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Bitcoin’s largest positive difficulty adjustment of 2020 and what it means for the price

Bitcoin’s largest positive difficulty adjustment of 2020 and what it means for the price

As of 20 September, Bitcoin’s difficulty has been adjusted by ~11.35%, with the hash rate subsequently hitting a new ATH of 143m TH/s. This was the largest positive adjustment in the year 20...

Cosmos, Dogecoin, XRP Price Analysis: 20 September

Cosmos, Dogecoin, XRP Price Analysis: 20 September

XRP, at the time of writing, was showing no signs of price movement in either direction in the near-term. Similarly, Cosmos was likely to be neutral or bearish, until overall market conditio...

Does Bitcoin’s ‘buy today, sell tomorrow’ strategy always work?

Does Bitcoin’s ‘buy today, sell tomorrow’ strategy always work?

To the investment world, Bitcoin just doesn’t make sense. An asset with no financials, no quarterly earnings reports, no management to speak for it on investor calls, no valuations, no annua...

Chainlink, Polkadot, Decred Price Analysis: 20 September

Chainlink, Polkadot, Decred Price Analysis: 20 September

Chainlink slipped beneath yet another important level, with the crypto likely to post further losses over the next week or two. Further down the cryptocurrency charts, Polkadot and Decred‘s ...

DeFi’s ‘God Mode’: What to do when it switches modes?

DeFi’s ‘God Mode’: What to do when it switches modes?

The Total Value Locked figures for DeFi have reached $9.76B. In fact, over the past 90 days, the space has unlocked 477.5% in growth, with the same showing no signs of stopping. While the Su...

BAT, STEEM, Litecoin Price Analysis: 20 September

BAT, STEEM, Litecoin Price Analysis: 20 September

While Bitcoin briefly spiked to climb to $11,179 on the charts, it had fallen to trade at $10,944, at press time. A rising Bitcoin, accompanied by rising Bitcoin dominance, showed that altco...

2020’s Big Bitcoin Long – A winning formula?

2020’s Big Bitcoin Long – A winning formula?

MicroStrategy made a huge splash when it chose Bitcoin as its Primary Treasury Reserve Asset, a move, the implications of which, are yet to sink in among many in the crypto-community. In fac...

Bitcoin Cash, IOTA, Dash Price Analysis: 20 September

Bitcoin Cash, IOTA, Dash Price Analysis: 20 September

Bitcoin Cash was trading with very low volatility as its traders appeared to be waiting on the sidelines for the market to make a move. Further down the cryptocurrency ladder, IOTA and DASH ...

Bitcoin long-term Price Analysis: 20 September

Bitcoin long-term Price Analysis: 20 September

Disclaimer: The findings of the following article should not be taken as investment advice as it is the sole opinion of the writerBitcoin’s rise from $10,000 to $11,000 was slow, but steady....

Tezos, Waves, Zcash Price Analysis: 20 September

Tezos, Waves, Zcash Price Analysis: 20 September

Tezos continued on its established path to the downside, with XTZ showing no signs of recovery, at the time of writing. Waves made strong gains in August, however, at press time, it showed a...

Ethereum: Is the HODLing in yet?

Ethereum: Is the HODLing in yet?

When it comes to the altcoin market, the past few months have shown how important a cryptocurrency Ethereum is. With DeFi growing substantially in 2020, the gains have been felt by ETH in ma...

Cardano, Ontology, Crypto.com Coin Price Analysis: 19 September

Cardano, Ontology, Crypto.com Coin Price Analysis: 19 September

Cardano formed a bearish pattern on the charts as it braced for another dip in its price. The bearish pressure on the crypto-asset abated briefly, but sellers once more stepped in at a level...

Bitcoin’s uptrend is only beginning and here’s proof

Bitcoin’s uptrend is only beginning and here’s proof

In the cryptocurrency world, every sign is a bullish sign. From China getting into blockchain, to Facebook launching its own cryptocurrency, to Donald Trump tweeting about Bitcoin, nearly ev...

Brace for it – Bitcoin Futures may be nearing a tipping point

Brace for it – Bitcoin Futures may be nearing a tipping point

What’s the tipping point for Bitcoin Futures on top derivatives exchanges like the CME, an exchange that has recorded a daily trading volume of over $300M and Open Interest of over $400M, co...

Here’s why Bitcoin’s ‘distracting’ volatility actually helps

Here’s why Bitcoin’s ‘distracting’ volatility actually helps

Bitcoin’s use-cases have evolved quite a bit over the past decade. For many investors, the right amount of exposure to the crypto-market and assets like Bitcoin can be extremely useful as a ...

Tron, Synthetix, VeChain Price Analysis: 19 September

Tron, Synthetix, VeChain Price Analysis: 19 September

Tron was observed to have hit a strong zone of resistance, before being rejected and pushed to the downside, at the time of writing. In fact, such bearish momentum appeared likely to continu...

