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Tether: A Cryptocurrency Without Volatility?

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin and all the other cryptocurrencies are great for online payments simply because of their sophisticated use of the Blockchain to facilitate easy transactions. Their transparency is currently unmatched by any fiat equivalent. But can we...

New Reports Shine a Spotlight on Tether’s Legal Status

Rarely a week passes when Tether, the company responsible for issuing the USD-pegged cryptocurrency of the same, isn’t in the news. In the last 24 hours, two separate reports into the status of Tether and its USDT tokens...

Arizona Closer to Accepting Bitcoin and Regulating ICOs

Arizona may become the first U.S. state to legalize bitcoin as a payment option for tax purposes. Bills to that end have been advancing in the State Legislature, with one of them already passed by the Senate Finance...

Markets Update: Cryptocurrencies Start Forming a Well Defined Uptrend

Cryptocurrency markets are starting to slowly inch back upwards after many digital assets lost roughly 40-70 percent of the values they held two months ago. Bitcoin core markets (BTC/USD) reached a low of $5,920 this past Monday, but...

Study Finds Little Correlation Between Tether Printing and Bitcoin’s Price

Over the past few months there’s been a lot of internet chatter concerning the digital currency tether (USDT) and whether or not it’s really backed by U.S. dollars. Further, there’s been skeptics, speculators, anonymous Twitter handles, and well-researched...

Markets Update: BTC Prices Suffer from a 65% Loss Since December

Bitcoin prices and cryptocurrency markets, in general, have been declining in value for the past six weeks straight with a few bounces here and there. Currently, BTC/USD markets have reached the lowest price in weeks touching $6,600 on...

Markets Update: Bears Claw Cryptocurrency Prices Down to New Lows

Cryptocurrency markets are suffering from new lows on the first of February as nearly every digital asset is down 3-20 percent. Since the last week of December 2017, bitcoin core (BTC/USD) markets are seeing a continuous downward spiral...

Venezuela Releases Petro Whitepaper Ahead of ”$5 Billion ICO”

Venezuela’s oil-backed cryptocurrency, the petro, is a step closer to reality following the release of the official whitepaper. The eagerly anticipated document outlines the token model and crowdsale mechanism that will be used to launch the ethereum-based project...

Tether Severs Ties With Its Auditor, Leaving Its Accounts Shrouded in Mystery

Barely a week passes when Tether isn’t in the news. For a so-called stable coin, Tether and its acolyte Bitfinex are at the center of a lot of instability within the cryptoverse. After it emerged over the weekend...

Markets Update: Cryptocurrencies Recover Gains After the Coincheck Hack

Bitcoin markets and cryptocurrencies values across the board are seeing healthy rebounds after the past three weeks of price dips. At the moment there is some substantial consolidation happening, and BTC bulls are still trying to breach the...