Forbes continues to write about Bitcoin
Almost every day, Forbes publishes articles about cryptocurrencies. What to expect? Will be a PUMP or a DUMP?
Why bitcoin is up 24% already in 2019
Bitcoin has had an explosive start to the year and it probably has the US Department of Defence to thank. The killing of Iranian general Qasam Soleimani in a US drone strike ignited fears of a major conflagration in the Middle East that sent investors, briefly, running for the hills.
Risk-off assets came into their own as gold and government bonds rose in value, and with bitcoin joining the safe haven assets rally.
Thanks to the EU’s most recent money laundering directive, a small business called Post-a-coin, which sold postcards pre-loaded with tiny amounts of bitcoin, is being forced to shut down. Meanwhile, the most heinous criminals in history are continuing to facilitate violence, trafficking and laundering of cash with impunity.
Bitcoin Price Prediction: BTC/USD zooms above $8,900, can the bulls break above $9,000? – Confluence Detector
Bitcoin is likely to close the week in a bullish phase after an incredible few days. BTC/USD is up 2.81% on the day after pushing from $8,714 (opening value) to $8,991.39 (intraday high). Most analysts are convinced that the dynamics are positive for BTC to make a comeback above the psychological $9,000 level.
The world’s largest and most traded cryptocurrency has…
Bitcoin and other assets remain a ‘rare allocation’ in investment portfolios
2017 bull run opened the flood gates for the cryptocurrency ecosystem and many investors have not looked back. Fast forward two years and the debate still arises whether the rate of involvement and widespread utility of digital assets is prominent or not.
2019 witnessed the growth of institutional investors with major market players such as Fidelity entering the space, but there was still a…
IS RUSSIA’S NEW PRIME MINISTER GOOD FOR BITCOIN?
Cryptocurrency is not money, while operations with it should be taxed – this and other statements were previously made by Mikhail Mishustin, who is now Russia’s new Prime Minister.
Nevertheless, despite the fact that Mishustin doesn’t seem to shift the government’s approach towards cryptocurrencies, he is an avid fan of digitalization, and this is a plus for the crypto world. According to him, Russia should become a digital…
75% Think Bitcoin Will Double in Price This Year: Crypto Twitter Survey
Most traders believe the bitcoin rally is only getting started, survey reveals. | Image: shutterstock.com
Over the last couple of weeks, bitcoin has been slaying bears and disbelievers. On Tuesday, bitcoin printed a fresh 2020 high of $8,903.20. The crypto token’s renewed bullish vigor is driving many retail investors into euphoria.
Rewards received by bitcoin miners form a major chunk of the salaries paid across major proof of work (PoW) blockchains, according to Yassine Elmandjra, a cryptocurrency analyst from ARK Invest.
For example, bitcoin miners were paid over $15 million worth of the cryptocurrency as incentive to mine blocks and secure the network on Jan. 9. Meanwhile, the total rewards paid across bitcoin (BTC), ethereum (ETH) and other major PoW cryptocurrencies including zcash (ZEC)…
Bitcoin Analysis for 2020-01-16 [Premium Analysis]
The candlestick characteristics are bearish. The Bitcoin price has created long upper wicks each time it has reached values close to $8900. It created a shooting star (middle), before following it up with a bearish engulfing candlestick.
Combining this with the bearish divergence in the RSI, we can assume that the price will fall towards the support line of the wedge.
Bitcoin bulls hit a brick wall on the approach to $8,900. The first digital coin retreated to $8,660 after several unsuccessful attempts to pass this crucial barrier. At the time of writing, BTC/USD is down 2% since the beginning of the day and mostly unchanged on a day-to-day basis. Despite the retreat, it is still moving within a bullish trend as long as $8,500 stays intact.
Notably, Bitcoin's market dominance recovered from Wednesday's low of 65.8% to 66.7% by press…
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