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Crypto Trader News Highlights: Week of May 26, 2019

by Meredith Loughran

Crypto Trader News is proud to present our top trending posts for the Week of May 26, 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.


Ripple (XRP) News Mid-May Edition

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With Ripple’s recent trail blazing initiatives, it continues to impress us with near-constant headline worthy accomplishments. While there are no guarantees, Ripple is positioning themselves to be a contender for the long haul. Read about some of Ripple’s accomplishments in our May edition.

Coinbase Earn Expansion

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Coinbase is ramping up its efforts in becoming a household name in the world of cryptocurrency exchanges. Coinbase Earn launched last year and serves as a way for users to better understand and earn cryptocurrencies by taking courses and completing quizzes. Look for Coinbase Earn to be available to you in the near future.

Is Bitcoin the New Gold?

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Financial experts and technologists have called bitcoin, digital gold. With influential names and enterprise level interest in bitcoin, it’s no surprise that people consider it the gold standard of crypto. Read on as we investigate and ask: is Bitcoin the new gold?

Try Lolli for Bitcoin Rewards Back

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Bitcoin entrepreneurs are stepping in to build products that allow people to earn cryptocurrency in a seamless, ease-of-use way. As BTC has been difficult for the layman to mine it, Lolli is a compelling application that allows regular people to earn cryptocurrency rewards.

Bitcoin vs USD For Storing Value Purposes

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Regardless of the type of currency, whether it’s the USD, Euros, Dinar, or Bitcoin, people expect their currency to have a preservation of value to be a medium of exchange, as a unit of account and as a store of value. Read more about how market participants are leveraging their purchasing power to make economical decisions, in USD or Bitcoin.


Ethereum Price Prediction: Anybody’s Guess

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The second most popular cryptocurrency, Ethereum, has been plagued with uncertainty for the past year. Hailed as the cryptocurrency that could to overtake Bitcoin, Ethereum’s performance called that into question. Despite that, the Ethereum network continues to be a favored choice for app development. What will the future bring for Ethereum?

Block.One Buys Back Galaxy Digital Shares

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A press release dated May 21, 2019 by Galaxy Digital Holdings Ltd. (TSXV: GLXY; Frankfurt: 7LX) announced an update to their material investment position; that Block.One had bought the ordinary shares formerly held by GLXY, who received a 123% return on their investment. What does the Block.One buyback from Galaxy Digital mean for EOS?

Is Bitcoin Gold a Scam?

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Ever since the Bitcoin fork, the question has been asked – Is Bitcoin Gold a scam? The legitimacy of this altcoin has been questioned almost from the start as Bitcoin Gold developers tried to “retool” the mining process. After a BTG wallet scam, they’ve been trying to reestablish credibility, which is why the question still remains. Is Bitcoin Gold a scam? Read the article and let us know what you think.

Investing and Trading

Is It Possible to Predict the Price of Cryptocurrencies?

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While some individuals may want to time the bottom based off of intuition, wiser investors pay attention to the numbers to gauge the market and seize buying opportunities to make their respective fortunes. To answer the question, is it possible to predict the price of cryptocurrencies, our answer is yes. Read why.

5 Reasons Why IEO are Better Than ICOs

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ICO was the it word in 2017 with billions of dollars being raised for crowdfunding purposes. Unfortunately, so many scams and get rich schemes launched that it became a bad taste for legitimate investors. Along comes Initial Exchange Offerings (IEO) that have the same fund raising goals in mind, but with a third party exchange that completes the crowdfunding campaign. There are five reasons why IEOs are better than ICOs. Read why.

Are ICOs Really Dead?

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Back in 2017 and early 2018, there seemed to be a new ICO launching every day. We discovered key elements that made ICOs high risk and legitimate blockchain projects suffered because of bad actors running rampant with investor funds. After crypto winter with a very long bear cycle, it seems that ICOs may now be dead.


The President Won’t Touch It, Politicians Ignore It, Is Blockchain the Key to Gun Control?

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In this opinion piece, Crypto Trader New writer, Matthew Harris shares his thoughts on gun control, how ineffective current laws are, and how blockchain might just help create an immutable ledger to help register and track assault rifles. While it is a slippery slope and the topic is divisive and controversial, Harris clearly expresses that we’ve had enough vigils. Our children deserve better. Do you think blockchain could be one key to helping gun control?

The Premature Bill To Take Crypto Away

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Democrat Bradley James, a member of the US House of Representatives, has been outspoken against digital assets and cryptocurrencies. It would seem that the digital assets has frightened him to action, fearing the debasement of the US Dollar and the potential to make financial sanctions irrelevant on a global scale. Is crypto a hazard to our national health and safety, or is the house representative being premature/paranoid?

Could Crypto Save Venezuela?

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Venezuela is in crisis. Its failed economy is as political as it is economical,but one thing is certain, the Venezuelan people are suffering the most. With cryptocurrency and a decentralized network, could crypto save Venezuela despite the political and economic landscape?

The U.S Copyright Office Does Not Back Craig Wright

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The crypto community raised an eyebrow when Craig Wright decided to register the copyright of the Satoshi Nakamoto bitcoin whitepaper. Often referred to as having a “Masters in Deceit”, this is not the first time Wright has been found wrong, but it’s clear that he wants to be known as the still unknown true identity behind Satoshi. Continue to read how the US Copyright responded to Craig Wright’s registration request.

What Happens When the Bitcoin Counter Reaches Zero?

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Have you ever wondered exactly how much Bitcoin has been lost due to lost, stolen or forgotten wallets? The actual number of active Bitcoin may never be known but it’s estimated that approximately 25% are stuck in an irretrievable void.
Whether you know it or not, there is actually a finite amount of available Bitcoin that can be mined and we’re getting close. What happens next is anyone’s guess.


Is Blockchain a Perfect Solution?

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Even with the popularity of cryptocurrency still going strong, a good portion of the public is only vaguely aware of blockchain technology and its vast potential. From preventing identity theft, to logistics; keeping immutable records, to secure voting and more, blockchain is an obvious solution to modern industry.

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