Bitcoin Stable As Big Players Enter the Digital Currency Sector

Bitcoin Stable As Big Players Enter the Digital Currency Sector

Bitcoin Stable As Big Players Enter the Digital Currency Sector $BTCUSD, $CME, $CBOE, $BLK Bitcoin rallies 5% as BlackRock reportedly weighs crypto venture Bitcoin opened higher, climbing as much nearly 6%, following reports that the world’s largest asset manager was considering a push into the digital-currency market. Monday, it was reported that BlackRock (NYSE:BLK), which […]

Financial Advisors Have to Take Notice of Cryprocurrency Investments

Financial Advisors Have to Take Notice of Cryprocurrency Investments

Financial Advisors Have to Take Notice of Cryprocurrency Investments $BTCUSD, $ETHUSD Perhaps the most interest among everyday investors in several years are cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin or Ethereum. But, the majority of financial planners are less excited. Wirehouses including: UBS (NYSE:UBS), Merrill Lynch Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) and Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) have forbidden their advisors from buying and selling […]

Bitcoin Domination or Hyperbitcoinization?

Bitcoin Domination or Hyperbitcoinization?

Bitcoin Domination or Hyperbitcoinization? $BTCUSD Hyperbitcoinization is a state in which Bitcoin is expected to become the world’s dominant form of money. The fact that the digital currency is socially wired should work to its advantage when it comes to exponential adoption. Cryptocurrencies enthusiasts expect Bitcoin to displace legacy paper (fiat) currencies and become the […]

Cryptocurrecy’s Use in Hedging Gaining Traction

Cryptocurrecy’s Use in Hedging Gaining Traction

Cryptocurrecy’s Use in Hedging Gaining Traction $BTCUSD Cryptocurrencies have lost 100’s of Billions in total market cap since December 2017, add to that continued confusion about its regulatory status in the US and elsewhere, we might expect that the nascent crypto hedge fund industry would be struggling. But, a report by CryptoGlobe suggests that this is not the case. In fact, the pace […]

Switzerland Opening a Cryptocurrency Exchange

Switzerland Opening a Cryptocurrency Exchange

Switzerland Opening a Cryptocurrency Exchange $BTCUSD, $ETHUSD The Swiss stock exchange is preparing to open a cryptocurrency exchange, the 1st of its kind in the world. The plan, unveiled Friday by the Swiss stock exchange operator SIX, is to build a “fully integrated trading, settlement and custody infrastructure for digital assets,” in order to “provide a safe […]

Dutch ‘Speed Trader’ Jumps in Cryptocurrencies

Dutch ‘Speed Trader’ Jumps in Cryptocurrencies

Dutch ‘Speed Trader’ Jumps in Cryptocurrencies $BTCUSD, $ETHUSD The EU’s largest trader of ETFs has moved into cryptocurrencies, ignoring regulator’s cautioning consumers and institutions not to buy or sell digital currencies. The Amsterdam-based speed trader Flow Traders NV is making markets in the 1st exchange-traded notes based on Bitcoin and Ether. XBT Provider, an issuer of […]

Polychain and the Future of Digital Assets

Polychain and the Future of Digital Assets

Polychain and the Future of Digital Assets $BTCUSD, $ETHUSD, $CME, $CBOE Today it is mostly crypto enthusiasts and technologists trading their assets. Tomorrow it will mostly institutions trading crypto assets. The professional traders have taken over from the ‘hobbyists’ Earlier this year, Polychain became the 1st crypto fund with more than $1-B in assets under […]

Why Bitcoin Should Work

Why Bitcoin Should Work

Why Bitcoin Should Work  $GS, $BTCUSD In a recent interview at the Economic Club of New York, Goldman Sachs CEO, Loyd Blankfein, said he adopted a cautiously positive tone towards bitcoin, terming it a “consensus currency” similar to fiat currencies. He had criticized bitcoin last November and called it a “vehicle to perpetrate fraud.” CEO […]

Cryptocurrencies: Japan ‘Clamps’ Down, Bitcoin ‘Falls’ Down

Cryptocurrencies: Japan ‘Clamps’ Down, Bitcoin ‘Falls’ Down

Cryptocurrencies: Japan ‘Clamps’ Down, Bitcoin ‘Falls’ Down $BTCUSD Bitcoin falls 8% after Japan watchdog orders exchanges to strengthen practices against money laundering The world’s largest digital currency hit a 4-month low of $6,092.38 and broke below $6,400 for the 1st time in a week. The order led bitFlyer, the largest crypto exchange in Japan to suspend […]

Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) May Extend Digital Assets Trading

Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) May Extend Digital Assets Trading

Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) May Extend Digital Assets Trading $BTCUSD, $GS, $CME, $CBOE The price of cryptocurrencies rebounded Wednesday on reports that Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) may expand the digital assets that it intends on trading on its cryptocurency platform signaling renewed optimism in the nascent market. Currently, Bitcoin is trading at 6,749.2549,+118.38, or +1.79%, as of 2:39a […]

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) Drifting at Break-even Marks on SEC Comments

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) Drifting at Break-even Marks on SEC Comments

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) Drifting at Break-even Marks on SEC Comments $BTCUSD, $CME, $CBOE Tuesday, most digital currency prices traded back near the breakeven marks reached after the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) last week declared that Bitcoin and Ether (ETH) do not warrant the regulatory scrutiny that traditional securities are subjected to. The SEC stance was […]

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) Traded Flat on the Day

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) Traded Flat on the Day

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) Traded Flat on the Day $BTCUSD,$SQ, $IBM, $MSFT, $AMZN, $ORCL Monday, Bitcoin continued traded near and around $6,500 in a low-volume session. Total 24-hr trading volume was only at about $3.4-B into Monday afternoon, marking a 4th-straight day that volume hasn’t topped $4-B. Currently, Bitcoin is trading at 6,709.9951,+268.18, or +4.16%, as of 5:59a […]

