New ‘Altseason’ Visualized: Top 10 Cryptos Outperforming Bitcoin July 11, 2020

Alternative cryptocurrencies, or altcoins, have started to record large gains across the board. Some small-cap coins have seen triple-digit percentage gains in recent weeks. But several larger-cap cryptocurrencies have also been posting serious gains such as VeChain (VET), Stellar (XLM), Cardano (ADA) and Chainlink (LINK). Cryptocurrency market performance in the past 7 days. Source: Coin360 […]

China Stocks Boom Bullish for Bitcoin? 5 Things to Watch This Week July 6, 2020

Bitcoin (BTC) begins a new week testing increasingly weak $9,000 support, but what factors could make or break price performance? Cointelegraph Markets takes a look at the main things traders should focus on in Bitcoin for the coming five days.  Stocks recover led by China  Stock market futures showed a mixed but overall stronger mood […]

Paul Tudor Jones to Be Biggest Bitcoin Holder in 2 Years — Max Keiser June 20, 2020

Cointelegraph Markets spoke with Wall Street veteran and host of the Keiser Report, Max Keiser, who explains the increasingly important role of Bitcoin in geopolitics amid potential “hash wars” and why he believes Paul Tudor Jones will become the biggest holder of BTC within two years.          Your 200K+ follower Twitter account @maxkeiser went silent for […]

Bitcoin Market Dynamics See Change After BTC Reward Halving June 13, 2020

One month has passed since the 2020 Bitcoin (BTC) miner reward halving, and a lot has happened for the predominant cryptocurrency since then. From changes in investor and trader behavior to an exponential growth in institutional interest, the halving seems to have marked the start of a new reality for all Bitcoin market participants. Although […]

Analyst Predicts Next Bull Run Will Send Bitcoin to $150K and Ether to $9K June 8, 2020

The co-founder of cryptocurrency analysis company Blockfyre believes that a bull run will return, propelling Bitcoin (BTC) to a price of $150,000. In a tweet on June 4, Simon Dedic suggested that these gains will not be reflected across the entire cryptocurrency market, although the more solid altcoins should also see impressive price action. No […]

Bitcoin Mining Difficulty Hasn’t Done This Since 2018 $3K BTC Bottom June 5, 2020

Bitcoin (BTC) is looking like it did at its 2018 bear market bottom — and one fundamental is about to repeat a move which has only happened twice in its history. Analysis of Bitcoin network difficulty following its latest adjustment on June 4 reveals a key similarity to when BTC/USD traded at lows of $3,100. […]

NYC Hacker Charged Over $94 Million Bitcoin-for-Cards Scheme May 28, 2020

New York City resident Vitalii Antonenko was charged for allegedly participating in a $94 million Bitcoins-for-cards scheme, according to a May 27 statement from the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Massachusetts. He is now facing up to 20 years in jail and $500,000 in fines. Antonenko was arrested in March 2019 at […]

Wild Weekend for Bitcoin Price? US Lockdown Loosens on Memorial Day May 23, 2020

Since dropping below the ascending channel trendline to $8,815 on May 21, Bitcoin (BTC) price has recovered 4.78%. BTC/USD continues to meet resistance at the 20-day moving average, obstructing traders’ desire to push the price above $9,300.  Crypto market weekly price chart. Source: Coin360 In the United States, this weekend includes the Memorial Day holiday, […]

Bitcoin Suisse Targets Institutional Clients With Secure Custody, Staking for Tezos May 20, 2020

Major Swiss cryptocurrency broker Bitcoin Suisse has added high-security custodial support and staking services for Tezos (XTZ), with an eye to its institutional clients. In an announcement on May 19, Bitcoin Suisse — which custodies over $1 billion in assets — revealed it was going live with XTZ delegation and custody support using its Bitcoin […]

Bitcoin Price Charts Hint at the Most Exciting Breakout in Over a Year May 17, 2020

The price of the top-ranked cryptocurrency by market capitalization, Bitcoin (BTC), is set to explode in the coming week providing the weekly candle opens above $9,200. This would signal the end of a 46-week descending channel that BTC/USD has been locked in since it nearly tapped $14,000 in the summer of 2019.  So is this […]

Major Chinese Crypto Miners Expect Influx of New Bitcoin Buyers May 5, 2020

A majority of Chinese miners expect a huge influx of new Bitcoin (BTC) buyers within the next six months. According to a poll by crypto services firm RockX on May 4, 57% of Chinese miners expect a large number of new Bitcoin buyers to join the market in the near future. RockX claims to have […]

Halving, Stocks, Fundamentals: 3 Things to Watch in Bitcoin This Week May 4, 2020

Bitcoin (BTC) is just days away from a historic crossroads this week — what will the coming days have in store for traders and hodlers? Cointelegraph takes a look at the major factors influencing the market just over a week before the largest cryptocurrency’s third block reward halving. Just 8 days left till the Bitcoin […]

Social Media Platforms for Crypto Enthusiasts — Talk and Earn Bitcoin May 3, 2020

