• third bitcoin halving
    Bitcoin

    Halve time report

    With the number of new bitcoins mined every 10 minutes dropping by 50% today, history—and a lot of investors—says BTC is about to begin a long bull run. But will it?

    The third Bitcoin halving is here, bringing with it a lot of hype. Why? Well, at the first halving, BTC was $12, and spiked as high as $1,132. At the second, it was $648 and climbed as high as $19,497. For the third Bitcoin halving, today, it was at $8,763.

  • Welcome to fear itself FDR
    Cryptocurrencies

    Welcome to fear itself

    Quantum Economics’ Mati Greenspan says it’s too early to tell what impact coronavirus will have on cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin

    “In order to stem the spread of the coronavirus, people are taking drastic measures which are having huge implications for the global economy,” Mati Greenspan, founder of Quantum Economics, told Modern Consensus. “The global economy basically went from booming in February to grinding to a virtual halt in March. Bitcoin isn't immune to that.”

  • growling bear bitcoin market panic
    Bitcoin,  Cryptocurrencies

    Bitcoin too efficient for its own good

    Facing a cash crunch after the stock market tanked today, investors sold off cryptocurrency holdings that settle in seconds to protect securities investments that take two days

    It isn’t entirely fair to claim that bitcoin’s reputation as a hedge against bad times fell short on a day in which the word 'panic' was used to describe the markets.

  • Court to Telegram No gram sales
    Alt coins,  Regulation

    After court ‘win’ Telegram claims will abandon TON blockchain, gram token  

    A small win in court is overshadowed by messaging service turned blockchain developer Telegram’s announcement that it won’t maintain its own TON blockchain. But is it all hot air?

    Telegram’s victory in court over the Securities and Exchange Commission Monday wasn’t much of a victory. In fact, it could prove to be the undoing of its planned Telegram Open Network blockchain platform and gram cryptocurrency. The simultaneous announcement that it won't integrate gram payments into its Telegram Messenger platform signals a recognition that its fight to keep the $1.7 billion in gram tokens it sold in 2018 from being declared a security is faltering.