Bitcoin Price Drops $380; Ethereum, Ripple (XRP) Plunge 9%

Cryptocurrency analysts had predicted that the bitcoin price was about to break away from its $6,550 peg, and those predictions came true early Thursday morning. Unfortunately for investors, though, this movement did not occur to the upside. After briefly making a push toward $6,700 earlier in the week, the bitcoin price was holding steady between …

Institutions More Bullish on Bitcoin than Retail Investors: Fundstrat

There’s a general perception that retail investors are susceptible to rosy-eyed forecasts about the future of bitcoin, while institutions are more clear-headed about the prospects of this nascent asset class. However, a new survey conducted by Wall Street strategy firm Fundstrat suggests that once institutional investors are interested in bitcoin, they become even more bullish …

Thailand’s Siam Commercial Bank will Pioneer ‘Multi-Hop’ on Ripple Blockchain

According to a September 28thblog from Ripple, the Siam Commercial Bank (SCB) will be the first to use RippleNet’s “multi-hop” feature. This will allow the bank to settle frictionless payments on behalf of other financial entities in Ripple’s enterprise blockchain network. Ripple says the multi-hop feature gives the SCB the ability to: “Receive and forward on …

Bitcoin Price Nears $6,800 Resistance as Crypto Market Records Large Gains

Over the past few hours, Bitcoin has recorded a slight 1 percent increase in price, nearing the $6,800 resistance level. The rest of the crypto market recorded large gains across the board as Electroneum and Stellar led the market with 70 percent and 20 percent gains respectively. As CCN reported on September 22, billionaire investor …

Market Overreaction? Bitcoin Price Drops 4% as More ETFs Get Rejected

Over the past 24 hours, the crypto market has dropped slightly in value, led by the 4 percent decline in the Bitcoin price. Ethereum, Ripple, and Bitcoin Cash fell by 5 percent. The majority of analysts in the space have attributed the recent fall in the Bitcoin price to the rejection of several Bitcoin exchange-traded …