Lawmakers Grill Facebook Execs, Bitcoin (BTC) Dives

Lawmakers Grill Facebook Execs, Bitcoin (BTC) Dives

$BTC, $BTCUSD, $FB FLASH: The cryptocurrency market got hammered Tuesday with Bitcoin losing over 10% in value after US lawmakers grilled Facebook (FB) on its cryptocurrency plans, as political and regulatory scrutiny of digital coins intensifies. Facebook is fighting to get Washington onside after it shocked regulators and lawmakers with its announcement on 18 June […]

“Bitcoin is fun, but it is a lot more fun at 100X leverage”

“Bitcoin is fun, but it is a lot more fun at 100X leverage”

$BTC, $BTCUSD, $FB FLASH: Bitcoin (BTC) was on life support 6 months ago, with prices at about 20% of their record highs, disappointing the world of cryptocurrency enthusiasts who had grown use to extreme moves North and South in the virtual currency. Then last week’s Asia Blockchain Summit in Taipei highlighted how volatility is back, […]

Fed Calls for Halt of Facebook’s Libra Token

Fed Calls for Halt of Facebook’s Libra Token

$FB, $BTC, $BTCUSD FLASH: Fed Chairman’s comments on Libra hammers Bitcoin price Wednesday, Fed Chairman Powell said that Facebook’s (NASDAQ:FB) plan to build a digital currency called Libra “cannot go forward” until serious concerns are addressed, comments that pressured the project and hammered the price of Bitcoin (BTC). The strong comments from the most powerful […]

Bitcoin (BTC) Rally Up, Rally Down, Wild Market Volatility is the Norm

Bitcoin (BTC) Rally Up, Rally Down, Wild Market Volatility is the Norm

$BTC, $BTCUSD FLASH: Bitcoin (BTC) Not a Game for Casual Players Financial markets experts agree that fast run-up in prices is a bubble. And the Big Q is always when/not if, its price will crash, and the effect of a crash?  The Financial Stability Oversight Commission recently came out with a report listing challenges to financial stability, […]

Bitcoin Jumped Back Above $11,000

Bitcoin Jumped Back Above $11,000

$BTCUSD, $BTC FLASH: Bitcoin spiked Wednesday in a 2nd day of gainser, prompting speculation that the recent correction may have run its course. Bitcoin jumped 6.75% to $11,272.4 on the Investing.com Index by 12:38 PM EDT (16:38 GMT). Currently, Bitcoin is trading at: 11,241.9805+85.39 (+0.7654%),as of 3:12a BST, the market is open. The typically volatile […]

Bitcoin (BTC) Is Closing Out Its Best Quarter Since the “Bubble’s Burst”

Bitcoin (BTC) Is Closing Out Its Best Quarter Since the “Bubble’s Burst”

$BTCUSD, $FB, $JPM, $V, $UBER Bitcoin (BTC) jumped Friday, and is set to mark the best Quarterly rally since the height of Y 2017’s cryptocurrency bubble with another push higher following a week of extreme price volatility. Bitcoin, the largest cryptocurrency, rose $1,408, or 13%, to $12,094 in New York trading, and it has has […]

Is Craig Wright Really Satoshi Nakamoto?

Is Craig Wright Really Satoshi Nakamoto?

$BTCUSD The Australian scientist who claims he created Bitcoin (BTC), said at a federal court hearing in West Palm Beach, Florida, that he cannot comply with an order to produce a list of all his early Bitcoin addresses, and may not even be ever able to access the coins. Craig Wright is defending himself against […]

The Recent Rise and Fall of Cryptocurrencies

The Recent Rise and Fall of Cryptocurrencies

$BTC,$BTCUSD Bitcoin’s (BTC) rise was meteoric this week and its decline has been just as swift. The speculation frenzy over Bitcoin pushed its price to nearly $14,000 Wednesday, its highest mark since January 2018. Bitcoin, the largest digital asset reversed after a prominent cryptocurrency exchange reported an outage Wednesday. The retreat accelerated Thursday and put […]

Bitcoin (BTC) Surges, is this Another ‘Climax’ Run?

