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After the recent market crash that started in mid-November, the market is showing the first signs of recovery, as investors are once again starting to buy cryptos. The market cap is currently just above $130 billion in total, which is a significant increase from this year’s lowest point of $115.1 billion.

However, the full recovery that many are expecting and predicting will likely take a longer period of time, as the change from the downtrend to an uptrend cannot be achieved overnight. Experts expect that the process of building a proper basis for an uptrend will likely take several weeks, during which coins will neither be at the bottom nor actually rising. However, investors are still interested in how some of their favorite coins are performing.

Bitcoin (BTC)

This was arguably the worst November that Bitcoin has experienced in at least seven years, with its price dropping once again by more than a third. This is a massive fall that came within only two short weeks, which shows that bulls were selling it rapidly. Many are currently wondering whether the coin will make another comeback, or if it will simply continue to sink.

While the coin is currently still well above $4,000, it is believed that its first support zone lies at some point between $3,000 and $3,500. In other words, it is unlikely that BTC will sink lower than this, even if its current price doesn’t hold. If it does happen, however, the next lowest level believed to be a stable bottom is at $1,752, although this is very unlikely to happen.

Bitcoin’s previous critical support zone was at $5,900, and violating it so suddenly usually means that the price will jump back up at some point. So far, the coin has seen lows previously observed as far back as in 2015, and while there are signs of recovery, a lot more needs to happen in order to confirm that the coin has found a new bottom.

Ethereum (ETH)

Ethereum has officially started working towards bringing a new upgrade known as Ethereum 1x. The upgrade is expected to improve the usability of the ETH network, and the early predictions say that it might arrive by June 2019. Ethereum’s co-founder, Vitalik Buterin, also made headlines several days ago by receiving an honorary doctorate from Switzerland’s oldest university, the University of Basel.

The doctorate was given to him for outstanding achievements in the field of cryptocurrencies, smart contracts, and institutional design.

As for Ethereum’s recent performance, the coin looked promising in mid-2018, although this has changed since then, and the coin even lost its rank of the second largest crypto multiple times. Each time, it was overtaken by XRP, and while at first it ETH managed to regain its position, XRP eventually managed to overtake it permanently.

Bulls are currently doing everything in their power to keep ETH above $100, and the coin’s current price is $113.36 per unit. Many experts believe that the coin will soon bounce back. Its resistance levels are believed to be at $136.12 and $167.32. On the other hand, if the coin sinks once again, it is expected that it might continue to fall down to $66.

Litecoin (LTC)

A lot of people have lost their faith/interest in Litecoin, and do not expect its price to be able to hold. Despite this, the coin still has quite a number of supporters who believe that the fall is the best opportunity to buy before the surge arrives.

It is true that recent months were very damaging for Litecoin’s price, and even now, bulls are trying to prevent the coin from falling below $28. However, LTC has not had a noteworthy uptrend since April 2018. The coin has been oversold as well, so the possibility of a bounce still exists, and it is estimated that the first resistance level awaits at $47,246. However, in case of a further drop, two support levels are believed to be at $28 and $19.752.

TRON (TRX)

TRON has also managed to make a move against Ethereum, only in a different way than XRP. Where XRP took over Ethereum by market cap, TRON became the most popular dApp platform in the world. In addition, TRON also announced the addition of privacy features in early 2019.

As for right now, TRON also dropped below what was believed to be its bottom. For months, the coin balanced between $0.01587681 and $0.02815521, only to drop to a new low of $0.014519. While it is believed that the target of the breakdown was much lower than this (likely at $0.00844479), the bulls managed to keep the coin from reaching it. Now, the old support level became a resistance level, and a rally is expected to come soon.

However, this will only happen if the coin breaks the next resistance level as well, and exceed the price of $0.02815521.

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Cryptocurrency Collateralized Debt Positions Are Growing in Popularity

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While Bitcoin (BTC) continues to hover around the magical 10,000 price level, altcoins continue to fight an uphill battle.  Simply put, hopes of a future bull run continue to diminish as Bitcoin maintains its dominance.  One school of thought is that a few altcoins will survive and flourish, but which ones are anyone’s guess.  That being said, it’s hard to go wrong picking against the top coins like Ethereum (ETH), Ripple (XRP), Litecoin (LTC), and EOS.  These projects have managed to find a foothold in the market and have a better chance than most of staying there.  While traders wait for their positions to increase in value, one opportunity that may be worth looking at is initiating a collateralized debt position.

What is a Cryptocurrency CDP?

In traditional terms, a CDP is essentially putting up collateral in order to receive a loan against the deposited amount.  There are several examples of this in our day to day lives.  Auto title loans from large companies like TitleMax are extremely popular with consumers.  Consumers are essentially able to use their car as collateral in exchange for a cash payment which can then be used for whatever needs the consumer has.  The consumer can continue using their car as long as debt payments are made.

The same concept applies to cryptocurrency CDPs.  Consumers are able to put up crypto tokens, such as…

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Hodium Presents a Compelling Opportunity for Outsized Investment Returns

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I’m sure all of us remember the cryptocurrency glory days of 2017 and early 2018.  It was one of the biggest bull runs in history and created incredibly wealth for quite a few early entrants.  Unfortunately, for most of us, those gains have most likely been wiped out during the altcoin apocalypse.  The truth is that traders probably thought a bit too highly of their trading abilities when the reality was that anyone could have thrown a dart at a board and ended up making money.

As markets mature (and the crypto market is definitely maturing) it becomes more and more difficult to generate alpha.  In that regard, it’s similar to traditional financial markets.  I can remember trading during my high school days.  It was the late 90s and right in the middle of the dot.com boom.  Eventually, however, the euphoria fades away and reality hits hard.  Now, it’s become rather difficult to actually trade profitably which has given way to the rise of hedge funds.

Hedge funds are investment funds that pool capital from accredited and/or institutional investors and invest in a variety of assets, often with extremely complex portfolio-construction and risk management techniques.  The professionals employed by hedge funds are the best of the best and have spent years honing their craft.  That is why they’re able to make the millions of dollars that they normally…

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KaratGold Proves Its Business Model By Providing Official Documents

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There has been a lot of renewed enthusiasm in the cryptocurrency market thanks mainly to Bitcoin’s strong move about 10,000.  Although Bitcoin continues to show its dominance, the altcoin market has yet to benefit from that rally.  A few of the largest altcoins remain popular but the rest of the market continues to lag behind.  In 2018, there was a lot of talk regarding a possible altcoin apocalypse where only the strong would survive.  That prediction appears to be playing out as expected.  Going forward, only the best projects that have a real world need will survive.  Crypto traders will have to spend a lot of their time doing proper research in order to find the best opportunities, just like in all financial markets.  One promising project that appears to have the makings of a future winner is KaratGold Coin.

KaratGold Background

KaratGold Coin is a cryptocurrency developed by the reputable German company Karatbars International, which maintains a leading position in the market of small gold items and investments. The project is part of a larger ecosystem, which involves several blockchain solutions that can be used for transactions, communication, investing and other tasks. During the past few weeks, however, the KaratGold ecosystem has been a target of unsavory scam allegations.  

Karatbars International and GSB Gold Standard Banking Corporation…

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