Are financial news reporters incentivized to influence the markets?

Opinion – In the advent of social media and fake news, people are starting to recognize the impact that viral news stories can have in the political realm. What is less surprising is how Internet news stories can influence financial markets. The news has always been a trigger for the general public to buy or sell stocks. However, today’s news...

Bear Market Signs: The Man Who Turned $32K into $1.2M, and Then to Zero

Despite bull-runs such as of 2017, investing in crypto is an incredibly risky and difficult endeavor to succeed in. Many often think the reason is that you have to become competent in complex charts and understand all the various terms traders use, but the actual reason is much simpler than that; Trading is incredibly risky and difficult because it...

Bitcoin Price Analysis Dec.13: Bitcoin Is Facing It’s Lowest Price Since September 2017

In our yesterday BTC price analysis, we talked about a strong move which was anticipated. Bitcoin was encountering resistance at the mid-term descending trend-line (as can be seen on the hourly chart). The bullish breakout had turned out to be fake, not been followed by a decent amount of trading volume. The false breakout had resulted in the sharp move down...

EQS Newswire Debuts News Distributor for Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies

The EQS COCKPIT’s newswire service now distributes corporate news to specialist media for blockchain and cryptocurrencies. EQS Group customers with projects in the two industries can now quickly and efficiently target all relevant key journalists covering these emerging business areas. More and more companies who have launched blockchain technology-based or cryptocurrency projects are faced with the communications challenge of reaching...

Area 51: What Is The 51% Attack And Why It’s A Dangerous Threat For Cryptocurrencies?

The 51% attack is considered one of the most dangerous cyber attacks against cryptocurrencies. This attack happens when 51% of the network’s hashrate concentrates under one entity, which can either be a mining pool or an authoritative figure in the crypto space. In this article, we will discuss where a 51% attack is possible, the consequences of the attack, and...

Stablecoins Hype? $133M Basis Project Shuts Down with No Warning

TL;DR The promising Basis stablecoin had recently announced on its shutting down. The reason for the shutdown is unknown, although it is speculated that it has something to do with regulatory uncertainty. Experts warn that this can happen to other projects as well, for a variety of reasons, and that such events should be expected in the following months. Basis stablecoin was one...

Ethereum Price Analysis Dec.12: Where Do You Go, Ether?

Since our previous analysis, the crypto market hasn’t done much and is still trading sideways. The Bitcoin chart is currently attempting to break above the descending trend-line resistance level that has been keeping the price below it for the past 14 days. If BTC price breaks up the trend-line and the price holds above with an enormous amount of volume,...

What’s The Real Reason Behind Coinbase Not Listing Ripple XRP?

Coinbase, the dominant US-based crypto exchange that was once known for only offering Bitcoin, Litecoin and Ethereum, has been on a coin listing spree. After listing Ethereum classic, Steller, Cardano, Basic Attention Token, Zcash and 0x earlier in the year, the company recently announced that they would be ‘exploring’ whether or not to list 30 more tokens on their exchange. Will...

Time for DEX: Decentralized Exchanges Gain Prominence in 2018

The emergence of Decentralized exchanges (DEX) was a significant story in the early part of 2018 but has since taken a backseat to other major innovations like security tokens and stable coins. Now it seems like decentralized exchanges are showing the market that they’re more than just a temporary hype. We finally see an increase in adoption of the largest...

Bitcoin Price Analysis Dec.12: Range is tightening, a major move is nearby

Following yesterday’s analysis, whereas Bitcoin was consolidating in a tight range, the current situation is pretty much the same: For the past two days or so, Bitcoin is consolidating between $3330 and $3430. As we know from the recent weeks (since breaking down the $6000 support), Bitcoin doesn’t like to consolidate for a long term. Hence, I do expect a...