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Author: Justin Low

Price is still sitting above $10,000 but upside move has been stalling


Looking at the daily chart, the recent rebound in Bitcoin has stalled at the 50.0 retracement level at around $10,825. At the moment, that is the key resistance level for buyers to break above.


The rejection here sees price action take Bitcoin back below the broken trendline support from earlier this month. But the second level of support at the 100-hour MA (red line) acts as a more accurate gauge of whether or not we will see buyers hold the line in a bid higher.

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Author: Justin Low

Ex-JP Morgan trader says a "trench warfare" is going on in the cryptocurrency space

Danny Masters says that "analogue financial services companies" and "digital financial services companies" are engaging in a "trench warfare" in an interview

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Ex-JP Morgan trader says a "trench warfare" is going on in the cryptocurrency space


Author: Justin Low
Category: Cryptocurrency
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Danny Masters says that "analogue financial services companies" and "digital financial services companies" are engaging in a "trench warfare" in an interview

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Ethereum founder warns that cryptocurrencies "could drop to near-zero at any time"

The founder of Ethereum, Vitalik Buterin, tweeted out an odd message on Saturday Vitalik Buterin is a 24-year old programmer and also founder of Ethereum - the second largest cryptocurrency by market capitalisation, according to CoinMarketCap.

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Ethereum founder warns that cryptocurrencies "could drop to near-zero at any time"


Author: Justin Low
Category: Cryptocurrency
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The founder of Ethereum, Vitalik Buterin, tweeted out an odd message on Saturday Vitalik Buterin is a 24-year old programmer and also founder of Ethereum - the second largest cryptocurrency by market capitalisation, according to CoinMarketCap.

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Author: Adam Button
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Telegram raises $850 million from venture capitalists before planned ICO

Telegram will be the biggest ICO by far The chat app company Telegram filed documents with the SEC to say it had raised $850 million from 81 investors. It plans to use the money for maintaining the mobile messaging app and developing the Telegram Open Network (TON), which is touted as "a scalable and flexible Blockchain architecture that consists of a master chain and up to 292 accompanying Blockchains" that promise to be able to handle millions of transactions per second.

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Telegram raises $850 million from venture capitalists before planned ICO


Author: Adam Button
Category: Cryptocurrency
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Telegram will be the biggest ICO by far The chat app company Telegram filed documents with the SEC to say it had raised $850 million from 81 investors. It plans to use the money for maintaining the mobile messaging app and developing the Telegram Open Network (TON), which is touted as "a scalable and flexible Blockchain architecture that consists of a master chain and up to 292 accompanying Blockchains" that promise to be able to handle millions of transactions per second.

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Author: Adam Button
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Forget cryptocurrency hacks. Russian bank has $6 million stolen via SWIFT

Bank of Russia says SWIFT system used to steal money Russia's central bank said one of the country's bank was the target of hackers who used the SWIFT global banking system to steal 339.5m rubles, or about $6 million. The name of the bank wasn't released but late last year reports circulated that one of the country's big banks was hit on Dec 15.

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Forget cryptocurrency hacks. Russian bank has $6 million stolen via SWIFT


Author: Adam Button
Category: Cryptocurrency
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Bank of Russia says SWIFT system used to steal money Russia's central bank said one of the country's bank was the target of hackers who used the SWIFT global banking system to steal 339.5m rubles, or about $6 million. The name of the bank wasn't released but late last year reports circulated that one of the country's big banks was hit on Dec 15.

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Author: Mike Paterson
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Swiss financial regulators say each ICO case must be decided on individual merits

Swiss regulator FINMA out with their ICO guidelines 16 Feb - fin market law and regulation are not applicable to all ICOs - FINMA will focus on the economic function and purpose of the tokens FINMA laying down the rules for crypto ICOs.

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Swiss financial regulators say each ICO case must be decided on individual merits


Author: Mike Paterson
Category: Cryptocurrency
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Swiss regulator FINMA out with their ICO guidelines 16 Feb - fin market law and regulation are not applicable to all ICOs - FINMA will focus on the economic function and purpose of the tokens FINMA laying down the rules for crypto ICOs.

