Monero enters ‘overbought’ danger zone after XMR price gains 75% in two weeks

Monero (XMR) price may witness a sharp pullback by June because its 75% rally in the last two weeks has left the gauge almost “overbought.” Monero price RSI meets rising wedge Downside risks have been mounting due to XMR’s relative strength index (RSI), which almost hit 70 this May 23, indicating that the market is considered overvalued. An oversold RSI could amount to a bout of declining moves, as a rule of technical analysis. Additionally, Monero is also painting a bearish reversal pattern, dubbed the rising wedge. Rising wedges form…

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Bitcoin Trims Gains, Why BTC Could Start Fresh Decline

Bitcoin extended decline and traded below $29,000 against the US Dollar. BTC must stay above the $28,500 level to avoid a sharp decline in the near term. Bitcoin started a fresh decline from the $30,500 resistance zone. The price is now trading below the $30,000 level and the 100 hourly simple moving average. There was a break below a connecting bullish trend line with support near $29,600 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair could extend decline if there is a clear move…

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Portugal to lose crypto tax haven status as state announces gains duties

To the chagrin of many Golden Visa seekers, Portuguese Finance Minister Fernando Medina has confirmed that his country will begin taxing cryptocurrency but has not committed to a date. The move to start taxing crypto was seconded by Secretary of State for Tax Affairs António Mendonça Mendes on May 13 according to Sapo, a local news outlet. There is not yet an effective date for the tax to start or a set rate, however. It will be levied on investment gains made from cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC), the largest crypto…

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BIFI gains 100%+ after Beefy Finance adds new vaults and stablecoin liquidity pools

Winston Churchill’s statement to “never let a crisis go to waste” can be applied across many aspects of society, including the recent carnage seen in the crypto market. Last week’s volatility is likely to have newer investors and those who took on heavy losses questioning the future of the burgeoning asset class, but in every bear trend there is a silver lining. One platform that appears to be capitalizing on the void created by TerraUSD’s (UST) collapse is Beefy Finance (BIFI), a multi-chain yield optimizing decentralized finance protocol. Data from…

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Crypto capital gains one of four key areas for Australian Tax Office

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has outlined crypto capital gains as one of four key areas of focus in 2022. A capital gain or loss refers to the price difference between the time an asset was purchased and the time it was sold. The percentage owed to the ATO varies between income brackets and duration of ownership, but in general, the rate is reduced for assets held longer than 12 months. The ATO, which has fired off many warnings to crypto investors over the past few years, has also directly…

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Bitcoin stays under $30K as LUNA gains 600% during ‘insane volatility’

Bitcoin (BTC) failed to reclaim $30,000 into May 14 as traders looked forward to a relatively stable weekend. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Bitfinex longs gather strength Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView followed BTC/USD as it lingered below the $30,000 mark, now rapidly becoming resistance. The pair had reached just shy of $31,000 before retracing, while the end of the traditional market trading week had been accompanied by fresh warnings of a new macro low still to come. #Bitcoin – Looks like we might get the…

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Bitcoin gains superior to stocks in the long term, economist says

The recent crashes in stock and cryptocurrency markets have provided yet another chance to observe better return opportunities of crypto versus stocks, according to several industry executives. This week, the crypto market saw one of its biggest sell-offs ever, with the total market capitalization plummeting more than 30% from $1.8 trillion on May 4 to as low as $1.2 trillion on May 12. Bitcoin (BTC), the biggest digital asset by market capitalization, tumbled below $27,000 for the first time since late 2020, losing 30% of value over the same period. …

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Bitcoin Gains Momentum, Why Break Above $30K Is Crucial

Bitcoin dived towards the $25,000 support zone against the US Dollar. BTC is now recovering and might eye an upside break above the key $30,000 resistance zone. Bitcoin found support above $25,000 and started an upside correction. The price is still trading below $30,000 and the 100 hourly simple moving average. There is a major bearish trend line forming with resistance near $30,000 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair must clear the $30,000 barrier to move into a positive zone and started…

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Germany outlines favorable tax guidelines, gains on BTC and ETH sold after a year tax-free

The Federal Ministry of Finance (BaFin) published a 24-page document on May 10 outlining clear income tax rules for cryptocurrency and virtual assets. Tax practitioners, businesses and individual taxpayers now have clear direction on the tax requirements of acquiring, trading and selling cryptocurrencies. The key takeaway is that individuals that sell BTC or ETH after more than 12 months of acquisition will not be liable to pay tax if they realize a profit from the sale. Parliamentary State Secretary Katja Hessel also addressed questions around long-term staking of cryptocurrencies: “For…

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Dogecoin eyes ‘oversold’ bounce as DOGE price gives up 90% of yearly gains

Dogecoin (DOGE) shows the prospect of undergoing a strong price rebound after reaching a technical support confluence on May 12. DOGE price 25% bounce incoming? DOGE’s 45% price drop to $0.065 this week, or a 90% decline from its record high of $0.76 a year ago, was met with decent buying sentiment. As a result, the token underwent a modest price rebound on May 12, rising over 10% to $0.078. Interestingly, Dogecoin’s upside retracement move started near a confluence of two support levels: a multi-month downward sloping trendline and a…

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