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Bitcoin (BTC) Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Ethereum (ETH) LiteCoin (LTC): Better, But Not There Quite Yet




Several weeks ago, June 27th to be precise, we penned a piece entitled, Where To From Here? Get Ready, where we noted the potential for, as well as anticipated, a large counter-trend rally throughout the entire cryptocurrency space.

At that time, we suspected that we may experience some further downside action, but that the potential for a large move into higher ground was nearing when we noted, “While the daily time-frames continue to portray potential for lower levels, not everything is bleak. When zooming-out to both the Weekly and perhaps more specifically, the Monthly time-frame/s, we’re nearing an important inflection point from which we suspect that the bleed lower subsides/pauses and in turn, results in a massive counter-trend rally that may begin as early as the next 2-3 weeks,” which has yet to play-out thus far despite the recent recovery in price/s.

While we now find ourselves in the third (3rd) week of such prognostication and although we’ve yet to witness the anticipated large counter-trend move thus far, we’re beginning to see some signs of health from a technical perspective throughout the landscape.

More specifically, as we can witness from the Daily charts below, Bitcoin; Bitcoin CashEthereum as well as LiteCoin have recently recaptured their 20 day SMA’s for the first time since early May, whereby those who have been following our work, are well aware of the emphasis that we’ve placed on the action surrounding the 20 day SMA for some time now with respect to short-term direction.





As we can observe from the Daily charts above, BTC; BCH; ETH as well as LTC have cleared their 20 day (yellow line) SMA’s and now appear to have their sights set on doing battle with their 50 day SMA (blue line).

Although further work is required and it’s a bit premature to declare the ‘Coast Clear’, the recent action is encouraging, at least from a short-term perspective. And, while we suspected that the large counter-trend move that we anticipated several weeks ago would commence from lower depths (BTC 5400/5000/4400), such has not been the case thus far.

Nevertheless, while our Timing may be off a bit (or perhaps not if the recent action does indeed morph into the beginnings of our anticipated large counter-trend rally), we continue to believe that a rapid/sharp/vicious move, that may catch many off guard/balance and travel to levels far beyond what many may anticipate, awaits in the offing.

In the meantime, all of the above aforementioned (BTC; BCH; ETH and LTC) have work to attend to at their 50 day SMA’s.

Thus, if at any time in the days/weeks ahead, Bitcoin (BTC) can clear the previously noted 6900 (Neckline of the inverted H&S) level and ‘stick’, such would likely be the trigger/signal for both Investors/Traders, that the party is about to begin. On the flip-side of the ledger, should BTC find its way back to the 6000 level and it ‘gives way’ and unable to hold, such development, should it materialize, would suggest yet another disappointing failure for higher levels.

While the overall action is indeed better, we’re not there quite yet.

Happy Trading~

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HODLing Stellar Is A Good Plan For 2019




HODLing, or holding on to a certain asset or assets has always been an extremely useful investment strategy, even before cryptocurrencies were even imagined. Now, with the market being more uncertain than ever, many are wondering what is the right thing to do with the coins in their possession.

Of course, things change depending on the coin in question, but today, we are going to talk about why it is a good idea to hold on to your Stellar (XLM) in 2019.

Why You Should Hodl Stellar (XLM)

The crypto market is rich with hundreds, and even thousands of different projects at this point, and separating valuable ones from those that are destined to slowly fade away can be tricky. However, even the biggest skeptics believe that Stellar is a coin that is here to stay.

XLM was first launched in 2014, and for a long time now, it has been among the top 10 cryptos by market cap. It is an open-source, decentralized protocol that allows users to send fiat currencies by using cryptocurrency as a method of transport. In a lot of ways, it is very similar to XRP. However, the biggest difference is that Stellar aims to offer its services to regular people, while XRP is more interested in working with banks and financial institutions.

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Reasons To Invest In Electroneum In 2019




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While there are many predictions for 2019, today we are only interested in one thing — Electroneum (ETN). A lot of people quickly took notice of this coin, and many believe that it is among the coins of the future. Indeed, it has received a lot of attention, and many are interested in why that is, and why investing in it is a good idea. So, let’s take a look at a few reasons why you should invest in ETN in 2019.

1) It is fast

Speed and precision of any service have always been very important to people. This importance is even greater when making a profit depends on it. Electroneum developers were aware of this when they created it, and the coin is up to 5 times faster than Bitcoin. This means that ETN transactions can be confirmed much faster, which in turn reduces fees and waiting time.

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SEC Postpones Bitcoin ETF Decision Once Again



Bitcoin ETF

The new announcement by the US SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission) states that the decision regarding the potential approval of several applications for a Bitcoin ETF (exchange-traded funds) is once again postponed. This time, the SEC declared that the decision will be made by February 27th, 2019.

The application requesting that VanExk SolidX BTC fund get s listed on Cboe BZx Exchange that was published on July 2nd needs to be given order by the commission within 180 days. Originally, the deadline for doing so was December 29th. However, the SEC decided to extend the period for another 60 days, effectively moving it to February 27th.

The SEC stated that designating a longer period for making a decision was found appropriate, as more time is needed in order to properly consider the rule change.

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Recent reports claim that the SEC received over 1,600 comments after requesting the public opinion regarding the ETF applications issue. In the past, the SEC rejected many such applications, some of which were even submitted by SolidX itself. In addition, they also rejected the applications submitted by Gemini, the exchange owned by Winklevoss twins. Brothers were attempting to gain ETF approval ever since 2013, although to no avail.

Other applications were also submitted by Direxion, ProShares, as well as GraniteShares. The SEC rejected them…

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