Why Another Wave Up For Altcoins Is Probable According To BTC Dominance

BTC dominance has always had an inverse effect on the price movements for altcoins. Historically, BTC dominance determines the direction the value of altcoins swings in. Bitcoin has so far maintained majority dominance on the market. But as more time passes, that dominance goes down as altcoins see more demand. BTC dominance simply shows how much demand there is for bitcoin compared to altcoins. The more BTC dominance rises, the lower the demand for altcoins. This means that for altcoins to rally up further, bitcoin demand has to go down.…

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Bitcoin traders express mixed emotions about what’s next for BTC price

The rumor that Amazon would accept cryptocurrency payments sparked a wave of bullish enthusiasm across the crypto market earlier in the week but now this sentiment has begun to wane as Bitcoin (BTC) bulls face stiff resistance at the $40,000 level.  Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView shows that bears have managed to fend off multiple attempts to flip the $40,000 level to support and defense of this zone continued on July 29 as Bitcoin’s stagnant price action and added to concerns that the price could fall back to…

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Okcoin secures regulatory approval in Malta and the Netherlands

Cryptocurrency exchange Okcoin may soon be opening its doors wider to crypto traders in Malta and the Netherlands following approval from key regulators. In a Thursday announcement, Okcoin said it had secured formal registration from the central bank in the Netherlands and secured “in principle” approval for a virtual financial assets license from the Malta Financial Services Authority. In addition, the exchange has obtained a money transmitter license for the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico. The regulatory benchmarks in Europe are part of Okcoin’s plans to partner with local banks…

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Taxpayers to avoid obligations by sending mining proceeds to IRAs

North American mining and hosting firm Compass Mining is offering a new tax avoidance method for savvy crypto miners that file in the United States.  In a Thursday announcement, Compass Mining said it had partnered with IRA provider Choice by Kingdom Trust to help Bitcoin users mine directly to their IRAs “without ever triggering a taxable event.” Under current U.S. law, income is often the only taxable source of funds for many who file returns. Crypto users who purchase tokens may be required to declare the holdings in their tax returns,…

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Bitcoin bulls control Friday’s $1.7B monthly options expiry

On Friday, July 30, a total of 42,850 Bitcoin (BTC) option contracts ($1.7 billion) are set to expire. This might be the first time since the May 21 weekly expiry that bulls will be able to profit from the $40,000 call (buy) options.  The most recent surge in price may have been prompted by the rumor that Amazon would accept crypto payments, but after the e-commerce giant denied these rumors, BTC has held relatively steady. According to options markets, regardless of the reason behind the recent market strength, a few…

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Crypto Damus On Successfully Combining Bitcoin TA With Financial Astrology

Bitcoin is booming all over mainstream finance and throughout social media. Other cryptocurrencies are nearly as hot, and even meme stocks like GameStop, AMC, and others have brought retail into finance like never before. It also has uncovered some of the more unorthodox parts of finance, such as financial astrology. Financial Astrology has been around for as long as markets have been trading but has recently become popular through the likes of Twitter and TikTok influencers. But not everyone is hopping on the trend. We’ve had the opportunity to sit…

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IMF intends to ‘ramp up’ digital currency monitoring

The International Monetary Fund, or IMF, plans to “step up” its monitoring of digital currencies, according to a report by Reuters. This intent, as published in an IMF paper Thursday, details how the fund plans to “manage this far-reaching and complex transition” toward a digitized economy. “Rapid technological innovation is ushering in a new era of public and private digital money,” the report reads, highlighting the benefits of digital assets. “Payments will become easier, faster, cheaper, and more accessible, and will cross borders swiftly. These improvements could foster efficiency and inclusion, with major…

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Altcoins pump while traders anticipate a lower support test from Bitcoin

Bitcoin (BTC) bulls are locked in a battle with bears in order to take control of the $40,000 level and dovish comments from U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell suggest that loose monetary policies will remain in place for the foreseeable future. Generally, the crypto ecosystem is “cautiously optimistic” about further price rises as the fallout from China’s miner purge begins to subside and displaced miners begin to establish mining operations in other countries, resulting in a rebound of the Bitcoin hash rate. Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView shows…

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Ethereum price can hit $14K if the March 2020 chart fractal holds

Ethereum’s native asset Ether (ETH) faces prospects of closing above $14,000 sometime in 2021 based on its current trend’s striking similarity with the one from last year. Ether price fractal First spotted by user TradingShot, the Ethereum fractal involves three technical indicators: a 50-day simple moving average (50-day SMA), a Fibonacci channel, and a relative strength index (RSI). Ether closed above its 50-day SMA in July 2021, the first time since the May 2021 bearish correction. As TradingShot noted, breaking above the said moving average wave historically predicts bull runs.…

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Here’s What Happened The Last Time In Bitcoin

Bitcoin has now had 7 consecutive daily green candle closes this month. There have been a couple of 7 consecutive daily candle closes. But so far there has been no eight. The last time there were 8 consecutive daily candle closes, bitcoin price saw a price run-up that saw the price moving out of the $20,000 price range into the $30,000. BTC price movements after 8 consecutive daily candlesticks | Source: Twitter The chart above outlines the movement of the market the last time this happened. The run-up had started…

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