It’s hard for most people to imagine their lives without the use of social media, and crypto enthusiasts are no different. Since the beginning, the crypto industry has thrived on social media platforms, as they allow people to connect and share ideas. Furthermore, the emergence of the very idea of cryptocurrencies and the blockchain can […]

160 Million USDT Tokens Minted During Bitcoin's Rise to $9K April 30, 2020

With Bitcoin (BTC) ascending sharply in the last eight hours — over $9,100 at press time — U.S. dollar-backed stablecoin Tether (USDT) is on a minting spree.  Whalebot Alerts has reported that Tether issued more than 160 million new coins in the last 24 hours in just two transactions. The first $60 million were minted when […]

Bitcoin Hits $8K Erasing Coronavirus Crash — 13 Days Till Halving April 29, 2020

Bitcoin (BTC) price finally hit $8,000 on April 29 as a solid week of gains continued to buoy markets. Cryptocurrency market daily overview. Source: Coin360 BTC price returns to $8,000 Data from Cointelegraph Markets and CoinMarketCap showed BTC/USD breaking the $8,000 after a seven-week absence. The move firmly reverses Bitcoin’s crash in mid-March, when the […]

Bitcoin Price: 5 Things to Know for Crypto Markets This Week (4/27) April 27, 2020

Bitcoin (BTC) has consolidated gains nearer $8,000 — but does the coming week have in store for the asset leaving stocks in the dust? After jumping 10% in a day last week, BTC/USD has managed to keep hold of its gains over the weekend. Cointelegraph considers the major factors which traders should keep an eye […]

BitMEX to Launch Bitcoin-Settled Futures Tracking Ether Price Against Dollar April 24, 2020

Cryptocurrency exchange BitMEX announced a new Ether (ETH)-based futures contract on its trading platform. According to an April 24 announcement, the new derivative contract will feature a fixed Bitcoin (BTC) multiplier which will be unaffected by the Ether price in U.S. dollars. BitMEX explains that this feature allows traders to long or short Ether’s USD […]

Bitcoin Price: 5 Things That Will Impact the Crypto Market This Week April 20, 2020

Bitcoin (BTC) maintained $7,000 despite strong resistance on April 20 as oil crashed through fresh support levels towards $10. Heading into what promises to be a choppy week for traditional markets, here are five things to watch for Bitcoin traders in the coming days. Cryptocurrency market daily overview. Source: Coin360 BTC price resistance Data from […]

Crypto Scams on the Rise and Can Still Affect Bitcoin’s Price April 18, 2020

Bolstered by the new coronavirus pandemic, scams continue to be rampant in the cryptocurrency world. From malware to fake investment programs and even fake donations to health organizations, scammers are known for taking advantage of desperate times and desperate people. One of the most prominent scams in the industry, PlusToken, has come under the spotlight […]

Bitcoin Price in Danger of Dropping Below $6K if Weekly Close Fails April 12, 2020

As the weekend kicked off Bitcoin (BTC) price dropped below $6,900 and at the time of writing the cryptocurrency is struggling to keep hold of $6,800.  Earlier in the week, Cointelegraph contributor Michael van de Poppe suggested that $6,900 was a crucial level for Bitcoin to hold and dropping below this level could kick start […]

This Historically Accurate Pattern Suggests Epic Bitcoin Plunge to $3K April 4, 2020

The short-term trend of the Bitcoin (BTC) price since its drop to $3700 shows an Elliot Wave pattern forming on lower time frames. While the pattern can reverse to a bullish trend, the declining volume of BTC suggests it is not likely. The Bitcoin price has been ranging in between $5,800 and $6,900, with an […]

Network of Fake Bitcoin QR Code Generators Stole $45,000 in March March 29, 2020

A network of malicious QR code generators has stolen more than $40,000 from Bitcoin (BTC) users in one month. At least nine fake Bitcoin-to-QR code generators have been spotted in recent weeks, with security researcher, Harry Denley, first tweeting that he had identified two domains hosting fake QR code applications on March 22. Denley later […]

Bitcoin Price Inches Higher to $6.7K on $2 Trillion Stimulus Agreement March 25, 2020

Bitcoin (BTC) price is continuing to move higher on March 25 alongside U.S. equities markets, which yesterday saw a historic 11%+ rise on news of a potential multi-trillion-dollar economic stimulus package. This was the single biggest daily rally since 1933.  At press time, BTC price is attempting to establishing a higher foothold at $6,700 while […]

Here's How High Bitcoin Price May Go if $6.4K Becomes New Support March 20, 2020

After rallying 21.6% to a new seven-day high at $6,375, Bitcoin (BTC) traders now seem intent on pushing the price higher to $7,200.  The digital asset has made an impressive 66% recovery since dropping to $3,775 on March 13, and the majority of altcoins are also notching double-digit gains. But how much longer can the […]

Bloody Monday: Bitcoin Price Loses $8K, Oil -30%, DOW Futures Plunge March 9, 2020

Bitcoin (BTC) closed the week at $8,024, a shocking 9.92% loss and a new weekly low not seen since January 13 when the asset traded for $7,946. The abrupt correction took place as DOW, S&P 500 and oil futures plummeted as investor fears over the economic impact of the coronavirus continue to intensify.  Crypto market […]