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 […]

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 […]

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) 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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Bitcoin (BTC) Down to 8-Week Lows

Bitcoin (BTC) Down to 8-Week Lows

Bitcoin (BTC) Down to 8-Week Lows $BTCUSD, $ETHUSD Bitcoin dropped to an 8-week low Tuesday, while Ethereum, the 2nd-largest cryptocurrency in terms of market value, sank to a more than 1-year lows, as they continued their Bearish trend. The Turkish crisis has dampened risk appetite in recent sessions, spurring a sell-off in emerging market currencies […]

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, 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 […]

‘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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Technical Outlook for Ethereum

The Technical Outlook for Ethereum

The Technical Outlook for Ethereum $ETHUSD Early this moth ETH/USD showed relative strength among the major cryptos. Although last week’s pullback saw Ethereum move below support at 700, it has risen back above it and price did not break below the invalidation mark at 627, tilting to Bearish. Currently, Ethereum is trading at: 686.605, -47.715, or -6.50%, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Some say, “Ethereum (ETH) could hit $2,500 by year end”

Some say, “Ethereum (ETH) could hit $2,500 by year end”

Some say, “Ethereum (ETH) could hit $2,500 by year end” $ETHUSD The Big Q: Is Ether setup for a rally this year? Independent consultancy firm, deVere Group, said the price of the 2nd largest digital currency, Ether could be in for a record-setting year, predicting the price could rise 4X yet this year. “The price of […]

Ethereum Markets Rallied Last Week, Looks to Continue

Ethereum Markets Rallied Last Week, Looks to Continue

Ethereum Markets Rallied Last Week, Looks to Continue $ETHUSD, $ETHEUR The Ethereum (ETH) markets initially dipped last week, then after US Tax Day saw Key support at $500 and bounced, breaking above the important resistance at the $600 mark, then heading to $700. Currently, Ethereum is trading at: 634.74, +13.41, or +2.1583%, as of 4:11a BST, the market is […]

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 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 Dives on Dimon’s Fraud Warning

Bitcoin Dives on Dimon’s Fraud Warning

Bitcoin Dives on Dimon’s Fraud Warning $JPM, $BTCUSD, $ETH/USD Wednesday, Bitcoin dove by more than 10%, as investors sold the cryptocurrency after a warning by JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM) Chief Executive Jamie Dimon that it “is a fraud” and will eventually “blow up.” Bitcoin, the original and biggest cryptocurrency, has rallied strong in recent months, hitting a […]