Ethereum, Bitcoin Prices Stabilize After Day of Sideways Trading

Ethereum, Bitcoin Prices Stabilize After Day of Sideways Trading

Traders restored a bit of stability to the crypto markets on Friday following a day of sideways trading. The bitcoin price and ethereum price each declined a bit less than 1% for the day, and most major altcoins experienced similar minor declines. However, no top 10 cryptocurrency moved more than 3%, providing the market with one of its calmer day-over-day performances in recent memory. Chart from CoinMarketCap Altogether, the cryptocurrency market cap shed about $1.
Bitcoin Price Bounces Back, Crypto Markets Recover to $170 Billion

Bitcoin Price Bounces Back, Crypto Markets Recover to $170 Billion

The crypto markets bounced back on Thursday following a significant contraction the previous day. The bitcoin price led the charge, rising more than 6% to put the $5,700 barrier within its sights, while the ethereum price ticked up 3% to $309. Unfortunately, the recovery was not comprehensive, and some cryptocurrencies — including ripple — continued to decline. Chart from CoinMarketCap The downturn forced the total cryptocurrency market cap as far down as $156.
Ethereum, Bitcoin Prices Plunge in Apparent Market Sell-Off

Ethereum, Bitcoin Prices Plunge in Apparent Market Sell-Off

The crypto markets took a bearish turn on Wednesday, shedding nearly $15 billion as traders initiated an apparent market sell-off. The bitcoin price bore the brunt of the blow, causing it to fall by almost $500 in the past day alone, but every top 5 cryptocurrency fell by more than 7%, and market caps up and down the charts began to evaporate. Chart from CoinMarketCap The combined value of all cryptocurrencies entered the day at just under $175 billion, and many investors believed it would continue to ride last week’s market rally across the $180 billion threshold and set a new all-time high.
Bitcoin Price Cracks $5,700 but Ethereum Wanes after Byzantium

Bitcoin Price Cracks $5,700 but Ethereum Wanes after Byzantium

The crypto markets have exhibited mixed performance during the early portion of the week. The bitcoin price continued to hover near its all-time high on Tuesday, climbing just enough to crack the $5,700 barrier. The ethereum price, meanwhile, lost ground following the successful deployment of its much-anticipated Byzantium hard fork. Chart from CoinMarketCap Altogether, the markets rose about $1.
Ethereum, Bitcoin Prices Lead Market Recovery after Sunday Pullback

Ethereum, Bitcoin Prices Lead Market Recovery after Sunday Pullback

The crypto markets regained a bit of the ground they lost during Sunday’s pullback, fueled by positive movement from the bitcoin price and ethereum price. The ripple price also achieved a respectable increase, leading the wider altcoin markets to a moderate advance. Chart from CoinMarketCap Weekend trading had reduced the total cryptocurrency market cap below $170 billion, but the markets began to climb leading into Monday morning and had surpassed $175 billion at the time of writing.
$175 Billion: Ethereum, Bitcoin Prices Lead Crypto Market Rally

$175 Billion: Ethereum, Bitcoin Prices Lead Crypto Market Rally

The bitcoin price and ethereum price continued to climb on Saturday, ticking up just enough to pass significant thresholds. The wider markets made moderate gains as well, enabling the total cryptocurrency market cap to rise above $175 billion for the first time since the beginning of September. Chart from CoinMarketCap On Friday, the combined value of all cryptocurrencies crossed the $170 billion checkpoint, highlighting the degree of its recovery since last month’s pullback.
$5,220: Bitcoin Price Hits New Record, Lifts Crypto Market Cap to $160 Billion

$5,220: Bitcoin Price Hits New Record, Lifts Crypto Market Cap to $160 Billion

The bitcoin price soared past $5,200 on Thursday to set a new all-time high and silence once and for all claims that China’s initial coin offering and bitcoin exchange ban would send the markets into a death spiral. The majority of other cryptocurrencies experienced moderate rallies, raising the total cryptocurrency market cap above $160 billion for the first time since September 8. Chart from CoinMarketCap The combined value of all cryptocurrencies entered the day at $154 billion and steadily climbed leading into Thursday morning.
Bitcoin Price Settles Down to $4,830 as Altcoins Initiate Minor Recovery

Bitcoin Price Settles Down to $4,830 as Altcoins Initiate Minor Recovery

Defying the expectations of many investors, the bitcoin price did not reach $5,000 on Tuesday. However, bitcoin remains in position for a breakout, and the general expectation is that the question is not if bitcoin will reach $5,000 — but when. Wednesday brought a minor recovery to the altcoin markets, enabling them to reclaim about $1.5 billion of the combined market cap they had shed earlier this week. Chart from CoinMarketCap The total cryptocurrency market cap entered the day at $152.
Bitcoin Price Holds at $4,800 as Altcoins Plot Recovery

