Bitcoin Price Skyrockets to 2nd-Best Quarter in 5 Years; Record High Next?

By CCN: Bitcoin price is on track to having its second-best quarter since 2014 with a 92 percent gain within two months if it remains above $8,000 by the end of June. Since April 1, in about a month and a half, the bitcoin price has increased from $4,100 to $8,000, by nearly two-fold against the U.S. dollar. $BTC current quarter ranks as the 2nd highest quarterly gain since 2014 and the 7th highest quarterly gain all-time pic.twitter.com/bNTohKJREw — Josh Olszewicz (@CarpeNoctom) May 19, 2019 At its lowest point in…

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…

Ethereum (ETH) Price Surging: Bulls Eyeing Fresh 2019 High

ETH price started a fresh increase after a sharp downside correction towards $225 against the US Dollar. The price is currently gaining traction and it broke the $240 and $245 resistance levels. There is a crucial bullish trend line in place with support near $236 on the 4-hours chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken). The pair is surging higher and it seems like there could be more gains towards the $275 and $285 levels. Ethereum price is once again gaining bullish momentum versus the US Dollar, similar to bitcoin.…

Despite Bitcoin (BTC) Stagnation, Economist Has High Hopes For Crypto

Bitcoin (BTC) bears slow down In 20-30 years Bitcoin will be money says a BoE Chief Economist Andrew G. Haldane, the Chief Economist of the Bank of England, believes Bitcoin will be money in the next two to three decades. Presently, BTC is trending within a $30 range as bears attempt to press lower. Bitcoin Price Analysis Fundamental Well, it has been a see-saw for Bitcoin and most cryptocurrencies because of their direct correlation with the king. Although some skeptics as Roubini and traditional market influencers as Kevin O’Leary of…

2019 Bitcoin Rally Beats 2017’s All-Time High $20,000 : Crypto VC Chief

By CCN: Barry Silbert, the founder and CEO of Digital Currency Group (DCG), one of the most influential venture capital firms in the crypto space, has said that the current rally of bitcoin is different from 2017. The bitcoin price dropped to $7,200 on the day but remains up 96 percent year-to-date (source: coinmarketcap.com) The prominent investor emphasized the noticeable improvement in the infrastructure supporting bitcoin and the emergence of trusted custodial service providers that allow accredited and institutional investors to commit to the market. Is the Bitcoin Recovery Only…

Litecoin Price Hits 11-Month High Above $100

The price of litecoin (LTC) was quoted in three digits across cryptocurrency exchanges earlier today. The fifth largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization jumped to $107.71 at 02:00 UTC, the highest level since June 12, 2018, according to CoinDesk’s Litecoin Price Index. The bullish move has stalled in the last few hours, though, with the price currently trading around $94, representing a 1 percent gain on a 24-hour basis. Litecoin isn’t the only crypto rallying today, either. Other prominent cryptocurrencies like ethereum’s ether, XRP, EOS and Binance coin are also flashing…

$7,900: Bitcoin’s Price Extends Gains to Hit 9-Month High

The price of bitcoin (BTC) surpassed $7,900 today, jumping 16 percent in the process to reach a high not seen in more than nine months. Bitcoin (BTC), with a market capitalization that now accounts for 59.8 percent of the total cryptocurrency market, jumped 16 percent from its opening price of $6,800 to reach $7,889 at 15:10 UTC – its highest price since July 31, 2018, according to CoinDesk’s price data. The data further shows that a high of $7,946.01 has been reached during Monday trading. Now trading a $7,805.10, current figures represent…

Bitcoin Price Crosses $7,500 to Establish Fresh 2019 High

The bitcoin price has jumped above $7,500 to discover its fresh yearly high. The world’s largest cryptocurrency established $7,568.32 as its new session peak, bringing its year-to-date net rebound up to 140 percent on San Francisco-based Coinbase exchange. The broader cryptocurrency market tailed bitcoin’s uptrend, with a majority of top assets posting double-digit gains, including Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, EOS, and Ethereum. Even Bitcoin SV, which lately faced trading ban at several cryptocurrency exchanges, saw a 10 percent appreciation in the last 24 hours. What’s Driving Bitcoin Bulls Bitcoin Establishes New…

Bitcoin Price Hits 8-Month High Close to $7K

View Bitcoin printed an eight-month high of $6,964 earlier today. Further strengthening the long-term bullish bias is a bull cross of the 100- and 200-day moving averages (MAs) – the first since July 2015. A sustained move toward the next resistance at $7,411 (September 2018 high) could be preceded by a price pullback, as the 14-day relative strength index (RSI) is currently reporting overbought conditions. Pullbacks, if any, will likely be reversed by the historically strong 30-day moving average (MA), currently at $5,450. The long-term bullish outlook would be invalidated…

Massive Bitcoin Price Rally Awaits Shorts’ Trigger Beyond Fresh 2019 High

By CCN: In the past month, the bitcoin price has climbed 23 percent against the U.S. dollar in major markets, recording nearly a 70 percent year-to-date (YTD) gain. The bitcoin price is up by more than 23 percent in the past month (source: coinmarketcap.com) The bitcoin price has almost fully recovered to November 2018 levels as it surged past $6,300 with strong volume and momentum. Since March, the real volume of bitcoin calculated using the methodology of Bitwise Asset Management has surged by three-fold from $270 million to over $700…