Bitcoin and cryptocurrency round-up 15 August 2018

Posted: 15 August 2018 7:37 pm

What's happening in crypto?

Read about Cardano's price tag, XRP bearwhale-watching, Jamaica's Crypto Stock Exchange, US-wide crypto for cash and bitcoin's price analysis.

1. A man walks into a bar

He asks the bartender for a drink while handing over the money. The bartender then just stands there.

"Well?" the man asks impatiently.

"Well, what?" the bartender replies. "You have your drink – it's in the keg. If you want it in a glass, that costs extra."

Accurately valuing crypto platforms is partly about the platform and partly about the token.

2. Thar she blows

Fifteen men on a dead man's chest

Yo ho ho! XRP users have spied a bear whale and are trying to harpoon it.

3. Jamaica pulls up to the blockstation

The Jamaica Stock Exchange and Canadian firm Blockstation are aiming to create a regulated crypto trading platform.

The former chose the latter after an exhaustive search.

4. Stars, bars and bitcoin

Stars, stripes and Square

50 states, one bitcoin buying app

Bitcoin price analysis: Meditation edition

In altcoin markets

The trade winds howl without, but

Bitcoin's peace is in

Disclosure: At the time of writing, the author holds ETH, IOTA, ICX, VET, XLM, BTC and ADA.

Disclaimer: This information should not be interpreted as an endorsement of cryptocurrency or any specific provider, service or offering. It is not a recommendation to trade. Cryptocurrencies are speculative, complex and involve significant risks – they are highly volatile and sensitive to secondary activity. Performance is unpredictable and past performance is no guarantee of future performance. Consider your own circumstances, and obtain your own advice, before relying on this information. You should also verify the nature of any product or service (including its legal status and relevant regulatory requirements) and consult the relevant Regulators' websites before making any decision. Finder, or the author, may have holdings in the cryptocurrencies discussed.

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