NEM Spikes As Coincheck Says Sorry For ‘Losing’ $400 Million, Promises To Give It Back Later

No harm, no foul?


Carnage In Cryptocurrencies As Coincheck Withdrawal Halt, NEM Collapse Rattle Market

How many times have we said it? Almost everyone needs an exchange. 

Money Laundering.

What to say about Tuesday? Well, a lot actually.

Bitcoin Falls Below $10,000 (Again) As South Korea Stamps Out Anonymous Trading

The “revolution” has seen better days.

Storm The Castle.

Grab a pitchfork.

Bitcoin, Cryptos Dive As Nordea Bans Trading In ‘Absurd, Joke’ Assets

Well, cryptos are crashing – again.

In New Letter, SEC Has 5 Questions For Anyone Who Thinks They’re Going To Launch A Bitcoin ETF

Obviously, none of those things (especially the last one) are any semblance of important and if the SEC was really interested in being on the cutting edge of the digital-coin-based pyramid scheme revolution, they’d have dropped the whole benign paternalism bullshit when the Winklevoss twins came knocking last year.

Christopher Harvey Thinks Maybe He’s Not Getting Through To You When It Comes To Crypto Spillover Risk

Once the end game plays out and the losses are actually booked we’ll get to see whether the despair that accompanies the final rout will spill over into all the places Harvey seems to think it will.

Bitcoin: ‘I’m Not Dead Yet!’

For now, things seem to have “stabilized”.

Cboe Sees No Reason To Stop At Bitcoin When It Comes To Futures On Pyramid Schemes

“You look at the entire crypto space and you look at what other products have the liquidity and the notional size, a derivative makes sense.”

If This Is The Cryptocurrency Lehman Moment, I Want To Know Who’s Going To Jail

Of course that’s assuming they actually stick around to offer an explanation. In all likelihood, most of them will cash out ahead of time and disappear into the fucking Swiss Alps with your money. 

Is This It? Day Of Reckoning Arrives For Cryptocurrencies As Selloff Deepens Amid BitConnect News

You’ll forgive us for saying this (actually you won’t if you’re a crypto proponent) but it kind of feels like this is the beginning of the end for the cryptocurrency craze.

Bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies Collapse On China, South Korea Jitters: ‘They Should Be Prepared To Lose All Their Money’

“…there is irrational speculation in cryptocurrency and rational regulation are needed to curb it.”

With Bitcoin Set To Use More Power Than Electric Vehicles, Here’s How Much Mining One Coin Costs

“…we see Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies taking the headlines in 2018 – particularly if the surge in energy consumption from this continues in to 2019 and beyond.”

Carnage In Cryptocurrencies: South Korea Exchange Raids, Trading Ban Prove Governments Are Serious

As one derivatives trader we spoke with back in November put it, “almost everyone needs an exchange.” When you shutter these exchanges or worse, if governments were to make convertibility into dollars, yen, euros (or whatever) illegal, this whole thing would go “poof!” overnight.