Tether, Bitcoin, and how to revive the passé 60/40 investment rule

Tether, Bitcoin, and how to revive the passé 60/40 investment rule

In light of rising institutional interest and Bitcoin’s press time RoI of 53.17% YTD, it may be the right time to evaluate what comes after 60/40. Once the mantra of Wall Street Bulls, 60/40...

Stellar Lumens, NEM, Maker Price Analysis: 19 September

Stellar Lumens, NEM, Maker Price Analysis: 19 September

Stellar Lumens was facing continuous bearish pressure on the charts and looked likely to head further south, at the time of writing. On the contrary, NEM exhibited a strong bullish trend in ...

XRP long-term Price Analysis: 19 September

XRP long-term Price Analysis: 19 September

XRP took a substantial hit in terms of its price this month, with the cryptocurrency falling on the charts in early-September on the back of Bitcoin’s fall. However, the past week has illust...

Binance Coin, EOS, Algorand Price Analysis: 19 September

Binance Coin, EOS, Algorand Price Analysis: 19 September

After surging to new local highs last week, Binance Coin retraced some of its gains recently. In fact, it looked poised for a drop in the short-term, despite the fact that the demand for the...

Ethereum, IOTA, Compound Price Analysis: 19 September

Ethereum, IOTA, Compound Price Analysis: 19 September

DeFi token transactions continued to congest Ethruem’s network as Etherscan showed that addresses related to Uniswap had guzzled a significant amount of Gas over the past 24 hours. At the ti...

Litecoin short-term Price Analysis: 19 September

Litecoin short-term Price Analysis: 19 September

Litecoin’s price has had to endure a period of consolidation over the past week. On 12 September, the cryptocurrency’s price fell by close to 8 percent from $51 to close to $47 and since the...

Chainlink to power TrustSwap SmartLock and SmartEscrow products

Chainlink to power TrustSwap SmartLock and SmartEscrow products

After its initial token launch in June, TrustSwap, a smart contracts payments platform announced in a blog that Chainlink’s Price Reference Data – its decentralized oracle network – had been...

This Bitcoin metric predicts 2017’s bull run for 2020

This Bitcoin metric predicts 2017’s bull run for 2020

Bitcoin’s recovery in the market has been slow but it has been witnessing escalating interest from users. As traders look at the low price of BTC as a perfect opportunity to hold, some old m...

Bitcoin SV long-term Price Analysis: 18 September

Bitcoin SV long-term Price Analysis: 18 September

Disclaimer: The following price prediction should not be taken as investment advice as it is the opinion of the writer.The market of Bitcoin SV is clinging onto Bitcoin at the moment. As Bit...

Tether – A threat to altcoins like XRP?

Tether – A threat to altcoins like XRP?

Binance’s Tether reserves are up 450% in the past one month. The exchange has seen increased volatility in its Tether reserves since April 2020. There was a significant drop in July 2020, ho...

Dissatisfied miners in China want to fork Filecoin

Dissatisfied miners in China want to fork Filecoin

Multiple mining groups in China have announced that they will fork Filecoin’s blockchain as they claimed to be dissatisfied with mining rewards, according to a report in Sohu.com, a Chinese ...

Ethereum under pressure from DeFI; Can Bitcoin capitalize?

Ethereum under pressure from DeFI; Can Bitcoin capitalize?

2020 saw Ethereum [ETH] briefly take over Bitcoin’s lead in the market. However, this growth was the result of the boom witnessed by the decentralized finance [DeFi] ecosystem.According to d...

Litecoin, Crypto.com Coin, Dogecoin Price Analysis: 18 September

Litecoin, Crypto.com Coin, Dogecoin Price Analysis: 18 September

Over the past year, many of the market’s altcoins have shown signs of decoupling from the price movement of Bitcoin, the world’s largest cryptocurrency. However, this wasn’t evident when the...

By 2024, EU will put in place a comprehensive framework on DLT, crypto-assets

By 2024, EU will put in place a comprehensive framework on DLT, crypto-assets

Members of European Union have decided to make use of distributed ledger technology and adopt crypto-assets such as stablecoins, by 2024, in order to introduce new regulations to make cross-...

‘First True Litecoin Game’ Is an RPG Knights and Wizard-fest

‘First True Litecoin Game’ Is an RPG Knights and Wizard-fest

A German software firm said that it has created the first game to run on the Litecoin blockchain – claiming that “smart” gameplay on the new title will earn players litecoin (LTC) tokens. Th...

Binance Coin short-term Price Analysis: 18 September

Binance Coin short-term Price Analysis: 18 September

Disclaimer: The following price prediction should not be taken as investment advice as it is the opinion of the writer.Just like Bitcoin, Binance Coin has been holding its own at the top of ...

Blockchain Capital joins Libra Association as its new member

Blockchain Capital joins Libra Association as its new member

San Francisco-based venture firm, Blockchain Capital has joined Facebook’s Libra Association to make its network of experts and industry heads available to advise on the Association’s creati...

