Market manipulation in the crypto sphere, explained In the cryptocurrency space, market manipulation refers to the deliberate use of different deceptive strategies to artificially inflate or deflate the price of cryptocurrencies. One of the signs of market manipulation includes sudden, unusual price increases or decreases that have nothing to do with important news or trends.
Bitcoin (BTC) rallied about 9% in November, with $38,000 proving to be a difficult obstacle to cross. Buyers have repeatedly tried to maintain the price above $38,000, but the bears have held their ground. Historically, December has been a mixed month. Coinglass data shows that in the past five years, Bitcoin rose only in 2020,
The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) called on the public to comment on a proposed rule change that could allow asset management firm Fidelity to offer shares of its spot Ether exchange-traded fund, or ETF. In a Nov. 30 notice, the SEC said “interested persons” may comment on the Fidelity offering, proposing the
Bitcoin (BTC) is trying to sustain above the overhead resistance of $38,000 for the second consecutive day and start the next leg of the uptrend. The excitement among market observers may have increased after the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) delayed its decision on the applications of Franklin Templeton and Hashdex exchange-traded funds.
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Bitcoin (BTC) has started the week on a negative note. The failure of the bulls to pierce and sustain above the $38,000 resistance has given a small window of opportunity for the bears to try and make a comeback. Strong selling has pulled the price below $37,000 on Nov. 27. However, lower levels are likely
For every genuine blockchain project harnessing artificial intelligence in an attempt to create a better world — like Dr Ben Goertzel’s Singularity.net — there are 100 coins like AI Doge that have simply wedged the hyped-up terms “AI” and “Crypto” together to flog tokens. “Those are just fundamental buzzwords,” explains Near blockchain founder Illia Polosukhin,
XRP (XRP) price may rally over 20% in the coming weeks thanks to a classic bullish continuation setup. XRP price enters bull flag breakout stage The so-called bull flag pattern develops when the price consolidates inside a parallel channel after a strong uptrend. It resolves after the price breaks above the upper trendline with convincing
Top Stories This Week US officials announce $4.3B settlement with Binance, plea deal with CZ Binance and its co-founder, Changpeng “CZ” Zhao, have reached a settlement over criminal and civil cases with the United States Department of Justice. CZ will plead guilty to one felony charge as part of the negotiated agreement. Attorney General Merrick
Our weekly roundup of news from East Asia curates the industry’s most important developments. HTX exchange hacked… again In the fourth hack affecting the HTX (formerly Huobi Global) ecosystem in just two months, the exchange lost $13.6 million via a hot wallet hack that occurred on November 22. In its November 23 announcement, the exchange promised to
XRP (XRP) price has dropped 18.5% from its local high of $0.67 on Nov. 23. And, it appears the cryptocurrency will suffer more selloffs in the coming weeks. XRP technicals hint at extended correction XRP has failed to break above a descending trendline resistance since January 2018. And, it fell short of logging a breakout
The director of Netflix’s sci-fi series Conquest reportedly used $4 million from the show’s budget to bet on Dogecoin (DOGE) and made $27 million in the process. Now the director, Carl Erik Rinsch, wants another $14 million from Netflix, according to a Nov. 22 report in The New York Times citing a confidential arbitration proceeding.
BNB’s (BNB) price breakout to a 5-month high at $271.90 comes as reporting from the Wall Street Journal highlighted the United States Department of Justice’s plan to announce a $4.3 billion dollar settlement with Binance to end its case. WSJ also reported that Binance founder Changpeng “CZ” Zhao has agreed to step down as CEO
Circle has launched a new standard to streamline the process of launching its stablecoin, USDC, on new networks, according to a Nov. 21 blog post. The new “bridged USDC standard” allows developers to launch the token through a two-phase process. In the first phase, the third-party developer has control of the token contracts, and the
The company behind Atomic Wallet has asked a United States court to dismiss a class action suit seeking damages from a $100 million hack arguing the claims should’ve been filed in Estonia where it’s based. In a Nov. 16 dismissal motion in a Colorado District Court the Estonian firm argued it has “no U.S. ties”
Bitcoin (BTC) has been consolidating above $35,000 for several days, but the bulls have failed to resume the uptrend above $38,000. This suggests hesitation to buy at higher levels. BitGo CEO Mike Belshe said in a recent interview with Bloomberg that there is likely to be another round of rejections of the spot Bitcoin exchange-traded
Fidelity, an asset management firm overseeing $4.5 trillion in assets, has become the latest firm to seek approval for a spot Ethereum (ETH) exchange-traded fund (ETF). In a filing with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on November 17, Fidelity proposes to list and trade shares of the Fidelity Ethereum Fund on the Cboe BZX
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Bitcoin (BTC) circled $36,000 after the Nov. 16 Wall Street open as analysis hoped for a deeper BTC price comedown. BTC/USD 1-day chart. Source: TradingView Bitcoin traders map out likely bottoms Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView followed a retracement from intraday highs of $36,600. Having failed to establish a breakout beyond 18-month highs
Bitcoin (BTC) succumbed to profit-booking on Nov. 13 and 14, which pulled the price below $35,000. Corrections are a normal part of every up-move and are considered healthy as they shake out the weak hands and allow the stronger hands to add to their positions. A note of caution to the eager dip buyers is