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Cryptocurrencies Broadly Negative but Fundstrat and Morgan Stanley Make Positive Moves

Aug 01, 2018

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 Movers By 24 Hour Price Change %

Name Ticker Price 1H% CHG 24H%CHG 7D%CHG MARKET CAP 24H VOLUME
XRP XRP USD$0.44 -0.42% 1.42% -4.45% USD$17,332,750,691.0 USD$315,452,005.73
Dash DASH USD$217.7 -0.07% 0.27% -11.18% USD$1,791,104,692.0 USD$94,553,368.86
Monero XMR USD$122.65 -0.21% 0.07% -13.19% USD$1,995,149,561.0 USD$30,375,625.6
EOS EOS USD$7.27 -0.08% -0.24% -14.95% USD$6,586,408,318.0 USD$616,852,878.0
IOTA MIOTA USD$0.92 0.29% -1.68% -6.32% USD$2,562,979,745.0 USD$32,583,247.58

Movers By 24 Hour Volume

Name Ticker Price 1H% CHG 24H%CHG 7D%CHG MARKET CAP 24H VOLUME
Bitcoin BTC USD$7580.73 0.05% -2.31% -7.28% USD$130,268,333,999.0 USD$4,701,470,353.47
Ethereum ETH USD$419.93 0.1% -3.38% -11.21% USD$42,437,973,187.0 USD$1,781,759,476.7
EOS EOS USD$7.27 -0.08% -0.24% -14.95% USD$6,586,408,318.0 USD$616,852,878.0
Bitcoin Cash BCH USD$760.11 0.23% -1.85% -8.93% USD$13,126,695,500.0 USD$470,228,762.8
XRP XRP USD$0.44 -0.42% 1.42% -4.45% USD$17,332,750,691.0 USD$315,452,005.73
  • Equity research provider Fundstrat Global Advisors has announced that it will begin accepting Bitcoin (BTC) as payment for accessing research reports. Fundstrat is using payment operator BitPay, which has processed over USD$1 billion in Bitcoin payments CY2017, to process their new BTC payments accepted from institutional investors, high net-worth clients, and financial advisors.
  • MINDOL is a blockchain platform aiming to disrupt the entertainment provider industry in Japan. MINDOL’s whitepaper states a growing demand for and heavy government investing in spreading Japanese culture throughout the world, including animations, games, music, and movies. MINDOL hopes to regularly produce programs on TV. MINDOL’s central network, called eMINDOL, lets consumers purchase products, watch content, and even invest in the projects and artists they like.
  • Investment bank Morgan Stanley has poached self-proclaimed cryptocurrency trading expert Andrew Peel from Credit Suisse.  Peel was VP of sales and trading innovation at Credit Suisse, where he acted as Bitcoin (BTC) and cryptocurrency trading subject matter expert. At Morgan Stanley, he will serve as head of digital asset markets.
  • Telegram, a popular desktop and mobile app messenger, recently executed an ICO, raising USD$1.7 billion. However, US-based cybersecurity startup Virgil Security, praised the fact that Telegram published the application’s API on an open source platform for developers to review, but has uncovered several security flaws with Telegram’s ID verification app Passport. Virgil discovered issues with their encryption methods and the way they protect stored data. These issues are very important to fix if Telegram wishes to begin accepting payments on its platform.

Sources

https://cointelegraph.com/news/tom-lees-market-research-firm-fundstrat-adds-bitcoin-as-payment-method

https://cointelegraph.com/news/blockchain-platform-to-promote-japanese-culture-through-movies-tv-shows-and-music

https://cointelegraph.com/news/morgan-stanley-hires-credit-suisse-crypto-expert-as-head-of-digital-asset-markets

https://www.coindesk.com/telegrams-post-ico-id-app-vulnerable-to-attack-researchers-say/