COMMUNITY CHOICE: Crypto exchange Bakkt revs up, Bitcoin Futures trading soars more than 700% (Friday’s most clicked link)
TOP 5 CRYPTOASSETS
BTC: $8,302.15 | ETH: $182.86 | XRP: $.289 | USDT: $1.00 | BCH: $225.78
ALTCOINS/TOKENS/STABLECOINS: XRP sits at $0.28 but is it primed for a breakout against BTC? Crypto platform with 2.5 Million users now supports XRP. Litecoin turns 8 – Charlie Lee says foundation not near bankruptcy. BNB gains 23% plus other top-5 Cryptos this week: LINK, HT, XRP, TRX. Privacy Coin Zcash community to develop wrapped token for Ethereum. Telegram said it has been in talks with the SEC about TON “for the past 18 months” and Telegram’s “Force Majeure” clause curbs investors compensation. Chainlink (LINK) should be on your Crypto radar for 2019.
Report: G7 Says ‘Global Stablecoins’ Pose Threat to Financial Stability
Analysis: Zcash’s Halo breakthrough is a big deal – not just for Cryptocurrencies
Collectible cats: How Alan Carr helped bring tokenization to the masses.
CRYPTO MARKET: Daily liquidity comes to Crypto fund with Lukka accounting tool.
LIBRA: Facebook’s Libra under new fire from G7 taskforce.
FORECAST/OPINIONS: Dutch Central Bank hints at economic restart based on gold standard. Tim Draper: With Bitcoin and decentralization geographic borders become less relevant. Beyond Cryptocurrencies: Why Blockchain will be one of history’s key technologies.
REAL VISION FINANCE
Mike Novogratz and Raoul Pal
REGULATION/LEGISLATION: 2019 may be the year of regulatory response to Crypto: Ex-CFTC Chairman.