Bitcoin Price Prediction: BTC/USD Pulls Back as Bulls Defend Support Aggressively

08:01 | 2020-Feb-18

Bitcoin (BTC) Price Prediction – February 18 In the last 24 hours, BTC/USD has been on a downward move because of the inability of the bulls to break the $10.400 overhead resistance. To compound the problems for the bulls the bears also succeeded in breaking the $9,800 support level. BTC/USD Long…

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Ethereum Sees 7% Price Increase As Buyers Regroup – Can We Head Back Toward $285?

06:54 | 2020-Feb-18

Ethereum increased by 7% over the past 24 hours of trading as it tries to get back above $270. The cryptocurrency rolled over at $285

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Ripple (XRP) Rally Remains Attractive To The Bears If Price Surges To $0.31

04:28 | 2020-Feb-18

Ripple found support near $0.2680 and recovered slightly against the US Dollar. XRP price could continue to rise, but the bears are likely to protect the $0.3100 resistance area. Ripple price is slowly correcting higher from the $0.2677 swing low against the US dollar. The price is back above the…

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Ripple’s Massive 100% Rally Appears to Have Been A Flash For Its Technical Strength

18:30 | 2020-Feb-17

XRP's massive rally observed this week seems to have just been a tiny blip on the radar, as the cryptocurrency has now followed back underneath its key psychological resistance at $0.30, clearing a path for additional short-term bearishness. Regardless of this, it is imperative to remember that the…

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Bitcoin Will Hit $100,000 Within 5 Years Based On This Crucial Metric

17:44 | 2020-Feb-17

After rallying to new highs last week, the bears won the day as bitcoin tumbled below $10,000 over the weekend. The king of cryptocurrencies is now valued at $9,558.30 as the bears become more confident. While deeper correction could be on the cards in the near-time, the bigger picture remains super…

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Ethereum Smashes Key Resistance: Technicals Indicate Fresh Rally To $288

03:18 | 2020-Feb-18

Ethereum remained well bid above the $240 support area against the US Dollar. ETH price started a fresh increase and it could soon revisit the $288-$289 resistance zone. Ethereum is recovering losses and it recently climbed above the $265 resistance against the US Dollar. The price is gaining pace…

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Ethereum, XRP, and Litecoin Could See Further Decline

02:15 | 2020-Feb-18

Last week, the market began to overheat as greed took hold. Ethereum, XRP, and Litecoin saw losses in the subsequent sell-off. Indicators show further declines. Ether Prepares for Further Drop Ethereum saw its price skyrocket over 145% in the last two months. This cryptocurrency went from trading at…

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Speculation Undermines Crypto Prices and Utility, Says Bank of England Senior Economist - CoinDesk

15:26 | 2020-Feb-17

Speculation clogs up blockchains, making them harder to use and ultimately less valuable, a working paper suggests.

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Deribit Adds Ethereum Contracts to Daily Options Offering

09:44 | 2020-Feb-18

Deribit, a leading digital asset margin trading platform, announced on Monday the addition of daily Ethereum options.

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Ripple Will Be Like Amazon In The Next 5 Years, Says CEO Brad Garlinghouse

08:21 | 2020-Feb-18

Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse recently had an exclusive interview with CNN’s Julia Chatterley where he spoke about so many things including regulatory clarity around cryptocurrencies, a fed coin, XRP, a Ripple IPO and where he sees Ripple in the next four to five years. Interestingly, Garlinghouse…

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Fcoin Customers To Bear Loss Nearing $125M Worth Bitcoin As Platform Faces Liquidation

06:07 | 2020-Feb-18

Fcoin customers had to wake up a bitter truth today as they realized that the platform which holds their bitcoins faces evident liquidation and that their funds might have been lost in the events preceding such a fold up of business. To some of the customers who seemed to have invested(in enormous…

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Google AdSense ads targeted in new Bitcoin extortion scam

05:48 | 2020-Feb-18

A new Bitcoin extortion scam is targeting website owners and threatening to shut down their Google AdSense ads by flooding them with junk traffic unless they pay up. There are a number of ways for hackers to mess with a website, such as launching DDoS (denial of service attacks). Another type of…

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Ripple CEO blasts concentration of Bitcoin miners in China, but his critique misses the mark

05:07 | 2020-Feb-18

It’s no secret that the majority of Bitcoin’s miners are located in China, with the geographical centralization of this mining power being a go-to critique for the cryptocurrency’s critics. This sentiment was recently echoed by Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse, who explained in a recent interview with…

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Litecoin Takes 10% Hit After RSI Drops Beneath 50 – Where To Next?

