China’s Stock Market Closes In on $10 Trillion Milestone After Its Biggest Crash

Sign up for Next China, a weekly email on where the nation stands now and where it’s going next. China’s investors have waited five years for stock values to return to $10 trillion, a milestone that would seal the market’s recovery from its biggest crash in history. The good news is that it could happen… Continue reading China’s Stock Market Closes In on $10 Trillion Milestone After Its Biggest Crash

Look Beyond Stocks for the True Extent of Corporate Devastation

It’s earnings season and this one is unlike any other. The global coronavirus pandemic has resulted in the end of the longest U.S. bull market, full scale shutdowns of economies, sky high unemployment and a wave of businesses shuttering for good. Quarterly reports are already beginning to yield some clues about the damage done to… Continue reading Look Beyond Stocks for the True Extent of Corporate Devastation

Breakneck Speed of Sell-Off Puts Longest Bull Market in Jeopardy

In this article In terms of sentiment shifts, few episodes compare with what’s happening in U.S. stocks now. With each lurch, the longest-ever bull market is coming closer to an end. Investors who three weeks ago were doubling down on the rally’s longevity are being forced to unwind bets with a fury that is rarely… Continue reading Breakneck Speed of Sell-Off Puts Longest Bull Market in Jeopardy

Volatility Traders Bet Turmoil Will Get Worse as Virus Spreads

The options market has a message for equity traders: Get used to the mayhem. Volatility has surged to levels not seen in more than a year as investors try to gauge the risks to global growth from the coronavirus’s spread. The VIX Index, which tracks the implied volatility of the S&P 500 over the next… Continue reading Volatility Traders Bet Turmoil Will Get Worse as Virus Spreads

All the Ways Stock Market Bulls Have Gone Off the Rails. Again

It’s that time of the bull market again, when everyone decides things beyond the realm of rationality have taken over in equities. Demand is brisk for an account of all the ways investors have lost their minds. Concern is normal whenever the market is buoyant. When it’s 11 years into a massive rally and share… Continue reading All the Ways Stock Market Bulls Have Gone Off the Rails. Again

Litecoin Surges 20%, Will LTC Spark Another Major Crypto Rally?

One of today’s biggest movers on crypto markets is Litecoin. LTC has been relatively quiet in recent weeks when its big brother has taken the limelight, but today it has surged to $70. Crypto market momentum is still building as we round out another week. A further $10 billion has been added to total capitalization… Continue reading Litecoin Surges 20%, Will LTC Spark Another Major Crypto Rally?

Is Bitcoin Is About To Repeat Its 2019 Rally?

There is no doubt that sentiment has turned bullish for bitcoin. It has remained above the psychological $8,000 barrier for the weekend and institutional investors are starting to go long again. Bitcoin Market Cycles Lengthening Analyst Benjamin Cowen has taken a different way of looking at price data in his latest video. He has essentially… Continue reading Is Bitcoin Is About To Repeat Its 2019 Rally?

Ethereum Price Analysis: Is ETH Carving a Path to $200?

Bitcoin turned the screw on $5,300 today and notched a new 2019 all-time high at $5,352 on Coinbase. The ETH-USD pairing followed suit and the top altcoin now looks ready to have a go at $200. Ethereum Price Analysis: Market Review Earlier in the week, Ethereum price 00 marched through the $155 resistance and on… Continue reading Ethereum Price Analysis: Is ETH Carving a Path to $200?

Tidbits: Peter Todd on Passphrase Memorization, Antonopoulos Explains Transaction Fees

Tidbits is a roundup of talking points from across the cryptosphere. In this edition, Peter Todd suggests memorizing randomly generated passphrases to secure recovery keys. Amaury Séchet explains how the BCH community faces an uphill battle with adoption, and Andreas Antonopoulos explains why transaction fees don’t show up as a transaction output in the block… Continue reading Tidbits: Peter Todd on Passphrase Memorization, Antonopoulos Explains Transaction Fees

Bitcoin Bull Thomas Lee Claims Market Is Wrong and BTC Should Be Much Higher

Bitcoin bull Thomas Lee continues to be confident in BTC, insisting that its current price is wrong and should actually be closer to the $15,000 mark. Along with a number of other bulls, Lee has made several overly hopeful predictions this year.  Also read: Markets Update: Bears Continue to Drag Cryptocurrency Prices Down Fair Value… Continue reading Bitcoin Bull Thomas Lee Claims Market Is Wrong and BTC Should Be Much Higher

XRP: Noticeable Resilience After Nasdaq Selloff, Prediction Come True as New Bull Market Starts

Ripple's token demonstrates a conspicuous resilience to the world stock market sell-off in this very week. The evidence is increasing that Ripple (XRP) has began its fresh hunky market with its amazing breakout of Thur Sept 20, 2018. This is in line with Ripple prediction for next year as well as 5 crypto forecasts for… Continue reading XRP: Noticeable Resilience After Nasdaq Selloff, Prediction Come True as New Bull Market Starts