Fundstrat Expects 2019 to Bring Incremental Improvements Supporting Higher Crypto Prices

New York-based research company Fundstrat Global Advisors has released its 2019 crypto outlook on Friday, Feb. 8. The analysts describe incremental improvements that will purportedly support higher prices for cryptocurrencies. Tom Lee, Fundstrat’s co-founder and pro-crypto Wall Street analyst, commented on the study in his Twitter. He posted an introduction to the study and infographics that trace key market tendencies from 2017 to now. “We see 9 incremental improvements in the landscape that ultimately support higher prices,” Lee’s tweet states. The preview of the introduction chapter provides a brief assessment…

How We Will Remember the Year of the Dog? ICO Market Decline, Trend Toward Compliance and Other Takeaways

Happy Chinese New Year! As the Year of the Yellow Mountain Dog has drawn to a close, it is time to look back at what happened. While there was a promising start in January 2018, when most altcoins were enjoying their all-time highs, the bear eventually took over, and the market delved into the so-called “Crypto Winter.” Nevertheless, there was good news, too: The United States regulators expressed their desire to stick to “positive regulation,” while big league investors poured some funds into a number of promising, compliant crypto projects…

Litecoin, Binance Coin, EOS, Dash, Monero

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. The market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. Over the past few days, we saw individual cryptocurrencies charting their own course, deifying the absolute leadership of Bitcoin (BTC). Tron (TRX) and Binance Coin (BNB) are two of the major cryptocurrencies that leaped ahead while Bitcoin continued to languish in a tight…

Major Currencies Gradually Roll Back After Short Recovery, Bitcoin Stays Over $3,600

Sunday, Feb. 10 — while Bitcoin (BTC) is managing to stay above the $3,600 price point for the third day in a row, other major cryptocurrencies are mostly in the red as the markets gradually roll back after short recovery, Coin360 data shows. Market visualization from Coin360 BTC has been trading sideways during the last 24 hours, but the coin is still above over its psychological threshold of $3,600 at press time. As Cointelegraph previously reported, the top currency gained over $200 in value on Friday, Feb. 8, hitting $3,691…

Lawyers for Israeli Crypto Entrepreneur Say White Paper Confers No Legal Responsibility

Moshe Hogeg, the Israeli entrepreneur behind blockchain firm Stox (STX), has denied misappropriating investors’ funds in a response to the lawsuit filed against him. Online newspaper The Times of Israel reported the development on Saturday, Feb. 9. As Cointelegraph wrote earlier in January, Chinese investor Zhewen Hu has sued Stox and its founder for $4.6 million. Hu claims to have invested a total of around $3.8 million worth of Ethereum (ETH) in an open source, Ethereum-based prediction market platform. According to the lawsuit, Hu’s anticipation was that the successful development…

Delay in Crypto Regulation May Allow More Freedom for Technology

A commissioner of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said Friday, Feb. 8, that the delay in establishing crypto regulation may allow more freedom for the industry to move on its own. Heister Peirce, who is widely known as the “Crypto Mom” in the community for her dissent against the SEC’s decision to reject a Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) proposed by the Winklevoss twins, made the comments in a speech on the issues of state regulation at the University of Missouri School of Law. Discussing the current delays…

“The NEM Foundation You Knew Before Is Gone,” What Is Next

As part of the closing statements in an open announcement to the NEM community, the NEM Secretarial Office, which represents the voice of the NEM Foundation’s executive committee and council, said in “one final message for all” that the NEM Foundation community members knew before “is gone.” The announcement was made in an effort to stay true to their commitment of transparency and pulled back the curtain on a number of sensitive issues, including an acknowledgement that the foundation is facing severe financial difficulties and a realization that the previous…

Ripple Price Weekly Analysis: XRP Primed For More Upsides

Ripple price bounced back sharply and broke the $0.3000 resistance level against the US dollar. There was a break above a major bearish trend line with resistance near $0.2900 on the 4-hours chart of the XRP/USD pair (data source from Kraken). The pair is now placed nicely above the $0.3000 support and the 100 simple moving average (4-hours). Ripple price gained a strong bullish momentum against the US Dollar and bitcoin. XRP/USD is likely to extend the current wave towards the $0.3300 or $0.3400 resistance level. Ripple Price Analysis Recently,…

Bitcoin Price Weekly Analysis: BTC Could Rebound To $4,000

Bitcoin price formed a significant support near the $3,345 level and jumped sharply against the US Dollar. There was a break above a crucial bearish trend line with resistance at $3,380 on the 4-hours chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair rallied above the $3,400 and $3,500 resistance levels to move into a bullish zone. Bitcoin price surged higher recently above the $3,550 barrier against the US Dollar. BTC/USD might continue to move higher towards the $3,800 and $4,000 resistance levels in the near term. Bitcoin…

Ethereum Price Weekly Analysis: ETH Skyrockets, Dips Remain Supported

ETH price formed a solid support at $100 and started a strong uptrend against the US Dollar. There was a break above a crucial bearish trend line with resistance at $104 on the 4-hours chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken). The pair traded as high as $122 and it is currently consolidating gains with range moves. Ethereum price climbed higher sharply versus the US Dollar and Bitcoin. ETH/USD is now placed in a bullish zone above the $114 and $112 support levels in the near term. Ethereum Price Analysis…