First Quadriga Monitor Report: $460k in BTC “Inadvertently” Sent to Cold Wallet

According to the latest court documents in the ongoing QuadrigaCX case, the exchange sent roughly $470,000 CAD (approximately $355, 000 USD) worth of bitcoin from a hot wallet to a cold-storage wallet on February 6, 2019. Ernst & Young’s first report as monitor of scrutinized Canadian bitcoin exchange QuadrigaCX (QCX) complicates the story the exchange …

New York Fed: Cryptocurrency Won’t Challenge Dollar in Near Or Mid-Term

Cryptocurrencies are “unlikely” to become an international monetary phenomenon in the coming years, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York has claimed. ‘Unlikely To Meet Criteria’ In a research piece on US dollar supremacy published February 11, the NY Fed argued that despite the appearance of cryptocurrency in mainstream society, only its long-term perspectives could …

Dow Sneaks Higher, Bitcoin Price Holds the Line as US Stock Market Clears Major Hurdle

The Dow added to Tuesday’s blockbuster rally, and the S&P 500 cleared a key technical hurdle in what is shaping up to be another strong day for the US stock market. The bitcoin price, meanwhile, entered the day with a minor decline but held firmly above its interim support level. Dow Adds to Tuesday’s 372 …

These Bitcoin Analysts Explain Why the Crypto Market isn’t Out of the Woods

Listen, noob. A $200 price retracing is far from the end of a bear market for Bitcoin. Comparing historical charts, there are times in recent memory where we’d call that “stability.” In a recent newsletter by eToro’s Mati Greenspan, the veteran analyst points out that China was on holiday recently. Coming back to the crypto …

Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) Chief Confident About Future for Bakkt and Crypto 

The ongoing regulatory delays and hurdles imposed by the US government have not dampened the enthusiasm for crypto related products such as the highly anticipated Bakkt launch. Bakkt Will be a ‘Moonshot Bet’ The Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) has recently announced its fourth quarter earnings which have beat some Wall Street predictions. Chief executive Jeffrey Sprecher …

Can I Trust BitFury’s Peach Lightning With My Data? Maybe

Announced at the end of January, Bitfury’s production-ready suite of Lightning Network products and services, Peach, appears to offer everything a developer, user or merchant could want from a Lightning implementation. It comes with built-in, e-commerce plug-ins, has a hardware component for point-of-sale, a toolkit for developers and its own Lightning node to ground the …