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Top 5 Crypto Performers Overview: XEM, Ripple, EOS, Bitcoin, IOTA

Dismal crypto bear markets continue to rage, though the Bitcoin Cash hard fork drama has settled and a series of major institutional investor moves are on the horizon. The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves […]

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Sweden Braces For Migrant Caravan Of Norwegian Bitcoin Miners

Data center managers in Sweden are expecting a deluge of inquiries from cryptocurrency mining operations in Norway. The Norwegian authorities this week revoked energy tax subsidies for the sector, throwing the future of many companies into doubt. ‘The Dirtiest Form of Cryptographic Output’ Up until this week, mining firms in Norway qualified for the same […]

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Cryptocurrency Winter Special: Two to HODL and One to FODL

This week provides another opportunity for a cryptocurrency HODL vs. FODL analysis. With Black Friday having just passed this is the perfect opportunity to do some shopping. Cryptocurrency Winter is Here BTC 00 having fallen more than 30% in the prior week has brought many cryptocurrencies lower with it. However, with a lower BTC comes […]

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Is It Over Yet? Bitcoin Falls Under $4000 Hitting 14-Month Low

Bitcoin price fell through $4,000 support to reach a 14 month low not seen since September 2017, losing 30% in the past week alone.  Bitcoin Must Be Dead Now, Surely Bitcoin price has taken quite a beating in the past weeks as more people are asking if this time is different and if it will […]

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Below $4k: Bitcoin’s Price Drops to a 420-Day Low

The price of bitcoin has fallen below $4,000 for the first time since September 26, 2017 and is now down 30 percent in the last 7 days alone.

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Fake News: Analyst Falsely Claims Bitcoin Price Decline Will Spark Gold Rally

Stephen Innes, the head of trading for the Asia Pacific region at foreign exchange (FX) trading giant Oanda, has said that the plunge in the value of bitcoin and crypto will lead to a surge in the price of gold. In an interview, Innes said: “There’s still a lot of people in this game. If […]

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Bitcoin Op-Ed: Welcome Darkness, My Old Friend

For those doubting price could go lower, this month has been rather interesting. More than 90B in marketcap burn. Gone like the wind. A literal bloodbath. I don’t know if I should laugh or cry. Honestly. In one hand, great, I can purchase more Bitcoin at cheaper prices. On the other, goddamn it. Did we seriously […]

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Ethereum Price Weekly Analysis: ETH/USD Tumbles Toward $100

Key Highlights ETH price is under a lot of pressure and declined below $125 and $115 against the US Dollar. There is a crucial bearish trend line formed with resistance at $115 on the 4-hours chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken). The pair could even break the $100 support level if sellers remain in […]

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Bitcoin Price Weekly Analysis: BTC/USD Nosedives Below $3,800

Key Points Bitcoin price fell significantly and traded below $4,000 and $3,800 against the US Dollar. There is a major bearish trend line formed with resistance at $4,200 on the 4-hours chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair is under pressure below $3,800 and it could even break the $3,500 support […]

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Bitcoin ABC protocol update makes attacks easier, more damaging: BitMEX

Bitcoin Cash hard forked on November 15, resulting in Bitcoin ABC and Bitcoin Cash SV [BCHSV]. The Bitcoin ABC protocol updated to version 0.18.5, on November 21. BitMEX analyzed the changes implemented and concluded that the ABC checkpointing system is a “fundamental change to the core network and consensus dynamics”, changes whose implications needed to […]

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Novogratz: Trying to Start a Bitcoin Business in This Market Climate ‘Sucks’

Crypto investor Mike Novogratz has expressed dissatisfaction with the level of difficulty involved in trying to build a cryptocurrency business amidst a persistent bear market, even as he remains bullish on the prospects of his company and the wider crypto space in the long term. Speaking to the Financial Times, the former Goldman Sachs partner and […]

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CBDCs (Central Bank Digital Currencies) Will “Shut Out” Bitcoin, Nouriel Roubini Says

Notorious New York University (NYU) Stern School of Business economist and professor Nouriel Roubini mentioned that Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) represent the new technological advance capable of destroying cryptocurrencies and strengthening the current economic system. Nouriel Roubini In an article of his authorship, published by “The Guardian“, Roubini explains that “Central banks should issue […]

