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Market Analysis: Bitcoin (BTC) and Total Crypto Market Cap Soar to New 2019 Highs of $9,400 and $290 Billion Respectively

The Bitcoin (BTC) market has become bullish after a bearish start to the month. On May 30, Bitcoin (BTC) briefly reached $9,000, before declining to support at $7,500 on June 6. After a few days oscillating near this support level, Bitcoin (BTC) began to consistently rise, and today, Bitcoin (BTC) reached a new 2019 high… Read more

Bitcoin (BTC) and Ripple (XRP)

We are breathing a sigh of relief that our bullish technical constructs in Bitcoin (BTC) are tracking. Looking at Elliot Wave work in Bitcoin (BTC) on BitMEX, a move to $10,000 may be unfolding (Figure 1). We see this rally in Bitcoin (BTC) accelerating. It is possible that this move higher could be an emotionally… Read more

Crypto.IQ Daily Radio Show June 17: Bitcoin (BTC) Hits New 2019 High of $9,400 After Binance Bans United States Users, Hong Kong Extradition Law May Be Driving Bitcoin’s (BTC) Price Upwards, Bitcoin (BTC) Hash Rate and Active Addresses Hit All-time Highs, Federal Judge Subpoenas Craig Wright and Threatens Criminal Contempt of Court Charge, a Gauntlet of Major Corporations Are Backing Facebook’s Cryptocurrency

Listen to the June 17 Crypto.IQ Daily Radio Show On this edition of the Crypto.IQ Daily Radio Show, we do a deep dive market analysis. Bitcoin (BTC) hit a new 2019 high of $9,400 on Sunday and is currently trading near $9,300, and the total crypto market cap is at a new 2019 high of… Read more

Market Analysis: Bitcoin (BTC) Rises to $8,400 as Altcoins Drop Into the Red, Binance Banning United States Users Appears to Be Driving the Market Today

In the early morning hours around 2-3 a.m. Eastern time, Binance updated its terms of service to indicate that United States users are not allowed to use Binance. Apparently, Sept. 12 is a hard deadline for when United States users will no longer be able to trade, but in the meantime, Binance says users in… Read more

Bitcoin Dominance and the Alt Scare, Binance Coin (BNB)

With the Binance news this morning about limiting access to U.S. investors, it seems appropriate to revisit Bitcoin (BTC) dominance.  Our previous view was that Bitcoin (BTC) dominance had topped. The assumption behind this view was that other big coins like Ethereum (ETH), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), and Litecoin (LTC) would rally and pull the small-cap… Read more

Crypto.IQ Daily Radio Show May 14: Binance to Ban All United States Users, Bitfinex Burning Off LEO Tokens Every Hour, Circle Closing Down Its Retail Crypto Business, Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Receives Investments from Paypal, Uber, Mastercard, and Visa

Listen to the June 14 Crypto.IQ Daily Radio Show On this edition of the Crypto.IQ Daily Radio Show, we do a deep dive market analysis. Bitcoin (BTC) has risen to $8,400, but most of the crypto market is in the red. It appears the market is being influenced by Binance’s announcement that all United States… Read more

Market Analysis: Bitcoin (BTC) Rises as High as $8,300 This Afternoon, Crypto Market Mixed

Bitcoin (BTC) managed to rise above the $8,200 resistance level today, reaching as high as $8,285 at 3 p.m. Eastern time. Bitcoin (BTC) has now pulled back to $8,230 however, which suggests that there is resistance at $8,300. The crypto market is waiting to see whether Bitcoin (BTC) can break through resistance and head towards… Read more

Crypto.IQ Daily Radio Show June 13: Tensions Between the United States and Iran Could Lead to Bitcoin (BTC) Bullishness, Federal Judge Turns up the Heat on Craig Wright, Bakkt to Begin Testing Physical Bitcoin Futures on July 22, USD Coin (USDC) to Expand Its Distribution and Redemption Network, McAfee Magic Offers Easy Arbitrage Between Cryptocurrency Exchanges, Lunch Between Warren Buffet and Justin Sun Happening on July 25, New Blockchain-based Game Upland Offers Monopoly Style Property Trading