Bitcoin, (BTCUSD) LaSalle Street Professionals are in Charge

Bitcoin, (BTCUSD) LaSalle Street Professionals are in Charge

Bitcoin, (BTCUSD) LaSalle Street Professionals are in Charge $BTCUSD, $CME, $CBOE Last last year when they were introduced, Bitcoin futures were expected to boost prices and demand for the cryptocurrency. Analysts are now suggesting otherwise. According to a recent report from well-known crypto markets analyst Tom Lee, Bitcoin futures are the cause of “gut wrenching” […]

If You Do Not Know What Bitcoin is, Read This Please

If You Do Not Know What Bitcoin is, Read This Please

If You Do Not Know What Bitcoin is, Read This Please $BTCUSD, $ETHUSD, $CME, $CBOE, $V, $MA If you are 1 of those people who do not know what Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are read this, as there is a keen international interest in this nascent digital asset. Interest in digital currency has expanded over […]

SKorean ‘Hack’ Hammers Bitcoin for 3rd Day Running

SKorean ‘Hack’ Hammers Bitcoin for 3rd Day Running

SKorean ‘Hack’ Hammers Bitcoin for 3rd Day Running $BTCUSD Bitcoin extended losses for a 3rd day running, falling 12% Sunday as SKorean cryptocurrency exchange Coinrail said there was a “cyber intrusion” aka hack in its system. The world’s largest cryptocurrency declined to 6,749 as of 2:00p EDT in New York, the biggest drop since 14 […]

A Technical Look at Bitcoin’s Action in Here

A Technical Look at Bitcoin’s Action in Here

A Technical Look at Bitcoin’s Action in Here $BTCUSD Bitcoin Key support mark is now at $6,900, having failed to capitalize on signs of weakening Bearish momentum Monday. The cryptocurrency’s candlestick chart posted a Doji Sunday, signaling short-term Bearish exhaustion. But, a corrective rally ran into resistance at $7,400 and closed at $7,143, the lowest daily […]

Bitcoin and Blockchain are Here to Stay

Bitcoin and Blockchain are Here to Stay

Bitcoin and Blockchain are Here to Stay $BTCUSD, $ETHUSD Thoughts on Bitcoin and Consensus 2018 The hottest ticket last week was in New York City. But unlike any Top-Tier event, you were invited … if you could afford it. At approximately $2,000, Consensus 2018 was the most expensive edition in the Bitcoin conference’s history. Despite […]

Jack Dorsey on Bitcoin: “It is the Currency of the Future”

Jack Dorsey on Bitcoin: “It is the Currency of the Future”

Jack Dorsey on Bitcoin: “It is the Currency of the Future” $BTCUSD, $TWTR, $SQ Jack Dorsey, speaking to a crowd of cryptocurrency enthusiasts, declared that he is in sync with their view that digital currencies are the way of the future. “The Internet deserves a native currency; it will have a native currency,” Mr. Dorsey, […]

Pre-Civil War Fiat Money was Issued Regionally by Private Banks

Pre-Civil War Fiat Money was Issued Regionally by Private Banks

Pre-Civil War Fiat Money was Issued Regionally by Private Banks $BTCUSD In the pre-Civil War era, 90% of US money was regionally issued banknotes from private banks. These currencies traded at different rates at different times and places. There were discount books in each town to keep track of how much each currency should be […]

Bitcoin Tested Support to a 3 Wk Low and Bounced

Bitcoin Tested Support to a 3 Wk Low and Bounced

Bitcoin Tested Support to a 3 Wk Low and Bounced $BTCUSD,$ETHUSD, $CME Bitcoin tested and bounced Monday on the news that a Florida tax collector would accept the cryptocurrency for payments of several services. Currently, Bitcoin is trading at: 8,695.652344,+292.291016, or +3.478256%, as of 3:56a BST, the market is open. Joel Greenberg, tax collector for Seminole County […]

Cryptocurrency Regulation: New Laws, Big Changes Coming

Cryptocurrency Regulation: New Laws, Big Changes Coming

Cryptocurrency Regulation: New Laws, Big Changes Coming $BTCUSD There are Asian countries feeling the effects of inadequate cryptocurrency regulation, and others, like India, China and SKorea, have taken an uncertain or hostile stance to cryptocurrency. That frame is not likely to last too much longer Japan is building a clear framework for how virtual currency exchanges, and ICOs (initial coin […]

Bitcoin Focused on Cracking, Breaking Key Resistance at $10,000

Bitcoin Focused on Cracking, Breaking Key Resistance at $10,000

Bitcoin Focused on Cracking, Breaking Key Resistance at $10,000 $BTCUSD Bitcoin prices rose Wednesday as the # 1 cryptocurrency by market value is focused on $10,000. Currently, Bitcoin is trading at: 9,344.3555,+305.20, or +3.38%, as of 6:24a BST, the market is open Prices ranged within  $9,200 – 9,300 for most of the trading day. Bitcoin and some […]

The Year of the Security Token

The Year of the Security Token

The Year of the Security Token $BTCUSD Blockchain is 1 of the fastest growing ideas in recent history, and its revolutionary decentralized model is being appropriated by industries far and wide. Its popularity began with Bitcoin, the cryptocurrency, which is now almost 10 years old. Bitcoin was the seminal cryptocurrency back when it was just […]

Bitcoin: The Why, The Why Nots!

Bitcoin: The Why, The Why Nots!

