Tag Archives: Cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin Sell-Off Could Stabilize Around $42K Support

Bitcoin Sell-Off Could Stabilize Around $42K Support

BTC remains under pressure and could find lower support near $42K as long-term momentum wanes. Sellers remained active on Wednesday as bitcoin (BTC) dropped below $50,000 after Tesla halted acceptance of payments for new vehicles in the currency. The cryptocurrency was trading around $49,400 at press time and could find lower support around $42,000. Long-term momentum continues […]

Buying Your First Crypto? 10 Things You Should Know

Buying Your First Crypto? 10 Things You Should Know

Between dogecoin’s cameos on U.S. television and bitcoin’s growing acceptance on Wall Street, cryptocurrency is reaching a wider audience than ever before. Skyrocketing prices are surely tempting to newcomers, but they should be aware of the risks before jumping in. If you just started paying attention to cryptocurrency and are wondering whether to invest, here are 10 things you need to […]

Bitcoin Stabilizes Near Support; Resistance Around $56K-$58K

Bitcoin Stabilizes Near Support; Resistance Around $56K-$58K

Bitcoin (BTC) has fully recovered from Thursday’s price drop of almost 5%. The cryptocurrency was trading around $54,000 at the time of writing after holding support at around $52,000. The short-term trend is improving, although there is strong resistance around $56,000 and $58,000 that could limit upside into the weekend. The relative strength index (RSI) […]

Bitcoin Consolidates Below $56K Resistance as Buyers Lose Strength

Bitcoin Consolidates Below $56K Resistance as Buyers Lose Strength

BTC has remained in a consolidation phase since February. Bitcoin (BTC) is holding short-term support and was trading around $54,000 at press time. The cryptocurrency is now below the 50-day moving average as upside momentum continues to slow. Buyers will need to defend support around $51,000 to stabilize the long-term uptrend. The relative strength index […]

Anyone Expecting Coinbase to Start Trading at Market Open May Be Disappointed

Anyone Expecting Coinbase to Start Trading at Market Open May Be Disappointed

Historical experience shows that it might take until after noon ET for market makers to work out the price of the initial trade in a direct stock listing. While the cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase’s new shares technically could start trading with the overall U.S. equities market at 9:30 a.m. ET, don’t hold your breath: A very […]

PayPal Pushes Crypto Further Mainstream With Checkout Service for 29M Merchants

PayPal Pushes Crypto Further Mainstream With Checkout Service for 29M Merchants

The move could speed the use of crypto in day-to-day commerce. PayPal, which last year added the ability to buy, hold and sell cryptocurrency, is pushing it as a payment method across the 29 million or so online merchants connected to the fintech giant. Announced Tuesday, PayPal’s Checkout will allow bitcoin (BTC), ether (ETH), bitcoin cash (BCH) and litecoin (LTC) to be seamlessly […]

Bitcoin Gains Ahead of $6B Options Expiry After Market Finds $50K Floor

Bitcoin Gains Ahead of $6B Options Expiry After Market Finds $50K Floor

BTC held support around $50K and is approaching resistance around $56K. Bitcoin rose for the first time in three days as traders looked past Friday’s record $6 billion expiration of option contracts to a stronger market next week as April begins. “Returns after prior bitcoin options expiration dates have tended to be positive,” David Grider, strategist at Fundstrat, […]

Bank of America Sees DeFi ‘Potentially More Disruptive Than Bitcoin’

Bank of America Sees DeFi ‘Potentially More Disruptive Than Bitcoin’

There is “no good reason to own BTC unless you see prices going up,” the bank says, but it is intrigued by decentralized finance. “Bitcoin is the most talked about cryptocurrency but Ethereum [the blockchain] has more features, including being more flexible” in its hosting of decentralized finance (DeFi) than the Bitcoin blockchain, according to Bank of America. […]

JPMorgan tells private wealth clients that bitcoin can be a portfolio diversifier ‘if sized correctly’

JPMorgan tells private wealth clients that bitcoin can be a portfolio diversifier ‘if sized correctly’

Quick Take “If sized correctly,” bitcoin can be a portfolio diversifier, the bank told its private wealth clients in a new educational deck While the deck is for informational purpose only, it nonetheless reveals the growing interest from JPMorgan’s private clients in the asset class JPMorgan Private Bank has distributed an educational deck to clients […]