Crypto Market Wipes Out $8B, Bitcoin Cash Down 24.4% in 1 Week

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Over the past 12 hours, more than $8 billion was wiped out from the crypto market, as several major digital assets including Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and Stellar (XLM) suffered. For the first time in the past ten days, the price of BCH has dropped below the $500 mark to $480. Within the past week, after securing a monthly high at $630, BCH has dropped by more than 24.4 percent. What’s Happening to Bitcoin Cash? Prior to a hard fork, especially a contentious hard fork in which a…

Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis: BCH/USD Consolidating Near $500

Key Points Bitcoin cash price stayed above the $496 swing low and consolidated against the US Dollar. There was a break above a key bearish trend line with resistance at $510 on the hourly chart of the BCH/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair struggled to move above the $530 resistance and the 100 hourly simple moving average. Bitcoin cash price mostly consolidated near $500 against the US Dollar. BCH/USD must break the $530-540 resistance zone for a decent recovery. Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis Yesterday, there was another break…

Opposing Bitcoin ABC and Bitcoin SV Factions’ Debates Grow Heated as the Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork Draws Closer

Born out of the original Bitcoin blockchain on August 1, 2017, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) has split the cryptocurrency community into warring factions with their own arguments, verbal skirmishes, leaders, convictions and occasional get-togethers. On November 15, BCH developers are preparing to undergo its next hard fork, a split of the blockchain, which can give birth to new tokens named Bitcoin SV (Satoshi’s Vision), Bitcoin Unlimited and Bitcoin ABC. How Bitcoin Cash appeared The Bitcoin evolution has been constantly debated within the developers community, who had opposing views on what technology…

Free Money? Traders In Asia Are Buying Bitcoin Cash Ahead of Hard Fork

With bitcoin cash (BCH) now looking certain to split into two competing cryptocurrencies, some traders in Asia are betting that the sum of the parts will be worth more than the whole. Specifically, these investors have been buying BCH in anticipation that Thursday’s contentious network software upgrade, or hard fork, will leave them owning two coins with a combined value greater than the current price. James Quinn, head of markets at Kenetic Capital, said even some institutions have gotten in on the act, as “the number of requests and interests…

Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis: BCH/USD At Risk Of Break Below $500

Key Points Bitcoin cash price is struggling to recover above $530 and $540 against the US Dollar. Yesterday’s highlighted key bearish trend line is intact with resistance at $515 on the hourly chart of the BCH/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair is currently at a risk of more losses below the $500 and $490 support levels. Bitcoin cash price is currently well below $530 against the US Dollar. BCH/USD might accelerate declines once there is a close below the $500 level. Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis Yesterday, we discussed…

Ahead of Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork, The Coin’s Competing Visions Vie for Hash Rate

As the Nov. 15 Bitcoin Cash hard fork draws closer, a majority of hash power favors the Bitcoin Cash SV iteration favored by Australian computer scientist Craig Wright’s nChain, data from Coin Dance shows Nov. 12. According to Coin Dance, 66–77 percent of Bitcoin Cash (BCH) miners are backing the SV network based on currency hash rates, compared to 18–29 percent backing Bitcoin Cash ABC, which is favored by crypto evangelist Roger Ver. The data is an estimate based on which mining pools have shown support for the coins after…

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, Monero, TRON: Price Analysis, Nov. 12

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. The market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. Nikolay Storonsky, CEO and co-founder of Revolut Ltd., a digital banking provider with a user base of two million, has said at the Web Summit 2018 in Lisbon, that large institutions are showing little interest in digital assets. Any new technology takes time…

Bitcoin Cash Drops 8% Despite November 15 Hard Fork, Market Stagnant

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Over the last 24 hours, the price of Bitcoin Cash (BCH) has dropped by more than 8 percent, experiencing a steep sell-off for the first time since October 11. For nearly two weeks, BCH has maintained strong upward momentum supported by the growing anticipation towards the scheduled November 15 hard fork on the Bitcoin Cash network. Yet, since November 7, Bitcoin Cash has recorded five sell candles on its daily price chart, dropping from $640 to below the $500 mark within a five-day span, by more than…

Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis: BCH/USD Extending Losses Towards $500

Key Points Bitcoin cash price failed to recover above $550 and declined recently against the US Dollar. There is a crucial bearish trend line formed with resistance at $535 on the hourly chart of the BCH/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair is likely to remain in a bearish zone and it could slide towards the $500 support. Bitcoin cash price is under pressure below $550 against the US Dollar. BCH/USD could accelerate losses towards the $500 and $480 support levels. Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis There was a slow…

Early Trading Shows Clear Preference In Divide Over Bitcoin Cash Fork

An experimental market on a major crypto exchange suggests that bitcoin cash users may favor the more established version of the software, Bitcoin ABC, ahead of an expected fork this month. Due to the technical design of the cryptocurrency, currently the fourth-largest by market capitalization, bitcoin cash users must “hard fork” the blockchain, or adopt a new software version with changes as decided by open-source developers, every six months. Things are different this time around, though, amid the emergence of a rival version of the software called Bitcoin SV. As…