Bitcoin (BTC) Surges, is this Another ‘Climax’ Run?

$BTC, $BTCUSD, $FB Bitcoin (BTC) prices and related cryptocurrencies and stocks ran up again Wednesday, continuing a strong rebound that has intensified with last week’s Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) announcement that it is entering the crypto space. Prices have surged roughly 40% since Friday, with the digital currency now flashing signs of a possible ‘climax‘ run. The last time […]

Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP, and Litecoin Spiked, Why?

Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP, and Litecoin Spiked, Why?

$BTC, $FB FLASH: Bitcoin, ethereum, Ripple’s XRP, and litecoin spiked at the weekend, with the largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, Bitcoin, eclipsing the $10,000 psych mark to highs of $11,200 on the Luxembourg-based Bitstamp exchange. Currently, Bitcoin is trading at: 11,029.28+173.29 (+1.60%)As of 6:07p BST. the market is open. Ethereum, Ripple’s XRP, and litecoin all […]

The Cryptocurrency World is Alive and Active

The Cryptocurrency World is Alive and Active

$BTC, $BTCUSD, $CME, $CBoE, $FB Crypto’s continue to break Wall Street norms… Monday, Binance, which pre-announced a soon-to-come $81-M or so Bitcoin transaction via Twitter. The world’s biggest crypto-trading platform told followers there’s “no need to FUD,” referring to the popular acronym crypto bulls use to describe unwarranted fear, uncertainty and doubt. The announcement was […]

Bitcoin Continues To Become More Accessible – Paymail

Bitcoin Continues To Become More Accessible – Paymail

$BTC, $BTCUSD, $V One of the most vocal complaints about Bitcoin (BTC) from users and the old-fashioned financial institutions alike is the unwieldy address format – a long, random string of alphanumeric characters needed to send and receive Bitcoin. Money Button CEO Ryan X Charles, in *collaboration with other members of Bitcoin Association, has solved […]

Fact: Bitcoin (BTC) Almost Nobody Uses It

Fact: Bitcoin (BTC) Almost Nobody Uses It

$BTC, $BTCUSD FLASH: Bitcoin (BTC) has a major problem that few are talking about due the renewed exuberance of the recent rally. That problem is that hardly anyone uses the world’s largest cryptocurrency for anything beyond speculation. Data from New York-based blockchain researcher Chainalysis Inc. show that only 1.3% of economic transactions came from merchants […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $BTC, $SLV, $USD, $USO, $OIL, $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY FLASH: Gold Steady, USD Flat, Crude Oil Off, Stocks Down Notes: US markets turned hot and fast late Tuesday with high volume trade across the board after coming off the holiday weekend. Asia, focus remains on the ongoing US-China trade dispute. President Trump said Monday that […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $BTC, $SLV, $USD, $USO, $OIL, $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY Markets were subdued Monday with the financial markets in the UK and the United States being closed for Holidays. FLASH: Gold Off, USD Up, Crude Oil Mixed, Stocks Up Notes: Trade concerns also remain high on investors’ list of concerns. President Trump said Monday that Washington […]

Bitcoin’s (BTCUSD) Rally Cheers Some, Worries Others

Bitcoin’s (BTCUSD) Rally Cheers Some, Worries Others

$BTCUSD Tuesday, Bitcoin (BTCUSD) hit its highest mark in 10 months, raising hopes among cryptocurrency fans of greater mainstream acceptance, but others urged investor caution. Bitcoin, which lost 75% of its value in Y 2018, has soared by 24% since Friday and more than 2X’d in price so far this year. Currently Bitcoin is trading […]

President Trump Looking Closely at SEC’s ‘Dark Regulation/s’

President Trump Looking Closely at SEC’s ‘Dark Regulation/s’

$BTC FLASH: President Trump focusing on dark regulation at SEC The Trump Administration issued a memorandum strongly discouraging regulatory dark matter/s. The memo instructs federal agencies to submit all policy-making rules to Congress to be vetted under the Congressional Review Act, even if these rules come in the form of informal guidance. The Trump Memo […]

Is Bitcoin (BTC) Ready to Breakout?