11:13 | 2020-Feb-17

Litecoin witnessed a sharp 10% price fall over the past 24-hours, bringing the price for the cryptocurrency down to $70. The cryptocurrency ran into resistance

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Ethereum Price Analysis: ETH Plummets Back To $250, Will The Crucial Support Hold?

10:01 | 2020-Feb-17

Etheruem saw a pretty hefty price drop over the past 24 hours as it fell by 7% to reach the current $250 support. Even with the latest price drop, ETH remains up by a total of 45.5% over the past 30-days of trading. Against Bitcoin, ETH climbed as high as 0.0278 BTC before it rolled […]

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Trump Administration Might Allow Tax-Free Bitcoin Investments

02:30 | 2020-Feb-18

A senior authority for President Donald Trump has proposed that a new stimulus package could include tax-free ventures outside of 401(k) commitments. The proposed tax savings would apparently go about as a purchasing help for the financial exchange, and potentially other investments such as Bitcoin.…

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2 Brazilian Crypto Exchanges Shut Down Citing Strict New Tax Laws

08:46 | 2020-Feb-17

Latoex and Acesso are both ceasing operations in the face of dwindling trading volumes and considerable fines.

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Why DeFi is Not a Centralized Crypto Circus

09:00 | 2020-Feb-18

Prominent crypto personality and Litecoin founder Charlie Lee recently railed on DeFi after a vulnerability was exploited on one protocol over the weekend. Here’s why he is wrong, and DeFi is here to stay. DeFi Protocol Exploited Unfortunately for decentralized finance platform bZx, their Fulcrum…

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Ripple and Coinbase Are Among 10 Biggest Fintech Companies in...

09:02 | 2020-Feb-18

In Forbes list of 10 biggest fintech companies,Ripple, Coinbase and Robinhood take 2nd, 3rd, and 4th positions correspondingly. 

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Ethereum's altseason faces a bittersweet Bitcoin test

09:00 | 2020-Feb-18

With Bitcoin falling off its $10,000 perch and Ethereum severely correcting, the claims of an 'altseason' coming have fallen into disarray. The most valuable altcoin in the market has had a leg up ove

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China: Crypto Exchange FCoin Can’t Pay Back $125 Million in User Funds

09:00 | 2020-Feb-18

FCoin founder Zhang Jian has published a lengthy tell-all detailing the demise of the once-promising crypto exchange platform with the service unable to service the $125 million in crypto deposits owed to customers. FCoin Founder Bares All On Monday (February 17, 2020), Jian published a blog post on…

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Max Keiser Reveals Bullish Bitcoin Price Forecast At $400,000

22:57 | 2020-Feb-17

Popular TV host Max Keiser has announced a very bullish prediction for Bitcoin. Keiser has quadrupled his last price target to $400,000 which he announced back in 2012 Keiser was a guest on Alex Jones’ Infowars show. During the show, Keiser suggested that his old prediction was a little too careful.…

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bZx Suffers Second Attack, $645,000 Worth ETH in Jeopardy

08:52 | 2020-Feb-18

bZx, a decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol on Ethereum network, has been hacked again, losing an estimated amount of 2,388 Ethers worth around $645,000.

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Bitcoin Price ‘Golden Cross’ Hints at 170% Rally to $26K by Halving

08:27 | 2020-Feb-18

The crossing over of the 50-day and 200-day moving averages this week is a major boon for Bitcoin traders, says Cointelegraph Markets’ Keith Wareing. Bitcoin ( BTC ) can hit $26,000 in just two months thanks to a bullish event that previously triggered 170% price gains. As noted by Cointelegraph…

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Bitcoin Struggles To Get Back To $10k While Fiat Currency Gets Sterilized In China – Coronavirus Cash Quarantine

08:10 | 2020-Feb-18

After a week in which we've witnessed a strong rally for the price of Bitcoin and altcoins, a correction came to the crypto market. Most significant analysts said that there's nothing to worry about because this is just a natural correction following a longer period of surge in prices. The worldwide…

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Cannabis Buzz Harshed by Regulations, Cash Shortage While Cryptocurrency Is Ready to Light Up

08:10 | 2020-Feb-18

Recent reports show that major marijuana companies are running out of money, and businesses in Canada are especially in danger of becoming illiquid. Major producers in the weed-friendly nation have just over 6 months of cash on hand, according to the information, and comparable companies in the U.S.…

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Despite Its Criticism, Peter Schiff Considers Bitcoin Could Move Forward

07:53 | 2020-Feb-18

Peter Schiff, which has been a recognized and open critic of Bitcoin considers that the digital asset could grow in the future. Indeed, he wrote on Twitter that […]

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Why is This $400K Bitcoin Mega-Bull Running Scared of Peter Schiff?

