From Abra’s CEO – This Week in Crypto – Jan 14, 2021

Money Talks is back! The holidays are over, and it’s time to get to work and make some coin!  Check out our Bitcoin giveaway, and you may end up with a $100 Bitcoin surprise. Not a bad way to start the new year in crypto style! On this week’s show, I’ll be talking about:  Bitcoin’s recent price run up to $40,000 (and my 2021 bitcoin price prediction) Altcoins on the move Getting started with Abra Update on our Abra Interest Account AMA, where I’ll answer

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Update on XMR, ZEC, and DASH trading support

Abra will no longer support Monero (XMR), Zcash (ZEC), and Dash (DASH) starting Jan 12, 2021, instead of Jan 15, 2021, communicated to you earlier.  As our custody partner for these digital assets, Bittrex, will no longer be supporting these assets, Abra has no choice but to suspend the trading of these assets.  Customers who hold XMR, ZEC, and DASH must withdraw or exchange these to another asset on Abra before 5 pm PST on Jan 12, 2021.  We apologize for the inconvenience of changing

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XRP trading will be suspended for US customers starting Jan 15, 2021

Due to the recent SEC action against Ripple Labs, Inc. and the current regulatory uncertainty surrounding the status of XRP in the United States, Abra plans to suspend trading in XRP for US customers at 3 PM PST on Friday, Jan 15th, 2021. Until further notice, customers can continue to have access to their XRP wallet on Abra. Additionally, any withdrawals from the XRP wallet would also continue to be operational. Abra will continue to monitor legal developments related to XRP and update our customers

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From Abra’s CEO – This Week in Crypto – Dec 17, 2020

Code Meets Money

Today’s Topics: Bitcoin breaks $20k! Money Talks – Short Bites on our YouTube channel (Win $1,000 in Bitcoin) Deposit from ANY Country in the World – Introducing Global Wire Support  OTC Services for Large Crypto Buys and Sells Tax-Loss Harvesting – Thinking about Crypto Taxes  Update on Abra’s new Global Crypto Marketplace Abra named as one of the “Top 50 Most Innovative Blockchain Companies for 2020” Bitcoin breaks $20k! Wednesday was a magical day. Bitcoin started the day unceremoniously moving around the $19.4k USD range.

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Scheduled maintenance of Bitcoin (BTC) wallet [Update: Now scheduled for Dec 20]

Bitcoin (BTC) wallet on Abra will be offline for scheduled maintenance on Sunday, December 20 starting at 2:30 pm PT.  What can Abra customers expect during the scheduled maintenance?    Bitcoin (BTC) wallet on Abra will be offline for scheduled maintenance starting 2:30 pm PT on Sunday, Dec 20.  We expect the BTC wallet to be back by 5:30 pm PT. All customer assets will remain completely secure during this maintenance.     BTC held in the Abra Interest Account will continue to accrue interest during this period. Trading

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