Bitcoin (BTC) Flat-Line Below $4,000; Bears of Feb 24 Likely to Flow Back

Bitcoin price up but under pressure MimbleWimble protocol could be an excellent match for Bitcoin Transaction volumes more than half those of Feb 24 There are specific benefits of the MimbleWimble protocol, and one of them is privacy through CT. If the Bitcoin community decides to incorporate this untested protocol, then the network will not be scalable but be completely anonymous. Perhaps it will be the only trigger that will drive prices above $6,000 to $12,000 as demand Bitcoin (BTC) demand surge. Bitcoin Price Analysis Fundamentals To understand emerging technology…

An Old Resistance Hurdle Is Back and Could Stall Bitcoin’s Price Rally

View Bitcoin clocked highs above $4,000 over the weekend and closed last week on a positive note, strengthening the short-term bullish outlook. The ongoing recovery rally, however, could pause around $4,000 or fall back to key support levels lined up at $3,775 and $3,658, as the bearish (downward sloping) 21-week simple moving average (SMA) is currently lined up at $4,073. That SMA served as a stiff resistance last year. Bitcoin’s outlook as per the daily chart would turn bearish if prices see a UTC close below the Feb. 27 low of…

Bitcoin Rages Bullish in Technical Indicators For the First Time Since 2017

In recent months, the substantial increase in the daily volume of bitcoin and the rest of the cryptocurrency market has led analysts to suggest that the overall trading activity in the market is rising. While some stated that the minimal impact on the bitcoin price despite the large movements of alternative cryptocurrencies show a small inflow of capital into the crypto market, the general sentiment regarding the asset class has improved. Join CCN for $9.99 per month and get an ad-free version of CCN including discounts for future events and…

Bitcoin News Summary – March 18, 2019

Here’s what happened this week in Bitcoin in 99 seconds.    Some disappointing news came out when Samsung revealed that the hardware wallet on their newly-released S10 phone will only support Ethereum, ERC20 tokens, and four dApps. It appears that Samsung will upgrade the wallet to also support Bitcoin and further altcoins in the future. Chinese ASIC producer, Canaan Creative, has raised several hundred million Dollars in funding. The firm’s valuation is now placed at over $1 billion. Although details are scarce, it is assumed the majority of the…

Bitcoin’s Price and Network Activity: One is Outpacing the Other

Bitcoin’s user growth, as represented by active addresses, has spiked in the last eight weeks leaving the price far behind, a move that contradicts the popular belief the two tend to move in tandem. The 30 day average of active addresses on bitcoin’s blockchain, or the number of accounts that made cryptocurrency transactions at any point during the last 24 hours, total 664,064 as of March 16– up 17 percent from 569,812 seen on Jan. 20. Bitcoin’s 30 day average price, however, has increased just 1 percent during the same time…

Bitcoin Perma-Bull Tom Lee Believes Bitcoin Price Should Be $15,000-$20,000

Bitcoin perma-bull Tom Lee of Fundstrat tried to buttress his recent projection that the bitcoin price is due for a major rally soon. On March 17, Lee tweeted that the “tailwinds” that had dragged bitcoin down during the current Crypto Winter are easing. Specifically, Lee claims that “macro factors such as a rally in risk assets plus the US dollar no longer surging are tailwinds for BTC.” Join CCN for $9.99 per month and get an ad-free version of CCN including discounts for future events and services. Support our journalists…

The 4 Cents Channel Stalling Ripple (XRP) Advancement

Ripple price stable and ranging Partnership with Forte is beneficial for XRP because of ILP integration Transaction volumes up averaging 25 million Even with CoinBase listing and plans of venturing into the multi-billion gaming industry via Forte, Ripple (XRP) prices are flat. Nevertheless, our XRP/USD is bullish, and with springs from 30 cents, XRP could rally above 34 cents and 40 cents. Ripple Price Analysis Fundamentals Ripple (XRP) performance has been dismissal and lagging in the last few days. On the one hand, there are expectations that prices will head…

Bitcoin Price Slips at $4,000; A Minor Pullback Before a Major Rally?

Following a spike to $4,068 from the low $3,900 region, the bitcoin price has experienced a slight pullback to $4,000. While the price of bitcoin slightly differs from region to region, on average, bitcoin is currently being traded at $4,017. Join CCN for $9.99 per month and get an ad-free version of CCN including discounts for future events and services. Support our journalists today. Click here to sign up. 7-Day Bitcoin Price Chart (Source: Coinmarketcap.com) Against Tether (USDT) on Binance, bitcoin has dipped below the $4,000 mark to $3,975. Minor…

Ethereum Price Weekly Analysis: ETH Primed For Further Gains

ETH price broke a major resistance area near $133-134 to climb higher against the US Dollar. The price settled above the key $134 resistance to move into a positive zone. There was a break above a major contracting triangle with resistance at $133 on the 4-hours chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken). The pair is currently correcting lower, but it is likely to find a strong buying interest near $134. Ethereum price is trading with a bullish bias versus the US Dollar and Bitcoin. ETH/USD climbed towards $144 and…

Karpeles Beats Embezzlement Charges in Mt Gox Ruling

The Tokyo District Court has found Mark Karpeles, the former head of now-defunct Bitcoin exchange platform Mt. Gox, guilty of record tampering but innocent on other charges related to embezzlement and breach of trust. Per reports in the Wall Street Journal, the court’s verdict is a massive blow to Japanese prosecutors who have maintained their stance that Karpeles was guilty of embezzlement and breach of trust at Mt. Gox. The sentence, which was carried out on March 15, will see him serve a suspended sentence of two-and-half years in prison.…