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‘The Bitcoin (BTC) Bull Market IS Coming,’ Reassures John McAfee

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In the words of John McAfee, the price of Bitcoin (BTC) has increased by more than $1,000 in one week. Many have speculated if this could be the beginning of the much anticipated Bitcoin Bull market. Others have labeled it as another Bull trap. We have been victims of Bull traps before and we have celebrated an increment in the value of BTC, only to see it once again decline in front of our eyes. We have even speculated the possibility of Bitcoin manipulation.

But John McAfee reassures us that the Bitcoin Bull market IS coming in the following tweet.

McAfee is right in that on Sunday, the price of BTC was hovering around the $6,400 mark. Three days later, on the 18th of July, the same BTC is currently trading at $7,444 and looks like it will continue gaining into the weekend. In the last 24 hours, BTC has gained by an incredible 10%.

So how will the BTC volume be maintained in the markets to guarantee a Bull run?

Historically speaking, and looking at the price of Bitcoin at exactly one year ago, we find that BTC was valued at around $2,500 last July. This price would gradually increase as the months passed and as we approached the holiday season last year. Around Thanksgiving last year, BTC was valued at $10,000 indicating a percentage increase of 300% from July levels. Taking this figure of 300%, we can, therefore, predict that by the time we get to Thanksgiving this year, BTC will be valued at around $29,600 (7,400 x 300% + 7,400).

The price of BTC would then peak to $20,000 on December 17th right before BTC Futures started being offered by the CME Group and the CBOE.

The only similar event that could make BTC pump that hard, is the current BTC ETF filing by the CBOE at the SEC. The final verdict should be out by the end of August. Some crypto enthusiasts had initially predicted that we’d know by the 10th of August with others saying that it will not be on the 10th.

So, will BTC continue to gain 10% daily till mid-August?

10% gains per day is a massive increment in value. This has never been seen before in the crypto markets. Let us say that the SEC will announce the Bitcoin ETF verdict in 30 days. If BTC were to increase by 10% daily till then and using simple interest, we get a value equal to the one estimated for Thanksgiving this year: $29,600.

in conclusion, anything is possible in the crypto-markets. Therefore, let us sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride! John McAfee has reassured us that the Bitcoin Bull run is coming and that BTC could get to $1 Million by the end of 2020.

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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.

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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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