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Market Analysis: Bitcoin (BTC) Tests $3,500 Support Level and Then Surges Two Percent; Most Major Cryptocurrencies in the Green Today; February Rally Possible

There was anomalous trading activity this morning on the Bitcoin (BTC) spot market with Bitcoin plunging from $3,520 to $3,400 in about five minutes before returning to $3,520 15 minutes later. This indicates someone dumped a large number of Bitcoin all at once, but there is so much fundamental support at $3,500 that other traders… Read more

Crypto Proponent John McAfee Fleeing United States After Being Charged With Felonies by IRS; Will Run Presidential Campaign from a Boat

Crypto proponent John McAfee, who is running for President of the United States in order to advocate cryptocurrency, has been charged with felonies by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) via a grand jury in Tennessee. According to McAfee, he has not paid his taxes in eight years, nor has he filed any returns, despite presumably… Read more

Crypto’s Top 50: Stratis (STRAT), Bitshares (BTS), Siacoin (SIA), Steem (STEEM), and Gemini Dollar (GUSD)

This is the tenth and final part of a series that will cover all of the top 50 Cryptocurrencies and provide an introduction to what the coin does, why it matters, and any important highlights. The goal of the Top 50 series is to give readers a basic understanding of each coin that simplifies a… Read more

Crypto.IQ Daily Radio Show Jan. 22, Wyckoff and CME Futures Expiration Suggest February Crypto Rally

On this edition of the Crypto.IQ Daily Radio Show we do a deep dive market analysis. Bitcoin (BTC) has solid support at $3,500, and the Wyckoff chart suggests a bottom will happen at the start of February, followed by a rally. The fundamental support at $3,500 combined with the CME Bitcoin futures expiration also suggests… Read more

Bitcoin (BTC): Basing Signals on Our Radar

The recent chop in Bitcoin (BTC) may be having a surprising effect. It is creating disillusionment in the institutional community. Said differently, Bitcoin (BTC) is boring people to tears, and people seem to think Bitcoin (BTC) is “dead money.” That implies people think Bitcoin (BTC) is not going anywhere, so committing capital won’t produce any… Read more

How Bitcoin (BTC) Can Prepare for a Severe Geomagnetic Storm

Since the creation of Bitcoin (BTC) in 2009, there have been no severe geomagnetic storms. However, Bitcoin (BTC) users are highly dependent on internet and electricity, and it is inevitable that one day, a severe geomagnetic storm will disrupt Bitcoin (BTC) users across the globe. A geomagnetic storm starts at the surface of the sun,… Read more

Crypto.IQ Daily Radio Show: In-Depth Market Analysis, Bakkt Physical Bitcoin Futures Discussion, Ethereum Hard Fork Deep Dive

Crypto.IQ Daily Radio Show: In-Depth Market Analysis, Bakkt Physical Bitcoin Futures Explained, Ethereum (ETH) Constantinople Hard Fork Deep Dive Listen to the January 21 Crypto.IQ Daily Radio Show Below On this edition of the Crypto.IQ Daily Radio Show we discuss price movements for all the major cryptocurrencies and do an in-depth analysis on the dynamics… Read more

The Museum of Bitcoin (BTC) at the North American Bitcoin Conference in Miami

Listen to the audio walkthrough of the Museum of Bitcoin. Tucked into the corner of the dining room at The North American Bitcoin Conference in Miami was a small makeshift building, and a glimpse through the door revealed a metallic room with constantly fluctuating neon lights. Crypto.IQ investigated, and inside was one of the first… Read more
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Litecoin $31.83 +1.79%


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Market Analysis: Bitcoin (BTC) Tests $3,500 Support Level and Then Surges Two Percent; Most Major Cryptocurrencies in the Green Today; February Rally Possible

There was anomalous trading activity this morning on the Bitcoin (BTC) spot market with Bitcoin plunging from $3,520 to $3,400 in about five minutes before returning to $3,520 15 minutes later. This indicates someone dumped a large number of Bitcoin…

Crypto.IQ Daily Radio Show Jan. 22, Wyckoff and CME Futures Expiration Suggest February Crypto Rally

On this edition of the Crypto.IQ Daily Radio Show we do a deep dive market analysis. Bitcoin (BTC) has solid support at $3,500, and the Wyckoff chart suggests a bottom will happen at the start of February, followed by a…
Bitcoin (BTC): Basing Signals on Our Radar
The recent chop in Bitcoin (BTC) may be having a surprising effect. It is creating disillusionment in the institutional community. Said differently, Bitcoin (BTC) is boring people to tears, and…
Crypto.IQ Daily Radio Show: In-Depth Market Analysis, Bakkt Physical Bitcoin Futures Discussion, Ethereum Hard Fork Deep Dive
Crypto.IQ Daily Radio Show: In-Depth Market Analysis, Bakkt Physical Bitcoin Futures Explained, Ethereum (ETH) Constantinople Hard Fork Deep Dive Listen to the January 21 Crypto.IQ Daily Radio Show Below On…

