Bitcoin Eyes Independence Day Price Gains for Fifth Year Running

View Bitcoin could rise above $12,000 with the daily chart reporting a bullish reversal. A high-volume bullish breakout on the hourly chart indicates scope for a rise to the bearish lower high at $12,448. BTC could yet post losses today, however, if prices find acceptance below key support at $11,385. Bitcoin (BTC) looks set to close in the green on U.S. Independence Day for the fifth consecutive year, having recovered nearly 25 percent from recent lows. The top cryptocurrency by market capitalization rose 1.17, 1.79, 3.35 and 1.67 percent on…

Ethereum (ETH) Price Forms Bottom: Break $300 Could Accelerate Gains

ETH price declined to a new monthly at $271 and recently recovered against the US Dollar. There was a sharp increase above the $280 and $290 resistance levels in the past two sessions. There was a break above a major bearish trend line with resistance near $286 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken). The pair is currently trading near the $300 resistance, above which it could accelerate higher. Ethereum price is reversing recent losses versus the US Dollar, similar to bitcoin. ETH price must clear the…

S&P 500 Gains Can Earn You Bitcoin on New Bain Capital-Backed Exchange

Crypto investors have a new way to bet on the price of bitcoin – or on traditional assets – with the formal launch of EverMarkets Exchange (EMX)’s derivatives platform. The Palo Alto, California-based startup was founded two years ago and opened the exchange to a restricted audience at the end of May 2019. Effective Monday, the market is now available to participants worldwide – though U.S. residents are excluded. Co-founder Craig Austin told CoinDesk that the company wants to give customers access to a “world market” by trading derivatives tied…

Bitcoin Heading for Fifth Month of Gains Despite Price Correction

View Bitcoin is still on track to close with gains for the fifth straight month, despite having witnessed a double-digit technical correction in the last 36 hours. The hourly chart shows the pullback has ended and prices could revisit recent highs over the weekend. With a reward halving due in May 2020 and increased institutional participation, prices could rise further in the second half of this year. A break below the May 30 high of $9,097 would invalidate the bullish outlook as per the daily chart. While bitcoin’s price has…

Bitcoin Whales Are Cashing in as Gains Slip Away

After a wave of aggressive buying, bitcoin whales are taking some profits. The “big money” investors drove the price up as high as nearly $14,000 in the last 24-hour period, reminding the crypto community of how the market dynamics can change on a dime. Now it seems they are cashing in on some of their fortunes as the buying momentum stops dead in its tracks. After rising as much as 22% in the last 24 hours, the BTC first slashed those gains in half. Now the gains are slipping away.…

Above $13K: Bitcoin’s Price Extends 2019 Gains to New 17-Month High

Bitcoin’s price has refreshed 17-month highs in the U.S. trading hours with a move above $13,000. CoinDesk’s Bitcoin Price Index is currently trading at 13,020, the highest level seen since mid-January 2018, having surpassed the Asian session high of $12,919 at roughly 17:30 UTC. With the rise above $13,000, bitcoin has taken the cumulative month-to-date gains to 50 percent and the cryptocurrency now looks set to log double-digit gains for the third straight month. Further, BTC is on track to end higher for the fifth straight month – the longest monthly…

Bitcoin Struggles for Price Gains As Litecoin Hits 13-Month high

View Bitcoin’s price consolidation in a tight range continues for the eighth day, as litecoin rallies to its highest level since May 2018. BTC’s 4-hour chart shows $8,053 is the level to beat for the bulls. A high-volume break higher could be followed by a rise to $8,500. LTC looks set to extend its recent rally as per the 3-day chart. LTC already rallied more than 100 percent in the last six weeks, so a pullback to $120 could be seen before further gains. Bitcoin (BTC) is lacking a clear…

Bullish Bitcoin Price on Course for Further Gains after 110% YTD Spike

By CCN Markets: Since achieving a new 2019 high at above $9,000 at most major crypto exchanges, the bitcoin price has dropped to around $7,900 by more than 12 percent against the U.S. dollar. After a 12 percent pullback, the bitcoin price is still up nearly $2,000 in the past 30 days (source: coinmarketcap.com) While many technical analysts have warned against the strong possibility of a pullback occurring in the near-term, which remains probable considering the 110 percent year-to-date gain of the dominant crypto asset, one trader says bitcoin is…

Bitcoin (BTC) Price Consolidating Gains: Downside Thrust Before Higher

Bitcoin price started a decent upward move above the $8,500 level against the US Dollar. The price is trading with a positive tone above $8,600 and the 100 hourly simple moving average. There is a key bullish trend line forming with support at $8,640 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair is currently consolidating and it could soon climb above the $8,800 resistance. Bitcoin price is currently trading in a range above $8,600 against the US Dollar. BTC could start a sharp upward…

First Since 2017: Bitcoin Price Logs Double-Digit Gains for Third Week

View Bitcoin has recorded double-digit gains for three consecutive weeks, a feat last seen during the height of the bull market in 2017. BTC’s quick recovery from Friday’s low of $6,178 indicates “buy the dip” mentality is quite strong. Further, the daily and weekly charts are biased bullish. Prices, therefore, could rise to $8,500 (July 2018) this week. Before such a rise, however, we may see a correction to $7,500–$7,200, according to the hourly chart. The short-term outlook would turn bearish only if prices find acceptance below the 30-day moving…