Listen to the June 13 Crypto.IQ Daily Radio Show On this edition of the Crypto.IQ Daily Radio Show, we do a deep dive market analysis. The crypto market is in the green today, and the market is waiting to see if Bitcoin (BTC) can break through resistance at $8,200. Tensions between the United States and… Read more
Name Current Price 24h %
Bitcoin $9,163.68 -1.29%
Ethereum $268.04 -1.77%
Monero $97.05 -1.13%
Litecoin $135.55 -0.08%


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Market Analysis: Bitcoin (BTC) and Total Crypto Market Cap Soar to New 2019 Highs of $9,400 and $290 Billion Respectively

The Bitcoin (BTC) market has become bullish after a bearish start to the month. On May 30, Bitcoin (BTC) briefly reached $9,000, before declining to support at $7,500 on June 6. After a few days oscillating near this support level,…

Bitcoin (BTC) and Ripple (XRP)

We are breathing a sigh of relief that our bullish technical constructs in Bitcoin (BTC) are tracking. Looking at Elliot Wave work in Bitcoin (BTC) on BitMEX, a move to $10,000 may be unfolding (Figure 1). We see this rally…
Market Analysis: Bitcoin (BTC) Rises to $8,400 as Altcoins Drop Into the Red, Binance Banning United States Users Appears to Be Driving the Market Today
In the early morning hours around 2-3 a.m. Eastern time, Binance updated its terms of service to indicate that United States users are not allowed to use Binance. Apparently, Sept.…
Bitcoin Dominance and the Alt Scare, Binance Coin (BNB)
With the Binance news this morning about limiting access to U.S. investors, it seems appropriate to revisit Bitcoin (BTC) dominance.  Our previous view was that Bitcoin (BTC) dominance had topped.…

Tech

Erlay Proposal Would Decrease Bandwidth Usage of Bitcoin (BTC ) Nodes by 40%, Making the Bitcoin (BTC) Network Scalable and More Secure
Bitcoin (BTC) developers Gleb Naumeko, Gregory Maxwell, and Peter Wuille published a paper titled “Bandwidth-Efficient Transaction Relay in Bitcoin” on…
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The process of technology discovery, innovation, and improvement is a fundamentally human story. When humans discover a new technology or…
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Security

What is the Cost of Keeping Blockchain Secure?

Last March 25, cryptocurrency data portal Messari published a new screener that revealed how much miners are paid for top-listed “proof of work” coins. The figures estimated that $7.3 million dollars worth of BTC tokens are issued on a daily basis. Meanwhile with regards to mining fees, it is shown that more than $115,000 are distributed. These…
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…
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…

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

Bitcoin 2 (BTC2): a Cheap Bitcoin (BTC) Knockoff With Low Liquidity That Just Had a 7,200% Pump and Dump, Users Risk Losing Their Bitcoin (BTC) Private Keys When Claiming Bitcoin 2 (BTC2)

The War On Shitcoins Episode 16: Bitcoin 2 (BTC2). The war on shitcoins is a Crypto.IQ series that targets and shoots down cryptocurrencies that are not worth investing in either due to their being scams, having serious design flaws, being centralized, or in general just being worthless copies of other cryptocurrencies. There are thousands of…
Craig Wright Registers a Copyright for Bitcoin’s (BTC) White Paper and Code: the Implications of This Copyright and Why Bitcoin’s Decentralization Will Save the Day
Craig Wright has registered copyrights for the original Bitcoin (BTC) code and the Bitcoin white paper with the United States Copyright Office. Further, Craig Wright has claimed in these copyrights…
The Laws That Govern Bitcoin Part 2 — Amara's Law
As Bitcoin enthusiasts and investors, we can’t let Bitcoin run unbridled across the financial landscape without trying to define it every chance we get. Luckily, there are a variety of…
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The War On Shitcoins Episode 14: Crypto.com aka Monaco (MCO) & Crypto.com Chain (CRO). The war on shitcoins is a Crypto.IQ series that targets and shoots down cryptocurrencies that are…