Bitcoin: The Why, The Why Nots! $BTCUSD, $CBOE, $CME Bitcoin has been in the news for the past year, and a clear understanding about how the cryptocurrency actually works and its volatility has kept many professional investors and traders from considering it worthy. There surely is plenty of money to be made, but investors must […]

Bitcoin: All Professional Investors and Traders Knew That…

Bitcoin: All Professional Investors and Traders Knew That…

Bitcoin: All Professional Investors and Traders Knew That… $BTCUSD, $CBOE, $CME …the launch of Bitcoin futures would cause the price to fall. A Fed paper has attested to that as; Bitcoin’s drop following its peak near $20,000 was directly tied to the launch of a futures market, according to new research from the San Francisco […]

Bitcoin’s Key Resistance Stands at $10,000/each

Bitcoin’s Key Resistance Stands at $10,000/each

Bitcoin’s Key Resistance Stands at $10,000/each $BTCUSD After a strong 4 wk Bull Run which has seen the total value of all crypto coins spike 72% to $460-B. Bitcoin accounts for 36.1% of all coins is headed toward Key resistance at $10,000 and it’s 200-Day MA at $10,015, a closely watched technical gauge of momentum […]

The Crypto Sector Maintained Momentum, Bulls in Charge

The Crypto Sector Maintained Momentum, Bulls in Charge

The Crypto Sector Maintained Momentum, Bulls in Charge $BTCUSD, $ETHUSD Thursday, the cryptocurrency sector maintained its Bullish momentum, with most major currencies trading up by more than 3% on the day. Below is a look at what moved the cryptocurrency market Thursday, as follows; Goldman Sachs Group, Inc (NYSE:GS) officially announced it’s opening a cryptocurrency trading desk. Despite […]

SEC Official says, “ICOs Need Regulation”

SEC Official says, “ICOs Need Regulation”

SEC Official says, “ICOs Need Regulation” $BTCUSD The Regulators Want In! Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Commissioner Robert Jackson said in a TV interview that the ICO (initial coin offering) system is representative of what the broader market might look like without any of the regulation that keeps it in check. Mr. Jackson said, “If […]

Last Week Saw Record Bitcoin Futures Trade on the Cboe

Last Week Saw Record Bitcoin Futures Trade on the Cboe

Last Week Saw Record Bitcoin Futures Trade on the Cboe $BTCUSD, $CBOE, $CME, $XBT Cboe (NASDAQ:CBOE) reported record Bitcoin futures trading last Wednesday, indicating the rising popularity of XBT. The popularity of trading bitcoin  futures contracts (XBT) continues to mark new highs. Last  Wednesday, CBOE, the dominant US  derivatives exchange providing Bitcoin futures contracts, saw its highest-ever trading volume for Bitcoin futures since […]

Bitcoin Rallied Thursday, Expect More Attempts at $10,000 Soon

Bitcoin Rallied Thursday, Expect More Attempts at $10,000 Soon

Bitcoin Rallied Thursday, Expect More Attempts at $10,000 Soon $BTCUSD Bitcoin prices moved a bit lower Thursday testing support near $9,000, and bounced trading as the # 1 concurrency sets up another attempt at $10,000 the Key resistance. Wednesday price rallied to $9,745. Currently, Bitcoin is trading at: $9,244.085, +427.37, or +4.85%, as of 2:12a BST, the […]

Cryptocurrency Trading Coming to NASDAQ

Cryptocurrency Trading Coming to NASDAQ

Cryptocurrency Trading Coming to NASDAQ $NDAQ, $BTCUSD Nasdaq Inc. (NASDAQ:NDAQ) declared Wednesday that is is open to launching a cryptocurrency exchange in the future as the regulatory environment evolves, the head of the exchange operator said. The view that cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin will be a future way to support commerce is becoming more mainstream, […]

Bitcoin Marks 6-wk Highs on Bullish Sentiment

Bitcoin Marks 6-wk Highs on Bullish Sentiment

Bitcoin Marks 6-wk Highs on Bullish Sentiment $BTCUSD Bitcoin (BTCUSD) marked 6-wk highs Tuesday on Bullish headlines that included the possible entry of major financial institutions into the nascent asset sector, boosting sentiment on the overall cryptocurrency market. The world’s largest cryptocurrency gained after a 50% Fibo correction in Q-1 of this year, following a […]

Bitcoin Sees Bull Breakout Above Key Resistance at $9000

Bitcoin Sees Bull Breakout Above Key Resistance at $9000

Bitcoin Sees Bull Breakout Above Key Resistance at $9000 $BTCUSD Last week having seen a major Bull Breakout at about $8,300, Bitcoin has now broken Key resistance at $9,000. The world’s #1 cryptocurrency crossed the long-term descending trendline convincingly, and closed well above the major resistance at $8,459 Friday, signaling a Key reversal has been […]

Billionaire Founder/CEO of Twitter and Square, “Bitcoin will replace the Dollar”

Billionaire Founder/CEO of Twitter and Square, “Bitcoin will replace the Dollar”

Billionaire Founder/CEO of Twitter and Square, “Bitcoin will replace the Dollar” $BTCUSD, $TWTR, $SQ Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) CEO Jack Dorsey predicted that Bitcoin (BTCUSD) will eclipse all the world’s currencies in about 10 years . But the newly nominated new head of the New York Federal Reserve disagrees. In a speech Friday, the current San Francisco Fed President […]

The Week in Cryptocurrencies

The Week in Cryptocurrencies

The Week in Cryptocurrencies $BTCUSD Cryptocurrencies are rising after a full Quarter of basing, as a group they roses on the week, as Tax Day in the US passed. Bitcoin the largest digital currency by market cap, is at its highest marke since late March. Currently, Bitcoin is trading at: $8,800.0146, -130.091, or -1.46%, at 8:57p […]