22:00 | 2020-Feb-17

Following Alex Jones recently encouraging fans to get into Bitcoin, the controversial radio presenter now seems to want to host a crypto-focused debate. His dream participants for the discussion are the outspoken Bitcoin mega-bull Max Keiser and anti-crypto gold bug Peter Schiff. Whilst Schiff seems…

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Brazil Put Crypto Exchanges in Tough Condition: Forcing Them to Stop Working With New Tax...

21:58 | 2020-Feb-17

Brazil addressed the issue of crypto regulation and as a result, implemented strict rules for crypto that affected many exchanges in the country. Two of the major cryptocurrency exchanges are now planning to shut their operations following the implementation of the new law. $23,000 Fine for not…

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Bitcoin Lightning Network might have another security vulnerability

07:30 | 2020-Feb-18

In an effort to make Bitcoin more scalable, Joseph Poon and Thaddeus Dryja proposed the Lightning Network in 2016. The project improves scalability by creating a second layer on top of the Bitcoin blo

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Bitmain’s Market Dominance Challenged by MicroBT

07:09 | 2020-Feb-18

The Bitcoin mining unit manufacturer rapidly expanded its market share in 2019. Bitcoin’s mining power worldwide has been affected by manufacturing delays caused by the coronavirus outbreak in China, effectively reducing growth in the cryptocurrency’s computing power. Nevertheless, some Bitcoin…

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Bitcoin ransom scammers target Google AdSense users

07:04 | 2020-Feb-18

In yet another Bitcoin ransom demanding scheme, websites and publishers using the Google Adsense program get threatening emails from Bitcoin scammers demanding Bitcoin ransom in exchange for letting them keep their Google advertisements active, according to a recent article published on 17th…

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Ethereum Bulls Back in Action, Can ETH Reach $300 This Time?

07:00 | 2020-Feb-18

Signs during trading in today’s Asian session indicate that the correction could be over already. Ethereum is leading the charge once again, can it reach $300 this time around? Crypto markets appear to be recovering today though bitcoin has hardly moved on the day, remaining at around $9,800. Total…

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Peter Schiff: Bitcoin Is Not Money But Yes, It Can Rise

06:43 | 2020-Feb-18

Peter Schiff is a popular economist, financial broker, and a recognized author. He’s also a well-known nocoiner who has bashed Bitcoin for quite some time now. In one of his latest tweets, however, he conceded, saying that the cryptocurrency can, indeed, rise in value, despite failing to serve its…

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Roger Ver Denies Endorsement of Bitcoin Cash Miner Tax Proposal

21:00 | 2020-Feb-17

Bitcoin.com Executive Chairman, prominent Bitcoin Cash (BCH) evangelist and self-acclaimed foremost investor of Bitcoin startups, Roger Ver, has come out to state that neither Ver nor Bitcoin.com endorsed the controversial Bitcoin Cash Miner Tax.  Roger Ver Removes Himself From Miner Tax Proposal…

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XSGD: Crypto.com adds Singapore-dollar pegged stablecoin

06:06 | 2020-Feb-18

Hong-Kong-based cryptocurrency platform Crypto.com has announced the addition of XSGD, the Singapore-dollar pegged stablecoin, to its list of cryptocurrencies. The announcement via crypto.com blog post also noted the cryptocurrency platform, is the first crypto firm to adopt XSGD. XSGD – The…

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Bitcoin Price Prediction: BTC/USD Pullback as the Bulls Defend Support Aggressively

06:03 | 2020-Feb-18

Bitcoin (BTC) Price Prediction – February 18 In the last 24 hours, BTC/USD has been on a downward move because of the inability of the [...]

