Bitcoin price has had a very positive week on the back of probably its worst one this year. Since Monday’s dip, BTC has gained 18% to current prices. Chart patterns and the lack of a major capitulation could indicate that the bottom is in and the only way is up from here. Bitcoin Price Closing
Ravens safety Earl Thomas has predicted that Baltimore is going to be in the Super Bowl this year. With a 9-2 record and a win over the Patriots, it looks like the Ravens may be the team to beat—at least in the AFC. But bragging about making it to the Super Bowl or predicting a
In January 2020, the regulatory landscape for crypto businesses will completely change in the European Union in comparison with the last decade — and these changes will touch all those who store clients’ crypto funds or provide fiat-to-crypto exchange services, at minimum. Not long ago, the Anti-Money Laundering regulations were extended to cover cryptocurrency custodian
Since bitcoin hit its all-time high (ATH) in December 2017, crypto enthusiasts have wondered if BTC will touch or surpass it again. After the ATH in November 2013 at $1,156 per BTC, it took 1,170 days to touch the next ATH at $19,891 per coin. To many observers, the downtime has been very long after
After making a strong attempt to break above $8,000 yesterday, Bitcoin (BTC) lost the momentum that it had been gaining over the past couple of days and has begun to descend back down towards the lower-$7,000 region. The cryptocurrency’s inability to break above $8,000 has led analysts to conclude that BTC could be at risk
Bitcoin (BTC) node synchronization would be impossible if it were not for the improvements that have been made to the software, according to the research arm of crypto exchange BitMex. BitMex Research measured the Initial Block Download (IBD) times of Bitcoin Core software releases from 2012 to 2019 needed to download the blockchain and verify
The action began at 3am UTC, with a sell order roughly 6 percent below the market price and hundreds of times larger than the norm on the exchange at that time. As that order fulfilled available bids, the ask price moved lower, dragging the market price down until it reached $6,276, at which point the
Kid Rock grabbed the mic for an impromptu monologue at his Nashville bar. He made lewd remarks about multiple female talk show hosts, including Oprah Winfrey, and insisted he’s not racist. Republicans’ openness to his publicity-stunt Senate run continues to be an embarrassment. After proudly and loudly flirting with a run for Senate in his
Russia is allegedly preparing a ban on the use of cryptocurrencies to pay for goods and services. A report from Izvestia on Nov. 29 cites several sources allegedly familiar with ongoing discussions at the country’s central bank, financial regulator and Ministry of Finance in support of a ban. Legal measures not yet officially confirmed At
On Friday the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York (SDNY) announced the arrest of Ethereum Foundation member Virgil Griffith for allegedly “assisting North Korea in evading sanctions” by teaching “his audience how to use blockchain technology.” After the Manhattan U.S. Attorney revealed the news, the cryptocurrency community erupted in outrage.
On Friday, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange’s cash-settled Bitcoin futures contract for the month of November was reported to have expired by a number of analysts. While these financial derivatives are cash-settled, analysis by a top cryptocurrency trader suggests that the expiry of the monthly futures means that BTC has a positive price trajectory into the
Any significant crash in bitcoin price tends to focus the minds of investors on money lost. However, for the overwhelming majority of investors, that isn’t actually going to be very much. As recently pointed out in an article on LongHash, out of investors who have lost money on the latest bitcoin price drop, less than
Netflix’s new series based on The Witcher has been divisive ahead of its release. Recently, an advanced screener premiered to a limited audience of journalists. Their reactions have given people a reason to be optimistic about the series. Netflix’s upcoming adaptation of The Witcher is one of the most hotly anticipated shows of the year.
The futures market provides good insight into the sentiment of larger players. If the futures volume continues to rise in a falling market, this indicates that a decline is likely to extend further. However, if the volume increases with a rise in price, this shows that the market participants are accumulating positions. On Nov. 27,
IBM’s solution is to outfit packages with an IoT sensor that only triggers if it detects a change in altitude “exceeding the threshold … expected when the object is lifted away by a drone.” Once it does, the sensor periodically updates the blockchain, and the intended recipient, with the package’s altitude.
At least five Chinese cryptocurrency exchanges have halted or chosen to terminate operations this month in response to a perceived redoubling of Beijing’s anti-crypto stance. Exchange operator Bitsoda informed the public on Nov. 23 of its decision to terminate services; Akdex followed suit, announcing its decision to shut down on Nov. 24. Also on Nov.
On November 28, the creator of doublespend.cash, a web portal that tracks and collects double spend attempts on the Bitcoin Cash network, explained that only 1 out of 1,105 double spends succeeds when they broadcast one second after the first transaction. The website’s creator highlighted that in most cases “only when submitted simultaneously, can a
It’s been an interesting and confusing year for Bitcoin price, with the crypto asset bottoming out in $3,100 at levels of extreme fear and panic, then in just a few months growing 350% and once again causing talk of moonshots and Lambos across the market. In fact, during the most recent “echo bubble” as it’s