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Market Analysis: Bears Are Back in Town, Bitcoin (BTC) Drops Below $3,900, Total Crypto Market Cap Sheds $3 Billion

After a week of optimistic trading in which Bitcoin (BTC) seemed to have been about to break through the $4,000 resistance level and perhaps challenge the long-term resistance at $4,200, the bears have come roaring back, and Bitcoin (BTC) has receded from $4,000. Bitcoin (BTC) dropped as low as $3,850 today and has since recovered… Read more

Crypto.IQ Daily Radio Show March 25: Bitmain IPO Application Rejected, Binance Coin (BNB) Pumps Over Weekend Due to Implementation of Binance Launchpad Lottery, Democratic Federation of Northern Syria Trying to Develop Decentralized Government Based on Blockchain and Cryptocurrency, “Benevolent Dictator” of Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Quits Bitcoin Unlimited, Hamas Tries and Fails to Raise Bitcoin (BTC)

Listen to the March 25 Crypto.IQ Daily Radio Show On this edition of the Crypto.IQ Daily Radio Show, we do a deep dive market analysis. Bitcoin (BTC) is retreating from the $4,000 resistance level, and the crypto market is in the red. Hear about how the Bitmain IPO application has been rejected by the Hong… Read more

What Fidelities Stealth Cryptocurrency Launch Can Tell Us About the State of the Crypto Market

Fidelity is one of the largest asset management companies in the world, with 2.46 trillion dollars of assets under management, and to the cryptocurrency world, it is one of the strongest institutional supporters. Fidelity began mining Bitcoin before it was cool, with operations that began in 2015. Not many financial companies were truly interested in… Read more

Market Analysis: Bitcoin (BTC) Rises Back to $4,000 Resistance Level After Drop Yesterday, Crypto Market Bullish, Cardano (ADA) up 10 Percent

After being rejected from the $4,000 resistance level yesterday, Bitcoin (BTC) rose back up to $4,000 at points during the morning and early afternoon today. The $4,000 resistance level has been stubborn since March 15. Currently, Bitcoin (BTC) is trading near $3,980. If Bitcoin (BTC) can break through the $4,000 resistance level, it will have… Read more

Crypto.IQ Daily Radio Show March 22: Mexico’s Central Bank Trying to Ban Cryptocurrency Exchanges, Dubai’s First Crypto ATM Shutdown Due to Lack of KYC/AML, AriseBank CEO Faces 20 Years in Prison After Fraudulent $4.25 Million AriseCoin ICO, Bakkt Valuation At $740 Million Despite Launching No Services Yet

Listen to the March 22 Crypto.IQ Daily Radio Show On this edition of the Crypto.IQ Daily Radio Show, we do a deep dive market analysis. Bitcoin (BTC) got rejected at the $4,000 resistance level yesterday morning but is trying again to retest this critical resistance level. The crypto market is largely in the green this… Read more

Big Coins: Big Moment?

We admit it. Yesterday’s decline was a bit scary. But that in itself could be a bullish sign. If an instrument is in a bull market, corrections need to be scary enough to shake out those that don’t have strong conviction about the up move. Looking at Bitcoin Cash (BCH) on BitMEX, we see an… Read more

The Large Bitcoin (BTC) Collider: a Pool of Computers Attempting to Brute Force Bitcoin (BTC) Private Keys, Calculates 300-500 Million Keys Per Second and 36,080 Trillion Private Keys Generated So Far, but Would Still Take at Least 2.58X1024 Years to Find a Private Key Collision

In July 2016, Bitcointalk user Rico666 began to formulate the large Bitcoin (BTC) collider, a project to determine how feasible it is to brute force Bitcoin (BTC) private keys via a hash collision. The initial program was able to calculate two million private keys per second. By August 2016, Rico666 launched a pool for this… Read more

Market Analysis: Bitcoin (BTC) Deflected Downwards from $4,000 Resistance Level, Crypto Market in the Red

Bitcoin (BTC) was slowly climbing upwards since March 19 and made an attempt at breaking through the $4,000 resistance level today. During the morning, Bitcoin (BTC) reached as high as $4,055, before being deflected downward and to $3,920. Since then, Bitcoin (BTC) has recovered a bit and is currently trading near $3,970 and will perhaps… Read more
Name Current Price 24h %
Bitcoin $3,966.38 -1.53%
Ethereum $135.38 -1.42%
Monero $52.01 -3.57%
Litecoin $59.32 -2.05%


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Market Analysis: Bears Are Back in Town, Bitcoin (BTC) Drops Below $3,900, Total Crypto Market Cap Sheds $3 Billion

After a week of optimistic trading in which Bitcoin (BTC) seemed to have been about to break through the $4,000 resistance level and perhaps challenge the long-term resistance at $4,200, the bears have come roaring back, and Bitcoin (BTC) has…

Market Analysis: Bitcoin (BTC) Rises Back to $4,000 Resistance Level After Drop Yesterday, Crypto Market Bullish, Cardano (ADA) up 10 Percent

