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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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Cryptocurrencies Bounce Back after Quick Correction

Posted on July 20th, 2017.

The major coins experienced a swift and deep correction after rallying hard on the first two days of the week, with Ethereum dipping below $200 after almost doubling to reach $250 previously. The correction was likely triggered by a security breach in the Parity Wallet that resulted in more than $30 million worth of ETH being stolen....

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Markets Calm Before Central Bank Madness

Posted on July 19th, 2017.

Wednesday Market Recap Asset Current Value Daily Change S&P 500 2460 0.13% DAX 12434 0.04% WTI Crude Oil 46.55 0.32% GOLD 1242.00 0.00% Bitcoin 2350 -0.03% EUR/USD 1.1530 -0.21% Financial markets are very calm once again, with yesterday’s most active European equities also virtually unchanged. The Dollar also settled down after...

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Cryptocurrencies Hold Gains as Hard Fork Fears Ease

Posted on July 19th, 2017.

The major coins all rallied strongly in late trading on Tuesday, with Ethereum leading the way higher after surging past the $200 level and getting close to $250. The oversold long-term picture together with the positive news regarding Bitcoin’s scaling issues gave a huge boost to the whole market, as the weekend panic seems like a bad...

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Cryptocurrency Rally Continues as Ethereum and Bitcoin Shine

Posted on July 18th, 2017.

The major cryptocurrencies got bought aggressively following the weekend liquidation, and the most valuable coins rallied back above their prior high, giving the first confirmation of a possible long-term trend change. Bitcoin surged past $2150 and hit the key $2250 level, with the timing of the previous being almost perfectly in line...

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Stocks in Summer Limbo Amid Crypto-Recovery

Posted on July 17th, 2017.

Monday Market Recap Asset Current Value Daily Change S&P 500 2458 0.11% DAX 12592 -0.32 WTI Crude Oil 46.44 -0.19% GOLD 1224.00 0.50% Bitcoin 2075 3.15% EUR/USD 1.1465 -0.03% Global financial markets are very quiet this Monday, with no major catalyst from the economic and political fronts. Last week’s rally in US stocks remains...

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Cryptocurrency Update: Majors at Key Price Levels After Weekend Crash

Posted on July 17th, 2017.

Ethereum recovered well after the Sunday morning crash that took the coin down to the $135 price level, with Bitcoin also bouncing higher, and the other majors following the two dominant currencies as well. ETH’s 20% rally means that the token is just below the previous low, at $172, which triggered the sell-off and liquidation during...

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Ethereum Crashes to Two-Month Lows in Weekend Panic

Posted on July 16th, 2017.

The crazy crypto weekend continued Saturday night as Etherum broke below its recent low, triggering another huge wave of selling and forced liquidations as margin calls got initiated after the deep correction. The cryptocurrency dragged the whole market lower amid, with all the majors falling strongly, but lots of small cap coins held up...

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Long-Term Cryptocurrency Update: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Litecoin, and Dash

Posted on July 15th, 2017.

The crypto-correction continues in earnest this weekend, with Bitcoin leading the way lower this time around, “catching up” with our previous roadmap for the correction. The most valuable coin is testing the developing long-term base formation after spiking below the $2000 level earlier on today. BTC/USD Daily Chart Analysis The other...

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Analysis: Another Crazy Crypto-Weekend Ahead?

Posted on July 15th, 2017.

As weekends have been very busy – to say the least – for crypto traders, today’s move lower has been keeping all players on the edge. With the Segwit2X announcement looming in one week, and the Judgment Day for Bitcoin also around the corner, nervous trading continues across the board in cryptocurrencies. While the...

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Pressure Mounts on the FED as Retail Sales Disappoint Again

Posted on July 14th, 2017.

Friday Market Recap Asset Current Value Daily Change S&P 500 2449 0.14% DAX 12618 -0.18% WTI Crude Oil 46.49 0.95% GOLD 1227.00 0.86% Bitcoin 2275 -4.23% EUR/USD 1.1441 0.37% Another month, another huge miss in US Retail Sales; that pattern didn’t break this month, as sales actually declined in June. Bastille Day is still mostly...

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Cryptocurrency Analysis: Major Coins Hold Lows as Ethereum Stuck at $200

Posted on July 14th, 2017.

The crypto-market experienced another short-term sell-off yesterday, but the major coins all managed to hold above their prior lows, as the downside momentum weakened and the small cap coins also stopped hitting new lows. While a trend change is not yet confirmed, the long-term picture continues to be encouraging, and the market could be...

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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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Cryptocurrency Update: Coins Settle Down after Storm as Selling Pressure Weakens

Posted on July 12th, 2017.

The major coins bounced back from yesterday’s decline and although the rise in Bitcoin and Ethereum is muted, some of the most valuable cryptocurrencies are showing positive divergence. The selling pressure that dominated the recent month during the correction has weakened recently, and the small cap crash of the weekend might have...

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Yellen Speech Sparks Rally in “Everything” as Fed Sees Risk Again

Posted on July 12th, 2017.

Wednesday Market Recap Asset Current Value Daily Change S&P 500 2439 0.59% DAX 12641 -1.64% WTI Crude Oil 45.30 0.52% GOLD 1221.00 0.53% Bitcoin 2370 0.20% EUR/USD 1.1425 -0.37% Investors might have felt quite a bit of nostalgia today, as Fed Chair Janet Yellen followed the tradition Alan Greenspan and Ben “Helicopter” Bernanke when...

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Valuing Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain Applications

Posted on July 12th, 2017.

Arguably the most interesting financial trend of 2017 is the spreading of cryptocurrencies, especially in the Ethereum ecosystem. With the ICO boom of this year, a lot of different business models have been connected to tokens or blockchains of their own. This brings up several questions in the mind value-conscious investors, as given...

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Daily Analysis: Cryptocurrencies Take Center Stage as Stock Rebound Continues

Posted on July 11th, 2017.

Tuesday Market Recap Asset Current Value Daily Change S&P 500 2419 -0.21% DAX 12436 -0.05% WTI Crude Oil 44.84 1.06% GOLD 1213.00 0.05% Bitcoin 2350 -3.05% EUR/USD 1.1428 0.25% Financial markets are mixed today with no clear trends in the major asset classes. The major stock indices are little changed, with the European and US...

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Ethereum Breaches $200, Bitcoin and Litecoin Hold Strong, amid Small Cap Panic

Posted on July 11th, 2017.

The major coins are all in the red today, with Ethereum and small cap coins leading the way lower, and Bitcoin and Litecoin outperforming the market considerably. To put the current move into perspective, Ethereum and Bitcoin first reached the current price at the end of May, and the ETH token is still trading 20 times higher than its...

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ICO Analysis: Everex Capital Transfer System

Posted on July 11th, 2017.

Everex, whose token sale kicks off July 24th, is going back to an early digital asset use-case for its distributed endeavors. Blockchains have become known for quick transaction resolution times. For instance, Ethereum has offered transactions in under one minute. A new token sale looks to tap into this potential. The Everex capital...

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Flash Update: Ethereum Spikes Below $200: A Final Stop Raid?

Posted on July 11th, 2017.

Small cap cryptocurrencies outright crashed today following the US trading session and Ethereum also fell by more than 15%, breaching the prior correction low and spiking below $200, triggering a string of stop orders. Compared to the previous market rout, Bitcoin held up well, testing just the short-term support at $2250. ETH saw huge...