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Bitcoin (BTC) Looks Good Right Now, says Blockchain Capital partner Spencer Bogart

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Following a tumultuous Friday evening in the cryptocurrency markets and a similarly shaky weekend, Bitcoin (BTC) managed to bounce back to levels above $6,200 late on Sunday and depending on your time zone. the King of Crypto had seen its value depreciate to new low levels of $5,800 on the same Sunday. BTC is currently trading at $6,183 and has exemplified stability in the last few days.

It is therefore not surprising that Spencer Bogart, a Blockchain Venture Capitalist, is very much bullish about the digital asset and the entire cryptocurrency market in general. In an interview with CNBC, Bogart stated that:

“I’m super bullish on crypto right now…I think the prices are pretty good right now if I was looking into going and buying something like Bitcoin”

He also cautioned against waiting for Bitcoin to bottom out as is the current conversation amongst traders hoping to buy a lower priced BTC:

“Most people that are going to wait for lower prices will end up paying higher prices than they are today. So I think the right move is to not try and time the market and try and average into it.”

Bogart would also postulate that the price of Bitcoin might drop a bit further as follows:

“If we go back to the summer of 2017 when crypto prices were booming, there was about a 100, 200, maybe 300 new crypto hedge funds that were formed…many of these funds are hitting their one-year lock up…They’re saying, ‘hey, I want to redeem out of that fund’…That means forced selling on behalf of all of these new crypto funds that have popped up. I think that could take prices artificially lower.”

To add on Mr. Bogart’s comments, many seasoned Crypto-traders believe the crypto markets are behaving like they are supposed to. After every market rally, there is bound to be a phase of serious market correction that will leave many inexperienced traders and HODLers panicking and force selling. The best course of action is to learn from previous mistakes of probably being caught up with the hype of Bitcoin and crypto that started mid last year. Once traders learn from their mistakes, they can make wiser investment options moving forward with ‘battle wounds’ in the form of losses and lessons.

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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. Please conduct your own thorough research before investing in any cryptocurrency and read our full disclaimer.

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SonicX and Dash Could Challenge Facebook’s Libra for Global Payments Market Share

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When Satoshi Nakamoto unveiled Bitcoin to the world, the dream was always for Bitcoin to serve as a new universal currency.  It would be free from the bureaucracy of governments.  And free from the tyranny of the old-world financial cartels.  Although the dream hasn’t yet materialized, it comes closer and closer with each passing day.

One of the biggest roadblocks for Bitcoin has been scalability.  At a speed of approximately 7 transactions per second, Bitcoin lags behind other cryptocurrencies like Ripple and global payment processors like Visa.  Many expect the lightning network to have a positive impact on Bitcoin’s TPS but until that comes to fruition, mass adoption will likely need another significant development.

Libra Currency Announcement

One development that could help pave the way toward mass adoption is the launch of the Libra currency.  Libra is expected to go live during the first half of 2020 according to Facebook’s June announcement.  According to Facebook, Libra will make sending money online cheaper and faster.  It will also have a hand in improving access to financial services, especially for the unbanked.  Given Facebook’s global reach, including many third world countries, providing financial access to the unbanked could provide a huge spark to global economies.  Additionally, it could provide the growth spark that cryptocurrency needs.

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The rise of the crypto casinos

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In the hyper-competitive world of online casinos, operators are always looking for ways to stand out from the crowd. The most usual methods include using distinctive branding, offering generous bonuses and making sure that they are on all of the major so-called affiliate sites where players can compare and contrast casinos’ different offerings.

But now a whole new generation of casinos are starting to emerge – ones whose key difference isn’t what and how you play, but more in how you pay.

The rise and rise of the cryptocurrency casino is seen by many as the next logical step in a world that is slowly but surely starting to accept that Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, et al. are certainly here to stay.

Of course, it’s the first of these cryptocurrencies that has really grabbed the headlines and led the way with its meteoric performance in 2017 when it seemed like its $20,000 value was just the start of the story. Admittedly, this was short-lived and the value quickly fell back to a more sustainable level but, if it achieved one thing, it was to cement this exciting new kind of currency in the consciousness of the general public.

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Investors Beware: Another Large Bitcoin Crash Might Be Coming

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The crypto prices have surged quite high in the last few months. Of course, their progress is nowhere near the one seen in 2017, but they appear to be getting there, one day at the time. However, things might not be as simple as that, and according to recent performance — it is more than possible that a major Bitcoin crash is incoming.

The fact is that cryptos saw a massive amount of growth in a very short period. Bitcoin itself more than doubled its price in only two months. Now, the rally is starting to crash in on itself, and the coin is already about $1,000 lower than last week. If such development does come to pass, a lot of people will experience quite large losses, although experienced investors might find some opportunities, and leverage in order to enhance their holdings’ long-term value.

For example, Bitcoin dominance is expected to crash very quickly, which will work in favor of quite a lot of altcoins. While this does not seem to be the best time to invest in BTC, altcoins are another story, and diversifying a portfolio now might end up being very profitable in days to come.

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