Cryptocurrency Exchange Kraken Adds Bitcoin Cash and Ripple Margin Trading

Kraken has added Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and Ripple (XRP) to Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Ethereum Classic (ETC), Augur (REP), Monero (XMR), and Tether (USDT) bringing its margin trading offering to a total of eight cryptocurrencies. Margin trading of all eight will be available on all of Kraken’s platforms. The latter site boasts an improved user The post Cryptocurrency Exchange Kraken Adds Bitcoin Cash and Ripple Margin Trading appeared first on CCN

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Kuwait Central Bank Taps Ripple for Blockchain Remittance Service

The National Bank of Kuwait has launched a product they’re calling “NBK Direct Remit,” a blockchain-based product which uses RippleNet for cross-border payments from within the Middle Eastern nation. The initial launch of the product only supports payments to nearby Jordan, but they intend to launch in at least 15 more countries soon. According to The post Kuwait Central Bank Taps Ripple for Blockchain Remittance Service appeared first on CCN

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Coinbase Pro Adds Another Four Ethereum Tokens Including DAI

In a slew of additions and developments, and not unexpectedly, Coinbase has added four more Ethereum tokens. Dai (DAI), Golem (GNT), Maker (MKR), and Zilliqa (ZIL) will be added to the Coinbase Professional platform but with some regional restrictions. GNT and DAI will be available in the US, but not New York, in the UK, The post Coinbase Pro Adds Another Four Ethereum Tokens Including DAI appeared first on CCN

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Nearly Every Major Cryptocurrency is Down at Least 90% from All-Time High

Earlier this year, in February, Tom Lee — co-founder of Fundstrat Global Advisors, the first Wall Street strategy firm to embrace bitcoin — opined that the crypto market had turned a corner and would see new highs in July. Nine months and several year-end price target reductions later, cryptocurrency assets remain firmly in the red. … Continued The post Nearly Every Major Cryptocurrency is Down at Least 90% from All-Time High appeared first on CCN

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Coincheck Resumes XRP Trading, 10 months On From Infamous $530 Million Theft

Embattled crypto exchange Coincheck has announced the resumption of trading pairs for XRP and FCT tokens effective Monday, November 26. In a statement on its website signed by company President Toshihiko Katsuya, it was revealed that starting from Monday, deposits and sales of the two cryptocurrencies will be partially restored alongside a few ancillary services. The post Coincheck Resumes XRP Trading, 10 months On From Infamous $530 Million Theft appeared first on CCN

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Bitcoin Market Share Falls to Monthly Low as Ripple and Bitcoin Cash Rally

Bitcoin market dominance has fallen to a monthly low of just over 51% of the overall market capitalization while Ripple and Bitcoin Cash have both rallied multiple percentage points over the past week. Bitcoin’s overall value in the cryptocurrency market is an important barometer in the progress of the space as a whole. If Bitcoin The post Bitcoin Market Share Falls to Monthly Low as Ripple and Bitcoin Cash Rally appeared first on CCN

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Newsflash: Bitcoin Price Drops $380; Ethereum, Ripple (XRP) Plunge 9%

Cryptocurrency analysts had predicted that the bitcoin price was about to break away from its $6,550 peg, and those predictions came true early Thursday morning. Unfortunately for investors, though, this movement did not occur to the upside. After briefly making a push toward $6,700 earlier in the week, the bitcoin price was holding steady between The post Newsflash: Bitcoin Price Drops $380; Ethereum, Ripple (XRP) Plunge 9% appeared first on CCN

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Blockchain Has ‘Staggering’ Possibilities, Pres. Bill Clinton Tells Ripple Conference

Ten years ago this month, pseudonymous developer Satoshi Nakamoto published the whitepaper for a new piece of technology that sought to upend the global financial system: “Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System.” There’s perhaps no clearer sign of the degree to which the Nakamoto revolution has begun to take hold than that yesterday, on Oct. The post Blockchain Has ‘Staggering’ Possibilities, Pres. Bill Clinton Tells Ripple Conference appeared first on CCN

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