Bitcoin Price Plunge to $1,000 is Possible, Say Traders; Could it Happen?

Since January, for over two months, Bitcoin has remained in a relatively tight price range from $3,200 to $4,000, unable to break out of key resistance levels above $4,200. Similarly, from September to November, in an identical time frame, Bitcoin maintained low volatility in the $6,100 to $6,700 range. Bitcoin 2-Year Chart (Source: Coinmarketcap.com) The last time the dominant cryptocurrency showed an extended period of stability, it dropped from the $6,000 region to $3,122, by nearly half. Some traders have suggested that BTC could become vulnerable to a similar downside…

Bitcoin Price Spiked 11% in February But Could Tank & Hit New Lows

The bitcoin price posted its first monthly gain in February after a dismal seven-month drought. However, technical analysis suggests the original cryptocurrency could crater to new lows because a downtrend appears to be forming. Bitcoin Price Spiked 11% In February Mati Greenspan is a senior market analyst at Tel Aviv-based crypto trading platform eToro. He told Bloomberg that February’s 11% spike in the bitcoin price is encouraging, but it isn’t out of the woods yet. Greenspan noted that trading volume has rocketed to a 12-month high. After six months in…

As the Blockchain Hype Dies, Why Should We Care About Practical TestNets?

The blockchain era has largely been defined by grandiose promises and ambitions, but little to show for it. For most companies, even those that successfully complete ICOs, we usually hear loud guarantees of life-changing and revolutionary technology. In the end, however, these “game-changers” end in the same place most others do, the dustbin of history. Reports of a vast majority of blockchain projects fizzing out or simply vanishing have become common, and those applications still around are forced to shoulder the burden and standard of the industry. In this climate,…

Ripple Price Weekly Analysis: XRP Likely Preparing For Next Upside Break

Ripple price tested the $0.3400 resistance area on a few occasions against the US dollar. The price failed to break the $0.3380-0.3400 resistance and declined below $0.3200. There is a crucial contracting triangle formed with resistance at $0.3140 on the 4-hours chart of the XRP/USD pair (data source from Kraken). The pair could dip to test the $0.3050 support area before it could break to the upside above $0.3150. Ripple price seems to be preparing for the next bullish break against the US Dollar and bitcoin. XRP/USD could rally once…

Bitcoin Price Weekly Analysis: Cautiously Bullish BTC, $3,900 Presents Resistance

Bitcoin price corrected lower sharply after trading towards the $4,200 resistance against the US Dollar. The price declined below the $3,860 support area and tested the $3,620 support zone. There is a short term ascending channel or bear flag formed with resistance at $3,900 on the 4-hours chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair could slowly move higher as long as it is above the $3,760 and $3,720 supports. Bitcoin price started consolidating losses below $3,860 against the US Dollar. BTC/USD could rise again as long…

Ethereum Price Weekly Analysis: ETH Could Suffer Losses Before Fresh Increase

ETH price traded below the key $139-140 resistance area for many sessions against the US Dollar. The price is trading with a bearish bias and there could be a few downward spikes towards $125. There is a key contracting triangle in place with resistance at $136 on the 4-hours chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken). The pair could trade higher, but as long as it is below $140, it is likely to dip towards $125 or $124. Ethereum price is struggling to gain bullish momentum versus the US Dollar…