Hi, I’m Nate Martin from 99Bitcoinscom and here’s what happened this week in Bitcoin

Crypto markets suffered a serious drop this week Bitcoin led the market downwards, as it slipped below its support level of $10,000 Bitcoin’s falling dominance perhaps a result of stablecoins holding steady during this market decline BinanceUS, the American arm of cryptocurrency exchange giant Binance, has announced it is starting trading fiat-crypto and crypto-to-crypto trading pairs this week

The trading platform lists seven cryptocurrencies immediately upon launch; including Bitcoin, Binance coin (BNB), Ethereum, XRP, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin and Tether Users who already have deposits with Binancecom will not see their funds automatically transferred to the US platform

The Bakkt Futures exchange, offering futures contracts backed 1:1 with BTC, finally launched last week after much delay Institutions may now trade Bitcoin on Bakkt, an exchange operated by the same company that runs the New York Stock Exchange 165 BTC have been traded on Bakkt thus far It was reported that by the end of March 2020, over 25,000 French stores will be joining those already accepting Bitcoin These 30 brands include major international franchises like Foot Locker

The outlets are partnering with EasyWallet and Easy2Play Payment to offer Bitcoin purchases, with all crypto received instantly converted to Euros The Digital Exchange of the Stuttgart Stock Exchange now offers Bitcoin trading Initial trading will be restricted to a few selected participants, with plans to expand it to institutional investors That’s what happened this week in Bitcoin See you next week