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WinkDex Bitcoin Price Index Launches Developer API

The article has been updated with comment from Cameron Winklevoss. WinkDex, the bitcoin price index created by bitcoin investors and entrepreneurs Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, has launched a new API for developers. As first reported by Fortune, the WinkDex API was made available today. The API....

Winklevoss Bitcoin Index, The WinkDex, Opens up API to Developers

The Winklevoss Twins, Cameron and Tyler, are hoping to make a splash with their newly-launched Bitcoin Price Index, aptly named the WinkDex. According to a Fortune exclusive, the twins - beginning today - will be opening up their Index's API (application programming interface) to developers,....

Exclusive Q&A with BraveNewCoin: Home of Crypto

BraveNewCoin is a cryptocurrency marketplace, but it goes deeper than that. For example, take a look at their price index: BraveNewCoin categorises cryptocurrencies into three main index groups; the BNC Index, BNC 2.0 and BNC Sovereign. Each is separately selectable for the BNC coin ranking....

Winklevoss Twins Launch 'Winkdex,' A Blended Bitcoin Price Index

Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss are at it again. The twins, both huge advocates of bitcoin, have launched the Winklevoss Index, otherwise known as the 'Winkdex'. Yes, that's really what it's called. It's a blended price index that aims to "reflect the true price of bitcoin", but also to serve as....

NYSE to Introduce New Bitcoin Price Index

The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is reportedly planning to introduce a special global price index to value Bitcoin, a decentralized digital currency-cum-technology. As reported by Mashable, the world's largest stock exchange is in the process to launch the Bitcoin price index through its....

The Bitcoin Price Index Needs Some Serious Fixing

Bitcoin.info has officially announced its launch in a move to improve the way Bitcoin’s price is determined. With the explosion of interest in Bitcoin over the last 24 months, keywords, trademarks and domain names around bitcoin have become somewhat of a commodity. Techemy Ltd, a NZ based....

New York Stock Exchange Launches Bitcoin Price Index

The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) has today announced the launch of a bitcoin price index (NYXBT). NYXBT will represent the daily US dollar value of one bitcoin at 4pm (BST) and will be published on the NYSE Global Index Feed (GIF). For a limited period it will also be viewable on the NYSE's....

Bitcoin Volatility Index to be Launched by BitMEX

Bitcoin derivatives exchange BitMEX has announced that from 5th January they will publish a 30 day bitcoin volatility index, measuring the cryptocurrency's volatility against the United States dollar, and that they will create a tradable financial instrument based on the index. Often known....

Winklevoss Twins Launch Price Index for Bitcoin Named the 'Winkdex'

The Winklevoss twins really do want to put their name into bitcoin - they have launched a blended bitcoin price index, the 'Winkdex' that they say reflects the true price of the digital currency. The index will be used to price the assets in the brothers' forthcoming bitcoin trust. The Winkdex....

CoinDesk launches proprietary Bitcoin Price Index

Mr. Charles Dow and Mr. Edward Jones probably felt this way at the launch of their now-famous average. A benchmark price index established by a reputable publisher is a significant milestone for any industry. Its importance becomes amplified with the benefit of hindsight. This week, CoinDesk....

CoinDesk Launches Chinese Yuan Bitcoin Price Index

CoinDesk has created a new Bitcoin Price Index (BPI) based on the price and volume of bitcoins exchanged for Chinese yuan (CNY). The new Chinese yuan BPI is separate from the existing and widely referenced CoinDesk USD index, which CoinDesk will continue to maintain. The USD index and CNY index....

Why Bitcoin's Price Has Leapt 64% Since April

Bitcoin's price has been on a roll of late. The CoinDesk Bitcoin Price Index (BPI) recently crossed back above $590 on the 27th of May, representing a 64% gain from 10th April when the price was as low as $360. Much of this dramatic price increase has come in just the last few days. For....

Bitcoin Price Takes a Fall to Hit a Low of $300

The Bitstamp Price Index took a steep drop to hit a monthly low of $300.30, a figure struck near 03:00 UTC, November 11th. Yesterday, the price of bitcoin opened at $377.90 UTC to see a steady decline through the day before taking a steep fall at 20:00 UTC, from $352.40 to $332.07 at 22:00 UTC.....

Behind Bitcoin’s Big Mac Index: Radoslav Albrecht on Cryptofinance

When quoting the price of one bitcoin, does it pay to use the globally-recognized Big Mac in place of region-specific fiats? Radoslav Albrecht, founder of the peer-to-peer lending service Bitbond, is betting in the affirmative. Radoslav’s company has sponsored the launch of the BitcoinPPI, a new....

Bitcoin Price Surges by 12%, Setting Weekly High

The price of bitcoin jumped 12% today, setting a weekly high of $368.51 at 12:30 (UTC). According to the CoinDesk USD Bitcoin Price Index (BPI), the digital currency opened the day at $328.98 before increasing $40. The price has shed about $20 from its intra-day peak, trading around $346 at....