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Defunct Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox to Extend Deadline for Civil Rehabilitation Claims

Defunct Japanese cryptocurrency exchange, Mt. Gox, recently announced plans to extend the deadline for rehabilitation claims till December 2018. Creditors of Collapsed Cryptocurrency Exchange May have Till December According to an official Mt. Gox document, rehabilitation trustee, Nobuaki Kobayashi, announced on Thursday (November 22), plans to extend filings for rehabilitation claims to December 26, 2018. […]

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Edward Snowden: Bitcoin Has Become Too Successful

Edward Snowden, The famous Whistle-blower, known for revealing the existence of PRISM, a clandestine program of mass espionage perpetrated by the U.S. government on its own people, was interviewed a few days ago by Ben Wizner for McSweeney’s magazine, The End of Trust (McSweeney’s Issue 54). In it, he spoke about the benefits of crypto […]

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Breaking: Bitcoin (BTC) Falls Under $4,000, Bottom Calls Ramp Up

BItcoin (BTC) Falls Under $4,000 Support On A Dime After days of stagnating at the $4,200 price level, on Saturday afternoon (EST), Bitcoin (BTC) suddenly fell under $4,000, a highly-touted level of support for the cryptosphere’s foremost asset. It wasn’t clear why this bout of selling pressure occurred, but within minutes, sell-side orders pushed BTC […]

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Ripple’s XRP Least Value Drop While Bitcoin Hits 14 Months Lowest

With Bitcoin Cash’s (BCH) above 50.00% decline in the last seven days, other altcoins together with the leader Bitcoin BTC [keeping in mind the market’s current sentiment] were bound to drop at least at a double digit level. XRP against the US Dollar According to Coinmarketcap’s data and market performance history – the second largest […]

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Bitcoin Price Crash Forces the Chinese Miners to Sell Their Equipment As Junk

It is not only the HODLers who are affected by the recent dip in the price of bitcoin, as a report by International Times, published November 23, 2018, posits that cryptocurrency miners in China are selling their expensive mining rigs at giveaway prices. Bitcoin Miners Not Able to Breakeven It appears that shine associated with […]

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Big Milestone: Bitcoin on Track to Transfer More Value Than Mastercard Daily

With a daily transaction volume of over $8 billion, Bitcoin (BTC) is on track to overtake Mastercard, the second largest credit card network in the world, in volume. On October 30, Mastercard released its financial results of the third quarter of 2018. Year-to-date, the credit card company has processed around $4.4 trillion. On a daily […]

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One Week Later: The Latest Developments in the Bitcoin Cash Split

Bitcoin Cash, the “big block” project that forked away from the Bitcoin blockchain in August 2017, “hard forked” (split) into two different coins last week: “Bitcoin Cash ABC” (BCHABC) and “Bitcoin Cash SV” (BCHSV). One week later, the Bitcoin Cash ABC chain has accumulated more proof of work and has been “ahead” of the Bitcoin […]

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Bitcoin Payments Down 80% in 4th Quarter of 2018: Chainalysis Data

Citing Chainalysis data, Reuters is reporting that Bitcoin retail payments were down 80% in September, and no mention of a rebound was present. Several things are to blame, including scalability of Bitcoin transactions (and the expensive nature of them as a result) and the volatility of the currency itself. In order to have mass adoption and […]

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$2 Million: Lightning Network Hits Record Capacity Despite Bitcoin Price Decline

Perhaps it’s unsurprising to readers familiar with Blockstream CEO Adam Back’s recent prediction of a $500,000 Bitcoin, but one of the blockchain startup’s chief technological efforts, the Lightning Network (LN) — which facilitates off-chain Bitcoin payments instantly at very little cost — saw a rise to over $2 million in capacity while the price of […]

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BTC/USD Price Analysis:  Bitcoin Moving in a $400 Range with Resistance at $4,700

The path of least resistance is clear and as long as prices are trading below $4,700 then we could see further declines towards $3,000 or lower. But even as analysts and investors track price, the survival of Bitcoin conjures memories of the dot com bubble. It did burst; birthing Amazon and Google, companies that wield […]

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Free Software Messiah Richard Stallman: We Can Do Better Than Bitcoin

Richard Stallman, founder of the free software movement, is building a privacy-focused cryptographic payments system, but says it’s not a cryptocurrency.

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