Binance Will Support USDC Trading Starting November 17

Binance — one of the most popular digital currency exchanges across the globe — has announced that it will be adding the fiat-collateralized stablecoin USD Coin (USDC) to its trading platform on November 17, 2018. USDC will be grouped into trading pairs with bitcoin and Binance’s own token, BNB. The company made the announcement on its official blog, making particular note of the auditing process USDC undergoes to prove that each coin is backed 1:1 with the USD. “For increased transparency, USDC has engaged a top-ranking auditing firm to release…

Bitcoin Price Analysis: Yearly Support Breaks as Bitcoin Tests …

After months and months of consolidation, the yearly support finally broke and now bitcoin has found itself in the lower $5000s for the first time since 2017: Figure 1: BTC-USD, Daily Candles, Broken Support Bitcoin managed to drop a staggering 16% yesterday as the market sliced through the long held support like a knife through butter. The high volume and wide candle spread does not bode well for the bulls as we are currently witnessing an excess of supply in the market. We have blown through two levels of support…

OKEx Adds Support for the Vietnamese Dong on Its Fiat-to-Crypto Platform

Malta-based cryptocurrency exchange OKEx has added the Vietnamese Dong (VND) on its Customer-to-Customer (C2C) trading system, enabling Vietnamese customers to exchange their fiat currency for tokens on the platform. The C2C platform was created by OKEx in 2017 as a peer-to-peer platform where users can buy and sell cryptocurrencies using fiat currencies. OKEx’s Head of Operations Andy Cheung noted that the addition of the VND on the company’s fiat-to-token platform would drive the adoption of cryptocurrencies in Vietnam. “Vietnam is one of the most important blockchain hubs in Southeast Asia.…

Bitcoin Teases Bull Move After Defense of Key Price Support

Bitcoin could be in for a recovery rally, having defended a key support level over the weekend. The leading cryptocurrency has been looking bearish over the last week. It suffered an ascending channel breakdown on Nov. 7, suggesting a temporary top had been created at $6,540, while the moving averages rolled over in favor of the bears a day later. As a result, BTC looked likely to drop below the support of the trendline connecting the Oct. 11 and Oct. 31 lows, and move toward $6,200 over the weekend. Instead,…

Ethereum Price Analysis: ETH/USD Back To Significant Support At $206

Key Highlights ETH price failed to recover and it recently declined below the $214 support against the US Dollar. There is a key declining channel in place with resistance at $212 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken). The pair is currently under pressure and it could decline towards the $206 support area. Ethereum price declined further against the US Dollar and bitcoin. ETH/USD is slowly declining towards a significant support area near $206. Ethereum Price Analysis During the past few sessions, there was a slow and…

Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis: BCH/USD Consolidating Near Key Support

Key Points Bitcoin cash price traded as high as $637 and later corrected lower against the US Dollar. There was a break below a key bullish trend line with support at $605 on the hourly chart of the BCH/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair is currently trading near a major support at $575 and the 100 hourly simple moving average. Bitcoin cash price started a downside correction from the $640 swing high against the US Dollar. BCH/USD is currently consolidating near $575 and it could bounce back. Bitcoin…

Bitcoin Price Watch: BTC/USD Near Make-or-Break Support Zone

Key Points Bitcoin price declined recently and traded below the $6,470 support level against the US Dollar. There is a significant bullish trend line in place with support at $6,440 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The price is likely to bounce back as long as it is above $6,440 and $6,375 in the near term. Bitcoin price corrected lower below $6,500 against the US Dollar. BTC/USD is currently testing a major support at $6,440, which holds the key. Bitcoin Price Analysis Yesterday, we…

Ethereum Classic Price Analysis: ETC/USD Approaching Significant Support

Key Highlights Ethereum classic price traded close to $10.00 before correcting lower against the US dollar. There is a major bullish trend line in place with support at $9.40 on the hourly chart of the ETC/USD pair (Data feed via Kraken). The pair is likely to find a strong buying interest near the $9.40 or $9.20 support level. Ethereum classic price started a downside correction against the US Dollar and Bitcoin. ETC/USD is approaching a few important supports above the $9.20 level. Ethereum Classic Price Analysis In the last analysis,…

Crypto Exchanges Line Up to Support Bitcoin Cash’s Hard Fork

Six of the top 10 crypto exchanges by bitcoin cash (BCH) trading volume have announced plans to support the cryptocurrency’s upcoming hard fork on Nov. 15. Bitcoin cash’s roadmap includes upgrades to its core code every six months, but disagreement over some changes to the network have raised the specter that two distinct branches of the cryptocurrency could take shape, given that two implementations – Bitcoin ABC and Bitcoin SV – are being put forward by competing teams. While the outcome isn’t clear, one scenario would see two separate cryptocurrencies arise…

Adding Ethereum ERC20 Support to GDAX – The Coinbase Blog

We’re pleased to announce our intention to support the Ethereum ERC20 standard on GDAX. This prepares GDAX to support trading of ERC20 assets, although we are not announcing support for any specific asset at this time. As detailed in our process for adding new assets, we are announcing this decision internally and to the public at the same time. What is the ERC20 standard? ERC20 is a technical standard used for Ethereum smart contracts. ERC20 assets have become a popular way for teams to quickly build interoperable contracts with a…