Bitcoin, Using it as Money to Buy Stuff

Bitcoin, Using it as Money to Buy Stuff

Bitcoin, Using it as Money to Buy Stuff $BTCUSD, $SQ, $MSFT, $EXPE, $DISH, $ETSY Bitcoin is an investment asset, and it is also ‘Money’. And businesses that accepts Bitcoin payments are becoming closer to the mainstream you than you may think. Most people that I talk to look at cryptocurrencies an investment, a tradable asset, a […]

Stocks ‘Pause to Refresh’, Bitcoin Rallies

Stocks ‘Pause to Refresh’, Bitcoin Rallies

Stocks ‘Pause to Refresh’, Bitcoin Rallies $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $BTCUSD  Bitcoin closed in on its 1st back-to-back weekly gainer this year US Stocks retreated for the 2nd day running Friday Digital assets moved higher Friday as the appetite for currencies expands. Currently, Bitcoin is trading at: 8,517.8154, +218.811, or +2.64%, as of 9:53p BST, the market is […]

People are asking, “Is the Bitcoin Bull Back?”

People are asking, “Is the Bitcoin Bull Back?”

People are asking, “Is the Bitcoin Bull Back?” $BTCUSD Is the Bitcoin Bull is back? Yes, it could be, we will see soon enough. Bitcoin prices started to run this week, signaling the Bullish sentiment may have returned to the crypto markets. Bitcoin rose Thursday supported by ongoing demand for cryptocurrencies. Currently, Bitcoin is trading […]

Bitcoin Traders Looking at Fundamentals in Here

Bitcoin Traders Looking at Fundamentals in Here

Bitcoin Traders Looking at Fundamentals in Here $BTCUSD Monday, Bitcoin was stable after dipping below $8,000 early, as traders saw signs of a increasing demand for the digital currency. Bitcoin bounced from its intra-day low of low of $7,900.3 Monday. Currently, Bitcoin is trading at: 8,042.9048,-48.1001, or -0.59%, as of 2.04a BST, the market is open. The […]

Bitcoin: IRS says ‘Less than 100 people have reported holdings so far’

Bitcoin: IRS says ‘Less than 100 people have reported holdings so far’

Bitcoin: IRS says ‘Less than 100 people have reported holdings so far’ $BTCUSD The Big Q: What will be the impact of last years digital currency boom be on US tax payers? Notably, Germany has declared Bitcoin Tax Exempt. In Y 2017, cryptocurrencies became among the very trendiest investment opportunities. And, after much debate and […]

Cryptocurrency Trading Spikes in Japan

Cryptocurrency Trading Spikes in Japan

Cryptocurrency Trading Spikes in Japan $BTCUSD Japan’s financial watchdog agency has released data about the crypto boom in the country for the 1st time ever. The report from Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA), translated by Coindesk, indicated that at least 3.5-M people were trading on 17 domestic exchanges as of end of March 2018, solidifying Japan’s position as […]

Blockchain Getting the Attention, Bears Feasting on Cryptos

Blockchain Getting the Attention, Bears Feasting on Cryptos

Blockchain Getting the Attention, Bears Feasting on Cryptos $BTCUSD Savvy voices in the nascent industry are calling for a balanced approach regarding regulations which will let the technology to thrive and innovate.  Blockchain continues to get a growing amount of attention from businesses and investors, and the fundamental tool of cryptocurrencies is an important element of […]

Top Cryptocurrencies Traded Lower Monday

Top Cryptocurrencies Traded Lower Monday

Top Cryptocurrencies Traded Lower Monday $BTCUSD Bitcoin prices climb above $7,000 at the weekend, but the momentum did not hold into Monday. The No. 1 cryptocurrency dipped back to about $6,800 Monday in a light-volume session. Most of the Top cryptocurrencies by market cap traded lower Monday, too, in relatively narrow ranges. Monday, Bitcoin dropped […]

Regulatory Rule Change Seen Coming to Allow Bitcoin ETFs

Regulatory Rule Change Seen Coming to Allow Bitcoin ETFs

Regulatory Rule Change Seen Coming to Allow Bitcoin ETFs $BTCUSD, $CBOE, $CME The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is considering a rule change that may allow bitcoin  ETFs to be listed on exchanges. According to a document posted on the SEC website, the agency has begun the process to approve or disapprove a change in its rules that allows 2 […]

Japan Proposes Legalization of ICO Fundraising

Japan Proposes Legalization of ICO Fundraising

Japan Proposes Legalization of ICO Fundraising $BTCUSD, $ETHUSD Japan has unveiled proposed guidelines for the legalization of raising money in the cryptocurrency space. A government-backed research group has put forward rules that would see ICOs (initial coin offerings) given regulatory definition and approval. An ICO is a means of raising capital by issuing and selling new […]

Blockchain, “No One Can Own of Control It, Everyone Can Use It”

Blockchain, “No One Can Own of Control It, Everyone Can Use It”

Blockchain, “No One Can Own of Control It, Everyone Can Use It” $BTCUSD, $ETHUSD, $IBM, $GOOG, $JPM, $USB, $WMT, $SPOT Blockchain is a technology that no one can own or control but anyone can use, it is the platform for Cryptocurrency. Blockchain as  applications for just about any enterprise involved in record-keeping, documentation, registrations and […]

