Current Bitcoin Price: $3637 (as of 13:00 PM PST)
As a whole, the cryptocurrency market has risen just 0.4% today. That includes an 0.3% increase in the prices of Bitcoin and Ethereum, as well as an 0.6% increase in the price of XRP.
The top coins making considerable ground are EOS — which is up more than 6% — as well as Zcash — which is up more than 4%. Otherwise, the cryptocurrency market is looking mixed; the majority of coins are only up a percent or two.
Top Bitcoin & Crypto News Stories for 12th February 2018
NANO added to WIREX platform
WIREX is a cryptocurrency-friendly financial platform, that’s noted for it’s one-stop-shop VISA debit cards with the option to pay for anything with cryptocurrency.
NANO has just been added to the WIREX platform, allowing users to spend NANO at more than 40 million venues worldwide!
Bitcoin ETF is “virtually certain”
Ric Edelman is the founder of Edelman Financial Engines, an independent financial advisor ranked first on three separate occasions by the Barron’s financial publication.
In speaking to CNBC’s Bob Pisani, Edelman said that a Bitcoin ETF is virtually certain, adding:
“The only question is when. And I don’t know how soon it will the happen; the SEC has several legitimate thoughtful concerns that the industry has to overcome.”
Australian police break into mining farm
Cryptocurrency mining rigs may seem suspicious to authorities; after all, they consume a large amount of electricity and take up a fair bit of space.
In light of this, Australian police have broken into an Adelaide based mining farm. The owner of the farm, who was not at the property during the police entry, is looking for answers.