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Markets Update: Bullish Sentiment Returns to Crypto Markets

Markets Update: Bullish Sentiment Returns to Crypto MarketsCryptocurrency markets have been accumulating gains again after the significant dips in value during the first two months of 2018. BTC/USD prices are holding steady above the $11,450 price range after bouncing off the $5,900 bottom not too long ago. Digital asset enthusiasts speculate the market is starting to show strong bullish sentiment once again. […]

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Bitcoin Cash Markets Recover — While Infrastructure Support Increases

Bitcoin Cash Markets Recover — While Infrastructure Support IncreasesThis past week bitcoin cash (BCH) markets have been suffering from the bearish sentiment plaguing cryptocurrencies across the board. On February 6 the price of BCH reached a low of $740 per coin but has since bounced back to the $950-1,050 region on Bitstamp Tuesday evening. Also Read: Australian Freeze: Big Aussie Banks Denying Bitcoiners Bitcoin […]

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New Research Suggests Ripple Is Even More Centralized Than Previously Thought

New Research Suggests Ripple Is Even More Centralized Than Previously ThoughtDespite being associated with cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin and ethereum, ripple’s status as a decentralized currency is a matter of dispute. Critics have taken aim at XRP for years, claiming that Ripple exerts an unprecedented degree of control over transactions, something the company has always denied. A new report from Bitmex Research, whose cryptocurrency analysis […]

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Markets Update: BTC Prices Suffer from a 65% Loss Since December

Markets Update: BTC Prices Suffer from a 65% Loss Since DecemberBitcoin prices and cryptocurrency markets, in general, have been declining in value for the past six weeks straight with a few bounces here and there. Currently, BTC/USD markets have reached the lowest price in weeks touching $6,600 on February 5, 2018, erasing the past three months worth of gains. Also Read: China Censors Cryptocurrency Ads on […]

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Trading Tip `The Wall´ – Wall Street Price Manipulation? Go Long

Trading Tip `The Wall´ - Wall Street Price Manipulation? Go LongTrading is arrogant, be it on Wall Street or across crypto exchanges. In order to trade rather than hodl, you must fundamentally believe you’re smarter, more disciplined or better informed than the other half of the market. Time will tell. But as long as you’re trading, we’ve established that you’re at least more arrogant than […]

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Consumer Protection Association Slams Bank for Blocking Transfers to Bitcoin Exchanges

Consumer Protection Association Slams Bank for Blocking Transfers to Bitcoin ExchangesFrom Israel to Australia, commercial banks in various parts of the world have tried preventing people from entering the cryptocurrency market by blocking money transfers to bitcoin exchanges. Now the largest consumer association in Portugal has called out a local bank for trying to do the same. Also Read: U.S. Rating Agency to Issue Bitcoin […]

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Trading Tip `The Wall´ – Why Do We Fall, Bruce?

Trading Tip `The Wall´ - Why Do We Fall, Bruce?This week, the price of bitcoin reached a low-point of -53% from its December high. A few weeks ago, I wrote about the Death of the “Get in before Wall Street!”-meme and why it made sense to Short the Great Bitcoin Bull. My viewpoint remains unchanged in that I’m still confident that the CME bitcoin futures listing […]

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Overwhelmed Cryptocurrency Exchanges Are Hiring Staff by the Hundreds

Cryptocurrency Exchanges Are Hiring Staff by the HundredsCryptocurrency exchanges have been overrun for months, as record demand has caused throttling or restriction of service altogether. With exchanges buckling under the strain, a number of platforms have been forced to temporarily shut their books. On Thursday, Bitstamp announced plans to recruit 100 new call center staff as it struggles to feed the crypto […]

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Ethereum Network Congestion Forces Exchanges to Halt Withdrawals

Ethereum Network Congestion Forces Exchanges to Halt WithdrawalsScaling problems that have been sporadically affecting the Ethereum network have resurfaced. While bulls and bears were battling it out in the markets, the Ethereum blockchain was fighting to restore some semblance of normal service. The congestion forced a number of exchanges to halt withdrawals, with one going so far as to advise customers to […]

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Exchange Problems Mount at Kraken and Coinbase but Bitfinex Reopens Registrations for 10k+ Deposits

Exchange Problems Mount at Kraken and Coinbase but Bitfinex Reopens Registrations for 10k+ DepositsExchanges are regarded by many in the cryptocurrency world as a necessary evil. They provide liquidity and an on-ramp from fiat currency, but many other aspects of their service leaves a lot to desired. From onerous KYC requests to sudden withdrawal of service, nary a week goes by without major exchanges leaving customers seething. This […]

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