Bitcoin has been quite stable during the last week at around $4000 until Monday evening when Bitcoin went below $4000. While Bitcoin is standing still some of the altcoins have been outperforming specifically, Basic Attention Token, Cardano, Binance Coin. Ether dropped 1.6%, Litecoin kept hovering around $60. Bitcoin Cash rose by 4% during the last week. A peer-to-peer local Bitcoin Cash platform is coming soon at local.bitcoin.com, which will allow users to trade Bitcoin Cash directly with each other locally. March has been an exciting month for Stellar Lumens. It has changed its logo from rocket to the planet Saturn. Also Lumens has been listed on Coinbase. Lastly IBM launched its World Wire on Stellar. The price of Lumens increased 25% this month.
Nasdaq, Bloomberg, Reuters and Germany’s Börse Stuttgart are launching Coinmarketcap’s (CMC) two cryptocurrency indices called CMC200 and CMC200EX. While CMC200 index includes Bitcoin and covers 90% of the cryptocurrency market, CMC200EX index doesn’t include Bitcoin. Twitter, Facebook and Visa are all hiring cryptocurrency and blockchain related experts. Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter and Square, tweeted that they are hiring engineers and a designer to work full-time on open source contributions to the Bitcoin and cryptocurrency ecosystem. New hires will have the option to be paid in Bitcoin. The job will focus only on open source projects. According to Jack his companies have taken a lot from the open source community and now wants to return the favor.