Bitcoin is Bouncing Around Searching for a Bottom

Bitcoin is Bouncing Around Searching for a Bottom

Bitcoin is Bouncing Around Searching for a Bottom $BTCUSD, $CBOE, $CME, $GOOG After a challenging Q-1, cryptocurrency investors are hopeful that the Death Cross sell signal has not crashed their market. Recall, that Sunday, Bitcoin fell below $7,000, which saw the 50-Day MA cross below the 200-Day MA, forming a Death Cross that some technical […]

Bitcoin Finished Up a Bit, Stocks Finished Down a Lot

Bitcoin Finished Up a Bit, Stocks Finished Down a Lot

Bitcoin Finished Up a Bit, Stocks Finished Down a Lot $BTCUSD Monday, Bitcoin prices rallied above $7,000 Monday after falling 25% last week, as major US stock markets fell. The world’s largest digital currency gained more than $500 from Easter Sunday, according to data from CoinDesk. Bitcoin hit a high of $7,108.20 Monday, and later dropped […]

Bitcoin, a Look at Where it is Going…

Bitcoin, a Look at Where it is Going…

Bitcoin, a Look at Where it is Going… $BTCUSD Saturday, Bitcoin finished + 1.61% at $6,950 then opened lower at $6,450.25 early Monday overseas. Currently, Bitcoin is trading at: 6,879.0049,+19.6797 or +0.29% as of 6:37a BST, the market is open. Saturday’s rise leaving Bitcoin off 17.8% from last Monday’s open through to Saturday’s close. For the Quarter and […]

CryptoCoins: Telegram Raises $1.7-B Ahead of Largest ICO Ever

CryptoCoins: Telegram Raises $1.7-B Ahead of Largest ICO Ever

CryptoCoins: Telegram Raises $1.7-B Ahead of Largest ICO Ever $BTCUSD Bitcoin has chilled in here but, investors buying onto what is expected to be the largest ICO (initial coin offering) ever, the messaging app Telegram. Telegram, a 5-year-old company, which has attracted users by extolling its encrypted-messaging service, raised $850-M from 94 accredited investors in […]

Bitcoin: ‘Death Cross’ Marked, is it a Bear Trap?

Bitcoin: ‘Death Cross’ Marked, is it a Bear Trap?

Bitcoin: ‘Death Cross’ Marked, is it a Bear Trap? $BTCUSD The price of Bitcoin is back below $7,000 and trading at its lowest price since 7 February. According to CoinDesk’s Bitcoin Price Index, the world’s largest cryptocurrency is changing hands at $6,700, a move that follows its steady decline from around $8,000 since the start of the […]

Bitcoin Trading is Ranged in Here

Bitcoin Trading is Ranged in Here

Bitcoin Trading is Ranged in Here $BTCUSD,$ETHUSD, $CME, $CBOE Bitcoin was the lone winner Wednesday, ending its recent skid. The #1 digital currency bitcoin BTCUSD, -2.56%  spent the last 24 hours trading on either side of $8,000 and last traded at: 7,675.1748,-213.79, or -2.71% as of of 5:45a BST, the market is open. Despite coming off a string of […]

Understanding Crypto Currencies: The ECR20 Standard

Understanding Crypto Currencies: The ECR20 Standard

Understanding Crypto Currencies: The ECR20 Standard $BTCUSD, $ETHUSD Without technical knowledge of the blockchain and smart contracts realms, the world of crypto currency is daunting for many investors. But, the prospect of massive profits in the sector has attracted many types of investors, including those who otherwise might be cautious about investing in an asset, that they […]

Bitcoin, Ethereum in Consolidation Mode

Bitcoin, Ethereum in Consolidation Mode

Bitcoin, Ethereum in Consolidation Mode $BTCUSD$ETHUSD Bitcoin prices have been consolidating heading into the end of the Month/Quarter. If you follow the cryptocurrencies you know that prices had a similar fall in this frame last year and the great Bull run began after this frame, it remains to be seen whether it is going to […]

Bitcoin: The Bulls Vs The Bears

Bitcoin: The Bulls Vs The Bears

Bitcoin: The Bulls Vs The Bears $BTCUSD Bitcoin started to look good Friday, and it rallied through to a mid-day high at $9,020 Saturday, before a late afternoon sell-off hit the broader cryptocurrency market. Bitcoin, could break through the 1st major resistance mark at $9,161.65, as investors locked in gains that led to Bitcoin falling […]

NSA Tracking International Bitcoin Activity

NSA Tracking International Bitcoin Activity

NSA Tracking International Bitcoin Activity $BTCUSD The NSA’s Bitcoin-Spying ‘Oakstar’ Project Focused on Counter-Terrorism Conspiracy theorists have long suspected the US government of trying to hobble the growth of a decentralized cryptocurrency market. Now there is a report that suggest that is true. One news outlet is claiming that it has obtained classified documents from whistleblower Edward Snowden, indicating that […]

Jack Dorsey, “Bitcoin Will Be the World’s Single Currency”

Jack Dorsey, “Bitcoin Will Be the World’s Single Currency”

Jack Dorsey, “Bitcoin Will Be the World’s Single Currency” $BTCUSD , $TWTR, $SQ Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) and Square (NYSE:SQ) CEO Jack Dorsey recently had very positive remarks about Bitcoin. He predicted the future of finance, suggesting that the “father of cryptocurrencies” is likely to become the world’s only currency within the next 10 years. Mr. Dorsey declared: […]

G-20 Finance Ministers Brush Off Bitcoin for Now

G-20 Finance Ministers Brush Off Bitcoin for Now

G-20 Finance Ministers Brush Off Bitcoin for Now $BTCUSD G-20 confirmed Tuesday the there is No need to regulate Cryptocurrencies right now. Bitcoin is rallying, the Group of 20 (G-20) finance ministers do not call for a clampdown on the volatile cryptocurrency market. Bitcoin, largest digital currency by market cap rose 5.5% to $8,889 after […]

