Fundstrat’s Tom Lee Predicts Bitcoin Recovery, But Lowers End-Year Target to $15K

Wall Street analyst and cryptocurrency bull Tom Lee has nearly cut his end-year Bitcoin (BTC) price target in half from $25,000 to $15,000, CNBC reported Nov. 16. According to Lee – the co-founder of market advisory firm Fundstrat Global Advisors – the key factor behind his new target is Bitcoin’s “break-even point,” or the level at which the cost to mine Bitcoin matches its trading price, as CNBC reports. According to Fundstrat’s data, this point is at around $7,000. Bitcoin is currently trading well below this value – $5,550 at…

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Bear Effect: SEC Crypto Crackdown Precedes 48% Drop in ICO Funding

The amount of money that initial coin offerings attracted in this year’s third quarter fell significantly compared to the second quarter. According to a report by crypto market analysis firm ICORating, the amount that was raised via ICOs from July to September reduced by 48 percent compared to what was raised from April to June The post Bear Effect: SEC Crypto Crackdown Precedes 48% Drop in ICO Funding appeared first on CCN

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One Day After the Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork: Takeaways and Latest Developments

Bitcoin Cash, the “big block” project that forked away from the Bitcoin blockchain in August 2017, “hard forked” (split) into two different coins: “Bitcoin Cash ABC” (BCH ABC) and “Bitcoin Cash SV” (BCH SV). At the time of writing, the Bitcoin Cash ABC chain has more accumulated proof of work, and its native currency, BCH ABC, is trading higher on (futures) exchanges. Most Bitcoin Cash ABC proponents, therefore, feel victorious — though many Bitcoin Cash SV proponents have not yet conceded defeat. Well over a day since the split, here…

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Ron Paul Survey: Half Would Choose Bitcoin For 10 Year Investment

Most people would choose to invest in Bitcoin over gold, fiat currency, and bonds, according to a survey by Ron Paul which continues on Twitter November 16. Bitcoin Is Best Future-proof Investment The former US lawmaker and presidential candidate, well known for his advocacy of the cryptocurrency, has so far yielded responses from over 58,000 people. Almost half of them would want to invest in Bitcoin. Traditionally much larger than in-person surveys, such as those recently conducted in the UK and Russia which also showed strong popularity for Bitcoin, Twitter polls…

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