Bitcoin (BTC) Falls, Bringing Down the Entire Cryptocurrency Market

Bitcoin (BTC) Falls, Bringing Down the Entire Cryptocurrency Market

Bitcoin (BTC) Falls, Bringing Down the Entire Cryptocurrency Market $BTCUSD For months, the price of Bitcoin has been hanging around the mid-6,000’s mark.  But now, the most popular cryptocurrency has plummeted by 12% over the last day, hitting a value just above 5,500. The total market capitalization for Bitcoin now stands at $96-B, the 1st […]

Bitcoin (BTC) Price Looks Like a  Further Fall into Bear Market Territory

Bitcoin (BTC) Price Looks Like a  Further Fall into Bear Market Territory

Bitcoin (BTC) Price Looks Like a  Further Fall into Bear Market Territory $BTCUSD Bitcoin’s (BTC) reversal of the recent uptrend in prices is gathering pace and a drop deeper into Bear Territory below $6,200 is now a possibility, technical charts indicate. The leading cryptocurrency found acceptance below the lower edge of the rising channel Thursday, invalidating the […]

Bitcoin (BTC) Seeing its Worst Session in 10

Bitcoin (BTC) Seeing its Worst Session in 10

Bitcoin (BTC) Seeing its Worst Session in 10 $BTCUSD, $CME, $CBOE Altcoins are showing signs of life, says 1 technical analyst *Did you know that mining Bitcoins is 3X more expensive than mining Gold? Major digital currency prices traded lower Thursday in New York, giving up the majority of Wednesday’s advance. Bitcoin, BTCUSD, -0.22%  the most famous an […]

Hong Kong’s OKEx Lists 4 New ‘Stablecoins’

Hong Kong’s OKEx Lists 4 New ‘Stablecoins’

Hong Kong’s OKEx Lists 4 New ‘Stablecoins’ $BTCUSD Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency exchange OKEx has announced that it is adding four USD-pegged cryptocurrencies to its platform for trading. Rolling out the new additions over Monday and Tuesday, the exchange said in a support notice that it will list TrustToken’s TrueUSD (TUSD), Circle’s USDCoin (USDC), the Gemini Dollar (GUSD) […]

Cryptocurrencies on the Week Ended 12 October

Cryptocurrencies on the Week Ended 12 October

Cryptocurrencies on the Week Ended 12 October $BTCUSD, $ETHUSD Bitcoin holds above $6,000 ends week lower Bets against Ether hit record pace Bitcoin (BTC) prices held above $6,000 Friday, after a 24-hr selloff resulted in the price of the world’s largest digital currency trading very close to a Key support mark. 1 Bitcoin BTCUSD, +1.13%  was last going […]

This is All You Need to Know About Bitcoin and Blockchain

This is All You Need to Know About Bitcoin and Blockchain

This is All You Need to Know About Bitcoin and Blockchain $BTCUSD, $BLCN  Bitcoin and the alternative cryptocurrencies, aka altcoins, are cryptic to say the least. Some people consider bitcoin a currency, others an investment and still others a store of value. Even government agencies cannot agree on what bitcoin really is. The IRS treats it […]

Bitcoin (BTC) Bears Testing the Monthly Trendline

Bitcoin (BTC) Bears Testing the Monthly Trendline

Bitcoin (BTC) Bears Testing the Monthly Trendline $BTCUSD Bitcoin Bears have been emboldened by repeated rejection from a Key moving average hurdle, but they may take a breather over the next 24 hrs as the price heads for another Key trendline of support. The world’s #1 cryptocurrency is lacking a strong bullish or bearish bias […]

Institutional Investors are Quietly Adding Cryptocurrencies to Holdings

Institutional Investors are Quietly Adding Cryptocurrencies to Holdings

Institutional Investors are Quietly Adding Cryptocurrencies to Holdings $BTCUSD, $ETHUSD Institutional investors are becoming more involved in the $220-B cryptocurrency market than many observers may realize. Buyers such as hedge funds have replaced HNWIs (high-net-worth individuals) as the biggest buyers of large lots of digital coins worth more than $100-K through private transactions.. The Big […]

Bitcoin (BTC) Vs US Dollar (USD)

Bitcoin (BTC) Vs US Dollar (USD)

Bitcoin (BTC) Vs US Dollar (USD) $BTCUSD Trading in Bitcoin (BTC) and other digital coins continues to be very volatile, as the cryptocurrency market ramps up once again, running past the 6,000 mark: Bitcoin is the #1 cryptocurrency. Bitcoin remains highly correlated with the other digital coins, known aptly as the altcoins. When bitcoin rises, these […]