IMF’s Christine Lagarde Urges Bitcoin Regulation

IMF’s Christine Lagarde Urges Bitcoin Regulation

IMF’s Christine Lagarde Urges Bitcoin Regulation $BCTUSD Regulation of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies must be considered now, Germany’s Bundesbank vice president Claudia Buch told Reuters Sunday, though she does not believe they pose a threat to financial stability. Ms. Buch said that speculation on volatile virtual coins and tokens does not pose a systemic threat […]

No Wall Street Analysts are Championing Bitcoin

No Wall Street Analysts are Championing Bitcoin

No Wall Street Analysts are Championing Bitcoin $BTCUSD Peter Thiel sees Bitcoin as the only cryptocurrency worth betting on. The venture capital billionaire said in an interview recently, “I’m not exactly sure whether I would encourage people to run out right now and buy these cryptocurrencies,” he said at a recent event hosted by the Economic Club […]

Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies Across the Board

Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies Across the Board

Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies Across the Board $BTCUSD Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrencies are new, alluring and somewhat complex investment assets. People see Bitcoin as currency, an investment and a store of value. Government’s do not agree on what Bitcoin is. The US Internal Revenue sees and treats it as property, The US Securities and Exchange Commission considers […]

Bitcoin Technical’s: MA ‘Death Cross’ Looms

Bitcoin Technical’s: MA ‘Death Cross’ Looms

Bitcoin Technical’s: MA ‘Death Cross’ Looms $BTCUSD The Death Cross pattern does not augur well for Bitcoin. Traders who look for future price direction in technical patterns are seeing indicators that suggest the leading digital currency may have further to fall. Currently, Bitcoin is trading at: 8,196.721680, +384.221680, +4.918033%, as of 5:37a GMT,  the market is open. Bitcoin’s 50-Day […]

Bitcoin Exchange Ties-up with Barclay’s for UK Transactions

Bitcoin Exchange Ties-up with Barclay’s for UK Transactions

Bitcoin Exchange Ties-up with Barclay’s for UK Transactions $BTCUSD,$BCS Wednesday, 1 of the biggest Bitcoin exchanges has struck a deal which will allow it to open a bank account with Britain’s Barclays (NYSE:BCS), making it easier for UK customers of the exchange to buy and sell cryptocurrencies, the UK boss of the exchange said in […]

Readers Keep Asking, “What is Bitcoin Gold Really?”

Readers Keep Asking, “What is Bitcoin Gold Really?”

Readers Keep Asking, “What is Bitcoin Gold Really?” $BTCUSD,$BTG Cryptocurrency forks of various types take place regularly. Even Bitcoin has experienced several different iterations and branches this way, and now 1 of the largest and most discussed Bitcoin forks happened late in Y 2017. Bitcoin Gold was a hard fork of the original open source cryptocurrency which took […]

Goldie Sees Bitcoin Falling Below February Lows

Goldie Sees Bitcoin Falling Below February Lows

Goldie Sees Bitcoin Falling Below February Lows $BTCUSD Bitcoin, the world’s largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, continues its volatile run as it again falls below its $10,000 price 1st reached at the end of Y 2017. Despite its more than 50% loss since highs reached in mid December, the digital coin is still up about 650% over the […]

The World’s “Really Rich” are Investing in Cryptocurrencies

The World’s “Really Rich” are Investing in Cryptocurrencies

The World’s “Really Rich” are Investing in Cryptocurrencies $BTCUSD Readers are asking: What are the world’s really rich doing when it comes to cryptocurrencies? What we do know from our experience is that a growing number of HNWIs (high- net-worth individuals) are attracted to ‘coins and tokens’. And that 21% of respondents in an annual […]

Ultra-Rich Investing in Horses, Cars, Cannabis and Cryptocurrencies

Ultra-Rich Investing in Horses, Cars, Cannabis and Cryptocurrencies

Ultra-Rich Investing in Horses, Cars, Cannabis, and Cryptocurrencies $BTCUSD $CME, $CBOE The world’s wealthiest investors are looking to expand their holdings in volatile digital coins, despite a mismatch in the group’s knowledge surrounding the asset class. The latest annual Wealth Report survey by Knight Frank indicated that 21% of wealth advisers and private bankers said their clients increased investments in cryptocurrencies in Y 2017, […]

China Talks Tougher On Bitcoin Regulation

China Talks Tougher On Bitcoin Regulation

China Talks Tougher On Bitcoin Regulation $BTCUSD $CME, $CBOE Bitcoin slipped below the $11,000 mark as it emerged that China has called for more centralized regulation of blockchain, the underlying technology behind the cryptocurrency. The speculative asset class had consolidated its position Monday after soaring above Key resistance just before the weekend, but dip sharply in […]

Bitcoin Pulls Back From Key Technical Marks

Bitcoin Pulls Back From Key Technical Marks

Bitcoin Pulls Back From Key Technical Marks $BTCUSD Bitcoin drifted further away from the $12,000 mark on Tuesday, as a popular cryptocurrency exchange faced allegations of insider trading and mishandling the launch of a new asset on its platform. Tuesday morning, bitcoin BTCUSD, -7.04%  slumped 4.5% to $10,918.35 after hitting a high of $11,432.98 on the day. The […]

Bitcoin Breaks 50-Day MA for 1st Time Since January

Bitcoin Breaks 50-Day MA for 1st Time Since January

Bitcoin Breaks 50-Day MA for 1st Time Since January $BTCUSD Monday, Bitcoin Bulls may have seen the technical beak-out they have been looking for. The world’s biggest cryptocurrency by market value rose above its 50-Day MA for the 1st time since mid-January, up as much as 5.8% Monday, the most in 2 weeks. Currently, Bitcoin […]

Bitcoin: Threat or Blessing?

