Blockchain 

Bitcoin Price Hits Two-Week Low, Garnering Interest from Small Investors

Bitcoin price fell by 9.8% last week, registering its most significant weekly decline since mid-March. The currency hit a two-week low of $8,630 early Monday, with prices last seen at $8,730—which is down more than 11% from a post-halving high of $9,960 on May 18. The recent price drop is, in turn, causing the number of addresses holding smaller amounts of Bitcoin to rise. The number of unique addresses that are holding at least 0.01 BTC (approximately $87 at current price) rose to a new high of 8.47 million on…

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Ethereum 

How Could Bitcoin Halving Could Affect BTC Price in the Near-Term?

Bitcoin (BTC) is trading below the $8,000 level just two months before its anticipated halving in May. However, over the past few weeks, markets have been crashing because of the coronavirus outbreak and investors have been cashing out on their digital assets, including Bitcoin. Will this impact the effect of the halving? Upcoming Halving Might Impact BTC Price Negatively Based on the current market outlook, there is a possibility that the May 2020 halving might have a negative effect on BTC price. In the 2012 and 2016 halving events, BTC…

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Ethereum 

How Could a Potential Ripple IPO Affect XRP’s Price This Year?

Over the past year or so, XRP is probably one of the few major cryptocurrencies that have not enjoyed any meaningful gains, and much of the blame has been laid at the door of the fintech firm Ripple. The San Francisco-based company owns the highest number of XRP tokens. Uncertainty in the Crypto Market Currently, the uncertainty in the crypto market has beaten down the XRP price further. However, it is the possibility of an initial public offering from Ripple that has given rise to a fresh debate among analysts.…

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Blockchain 

Bitcoin Price Gains as China Scraps Crypto Mining Ban

Bitcoin made gains last week after new documents from the Chinese government revealed that the country was reversing its decision to ban blockchain mining, with President Xi Jinping expressing his support for blockchain technology. Back in April, The National Development and Reform Commission in China published a list of industries that it believes should be restricted or limited, which featured crypto mining. President Xi Jinping’s recent comments in support of blockchain coincided with a sizeable gain in the value of Bitcoin, going from $7,500 USD to $10,500 USD in just a few…

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Blockchain 

Bitcoin Price | Why Warren Buffett’s Comments Are Important

Bitcoin price (BTC) rallied 50% last month amid improving trader confidence. The market pundits, however, are predicting BTC price to reach $20,000 by the end of this year. The overall trader’s sentiments and market data have also been supporting bull’s stance. The potential institutional investment and claims for higher adaptation are adding to traders sentiments. However, Warren Buffett – the stock market specialist and business icon, has different thoughts about the cryptocurrency markets. He refuses to invest in bitcoin and other digital currencies when several other institutional investment firms (such as Goldman…

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Blockchain 

As Ethereum Price Drops, DAI Holds Well Against USD

After the Bitcoin rally subsided back in 2018, there was a lot of talk that the world’s second-biggest cryptocurrency, Ethereum, had the potential to eventually upstage BTC. It did not seem like the most unrealistic claim at the time, but over the past months, it has become abundantly clear that this is unlikely to happen anytime soon. Over the course of the past few days, ETH has had a disappointing time, and the price of the token has continued dropping. However, it was the weakness shown by the stablecoin DAI…

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Blockchain 

Is the Launch of Bakkt to Blame For Bitcoin’s Price Drop?

Bitcoin’s price tanked almost 15% on Tuesday evening to a low of $8,165 in what was just the second day since the launch of Bakkt. The Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) launched its long-awaited Bitcoin futures trading platform on Monday, September 23 to considerable fanfare, and the entire world of crypto is even more curious to see just how much an impact it will have on the market. Just two days after the platform’s launch and the immediate effect has seen Bitcoin, and several altcoins, drop significantly. It’s similar to the movement seen…

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Blockchain 

Bitcoin Price Soars 7% as Bulls Find Support at Lower Levels

Over the course of the first half of the year, the cryptocurrency market enjoyed an amazing run, and much of it was driven by Bitcoin (BTC), which ended up with hefty gains at the end of each of those months. However, the months of July and August proved to be an extremely turbulent period for BTC as it lost momentum due to multiple factors and hovered within a lower range. That being said, the cryptocurrency seems to have made a grand comeback in September, and the bulls are ruling the…

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Blockchain 

Ripple (XRP) Popularity Remains Despite the Price Slump in 2019

Over the past years, Ripple (XRP) has grown into one of the world’s top cryptocurrencies and has firmly established itself as the third biggest crypto in the world in terms of market capitalization. That being said, XRP has been one of the worst-performing cryptos this year, despite the fact that almost the entire market has been in the middle of a major bull run for most of the year. Among the top 10 tokens in circulation at the moment, eight have been able to post highly impressive gains so far…

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Blockchain 

Bitcoin Price Tumbles 6% on Economic Growth Uncertainty

Bitcoin (BTC) had an outstanding run during the first half of the year as it climbed to new highs at the end of each month, but the month of July and August have not been as kind to the world’s biggest cryptocurrency. A lot has gone on over the past month and a half that has made it difficult to regain its momentum. However, in August, Bitcoin started climbing considerably as it was thought to have been a hedge against the global risks that had been unleashed due to major…

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