• Last year saw a giant influx of crypto hedge funds while in 2018 several have closed or failed to launch. Earlier this month, Bloomberg reported that nine cryptocurrency hedge funds have closed this year, with only two of the top twenty-five funds reporting gains in Q1 of this year. The reality is that there’s an over saturation of crypto hedge funds with over 167 opened in 2017. While nine of them are closing and many other

    Crypto Hedge Funds on the Precipice, Future Outlook Uncertain

    | 2018/04/20 6:30 pm
  • For the first time since March 2017, Bitcoin ‘buy’ orders have surpassed 90% of the total placed on cryptocurrency exchanges. 9/10 Want To Buy Bitcoin Linking to data from TurtleBC, p2p exchange HodlHodl described the trend as “indicating there is more demand for Bitcoin than supply.” “This is also an indicator of market sentiment among those who are buying and selling Bitcoin,” it added. A 90-10 ratio effectively means that 90% of the interested investors

    Bitcoin Buy Demand Highest Since March 2017, Exchange Data Shows

    | 2018/04/20 10:30 am
  • Since Square, Inc. added Bitcoin trading capabilities to its payment app, the value of its stocks has increased spectacularly. Dan Dolev, an analyst at Nomura Instinet, believes this ascending trajectory will most likely continue. As a result, Nomura Instinet raised its Square target price to $65 USD. Bitcoin Makes Square Profitable Dan Dolev predicts a “sizable boost” to Square’s revenues and profits in the first quarter, thanks to Square having added Bitcoin trading features on

    Bitcoin Boosting Square Earnings

    | 2018/04/20 6:30 am
  • Saxo Bank analysts have called the beginning of a new period of growth for cryptocurrency prices, eyeing Q2 2018 as a “springboard” for fresh upside. ‘Self-Fulfilling Prophecy’ In its Quarterly Outlook this week, the famously pro-Bitcoin institution said a mixture of global political uncertainty, tightening of credit access and commodities volatility could all see new money pouring into crypto markets. “In addition to the possible increase in regulations leading to further declines in the short

    Saxo Bank Outlook: Crypto Bull Market Could Return in Q2 2018

    | 2018/04/19 6:30 pm
  • The bulls are back in town as a sea of green engulfs cryptocurrency portfolios everywhere — but is it too late to catch the wave of Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Cardano? All Aboard! Bitcoin is currently trading at $8,234.14, up 14.63 percent over the last week. As is generally the case, the rest of the cryptocurrency market has followed Bitcoin’s lead. Ethereum (ETH) is up 20.93 percent over the same time span, while Ripple (XRP) is up 35.03

    Are Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Cardano ‘Leaving the Station?’

    | 2018/04/19 2:30 pm
  • The sudden drop in bitcoin price on Tuesday caused some brows to get a bit sweaty, but its successful stability in the light of one account’s dump suggests that the worst is over for the cryptocurrency market’s leader. Whale Watch On Tuesday, the price of bitcoin dropped more than $200 in just under 20 minutes — causing some to speculate that the sudden price movement was the result of a single seller dumping a large

    Bitcoin Price Shrugs Off Yesterday’s $66 Million ‘Whale Dump’

    | 2018/04/18 8:00 am
  • How do rumors of institutional investment and the return of mainstream media cryptocurrency hype impact Bitcoin price projections? Highlights At last! The days we’ve all been waiting for are back, or so it appears for the moment. The mainstream media hype and euphoria surrounding cryptocurrency have returned and voila, BTC is up nearly 23% in the last 7 days! Of course, there are more fundamental occurrences happening behind the smokescreen of CNBC hype men shilling

    Bitcoin Price: Is Hype or Substance Now Driving the Trend?

    | 2018/04/16 7:00 pm
  • Bitcoin prices can only go higher – much higher – according to no fewer than ten expert predictions for 2018. Experts: Bitcoin Will Cost At least $20k By 2019 Despite a stubborn bull market characterizing Bitcoin in Q1 this year, naysayers calling time on the alleged cryptocurrency ‘bubble,’ April’s price uptick has reversed sentiment throughout the industry. Now, traders, commentators, investment players and financial professionals alike are releasing their sky-high Bitcoin price forecasts, with some

