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Bitcoin (BTC)
C$5,340 (US$3,982)
March 25, 12:40 pm
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Date Of Inception:
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Bitcoin is a decentralized coin enabling
revolutionary means to exchange value across the
globe. It continues to be the biggest and most
influential coin, encouraging peer-to-peer payment
networks powered by its users with no central or
middle authority.
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Website:
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March 25, 2019
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■ General Cryptocurrency News:
CoinMarketCap announced that it will launch two cryptocurrency
benchmark indices with major financial partners including Nasdaq,
Bloomberg and Thomson Reuters, among others. The indices will cover the
top 200 cryptocurrencies by market capitalization, one including bitcoin and
one without.
Venture capitalist investor and cryptocurrency advocate Tim Draper met
with Argentina’s president, Mauricio Macri, last week to discuss how
blockchain and cryptocurrency can improve major problems in Argentina’s
economy, including the devaluation of the Argentine peso and associated
brain drain.
Six global banks have signed up to issue their own stablecoins, backed by
their national fiat currencies, on IBM’s now-live blockchain-powered
payments network, “World Wire”.
Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter and Square, announced he is hiring a team of
cryptocurrency engineers to work on an “open source contribution to a
bitcoin and cryptocurrency ecosystem”. Dorsey also stated that the idea of
paying employees in cryptocurrency is part of an overall aim to improve the
broader crypto ecosystem.
The Swiss Federal Council has begun their consultation period for adopting
laws in Switzerland as it pertains to blockchain and cryptocurrency. The
consultation is expected to run through the end of June 2019.
Also in Switzerland, the largest Swiss online retailer, Digitec Galaxus, is
now accepting payment in ten different cryptocurrencies.
BTC News:
China’s Center for Information and Industry Development released it’s 11th
update to their rankings of cryptocurrency projects. Bitcoin was rated down two
spots coming in at 15th. The rankings are based on three criteria: technology,
creativity and applicability.
Trading History YTD:
So far 2019 has seen sharp price movements, both up and down, broken up by
periods of stability as the price of BTC tries to find direction. Overall, positive
movements have outweighed negative with the price of BTC over 5% higher
today than where it started on January 1st.
Current Environment:
The price of BTC was relatively stable last week, ending the week
approximately where it began.
Volumes were steady week-over-week, averaging 2.4 million coins per day.
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Ethereum is a decentralized platform that runs
smart contracts: applications that run exactly as
programmed without any possibility of downtime,
censorship, fraud or third-party interference. These
apps run on a custom built blockchain. Ether is the
cryptocurrency generated by and used on the
Ethereum platform.
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Ether (ETH)
C$181 (US$135)
March 25, 12:40 pm
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■ ETH News:
Ethereum co-founder Joseph Lunbin spoke at the SXSW conference in Austin
last week. Joseph discussed predictions that blockchain technology will
dominate the economy in ten years and that Ethereum 2.0 will reduce the
inefficiencies that currently plague it and bitcoin with respect to scalability and
power needs.
Trading History YTD:
After a positive start to the year, ETH declined for most of January before
gaining positive momentum in February and March. Accounting for both
movements up and down, the price of ETH is now trading above where it
started the year.
Current Environment:
The price of ETH was stable to slightly negative last week, ending the week
down an immaterial US$3.
Volumes for the week averaged 32.8 million coins per day, this is similar to last
weeks volume.
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Date Of Inception:
2012
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99.99 Billion
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XRP is the decentralized native currency employed by
Ripple. Ripple is a settlement system, currency
exchange and remittance network created by Ripple
Labs Inc. It is built upon a distributed open source
internet protocol, and supports tokens
representing fiat currency or cryptocurrency.
The company purports to enable “secure,
instantly and nearly free global financial
transactions of any size with no chargebacks.”
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Website:
https://ripple.com/
XRP
C$0.41 (US$0.30)
March 25, 12:40 pm
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■ XRP News:
IBM has revealed that it is in advanced stages of talks with many major
banks interested in creating their own coins for internal and remittance
payments. J.P. Morgan previously announced it is creating an in-house coin
for this purpose. As one of XRP’s major utilities is to facilitate remittances
across borders, some industry participants speculate that if banks start
creating their own coins there is potential for XRP’s utility to be reduced.
■ Trading History YTD:
XRP has underperformed other major cryptocurrencies so far in 2019, with
its price trending down or flat for most of the year to date.
■ Current Environment:
Downward price pressure continued for XRP last week with its price trending
negatively for most of the week.
Volumes for the week were higher, averaging 2.24 billion coins per day
compared to the previous weeks volumes of 2.14 billion coins per day.
March 25, 2019
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Date Of Inception:
2011
Primary Use:
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61mm
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Litecoin is a peer-to-peer cryptocurrency
and open source software project released under
the MIT/X11 license. Creation and transfer of
coins is based on an open source cryptographic
protocol and is not managed by any central authority.
The coin was inspired by, and in technical details is
nearly identical to, Bitcoin.
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Website:
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Litecoin (LTC)
C$80 (US$59)
March 25, 12:40 pm
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■ LTC News:
In an interview last week, Litecoin founder Charlie Lee talked about
how the Litecoin Foundation is taking advantage of the current market
downturn to further build out the product with a focus on fungibility and
privacy.
■ Trading History YTD:
LTC has been a relative outperformer in comparison to other major
cryptocurrencies so far in 2019 as it has traded positive for most of the
year.
Current Environment:
Litecoin’s positive momentum paused last week as the coin traded
sideways for most of the week, ending the week with a price slightly
below where it started.
Volumes for the week averaged 31.4 million coins per day. This was
an increase from the previous weeks volumes of 29.5 million coins per
day.
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2017
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Bitcoin Cash is peer-to-peer electronic cash for
the Internet. It is fully decentralized, with no central
bank and requires no trusted third parties to operate.
Bitcoin Cash is the continuation of the Bitcoin project
as peer-to-peer digital cash. It is a fork of the Bitcoin
blockchain ledger, with upgraded consensus rules
that allow it to grow and scale.
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Website:
https://www.bitcoincash.org/
Bitcoin Cash (BCH)
C$214 (US$160)
March 25, 12:40 pm
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■ BCH News:
Leading Bitcoin Cash developer, Amaury Sechet, announced his
departure from the development team of BCH node software Bitcoin
Unlimited.
Avnet, Inc. a publicly traded company with a market capitalization of
approximately US$4.5 billion announced it is working with Bitpay to
help facilitate customer payments in BCH and BTC.
■ Trading History YTD:
After drifting sideways to negative for most of 2019, the price of BCH
stabilized and then traded positive for March. BCH is now up on the
year.
■ Current Environment:
Coming off a price spike the prior week, the price of BCH traded
stable to positive for most of last week.
Volumes for the week were higher compared to the previous weeks
averaging 2.9 million coins per day compared to the previous weeks
volumes of 2.6 million coins per day.
In the image above, a Bull represents relatively favourable technical analysis indicators and a Bear represents relatively unfavourable technical analysis indicators.