Is Bitcoin (BTC) Ready to Breakout?

$BTCUSD Bitcoin (BTC) has held its market cap above $90-B as the markets look to be winding up for another attempt to break through the next Key overhead resistance psych mark at $6,000. Bitcoin is currently trading at $5,025.6602 off 139.85 on the day, If the market can establish support above $5,000, then another Bullish […]

SEC ISSUES FIRST CRYPTOCURRENCY NO-ACTION LETTER – WHERE’S THE ACTION?

SEC ISSUES FIRST CRYPTOCURRENCY NO-ACTION LETTER – WHERE’S THE ACTION?

$BTCUSD By Mark Hiraide On April 2, 2019, the Division of Corporation Finance of the Securities and Exchange Commission issued a no-action letter to TurnKey Jet, Inc. in connection with a proposed sale of tokens in the United States. It was the first no-action letter relating to cryptocurrencies and was widely heralded as a watershed event […]

Bitcoin (BTC) Spikes on ‘Mystery Buyer’ Speculation

Bitcoin (BTC) Spikes on ‘Mystery Buyer’ Speculation

$BTC, $BTCUSD FLASH: Bitcoin (BTC) spiked to its highest marks in nearly 5 months Tuesday, pulling smaller cryptocurrencies up with it, after a major order by a mystery buyer set off computer-driven trading. The original cryptocurrency soared as much as 20% in Asian trading, breaking $5,000 for the 1st time since mid-November. By mid-afternoon, it […]

Pro-Money ‘Ankles’ Bitcoin (BTC) Market

Pro-Money ‘Ankles’ Bitcoin (BTC) Market

 $BTCUSD , $CME, $CBOE The year long digital-asset slump is scaring off institutional money, according to JPMorgan Chase & Co., suggesting a taste for the cryptocurrency markets is fading way. “Participation by financial institutions in Bitcoin trading appears to be fading,” JPM analysts wrote in a research note dated 14 December. “Key flow metrics have downshifted […]

Bitcoin (BTC) Oversold Marks 15-Month Lows

Bitcoin (BTC) Oversold Marks 15-Month Lows

$BTCUSD Bitcoin (BTC) tumbled to 15-month lows Friday, negating hopes of a rally signaled by extreme oversold conditions. The world’s largest cryptocurrency by market cap fell to $3,200 on Bitstamp at 00:15 UTC the lowest mark since September 2017. Currently, Bitcoin is trading at: 3,218.68-16.80, or -0.5192%, as of 8:27p GMT, the market is open. BTC […]

Bitcoin (BTC) Short Bets Spike

Bitcoin (BTC) Short Bets Spike

Bitcoin (BTC) Short Bets Spike $BTCUSD The pessimistic sentiment around Bitcoin (BTC) prices saw the number of shorts spike to a 6-week high Thursday. Bitcoin is on track to post its biggest annual price drop on record. That would change only if prices rise above $5,959. The symmetrical triangle breakdown favors a drop to $3,474. […]

Bitcoin (BTC) Bounces Off of Lows

Bitcoin (BTC) Bounces Off of Lows

Bitcoin (BTC) Bounces Off of Lows $BTCUSD The bounce off of 1-week lows seen Tuesday may have helped bitcoin (BTC) avert a bigger sell-off. The leading cryptocurrency by market cap established a Bearish lower-high pattern at $4,400 last week and closed well below $4,000 Monday, confirming an end of the corrective bounce. As a result, BTC […]

Bitcoin (BTC) Falls 8%,14-Month Lows In Sight Again

Bitcoin (BTC) Falls 8%,14-Month Lows In Sight Again

Bitcoin (BTC) Falls 8%,14-Month Lows In Sight Again $BTCUSD The major cryptocurrencies traded lower Monday, unable to capitalize on last week’s rebound off multi-month lows. Bitcoin (BTCUSD, the world’s largest cryptocurrency, has fallen as much as 8% and is nearing last week’s multi-month low around $3,500. On the Kraken cryptocurrency exchange, a Bitcoin was fetching $3,822.50, […]

