable of tokenizing
assets and running smart contracts. Five Million Dollar Bounty A $5,000,000 bounty (payable in BCH) had been put up by Coingeek
in return for anyone who could provide an on-chain solution for BCH tokenization,
and the prize has now been claimed by a team of […]
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of dentists the world over, Dentacoin
(DCN), saw its value rise by 25% on Tuesday,
in defiance of the recent market downturn. Dentacoin was recently unveiled as the first partner of Civic (CVC), who rolled out their own blockchain-based version of Google
Siacoin (SC) began development in 2013 as part of the earliest generation of blockchain
projects which sought to create more than just a transactional currency. Under the guidance of computer science undergraduates David Vorick
and Luke Champine, Siacoin
aimed to provide a decentralized file storage network; hosted on the blockchain and paid for using SC […]
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Tron (TRX) fans had reasons to cheer earlier this morning following the release of the dedicated decentralized exchange (DEX) for Tron’s TRX-standard tokens. But there wasn’t enough time for the news to translate onto the exchanges because by a few hours later the crypto
market had taken its worst dip since that of October 10th.
The mainstream media had a field day on Monday when a ‘research paper’ was published on Nature. com which purported to show how Bitcoin’s growth would ultimately lead to the planet’s doom.
(TTU) just added a star name to their crypto-based entertainment platform in the form of Johnny Depp,
as reported recently on CCN.
This follows on from the weekend’s revelation by antivirus pioneer and tech magnate, John McAfee,
who revealed that he personally lobbied against having Johnny Depp in his upcoming biopic.
Tron (TRX) founder and CEO, Justin
Sun, delved deeper into his views on the future of blockchain
in a recent media interview, refuting ‘Dr.
Roubini’s recent gloomy prognostication in the process.
Global cryptocurrency trade volumes hit a new low for 2018, and reverted back to November 2017 levels in the process. Global volumes dipped to $8.
Tron (TRX) will once again be supported on the Trust mobile cryptocurrency
wallet, following October 26th’s announcement by the Trust wallet team. Tron (TRX) was previously supported on the wallet – back when Trust supported only ERC-standard tokens.
Bitcoin has finally found its way onto the Ethereum
network with Friday’s announcement of the launch of WBTC
– or Wrapped Bitcoin.
WBTC is a proposed ERC-20 token which is backed up by ‘physical’ reserves of BTC, and will be expected to remain tethered to Bitcoin’s value.
TronClassic (TRXC) notched up 6,400% gains in the six days leading up to October 25th, and launched itself into the market cap top two hundred in the process. The little known token takes Tron (TRX) as its namesake, however the similarities appear to be cosmetic at best.
Dash (DASH) recorded 5% gains in the twenty-four hour period leading up to Wednesday evening, boosted by news that the DashPay
mobile wallet has received Uphold integration. DashPay App Gets Uphold Integration Uphold is a digital financial services provider which boasts a range of features, including instant and free transactions among other members of the […]
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TRON just received its own version of Ethereum’s MetaMask
in the form of TRONLink
– an app which allows web browsers to interact with the TRON blockchain.
While the new feature may open up the TRON blockchain to the technically curious, it is unlikely to register a blip on the radar of the average altcoin […]
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Yet another coin just felt the beneficial effect of a listing on Binance
– the world’s largest cryptocurrency
exchange by adjusted volume. Following Tuesday’s announcement by the Binance team, Decred
will be listed on the exchange starting Wednesday,
Two of the weekend’s better performers, Basic Attention Token (BAT) and Ravencoin
(RVN), extended their gains into the new week amid Monday’s market downturn. Around $3 billion left the global market cap from Sunday
fell back down to the $6,400 range.
Ravencoin (RVN) made its entry into the market cap top one-hundred on Sunday,
propelled by a Binance
listing, and 118% sustained growth over the course of the week. Trade volumes for the asset-creation coin hit all-time highs on Thursday,
rising an incredible 23,000% from $212,000 to $49 million within the space of ten days.
The global cryptocurrency
trade volume took a sharp dip on Saturday
evening, falling by half a billion in just five hours. The fall from $10.
Anyone familiar with Roger Ver
may have already heard him proclaim the benefits of Bitcoin
Cash (BCH), while deriding the development path taken by Bitcoin (BTC). That development path has been largely guided by the overseeing hand of Blockstream – a privately funded company which has itself provided much of the funding for Bitcoin’s development.
Privacy coin Zcash
(ZEC) gained 16% on its value from Monday
through to Saturday as anticipation builds regarding the upcoming Sapling update. The update, which will require a hardfork,
aims to make improvements to shielded addresses, including reducing the time it takes to create them and the amount of memory used when doing so.
Basic Attention Token (BAT) has been quietly recording day on day growth for the last four days as anticipation builds regarding a Coinbase
listing. The value of BAT has increased by 42% in that time, as public opinion leans toward the theory that BAT’s ERC-20 foundation makes it a prime candidate to be the next […]
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PIVX (PIVX) was added to Korean cryptocurrency
afternoon and immediately felt a 28% boost to its market value. The pump appears to have been a coordinated effort, with $1 million worth of trades entering the PIVX
market in ten minutes on the Upbit exchange.
(QTUM), has been announced as a new partner of Amazon Web Services (AWS) in the company’s Chinese
division. Qtum has a history with Amazon Web Services, and became available as an Amazon AMI (Amazon Machine Image) back in July of this year.
