Top Crypto Releases to Be Aware Of (Oct 10—13 '18)

If you follow tech updates, then you may pay attention to Aion, AirSwap, Cardano and Litecoin

Aion (AION) — Monthly TRS release is scheduled for October 10, 2018

The release will take between 1–2 hours depending on network congestion. Tokens will be released to contributors in no particular order. This release will include the initial 25% of the user’s total (contribution + bonus allocation) and the first monthly 6.25% release. Resulting to 31.25% of the total.

AirSwap (AST) — Private beta end on October 10, 2018

Cardano (ADA) — UBS Exchange Listing

Cardano will be listed on Unified Blockchain Solutions on 13 October.

Litecoin (LTC) — Gemini Exchange Listing

Gemini will be launching Litecoin support starting October 13th, 2018.

LTC

59.59 USD
-1.81%

ADA

0.06125 USD
-3.75%

AION

0.1451 USD
0.28%

AST

0.04012 USD
-1.47%

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Bitcoins’ (BTC) Sudden Movement Suggests a Dump, But ETH, EOS, LTC, BCH And BNB Takes Lead for Altseason

The market apprehension for a movement in Bitcoin price grows by each passing day. It might be an indication of accumulation in Bitcoin. However, some technical indicators also suggest a downward motion. The bearish engulfing channel on 21st March with a break-down from the uptrend indicate bearish momentum for Bitcoin. The price of Bitcoin (BTC) at 13 00 UTC on 24 March 2019 is trading at $4027. The price on a weekly scale reflects no movement. However, there was a dump on 21st March from which the market has recovered. Nevertheless, $3850 on the downside and $4150 on the upside remains the primary support and resistance level respectively. On the Fundamental front, traders are awaiting the Mt. Gox credit date. It is estimated that about $600 million in cryptocurrencies and FIAT will be reimbursed to the victims of the hack in 2014. Hence, the market is unsure whether it will result is a spike or a downtrend. The Bitcoin ETF proposal which is expected to increase the demand for Bitcoin as an asset is also pending eternally with the US SEC with no confirmed deadline. Ethereum and EOS Continues to Consolidate Ethereum which was under bearish pressure since June in 2019, looks to break above the 50,100 and 200-Day Moving Average. The three Moving Average lines are coinciding with each other on the 1-day chart of ETH/BTC. Ethereum has stayed stable over the week near the $140 mark in the range of $3. The price of Ether (ETH) at 13 00 UTC on 24 March 2019 is trading at $137.5. ETH/BTC 1D Chart on Bittrex EOS which was recently ranked above Ethereum in a Chinese Survey has continued to maintain a stable position at number five w.r.t to total market capitalization. The price of EOS at 13 00 UTC on 24 March 2019 is trading at $3.65. It is trading 3.5% lower on a weekly scale. Litecoin (LTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Price Movements The price of Litecoin (LTC) at 13 00 UTC on 24 March 2019 is trading at $60.06. It is trading 2% lower on the weekly scale, but the decisive break above $60 seems to mark bullish momentum for Litecoin. The price is also moving above the 50,100,200-Day Moving Average. LTC/BTC 1-D chart on Bittrex The price of Bitcoin Cash (BCH) at 13 00 UTC on 24 March 2019 is trading at $166.62. It is trading 9.24% higher on the weekly scale. The 1-Day chart of Bitcoin Cash resembles the chart of Litecoin. Moreover, their utility and performance are also comparable. Hence, in a diverse cryptocurrency market coupling of these currencies is a possibility. Cardano’s ADA Out-Performs the Other Platforms The price of Cardano’s token (ADA) at 13 00 UTC on 24 March 2019 is trading at $0.062. It is trading 22% higher on the weekly scale. IOHK, the Hong-Kong parent organization behind Cardano announced the successful completion of its Byron Phase and has successfully moved to the Shelly phase. Despite stiff competition from other popular platforms like Ethereum, EOS, and Tron, Caradon continues to be in the top ten cryptocurrencies by market capitalization. Cardano Updates Roadmap Binance (BNB) Coin and Huobi Token (HT) The Exchange based token Binance (BNB) coin and Huobi Token (HT) have made significant progress since the beginning of the year 2019. These two are the most successful Exchange backed tokens. Nevertheless, BNB is ranked 7th while Huobi Token (HT) is ranked 50th w.r.t total market capitalization. The price of Binance (BNB) Coin at 13 00 UTC on 24 March 2019 is trading at $17.02. It is trading 7.64% higher on the weekly scale. The price of Huobi Token (HT) at 13 00 UTC on 24 March 2019 is trading at $2.52. It is trading 22% higher on the weekly scale. Some of the other notable action in altcoin market was observed in Basic Attention Token (BAT), Tezos (TZX), Zcash (ZEC), Augur (REP), Digibyte (DGB), Huobi Token (HT), Enjin Coin (ENJ), and OmiseGo (OMG). These tokens registered double-digit gains over the week. The rise in Tezos (TZX) was the highlight with a surge of almost 40% followed by Huobi Token (HT) and Digibyte (DBG). Do you think the accumulation in cryptocurrency has begun or downtrend is still possible? Please share your sentimental or technical analysis with us as well. The post Bitcoins’ (BTC) Sudden Movement Suggests a Dump, But ETH, EOS, LTC, BCH And BNB Takes Lead for Altseason appeared first on Coingape.
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This Week in Crypto: XLM now Fully Available on Coinbase, ADA Records Impressive Growth, Report Suggests That Almost 90% Of Exchange’s Volume Could Be Manipulated, XRP en route to Massive Adoption and more

