Bloodbath in US Stock Market Likely, Bitcoin a Good Long-Term Bet

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn CCN is expanding. Are you our next full-time journalist from the West Coast USA? Send us your CV and examples here. Student loans, credit card debt, mortgage, corporate loans, and all kinds of debt are placing huge pressure on the U.S. stock market. Over the long-term, Mark Yusko believes emerging markets and …

Bitcoin Price Drops 7% Again as Crypto Market Struggles to Retain Momentum

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn CCN is expanding. Are you our next full-time journalist from the West Coast USA? Send us your CV and examples here. Throughout the past 24 hours, the price of Bitcoin (BTC) dropped from $4,065 to $3,600, reversing a short-term corrective rally. The dominant cryptocurrency has been on a steep downtrend for several …

Bitcoin Hits New Yearly Low at $4,280, Market Urgently Needs Rebound

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Over the past 24 hours, the price of Bitcoin fell from $4,900 to $4,280, by more than 12.5 percent amidst an unforeseen short-term price drop. On fiat-to-crypto exchanges like Coinbase and Kraken, which demonstrate a more accurate representation of the Bitcoin price given the premium on the Tether-to-BTC pair, the price of …

Plunging Stock, Crypto Markets Leave Investors Searching for Answers

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn The Monday Massacre reverberated throughout equities markets today, leaving its mark not only on the bitcoin price — which dropped below $5,000 for the first time this year — but on tech stocks as well. Recent Bitcoin Price Drop Attracts Bearish Analysis To make matters worse, the bitcoin price has not yet …

Could Switzerland’s Crypto ETP Make a Bitcoin ETF More Likely?

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn This week, SIX Swiss Exchange, Switzerland’s principal stock exchange based in Zurich, approved the listing of a crypto exchange-traded product (ETP) with the ticker “HODL.” Like the Coinbase Index and Bitwise Hold 10, Amum ETP represents the value of five cryptocurrencies that include Bitcoin (BTC), Ripple (XRP), Litecoin (LTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), …

Why Comparing Bitcoin with Centralized Systems Based on TPS is Wrong

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn On the Bitcoin network, whether it is a transaction worth $100 or $1 million, it costs the same miner’s fee to process the payment. On October 16, a $194 million payment was moved on the Bitcoin network with a mere $0.1 fee nearly instantaneously. Through legacy banking systems, weeks of paperwork, days …

Crypto Market Recovers From Pullback, But Bitcoin Momentum is Weak

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn The cryptocurrency market has started to recover gradually from a major pullback, which occurred following a substantial 40 percent increase in Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and a surge in the price of several other major cryptocurrencies. Over the last 24 hours, the valuation of the cryptocurrency market has increased from $211 billion to …

Bitcoin ETF Could Attract Billions in New Investment: VanEck

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn A bitcoin ETF could attract billions of dollars in new investments, so the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) should treat pending proposals as an opportunity to regulate the crypto market, said crypto exchange-traded fund advocate Gabor Gurbacs. Gurbacs, the director of Digital Assets Strategy at VanEck, made this claim during an interview …

Spread between BTC/USD and BTC/USDT Crosses $300

The imbalanced peg between the US Dollar and Tether LLC’s USDT has resulted in a $300-spread in Bitcoin price. At the press time, the aggregated Bitcoin-to-dollar exchange rate on non-Tether exchanges is approximately 6430-fiat. Meanwhile, on Tether exchanges like BitFinex, the same forex rate is above 6700-fiat. The strange trading activity, which started surfacing on …

What’s Causing 2% Bitcoin Premium on Bitfinex? Possibility of Arbitrage

On Bitfinex, a leading cryptocurrency exchange, Bitcoin is being traded with a 2 percent premium based on the current price of $6,285. As BitMEX Research revealed, the premium of Bitcoin on Bitfinex continued to increase throughout the past week, during a period in which Tether (USDT) started to demonstrate a decline in price. Currently, on …