This article will take you through the easy but crucial method of validating cryptocurrency transactions in the Blockchain. This is you achieving your complete claims from the technology that allows absolute transparency.
Blockchain explorers are tools that allow you to inspect any cryptocurrency transactions in real-time. They are web locations you can check and apply, and luckily, they are very user-friendly. Blockchain Explorer, for instance, allows you to only paste the drawing address into the search bar. This points immediately to the status page where you can confirm that the transaction went through, and the correct amount is proceeding to the correct address.
The two main elements in a block are the record of transactions and the Block Header. The Block Header comprises of the hash of the contemporary block, the hash of the prior block, timestamp of when the modern block was hashed, the objective complexity of the block, and the nonce.
How to Verify Cryptocurrency Transactions?
The Blockchain is a digital ledger of all transactions that can be accessed by anyone. The following are the steps:
Step 1: Note Your Transaction ID
After transferring coins from one exchange to another exchange you would get a transaction ID (or TxID) from the exchange. This TxID expresses a different footprint of your transaction and enables your transaction to be traced. Always save the TxID.
Step 2: Insert The Transaction ID into the Blockchain
Various cryptocurrencies have their individual blockchain, which can be obtained from a website. For Bitcoin, you can trace all transactions at https://blockchain.info/. Now you can view your transaction by entering your TxID into the search bar.
Step 3: Check the Status
All the details about your transactions will display up after you’ve inserted the TxID. You can check the details of your transactions and monitor its status. If you see the term “Confirmations” this tells the position of your transaction. The blockchain is a constant series of blocks piling up on top of each other, and each block includes numbers of transactions, which covers yours.
A confirmation indicates your transaction has been recorded in the blockchain. Normally, a total of 6 confirmations is required before your coins are displayed at the receiving location.
Disclaimer: This information should not be interpreted as an endorsement of any cryptocurrency. It is not a recommendation to trade. The crypto market is full of surprises and overhyped assets. Do your research before buying anything. Do not invest more than you can afford to lose.
BitMEX CEO responds to Binance’s market maker slip up, offers CZ a “copy/paste” course
Arthur Hayes, the CEO of BitMEX, responded to Changpeng Zhao’s false accusations of a Binance futures market maker attack—satirically. Hayes offered him a “copy/paste” course for 51 percent of his equity, alluding to earlier plagiarism accusations. Zhao replied he’d be happy to buy-in.
CZ’s quick fingers get him in trouble, yet again
The rivalry between two of the biggest crypto derivatives platforms in the world shows no signs of stopping. The CEO of BitMEX, the first exchange to introduce a crypto futures trading platform, Arthur Hayes missed no opportunities to take a jab at their main competitor—Binance.
Changpeng Zhao, the CEO of Binance, has been known for his easygoing attitude towards slip ups and mistakes made by his company. But, this time Zhao’s attitude got the best of him when he hastily accused one of Binance’s clients of attacking its futures platform.
In a Twitter post, Zhao said that the attacker as a “well-known” account that attempted to use the sudden price drop in Binance’s Bitcoin futures to turn a profit and liquidate other clients. However, it quickly turned out that the sudden futures price drop wasn’t due to a malicious attack, but was caused by a “bad parameter” set by the client.
Zhao’s lighthearted way of dealing with situations like these wasn’t well-received by the crypto community, with many criticizing him for posting harsh accusations and lacking a fundamental understanding of how futures trading platforms work.
Hayes uses the opportunity to take a jab at CZ
Joining the slew of those criticizing Zhao was Arthur Hayes, the CEO of Binance’s main competitor BitMEX. He took the opportunity to continue his Twitter back-and-forth with him and criticize him for the incident.
In a tweet, Zhao said that no users were affected by the drop in the future’s price thanks to a supposed invention by Binance. The innovation, he explained, was setting off liquidations based on the exchange’s own index price, and not the futures price.
In response to a user who tweeted that liquidations tied to the index price were a long-time staple at BitMEX, Hayes offered to teach Zhao how to run a crypto derivatives platform.
This isn’t the first time a crypto-influencer used the old “Ctrl+c/Ctrl+v” hotkey hook and jab combo. Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin used the same insult against Justin Sun when evidence surfaced that a significant portion of the TRON whitepaper was plagiarized from other projects.
Zhao seemed to have appreciated the joke, saying he would be happy to attend any class taught by Hayes in exchange for 49 percent of a venture he runs.
The jokes were well received by the crypto community, where (mostly) light-hearted insult-slinging between industry heavyweights is a favorite spectator sport among Crypto Twitter.
Crypto Analyst Outlines Short Term ‘Panic’ Level for Bitcoin (BTC)
The price of Bitcoin continues to move sideways in an extremely narrow range. And amid the low volatility, analysts are trying to gauge which direction BTC may pop next.
Analyst Nick Cote tells his 63,000 followers on Twitter he’s bullish on BTC after its next halving in May of 2020.
He points to BTC’s Bollinger Bands, which uses two lines of standard deviation to measure volatility, as a sign that traders should be cautious.
In the short term, Cote warns the leading cryptocurrency could suffer another significant drop.
“Week long consolidation has broken down to the downside. No need to panic unless $9,750 falls. Above $10,270 and I’ll be thinking this was a fakeout, but below, the course looks to be back towards the liquidity box below. Currently no position for me with volatility this low…
To clarify my position with Bitcoin: I’m a big bull post-having, but I believe there is plenty of room (and opportunity) for a pre-having shakeout to the tune of 30%.”
As for the altcoin market, Cote says Ethereum needs to remain above support levels around $182 to keep pushing forward.
“Ethereum has hit the $195 target and needs to hold above $182 to continue its recent bullish break from the FW, which if held, will push Ethereum to the $225 mark.
A move below will spell disaster and a high probability re-test of the $165 long term
Cryptocurrencies price prediction: Bitcoin, Ethereum & Litecoin – American Wrap
Bitcoin price in the session on Monday is trading with minor gains of some 0.10%.
BTC/USD bulls are trading ever so close to a critical barrier of resistance, as part of a narrowing triangular structure.
A game-changing barrier appears to be at the round psychological $10,500 mark.
Ethereum price is trading in negative territory, with losses of some 0.25% on Monday.
ETH/USD price action via the daily chart view has broken out to the upside from a descending wedge structure.m
A large barrier of resistance was observed at the $180 price mark, the daily break and closure above is attractive for further potential buying momentum.
There is a downtrend on the daily timeframe, and today there has been a break to the upside.
The trendline originated back in June and bounced off another wave high in August.
There has been a base forming with 62.11 the new support low.
On the upside 78.65 is now the main point of resistance and it was used as a big support zone on the 15th of July.