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A DeFi Hack Fuels Debate, Litecoin's Lee Bashes 'Decentralized Fiatre'

12:14 | 2020-Feb-17

DeFi (decentralized finance) is "the worst of both worlds," said Litecoin creator Charlie Lee following a recent attack on a DeFi platform, bZx, calling DeFi a "decentralized fiatre." "This is why I don't believe in DeFi," said Lee. "It's the worst of both worlds. Most DeFi can be shut down by a…

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Sandbox Game from Ethereum Sells $206,000 Worth of LAND

06:02 | 2020-Feb-18

The blockchain creation game from Ethereum completely sold out second LAND presale. A large part of the economy will always remain dependent on gamers . Whether it was parents throwing down $200 for a Nintendo Entertainment System back in the 1980s or millions enticed by freemium models, people…

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Bitcoin Cash Miners and Developers trying To Dominate the Tax Plans Trigger Splitting

05:36 | 2020-Feb-18

Catch up on the latest crypto market news at The Currency Analytics. The BCH network makes use of the Bitcoin ABC, which is a node client used by Bitcoin Cash. The node…

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Here’s Why Bitcoin Bulls Need To Be Very Careful Here: A Big Pullback Is Still Possible

05:18 | 2020-Feb-18

Bitcoin declined to a new weekly low at $9,483 before recovering against the US Dollar. BTC is back above $9,700, but it is still trading below a few key hurdles ($9,950 and $10,000). Bitcoin price started an upside correction after trading as low as $9,483 against the US Dollar. There are positive…

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Litecoin Founder’s Criticism of Decentralized Finance (DeFi) Leads to Backlash

05:18 | 2020-Feb-18

The controversial founder of Litecoin, Charlie Lee, has criticized decentralized finance (DeFi) for being just “decentralization theater.” The comment was met with some hostility. Is decentralized finance just theater? According to Charlie Lee, it is, and the idea is no better than what we have now.…

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This Small Crypto May Be Poised for a Rally to Fresh All-Time Highs

20:00 | 2020-Feb-17

The uptrend seen by the aggregated crypto market throughout January began altering into a full-blown “altseason” in early February, when Bitcoin’s break above $10,000 allowing multiple cryptos including Ethereum, Chainlink, and Tezos to see massive...

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Central Bank of China Pumps 300 Billion Yuan Into Financial System, Cuts Loan Rates

05:10 | 2020-Feb-18

The Chinese government has taken multiple steps so far to contain the economic fallout from the coronavirus epidemic, including interest rate cuts and financial injections worth billions of yuan. It did it again this week, extending the monetary easing provided by the central bank. With the budget…

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Okex Review [2020] Things to Know Before Signing...

04:42 | 2020-Feb-18

Okex Exchange RankingAccount Types9Trading Speed9.3Customer Service9.4Safety9.1 9.2ConclusionOkex is a well-developed cryptocurrency exchange with its significant features. The trading platform provides more facilities to professional users as compared to the other exchanges. Low trading fees also…

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Bitcoin Climbs Above $9,700 But Here Is Why Breakdown Still Looms?

04:24 | 2020-Feb-18

Bitcoin renews the bullish momentum as bulls reclaim the support at $9,700. There is a possibility of Bitcoin sliding back to $9,500 especially if bulls

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Visa Head of Crypto Sees Bright Future for Bitcoin

19:00 | 2020-Feb-17

Cuy Sheffield, Head of Crypto at credit card giant Visa, envisions Bitcoin Sats as the internet native unit of account for purchases less than one cent. He sees this as the main use case where the leading asset can supersede fiat.   Sats, an internet native micropayment standard 15/ Bitcoin uniquely…

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Litecoin Payments Gain Traction Among Tourism-related Providers

04:00 | 2020-Feb-18

One often heard complaint is how cryptocurrencies have limited use in the real world. Those who own Litecoin can book travel and accommodation courtesy of nearly two dozen service providers. The usability of most crypto assets is virtually non-existent. Litecoin is Very Useful for Traveling Except…

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Tezos Searches Surging as XTZ Hovers Near All-Time High – BeInCrypto

03:31 | 2020-Feb-18

News Featured Analysis All Altcoin Analysis Bitcoin Analysis Ethereum Analysis Comparing the Current Bitcoin Price Movement to That in 2016/2017 Binance Coin Attempts to Break out Above Long-Term Resistance Will Litecoin Manage to Maintain its Bullish Momentum? Bitcoin Altcoins Ethereum Bitcoin Cash…

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Bitcoin Price Analysis – BTC Retreat Below $10,000 But is Recovery Imminent?