Bitcoin’s (BTC) Price Dove 36% in November

Bitcoin’s (BTC) Price Dove 36% in November

Bitcoin’s (BTC) Price Dove 36% in November $BTCUSD Overview The Bitcoin market is likely showing signs of capitulation. A break below the neckline support at $4,120 has neutralized the immediate Bullish outlook put forward by the double bottom breakout Thursday. A move below $3,771 invalidates the Bullish setup on the daily and allow re-test of the recent […]

Bitcoin (BTC) +15% Driving Market Value of Cryptocurrencies Due North

Bitcoin (BTC) +15% Driving Market Value of Cryptocurrencies Due North

Bitcoin (BTC) +15% Driving Market Value of Cryptocurrencies Due North $BTCUSD, $ETHUSD Wednesday, all digital currency prices spike due North, with most major coins/token recording double-digital gainers. Bitcoin, BTCUSD, the world’s #1 digital currency, was trading at $4,370.30, up 15% since Tuesday at 5:00p. ET on the Kraken exchange and on track for its best day in […]

Bitcoin (BTC) Price Dives 12%, Sentiment Sours 

Bitcoin (BTC) Price Dives 12%, Sentiment Sours 

Bitcoin (BTC) Price Dives 12%, Sentiment Sours $BTCUSD Monday, Bitcoin (BTC) plunged more than 12%, extending declines in recent weeks in a broad-based selloff in digital currencies as sentiment sours. Several factors have accelerated the downturn, analysts said, including increased US regulatory scrutiny and a delay to January 2019 of the widely-anticipated launch of Bitcoin […]

Bitcoin (BTC) Bull’s Touting Collapse as a Buying Opportunity

Bitcoin (BTC) Bull’s Touting Collapse as a Buying Opportunity

Bitcoin (BTC) Bull’s Touting Collapse as a Buying Opportunity $BTCUSD,$GLD Saturday, Bitcoin (BTC), the world’s largest digital currency, crashed through the $4,000 pyche mark, falling as much as 15% and hitting a fresh 14-month low below $3,500. Saturday’s decline marked the 12th losing session in the past 14 and had Bitcoin BTCUSD, -0.35%  on track for its 3rd […]

Bitcoin (BTC) More Southside Action Ahead

Bitcoin (BTC) More Southside Action Ahead

Bitcoin (BTC) More Southside Action Ahead $BTCUSD After the pause at Thanksgiving, the crypto currency selloff has resumed with all major coins and alt coins trading lower Friday and on track to log their 3rd consecutive weekly declineer. Bitcoin, BTCUSD, +1.41%  the world’s largest cryptocurrency, was last changing hands at $4,259.80, down 3.8% since 5 p.m. Eastern Time […]

Buffett and Dimon Called the Fall of Bitcoin (BTC)

Buffett and Dimon Called the Fall of Bitcoin (BTC)

Buffett and Dimon Called the Fall of Bitcoin (BTC) $BTCUSD Bitcoin’s (BTC) price has fallen to 4,474.59, down 30% in a month, 50% in 6 months and about 80% since December. The crypto-currency experts are blaming volatile stock markets to hard forks. But, likely is a long-term unraveling of the hype, exaggeration and populist fantasies that […]

Bitcoin (BTC) Dives Below $5,000

Bitcoin (BTC) Dives Below $5,000

Bitcoin (BTC) Dives Below $5,000 $BTCUSD The fall in cryptocurrencies has accelerated, with Bitcoin piercing the $5,000 mark for the 1st time since October 2017 on speculation that increased regulatory scrutiny will prompt issuers of ICOs to liquidate holdings. Bitcoin declined as much as 9.1% to $4,958, falling for an 8th day running in what […]

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 […]

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 […]

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