Bitcoin 

Bitcoin (BTC) Soars Above $8K Mark on Geopolitical Concerns

One of the most remarkable events in the crypto space took place in the first half of 2019 when Bitcoin (BTC) went on a remarkable rally that almost mirrored the rally from 2017. However, the rally soon fizzled out, and it has been a bit of a rollercoaster ride for the world’s biggest cryptocurrency by market cap. That being said, BTC has managed to make a remarkable comeback in 2020, and today it breached the psychologically important level of $8,000. It should also be noted that the token hit its…

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Blockchain 

Bitcoin (BTC) Suddenly Tumbles Below $7K Mark

The first six months of the year were a remarkable time for the crypto space, as Bitcoin (BTC) went on a rally that was reminiscent of the one that had taken place in 2017. However, times have proven to be a lot tougher since then, and over the past few weeks, the world’s biggest cryptocurrency has experienced plenty of turbulence. In a new development that will likely create more panic among BTC traders, there was a massive selloff in the crypto market. Consequently, the BTC price crashed as well and…

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Cryptocurrency 

Mark Zuckerberg to Testify Before Congress Over Libra

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will defend the proposed Libra cryptocurrency in a testimony before the House Financial Services Committee on October 23. The highly scrutinized proposed cryptocurrency, which is being led by Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), has come under fire from regulators on both sides of the Atlantic due to its potential threat to monetary sovereignty. Now, Zuckerberg must defend the plans before US lawmakers for a third time when he speaks at a hearing entitled “An Examination of Facebook and Its Impact on the Financial Services and Housing Sectors.” Previously, Libra had…

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Blockchain 

Libra Launch Date in Doubt Following Comments From Mark Zuckerberg

Libra’s proposed 2020 launch date has been thrown into doubt after Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg refused to put a definitive timeframe on the project. Contradicting Reports on Libra Launch Speaking to Nikkei, Zuckerberg was asked about the expected launch date of Libra, to which he replied: “Obviously we want to move forward at some point soon [and] not have this take many years to roll out, but right now I’m really focused on making sure that we do this well.” Despite coming in for heavy criticism since being announced in June, Libra…

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Blockchain 

Bitcoin Could Fall Below $10,000 Mark As Altcoins Gain

Bitcoin’s value risks falling below the $10,000 USD psychological mark this week after making some strong gains last week. Bitcoin Dropped to $10,060 Today The world’s top cryptocurrency dropped to $10,060 this morning, which is the lowest valuation since September 2. Momentum last week saw BTC recover from falling below the $10,000 mark at the end of August, as excited analysts abandoned their bearish sentiments. However, analysts now await an external event to assess Bitcoin’s current performance against, and this could come with the launch of Bakkt later this month. Eagerly…

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Blockchain 

Bitcoin Falls to Hold 10K Mark on Political Uncertainty

The month of July has been a month to forget for Bitcoin (BTC) so far as the cryptocurrency has repeatedly struggled to hold on to gains and failed to kick on from the highly impressive run it enjoyed in the first half of the year. Some of the issues that have dogged the cryptocurrency are not actually due to any particular weakness in the market. The introduction of Facebook’s Libra and the associated criticism it has attracted from the highest levels has created a drag on the entire crypto space.…

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Blockchain 

Bitcoin Tumbles Below $10K Mark as Crypto Market Turns Bearish

The crypto market had an excellent first half of the year with an impressively strong run, led by Bitcoin (BTC) and some altcoins. However, the month of July has brought with it its fair share of chaos and prices have fluctuated wildly. Today, the crypto market lost a significant portion of its value, falling below $300 billion, as both Bitcoin and many altcoins plunged on the various exchanges across the world. The total loss of valuation was $22 billion at one point, and experts believe it could continue. Bitcoin Breaks Below…

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Blockchain 

Ripple (XRP) Slips Below $0.34 Mark as Selling Intensifies

Ripple (XRP) has been very volatile since the beginning of this week. After showing positive price movement on Monday, Ripple has been correcting since Tuesday and has slumped 20% since then. At the time of writing, XRP is trading lower by 5% at $0.3310. Key Supports & Resistances If the digital asset maintains the declining momentum and panic continues to make people sell, then XRP prices will dip massively and close below $0.34, which will invalidate prior XRP/USD trade plans. Currently, prices have gotten back to consolidation in the $0.15…

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Blockchain 

Bitcoin (BTC) to Gain More Strength Above $12k Mark

Bitcoin (BTC) is eyeing fresh gains after a 30% correction from one-year highs. The crypto elicited some selling pressure after a spike to the $13,800 level. A pullback from its one-year highs initially raised concerns as to whether the flagship crypto would continue gaining. Bitcoin Price Analysis A plunge below the $10,000 level appears to have triggered some buying pressure because Bitcoin has once again started surging, consequently taking out the $12,000 mark, be it for a brief moment. A bounce back to the $12,000 level could as well signal…

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Blockchain 

Ethereum (ETH) Struggles to Hold $300 Mark

Ethereum (ETH) is the second biggest cryptocurrency in the world in terms of market cap, and during the course of the Bitcoin rally, it has had its ups and down as well. Bitcoin has seen wild price swings this year; its price has risen over 220% since January. Well, Ethereum has also witnessed crazy price movements. Wild Moves Ethereum has seen plenty of action in the past month, when it hit a monthly low of $226 and a high of $360. Right now, it is trading at $294. Talking about…

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