Analyst Predicts Bakkt Will Build Trust in Crypto Markets

Prominent analyst Tom Lee believes the launch of Bakkt will help build trust towards crypto trading among institutional investors. Lee, a renowned Bitcoin bull and co-founder of the research firm Fundstrat, tweeted his enthusiasm for the long-awaited crypto services platform: “I am very positive on @Bakkt and its ability to improve trust with institutions to crypto.” Bakkt is owned by the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) and goes live on September 23, having already launched its crypto warehouse service, which saw over $1 billion USD worth of Bitcoin deposited in one day. Many involved parties…

Crypto Markets Red as Bitcoin Price Slips Below $10.3K

Friday, Sept. 13 — crypto markets have continued to report mixed signals, with Bitcoin failing to hold $10,300 support on the day. The majority of the top 20 coins by market cap are seeing red this Friday the 13th, with Tezos’ (XTZ) losses reaching nearly 2.3% at press time. However, Dash (DASH) is seeing a far larger growth on the day, up nearly 7% over the past 24 hours at press time, according to Coin360. Market visualization | Source: Coin360 After surging to as high as $10,423 earlier today, Bitcoin…

Analyst Spots Trend Suggesting Incoming Monster Bitcoin Rally – CCN Markets

An analyst found that major downturns tend to be healthy for the overall bitcoin price trend. Another analyst explains that 2019 may be a good year for BTC. | Source: Shutterstock Many armchair traders are so focused on the short-term price movement of bitcoin that they forget to look at the big picture. For instance, the widely-followed analyst cryptoamd is expecting the dominant cryptocurrency to dump below $10,000 and then be tapping resistance of $10,500. That’s the trader’s short-term view on the digital asset. Short term outlook on $btc pic.twitter.com/luHSJBqMgw…

Bitcoin Whale Moves a Cool Billion Dollars for a Mere $700 Fee — CCN Markets

Someone just moved $1 billion in bitcoin to an unknown wallet. | Source: Shutterstock On September 6, more than $1 billion worth of bitcoin was sent from an unknown wallet. The transaction was processed within several hours with a $700 fee. A $1 billion bitcoin transaction processed with a $700 fee (source: blockchain.com) The Token Analyst team traced some of the 94,500 bitcoin to the address of Huobi Global, a major cryptocurrency exchange, but the origins of the rest of the holdings remain unclear. $1 Billion+ $BTC was transferred in…

Experts Weigh In on This Week’s 10% Bitcoin Price Spike – CCN Markets

Bitcoin price has gained this week but what’s behind the move? | Source: Shutterstock This week brought a small reprisal for bitcoin price and the broader cryptocurrency market as it witnessed $20 billion added to its total market cap by late Tuesday. This was also reflected by an approximate 10% gain for BTC alone; so what was behind the rise? Bitcoin price action this week | Source: TradingView In somewhat atypical fashion, the week started on a good note, with bitcoin swelling by $700. Interestingly, this coincided with the close…

Leading Technical Analysis Expert Predicts a Bitcoin Shakeout Before Rally – CCN Markets

The Fear and Greed Index suggests that crypto investors are feaful. In addition, a top analyst believes bitcoin has more downside risk before skyrocketing. | Source: Shutterstock Over the last few weeks, bitcoin has been struggling to stay above $10,000. The bullish steam that pushed the dominant crypto to $13,880 is fading away. Armchair traders are quick to notice the coin’s growing weakness. A pseudonymous trader named Escobar has closed short-term long positions. While doing so, the analyst is also maintaining shorts above $12,000. #Bitcoin 1D TF- Closing short term…

Strongest-Ever Bitcoin Price Streak Hits Record 81 Days Above $9,000 – CCN Markets

In a sign of its growing maturity, bitcoin is nearing a 3-month period with a bottom at $9000. | Source: Shutterstock The bitcoin price has held above $9,000 for a record 81 days, a feat it couldn’t manage even during the monster bull run of 2017. Although BTC remains around 50% below its all-time high, the price is arguably stronger and more resilient than ever as it consolidates around $10,000. The bitcoin price has held above $9,000 for 81 days, longer than the epic bitcoin ‘bubble’ of 2017. Source: CoinMarketCap…

Anti-Altcoin Analyst – CCN Markets

Though other cryptocurrencies will likely go through periodic pumps, bitcoin is the only crypto with real and lasting value, according to Peter Brandt. | Source: Shutterstock Are you holding cryptocurrencies other than bitcoin? If so, you might want to overhaul your portfolio. That’s because an expert in classical charting principles warns that buying altcoins is not a wise investment decision. Not now, not ever. Altcoins Are ‘Lead’ to Bitcoin’s ‘Gold’ Earlier this week, Peter Brandt took to Twitter to remind altcoin maximalists that bitcoin is the king of cryptocurrencies. “When…

Bitcoin Futures Continues Making Bitcoin Price Ridiculously Predictable – CCN Markets

The correlation with bitcoin price is becoming obvious. | Source: Shuttertock Bitcoin (BTC) started this week off in good spirits, citing an impressive rise of around 8%. Interestingly, analysts are attributing some of this action to the close of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME). Bitcoin’s 8% rise this week which left a gap in the CME futures chart | Source: TradingView On Labor Day, September 2, the CME closed up shop. Far from the typical bloody Monday the cryptocurrency markets typically exhibit, many crypto assets shot up seemingly following BTC’s…

3 Charts Reveal Perfect Storm for Thunderous Bitcoin Rally – CCN Markets

Bitcoin has had a volatile year and the clouds are gathering for stormy end to 2019. | Source: Shutterstock Too many people focus on bitcoin’s wild highs and fluctuating daily price. A better metric to look at is the monthly low points. By tracking the lows, you see the steady accumulation of bitcoin. This is the foundation of the market and it’s getting stronger. The chart below tracks the bitcoin price, overlayed with a red line marking the monthly low point. It’s a steady, upward curve of monster accumulation.  …