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Author: Eamonn Sheridan
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RBA's Lowe says bitcoin is a speculative mania and people should be careful

Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Lowe with more remarks  he has been very chatty indeed today: I didn't think I'd be using this again so soon ---

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RBA's Lowe says bitcoin is a speculative mania and people should be careful


Author: Eamonn Sheridan
Category: Cryptocurrency
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Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Lowe with more remarks  he has been very chatty indeed today: I didn't think I'd be using this again so soon ---

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Author: Eamonn Sheridan

Japan finance minister Aso says will conduct inspections at 15 cryptocurrency exchanges

Dunno if this is a fresh set of inspections or referring to recent ones by Japanese regulators. Ah well, its Aso so he probably doesn't know himself. The FSA in Japan inspected exchanges in the wake of the Coinbase hack where millions of customers' money was stolen. It is always important to firmly shut the gate once the horse has bolted. 

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Japan finance minister Aso says will conduct inspections at 15 cryptocurrency exchanges


Author: Eamonn Sheridan
Category: Cryptocurrency
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Dunno if this is a fresh set of inspections or referring to recent ones by Japanese regulators. Ah well, its Aso so he probably doesn't know himself. The FSA in Japan inspected exchanges in the wake of the Coinbase hack where millions of customers' money was stolen. It is always important to firmly shut the gate once the horse has bolted. 

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Author: Eamonn Sheridan

Coinbase says will refund customers charged incorrectly - issue solution identified

Coinbase tweeting now that is has identified  a solution - any future purchases to not be affected by issue‍​ where some customers were charged incorrectly

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Coinbase says will refund customers charged incorrectly - issue solution identified


Author: Eamonn Sheridan
Category: Cryptocurrency
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Coinbase tweeting now that is has identified  a solution - any future purchases to not be affected by issue‍​ where some customers were charged incorrectly

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Author: Eamonn Sheridan
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'Assistant trader' charged (criminal charges) with stealing cryptocurrency

Stealing around $2 million US in cryptocurrency - Litecoin and Bitcoin it appears to be  (details still sketchy) He worked at a Chicago trading firm and has been charged with wire fraud. This appears to be the first criminal case in Chicago involving cryptos.

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'Assistant trader' charged (criminal charges) with stealing cryptocurrency


Author: Eamonn Sheridan
Category: Cryptocurrency
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Stealing around $2 million US in cryptocurrency - Litecoin and Bitcoin it appears to be  (details still sketchy) He worked at a Chicago trading firm and has been charged with wire fraud. This appears to be the first criminal case in Chicago involving cryptos.

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Author: Adam Button
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Coinbase clients are complaining about being wrongfully charged and the company has confirmed the problem

Coinbase is dealing with more growing pains Late last month, several major US credit card issuers said they were blocking everything to do with crypto because of the potential for abuse. At the same time, Coinbase rolled out features allowing people to link bank accounts to their crypto accounts. The hope was to make transactions much more easily.

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Coinbase clients are complaining about being wrongfully charged and the company has confirmed the problem


Author: Adam Button
Category: Cryptocurrency
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Coinbase is dealing with more growing pains Late last month, several major US credit card issuers said they were blocking everything to do with crypto because of the potential for abuse. At the same time, Coinbase rolled out features allowing people to link bank accounts to their crypto accounts. The hope was to make transactions much more easily.

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Author: Adam Button
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Bitcoin breaks $10,000. Up 70% from the lows. What's next

Bitcoin up 8% today Score a small victory for the hodlers. Bitcoin has risen in seven of the past eight days and has rebounded above $10,000. This has been such a key level for Bitcoin so many times. It's the critical psychological zone for the bulls and bears.

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Bitcoin breaks $10,000. Up 70% from the lows. What's next


Author: Adam Button
Category: Cryptocurrency
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Bitcoin up 8% today Score a small victory for the hodlers. Bitcoin has risen in seven of the past eight days and has rebounded above $10,000. This has been such a key level for Bitcoin so many times. It's the critical psychological zone for the bulls and bears.