09:35 | 2020-Feb-17

In today’s Bitcoin price analysis, the coin is under pressure after falling from levels above $10,500. Will the downward trend continue or is a recovery imminent? Bitcoin Price Medium-term Trend After failing to break above the $10,500 resistance on two occasions, the price of Bitcoin (BTC) started…

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Crypto Analyst Calls Fcoin Founder a “Shameless Scammer” as Users Lose Bitcoins

03:41 | 2020-Feb-18

The revelation of a novel situation at the Chinese Exchange, Fcoin, seems like a blatant attempt to scam its’ users. The series of events, transfer

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Rejection At $0.33; Threatens To Send XRP/USD Below $0.26 Support

23:59 | 2020-Feb-16

XRP Price Prediction – February 16 Ripple technical levels flash negative signals following rejection at $0.33. The Rising wedge pattern suggests that a dive to $0.26 is possible in the near term. XRP/USD Market Key Levels: Resistance levels: $0.35, $0.36, $0.37 Support levels: $0.23, $0.22, $0.21…

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China Puts Its Money Under Quarantine; This Is Why We Need Bitcoin

03:16 | 2020-Feb-18

China has announced that they will be cleaning banknotes. The government announced over the weekend that it will be cutting off fiat transfer across Chinese

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Max Keiser Predicts $400,000 BTC on Alex Jones Show, Jones Compares Bitcoin to ‘Power of Fire’ From the Gods

02:10 | 2020-Feb-18

The moment many conspiracy-minded bitcoin enthusiasts have been waiting for arrived yesterday when Info Wars muckraker Alex Jones compared bitcoin to a “power of fire” gifted from the gods to humankind. The bold commentary took place in the context of a Max Keiser interview, in which the Keiser…

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Binance Report Reveals User Overload as Cause of Recent Performance Issues

17:09 | 2020-Feb-17

Binance has been struggling to maintain its performance in the last few days as users report incorrect balances and placed orders. The exchange has now confirmed the allegations and is addressing them. Binance has seen a host of functionality problems ever since Bitcoin broke past the $10,000 price…

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Bitcoin (BTC) Finally Crashes Hard Below $10k But It May Not Be Over Yet 

02:00 | 2020-Feb-18

Bitcoin (BTC/USD) notched some gains early in today’s Asian session as the pair traded as high as the 9729.73 level after trading as low as the 9467.00 area during yesterday’s North American session.  Traders pushed the pair to the 10004.63 level during yesterday’s Asian session before selling…

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Bitcoin SV price rises above $300 against market trend

01:48 | 2020-Feb-18

While the cryptocurrency market is recovering from the bleeding out Sunday, Bitcoin SV price has had a pleasant run of its own rising as high above the $300 mark as to $319.945. BSV price has been independant of the Bitcoin and other major cryptocurrencies ever since the founder Craig Wright took a…

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Bloomberg’s Newly Released Social Security Plan Could Launch Bitcoin Into Orbit

01:33 | 2020-Feb-18

New York businessman, billionaire, and presidential hopeful Mike Bloomberg has unveiled his plan for the Social Security Administration. While not providing details, the plan calls for putting the forced retirement savings program on sound long-term footing. This could send Bitcoin’s price upward.…

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Litecoin LTC price recovering towards $75

01:11 | 2020-Feb-18

Litecoin LTC price charts are a telltale of the overall market movement on Monday. Where the Bitcoin price movement failed to show any promising movements, major altcoins including Ethereum, XRP and Litecoin LTC are recovering from the bad fall on Sunday. In the past 24 hours the Litecoin LTC price…

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This Signal Has Preceded Some of Bitcoin’s Largest Rallies, and It Just Flashed Again

01:00 | 2020-Feb-18

The past few days have been turbulent for Bitcoin (BTC), with the cryptocurrency plummeting from highs of $10,500 to lows of $9,500, which is the level at which it has been able to find notable support at. This support has led the cryptocurrency to enter a bout of sideways trading at just under…

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The Countdown to Bitcoin Halving 2020 Begins

16:00 | 2020-Feb-17

Bitcoin remains the most important cryptocurrency, so most people are looking forward to the expected Bitcoin Halving, which is expected in May 2020. Because of the halving in 2016, bitcoin saw a massive growth. So is there a chance, that bitcoin will skyrocket this year again – let’s have a look.  …

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Ripple XRP price sustaining at $0.285: What’s next?

