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Demystifying the Crypto Bear Market! This is Where Real Money is Made!

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The latest financial trauma in the US might have given it a tough nut to crack and glitter for the broader crypto space. The recent bloodbath in the market has led to a decline in the majority of the projects. Post moving close to a $3 trillion market cap, the global crypto space experiences correction of around $2.665 trillion. 

The historical considerations suggest getting the best deal under the worst circumstances. For instance, the total crypto market cap has undergone a steep fall from $1.8 trillion to $1.3 trillion. However, the market cap recuperated eventually and quickly tested the $3 trillion psychological market cap. The fresh drop seems to have given yet another chance to invest.

Bitcoin Price Retraces the Historical Pattern! Altseason Traces Bitcoin!  

The bearish start for the week heavily impacts the flagship asset and the altcoin market. Yet historical pattern refers to the recent plunge as the cloud with a silver lining. A crypto analyst TechDev unveils the bullish outlook for the upcoming Bitcoin price action. 

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The chart shown by him highlights the RSI trade at a crucial zone around 45. The present level above the two-week RSI channel resembles the 2017 pattern at the log of 1.618 fibs. The latest move suggests the solid possibilities of the upcoming rally. While in 2017, the price intersection at 1.618 fib level around 40 RSI level given rise to massive price rise. Meanwhile, as the RSI level has been hovering around the historical RSI and Fib level, possibilities of the price explosion peaks. 

On the other hand, the majority of the altcoins too awaiting their leader to score high to spark the massive altseason. As per the trend and speculations, Bitcoin’s price expects to reach its peak by early December. Later profits could flow towards altcoins with substantial market caps. Gradually, giving rise to a boom in all the sections of altcoins including Meme space, Metaverse, Gaming, and DeFi. 

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Collectively, the total market cap had dipped by 70% post the Chinese market crash. Yet the star crypto has quickly restored the loss and hit $3 trillion by surging more than 100% within three months. Crypto proponents and enthusiasts emphasize the recent dip as the best time to buy.

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The new German government takes a pro-crypto stand in the coalition agreement

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  • The European Financial Sector aims for holistic and risk-adequate supervision of the crypto business models.
  •  The newly elected German government said that innovation doesn’t come at the cost of affecting the stability of the traditional financial market.

The new German government has decided to take a pro-crypto stand in its coalition, a move that seeks to create a level playing field between “innovative business models” and traditional finance. The three German parties, who are looking to take the reins from December this year, have agreed to the coalition deal this week.

These three parties include left-leaning Social Democrats (SDP), the right-friendly Free Democrats (FDP), and the Green Party. The 177-page agreement published earlier this week on Wednesday, November 24, notes that the coalition seeks a new “dynamic in relation to the opportunities and risks from new financial innovations”. This includes blockchain businesses and crypto-assets. The agreement further adds:

We are making European financial market supervisory law fit for digitization and for complex group structures in order to ensure holistic and risk-adequate supervision of new business models, We need joint European supervision for the crypto sector. We oblige crypto asset service providers to consistently identify the beneficial owners.

The document also adds that the EU supervisory authority should take care of the traditional financial sector and simultaneously assure that there’s no misuse of cryptocurrencies for illicit activities like money laundering and terror financing.

An accommodative stand to crypto

As we are seeing, political parties and governments institutions are developing an accommodative stand for cryptocurrencies. Crypto has also turned into a new battleground for politicians to sway voters.

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Apart from Germany, the European Council has initiated pro-crypto measures. It has added two more proposals namely the ‘Regulation on Markets in Crypto Assets (MiCA) framework and the ‘Digital Operational Resilience Act’ (DORA).     

The European Commission had initially drafted MICA for the first time last September 2020. It also seeks to create a regulatory framework for cryptocurrencies. The framework takes into account the potential of crypto-assets and supports innovation in the space.