Bitcoin Price Holds at $4,800 as Altcoins Plot Recovery

The bitcoin price held above $4,800 on Tuesday, bringing it one step closer to reaching $5,000 and setting a new all-time high. The ethereum price declined for the day, but it managed to recover above $300 after a mid-day dip. Meanwhile, the altcoin markets began to plot their recovery after losing significant ground to bitcoin during yesterday’s trading. Chart from CoinMarketCap Altogether, the markets added about $2.
Bitcoin Price Breaks Toward $4,600 as Ethereum, Altcoins Lag Behind

Bitcoin Price Breaks Toward $4,600 as Ethereum, Altcoins Lag Behind

The bitcoin price rose another 3% on Monday, bringing it within $20 of the $4,600 threshold and enabling it to raise its total market share above 50%. The ripple price joined bitcoin in its ascent and extended its rally by another 10%. Unfortunately, the rest of the markets were not so lucky. The ethereum price posted a minor decline, and the majority of other top 100 cryptocurrencies followed its lead. Chart from CoinMarketCap After a mid-day rally, the total cryptocurrency market cap ended the day trading sideways, although it did add about $800 million to bring the total value of all cryptocurrencies to a present value of $151.
Ripple, Ethereum Prices Help Market Shake Off Mid-Week Slump

Ripple, Ethereum Prices Help Market Shake Off Mid-Week Slump

The total cryptocurrency market cap weathered a mid-week slump to end the week on solid footing. The majority of cryptocurrencies posted 7-day declines, but strong showings toward the top of the charts — particularly from the ripple price and ethereum price — enabled the crypto market cap to tick up into positive territory. Chart from CoinMarketCap The cryptocurrency market cap ended last week just below $147 billion.
Ethereum, Bitcoin Prices Rally Past Checkpoints Amid Rising Crypto Tide

Ethereum, Bitcoin Prices Rally Past Checkpoints Amid Rising Crypto Tide

The cryptocurrency markets resumed their advance on Friday, adding $5 billion to their combined market caps. Bitcoin price was one of the primary beneficiaries, and it leaped by more than $100 to pass the $4,400 checkpoint. Not one to be outdone, the ethereum price extended past a significant threshold of its own, while Ripple refused to put the brakes on its dramatic midweek surge. Chart from CoinMarketCap Part of this rally should be attributed to Taiwan’s decision to adopt a friendly stance toward cryptocurrency usage.
Ripple Price Surges as Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bide their Time

Ripple Price Surges as Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bide their Time

Neither the ethereum nor the bitcoin price managed to make progress on Thursday, but both cryptocurrencies successfully overcame temporary dips to hold at their previous-day levels. Meanwhile, the bitcoin cash price and Ripple price have been making significant movements–in opposite directions. Chart from CoinMarketCap Yesterday, the combined value of all cryptocurrencies was $144.
Ethereum, Bitcoin Prices Trade Sideways as Crypto Markets Tread Water

Ethereum, Bitcoin Prices Trade Sideways as Crypto Markets Tread Water

The crypto markets settled down on Wednesday, dipping just slightly below their previous day levels. The ethereum and bitcoin prices set a tepid tone with daily declines of about 1% each, although a few top-tier altcoins posted more significant movements. Chart from CoinMarketCap The combined value of all cryptocurrencies entered the day at $144.
Ethereum, Bitcoin Prices Dip as Market Contracts to $143 Billion

Ethereum, Bitcoin Prices Dip as Market Contracts to $143 Billion

The bitcoin price pulled back on Tuesday, dipping nearly $200 to put a pause on its week-long rally. The ethereum price retreated by a similar degree, causing the wider markets to contract by more than $6 billion. Chart from CoinMarketCap On Monday, the combined value of all cryptocurrency market caps surpassed $150 billion for the first time in nearly three weeks.
$150 Billion: Bitcoin Price Rally Leads Markets Closer to All-Time High

$150 Billion: Bitcoin Price Rally Leads Markets Closer to All-Time High

The bitcoin price continued to rally on Monday, and it carried the total cryptocurrency market cap past another significant threshold. Bitcoin now appears poised to challenge the $4,500 level, while ethereum maintains its position above $300 as it awaits the upcoming Metropolis protocol upgrade. Chart from CoinMarketCap The crypto markets experienced higher-than-average weekend trading volume, with their 24-hour total piercing $3 billion at the time of writing.
Ethereum, Bitcoin Prices End the Week on a High Note