00:29 | 2020-Feb-18

The third-largest cryptocurrency by market cap Ripple XRP price is now standing at the $0.285 mark after taking a strong hit on Sunday as most of the important cryptocurrencies and stablecoins. In the past 24-hours alone, Ripple XRP price has seen serious thrashing in the market; however, unlike…

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Bitcoin startup wins Visa acceleration program in Brazil

00:17 | 2020-Feb-18

Ricardo Da Ros, Ripio's country manager (Photo: Bitcoin Portal) Who knew: the Brazilian division of Argentine startup Ripio, whose main product is a bitcoin wallet,…

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EOS price finds major support near $4.3

00:15 | 2020-Feb-18

EOS price finds support between the $4.25 – $4.4 zone. Currently, the cryptocurrency rests near $4.3 after falling towards the $4.2 mark on the 16th of February. Trading view analyst Husain Zabir believes that the altcoins are acting in the same way as the Bitcoin, thus EOSUSD may push the price up…

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STASIS Stablecoin Digest 14.02.2020

20:41 | 2020-Feb-16

Bridging the gap between decentralized finance and the off-chain market.

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Ethereum price back up to $268: What is next?

00:08 | 2020-Feb-18

The queen of cryptocurrency Ethereum ETH is now moving independant of the Bitcoin price movement, as seen on Sunday. Ethereum price is back up to the $268 mark within a day, while BTC continues to struggle on Monday. Ethereum price movement has long been considered a shadow movement of the king…

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Comparing the Current Bitcoin Price Movement to That in 2016/2017

00:10 | 2020-Feb-18

The Bitcoin price has increased by more than 300% since December 2018. This has caused many to believe that we are in a bullish market and compare the recent movement to prior periods in which the price increased considerably. However, the question remains: What is the period that resembles the…

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Fractal: Bitcoin May Soon Go Near-Vertical, Ripping Past $10,000

00:02 | 2020-Feb-18

On Monday, for the third or fourth day in a row, the price of Bitcoin continued to correct lower. The cryptocurrency, at its worst on Monday, fell to $9,500 — just under 10% under the $10,500 peak seen the prior week. Despite the strong retracement, there have been a number of cryptocurrency…

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Bitcoin price hits $9678: What to expect?

23:50 | 2020-Feb-17

The king of cryptocurrency Bitcoin is going through a turmoil, and the Bitcoin BTC price stands at the $9678 mark at the time of writing. Bitcoin has been unable to recover from the head and shoulder pattern that hit the market on Sunday, bleeding the market out of the gains acquired throughout the…

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Bitcoin Cash price finds support at $400

23:35 | 2020-Feb-17

The Bitcoin Cash price sees another steep fall towards the $370 mark, after which the price sees retracement towards $400. The trading view analyst DLavrov is of the opinion that the coin has formed the support at $400.0 level, and the 200-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA). Furthermore, the analyst…

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DEX Volume Soars But Bzx Exploit Raises Questions About ‘Decentralization Theatre’

23:10 | 2020-Feb-17

As the decentralized finance juggernaut rolls inexorably forward, the exploitation of defi project Bzx – in which $350K, or around 2% of total assets was taken – has called the decentralization of the industry into doubt. The attack forced an admin key reset to redeem lost funds and sparked a surge…

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Text-My-Bits Wins Miami Hackathon Now Send Bitcoin Through SMS Text

23:10 | 2020-Feb-17

The Miami Bitcoin Hackathon is a long standing tradition during Miami Blockchain Week. This year it was hosted at the Bitcoin Center – Miami for the first time. This year’s winning team was particularly interesting with the name of the project is Text-My-Bits. Leveraging the RSK network, the goal…

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XRP Poised to See Major Upside Despite Today’s Bloodbath; Levels to Watch For

23:00 | 2020-Feb-17

XRP, like most major altcoins, has seen an intense selloff today that has been primarily driven by Bitcoin’s decline to lows of $9,500, with the benchmark cryptocurrency’s downtrend accelerating in the time following its violent break below $10,000. In the near-term, despite XRP’s overt bearishness,…

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UEFA Euro 2020 Mobile App to Utilize Blockchain to Distribute Over 1 Million Tickets

23:00 | 2020-Feb-17

According to an announcement on February 17, 2020, the Union of European Federal Associations (UEFA) is set to distribute more than one million football match tickets through its blockchain-powered mobile application. UEFA Tickets on Blockchain Soccer enthusiasts in Europe are set to experience the…

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Bitcoin ransom scheme targets Google advertisers

22:45 | 2020-Feb-17

A new email-based ransom scam is targeting Google Adsense users with demands for Bitcoin, threatening to flood their websites with junk traffic.

