11 October 2019

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Is Bitcoin a Safe Haven Like Gold? These Four Charts Say Not Yet
Market movements show us that bitcoin is not generally accepted as a safe-haven investment.
VanEck: Bitcoin improves portfolio upside, potential as “digital gold”
Released Wednesday by the New York-based firm, “The Investment Case for Bitcoin” outlines an exhaustive list of reasons why Bitcoin deserves a ...
Bitcoin Cash – ABC, Litecoin and Ripple Daily Analysis – 11/10/19
Bitcoin Cash ABC slid by 3.75% on Thursday. Reversing a 2.98% gain from Wednesday, Bitcoin Cash ABC ended the day at $230.99. A bearish start ...
Thieves Swipe Money from Bitcoin ATM in Montgomery Village
Montgomery County police are asking for the public's help to identify two people who pried open a bitcoin ATM at a gas station in Montgomery Village ...
Ethereum (ETH) Signaling Bullish Continuation, Bitcoin Holding Support
Ethereum price is trading above key supports versus the US Dollar and bitcoin. ETH price must stay above $185 to continue higher towards $200 in ...
Bitcoin forecast: BTC bulls trapped below SMA200 daily
Bitcoin bulls have had a short glimpse of victory only to suffer a bitter disappointment this week. While bears gave away some ground and allowed the ...
Bitcoin Drops as Investors See Optimistic Signs on Trade Deal
Bitcoin struggled to maintain gains on Friday as investors processed the possibility of an optimistic trade deal and Brexit. The benchmark ...
Bitcoin Whale Sells $9.7 Million Worth of XBT Contracts On BitMEX
This morning, a Bitcoin whale sold $9,708,970 worth of XBT contracts on the BitMEX exchange. In the early hours of Oct 11, the BTC was sold at a ...
Antonopoulos: Google's 'Quantum Supremacy' Has No Impact on Bitcoin
Bitcoin (BTC) has “zip” to fear from the latest advances in quantum computing from Google, one of the industry's best-known figures has confirmed.
Bitcoin (BTC) Price Dives $500 But Holding Key Support
Bitcoin price climbed to $8,950, but failed to continue higher against the US Dollar. The price is down around $500, but it is holding the key $8,400 and ...
If Bitcoin-Avocado Price Correlation Continues, BTC May Be Toast

Bitcoin’s status as an uncorrelated asset is about to be revoked, as a scarily close relationship to the price of avocados implies that the digital currency may be about to fall off a cliff. The Bitcoin-Avocado Connection Bitcoin’s performance of late has left a little to be desired, and strangely so has the price of […]

Bitcoin Price May Have Begun 50% Surge to $12000: Analyst
On Friday morning, the Bitcoin market was subject to a bout of immense volatility, throwing off bulls. As reported by NewsBTC previously, the price of ...
Crypto Market Cap And Bitcoin Could Rally: BCH, LTC, EOS, ADA Analysis
The crypto market cap is showing positive signs along with bitcoin and Ethereum (ETH). Altcoins such as ripple, litecoin, BCH, EOS, tron (TRX), and ...
Bitcoin Price Pumps to $8,800, Plunges by 5% in Rapid Succession

Well, would you look at that — within the span of literally an hour, the Bitcoin price surged to $8,820 to dump to $8,350 just minutes later. The range of this move is nearly $500 — some 5.2% at current price points. The chart below from TradingView sums up the absolutely absurd bout of volatility...

‘Members’ of OpenLibra Disavow Project Days After Its Devcon Unveiling
The creator of an "open" alternative to Facebook's Libra stablecoin misrepresented which parties are involved in the project, CoinDesk has learned.
Facebook’s Calibra Sued by Mobile Banking App Over Similar Logos
The complaint alleges the Calibra logo is too similar to Current’s, which the fintech firm has been using since August 2016.
Visa, Mastercard, eBay, Stripe Follow PayPal in Quitting Facebook’s Libra Project
Visa, Mastercard, eBay, Stripe, Mercado Pago and PayPal have all withdrawn from the Libra Association now.
Chill, Everyone. Google’s ‘Quantum Supremacy’ Has “Bupkis” on Bitcoin

It’s safe to come out now, says Andreas Antonopoulos, the threat posed to bitcoin by Google’s newfound “quantum supremacy” is “zip, bupkis nada.” In one of his typical Q&A sessions, blockchain expert and author, Antonopoulos shared his thoughts on the supposed jeopardy BTC faces from Google. Spoiler alert: he isn’t concerned. According to Antonopoulos, Google’s […]

Realmx Video Game Officially Launches on Bitcoin Cash
During the first week of August, the development team Block Hop announced a sandbox video game called Realmx that's fueled by bitcoin cash.
5200 French Tobacconists Will Sell Bitcoin at 5% Premium, Once Again

