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3 Reasons Why Bitcoin Will Go Down in September

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We all keep asking ourselves the same question, why is Bitcoin going down? The price of Bitcoin (BTC) at the moment of writing this, is headed in a direction contrary to what we had all hoped for after the slight recovery due to a decline catalyzed be the Goldman Sachs fake news of September 5th. BTC looked like it had dipped for the last time on the 12th of September when it was valued at around $6,250. It would then briefly rally to $6,580 leading many to believe a bottom had been reached.

One such individual who believed this theory was the ex-fund manager and billionaire investor, Michael Novogratz, who tweeted the following:

I think we put in a low yesterday [12th September]. retouched the highs of late last year and the point of acceleration that led to the massive rally/bubble… markets like to retrace to the breakout..we retraced the whole of the bubble.

Why is Bitcoin going down?

Firstly, on the 16th and 17th of September, Bitcoin experienced its lowest trade volumes since November last year. Further checking coinmarketcap, we find that the 24-hour trade volume on these two days was valued between $3.1 Billion and $3.2 Billion rather than its usual levels above $3.5 Billion.

BTC low trade volumes on the 16th and 17th of September. Source, coinmarketcap.com

The low trade volumes are an indicator that there is reduced trading and interest in the digital asset of BTC. Less interest equals a bear market. The 24-hour trade volume today has since increased to $3.9 Billion and Bitcoin is currently trading at $6,278.

Secondly, there is an Mt. Gox creditors meeting on the 26th of September. We all know that the liquidation of the entire Bitcoin stash to pay creditors of the exchange could literally drop BTC to levels unseen in the last 2 years. The BTC held by the Mt. Gox trustee is in the thousands (over 170,000)  and given current market conditions, it could tank the market.

The announcement of the September 26th meeting was made as follows.

“Meeting for reporting the status of property and submission deadline for a report under Article 125 of the Civil Rehabilitation Act: September 26, 2018”

Therefore, whatever information that will be reported on this date, could impact an already volatile market in a negative manner.

Thirdly, and keeping in mind that the crypto-market is still volatile, the deadline for an SEC verdict on the CBOE sponsored Bitcoin ETF is the 30th of September. Using past SEC announcements and decisions, if the verdict will be postponed, they will announce it before the 30th. The other side of the picture is if there is a rejection of the proposed rule change through the ETF application. In the case of the latter, the SEC will announce a rejection on the 30th.

The possibility of the CBOE sponsored Bitcoin ETF getting approved by the SEC are slim. This is why we have only explored the two possibilities highlighted above. If the SEC would embark on either of the two paths, the crypto market will respond with a knee-jerk reaction that might include panic selling.

In conclusion, and not wanting to sound too pessimistic, the next two weeks are probably one of the most uncertain weeks in the history of the value of BTC. All indicators point towards a bear market, but a crypto miracle is also a possibility before the 30th.

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Disclaimer: This article should not be taken as, and is not intended to provide, investment advice. Global Coin Report and/or its affiliates, employees, writers, and subcontractors are cryptocurrency investors and from time to time may or may not have holdings in some of the coins or tokens they cover. The author is long Bitcoin. Please conduct your own thorough research before investing in any cryptocurrency and read our full disclaimer.

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Is Bex500 an alternative to BitMEX?

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An all around review of Bex500

Bex500 is a young but rapid-growing exchange, less adversarial than BitMEX, but with higher leverage than Binance, Bex500 has enough strings to attract many crypto traders. 

Those dissatisfied with the old exchange, may find Bex500 exchange with a stable system with no manipulation or “overload”, pleasant UX, user-friendly tool kits, and around-clock customer service.

Bex500 says they are making crypto margin trading “easier” and giving you a better return. 

Can they really achieve that? We conduct a comprehensive review as below to see if it is a trustworthy exchange

Question 1. What features does Bex500 have?

Bex500 offers perpetual BTC futures as well as three other cryptos including ETH, XRP and LTC, all paired against USDT. You may find Bex500 doing a good job aggregating most important features traders need for a robust trading experience with better return.

-A fair trade with no overload

Many traders are familiar with “overload” problem, which disables placing orders in peak trading times. It is suspected to be insider manipulations by exchanges which can cost users entire portfolios.

Bex500, with its unmatched TPS (claimed to be over 10,000 orders per second), ensures that the trading…

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How Bitcoin Has Changed Online Gaming

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We always hear how Bitcoin is great for the financial industry, how it can remove the middleman and help you save money while you spend money. How it can provide fast transactions at any time to any place, even when you wish to send money to someone on the other side of the world.

While all of that is true, it is important to remember that Bitcoin’s impact does not end there. The coin has already changed countless other industries, but one of the first ones that have accepted it with open arms — and therefore one that was changed the most — is the online gaming industry.

Bitcoin’s impact on online gaming

The first thing to note here is that digital currencies have found their use in online gaming thanks to microtransactions. However, it goes far beyond simply purchasing an in-game item from another player. Bitcoin’s biggest impact, without a doubt, concerns online gambling, sports betting, and similar activities.

Bitcoin brings security and anonymity

Bitcoin casino has become one of the new most popular places for an online gambler to visit, and for numerous reasons. Bitcoin brought increased security — to the financial industry, as well as online games. This is important because security is crucial for anyone who enjoys online gambling. It…

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The Crucial Role of Cryptocurrencies & Blockchain in Modernising The Telco Industry

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Blockchain has caused quite a stir in recent years. In fact, there’s a school of thought that firmly believes the digital ledger technology will prove to be the 21st Century’s biggest innovation

There are a great many industries braced for the disruptive force of blockchain, and the sweeping benefits it can bring to telecommunications can’t be underestimated. 

A blockchain is a decentralised, distributed, public digital ledger that’s fundamentally used to record transactions online. Every transaction that takes place is recorded across an extensive array of computers in a way that ensures that any individual record within the chain can’t be tampered with or retroactively modified. 

Because of the virtually impregnable security associated with blockchain and the efficiency that comes with a fully decentralised ledger, there’s plenty of potential for the technology within the telco industry in particular – especially given the financial flexibility that comes with cryptocurrency transactions beyond borders. 

Let’s take a deeper look at the important role that both blockchain and its associated cryptocurrencies can play in modernising and securing the telco industry:

Unprecedented security

The arrival of blockchain is causing a stir at Deloitte. The professional services giant has contributed tens of thousands of words on blockchain within its ‘insights’ network, and there are…

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