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Global cryptocurrency regulation is turning bearish in these five countries

22:38 | 2020-Feb-17

As the cryptocurrency markets are in freefall, global cryptocurrency regulation appears to be turning bearish as well. While one SEC Commissioner proposes a “safe harbor” for cryptocurrency projects, the US Secretary of the Treasury announces “significant” new regulation. So, what gives? Top five…

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Binance struggles to support Bitcoin price boom

22:25 | 2020-Feb-17

As Bitcoin’s price and trading volumes rose, users of the cryptocurrency exchange reported timeouts, incorrect balances.

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Ethereum, XRP, and Litecoin Could See Further Decline

22:25 | 2020-Feb-17

Last week, the market began to overheat as greed took hold. Ethereum, XRP, and Litecoin saw losses in the subsequent sell-off. Indicators show further declines. Ether Prepares for Further Drop...

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CME Bitcoin Futures Utilized by Analysts to Predict BTC Retracement to $10,000

13:37 | 2020-Feb-17

Over the weekend, the bears seem to be dominant as Bitcoin (BTC) slipped beneath the $10,000 support area. In two futile attempts, it experienced a strong rejection near the $10,500 area. As a result, bitcoin price wobbled against the US Dollar to enter a bearish zone, breaking key supports near…

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Are ETF’s Good For Bitcoin? Or do they Go Against Satoshi’s Creation?

22:00 | 2020-Feb-17

Ethereum (ETH) has crashed hard these past 48 hours. It could crash even further in the next few days. However, it is likely to find some sort of support on the 38.2% fb retracement level and rally one more time before the next downtrend kicks in. The parabolic uptrend that we see on the daily chart…

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IOTA Announces Release of Safe Trinity Desktop Wallet but Mainnet Still Offline

13:30 | 2020-Feb-17

IOTA has announced the release of a safe desktop Trinity Wallet after hackers exploited a bug to reportedly steal about $1.6 million. The project team is also warning users to beware of impostors on the IOTA Discord page posing to be part of the mod team. New Trinity Desktop Wallet Released In a…

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Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin Talks About ETH 2.0 and DeFi Infrastructure

13:32 | 2020-Feb-17

Last week in Colorado, popular Hackathon for Ethereum blockchain and similar protocols took place for a 3-day period within which major developments and views were shared. Vitalik: Cryptos Not “Disintermediation” During the highly anticipated 3-day event which took place from Friday, 15th February…

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Poor Altcoins Performance Makes Market Sell-off See $26B Removed From Cryptocurrency Market...

21:49 | 2020-Feb-17

This weekend was not in the favor of cryptocurrency as several crypto assets moved downside including the world’s leading digital asset Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), and Bitcoin Cash (BCH). Due to the tiring cryptocurrencies weekend performance, the market sell-off sees $26 billion removed from the…

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MoneyGram Unveils New Remittance Product But Sidesteps Ripple’s XRP

21:43 | 2020-Feb-17

Multinational payment processing platform MoneyGram has announced a new product for its customers. Called FastSend, the product will allow MoneyGram customers to make real-time cross-border payments. Surprisingly, FastSend will not be done via Ripple’s platform, XRP, or via blockchain technology at…

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Enjin launches game development platform on the Ethereum Mainnet

21:40 | 2020-Feb-17

The long-awaited Mainnet for Enjin has arrived.  Previously, only Early adopters and members from the Enjin Spark program had access to the Mainnet tools. Now, anybody will be able to mint their own ERC-1155 tokens for their own use. Developers of any experience or blockchain coding knowledge will…

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Tron CEO Failed to Convince Warren Buffet on the Merits of Bitcoin

13:10 | 2020-Feb-17

Bitcoin makes a poor investment choice, well that’s according to the famed investor, Warren Buffet. Who sees more benefit in buying land over buying the number one cryptocurrency. Sun and Buffet Finally Lunch Together Each year, business magnate, Warren Buffett auctions a charity lunch in honor of…

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Bitcoin’s reaction to this key level could determine whether “altseason” continues

21:35 | 2020-Feb-17

Bitcoin (BTC) has led the crypto markets to see some intense bearishness over the past couple of days, with its recent drop below $10,000 leading many of the altcoins that were previously caught within intense uptrends to see sizeable retraces. In spite of the conspicuous bearishness stemming from…

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Price Analysis Feb 17: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, BSV, LTC, EOS, BNB, XTZ, ADA

21:20 | 2020-Feb-17

The current pullback has resolved the overbought state of many cryptocurrencies and after a few days of consolidation the uptrend is likely to resume. After Bitcoin ( BTC ) scaled above $10,000 the mood among market participants turned hugely bullish. Daily talks of the asset making new highs…

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Ripple CEO Says in an Interview with CNN that There Can't Be One Winner in Crypto...

