Bitcoin Defends Price Support, But Bear Case Still Intact

View Bitcoin’s repeated defense of the 100-day moving average signals seller exhaustion, but a break above $10,445 – the high of Thursday’s hammer candle – is needed to confirm a bull revival. A high-volume move above $10,445 would open the doors to re-test of $11,120. BTC may have a tough time scaling $10,445, as the daily chart indicators are biased bearish. The risk of a drop to $9,049 (July 17 low) remains as long as prices are held below that level. Bitcoin (BTC) has bounced from key price support, but…

Bitcoin Price Loses $10.5K Support as US-China Trade War Tensions Cool

Bitcoin (BTC) price was feeling the pressure Aug. 14 after a fresh downturn saw the largest cryptocurrency settle below $10,500.  Market visualization. Source: Coin360 Trade war tensions relief lifts markets, sinks Bitcoin price  Data from Coin360 painted a gloomy picture for investors Wednesday, with BTC/USD trailing 7.2% daily losses. Bitcoin 7-day price chart. Source: Coin360 The latest in what has become a recognized pattern in recent months, Bitcoin reversed its previous successes from the weekend, when geopolitical uncertainty and fiat currency weakness in several jurisdictions pushed markets above $12,000.  In…

Coinbase UK Dropping Support for Cryptocurrency Zcash

The U.K. arm of Coinbase appears to be dropping support for the privacy-focused cryptocurrency zcash. According to customers, Coinbase UK is sending letters out warning people that they will need to convert their zcash (ZEC) holding, or remove them to an external wallet, by Aug. 26. @zcash @ElectricCoinCo @coinbase what’s going on with Zcash in the UK? pic.twitter.com/6GWS9CuIoH — Alex (@deskofwilkes) August 8, 2019 The cryptocurrency exchange gave no specific reason for the removal of the cryptocurrency, but said all remaining ZEC balances on Aug. 26 will be automatically converted to…

Binance Considering Support for 30 Tokens for US Customers

Major cryptocurrency exchange Binance has announced that it is expanding the number of digital assets available to United States-based customers. Per a blog post published on Aug. 9, Binance is considering support for 30 digital assets on the Binance US marketplace, its cryptocurrency exchange platform accessible to U.S.-based customers. Major tokens under consideration include Bitcoin (BTC), EOS (EOS), Ether (ETH), Cardano (ADA), Cosmos (ATOM), Basic Attention Token (BAT), Tether (USDT) and VeChain (VET), among several others. Tokens under consideration for Binance US. Source: Medium Binance is evaluating the above tokens…

Bitcoin Price (BTC/USD) Is Holding Uptrend Support But $12K Holds Key

Bitcoin price traded to a new monthly high at $12,333 and corrected lower sharply against the US Dollar. The price is currently climbing higher after it tested the key $11,200 support area. Yesterday’s highlighted key bullish trend line was breached with support near $11,700 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The price could revisit the $12,000 resistance, which is now a major breakout zone. Bitcoin price is recovering from $11,200 against the US Dollar. However, BTC price must break the $12,000 resistance to continue…

Ethereum Price (ETH) Holding Uptrend Support, Bulls In Control

ETH price traded to a new monthly high close to $240 before correcting lower against the US Dollar. The price is currently holding an important support near the $222 and $224 levels. Yesterday’s highlighted important bullish trend line is active with support near $224 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken). The pair could bounce back as long as there is no daily close below the $220 support area. Ethereum price is trading above a couple of important supports versus the US Dollar, and bitcoin retreated from…

Ripple Price (XRP) Struggling While Bitcoin Holding Key Uptrend Support

Ripple price traded higher recently above the $0.3250 resistance level against the US dollar. The price topped near the $0.3320 resistance and recently declined heavily below $0.3200. There is a connecting bullish trend line forming with support near $0.3160 on the hourly chart of the XRP/USD pair (data source from Kraken). The price could either bounce back above $0.3200 or it might extend losses below the $0.3150 support. Ripple price is struggling to hold a key support against the US Dollar, while bitcoin is trading with a positive bias. XRP…

Trading Platform EToro Adds Support for Tezos Amid Price Surge

EToro, a United Kingdom-based exchange and social network for investors and traders, has rolled out trading support for Tezos (XTZ) on Aug. 5. As eToro tweeted today, Tezos, the 16th-top cryptocurrency by market capitalization, is now available for trading on the platform. According to a press release, Tezos has become the 15th crypto asset to join eToro, following Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH), XRP, Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Litecoin (LTC), Ethereum Classic (ETC), Dash (DASH), Stellar (XLM), NEO, EOS, Cardano (ADA), IOTA (MIOTA), ZCash (ZEC) and Tron (TRX). EToro co-founder and CEO…

Truffle Announces Upcoming Dev Support for Corda, Hyperledger Fabric, Tezos

Blockchain development company Truffle has unveiled plans to expand its fully managed developer suite to include support for the blockchain protocols Corda, Hyperledger Fabric and Tezos. Truffle founder and CEO Tim Coulter announced the company’s plans at TruffleCon 2019 — Truffle’s annual dev conference — on Microsoft’s campus in Redmond, Washington. Coulter commented on how he thinks these tools will pave the way for collaboration via interoperability, saying: “We are empowering developers to build enterprise-grade solutions on any network of their choosing, creating a path for future cross-network collaboration.” According…

Huobi Announces Its Wallet Be ‘Baking’ Tezos With XTZ Support Coming

The wallet provided by cryptocurrency exchange Huobi will support Tezos (XTZ) native tokens and baking, the wallets official Twitter account announced on July 31. Huobi Wallet to support Tezos In the aforementioned tweet, Huobi Wallet announced that it will support the Tezos native token and its Proof of Stake (PoS) staking counterpart — baking — in the near future. Part of the announcement reads: “Thrilled to announce that Huobi Wallet will be a #Tezos baker and support #XTZ soon.” A self-amending PoS blockchain The tweet also explains that Tezos is…