Nano (NANO) saw a 10. 6% boost to its market valuation on Tuesday following its addition to the decentralized peer-to-peer exchange, PayFair.
The price of Bitcoin
(BTC) jumped 11. 2% in the space of just two hours on Monday morning.
Very little new money has entered the crypto
market in the last seven days, with volumes instead falling from $16. 8 billion down to $8.
DigiByte (DGB) sorared
to 11% growth against the dollar within the space of five minutes on Sunday
morning. Following the spike, volumes continued to rise, and the coin peaked at 14% growth over the next hour.
Electroneum (ETN) held fairly steady for the twenty-four period leading up to Saturday,
Oct 13th. Volumes declined to weekly lows and the coin price remained stable throughout the day.
MaidSafeCoin (MAID) is one of the most well established tokens in the market cap top one-hundred, having launched in early 2014. But that longevity hasn’t stopped it from hitting a series of lower lows throughout 2018, en route to Saturday’s dollar valuation of $0.
Digitex Futures (DGTX) started popping up in the market cap top one-hundred in the last few weeks, although any surge was usually met with a corresponding rebound back to the second page of CoinMarketCap.
Now the DGTX
token is solidifying its place in the top hundred crypto projects, propelled by 194% growth over the last […]
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Futures (DGTX) Cements Top 100 Position with 194% Two-Week Growth appeared first on Hacked: Hacking Finance.
XRP (XRP) was one of the fastest to recover from the market wide selloff
spiking 16% within a seven hour trading window early on Friday
morning. While XRP
volumes haven’t hit the scale they reached in September, a more than doubling of yesterday’s volumes from the $400M
to $900M range marks the highest […]
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Market Boost to 16% Overnight Growth appeared first on Hacked: Hacking Finance.
Golem (GNT) saw its value jump by 17% amid the downturn of bloody Thursday.
The surge came swiftly within a six hour window, and restored the 15% losses incurred by GNT earlier in the same day.
Back in July when Ethereum
founder Vitalik Buterin
stated that he hoped ‘centralized exchanges burn in hell’, it may have seemed a tad over the top. After all, as 2017 bled into 2018, lots of new hands entered the crypto market, and according to adjusted volume figures, Binance
was the exchange where they ended up.
(DGB) founder Jared Tate
has lifted the lid on his side of the story regarding the Binance-DGB
listing fiasco that has played out over the last year. Despite a 35th spot ranking by market cap, and a host of solid fundamentals, DGB has failed to gain a listing on Binance
since the exchange launched […]
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Tron (TRX) showed a strong reaction to today’s Odyssey 3. 1 mainnet upgrade, and recorded the highest trade volumes since June of this year.
Sun’s prediction that TRX
would be among the top ten cryptocurrencies
in the next six months, it appears as though the Tron founder may have uncharacteristically undersold his own creation. Indeed, TRX is already banging on the doors of the top ten following 12% growth for the twenty-four hour period leading up to […]
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Tron (TRX) withstood the overnight dip leading into Sunday
morning as the coin price continued to climb amid anticipation of the updated version of the Tron Virtual Machine (TVM). The activation of the TVM,
scheduled for Monday,
will allow for the ‘deployment and migration of DApps
from existing blockchain networks’, and will be […]
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Withstands Overnight Dip as Tron Virtual Machine Hype Ramps Up appeared first on Hacked: Hacking Finance.
Ripple Labs’ Chief Marketing Strategist, Cory Johnson,
took a bold approach to marketing recently when he compared XRP
to oil – while comparing his own firm to Chevron. As per Johnson’s tweet on October 4th: “Ripple’s relationship to XRP is akin Chevron’s relationship to oil.
The valuation of Tron (TRX) underwent a 7% increase leading into Saturday
morning, adding to a continuous 14% climb over the last three days. Today’s market boost comes off the back of yesterday’s livestream
by Justin Sun, in which he updated the Tron community on the progress of Project Atlas – a new feature which […]
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SALT (SALT) traded up 55% on Friday
morning as around $21 million entered the token’s daily volume, up from last night’s low of $1. 4 million.
Bitcoin (BTC) has traded within a tight 3% range for the past seven days, never rising higher than $6,680 and never falling lower than $6,455. The previous month’s numbers tell a similar tale, with BTC
trading within an 8% range since September 6th.
Holo (HOT) underwent a 26% price hike on Thursday
evening, with trade volumes more than tripling within the space of a couple of hours thanks to increased BTC
and ETH buys on Binance.
The movement comes shortly after Binance head CZ
sent out a call for Rust developers to join the Binance team in one […]
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(HOT) Price Jumps 26% as Binance’s CZ Calls Out for Rust Developers appeared first on Hacked: Hacking Finance.
Tron (TRX) climbed 9. 6% in value in a brief two-hour window as cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex
unveiled three new fiat trading pairs for TRX.
The global cryptocurrency
market is down 5% for the three days of October thus far, with Bitcoin
both falling from their holding patterns at $6,600 and $230 respectively. As of Wednesday,
only the ever-fluctuating stablecoins and a handful of alts have recorded gains for the day – among them two tokens […]
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Coin and Odyssey; Little Known Altcoins
Defy Market Amid Downturn appeared first on Hacked: Hacking Finance.
XRP (XRP) has lost $10 billion of its market cap since the recent peak on September 21st,
with 9. 5% losses recorded overnight heading into Wednesday morning.
Verge (XVG) climbed 17. 8% for the twenty-four period leading up to the morning of October 1st, coinciding with the release of the latest development update by the core dev