Chicago Mercantile Exchange’s cash-settled Bitcoin (BTC) futures trading products “contribute more to price discovery than its related spot markets,” according to findings in a new report by investment firm Wilshire Phoenix. The increasing volumes of…

Bitcoin has recently been picking up steam, stealing some of the capital and thunder from the DeFi trend and Ethereum. XRP, however, continues to lag behind both top crypto assets and linger sideways. According to…

In the past three years the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has shot down several applications for a Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded fund. This dashed hopes of many investors who believed Bitcoin price would rally higher…

Payments giant, Square, has become the second listed company after MicroStrategy to buy Bitcoin (BTC). Although Square’s purchase of 4,709 Bitcoin is much smaller than MicroStrategy’s haul of 38,250 Bitcoin, many investors feel that this…

Crypto prices may be in a rut but that doesn’t mean product development and acquisitions cease to occur. This week Japanese financial firm SBI Holdings acquired a 100% stake in TaoTao cryptocurrency exchange.  With the…

A recent report by ARK Investment Management LLC presents a strongly bullish case for Bitcoin’s (BTC) future value. The group projects that Bitcoin’s network capitalization will rise to $1-$5 trillion over the next five to…

The shallow pullback in Bitcoin (BTC) following the news of the CFTC’s regulatory crackdown on BitMEX and the late announcement that U.S. President Donald Trump tested positive for coronavirus shows that the underlying sentiment is…

According to data from CryptoQuant, the total amount of Bitcoin (BTC) held in exchange reserves dropped from 2.8 million BTC in October 2019 to 2.4 million. Analysts believe that this steady decline in reserves means…

Ripple spiked higher and retested the key $0.2550 resistance area against the US Dollar. XRP price failed to break $0.2550 and it is now showing bearish signs below $0.2450. Ripple failed to clear the $0.2550…

According to survey data from crypto asset insurance firm, Evertas, institutional investors believe that clearer regulations and better infrastructure in terms of trading, reporting, and custodial services will increase their participation in the crypto market.…

This week MicroStrategy, a Nasdaq-listed company, announced that it had added 16,796 Bitcoin (BTC) to its existing holding of 21,454 Bitcoin. This means in less than a year the firm has amassed 38,250 Bitcoin. This…

Ripple blockchain’s native token XRP is up more than 25 percent so far into 2020. Nevertheless, the fourth-largest cryptocurrency is still looking to pare those gains, according to a string of bearish indicators brought forward…

Ripple is recovering above the $0.2450 resistance against the US Dollar. The current technical structure suggests XRP price is likely to surge above $0.2500 and $0.2550. Ripple is slowly gaining bullish momentum above the $0.2450…

The President of the European Central Bank (ECB) Christine Lagarde said that the coronavirus pandemic has acted as a catalyst in boosting the adoption of digital payments in the European Union. Lagarde expects the majority…

The short-term gyrations in crypto and stock prices are usually based on sentiment and technicals, while the long-term trends generally follow stronger underlying fundamentals. Therefore, if the fundamentals do not weaken, smart investors view short…

The Nasdaq, S&P500 and Dow all corrected sharply on Sep. 3 and opened today with additional downside, suggesting that traders are rushing to the exit. Bitcoin (BTC) and several other major altcoins have also witnessed…

Ripple is trading in a bearish zone below the $0.2800 resistance against the US Dollar. XRP price could extend its decline below $0.2700 if it fails to surpass $0.2800. Ripple is currently declining and trading…

On Thursday, U.S. Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell is expected to deliver an important speech that will highlight a new strategy of targeting “average inflation.” This means that the Fed might allow inflation to overshoot…

The coronavirus pandemic has forced people to change several social behavioral habits. Along with maintaining social distance from one another, people are also averse to using notes, coins or cards as they might transmit COVID-19. …

Ripple started a steady recovery above the $0.2800 level against the US Dollar. XRP price is likely to continue higher towards the $0.2950 and $0.3000 resistance levels. Ripple remained stable above $0.2720 and recovered above…

Rich Dad Poor Dad author Robert Kiyosaki believes that Warren Buffet’s recent closure of his bank stock positions is a warning sign that the world might be starting a “major banking crisis.” Therefore, Kiyosaki suggests…

Ripple is holding a couple of important supports near $0.2800 against the US Dollar. XRP price is currently testing a crucial resistance near $0.2980, above which it could rally significantly. Ripple is trading above the…

Investors usually buy large quantities of gold when they do not have faith in fiat currencies and want to protect their purchasing power against debasement. Berkshire Hathaway’s recent purchase of Canadian gold miner Barrick Gold…

Ripple is trading in a positive zone above the $0.2920 support zone against the US Dollar. XRP price is likely to continue higher if it clears the $0.3055 resistance zone. Ripple gained bullish momentum and…

On August 11 MicroStrategy, the world’s largest publicly traded business intelligence company, announced that it had ditched fiat currency and built its primary treasury reserve with Bitcoin (BTC).  The company’s CEO Michael J. Saylor believes…

Traders prefer to trade a trending market as it generally moves in one direction and the retracements offer low-risk entry opportunities. This is because a trade that follows the major trend carries a greater possibility…

The U.S. Federal Reserve has been contemplating a change in the way it responds to a possible increase in inflation. Previously, the Fed would kickstart tightening if its models forecast a 2% inflation increase. However,…

Most markets are rallying since receiving a severe shakeout throughout the weekend, during which the price of Bitcoin (BTC) fell by $1,400 in minutes below the $11,000 level, liquidating $1 billion in futures along the…

Economists are divided on the consequences of record low interest rates across the globe and the incessant money printing by the central banks. However, one thing that most experts agree upon is that investors should…

XRP was able to incur some decent momentum earlier this week that sent it into the mid-$0.25 region. Despite climbing from its recent sub-$0.20 lows, the cryptocurrency’s uptrend is still underwhelming compared to those seen…

Bitcoin (BTC) trading volumes in spot and derivatives markets have been surging since the digital asset rallied above the $10,000 level earlier this week. Bakkt reported record Bitcoin futures volume on July 28 and 29, which…

Since March central banks have been printing money aggressively in order to combat the economic downturn brought about by the coronavirus pandemic.  Philip Lowe, the governor of the Australian Reserve Bank, has warned against the…

The People’s Bank of China (PBoC) is rumored to be working with food delivery giant Meituan Dianping and ride-hailing application DiDi to test the digital yuan. Currently, Meituan Dianping is estimated to have more than…

Ripple started a downside correction from the $0.2110 resistance region against the US Dollar. XRP price seems to be following a bullish flag pattern and it could resume its rally above $0.2000 and $0.2100. Ripple…