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Faisal Khan
16
Oct

Are Things Falling Apart for Libra?

The proposed digital coin by the social media giant is losing support as the big-name initial supporters quit There is absolutely no doubt that Facebook’s proposed digital payment coin got more than its fair share of attention ever since its launch in June of this year. The proposed project raised so many eyebrows since it was being...
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28
Sep

Takeaways from the BTI Crypto Market Surveillance Report

Blockchain Transparency Institute (BTI) analyzes Wash trading, Cleanest exchanges & True volumes of digital coins The launch of Bakkt Bitcoin Physical futures has been a bummer for the Cryptos. At the time of writing only 71 monthly futures contracts had traded on the new platform. Not only was the slow start a little disappointing, but Bitcoin’s price...
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12
Sep

Crypto Diaries: The Stable Coin Wars have Begun

Facebook, Chinese Central bank (PBoC) & Binance are vying for dominance in the Stable coin space As the Crypto gains from earlier this year have faded the price action points towards further weakness. The premiere digital coin Bitcoin continues to slide making lower highs, unable to hold the $11K resistance. The U.S SEC Chairman Jay...
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21
Aug

Is ‘Project Venus’ Really a Competitor for Libra?

Binance’s blockchain project will act as a platform for launching localized stable coins Top Cryptocurrency exchange Binance has been a major player wielding a lot of influence in the Cryptoverse with its broad-based ecosystem. Starting off as a digital exchange only, it has broadened its horizons to include educational initiatives, a very own native coin (BNB), an...
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06
Aug

Crypto Trading & Exchanges Review Q2’ 2019

5 Charts showing the state of Crypto trading & Exchanges in the second quarter Second-quarter for 2019 started off with a bullish momentum pulling the general crypto market out of the cold depths of the ‘Crypto Winter.’ While the gains in Alt. coins have waned since then, Bitcoin has temporarily stabilized creating a support base around...
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09
Jul

The Current State of Stable Coins in Six Charts

2019–2020 are shaping up to be the biggest years for Stable coins coming live Going through a recent report from the blockchain research group Blockdata, gives you insight into how big the whole Stable coin movement has gotten in the past 18 months or so. After a successful 2018, we are looking at another robust year...
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25
Jun

Bitcoin is acting as the New hedge against the Global Liquidity Risk

5 Charts showing the emerging role of Bitcoin as a hedge in the 21st Century What a relentless recovery has the Crypto kingpin Bitcoin staged in the past 10 weeks or so as it finally broke the all-important $10K psychological level, last seen in Mar. 2018. Not only that, the FOMO (Fear of missing out) factor...
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18
Jun

6 Charts Showing the Stable Coins Rise and China’s Dominance of Global Demand

Stable Coins are still popular as Chinese appetite dominates Some of the most recent reports on Cryptocurrency trading volume have concluded that most of the demand is coming from the U.S. & select global exchanges. However, this hasn’t lessened the concern of the U.S regulators about the Bitcoin price manipulation. Previewing the data about the...
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26
May

The Skewed Distribution of Wealth

The household wealth varies greatly across the Global financial spectrum depending on where you live, access to financial services & markets literacy.
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