The following is a summarized collection of the most interesting crypto news stories in the week. The week was quite adventurous with many new developments and no single project dominating the happenings in the industry. Also, crypto projects which are not usually in the news have made it this time, making the news truly “decentralized”. Stellar XLM XLM now available on Coinbase.com Coinbase had listed Stellar XLM on its trading platform about a week ago but announced that the asset would not yet be available on Coinbase.com. Well this week, the company announced that XLM is now available on Coinbase.com and available for Android and iOS users to trade, send, receive and store on their wallets. XLM Soars as IBM picks it for cross-border payment IBM launched its cross-border payment system known as IBM World Wire within the week. The big deal is that XLM which renders cross-border payments similar to Ripple’s has been selected as the token for the World Wire remittance services. This led to a surge for XLM in the market rising over 4% following the announcement. Many have speculated that XLM may be on its way to replacing Ripple in cross-border payments with this new development. Cardano (ADA) ADA records impressive growth, Gets an “A” Rating Cardano (ADA) during the week made a significant leap in price defying the bearish grip some assets were struggling with including Bitcoin. This has earned the asset an “A” rating from FCAS which rates cryptocurrencies based on User Activity, Developer Behavior, and Asset Maturity. This makes ADA a smart investment choice as the rating goes beyond price behavior to rank based on other factors that make the asset suitable for investment. Cardano CEO says an ETF will be approved once the bad actors are out In another story, the CEO of Cardano Charles Hoskinson mentioned in a recent interview that an ETF will be approved once some bad actors in the space are removed. Hoskinson expressed confidence that an ETF approval is not a matter of if, but when it will happen, adding that market stability is the biggest challenge and the approval will be granted once the bad actors causing this are flushed out. Report Suggests That Almost 90% Of Exchange’s Volume Could Be Manipulated Probably the most interesting story of the week, a Bitcoin ETF applicant Bitwise in its analysis has revealed that 90% of reported exchange volumes for Bitcoin are fake. According to their analysis report, exchanges like Coinbene, BW, ZBG, BitMax were reporting volumes 10 times higher volume than expected. Some have expressed concern that this may only contribute to delaying the approval of an ETF and nothing more. Bitcoin (BTC) Bitcoin predicted to hit 6k in coming weeks No one has predicted the future of Bitcoin in a while, a trader Cryptocurrency analyst, trader, and organizer of the upcoming Understanding Bitcoin Conference Tone Vays is optimistic that Bitcoin has a great future ahead, adding that the asset may hit 6k in the next few weeks to come if it crosses $4200. Although he admits that the bear market is not completely over and Bitcoin could still crash to $3,000, he is also optimistic that it could go in the opposite direction to record significant highs. BitMEX CEO: Bitcoin Will Hit $10k This Year Despite The Current Heavy Lull Another bullish Bitcoin price prediction was given by the CEO of BitMEX, Arthur Hayes. Hayes has expressed confidence that Bitcoin could end the year with a value of $10,000 per coin despite the current uncertain trends. 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The post This Week in Crypto: XLM now Fully Available on Coinbase, ADA Records Impressive Growth, Report Suggests That Almost 90% Of Exchange’s Volume Could Be Manipulated, XRP en route to Massive Adoption and more appeared first on ZyCrypto.
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