Winklevoss Twins: Crypto Hype at SXSW Offers Investors a Bullish Case for the Markets

Ever since Bitcoin and the entire crypto markets went spiraling downwards in late-2017 and early-2018, investor’s sentiment has grown to be strongly linked to price action, and as such, the sentiment of most neophyte investors that have been burned by the persisting bear market remains in the gutter. Despite this, the sheer amount of hype…

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Crypto Integrity: Fake volume in crypto markets still prevalent

While the cryptocurrency markets are worth hundreds of billions of dollars, the truth is that it could be worth a lot more. For context, consider that the gold markets have a market capitalization in the trillions. The catalyst for more liquidity and volume in cryptocurrency markets will be when there is increased mass adoption, and…

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Binance Coin Price Rises Slightly While Other Markets Remain Subdued

A lot of traders and speculators are waiting for the top cryptocurrencies to move in the green again. By the look of things, that might take a while at this rate. Nothing is happening in an exciting manner as of yet. The only top currency noting some momentum is BNB, as the Binance Coin price…

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Dogecoin Price Recovers Some Lost Value as Markets Turn Bullish Again

When Bitcoin suddenly turns bullish again, all other markets will follow suit pretty quickly. One interesting market to keep an eye on in this regard is Dogecoin. Although it doesn’t lean on Bitcoin’s price trend as much as other currencies, the mighty DOGE has noted some impressive gains. As the Dogecoin price reclaims the $0.002…

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Bank Frick sets up DLT Markets for crypto trading

The established Liechtenstein based Bank Frick announced that it is venturing forward in the area of blockchain banking through the establishment of an appropriately named DLT Markets section called DLT Markets AG. According to a press release issued by the bank, this new subsidiary will provide institutional investors with what it claims to be ‘professional…

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New 2019 High: What Has Added Another $10 Billion to Crypto Markets?

Market Wrap Contrary to predictions crypto markets have not pulled back and have actually gathered momentum and made further gains today. The big cap cryptos have broken key resistance levels and things are looking positive at the moment as total market capitalization reaches a new 2019 high at over $140 billion. Around 12 hours ago…

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Crypto Market Wrap: What Caused VeChain to Make a Comeback as Markets Cool?

Market Wrap Yesterday’s minor movement did not last and crypto markets have fallen back a little as we end the week. The week-long rally looks like it is about to run out of steam as resistance is hit for the big cap cryptos. Total market capitalization has held though and is still above $134 billion…

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Analysts Expect Ethereum (ETH) to See Increased Bullish Momentum as Crypto Markets Trade Mixed

The crypto markets have experienced decent levels of bullish momentum over the past couple of weeks that has allowed virtually all major cryptocurrencies to recover some of their recent losses. Ethereum (ETH) is one notable gainer that has jumped nearly 45% from its monthly lows and has firmly reclaimed the number two spot by market…

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Crypto Market Wrap: A Few Survivors As Markets Correct

Market Wrap Crypto markets have started to correct as expected after a two day buying bonanza. Volume and market capitalization has pulled back a little as traders start taking profits. The next few days will be crucial in determining if recent gains can hold. Bitcoin hit resistance in an intraday high at $4,010 a few…

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Crypto Markets Continue Climbing as Bitcoin and XRP Transaction Volumes Surge

The crypto markets have continued to climb higher after seeing two days of large and widespread gains across nearly all major cryptocurrencies. Today’s price climb has led many investors and analysts to believe that the markets have already established a long-term bottom. Despite there being a bullish sentiment that is currently spreading through most cryptocurrency…

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EOS Flips Litecoin Again as Crypto Markets Beat a Slow Retreat

Market Wrap Crypto markets have started to head south once again but the slide is a slow one at the moment and the majors are holding their positions. Total market capitalization has remained above $120 billion but only just as red starts to envelop the charts. Bitcoin has been flat for the best part of…

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Crypto Bear Market Affecting Venture Capital Valuations

Venture capital (VC) valuations have been deeply affected by the cryptocurrency bear market, says Jalak Jobanputra, founding partner of Future Perfect Ventures, in an interview with Forbes’ Balancing the Ledger on Feb. 11. Founded in 2014 in New York, Future Perfect Ventures is a venture capital firm, focusing on early stage investments primarily in technology…

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Major Financial Markets Hint At Promising Outlook For Bitcoin (BTC)

Bitcoin (BTC) is trading sideways once again as price prepares to make its next big move. The reason we are seeing this sideways consolidation is because major movements on BTC/USD often coincide with movements on major financial markets. For instance, the sharp decline of December, 2018 in BTC/USD had a lot more to do with…

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Bitcoin, Altcoins Are Vulnerable to New Lows, Fundstrat Warns Clients

Cryptocurrency markets could soon hit lower lows and continue their record bear market, investment and analysis firm Fundstrat Global Advisors warned in an email quoted by Bloomberg on Feb. 6. Writing to traders, one strategist at the firm, Robert Sluymer, forecast that on the basis of current performance, there was a chance Bitcoin (BTC) and…

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Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: Papa John's, Spotify, Clorox, Yelp & more

Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Papa John’s Pizza – Activist investor Starboard Value has taken a $200 million stake in the pizza chain, and Starboard CEO Jeffrey Smith will be named chairman. Starboard said the investment follows the conclusion of a strategic review by the company that positions it for stronger…

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Bitcoin Markets Might Be Flat, But The Bears Can’t Stop Crypto Loans

It’s no secret that we are in the middle of a bear market. During this, the bears are holding their cryptos and keeping them to themselves, hardly surprising given that the top cryptocurrencies are riding super low prices at the moment. Generally speaking, bear markets refer to negative price movements, cryptos can’t rack up any…

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Blockchain-Powered Prediction Platforms: Governance and Uses Beyond Gimmick Markets & Death Pools

The views expressed here are the author’s own and do not necessarily represent the views of Cointelegraph.com Like many other ICO success stories and subsequent leaders in their respective market segments, Augur, the preeminent platform for decentralized predictions, faces constant public scrutiny. The latest episode that drew public attention is the allegation, voiced by cryptocurrency…

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Bitcoin and Crypto Markets Face New Support Levels Following Today’s Drop

Bitcoin has failed to stabilize above $3,600, which is leading the crypto markets to now face new levels of support. Today’s downwards move has led many altcoins to plunge 6% or more, and they are showing few signs of major buying support near their current price levels. Analysts have mixed opinions regarding exactly where the…

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What We Know About Yellow Vests’ Bank Run and How Crypto Could Help It

On Jan. 7, activists of the French grassroots political movement the Gilets Jaunes — Yellow Vests — announced a bank run via social media, essentially hoping to meet their goals by destabilizing the local financial system. Dubbed the “Collectors’ Referendum,” the movement’s latest demonstration calls on supporters to withdraw their savings from financial institutions on…

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Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester says if inflation doesn't rise, Fed could stop hikes

Cleveland Federal Reserve President Loretta Mester says the central bank could stop hiking rates this year if inflation doesn’t rise. The Fed last month raised its benchmark interest rate for a fourth time in 2018 and lowered its rate hike projection for 2019 from three to two. Fed chief Jerome Powell has previously left the…

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