Cryptocurrencies, the Week in Review

Cryptocurrencies, the Week in Review

Cryptocurrencies, the Week in Review $BTCUSD, $ETHUSD,$XRPUSD Most all of the Top 10 digital currencies by market cap posted gainers, with some coins seeing dramatic increases in value quickly. Industry leader Bitcoin is trading above 6,700 as of 1:00p EDT Friday, that marked a gainer of 4%+ from that time 1 day prior, according to data […]

Bitcoin (BTC) and Other Digital Currencies Hacked in Japan to the Tune of $60,000,000

Bitcoin (BTC) and Other Digital Currencies Hacked in Japan to the Tune of $60,000,000

Bitcoin (BTC) and Other Digital Currencies Hacked in Japan to the Tune of $60,000,000 Bitcoin can be used for payment at 50,000 stores in Tokyo alone $BTCUSD Bitcoin (BTC) and other digital currency worth around Japanese Yen 6.7-B (or US$60-M) has been stolen in Japan following a hacking attack, a virtual exchange operator said Thursday. […]

Cryptocurrency Exchanges Are at Risk for Manipulation

Cryptocurrency Exchanges Are at Risk for Manipulation

Cryptocurrency Exchanges Are at Risk for Manipulation $BTCUSD Several cryptocurrency exchanges are beleagured by poor market surveillance, pervasive conflicts of interest and lack sufficient customer protections, the New York Attorney General’s office said in a report published Tuesday. The study found that online platforms where virtual currencies such as bitcoin can be bought and sold […]

Bitcoin (BTC) Briefing, Cryptocurrencies Making Gains Across Industries $BTCUSD, $ETHUSD, $USD, $MS In the market The talk in the cryptocurrency industry last surrounded Ethereum (ETH) as participants stand by and await the next stage of the digital coin’s development. The protocol also served as the starting point for a new fully regulated USD based stable-coin. […]

Cryptocurrency Prices May Be Headed Higher

Cryptocurrency Prices May Be Headed Higher

Cryptocurrency Prices May Be Headed Higher $BTCUSD,$ETHUSD Cryptocurrencies seem to make recoveries when all hope lost, and Thursday’s price action of the world’s 2nd largest cryptocurrency, Ether (ETH) and many others is no exception. Several of the Top 10 cryptocurrencies by market capitalization are reporting 24-hour gainers above 10%, including monero (XMR), litecoin (LTC), and […]

Until There are Clear and Present Regulated Guidelines Cryptocurrency will Not be a Robust, Legitimate Asset Class

Until There are Clear and Present Regulated Guidelines Cryptocurrency will Not be a Robust, Legitimate Asset Class

Until There are Clear and Present Regulated Guidelines Cryptocurrency will Not be a Robust, Legitimate Asset Class $BTCUSD,$CME, $Cboe There is and has been talk on The Street about financial institutions adding crypto services to their offerings, raising new funds for digital currencies, and even launching dedicated trading desks. But until institutional investors have a regulated, […]

Bitcoin (BTC) Holding Support at 6,000

Bitcoin (BTC) Holding Support at 6,000

Bitcoin (BTC) Holding Support at 6,000 $BTCUSD Bitcoin held support above 6,000 in Tuesday’s trading; a Bitcoin BTCUSD, +0.37%  was going for 6,232.88, down 1.1% since Monday at 5:00p on the Kraken cryptocurrency exchange. The price of Bitcoin has fallen 14% since the beginning of September. Currently, Bitcoin is trading at 6,287.25, -8.29, or -0.1317%, as of 1:21a BST, the market open. […]

Institutional Investors to Launch Services Dedicated to Cryptocurrencies 

Institutional Investors to Launch Services Dedicated to Cryptocurrencies 

Institutional Investors to Launch Services Dedicated to Cryptocurrencies $BTCUSD, $BLK, $GS, $C, $ICE, $JPM The rejections by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for the Bitcoin-based ETFs exchange traded funds is no deterrent to aspiring firms hopeful of launching the long-awaited cryptocurrency product. Leading cryptocurrency exchange operator Coinbase has emerged as the latest contender in the race to launch a cryptocurrency […]

Cryptocurrencies Down for a 2nd Day Running

Cryptocurrencies Down for a 2nd Day Running

Cryptocurrencies Down for a 2nd Day Running $BTCUSD, $ETHUSD, $GS Cryptocurrency prices traded sharply lower for a 2nd day running as the fallout from the report that Goldman Sachs has put the brakes on plans to launch a cryptotrading desk persists. The price of 1 Bitcoin, the world’s largest digital currency, fell by more than […]