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Author: Justin Low
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Bitcoin fails to break above $10,000 at the first time of asking

Price is now moving back towards the broken trendline support Cryptocurrencies in general are enjoying a better last two days, and Bitcoin has started to show some signs of life once again.

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Bitcoin fails to break above $10,000 at the first time of asking


Author: Justin Low
Category: Cryptocurrency
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Price is now moving back towards the broken trendline support Cryptocurrencies in general are enjoying a better last two days, and Bitcoin has started to show some signs of life once again.

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Author: Justin Low

Litecoin gains traction among Dark Web users

Litecoin is emerging as a popular alternative on the Dark Web Litecoin has been on a tear over the past two days. It is now trading at $230.50 on Coinbase's GDAX exchange - more than 45% higher from Tuesday.

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Litecoin gains traction among Dark Web users


Author: Justin Low
Category: Cryptocurrency
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Litecoin is emerging as a popular alternative on the Dark Web Litecoin has been on a tear over the past two days. It is now trading at $230.50 on Coinbase's GDAX exchange - more than 45% higher from Tuesday.

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Author: Justin Low
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If you're a lawyer, you'd better start reading up on cryptocurrencies too

The cryptocurrency boom isn't just generating new businesses for tax advisors, it's benefiting lawyers too - more specifically divorce lawyers in this case Not exactly lovey dovey news, but we're past Valentine's Day already anyway - for the most part at least.

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If you're a lawyer, you'd better start reading up on cryptocurrencies too


Author: Justin Low
Category: Cryptocurrency
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The cryptocurrency boom isn't just generating new businesses for tax advisors, it's benefiting lawyers too - more specifically divorce lawyers in this case Not exactly lovey dovey news, but we're past Valentine's Day already anyway - for the most part at least.

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Author: Eamonn Sheridan
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More bitcoin news - Australian bank bans buying 'em on credit card

The Commonwealth Bank seem a little late to this, but they have banned customers buying bitcoin on credit card The CBA may well be concerned about the risk to its customers' financial welfare of allowing people to borrow to invest in such a volatile asset at credit card interest rates ()

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More bitcoin news - Australian bank bans buying 'em on credit card


Author: Eamonn Sheridan
Category: Cryptocurrency
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The Commonwealth Bank seem a little late to this, but they have banned customers buying bitcoin on credit card The CBA may well be concerned about the risk to its customers' financial welfare of allowing people to borrow to invest in such a volatile asset at credit card interest rates ()

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Author: Eamonn Sheridan
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Charlie Munger says Bitcoin is noxious poison

Charles Munger is Warren Buffett's right hand man. on his cryptocurrency comments:  Bloomberg reports He'd like it better regulated - says China moves "stepping on it" pretty hard, are correct 

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Charlie Munger says Bitcoin is noxious poison


Author: Eamonn Sheridan
Category: Cryptocurrency
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Charles Munger is Warren Buffett's right hand man. on his cryptocurrency comments:  Bloomberg reports He'd like it better regulated - says China moves "stepping on it" pretty hard, are correct 

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Author: Greg Michalowski
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Bitcoin is feeling the love today

Can you feel the love tonight (in bitcoin at least) While the love affairs in the currency pairs swings from loving the dollar to hating the dollar (it is a little bit of ), in bitcoin market.   

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Bitcoin is feeling the love today


Author: Greg Michalowski
Category: Cryptocurrency
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Can you feel the love tonight (in bitcoin at least) While the love affairs in the currency pairs swings from loving the dollar to hating the dollar (it is a little bit of ), in bitcoin market.   

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Author: Justin Low
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ECB's Mersch: There is no viable alternative to euro cash

ECB's Yves Mersch speaks at the Bundesbank's Cash Symposium, touches on cryptocurrencies He adds that "if there is a public demand for digital central bank money, this should only be a technical variant of cash".

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ECB's Mersch: There is no viable alternative to euro cash


Author: Justin Low
Category: Cryptocurrency
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ECB's Yves Mersch speaks at the Bundesbank's Cash Symposium, touches on cryptocurrencies He adds that "if there is a public demand for digital central bank money, this should only be a technical variant of cash".

