Ripple Price Analysis: XRP Accumulation, Bull Pressure Building Up

Ripple prices stable above 30 cents SWIFT—Ripple competition should heat up in coming days Transactional volumes low and dropping XRP success depends on adoption. That’s why an increase in xRapid users is bullish for investors. Even still, the slide of XRP prices have been deflating, and after 12 months of lower lows, we expect Sep 2018 to guide medium to long term price trajectory. Ripple Price Analysis Fundamentals As long as SWIFT dominates, we expect determined competitors to step up their marketing, pitch to potential clients—mostly in areas where most…

Could Bitcoin Initiate a New Bull Cycle by 2019? One Trader Thinks So

In the last 24 hours, the cryptocurrency market recovered by $4 billion as the Bitcoin price rebounded above $3,700. Several major crypto assets in the likes of Ethereum and TRON have recorded large gains on the day, rising by more than three percent against Bitcoin. Even if the price of Bitcoin and other crypto assets continue to decline substantially in the first two quarters of 2019, one trader sees the market massively recovering by the end of 2019. How Can Bitcoin Initiate a Big Rally by the End of This…

This Price Resistance Level May Hold Key to Bitcoin Bull Market

That bitcoin (BTC) may be closing on a long-term bottom is generally accepted by now. After all, the leading cryptocurrency by market value has dropped by close to 70 percent over the last 13 months. The challenge now is to pick up early signs of a long-term bearish-to-bullish trend change, which may be possible with the help of the 10-week simple moving average (SMA). Acting as resistance, that moving average proved a tough nut to crack in the eight weeks to Nov. 14 – the day BTC reentered the bear…

The Case for a 2020 Bitcoin Bull Run

Christopher Brookins is the founder of Pugilist Ventures, a quantitative crypto fund founded out of Carnegie Mellon. ———————————————————————————————— Since the end of 2018, price action has been demonstrably negative, which surprised many expecting the end of Q4 historical “pump” in prices. The price plummet appears largely driven by negative sentiment and swathes of selling pressure after the 2018 support level of $6,000 finally broke (dashed black line). This selling pressure kept prices well into the oversold range (using RSI and SWTO) for several weeks. Only recently, has price begun to…

Looking North? Bitcoin Price Dip Forms Bull Flag Pattern

Bitcoin’s (BTC) minor pullback from two-week highs could end up fueling a breakout above the key hurdle of $4,140. The world’s largest cryptocurrency by market value jumped to $4,090 at 17:15 UTC on Sunday – the highest level since Dec. 24 – validating the short-term bullish reversal confirmed on Dec. 20. Even so, the positive momentum has weakened slightly in the last 36 hours. As of writing, BTC is changing hands at $3,995 on Bitstamp, having clocked a low of $3,934 earlier today. The 3 percent correction from two-week highs, however,…

Bull Reversal: Bitcoin Climbs Key Price Hurdle to Target $4K

Bitcoin’s (BTC) price crossed key resistance yesterday, boosting the prospects of a stronger rally above $4,000. The leading cryptocurrency by market value broke out of a bearish descending pattern and closed above key resistance at $3,633 yesterday. That came after picking up a strong bid on the anniversary of its 2017 all-time price high on Monday. Tuesday’s close has also pushed up the probability of a bullish three-day close above $3,590 being confirmed on Thursday. So, with the short-term picture looking bullish, the focus shifts to the next major resistance levels…

Bitcoin Bounces 8% in a Much-Needed Bull Action; Will It Sustain?

After setting one new low after another, the bitcoin-to-dollar rate on Monday underwent a sharp bullish correction to register a fresh high at 3450-fiat. The upside action followed a low-volumed consolidation trend over the recent weekend trading session. The late night activity on Sunday, nevertheless, looked sharper and trade volume across the leading bitcoin pairs surged. It remained average as the Monday session came into play in Asia. The European hours, however, took the market by surprise by noting a sharp rise in bitcoin value, from 3238-fiat to 3450-fiat within…

Crypto News | EOS Surges and Ripple Exec Not Phased by Bull Market

In today’s edition of crypto news, we’ll cover why EOS is surging and the details behind why a Ripple executive isn’t phased by the current crypto bear market. EOS Surges as Other Coins Fall EOS is currently leading the top 40 cryptocurrencies for total market gains this weekend. The world’s seventh-largest cryptocurrency project has received a wave of criticism as of late for its lack of decentralization. This weekend, EOS jumped up more than 16%. At this time, it remains unclear why the coin surged so much. Coinbase is exploring the…

Bull Reversal? Bitcoin Sees Biggest Single-Day Price Gain Since April

Bitcoin (BTC) is teasing a short-term bullish reversal, having just recorded its biggest single-day gain in seven months. Prices closed yesterday (UTC) at $4,257, a 24-hour increase of 11.43 percent and the highest daily gain since April 12, according to CoinMarketCap. Back then, the cryptocurrency was trading above $6,900, 38 percent higher than the current price of $4,345. Interestingly, the 13 percent price gain witnessed that day had been preceded by a 45 percent drop and a minor bout of consolidation. More importantly, the big bullish move of April 12…

Bitcoin Teases Bull Move After Defense of Key Price Support

Bitcoin could be in for a recovery rally, having defended a key support level over the weekend. The leading cryptocurrency has been looking bearish over the last week. It suffered an ascending channel breakdown on Nov. 7, suggesting a temporary top had been created at $6,540, while the moving averages rolled over in favor of the bears a day later. As a result, BTC looked likely to drop below the support of the trendline connecting the Oct. 11 and Oct. 31 lows, and move toward $6,200 over the weekend. Instead,…