Bitcoin Price Near $10,500 as Ether and Other Altcoins Make Gains

Saturday, Sept. 7 — Bitcoin (BTC) is trading sideways after falling short of the resistance at $11,000 yesterday, while Ether (ETH) is making a slight recovery from its dip earlier this week Market visualization. Source: Coin360 Bitcoin has been trading in a range around $10,400 today. Yesterday it appeared that the coin would finally cross the $11,000 mark, a price the cryptocurrency has not seen since Aug. 13, but it fell short and corrected down to $10,313. At press time the coin is trading at $10,521, up 1% on the…

Crypto News From the German-Speaking World: Sept. 2–8 in Review

The German-speaking world continues to see lots of developments in the crypto industry, with the German government clarifying proposed regulations, Switzerland adding a new blockchain hub, while Bitcoin (BTC)-scammers are using Austrian celebrities in fake crypto ads. Here is the past week of crypto and blockchain news in review, as originally reported by Cointelegraph auf Deutsch. German government explains proposed regulations for crypto wallets and exchanges Cointelegraph auf Deutsch reported on Sept. 3, that, in reply to a request by the Free Democratic Party, the German Federal Government announced further…

Crypto News From the Spanish-Speaking World: Sept. 2–8 in Review

The Spanish-speaking world saw some major developments this week with Spain introducing a reinforced authentication system for payments, Mexico giving fines up to $47,000 for the unauthorized use of crypto and a South Korean blockchain delegation visiting Peru.  Here is the past week of crypto and blockchain news in review, as originally reported by Cointelegraph en Español. Mexico fines up to $47,000 for unauthorized use of crypto The Central Bank of Mexico will now impose fines up to $47,000 to those who are using crypto assets without its authorization. The…

Casa Adds iOS and Android Support for Sats Mobile Wallet

Bitcoin (BTC)-focused technology firm Casa announced that its Sats mobile Bitcoin wallet app is now available for both iOS and Android devices. Casa announced in a post published on its official blog on Sept. 5 that the mobile wallet is now available for download. Furthermore, Casa notes that the latest version of the app can be used without the company’s hardware Bitcoin Lightning node, but users who do not connect the app to a node do not have access its Lightning Network capabilities. The app supports a public address-naming system…

Analyst Spots Trend Suggesting Incoming Monster Bitcoin Rally – CCN Markets

An analyst found that major downturns tend to be healthy for the overall bitcoin price trend. Another analyst explains that 2019 may be a good year for BTC. | Source: Shutterstock Many armchair traders are so focused on the short-term price movement of bitcoin that they forget to look at the big picture. For instance, the widely-followed analyst cryptoamd is expecting the dominant cryptocurrency to dump below $10,000 and then be tapping resistance of $10,500. That’s the trader’s short-term view on the digital asset. Short term outlook on $btc pic.twitter.com/luHSJBqMgw…

Twitter Has No Interest in Creating Libra-Like Crypto

Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey stated that there are no plans for a platform-specific “Twitcoin” cryptocurrency, noting that he will instead focus on promoting Bitcoin (BTC). Open standards are better According to Australian news outlet The Sydney Morning Herald’s article published on Sept. 5, Dorsey is confident that Bitcoin is still the most likely candidate to beсome the internet’s native currency. Twitter CEO noted: “I think open internet standards serve every person better than ones controlled or started by companies.” Nobody understands the global economy Dorsey visited Melbourne to…

Ledger Live Now Supports Over 1,250 Ethereum-Based ERC-20 Tokens

French hardware wallets manufacturer Ledger announced that its cryptocurrency management software Ledger Live now supports Ethereum (ETH) ERC-20 tokens. In a blog post published on Sept. 5, Ledger announced the version 1.14.0 of its Ledger Live software that now supports over 1,250 Ethereum-based ERC-20 tokens. The update has already been released for both mobile and desktop versions of the software. More assets to be supported in the future The Ledger Live application allows users of the company’s hardware wallets such as Ledger Nano S or Ledger X to manage their…

Huobi’s Research Arm to Partner with the University of Gibraltar

Huobi University, the research and education arm of cryptocurrency exchange Huobi, announced its collaboration with the University of Gibraltar on various blockchain initiatives. On Sept. 5, Houbi Group, the parent company of both Huobi University and Huobi exchange, announced what the firm describes as its “first formal collaboration with a Western university.”  As Cointelegraph reported in October 2018, the Government of Gibraltar in collaboration with the University of Gibraltar have created an advisory group focused on the development of blockchain-related educational courses. An official partnership Per the release, Gibraltar’s Minister…

Coinbase, Ripple Leave Top 10 of LinkedIn’s ‘Hottest’ Startups List

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase and Ripple, the blockchain startup behind XRP, have fallen out of the top 10 of this year’s business and employment-oriented service Linkedin’s “The 50 hottest U.S. companies to work for” list. New LinkedIn’s list was published on Sept. 4. According to it, Ripple moved to the 28th place (was seventh in 2018) while Coinbase’s position was downgraded to 29th (was third in 2018). Stock and crypto trading startup Robinhood mostly retained its position, moving from the sixth place in 2018 to the 7th in 2019. Crypto startups…

Buy the Rumor, Sell the News?

Bakkt Warehouse custody opened yesterday, as clients were able to deposit Bitcoin funds into the accounts. However, minutes after the tweet announcing the opening, the price of Bitcoin dropped by $700 — a classic example of buying the rumor, selling the news. Let’s take a look at the charts to see where the market is standing.  Bitcoin price performance BTC/USD chart. Source: Tradingview According to the last article, Bitcoin reclaimed the $9,800 level as support and started to rally upwards to the heavy resistance zone of $10,800-11,000. Not only a…