Cryptocurrencies Hammered Across the Board

Cryptocurrencies Hammered Across the Board

Cryptocurrencies Hammered Across the Board $BTCUSD, $ETHUSD Bitcoin dropped sharply and suddenly, and then cryptos across the board are got hammered Commentary: The price of cryptocurrencies dove across the board suddenly and sharply Wednesday morning with no clear reason. Having been steady at about $7,350 a coin during most of trading during both Asian and European […]

Bitcoin (BTC) Bulls Defend Key Support

Bitcoin (BTC) Bulls Defend Key Support

Bitcoin (BTC) Bulls Defend Key Support $BTCUSD Bitcoin traded up a bit Thursday, having defended Key support at 6,230 despite bad news. Currently, Bitcoin is trading at 6,530.86, -8.09, or -0.1237%, as of 8:001a BST, the market is open Note: 94 out of the Top 100 cryptocurrencies by market capitalization are flashing Red, according to CoinMarketCap. The risk-off […]

Bitcoin: the SEC’s ETF Decision Caps Price Gains

Bitcoin: the SEC’s ETF Decision Caps Price Gains

Bitcoin: the SEC’s ETF Decision Caps Price Gains $BTCUSD The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Wednesday rejected applications for 9 Bitcoin-based ETFs (exchange-traded funds) from 3 separate companies, stay tuned… Bitcoin’s (BTC) spiked to a 15-day high Wednesday, but caution ahead of the US Securities Exchange Commission’s (SEC) comming decision on a Bitcoin exchange-traded […]

Cryptocurrencies Trading Shifts From US Exchanges, Prices Fall

Cryptocurrencies Trading Shifts From US Exchanges, Prices Fall

Cryptocurrencies Trading Shifts From US Exchanges, Prices Fall $BTCUSD, $ETHUSD It is being reported that some big cryptocurrency exchanges may be starting to regret snubbing the alternative small coins. Bitcoin (BTC) is holding up better than smaller crypto coins in this year’s downtrend, but these tokens are boosting crypto exchange volume in a languishing market, […]

Bitcoin (BTC): The Technicals, The Outlook

Bitcoin (BTC): The Technicals, The Outlook

Bitcoin (BTC): The Technicals, The Outlook $BTCUSD Bitcoin is ranged in here, and the direction of the next breakout is uncertain. Bitcoin was expected to rise toward 7,000 at the weekend, having broken above a Key technical mark Friday. However, contrary to expectations, BTC Bulls failed to take up the supply around 6,600 in the frame. […]

Cryptocurrencies Bounced Adding $12-B to the Market Cap

Cryptocurrencies Bounced Adding $12-B to the Market Cap

Cryptocurrencies Bounced Adding $12-B to the Market Cap $BTCUSD Friday, gigital currencies posted 3 sessions running in the Green, with all major coins trading in positive territory. Bitcoin the #1 digital currency, has popped back above 6,500, last trading at 6,519.09, up 4.1% since Thursday at 5;00p. Eastern Time on the Kraken crypto exchange. Currently, Bitcoin […]

Cryptocurrencies: Ethereum Leads, Bitcoin Lags

Cryptocurrencies: Ethereum Leads, Bitcoin Lags

Cryptocurrencies: Ethereum Leads, Bitcoin Lags $BTCUSD, $ETHUSD On Thursday Ethereum (ETH) led gains in cryptocurrencies, as Bitcoin (BTC) lagged, finished flat to unchanged on the day. Currently, Ethereum is trading at 297.8850,+14.3579, or+5.0640%, as of 3:59a BST, the market is open Currently, Bitcoin is trading at 6,410.256836,+120.948242, or +1.923074%, as of 3:59a BST, the market is open Ethereum’s […]

Pump-and-Dump Schemes in Cryptocurrencies

Pump-and-Dump Schemes in Cryptocurrencies

Pump-and-Dump Schemes in Cryptocurrencies $BTCUSD, $ETHUSD Recently, I have read news stories hinted or provided anonymous accounts of schemes to manipulate cryptocurrency trading through pump-and-dump schemes. A recent report by the WS-J provides the proof. The report provides an inside look at the operations of pump-and-dump schemes. The WS-J states that crypto pump-and-dump schemes accounted for $825-M […]

Bitcoin (BTC): 6000 is a Key Technical Mark of the Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin (BTC): 6000 is a Key Technical Mark of the Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin (BTC): 6000 is a Key Technical Mark for the Cryptocurrency $BTCUSD Currently, Bitcoin is trading at 6,342.9951,-12.00, or -0.19%, as of 5:58a BST, the market is open Bitcoin’s 6,000 price mark Key support, as for most part of Q-2 of Y 2018, Bitcoin price has hung around this zone with multiple bounces off the support mark. […]

