Bitcoin (BTC) Price Trend Overwhelmingly Bullish, Bulls Aim $4,400

Bitcoin price gained traction in the past few days and traded to new a new monthly high at $4,132 against the US Dollar. The price corrected lower recently, but it found support near the $4,050 and $4,040 levels. There is a major ascending channel in place with support at $4,070 on the 4-hours chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair might decline towards the $4,040 support once again before climbing higher in the near term. Bitcoin price is trading in a strong uptrend above $4,000 against…

BitStamp, Bitso Ripple (XRP) Volumes Spike, Will Prices Follow Suit?

Ripple prices up 1.3 percent Volumes surge as xRapid benefits flow Bitstamp, Bitso, and Coins.Ph XRP related volumes are surging. As a results, it could support Ripple (XRP) prices as xRapid is now commercially available. Now that prices are steady in a bullish arrangement, it is likely that prices will break higher towards 40 cents as our trade conditions come to live. Ripple Price Analysis Fundamentals We are in the early stages of a remittance revolution. Banks changing their time-tested systems in response to new technology seldom happen. They need…

Crypto Bear Market Ended in Jan 2018, Says Analyst

On Friday, economist and global markets analyst Alex Krüger ‏said that the crypto bear market has been over for more than three months and if bitcoin breaks out of the $4,200 resistance level, it will mark the end of the 15-month bear trend. “The crypto bear market has been over for three months now. BTC breaking above 4200 will mark the end of the bear trend that started in January 2018. Going to miss this big fellow,” Krüger said. The bitcoin price has remained relatively stable in the $3,400 to…

Crypto Exchange Bithumb Hacked for $13 Million in Suspected Insider Job

South Korean crypto exchange Bithumb has had around $13 million in the EOS cryptocurrency stolen in a hack it suspects was an insider job. The company confirmed in statement on Saturday that it first spotted an “abnormal withdrawal” of the cryptocurrency through its monitoring system at 22:00 Korean time (13:00 UTC) on Friday, March 29. The exchange suspended asset withdrawals and deposits on the platform after noticing the breach. Bithumb stated: “All the [stolen] cryptocurrency is owned by the company, and all members’ assets are under the protection of a cold wallet.”…

This Bitcoin Price Rally is Masking a Serious Problem

By CCN.com: This week is looking to end on a positive note for bitcoin, as the cryptocurrency clawed its way above $4,100, adding $1 billion to its market cap in the process. Bitcoin Price Cracks $4,100 as Bullish Sentiment Grows The bitcoin-to-dollar rate established an intraday high at $4,103, up 2.24-percent since Friday’s opening price. The session peak also marked bitcoin’s highest mark since February, leading many to believe that the cryptocurrency was finally breaking out of its prolonged bearish bias. The shift in sentiment has been building since bitcoin’s…

Bitmain Announces Antminer s17 Date: Can It Turn the Company’s Fortunes Around?

Cryptomining manufacturer Bitmain has revealed the release date for its next-generation Antminer S17 series. The S17 set of miners includes the Antminer S17 Pro, Antminer S17 and the Antminer T17. The Antminer S17 is the latest in the company’s line of fabless mining chips. According to the post, the chips, which are expected to go on sale from April 9, 2019, will provide an energy-efficient means of mining popular cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin and bitcoin cash. The miners will be fitted with the 2nd generation 7nm ASIC BM1397 mining chips…

Crypto Prices May Be Down, But Industry Fundamentals Are Healthier Than Ever

The cryptocurrency market has been through the wringer over the past 15 months. The prices of most altcoins have plummeted by 90% or more from their all-time highs, and the king of crypto itself, Bitcoin, has declined as much as 85% as well. But despite prices being far lower than they once were, the health of the industry itself is only getting stronger fundamentally, according to one cryptocurrency analysis firm. Boston-Based Data Firm Reveals Crypto Industry Is Healthier Than Ever While sentiment around the cryptocurrency market is still extremely bearish…

Bitcoin Price Escaped Bear Market 3 Months Ago: Analyst

By CCN.com: After a long and bitter winter, the crypto thaw has arrived and bears have lost their grip on the market. One economist says the bears were sent packing into hibernation as many as three months ago from a technical standpoint, though you wouldn’t know it from March’s narrow bitcoin trading range. Alex Kruger: Bitcoin Has Vanquished Bear Market – That’s a Fact Believe it or not, with the bitcoin price hovering near $4,100, the bulls have finally wrestled back control. Investors failed to commemorate the occasion with a…

Zebpay Integrates Bitcoin Lightning Payments on Its Mobile App

Malta-based cryptocurrency exchange Zebpay now supports Lightning payments. The exchange announced the news via a blog post, where it claims to be the “first major exchange” to enable Lightning payments for its users. Per the report, Zebpay users can now login into their wallet and use their bitcoin balances to make micro-purchases for free. “Making Bitcoin technology widely accessible is a key component of our roadmap. Today, with the integration of the Lightning Network, we have taken yet another step in this direction,” Zebpay’s CEO Ajeet Khurana explained in the…

Bitcoin ‘Maturing’ Rapidly, so Why Can’t Crypto Slay Bear Market?

By CCN.com: Erik Voorhees, the founder and CEO of ShapeShift, a leading crypto conversion platform, has said crypto is maturing and that despite the price trend of bitcoin and other major crypto assets, the industry has seen growth in key areas in recent months. Crypto is maturing. It is now firmly in its adolescence. — Erik Voorhees (@ErikVoorhees) March 29, 2019 In the past 15 months, the valuation of the crypto market has plunged from $813 billion to $143 billion, by 82 percent, and exchanges have seen an overall decline…