Bitcoin and cryptocurrency roundup: 14 February 2018

Posted: 14 February 2018 6:28 pm

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Well, well, well. What have we here?

Crypto markets are quiet ahead of the storm that may or may not come, a new Stellar DEX is already making waves and curious weekend trading patterns recur around the markets.

Plus Commbank blinks and a closer look at blockchain, agri-tech and how the two are meeting in India. All without any Valentine's Day puns whatsoever.

1. Why are the crypto markets so quiet? A lack of volume.

The money seems to be staying away as long as crypto markets stay on shaky regulatory ground.

There might be a coming light at the end of the tunnel though.

2. Get all your decentralised exchange needs in one place

Traders seem to be digging the new Stellarport Stellar Lumens DEX.

After launching today it seems to have cut through the slack markets.

3. On Saturdays we trade crypto

Take a look at these price patterns from over the last week. They can only mean one thing.

Decentralised crypto party!

4. Commbank blinks

Two parties are in a showdown. One of them keeps spending money they may or may not have on cryptocurrency, and the other risks being stuck with the bill if the market tanks.

Yeah, you can see why the banks have started blocking credit card cryptocurrency purchases.

5. How do you put an ox on the blockchain?

You can't. Not yet at least. But you can digitise the land beneath it.

While Australian agri-tech moves to smart farms, Indian agri-tech is moving to smart land.

6. DreamTeam's marketing team's Cherednychenko talks all in one esports crypto

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

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