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VeChain (VET) Silently Lists on Bitfinex and Ethfinex

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In a May 10th tweet, the official Bitfinex handle announced that VeChain (VET) deposits have been enabled on the popular online and mobile trading platform. Checking the platform indicates that trading is now live on both Bitfinex and its sister exchange, Ethfinex. Not many crypto traders caught on but Global Coin Report was able to spot the development.

Bitfinex Tweet on the 10th of May

The listing adds to the much-needed liquidity by the VeChain (VET) project and token. The current market analysis puts VEN at a value of $4.57 at the moment of writing this. The token is up less than a percent in the last 24 hours. The token’s market capitalization is pretty high at $2.404 Billion with a circulating supply of 526 Million VEN. The token is now available on 48 exchanges according to coinmarketcap.com.

With respect to Bitfinex and Ethfinex, the latter was only launched this year as an ERC20-token-specific trading platform unlike the parent exchange, Bitfinex, that caters for also the major coins. With Ethereum, Bitcoin and the USD as the major currencies that token pair with on the Ethfinex platform, it allows for fluid trading amongst the 3 base crypto and fiat options. The beauty of being on the Bitfinex platform is that you can log into Ethfinex using the same credentials and your balances will still be visible on both. This is some good integration by the Bitfinex and Ethfinex teams.

VeChain is a leading global enterprise level public blockchain platform. It aims to bridge blockchain technology and real-world applications. VeChain also plans on providing the necessary decentralized governance structure to build a robust economic model as well as the advanced Internet of Things integration.

The project recently rebranded to VeChain Thor (VET) and has a new blockchain with a similar name: VeChainThor Blockchain. It is currently undergoing rigorous tests to ensure that it works as it was designed to do when the Main Net is launched later this year.

The timetable towards final launch involves a Public Alpha test which will involve 100 vetted testers. In June this year, the VeChain foundation will open the code base to the public signifying the start of the Public Beta Test for further hands-on testing. The MainNet will be launched by the end of June; adding to a growing list of projects launching the MainNet versions of their projects in Q2 this year.

The Next few months will be an exciting time for the Crypto-verse.

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Investors Beware: Another Large Bitcoin Crash Might Be Coming

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The crypto prices have surged quite high in the last few months. Of course, their progress is nowhere near the one seen in 2017, but they appear to be getting there, one day at the time. However, things might not be as simple as that, and according to recent performance — it is more than possible that a major Bitcoin crash is incoming.

The fact is that cryptos saw a massive amount of growth in a very short period. Bitcoin itself more than doubled its price in only two months. Now, the rally is starting to crash in on itself, and the coin is already about $1,000 lower than last week. If such development does come to pass, a lot of people will experience quite large losses, although experienced investors might find some opportunities, and leverage in order to enhance their holdings’ long-term value.

For example, Bitcoin dominance is expected to crash very quickly, which will work in favor of quite a lot of altcoins. While this does not seem to be the best time to invest in BTC, altcoins are another story, and diversifying a portfolio now might end up being very profitable in days to come.

Bitcoin behavior mirrors the pre-bear market situation

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Top 3 Coins to Buy Before They Go Big

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Crypto bulls are back, that much is clear. The long-lasting, harsh crypto winter is gone, and the new era in digital currency sector opens up some rather interesting opportunities. With many more bull runs expected to come in months ahead, a lot of coins are likely to blow up and maybe even hit new all-time highs, although that still remains purely theoretical.

On the other hand, the fact is that numerous coins are seeing prices that were not achieved since early 2018, and the overall momentum remains bullish. With that in mind, even if new records do not come for a very long time — chances are that many of the coins will blow up enough for investors to see some serious gains in months to come. As a result, investing in some of these coins now might be a very profitable decision, for those who have the patience to wait a few months. Here are some of the projects believed to have the greatest potential to go big in the second half of 2019 and beyond.

1. TRON (TRX)

Putting TRON on the list should not really surprise anyone, as the project constantly comes up with new project updates, partnerships, and alike. It also constantly breaks records, as is becoming one of the biggest players in the dApp and smart contract development sector.

In the past few…

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Can Crypto Credit Cards Disrupt the Fight Against Financial Crime?

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It is commonly known that the world of finances has the biggest problem with the crime of all existing industries around the world. It has been so throughout history. While the financial world has evolved, so did the criminal activities, and they continue to be an issue. With the arrival of cryptocurrencies, many were hoping that financial crime might be disrupted. However, for now, at least, it appears that cryptos themselves cannot find a way to resolve issues such as international money laundering.

In fact, when it comes to money laundering, the crypto sector appears to be the weakest link, especially because of the nature of digital currencies. The anonymity that cryptos are being praised for means that anyone can get a payment from an unknown source from anywhere in the world. This method can then be used for financing drug trafficking, cyberattacks, terrorists, and more.

Until recently, it was not easy for bad actors to make use of cryptocurrencies obtained for illegal purposes. The number of merchants willing to accept the coins was low, and criminals were forced to find a way to exchange crypto into fiat currencies. However, this came with a set of issues, such as taking foreign exchange risks and then sending the money through wallets and exchanges to a banking system that would allow withdrawal. The banking account was the biggest obstacle here,…

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