Stellar, Litecoin, Monero, & Zcash Headline Major Crypto Market Rally

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn CCN is expanding. Are you our next full-time journalist from the West Coast USA? Send us your CV and examples here. A few of the top 15 cryptocurrencies saw notable increases over the past twenty-four hours. Stellar saw a gain of 15% against the US dollar, with 22% of its volume being against USD or USD-pegged cryptocurrencies themselves – meaning these gains are realistic, not just figurative. Litecoin gained over 13% against the dollar while Monero jumped nearly 16%, and Zcash was hot on its heels. Stellar…

Analyst Falsely Claims Bitcoin Price Decline Will Spark Gold Rally

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Stephen Innes, the head of trading for the Asia Pacific region at foreign exchange (FX) trading giant Oanda, has said that the plunge in the value of bitcoin and crypto will lead to a surge in the price of gold. In an interview, Innes said: “There’s still a lot of people in this game. If Bitcoin collapses, if we start to see a run down toward $3,000, this thing is going to be a monster. People will be running for the exits. I don’t think coins are…

Altcoins Preserve Bearish Sentiment as Rally Fizzles Out

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Led by ripple (XRP), the bitcoin and the altcoin markets edged lower on Thursday after staying on the bulls’ side for most of the week. Ripple Price Headlines Pullback The cryptocurrency market as a whole witnessed their uptrends getting stalled. Other top performers during the previous rally, including stellar (XLM), bitcoin cash (BCH) and EOS, underwent a sharp pullback action. However, they managed to hold on to some of their gains despite being unable to sustain their prevailing bullish momentum. The crypto correction coincided with the pullback…

Early Stages of a Mega Rally

It’s back to profitability for most altcoins as they register double digit gains. Leading the pack is XLM/USD and ADA/USD trading above important resistance levels. We expect most altcoins to keep expanding throughout this week as they reverse 2018 losses as price action form the foundation of a mega-rally. Let’s have a look at these charts: EOS/USD Price Analysis At the back of strong gains, EOS/USD is up four percent in the last day and 12 percent in the last week. The result is clear and most importantly prices are…

Could Bitcoin Cash Price Surge Any Further after Weekend Rally?

Ahead of its hard fork, Bitcoin Cash surged as high as 29 percent during the weekend trading session. All the eyes are now on whether the altcoin can swell any further, especially when it promises to offer holders free tokens after its blockchain splits. Trading Sentiment around Coin Forks Traders tend to behave bullishly whenever a forking event is nearby. To them, a fork signifies free coins on the top of what they already hold. For instance, when the main Bitcoin blockchain forked and conceived Bitcoin Cash, the same chain,…

Potential Factors Behind its Rally

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn XRP, the native cryptocurrency of the Ripple network, has surged by more than 12 percent over the last 24 hours. Cryptocurrency traders and technical analysts generally expect the positive price movement of XRP to continue in the short-term,  given the sheer magnitude of the asset’s recent upward run. What Has Caused Ripple to Rally? Throughout the past week, Ripple has seen some progress in regards to the adoption and integration of its blockchain-based liquidity products. At the Global Islamic Economic Summit 2018, Ripple’s global head of infrastructure…

Ripple Price Analysis: XRP/USD Rally Gains Pace Above $0.50

Key Highlights Ripple price surged higher recently and broke the $0.4700 and $0.5000 resistances against the US dollar. There is a short term connecting bullish trend line formed with support at $0.5000 on the hourly chart of the XRP/USD pair (data source from Kraken). The pair is currently placed nicely in a bullish zone and it could accelerate above $0.5140. Ripple price rallied recently against the US Dollar and Bitcoin. XRP/USD is currently correcting, but dips remain well supported near $0.5000 and $0.4950. Ripple Price Analysis Yesterday, we discussed that…

Altcoin Rally Inevitable in Q4 2018

Altcoins are flat lining as bulls accumulate in lower time frames. As we can see from the charts, XLM/USD is bullish and that might spill over to today while LTC/USD, ADA/USD and EOS/USD range above important support lines. If anything, this is a waiting game and once we see rapid gains in the direction of Oct 15 bulls, then we shall recommend buying on dips. Let’s have a look at these charts: EOS/USD EOS Price Analysis On average, the EOSIO blockchain attracts 60,000 unique daily users thanks to a 500…

Is Bitcoin Primed to Initiate a Rally Above $7,000 After Weeks of Stability?

Throughout the past ten days, the Bitcoin price has remained in a tight range from $6,300 to $6,500, rarely initiating a noticeable movement. The 1-day price chart of Bitcoin, as shown below, demonstrates nearly two weeks of stability in the lower price range of the dominant cryptocurrency, unable to engage in a short-term upside movement to confirm a breakout above a major resistance level. In the past 24 hours, the volume of BTC has fallen back to $3.1 billion from $3.5 billion, by more than 10 percent. The lack of…

Ethereum Token BAT Continues Breakneck Rally, up 56% This Week

Ethereum token BAT continued its dramatic week-long ascent on Monday, bolstered by positive fundamentals related to its role in Brave’s web browser ecosystem and speculation that the cryptocurrency will soon be listed on Coinbase. BAT (short for Basic Attention Token) increased 14 percent against the dollar on Monday, briefly eclipsing $0.30 before settling down to a current value of $0.287. The token’s weekly return now stands at 56 percent, which is far and away the best return among top 50 cryptocurrency assets. BAT/USD | Binance As CCN reported, the rally…