Ethereum, Bitcoin Prices End the Week on a High Note

The cryptocurrency markets ended the week on a high note following Korea’s ICO ban, indicating that, at least for now, traders are not worried about the government’s posture toward cryptocurrency. The markets were buttressed by positive news from the Japanese government, enabling the ethereum price to climb to $300 and the bitcoin price to approach $4,300. Chart from CoinMarketCap Earlier this week, Korean regulators announced a ban on initial coin offerings (ICOs).
Ethereum Price Treads Water Despite Korea ICO Ban

Ethereum Price Treads Water Despite Korea ICO Ban

The ethereum price avoided collapse following the announcement of South Korea’s ICO ban. After taking a sharp dip on the heels of the news, the markets quickly recovered to their previous levels, once again demonstrating resilience in the face of tightening regulatory restrictions. Chart from CoinMarketCap On September 29, Korea’s Financial Services Commission (FSC) announced a ban on initial coin offerings (ICOs).
Ethereum, Bitcoin Prices Climb Higher Despite Mixed Altcoin Markets

Ethereum, Bitcoin Prices Climb Higher Despite Mixed Altcoin Markets

The ethereum and bitcoin prices continued to climb on Thursday, even as a slight dip in the altcoin markets pulled many coins into decline. The bitcoin price rose toward the $4,200 mark–even passing it temporarily–while the ethereum price closed in on the $300 threshold. Altogether, the total crypto market cap added about $3 billion for the day, bringing it a few steps closer to the all-time high it set earlier this month. Chart from CoinMarketCap The total cryptocurrency market cap entered Wednesday afternoon just above the $140 billion mark.
Bitcoin Price Breaks Past $4,000 as Crypto Market Cap Grows to $140 Billion

Bitcoin Price Breaks Past $4,000 as Crypto Market Cap Grows to $140 Billion

The bitcoin price broke past $4,000 on Wednesday, headlining another generally-positive day for the crypto markets. Few cryptocurrencies made eye-catching movements, but most made moderate progress to extend the early-week market recovery. Altogether, the markets added another $4 billion, bringing their combined capitalization above the $140 billion threshold. Chart from CoinMarketCap The total cryptocurrency market cap began the day at $136.
Bitcoin Price Eyes $4,000 as Combined Market Tops $135 Billion

Bitcoin Price Eyes $4,000 as Combined Market Tops $135 Billion

The crypto markets continued to climb on Tuesday, with the vast majority of top 100 cryptocurrencies posting moderate gains. The bitcoin price rose to within striking distance of $4,000, while the ethereum price edged past $290 to continue its march toward $300. Altogether, the markets added more than $5 billion. Chart from CoinMarketCap The total crypto market cap began the day at $131.
Bitcoin, Ethereum Prices Post Minor Gains Despite Low Trading Volume

Bitcoin, Ethereum Prices Post Minor Gains Despite Low Trading Volume

The crypto markets began the week on a positive note, with the majority of top-tier cryptocurrencies achieving minor advances. Both bitcoin price and ethereum price rose 2% to extend their weekend uptrend into the new week, enabling the combined value of all cryptocurrencies to inch across the $130 billion threshold. Chart from CoinMarketCap The day’s trading was characterized by unusually low trading volume.
Bitcoin, Ethereum Prices Post Minor Gains Despite Low Trading Volume

Bitcoin, Ethereum Prices Post Minor Gains Despite Low Trading Volume

The crypto markets began the week on a positive note, with the majority of top-tier cryptocurrencies achieving minor advances. Both bitcoin price and ethereum price rose 2% to extend their weekend uptrend into the new week, enabling the combined value of all cryptocurrencies to inch across the $130 billion threshold. Chart from CoinMarketCap The day’s trading was characterized by unusually low trading volume.
Ethereum, Bitcoin Prices Lead Weekend Rally

Ethereum, Bitcoin Prices Lead Weekend Rally

The crypto markets rallied on Saturday to end the week on a moderate incline. The bitcoin price headlined the advance with a leap back to $3,800, but the ethereum price progressed at an even more impressive rate. Altogether, more than 90 of the top 100 cryptocurrencies made positive movement, helping lift the total cryptocurrency market cap back above $130 billion. Chart from CoinMarketCap The total crypto market cap began the day at about $123.
Ethereum, Bitcoin Prices Slide as Market Sheds $10 Billion

Ethereum, Bitcoin Prices Slide as Market Sheds $10 Billion

The crypto markets took a steep downward turn on Friday, with more than 90 of the top 100 cryptocurrencies posting single-day price declines. The bitcoin price dropped nearly $400 after challenging the $4,000 level earlier in the week, while the ethereum price slipped below $260. Chart from CoinMarketCap The total cryptocurrency market cap–the combined value of all cryptocurrencies–dropped more than $10 billion for the day.