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Bitcoin balloons to $7,400 in a matter of minutes

Bitcoin balloons to $7,400 in a matter of minutes

Bitcoin has soared 10% in the past few hours, after a massive upswing in volume. In just a single hour, cryptocurrencies as Bitcoin, Ether, EOS and several others ran up 6-10% in price, with the virtual coins market rocketing to $292 bln, a vault by $20 bln.


July 10, 2018
Bitcoin is going to be used instead of regular money in less than a decade
Bitcoin is going to be used instead of regular money in less than a decade

Virtual currencies like Bitcoin and its peers are the next phase in the evolution of money and are on the verge of turning into a chief means of...

June 29, 2018
Bitcoin’s value at the lowest since November
Bitcoin’s value at the lowest since November

Bitcoin fell to the least mark since last November today, as investment appetite lessened and global regulators have been coming out with slamming...

June 18, 2018
Bitcoin is a threat to internet, BIS says
Bitcoin is a threat to internet, BIS says

The Bank for International Settlements located in Basel, encouraged by massive popularity of virtual currencies, tried to look into the benefit...

June 11, 2018
Bitcoin falls over 10% following South Korean cryptocurrency exchange hack
Bitcoin falls over 10% following South Korean cryptocurrency exchange hack

Cryptocurrency prices tumbled over the weekend after South Korean crypto exchange Coinrail said it was hacked and almost one-third of the coins...

May 25, 2018
U.S. starts an inquiry into virtual currency price rigging
U.S. starts an inquiry into virtual currency price rigging

The United States has started an investigation to establish if traders are manipulating cryptocurrency prices. The country’s Justice...

May 15, 2018
China’s manufacturers of bitcoin mining devices look to raise $1 billion from Hong Kong listings
China’s manufacturers of bitcoin mining devices look to raise $1 billion from Hong Kong listings

China’s two producers of bitcoin mining hardware aim to attract $1 bln each from Hong Kong listings in 2018, on solid global enthusiasm in...

May 11, 2018
South Korea’s number one virtual currency exchange is suspected of fraud
South Korea’s number one virtual currency exchange is suspected of fraud

Prosecutors in South Korea conducted a search in the office of Upbit, the largest virtual currency exchange, yesterday and today suspecting fraud,...

May 2, 2018
Cryptocurrencies resume recovery with Bitcoin Cash jumps 15%
Cryptocurrencies resume recovery with Bitcoin Cash jumps 15%

Cryptocurrencies are set to reverse Tuesday’s declines with the most popular digital currency - bitcoin - soaring above $9,000. 

April 26, 2018
Bitcoin trades below $9,000
Bitcoin trades below $9,000

Cryptocurrencies have taken another break on Thursday, with most popular assets trading in comparatively narrow ranges. 

April 13, 2018
Bitcoin continues to rise, soaring near $400 in an hour
Bitcoin continues to rise, soaring near $400 in an hour

Bitcoin extended its gain on Friday, soaring almost $400 in an hour, as the world's most popular cryptocurrency is on track for a weekly rise...

April 6, 2018
Monex Group buys hacked cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck
Monex Group buys hacked cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck

Japan-based online broker Monex Group will buy hacked crypto exchange Coincheck Inc for 3.6 billion yen ($33.6 million). As a result of the deal...

March 30, 2018
Telegram raises $850 mln in second round of ICO
Telegram raises $850 mln in second round of ICO

Telegram raised $850 million in the second round of their initial coin offering (ICO), according to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. 

March 19, 2018
Rise of virtual assets could be a risk to financial system
Rise of virtual assets could be a risk to financial system

The fast rise of virtual assets like Bitcoin could at certain time turn into a menace to the financial system, said the Financial Stability...

March 14, 2018
Google published its decision to forbid ads for cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings
Google published its decision to forbid ads for cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings

Google is going to forbid web ads for cryptocurrencies and ICOs from the coming June among other measures directed to counteract to a new form of...

March 13, 2018
IMF's Lagarde warns of crypto-assets risks
IMF's Lagarde warns of crypto-assets risks

The head of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde in an IMF blogpost warned about the "dark side" of the crypto-assets and...

March 12, 2018
Bitcoin advances slightly after recent fall
Bitcoin advances slightly after recent fall

Bitcoin edged up modestly early Monday, as the most popular cryptocurrency in the world became steady after downbeat news last week. 

March 9, 2018
Bitcoin slides as broad selloff for cryptocurrencies extends
Bitcoin slides as broad selloff for cryptocurrencies extends

Selling strengthened for crypocurrencies on Friday, as the world's most popular cryptocurrency bitcoin dipped below $9,000. 

