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2017 is finally over. The value of Bitcoin has multiplied by 14, and this is the first year that Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies made it into mainstream media. What’s next for Bitcoin in 2018? Price Explosion: A Brief Overview This year did not start out as a promising year for bitcoin. Right after returning to… View Article
- Bitcoin cash price is preparing for the next move with support on the downside at $2300 against the US Dollar.
- There is a crucial bearish trend line forming with current resistance at $2400 on the hourly chart of BCH/USD (data feed from Kraken).
- The pair might soon make the next move either above $2400 or below $2300 in the near term.
Bitcoin cash price is consolidating above $2200-2300 against the US Dollar. BCH/USD may soon break higher above the $2400 resistance for more gains.
Bitcoin Cash Price Upside Hurdle
There was a downside reaction in bitcoin cash price from the $2880 swing high against the US Dollar. The price traded below the $2500 support area and moved toward $2100. A low was formed at $2145 from where the price started an upside correction. It moved above the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the last decline from the $2890 high to $2145 low. However, the price struggled to move above the $2500 resistance.
There is also a crucial bearish trend line forming with current resistance at $2400 on the hourly chart of BCH/USD. The pair seems to be struggling to move above the trend line resistance at $2400. Moreover, the 50% Fib retracement level of the last decline from the $2890 high to $2145 low also acted as a hurdle for buyers. Above, the 100 hourly simple moving average is positioned at $2400 and is acting as a hurdle. It won’t be easy for buyers to break the $2400 resistance. Once they succeed, the price could accelerate above the $2600 level in the near term.
On the downside, there is a bullish trend line with support at $2300 on the same chart. A close below $2300 could negate the possible upside move and push the price toward $2100.
Looking at the technical indicators:
Hourly MACD – The MACD for BCH/USD is in the bearish zone.
Hourly RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The RSI for BCH/USD is now below the 50 level.
Major Support Level – $2300
Major Resistance Level – $2400
Charts courtesy – Trading View, Kraken
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OptiToken- Disrupting the Traditional Industry Model
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Welcome to the Hypethon at BlockShow Asia 2017 organized together with CryptoFriends
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The man behind the sign steps into the light to reveal his motives. In a year beset by savage infighting, Bitcoin Sign Guy took a stand, with a small action that not only broke the internet, but raised the spirits of a beleaguered bitcoin community then ravaged by a years-long intellectual war. Were we all… View Article
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Bitcoin certainly has had a wild ride in 2017. Its price has risen from around $1,000 at the start of the year to over $13,000 at the time of writing. At one point, less than a month ago, you’d have to fork out almost $20,000 to buy a single Bitcoin. The market was clearly over-extended as the mania surrounding the launch of Bitcoin futures subsided, so too did the price. Recently, fear and uncertainty over legislation in South Korea has put a temporary dampener on the party but with the price still over 13 times what it was at the beginning of the year, there’s still plenty to celebrate this New Year’s Eve.
If you really want to flaunt the Bitcoin wealth you amassed this year, a club in Singapore could be the ideal venue for you to bring in the New Year. It’s called Skyline and it’s located on the 45th floor of a a luxury skyscraper which overlooks the city-state’s glamorous waterfront. It’s the first club in the nation to accept payments in cryptocurrency. The party they’re hosting this evening is called “Bianco” and has an all white dress code. The ultimate hospitality package they offer will set you back an entire Bitcoin. This includes a limousine collection, butler, champagne, oysters, and caviar.
Despite the opulent service provided, the bar manager Subaish Rajamanickam told UK newspaper the Mail that no one had taken the club up on their elite New Year package yet. However, other cryptocurrency-themed nights there have had greater interest. He told AFP news about the decision to offer payments in Bitcoin, Ethereum, and the crypto events they’d hosted:
“We had a couple of cryptocurrency after-parties here, and we have also themed a night … called Crypto Thursdays… So that basically got the ball rolling for cryptocurrency acceptance here at Skyline.”
Despite the various digital payment options presented, most transactions still happen in cash. This is likely due to the volatility associated with cryptocurrency prices, as well as recent network congestion on both the Bitcoin and Ethereum blockchains. Unfortunately, due to the surge in popularity of digital payment methods, neither network can handle the large numbers of transactions users are trying to make. This creates a scenario where people are forced to ramp up the fee to the network. Increased fees incentivise miners to include transactions quickly. However, they do render overburdened blockchain-based cryptos useless for making micro-payments. Paying $20 for a $13,000 hospitality package isn’t so bad. That same fee for a $35 round of drinks is ludicrous.
If you’re at a loose end in Singapore later this evening, and have a whole Bitcoin to burn on indulgence, why not hit up Bianco. Alternatively, you could just pay in inflationary fiat currency, and save your crypto for a rainier day. If the average price trend is anything to go by, you’ll thank yourself later.