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Crypto Market Will Bounce Back, Claims Billionaire Tim Draper

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As the period of uncertainty for the crypto space continues, not everyone seems to be equally as scared for the future of digital currencies. Despite the recent Bitcoin sell-off, billionaire and major crypto investor, Tim Draper, seems to believe that a period of recovery is about to start soon.

While even the near future of Bitcoin and other digital currencies cannot be predicted with accuracy, Draper believes that Bitcoin value is going to keep getting higher, especially in the next several years. In fact, he even stated that cryptocurrencies will likely overtake fiat currencies at some point in the future.

During the Las Vegas-based World Crypto Con, Draper stated that cryptocurrencies will be much easier to spend, use, and invest with, in the near future. People will be able to do whatever they want with them since they are frictionless and they cost less. These reduced costs alone will be a significant improvement for people, according to Draper.

He believes that for these and other, similar reasons, people will eventually want to move to cryptocurrencies, while fiat currencies, which he calls political currencies, will be left behind.

In the meanwhile, the market remains unstable, with Bitcoin often going below and above $4,000 per coin. The lowest that it ended up being this year was at around $3,700, which happened only days ago, while Bitcoin’s current price remains slightly over $4,000.

Since the rest of the market dropped as well, and Bitcoin’s market cap is more than half of the market cap of the entire crypto space, the total crypto market capitalization also lost half of its value in the last 15 days.

The turning point

According to Draper, there are multiple countries that understand that cryptocurrencies are bound to bounce back at some point. Because of that, they already started adopting them, and the current market crash did not discourage them. Trying desperately to cling to old currencies is a mistake and a waste of time, according to him. This is why smaller countries seem so prepared to accept and adopt Bitcoin, cryptos, ICOs, as well as blockchain.

A lot of investors also remain convinced that Bitcoin will reach the value of $250,000 in the next 2-5 years. In addition to that, Draper is convinced that the world will soon reach an uneasy balance when it comes to the use of crypto and fiat currencies and that it will become easy to exchange Bitcoin for dollars and vice versa.

Draper’s positive outlook has inspired him to even start a Bitcoin venture fund, which is one of his next big projects. He has revealed this plan quite recently, although he has yet to decide when he will actually start the project. However, so far, his plan is to raise a fund that is all Bitcoin, invest into numerous companies, and have them pay their workers, as well as suppliers, in Bitcoin.

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3 Cryptocurrencies Most Likely to Follow Bitcoin’s Performance

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For more than a year, the cryptocurrency market has been dominated by bearish influence, with most coins seeing constant drops, or stagnation, at best. This all changed in the past few months, starting with Bitcoin which once again started leading the market up, bringing one minor rally after another.

BTC itself experienced massive losses in 2018, with its price going down by around 84%. Most other coins among the top 10 mirrored its performance, and some of them experienced even greater losses. However, now that Bitcoin sees gains again, these cryptocurrencies are still following its example, and many of them have seen massive breakouts. Some of the more notable altcoins that followed Bitcoin’s recent example are Ethereum (ETH), Stellar (XLM), and Cardano (ADA).

Ethereum performance mirroring Bitcoin’s price

As mentioned, Bitcoin led every rally so far, but before it did, its price first went through what is known as an ascending triangle pattern. The pattern held for around five months, which is exceptionally long for the crypto world. However, once the pattern was finally broken — the coin’s price skyrocketed, more than doubling itself within only two months.

One thing to note is that Ethereum performed in pretty much the same fashion. After five months of struggle and confusion for investors, the second largest cryptocurrency also managed to break the pattern and skyrocket as well. It…

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4 Reasons Why the New Bitcoin Rally Is Unlikely to Stop Now

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After more than a year of declining prices, the crypto market is finally seeing a period of serious recovery — one that has already brought digital currencies to heights not seen in over half a year now.

Only days ago, Bitcoin surged past several major resistance levels and managed to exceed its yearly high of over $8,000. Already, many skeptics are predicting the soon end of the bull run, and the possibility of yet another sharp decline. However, there are signs that suggest otherwise — that this bull run is only getting started, and that it will not end anytime soon.

There are four reasons why this is the case, and they are as follows:

1) Bakkt

There is the long-awaited Bitcoin futures exchange, Bakkt, which recently announced that the July test date for Bitcoin futures is soon to be set. Bakkt’s launch was delayed multiple times already, so the announcement came as quite a surprise. However, it appears that it will happen quite soon, after all.

As soon as its arrival becomes a certainty, Bitcoin will likely skyrocket even further, just like gold did when gold ETF appeared in 2013.

2) Bitcoin completely ignored the hacking of Binance

Binance has been the largest crypto exchange by trading volume for a while now, and as such, many expected that, if anything were to happen to it, Bitcoin…

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The New Rally Has Arrived: Crypto Market Cap Goes up by $24 Billion Within a Day

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The crypto market’s recovery progresses further, and at a rapid pace, at that. Bitcoin has just surpassed the $8,000 mark, which is the first time its price has been that high since July of last year. In addition, the entire crypto market is making billions within hours.

Bitcoin (BTC) sees another serious surge

In the past 24 hours, the total crypto market cap has gone up by around $24 billion. Meanwhile, BTC price has grown by $1,000 within the same period, as the largest coin traded barely above $7,000 on early Monday. At the time of writing, the coin’s price sits at $8.014.31, with a 14% growth in the last 24 hours. Meanwhile, the BTC market cap has gone up to $141.85 billion, and even the coin’s trading volume surged to over $31 billion.

While many are wondering whether this is a return to the massive heights seen back in 2017 or only a temporary surge which will soon see a correction — no signs of an upcoming decline have been noticed as of yet. In fact, new heights were made and then exceeded multiple times in the past week, with a massive 33% gain during that time. And, with Bitcoin’s dominance at 60%, many are expecting that massive altcoin surges are to be expected as well.

The growth of altcoins can already be seen, as Bitcoin

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