French company Keplerk has confirmed that consumers will once again be able to buy Bitcoin at one of more than 5200 tobacconists countrywide. According to a press release, customers can only purchase Bitcoin coupons in flavors of €50, €100, or €250. Cryptocurrency remains a technical beast for many French citizens who have little knowledge about […]

Send Bitcoin and Other Crypto To Uncensorable, Personalized Domain Addresses
Cryptography consists of studying, developing, and practicing techniques for securing data from third-parties. The practice led to Bitcoin and other ...
Bitcoin price analysis: BTC/USD consolidating in a flag pattern
Bitcoin price hovers above $8,500. This follows the extension of a lower leg from highs marginally above $8,700. The price action from levels roughly ...
Non-Seizability of Bitcoin Very Attractive for Hong Kong: Pompliano
Bitcoin's (BTC) use as a protector of wealth is coming to the fore in Hong Kong as trading volumes spike and businesses iron out problems with ...
New App Bottle Pay for 'Sending Bitcoin via Social Media' Raises $2M
A U.K. tech firm has raised a £1.6 million ($2 million) investment for an app that allows users to send Bitcoin (BTC) using their social media accounts.
The IRS Will Now Ask if You Own Crypto in the Most Widely Used US Tax Form
The IRS has updated the main form filled out by individual U.S. taxpayers every year to include a question about cryptocurrencies.
French Billionaire Says Crypto Asset Libra Is Unstoppable

French billionaire Xavier Niel says the Facebook-led stablecoin Libra will exist along with thousands of other digital assets in the crypto market. Niel is the founder and majority shareholder of the French internet service provider Iliad. In a new article at Les Echos, he says, “Libra will exist along with the 1,600 other virtual currencies […]

Bitcoin (BTC) Looking to Retest the Crucial $8000 Price Level
The Bitcoin bulls were strongly rejected from the 26-period EMA at $8,779 and the price dropped down below the 12-period EMA, currently trading at ...
Bitcoin can't close above 200 day MA.
The price of bitcoin on Coinbase closed below its 200 day MA on September 26. Since then, the price has waffled back and forth with a low of $7701 ...
Supply Shock: Bitcoin (BTC) Price Correlation to Avocado Market Goes Viral

Crypto traders are analyzing a lighthearted look at Bitcoin’s correlation with the price of Hass avocados. In a viral tweet, Bloomberg finance journalist Tracy Alloway pits BTC against the price of the popular fruit over the last year. My proprietary avocado-based quant model says Bitcoin has further to fall. pic.twitter.com/jnzg05SDMt — Tracy Alloway (@tracyalloway) October […]

Traditional Financial Exchanges Oppose UK Crypto Derivatives Ban for Retail Investors
The World Federation of Exchanges asked the UK's Financial Conduct Authority not to ban the sale of crypto derivatives to retail investors.
Ripple Invests $750,000 to Bring XRP to Crypto Wallet BRD
Mobile wallet provider BRD plans to add XRP support to its iOS and Android apps.
tZERO-Backed Startup Seeks SEC Approval to Launch Security Token Market
A firm part-owned by Overstock’s tZERO is seeking regulatory approval to launch one of the first markets for publicly traded, registered security tokens.
Bitcoin Looking to be Sent Back Down After Breakout Attempt - OKEx Price Analysis
OKEx's exchange token has held up pretty well during the Q3 season of correction. It took only a modest hit during Bitcoin's breakdown in late ...
At Devcon, Bitcoin Developer Amir Taaki Foresees a 'DarkTech Renaissance'
Nobody in the cryptocurrency space is thinking big enough. That was the message from bitcoin developer and former Kurdish YPG militia member ...
5200 Tobacco Shops in France Now Sell Bitcoin
Bitcoin can now be purchased at 5,200 tobacco shops in France. Fintech startup Keplerk launched the service on Oct. 10 after halting it for many ...
Crypto Trader Predicts That Bitcoin Price Could Drop to $1400 Based on Elliott Wave Theory
Stock market and Forex trader Alessio Rastani, who also dabbles with the mercurial Bitcoin market, forecasts that the BTC price could drop to as low ...
TOP 3 Price Predictions: BTC, ETH, XRP — Bitcoin Suddenly Dropped. How Top Coins Should ...
Yesterday Bitcoin reached $8,800 on some exchanges, however, that was a false breakdown. As it usually happens, the top coins followed the price ...
CNBC’s Brian Kelly Shrugs Off Bitcoin ETF, Says CFTC Announcement on Ethereum Is Huge for Crypto

Another day, another Bitcoin ETF rejection. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission refused what would have been the first fully regulated Bitcoin exchange-traded fund. The rule change proposal submitted by Bitwise Asset Management and NYSE Arca ultimately failed to satisfy the SEC’s concerns about cryptocurrency and systemic market manipulation. In the wake of the latest […]

