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Despite the bearish chart setup, bitcoin (BTC) rose to a six-day high on Monday, putting a corrective rally to $7,000 back on the map. The leading cryptocurrency unexpectedly picked up a bid around $6,450 at 16:00 UTC yesterday and rose to $6,850 – the highest level since June 12, according to Bitfinex data. The $400 …

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Bitcoin (BTC) is once more facing a drop to (or below) $6,000, with both short- and long-duration charts being aligned in favor of the bears. The cryptocurrency found acceptance above the key resistance of $6,425 (April 1 low) in the second half of last week, raising the prospects of a corrective rally towards the $7,000 …

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Bitcoin (BTC) is still in recovery mode, but the bulls must keep prices above key support seen just below $6,500 to maintain momentum, the technical charts indicate. The cryptocurrency clocked a high of $6,736 on Bitfinex yesterday amid signs of a bear breather. However, bargain hunters were short in supply and prices fell back below …

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The World Cup may be completely analog, but don’t tell that to crypto developers. Soft launching now, a new company called CryptoStrikers is entering the so-called “crypto collectibles” market with tokens commemorating the stars of this year’s World Cup. The thing is the tokens it’s offering aren’t the same you’ll see listed on a popular …

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The price of bitcoin (BTC) may be up slightly Wednesday, but that hasn’t exactly raised the spirits of the asset’s most avid investors. Rather, with the market now down roughly 70 percent from 2017’s highs, many HOLDers, the bitcoin faithful who have vowed never to sell, are becoming convinced they might have seen the last …

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The EOS blockchain is now live. At press time, the blockchain has received more than the 150 million votes needed to determine the individuals or entities that will maintain the distributed network, the world’s fifth largest by total value, thus ending a weeks-long process that had been among the most complex the evolving cryptocurrency market …

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Cryptocurrency exchange itBit says it has received approval from the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) to add four major cryptos to its trading and custody services. In addition to bitcoin, itBit will now offer custody, escrow and over-the-counter (OTC) trading services for bitcoin cash (BCH), ethereum (ETH), litecoin (LTC) and stellar lumens …

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Bitcoin (BTC) has made a 6 percent recovery from the 90-day low hit on Wednesday, neutralizing the immediate bearish outlook. The leading cryptocurrency fell to $6,108 at around 16:30 UTC yesterday on Bitfinex – its lowest level since February 6 – bolstering the already oversold conditions shown by the daily relative strength index (RSI) yesterday. Hence, …

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Formerly a developer and director of software engineering, Andrew Rodwin is a crypto assets and blockchain trainer in the Boston area. Add Jim Chanos to the list of venerable experts who consider cryptocurrencies to be a scam. Warren Buffett, Bill Gates, Robert Shiller and many others have made their opinion clear. According to 99bitcoins.com, bitcoin has …

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Signs are beginning to emerge that bitcoin’s sell-off today may be overextended. After hitting a 70-day low of $6,133 on CoinDesk’s Bitcoin Price Index (BPI), bitcoin’s relative strength index (RSI) hit a level (26.4) last seen in August of 2016, according to data from the Bitfinex exchange. The relative strength index, or RSI, is used for identifying …

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Litecoin may have hit fresh 2018 lows Wednesday, but could be in for corrective rally courtesy of oversold conditions. The world’s sixth-largest cryptocurrency fell to $93 at 15:10 UTC, the lowest level since Dec. 8, and is currently trading at at $95.80 on Bitfinex, down 9 percent in the last 24 hours. The 48 percent drop …

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Bitcoin is still looking south, having hit four-month lows today, but the bearish momentum may wane due to short-term oversold conditions, the technical charts indicate. More bears joined the party in the U.S. session Tuesday after the cryptocurrency failed to cross twin resistance at $6,859 (50-hour moving average (MA) and 23.6 percent Fibonacci retracement). As …

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Mass media and data giant Thomson Reuters is expanding its cryptocurrency sentiment data toolkit to cover 100 different coins, the company announced Wednesday. Initially launched back in March, the bitcoin data feed was created in partnership with MarketPsych Data LLC. The Thomson Reuters MarketPsych Indices Cryptocurrency Sentiment (TRMI 3.1) package monitors more than 2,000 global …

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The price of litecoin (LTC), the world’s sixth largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, fell to a fresh 2018 low on Wednesday.   Data from Bitfinex shows the cryptocurrency slipped to $97.04 today – the lowest level since Dec. 8 in 2017, reflecting a 74 percent decline since its all-time-high at $379 seen on Dec. 19. Further, …

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Some members of the crypto community were surprised Tuesday when the U.S.-based exchange startup Coinbase announced that it plans to list ethereum classic (ETC). ETC traces its origins back to 2016 and the collapse of the DAO, the ethereum-based, smart contract-powered funding vehicle that fell apart following a debilitating code exploit. The network is known …

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The price of bitcoin, the world’s largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, fell to its lowest point since April 1 on Tuesday. Bitcoin’s value slid to $6,455.92 during the afternoon trading session, dropping more than $280 in the span of two hours, according to data from CoinDesk’s Bitcoin Price Index. This represents the lowest figure since …

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Bitcoin (BTC) is looking to regain poise after its drop to two-month lows on Sunday, but the recovery will likely be short-lived, the technical charts indicate. At press time, BTC is changing hands at $6,825 on Bitfinex – up 3 percent from the two-month low of $6,619. The recovery could be associated with extreme oversold …

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The price of ethereum classic, the cryptocurrency that was hard forked off the ethereum blockchain in July 2016, surged for 25 percent on Tuesday, following the news that it is being added to crypto exchange Coinbase for trading. The U.S. exchange announced on Tuesday morning in a blog post that it is now starting the …

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Visit any EOS Telegram channel and some version of this question will pop up again and again: Is the mainnet live yet? While the EOS blockchain technically launched on June 10 at 13:00 UTC, the answer to that question is effectively no. That’s because the crypto tokens created by Block.one’s $4 billion EOS initial coin …

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The price of bitcoin hit a two-month low over the weekend – and social media is alight with speculation about it. While pundits don’t quite agree on the circumstances behind the plunge (with some blaming reports of a widening manipulation crackdown, the hack of South Korean crypto exchange Coinrail or just some pre-week selling), what’s …

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