What Crypto Bear Market? Japanese Banking Giant SBI Will Soon Mine Bitcoin

SBI Holdings, a major financial and banking giant in Japan, has formally announced the launch of SBI Mining Chip Co., Ltd., officially entering the bitcoin mining industry. In recent months, the most dominant forces in the global bitcoin mining industry in the likes of Bitmain, Cannan, and Japanese internet conglomerate GMO have struggled to adjust to market conditions. As the bitcoin bear market extended to a 15-month correction, despite the gradual increase in hash power, the demand for bitcoin mining due to the general decline in profitability of mining noticeably…

Mt Gox Settlement and $593 Million of BTC and BCH, Will Bitcoin Rally?

Bitcoin prices steady after yesterday’s sell-off Mt Gox trustee approved 802,521 BTC as claims Volumes stable but below average Wholesale liquidation of Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash stash in the hands of Nobuaki could heap pressure on responsible exchanges. Besides, it will also cause unnecessary price fluctuation that may work against victims triggering a sell-off towards Dec 2018 lows. Bitcoin Price Analysis Fundamentals All eyes are on Nobuaki Kobayashi and how he plans to compensate victims of the now defunct Mt Gox following his approval of “802,521 BTC, 792,296 BCH and…

How Bitcoin Higher High Formation Could Push It to $2,000

The next upside push in the bitcoin market could prompt the cryptocurrency a form new bottom below $3,100. Josh Rager, a hugely followed cryptocurrency market analyst, pitted the current bitcoin price action against another one from the year 2015. He found striking similarities between them, mainly related to a higher high and a higher low formation and their relationship with declining volume. Bitcoin Price Performance Comparison | Source: Josh Rager In the 2015 chart, BTC could be seen pursuing a long-downtrend action towards $200-250 range. Following a so-called bottom formation,…

Bitcoin Price Drops Back Below $4K But Bull Outlook Still Intact

View Bitcoin failed to capitalize on a bull breakout above $4,040 yesterday, but the short-term outlook remains bullish as the higher-lows pattern is still intact. A convincing break above the three-day chart resistance of $4,040 still looks likely and could be followed by a rally toward the recent high of $4,190. The immediate outlook would turn bearish if prices find acceptance below $3,920 (previous day’s low). A bearish close, if confirmed, could yield a drop to $3,700–$3,658 (Feb. 27 low). Bitcoin (BTC) has dropped back from levels over $4,000, but…

Bitcoin (BTC) Price Looks To Reclaim $4,000 After Sharp Sell-off

Bitcoin price traded to a new weekly high above $4,060 and later declined sharply against the US Dollar. The price broke the key $3,960 support level and tested the next main support at $3,875. There is a short-term connecting bearish trend line formed with resistance near $4,015 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The recent rebound was positive, but it won’t be easy for buyers to reclaim $4,000 and $4,020. Bitcoin price rebounded sharply after a massive drop below $3,900 against the US Dollar.…

Crypto Market Rebound Facing Hurdles: Bitcoin Cash, EOS, BNB, TRX Price Analysis

The total crypto market cap failed near the $136.0B resistance and declined sharply. EOS price broke the $3.70 support and tested the $3.62 support area. Binance Coin (BNB) is down more than 4% and settled below the $15.00 support level. Bitcoin cash price is correcting lower and it may test the $150 support zone. Tron (TRX) price is stable and still holding the key $0.0220 support level. The crypto market could turned red and facing a lot of hurdles, with bearish moves in bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH). Binance coin…

Why Square’s Bitcoin Hiring Spree is Crucial for Crypto Adoption

Jack Dorsey, the CEO of Square, the $32.7 billion mobile payment giant based in the U.S., revealed that Square would fund three to four developers and a designer to work on the open-source protocol of Bitcoin and the crypto ecosystem. Independent of the core business strategies of Square, the team of developers and a designer will work to contribute to the cryptocurrency ecosystem in a variety of ways, potentially by contributing to the open-source codebase of the Bitcoin network. Join CCN for $9.99 per month and get an ad-free version…

Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Prices Cool Off, Correction to $140 in Progress

Bitcoin Cash outperforms all assets in the top 10 The ABC team will implement Schnorr signatures in May 2019 Participation levels drop despite BCH registering double-digit gains Schnorr Signatures, it appears, will first call Bitcoin Cash home before implementation at Bitcoin core. Nonetheless, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) is outperforming other assets and up 24 percent from last week’s close. Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis Fundamentals In recent weeks, Bitcoin Cash has been on a roll. With supportive fundamentals such as Digitec and Galaxus, Avnet and Vordex Suisse all offering support, it’s only…

Hold Bitcoin (BTC), Billionaire Recommends Even as Coin Demand Wane

Bitcoin prices likely to crumble Chinese billionaire recommends hodling Transaction volumes low averaging 6k. Although Bitcoin is on an uptrend, it may correct in days ahead as sellers of Feb 24 flow back pouring cold water on bulls’ effort. All the same and according to Zhao, a Chinese billionaire, Bitcoin holders should hold as much as possible when nobody cares. Bitcoin Price Analysis Fundamentals According to the US SEC, Bitcoin and Ethereum are the two most decentralized platforms. Indeed, as a pioneer and a growing network powered by a global…

Bitcoin Price Charts Echo Pattern Seen Before 2015 Bull Market

View Bitcoin’s drop from a record high of $20,000 clocked in December 2017 has ended up creating a falling channel similar to the one created in the 18 months leading up to the long-term bullish reversal seen in October 2015. If the same sequence of events unfolds, BTC could see a channel breakout later this year. An early move out of the falling channel cannot be ruled out, but may not yield stronger rally while the crucial 21-week moving average is trending south. The short-term bullish view put forward by…