Bitcoin: Threat or Blessing?

Bitcoin: Threat or Blessing? $BTCUSD The debate between liberty and censorship has been going since the dawn of the world wide web, but seeming the success of Russia in the Y 2016 US election has brought on a crack down. Currently, Bitcoin is trading at: 11,533.6904,+450.966, or +4.07%, as of 6:32a GMT, the market is open. China […]

Bitcoin: The Bulls Vs The Bears

Bitcoin: The Bulls Vs The Bears

Bitcoin: The Bulls Vs The Bears $BTCUSD Daily Bitcoin is in the headlines, positive sentiment is intact, and the price is in an uptrend after its recent correction. Currently Bitcoin is trading at: 11,324.9951, +29.9902, or +0.27%, at the close: 12:39p GMT Consider that 59% of last year’s ICO’s have failed or are failing, encouraging some triumphant “I […]

Bitcoin Traders Bid, Regulator Ponder

Bitcoin Traders Bid, Regulator Ponder

Bitcoin Traders Bid, Regulator Ponder $BTCUSD Bitcoin trading in the Green Thursday, Bitcoin traded in the Green, breaking $11,000 Key resistance mark. Most exchanges listed the # 1 cryptocurrency higher about 4% at around $10,800 earlier on the day Currently, Bitcoin is trading at: 11,065.0947, +547.30, or +5.20%, at 6.54a GMT, the market is open. With a majority […]

Bitcoin Gains, Testing Key Resistance

Bitcoin Gains, Testing Key Resistance

Bitcoin Gains, Testing Key Resistance $BTCUSD Bitcoin marked gains Tuesday as new fund inflows into the industry continued to aid the popular digital currency’s move North as it moves to test Key overhead resistance. The total cryptocurrency market cap rose to about $460-B Vs the $450-B seen Monday, as traders appeared to downplay a recent […]

Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) Buys into Digital Currency

Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) Buys into Digital Currency

Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS)Buys into Digital Currency $BTCUSD, $GS Bitcoin rose back to $10,000 as the purchase of one of the bigger digital token exchanges by a more established financial services company bolstered expectations for wider mainstream acceptance of cryptocurrencies. Circle Internet Financial Ltd., a closely held firm backed by Goldman Sachs Group Inc.(NYSE:GS), said it […]

IRS Taps Bitcoin Traders’ Exchange Data Pool

IRS Taps Bitcoin Traders’ Exchange Data Pool

IRS Taps Bitcoin Traders’ Exchange Data Pool $BTCUSD Coinbase Inc., an online exchanges for digital currencies, has warned thousands of its customers that it will be reporting their financial data to the US tax officials. The request was part of a probe by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) into alleged tax evasion and advoidence. The […]

Bitcoin Follows Stocks Down, Shake Out Continues

Bitcoin Follows Stocks Down, Shake Out Continues

Bitcoin Follows Stocks Down, Shake Out Continues $BTCUSD $CME, $CBOE Digital currencies lost ground Wednesday as overall market sentiment waned, pushing the price of Bitcoin back under $11,000. After trading above $11,700 late Tuesday evening, the price of the #1 digital currency by market cap, Bitcoin lost more than $1,500, trading to a session low of $10,244.32 […]

Bitcoin Recovering Nicely in Here

Bitcoin Recovering Nicely in Here

Bitcoin Recovering Nicely in Here $BTCUSD $BTC.X $ETH.X $XRP.X Tuesday, Bitcoin posted a 3-week high up almost 100% from its low on the year, as its recovery continued after SKorea’s financial regulator eased its stance on cryptocurrencies, weeks after it considered shutting down digital currency exchanges. Currently Bitcoin is trading at: 11,759.2354, +184.24, or +1.59%, as of 9:05p […]

“The US has Become a Nation of Day Traders”

“The US has Become a Nation of Day Traders”

“The US has Become a Nation of Day Traders” $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $BTCUSD Many stock-market participants are no longer investing for the long term, they are day trading for tic by tic profits. Though the majority are losers. That is the take on the current state of the stock market, which has seen average speculators […]

Bitcoin Investors Know Not to ‘Fight the Tape’

Bitcoin Investors Know Not to ‘Fight the Tape’

Bitcoin Investors Know Not to ‘Fight the Tape’ $BTCUSD, $CME, $CBOE Just at the start of Y 2018 Bitcoin began trending towards $20,000. Thursday, it marked $10,000 on a bounce after correcting to $7,500. At that mark it was down 65% from its highs. Currently, Bitcoin is trading at: 9,862.84, -170.91, or -1.70%, as of 7:00a GMT, the […]

Bitcoin’s Recovery Breaks Support Turned Key Resistance

Bitcoin’s Recovery Breaks Support Turned Key Resistance

Bitcoin’s Recovery Breaks Support Turned Key Resistance $BTCUSD Thursday, Bitcoin rose above $10,000 for the 1st time in more than 2 weeks, as investors came back in and bought the digital currency after having seen a 70% Fibo correction from its all-time highs hit in December 2017, the pattern looks encouraging. On the Luxembourg-based Bitstamp, […]

Bitcoin: The Chart Pattern Looks ‘Encouraging’

Bitcoin: The Chart Pattern Looks ‘Encouraging’

Bitcoin: The Chart Pattern Looks ‘Encouraging’ $BTCUSD When Bitcoin took a deep dive of it’s nearly $20,000 highs to below $6,000, many retail participants worried that Bitcoin and the other cryptocurrency were headed to the scrapbook. Technical analysts, of which I am 1, believe that Bitcoin passed a a Key marker that gives us confidence that now that […]

