Bitcoin and cryptocurrency round-up 25 May 2018

Posted: 25 May 2018 5:59 pm
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What's happening in cryptocurrency?

Crypto price manipulation investigation, XRP donations, 51% time, who's behind the markets and EOS price analysis.

1. Law and Order books

Freeze! Don't move a pip!

The US Justice Department is cracking down on crypto market price manipulation.

2. The best endorsement XRP can buy

A Silicon Valley heartthrob has made a big endorsement, and big transfer, of XRP to Ellen DeGeneres on her show.

It might be the only crypto celebrity endorsement that doesn't spell disaster.

3. Woah, more than halfway there. Oh woah, living on a prayer

A recent spate of 51% attacks highlights how many coins are at the mercy of attackers.

Bitcoin Gold might be the most recent one that most people have heard of.

4. Standing on the shoulders of giants

Who's actually manipulating crypto prices?

Who isn't?

EOS price analysis: Defibrillator edition

Clear? Zzzap. Clear? Zzzap. How about now?

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