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Market Analysis: Bitcoin (BTC) Continues to Be Capped Below the $5,300-$5,400 Resistance Level, Crypto Market Waiting for Bitcoin (BTC) to Make a Move

The $5,300-$5,400 resistance level continues to be stubborn. Bitcoin (BTC) has been capped just below this critical level throughout today. Around noon, Bitcoin (BTC) rose as high as $5,335, but like all previous attempts this year Bitcoin (BTC) was pushed back and is currently trading near $5,280. The 3-day trend for Bitcoin (BTC) suggests more… Read more

Mr. Crypto Market Never Liked Bitcoin SV (BSV)

One would think that the beating that Bitcoin SV (BSV) has taken the last few days was due solely to a crypto community collective hatred of Craig Wright. One would be wrong. A price comparison between Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and BSV since the fork of Nov. 15 reveals a deeper problem that BSV has. The… Read more

Crypto.IQ Daily Radio Show April 19: Mithril (MITH) Is the First Project to Migrate To Binance Chain and Rallies Over 50%, Hacker Obtains First Three Keys for Satoshi’s Treasure Without Leaving Computer, in the Small Chance That Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang is Elected it Would Be Great for Bitcoin (BTC), FinCEN Fines Peer-to-Peer Crypto Dealer for the First Time

Listen to the April 19 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 continuing to push up against the $5,300-$5,400 resistance level, and the market is waiting to see if Bitcoin (BTC) will finally break through this critical resistance. Binance… Read more

Market Analysis: Bitcoin (BTC) Pushing up Against $5,300-$5,400 Resistance Level, Will It Break Through This Time?

Bitcoin (BTC) steadily increased from $5,200 yesterday evening to $5,300 around midnight, before being pushed back to $5,230 in the early morning. Since then Bitcoin (BTC) has once again been on a steady uptrend and is pushing up against $5,300 as of this writing in the late afternoon Eastern time. Since the beginning of April,… Read more

Crypto.IQ Daily Radio Show April 18: Binance DEX Launching This Week, Coinbase Profits Fall by About 50% from 2017 to 2018, Bitcoin (BTC) Has the Same Transaction Volume in 10 Days as Venmo Had in a Year

Listen to the April 18 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 generally in the green this morning with Bitcoin (BTC) approaching the $5,300-$5,400 resistance level. Binance Coin (BNB) is rallying due to the announcement that the Binance… Read more

Alt Reason: Ethereum (ETH), Binance (BNB), and Polymath (POLY)

We see both the possibility and need for some coins below Bitcoin (BTC) on the market cap chart to get moving on the upside. Ethereum (ETH) on BitMEX is at a key horizontal resistance point near $175 (Figure 1). Ethereum (ETH) has to get moving. Figure 1 The use case for Ethereum (ETH) is there,… Read more

Market Analysis: Bitcoin (BTC) Hovering Near $5,200 Today, Crypto Market Mixed

Bitcoin (BTC) has been relatively stable over the last 24 hours with the price generally hovering near $5,200. During the morning, Bitcoin (BTC) briefly rose as high as $5,260 and perhaps looked ready to test the $5,300-$5,400 resistance level again, but this price increase was short-lived, and Bitcoin (BTC) then dropped to $5,190. Currently, the… Read more

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… Read more
Name Current Price 24h %
Bitcoin $5,283.35 -1.00%
Ethereum $168.57 -3.00%
Monero $67.98 -1.84%
Litecoin $75.67 -6.74%


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Market Analysis: Bitcoin (BTC) Continues to Be Capped Below the $5,300-$5,400 Resistance Level, Crypto Market Waiting for Bitcoin (BTC) to Make a Move

The $5,300-$5,400 resistance level continues to be stubborn. Bitcoin (BTC) has been capped just below this critical level throughout today. Around noon, Bitcoin (BTC) rose as high as $5,335, but like all previous attempts this year Bitcoin (BTC) was pushed…

Market Analysis: Bitcoin (BTC) Pushing up Against $5,300-$5,400 Resistance Level, Will It Break Through This Time?

Bitcoin (BTC) steadily increased from $5,200 yesterday evening to $5,300 around midnight, before being pushed back to $5,230 in the early morning. Since then Bitcoin (BTC) has once again been on a steady uptrend and is pushing up against $5,300…
Alt Reason: Ethereum (ETH), Binance (BNB), and Polymath (POLY)
We see both the possibility and need for some coins below Bitcoin (BTC) on the market cap chart to get moving on the upside. Ethereum (ETH) on BitMEX is at…
Market Analysis: Bitcoin (BTC) Hovering Near $5,200 Today, Crypto Market Mixed
Bitcoin (BTC) has been relatively stable over the last 24 hours with the price generally hovering near $5,200. During the morning, Bitcoin (BTC) briefly rose as high as $5,260 and…

Tech

Mobile Wallet to Shatter Barrier to Financial Markets Using Bitcoin (BTC) and Litecoin (LTC)
Momentum builds for mobile investment app Abra after a recent announcement to roll out worldwide investment access. People in 155…
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

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

Mr. Crypto Market Never Liked Bitcoin SV (BSV)

One would think that the beating that Bitcoin SV (BSV) has taken the last few days was due solely to a crypto community collective hatred of Craig Wright. One would be wrong. A price comparison between Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and BSV since the fork of Nov. 15 reveals a deeper problem that BSV has. The…
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…
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…