Bitcoin Drop Beneficial in Building Market Foundation

According to Erik Voorhees, the CEO of popular cryptocurrency trading platform ShapeShift, the bear market of Bitcoin is crucial for building market foundation and infrastructure. He explained: “Bear markets are for builders. The calm, the quiet, the disillusionment. While the fickle and fair-weather peer around with nervous insecurity, the builders become the market’s foundation, preparing the mortar and stone of tomorrow’s towers.” Why Corrections Were Historically Important For Crypto Over the past eight years, in 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016, and 2018, Bitcoin recorded five major corrections, with the latest 67…

SEC Shouldn’t Hold Back in Approving Crypto Products

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) commissioner Hester Peirce has stated that the government should not limit the emergence of new products in the crypto market based on the perceived weaknesses of Bitcoin. According to Peirce, the SEC should not force crypto markets to be subjected to comprehensive government regulation just to deploy products on top of the markets. She explained: “The Commission should not default to a demand that the crypto markets be subject to comprehensive government regulation as a precondition to allowing products linked to those markets…

US Market Crash Expected as Household Income Explodes, Will Millennials Flock to Bitcoin?

For the first time in history, US household wealth has surged above the $100 trillion mark, fueled by the rise in the value of stocks and properties. However, analysts say the unsustainable growth in household wealth could cause a crash, which may lead millennials to flock to Bitcoin. In September, US household wealth reached $100 trillion, and ostensibly it seems like a positive development for US markets. But, in comparison to the stagnation in actual US household income, it is quite evident that the rapid growth rate of US household…

BTC/USD Hinting Reversal towards $6500

Bitcoin price on Tuesday appreciated as much as 2.88 percent against the US Dollar. The BTC/USD is trading at 6326-fiat at the time of this reporting. The pair opened the day forming lower lows towards 6229-fiat. There was already a minor uptrend in place on a bounce back from 6205-fiat from yesterday. However, BTC/USD lacked adequate bullish momentum during the Asian trading session. The sentiment began to improve around the mid-European session, right after Ripple started trending upwards against the USD. As a result, BTC/USD formed higher highs towards 6384-fiat,…

Bitcoin and Ethereum Record Losses in $10 Billion Wipeout

Over the past 24 hours, the crypto market has experienced a large sell off as Bitcoin demonstrated a 3 percent drop in price, leading the market to drop $10 billion. Ethereum and EOS recorded the largest drop amongst major cryptocurrencies at 9 percent, while Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, Monero, Cardano, and Dash demonstrated steep 7 percent losses. What Caused the Steep Decline? On September 16, CCN reported that a wallet containing $720 million in Bitcoin, which was dormant for many years, started to move funds to Bitfinex. A Reddit user with…

Bitcoin Price Intraday Analysis: BTC/USD Wedge Support Broken

Bitcoin price on Monday depreciated against the US Dollar after consolidating sideways for the whole Asian and European sessions. The BTC/USD at the beginning of the US trading hours formed lower lows towards 6239-fiat. Before that, the pair was trading sideways owing to minimal momentum. It kickstarted the Asian session with just shy of 6500-fiat and recorded marginal gains as the day matured. BTC/USD started retracing below 6500-fiat during the early European session, displaying weak pullbacks from the said psychological level. And, right around the time of this writing, and…

Crypto Market Steadies at $202 Billion. Low Bitcoin Volume Remains a Concern

Over the past 24 hours, the crypto market has consistently demonstrated stability in the $202 billion region, as Bitcoin and Ethereum remained above $6,400 and $220. Yesterday, on September 16, CCN reported that the volume of Bitcoin is a concern, as it recorded nearly 30 percent drop in volume in a period of three days. As of September 17, the volume of Bitcoin still remains below $3.3 billion, down quite significantly from its $4 billion daily trading volume recorded last week. For Bitcoin to demonstrate gradual recovery from the $6,400…

This Dormant $720 Million Bitcoin Wallet Has Woken Up

Once again in the world of cryptocurrency, we have a mystery on our hands. A $720 million sleeping giant has woken up after four years, with $100 million moved to Bitfinex and Binance over the course of ten days at the end of August. The bitcoin wallet contains 111,114 BTC or 0.52% of the total supply. The sudden movement of these dormant funds could have a disruptive potential in the market price action, particularly if the funds belong to one of the two possible likely candidates suggested by Reddit sleuth u/sick_silk. The Redditor brought…

Market Slightly Declines As Volume of Bitcoin Drops, Where is it Heading?

The valuation of the crypto market has dropped from $205 billion to $199 billion, as Bitcoin dropped below the $6,500 mark once again. In the past three hours, the crypto market has rebounded by $2 billion to $201.5 billion, demonstrating some resilience in the $200 billion region. Crypto market valuation, chart from CoinMarketCap.com ETH, the native cryptocurrency of the Ethereum blockchain network, showed strong momentum over the past three days, achieving a monthly high at $227. While other major cryptocurrencies fell by 1 to 4 percent, ETH managed to record…

India’s Biggest Startup Incubator CEO Falsely Says Bitcoin Failed

According to Jay Krishnan, the CEO of T-Hub, India’s largest startup incubator & venture advisor to SRI Capital, Bitcoin has failed due to $20 transaction fees. Except that since December, for over nine months, the median transaction fee of Bitcoin has remained below $0.2. In December 2017, the demand for Bitcoin and other major cryptocurrencies like Ethereum, Ripple, and Bitcoin Cash achieved an all-time high. The price of Bitcoin, which hovered at around $19,500 in the global market, surpassed $24,000 in South Korea, as premiums pushed the price of BTC…