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Prices

Ripple (XRP) May Be Forming Largest Bullish Divergence in Its History

ethereumworldnews, 24 July 2019.

Bitcoin (BTC) Price Weekly Forecast: Risk of Extended Drop To $8,880

There was a major drop in bitcoin price after it broke the $12,000 support against the US Dollar.

newsbtc, 14 July 2019.

How much $1,000 invested in Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP, Litecoin at the 2017-18 market top would be worth today

Answer: not much, except for bitcoin

cryptoslate, 11 July 2019.

Tron (TRX) Price Pullback Leads The Coin To Slips Below $0.032

cryptonewsz, 11 July 2019.

Advice

Coinbase Releases New Data Tools for 'First-Time' Crypto Investors

coindesk, 17 July 2019.

26 psychological biases lead to losses in crypto trading and investment — here's how to avoid them

cindicator, 9 July 2019.

Most of what you've been told about crypto is wrong

Some of it is deliberately deceptive. Much is wrong-headed. My guide

Free 7-day course on investing in crypto

i.e. How to lose money (not financial advice) On stepwiser.net

Global

Bakkt begins testing bitcoin futures

"Cryptocurrency startup Bakkt LLC, founded by New York Stock Exchange owner Intercontinental Exchange Inc., has started testing bitcoin futures in a move that may bring more institutional investment into the cryptocurrency market. The new offering announced Monday comes with two contract options: a daily futures contract, which allows customers to transact in a same-day market, and a monthly bitcoin futures contract. The contracts will be listed and traded on the ICE Future U.S. Exchange as well as 12 global exchanges, including the NYSE."

bitcoinist, 22 July 2019.

New York Times Confirms It's Using Blockchain to Combat Fake News

coindesk, 24 July 2019.

Circle Moves Non-US Poloniex Customers to New Bermuda Entity

coindesk, 22 July 2019.

Blockchain jobs grow steadily, offering twice the average US salary: study

coingeek, 11 July 2019.

26 psychological biases lead to losses in crypto trading and investment — here's how to avoid them

cindicator, 9 July 2019.

Africa's Interest in Bitcoin Remains High as 15 States Plan to Adopt the 'Eco' Currency

news.bitcoin, 2 July 2019.

V20 Summit Concludes With Promises for Crypto Industry

news.bitcoin, 1 July 2019.

Crime?

Malta Warns Against a Ponzi Scheme

altcoinbuzz, 23 July 2019.

Libra Becomes the Victim of False Advertising

livebitcoinnews, 23 July 2019.

Crypto Criminals Send Scam Emails Impersonating British Financial Watchdog

cointelegraph, 23 July 2019.

For $15K, He'll Fake Your Exchange Volume – You'll Get on CoinMarketCap

coindesk, 18 July 2019.

Ransomware Attackers Hit Monroe College, Demand 170 Bitcoins to Stop

cryptoglobe, 13 July 2019.

National

Philippines: Union Bank Facilitates First Blockchain-Based Remittance

btcmanager, 23 July 2019.

Inter-ministerial group suggests banning of private cryptocurrencies in India

financial express, 22 July 2019.

US Government 'Can't Kill' Bitcoin Because Source Code is Speech

bitcoinist, 17 July 2019.

China's Illegal Crypto Mining Crackdown Could Ignite a Bitcoin Price Rally

ccn, 13 July 2019.

Study Exposes How Russia, Iran, & China Are Weaponizing Crypto

ccn, 13 July 2019.

Cuba to Study the Use of Cryptocurrency to Boost Economy

cryptoglobe, 3 July 2019.

Coins

The first new decentralized fair payment system for masternodes

themerkle, 23 July 2019.

Civic Announces First Consumer Wallet Built on innovative BitGo Multisig Technology

"Civic is paving the way for the next generation of digital wallets, where both identity information and crypto live on mobile devices. With the easy-to-use Civic Wallet, people may store and transact crypto easily, privately, and securely. This represents safety and simplicity in a way that the industry has not known before."

financialpost, 23 July 2019.

Lack of funds shuts down Stellar-based crypto bank FairX

fxstreet, 23 July 2019.

'Tip Trump' Meme Targets POTUS While BAT Cryptocurrency Soars 19%

finance-yahoo, 19 July 2019.

NEO and Ontology enter partnership to work on next-gen internet

cryptoslate, 18 July 2019.

Crypterium Introduces Global Crypto Payments Card

cryptoslate, 14 July 2019.

NEO and Ontology enter partnership to work on next-gen internet

cryptoslate, 18 July 2019.

Best Performing Altcoins Against Bitcoin Over Past Year

In a sample of over 150 top altcoins, only 4% had a positive BTC return over the past year. Other than BNB, none of this 4% were even in the top 100 alts a year ago.

bitcoinist, 17 July 2019.

0x Project Suspends Its DEX Protocol Over Uncovered Vulnerability

cryptoglobe, 13 July 2019.

Litecoin Named Official Cryptocurrency of the Miami Dolphins

bitcoinerx, 13 July 2019.

Stellar Lumens (XLM) Down 50% Since IBM Parted Ways With Jesse Lund

newsbtc, 11 July 2019.

XLM may take longer to come out of $0.105 loop

But: "Stellar has been taking giant strides to provide ease of transactions to the users, partners, and investors. The firm's SEP-6 solution enabling withdrawal of stablecoins directly in the bank account has got the global banking companies talking. The Solar Wallet has now implemented the same, and the rest of the companies will follow soon. This is a good moment for the XLM currency holders to sit back and enjoy the phase as the current market statistics may shoot up anytime now."

Hence its position here rather than in prices.

Litecoin (LTC) is Facing A Slowdown, and the Foundation Announced Annual Summit

Price still obsesses headline writers. This was the news: "The Litecoin Foundation has made a partnership with Travala.com, a leading blockchain-based hotel booking platform, to accelerate the use of the altcoin as a mode of payment."

cryptonewsz, 11 July 2019.

Trinity wallet review: IOTA Foundation's newly released software wallet

cryptoslate, 2 July 2019.

Business

Daimler Partners With Riddle & Code to Produce Automotive Hard Wallet

coindesk, 22 July 2019.

Nestlé Wants Consumers to Know the Origin of Food with blockchain project

altcoinbuzz, 2 July 2019.

Switzerland

Swisscom Blockchain Launches Its New Digital Identity Solution on NEO

crypto-economy, 24 July 2019.

Crypto foundations continue to thrive in Switzerland

customstoday, 18 July 2019.

Facebook's Libra crossed the Atlantic to Switzerland for regulatory certainty, claims US Congressman

ambocrypto, 11 July 2019.

The Cryptocurrency Rush Transforming Old Swiss Gold Mine

wired, 9 July 2019.

Cryptoslate Swiss news roundup

cryptoslate, 4 July 2019. Newest item: 4 months old.

Catch Up

Earlier roundups

30 June 2019

7 June 2019

17 April 2019

20 March 2019