Bitcoin Cash Upgrade and 30K Stores Accepting BCH in the Weekly Update From Bitcoin.com

Bitcoin Cash network successfully undergoes an upgrade and more than 30,000 new stores now accept BCH payments. Watch these and other developments discussed in this week’s video update on Bitcoin.com’s Youtube channel. Also Read: After Trillions Printed Under QE, Politicians Now Say Deficits Don’t Matter BCH Network Upgrade in Bitcoin.com’s Weekly Update This week’s show covers the recent upgrade to the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network, adding Schnorr signatures and the Segwit recovery exemption. With the changes successfully completed, developers are now able to create payment channels and atomic swaps hidden…

Bitcoin Searches Rocket to 13-Month High Amid ’60 Minutes’ Hype

By CCN: Google searches for bitcoin have climbed to a 13-month high, in tandem with its price spikes following the brutal 2018 crypto bear market. Google Trends tracks search interest for certain terms. Interestingly, the countries that are leading the Google searches are not cryptocurrency powerhouses: South Africa. The Netherlands. Slovenia. Austria. Nigeria. Rising public curiosity over bitcoin isn’t surprising, given how volatile the market has been. An erratic market sparks intense controversy, with proponents and opponents rabidly debating whether the downturn is temporary or is definitive “proof” that bitcoin…

Bitcoin Price Boom Signals Massive Dystopian Panic Over 2019 Recession

By CCN: The sudden swell of Bitcoin’s price to $8,000 USD this year shows global recession fears are mounting. This according to Michael Hartnett, the chief investment strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Bitcoin price has doubled in 2019 but the rally is only getting started. | Source: Shutterstock Interestingly enough, Hartnett says global investors are investing in bitcoin not because they see it as a safe haven asset in times of instability but because they are seeking high-risk, high-reward investments. He argues the effect of low-interest rates since…

Here’s What Triggered Bitcoin Price Above $8,000

By CCN: The bitcoin price has surged by seven percent in the past several hours from $7,300 to around $8,000 in major markets including the U.S., demonstrating a strong recovery from its abrupt drop to $6,400. The bitcoin price surges seven percent in less than four hours (source: coinmarketcap.com) On May 17, as CCN reported, the bitcoin price briefly plunged to $6,400 by more than 18 percent against the U.S. dollar. Market eating up an 18% bitcoin drop quickly is a sign of positive sentiment Analysts including Dovey Wan, a…

Bitcoin And China’s Yuan Are Inversely Correlated: Blockchain.com –

BTC Spiked As The RMB Fell Evidence is purportedly mounting that Bitcoin and the Chinese Renminbi (RMB), known as the Yuan, are tied to each other. A report from the South China Morning Post recently noted that after Donald Trump, the president of the U.S., announced tariff changes on Chinese imports, BTC began to rally. Simultaneously, the yuan purportedly fell to its lowest level in six months, as China looked to move against Trump. Garrick Hileman, the head of research at industry startup Blockchain.com, told the SCMP that his team,…

Bitcoin (BTC) Price Weekly Prediction: Indicators Suggest Rally To $9,000

There was a strong buying interest for bitcoin near the $6,800 support area against the US Dollar. The price started a fresh increase and broke the $7,000 and $7,500 resistance levels. There was a break above a major contracting triangle with resistance near $7,300 on the 4-hours chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair is eyeing a strong rise and it could trade above $8,500 and $8,800 in the near term. Bitcoin price is up more than 10% after a strong downside correction against the US…

Bitcoin (BTC) Could Sell-Off Further, Plunge Under $7,000: Analyst

Bitcoin Might Be Poised To Drop Further On Friday, the crypto market was shocked when Bitcoin suddenly flash crashed. Within an hour, the leading cryptocurrency fell from $7,800 to $6,100 on Bitstamp, as one entity seemingly triggered a massive sell-off with one large sell order, purportedly amounting to 5,000 BTC. While Bitcoin rapidly recovered, moving from $6,100 to $7,300 as of the time of writing, some fear that this move is entirely conducive to the crypto market’s short-term success. In other words, another drawdown might just be inbound. Bravado analyst…

Crypto Tidbits: ‘Spedn’ Bitcoin At Whole Foods, Cryptocurrency Cynic Flips Bullish, And Bakkt Looms

Another week, another round of Crypto Tidbits. Over the past week, Bitcoin (BTC) has traded in a crazy range, moving between $6,000 and $8,350 in a fashion that seems very reminiscent of 2017. This came as a slew of positive news graced the cryptocurrency and blockchain market. Throughout the past seven days, a startup was revealed to be bringing crypto asset adoption mainstream, Facebook moved one step closer to launching its own blockchain-friendly network, and the financialization of the industry continues to occur. Related Reading: Crypto Tidbits: Binance Bitcoin Hack,…

Ethereum (ETH) Currently Overvalued, Correction May Be Inbound

Ethereum (ETH) up 37.9 percent, a retest of $200 likely Barry Silbert of Digital Currency Group (DCG) is confident that prices will snap back to trend. With supportive technical and fundamental factors, Barry Silbert is positive that asset prices will shake off sellers. Meanwhile, Ethereum (ETH) is stable and up 37.9 percent in the last week. Ethereum Price Analysis Fundamental There is an element of resiliency in the ongoing correction. At the back of increasing awareness, an inclination towards data privacy and control, volatility and infrastructure development, today’s dip is…

In for the Long Haul — How the New Long-Term Stock Exchange Can Help the Crypto Industry

One of the most significant introductions that blockchain has made available in recent years is adding new tools through which companies can raise capital. The technology has made it possible to raise funds for a project from investors of just about any pocket size through initial coin offerings (ICOs) as well as security token offerings (STOs). Typically, these investors put in their money not just in return for a big payday, but they’re usually believers in the project as well. These investors form the community around which new projects are…