Bitcoin Price Will Likely Fall to $1,500: Bloomberg Analyst

On the back of a grueling quarter, the bitcoin price could still see tougher times ahead. One analyst over at Bloomberg sees the flagship cryptocurrency possibly heading toward $1,500. Indeed, bitcoin had a dismal November, as part of a difficult year overall for the crypto market, though the past few days have seen slightly more stability from crypto’s largest asset. However, today it seems that the selling has resumed. Bitcoin has dropped nearly $200 already today, from just over $3,900 down to $3,739 as of the time of writing. BTC/USD…

Bitcoin Looking to Retest This Year’s Low at $3,455

The bitcoin price on Wednesday plunged as much as 4.3 percent as the market continued to erase gains made during the weekend trading session. The BTC/USD index on Coinbase today established an intraday low at 3663-fiat after the 50-period moving average on the hourly chart capped the upside attempt. The pair nevertheless is trending inside two distinctive channels. As noted in our previous analysis as well, one of these patterns is a symmetrical triangle (depicted in bold purple). BTC/USD is testing the triangle support at the time of this writing…

7 Major EU Countries to Go Big on Blockchain, What It Means for Crypto

On December 4, seven EU countries led by Malta and France have established a group called the “Mediterranean seven” to encourage and promote the usage of blockchain technology. In the months to come, the seven countries that include France, Italy, Spain, Malta, Cyprus, Portugal and Spain, will work to implement the blockchain in education, transport, mobility, shipping, Land Registry, customers, company registry, and healthcare. The declaration obtained by FT read: “This can result not only in the enhancement of e-government services but also increased transparency and reduced administrative burdens, better…

Aion Token Project Estimates 18-Month Runway After Bitcoin and Ether Sales

Cash is king – especially during a crypto winter. That’s the takeaway from a report out Wednesday from the Aion Foundation, which raised $23 million worth of bitcoin and ether through a token sale in October 2017. Compiled with the help of Deloitte, though not formally audited by the Big Four accounting firm, the report details how Aion has been managing its crypto war chest. According to Aion Foundation CEO Matt Spoke, the foundation has sold off half of the bitcoin and ether it raised for fiat. The sales were…

Bitcoin Faces Biggest Yearly Price Loss on Record

Bitcoin’s (BTC) recent drop to 14-month lows has left the cryptocurrency on track for its biggest ever yearly loss. Just three weeks ago, the cryptocurrency was changing hands at $6,300 – already a 54 percent year-to-date drop, according to CoinDesk’s Bitcoin Price Index (BPI). The dominant market narrative back then was that BTC would trim losses in the last few weeks of 2018, having bottomed out around $6,000 in five months to October. However, on Nov. 14, BTC nosedived below the crucial 21-month exponential moving average (EMA) support, signaling a…

Bitcoin Price Watch: BTC/USD Remains In Downtrend Below $4,020

Key Points Bitcoin price failed to break the $4,080 resistance level and declined recently against the US Dollar. Yesterday’s highlighted two key bearish trend lines are active with resistance near $4,000 and $4,090 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The price remains in a major downtrend and it could extend losses below $3,800 in the near term. Bitcoin price is still in a bearish zone below $4,020 against the US Dollar. BTC/USD could accelerate losses once there is a break below the $3,740 support.…

Binance Releases Demo of Planned Decentralized Crypto Exchange

Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by adjusted trading volume, has released a new video demo of its decentralized exchange, dubbed Binance DEX, ahead of its launch in early 2019. Released Wednesday, the video demonstrates the trading interface of Binance DEX, along with a web crypto wallet and the explorer for Binance’s native public blockchain, Binance Chain, which the firm says will be made available on a testnet soon. Based on the video, Binance DEX will have a very similar interface to its existing centralized exchange, with some additional features.…

Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis: BCH/USD Crashes Below $150

Key Points Bitcoin cash price traded further lower and broke the $150 support level against the US Dollar. There is a new connecting bearish trend line formed with resistance near $148 on the hourly chart of the BCH/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair remains at a risk of more losses below the $140 level in the near term. Bitcoin cash price extended losses below $150 against the US Dollar. BCH/USD may continue to move down and it could even test the $125 level. Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis Yesterday,…