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Is Bitcoin BTC Price Finally Making a Comeback?

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New data has shown a sudden and unexpected shift within the crypto market, where the Bitcoin BTC price stopped its free fall and is currently rising once more. The number one currency is experiencing an 8.29% growth at the time of writing, with its current price nearing $4,400.

The new change has confirmed once again just how chaotic Bitcoin can be, and investors are still trying to find a source of this twist. Despite the fact that Bitcoin has had numerous ups and downs in 2018 alone, that it has gone through two serious market crashes, and almost an entire bearish year, it still remains the number one digital currency.

Bitcoin is continuing to dominate the market in terms of value, market cap, rank, age, and several other aspects. In the meantime, investors are asking another important question, which is — how far up can Bitcoin go?

Potential heights of Bitcoin

As stated previously, Bitcoin is the most unstable cryptocurrency around. It started this year with a price of $20,000 and nearing its end, it dropped to $3,700. While many have predicted that BTC will reach its old value of $20,000 or more by the end of the year, this seemed unlikely until today.

Investors and experts alike were now reminded that not a lot is certain when it comes to Bitcoin and that its price can be in free fall, and then shift to an unpredicted surge, all in one day. Considering that the year is nearing its end, and cryptocurrencies’ tendency to rise without any apparent reason in this time of year, it is currently unknown when this surge will stop.

It might be a short-term price correction that follows the selloff and BCH hash war, or it might be a start of a bull run that investors have been hoping for since January. Right now, it is believed that this is the first real price surge since July. Analysts have also stated that constant bouncing shows strong demand for the coin. However, in case it falls once more, the move down will be a very violent one.

However, if the coin manages to hold on to the current trend, there is no way to predict where it may end up. The only thing that is certain in this scenario is that it will step up.

Based on the coin’s history, analysts have set up numerous milestones that its value is expected to hit, whether it goes up or down. The price of $3,700, at which the coin stopped its free fall was one of those milestones. When the price is falling, these prices are expected to soften the fall and try to keep the coin from going any further. When the price is rising, these values are resistances that are to be broken. The latest resistance that BTC managed to break was at $4,150, and the coin exceeded it with ease.

Right now, it is closing the gap between its current price and $4,400, and after that — it is anyone’s guess. However, experts say that considering BTC’s activities in the last two weeks, breaking through these resistances will be a difficult task.

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As Global Tensions Grow, Bitcoin Price May Go Higher

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BTC Surged Again as A Safe Haven Asset During Global Tensions

  • India – China Border Conflict

After weeks of squabbling and brawling along their long-disputed border, hundreds of Indian and Chinese soldiers engaged in a deadly clash Monday in a river valley that’s part of the region of Ladakh last week. Troops had massed on both sides of the border in recent months in the northern India region of Ladakh and the southwestern Chinese region of Aksai Chin, causing global concerns of a potential escalation between the two.

  • North and South Korea Clash

Last Tuesday, North Korea destroyed the liaison office it jointly operates with South Korea in the city of Kaesong, just north of the demilitarized zone that separates the two countries. 

North Korea also said it would send troops to now-shuttered joint cooperation sites on its territory, reinstall guard posts and resume military drills at front-line areas in a violation of separate 2018 deals with South Korea. Jeong said South Korea will take “immediate, swift and corresponding” steps to any North Korean provocation.

The tensions grown in Asia and the potential “second wave” of coronavirus in the United States may add more difficulties to the global economic recovery. Thus, Bitcoin, as a safe haven asset, attracts more investors to…

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CoinFlip Continues to Dominate the U.S. Cryptocurrency ATM Market

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Although cryptocurrency has brought in a lot of traders seeking the dream of overnight wealth, cryptocurrency is a lot more than just striking it rich.  Cryptocurrency is about creating a new market with companies that are building cutting edge technology in an effort to continue elevating our way of life.  As the crypto market continues to expand, several companies are involved in creating ways for more people to participate.  One such company that appears to be making all the right moves is CoinFlip.

CoinFlip is the world’s leading cryptocurrency ATM operator that currently allows users to buy and sell 10 different cryptocurrencies including BTC, ETH, LTC, DASH, TRX, KMD, LINK, BNB, XLM, and USDC.  Due to the company’s quick growth, CoinFlip has quickly gained a reputation of being the place to go for all crypto ATM transactions.  In addition to its massive geographic coverage, there are four advantages that CoinFlip currently offers over its competitors:

  • Lowest fees of any cryptocurrency ATM in the world
  • Lightning-fast transactions that are typically completed between 10 and 30 minutes
  • Extremely easy customer verification
  • 24/7 customer support through phone, text, and chat

Given the global pandemic currently facing us, many companies have been struggling just to survive.  CoinFlip, on the other hand, is not only surviving but thriving.  The company has had an exciting few months and has even bigger plans…

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Cryptocurrency Fraud is Evolving; Bitcoin ATMs Mitigate Risk 

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In one of the more overlooked aspects of the crypto ecosystem, it appears that the bulk of illicit activities are shifting from hacks and thefts to cryptocurrency fraud and scams.

CipherTrace, the crypto-surveillance, and analysis firm released a report at the end of Q4 2019 that revealed hacks and thefts had decreased by 66 percent in 2019 while fraud and misappropriation of funds surged by 533 percent. And beneath the COVID-19 hysteria of 2020, hacks in the crypto sector have been eerily isolated. 

Outside of a few exploited flaws in P2P exchanges and DeFi flash loan vulnerabilities, the headline-grabbing hacks of exchanges for hundreds of millions of dollars have been absent so far this year. Is the industry due for another massive hack, or are stringent KYC/AML processes, regulatory crackdowns, better security practices, and blockchain surveillance working? 

KYC/AML Improvements Are Reducing the Appeal of Crypto Exchange Laundering 

2020 is far removed from the no-KYC wild west days of the early-mid 2010s where anonymous altcoin casinos preponderated and the Dark Underbelly of Cryptocurrency Markets thrived. 

Today, bitcoin and the crypto ecosystem is becoming institutionalized with a surfeit of derivatives (e.g., options, futures, perp swaps, etc.) available on…

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