Blockchain Daily Digest – December 9th, 2019

By Henry Chan   Dec 09, 2019 2 Min Read

1.    Fundstrat’s Thomas Lee Discusses: What Happens After the 10 Best Days for Bitcoin?

Thomas Lee, the Co-Founder, Managing Director, and Head of Research at Fundstrat Global Advisors , known for his opinions on the Bitcoin and crypto market has sat down with  Blockchain.News to discuss his views on some macro trends and the Bitcoin industry we’re currently observing.  

2.    Ethereum Istanbul Hard Fork Successfully Completed and Supported by Major Exchanges

Ethereum has successfully hit block number 9,069,000, where the Istanbul hard fork has been completed. Istanbul is Ethereum’s eighth hard fork overall, addressing issues such as denial-of-service attack resilience, interoperability with  equihash-based proof-of-work and gas costs, which is the cost to send a transaction on the Ethereum network.  

3.    Paxos—Regulated and Rising above Trustless Tether and Lost Libra

Charles Cascarilla is the CEO and co-founder of Paxos , a financial technology company working to modernize the financial system by digitizing and mobilizing assets. Paxos is building a future where all assets—from money to gold to securities— can be digitized and then moved instantaneously.

4.    New Money Theory Research: Blockchain to Usher in the New Age of Monetary and Financial Freedom

Throughout history, humans have progressed through both a reliance on institutions and in many cases by rebelling against institutions that no longer serve them.

 

The Top 5 Cryptos At a Glance

#

Crypto

Symbol

Market Cap.

Price (US$)

Change % (24h)

Trading Vol. (24h)

1

Bitcoin

BTC

$135.469B

$7,487.82

-0.59%

$15.514B

2

Ethereum

ETH

$16.27B

$149.49

0.12%

$6.583B

3

XRP

XRP

$9.84B

$0.23

-0.09%

$1.167B

4

Tether

USDT

$4.11B

$1.00

-0.79%

$16.860B

5

Bitcoin Cash

BCH

$3.86B

$212.44

-0.19%

$1.058B

 


About the author

Henry Chan
Blockchain and Crypto writer with over 2 years experience in Blockchain and Fintech. I'm interested in how Blockchain can bring transformation in supply chain, and bring improvement to the life of people in Africa.




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