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Dash is an open source peer to peer cryptocurrency.
On top of Bitcoin’s feature set, it currently offers instant
transactions, private transactions and operates a self-
governing and self-funding model that enables the
Dash network to pay individuals and businesses to
perform work that adds value to the network. Dash’s
decentralized governance and budgeting system
makes it a decentralized autonomous organization.
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Website:
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DASH (DASH)
C$124 (US$90)
March 25, 12:40 pm
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■ DASH News:
WinstantPay, a global payment network, has integrated Dash InstantSend
to allow merchants to instantly lock-in exchange rates and convert their
crypto to fiat at the time of a consumer purchase. The integration should
assist with increased adoption of Dash as it eliminates the exchange rate
risks for merchants.
■ Trading History YTD:
Since trading down during the first month of the year, the price of Dash
has experienced positive price momentum throughout February and
March, 2019.
■ Current Environment:
Similar to many major cryptocurrencies last week, the price of Dash traded
sideways to slightly negative over the course of the week.
Volumes for the week were in line with the previous weeks volumes
averaging 2.4 million coins per day.
In the image above, a Bull represents relatively favourable technical analysis indicators and a Bear represents relatively unfavourable technical analysis indicators.

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Ethereum Classic (ETC)
C$6.32 (US$4.71)
March 25, 12:40 pm
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Ethereum Classic is an open-source, public,
blockchain-based distributed computing platform
featuring smart contract (scripting) functionality. It
provides a decentralized Turing-complete virtual
machine, the Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM), which
can execute scripts using an international network of
public nodes. ETC has a value token called “ether”,
which can be transferred between participants or stored
in a cryptocurrency wallet.
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■ ETH Classic News:
No significant ETC related news last week.
■ Trading History YTD:
ETC has experienced a generally negative start to the year with more
downward than positive price movement.
■ Current Environment:
After experiencing positive price momentum to start the week, the price
of ETC traded negatively for the second half of the week. Overall, ETC
ended up on the week, accounting for both positive and negative
movements.
Volumes averaged 62.9 million coins a day which was substantially
higher compared to ETC’s previous weeks volumes which averaged 43.3
million coins per day.
In the image above, a Bull represents relatively favourable technical analysis indicators and a Bear represents relatively unfavourable technical analysis indicators.

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