Blockchain 

Bitfinex and Tether Lawsuit Revised After Plaintiffs Drop Action

Controversial cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex and its sister stablecoin issuer Tether have had a lawsuit against them withdrawn by two plaintiffs and re-filed with the addition of a new plaintiff. The two companies were accused of creating “the largest bubble in human history” in a lawsuit filed in New York in October, which alleged that Bitfinex and Tether manipulated the crypto market out of up to US$1.4 trillion. A second, similar case was then brought against the two companies by Eric Young and Adam Kutz, who claimed that Bitfinex and Tether…

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Blockchain 

Is the Launch of Bakkt to Blame For Bitcoin’s Price Drop?

Bitcoin’s price tanked almost 15% on Tuesday evening to a low of $8,165 in what was just the second day since the launch of Bakkt. The Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) launched its long-awaited Bitcoin futures trading platform on Monday, September 23 to considerable fanfare, and the entire world of crypto is even more curious to see just how much an impact it will have on the market. Just two days after the platform’s launch and the immediate effect has seen Bitcoin, and several altcoins, drop significantly. It’s similar to the movement seen…

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Blockchain 

Bitcoin Price Experiences Second Largest 24-Hour Drop of 2019

Bitcoin price has suffered its second-largest drop in a 24-hour period in 2019. Currently, the price is approximately $9,632 USD per coin, but across the day, its movement has been constant. The world’s largest cryptocurrency by market value closed yesterday at $9,412.81 on Bitstamp; down 13.25% from its opening price of $10,848. This is the second-largest single-day drop for the coin in 2019. The first was a 13.67% drop that occurred on June 27th. Bitcoin Price Drop Speculation for why the drop has occurred is rife. Many are citing the growing calls…

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Blockchain 

Bitcoin Price | Analysts Indicate BTC Could Drop to $4,000

Most analysts and investors viewed the recent reaction of Bitcoin price to the Bitfinex/Tether controversy as an indication of improving fundamental strength. According to one analyst, it may be too early to celebrate yet as Bitcoin price is likely to drop into the $4,000 region before gaining any significant support that will allow it to continue with the momentum of growth. Tether/Bitfinex Controversy Traders and investors are expected to be ready for this bearish possibility, but analysts have pointed to a long-term trend line that demonstrates how Bitcoin price is…

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Blockchain 

Bitcoin Price Drop | BTC Loses $400 in Just 30 Minutes

It was looking so promising for Bitcoin price last week. The largest coin by market cap surged passed the $4,000 USD mark, only to crash back down on Sunday, February 24th. Bitcoin Price Drop Bitcoin dropped a huge $400 USD in just 30 minutes, declining 10% from $4,150 to roughly $3,805 in a short space of time. There was no catalyst for the sudden drop, except for investors taking their profits while they can. $4,180 was a six-week high for the coin, and while the price has dropped, daily volumes…

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Bitcoin 

Bitcoin Drop | Bitcoin Loses $200 in 24-hours, Crypto Market Follows

The crypto market is suffering huge losses across the board today. And leading the drop-off is the largest coin by market cap; Bitcoin dropped from over $6,500 to a new two-week low of $6,243 in early trade today. The coin has lost over $200 in a 24-hour period, and as happens more commonly than not, there is no definite reason for the sudden drop. Bitcoin Drop The sudden Bitcoin drop has come somewhat as a surprise. The world’s biggest coin has been hovering between $6,600 and $6,400 for 14-days straight. A…

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Ethereum 

Potential Ethereum Regulation Causes Coin to Drop Nearly 6%

The war on crypto continues as potential Ethereum regulation causes the coin to drop nearly 6% on Tuesday. Government bodies have been dancing around the concept of whether cryptocurrencies are securities or commodities for quite some time now. The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has long been adamant that cryptocurrencies are securities and therefore require regulations. The SEC released a statement at the beginning of March labelling cryptocurrencies as securities and informing all crypto exchanges that they would need to register with the SEC for proper regulation. >> Bittrex…

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Bitcoin 

Bitcoin News | SEC Bitcoin (BTC) ETF Delay Causes BTC Price to Drop

The latest Bitcoin news is that Bitcoin (BTC) has taken a major hit this week and has dragged the rest of the cryptocurrency market down with it. At press time, the total cryptocurrency market is sitting at just above $225 billion, which is $75 billion lower than what it was just two weeks ago. Within the last 24 hours, the crypto market has dropped almost $20 billion. Bitcoin News: Bitcoin (BTC) Struggles According to CoinMarketCap, Bitcoin (BTC) is currently trading at $6,509.67, down -8.50% in 24 hours. For the week,…

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