How to Spot Bitcoin’s Golden or Death Cross Using Simple Moving Averages

Understanding short-term and long-term moving averages (MAs) is important for trading strategies, whether for cryptocurrency or traditional assets. Two rare but powerful signals that traders look for occur when the short-term and long-term MAs cross. On the upside, that’s the golden cross, and, on the downside, it’s called the death cross. Golden and death crosses have […]

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Three Fronts in the Global Digital Currency Wars

Jeremy Allaire is co-founder, CEO and chairman of Circle, a global financial services company that provides a platform for individuals, institutions and entrepreneurs to build businesses, invest and raise capital with open crypto technologies. The views expressed here are his own. The past several months have brought dramatic new technology, market and regulatory developments in […]

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93 Days Dark: 8chan Coder Explains How Blockchain Saved His Troll Forum

The Takeaway: Administrators at 8kun, the anarchic message board formerly known as 8chan, have been experimenting with blockchain and p2p technologies in an effort to build a website resistant to deplatforming and censorship. They found an ideologically aligned open-source blockchain to piggyback on, but the developers don’t seem keen on protecting 8kun from activist attacks. […]

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After Painful 2018, Chinese Blockchain VCs Are Getting Back Into the Market

The Takeaways: After the 2018 crypto crash, up to 90 percent of blockchain-focused Chinese venture capital firms left the market. Now, as China’s central government pushes for greater blockchain adoption, some are returning and deal-flow is increasing.   Surviving funds are retooling and diversifying into fields such as secondary trading and bitcoin mining.  Chinese venture capital […]

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Bitcoin Dissident Sees Dark Warnings in China’s Blockchain Push

China’s recent multi-front embrace of blockchain technology has divided the global cryptocurrency community. While some see it as helpful validation, others worry that crypto is diverging further from its anti-authoritarian roots. Authorities in China have long discouraged investment in grassroots cryptocurrencies like bitcoin. But the world’s most populous country is making significant progress with plans […]

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