Crypto Market Trims $30 Billion: Bitcoin Cash, BNB, EOS, TRX Price Analysis

The total crypto market cap corrected lower sharply from the $250.0B resistance area. Bitcoin price is down more than 10% and it recently broke the $7,500 support. EOS price declined heavily below the $6.40 and $6.20 support levels. Binance Coin (BNB) is down around 10% and it is currently trading near the $24.20 support. Bitcoin cash price fell more than 12% and it broke the $400 and $385 support levels. Tron (TRX) price nosedived more than 18% and broke the $0.0300 and $0.0280 supports. The crypto market cap corrected lower…

Coinbase Custody Has $1 Billion of Crypto Under Management

During an on-stage discussion at Consensus, Brian Armstrong, CEO of major United States cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, said that its custody service has already received $1 billion in crypto under management. Coindesk reported on Armstrong’s comments on Wednesday, May 15. Panel moderator and Wall Street Journal reporter Paul Vigna asked Armstrong about the perspectives of institutional investments in the crypto industry. In response, the Coinbase CEO provided an example of his own company, noting that Coinbase Custody managed to get $1 billion in assets under management in just 12 months after…

Coinbase Custody Now Has $1 Billion of Crypto Under Management, CEO Says

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong said the exchange’s custody service, Coinbase Custody, has $1 billion in assets under management (AUM) in just 12 months after launch. In an on-stage discussion at CoinDesk’s Consensus 2019 event on Wednesday, Armstrong was asked by panel moderator and Wall Street Journal reporter Paul Vigna about the status of institutional involvement in the cryptocurrency industry. Armstrong replied: “We launched our custody 12 months ago, we’ve just crossed $1 billion AUM or institutions, 70 institutions have signed up, adding about $150 million AUM a month, so, to a…

Ripple (XRP) Soar, Up 44.2 Percent and $7 Billion Away from Flipping ETH

Ripple (XRP) rally, add 44.2 percent An Ethereum (ETH)—Ripple (XRP) flip could happen in days After a six-month consolidation, the stage is ready for Ripple (XRP). Up 44.2 percent at the time of press, XRP is closing in on Ethereum (ETH) and could flip the asset if there is a ballpark 25 percent price increment. At this pace, bulls should set their targets at 80 cents and even $1.40. Ripple Price Analysis Fundamentals Before May-14, Ripple (XRP) performance had been lackluster. Underperforming Bitcoin (BTC) and other top-10 liquid assets, observers…

Fintech Firm Billion Seals $2.1 Mln European Commission Grant for Blockchain System

Polish-British fintech firm Billon has reportedly sealed an almost €2 million (~$2.1 million) grant from European Commission’s Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SME) Instrument program to develop a blockchain document management system. The news was reported by Billion in a press release on May 14. The Commission’s SME Instrument program provides funding for innovation projects which are close-to-market, and has reportedly awarded Billon a grant under Phase 2 of the program — which provides enterprises with up to 70% of the costs of their proposed project. Billon’s system, dubbed B4TDM (Blockchain…

Crypto Market Aims $250 Billion Cap: Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, EOS, XLM Analysis

The total crypto market cap is climbing higher steadily and recently tested the $237.0B level. Bitcoin price is placed nicely above the $8,000 level and it remains supported near $7,800. Litecoin (LTC) price is moving higher towards the $95.00 and $100.00 resistance levels. Bitcoin cash price is currently correcting lower, but it remains supported near $385 and $380. EOS price is now well above the $6.00 level and it seems like the bulls could clear $6.20. Stellar (XLM) price is up more than 10% and it recently cleared the $0.1150…

CME Group Bitcoin Futures Hit $1.3 Billion Amid Parabolic Advance

CME Group reported record volume for its bitcoin (BTC) futures on May 13 as the cryptocurrency’s surprise bull market continued. CME, which together with the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) became the first provider of bitcoin futures to the market in December 2017, saw an all-time record of 33,700 contracts on Monday. That figure represented an equivalent 168,000 BTC ($1.35 billion) — an almost 50% rise versus the previous high of 22,500 contracts and 112,700 BTC (currently $909.2 million) on April 4. At the time, CME had warned over a…

Crypto Market Rallies $25 Billion, Bitcoin Up 12%: BCH, LTC, EOS, ADA Analysis

The total crypto market cap surged higher and broke the $215.0B and $220.0B resistances. Bitcoin price rallied more than 12% and it recently broke the $8,000 resistance. Litecoin (LTC) price is trading nicely above $90.00 and it could test $95.00 or even $100.00. Bitcoin cash price is likely to break the main $400 resistance level in the near term. EOS price broke the $5.60 and $5.70 resistance levels, and tested $5.95. Cardano (ADA) price is gaining momentum and it could soon break the $0.0800 resistance The crypto market cap surged…

Bitfinex CTO Reinforces Rumors Exchange Has Raised $1 Billion in IEO

The CTO of cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex appeared to confirm the entity had raised $1 billion in fresh investment in new social media comments on May 13. Following rumors that began with a major shareholder in the platform announcing $1 billion confirmed in hard and soft commitments, CTO Paolo Ardoino took to Twitter on Monday to report that Bitfinex’s private token sale, which ended May 11, had sold out. The sale, which involves new in-house LEO tokens via a so-called initial exchange offering (IEO), comes as Bitfinex grapples with a funding…

Bitfinex’s Private Token Sale Raised $1 Billion in 10 Days, Exec Says

Cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex has raised $1 billion through its native token in a private sale, according to its chief technology officer. Paolo Ardoino‏ tweeted Monday that Bitfinex has achieved the target in just 10 days, with participation from “giant” firms from both within the cryptocurrency industry and outside. Some of the investors, which were not named, invested over $100 million each, Ardoino‏ said, adding that others also contributed investments of over $1 million each. . @bitfinex is able to raise 1b USDt in 10 days, in a private sale. Private…