A handy guide to the next ETH hard fork expected in October 2019
The long-debated Ethereum Improvement Proposal (EIP) 1057 about the Progressive Proof-of-Work (ProgPoW) consensus model is finally confirmed to be included in the next Ethereum hard fork named Istanbul in October 2019, as long as two third-party security audits confirm no technical issues that could cause a delay.
OK, let’s get to the point here. We’re not going to tell you how ICO boomed in 2017 to early 2018. And we’re not going to stress on how billions of dollars were raised during that period of time. We’re just going to give you a simple comparison on the two models, from the point of view of an investor.
Further automating your trading strategies in the ever-changing market
While a move of a tick can make quite a difference for traders, monitoring the market is an unpleasant work as most traders would agree. That’s why algo orders were introduced to ease your effort and help you optimize your trading strategies in an automated way.
The upgrade is coming again, but with a plus-one this time
The original Ethereum Constantinople Hard Fork was due to happen on the block height #7,080,000, but it was immediately put on hold after the discovery of a potential security flaw detected on January 15th.
Ethereum’s price has surged over 70% over the last few weeks. In mid-Dec, its market capitalization was only about $8 billion, which is the lowest since May 2017. But since then, thanks to the imminent hard fork, it has doubled to $16 billion at press time.
HODLing is made profitable with OKEx’s new product
The art of HODLing is hard to master, given the tempting price rises, sheer impatience, and, not to mention, the peer pressure that urges you to sell your coins. But now, there is one good reason to HODL.