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CNBC’s Ran Neuner Says ‘Bitcoin Is About to Explode,’ Points to Pending ETF Decision

October 9, 2018
Crypto analyst and host of CNBC’s show Cryptotrader Ran Neuner has claimed that the price of Bitcoin (BTC) is “about to explode” in a recent tweet October 7. Neuner expressed his utmost confidence in an upcoming surge in Bitcoin’s price by noting “I just bought Bitcoin for my parents” in the same tweet. A notable rally would likely be tied […]

What Ban? Cryptocurrency Cleared for Trading as Commodity by Indonesian Regulator

June 6, 2018
Indonesia’s markets regulator under the Ministry of Trade, the Future Exchange Supervisory Board (Bappebti), has reportedly signed a decree to allow cryptocurrency trading on futures exchanges as a commodity. According to local investor publication Kontan, the decision to greenlight cryptocurrency trading follows a four-month study by the regulator into the subject before the regulator concluded […]

Ethereum Price Predictions 2018: Cryptocurrency’s value could triple (How high can the price of Ethereum go in 2018?)

May 28, 2018
Ethereum co-creator Steven Nerayoff says the cryptocurrency’s value could triple in 2018. Ethereum co-creator Steven Nerayoff said businesses in a wide variety of industries are starting to take note of what value ethereum’s protocol could offer them. Nerayoff attributes increased usage to ethereum’s ability to process transactions more quickly and cheaply than its rival. Nerayoff […]

Tom Lee Holds to $25,000 Bitcoin Price Prediction, Cites Three Supporting Factors

May 24, 2018
Co-founder and Fundstrat strategist Tom Lee is holding to his prediction that Bitcoin (BTC) will reach $25,000, CNBC reports May 23. Lee identifies three key factors that make him believe the price will surge past the 2017 high. On Wednesday, BTC dropped below $8,000 and traded around $7,500, losing most of the gains it made […]

Bloomberg: US DOJ Opens Criminal Investigation Into BTC, ETH Price Manipulation

May 24, 2018
A criminal probe into Bitcoin (BTC) price manipulation by crypto traders has been opened by the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ), Bloomberg reports today, May 24. Bloomberg cites four unnamed sources close to the matter as reporting that the criminal investigation – run by U.S. federal prosecutors and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) – […]

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Litecoin, Cardano, Stellar, TRON: Price Analysis, May 21

May 22, 2018
The next leg of the bull run will be sparked by the gush of institutional money waiting to enter the crypto markets. Existing operators realize this and are exploring options to improve their products to suit the institutional players. Coinbase is rumored to be eyeing a federal banking license, which will help it attract larger […]

Crypto Markets See Slight Growth, Total Market Capitalization Nears $392 Bln

May 20, 2018
May 20: Crypto markets saw some growth over the past 24 hours, with all of the top ten cryptocurrencies listed on Coinmarketcap currently in the green and total market capitalization approaching $392 bln. Market visualization from Coin360 Bitcoin (BTC) is up around 3 percent in 24 hours to press time, currently trading at $8,520. Bitcoin […]

Norway Central Bank Considers Developing Digital Currency

May 19, 2018
Norway’s central bank, Norges Bank, is considering developing its own digital currency as a supplement to cash to “ensure confidence in money and the monetary system”, according to a working paper May 18. The report, prepared by a Norges Bank working group, investigates aspects they believe should be considered when assessing the issuance of a […]

Bitcoin Price Can Hit Previous Highs After ‘Structure’ Improves: CoinShares CEO

May 17, 2018
UK cryptocurrency investment products and research provider CoinShares believes Bitcoin will hit previous highs after people “build” on the ecosystem, its CEO said May 16. Speaking to CNBC on the network’s Fast Money segment, Danny Masters identified several changes which would need to occur in order for Bitcoin to see the $20,000 price tag once […]

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, IOTA, EOS: Price Analysis, May 15

May 15, 2018
After listing Bitcoin futures in December of last year, CME launched two indexes tracking Ethereum on Monday. Though the company has denied plans of adding another new product, speculation is rife that Ethereum futures may be added in the future. Ethereum futures will offer the institutional players an opportunity to diversify their trading into the […]