Bitcoin News Bulletin 09/14/19: Of Lightning Network, Crypto Exchanges, Russian Bank And More

Presenting you the most trending bitcoin stories of the last 24 hours. BITCOIN LIGHTNING NETWORK IS RECOVERING  Bitcoin lightning network is improving. Several major stimulating factors evidence this. Within the last 30 days, it is expanding again due to the increasing number of nodes and payment channels.  The lightning network has been in use since…

Bitcoin News Bulletin 09/11/19: Of Bakkt, Lightning Network, Libra, and More

Presenting you the most trending bitcoin stories of the last 24 hours. Bakkt Seeks $3.9K Pledge for Bitcoin Futures Contracts Investors will be able to purchase Bakkt’s daily and monthly bitcoin futures effectively from September 23. But there is a catch. The Intercontinental Exchange-backed digital assets platform has introduced the initial hedge and speculative margin…

Bitcoin Uptrend Halts as US and China Agree to Resume Trade Negotiations

The interim uptrend of bitcoin is losing steam as risk-on sentiment got a boost after the United States and China agreed to resume trade talks. The benchmark cryptocurrency dropped by as much as 0.77 percent to $10,497.53 in early morning trade in Asia, snapping a five-day winning streak. Price had touched $10,833.14 on Wednesday, according…

Bitcoin is Rock Solid against All Altcoins – Except One

Bitcoin is stealing capital from thousands of similar cryptocurrencies as it goes on to become the benchmark asset for its kind. The world’s first and foremost cryptocurrency saw its value surging against altcoins since October 2018. The ETH/BTC instrument, representing the exchange rate of the second largest blockchain project Ethereum against bitcoin, dropped by 63…

Bitcoin Rises $780 in 4 Hours; What’s Driving the Pump

After registering a dismissive performance late last week, bitcoin has opened Monday with a bang. The bitcoin-to-dollar exchange rate surged by $780, or 7.88 percent, to establish its intraday high towards $10,680, according to data provided by CoinStats’ cryptocurrency portfolio management app. The move uphill appeared technical – wherein traders found psychological support around the…

Nikkei Report Exposes PBoC’s Fear of Bitcoin

Bitcoin is giving the People’s Bank of China sleepless nights, according to a new report by the Nikkei Asian Review. The media coverage highlights how people in China have shown a middle-finger to the capital control measures imposed by their central bank and government. They are purchasing bitcoins en masse and using them in offshore…

Bitcoin Drops Ahead of Global Central Bankers Meet

Bitcoin is sliding downwards as investors await the meeting of global central bankers in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, starting today. The bitcoin-to-dollar exchange rate today plunged to $9,810.44, according to data provided by CoinStats’ cryptocurrency portfolio management app. At its weekly best, the pair was trading as high as $10,879.38. The move downward came despite warnings…

Bitcoin and Gold are Collectibles: Fund Manager

A fund manager associated with Pennsylvania-based investment management firm Valley Forge has questioned the safe-haven status of both Gold and its digital rival Bitcoin. Dev Kantesaria said in an interview with Business Insider that both the assets are no less than collectibles. “You are actually not buying any protection, you’re simply speculating,” the analyst noted….