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Bitcoin and cryptocurrency round-up 22 May 2018

Posted: 22 May 2018 6:44 pm
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What's happening in cryptocurrency?

Learn about who likes which coin, the future of bank money, bitcoin payments in Argentina, the ICO takedown and Ethereum's price analysis.



1. XRP and BCH sitting in a tree

T-R-A-D-I-N-G.

How do gender and age affect coin preferences?

2. 5% pleasure, 5% pain, 100% reason to get in the game

Banks haven't seen a threat like cryptocurrency before.

They haven't seen an opportunity like it either.

3. "Just do it" - Shia LaBeouf explains how to implement crypto transfers

As of today, customers at Argentina's Banco Masventas can make international transfers to 50+ countries within 24 hours with fees of 3% + VAT via bitcoin.

The fastest way for a bank to implement cross-border crypto payment solutions is to just do it.

4. The crackdown to end start all crackdowns

They say don't make threats you can't back up.

North American securities regulators are taking it to heart, with a multinational sweep of ICOs that has already picked up dozens of shady projects.

Ethereum price analysis: Certainty edition

If there's one fact you can take to the bank, which all experts unanimously agree on, it's that Ethereum prices will continue to go up unless they go down.

It's clear beyond a shadow of a doubt that they might go up.


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

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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