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Bitcoin And Crypto Market Cap Facing Hurdles: BCH, Litecoin, TRX, XLM Analysis

The total crypto market cap corrected a few points, but it faced a strong resistance near $215.0B. Bitcoin price is also correcting higher, but it is likely to struggle to clear the $8,200 resistance. Litecoin (LTC) price is now facing resistance near the $55.50 and $56.50 levels. BCH price is holding the main $215 support area and it is currently rebounding. Tron (TRX) price is climbing higher and it is now placed nicely above the $0.0150 level. Stellar (XLM) price is up more than 2% and it is moving towards the $0.0650 resistance. The crypto market cap and bitcoin (BTC) are facing many hurdles on the upside. Ethereum (ETH), litecoin (LTC), ripple, BCH, tron (TRX), stellar (XLM) and other altcoins could struggle to climb higher. Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis BCH price corrected lower recently and tested the $215 support area against the US Dollar. The price is currently moving higher and is trading near the $220 level. On the upside, there is a major resistance near the $230 level, above which the price could recover towards the $240 level in the near term. On the downside, if there is a bearish break below the $215 support, the price could decline towards the $205 and $200 support levels. Litecoin (LTC), Tron (TRX) and Stellar (XLM) Price Analysis Litecoin price managed to stay above the $51.50 and $50.00 support levels. LTC price is currently recovering and is trading above the $54.00 level. However, there are a few key hurdles near the $55.50 and $56.00 levels, above which the price could revisit the main $60.00 resistance area. Tron price declined recently and tested the $0.0145 support area. TRX price remained well bid and recently started a nice upward move above the $0.0150 resistance area. The price is up more than 3% and it could continue to rise towards the $0.0155 resistance level in the near term. Stellar price also declined recently and tested the $0.0600 support area. XLM price is now climbing higher and is trading above the $0.0625 resistance area. However, there is a major resistance near $0.0650, above which the price could continue to rise towards $0.0682 and $0.0695. Looking at the total cryptocurrency market cap 4-hours chart, there was a decent recovery from the $205.0B support area. However, the market cap struggled to clear a key resistance near the $215.0B level and the 100 SMA. Moreover, there is a connecting bearish trend line forming with resistance near $215.0B. Therefore, a clear break above the $215.0B resistance is needed for a nice rally in bitcoin, Ethereum, EOS, litecoin, ripple, XLM, BCH, BNB, TRX, ADA, XMR, and other altcoins in the coming sessions. Bitcoin And Crypto Market Cap Facing Hurdles: BCH, Litecoin, TRX, XLM Analysis was last modified: October 18th, 2019 by Aayush JindalThe post Bitcoin And Crypto Market Cap Facing Hurdles: BCH, Litecoin, TRX, XLM Analysis appeared first on NewsBTC.
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SEC Wants Second Look at Bitwise Bitcoin ETF Proposal

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is reviewing its order issued last week pertaining to a rejected proposal for a bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF). The proposal was filed by NYSE Arca for the Bitwise Bitcoin ETF Trust. Meanwhile, the SEC is also evaluating a proposed rule change for a different type of bitcoin ETF. Also read: SEC Rejects Another High-Profile Bitcoin ETF Proposal ETF Order Stayed The SEC has sent a letter dated Oct. 15 to Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), the parent company of the NYSE, concerning its recent order disapproving NYSE Arca’s proposal to list and trade shares of the Bitwise Bitcoin ETF Trust. This proposal was rejected on Oct. 9. “This letter is to notify you that, pursuant to Rule 431 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice, 17 CFR 201.431, the Commission will review the delegated action,” the letter explains, adding: In accordance with Rule 431(e), the October 9, 2019 order is stayed until the Commission orders otherwise. The letter continues, “The Office of the Secretary will notify you of any pertinent action taken by the Commission.” Prior to the Oct. 9 rejection, ICE and Bitwise had been actively discussing their bitcoin ETF proposal with the SEC. The Commission emphasized that its disapproval “does not rest on an evaluation of whether bitcoin, or blockchain technology more generally, has utility or value as an innovation or an investment.” This is also not the first time the SEC has taken this action. In August last year, the Commission did the same with three orders for nine bitcoin ETFs. T-Bill Bitcoin ETF in the Running Besides reviewing the order disapproving the proposal for the Bitwise Bitcoin ETF Trust, the SEC is currently evaluating another proposed rule change filed by NYSE Arca. The exchange is seeking to list and trade shares of the United States Bitcoin and Treasury Investment Trust. The proposal was first filed with the agency on June 12 and published in the Federal Register on July 1. The exchange filed Amendment No. 1 to the proposed rule change on Oct. 4, after which the SEC proceeded to solicit comments from the public. As of Oct. 10, the agency says it has received nine comments on the proposal. According to the amendment, “the trust will have no assets other than (a) bitcoin and (b) short-term U.S. Treasury securities with a maturity of less than one year (‘T-Bills’).” Further, the trust will hold U.S. dollars for short periods of time in connection with the maturity of the T-bills, the sale and purchase of the underlying assets, redemptions, if any, and expenses of the trust. Do you think the SEC will approve any bitcoin ETF proposal anytime soon? Let us know in the comments section below. Images courtesy of Shutterstock. Did you know you can buy and sell BCH privately using our noncustodial, peer-to-peer Local Bitcoin Cash trading platform? The local.Bitcoin.com marketplace has thousands of participants from all around the world trading BCH right now. And if you need a bitcoin wallet to securely store your coins, you can download one from us here. The post SEC Wants Second Look at Bitwise Bitcoin ETF Proposal appeared first on Bitcoin News.
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Bitcoin Store Of Value Sentiment Stronger Than Ever as Economic Collapse Looms

