This UK Financial Regulator Has a Problem with Facebook’s Libra Coin

Most individuals in the crypto space have been following the journey of the Libra coin, Facebook’s recently unveiled cryptocurrency. From month-long rumors to the company unveiling it last month to Binance reportedly entering discussions with Facebook over it, the public has long known about Libra coin. And today, July 2, there is even more news about it. But it’s not good. More News About the Libra Coin On Tuesday, July 2, The Guardian reported that Christoper Woolard has warned against the Libra coin. Woolard, who is a senior financial regulator…

Former Ripple Exec to Lead Binance’s US Expansion as New Exchange CEO

The operator of Binance’s upcoming U.S. crypto exchange, BAM Trading Services, has hired a former Ripple executive as its CEO. BAM announced on Tuesday it had appointed Catherine Coley as CEO, who will be responsible for rolling out Binance U.S., as well as expanding the exchange’s marketplace in North America. Prior to joining the firm, Coley was the head of  XRP Institutional Liquidity at San Francisco-based distributed ledger tech startup Ripple, BAM said in the announcement. Before entering the blockchain and crypto space, Coley worked for banking giant Morgan Stanley…

Bitcoin Price Sharp Drops 30% from 2019 High to Land Near $9,700

Since June 23, within a two-week span, the bitcoin price fell from $13,868 to $9,711, demonstrating a sharp correction of nearly 30 percent. The “Real 10” volume of bitcoin, which refers to the total verifiable volume of the dominant crypto asset taken from ten exchanges verified to have real volume above $1 million by Bitwise Asset Management, remains above $2.9 billion, a high figure compared to March. In March, the Real 10 volume was hovering at $300 million with the majority coming from the CME bitcoin futures market and Binance.…

Bitcoin Price Dips Below $10K With Deeper Losses Likely

View Bitcoin has dropped below $10,000 for the first time in 11 days, reinforcing the buyer exhaustion signaled by the weekly chart, as discussed yesterday. The daily chart indicators have turned bearish, while the 4-hour chart is reporting a bearish lower-highs, lower-lows pattern. As a result, the price could slip further toward the former resistance-turned-support of $9,097 (May 30 high) in the next couple of days. A UTC close below $9,097 would invalidate the bullish setup on the daily chart. A high-volume break above the falling trendline on the 4-hour…

Bitcoin Down 7% While Ripple Price (XRP) Struggling To Hold Support

Ripple price remains in a bearish zone and it recently retested the $0.3840 support against the US dollar. The price is struggling to stay above the $0.3840 support and it could slide further. There is a major bearish trend line forming with resistance near $0.4050 on the hourly chart of the XRP/USD pair (data source from Kraken). Ethereum price settled below $300 and it could decline further below the $275 support area. Ripple price is struggling to hold a couple of important supports against the US Dollar, while bitcoin declined…