Bitcoin Miners Drove Price Volatility In 2018 Bear Market, Says New Data
Bitcoin miners are behind spikes in price volatility which saw the largest cryptocurrency hit $3100 in 2018, new data suggests.
Price Analysis 11/10: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, LTC, EOS, BNB, BSV, XLM, TRX
The wait for a Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded fund got a bit longer as the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) shot down the ...
The Bitcoin futures commitment of traders (CoT) report does not read well for the bulls
The CoT report this week does not make for good reading for the bulls this week. The bears have increase their shorts more in the asset managers pile ...
Andreas Antonopoulos Analyzes Google’s Quantum Supremacy Threat to Bitcoin (BTC) and Crypto

Bitcoin and blockchain expert Andreas Antonopoulos isn’t buying into the fear, uncertainty and doubt over Google’s “quantum supremacy.” Google has reportedly built a quantum computer that can process certain calculations faster than any other computer on earth. The breakthrough triggered concerns of a hypothetical device powerful enough to crack modern forms of encryption – spelling […]

Australia’s Gold Mint Is Backing a Crypto Token Based on Ethereum
The government-owned Perth Mint is backing a new digital token aimed to allow investors to trade and settle gold in real time.
Crypto Analyst: Bitcoin Continues To Follow Bear Market Bottom Fractal
After Bitcoin price broke down from its multi-month triangle formation, the entire crypto market is watching, waiting, and wondering where the bottom of ...
Bitcoin No Longer Seen as the Driving Force in Crypto Market
Bitcoin has plunged more than 30% since hitting a year-to-date high. That fact is clear, but explaining why the world's largest digital currency has lost ...
Bitcoin (BTC) Is Heading to $100,000 or Zero – and Hesitant Traders May Miss the Boat, Says Crypto Analyst

Clem Chambers, market analyst and CEO of global finance tracker ADVFN, believes the crypto industry is still searching for its “killer app.” He says anything can happen to Bitcoin in its quest to become a leading form of digital money and a store of value – and at this point BTC will either shoot to […]

Bitcoin Will Trade in a Range Throughout October, Claims Cryptocurrency Trader
Range trading occurs when the price of an asset consistently trades inside the confines of a high and low price. The highs and lows act as resistance ...
French tobacconists once again sell Bitcoin coupons
French convenience stores can once again sell coupons that can be redeemed for Bitcoin, according to French news outlet BFM Tech yesterday.
Bitcoin review: How this VC investor went from crypto investigator to fund manager
Among the top headlines from this week: A feature from CNBC detailing how federal prosecutor Katie Haun became 'the face of crypto investing.' ...
Trade Finance Blockchain Marco Polo Pilots First Russia-Germany Transactions
Marco Polo, the trade finance blockchain with over 20 global banks on board, is piloting its first trading arrangement between Germany and Russia.
Bitcoin Fails at Key Price Hurdle, Risks Return to $8000
Bitcoin is facing further losses after the bulls failed to capitalize on price gains seen this week. The cryptocurrency's quick pullback from a 2.5-week ...
If Bitcoin Fails, Crypto Industry in for a Bad Time: Cardano Founder
Ethereum (ETH) co-founder turned Cardano (ADA) creator Charles Hoskinson believes that if Bitcoin (BTC) fails, the entire cryptocurrency industry ...
Bitcoin price prediction: BTC/USD can re-enter the $9000-zone after overcoming resistance at $8 ...
BTC/USD has gone down from $8,589 to $8,560 so far today. The bulls and bears canceled each other out this Thursday as the price trended ...
Bullish Cross on Daily MACD Points to $12K Bitcoin in November
Following a continued downtrend and recent lows around $7,700 being defended by bulls, Bitcoin price is currently trading at $8,300 after a surge to ...
SEC, CFTC, FinCEN Warn Crypto Industry to Follow US Banking Laws
The heads of three U.S. financial regulators warned the crypto industry to abide by banking laws in a joint statement published Friday.
Miners May Be Perpetuating Bitcoin Volatility as Analysts Anticipate Significant Drop
After finding some stability following its bullish upwards movement earlier this week, Bitcoin's momentum has faltered and is showing bearish signs ...
Bravio lets you play lotteries using Bitcoin
Bitcoin.com announced Wednesday a partnership with the Canadian gaming and lottery company Bravio Technologies to upload Bitcoin and Bitcoin ...
Bitcoin Halving 2020 Spells Doom for Older Mining Rigs
With a little over six months left until the next Bitcoin halving, the mining rig industry is busting a gut to meet changing demands. This applies to Bitmain ...
Why French Lender SocGen Issued a $110 Million Ethereum Bond to Itself
Societe Generale has no plans to resell its $110 million ethereum bond, but future blockchain trials will involve external investors, an exec said.
Bitcoin (BTC) in tactical retreat before another attempt to break above SMA200 daily
Bitcoin (BTC) bulls engineers a nice recovery off the recent lows; however, SMA200 (Simple Moving Average) on a daily chart remains unconquered ...
Top Coins Continue to Decline, Bitcoin Drops to $8300 Threshold
The top cryptocurrency Bitcoin (BTC) is trading at around $8,355, having lost 2% on the day at press time. The majority of the decline took place over a ...
VanEck: 4 Reasons Why Bitcoin Improves Investment Portfolio Upside
Major United States investment management firm VanEck has listed four reasons why Bitcoin (BTC) improves an investment portfolio upside. On Oct. 8 ...
Russia’s Central Bank Savagely Dismisses ‘Obvious’ National Cryptocurrency

