Tag: 2018

Bitpay Reports Processing Over $1 Billion Transactions in 2018

Bitpay Reports Processing Over Billion Transactions in 2018 Popular cryptocurrency payment processor Bitpay has released figures showing that the company maintained strong performance during 2018, despite the downturn in the market. For example, while other ventures had to downsize recently, Bitpay’s staff increased by 78 percent from the previous year. […]

Majority of Bitcoin Investors Not Deducting 2018 Losses from Taxes, Claims Recent Report

Majority of Bitcoin Investors Not Deducting 2018 Losses from Taxes, Claims Recent Report It’s no secret that many relatively new investors in the cryptocurrency markets have seen massive monetary losses that have resulted from the persisting bear market that first began in late-2017 when Bitcoin began falling from its highs […]

Bitcoin Cash Transaction Fees Were Less Than a Cent Throughout Most of 2018

Bitcoin Cash Transaction Fees Were Less Than a Cent Throughout Most of 2018 One of the great benefits of the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network is that miner fees have been consistently inexpensive for well over a year. A typical BCH network fee in 2018 has been lower than most blockchain […]

ICO Market 2018 vs 2017: Trends, Capitalization, Localization, Industries, Success Rate

ICO Market 2018 vs 2017: Trends, Capitalization, Localization, Industries, Success Rate 2018 encompassed the best and the worst for ICOs: Almost 2,300 ICOs ended during the year, fundraising climbed to $ 1.75 billion in March but felt to $ 0.36 billion in November. Are ICOs dead or just waiting for […]

Circle’s Cryptocurrency OTC Desk Swapped More Than $24 Billion in 2018

Circle’s Cryptocurrency OTC Desk Swapped More Than Billion in 2018 Finance company Circle claims its over-the-counter (OTC) cryptocurrency trading desk swapped a notional volume of $ 24 billion last year. The Boston-based company’s Circle Trade desk reportedly executed more than 10,000 cryptocurrency settlements between 600 unique counterparties in 2018. Also […]

December Volume Report: Top Markets See Strongest Trade of H2 2018

December Volume Report: Top Markets See Strongest Trade of H2 2018 The five most traded cryptocurrency markets saw an increase in volume during December, when compared with the previous month. Despite the spike in trading activity posted by the dominant markets, many crypto assets ranked below the top five saw […]