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Joji Xavier


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mnuchintalk-july16.jpg The Trump administration intensified its tirade against cryptocurrencies, with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin calling it "a national security issue." In a news conference Monday, Mnuchin cautioned Americans to think twice before investing in cryptocurrencies, citing incidents of Bitcoin being exploited to finance terrorism, and other illicit activities such as cybercrime, tax evasion, extortio

trumpbitcoin-july11.jpg President Donald Trump issued a series of statements, denouncing all cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin. He also questioned the credibility of Facebook's upcoming Libra cryptocurrency project. Trump aired his concerns over cryptocurrencies on Twitter Thursday. "I am not a fan of Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrencies, which are not money, and whose value is highly volatile and based on thin air,"

libra-watchdogs-070419.jpg A group of North American privacy, economic policy and consumer watchdogs has called on US Congress and regulators to impose a moratorium on Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project. An open letter addressed to legislators, regulators, and Facebook and Calibra employees says the Facebook proposal to create a new cryptocurrency as part of its broader Libra project raises profound questions about na

facebook-libra-070319.jpg A group of U.S. lawmakers called on Facebook to freeze its Libra cryptocurrency project. Five members of the U.S. House of Representatives, all Democrats, urged in an open letter to Facebook and its partners to immediately agree to a moratorium on any movement forward on Libra, its proposed cryptocurrency, and Calibra, its proposed digital wallet. "It appears that these products may lend themse

weeklyroundupcrypto-jun28.jpg It has been one of the most volatile weeks for Bitcon, with the price swinging by big margins. The cryptocurrency experienced crash after reaching new price highs on many days this week. The sharpest fall was recorded on Thursday, from $13814 to $11,671 in less than an hour. Bitcoin dropped more than $2,000 after reaching a fresh 2019 record. It was the highest price of the most popular cryptoc

bitcoin-jun27.jpg Bitcoin passed through a highly volatile swing late Wednesday. The price of bitcoin dropped more than $2,000 in the span of 1 hour after reaching a fresh 2019 record of $13814. It was the highest price of the leading cryptocurrency since January 11, 2018. The price had been volatile by big margins before stabilizing around $13000 by the end of the day. Bitcoin was on a losing streak in the mor

bitcoin-price-062619.jpg In a dramatic rise in price Wednesday, Bitcoin reached its highest level in more than 17 months, at $12861. This is a new 2019 high for the world's most popular cryptocurrency, and a price never seen since January 2018. On June 26 last year, the cryptocurrency was at $6550. Bitcoin price shot up by 13.52 percent, or $1,517, marking an unprecedented rise within a single day. Consistent levels o

bitcoin-price2-062519.jpg Bitcoin hit a new 2019 record price Tuesday. The virtual currency reached $11464, the highest since March 2018. After paring its gains slightly, Bitcoin is trading at $11232 as of this writing. Bitcoin has been on a strong recovery path from its 2018 lows in recent months. Last week it made significant gains, crossing the $10000 and $11000 thresholds within 24 hours. It reached a 15-month hi

bitcoin-jun24.jpg Bitcoin retreated Monday after hitting its highest price in 15 months at the weekend. On Saturday, the world's most popular cryptocurrency crossed $11000, and hit $11135, a price never seen since March 2018. After paring its gains slightly, Bitcoin is trading at $10872 on Coinbase at the time of this writing. Bitcoin has been on a strong recovery path from its 2018 lows in recent months. Last

bitcoinheading-jun21.jpg Bitcoin price hit a new 2019 high Friday, and nearly reached the important benchmark of $10,000. $9920 is Bitcoin's highest value in more than a year. After paring its gains slightly, the most popular cryptocurrency is trading at CoinDesk's bitcoin price index for $9209 at the time of this writing. Bitcoin is on a strong recovery path from its 2018 lows in recent months. It had crossed the $9

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