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Bazarswap: First OTC Decentralized Exchange for ERC-20 Tokens

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Amongst other things, the Bazarswap exchange offers a P2P OTC trading service that currently attracts a zero fee.

Riding on the back of the surging innovation and tailored offerings in the crypto space, particularly in the decentralized exchange (DEX) ecosystem,Bazarswap is making its debut as a new Over-the-Counter (OTC) trading platform dedicated to serving Ethereum-backed ERC-20 tokens. The DEX outfit is an offshoot of Minereum, a blockchain innovative project that aims to revolutionize the future of cryptocurrency mining.

As the first of its kind OTC exchange, Bazarswap boasts to have the support for all kinds of ERC 20 tokens, making it one of the diverse exchanges with this capability. Its numerous offerings and platform plus a simplified and responsive user interface thus set it on a path for a competitive lift-off. As a second milestone, the team also plans to release Bazarswap on Binance Smart Chain.

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Features of the Bazarswap Exchange

Amongst other things, the Bazarswap exchange offers a P2P OTC trading service that currently attracts a zero fee. Over-the-counter transactions are trades made directly between two parties and take place without the mediation of an exchange. The decentralized nature of this offering from Bazarswap eliminates the need for a central intermediary as brokers transact directly with one another.

The service on offer removes slippage, a feature that is prevalent amongst other decentralized exchanges and it claims it has no defined liquidity mechanism. In a bid to gain the trust of its clients, Bazarswap does not keep custody of its customer’s tokens, and these are lodged in the appropriate wallets until they become sold.

The DEX takes account of the ubiquity of ERC-20 tokens around today and should there be any such digital asset of interest by any customer that is not listed, such tokens can easily be added to the pool. Although the exchange maintains its stand about no fees at this time, it might introduce such in the next possible future.

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How Does the Bazarswap OTC Services Work

To get started on the Bazarswap exchange, you need to connect your wallet which may range from Metamask to Trust Wallet amongst others. Then you can set a sale for any of the tokens on your wallet at your desired price.

The setting of sales does not prevent you from conducting other activities such as the transfer and deposit of new coins into your wallet. Should you do this, your balances will be adequately reflected after it is successful.

The set sales will be shown to the buyers and when any sale is initiated, the balances are reflected on your dashboard accordingly. The sales pages require traders to have a balance above 0 as any value below this will remove one from the market.

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Multiple addresses can also be created, provided the wallet involved can effectively help in the management of such addresses. For every trade completed, the seller receives the Ethereum equivalent of the price previously quoted.

Fee Sharing Mechanisms and Lucky Draws

Although fees are absent from the Bazarswap OTC marketplace at this time, there are plans to introduce them later on, but doing so will not only profit the Minereum team but all of the Minereum Fee Share Holders. To benefit, one needs to acquire a Minereum fee share which can be done by payments using the MNE tokens.

As an additional benefit, setting up sales on Bazarswap qualifies everyone for a free ticket for the Minereum Lucky Draw blockchain experiment, which comes with the probability of winning up to 6 ETH. Terms and conditions apply for this incentive. Read more information here.

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Reason Behind Ethereum (ETH) Price Surge to $12,000

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  • Justin Bennett looks at a situation in which the price of ETH could hit $12,000.
  • Ethereum always follows the BTC price.
  • Bennett explained that a $200,000 price surge in BTC will put ETH at $12,000.

With Ethereum (ETH) breaking the $4,000 price this week, analyst Justin Bennett looks at a situation in which the price of ETH could hit $12,000. More so, the crypto has limited two-and-a-half months to travel this year. This indicates ETH has only limited time to reach the optimistic price targets.

According to CoinMarketCap, the ETH price is trading at $4,010.56 with a 24-hour trading volume of $18,093,022,938, at the time of writing.

ETH/USDT Price Chart (Source: TradingView)

Ethereum always follows the BTC price, however, analysts have not seen a deviation from this trend. Also, with the current market conditions, the analyst explained in his newsletter which indicators reveal that the price of the pioneer crypto will reach as high as $200K before the present cycle ends.

In case, ETH hits this price target, then ETH will surely rally over 300% in response to this. Aside from all this, Bennett explained that a $200,000 price surge in BTC will put ETH at $12,000 with the present ETHBTC levels. Added to this, the analyst views that the price of ETHBTC will surge before the end of the bull market.

