Crypto News Today | Poloniex Now Accepts Cards, Will Gemini Join Libra?

The cryptocurrency sphere is bustling today. Crypto news regarding Poloniex is causing a stir. The exchange will now accepts credit cards and bank accounts. Elsewhere, prominent crypto-advocates the Winklevoss twins, along with their Gemini exchange, might be buddying up with Facebook’s Libra. Let’s check this out. Crypto News Making Moves Major cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex has announced that customers can now use credit cards and bank accounts on the platform. It announced the move in a Medium post published yesterday. The release states that users from over 80 countries can now…

Facebook’s Digital Coin Libra Faces Extreme Criticism

Libra, Facebook’s cryptocurrency to be launched as a payment service provider, requires close examination. According to a senior official at Britain’s financial watchdog, this new coin project requires deep scrutiny as it raises questions both on social and legal grounds. Facebook unveiled its Libra digital coin last month as a platform that will let one buy things or send money to people with nearly zero fees. Regulators Have Doubts About Libra One would pseudonymously buy or cash out their Libra online or at local exchange points like grocery stores. However, soon…

Bitcoin’s Clobbering Bank Stocks So Badly It’s Not Even Funny

According to data published by crypto research firm Messari, bitcoin has massively outperformed the largest banking stocks in the world over the past five years. In fact, the cryptocurrency is pummeling them so badly it’s not even funny anymore. They say a picture is worth a thousand words But this is worth 5: “Long bitcoin, short the bankers” pic.twitter.com/HI2DdO6ria — Jack Purdy (@jpurd17) July 10, 2019 JPMorgan, Bank of America, Deutsche Bank, Morgan Stanley, Citigroup, and Wells Fargo have recorded total returns in the range of -89 percent to -99…

Winklevoss Twins’ Gemini Exchange May Join Facebook’s Libra Project

Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, co-founders of the New York-based crypto exchange Gemini, may soon join the Libra Association, the consortium governing Facebook’s proposed cryptocurrency. “We’re definitely looking at it in earnest and we’re excited about the project,” Cameron told CoinDesk Tuesday. Tyler added that in their view, Libra is a harbinger of cryptos to come: “Our feeling is, this is the first of many FANG [Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google] companies to have a token project. Our prediction is in the next 24 months almost every FANG company will have…

Bitcoin Price Will Hit $100,000 by 2021 Thanks to Facebook: Fund Manager

Bitcoin is rallying once again after suffering a small stutter in the final week of June. The price of the flagship cryptocurrency is hovering around the $13,000 mark once again, and not surprisingly, the bulls are out in full force with their big bitcoin price predictions. Bitcoin permabull Anthony Pompliano told Yahoo! Finance’s The Ticker in an interview that the price of the crypto asset could “eclipse” the $100,000 barrier by 2021. Highlight: “By the end of 2021, we’ll see [bitcoin] eclipse a $100,000,” says @APompliano. Says $20,000 is the…

Bitcoin Price Recovers 85% of Recent Losses With Move Above $13K

View BTC continues to chart bullish higher lows and higher highs on short duration charts, favoring a retest of the recent high of $13,880. A move to $13,880 may take time if prices drop below key support at $12,538. That would allow a deeper pullback to $12,000. A high-volume UTC close below $12,000 would invalidate the short-term bullish setup, although that looks unlikely. Bitcoin (BTC) bolstered its already bullish technical setup with a move above $13,000 earlier today. The top cryptocurrency by market capitalization rose to $13,154 in the Asian…