Overstock’s tZERO Token Platform Has Officially Opened for Trading

Overstock.com’s much-anticipated security token trading platform, tZERO, officially began trading Thursday afternoon. The company announced in a press release that its secondary market for tZERO’s own security tokens had gone live, marking the first step toward trading other digital assets on the platform. Accredited investors can sign up to trade tZERO tokens through Dinosaur Financial Group, LLC, which is acting as the “introducing,” or customer-facing, broker-dealer. TZERO subsidiary Pro Securities LLC is providing the alternative trading system (ATS) to trade the tokens. Investors in the tZERO token offering have long…

Bitcoin Price Shows Resilience Above $3,500, Despite ETF Rejection

Bitcoin price is showing resilience in the face of adversity. The latest bad news has failed to knock BTC to the floor. So is there a bull run ahead? Bitcoin Price Yesterday, the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) BZX equity exchange withdrew its request to list a Bitcoin ETF (exchange-traded fund). The news surely has disappointed Bitcoin traders, but it has yet to be reflected in Bitcoin price. CBOE requested a rule change by the US SEC that would have allowed a Bitcoin ETF listing to be plausible. This potential ETF was…

Tron Price Analysis: TRX Absorb Sell Pressure, up 7.4%

Tron Prices on an uptrend ahead of BTT crowd-funding Justin Sun’s ambition clear, Tron to compete with Facebook and the likes Transaction volumes drop, but we expect TRX momentum to pick up After a successful NiTron summit, we expect TRX to edge higher ahead of BTT crowdfunding. Our trade plan will remain the same with first targets at 4 cents as bulls enter on every dip. Tron Price Analysis Fundamentals NiTron Summit was a success. By listing valuable companies including Oracle and subsequently announcing on Twitter that a delegation from…

Samsung Crypto Support Bullish for BTC

Bitcoin Price ranging inside Jan 22 high low A mark of adoption, Samsung S10 supports cryptocurrencies Transactional volumes low and dropping—now stands at 12k on average Investors, as well as traders, are confident. With supportive fundamentals, BTC demand should increase, lifting prices from spot rates to above $3,800. That will be in line with our previous BTC/USD trade plan. If not and prices drop below $3,500, BTC could sink to $3,200. Bitcoin Price Analysis Fundamentals Following the HTC route, Samsung “leaked” to the world the next generation Galaxy S10 phone.…

IBM, Aetna, PNC Explore Medical Data Blockchain for 100 Million Health Plans

IBM is collaborating with a group of major players in the healthcare space to improve the way sensitive data is shared and make health claims and transactions more efficient – all in the form of a “blockchain-based ecosystem.” Announced today, Big Blue is joined in this effort by Aetna (acquired last November by pharmacy and health plan provider CVS Health), health plan provider Anthem, Health Care Service Corporation (the largest customer-owned health insurance provider in the U.S.) and PNC Bank. These providers combined account for close to 100 million healthcare…

Ripple Great For Banking—Brad Garlinghouse

XRP price stable and ranging Brad Garlinghouse says XRP and Ripple solutions fundamentally rewiring Transaction volumes low—reasons for a ranging market Fundamentals and technical candlestick arrangements support XRP. However, for a bull trigger, XRP prices must rally past 34 cents at the back of high transactional volumes. Catalyzing this demand should be positive fundamentals. XRP Price Analysis Fundamentals Brad Garlinghouse is right. A blockchain platform valuation is directly proportional to its demand or usefulness. It’s a reiterated adage that rings true regardless of the project’s ambition. To this end, Ripple…

Bitcoin Price Defends $3.5K After Cboe Pulls ETF Proposal

With bitcoin (BTC) showing resilience to negative news flow, a strong bullish move is looking increasingly likely. On Wednesday, the Chicago Board Options Exchange’s (CBOE) BZX equity exchange withdrew its request for a rule change by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that would have allowed it to list a bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) backed by VanEck and SolidX. The market narrative with respect to the ETF is that its approval could trigger the next bull run in the leading cryptocurrency by market value. Moreover, in the past, markets…

Hong Kong Stock Exchange CEO Casts Doubt on Crypto Miner IPO Filings

New comments from the chief executive of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX) may have dampened the hopes of several cryptocurrency mining giants that have filed for initial public offerings (IPOs). According to a report from Tencent’s news portal Finance.QQ on Thursday, HKEX CEO Charles Li Xiaojia said that companies seeking to list on the stock exchange must have a “sustainable” business model. While Li did not talk about specific company applications, he answered in general about HKEX listing requirements in a response to a question on the crypto miner…

OKCoin Founder Buys Hong Kong-Listed Firm in $60 Million Deal

Mingxing “Star” Xu, the founder of cryptocurrency exchange OKCoin, has become the largest individual shareholder of a public company listed in Hong Kong via a $60 million acquisition. LEAP Holdings Group, the construction engineering firm acquired, announced the competed deal on Wednesday. OKC Holdings Corp, the parent company of OKCoin, purchased about 3.2 billion shares of the company for HK$0.15 (around $0.02) per share to achieve the takeover, it said. OKC Holdings is now the largest shareholder of LEAP Holdings, owning 60.49 percent of its stock and having the same percentage of…

Fractal Pattern Analysis Indicates Bitcoin Could Fall to $2,500 Before Recovery

Chart and pattern analysis has been widely used to try to predict when Bitcoin and crypto markets will hit the bottom. A huge range of technical indicators combined with historical snapshots are put to work in order to tell us when the optimum time to get back in is. The latest price prediction tool is a fractal which is when a pattern repeats itself on a smaller scale. Fractals can be seen in all forms of nature and are repeated in financial markets. Mathematical patterns and an element of chaos…