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Here Are More Ways for $50k Bitcoin (BTC) by End 0f 2018 and $500k before 2024

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Bitcoin (BTC) price predictions are being offered from all over the crypto-verse. We have prominent investment analysts on Twitter giving their predictions as well as other forms of traditional media such as interviews. One such price prediction is for a $25,000 Bitcoin by the end of the year by Mark Yusko: a hedge fund manager with $1.5 Billion in assets under his watch. Yusko has also put forth a BTC price prediction of $500,000 by end of 2024.

According to him, the reason for these price predictions is based on the fact that the market performance of Bitcoin follows parabolic moves or crashes. There have been 5 so far and more will obviously come. There is also the fact that many traders are on the sidelines waiting for the Bitcoin Bull run to be confirmed, then they can jump in.

There is also the $50k Bitcoin prediction by Anthony Pampliano that BTC will get to $50k by end of the year. The major reason he gave for this, is human psychology. According to him $50k is a good round number that traders want and they will drive it to that point.

Tim Draper has put forth his $250,000 price prediction by 2022. His reason for this bold prediction is that BTC is gaining popularity and will continue to do so in the next 4 years.

So what are the other reasons for a $50k BTC by the end of 2018 and $500k by 2024?

Both price predictions by Yusko and Pampliano had not factored in the possibilities of a Bitcoin ETF being approved by the SEC. The due date for a verdict on the CBOE ETF is sometime in mid-August. However, many experts believe it will be postponed; which is alright. So long as it is not a rejection like the Bats ETF.

The SEC is actually being swamped by new Bitcoin ETF applications by various trading firms. A screenshot of the number of pending ETFs can be found below.

Source, Bloomberg and SEC.gov

The SEC at one point will have to approve one of these ETFs even if it is not the one sponsored by the CBOE. There are under a lot of pressure from not only the trading firms listed but the general public. With regards to the latter, the SEC actually allows the public to comment on filed applications on their website. The CBOE filing has received overwhelming comments as can be seen on this link. The SEC cannot ignore the sentiments of the public.

If the CBOE is approved, we can see Bitcoin doing gains as was seen with Gold when its ETFs were first offered in March 2003. Eight years later, the value of Gold had increased by a factor of 5.41 as earlier calculated. Comparing this to Bitcoin (BTC), and using a base value of $10,000 when the ETF gets approved in the future, we see that by the end of 2018, we could get to $54,100. In 4 years, this figure would have probably done more gains and past Mark Yusko’s price prediction of $500k.

In conclusion, the crypto-markets are on the cusp of something great with the resurgence of Bitcoin in the markets as well as several pending ETFs. Adding the factor of people psychology earlier mentioned, and seen in the comments to the CBOE ETF on the SEC website, we get the possibilities of a far bigger value of BTC than the ones predicted of $50k by end year and $500k by 2024.

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Blockchain technology outshines Bitcoin and Gold during global pandemic

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As the popularity of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin begins to level up with investments made in metals such as Gold, together they have both made significant advantages for investors who have taken a leap to invest in them.

However, thanks to the pandemic and the dynamic shift in investing and the economy, many investors have seen fluctuating losses and gains thanks to the uncertainty of the current business world. 

Many investors that backed companies who have exposure to blockchain technology have seen an approximate amount of 54% return on investments over the past year. This is even after considering how hard the global tech market and companies have been hit since the beginning of the pandemic.

What is blockchain technology?

Blockchain technology was first introduced as a supportive technology for Bitcoin. A blockchain is a simple, unchangeable and un-hackable digital ledger that holds transactions in little blocks attached to a chain. The transaction is duplicated and distributed across the entire network of systems on the blockchain, making it available for everyone on the network to see. 

Each block in the chain contains various transactions which are recorded on the participant ledger every time a transaction takes place. The database is decentralised and is managed by multiple participants known as Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT).

Although blockchain technology was birthed from Bitcoin and was widely adopted for the use of cryptocurrencies, the way it works and its security has made…

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Bitcoin Surges After Tesla Bought $1.5 Billion Worth of BTC

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The sudden rise of Bitcoin has been connected to the decision taken by the Tesla electric car company to buy $1.5 billion worth of Bitcoin.

The company explained in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that it bought Bitcoin to diversify its cash returns and more flexibility.

Musk’s Tweets also impacted Dogecoin’s price

Tesla also added that it will start accepting Bitcoin payments for all its products, although this will be based on a limited basis and applicable laws. If the company concludes and starts accepting cryptocurrency, it will make it the first major car manufacturer to accept Bitcoin payments. The company’s founder and Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk has developed an interest in Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies.

He has been tweeting severally about the viability of the Dogecoin (DOGE), which doesn’t have an important market value attached to it.

Few hours after endorsing Dogecoin, the cryptocurrency rose by an impressive 50%. But regulatory authorities are still concerned about the risks in cryptocurrency investments, with several regulatory bodies warning traders and investors they could lose all their money from crypto investments.

But for Tesla, the company decides to diversify its funds and increased its cash returns. However, Tesla also warned investors about the volatility of Bitcoin’s price in its SEC filing. According to the SEC…

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XNO Token of Xeno NFT Hub listed on Bithumb Korea Exchange

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Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 25th January, 2021, // ChainWire //

Xeno Holdings Limited (xno.live ), a blockchain solutions company based in Hong Kong, has announced the listing of its ecosystem utility token XNO on the ‘Bithumb Korea’ cryptocurrency exchange on January 21st 2021.

Xeno NFT Hub (market.xno.live ), developed by Xeno Holdings, enables easy minting of digital items into NFTs while also providing a marketplace where anyone can securely trade NFTs.

The Xeno NFT Hub project team includes former members of the technology project Yosemite X based in San Francisco and professionals such as Gabby Dizon who is a games industry expert and NFT space influencer based in Southeast Asia.

NFT(Non-Fungible Token) technology has recently gained huge focus in the blockchain arena and beyond, making waves in the online gaming sector, the art world, and the digital copyrights industry in recent years. The strongest feature of NFTs is that “NFTs are unique digital assets that cannot be replaced or forged”. Unlike fungible tokens such as Bitcoin or Ether, NFTs are not interchangeable for other tokens of the same type but instead each NFT has a unique value and specific information that cannot be replaced. This fact makes NFTs the perfect solution to record and prove ownership of digital and real-world items like works of art, game items, limited-edition collectibles, and more.

NFTs are already being actively traded in markets globally. For…

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