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Altcoin Season? Bull Run Continues While Bitcoin Stalls

All but two of the top 15 cryptocurrencies are trading upwards today as altcoins continue their bull run, while Bitcoin (BTC) is down 0.45%. Many analysts are predicting that the altcoin bullish run recently indicates the beginning of altcoin season, a period in which traders tend to get overly excited about Bitcoin alternatives so they can increase their Bitcoin holdings in the long run. Unlike the name suggests, altcoin season is not something that happens at the same time every year, as seen by the fact the market for alternative…

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Bitcoin Continues to Face Tough Hurdle on Trade War Concerns

One of the biggest events in the news cycle this year was the return of Bitcoin and the rally that went on in the first half of the year was quite remarkable. It helped in a surge of sorts in the wider crypto space as well, but many believed that the Bitcoin rally was going to continue. However, in July, the momentum was lost, and since then, the world’s biggest cryptocurrency has struggled to reach its earlier heights. That being said, there had been hope that the rising trade war…

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Bitcoin Slumps as Facebook’s Libra Continues to Get Heavy Criticism

Bitcoin is taking a hit this morning and fell over 8% to below $9,800. Here is the key driver. Tech giant Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) announced in June that it was going to launch its own cryptocurrency named Libra and ever since the announcement, the crypto market has been in a bit of turmoil. It attracted attention from top regulators in the United States and even the United States President Donald Trump criticized the project in one of his tweets. The uncertainty resulted in fluctuations in the price of Bitcoin and affected the…

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Bitcoin Continues to Face Hurdles at Higher Level, Altcoins Follow

Bitcoin enjoyed one of the strongest runs since the latter part of 2017 during the first half of this year. During those first six months, the cryptocurrency gained in each of the six months of the year, but the momentum came to an end in July, and the indecisive performance has continued into August. The token has threatened to break out plenty of times during the course of this month, but the rally eventually fizzled out, and the same thing happened again. Price Movement and Analysis Over the course of…

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Chainlink (LINK) Continues to Get Attention, What Next?

During the course of the incredible crypto bull run that has been experienced this year so far, many coins have managed to make a mark for themselves, but one of those that has remained under the radar is the token Chainlink (LINK). Over the past 30 days, it has been among the best performing tokens among altcoins and has managed to outperform peers like Ethereum Classic (ETC) handsomely. Notable Gains At the time of writing, the coin is trading higher by as much as 2% and hit $3.46 on most…

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Bitcoin (BTC) Price Continues to Shine: Hits $13K Mark

Bitcoin (BTC) is showing no signs of slowing down after an impressive start to the year. After a 250% plus rally, the flagship cryptocurrency has hit the $13,000 level, capping a 40% plus spike over the past week. Given the strength of the upward momentum, Bitcoin price could be on its way to the $14,000 mark. Investors will no doubt be waiting to see if it will make a run for all-time highs of $21,000 again. Bitcoin Price Catalysts The recent rally in Bitcoin price can be attributed to many…

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Bitcoin (BTC) Price Continues the Bulls Run, Near 5 Digits Mark

Bitcoin price has surged this week to a fresh year-to-date high at the back of Facebook announcing that it is creating its own digital currency and payment network. BTC price is currently closing on the psychological mark of $10,000 per coin. In the last trading session, Bitcoin gained around 7% to $9,766 on the Bitstamp Exchange. Since the beginning of the year, Bitcoin has gained close to 160%, taking the coin to a new year-to-date high. Facebook’s Announcement Fuels the Rally The surge in BTC is a result of a number…

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Litecoin Continues Its Robust Performance, Hits New 52-Week High

In the last five months, Litecoin (LTC) has performed exceptionally in the cryptocurrency market and has grown 3.5 times. On Monday, Litecoin’s price grew to its highest level in the last 12 months, rising to $128.07. The last time the price of the coin came close to that was last year on May 23 when it traded at $126. LTC Performing Well Despite Market Fluctuations Currently, Litecoin is defying odds and continues to perform well despite the current market fluctuations. There has been mass adoption of Litecoin that is driven…

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Bitfinex Tether Issue Continues | CoinFlip and Tron Postpone Plans

Last week, news about the Bitfinex and Tether issue surfaced when The New York Attorney General’s office said it received a court order against iFinex, the company behind Bitfinex and Tether. While Bitfinex has issued a response to the claims made by the NYAG, the issue hasn’t gone away. If anything, things are worse. On Wednesday, CoinFlip announced it is going to postpone tether buying “until the smoke clears.” Here’s what we know. Bitfinex and Tether Issue Continues On April 25, NYAG Letitia James said her department is looking into…

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