Bitcoin (BTC) Price Hesitates But Further Recovery Seem Likely

Bitcoin price tested the $9,800 support and bounced back against the US Dollar. The price is currently struggling to gain momentum above $10,400 and $10,500. There is a key contracting triangle forming with resistance near $10,550 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The price is likely to slowly rise as long as it is trading above the $9,800 support area. Bitcoin price is showing positive signs above the $9,800 support against the US Dollar. BTC price might gain bullish momentum once it settles above…

19-Year-Old Sentenced to 20 Months for Selling Stolen Data for BTC

Elliot Gunton, aged 19 and of Mounteney Close in Norwich, pleaded guilty to supplying online personal data and hacking services for cryptocurrency. A hacker for hire A press release published on Aug. 16 by the Norfolk police reports that the man was sentenced to 20 months in prison and ordered to pay back more than £400,000 (over $485,000) by the Norwich Crown court. Per the report, the police seized his laptop in April last year after finding the software which allowed him to commit cybercrimes. The discovery was reportedly made…

Bitcoin Price Drop Not Caused by $3B Ponzi BTC Dump

Bitcoin’s (BTC) recent price drop has not been caused by Bitcoin sell-offs from a $3 billion Chinese Ponzi scheme PlusToken, according to researchers at crypto analytics firm TokenAnalyst.  Crypto analytics firm: PlusToken cannot be the cause  As Bloomberg reports on Aug. 15, co-founder of London-based cryptocurrency analytics firm TokenAnalyst, Sid Shekhar, said that a Bitcoin dump by the PlusToken operators cannot be the cause of the recent price drop.  Notably, the firm did not find any evidence that PlusToken moved any significant amounts of Bitcoin to any known exchange addresses.…

Bitcoin (BTC) Price Recovery Could Fade, Fresh Decrease Likely

Bitcoin price started an upside correction after trading as low as $9,483 against the US Dollar. The price is facing a strong resistance near the $10,350 and $10,400 levels. There is a major bearish trend line forming with resistance near $10,290 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The price is likely to resume its decline as long as it is trading below the $10,500 resistance. Bitcoin price is facing many hurdles on the upside near $10,400 against the US Dollar. BTC price is likely…

BTC Is Genuine Safe Haven, Potential New All-Time High by End of 2019

Senior analyst at market strategy and sector research company Fundstrat Global Advisors Tom Lee is confident that Bitcoin (BTC) became a genuine safe haven for investors. When asked directly “whether Bitcoin is a genuine safe haven” during an interview on the Fox Business channel on Aug. 15, Lee confirmed his position: “Yes. You can see it in markets. Where there’s turmoil, the local Bitcoin prices tend to surge and trade at a premium, because people are trying to find ways to protect their money. So yes.” Bitcoin is a good…

Bitcoin (BTC) Price Final Target But Decline Far From Over

Bitcoin price remained in a bearish zone and even dropped below $10,000 against the US Dollar. The price is now trading well below the $10,200 level and it could continue to slide. There is a key bearish trend line forming with resistance near $10,150 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The price is under a lot of pressure and it could even test the $9,500 support area. Bitcoin price is trading a crucial downtrend below $10,200 against the US Dollar. BTC price tested the…

Ripple Price (XRP) Decline Could Accelerate: BTC and ETH Weakens Further

Ripple price declined sharply after it broke the key $0.2900 support area against the US dollar. The price is down more than 10% and even tumbled to test the $0.2350 level. A short term breakout pattern is forming with resistance near $0.2685 on the hourly chart of the XRP/USD pair (data source from Kraken). The pair is likely to accelerate its decline once it breaks the $0.2580 and $0.2500 support levels. Ripple price is down and out against the US Dollar and bitcoin. XRP price is now trading in a…

BTC Value Will Crash 99% for the Same Reason Tumblr’s Just Did

Yahoo just sold Tumblr at a 99% loss. CCN’s bitcoin skeptic thinks the same thing will happen to bitcoin. Source: Shutterstock By CCN Markets: What do Tumblr and bitcoin have in common? Here’s a hint. How many times have we seen a gigantic cash-stuffed company buyout some social media platform for an enormous sum of money, and then have to write the whole thing off? Many times. The Social Media Graveyard MySpace was bought by News Corp. for $580 million and sold for $35 million. Vine was purchased for only…

Bitcoin (BTC) Price Hits Weekly Bearish Target: $10K Could Be Next

Bitcoin price broke the key $11,200 support level and declined below $11,000 against the US Dollar. The price tested the $10,500 bearish target (as discussed in the weekly forecast). There is a major bearish trend line forming with resistance near $11,200 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The price remains at a risk of more losses below the $10,500 and $10,320 levels. Bitcoin price is gaining bearish momentum below $11,000 against the US Dollar. BTC price tested the weekly bearish target of $10,500 and…