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Why Bitcoin (BTC) Will Go Back to $20,000

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The crypto space has entered a period of recovery, as the year-long crypto winter finally ended. However, many in the crypto community are now wondering what will come next? What will happen with Bitcoin?

According to some, the coin will continue its slow and steady growth, while others are hoping to a sudden surge that will take it back to the old heights, and beyond. The coin itself surged by as much as 7.60% on Friday, currently sitting at $5,794.14. The highest point that BTC has reached in 2019 is only $2 higher than the current price.

In other words, the coin is currently going through an astounding recovery, thus somewhat confirming some investors’ belief that it will, in fact, surge back to the old heights. However, there are other factors that might be taken as a confirmation that BTC is on its way back to $20,000.

Bitcoin moving averages are similar to those in 2015

It is no secret that there are many who remain quite bullish on BTC, with claims that the coin could reach $1 million in a few short years. However, while such predictions are still being taken with a grain of salt, others, such as the one made by Peter Brandt, are much more realistic. The Factor Trading author believes that BTC might approach the price of $19,800 relatively soon, and he based this prediction on the weekly moving average indicator.

He noted that Bitcoin’s performance looks very similar to the one in November 2015, which allowed the coin to reach $20,000 within two short years. Brandt is not alone in thinking that BTC is on its way to former glory, as Fundstrat’s technical strategist, Robert Sluymer believes the same. A similar prediction was made by Fundstrat’s co-founder, Thomas Lee, as well.

The new price move closed the coin’s price above its 50-weekly moving average, which usually announces a strong potential for a massive bull run.

Bullish relative strength index

Another indicator of a future rally is Bitcoin’s weekly Relative Strength Indicator, which increased to reach and exceed 53.65, making it the highest since late 2015. The move impacted the buying sentiment significantly, as opposed to the selling pressure that came in January 2018 when the RSI dropped below this mark.

The Golden Cross

Finally, there is the matter of a so-called ‘Golden Cross,’ which is made when the short-term moving average of a particular asset goes above its long-term moving average. Bitcoin has seen several Golden Crosses during its decade-long history, one of which occurred back in October 2015, similarly to other indicators.

As we now know, seeing the combination of these signs and signals in 2015 meant a massive rally in the future. It took the coin two years to do it back then, but the situation is much different these days, and the rally might arrive much faster this time. When these signs appeared in 2015, the BTC price was at $300. Two years later, it reached $20,000. This was considered to be one of the longest bullish periods ever, and now — it appears that the history is repeating itself.

It is difficult, if not impossible, to accurately predict what the coin might do, especially in the long-term. However, all signs of a new massive bull run are here already, and all that remains is to patiently wait and see whether or not the price will act upon them.

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Cryptocurrency Collateralized Debt Positions Are Growing in Popularity

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While Bitcoin (BTC) continues to hover around the magical 10,000 price level, altcoins continue to fight an uphill battle.  Simply put, hopes of a future bull run continue to diminish as Bitcoin maintains its dominance.  One school of thought is that a few altcoins will survive and flourish, but which ones are anyone’s guess.  That being said, it’s hard to go wrong picking against the top coins like Ethereum (ETH), Ripple (XRP), Litecoin (LTC), and EOS.  These projects have managed to find a foothold in the market and have a better chance than most of staying there.  While traders wait for their positions to increase in value, one opportunity that may be worth looking at is initiating a collateralized debt position.

What is a Cryptocurrency CDP?

In traditional terms, a CDP is essentially putting up collateral in order to receive a loan against the deposited amount.  There are several examples of this in our day to day lives.  Auto title loans from large companies like TitleMax are extremely popular with consumers.  Consumers are essentially able to use their car as collateral in exchange for a cash payment which can then be used for whatever needs the consumer has.  The consumer can continue using their car as long as debt payments are made.

The same concept applies to cryptocurrency CDPs.  Consumers are able to put up crypto tokens, such as…

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Hodium Presents a Compelling Opportunity for Outsized Investment Returns

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I’m sure all of us remember the cryptocurrency glory days of 2017 and early 2018.  It was one of the biggest bull runs in history and created incredibly wealth for quite a few early entrants.  Unfortunately, for most of us, those gains have most likely been wiped out during the altcoin apocalypse.  The truth is that traders probably thought a bit too highly of their trading abilities when the reality was that anyone could have thrown a dart at a board and ended up making money.

As markets mature (and the crypto market is definitely maturing) it becomes more and more difficult to generate alpha.  In that regard, it’s similar to traditional financial markets.  I can remember trading during my high school days.  It was the late 90s and right in the middle of the dot.com boom.  Eventually, however, the euphoria fades away and reality hits hard.  Now, it’s become rather difficult to actually trade profitably which has given way to the rise of hedge funds.

Hedge funds are investment funds that pool capital from accredited and/or institutional investors and invest in a variety of assets, often with extremely complex portfolio-construction and risk management techniques.  The professionals employed by hedge funds are the best of the best and have spent years honing their craft.  That is why they’re able to make the millions of dollars that they normally…

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Behold The Cryptopreneurs – Overcoming The Obstacles Facing The Blockchain Industry

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Integrating blockchain technology is fast becoming a necessity for enterprise ventures and small or large businesses, but with a growing number of choices in the tech revolution, it’s difficult to pick a direction without feeling overwhelmed or taken advantage of. This is where BEHOLD THE CRYPTOPRENEURS comes in.

Private keys, the myth of anonymity, and the battle against anarchist ideology are only a few of the difficult challenges faced by businesses that want to incorporate blockchain into their culture. Author Dennis H. Lewis guides the reader through those challenges and helps them discover the true potential of investing in this new economic paradigm.

Every business has pain points that must be overcome in order to branch out and thrive in an ever-changing commercial environment. Blockchain has real world solutions and cryptopreneurs are not limited to the cryptocurrencies they invest in but rather how they seize economic and technological opportunities to make it work for them.

Innovation, trust, and solutions can differentiate your business from all the noise, but without a solid marketing plan, a cryptopreneur can have the best idea and never get far. Remember: a million great ideas times zero market presence equals zero success.

Investors want to know there is public interest and enthusiasm in a project before they commit any money to it. As a cryptopreneur, you are tasked with generating that interest from the…

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