‘2017 Was a One-Off, We Were Clueless’

As crypto analysts pontificate that the so-called “altseaon” will soon arrive, bitcoin podcaster Peter McCormack has a simple message: Don’t hold your breath. The “What Bitcoin Did” host went on a Twitter rampage this week to advance the notion that bitcoin will obliterate the rest of the crypto market, leaving a trail of altcoin bagholders in its wake. The series of altcoin-hating tweets began with a shot at bitcoin’s top rival, ethereum. If you own more ETH than Bitcoin, you’re wrong. — Peter McCormack (@PeterMcCormack) July 9, 2019 It appears…

Warning! Bitcoin Could Spiral to $9,000 with Flailing Overheated Indicators

Bitcoin’s parabolic ascent looks unstoppable. Recently, every correction has been seen as an opportunity to buy heavily on dips. This week, the number one cryptocurrency is up by as much as 15 percent and it looks like bulls are gunning for the 2019 high of $13,868.44. The atmosphere is so bullish that CryptoTwitter is starting to feel euphoric. One cryptocurrency trader and investor that goes by the name Josh Rager shared an image of a majestic bull with a caption “$13k $BTC” to illustrate the strength of the uptrend. $13k…

Here’s Why Bitcoin Price Cratered After Smashing Beyond $13,000

Bitcoin was about to break out to a new high on Wednesday at $13,200, but then suddenly sold off 10 percent in about 90 minutes. What was behind this sudden sell-off? What Goes Up Must Come Down There is a fundamental rule in physics known as gravity. What goes up must come down. There is a corollary to this principle in the securities markets. Securities that rise in a parabolic fashion will fall in a parabolic fashion, and it will be even worse when it comes to bitcoin. The reason…

Bitcoin’s Clobbering Bank Stocks So Badly It’s Not Even Funny

According to data published by crypto research firm Messari, bitcoin has massively outperformed the largest banking stocks in the world over the past five years. In fact, the cryptocurrency is pummeling them so badly it’s not even funny anymore. They say a picture is worth a thousand words But this is worth 5: “Long bitcoin, short the bankers” pic.twitter.com/HI2DdO6ria — Jack Purdy (@jpurd17) July 10, 2019 JPMorgan, Bank of America, Deutsche Bank, Morgan Stanley, Citigroup, and Wells Fargo have recorded total returns in the range of -89 percent to -99…

Bitcoin Price Will Hit $100,000 by 2021 Thanks to Facebook: Fund Manager

Bitcoin is rallying once again after suffering a small stutter in the final week of June. The price of the flagship cryptocurrency is hovering around the $13,000 mark once again, and not surprisingly, the bulls are out in full force with their big bitcoin price predictions. Bitcoin permabull Anthony Pompliano told Yahoo! Finance’s The Ticker in an interview that the price of the crypto asset could “eclipse” the $100,000 barrier by 2021. Highlight: “By the end of 2021, we’ll see [bitcoin] eclipse a $100,000,” says @APompliano. Says $20,000 is the…

Bitcoin Is the ‘Single Best’ Financial Hedge: Warren Buffett ‘Disciple’

Venture capitalist Chamath Palihapitiya, a self-proclaimed “disciple” of billionaire Warren Buffett, says bitcoin is the best financial hedge against an uncertain world economy. And unlike his anti-crypto mentor Buffett, Palihapitiya thinks you should buy some bitcoin to protect yourself. “It’s the single best hedge against the traditional financial infrastructure,” Palihapitiya told CNBC. “Whether you support the fiscal and monetary policy or not, it doesn’t matter. This is the schmuck insurance you have under your mattress.” Palihapitiya first bought the original cryptocurrency several years ago when its price hovered at $100.…

Bitcoin Price Breakout Eyes Massive Upside Beyond 2019 High

Bitcoin price bounced into the green during the European morning session yesterday and hasn’t left the territory ever since. The bitcoin-to-dollar exchange rate today established an intraday high of $12,794.27 on Coinbase exchange. The move upside brought the pair’s month-to-date returns 19.17 percent higher. But most importantly, the move helped bitcoin break above a crucial resistance area, indicating the asset’s likelihood of retesting its year-to-date highs of $13,868.44. The bitcoin price rally appeared despite a stronger intraday US dollar sentiment. The greenback on Monday edged up on a stronger-than-expected jobs data.…

Parabolic Bitcoin Headed for $30,000, Predicts Morgan Creek CEO

The bitcoin price is once again trading above the $12,000 level, and the current market cycle could take the price to a new all-time high. Morgan Creek Capital Management CEO Mark Yusko was featured on CNBC, where he emphasized that bitcoin is the best-performing asset since October 2018 by a long shot. “I think we’re in the next parabolic move. That will take us probably into the $30,000 level before we get another little correction.” He points out that the bitcoin price has soared 70 percent since October 2018, while…

Bitcoin’s Stunning Growth Makes it Investable: Legendary Hedge Fund Mgr

Mark Mobius, an emerging markets fund manager and the founder of Mobius Capital Partners, said that if bitcoin continues to grow at the current rate, he would consider investing in the dominant crypto asset. Earlier this month, Mobius said that every portfolio needs to hold ten percent of gold to hedge against the global economy and the performance of the equities market. Is bitcoin as a store of value narrative strengthening? On Bloomberg Daybreak: Middle East, Mobius said that despite the presence of geopolitical risks as a result of the…

Ethereum Price Jumps 6% as Institutional Money Tingles Bitcoin Recovery

In the past 24 hours, the price of ether, the native crypto asset of the Ethereum blockchain protocol, has increased by five percent against the U.S. dollar. e bitcoin price recovered by two percent. The valuation of the crypto market has remained relatively stable in the past seven days, hovering at around $320 billion. More institutional development, will bitcoin benefit from it? According to Zerohedge, JPMorgan has said that the emergence of a new bond asset class denominated in crypto assets like bitcoin has become a possibility following the approval…