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Bitcoin at $8,163 as SEC Commissioner Dissents on Decision to Reject BZA Application

Jul 27, 2018

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Movers By 24 Hour Price Change %

Name Ticker Price 1H% CHG 24H%CHG 7D%CHG Market Cap 24H Volume
VeChain VEN USD$7839.76 2.71% 1.48% 49.79%  $1,382,908,915                  7,448,980
Dash DASH USD$458.291 1.43% -0.36% -8.66%  $2,007,581,184              121,819,000
Bitcoin BTC USD$8.03474 1.35% -0.59% 9.78%  $140,149,706,338          5,592,000,000
Ethereum Classic ETC USD$785.589 1.09% -0.89% 2.63%  $1,747,109,557              194,660,000
Monero XMR USD$82.0673 1.33% -0.92% 4.03%  $2,279,279,338                30,002,600

Movers By 24 Hour Volume

Name Ticker Price 1H% CHG 24H%CHG 7D%CHG Market Cap 24H Volume
Bitcoin BTC USD$7839.76 -1.21% -4.66% 5.18%  $134,640,430,228          4,959,200,000
Ethereum ETH USD$458.291 -0.93% -3.99% -0.78%  $46,265,008,497          1,631,830,000
EOS EOS USD$8.03474 -1.56% -6.66% -2.39%  $7,200,328,171              652,738,000
Bitcoin Cash BCH USD$785.589 -1.62% -6.17% -0.94%  $13,559,207,221              565,128,000
Litecoin LTC USD$82.0673 -0.85% -5.93% -3.18%  $4,726,340,504              326,822,000
  • Hester Peirce, Commissioner of the SEC, has published a letter of dissent regarding the SEC’s recent decision upholding the agency’s past ruling to deny the Winklevoss twins’ Bitcoin (BTC) ETF. The SEC denied the Bats BZX Exchange’s proposed rule change hoping to allow trading of the Winklevoss’ Bitcoin Trust shares, leading Peirce to say “I believe that the proposed rule change satisfies the statutory standard and that we should permit BZX to list and trade this Bitcoin-based exchange-traded product,” and that the decision “sends a strong signal that innovation is unwelcome in our markets.”1
  • SealBlock, a digital assets wallet provider, has recently launched a new hardware-based hot wallet.  This new wallet is unique because it is able to be programmed to protect private keys with certain signing policies, including the whitelist policy, amount limit policy, multi-signature policy, etc.  SealBlock can be connected to the internet 24/7, but has security abilities similar to those of cold wallets.
  • Estonian startup CoinLoan has launched one of the first fiat-to-cryptocurrency lending platforms where the digital assets act as collateral for the loan. Using this platform, anyone can borrow or lend money on their own terms; the platform links counteroffers and ensures the deal’s safety. Borrowers are not required to submit their credit history or any related information; the digital asset collateral protects the lender’s funds in case of non-payment.
  • UK-based CNH Industrial, one of the largest capital goods companies in the world, has announced a deal with IBM to implement blockchain technology into its operations.  CNH will employ IBM Blockchain’s Hyperledger technology to enhance its Parts & Services business’ inventory and supply chain management.