• Bullish sentiment for Bitcoin is gaining renewed momentum. Investors and financial experts are suggesting a variety of catalysts to explain Bitcoin’s rally, such as regulatory softening by some governments and new technological developments. Even PayPal’s Chief Financial Officer now predicts that Bitcoin might become a favorite payment method. In the meantime, Coinbase and Bitfinex are implementing SegWit to reduce transaction costs. Several Factors Are Fueling Bitcoin’s Rally Bitcoin’s current rally has many drivers. One of

    Several Factors Are Driving Renewed Bullish Sentiment for Bitcoin

    | 2018/02/21 10:00 pm
  • Bitcoin price has remained above $10,000 despite its rapid retrace over the weekend when market momentum suddenly fizzled out. Vays Hints At ‘Bullish’ Daily, Weekly Outlook After passing $11,000 in Sunday trading, BTC/USD peaked at $11,283 on Bitstamp before dropping $1500 in hours to hit a low of $9727. A correction took prices back over $10,000 where they remained into Monday, analysts predicting a ‘flip’ into bullish territory as Bitcoin’s most likely next move. “The

    Bitcoin Price: Will Bullish ‘Flip’ Finally Clear $11K Hurdle?

    | 2018/02/19 5:45 am
  • Venture capitalist and Tezos investor Tim Draper has said that a “very large portion” of the $86 trillion global currency market “will be crypto” in future. ‘Why Would I sell The Future For The Past?’ Speaking to Bloomberg on the current state of Bitcoin Thursday, Draper, who has long been bullish on its place in the future economy after making huge purchases, reiterated his commitment to stay invested. “I’m looking at it in a very

    Tim Draper: Why Would I Sell Bitcoin, The Future of Currency?

    | 2018/02/15 2:30 pm
  • Bitcoin price gained 12% in the 24 hours through Thursday to approach $10,000 once again, but analysts warn of strong resistance. Big Targets And ‘Secular Bull Markets’ As Bitcoin added almost 40% in February from lows of under $6000 in some markets, Max Keiser led cautious optimism, celebrating what he called the end of “secular bull market.” “$28,000 in play,” he wrote on Twitter late Wednesday, adding that he thought Bitcoin’s “break through $10,000 will

    Bitcoin Price Battles $10,000 Resistance as Analysts Urge Caution

    | 2018/02/15 6:30 am
  • Bitcoinist spoke with Mati Greenspan, Senior Market Analyst at eToro, on where the Bitcoin price is headed, how the popular platform is handling an influx of new users, and where he sees the cryptocurrency market headed in 2018 and beyond.  eToro is the leading  social investment platform in the world. Moreover, it is one of the first traditional trading platforms that has embraced Bitcoin trading.  By the end of 2013, eToro reportedly had over 3 million

    Bitcoin Acting as ‘Safe Haven of the Crypto World’ – eToro Senior Market Analyst

    | 2018/02/14 4:30 pm
  • The characteristic volatility of the crypto market, especially over the last few weeks, has some investors experiencing feelings of anxiety and worry. A Moscow-based platform hopes to alleviate some of this stress with the launch of their new hotline. Even though Bitcoin is partial to price unpredictability, the last few weeks have been quite tumultuous. Just two months ago, the darling of the cryptocurrency world was riding the $20k wave. In addition, major financial institutions

    Bitcoin Price Uncertainty: Keep Calm and Call this Hotline

    | 2018/02/09 5:30 pm
  • The latest Google Trends data suggests that the downward trend in Bitcoin price may have found a bottom and could be reversing to the upside.  Google Trends: A Harbinger for Bitcoin Price? Bitcoin price hit its all time high in mid-December, touching $20,000 USD. Thus, it will come as no surprise that the amount of people searching for ‘Bitcoin’ on Google also peaked at the exact same time. Trends data is an anonymous, categorized, and

    Google Trends Data Suggests Bitcoin Price May Have Bottomed Out

    | 2018/02/09 7:30 am
  • Threats and actions from governments and bankers to crush Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies intensify. However, displaying one its finest features, resiliency, Bitcoin’s trajectory is once again retaking its ascending pattern, above $8,000 USD. Some experts believe that new technological developments will push Bitcoin’s value even higher. Bitcoin Rebuffs Threats from Bankers, Governments, and the Powerful Bitcoin rises once again above the $8,000 USD mark, snubbing formidable threats and actions from governments, bankers, and world financial

