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US open: Stocks, USD rise after the US labour market tightens

US non-farm payrolls missed forecasts, but February saw a strong upward revision, the unemployment rate dropped and wages rose by more than expected.

How to buy and sell bitcoin options

As the demand for bitcoin and cryptos in general grows, so does the demand for more sophisticated means of trading them. Enter bitcoin options. Find out how bitcoin options work, why they’re becoming popular and the risks of bitcoin options trading.

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September 15, 2021 12:10 AM
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Asian Open: Powell and cryptocurrencies create turbulence for indices

A broad sell-off in cryptocurrencies exacerbated pressure on indices, which were already buckling under the strain of higher yields. Until Powell came to the rescue.

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February 23, 2021 11:31 AM

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Crypto Bears Resurface, Bitcoin Plummets 20%

Crypto currencies went into freefall earlier today, with Bitcoin falling over 20% at the low of the session.

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September 24, 2019 05:44 PM

Bitcoin And Gold's Divergence Could Be About To Get Tested

With Gold prices stretched and Bitcoin Around Key support, convergence could be approaching.

Bitcoin Cracks $8,000

Bitcoin’s shakeout at the highs continues after tumbling over 8% early Asia. Over 5% of which, was shed within 30 minutes.

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June 3, 2019 04:17 PM

Bitcoin Stabilizes on Trump Tariffs, But Downside Risks Remain Below $8K

Despite today’s tentative recovery, there are some technical signs that Bitcoin has formed a near-term top...

Bitcoin Could Target $10,000 If It Can Hold Above $8,500

On Sunday night during quiet trade, Bitcoin rallied 7% within an hour to take it to fresh highs and see the crypto currency higher on a year over year basis for the first time since November.

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May 27, 2019 05:48 PM

Bitcoin rally over?

Bitcoin was in the process of potentially forming a bearish outside bar candle on its daily chart, so this phase of the uptrend could come to an end.

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May 16, 2019 05:13 AM

Terrors In Tandem: Bitcoin And CNH Pause For Breath At Their Technical Junctures

After both breaking higher in style, CNH and BTC have stalled at a technical juncture. The world awaits their next move.

Bitcoin Bursts Back Above 6,000

Most risk assets are selling off on fears of a negative outcome from US-China trade talks, but Bitcoin is quietly defying that trend.

Bitcoin breaks out

The pressure was building for Bitcoin to break above the technically-important $4200 level over the past several weeks and today it finally gave way.

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April 2, 2019 12:02 AM

Is Sentiment Toward Beaten-Down Bitcoin Too Bearish?

With headlines flying ahead of tonight’s high-profile Brexit votes, a big dovish shift at the RBNZ, and the “race to the bottom” in global bond yields, what topic should an experienced market analyst write about? Why, Bitcoin of course!

Whither Bitcoin? A Review of Past Cycles for the World’s Oldest Cryptocurrency

“I think it’s essential to remember that just about everything is cyclical. There’s little I’m certain of, but these things are true: Cycles always prevail eventually. Nothing goes in one direction forever. Trees don’t grow to the sky. Few things go to zero. And there’s little that’s as dangerous for investor health as insistence on extrapolating today’s events into the future.” - Howard Marks, billionaire investor

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November 29, 2018 04:07 AM

Bitcoin Hits a 13-Month Low as Crypto Bloodbath Continues

With tongue fully in cheek, I feel a bit like the editor of a local news outlet this morning – “Which of these many disasters do I cover today?”

The State of Bitcoin and the Cryptoasset Market, Q3 2018

It’s been less than nine months since traders flipped their calendars to 2018, but cryptoasset bulls have aged years (if not decades!) since the holiday season’s euphoria.

Ethereum maintains bullish bias

The technical outlook on Ethereum hasn’t changed much since our last update on it at the start of the month

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May 15, 2018 01:47 AM

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Ethereum leads crypto upsurge as stocks slump

Crypto currencies have been in demand again of late, with prices making higher highs and higher lows. It is not clear what exactly is behind the rally but with the stock markets falling in the US, they may have found some safe haven flows.

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May 3, 2018 08:30 AM

Can Bitcoin sustain rally?

All of sudden on Thursday at around 11:00 BST digital currencies came back to life after spending several days in tight consolidative ranges.

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April 13, 2018 03:09 AM

Ethereum: tentative bullish signs

Ethereum has reached and reacted from a key support area around $400.

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April 9, 2018 02:33 AM

Cryptocurrency concerns prompt Bitcoin dip below $10K

On a day when markets continued to sell-off sharply, Tuesday’s slide in cryptocurrencies, most notably Bitcoin, was no exception.

Bitcoin stabilizes after plunge, but downside risks remain

Recent volatility in Bitcoin trading has been nothing short of extreme when placed within the context of traditional financial markets. But in the relatively new world of cryptocurrency trading, the recent wild swings in Bitcoin have only been slightly more vigorous than usual.

Gold extends drop ahead of US CPI, FOMC

Thanks to the ongoing rally on Wall Street and the dollar’s recent comeback, not to mention the ongoing craze in the cryptos, gold continues to remain largely out of favour