Bitcoin

TA: Bitcoin Smashes Heavy Resistance at $12K And Its Likely To Continue Higher

Bitcoin price is up over 2% and it broke the $11,800 and $12,000 resistance levels against the US Dollar. BTC is now trading above $12,000, with high chances of more upsides. Bitcoin remained in a positive zone and it cleared the $11,800 and $12,000 resistance levels. The price is currently testing the $12,150 zone and […]

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Bitcoin Sees Significant Breakout as Analysts Claim “$13,000 is on the Table”

After an extended period of consolidation that provided little insight into Bitcoin’s near-term outlook, the cryptocurrency was able to post a breakout rally that has since sent its price surge towards $11,700. This move carried significant weight, as it took place in the absence of an uptrend seen by the traditional market. Analysts are now […]

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Top DeFi Coins Crater 5-10% Despite $400 Bitcoin Price Jump

Bitcoin has soared higher over the past few days. After bottoming at $11,200 late last week after the OKEx news, the cryptocurrency has mounted a comeback. As of this article’s writing, the coin trades for $11,750, around $400 higher than it was trading just 36 hours ago. The coin briefly surpassed $11,800 earlier today but […]

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Introducing CBPI: A New Way To Measure Bitcoin Network Electrical Consumption

There have been many claims in recent years that bitcoin and the miners securing the network via SHA-256 proof of work use an unconscionable amount of energy. But what data are these claims based on, are the source calculations using flawed or sound approaches and assumptions? How much electrical power does the network draw and […]

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Here’s the Overlooked $8.5 Trillion Investor Group That Could Boost Bitcoin

Bitcoin has been seeing massive inflows of capital from large investors and corporations throughout 2020, which may be what has allowed its price to trade well above where it started the year – despite the turbulence seen in the early months. There’s a strong possibility that BTC will continue gaining adoption amongst non-retail investors in […]

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“Old Hands” Sold The Bitcoin Bottom And Are Selling Again Now

Bitcoin price is at a pivotal moment, about to potentially confirm a break out into a new bull market. Yet for some reason, coin dormancy, what one analyst calls a measure of “old hands” selling, is reaching a high level currently. These holders sold the Bitcoin bottom fearing lower prices, but why then are these […]

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TA: Bitcoin Bulls Back In Driver’s Seat, More Upsides Above $12K Likely

Bitcoin price is up over 2% and it broke the main $11,560 resistance against the US Dollar. BTC is now struggling near $11,800, but it is likely to continue higher. Bitcoin is gaining momentum, and it broke the $11,500 and $11,560 resistance levels. The price is currently testing the $11,800 resistance and it is well […]

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Video: Fresh Competition Is Shaping The Bitcoin Mining Hardware And Pool Landscape

Always a sector to watch, the Bitcoin mining space is host to several narratives that are worth a closer look today, as fresh capital and competition enter the market. Among these are the geographic distribution of hash power, mining hardware hierarchy and mining pool offerings.  On this episode of Bitcoin Magazine’s “Bitcoin In Asia,” Nishant […]

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Bitcoin News Roundup for Oct. 19, 2020

With BTC transaction activity slowing and Filecoin miners striking, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back for your latest crypto news roundup!

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Blockchain Bites: Filecoin Strike, Bitcoin Fees Fall, Coinbase Censorship

Five Filecoin miners have gone on strike. Bitcoin miners are seeing depressed earnings. And Binance is closing its Jersey branch.

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TA: Bitcoin Hesitates Below $11,550, But Upside Break To $12K Seems Likely

Bitcoin price is slowly rising and it is now trading above $11,400 against the US Dollar. BTC is a bit hesitant, but further gains above $11,550 seems very likely. Bitcoin is showing a few positive signs above the $11,350 and $11,400 levels. The price is currently facing hurdles near $11,560, but it is above the […]

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Big Bitcoin prediction, OKEx spooks markets, Ripple exec’s crippling mistake: Hodler’s Digest, Oct. 12–18

The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — one week on Cointelegraph in one link! Coming every Sunday, Hodlers Digest tracks every important crypto news story from the previous week. Essential reading for all Hodlers!   Top Stories This Week   Calm before the storm? Analyst says […]

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Where Does Bitcoin Fit in the Global Reserve Currency Game?

