Monthly Archives: December 2019

Bitcoin Price Shifts Toward Key Moving Average as Bears Target $5,000

Bears could push Bitcoin price to its 200-week moving average below $5,000 before a mid-term reversal occurs. As part of its current mid-term downtrend, Bitcoin (BTC) could be headed toward its 200-week moving average (MA), a level that has been a major historical bottom.  Since hitting its 2019 high of approximately $13,890, Bitcoin has seen lower highs indicative of a downward trend, at least in the mid-term.  After a corrective bounce up to $7,875 last week, Bitcoin was unable to shake its larger downtrend, heading back down […]

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US SEC Hires In-House Attorney As New Chief Of Cyber Unit

United States SEC hires an in-house attorney as Chief of the Division of Enforcement’s Cyber Unit, tasked with protecting investors against cyber-related misconduct. The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has hired Kristina Littman as Chief of the Division of Enforcement’s Cyber Unit, a specialized unit that aims to protect investors and markets from cyber-related misconduct.  Littman’s credentials On Dec. 2, the SEC announced the new hire. The press release elaborated that Littman started at the SEC’s Division of Enforcement in 2010 as a staff attorney. […]

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Monero Implements Hard Fork, Including New ASIC-Resistant Mining Algorithm

The Monero network has successfully upgraded to RandomX, a new mining algorithm that aims to be ASIC-resistant. The Monero (XMR) network has been successfully upgraded to RandomX, a new mining algorithm that aims to be ASIC-resistant. On Nov. 30, the Monero community workgroup did a live stream on YouTube in which the upgrade took place at around the 58 minute mark. The new upgrade also introduced proof-of-work (PoW) algorithm, RandomX, which uses random code execution together with memory-focussed techniques to be resistant to application-specific integrated circuits (ASIC) […]

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Despite the Recent Slump, Crypto Prices Improved a Great Deal in 2019

As far as prices are concerned, 2019’s cryptocurrency markets fared much better than the year prior. Currently, the entire market capitalization of all digital assets is hovering just above the $200 billion mark. The following is a look at the cryptocurrency market’s biggest gainers and worst losers so far in 2019 to get some perspective of possible outcomes and historical trends as the year ends. Also Read: Gocrypto SLP Token Starts Trading on Bitcoin.com Exchange The Biggest Percentage Changes in Crypto so Far There’s one more month […]

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Ripple Transfers 1 Billion XRP Tokens From Escrow Wallet and Back Again

Ripple transfers a total of 1 billion XRP tokens from its escrow wallet to Ripple today, only to transfer it back minutes later. Whale Alert, the ever-vigilant live tracker for cryptocurrency transactions, noted that Ripple transferred a total of 1 billion XRP tokens from its escrow wallet on Dec. 2. The blockchain-based payments firm moved the massive amount of tokens in two separate transactions, worth around $219 million in total as of press time. Interestingly, the company transferred the exact same amount of tokens back into escrow […]

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Binance’s CZ: This Vibrant Country Is One Of The Fastest-Growing Crypto Nations

In this Q&A with Cointelegraph, Binance CEO CZ revealed the company’s plans for Turkey, a country he thinks has strong opportunity with crypto. At a recent B2B event in Turkey, suit-clad men and women from traditional financial institutions and the public sector stood in line to take a selfie with a guy in a hoodie. That guy, Binance CEO Changpeng “CZ” Zhao, found time to attend the annual Turkish Capital Markets Summit in Istanbul, Turkey on Nov. 19. Between his speech at BlockShow Asia 2019 and the […]

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Bitcoin Price: Cracking $7.4K Opens Path to $8.1K Resistance — Analyst

A quieter 24 hours gets analysts considering a narrower trading corridor for the short term, with $6,900 a likely lower boundary if current levels fail to hold. Bitcoin (BTC) stayed rangebound on Dec. 2 after a descent from near $8,000 over the weekend failed to crack the $7,000 support. Cryptocurrency market daily overview. Source: Coin360 Bitcoin volatility lessens but $7.5K evades traders Data from Coin360 showed the largest cryptocurrency trading in a narrower $300 corridor as the week began, with 24-hour performance bottoming out at around $7,180. […]

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Price Analysis 02/12: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, LTC, EOS, BNB, BSV, XLM, TRX

Bitcoin appears to have bottomed at $6,500 and once confirmed many cryptocurrencies could provide lucrative trading opportunities at a good risk-reward ratio. Bitcoin price continues to trade with an advantage to bears but this does not mean investors or miners have capitulated. About 64% of the total Bitcoin mined to date has been dormant in wallets since 2018. This shows that Bitcoin hodlers do not believe in trading for short-term gains, as they anticipate much higher prices in the future. While this might be a feasible strategy […]

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Waves DEX Shuts Down and Relaunches as Hybrid Cryptocurrency Exchange

Decentralized exchange Waves DEX shut down to resume operations as a hybrid exchange. Decentralized exchange (DEX) Waves DEX shut down to resume operations as a hybrid exchange, Waves announced in a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Dec. 2. Per the release, the exchange has already ceased operations on the old domain and the process of moving its activities to Waves.Exchange has already started. The company announced: “From this point onwards, the old version of the exchange will be unavailable, and the website will offer only functionality […]

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OneCoin Website Goes Offline as Net Closes in on $4B Ponzi Scheme

A domain registry says the ongoing legal investigation into OneCoin compelled it to freeze its website, years after critics first accused the scam’s operators of fraud. The website for cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme OneCoin has finally ceased operating, months after United States authorities indicted one of its founders for fraud. As MLM scam monitoring resource BehindMLM.com noted on Dec. 1, OneCoin.eu no longer returned a live result as of Nov. 30.  “Legal investigation” offlines OneCoin.eu Upon investigation, a representative from EurID, the domain’s registry, confirmed to the publication […]

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