Key Facts Of The Day 17.12.2018
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Dec. 17, 2018
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Mass Adoption of Crypto Payments May Take Place in 3-5 Years

Stephen Pair, CEO of the crypto platform BitPay, expects mass adoption of cryptocurrencies use in daily transactions to take place in less than half a decade.

TD Ameritrade Still ‘Exploring’ XRP Space

One of the leading brokerage firms in the U.S., TD Ameritrade, has said via its tweet, that it's still “exploring” ripple (XRP) as an asset for listing.

Trump Picked Bitcoin Enthusiast as Chief of Staff

President Donald Trump has announced that Mick Mulvaney was chosen as acting White House Chief of Staff from the beginning of 2019. Mulvaney, a well-known Bitcoin and Blockchain advocate, moves up in the Trump Administration with this appointment — he has been acting as Director of the Office of Management and Budget since February.

Crypto-jacking Incidents Have Climbed 400% This Year

Russian cybersecurity and anti-virus company Kaspersky Lab has released data stating that crypto-jacking incidents have climbed to 13 million this year — or 400 percent regarding last year’s total of 3.5 million cases. Cryptojacking is the unauthorized use of someone else’s computer to mine cryptocurrency.

VeChain Partners with UAE’s Leading Cloud Provider

Singapore-based blockchain ecosystem VeChain (VET) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the UAE’s leading cloud provider BIOS Middle East

At 17:00 (GMT) total cryptocurrency market capitalization stands at $109 billion

  • Bitcoin (Bitcoin) $3,455.07 (+5.55%)
  • XRP (XRP/USD) $0.30 (+5.67%)
  • Ethereum (ETH/USD) $91.74 (+5.54%)
  • EOS (EOS/USD) $2.36 (+21.36%)
  • Stellar (XLM/USD) $0.10 (+8.58%)

Revain (+44.61%) showed the best growth in the top-100

Market Dynamics The trading volume of cryptocurrencies for 24 hours reached $11.7 (+1.1 billion per day)

Mining Profitability

  • BTC $1,6 for 10 TH/s ⏸
  • ETH $0,1 for 10 MH/s ⏸
  • BCH $0,17 for 1 TH/s ↗️
  • LTC $2,49 for 1 GH/s ↗️
  • DASH $0,03 for 1 GH/s ⏸

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