Ethereum short-term Price Analysis: 18 September

Ethereum short-term Price Analysis: 18 September

Disclaimer: The following article attempts to analyze the evolving patterns in the Ethereum market and its impact on price. The Ethereum market witnessed a momentary boost in its price on 17...

German music label firm Kompakt now accepts Bitcoin, ETH via Utrust gateway

German music label firm Kompakt now accepts Bitcoin, ETH via Utrust gateway

Utrust, a blockchain powered crypto payment gateway that gives e-commerce businesses the option to accept cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and ethereum, announced its integration with Kompakt, ...

Cosmos, BAT, Tezos Price Analysis: 18 September

Cosmos, BAT, Tezos Price Analysis: 18 September

Bitcoin’s price drop over 2-3 September had a ripple effect across the rest of the crypto-market. Altcoins across the board depreciated, lending weight to the argument that despite all the t...

Police Summon Bithumb Chairman for Questioning on Suspicions of Fraud

Police Summon Bithumb Chairman for Questioning on Suspicions of Fraud

Police in South Korea have brought in the chairman of the nation’s leading crypto exchange Bithumb for questioning on suspicions of fraud and embezzlement. Per news agency Yonhap news, an in...

Tezos long-term Price Analysis: 17 September

Tezos long-term Price Analysis: 17 September

Disclaimer: The findings of the following article attempt to analyze the emerging patterns in Tezos’s long-term market and its impact on the priceTezos’s market may not be performing as it d...

Dive in! Here’s why Bitcoin at $7844 may be the final buying opportunity

Dive in! Here’s why Bitcoin at $7844 may be the final buying opportunity

Dips are a common phenomenon in every financial market. Whatever goes up, has to come down – Momentarily, or otherwise. The same is true for Bitcoin. While many novice traders fear the sight...

Polkadot treasury to take on improving network: first proposals are in!

Polkadot treasury to take on improving network: first proposals are in!

Since its launch in May, Polkadot (DOT) announced the establishment of its ‘Treasury’ which is a new decentralized platform to fund projects according to a press release shared with AMBCrypt...

Should Ethereum traders brace for a U-turn?

Should Ethereum traders brace for a U-turn?

DeFi’s explosion has fueled Ethereum’s transaction fee hike and the subsequent price rally. When DeFi exploded on 2 September 2020 and later, on 5 September 2020, the figures for Total Value...

Bitcoin – How risky is the institutional investor’s favorite?

Bitcoin – How risky is the institutional investor’s favorite?

Bitcoin has been, by far, one of the market’s best-performing assets, despite periods of stagnation in 2020. Given the present economic condition and the uncertainty that is prevalent, Bitco...

Coinbase announces the listing of YRF and LRC tokens

Coinbase announces the listing of YRF and LRC tokens

San Francisco-based crypto exchange Coinbase announced today that it would now support Loopring (LRC) and yearn.finance (YFI) at Coinbase.com and in the Coinbase Android and iOS apps. LRC an...

Can Africa count on Bitcoin as its go-to safe-haven asset?

Can Africa count on Bitcoin as its go-to safe-haven asset?

Bitcoin’s status as a safe-haven asset has been one of its key selling points for a long time. In fact, this has enabled the world’s largest and most dominant cryptocurrency to welcome more ...

Coinbase Pro to pass on Ethereum gas fee directly to its customers

Coinbase Pro to pass on Ethereum gas fee directly to its customers

U.S based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase Pro announced in a tweet today that the exchange would begin passing network fees to its customers with network fees (otherwise known as Gas on the...

Coinbase’s UNI listing turns up the heat on Uniswap v. SushiSwap

Coinbase’s UNI listing turns up the heat on Uniswap v. SushiSwap

Uniswap launched its governance token, UNI, with the protocol looking dead set to take the fight to rival SushiSwap, a project that somewhat overshadowed the news cycle last week. Participat...

Binance. US and Coinbase Pro list Uniswap’s UNI the same day!

Binance. US and Coinbase Pro list Uniswap’s UNI the same day!

Crypto exchange Binance.US announced listing of Uniswap (UNI) token, which is used for governance actions in the Uniswap protocol, a decentralized automated liquidity protocol built on Ether...

UNI, not Ether as Ethereum network fees hit record

UNI, not Ether as Ethereum network fees hit record

Ethereum‘s network has for long faced scalability issues that have all contributed to gas fees climbing to newer and greater heights. A recent example of this was observed when Uniswap, a de...

Chainlink long-term Price Analysis: 17 September

Chainlink long-term Price Analysis: 17 September

Bitcoin’s price has been on a recovery run since its fall on the price charts at the start of the month. However, for altcoins like Chainlink, Bitcoin’s sentiment did not seem to have a lot ...

What Bakkt’s new ATH means for Bitcoin?

What Bakkt’s new ATH means for Bitcoin?

Bakkt saw a surge in cash-settled bitcoin futures 36% higher than the previous all-time high. This is especially weird considering bitcoin’s uncertain nature. However, there is an interestin...