Ripple's IPO Could Send XRP's Price Higher: Top Analyst 16
At a Wall Street Journal event in Davos, Switzerland at the World Economic Forum, Ripple Labs chief executive Brad Garlinghouse made a surprising announcement: after saying that he expects for there to be a number of crypto- and blockchain-related IPOs in the coming 12 months, he said that he wants...
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Another Bitcoin Futures Exchange Joins The Fray At long last, Bakkt has begun testing its Bitcoin (BTC) futures contract. While this has been marketed as a seemingly mundane “user acceptance testing” phase, this launch has been met with much hurrah from every corner of the cryptocurrency community. It is unclear how exactly...
Russian Bank SWIFT Ejection Causes Chaos, Crypto Usage Spikes 19
Russia’s exclusion from the SWIFT network has resulted in the devastation of its economy. One of its largest banks, Sberbank, is reportedly nearing failure as it sees heavy deposit outflows. Cryptocurrency usage in Ukraine and Russia is rapidly spiking as citizens attempt to skirt around the economic chaos. Russia’s ongoing...
Bakkt to Beat CME: Bitcoin (BTC) Options On Their Way 20
Bakkt Looks to Launch New Product  So far, Bakkt’s Bitcoin (BTC) futures haven’t been faring all too well by many standards. That’s not to say the upstart has been doing bad, rather, the cryptocurrency community had extremely high expectations for Bakkt, citing that it is backed by players like the...
Crypto Community Reacts to Ripple CEO's Hint at Company IPO 23
Yesterday, it was revealed that the chief executive of Ripple Labs, Brad Garlinghouse, made a massive announcement during an event surrounding the World Economic Forum of 2020 in Davos, Switzerland. At the Wall Street Journal event, Garlinghouse said that he believes in the next 12 months, “you’ll see initial public offerings...
Facebook's Crypto Suffers Blow As PayPal Reneges On Libra Association 24
Libra, the cryptocurrency project of Facebook, has just suffered a heavy blow according to a number of sources. Speaking to the Wall Street Journal on Friday afternoon, a spokesperson for the fintech giant, PayPal, said that the company has decided to “forgo further particpiation” in the project. Despite this, they...