Facebook’s GlobalCoin Could be Launching as Soon as Next Year

There’s been a lot of information circulating that Facebook is moving into the crypto market. And while some of this information is outright false, other bits are true — at least, that’s what the sources say. Take today, for example. On Friday, BBC said Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) is going to roll out GlobalCoin next year in several countries. Here’s everything we know. Facebook’s GlobalCoin Hitting the Market Soon? According to BBC, a London, UK-based broadcasting company, Facebook is planning to roll out its cryptocurrency “GlobalCoin” in 2020. The online media giant,…

Long-Term Bitcoin Price Indicator Rises for First Time in a Year

View Bitcoin has risen back to $8,000 with the widely tracked 200-day moving average beginning to curl upwards in favor of the bulls for the first time since May 2018.  A bull flag breakout seen in the hourly chart indicates scope for a rise to $8,400. The breakout is backed by bullish readings on both the hourly and 4-hour charts.  A rally to $8,400 may not be sustainable, unless the move is backed by a rise in trading volumes. The daily chart is reporting a bearish divergence of trading volumes.…

Bestmixer.io Seized by Europol | Money Laundering

Europol indicated that on Wednesday the Dutch Fiscal Information and Investigation Service had seized Bestmixer.io which is a bitcoin transaction mixer. A statement from Europol referred to the action as the “first law enforcement action of its kind against such a cryptocurrency mixer service.” Europol, FIOD and Luxembourg Authorities Seize Bestmixer.io The operation that was carried out jointly by Europol, FIOD and Authorities in Luxembourg was started in June last year after Bestmixer services were flagged by Internet security firm McAfee. Following the crackdown, six servers were seized in Luxembourg…

The Abyss Platform Partners With Epic Games

Epic Games—the developer behind the global success Fortnite—is partnering with blockchain game distribution platform, The Abyss. The company made the announcement earlier today. Epic Games and The Abyss Blockchain The Abyss blockchain is a new digital gaming platform that offers MMO’s (Massively Multiplayer Online games) and other video games. Offering a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) business model, it gives indie-studios the ability to develop, run, market and manage their games. There is no interference from a third party. Further, users can generate income via “the unique multilevel referral program which serves as…

Price Dip Leaves Bitcoin Exposed to $7.2K Support

View Bitcoin suffered a contracting triangle breakdown on Wednesday, as expected. The range breakdown is backed by bearish developments on the daily and 4-hour chart indicators. BTC, therefore, risks falling to $7,206 (May 18 low) in the next day or two. A UTC close below $7,206 would confirm a double-top breakdown and open doors for a drop to $6,070 (target as per the measured move method). The outlook would turn bullish if the price finds acceptance above $8,050 in the next 24 hours. Bitcoin (BTC) dived out of a narrowing…

Bitcoin Price | Brian Kelly Tells CNBC Watch for Rising Price

Bitcoin enthusiast and crypto fund manager Brian Kelly has told CNBC that Bitcoin price could rise further in the coming months. His prediction isn’t unfounded; there is an impending supply cut on the horizon and this should help to push prices higher. Brian Kelly Predicts Bitcoin Price will Rise In an interview on CNBC’s Fast Money program yesterday, May 21st, Kelly explained that “the halvening,” which is due to take place in 2020, will cut mining rewards in half. As such, he expects miners to begin hoarding BTC if they aren’t…

Bitcoin Remains On the Defensive With Price Below $8K

View BTC has traded in a narrowing price range over the last 48 hours, aborting the immediate bullish view put forward by Sunday’s double-digit gains. A range breakdown, if confirmed, would allow a price drop toward $7,200. That looks likely with multiple signs of bullish exhaustion on the daily chart. The outlook, however, would again turn bullish if the contracting triangle ends with a bullish breakout. In that case, the price could rise to $8,500. Bitcoin is teasing a downside break of its recent trading range, having again faced rejection…

Tether Partly Backed by Bitcoin, Court Transcription Reveals

Tether, a stablecoin tied to the dollar that is meant to mediate the volatility of other cryptocurrencies, is partly backed by bitcoin. As detailed in court documents obtained by The Block, Tether admitted to using some of the cash reserves meant to back its stablecoin to purchase bitcoin, among other assets. This revelation is the latest in legal proceedings between the New York Attorney General (NYAG) and Bitfinex, a leading cryptocurrency exchange which shares management with Tether. Bitfinex and the NYAG have gone back and forth in a battle of…

Bitcoin’s Repeated Failures to Pass $8.3K Raise Risk of Price Pullback

View Bitcoin risks a price pullback in the short-term, given the signs of bullish exhaustion around $8,300. A UTC close below $7,581 would validate a bearish “hammer candle” created on Monday and open the doors for a drop to the 30-day moving average, currently at $6,333. The case for a pullback would weaken if BTC settles above $$8,200 today, invalidating the hammer candle. Both the daily and 4-hour charts also indicate scope for a price pullback. Bitcoin (BTC) has failed three times in seven days to find acceptance above $8,300,…

Bitcoin Price Analysis: Strong Selling With Weekly Level Getting Tested

Summary: The market is seeing a current rejection of the weekly level outlined in 2018’s bull market. The zone between $8,300 and $8,400 has a strong point of interest in the previous bear market and we are currently seeing high levels of supply surface as people take profit. If we fail to break the $8,400 level, we can expect to see a retest of $7,400 and potentially even a deeper dive into the $6,800s as this represents another macro, weekly level and has yet to see a very strong test…