Scottish OneCoin Victim Turns Whistleblower, Receives Vile Death Threats

An investor in the OneCoin cryptocurrency scheme is facing death threats after publicly speaking out about her ordeal. Besides death threats, Jen McAdam has also been threatened with sexual violence, according to the BBC. Continue reading Scottish OneCoin Victim Turns Whistleblower, Receives Vile Death Threats

Ripple’s XRP Outruns Bitcoin to Spike 6% Amid ‘Swell Event’ Hype

XRP was performing better Bitcoin and the rest of the top rivals on Monday as investors/speculators anticipated bullish outcomes from an upcoming Ripple event. The third-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization established an intraday high of $0.2936 as of 0616 GMT. The move uphill brought its daily gains up by 5.73 percent, as calculated from the opening price. At the same time, XRP stole a large chunk of capital from the Bitcoin market, rising by as much as 5.13 percent against the benchmark cryptocurrency. The XRP-to-BTC exchange rate earlier established a sessional peak of 3,523 sats. At its lowest in Q3, the pair was trading at 2,967 sats. Continue reading Ripple’s XRP Outruns Bitcoin to Spike 6% Amid ‘Swell Event’ Hype

‘Crypto Twitter Sentiment’ Algo Claims 281% Returns After Reading Bitcoin Tweets

The brokerage firm points out that TheTIE-LongOnly CopyPortfolio will open trades on the basis of positive Twitter sentiment. The machine learning-powered algorithm will analyze over 850 million tweets daily to gauge cryptocurrency and bitcoin sentiment. Continue reading ‘Crypto Twitter Sentiment’ Algo Claims 281% Returns After Reading Bitcoin Tweets

If Bitcoin-Avocado Price Correlation Continues, BTC May Be Toast

Bitcoin’s status as an uncorrelated asset is about to be revoked, as a scarily close relationship to the price of avocados implies that the digital currency may be about to fall off a cliff. Bitcoin’s performance of late has left a little to be desired, and strangely so has the price of avocados. This relationship was pointed out in a profoundly insightful tweet by Bloomberg’s financial Journalist, Tracy Alloway. A graph depicting the price of Hass avocados and bitcoin shows an eerily similar pattern. Continue reading If Bitcoin-Avocado Price Correlation Continues, BTC May Be Toast

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