CoinDesk Bitcoin App Now Available for iPhone

CoinDesk has released an iOS application featuring the latest bitcoin news and analysis, Bitcoin Price Index, a price chart, currency converter and price alert notifications. Users can check the real-time bitcoin price on the app's homepage which combines price and network pages from the....

New York Stock Exchange Launches Bitcoin Pricing Index NYXBT

The New York Stock Exchange today launched its NYSE Bitcoin Index (NYXBT) to track the price of bitcoin and give the digital currency's value a definitive global benchmark. This move by one of the largest and most influentialstock exchanges in the world gives bitcoin new legitimacy and....

The Bitcoin Price Just Crossed $1,000 Again

The price of bitcoin exceeded $1,000 on the CoinDesk Bitcoin Price Index at around 08:20 GMT today. The price of bitcoin has, once again, reached $1,000 on popular bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox. The first time the price of bitcoin reached this level was on 27th November after interest in the....

CoinDesk Removes Mt. Gox from Bitcoin Price Index

CoinDesk has removed Mt. Gox from the Bitcoin Price Index today (as of 16:00 GMT), due to its persistent failure to meet the Index's standards for inclusion. Ultimately, the decision to remove Mt. Gox from the BPI was prompted by Friday's announcement that bitcoin (BTC) withdrawals had been....

Daily Bitcoin Price Analysis: Buyers Keep the Situation Under Control

As we expected yesterday, BTC:USD prices advanced slowly to the price of $450 during the Asian market session. Today, players are expected to take ‘hold’ positions as later this afternoon, The US will publish the Consumer Price Index (CPI). This index illustrates the average change in prices for....

Winklevoss Price Ticker Makes Debut on Bloomberg

The Winklevoss' bitcoin price index, the 'WinkDex', has made its first appearance on Bloomberg. Listed on the platform under WINKBTCO, the move is an important step for the young index, launched earlier this year. In a brief blog post the team say they are honoured to be working with Bloomberg....

Bitcoin Price Tops $400 to Reach One-Month High

The price of bitcoin topped $400 on the CoinDesk USD Bitcoin Price Index today, its highest value over the last four weeks. The press time value of $401.83 represented the highest bitcoin price observed since 5th November, when the price hit a high of $447.25 across major USD exchanges including....

Bitcoin Rally Slows as Price Drops Below $400

The price of bitcoin dropped $40 from its opening value of $408.74 today to fall below $400. The decline comes one day after the price of bitcoin peaked at $492.40, passing $500 on select bitcoin exchanges and brokerages across the globe. According to the CoinDesk USD Bitcoin Price Index (BPI),....

Renewed Optimism as Bitcoin Price Nears $500

The price of bitcoin on the CoinDesk USD Bitcoin Price Index (BPI) rose more than 10% today at its peak to a high of $494.16, up from the day's open of $444.31. The price increase brought the value of bitcoin to its highest total since late April, nearly one month ago. The price of bitcoin on....

BitMEX to Launch Bitcoin 'Fear' Index

Derivatives exchange BitMEX will publish an index on 5th January that it hopes will become the bitcoin world's version of the VIX- the so-called 'fear index' that is used to gauge uncertainty in the wider financial markets. The 30-Day Bitcoin Historic Volatility Index, as BitMEX is calling it,....

Newsflash: Bitcoin Price Pushes Toward $470

The Bitstamp Price Index came close to hitting the $470 mark late on 26th April. The bitcoin price is the latest in a series of key milestones of $444, 450 and $460, all setting respective yearly highs. Bitcoin has been experiencing a resurgence, with a rally began last week following a plateau....

CoinDesk Adds Coinbase and itBit to Bitcoin Price Index

CoinDesk is pleased to announce the addition of Coinbase and itBit to its Bitcoin Price Index (BPI). First launched in September 2013, CoinDesk's BPI provides the most accurate bitcoin price using an average from the world's leading exchanges. Boasting a BTC/USD combined trading volume of....

Baidu and China Telecom Stop Accepting Bitcoin, Price Slumps Again

The bitcoin price has continued to drop overnight on major bitcoin exchanges. The price on exchanges included in the Bitcoin Price Index all currently sit below $700, with the BPI overall having dropped almost 20% to $670 since close of play last night, and BTC China's price seeing a low of....

Bitcoin Value vs. The Dollar - The Coming Change

In the absence of important changes in the Bitcoin intra-day chart, here is an overview of a medium- and long-term strategy from which Bitcoin holders stand to benefit. As traders, we tend to focus on the next wave, and the direction of trend makes little difference if one is margin trading.....

CoinDesk Real-Time Bitcoin Price Ticker Now Available

CoinDesk has developed a Bitcoin Price Ticker widget that can be embedded for free into your own website or blog. We are always searching for ways to give people better access to bitcoin information, news, data and prices. With bitcoin aficionados and entrepreneurs developing new bitcoin sites....


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