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Author: Justin Low
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Let there be "Lite(coin)"! Litecoin's surge continues on in the day

Litecoin is now up by almost 17% on the day, trading near session highs Is Litecoin mooning? If you head over to the Reddit forums, there's plenty of talks on that right now and some see a possibility of it heading higher.

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Let there be "Lite(coin)"! Litecoin's surge continues on in the day


Author: Justin Low
Category: Cryptocurrency
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Litecoin is now up by almost 17% on the day, trading near session highs Is Litecoin mooning? If you head over to the Reddit forums, there's plenty of talks on that right now and some see a possibility of it heading higher.

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SNB's Zurbruegg says that central bank not planning to issue digital currency

Swiss National Bank vice president Fritz Zurbruegg with comments at the Bundesbank's Cash Symposium in Frankfurt Just some generic comments, the symposium is one more related towards cash payments and transfers.

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SNB's Zurbruegg says that central bank not planning to issue digital currency


Author: Justin Low
Category: Cryptocurrency
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Swiss National Bank vice president Fritz Zurbruegg with comments at the Bundesbank's Cash Symposium in Frankfurt Just some generic comments, the symposium is one more related towards cash payments and transfers.

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Author: Justin Low
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JP Morgan describes Bitcoin ETFs as the 'holy grail' for cryptocurrency owners and investors

The bank says in a note released to clients last Friday Currently, there are about 10 Bitcoin-linked ETFs awaiting regulatory approval, and it's still not clear when those funds will go live, if they ever do. But JP Morgan for Bitcoin as they could facilitate the entrance of more retail investors into the market.

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JP Morgan describes Bitcoin ETFs as the 'holy grail' for cryptocurrency owners and investors


Author: Justin Low
Category: Cryptocurrency
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The bank says in a note released to clients last Friday Currently, there are about 10 Bitcoin-linked ETFs awaiting regulatory approval, and it's still not clear when those funds will go live, if they ever do. But JP Morgan for Bitcoin as they could facilitate the entrance of more retail investors into the market.

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Author: Justin Low

South Korean officials provide much awaited relief for cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrencies are generally seeing a good day in trading so far Earlier in the day, South Korean officials they will focus on transparent cryptocurrency trading rather than outright banning it in the country. They also mentioned that they will seek to actively foster blockchain technology, which is another positive development in the back story for cryptocurrencies and exchanges in the country.

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South Korean officials provide much awaited relief for cryptocurrencies


Author: Justin Low
Category: Cryptocurrency
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Cryptocurrencies are generally seeing a good day in trading so far Earlier in the day, South Korean officials they will focus on transparent cryptocurrency trading rather than outright banning it in the country. They also mentioned that they will seek to actively foster blockchain technology, which is another positive development in the back story for cryptocurrencies and exchanges in the country.

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Author: Justin Low

Watching anime can get you cryptocurrencies in Japan these days

Tokyo Otaku Mode, a company that deals in anime, manga, games and fashion has designed its own virtual currency The company that the virtual currency will be labelled as "Otaku coin". It aims to connect anime fans to the creators of Japanese content, thus offering consumers the opportunity to support the industry.

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Watching anime can get you cryptocurrencies in Japan these days


Author: Justin Low
Category: Cryptocurrency
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Tokyo Otaku Mode, a company that deals in anime, manga, games and fashion has designed its own virtual currency The company that the virtual currency will be labelled as "Otaku coin". It aims to connect anime fans to the creators of Japanese content, thus offering consumers the opportunity to support the industry.

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Author: Eamonn Sheridan

South Korea crack down on illegal crypto trading is a government responsibility

S.Korea says cracking down on illegal acts regarding virtual coin trade is rightful govt responsibility -Comments from the Presidential Blue House - S.Korea says will continue to firmly act against unfair acts by institutions that handle cryptocurrency  via Reuters  

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South Korea crack down on illegal crypto trading is a government responsibility


Author: Eamonn Sheridan
Category: Cryptocurrency
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S.Korea says cracking down on illegal acts regarding virtual coin trade is rightful govt responsibility -Comments from the Presidential Blue House - S.Korea says will continue to firmly act against unfair acts by institutions that handle cryptocurrency  via Reuters  

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