March 6, 2018
Bitcoin falls below $11,000, sliding from key mark
Bitcoin falls below $11,000, sliding from key mark

Bitcoin slid below the important $12,000 mark on Tuesday after a popular cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase was accused of unfairly profiting. 

March 1, 2018
A number of firms subpoenaed in a clampdown against fraudulent coin offerings
A number of firms subpoenaed in a clampdown against fraudulent coin offerings

US regulators have subpoenaed a lot of companies that are possibly breaching securities legislation, in a massive clampdown on fraudulent ICOs,...

Bitcoin firms, all eyes on SEC's probe into ICO industry
Bitcoin firms, all eyes on SEC's probe into ICO industry

The price of bitcoin firmed on Thursday, as the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has sent subpoenas to dozens of people and companies it...

February 23, 2018
Bitcoin dips below $10,000 mark as euphoric rally loses steam
Bitcoin dips below $10,000 mark as euphoric rally loses steam

The world's most popular crypto currency, bitcoin has dropped below $10,000 mark, just 36-hours after reaching $12,000. Bitcoin has touched a...

February 19, 2018
Swiss financial regulator releases guidance on ICOs
Swiss financial regulator releases guidance on ICOs

The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA has encouraged digital currencies by issuing guidelines on initial coin offerings (ICOs) for...

February 6, 2018
Bitcoin dips below $6,000 briefly
Bitcoin dips below $6,000 briefly

Bitcoin lost another 13 percent to below $6,000 on Tuesday, bringing the world’s most popular cryptocurrency to its lowest level in more than...

February 5, 2018
Lloyds bank disallows purchase of bitcoins using credit cards
Lloyds bank disallows purchase of bitcoins using credit cards

Lloyds bank has made a decision to disallow purchasing bitcoins for its customers using credit cards as concerns arise it could find itself...

JP Morgan, Bank of America and Citigroup forbid customers to buy bitcoins with credit cards
JP Morgan, Bank of America and Citigroup forbid customers to buy bitcoins with credit cards

Three large U.S. banks - JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America Corp and Citigroup - announced that they no longer intend to allow their customers to buy...

February 2, 2018
Bitcoin extends decline, on track for worst week in 5 years
Bitcoin extends decline, on track for worst week in 5 years

Bitcoin dropped 9 percent on Friday, on course fore a weekly loss of more than 30 percent. The No. 1 cryptocurrency dipped below $9,000 mark for...

February 1, 2018
Bitcoin wobbles just above key $10,000 milestone
Bitcoin wobbles just above key $10,000 milestone

Bitcoin inched up above the $10,000 level on Thursday, having finished its worst month since 2015 amid rising scrutiny from regulators worldwide on...

January 23, 2018
South Korea will outlaw anonymous bank accounts for cryptocurrency trading
South Korea will outlaw anonymous bank accounts for cryptocurrency trading

Starting January 30 South Korea will outlaw anonymous bank accounts for trading virtual coins, according to today’s statement by regulators....

January 18, 2018
Bitcoin climbs above $11,000
Bitcoin climbs above $11,000

Bitcoin recouped slightly its losses on Thursday, climbing above $11,000 on Thursday, as the most popular digital currency tried to recover after...

January 17, 2018
Bitcoin slips below $10,000, the first case since December
Bitcoin slips below $10,000, the first case since December

Bitcoin has fallen below $10,000, the level that occurred last time in December. The rate of a coin plunged to $9,958, though later it went up a...

January 15, 2018
Bitcoin firms above $13,000, Ripple dips
Bitcoin firms above $13,000, Ripple dips

Bitcoin was virtually flat on Monday, trading above the $13,000 mark, while Ripple prices declined. The bitcoin spot price ticked up 0.6% to...

Cryptocurrency as the most advanced investment and trading tool

Nowadays, investing in cryptocurrencies is one of the most popular financial tool among traders. While the financial regulators worldwide have been considering measures to regulate the cryptocurrency market and the possibilities of using the blockchain technology across the financial services, the world's largest exchange operators launched the bitcoin futures trading. Another popular model to attract investments is ICO, which allows companies to raise capital by issuing crypto tokens.

Follow the latest breaking news on cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrencies are more volatile and high-risk tools than practically any other type of asset. Among the main factors that affect their price there are government regulation, the latest financial technology trends as well as mining and news. For competent investing in assets based on the blockchain technology follow the latest Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies news.

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