Marcus Defends Libra Cryptocurrency in Latest Bid to Woo Central Banks

Facebook executive David Marcus defended the Libra cryptocurrency ahead of his meeting with the representatives of global bankers in Basel on Monday. The co-creator said Libra is not going to challenge or undermine the sovereignty enjoyed by nations, adding that the cryptocurrency merely wants to become a “better payment network” and deliver meaningful financial services …

Which Turns The Most Profit? –

Bitcoin’s strong and stable performances in 2019 have been undeniable. As the cryptocurrency’s returns continue to outperform gains seen in traditional market stalwarts (i.e. gold, silver, and the S&P 500), many traders are making comparisons to its relative strength within the market. A recent tweet from crypto analyst @BitcoinEcon has raised some key questions for …

Bitcoin Inches Lower, but $10,800 Target Remains

Bitcoin and the aggregated crypto markets have been facing a period of consolidation after posting a decent sized rally earlier this week. Although this rally has stalled in recent times, it is important to note that BTC’s main level of resistance still exists at $10,800. One analyst, however, believes that an inability to validate a …

Premier League’s Watford F.C. Adds Bitcoin Logo to Uniforms

A U.K. Premier League football club (sorry, U.S. readers — the original football) will now be sporting the Bitcoin logo out on the pitch. Watford F.C., a professional football team from Watford, Hertfordshire, announced today, September 12, 2019, that it has added the Bitcoin logo to the left sleeves of its players’ uniforms. According to …

ECB: Cryptocurrency Cannot Be Created By Member States, What This Means For Crypto

The European Central Bank (ECB) has attacked plans for an Estonian state-operated cryptocurrency.  ECB President, Mario Draghi shut down any talk of the proposal by saying about crypto assets: “No member state can introduce its own currency…The currency of the euro zone is the euro.” Many observers theorize that Draghi’s response is led by a …