Tech

How Bitcoin (BTC) Can Prepare for a Severe Geomagnetic Storm
Since the creation of Bitcoin (BTC) in 2009, there have been no severe geomagnetic storms. However, Bitcoin (BTC) users are…
Ethereum (ETH) Chain Splits Accidentally; Constantinople Fork Now Scheduled for Late February
The Ethereum (ETH) developers canceled the deployment of the Constantinople hard fork. They urged everyone who had upgraded to upgrade…
Breaking Crypto News: Ethereum (ETH) Constantinople Hard Fork Delayed Until Further Notice Due To Critical Security Bug
With less than 8,000 blocks to go until the scheduled deployment of the Ethereum (ETH) Constantinople hard fork, the dev…
Fewer Than 16 Percent of Ethereum (ETH) Nodes Upgraded; Constantinople Hard Fork Three Days Away
The Ethereum (ETH) Constantinople hard fork will deploy a mere 15,000 blocks from now at block 7.08 million, which will…

Security

Crypto Exchange Cryptopia Claims It's Been Hacked, Goes Offline After Months of Problems; Users Cry Exit Scam

The Cryptopia cryptocurrency exchange has announced that it has been hacked and is coordinating with police to investigate. This announcement follows two continuous days of unscheduled maintenance, during which time $2.5 million of Ethereum (ETH) and over $1 million of various ERC-20 tokens have been drained from the exchange. Officials are unavailable for comment, but…
219,500 Ethereum Classic (ETC) Worth $1.1 Million Double Spent During 51 Percent Attack; Coinbase May Delist
Ethereum Classic (ETC) has been under siege due to a 51 percent attack, as detailed in a CryptoIQ article yesterday. There was initially incorrect information that this 51 percent attack,…
Crypto’s Proof of Keys Should Not Be Once a Year; it Should Be Every Second
The first annual Proof of Keys event took place on Bitcoin’s 10th anniversary, Jan. 3, 2019. To observe Proof of Keys, Bitcoin users were urged to take control of their…
BREAKING: Ethereum Classic (ETC) Hit With 51 Percent Attack A Week Before Ethereum (ETH) Constantinople Hard Fork
Ethereum Classic (ETC), which is listed on Coinbase and ranked number 17 on CoinMarketCap with a market cap near $550 million, has been hit with a 51 percent attack. The…

Regulation

No Launch Date In Sight For Bakkt Physical Bitcoin (BTC) Futures

The crypto space had been highly anticipating the launch of Bakkt physical Bitcoin (BTC) futures after the plans were first announced in August 2018. Originally, Bakkt wanted to launch the physical Bitcoin futures in November, but this was delayed to…

Ethereum ICO Funds Liquidation Reaches All-Time High as December Ends

Initial Coin Offerings had an explosion in popularity in 2017 as the markets took off. A long way from their beginnings in 2013 with the first token sale of Mastercoin, ICOs have managed to raise over $6 billion in 2018.…
Defacto Crypto Rules: SEC Hasn't Approved an ICO, Making Them Effectively Illegal; Shares an Alternative
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of the United States launched its most severe penalties regarding initial coin offerings (ICOs) in November 2018 against Paragon (PRG) and Airfox (AIR). Paragon…
Could Crypto Rally Incite a Wave of SEC Enforcement and a Crypto Market Pullback?
The crypto space is in rallying mode as Bitcoin has risen from $3,100 to $4,000, even though the market bounced off of 2018 lows only two or three days ago.…

Opinion

Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Giveaway Odyssey at North American Bitcoin Conference

The North American Bitcoin Conference had a number of great guests this year in Miami. As with most Bitcoin conferences, there was a strong Bitcoin.com presence, the main supporter of Bitcoin Cash. A representative for Bitcoin.com took the stage to tell us all about the benefits of Bitcoin Cash and then informed us that they…
Ethereum’s (ETH) Difficulty Bomb Is a Form Of Centralization, Gives Developers Power Over Miners
The Ethereum (ETH) Constantinople hard fork has been delayed until further notice due to a critical security bug. At this point it would be best for developers to take their…
Bitcoin as a Portal to Decentralized Living
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TenX (PAY): The Crypto Debit Card That Never Happened; President Leaves, Dumps His Coins
The War On Shitcoins Episode 9: TenX (PAY). The war on shitcoins is a Crypto.IQ series that targets and shoots down cryptocurrencies that are not worth investing in either due…