A Comparison of Public vs Private Blockchain

What difference does it make You might be familiar with Bitcoin, Litecoin, or all the other cryptocurrencies. What about blockchain? Apart from knowing that it is the basis of all crypto, what other real-world use cases do they bring? Or simply, what are the differences between a public and a private blockchain? Which is better? Public […]

Digital Euro: A Threat to Dollar?

Why new ECB leadership could be crypto-friendly? Overview The global race of creating a central bank digital currency has been heating up after China’s latest plan of creating its version of “crypto-yuan”, aka Digitial Currency Electronic Payment (DCEP). The European Union has been catching up fast, with some part of the banking community on the […]

Hong Kong Brings License to Crypto Exchanges

Opt-in based framework; limited impact expected. Still PI only. Overview Hong Kong is stepping up its efforts to formally regulate cryptocurrency exchanges in the city. On Nov 6, 2019, The Securities and Futures Commission just released a newly drafted regulatory framework, which allows the securities watchdog to issue licenses to crypto trading platforms. Could this be […]

OKEx Technical Weekly: Nov 4, 2019

Technical analysis of this week’s crypto trading market The cryptocurrency market has a muted start on Monday after bitcoin prices briefly touched 9300 levels over the weekend. Markets’ bias was mostly on the positive side, fresh data shows that institutions’ bitcoin long positions have increased to the highest since early August, indicating that long funds could […]

Five Reasons Why Bitcoin Watchers Shouldn’t Worry

Overview Pessimistic sentiment has been looming the cryptocurrency markets as we passed the halfway mark of October. Bitcoin has been trading below the 8000 levels again and approaching the month-low levels near 7760. Although the picture may not be so bright now, however, there were some market signs perhaps could clam traders’ nerves down. Bitcoin […]

Salary in Crypto: Yes or No?

Looking into New Zealand’s recent substantial movement in the crypto sphere While many are skeptical about crypto, it is positive that the adoption of cryptocurrency has been evolving progressively. In particular, crypto payment adoption is getting promising. Adoption of crypto payment With a surge in the number of companies accepting Bitcoin as payment, including tech […]