Bitmain, the Crypto Mining Giant, on Target for $10-B in Revenue this Year

Bitmain, the Crypto Mining Giant, on Target for $10-B in Revenue this Year

Bitmain, the Crypto Mining Giant, on Target for $10-B in Revenue this Year $BTCUSD TechCrunch has learned through a company fund raising overview that Beijing-based mining equipment seller Bitmain hit a quarterly revenue of approximately $2-B in Q-1 of Y 2018. Despite a slump in bitcoin prices since the beginning of the year, the company is on track […]

Bitcoin (BTC) the Pain Extends…

Bitcoin (BTC) the Pain Extends…

Bitcoin (BTC) the Pain Extends… $BTCUSD Friday all major digital coins posted losses. Bitcoin BTCUSD, -1.26% the world’s largest digital currency, was last changing hands at 6,385.77, down 1.9% since Thursday at 5:00 on the Kraken cryptocurrency exchange. The outlook for Bitcoin is weal. This chart is grim meaning there a way to go before this over. During […]

Bitcoin’s (BTC) Participants Buying the Dip

Bitcoin’s (BTC) Participants Buying the Dip

Bitcoin’s (BTC) Participants Buying the Dip $BTCUSD After this week’s 10% decliner, Bitcoin recovered some Thursday Thursday, digital-asset prices moved higher clawing back some of Wednesday’s losses, which saw most major coins post double-digit declines. The session has the #1 digital currency is gaining ground. Currently, Bitcoin is trading at 6,562.20, +18.96, or +0.29%, as of 1:46a […]

Bitcoin, Ethereum and All of the Alt-coins Took a Deep Dive

Bitcoin, Ethereum and All of the Alt-coins Took a Deep Dive

Bitcoin and Ethereum Deep Dive and All of the Alt-coins Took a Deep Dive $BTCUSD, $ETHUSD Bitcoin prices collapsed Wednesday after the SEC delayed its decision on the proposed Bitcoin-related ETFs submitted by VanEck and SolidX. Bitcoin (BTC) and other cryptocurrencies deep dived Wednesday, with many digital currencies losing more than 10% of their value. Bitcoin […]

Legal Activity Dominates Bitcoin (BTC) Trading

Legal Activity Dominates Bitcoin (BTC) Trading

Legal Activity Dominates Bitcoin (BTC) Trading $BTCUSD Speculation is the dominant driver. The ratio of legal to illegal activity in Bitcoin (BTC) has reversed, according to the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). When agency official started seeing the Bitcoin pop up in her cases at the DEA 5 years ago, her analysis of blockchain data […]

The Market in Cryptocurrencies is Uncertain and Volatile

The Market in Cryptocurrencies is Uncertain and Volatile

The Market in Cryptocurrencies is Uncertain and Volatile $BTCUSD Cryptocurrency fortunes have reversed. Just recently it seemed that digital tokens like Bitcoin were coming out of a long decliner. BTC, which was ranged within about 6,000 and $7,000 for many weeks, managed break out and rose beyond $8,000 for a short period. Last week prices […]

Bitcoin Selloff Has Bears in Charge

Bitcoin Selloff Has Bears in Charge

Bitcoin Selloff Has Bears in Charge $BTCUSD Bitcoin’s (BTC) price pullback from the recent highs above 8,500 looks like a short-term Bear market on the technicals. The leading cryptocurrency fell to a 2-week low of 6900.995 earlier Saturday The sell-off from the recent high of 8,507 had shown signs of exhaustion near 7,455, the 38% Fibo retrace […]

Bitcoin Whale Unable to Cover Huge ‘Wrong’ Bet, Traders Suffer

Bitcoin Whale Unable to Cover Huge ‘Wrong’ Bet, Traders Suffer

Bitcoin Whale Unable to Cover Huge ‘Wrong’ Bet, Traders Suffer $BTCUSD A huge wrong-way (Long) bet on Bitcoin left an unidentified futures trader unable to cover his/her losses, burning counterparties and threatening to dent confidence in 1 of the world’s largest cryptocurrency venues. The long position in Bitcoin futures listed on OKEx, a Hong Kong-based […]

Individual Investors in US View Bitcoin as Risky 

Individual Investors in US View Bitcoin as Risky 

Individual Investors in US View Bitcoin as Risky $BTCUSD A recent poll reveals that Bitcoin and cryptocurrency are viewed with suspicion by most US individual investors, with only 2% of them holding Bitcoin and another 75% of them describing bitcoin as “very risky.” Conducted by Gallup and Wells Fargo, the poll surveyed nearly 2,000 American investors with […]

