Author: Zane Huffman

Telegram Cancels Initial Coin Offering: What It Means for ICOs

Thus far, 2018 has largely been a period of uncertainty regarding the state and future of Initial Coin Offerings. With the US SEC taking an increasingly active role in the regulation of ICOs, and an increasingly controversial perception of this funding method, it is unclear what sort of role ICOs will serve in both the short and long run. Earlier this week, the Wall Street Journal reported that Telegram had decided to cancel its hotly anticipated ICO. The encrypted …
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Altcoins Slide as Price of Bitcoin Falls Below $9,000

As is always expected with major surges, cryptocurrency markets have seen a significant drawback following strong performances across the board since local BTC lows of under US$7,000 earlier in the month. Following impressive Bitcoin and altcoin gains earlier in the week, global market capitalization has fallen about 10% in the past day. While many speculators feared what would happen when Bitcoin approached the US$10,000 resistance, the price never quite made it …
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What Is the Bart Pattern?

While cryptocurrency is constantly changing, one value that has persisted since the early days is an unwavering commitment to memes. From HODL to BearWhale, the crypto community has primarily kept the culture of the sphere lighthearted and playful. The most recent manifestation of this is the infamous Bart Pattern, a price pattern so peculiar that its wonky formation could only occur in such a zany market as cryptocurrency. Spotting the Bart Pattern The Bart …
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How Did Marijuana Coins React to 4/20?

Every year, marijuana coins receive the spotlight as speculators and spectators look to see how markets fluctuate in response to April 20. These coins, which include PotCoin (POT), CannabisCoin (CANN), and HempCoin (THC), have historically seen large volumes in response to the date colloquially known as “420 Day”. Unfortunately, 2018’s April 20 was a difficult day for marijuana coins across the board. On the same day that Bitcoin (BTC) appreciated by 7%, …
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