Ethereum (ETH) Price In Corrective Decrease: Buying Dips Favored

ETH price climbed to a new 2019 high above $200 before correcting lower against the US Dollar. The price declined below the $195 and $190 support levels before the bulls appeared near $182. There is a new connecting bullish trend line forming with support near $186 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken). The pair remains supported on dips and it seems like it could bounce back above $194. Ethereum price started a downside correction versus the US Dollar, similar to bitcoin. ETH price remains well supported…

Bitcoin Hovers Over $7,000 as Top Cryptos See Mild Correction

Sunday, May 12 — most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting moderate losses on the day by press time, as bitcoin (BTC) holds over the $7,000 mark. Market visualization courtesy of Coin360 Bitcoin is down about 1.5 percent on the day, trading at $7,040 at press time, according to CoinMarketCap. Still, BTC is also over six percent down from its mid-day high of $7,500. Looking at its weekly chart, the coin is up nearly 23%. Bitcoin 7-day price chart. Source: CoinMarketCap Ether (ETH) is holding onto its position as the…

Hacked Crypto Exchange Binance to Resume Deposits and Withdrawals on Tuesday

Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao has announced that the crypto exchange plans to resume deposits and withdrawal services on Tuesday. He wrote in a brief update: Our team is making progress and has been working through the weekend. In the past few days, we have made some significant overhauls to our system, with a large number of advanced security features added and/or completely re-architected. We will share details on some of the changes later. We aim to fully resume deposits and withdrawals on Tuesday. The time will be communicated at a…

Will Starbucks’ Crypto Endeavours Pave the Way for Mainstream Adoption?

The United States coffeehouse chain Starbucks is one of the most mainstream companies to look into crypto, and its intentions have finally been confirmed this week: The company has teamed up with Microsoft to track its beans with a blockchain. Moreover, reports say that the coffee giant might start accepting bitcoin (BTC) payments in its U.S. branches later this year. So, is the long-awaited mainstream adoption finally coming to the crypto market? As many mainstream companies, Starbucks leans toward the “blockchain before bitcoin” approach Starbucks’ relationship with crypto could be…

Coinbase-Backed Stablecoin Startup Reserve to Launch ‘Venmo Style App’ in Venezuela

Stablecoin project Reserve announced that it will launch a crypto-fiat payments app in Venezuela and Angola in a press release shared with Cointelegraph on May 12. In the same announcement, the firm revealed that it is listing its separate utility token, Reserve Rights (RSR), on major exchange Huobi Global’s token sale platform, Houbi Prime. Per the press release, the project’s stablecoin app — to be launched for Android users via Google Play “in the coming weeks” — will enable people and businesses to switch back and forth from their local…

Dollar’s Brutal 100-Year Tailspin Guarantees a Spellbinding Bitcoin Rally

By CCN: The mighty US dollar appears to be one of the world’s safest currencies. This sense of security has blinded many from seeing that the greenback has lost tremendous value over the past 100 years, a fact that should send investors piling into a surging Bitcoin. US Dollar Trapped in Irreversible Century-Long Downtrend In the early 1900s, a dollar could get you a nice pair of patent leather shoes. The currency had so much value back then because there was only $7 billion in circulation. A hundred and twelve…

Bitcoin Price Rages Near $7,500

By CCN: U.S. President Donald Trump announced a trade war with China Friday, hiking tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese exports from 10% to 25%. On the same day, the bitcoin price extended its uptrend after jumping above $6,000. The two events did not share anything except a date. But, according to Ed van der Walt, they probably had an interesting connection. The Bloomberg reporter theorized that investors were using bitcoin as “trade-war play,” stating that President Trump’s decision to increase tariffs on Chinese imported goods could create geographic…

Bitcoin Price Crosses $7,500 to Establish Fresh 2019 High

The bitcoin price has jumped above $7,500 to discover its fresh yearly high. The world’s largest cryptocurrency established $7,568.32 as its new session peak, bringing its year-to-date net rebound up to 140 percent on San Francisco-based Coinbase exchange. The broader cryptocurrency market tailed bitcoin’s uptrend, with a majority of top assets posting double-digit gains, including Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, EOS, and Ethereum. Even Bitcoin SV, which lately faced trading ban at several cryptocurrency exchanges, saw a 10 percent appreciation in the last 24 hours. What’s Driving Bitcoin Bulls Bitcoin Establishes New…

More Institutional Participation and Regulatory Oversight Coming to Crypto?

United States-based cryptocurrency exchange ErisX recently announced the public launch of its spot market trading, a move that takes the company a step closer to its goal of being a one-stop shop for the trading of spot and futures contracts in a regulated environment. Per the information on its product page, ErisX will support dollar trading pair with bitcoin, bitcoin cash, ether and litecoin — in addition to bitcoin trading pairs with the other three cryptocurrencies. What’s ErisX’s plan in the crypto space? Since 2017, ErisX has been building a…

Bitcoin Price Smashes Through $7,500 With Spectacular Return of Bull Market

By CCN: The crypto market has made a spectacular return as it added $28 billion in the past 48 hours. The bitcoin price surged past $7,400 and hit a new 2019 high, marking the start of a new bull market. In many major markets, the volume of bitcoin has returned to the late 2017 level with the “real 10” daily spot volume of bitcoin surpassing $1.9 billion. The bitcon price hit a new 2019 high after surging over $7,500 The “real 10” volume calculates the daily volume of BTC using…