    Top 10 Expert Bitcoin Price Predictions For 2018 & Beyond

    | 2018/04/16 3:00 pm
  • This week has been very exciting with altcoins and bitcoin building momentum for a shift in market sentiment and crypto value. December until early April saw one of the largest corrections in Bitcoin’s history and the upcoming few months should present the perfect opportunity for a rebound of the cryptocurrency space. This week is very important for cryptocurrencies such as: Ripple (XRP), Komodo (KMD), and HireMatch (HIRE). For the first time in months, the news

    3 Altcoins Likely to Outperform Bitcoin for the Week of April 16

    | 2018/04/15 1:00 pm
  • Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock today, you’ve certainly noticed that Bitcoin is up (to say the least) — and you can probably thank Wall Street. ‘Nothing New for Bitcoin’ At 1 PM CET today, the price of Bitcoin rocketed up from just under $7000 to just over $8000 in less than one hour. It doesn’t take an expert market analyst to guess that such price action for the world’s dominant cryptocurrency the result

    Greenspan: Dip is ‘Nothing New for Bitcoin,’ Wall Street Injecting Liquidity

    | 2018/04/12 11:30 pm
  • The wider cryptocurrency market is looking pretty green today as bullish sentiment begins to creep back into the Bitcoin charts — with some signs starting to suggest the bears are becoming exhausted. Hibernation Season? Right now, all eyes are on Bitcoin. On one hand, the world’s largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization may burst upwards and settle above $7000, signaling strength. On the other, cryptocurrency’s gold standard risks falling to a new yearly low beneath $6000

    Bullish Bitcoin Signals Suggesting Bears Nearing Point of Exhaustion

    | 2018/04/11 11:30 am
  • As Bitcoin price continues to consolidate in the sub-$7000, many investors are left wondering which direction the world’s largest cryptocurrency by market cap will go next. ‘The Trend for Bitcoin is Clear’ There is no denying that we are currently in the grips of a bear market. Since reaching highs of roughly $20,000 in mid-December, the price of Bitcoin has worked its way down — sometimes dramatically so — to lows just above $6000. That said,

    ‘The Trend for Bitcoin is Clear – UP,’ Says Market Analyst

    | 2018/04/10 10:00 am
  • It seems like every month there is a new regulatory issue impacting Bitcoin in a negative manner. This month, not surprisingly, has seen multiple events that are being portrayed in a negative light, forcing the price of BTC lower. Bitcoin Price Analysis  Bitcoin prices across exchanges have fallen more than 25 percent over the past month. Monday at 9 a.m. BTC was as low as $6705. The price of Bitcoin remains as volatile as ever

    Bitcoin’s Correction Continues – Is the Floor in Sight?

    | 2018/04/09 7:00 pm
  • As institutional investors prepare to officially enter the cryptocurrency market, the New York Stock Exchange may soon list Bitcoin futures contracts. ‘There Is a Trend Here We Can’t Ignore’ Earlier this week, the New York Stock Exchange’s parent company, Intercontinental Exchange Inc., agreed to acquire the 136-year-old Chicago Stock Exchange. Now, the financial institution may have its eyes set on Bitcoin. As reported by Bloomberg, Intercontinental Exchange Inc. has indicated that Bitcoin and cryptocurrency futures

    ICE Chief: ‘We Can’t Ignore’ Bitcoin Trading

    | 2018/04/09 5:00 pm
  • The volatility in crypto markets has been unforgiving, raising questions whether the long-term hold is still a good strategy, especially given that the market has seen an influx of participants that do not necessarily share the views of the original crypto pioneers.  The crypto market continues to test the resolve of true HODLers. The sea of red is now more or less a daily occurrence, and it is tougher than ever to separate “value” coins

    Will the Real Crypto ‘HODLers’ Please Stand Up?