According to Bennett, the price of ETHUSDT could be between $15,000 and $20,000. If the price of bitcoin breaks above $200,000 before the cycle ends, then the price of ETHUSDT will also rise.

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Recent trends indicate that Ethereum may hit a new all-time high before the weekend closes, despite significant resistance toward breaking the previous all-time high. If that happens, then we will just have to wait and see what happens.

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One Ethereum Competitor Is Showing Strength As Bitcoin Loses Ground, According to Crypto Trader Benjamin Cowen

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Crypto analyst Benjamin Cowen says an Ethereum rival is showing strength as Bitcoin pulls back from its all-time high.

Cowen tells his 576,000 YouTube subscribers that AVAX, the native token for the smart contract platform Avalanche, is “weathering the storm relatively well.”ADVERTISEMENT

The 12th-ranked asset by market cap is trading at $68.28 at time of writing, up over 5% in the past 24 hours and more than 20% in the past week, according to CoinGecko.

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Cowen notes that AVAX is trading well above both its 20-week simple moving average (SMA) and 21-week exponential moving average (EMA). Taken together, the two metrics are what Cowen refers to as the “bull market support band.”

“We also have some wiggle room in the sense that we are above the bull market support band of the AVAX/USD valuation. The 20-week SMA is at $35.85 and the 21-week EMA is at $43.47. What that tells you is that Avalanche has been performing pretty well for the last several weeks. 

A lot of coins are right above their bull market support band, and they haven’t been performing as well recently. A lot of these things can have some type of seasonality as the money ball just jumps around from project to project, and right now, clearly, AVAX is showing a decent amount of strength.” 

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Cowen doesn’t predict that AVAX will have a strong move against Bitcoin “in the next month or so,” but he does say that Avalanche can increase in value in terms of its relationship to the US dollar in the short term.

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Ethereum Price Forecast: ETH bulls set sights on new record high targeting $6,000

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  • Ethereum price is gearing up for a new all-time high as two significant bullish chart patterns have transpired.
  • The governing technical patterns present optimistic targets at $6,015 and $6,365.
  • A daily close above $3,960 would add credence to the bulls’ aspirations toward $6,000.

Ethereum price is hovering around a key support level which has previously acted as resistance for ETH, as the bulls catch their breath before the token resumes its rally. As long as the second-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization holds above $3,960, a 60% surge is still on the radar. 

Ethereum price eyes 60% ascent

Ethereum price has printed two major bullish technical patterns on the daily chart, an ascending parallel channel and a cup-and-handle pattern. The former chart pattern indicates that ETH has been consistently reaching higher highs and higher lows since mid-June, presenting an optimistic outlook for the token.

Based on the first prevailing chart pattern, ETH is likely to tag the upper boundary of the channel at $6,015, coinciding with the 161.8% Fibonacci extension level, representing a 48% climb.

The cup-and-handle chart pattern suggests that the projected target for Ethereum price is at $6,365, forecasting a 60% rally. While the two governing technical patterns establish an optimistic outlook for ETH, the token may be confronted by a headwind at its all-time high at $4,369, corresponding to the middle boundary of the parallel channel.

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Additional hurdles may emerge at the 127.2% Fibonacci extension level at $5,092, then at the 161.8% Fibonacci extension level at $6,015. 

Given the reinforcement of the two optimistic chart patterns presented on the ETH daily chart, retracements for Ethereum price may not be significant even if selling pressure arises. 

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ETH/USDT daily chart

Ethereum price will discover immediate support at the support trend line at $3,960, then at the 78.6% Fibonacci retracement level at $3,797. The following line of defense will emerge at the 21-day Simple Moving Average (SMA) at $3,710, then at the 50-day SMA at $3,453 before eventually dropping toward the lower boundary of the ascending parallel channel at $3,349, which meets the 61.8% Fibonacci retracement level.

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If Ethereum price fails to hold above the aforementioned levels of support, the bullish outlook may be voided, prompting ETH to plunge lower toward the 100-day SMA at $3,137.

ETH bulls should aim for a daily close above $3,960 to reinforce commitment for the bullish target to be on the horizon.

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