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Crypto Trader News Highlights: Week of June 23, 2019

by Meredith Loughran

Crypto Trader News is proud to present our top trending posts for the week leading up to June 23, 2019, highlighting articles that are moving at the speed of business. Have you registered to be a Crypto Trader News Pro? Get the latest in market analysis, reviews, trade tips and insightful articles directly to your inbox.


Is Bitcoin Really Decentralized?


Bitcoin has become mainstream and gained popularity in the past decade by offering decentralization of digital money to peers across the globe. It has increased in popularity thanks to low transaction fees, ease of use, speed of transaction and through the use of a trustless system. But is Bitcoin really decentralized?

Bitcoin – A Solution for the Unbanked and Under Banked


In this Crypto Trader News article, we touch upon how Bitcoin can be a solution to world economic development by reaching the unbanked and under-banked. Where there is civil unrest and a broken economy, the unbanked are turning to Bitcoin to survive.

Why Most Countries Would Like to Ban Bitcoin


Bitcoin is one of the most misunderstood technological innovations of the 21st century. It has the ability to function as a global currency, making it easy to send and receive money from anywhere in the world within minutes. But much of contemporary society doesn’t think of Bitcoin as a means to facilitate international transactions. Which countries are banning Bitcoin? Read on to find out.

Predicting A $20K Bitcoin Bull Run


Bitcoin’s historic bull run of December 2017 raised a lot of eyebrows and brought a lot of attention to cryptocurrency on mainstream news and media outlets. Since the bull run of 2017, followed by the market correction, the cryptocurrency market witnessed higher adoption, and projects that continued despite the loss in market confidence. Read on to see our prediction for a $20K Bitcoin Bull Run.

5 Real Life Crypto Uses


Cryptocurrency trading was all the rage in 2017, and the trend has been shifting for projects with strong fundamentals to pay more attention to mainstream adoption and user-friendly interfaces. We are going to touch on five real life crypto uses that are already making its way into the mainstream.

Crypto Trading 101


In the year 2018, the percentage of cryptocurrency adopters doubled in the US alone. There has been no better time to get into cryptocurrency and we have put together a guide for the absolute beginner. Here’s everything that you need to know about Crypto Trading to get started. Ready to dive in and learn more?

The Past, Present and Future of Bitcoin


As the world progressively moves toward a cashless economy and the finance ecosystem evolves, this article covers the ways in which digital currencies have evolved over the years, how it affects us now, and what we could expect in the future. Continue to read about the past, present and future of bitcoin.


Another First For Crypto — Collectible Stamps


Austria’s national postal service may be set to inaugurate a whole new group of people to the potential of crypto by introducing collectable crypto stamps. Empowers collectors with the ability to store a digital image of the stamp on the Ethereum blockchain, read more about another first for crypto – collectible stamps!

The Dichotomy of DEX


Did you know that there are over 250 decentralized exchanges in the world? In the last few years, the decentralized exchanges, more commonly referred to as DEX, has gained in popularity and they are making huge strides in safety protocols and shoring up the foundation from which they are built. But are DEX as decentralized as they claim?

What Is Nexo and How Do Crypto Loans Work?


There’s been a lot of talk about how cryptocurrency has the ability to compete with institutions through democratization, but there’s been minimal focus on its actual capabilities. Nexo is a blockchain-based loan system developed to be an instant crypto loan service. In this Crypto Trader News article, we discuss what Nexo is and how crypto loans work.

What You Must Know about Libra


The internet was abuzz with news about Facebook’s new cryptocurrency Libra. It is really a step foward? How will it affect how people view and adopt crypto? And will it really be more inclusive to a global financial system? This article touches on the things you must know about Facebook’s Libra initiative.

Ripple Buys $50m Stake in MoneyGram


The road to mainstreaming cryptocurrency adoption is being paved by Ripple with a $50 million stake in MoneyGram, one of the world’s most recognized and largest money transfer companies. Ripple uses blockchain technology to provide a “frictionless experience” for business and individuals to send money globally. Find out more about this strategic partnership between Ripple and MoneyGram.

14bis Supply Tracking Completes First Deliverable With USAF


Award-winning startup, 14bis Supply Tracking, was founded to improve safety in the aerospace and defense industry by ensuring transparency, blockchain-based security of digital and physical asset management, and full cycle verification of immutable provenance of aerospace parts, and 14bis made its first deliverable to the U.S. Air Force. Read about it on Crypto Trader News.


5 Overrated Altcoins


With over 2300 cryptocurrencies in the market, millions of investors, and billions of dollars circulating, it’s not surprising that there is a surplus of altcoins that are vying for your attention and your money. In this article we will discuss the top 5 overrated, over-inflated, over-hyped altcoins that we’ve come upon so far in 2019. and what we can expect in the future.

Does ETH Hold the Key to the Next Altcoin Rally?


While many among us have been eagerly awaiting another rally for our favorite altcoins, the market of late has been a little confusing. But news regarding Ripple investing $50M in Moneygram, XRP is actually trading lower today than it was a week ago. No one really knows where the market is going to go but mainstream partnerships like this begs the question: Does ETH hold the key to the next altcoin rally?


Is Bitcoin the “Gold Standard” of Crypto?


We ask the question, is Bitcoin the “gold standard” of crypto? According to Datalight’s research, if you invested $100 in the top 15 cryptocurrencies ranked by market cap, Bitcoin would still yield the highest results compared to all the rest.

A Checklist for Vigilant Crypto Investors


If you are a crypto investor, then you’re probably scratching your head at the sheer amount of selection that you can dive in to. 2,238 cryptocurrencies and 18,902 markets for crypto trading – make sure you go through our checklist for vigilant crypto investors before you dive in.

Top 5 Risks to Consider Before Beginning Your Trading Career


Cryptocurrency trading has taken the finance space by storm with more and more people jumping on the crypto bandwagon lately. Being popular for its volatility and high risk to reward ratio is exciting. This article touches on the top 5 risks to consider before beginning your crypto trading career.


IEOs vs STOs: Key Differences


There are a ton of “ism” words being thrown around these days — socialism, capitalism, nationalism… But let’s discuss initialism and what that means in understanding the key differences between IEOs and STOs.

LoRa, Helium and the Decentralization of IoT Connectivity


The Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity getting decentralized? With big partners in the wings, the power of the IoT network around the world might become a reality. This article touches on LoRa, Helium and the Decentralization of IoT Connectivity. Read on to see how it might affect you.

3 Coins We’re Watching in June


Just because you missed the latest entry point for Bitcoin, Litecoin, or Ethereum, doesn’t mean you missed a chance to make some serious money. Here are three coins we’re watching in June.

Nexus Mutual | Quick Overview


In this article, we are giving a quick overview of Nexus Mutual and why it may have staying power within the cryptocurrency industry.

How Lost Bitcoins Affect the Market In The Long-Term


Losing your keys is one thing but losing your bitcoin? That’s another thing entirely. If you lose your car keys, you can always get new ones made, but with Bitcoin, if it’s lost it may never be recovered. So, how does lost Bitcoin affect the long-term market of a finite token?


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