Bitcoin, Gold Strongly Correlated in 3-Week High to Spell Stock Market Disaster

Bitcoin and gold both hit three-week highs on Thursday after a period of highly correlated trading. It comes as the dollar crashes and warning signs flash on the stock market. The correlation strengthens bitcoin’s case as “digital gold” and proves that traders are beginning to treat cryptocurrency like a traditional asset. As the dollar crumbles and whispers of recession grow, bitcoin could spike alongside gold as a hedge against a future bear market in stocks. Bitcoin and Gold Strong Correlation As you can see in the chart below, both bitcoin…

CBOE Trashing Bitcoin Futures Signals Crypto Market Bottom: Brian Kelly

Cryptocurrency investor Brian Kelly believes that the decision to drop bitcoin futures by the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) represents a watershed in the history of bitcoin, signaling that the crypto market’s longest-ever decline has finally found a bottom. BKCM Founder: CBOE Exit Shows Bitcoin Bear Market is ‘Exhausted’ Speaking on Tuesday’s edition of CNBC Fast Money, the BKCM Digital Asset Fund founder and CEO stated that he sees improvement in bitcoin address growth and market sentiment since December 2018 as evidence that the retail end of the bear market…

Bitcoin (BTC) Price Watch: Market Presents Last Chance To Buyers

Bitcoin price struggled to climb above the $3,990 and $4,000 resistance levels against the US Dollar. The price declined again and retested the key $3,940 support area and the 100 hourly SMA. There is a short term bearish trend line in place with resistance at $3,980 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). Buyers might have the last chance for an upside break above the $4,000 resistance. Bitcoin price is holding an important support near $3,940 against the US Dollar. BTC is likely to make…

Bitcoin Bull Market Won’t Arrive Until Price Shatters $4,600

In the past seven days, the valuation of the crypto market has increased from $131 billion to $137 billion as the Bitcoin price slightly recovered to $3,960. Bitcoin Stagnancy Shows No New Money Entering Crypto Market The minor movement in the price of bitcoin despite the significant surge in the price of alternative cryptocurrencies suggest that existing money in the cryptocurrency market is moving – but new money is not flowing in. Speaking to CCN, a cryptocurrency technical analyst known as DonAlt said that there exists a newfound optimism in…

Bitcoin Price on Verge of Racing into Bull Market

Tom Lee made an extraordinary prediction in December, one that turned out to be false. He said Bitcoin would go way back over $10,000, which was an adjustment from an earlier prediction. Now, while Bitcoin trades sideways within a tight range but altcoins are experiencing a resurgence dubbed by Mati Greenspan as “alt-season,” Lee says another bull run is on the way. 2019 Will Be ‘Year about Repair’ for Bitcoin Speaking to CNBC, Lee said today: Join CCN for $19.99 per month and get an ad-free version of CCN including…

Decentralized Exchange Hodl Hodl Is Launching a Bitcoin-Based Prediction Market

Hodl Hodl, a peer-to-peer cryptocurrency exchange, has announced that it is launching a prediction market on Bitcoin. Slated for launch in the spring of 2019, it would be the first Bitcoin-based prediction market to go live on Bitcoin’s mainnet. A prediction market is a novel application of blockchain technology. The betting platforms allow users to secure odds, futures and outcomes with smart contracts. Two users place funds (traditionally, ether) into a smart contract to bet on futures for any given outcome; when the outcome arrives, the smart contract automatically pays…

Crypto Market At Crucial Juncture: Bitcoin Cash, EOS, XLM, TRX Price Analysis

The total crypto market cap faced a strong resistance near $130.0B and declined. Bitcoin cash price failed to break the $134 resistance and declined towards $130. EOS price is currently correcting lower and it may test the $2.65 support level. Stellar (XLM) price failed to move above the $0.0900 resistance and declined. Tron (TRX) is declining towards the $0.0225 and $0.0220 support levels. The crypto market is facing a strong resistance and upsides are capped in bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH). It seems like BCH, EOS, ripple, stellar (XLM) and…

Bitcoin Miners Capitulated in Dec 2018 and it Could Signal the End of Bear Market

The biggest discussion point around Bitcoin currently, is whether or not the first-ever cryptocurrency has bottomed or not, and if the bear market will soon be ending or if a lot more pain is ahead for crypto investors. While many crypto traders and analysts are feverishly reviewing price charts and other important indicators searching for a sign, one particular analyst suggests looking at Bitcoin mining difficulty levels and potential capitulation by crypto miners as the signal the bear market has ended. Bear Market Grand Finale: Break of $6K Caused Miners…

Dow Futures Surge 160 Points as Market Races to Rescue Winning Streak

The Dow sits poised to open to massive gains on Friday as the US stock market bellwether races to string together a 10th consecutive weekly increase. The bitcoin price, meanwhile, continues to languish near $3,800 after the activation of Ethereum hard fork Constantinople failed to spark an immediate crypto market rally. Dow Futures Post Mammoth Triple-Digit Rally As of 9:10 am ET, Dow Jones Industrial Average Futures had rallied by 163 points or 0.63 percent, implying an opening bell jump of 161 points. S&P 500 and Nasdaq futures were also…

Bitcoin Approaches $3,900 as Crypto Markets Stabilize, Stock Market Slightly Down

Wednesday, Feb. 27 — most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting very slight gains and losses on the day by press time. Bitcoin (BTC) is approaching the $3,900 mark again, according to CoinMarketCap data. Market visualization from Coin360 At press time, Bitcoin is up less than half a percent on the day, trading at around $3,859, according to CoinMarketCap. Looking at its weekly chart, the current price is over three percent lower than $3,971, the price of BTC one week ago, and nearly 9 percent lower than $4,209, the mid-week…