On this “Speaking of Bitcoin” episode, join hosts Adam B. Levine, Andreas M. Antonopoulos, Stephanie Murphy, and Jonathan Mohan for a look at the past, present and future of global reserve currencies

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Industry Continues to React to OKEx Freezing Bitcoin Withdrawals

Yesterday, leading Bitcoin exchange OKEx revealed that it had frozen withdrawals of all cryptocurrencies, from Bitcoin to the altcoins it supports. The firm said one of our private key holders is currently cooperating with a public security bureau.” Related Reading: Here’s Why Ethereum’s DeFi Market May Be Near A Bottom OKEx News Doesn’t Hurt Bitcoin […]

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Crucial Bitcoin Signal That Formed Prior to $2,000 Crash Returns

Bitcoin has undergone a strong rally over the past 10 days, moving from $10,400 to a high near $11,750. As of this article’s writing, the coin trades for $11,400, far above those lows but still below those highs. While some see this price action as consolidation before another thrust higher, Bitcoin has formed a strong […]

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The Van Wirdum Sjorsnado: Bitcoin Core 0.21 Supports Tor V3

On this episode of The Van Wirdum Sjorsnado, Aaron and Sjors discuss one of the biggest releases in Bitcoin’s history: Bitcoin Core 0.21. Specifically, they dive into how this release will add support for Tor V3 addresses, an important development for preserving privacy, and explain what this means and why it matters. The pair also […]

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‘Enormous wall of money’ will send Bitcoin to $1M in 2025 — Raoul Pal

The largest cryptocurrency will “massively outperform gold” before that, says the Real Vision founder. Bitcoin (BTC) hitting $1 million by 2025 is “about right,” Real Vision founder and CEO Raoul Pal has confirmed. In an interview with Stansberry Research last week, Pal, famous for his bullish stance on Bitcoin, said an “enormous wall of money” […]

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On-Chain Data Finds OKEx Holds $2.3 Billion Worth of Bitcoin

According to the researchers at Glassnode, OKEx holds $2.3 billion worth of Bitcoin. The report comes after the exchange temporarily suspended withdrawals on October 16. In a public statement, OKEx said that one of the persons holding a private key to the exchange’s wallet is cooperating with investigators. The statement reads: “One of our private […]

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TD Buy Trigger Could Cause XRP To Rip Against Bitcoin

Bitcoin has recently been picking up steam, stealing some of the capital and thunder from the DeFi trend and Ethereum. XRP, however, continues to lag behind both top crypto assets and linger sideways. According to the Bitcoin trading pair, however, Ripple could soon rip against the leading cryptocurrency by market cap and catch up against […]

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Trader: Bitcoin in a Precarious Position Following OKEx-Induced Selloff

Bitcoin’s price action has been incredibly lackluster throughout the past few days and weeks Bulls and bears have both reached an impasse, which comes despite there being a flurry of both bullish and bearish news Throughout the past few weeks, bulls have been able to dodge any sustained declines resulting from news surrounding the CFTC’s […]

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Taproot Merged Into Bitcoin Core

Taproot, the highly-anticipated protocol upgrade designed to add smart contract flexibility and more transactional privacy to Bitcoin, has officially merged into Bitcoin Core. The implementation now merged into Bitcoin’s code includes the Schnorr and Taproot consensus rules proposed in BIPs 340, 341 and 342, authored by Core contributors Pieter Wuille, Jonas Nick, Anthony Towns and […]

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Bitcoin’s 60-day Volatility Plunges to Historic Lows as Consolidation Persists

Bitcoin’s volatility has been diving as of late, with the benchmark cryptocurrency seeing multiple prolonged bouts of sideways trading. Last week, BTC did see some turbulence that caused its price to rally from lows of $10,400 up to highs of $11,700. This move occurred over multiple days and has since resulted in it seeing yet […]

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Bitcoin Bulls Rejected Hard At $11,500 Retest, Rapid $250 Drop Follows

Bitcoin price is experiencing a surge of intraday volatility, rocketing $150 in minutes then collapsing more than $250 just moments later. Here’s what is going on in the top-ranked cryptocurrency and what to watch for as price action to develops. Triangle False Breakout Rejects Bulls Back Below Resistance At $11,500 Bitcoin’s notorious volatility is back […]

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