Ethereum (ETH) Price Corrects Sharply: Dips Present Buying Opportunity

ETH price surged higher and broke the $340 and $350 resistances against the US Dollar. The price traded to a new 2019 high at $363 before it started a major downside correction. Yesterday’s highlighted major bullish trend line prevented losses with support near $320 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken). Bitcoin price surged towards the $14,000 level before correcting below $13,000. Ethereum price is currently correcting recent gains versus the US Dollar and bitcoin. ETH price is likely to stay above the $320 support and it…

TRON Foundation Announces $20 Million Buyback Plan

The Tron Foundation has announced a $20 million buyback plan in a blog post published on June 25. The buyback is purportedly part of an initiative to bolster community activity and market stability. The company is going to conduct the largest tron (TRX) token buyback plan so far with the widest coverage in the secondary market, the post reads. The buyback is set to last for a year in the form of several batches totalling $20 million. On January 1, 2020, the Tron Foundation will reveal its TRX holding, however…

Bitcoin Falls by $1,400 After Crash of Major Crypto Exchange Coinbase

Bitcoin’s (BTC) price fell by $1,400 within minutes after a crash of United States-based cryptocurrency trading platform Coinbase. Coinbase first reported that it was investigating an issue in which its API and website were not functioning properly at 1:47 p.m. PDT on its status website.  According to the daily chart of bitcoin price on Coin360, bitcoin’s price and market cap began to plummet around 1:25 p.m. PST, just minutes before Coinbase’s first announcement. Bitcoin 24-hour price chart. Source: Coin360 By 2:13 p.m. Coinbase reported that it had identified the problem…

Northern Trust Hands Off Blockchain Solution to Fintech Firm

Northern Trust has handed over its blockchain platform to fintech firm Broadridge Financial Solutions, according to a press release on June 26. The Chicago-based asset management firm Northern Trust has handed over its blockchain-based private equity (PE) management solution to Broadridge for further improvement. The platform purports to streamline and automate certain tasks, such as middle office functions. The PE blockchain solution will initially roll out “to all PE funds domiciled in Guernsey and Delaware, including those administered by Northern Trust.” Pete Cherecwich, President of Corporate & Institutional Services at…

Chainalysis Appoints Former FinCen Officer as Technical Counsel

Blockchain analysis firm Chainalysis has hired a former official from the United States Financial Crimes Enforcement Network and the Department of Justice as Chief Technical Counsel, according to a press release published on June 26 Chainalysis has appointed Michael Mosier as its new Chief Technical Counsel. Mosier will now be responsible for legal expertise of Chainalysis products such as data privacy and global anti-money laundering, sanctions, policy, and government issues. At Chainalysis, Mosier will work closely with Jesse Spiro, Global Head of Policy, who joined the firm from financial information services…

Crypto Platform Launches Smart Trading Feature to Speed Up Process of Buying and Selling

A crypto platform has unveiled a new Smart Trading feature that enables existing strategies to be executed with ease — cutting down the steps required to complete a trade so that users can react faster to ever-changing markets. Through Kryll, crypto enthusiasts can easily choose the exchange they wish to use for buying or selling cryptocurrency, their desired trading pair and the amount they wish to transact. From here, buy targets and stop-losses can be added instantly. For those who wish to embark on more complex strategies, an advanced mode…

Cortex Launches Deep Learning and AI Network for Decentralized Apps

Cortex has launched a network for decentralized apps powered by artificial intelligence (AI,) according to a news release published on June 26. The company claims this is the first time that AI has been introduced to a crypto network at scale. It is hoped the technology will be used to generate credit reports for the decentralized finance industry and facilitate anti-fraud reporting for exchanges — and Cortex believes the gaming and eSports sector could also benefit from a “diverse range of use cases.” Cortex CEO Ziqi Chen said: “In the near future, we expect to…

Bitcoin Whales Are Cashing in as Gains Slip Away

After a wave of aggressive buying, bitcoin whales are taking some profits. The “big money” investors drove the price up as high as nearly $14,000 in the last 24-hour period, reminding the crypto community of how the market dynamics can change on a dime. Now it seems they are cashing in on some of their fortunes as the buying momentum stops dead in its tracks. After rising as much as 22% in the last 24 hours, the BTC first slashed those gains in half. Now the gains are slipping away.…

Is There A Viable Solution For The Future?

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. This article does not contain investment advice or recommendations. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. In a 2013 paper published by David Yernack, the professor of finance at New York University stated that, for any currency to be useful to society, it should be able to function as a medium of exchange, a store of value and a…

JPM Coin | JP Morgan’s Crypto is Ready for Trials with Corporate Clients

JP Morgan is putting final touches on its much-awaited cryptocurrency JPM Coin. Bloomberg Japan reports that the financial institution is to start trials on the coin with corporate clients, as it also eyes regulatory approval for its use in the mainstream financial sector. JP Morgan Crypto JPM Coin runs on Quorum, which is a private version of the Ethereum network, developed by the bank. The coin is to function as a stablecoin where fiat cash is to be deposited in exchange for the token before one is allowed to carry…