Bitcoin ‘Dementia’ Patients Worship Judas Iscariot

By CCN: Billionaire pals and colleagues Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger doubled-down on their bitcoin haterade at the 2019 Berkshire Hathaway annual shareholders meeting. Munger said bitcoin fans had invited him out for a drink this weekend, but he didn’t even consider it because he thinks they’re all traitors. “I’ve been invited during this gathering to go to a happy hour put on by the bitcoin people. And I tried to figure out what the bitcoin people do in their happy hour and I finally figured it out: They celebrate…

Bitcoin Price Teeters on Brink of Brutal ‘Panic-Driven’ Crash

By CCN: According to prominent technical analysts including Peter Brandt and DonAlt, the bitcoin price is facing strong resistance at around $6,000 and is vulnerable to a correction in the short-term. “Just an opinion — there is a chance BTC is topping here, having met its price target at key resistance. A correction could occur before another move toward 6500, then a more significant correction,” Brandt said. Brandt’s forecast comes after the bitcoin price has surged by 10 percent within the past week against the U.S. dollar, demonstrating strong momentum.…

NYAG Requests That Bitfinex Be Forced to Release Tether Deal Documents

The New York State Attorney General (NYAG) Letitia James has requested the disclosure of documents concerning an alleged deal made between cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex and stablecoin operator Tether. The NYAG’s memorandum of law was filed on May 3. The memorandum of law calls for more transparency and claims “that Bitfinex and Tether misled their clients and investors.” The statement also explains why the Office of the State Attorney General feels the need to request said documents: “While that and other discrepancies do not change the core issues in this case…

Will Litecoin (LTC) Rally to $1,000 After August 2019 Halving?

Litecoin (LTC) up 6.1 percent Charlie Lee thought LTC would rally to $1,000 In a podcast, Charlie Lee now reveals that he thought Litecoin (LTC) would surge above $1000. All the same, by profitably exiting at the height of the Great Bull Run of late 2017, he reaped huge despite all the criticism from the community. At spot rate, Litecoin (LTC) is up 6.1 percent in the last week. Litecoin Price Analysis Fundamentals Year-to-date, Litecoin, and Binance Coin are perhaps the top two performing assets with triple-digit gains. However, it…

Will BitFinex $1 Billion Trigger a Bitcoin (BTC) Sell-Off?

Bitcoin (BTC) prices firm, add 9.5 percent in the last week Despite fraud accusations, BitFinex will crowd-fund to raise $1 billion BitFinex, sources have it, will proceed with their IEO and the aim is to raise $1 billion in USDT. While it is pleasing for investors, the exchange is reserving $600 million for whales. Even so, its success would mean pressure on Bitcoin (BTC) which is up 9.5 percent in the last week. Bitcoin Price Analysis Fundamentals Bitcoin (BTC) price performance is impressive. Rallying, against all the odds, the coin…

Beware the Fake Bitfinex White Papers Appearing Online

As speculation and impatience arises over the upcoming Bitfinex token sale, opportunistic fakers are creating bogus white papers that purport to describe the details of the upcoming sale. Why? To scam potential buyers out of their cash. “The white paper you all are seeing now is a fake one,” said Dong Zhao, a Bitfinex shareholder. “The authentic white paper is not yet released. The name of the token is called LEO, not BFX. The offering accepts USDT, not BTC or ETH. The total amount to be raised is still 1…

Bitcoin Price Will Hit $6,500-Mark in Near-Term: Veteran Commodity Trader

Bitcoin could undergo an immediate bearish correction, but it would eventually bounce back towards $6,500, according to Peter Brandt. The veteran commodity trader said Saturday that the bitcoin price was meeting its crucial resistance level near $5,745, as shown in the chart below. There was a strong probability of the asset undergoing a reversal, which loosely means that traders were not confident to purchase bitcoin at its higher rate. Therefore, the ones who bought the asset near $5,000-support might want to exit their positions on a handsome $745-per-bitcoin profit – more…

Bitcoin (BTC) Price Could Test $6,500 Before Strong Correction

There were heavy gains in bitcoin price above the $5,500 pivot and resistance level against the US Dollar. The price rallied above the $5,700 and $5,800 resistance before there was a minor downside correction. There is a key connecting bullish trend line in place with support at $5,610 on the 4-hours chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair is currently in a strong uptrend and it could trade towards the main $6,500 resistance level. Bitcoin price gained significantly above the $5,600 level against the US Dollar.…

Ethereum (ETH) Price Eyes Larger Upward Move: Can Bulls Make It?

ETH price started a steady rise above the $158 and $160 resistance levels against the US Dollar. The price traded above the $165 level and recently corrected lower below $165. There is a major contracting triangle in place with resistance near $167 on the 4-hours chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken). The pair is likely to climb higher in the near term towards the $170 or even $180 level. Ethereum price remains in a decent uptrend versus the US Dollar, but in downtrend against bitcoin. ETH is struggling to…