After being rejected from the $4,000 resistance level yesterday, Bitcoin (BTC) rose back up to $4,000 at points during the morning and early afternoon today. The $4,000 resistance level has been stubborn since March 15. Currently, Bitcoin (BTC) is trading…
Big Coins: Big Moment?
We admit it. Yesterday’s decline was a bit scary. But that in itself could be a bullish sign. If an instrument is in a bull market, corrections need to be…
Market Analysis: Bitcoin (BTC) Deflected Downwards from $4,000 Resistance Level, Crypto Market in the Red
Bitcoin (BTC) was slowly climbing upwards since March 19 and made an attempt at breaking through the $4,000 resistance level today. During the morning, Bitcoin (BTC) reached as high as…

Tech

Mobile Wallet to Shatter Barrier to Financial Markets Using Bitcoin (BTC) and Litecoin (LTC)
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Mimblewimble Deep Dive: a Highly Scalable and Anonymous Blockchain Protocol Used by the New Cryptocurrencies Grin (GRIN) and Beam (BEAM)
On July 19, 2016, an anonymous blockchain developer working under the pseudonym Tom Elvis Jedusor posted the Mimblewimble white paper.…
Nasdaq Financial Network Planning to Integrate Symbiont Blockchain after Nasdaq Leads $20 Million Funding Round
Industry heavyweight Nasdaq has joined Citi and Mike Novogratz led Galaxy Digital in funding a $20 million Series-B round for…
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…

Security

The Large Bitcoin (BTC) Collider: a Pool of Computers Attempting to Brute Force Bitcoin (BTC) Private Keys, Calculates 300-500 Million Keys Per Second and 36,080 Trillion Private Keys Generated So Far, but Would Still Take at Least 2.58X1024 Years to Find a Private Key Collision

In July 2016, Bitcointalk user Rico666 began to formulate the large Bitcoin (BTC) collider, a project to determine how feasible it is to brute force Bitcoin (BTC) private keys via a hash collision. The initial program was able to calculate two million private keys per second. By August 2016, Rico666 launched a pool for this…
Rogue Block Producer Compromises EOS Blacklist, 2.09 Million EOS Worth $7.5 Million Escapes, Rogue Block Producer Fired, EOS42 Proposes Giving ECAF More Power, Perhaps It Is Time To Get Rid of the ECAF?
EOS has a centralized system for disputing and freezing accounts via the EOSIO Core Arbitration Forum (ECAF). The ECAF runs a blacklist of EOS accounts that contain supposedly stolen funds,…
How Blockstream is Fighting Crypto Exchange Fraud
It is no secret that cryptocurrency exchanges have a bad reputation for mismanaging, losing access to, and misrepresenting customer funds and liquidity. The most recent debacle was the “death” of…
Interview With Bread (BRD) Wallet Co-founder: a Mobile Wallet That Stores Private Keys on Phone in a Cryptographically Secure Enclave Rather Than on a Server
Listen to the interview with Aaron Lasher, Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer at Bread (BRD) wallet At the North American Bitcoin Conference in Miami, Crypto.IQ interviewed Aaron Lasher, the Co-Founder…

Regulation

Numerous Countries Have Made Bitcoin (BTC) Illegal Even Though It’s Impossible to Ban Bitcoin

Bitcoin is secure, decentralized, and can be anonymous when users take the proper precautions. These characteristics make Bitcoin resilient in the face of government bans, but that doesn’t mean governments have given up on trying to ban Bitcoin or at…

Wyoming Leads the Way on Cryptocurrency Legislation: Crypto is Money

In the United States, Wyoming recently passed a bill that legally recognizes cryptocurrencies as money as of Jan. 31, 2019. The bill was presented and proposed on Jan. 19 and was quickly approved by the most crypto-friendly state in the…
Chat App kik (KIN) Fighting Back Against Possible SEC Enforcement
Popular Canadian chat app Kik made waves in 2017 when it announced its ICO and intentions to integrate a cryptocurrency into the Kik platform. In September, Kik raised almost $100…
U.K. Regulators Initiate Win for Crypto Utility Token Classification; Other Countries Fast Eclipsing U.S. as a Crypto Leader
Amid the chaos imposed by the Brexit Referendum, U.K. regulatory agencies are still at work weighing how they’ll deal with the cryptocurrency space. They have at least one answer that…

Opinion

What Fidelities Stealth Cryptocurrency Launch Can Tell Us About the State of the Crypto Market

Fidelity is one of the largest asset management companies in the world, with 2.46 trillion dollars of assets under management, and to the cryptocurrency world, it is one of the strongest institutional supporters. Fidelity began mining Bitcoin before it was cool, with operations that began in 2015. Not many financial companies were truly interested in…
OneCoin: A $4 Billion ICO That Ended up Being A Ponzi Scheme, Never Had a Functioning Cryptocurrency or Blockchain, Leader Arrested But Founder Still on the Run
The War On Shitcoins Episode 14: OneCoin. The war on shitcoins is a Crypto.IQ series that targets and shoots down cryptocurrencies that are not worth investing in either due to…
The Charge of the Lite Brigade: Riffing on Alfred Lord Tennyson
(This story first appeared in the February 2019 edition of Crypto.IQ's newsletter "Proof of Brain") 2019 feels decidedly more optimistic than 2018 for the crypto markets so far. But analysts…
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