Bitcoin Extending Gains, Regulatory Fears Fade

Bitcoin Extending Gains, Regulatory Fears Fade

Bitcoin Extending Gains, Regulatory Fears Fade $BTCUSD Monday, Bitcoin extended gains, as the regulatory concerns that have plagued digital currencies this year showed signs of subsiding. Currently, Bitcoin is trading at: 8,780.0049, +286.01, or +3.37%, as of 10:24p GMT, the market is open The leading cryptocurrency has bounced by almost 50% since dipping below $6,000 in intraday […]

Mining Cryptocurrencies Turns Out is Incredibly Easy

Mining Cryptocurrencies Turns Out is Incredibly Easy

Mining Cryptocurrencies Turns Out is Incredibly Easy $BTCUSD, $AMD, $NVDA, $INTC How to make money mining Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies without knowing anything about it. Okay, cryptocurrency mining is not for everyone, and it might seem daunting even for those who are interested. But, as it turns out, it is incredibly easy. The fact is […]

Bitcoin Stable, Investors Focused on Stock Market 

Bitcoin Stable, Investors Focused on Stock Market 

Bitcoin Stable, Investors Focused on Stock Market $BTCUSD The volatility on Wall Street put cryptocurrency markets in the back seat for another day as a wild session in equities saw the DJIA  post a 500-pt range before 11:00a Friday and up 120 pts headed into the close at 4:00p in New York. The price of […]

Technically Bitcoin Could Test to Recent Lows

Technically Bitcoin Could Test to Recent Lows

Technically Bitcoin Could Test to Recent Lows $BTCUSD Bitcoin faded from highs, but is still supported, as total cryptocurrency market remained steady. The total cryptocurrency market cap rose to $391-B, up a bit from Wednesday’s close, after snapping 3 straight days of decliners Tuesday. The total cryptomarket market cap is still well below its early […]

US Lawmakers See Value in Blockchain Tech and Cryptocurrencies

US Lawmakers See Value in Blockchain Tech and Cryptocurrencies

  US Lawmakers See Value in Blockchain Tech and Cryptocurrencies $BTCUSD Tuesday, US lawmakers pressed the 2 Top US securities regulators on cryptocurrency, and now the approach is ‘do no harm’ to the digital currency market, and monitor the ICO market. With that, a new Rally lit up Currently, Bitcoin is trading at: 7,549.9951, +1,578.52, or +26.43%, […]

US Securities Regulators Looking for Guidance on Cryptocurrencies

US Securities Regulators Looking for Guidance on Cryptocurrencies

US Securities Regulators Looking for Guidance on Cryptocurrencies $BTCUSD, $CME, $CBOE Cryptocurrency exchanges upset by the dive in Bitcoin prices may face more turbulence as the 2 Top US market regulators ask the Congress to consider federal oversight for the trading platforms. Currently, Bitcoin is trading at: 6,067.395, -1,876.61, or -23.62%, as of 5:05a GMT, the market is […]

Bitcoin ‘Hammered’ Banks Ban Purchases

Bitcoin ‘Hammered’ Banks Ban Purchases

Bitcoin ‘Hammered’ Banks Ban Purchases $BTCUSD Mr. Bear Breathes on Cryptocurrencies Bitcoin Hits $7,500 as UK’s Biggest Bank Bans Cryptocurrency Purchases on Credit Currently, Bitcoin is trading at: 7,659.085, -284.92, or -3.59%,  as of 1:22p GMT, the market is open. Bitcoin prices tested 3-month lows Monday after Lloyds Banking Group, Britain’s biggest bank, said it would ban […]

Bitcoin Dives Below $8,000, ‘Painful’

Bitcoin Dives Below $8,000, ‘Painful’

Bitcoin Dives Below $8,000, ‘Painful’ $BTCUSD Friday, cryptocurrencies plunged with Bitcoin diving below $8,000 and headed for its biggest weekly loss since December 2013, as worries about a regulatory clampdown globally sent investors to the exits. The currencies have come off their lows but analysts said the sell-off was probably not over. This week’s slump […]

Year to Date: Bitcoin Has Lost $72-B+ in Value

Year to Date: Bitcoin Has Lost $72-B+ in Value

Year to Date: Bitcoin Has Lost $72-B+ in Value $BTCUSD Bitcoin, despite the deep dive, remains the largest cryptocurrency. Bitcoin has fallen to its lowest marks in 2 months loosing $72-B in market cap YTD.  Y 2018 has been a fast reversal from the prior year for cryptocurrencies, whose prices seemed to only to move North. […]

Jack Dorsey’s Square Cash Allows Anyone to Buy and Sell Bitcoin

Jack Dorsey’s Square Cash Allows Anyone to Buy and Sell Bitcoin

Jack Dorsey’s Square Cash Allows Anyone to Buy and Sell Bitcoin $BTCUSD, $SQ The risks are the same as ever, but it is a easy way to manage the cryptocurrency. Square’s (NYSE:SQ) Cash App has been helping people send and receive money without fees for a while. Originally an money-by-email service, Cash App has grown into a more […]

Bitcoin Seeing its Worst Monthly Decliner Since December 2013

Bitcoin Seeing its Worst Monthly Decliner Since December 2013

Bitcoin Seeing its Worst Monthly Decliner Since December 2013 $BTCUSD,$FB Cryptocurrencies are extending losses with Bitcoin headed for its worst monthly decliner since December 2013 on the last day of January trading as US regulators ramp up their scrutiny of one of the world’s largest digital currency exchanges while Facebook Inc. (NYSE:FB) is banning ads tied to […]

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