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What Ethereum Investors Should Takeaway From Recent ICO Hacks

Posted on July 22nd, 2017.

Investors in initial coin offerings (ICOs) should take necessary precautions when sending Ether, the native token of Ethereum, to ICOs due to potential hacking attacks and security breaches. Coindash Hack, $7 Million in Losses Recently, Coindash, a Blockchain-based trading platform, which was set to raise $12 million in its ICO, had over...

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Analysis: Bitcoin Storms Higher on BIP 91 Lock-In as Crytpocurrencies Continue Rally

Posted on July 21st, 2017.

The most valuable coin is still leading the way higher, after breaking out of its one-month long correction that took BTC 40% lower. The scaling debate has been resolved by a much-needed, but still debated consensus regarding the BIP 91 protocol, propelling Bitcoin towards its all-time highs. The currency that has been pushed lower by...

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No Matter Bitcoin Hardfork or Softfork, Prices Have Already Adjusted

Posted on July 13th, 2017.

I believe digital currencies incorporate future events in the same way stocks do, the release of earnings or the introduction of a new product will be reflected in pricing in many stocks 90 to 180 days before earnings are released or a new product generates sales, and the share price will reflect future events. Digital currencies are...

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Token Analysis: SALT

Posted on July 12th, 2017.

The SALT name is meaningful to us because it hearkens back to the time in history when table salt gained use as a store of value, becoming one of humanity’s first monies. By utilizing salt as a medium of exchange for food, clothing, and other general provisions, it was salt which broke the mold of what a currency could be –...

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Long-Term Cryptocurrency Analysis: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Litecoin, Dash

Posted on July 1st, 2017.

One week after our previous long-term look at cryptocurrencies, the major coins are still in correction mode, as they are working their way through the overbought readings that built up in the monster rally of this late spring. Bitcoin and Ethereum remain in the epicenter of the correction, although compared to the first half of the...

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ICO Analysis: Civic Identity Verification’s CVC Token

Posted on June 20th, 2017.

Since the incipience of blockchains and digital assets, digital identity has been a hot topic. Vinny Lingham, South African internet entrepreneur, foresaw the applications of blockchain technology towards digital identity and founded Civic, his blockchain-based identity platform. This only after he had much success transforming gift...

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Flash Analysis: Ethereum Breaks Out, Bitcoin Lagging Again

Posted on June 4th, 2017.

ETH/BTC 4-Hour Chart Analysis Ethereum retained its market leader spot this weekend with Ethereum Classic following in suit, being up by 5% so far today while the other majors are generally drifting lower. ETH almost perfectly followed the trend channel that we have been monitoring in recent days on the Bitcoin pair. The correction that...

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ICO Pre-Analysis: Bancor Protocol

Posted on June 1st, 2017.

A reader requested we look into the Bancor Protcol and related upcoming ICO, which is going to be based on Ethereum, as more and more new projects are. Ethereum, for what it’s worth, recently shot up over around $200 in value. This is no small feat for a coin which has experienced some serious problems, resulting in a major fork, early...

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Cryptocurrency Update: Ethereum Marches On as Dash and Ripple Jump

Posted on June 1st, 2017.

Traders are still getting used to the new status quo of the crypto-market, as Ethereum continues to push to new highs, while Bitcoin bulls are licking their wounds after the steep correction. The total market cap of the coins climbed back above the $80 billion mark, as a sign of the continued inflow of capital in the sector. The reduced...

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Cryptocurrency Update: Ethereum Leads Rebound

Posted on May 30th, 2017.

Bitcoin BTC led the decline at the end of last week, and the rebound also started when Bitcoin bounced off the $1875 support. Since then, the correlation between the coins broke down significantly and BTC has been drifting higher, hitting $2300 before today’s US session. While the rally was strong, caution is still the name of the game...

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Daily Analysis: Ethereum Surges as Stocks Retreat Before UK Elections

Posted on May 30th, 2017.

Tuesday Market Recap Asset Current Value Daily Change S&P 500 2409 -0.15% DAX 12585 -0.32% WTI Crude Oil 49.35 -0.82% GOLD 1267.00 -0.08% Bitcoin 2256 2.93% EUR/USD 1.1184 0.19% Stock markets are slightly lower today following the long weekend in the US and the UK, as investors prepare for the British elections in slow, summer-like...

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More & More Money

Posted on May 30th, 2017.

With each passing day, it’s getting more and more clear that in a very short time we will be able to completely replace government-issued paper money with something a lot better.

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Analysis: Bitcoin, Ripple, Litecoin, Ethereum, ETC, Dash & Monero

Posted on May 27th, 2017.

Bitcoin Bitcoin spiked down towards the first main support zone near $1875, and it’s currently trading above the $2000 level again. I expect more downside, but trading these bounces with small positions could be lucrative. The $2230 level could cap the current bounce. Ethereum ETH’s overnight minimum was around 110, a 40% top to bottom...

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Analysis: Ethereum and Bitcoin Stole the Show

Posted on May 26th, 2017.

It was a busy day yesterday.  Bitcoin and Ethereum stole the show for the most part; they sucked money out of the other coins as traders tried to chase the trades.  For the most part, I can say that both those two coins went higher, and longer, than I would have guessed.  But speaking for myself, I would not buy either coin here.  They...

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Bad at Math

Posted on May 24th, 2017.

There’s a famous quote… “The lottery is a tax for people who are bad at math.” It seems the Trump administration is a tax for a country that stopped caring about government.

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Analysis: Dash, Ethereum, Iconico, Litecoin, Augur, Bitcoin, Monero, Stellar Lumens, Ripple, Zcash

Posted on May 24th, 2017.

  DASH Dash has had a great couple days, but is no within sight of a 3rd arc pair at ~$150.  Likely will correct soon. Ethereum Classic ETC has also had a great few days.  A 5th arc pair is nearby at ~ $14.  It may be late to chase this one also. Ethereum ETH, like the preceding coins, has had a great few days, but is now within...

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How to Invest in a Decentralized Economy?

Posted on May 22nd, 2017.

Australian-born Michael Dunworth, CEO of Silicon Valley-based blockchain Wyre, has said that financial advisors should invest in Bitcoin to understand the currency better in the decentralized economy. In a report from the Financial Standard, Dunworth said: “You don’t have to break the bank. You could invest $10, $100 or...

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Daily Analysis: Ethereum and Bitcoin Skyrocket while Stocks Remain Stable

Posted on May 22nd, 2017.

Monday Market Recap Asset Current Value Daily Change S&P 500 2381 0.05% DAX 12588 -0.40% WTI Crude Oil 51.08 0.73% GOLD 1256.00 0.19% Bitcoin 2187 4.21% EUR/USD 1.1232 0.24% European stocks continue to underperform their global peers so far today, as the recent strength of the Euro weighs on local equities. Angela Merkel told the...

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The Weak & the Strong

Posted on May 22nd, 2017.

The old saying in the market “buy the rumor, sell the news” only sometimes applies to cryptocurrencies.

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Weekly Altcoin & Bitcoin Analysis: Time to Short Bitcoin?

Posted on May 21st, 2017.

It was an exciting week for crypto traders. It seems like there are an ever-increasing number of traders joining the party doesn’t it?  Given that just a year ago there was just a handful of traders compared to now, and we still have not even scratched the surface of the number of traders out there still trading Forex exclusively, the...