• 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
  • Bitcoin’s bear market got you feeling blue? Well, cheer up! Dan Morehead, the founder and CEO of Pantera Capital, thinks the best is yet to come. The Bear Cycle Is Coming to an End Dan Morehead, the founder and CEO of Pantera Capital, went on CNBC’s Fast Money earlier this week, where he made some seriously bullish statements about Bitcoin and the cryptocurrency market as a whole. Despite Bitcoin’s recent and sharp correction, Morehead thinks

    Pantera Capital CEO: Bitcoin Bear Market About to Turn Bullish

    | 2018/02/10 10:00 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
  • 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
  • While market purists have traditionally drawn a strong line between the young cryptocurrency market and the traditional stock market, analysts are now having a harder time denying the correlation between the two. Who’s Hurting Who? Some analysts have essentially been pointing their fingers at Bitcoin’s recent decline in price and gloating in what amounts to little more than “I told you so.” However, crypto non-believers have had to take a step back and reevaluate, following

    Did Dow Jones’ Plunge Cause Bitcoin’s Drop – Or Vice Versa?

    | 2018/02/08 11:30 pm
  • Getting new users into the digital currency space is one of the biggest problems faced by the community at large today. Most new investors don’t know what they’re getting into, but Saifu is looking to streamline this process. On-Ramping New Users Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies are becoming more popular by the day, as is made evident by the increasing number of users across networks and mainstreaming in the form of futures trading and hedge funds. While

    Saifu: Enabling the Transition to a Digital Economy

    | 2018/02/08 7:00 pm
  • When it comes to investing among millennials, traditional stocks take a back seat to Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. A Lack of Trust in Wall Street While many older individuals see the volatile cryptocurrency market as proving too wild for their taste, millennials prefer to put their money in Bitcoin and alternative cryptocurrencies (altcoins) – as opposed to established stocks and bonds. As is the case with this writer, many millennials have become disillusioned with the

    Millennials Much More Interested in Cryptocurrencies, Couldn’t Care Less About Stocks

    | 2018/02/07 9:30 pm
  • 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
  • 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
  • JPMorgan, Bank of America, and Citigroup are all putting a stop to Bitcoin purchases made using their cards, citing high risk due to extreme price volatility. Credit Card Declined With Bitcoin suffering one of its worst weeks since 2013, major US banks are putting a stop to Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency purchases made using their credit cards. According to reports, JP Morgan Chase, Bank of America, and Citigroup are all banning cryptocurrency purchases using their credit

    Big Banks Ban Bitcoin Buys – JPMorgan, Bank of America, Citigroup Say No to Crypto Credit Purchases

    | 2018/02/03 4:00 pm
  • After what can only be described as a rotten day in crypto land things have perked up a little during the Asian trading session this morning. Bitcoin is still lulling around the $10-11k area and most other altcoins have made some small gains on yesterday’s losses. Lisk, however, has shot up a considerable amount, around 60% in a matter of minutes. According to reports, Lisk has been listed on Japan’s primary exchange BitFlyer. This caused

    Lisk Lights up the Markets Amid Crypto Selloff

    | 2018/02/01 1:00 am
  • Tokyo-based SBI Holdings has announced that its digital assets exchange, SBI Virtual Currencies, which launched in beta yesterday, will list Ripple (XRP) as the only cryptocurrency supported at launch. XRP is the first and the only cryptocurrency to be listed on SBI Virtual Currencies during its initial launch period. The newly released digital asset exchange, owned by SBI Holdings, is designed to streamline cryptocurrency trading for its institutional customers and individuals in Japan. The company originally

    SBI Holdings to Exclusively List Ripple’s XRP at Launch of SBI Virtual Currencies

    | 2018/01/31 7:00 pm
  • After much “will they or won’t they”, the South Korean government has finally implemented cryptocurrency trading regulations. What will that mean for the crypto market? Let’s find out. The big news in the cryptocurrency space today is that the long-awaited South Korean regulations have come into effect. This is a topic that made headlines earlier this month when rumors that the South Korean government would implement an outright ban on cryptocurrency hit the press. These