    As US Stock Market Crashes, Bitcoin’s Value Strengthens

    | 2018/02/09 3:30 am
  • Bitcoin has come a long way since the time 10,000 coins were allegedly used to buy a pizza— and if you ask Bitcoin bull Cameron Winklevoss, the gold standard of cryptocurrency still has a long way to go. ‘It’s Actually a Buying Opportunity’ Today, one Bitcoin is worth just over $8,000 USD. But according to Cameron Winklevoss, investors can expect it to go up 40x “someday.” Cameron made the bold prediction on Wednesday this week to

    Cameron Winklevoss Predicts 40x Increase for Bitcoin ‘Someday’

    | 2018/02/08 9:00 am
  • I’ve had enough of being bombarded with FUD, from so-called ‘experts’ who don’t really ‘get’ Bitcoin. If I want predictions about the future of crypto, I’ll ask an expert in the blockchain industry. Fortunately I don’t have to, as CNBC already asked. But First … This! It’s easy to feel down when it’s cold, wet, and grey outside. Oh … and your investment lost over two-thirds of its value in the last six weeks. But we’ve

    The Future’s Looking Bright for Bitcoin: Experts Predict $50K for 2018

    | 2018/02/07 11:00 am
  • As the price of Bitcoin continues its steep correction in 2018, Bitcoin miners find themselves fighting over scraps. Hunger Games The price of Bitcoin has fallen roughly 70% from its all-time high of nearly $20,000 in mid-December. Early Tuesday morning, the price of one Bitcoin nearly touched $6,000, before bouncing back to $7000. While this sharp decline in price potentially signals a buying opportunity for some savvy investors looking to grab some of the dominant

    As Crypto Winter Continues, It’s Survival of the Fittest Among Bitcoin Miners

    | 2018/02/06 9:00 pm
  • Bitcoin may have dropped in price, but its losses are far below many altcoin assets as forks Bitcoin Cash and Bitcoin Gold hemorrhage value. Grim Reading For Bitcoin Forks In an analysis of 63 top cryptocurrencies by market cap, one online commentator drew attention to overall retraction of prices versus their all-time highs. Bitcoin came in 52nd on the list, having dropped 69% as of Tuesday. Bitcoin Cash had fallen a giant 82% to reach number

    REKT! Bitcoin Forks Lose Up To 99% Versus Highs, Bitcoin Holds At 69%

    | 2018/02/06 10:45 am
  • John McAfee has led calls for calm amid the ongoing Bitcoin price slump as analysts predict a bear market lasting at least four more weeks. 4 More Weeks Of Downside And Then… Amid ongoing social media debate, McAfee told followers they should “get a perspective” Sunday as Bitcoin erased short-lived gains of $1500 made Friday. “If you are a short term investor, you need to get real,” he commented, reminding readers Bitcoin is still worth

    Bitcoin Price Under $8K Again: 4 More Weeks of Crypto Winter?

    | 2018/02/05 8:00 am
  • Bitcoinist spoke to David Drake, Chairman of LDJ Capital, a $200 million dollar cryptocurrency fund, about the current price downtrend, what determines ICO quality, and the potential impact of regulations in key countries across the globe.  David Drake is the Chairman of LDJ Capital, who has also been involved in TMT (technology, media, telecoms), realty, hospitality, clean tech, energy, and social impact investments for more than 20 years. Drake is an advocate of innovative investing in

    ‘Prices Will Go Off Around March and April’ – Crypto Fund Manager [Interview]

    | 2018/02/04 3:00 am
  • Just when you least expect it, prominent mainstream news outlet CNBC follows up months of doom and gloom with an optimistic outlook on Bitcoin. What a Coincidence! CNBC is somewhat notorious for hating on Bitcoin, regularly referring to the gold-standard of cryptocurrency as, at best, a risky investment. At worst, the news outlet repeatedly paints Bitcoin as a scam, fraud, Ponzi scheme or bubble by continually running stories spelling disaster for the dominant cryptocurrency. However,

