Cryptocurrency Hangover Weighs on Nvidia

Nvidia shares plunged after the chip maker projected lower revenue for its fiscal fourth quarter. Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images 3 Comments By Eliot Brown and Eliot Brown The Wall Street Journal Biography @eliotwb Eliot.Brown@wsj.com Maria Armental Maria Armental The Wall Street Journal Biography @mjarmental maria.armental@wsj.com Updated Nov. 15, 2018 7:11 p.m. ET Nvidia Corp. NVDA […]

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Nvidia shares slide 17 percent as cryptocurrency demand vanishes

(Reuters) – Chip designer Nvidia Corp (NVDA.O) on Thursday forecast disappointing sales for the holiday quarter, pinning the blame on unsold chips piling up with distributors and retailers after the evaporation of the cryptocurrency mining boom. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Nvidia Corporation is seen during the annual Computex computer exhibition in Taipei, Taiwan May […]

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Firm Tied to Cryptocurrency Entrepreneur Faces SEC Investigation

Erik Voorhees, CEO and founder of ShapeShift, is a critic of regulation who refers to government-backed currencies as ‘scams.’ Photo: Alex FLynn/Bloomberg News 0 Comments By Dave Michaels, Dave Michaels The Wall Street Journal Biography @davidamichaels Justin Scheck and Justin Scheck The Wall Street Journal Biography justin.scheck.1 Google+ Justin.Scheck@wsj.com Shane Shifflett Shane Shifflett The Wall […]

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Bitcoin Is Crashing — What's Wrong With the Cryptocurrency Market?

Cryptocurrency prices have been relatively calm for the past few months, but that all changed on Wednesday. Leading cryptocurrency bitcoin suddenly plunged below $6,000 to its lowest level of 2018, and most other digital assets followed suit. Here’s why the volatility has suddenly returned to the cryptocurrency markets, where the largest cryptocurrencies stand, and whether […]

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Bitcoin Prices Just Hit a Record Low. Here's How Much You Would Have Lost If You Bought at the 2018 Peak

“Bitcoin prices drop”: That’s been the news throughout pretty much all of 2018. But on Thursday morning, Bitcoin prices dropped even lower—to $5,300. That’s a dip of more than 15% in one day and a new low in 2018 for the cryptocurrency. According to Coinbase.com, Bitcoin was trading at $5,249 just before 10 a.m. ET […]

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Why the cryptocurrency market lost 15% of its value in an hour

Within one brutal hour yesterday, Bitcoin’s price plummeted by around $800. The coin is trading under $5,800 for the first time since its October 2017 boom, and cryptocurrency investors are hurting on a global scale. East Coast investors found they’d lost their appetite for lunch; West Coast investors, three hours behind, wished they’d stayed in […]

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The Entire Cryptocurrency Scene—Including Bitcoin—Is Plummeting Again. These Might Be the Reasons Why

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For the first time, teenagers want Fortnite 'V-Bucks' and cryptocurrency instead of cash

Some U.S. holiday wish lists crisscross all generations and some, well, don’t. For the first time, teenagers said they wanted cryptocurrency and Fortnite “V-Bucks” virtual currency instead of cash, gift cards and gas money, according to the “Holiday 2018” consumer report released Wednesday by investment bank and asset management firm Piper Jaffray. Like many virtual […]

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BlockMarkets.io launches cryptocurrency market data feed API

BlockMarkets.io, a cryptocurrency market data provider today announced the launch of a comprehensive real-time and historical cryptocurrency market data feed API. Customers can access this data through multiple technologies, including RESTful API, WebSockets, and FIX Protocol. A number of API plans are available to meet various business needs, including a free plan. BlockMarkets provides on-demand […]

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Four Fake Cryptocurrency Wallets Found on Google Play Store

Malware researcher Lukas Stefanko has found four fake cryptocurrency wallets on the Google Play Store that were trying to steal users’ personal data, according to a blog post published Nov. 13. The apps were posing as cryptocurrency wallets for NEO, Tether and an extension for accessing Ethereum (ETH), MetaMask. They were purportedly designed to phish […]

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