If the framework gets approval from the European Parliament, then crypto assets issuers will have to face more stringent regulatory norms. However, utility tokens and non-fungible tokens (NFTs) will still fall outside the scope of regulation.

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A Reddit post from “BelgianPolictics” referred to this progressive regulatory proposal as the “most important one to date for the entire crypto industry”. The handle further added:

These rules will have to be followed by every entity operating in the European Union. However, because of the ‘Brussels Effect,’ there is a very good chance these rules will become international standards in the end. While everyone is focused on the US and China, the EU is casually leading the way.

It will be interesting to see how the EU approaches crypto regulations going ahead. For now, the wind seems to be turning in favor of crypto investors.

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Crypto Market Down $200B as Wall Street Futures Tumble on Renewed COVID-19 Concerns

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Bitcoin saw a six-week low beneath $55,000, most altcoins plummeted even more, and Wall Street futures contracts are down as well on new COVID-19 fears.

The new COVID-19 variant coming from South Africa has brought more pain to all financial markets. As the futures contracts of the world’s most prominent stock indexes have slumped, the cryptocurrency space experienced a massive correction. Bitcoin dumped to a six-week low, while some altcoins saw double-digit price drops.

Bitcoin and Global Markets Tumble

The primary cryptocurrency was on its way towards $60,000 yesterday after recovering from the previous drop below $56,000. It came roughly $500 away from challenging that coveted level, but it failed, and the landscape changed vigorously hours later.

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Bitcoin dumped by $5,000 in a few hours to an intraday low of $54,300, which became the lowest price point since October 13th. As reported earlier, this enhanced volatility caused mass pain for leveraged traders as the liquidations skyrocketed to over $700 million on a daily scale.

BTCUSD. Source: TradingView
BTCUSD. Source: TradingView

This price crash coincides with similar developments in the global stock markets. Prompted by fears of a new COVID-19 variant coming from some African nations, the futures contracts of Dow Jones, the S&P 500, Nasdaq, and other popular indexes plummeted.

The Dow’s futures are down by more than 2%, those for the S&P 500 by nearly 1.7%, while oil prices dropped even harder. US crude oil futures declined by over 5.5%.

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There Are Now 1 Million Shiba Inu Holders, Despite SHIB’s 50% Monthly Drop

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The popular memecoin project Shiba Inu has reached a massive milestone of over one million token holders.

Despite the recent turbulence and decline in demand in comparison to just a few months ago, Shiba Inu’s user base has grown to one million wallets. Shortly after the team outlined the news, the native token surged by double digits, but it has retraced once more.

  • Aside from NFTs and DeFi, 2021 will go down in history as the year of the memecoin with the massive popularity and price surge of Dogecoin and the subsequent emergence of countless copycats.
  • One of those copycats, which actually saw the light of day last year, actually managed to steal the spotlight in Q3 – Shiba Inu.
  • The self-proclaimed DOGE killer skyrocketed in price and charted an all-time high of $0.000086, which made it the most successful investment of the year with an ROI of 100,000,000%.
  • At one point, it even surpassed Dogecoin in terms of market capitalization, and all of this undoubtedly attracted new users coming with the promise of quick gains.
  • The adoption curve intensified in the following few months and the project updated yesterday of reaching a massive milestone – one million SHIB holders.
  • While this is a long way away from arguably the most adopted and popular cryptocurrency – Bitcoin – with its nearly 39 million active addresses, it’s still a substantial achievement, given the fact that very few people had heard of Shiba Inu (not the dog) a year ago today.
  • Shortly after the team announced the news on Twitter, the price of SHIB surged from a daily low of $0.000039 to a high of $0.000048. Nevertheless, the token, similarly to most of the market now, has retraced and currently sits around $0.00004.
  • This one million milestone comes at an intriguing time, in which the demand for the memecoin seems to be fading. As reported earlier this week, the number of Google searches has slumped as the price is more than 50% down from the ATH charted last month.
SHIB/USD. Source: TradingView
SHIB/USD. Source: TradingView

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