Facebook Partners with E-Commerce Companies to Support Crypto Payment

The Wall Street Journal has reported that Facebook is in talks with various e-commerce companies and financial firms to support its crypto payment that is under development. So far Facebook has engaged MasterCard and Visa about the project that is known as Project Libra. Crypto Payment Facebook is expected to commit $1 billion to the development of crypto payment. The company has approached various e-commerce companies to invest in its crypto payment feature and be a partner of the network. Paying via crypto will not be limited only to Facebook…

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, EOS, Binance Coin, Stellar, Cardano, TRON: Price Analysis May 3

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. Market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. Intercontinental Exchange Inc (ICE) has been loading up on digital assets for its cryptocurrency platform Bakkt, according to its chief executive officer Jeffrey Sprecher. This has helped ICE buy assets at a discount, which would not have happened if the markets were in a…

Tron (TRX) Prices Flat, Did Justin Sun Consider Investing in BitFinex?

Tron (TRX) range bound but up 4.5 percent Justin Sun could invest in BitFinex IEO The integrity of any blockchain team lead them to success or failure. Therefore, the decision of Tron’s co-founder Justin Sun to contemplate  investing in an IEO of a trusted exchange headed by a questionable team should under ordinary circumstances  raise red flags. At spot rates, Tron (TRX) is up 4.5 percent from last week’s close, and bulls are aiming at 4 cents. Tron Price Analysis Fundamentals BitFinex is under siege. Apart from the mess around…

Ripple (XRP) Performance Dismal, Central Banks Fight Back

Ripple (XRP) performance dismal, bulls add 1.3 percent in 24 hours. Despite apparent efficiency, a central bank official said he sees no potential in Ripple An official from Singapore’s MAS is skeptical of Ripple’s capabilities after the country’s Project Ubin linked with Canada’s Project Jasper effecting the first transaction. Reflecting this negativity is Ripple (XRP) poor performance in the top-10 and failure to close above 34 cents as prices range. Ripple Price Analysis Fundamental Over and above everything, Ripple is, first of all, a global fund transfer and payment platform.…

Bitcoin (BTC) Spikes But The Main Party is After $6,000

Bitcoin (BTC) table-topping, up 11 percent in the last week A bullish profile developing but buyers must clear $6,000 resistance A crypto analyst at Fundstrat is encouraging traders and investors to focus on the longer-term technical profile after today’s upswings. After closing above $5,600 minor resistance, Bitcoin (BTC) is up 5.4 percent in the last day as buyers aim at $6,000. Bitcoin Price Analysis Fundamentals After last week’s tepid market movement, Bitcoin (BTC) bulls are back. Visible from all coin trackers, it is a sea of green and Bitcoin, not…

Tokenized Securities Exchange Currency.com Launches to the Public

Belarus-based tokenized securities exchange Currency.com has announced it is launching to the public today after a spell in beta mode since January. The platform – which claims to be the world’s first such exchange – allows investors to directly trade and invest in tokenized financial instruments, with payment being made directly in bitcoin (BTC) or ethereum (ETH). Currency.com has also launched an app for both iOS and Android allowing users to access the exchange on the go. Other features added for the launch include 50 percent margin close outs and selling…

German Police Seize Six Figures in Crypto From Suspects Involved in Dark Web Site

German police, along with Europol, have shut down servers of a dark web marketplace and seized six figures in crypto from the arrested suspects, Europol announced on May 3. The Wall Street Market, reportedly the world’s second-largest dark web market, has been shut down by the German Federal Criminal Police under the authority of the German Public Prosecutor’s office. According to the report, German authorities arrested three suspects and seized over 550,000 euros ($615,000) in cash  along with bitcoin (BTC) and monero (XMR) in six figure amounts (actual value unspecified)…

Litecoin Jumps 161% YTD and Crosses $80 on a Harry Potter Spell

Litecoin, once the bitcoin’s closest rival, has beaten almost all the top crypto assets in terms of year-to-date (YTD) performance. The LTC/USD instrument has printed a 164.14 percent adjustable gains in 2019, bringing its total rebound to a total of 256 percent. Compared to other top dollar-based cryptocurrency instruments, Litecoin is only behind Binance Coin’s BNB token and Tezos’s XTZ, whose YTD performances are 292.43 percent and 177 percent, respectively. At the same time, bitcoin’s YTD performance sits at 54.80 percent. The May 3 bitcoin price rally has further improvised…

Bitcoin Dominance Soars Above 55% After Meteoric Rise to 2019 High

The bitcoin price on Friday jumped 7.48 percent to establish a fresh five-month high towards $5,864. The uptrend further pulled altcoins out of their bias conflict scenarios. Ethereum, for instance, printed 4.5 percent gains against the dollar in the last 24 hours. Similarly, XRP, EOS, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, and others also trended in positive territory after a week of sideways action. Bitcoin Price Establishes Fresh 2019 High | Source: CMC Nevertheless, the top altcoins underperformed against bitcoin. The last 24 hours saw Ethereum dropping 1.85 percent of its value against…

Bitcoin (BTC) Price Target Strong Gains: Trend Accurately Bullish

Bitcoin price is following a steady uptrend and recently broke $5,450 against the US Dollar. The price surged above $5,580 against the USDT and it is currently near $5,500 vs USD on Kraken. Yesterday’s two bullish trend lines are intact with support near $5,410 and $5,380 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair is likely to accelerate gains above the $5,500 and $5,550 levels in the coming sessions. Bitcoin price is climbing steadily against the US Dollar, while surging versus USDT. BTC is…