The state of the world economy just over a decade ago was not a pretty picture. A solution was needed and one was offered in the form of a decentralized peer-to-peer digital monetary system. Bitcoin was born and a decade on it appears to be déjà vu for the global economy. This Crash Worse Than 2008 The previous economic crisis was caused largely by banks engaging in hedge fund trading with derivatives then demanding more mortgages to support the profitable sale of these derivatives. Essentially the bankers brought down the economies of the world and everyone suffered. Banks have proved that they cannot be trusted and Bitcoin was created out of that notion. As Nakamoto himself wrote; “The central bank must be trusted not to debase the currency, but the history of fiat currencies is full of breaches of that trust. Banks must be trusted to hold our money and transfer it electronically, but they lend it out in waves of credit bubbles with barely a fraction in reserve.” US debt has escalating to unprecedented levels and all signs are pointing to another imminent economic collapse. With a national debt approaching $23 trillion, the situation has clearly spiraled out of control and America, being one of the world’s largest economies, will drag the rest of the planet into the financial quagmire again. Goldbug Peter Schiff has predicted this collapse time and time again and asserts that it will be far worse than the last. “The economic collapse that is going to follow the bursting of this bubble is going to be far more dramatic than ’08.” Naturally Schiff wants to plug his gold funds which do provide a relatively stable store of wealth in times of economic despair. Gold prices rose sharply from 2009 to 2011 as the world picked up the pieces from the last crisis and they are likely to do so again. Bitcoin is Digital Gold Bitcoin, which has often been referred to as ‘digital gold’ is also seen as a store of value and that narrative is now stronger than ever. The majority of millennials will remember the last crash and will be wary of banks and their meddling. Bitcoin is likely to be the choice for them above gold simply because they have been raised with technology and the internet, unlike the generations before them. The sentiment has been echoed by Weiss Ratings in a recent tweet which sums up the current situation. “Bitcoin was an overreaction to the financial crisis and the monetary system that allowed it to occur. Today, instead of functioning as an efficient peer-to-peer system for transferring cash, $BTC is evolving into a store of value like gold.” #Bitcoin was an overreaction to the financial crisis and the monetary system that allowed it to occur. Today, instead of functioning as an efficient peer-to-peer system for transferring cash, $BTC is evolving into a store of value like gold.#BTC #crypto #cryptocurrency — Weiss Crypto Ratings (@WeissCrypto) October 17, 2019 The clock is ticking and with the US, and now China, starting to inject cash back into their financial systems in order to keep them afloat, the writing may already be on the wall for the economies of the world. Image from Shutterstock Bitcoin Store Of Value Sentiment Stronger Than Ever as Economic Collapse Looms was last modified: October 18th, 2019 by Martin YoungThe post Bitcoin Store Of Value Sentiment Stronger Than Ever as Economic Collapse Looms appeared first on NewsBTC.
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Ripple (XRP) Price Is Following Uptrend: BTC & ETH Continue To Struggle

