Crypto Investment Manager Touts 3 Catalysts for Bitcoin Cash Bull Run

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Cryptocurrency portfolio manager Brian Kelly has been touting Bitcoin Cash for weeks, and now he’s doubling down on his bullish call. Bitcoin Cash outperformed other leading digital currencies, the latter of which have taken it on the chin in recent weeks. The Bitcoin Cash price advanced 6% over the last month compared to declines of 5%, 9% and 11% for bitcoin, Litecoin and Ripple, respectively. Kelly on CNBC made the case for Bitcoin Cash. Kelly, the founder…

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Consensus 2018 | Tom Lee Explains Why BTC Price Failed to Rally

The NY Consensus 2018 has become the most important and expected event in the crypto ecosystem. The best projects, authorities, and influencers gathered together last week to share ideas and make announcements that could potentially revolutionize the industry. Many expected that during the week, Bitcoin price would rise as a result of increased market confidence. Such an approach would be logical, as, in previous years, cryptos followed this behavior. One of the first to talk about this pattern is Tom Lee, CEO of Fundstrat. In an interview for CNBC, he…

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Bitcoin Price Going to Zero? Debunking Vanguard’s Illogical Arguements

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Following the footsteps of Tim Buckley, the CEO at Vanguard, an investment firm that oversees $5.1 trillion in assets, the company’s chief economist Joe Davis stated that he sees the price of bitcoin dropping to zero in the long-term. Argument 1: No Viable Use Case The core argument Davis offered on his ETF.com opinion piece to support his theory that the price of bitcoin drops to zero in the long-term is the lack of a viable…

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Trader Sees Bitcoin Cash Breaking Out | CNBC

Is bitcoin cash king? CNBC’s Brian Kelly on why bitcoin cash is outperforming other cryptos. » Subscribe to CNBC: http://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBC About CNBC: From ‘Wall Street’ to ‘Main Street’ to award winning original documentaries and Reality TV series, CNBC has you covered. Experience special sneak peeks of your favorite shows, exclusive video and more. Connect with CNBC News Online Get the latest news: http://www.cnbc.com/ Find CNBC News on Facebook: http://cnb.cx/LikeCNBC Follow CNBC News on Twitter: http://cnb.cx/FollowCNBC Follow CNBC News on Google+: http://cnb.cx/PlusCNBC Follow CNBC News on Instagram: http://cnb.cx/InstagramCNBC Trader Sees Bitcoin…

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Australian PM Turnbull Tells Government Agency to Study Blockchain

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull, the country’s most powerful political official, has directed the government’s Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) to study potential applications of blockchain technology across government. Addressing a Senate Estimates committee on Monday night, DTA chief digital officer Peter Alexander revealed that PM Turnbull directly told the agency to explore blockchain applications after interest in the technology from other agencies and vendors, Australian publication ITNews reported. The DTA is a government agency established in…

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He Paid How Much?! CoinDesk Releases ‘Bitcoin Pizza Day’ Price Tracker

Eight years ago today, the first reported exchange of bitcoin for a consumer product – a pair of Papa John’s pizzas – took place. At a total cost of 10,000 bitcoins, it was a milestone for the adoption of cryptocurrency and one that has since been commemorated though the celebration of May 22 as “Bitcoin Pizza Day.” Yet even the most cursory observation of Bitcoin Pizza Day isn’t complete without a calculation of precisely how much, in dollar terms, those two pizzas cost. With that, CoinDesk is today releasing a…

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Bitcoin, Ethereum Prices Drop 3% in Sluggish Crypto Market: Factors and Trends

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Over the past 24 hours, the valuation of the cryptocurrency market has dropped from $390 to $373 billion, by more than $17 billion. The bitcoin price dipped below $8,300 and the value of Ether, the native cryptocurrency of the Ethereum network, dropped to $690. Main Factors Behind the Cryptocurrency Market Slump The recent correction of the cryptocurrency market and the short-term decline in the price of bitcoin, Ethereum, and other major cryptocurrencies and tokens can be…

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Exec of $5.1 Trln Investment Firm Makes Tired Comparison of Crypto to Tulips

The global chief economist of a major investment firm has criticized cryptocurrencies in an op-ed on investment fund news site ETF.com published yesterday, May 21. Joe Davis, the global chief economist and global head of Vanguard Investment Strategy Group, stated that while blockchain technology shows promise, the rise of cryptocurrencies can be compared to the Netherlands’ 17th century “tulip mania,” a classic example of a bubble market. Davis, whose firm manages a reported $5.1 trillion in assets globally as of this January, began the piece by remarking on his enthusiasm…

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Australia Plans Blockchain Prototype to Deliver Welfare Payments in 2019

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The Australian government’s digitization agency has revealed plans to explore the implementation of blockchain technology in delivering social security welfare payments to citizens. Speaking at a conference in Sydney last week, Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) chief executive Randall Brugeaud underlined welfare payment delivery as an early use case for its blockchain implementation effort. The DTA was established in 2015, part of the government’s broad digitization agenda that tasks the agency to engage other government bodies and…

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Failed Bull Breakout Leaves Bitcoin Eyeing Drop to $8K

Bitcoin’s failed bull move on Sunday has left the doors open for the bears to make a comeback. The inverse head-and-shoulders breakout on May 20 signaled a short-term bullish reversal that could have seen bitcoin rise to $9,000 (target as per the measured height method). However, the bulls ran out of steam at a high of $8,644 yesterday and prices had fallen back to $8,240 at time of writing – a drop of 2.8 percent over the last 24 hours, according to Bitfinex. The decline did not come as a surprise,…

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