Ethereum Trading Near Make-or-Break Levels: Can ETH Bulls Save The Day?

Ethereum surged to a new 2020 high at $187 and it is currently correcting lower against the US Dollar, similar to bitcoin. ETH price must stay above $178 to continue higher in the near term. ETH price is currently correcting lower from the $187 yearly high against the US Dollar. The price could decline heavily if it breaks the $178 and $175 support levels. There is a crucial bullish trend line forming with support near $178 on the 4-hours chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken). The pair could either…

Litecoin Closing Above This Level Could Mean 100% Surge Will Take Place

There was a time when Litecoin was trading alongside the crypto market’s foremost leaders, Bitcoin, Ethereum, and XRP. But over the past few years, since the previous market bubble, the prominent altcoin has suffered. As of the time of writing this article, LTC is now the seventh-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization — not bad by any stretch but not as good as it has been in the past. According to a prominent Bitcoin analyst, however, Litecoin could be on the verge of gaining even more strength against its altcoin brethren,…

This Simple Chart Observation Says XRP’s Price May Soon Burst Higher

Like it or not, XRP hasn’t fared too well over the past few years. Since its blow-off top in January of 2018, during which the cryptocurrency traded above $3.00, the price of XRP has crashed, falling to $0.24 where it is now and as low as $0.17. That represents an over 90% drop from the all-time high. Even in 2019, when Bitcoin gained over 90%, the popular altcoin tanked by 50% against the U.S. dollar, failing to break the steep downtrend it was caught in. But, analysts say that Bitcoin…

Portfolios with Bitcoin Allocation Outperform Traditional Investments

Bitcoin (BTC) was the best performing asset of the decade according to a recent report by Cointelegraph and earlier this week Morgan Creek Capital CEO, Mark Yusko, said that every investment portfolio should have a minimum 1% Bitcoin allocation.  Yusko made the comments during an interview with Max Keiser on the Keiser Report, published on Jan. 30. Keiser also noted that portfolios with a 1% allocation to Bitcoin have also outperformed nearly all other investments of the past five years.  Over the past 6 years, due to its volatile nature,…

Cardano Will Become “the Most Decentralized Cryptocurrency in the World”

Cardano will become the most decentralized cryptocurrency in the world, 50 to 100 times more decentralized than Bitcoin once all its upgrades are implemented. At least that’s the word according to Cardano co-founder and CEO of IOHK Charles Hoskinson, who caught up with Cointelegraph at CV Summit, a day-long crypto event running alongside the 50th edition of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Speaking with Cointelegraph’s Kristina Cornèr, Hoskinson said he believes the hard fork, consisting of an implementation of the Ouroboros Bizantine Fault-Tolerant Consensus Protocol, will be seamless…

“Bitcoin Cash Is Not Bitcoin”

In a recent tweet, Ethereum network co-founder Vitalik Buterin said Bitcoin (BTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) are not the same.  “Bitcoin Cash is not Bitcoin,” Buterin said in a Feb 1 tweet responding to Brad Mills’ accusation of Buterin as Bitcoin Cash promoter.  Several tweets exist that might suggest Buterin is not 100% against BCH, although he clearly made the distinction that BCH is not BTC, even back in 2017.  Vitalik’s history with BCH Several months after a 2017 hard fork divided BTC into two coins, BTC and BCH, Buterin…

Ripple’s Xpring Opens Developer Relations Forum

Ripple’s Xpring will launch a community web page and forum referred to as “developer relations,” or DevRel, for its developer platform.  Most of Xpring’s employees work on the engineering and product side of the table, explained a Feb. 1 blog post on the Xpring website. “We think of DevRel as the ears and mouth of Xpring,” the post reads.  Xpring for devs Xpring originally functioned as Ripple’s investment branch. In October 2019, Ripple also launched an Xpring developer platform, giving creators a venue for digitizing money.  Several months later, in…

Top Analyst Gives 3 Reasons Why Ethereum Price Could Surge Over 200%

Believe it or not, Bitcoin is only 53% below its all-time high near $20,000. Ethereum, on the other hand, hasn’t fared so well. The second-largest cryptocurrency, despite the recent rally in the cryptocurrency markets, is still down by over 80% from its all-time high above $1,400, which it reached during the mania of the previous bull market. In spite of this harrowing price trend, analysts are starting to become convinced that ETH is ready to surge higher. Ethereum Preparing To Burst Higher: Here’s Why Josh Olszewicz, a crypto asset analyst…

Hyperledger’s Brian Behlendorf Says Blockchain’s Potential Is “Hitting a Tipping Point”

Last December Brian Behlendorf is the Executive Director of Hyperledger said that 2019 was a year of “careful, prosaic BUIDLING.” Now, in an interview with CoinDesk’s Michael Casey at Davos, Behlendorf said he believes a lot of what the blockchain ecosystem was building is getting closer to becoming a net positive in the world. Citing “double-digit” blockchain usage in the diamond trade for tracing provenance, a variety of blockchain-based digital identity projects, and the rise of central bank-backed digital currency, Behlendorf painted an upbeat picture of a technology moving quietly…