    Here’s What The South Korean Regulations Mean For The Cryptocurrency Market

    | 2018/01/30 6:00 pm
  • As a crypto investor, do you often find it very hard to keep track of your many coins and investments? Wouldn’t you like a way to see all your holdings easily, and buy and sell different coins with the click of a button? Here’s how Saifu could help. Saifu – Taking Cryptocurrencies Mainstream Wallets, private keys, accounts, addresses; most of us have gone through all that before. Securing and keeping track of all of our

    Tired of Tracking All Your Crypto Investments Individually? Here’s How Saifu Could Help

    | 2018/01/26 2:00 pm
  • After a period of continued growth, ETH and BTC prices have recently fluctuated significantly, with the bitcoin price peaking at over $19,783 on December 17, 2017, before falling to $14,129 on December 31, 2017, and then to its current value of approximately $10,654 (according to the CoinDesk BitCoin Price Index). Owing to sustained cryptocurrency growth in 2017, before the downward adjustment in January 2018, a number of ICOs have perceived a need to lower their

    ICOs Review Token Prices in Line with Cryptocurrency Growth

    | 2018/01/25 10:30 pm
  • The impetus behind Bitcoin’s success is, without doubt, society’s increasing demand decentralize money. Rapidly growing dissatisfaction with banks and governmental monetary policies have led people to seek new methods of storing and transferring value that would eliminate intermediaries, central authorities and regulators. Being controlled by an algorithm and maintained by a decentralized community of miners, blockchain-based cryptocurrencies have created endless opportunities for the underbanked and unbanked. Add to that the decreased risk of fraud, censorship, and

    Invisible War: How to Stop Being Screwed by Centralized Crypto Exchanges

    | 2018/01/24 1:30 am
  • Several South Korean exchanges have announced that they will ban foreign residents from trading cryptocurrencies.  Tighter Cryptocurrency Regulations The South Korean government was the cause of major turmoil in the global cryptocurrency market as rumors spread that they were planning to ban cryptocurrency trading across the country. Soon after the news was released, the total cryptocurrency market valuation dropped by almost 50%, causing major financial losses for a lot of traders worldwide. Later, government officials

    South Korean Exchanges Are Barring Foreign Residents from Trading

    | 2018/01/21 3:00 am
  • The crypto space is hot property at the moment even in the wake of recent market slumps. More institutionalized finance exchanges and organizations are looking to provide a wider range of products for their clients and these must now include Bitcoin futures. The latest to join the blockchain train is Morgan Stanley. As the first Bitcoin futures contracts expired and were settled this week, the CBoE hailed them a success and a victory for those

    Morgan Stanley Opens to Bitcoin Futures Contracts

    | 2018/01/19 2:30 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
  • One of the problems facing those new to the cryptocurrency markets is the level of complexity in using exchanges and making trades. Some degree of technical knowledge is required to open, navigate and trade on a crypto exchange account, get one thing wrong and your virtual currency disappears into the ether. Symmetry Fund aims to alleviate the digital distress by offering a balanced cryptocurrency and ICO investment fund. Crypto investment funds are the best way

    Cryptocurrency Trading Without the Complexities with Symmetry Fund

    | 2018/01/15 11:00 pm
  • This year will be a huge once for initial coin offerings and they are coming thick and fast in January. Some will succeed and make it into the crypto hall of fame, otherwise known as the market capacity charts, and others will fall by the wayside. One ICO that has already successfully completed and is on the way to the exchanges is trade.io. trade.io is a blockchain based trading platform which aims to democratize the

    trade.io ICO Complete, Exchange Listings Imminent

    | 2018/01/12 12:00 pm
  • Ripple just announced a major new partnership with MoneyGram that will see the latter pilot xRapid and XRP. When leading cryptocurrency price aggregation site CoinMarketCap removed South Korean exchanges from its price calculations earlier this week, the prices of many of the major assets in the sector took a hit. None more so, however, than Ripple (XRP). Ripple went for around $3.65 apiece back on January 6 but dipped to well below two dollars midsession on

    Ripple Just Silenced Its Critics With MoneyGram Partnership

    | 2018/01/11 2:15 pm