    | 2018/04/09 1:00 am
  • Bitfinex, the largest Bitcoin exchange, has announced support for 12 additional tokens to its popular trading platform — all of which are “focused around strengthening the impact and capacity of decentralised technologies.” A Dirty Dozen As of 4 PM UST, Bitfinex has enabled trading for the following cryptocurrency tokens: Aion (AION) IOSToken (IOST) Request Network (REQ) Raiden Network (RDN) Loopring (LRC) BnkToTheFuture Token (BFT) Cofound.it (CFI) Wax (WAX) SingularityNET (AGI) MedicalChain (MTN) Odem (ODEM) Dai

    Bitfinex Makes 12 ‘Pioneering’ Additions to its Trading Platform

    | 2018/04/07 6:30 pm
  • Each week cryptocurrency traders and investors eagerly analyze the calendar to see which events in the upcoming few days will provide the biggest shifts in momentum for specific altcoins. This week has four altcoins with major events: IOST, XES, KMD, and PRL. State of the Market What goes up must come down, and what goes down will eventually go back up. Markets have trends and these trends are amplified by volatility. For those invested in

    4 Altcoins With Major Events for Week of April 7, 2018 (IOST, XES, KMD, and PRL)

    | 2018/04/07 7:30 am
  • The cryptocurrency market is not the way it used to be anymore, no, not at all! As weak-handed bag holders get shaken out and institutional investors wait for regulatory decisions (and the floor), the market for digital currencies is shifting dramatically — and for the better. Shaking out the Weak Hands In December, everyone was a day-trading cryptocurrency expert. Stories abound about co-workers who convinced their mothers to buy ten litecoins at $350 apiece, and

    Analysts: ‘Seismic Shift’ Occurring in Cryptocurrency Market

    | 2018/04/06 8:00 am
  • After shutting down the idea in 2017, the SEC has officially initiated a formal inquiry into the possibility of allowing Bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs) via a change to one or more of its rules. Institutional Investors Incoming According to an official release from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), formal proceedings are set to begin in regards to listing the first Bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in the United States. Bitcoin ETFs would effectively provide significantly

    Institutional Investors Incoming? SEC Formally Considering Bitcoin ETFs

    | 2018/04/06 6:00 am
  • Stablecoins, cryptocurrencies pegged to external values outside of the cryptocurrency market, have been all the talk lately, especially in the recent market pullback. Tether, the biggest stablecoin pegged to the US dollar, has recently come under fire due to a lack of transparency. Let’s face it, the cryptocurrency market, in general, is far from stable. Over the past 6 months, the market cap of the cryptocurrency space has been a gut-churning rollercoaster ride from one

    Stablecoins: Scam or Cryptocurrency Volatility Safehaven?

    | 2018/04/04 5:00 am
  • Bitcoin prices could peak at $7800 this week as a sudden rebound which began April 1 aims to dictate short-term market performance. A 4-Day Bitcoin Price Resurrection After several lackluster weeks, which saw BTC/USD trailing below $6500 for a second time in 2018, markets delivered a surprise, rebounding $300 in minutes and remaining above $7000 on major exchanges since. While amateur traders consider whether the move was a fluke ‘April Fool’ for Bitcoin, analysts are

    Bitcoin Price May Hit $7800 This Week But Eyes Are On ‘Real’ $4900 Floor

    | 2018/04/02 9:00 am
  • Bitcoin prices suddenly shot higher April 1 after markets appeared to have enough of a sideways downtrend which took BTC/USD below $6500. April Fool’s Gold? Data from across major exchanges shows a sudden reversal in Bitcoin’s fortunes on the day, the cryptocurrency gaining $300 in around 15 minutes. As of press time, prices are holding higher at around $6800, with a retest of $7000 a potential first battle for a possible uptrend. Prices had failed

    Google’s ‘Bitcoin Death Index’ Perfectly Called $20K Top

    | 2018/04/01 2:00 pm
  • The cryptocurrency market has entered a full-fledged state of depression, leaving many long-time investors frustrated and many first-time investors downright furious. However, the worst is almost certainly over. A hard fall Many uneducated cryptocurrency investors lump the major market players — Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Litecoin (LTC), Ripple (XRP), and possibly Bitcoin Cash (BCH) — into the same category, even though there are fundamental and core differences between these cryptocurrencies. That group, according to Linda

    Double-Bottom? ‘Substantial Funds’ Waiting for Crypto Collapse to Complete

    | 2018/03/31 12:00 pm