Brad Garlinghouse: xCurrent is an Upgrade of SWIFT 2.0

Brad Garlinghouse: xCurrent is an Upgrade of SWIFT 2.0

Brad Garlinghouse, the CEO of Ripple, believes that xCurrent is an upgrade of SWIFT. He made this statement while addressing representatives of banks and financial institutions where he was the only member from the private sector. SWIFT is the dominant cross-border messaging system used by banks and other financial institutions. However, Garlinghouse pointed out that…

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Buying Bitcoin (BTC) Is Investing and Saving for Retirement

Buying Bitcoin (BTC) Is Investing and Saving for Retirement

When talking about retirement investments, people usually focus on stocks. However, Bitcoin is proving to be a better retirement investment asset, even ahead of stocks, commodities, and other traditional investment vehicles. BTC Perception Is Improving Bitcoin’s popularity continues to grow all over the globe, despite the current bear cycle still keeping prices down. A research…

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Bitcoin And China’s Yuan Are Inversely Correlated, Blockchain.com Research Says

Bitcoin And China’s Yuan Are Inversely Correlated, Blockchain.com Research Says

BTC Spiked As The RMB Fell Evidence is purportedly mounting that Bitcoin and the Chinese Renminbi (RMB), known as the Yuan, are tied to each other. A report from the South China Morning Post recently noted that after Donald Trump, the president of the U.S., announced tariff changes on Chinese imports, BTC began to rally.…

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CNBC Counter Indicator Does it Again; Bitcoin Bounces Back in 8% Surge

CNBC Counter Indicator Does it Again; Bitcoin Bounces Back in 8% Surge

Hopes of a lower priced Bitcoin for better accumulation opportunities are fading. It has been clear from the crypto twitter verse that many had been waiting for a drop back to $6,000 to load up again but the opposite has happened this morning as BTC surges back towards $8,000. Big Pump During Asian Trading Bitcoin

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Russia and Venezuela are Evaluating to Ditch American Dollars and Adopt the Petro and the Ruble Instead

Russia and Venezuela are Evaluating to Ditch American Dollars and Adopt the Petro and the Ruble Instead

Venezuela and Russia are in talks to abandon the use of U.S. dollars in their transactions and replace this currency with rubles and Petros. According to an article published by the Russian news portal RT, Jorge Valero, a representative of the South American country to the United Nations shared the news expressing that they seek…

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Gemini Owner: “Bitcoin (BTC) Is Gold 2.0. It Matches or Beats Gold across the Board”

Gemini Owner: “Bitcoin (BTC) Is Gold 2.0. It Matches or Beats Gold across the Board”

Some crypto enthusiasts see Bitcoin three directions; as a store of value or as a digital currency, that is a medium of exchange, or as both. For Tyler Winklevoss, the co-founder of Gemini, a cryptocurrency exchange, Bitcoin is a store of value that has better features than Gold. He also seems to conclude that with…

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Bitcoin Drop To $6,100 Might Just Kick-Off A Rally To $20,000 And Beyond

Bitcoin Drop To $6,100 Might Just Kick-Off A Rally To $20,000 And Beyond

Bitcoin Could Rally To $20,000 Into 2020 Bitcoin ( BTC) may have lost over 10% in the past 24 hours, but one analyst is saying that this sets up the asset’s chart nicely. In a recent eye-opening tweet, popular analyst Filb Filb, known for his astute market observations (he predicted the rally to $5,000), posted the…

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Cornell Cryptocurrency Professor Launches Ava Testnet, Challenges Visa

Cornell Cryptocurrency Professor Launches Ava Testnet, Challenges Visa

Emin Gun Sirer, one of the world’s leading academic experts on blockchain, is launching his own cryptocurrency. Sirer is the co-director of the Initiative for Cryptocurrencies and Smart Contracts at Cornell University. In addition, Sirer founded Ava Labs Inc., a  blockchain group that is currently developing the Ava network and cryptocurrency. In February, the startup…

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Coin Metrics: Discrepancies Found in Ripple XRP Escrow Reporting

Coin Metrics: Discrepancies Found in Ripple XRP Escrow Reporting

Ripple, the blockchain-based startup and parent company to third largest cryptocurrency XRP, may have a discrepancy in its escrow reporting system. According to a report published on May 16 by Coin Metrics, a blockchain analysis company, there were multiple points of discrepancy in Ripple’s reporting for their XRP escrow service. The report, titled “An on-chain…

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US Adults Keen on Investing in ‘Facebook Coin’ Rather Than in Bitcoin: Survey

US Adults Keen on Investing in ‘Facebook Coin’ Rather Than in Bitcoin: Survey

A recent survey by LendEDU reveals that adult Americans might not be so interested in the crypto market or assets it offers. However, many are looking forward to the stablecoin launch announced by Facebook A New-Jersey-based website that allows consumers to compare loans for various goals, including studies or business, has recently conducted an interesting…

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