    Rarer Than Last Week’s Super Blue Blood Moon, CNBC Plugs Bitcoin

    | 2018/02/03 7:00 pm
  • Bitcoin price has reversed its downward trend Friday, prices bouncing upwards from multi-month lows to gain over $1200 in an hour. Markets Have Enough Of Bitcoin Price Downturn Data from Bitstamp shows an impressive turnaround in Bitcoin’s fortunes following multiple new warnings of a serious blow to traders appearing in mainstream media. BTC/USD hit a bottom of $7625 in morning trading before exiting considerably higher, breaking $8793 at press time. Bitcoinist had earlier cited online

    Bitcoin Price Hits Floor, Bounces Back Above $8K, But For How Long?

    | 2018/02/02 10:30 am
  • Bitcoin has proven its worth in a fresh market downturn as altcoin assets across the board dramatically overtake its losses. Bitcoin Steadiest Top-50 Asset A glance at Coinmarketcap’s top fifty cryptocurrency asset prices Friday reveals even Ether (ETH) to have lost around 7% more than Bitcoin’s 15.5% daily minuses. Ripple shed 31%, Bitcoin Cash 20% and Cardano 37%, putting it just behind Ardor’s 39% as the top fifty’s biggest loser as of press time. The

    Diversify They Said: Bitcoin’s Drop Sparks Double Pain For Altcoin Holders

    | 2018/02/02 8:30 am
  • Investor support continues to keep Bitcoin prices above $10,000 as mainstream media ‘FUD’ is countered by insights into the ongoing Tether row. Mainstream FUD Fails To Reflect Reality BTC hit a temporary low of $9777 Wednesday before rebounding, with traders standing firm as overall volume cools and transaction fees drop to among their lowest levels in months. Prices had taken a fresh downturn after Bloomberg published an article about Tether and associated exchange Bitfinex receiving

    Bitcoin Price Dives Below $10K As Fake News Bites

    | 2018/02/01 11:00 am
  • Bitcoin Knowledge host and notorious advocate Trace Meyer has suggested Bitcoin could hit $115,000 in 2018 after its correction ends. Wall Street Money Mountain ‘Lining Up’ The latest in a cluster of buoyant forecasts for the Bitcoin price to surface in recent weeks, Meyer tipped fellow analyst Tone Vays for suggestions on what to expect over the next eleven-and-a-half months. $115,000, despite being a theoretical possibility based on previous behavioral cycles, would be “very overvalued,”

    Trace Mayer: Bitcoin May Hit ‘Significantly Overvalued’ $115k in 2018

    | 2018/01/18 8:30 am
  • With more people entering the crypto markets than ever before, the seeds of fear, uncertainty, and doubt has a greater impact on price volatility. Newbie traders jumping in and out on the whims of social media hype, and then panic selling, causes what happened over the past couple of days. However, looking at historical crypto charts, this January dip is nothing new. There are a number of reasons why the markets crash in January, and

    5 Reasons Why January’s Price Slump is Nothing to Worry About

    | 2018/01/18 6:00 am
  • News of a fresh crackdown on cryptocurrency trading in China has added to stress on Bitcoin and altcoin markets, seeing assets lose 30% in hours. $200 Billion Disappears In New Downturn Bitcoin dipped around 13.7% to challenge $12,000 Tuesday as both South Korea and China present regulatory changes which could limit access even further for regular users. Despite local Korean news outlets forecasting that a “shutdown” on the cryptocurrency exchange space was “not likely” Monday,

    Dark Side Of The Moon: Bitcoin Sets Lunar New Year Lows For 3rd Time

    | 2018/01/16 5:30 am
  • A certified Casascius 1 BTC coin just sold for $28,700 on eBay, an amount much higher than the current $14,300 that a single bitcoin is going for. It may be that cryptocurrency is moving into the realm of collectability as well as a means of financial transaction. A Casascius 1 BTC coin that was originally released back in 2011 as part of the coin’s second series just sold on eBay. The winning bid was an

    Big Money! Casascius 1 BTC Coin Sells for $28,700

    | 2018/01/13 11:00 am
  • Bitcoin was the best-performing currency in the world for a seventh time in 2017, beating major cryptocurrencies and all fiat yet again.* 2017 Was Bitcoin’s 3rd Best Year Bitcoin’s 1200% annual growth last year took it easily to the top of the league against the global fiat basket, while only a handful of less mainstream altcoins posted bigger returns for investors. 2017’s Bitcoin harvest for hodlers was the best since 2013, which was the cryptocurrency’s

    1200% Bitcoin Outperforms Dollar and All Fiat for Third Year in a Row

    | 2018/01/13 8:00 am