21:23 | 2020-Feb-17

Ripple CEO Says in an Interview with CNN that There Can’t Be One Winner in Crypto Space In the interview with CNN, Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse answered a number of questions on the issues that are widely discussed in the crypto community. He also said that his words about IPO in 2020 were…

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Stellar joins crypto lobbying group Blockchain Association

21:15 | 2020-Feb-17

The organization behind the Stellar network and cryptocurrency has joined forces with a major blockchain trade group, alongside Coinbase, Ripple and others.

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Bitcoin Trading Volume Stagnates in Hong Kong Amid Weak Jobs Report

21:10 | 2020-Feb-17

Hong Kong is bracing for a weak jobs report due to coronavirus fears and economic sluggishness. Bitcoin trading in the country has remained stagnant at this time. Persistent protests coupled with coronavirus fears have caused Hong Kong’s economy to slow down. The public is now bracing itself for the…

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A Defense of This Support Could Send Ethereum on a Massive 200% Rally

21:00 | 2020-Feb-17

Ethereum (ETH) has seen some incredibly bearish price action over the past several days and weeks, with Bitcoin’s recent break below $10,000 catalyzing a short-term downtrend that has impacted all major cryptocurrencies. This bearishness has led ETH to retrace down towards its key support at $240,…

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Craig Wright Doubles Down on Satoshi Claim, Says Bitcoin Core Infringes His 'Database Rights' - CoinDesk

21:00 | 2020-Feb-17

The Australian entrepreneur who claims to be the inventor of bitcoin has suggested he might take legal action over claimed infringement of his intellectual property.

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Monday Crypto Market Gainers: HBAR, VSYS, WAX, BSV, ZEC

20:41 | 2020-Feb-17

The mid-afternoon cryptocurrency market update uses data from CoinCodex — a full market overview can be found here. Crypto Market Update: Total Market Cap: $278.1 billion (0.3%) Bitcoin Dominance: 62.8% (–0.7%) Top-15 Cryptocurrencies: Best Performers: Worst Performers: Never miss our daily crypto…

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Ethereum, fueled by 'golden cross', could touch $290 this week

20:30 | 2020-Feb-17

The golden cross which took place recently didn't immediately project the violent pump expected by the market, though there might still be hope for ETH yet. According to CoinMarketCap, Ethereum has a

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Brazil Cracks Down on Cryptocurrency Exchanges

20:24 | 2020-Feb-17

Whenever a government introduces new regulations, there will be consequences. Brazilian officials have taken a tough stance against cryptocurrency service providers in the country. It was a matter of time until official crypto regulation came to be in Brazil. Crypto Regulation in Brazil It is one of…

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Litecoin Price Prediction: LTC/USD May Fall More to Test the Support Level of $65

20:11 | 2020-Feb-17

LTC Price Prediction – February 17 Litecoin witnessed a sharp 2.01% price fall within 24-hours, bringing the price of the cryptocurrency down to $68. LTC/USD [...]

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More On-Ramps, Liquidity, Options: Why Bitcoin’s Next Bull Run Will Be Different

01:50 | 2020-Feb-17

Bitcoin’s next bull run will look very different from the last one. In 2017, BTC took the elevator to $20K before following the stairs down to $3K over the course of 12 months. In 2020, as bitcoin prepares for its halvening – followed by another potential price run – the cryptocurrency landscape…

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Litecoin Founder Slams Ethereum’s Fastest Growing Use Case in DeFi Hack’s Wake

20:00 | 2020-Feb-17

Following a recent DeFi smart contract compromise, Charlie Lee has attacked the sector for being centralised. The Litecoin founder called the decentralised finance industry, growing fastest on Ethereum, “decentralization theatre”. The most recent application to succumb to a smart contract security…

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50 Cent, Talib Kweli, Snoop Dogg and Nas: Celebrities Who Could Be Bitcoin Millionaires

19:58 | 2020-Feb-17

Many celebrities have mentioned the benefits of bitcoin and leveraged the asset for certain projects. For instance, 50 Cent, Snoop Dogg and Talib Kweli all sold albums for BTC, but when cryptocurrency prices skyrocketed, 50 Cent told the public he sold his coins as soon as he got them. Many other…

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