Bitcoin (BTC) Seems Out of Favor In Here

Bitcoin (BTC) Seems Out of Favor In Here

Bitcoin (BTC) Seems Out of Favor In Here $BTCUSD The world’s biggest cryptocurrency is off more than 5% in the last week, now trading just below 7,700. Despite the latest decliner, 1 cryptocurrency trader says the sell-off is temporary. “Bitcoin has had a pretty good run from 5,800 up to 8,400ish”. So,  while it might […]

Cryptocurrencies Falling Through Key Supports

Cryptocurrencies Falling Through Key Supports

Cryptocurrencies Falling Through Key Supports $BTCUSD Bitcoin and other digital currencies trading lower Tuesday, with Bitcoin notching its worst daily decline in 3 weeks. The price of a single bitcoin BTCUSD, -0.72% was down as much as 6%, breaking out of a short-term trading band of $7,800-$8,200. Bitcoin last changed hands at $7,725.26, down 5.3% since Monday at […]

‘Goldie’ says, Expect Further Declines in Cryptocurrencies

‘Goldie’ says, Expect Further Declines in Cryptocurrencies

‘Goldie’ says, Expect Further Declines in Cryptocurrencies $BTCUSD, $ETHUSD, $GS, $WFC Cryptocurrencies do not fulfill any of the traditional roles of a currency, says Goldman Sachs Bitcoin is looking to consolidate the recent momentum that has seen the # 1 digital currency rise by more than 40% since the beginning of July. Monday afternoon’s declines […]

The Case Against Day-trading Bitcoin

The Case Against Day-trading Bitcoin

The Case Against Day-trading Bitcoin $BTCUSD Bitcoin has long been touted as a day-trader’s paradise, place where a quick buck is easy to come by. Buy low, sell high, book your profits. But data shows that a “buy and hold” strategy might be more advantageous for those wanting to capitalize on price action in the […]

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) Technicals Point to a Rally

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) Technicals Point to a Rally

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) Technicals Point to a Rally $BTCUSD The DMI  or Directional Movement Index, shows the direction of a price trend by charting the divergence between positive and negative marks. According to the indicator, Bitcoin is experiencing the largest divergence since the run-up from October to December of last year. The strength of this move […]

The Purpose of Cryptocurrency

The Purpose of Cryptocurrency

The Purpose of Cryptocurrency $BTCUSD For many Bitcoin (BTC) is and has always been a mystery. There is no such thing as a Bitcoin “coin”. It is shown as a coin because that’s a useful analogy. It is an Encryption Key, 1 of roughly 21-M answers to an intricate computer puzzle, that can only exist on […]

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) Breaking Round Number Resistances

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) Breaking Round Number Resistances

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) Breaking Round Number Resistances $BTCUSD Bitcoin’s technicals showed us that a bottom had formed, tested and setup for a FIBO price increase. Several technical analysts called out the rise because they saw a inverse head and shoulders pattern in its action. This pattern tells us the price of a security alternates between successive troughs […]

Bitcoin (BTCUSD)Building on Rally Heads to $8,000

Bitcoin (BTCUSD)Building on Rally Heads to $8,000

Bitcoin (BTCUSD)Building on Rally Heads to $8,000 $BTCUSD The digital currency rose 5% to around $7,700 Monday after breaking above the Psych mark $7,000 level for the 1st time in a month last Tuesday. Bitcoin pundits say news that BlackRock will look into cryptocurrencies and blockchain has helped prices, and investors are awaiting approval of […]

How to and Where to Buy Bitcoins

How to and Where to Buy Bitcoins

How to and Where to Buy Bitcoins $BTCUSD Cryptocurrencies have been met with skepticism, Warren Buffett and JPMorgan Chase’s Jamie Dimon, both have rebuked it. The Bitcoin investing has cooled, but its future is bright. The Big Q: So how exactly do you go about getting a piece of the digital age currency? How do I buy Bitcoin? The […]

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) Broke the Psych Resistance at $7000 Each

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) Broke the Psych Resistance at $7000 Each

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) Broke the Psych Resistance at $7000 Each $BTCUSD Bitcoin, the biggest digital coin rose  12% Tuesday. The move accelerated as the cryptocurrency pushed past the 7,000 price mark for the 1st time in more than a month. Currently, Bitcoin is trading at 7,462.686523,+796.020020, or +11.940341%, as of 5:20a BST, the market is open. Bitcoin last traded […]

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 […]

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