The Russian Central Bank has never been a fan of cryptocurrencies. Central bank governor Elvira Nabiullina has adopted a hardline stance against cryptocurrencies in Russia, so her latest statement regarding the fate of a national cryptocurrency in the country doesn’t come across as a surprise. Russian central bank head disses cryptocurrencies, again Russian news outlet […]

Hong Kong Recession Pushing More Citizens Towards Bitcoin – Fact or Hype?
As Hong Kong stares into what appears to be a major economic crisis in the making, a sizeable chunk of the population may be counting on Bitcoin to ...
The 'real' bitcoin market might not be real, and is still prone to manipulation: a look at SEC's ...
For starters, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has never approved one before, so Bitwise's bitcoin ETF application being accepted ...
Bitcoin is Riskier for Retail Investors: Fidelity VP
The bitcoin market is 90 percent retail-based. And that makes Fidelity Investments nervous about its very-own digital currency offerings, says the ...
2 Key Indicators Show ETH, BNB Could Rally as Bitcoin Price Eyes $9K
As 2019 nears its end, Bitcoin price (BTC) looks back on an overall positive year. Crypto's largest asset rose from $3,330 to $13,880 in the first half of ...
Bitcoin breaks over $8800, but the bears respond “not today”
An hour later, Bitcoin bears counterattacked, pushing the token down and closing the next candle below $8,500. That move canceled not only the ...
Identity Thief Spends $5 Million on Cloud Computing to Mine Cryptocurrency
Singaporean citizen Ho Jun Jia has been indicted for stealing over $5 million worth of cloud computing services to mine cryptocurrencies.
Crypto industry shrugs off latest Bitcoin ETF rejection
The SEC on Wednesday rejected another Bitcoin ETF proposal, quashing hopes for the debut of an ETF linked to the cryptocurrency this year.
TRON, Stellar Join Mousebelt’s Blockchain Education Alliance to Train Student Developers
The 13-firm alliance will tackle crypto recruiters' quandary with a raft of tools to train students.
Bitcoin Price Hits $8.8K Only to Crash in a 'Logistical Move' — Analyst
The enthusiasm was short-lived, with the following crash taking the pair below its previous levels. Daily losses for Bitcoin totaled 2.3% at press time, ...
Yearly Bitcoin Price Similarities Noticed by Cryptocurrency Enthusiast
Fractals are recurring patterns in which a price acts in a similar way as it did in a previous instance. While these movements are not identical and often ...
More Whales Are Hoarding Bitcoin After Accumulating During Bear Market
A new data set has emerged that shows the growth in Bitcoin addresses holding more than 1000 BTC, and it is currently experiencing a new high ...
Bitcoin, Etheruem, XRP, and Litecoin could be preparing for a bloody weekend
In the last five days Bitcoin surged over 13 percent from a low of $7,790 on Oct. 7 to a high of $8,815 on Oct. 11. This $1,025 movement was seen by ...
SEC Halts Telegram’s $1.7 Billion ‘Unlawful’ Token Issuance
The SEC has secured an emergency restraining order against Telegram's $1.7 billion token sale and issuance.
Bank of America Is Now Hiring in Blockchain, Not Just Filing Patents
Bank of America has begun hiring for blockchain positions, the first indicator that the bank plans to do much else with the tech besides filing patents.
Chinese Banking Giant CCB Expands Blockchain Platform as Volume Breaks $53 Billion
Chinese banking giant CCB has expanded its trade finance blockchain platform with cross-chain and inter-bank transactions.
Bitcoin Cash down almost 3%, leading market losses
Despite an impressive start to the week, Bitcoin Cash has once again slipped into the red—falling to its lowest value in four days and losing much of its ...
RockItCoin Installs Its 200th Bitcoin Kiosk in Partnership with the Blockchain Institute
CHICAGO, Oct. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- RockItCoin, one of the nation's largest bitcoin kiosk operators, partnered with the Blockchain Institute to ...
Draper-Backed Startup Launches .Crypto Domains on Ethereum
Unstoppable Domains, which builds domains on blockchains, has just launched a .crypto extension that can replace public crypto addresses.

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