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Ripple Price Analysis: XRP Accumulation, Bull Pressure Building Up

Ripple Price Analysis: XRP Accumulation, Bull Pressure Building Up

Ripple prices stable above 30 cents SWIFT—Ripple competition should heat up in coming days Transactional volumes low and dropping XRP success depends on adoption. That’s why an increase in xRapid users is bullish for investors. Even still, the slide of XRP prices have been deflating, and after 12 months of lower lows, we expect Sep 2018 to guide medium to long term price trajectory. Ripple Price Analysis Fundamentals As long as SWIFT dominates, we expect determined competitors to step up their marketing, pitch to potential clients—mostly in […]

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Litecoin Leading The Way as Markets Make Minor Moves

Litecoin Leading The Way as Markets Make Minor Moves

Crypto markets moving marginally this Sunday, Litecoin is leading, Binance Coin and NEO following up. Crypto markets have shifted gear a little this morning but major movements are still wanting. Following a week of complete inactivity markets are nudging closer to $125 billion in total capitalization but progress is still painfully slow in the land of the bears. As usual Bitcoin dominated market movements when it spiked to $3,750 yesterday. On the day BTC has made 1.7% and is holding these gains for the time being, trading […]

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Bitcoin Price Weekly Analysis: BTC Could Accelerate Gains Above $3,850

Bitcoin Price Weekly Analysis: BTC Could Accelerate Gains Above $3,850

Bitcoin price formed a solid support near the $3,560 level and moved higher against the US Dollar. There is a crucial bearish trend line in place with resistance near $3,850 on the 4-hours chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair could continue to move higher towards the $3,850 and $4,000 levels in the near term. Bitcoin price is showing positive signs above the $3,600 support against the US Dollar. BTC/USD could accelerate gains once there is a break above $3,800 and $3,850. Bitcoin […]

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Ethereum Price Weekly Analysis: ETH Facing Uphill Task Near $128

Ethereum Price Weekly Analysis: ETH Facing Uphill Task Near $128

ETH price faced a strong resistance near the $127 and $128 levels recently against the US Dollar. There is a major bearish trend line formed with resistance at $125 on the 4-hours chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken). The pair must break the $125, $127 and $128 resistance levels to move into a positive zone. Ethereum price is struggling to clear many hurdles versus the US Dollar and Bitcoin. ETH/USD may climb higher sharply once there is a close above $128 and $130. Ethereum Price Analysis […]

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Bitcoin Upstart BlockEx Shivers In Extended Crypto Winter

Bitcoin Upstart BlockEx Shivers In Extended Crypto Winter

While 2019, the purported year that the Bitcoin ecosystem would undergo a turnaround, is in full swing, crypto startups have continued to fall on bad times. Most recently, a London-based, multi-faceted company revealed that “staff reductions” had taken place, likely catalyzed by the tumult in crypto markets. Related Reading: Legendary Venture Capitalist: “We’re Close to a Crypto Nuclear Winter” Bitcoin Exchange BlockEx Purges Staff In “Reduction” As Bitcoin peaked at $20,000, BlockEx, a London-headquartered upstart with visions of grandeur, launched its token sale. BlockEx was marketed as a […]

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Bitcoin: After Breaking Above $3,700 It Could Soon Surge Towards $4,100, Says Analyst

Bitcoin: After Breaking Above $3,700 It Could Soon Surge Towards $4,100, Says Analyst

After a several day period with little volatility in the cryptocurrency markets, Bitcoin has now surged above $3,700, which proved to be a level of resistance over the past week. Today’s price surge, despite being relatively small, could be significant in leading Bitcoin’s price back towards $4,100. One analyst also believes that Bitcoin’s latest price move could prove to be positive for the altcoin markets. Bitcoin Surges Towards $3,800 At the time of writing, Bitcoin is trading up 2.6% at its current price of $3,750. Since last […]

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Prominent Crypto Investor Expects “Choppy Waters” For Bitcoin Over 2019

Prominent Crypto Investor Expects "Choppy Waters" For Bitcoin Over 2019

Since 2018 went on the way out, optimists have remarked that they expect for Bitcoin and the broader blockchain ecosystem to get some much-needed reprieve in 2019. Yet, a rally, recovery, or run of similar caliber still seems like a quixotic dream, as cryptocurrencies have failed to reverse a multi-month downturn. And interestingly, a number of analysts, including those with an immense vested interest in Bitcoin, expect for this bearish trend to continue well into 2019. Bitcoin Investors Should Expect Choppy Waters  Joey Krug, a co-founder of preeminent Ethereum-based […]

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Crypto Markets Surge as Bitcoin Jumps Above $3,700

Crypto Markets Surge as Bitcoin Jumps Above $3,700

The crypto markets are in the process of wrapping up a volatile week on a positive note, as virtually all major altcoins have surged today after Bitcoin jumped nearly 3% into the mid-$3,700 price region. Although Bitcoin is currently leading the markets, if it is able to stabilize at, or above, its current price levels, it could mean that the crypto markets will see further gains as the week goes on. Bitcoin Jumps Nearly 3%, Leading Crypto Market Surge At the time of writing, Bitcoin is trading […]

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Crypto Tidbits: BitGo Launches Bitcoin Trading, Ethereum’s Lubin Joins ErisX, Cryptopia Hacked

Crypto Tidbits: BitGo Launches Bitcoin Trading, Ethereum's Lubin Joins ErisX, Cryptopia Hacked

Although Bitcoin (BTC) and its crypto asset brethren have effectively stabilized, seeing little-to-zero movement, this industry’s startups have continued to make strides in an array of directions. Some preeminent companies made monumental steps forward, while others took devastating steps back. Regardless, the bottom line is that the crypto sector hasn’t slowed, contrary to sentiment touted by cynics. Crypto Tidbits Bitcoin Giant BitGo, Genesis Trading Launch Cold Storage-Secured OTC Desk: Palo Alto-headquartered BitGo, a long-time industry powerhouse that has served Pantera Captial, Ripple Labs, Bitstamp, among others, recently joined […]

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Bitcoin Wallet

A lightweight node can also be referred to as an SPV wallet or node.  SPV stands for exemplary payment verification. Within this mode, you download just a part of the bitcoin core. It is still attached to the full node. however, it receives just the trades that are necessary and which relate to your node. Hot wallet or a cold wallet? A hot wallet is connected to the web. It can be sitting on your own computer, tablet computer, or phone. A cold wallet is maintained offline. […]

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