Cryptocurrency Trading Update: Minimal Momentum on Monday Markets

FOMO Moments Monday movement is lacking on markets; Stellar making gains, Bitcoin Cash and BAT getting battered. There was no further momentum over the weekend and crypto markets have continued to slowly slide back this Monday morning. Total market capitalization is still over $210 billion, but only just, having lost almost $10 billion since Wednesday’s peak last week. Bitcoin’s failure to make any progress above $6,400 has kept the rest of the crypto markets flat. BTC is currently trading at $6,395 but analysts predict bullish upsides leading up to its…

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Web Summit 2018, a Great Event for Crypto Community

This year’s Web Summit 2018 in Lisbon witnessed impressive giveaways in the form of free digital assets from various blockchain companies. The annual event hosted various A-list panelists including Pinterest’s CEO and Co-founder Ben Silbermann, Medium’s Ev Williams and a number of prominent executives from the tech industry, startups, media, and investors. The conference was attended by close to 69,000 participants, from 159 countries and addressed by 1,200 speakers. Among them were 1,800 start-ups, 1,500 tech investors and representatives from 2,600 media outlets, all on a single platform.  The scale…

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Bitcoin Price Weekly Analysis: BTC/USD Remains At Risk Below $6,300

Key Points Bitcoin price started a downside correction after climbing as high as $6,554 against the US Dollar. There was a break below a major bullish trend line with support at $6,420 on the 4-hours chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair is currently at a risk of more losses below the $6,300 support area in the near term. Bitcoin price is under pressure below $6,400 against the US Dollar. BTC/USD could decline towards $6,280 or $6,250 if sellers remain in control. Bitcoin Price Analysis This…

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Swedish Man Sent to Prison for Mailing Bomb to Bitcoin Firm CryptoPay

A Swedish man suspected in a case involving a bomb being mailed to a Bitcoin firm has been convicted of attempted murder and is facing up to seven years in prison. Swedish Bitcoin Bomber Convicted of Attempted Murder According to the Associated Press, Michael Salonen, age 43, has been sentences to up to seven years in prison by the Stockholm District Court.  Salonen has been convicted of attempted murder, after the individual mailed a letter bomb to London-based Bitcoin firm CryptoPay. Salonen has also been convicted of mailing threatening letters…

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XRP/USD, BTC/USD Price Analysis: Ripple Bullish as Bitcoin Steady above $6,000

Latest Bitcoin News As the industry grow, regulation is important even if Bitcoin and other blockchain projects agitate for complete decentralization and decoupling from government influence. But when reality sets in and advocates realize that the industry can’t get away with fiat if liquidity and volatility is to reign then the importance of Business Growth and Transformation bill (PACTE) which President Macron is working hard for will even be clearer. If everything goes as plan and the legislators approve an amendment bill seeking to reduce capital gains tax from 36…

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Bitcoin Falls to $6,300 Region as Altcoins Continue to Decline

After failing to stabilize above $6,500, Bitcoin has now fallen into the $6,300 region, and it is becoming increasingly likely that it will test its long-established support level that exists at $6,200. Altcoins also took a hit on Friday after yesterday’s weak day of trading. Bitcoin Drifts Lower, $6,200 Likely to be Defended by Bulls At the time of writing, Bitcoin (BTC) is trading at $6,395, trading down 1.3% over the past 24-hours. BTC has been gradually declining since November 6th, when it rose to weekly highs of nearly $6,600…

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US Regulator Wants to Adopt Blockchain to Maintain Pace with Market Manipulators

The chair of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has said that he wants to adopt blockchain to “keep pace with those who attempt to defraud, distort, or manipulate” financial markets. CFTC Chairman Giancarlo Envisions Compliance Built into Business Operations Through Smart Contracts J. Christopher Giancarlo spoke about the use of blockchain and machine learning for regulatory purposes at Georgetown University. The head regulator is confident the digital era will prove to be a positive factor to better oversee financial markets. “These tools will become even more paramount as…

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Crypto Rally Hopes Quashed as Markets Dump Again

FOMO Moments The bears are back in play; Dash surviving the dump, Bitcoin Cash, Cardano, VeChain sliding. Rally anticipations have been quashed once again as markets are dumping. Just when a glimmer of hope started to shine in crypto land, the bears come back out and defecate all over it. Total crypto market cap has shed $4 billion in the past four hours, dropping back to around $215 billion. Bitcoin is currently holding its place with only a minor dip back below $6,500. It is currently trading at $6,480 but…

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Analysis of the Global Crypto Exchange Market in Infographics

In its attempt to present the ecosystem of crypto exchanges, BitMEX has published in-depth research into how these exchanges work. According to their recent tweet, various exchanges were evaluated by using different types of metrics, like web traffic, security policies, and more. In depth report into the crypto exchange ecosystem The robustness of exchanges are evaluated using metrics such as web traffic, average trade sizes, order book depth, security polices and price reliability The report was produced by @CryptoComparehttps://t.co/hmNptuThFY pic.twitter.com/JCSnydGckG — BitMEX Research (@BitMEXResearch) November 6, 2018 The report was…

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Ethereum Price Analysis: ETH/USD Breaks Key Resistance, $230 Next?

Key Highlights ETH price traded higher and broke the $215 and $220 resistance levels against the US Dollar. Yesterday’s highlighted key breakout pattern was breached with resistance at $208 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken). The pair traded towards the $223 level and it remains well supported on dips near $216. Ethereum price is climbing higher against the US Dollar and bitcoin. ETH/USD broke the important $215 resistance to move further into a bullish zone. Ethereum Price Analysis Recently, there was a minor downside correction from…

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