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Bitcoin drops below $15,000 as regulation, demand concerns linger

Bitcoin drops below $15,000 as regulation, demand concerns linger Bitcoin slumped, dragging down smaller rivals such as ether and litecoin, as concerns that regulators will tighten their grip on the market weigh on the world's largest cryptocurrency. Regulators in China and South Korea are increasing oversight on cryptocurrency trading and mining, while the US Securities and Exchange Commission late last year started cracking down on some digital token sales, known as ICOs. Coinmarketcap.com's decision to exclude Korean pricing data for…

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BITCOIN PRICE – LIVE UPDATES: CRYPTOCURRENCY VALUE RECOVERING AFTER HEAVY RECENT SLUMPS

BITCOIN PRICE – LIVE UPDATES: CRYPTOCURRENCY VALUE RECOVERING AFTER HEAVY RECENT SLUMPS The value of bitcoin appears to be recovering after a tumultuous period for the cryptocurrency. After hitting a new record high when it passed the $19,850 mark in mid-December, it tumbled rapidly, falling to below $12,000 within days. It has been constantly rising and falling ever since, and is worth $14,932 as of Wednesday afternoon UK time, according to the Coinbase exchange. That’s a significant improvement on yesterday,…

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Bitcoin is passé: these are the cryptocurrencies to look at in 2018

Bitcoin is passé: these are the cryptocurrencies to look at in 2018 Bitcoin had a monumental 2017, with its price rising by more than 1,400pc over the past year. However, it was far from the best-performing cryptocurrency. Of the 10 most important digital currencies by total value at the time of writing, six have been around for more than a year. All six have experienced price rises that eclipse Bitcoin, ranging from 2,870pc for Monero to 31,560pc for NEM. As…

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Bitcoin Price Technical Analysis for 12/27/2017 – Rebound Underway?

Bitcoin Price Technical Analysis for 12/27/2017 – Rebound Underway? Bitcoin price is slowly starting to trend higher once more, possibly rebounding from the slide in the previous week. Bitcoin Price Key Highlights Bitcoin price appears to be recovering from its pre-Christmas slump, forming higher highs and higher lows again. Price is trading inside an ascending channel pattern and is currently testing the resistance. A pullback to support could be due and using the Fib retracement tool shows the potential inflection…

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Bitcoin could hit $60,000 in 2018 but another crash is coming, says startup exec

Bitcoin could hit $60,000 in 2018 but another crash is coming, says startup exec Cryptocurrency entrepreneur Julian Hosp sees a "very, very healthy" chance to buy while the price is lower No "crypto winter" is coming right now, Hosp predicts, but the market should see consolidation in coins in a year or two out Cryptocurrency entrepreneur Julian Hosp says bitcoin's rapid rise isn't over yet. But there's a catch. "I think we're going to see bitcoin hitting the $60,000 dollar…

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Winklevoss twins cut up their Bitcoin key and keep the pieces in different bank vaults across America to protect their $1.3billion digital fortune

Winklevoss twins cut up their Bitcoin key and keep the pieces in different bank vaults across America to protect their $1.3billion digital fortune Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, 36, started buying up Bitcoin back in 2012 They used $11m to buy roughly 120,000 Bitcoins when they were less than $10 The funds for Bitcoin came from the $65 million settlement they reached with Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Twins have cut up the keys to their digital fortune and keep each piece in…

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Bitcoin slump sees trades suspended on certain exchanges

Bitcoin slump sees trades suspended on certain exchanges Bitcoin plunged on Friday, extending a fall that saw the crypto-currency lose almost a third of its value from a record of nearly $20,000 (£15,000). The crypto-currency's price dipped below $11,000 on Friday, according to the Coindesk exchange website, before recovering to above $13,000. Amid the swings, three Bitcoin-related exchanges suspended certain trades. Bitcoin has had a blistering trip over the past 12 months. Its price at the start of the year…

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Bitcoin Price Technical Analysis for 12/22/2017 – Bears Settling In

Bitcoin Price Technical Analysis for 12/22/2017 – Bears Settling In Bitcoin price is trending lower on its 1-hour time frame and might be due for a pullback to the area of interest at $16,000. Bitcoin Price Key Highlights Bitcoin price continues to trend lower and has just dipped below the $13,500 mark. Price seems to be drawing some support from this area, though, probably making its way up for a correction. Applying the Fib retracement tool shows the nearby inflection…

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Watch out for a correction in bitcoin after a parabolic rise

Watch out for a correction in bitcoin after a parabolic rise Cryptocurrencies are suitable for short-term trading Bitcoin futures have limits on expiry The bitcoin trend shows room for a 50% correction Bitcoin trading, and the capital allocated to it, remains a very small part of the multi-trillion dollar equity markets. It is an even smaller part of the much, much larger derivatives market. The key problem with bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies is that they are fiat currencies in the…

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Analyst who predicted bitcoin’s rise now sees it hitting $300,000-$400,000

Analyst who predicted bitcoin's rise now sees it hitting $300,000-$400,000 Ronnie Moas in July put a $5,000 price target on bitcoin when it was at $2,600 The founder of Standpoint Research now sees the cryptocurrency rising by another 500 percent Bitcoin will surge past $20,000 and continue its meteoric march into six figures, according to independent research analyst Ronnie Moas. "Bitcoin is already up 500 percent since I recommended it in the beginning of July, and I'm looking for another…

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