Melanie Kramer

“Forget About Price. This is About the Long Term”

By Melanie Kramer / September 17, 2018 / 0 Comments

Those are words Bitcoin investor and author Jeffrey Tucker, Editorial Director of the American Institute for Economic Research, tries to remember. Tucker penned an article this week for Forbes reassuring serious investors of the long-term prospects of Bitcoin, cryptocurrencies, and their underlying technologies. Though Tucker says he never “suggested it was a new glorious way…

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Is Ethereum (ETH) Leading a Price Recovery?

By Melanie Kramer / September 17, 2018 / 0 Comments

As some predict the cryptocurrency markets have hit bottom (again) and are now set to recover, Ethereum seems to be quietly leading what may or may not be a recovery with a 11.5% overall price increase for ETH across the week. Considering Ethereum technology has the widest adoption currently in the sector, it is surprising…

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Morgan Stanley Plans Bitcoin-Based Trading

By Melanie Kramer / September 16, 2018 / 0 Comments

An unnamed source confirmed to Bloomberg this week that Morgan Stanley is following the example of other Wall Street players in developing Bitcoin-based products. Though there are no plans for direct cryptocurrency trading, Morgan Stanley is developing complex derivatives based on Bitcoin futures. The planned bitcoin swaps or “price return swaps” will allow investors to…

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Cardano Updates Roadmap, Details Upgrades and Testnets

By Melanie Kramer / September 12, 2018 / 0 Comments

According to the latest roadmap update from Cardano, the highly innovative blockchain developer is nearly halfway through the development of its Cardano Testnet. As well as improving the existing Cardano blockchain and testing for a completely decentralized protocol, the next upgrade for Cardano will also add instant functionality for ADA owners and users. Nulltx.com rates…

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Over a Quarter of U.S. Investors are Curious About Crypto

By Melanie Kramer / July 28, 2018 / 0 Comments

Wells Fargo and Gallup have released the results of a new poll for the second-quarter of 2018 which reveals that established U.S. investors are developing an interest in Bitcoin, but are holding off on investing. The Gallup write-up of the survey results suggests that Bitcoin has “made little headway” with U.S. investors. Though it may…

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Tezos

Will the Price of Tezos (XTZ) Rise with Credibility?

By Melanie Kramer / July 28, 2018 / 0 Comments

After an almost surprise re-emergence from Tezos, the second largest ICO to date, the controversial project has launched its beta-net and this week chose a “big four” auditor to help overcome financial concerns. In recent days the Tezos coin (XTZ) has seen some price recovery, a dip, and is heading into the weekend on an…

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Mike Novogratz Leads $50 Million Dollar Investment in Crypto-Lending Startup BlockFi

By Melanie Kramer / July 24, 2018 / 0 Comments

The merchant bank belonging to billionaire and Bitcoin bull Mike Novogratz, Galaxy, has led a $52.5 million dollar fundraising round for New York-based crypto-lender BlockFi. BlockFi allows investors to borrow as much as $10 million dollars in fiat currencies against their balances of Bitcoin or Ethereum. The crypto-holdings act as collateral and are kept in…

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Former JP Morgan Exec Says Banks Have Lost Out to Cryptocurrency

By Melanie Kramer / July 22, 2018 / 0 Comments

Salvador Casquero, a former executive for JP Morgan who worked as head of Scandinavian Interest Rates Trading, has recently declared that banks have lost out to blockchain technologies and cryptocurrencies. “[Banks] are no longer the best providers for a specific product, tool or service in terms of both the producer and consumer. This occurred as…

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Blockchain Ltd CEO Predicts Institutional Investment Will Flow Into the Cryptocurrency Market

By Melanie Kramer / July 21, 2018 / 0 Comments

The CEO of leading blockchain wallet and technology company Blockchain Ltd, Peter Smith, has said that he expects more institutional investment to flow into the cryptocurrency industry. In an interview with Bloomberg on July 20, 2018, the CEO discusses the immediate outlook for cryptocurrency markets. Smith believes improved regulatory clarity “that didn’t exist a year…

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Eos

Block.One Releases EOSIO Version 1.1.0 Targeted at Scalability, EOS Price up Nearly 3 Percent

By Melanie Kramer / July 21, 2018 / 0 Comments

Enterprise blockchain, smart contract, and Dapp platform EOS has upgraded its EOSIO open-source blockchain software to version EOSIO 1.1.0 to achieve better scalability and performance. The new release, announced July 20, 2018, also focuses on a better usability experience for developers looking to build on the EOS platform “laying a foundation for more scalable application…

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