Top Cryptos See Minor Losses as Bitcoin Falls Towards $3,900

Sunday, March 10 — most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting minor losses on the day by press time. Bitcoin (BTC) is falling towards the $3,900 mark again, according to Coin360 data. Market visualization from Coin360 At press time, Bitcoin is down just under 1 percent on the day, trading at around $3,931, according to CoinMarketCap data. Looking at its weekly chart, the current price is over 2 percent higher than $3,845, the price at which Bitcoin started the week. Bitcoin 7-day price chart. Source: CoinMarketCap Ethereum (ETH) is holding onto…

Binance Coin, Litecoin, NEXO, EOS, Stellar, Monero

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. The market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. The combined market capitalization of all cryptocurrencies has already twice gone below $145 billion. However, it is positive that the market cap has not been making new lows recently. This shows demand at lower levels and is the first indication of a bottom formation.…

Brazilian Court Rules Santander to Return $350,000 to Crypto Exchange Mercado Bitcoin

The Court of Justice in the Brazilian state of São Paulo has dismissed the appeal made by Banco Santander against cryptocurrency exchange Mercado Bitcoin, and ruled that the bank should return funds to the company, local crypto media CriptomoedasFacil reports on March 8. Previously, the bank reportedly closed the exchange’s account, claiming that its activity was incompatible with its policy and froze the funds. According to the article, the Brazilian exchange took action through the courts against the closing of its account, claiming that the freeze of its funds was…

The SEC’s Guidelines and Statements Show That It’s Slowly Learning to Accept ICOs

Initial coin offerings (ICOs) may be less fashionable than security token offerings (STOs) right now, but that hasn’t stopped the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) from keeping its beady eye trained firmly on them. Ever since it published its investigation into the decentralized autonomous organization (DAO) in July 2017 and declared that ICO tokens can be (and often are) securities, it has been producing a variety of guidelines and warnings on ICOs for investors. Initially, its notices were used to emphasize the potentially fraudulent or dangerous nature of initial…

Why Bitcoin Drop to $1,850 May Be Next Despite Bullish Crypto Momentum

In the past 3 months, the Bitcoin price has been relatively stable, performing strongly against the U.S. dollar with solid volume across major markets in the likes of the U.S. and Japan. Since December 16, within a 3-month span, the Bitcoin price has increased from its yearly low at $3,122 to $3,943, testing the $4,000 resistance level. 3-Month Bitcoin Price Chart (Source: Coinmarketcap.com) The stability of Bitcoin has led many tokens and alternative cryptocurrencies to record large gains against both BTC and the USD, with assets Litecoin, Enjin Coin, and…

Binance CEO CZ Hints at Creation of Fiat-to-Crypto Exchange in Argentina

CEO of cryptocurrency exchange Binance, Changpeng Zhao, has hinted at the creation of a new fiat-to-crypto exchange in Argentina in a tweet sent on March 9. The tweet was in reply to a piece published by crypto news website CoinSpice. The article in question concerned the agreement between the government of Argentina with Binance Labs, the exchange’s investment and social impact arm, to co-invest in blockchain projects that are backed by the exchange. Zhao’s comment contained in the tweet apparently suggested that Binance has plans to establish a fiat-to-cryptocurrency exchange in…

Bitcoin Private Team Accuses Crypto Exchange HitBTC of Fraud After Delisting

Bitcoin Private (BTCP) developers have accused cryptocurrency exchange HitBTC of acting in a fraudulent manner in regards to their delisting from the exchange following a planned coinburn. The accusations are portrayed in a letter written on Feb. 26 to the exchange by the Petros Law Group on behalf of the BTCP community, developers and contributors, and published by the Bitcoin Private Twitter profile on March 9. According to its authors, the letter — which was published the day BTCP was delisted from HitBTC — alleges that HitBTC attempted to extort…

Marshall Islands Digital Currency Needs Work to Satisfy US Regulatory Concerns

The Marshall Islands’ government upcoming digital currency, which will be launched in partnership with Israeli startup Neema, still needs work in order to placate United States financial regulators. English-language Israeli media The Times of Israel reported on the currency’s progress on March 9. While the release of the coin, dubbed the Sovereign (SOV), is scheduled for later this year, The Times of Israel notes that the U.S. regulators are concerned about a possible negative impact on the existing banks in the country, as well as potential for money laundering. More…

Fidelity’s Digital Asset Platform Goes Live With Select Clients

Fidelity Digital Assets, the digital currency wing of United States financial services giant Fidelity, is now live with a select group of clients, the firm announced on March 8. In a tweet, the firm wrote: “We are live with a select group of eligible clients and will continue rolling out slowly. Our solutions are focused on the needs of hedge funds, family offices, pensions, endowments, other institutional investors.” Fidelity had previously announced at the end of January that the platform was in its final testing stages of its new digital…

Bitcoin (BTC) Price Weekly Analysis: Trend Overwhelmingly Bullish To $4,200

Bitcoin price slowly moved higher and dips remained supported above $3,800 against the US Dollar. The price fell significantly recently, but buyers protected the $3,800 support area. There is a crucial ascending channel is in place with support at $3,830 on the 4-hours chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair remains in an uptrend and it is likely to accelerate above $4,000 and $4,100 in the near term. Bitcoin price is grinding higher with a positive bias above $3,800 against the US Dollar. BTC/USD buyers are…