Current Bitcoin Price: $3389 (as of 8:00 AM PST)
The cryptocurrency market is still refusing to move: Bitcoin itself is showing a 0.00% change over the last 24 hours, while XRP and Ethereum have both risen more than two tenths of a single percent. Bitcoin Cash, the fifth biggest coin by market cap, has fallen a considerable 3% today.
The big mover in the top-20 today is NEM, which has shot up almost 10% following a week of heavy resistance.
Top Bitcoin & Crypto News Stories for 7th February 2018
Coinbase creates BAT educational page
Coinbase is the massive fiat-crypto exchange that has proved to be one of the most important fiat on-ramps in the entire space, and it’s responsible for the purchases of a huge number of crypto newbies.
They’re taking their influence on the cryptocurrency world and redirecting it to BAT, or Basic Attention Token. Coinbase has just created their first “Coinbase Earn” page, which allows users to earn up to $10 of BAT — the digital currency of the Brave crypto browser — while learning about the project.
CZ: Binance will live for 100+ years
Unlike Coinbase, Binance hasn’t had much experience with fiat currencies. Nevertheless, it’s remained one of the world’s largest exchanges thanks to its huge selection of cryptocurrency trading pairs.
Despite a continued bear market, Binance founder and CEO Changpeng Zhao believes that the exchange will be able to live on for at least 100 years, through times bull and bear!
Bitcoin falls “140%” according to CNBC
CNBC is a well-known name in the American media, and “Fast Money” producer Stephanie Landsman just published an article of a cryptocurrency comeback on Wall Street.
A Reddit user points out a funny statistic in the article: Bitcoin has supposedly fallen more than 140% since its all-time-high in 2017. However, that would put the currency at a negative price! The article has since been corrected to reference an 80% fall.