Ripple price started a fresh increase and it surged above $0.3000 against the US dollar. The price is currently correcting higher after trading to a new monthly high near $0.3040. Earlier, there was a break above a declining channel with resistance near $0.2860 on the hourly chart of the XRP/USD pair (data source from Kraken). The price is slowly correcting lower and it could find bids near the $0.2940 and $0.2920 levels. Ripple price is moving nicely in a positive zone against the US Dollar and bitcoin. XRP price remains in an uptrend above $0.2900, while ETH and BTC are struggling. Ripple Price Analysis Yesterday, we saw a downside correction in ripple below the $0.2850 support area against the US Dollar. XRP price traded as low as $0.2783 and recently started a fresh increase. It is up more than 4% and cleared many hurdles near the $0.2900 and $0.2920 resistance levels. Moreover, there was a close above the $0.2900 level and the 100 hourly simple moving average. During the rise, there was a break above a declining channel with resistance near $0.2860 on the hourly chart of the XRP/USD pair. The pair gained momentum above the $0.2950 and $0.3000 resistance levels. A new monthly high is formed near $0.3040 and the price is currently correcting. It is trading below the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the recent wave from the $0.2783 low to $0.3040 high. On the downside, an immediate support is near the $0.2940 level. However, the main support is near the $0.2920 level. Additionally, the 50% Fib retracement level of the recent wave from the $0.2783 low to $0.3040 high is also near the $0.2915 level to provide support. If there are more downsides, ripple price could revisit the $0.2880 support area and the 100 hourly SMA. On the upside, an initial resistance is near the $0.3000 and $0.3020 levels. If there is a successful close above $0.3020, the price could surge above the $0.3040 and $0.3050 levels in the near term. The next stop on the upside is near the $0.3100 level. Looking at the chart, ripple price is showing a lot of positive signs above the $0.2920 support area. Therefore, there are high chances of a decent upward move above the $0.3000 in the coming sessions. Only a close below $0.2880 may perhaps negate the current positive bias and start a fresh decline. Technical Indicators Hourly MACD – The MACD for XRP/USD is gaining strength in the bearish zone. Hourly RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The RSI for XRP/USD is currently correcting lower towards the 50 level. Major Support Levels – $0.2940, $0.2920 and $0.2880. Major Resistance Levels – $0.3000, $0.3020 and $0.3040. Ripple (XRP) Price Is Following Uptrend: BTC & ETH Continue To Struggle was last modified: October 18th, 2019 by Aayush JindalThe post Ripple (XRP) Price Is Following Uptrend: BTC & ETH Continue To Struggle appeared first on NewsBTC.
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Brave Blockchain and Privacy Browser Scores 8 Million Active Monthly Users

Blockchain-powered privacy web browser, Brave, has just announced in an official blog post that the browser now has 8 million active users who use it monthly and a daily user mark of 2.8 million. The platform’s growth has been quite commendable and is slowly increasing in popularity, gearing up its head to compete with other bigger browsers. The Brave platform now also has 290,000 Brave Verified Publishers, who earn Brave’s Basic Attention Tokens (BAT) as payments for the content they produce and make available. Of this number, the announcement states that 15,000 are Twitch streamers with 33,000 website publishers and creators and a whopping 200,000 content creators on YouTube. Two months ago, Brave began allowing Twitter users to tip other accounts that post interesting content, using BAT. Since inception, 28,000 users have now signed up for this service and are free to tip and receive as well. The Brave team is heavily focused on putting control in the hands of content creators and eliminating the middlemen as much as possible. For a long time, major ad services companies like Google and Facebook, have not only been profiting too much off users’ contents but seem to unnecessarily tracking ad and user activity. Since the Brave platform is powered by blockchain technology, there is little to no chance that there will be any unnecessary tracking. Brave also incentivizes its users to watch ads on the platform and pays these viewers in BAT. The Brave Ads platform is an opt-in service that was officially launched back in April and according to design, users are paid 70% of revenue from the ads just for viewing them. Today, there have been 385 successful campaigns on the platform. Furthermore, Brave also reports that its platform engagement has hit an impressive 14% click-through rate, much higher than the industry average of 2%. The post Brave Blockchain and Privacy Browser Scores 8 Million Active Monthly Users appeared first on ZyCrypto.
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