Ex-Employee Sues Zcash Operator in $2 Million Lawsuit Over Unpaid Stocks

The company behind cryptocurrency zcash (ZEC) is facing a $2 million legal challenge over unpaid shares, documents originally filed on May 29 confirm. According to the complaint, which appeared at the Superior Court of California for the County of San Francisco, an ex-employee brought the charges after he did not receive $15,000 of stock in 2016. Simon Liu worked for Zerocoin, now known as the Electric Coin Company, and additionally claims the company was not legally permitted to offer the equity. “Plaintiff is informed and believes, and thereon alleges, that…

Bitcoin Drops Below $8K, Stocks See Volatility Amid Global Trade Tensions

Tuesday, June 4 —  virtually all of the top cryptocurrencies are today seeing deep red in a market-wide correction, with bitcoin (BTC) dropping back below the $8,000 price point, as Coin360 data shows. Market visualization courtesy of Coin360 Having bullishly broken through the psychological price point of $9,000 at the end of May, bitcoin has gradually corrected downwards in subsequent days. To press time, the top coin is trading at $7,950 — roughly 6.7% down on the day and losing its hold on the $8,000 mark, according to CoinMarketCap data.…

Bitcoin Continues to See Negative Corrections After Breaking $9,000, US Stocks Tumble

Monday, June 3 — after seeing a short recovery attempt yesterday, crypto markets have seen another negative correction, with most of the 20 major coins in the red. According to data from CoinMarketCap, only four out of the top 20 cryptos by market cap are seeing gains at press time, with cosmos (ATOM) and bitcoin sv (BSV) seeing the largest gains over the day, up around 15.3% and 15% respectively. In contrast, tron’s (TRX) price has plunged 8%, which is the biggest loss over the day among the top 20.…

Bitcoin Price Boom Boosts AMD Rally While Semiconductor Stocks Crash

By CCN: While other semiconductor companies were struggling, AMD stocks continued to surge in May; a price movement likely fueled by the bitcoin bull market. AMD Stocks Surging by 99% Advanced Micro’s stocks are booming, gaining as much as 99 percent in the last 12 months. AMD continued its surge even in May when other semi stocks had crashed. Last month, the semiconductor ETF SMH and Intel lost 14-14 percent with Nvidia being one of the biggest losers of the month with a 25 percent price decline. “AMD is definitely…

BUX and ABN AMRO Clearing Partner on Blockchain-Powered Stocks Investment Mobile App

Global securities services provider ABN AMRO Clearing has signed a contract to provide European mobile investment platform BUX with blockchain technology for a forthcoming commission-free stock trading mobile app. The news was revealed in a BUX news release on May 29. According to the news release, ABN AMRO Clearing processed 3.79 billion trades in 2018, and reportedly consistently ranks as a top three clearer for listed derivatives and cash securities, OTC products, warrants, commodities and FX across the majority of time zones.   BUX’s new app, dubbed STOCKS, is slated…

Bitcoin Has Obliterated the Top Dow, Nasdaq, & S&P 500 Stocks in 2019

By CCN: Gaining an eye-popping 135%, bitcoin has smoked even the most impressive U.S. stocks this year. Even if you take the top performers from the Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500, and Nasdaq – which are Cisco Systems (CSCO), Xerox (XRX), and Beyond Meat (BYND), respectively – they can’t touch BTC/USD for returns. Here are the charts to prove it. Dow’s Best Stock Can’t Touch Bitcoin in 2019 Dow’s Best vs. Bitcoin | Source: Yahoo Finance Cisco Systems has benefitted from a restructuring spearheaded by CEO Chuck Robbins and…

Bet on Bitcoin for Better Returns Than US Stocks, Insists Wall Street Veteran

By CCN: On CNBC’s Fast Money, Morgan Creek Digital founder and CEO Mark Yusko, said that bitcoin makes a great diversifying asset in a stocks portfolio and that every investor should invest in the dominant cryptocurrency. Hedge fund vet @MarkYusko says bitcoin is a better bet than stocks. pic.twitter.com/mbnwGJUmNi — CNBC’s Fast Money (@CNBCFastMoney) May 22, 2019 Since January, in less than six months, the bitcoin price has risen by more than 100 percent year-to-date, outperforming every major stocks index such as the S&P 500. Bitcoin Over Stocks? Or Both?…

Amazing! Bitcoin Is 2019’s Top-Performing Asset Outpacing Stocks & Oil

By CCN: In December 2018, the mainstream media proclaimed the death of bitcoin (BTC/USD) for the millionth time. At that point, the first cryptocurrency dropped by as much as 84% from the all-time high of around $20,000 as the price plunged below mining costs. The bearish sentiment was so strong that almost no one dared to long the digital asset. Those who did, however, have been handsomely rewarded because bitcoin is 2019’s best-performing asset globally. Bitcoin Outperforms Other Assets by a Huge Margin It may come as a shock to…

Crypto Markets Turn Red After Binance Hack, US, EU Stocks Steady as Asian Equities Falter

Wednesday, May 8 —  having just broken new 2019 highs, crypto markets have tipped into red in the wake of yesterday’s $40 million hack of major exchange Binance. Virtually all of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are down up to 9%, yet most losses remain mild, as Coin360 data shows. Market visualization courtesy of Coin360 Despite being the cryptocurrency stolen in the Binance hack, bitcoin (BTC) is itself showing resilience, and is down a fractional 0.9% on the day to trade at $5,882 by press time, according to CoinMarketCap. After a…

Bitcoin Inches to $6,000 While US Stocks Drop

Tuesday, May 7 — following some moderate losses yesterday, the crypto markets have rallied to break new 2019 highs today, with bitcoin (BTC) inching close to $6,000. All the top 20 coins by market cap are solidly in green at press time, with ether (ETH) and tezos (XTZ) seeing the biggest gains over the past 24 hours at press time. Both coins are up more than 8% over the day. Market visualization from Coin360 After slipping under the $5,700 threshold yesterday, bitcoin rose 4.4% to trade at $5,947 at press…