Financial Bubbles: A Short History (Infographic)

Markets go bust so often we somehow accepted that it is a fact of life. The truth is that financial bubbles can be forecast accurately and prevented successfully way ahead of time. Our friends at Fortunly explain that the life-cycle of a financial bubble always starts with emotional investing. Overblown asset valuations and irrational expectations…

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Ethereum Price to Face an Important Decision Soon

Bitcoin has been unstoppable in 2019 and the old “to the moon” chatter is getting louder and louder once again. Ethereum – the second biggest cryptocurrency – has been delivering generous returns since the start of the year, as well. ETHUSD, currently hovering around $343, is up 325% from its December 2018 low of $80.90.…

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Here is Why BTCUSD is Down 40% in Less than a Month

The price of Bitcoin is declining at an unprecedented speed. Less than a month ago, BTCUSD was hovering above $5500. Last week it fell to as low as $3210, prompting Peter Mallouk, chief investment officer at Creative Planning Inc., to call Bitcoin a “dead man walking”. However, the truth is it didn’t take a professional money manager…

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Bitcoin Was Going “to the Moon”… And Then It Wasn’t

What a difference a year can make. This time last year Bitcoin was thought to be going “to the moon” by a great majority of people. BTCUSD was approaching the $20 000 mark at the time and financial gurus, hedge fund managers, celebrities and small individual investors alike were rushing to join the bulls. Many…

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Bitcoin Selloff Crushes Bulls’ Faith in $6k Support

The last several months have been unusually quiet for the price of Bitcoin. The largest cryptocurrency first touched the support area near $6000 in February and has been testing it multiple times since. This support looked so strong for so long that traders and investors started believing BTCUSD was getting ready for the next major…

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Elliott Wave Ahead of Bitcoin ‘s Goldman-Inspired Crash

Bitcoin was trading above $7400 on Wednesday morning, following a recovery from as low as $5880. Crypto investors hoped the rally will continue, but they could not predict that just a few hours later Goldman Sachs will say it is abandoning its plans to establish a cryptocurrency trading desk, citing the ambiguous regulatory environment as…

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Bitcoin and BitMEX Trading Halt in Elliott Wave Context

Bitcoin shot up by over $400 in as little as 20 minutes today in a move some crypto experts attributed to a short squeeze during BitMEX’s scheduled maintenance. Unfortunately, BitMEX’s trading halt can explain the surge only in hindsight, which means even crypto experts did not expect it. For example, Don Le, CEO of ChainRock…

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Bitcoin Falls Because of a 13th Century Mathematician

The price of Bitcoin, the largest cryptocurrency out there,  just fell to its lowest level since the start of the year. The previous major low of $5920, registered in early-February, has finally been breached. BTCUSD is currently hovering around $5850, which brings its total loss for the week to 9.3%. But why is Bitcoin crashing…

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Four Days Ahead of Bitcoin’s “Red Sunday”

Bitcoin is plunging yet again. Following a small recovery from $7027 to $7791 in the first week of the month, BTCUSD just breached the support of $7200 and still seems to be in a downward spiral from its December 2017 high of $19 666. But let’s ignore the bubble-or-not-a-bubble talk for a moment and concentrate…

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Ripple Bulls Finally Ready to Conquer $1 Again?

The cryptocurrency crash of the first three months of 2018 did not spare anyone. Most virtual currencies lost between 60% and 80% of their market capitalization and Ripple, which was briefly the second largest after Bitcoin, plunged as well. Between January 4th and April 1st, XRPUSD fell from its all-time high of $3.3170 to as…

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Bitcoin Crashes. Is the SEC to Blame?

This looks like another terrifying week Bitcoin investors will have to suffer through. The price of the biggest cryptocurrency has been in a tailspin in the last couple of days. After the bulls could not breach the resistance of $11 780 on Monday, a sharp selloff dragged BTCUSD to as low as $9 450 by…

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Bitcoin Bloodbath Was Ten Days in the Making

So far, 2018 is definitely not what crypto investors were hoping for. The entire cryptocurrency market crashed yesterday as each coin lost between 15% and 40% of its market capitalization. Bitcoin, the biggest virtual currency out there, could not escape the bloodbath, as well. BTCUSD fell to an intraday low of $10 162 for a…

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AMD’s Crypto-Inspired Stock Chart Looks Promising

The biggest profits during the gold rush of the 19th century were made by those selling picks and shovels. Similarly, graphics cards providers are currently making a killing as the crypto mania inspires a lot of people to spend big on mining equipment. As Intel stock keeps tracking the Elliott Wave path, it is time…

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Bitcoin is Not a Bubble, Because… Oh, Really?

Bitcoin is everywhere you look these days. From bank officials, to hedge fund managers, to IT specialists, people with different professions, level of education, interests and investing experience are talking about Bitcoin. And who can blame them – the virtual currency is conquering milestone after milestone, climbing from $8000 to over $11 000 in just…

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Not Your Ordinary Bitcoin Pullback…

The price of Bitcoin reached a new all-time high of $7888 two days ago, making the biggest cryptocurrency in the world even bigger by taking its market capitalization to roughly $130 billion. Today, Bitcoin’s market cap is reduced to $110 billion after its price plunged to $6490 as of this writing. Crypto traders are used…

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