Brutal Wyckoff Distribution Expected As Bitcoin Cools Offs

Throughout much of the bear market, one of the themes that kept crypto investor’s hope alive in crypto investors was the thought that Bitcoin was being accumulated, according to Wyckoff theory, at low prices by major players and institutions. After that, eventually, the markup phase would occur and the first-ever crypto-asset would be back in a bull market in no time. Now that Bitcoin price has indeed been marked up, by as much as 340% at its peak and is consolidating before its next move, the market appears undecided if…

Craig Wright Asks for 30-Day Extension to Delay 500K Bitcoin Payout

Craig Wright, a self-proclaimed inventor of Bitcoin (BTC), has asked for another extension of a deadline to settle his case involving his late partner Dave Kleiman. Wright entered negotiations On Sept. 17, Wright’s attorneys filed a new 30-day extension for all discovery and case deadlines, citing the need to facilitate the ongoing discussions with Dave Kleiman’s estate as the parties have entered “extensive settlement negotiations.” According to the document, Wright’s lawyers and Kleiman’s estate have reached a non-binding agreement to settle the matter and are continuing to negotiate and finalize…

Nigerian Crypto Educator Returns $80K in Bitcoin Received by Mistake

Keith Mali Chung — the co-founder and president of African blockchain firm Loopblock Network — has returned almost $80,000 worth of Bitcoin (BTC) mistakenly sent to his wallet. Chung — who goes by the Twitter handle of “Bitcoin Keith (The African Bitcoin Bull)” — tweeted about the incident on Sept. 12: “I received huge sum of BTC from an unknown sender and it’s definitely a mistake from someone I must have had transaction with before, Kindly DM me time of transaction, your adress and exact digits sent..  thank you. Kindly…

The US Quietly Printed $75 Billion out of Thin Air (For the Banks). This Is Why Bitcoin Matters – CCN.com

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York very quietly handed out $75 billion in cash to the banks on Wednesday in a process known as a ‘repurchase operation,’ or repo.  This emergency measure hasn’t been used at scale for a decade, since the last financial crisis. It’s a reminder of the central banks’ power to artificially expand the money supply and devalue your money. This is why bitcoin, with its capped supply and strict, predictable output, matters. What is the repo operation? In simple terms, the central bank prints $75…

Chinese Always Saw Bitcoin as Investment, Not for Payments

Bobby Lee — co-founder and former CEO of China’s first crypto exchange BTCC — says the Chinese have always thought of Bitcoin as an investment rather than a payment system.  Lee made his remarks during an interview for Charlie Shrem’s Untold Stories podcast on Sept. 18. Designed for non-geek users Beyond sharing his reflections on the Chinese cryptocurrency landscape — covering interactions with regulators and observations about local investor tendencies — Lee used the airtime to discuss his latest crypto venture, a hardware wallet dubbed Ballet: “Ballet is the culmination…

‘Get Ready for Bitcoin $20K,’ Says BitMEX CEO as Fed Panic-Prints $53B

Bitcoin (BTC) could soon shoot to $20,000 as a result of emergency measures from the United States Federal Reserve, also known as The Fed, one of the industry’s biggest firms has said. Fed echoes 2008 crisis moves In a tweet on Sept. 18, Arthur Hayes, CEO of derivatives giant BitMEX, forecast that fresh quantitative easing (QE) would further decrease faith in fiat currency. The comments come a day after the Fed swooped to decrease interest rates on some loans which reached more than 10%, or four times its target. More…

Bitcoin Price (BTC) Trading Near Make-or-Break Levels

Bitcoin price is trading in a range below the $10,300 and $10,400 resistances against the US Dollar. The price is struggling to gain momentum above $10,300 and the 100 hourly SMA. There is a key breakout pattern forming with support near $10,200 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The price could either rally above $10,400 or it might extend its decline towards the $9,900 support. Bitcoin price is trading below key resistances and hurdles against the US Dollar. BTC is likely to make the…

CBOE Withdraws VanEck, SolidX Bitcoin ETF Proposal From SEC Review

The Chicago Board Options Exchange’s (CBOE) BZX Equity Exchange has withdrawn its proposal before the U.S Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) VanEck/SolidX Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded fund (ETF). SEC faced Oct. 18 deadline On Sept. 17, the SEC published a notice that the CBOE had withdrawn its application for the VanEck/SolidX Bitcoin ETF on Sept.13. Although no reason was given, the decision to withdraw the proposal came just weeks after the firm began offering a limited Bitcoin ETF for institutions. The SEC had already delayed a decision on the matter, but…

‘Master’ of Alternative Investments Doesn’t Have a Clue About Bitcoin – CCN.com

Blackstone CEO Stephen Schwarzman was once lauded as the “Master of the Alternative Universe” but ironically still won’t buy bitcoin. | Credit: Reuters/Arnd Wiegmann Blackstone head honcho Stephen Schwarzman is rich. Really rich. Almost twice the market cap of bitcoin-level rich, in fact. The man who was, once upon a time, lauded as the “Master of the Alternative Universe” built his empire by taking risks. Over the years, the billionaire CEO has traded in a wide variety of businesses including a casino, a marine theme park, and even a German…

Altcoins Continue Explosive Bull Run While Bitcoin Stalls at $10,200

Tuesday, Sept. 17 — Altcoins are showing massive upward price movements, while the No.1 cryptocurrency trades flat at around $10,200. Market visualization. Source: Coin360 While the number of Bitcoin (BTC) wallet addresses holding a minimum of 10 BTC — worth over $100,000 — has hit an all-time high, the Bitcoin price continues to trade sideways, with an intraday high of around $10,320. BTC has been slowly trading downwards to its current trading price of $10,216 and is showing a small gain of 0.8% on the day, according to data from Coin360. Bitcoin…