Some Altcoins Make Mild Gains, Crude Oil Futures See Four-Month High

Thursday, March 14 — cryptocurrency markets are trading sideways, with some major coins making minor gains on the day, according to data from Coin360.

Market visualization from Coin360

Bitcoin (BTC) is up less than one percent over the past 24 hours, and is trading at $3,921 at press time.

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This Month in Crypto: Gaming on the blockchain, London School of Economics, Sergey Brin, and more

A curated selection of meaningful moments in July that are bringing us all closer to realizing an open financial system for the world.

Fuel Games, world’s first blockchain based eSport, launches with presale
Gods Unchained, a multiplayer strategy game, will leverage blockchain technology to offer gamers trust-free ownership of the items they buy or earn in games.

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Venezuela to Launch Petro-Pegged Fiat Currency Next Month

Venezuela, a country battling one of the deepest economic recessions on record, is set to launch a new fiat currency pegged to its oil-backed “petro” cryptocurrency next month, according to President Nicolas Maduro.

Venezuela to Create Fiat Currency Pegged to Cryptocurrency That is Pegged to Oil

As reported by local news outlet Telesur,

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