Bitcoin Price Posts Slight Decline But Altcoin Markets Set New Records

Bitcoin Price Posts Slight Decline But Altcoin Markets Set New Records

The bitcoin price posted a minor pullback on Thursday, continuing a weeklong trend that has seen the most prominent cryptocurrency ease its foot off the gas after a meteoric early-month climb.
$500 Billion: Ethereum, Ripple Prices Carry Crypto Market Cap to Historic Milestone

$500 Billion: Ethereum, Ripple Prices Carry Crypto Market Cap to Historic Milestone

Cryptocurrencies achieved another historic milestone this week, as their combined market caps leaped above the $500 billion mark on the heels of an altcoin rally led by the ethereum and ripple prices.
Ethereum, Litecoin Prices Headline $20 Billion Altcoin Rally

Ethereum, Litecoin Prices Headline $20 Billion Altcoin Rally

The cryptocurrency markets achieved another comprehensive advance on Tuesday, but — breaking from recent norms — the bitcoin price was not leading the rally.
Bitcoin Price Eyes $12,000 as Billion-Dollar Crypto Unicorns Swell to Nineteen

Bitcoin Price Eyes $12,000 as Billion-Dollar Crypto Unicorns Swell to Nineteen

The cryptocurrency markets made another advance on Tuesday, fueled by continued bullishness over the impending launch of regulated bitcoin futures contracts on Sunday.
Bitcoin Price Claws Back to $10,000 as Markets Creep into the Green

Bitcoin Price Claws Back to $10,000 as Markets Creep into the Green

The cryptocurrency market cap crept back into the green on Friday following intense volatility and a two-day retrace. The bitcoin price led the advance with a four percent increase to $10,285, but every cryptocurrency in the top 10 made at least minor movement into positive territory. Source: CoinMarketCap Following the day’s movements, the total cryptocurrency market rose to $310 billion, a more than $26 billion increase from its 24-hour low.
Bitcoin Price Fights for $10,000 as Volatility Triggers Record Trading Volume

Bitcoin Price Fights for $10,000 as Volatility Triggers Record Trading Volume

The bitcoin price has been on a mid-week rollercoaster, and that volatility has rippled throughout the markets. Trading volume has surged to record levels and coins across the spectrum have taken steep dives from their all-time highs — although most weekly charts remain in positive territory. Source: CoinMarketCap At one point, combined daily volume reached $25 billion — a new all-time high — and 24-hour volume remained above the $20 billion mark throughout a day of manic trading.
$300 Billion: Crypto Market Cap Surges Past Bank of America’s Total Valuation

$300 Billion: Crypto Market Cap Surges Past Bank of America’s Total Valuation

The total cryptocurrency market cap has achieved another historic milestone. Buttressed by a record-setting bitcoin price rally, the total crypto market cap has crossed the $300 billion threshold for the first time — making the combined capitalization of all cryptocurrencies more valuable than Bank of America. Source: CoinMarketCap In the past week alone, the total cryptocurrency market cap has grown by more than $60 billion — a number the crypto market cap reached for the first time on May 17.
Ethereum Price Races to All-Time High; Is $500 in Sight?

Ethereum Price Races to All-Time High; Is $500 in Sight?

The ethereum price raced to an all-time high on Friday, fueling speculation that the second largest cryptocurrency will crack the $500 mark before the end of the year. Ethereum Price Eyes $500 Since breaking past resistance at $310 two weeks ago, the ethereum price has embarked on a seemingly-unstoppable rally. On Thursday, the ethereum price surpassed the $400 mark for the first time since June. Before long it had reached a new all-time high, confirming the recent prediction of billionaire hedge fund manager Mike Novogratz, who forecasted that it would soon reach this milestone en route to a year-end target of $500.
Bitcoin Price Holds Above $8,250 Despite Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash Surges

Bitcoin Price Holds Above $8,250 Despite Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash Surges

The Thanksgiving leftovers have been neatly packaged and stored away in refrigerators across the U.S., but investors will not be receiving any Black Friday discounts in the cryptocurrency markets this year. The three largest cryptocurrencies advanced in unison today, with the bitcoin price holding above $8,250 even as ethereum and bitcoin cash raced past significant milestones. Source: CoinMarketCap Against this backdrop, the total cryptocurrency market cap extended its record-setting streak.
Bitcoin Price Tests $8,100 Amid Rising Altcoin Tide

Bitcoin Price Tests $8,100 Amid Rising Altcoin Tide

A rising tide lifts all coins. Although the bitcoin price’s record-setting run has enabled the flagship cryptocurrency’s dominant share of the market to swell in recent months, altcoins have made steady gains, too. Over the weekend, the total altcoin market cap crossed $100 billion for the first time — just as the bitcoin price was setting a new record at $8,100 — and the total number of coins with market caps exceeding $1 billion rose to 13.
Bitcoin Price Hits Record High, Crypto Market Cap Continues to Rally

Bitcoin Price Hits Record High, Crypto Market Cap Continues to Rally

The bitcoin price surpassed $8,000 for the first time on Friday, racing past another checkpoint that few non-devotees believed it could ever reach. This bullish trend generally extended throughout the altcoin markets, too, enabling the crypto market cap to set another all-time high. Source: CoinMarketCap The combined value of all cryptocurrencies had begun the day at $221.
Bitcoin Price Hits Record High, Crypto Market Cap Continues to Rally

Bitcoin Price Hits Record High, Crypto Market Cap Continues to Rally

The bitcoin price surpassed $8,000 for the first time on Friday, racing past another checkpoint that few non-devotees believed it could ever reach. This bullish trend generally extended throughout the altcoin markets, too, enabling the crypto market cap to set another all-time high. Source: CoinMarketCap The combined value of all cryptocurrencies had begun the day at $221.
Bitcoin Price Rally Continues as Crypto Market Cap Eyes $220 Billion

Bitcoin Price Rally Continues as Crypto Market Cap Eyes $220 Billion

The bitcoin price continued its mid-week recovery on Thursday. The flagship cryptocurrency climbed past $7,400, bringing it to a seven-day high and placing it within striking distance of its all-time record. However, the rally was largely isolated to bitcoin — at least at the top of the charts — and eight of the 10 largest cryptocurrencies experienced net declines for the day. Source: CoinMarketCap Nevertheless, fueled by bitcoin’s rise — as well as a strong showing from certain crypto assets located outside the top 10 — the total cryptocurrency market cap made a minor advance.
Bitcoin Price Pierces $7,000 as Crypto Market Cap Hits All-Time High

Bitcoin Price Pierces $7,000 as Crypto Market Cap Hits All-Time High

The cryptocurrency market cap reached a new all-time high on Wednesday amid a generally-bullish day of trading. The bitcoin price set the tone for the rally, surging nearly $500 to recover past the $7,000 threshold for the first time since its weekend correction. Source: CoinMarketCap The total cryptocurrency market cap entered the day at $208 billion, and it climbed gradually throughout Tuesday evening.
Bitcoin Cash Price Leaps 20% as Crypto Market Cap Trends Up

Bitcoin Cash Price Leaps 20% as Crypto Market Cap Trends Up

The bitcoin cash price rally isn’t over yet. The bitcoin offshoot recovered from its Monday recession to post a 20% gain on Monday, in part due to the successful deployment of an upgrade intended to bring stability to its network. The bitcoin price, meanwhile, resisted its recent tendency to move toward the inverse of bitcoin cash, and it held steady above $6,500. Source: CoinMarketCap These factors contributed to positive movement in the total cryptocurrency market cap, which entered the day just above $200 billion.
Bitcoin Price Recovers to $6,550 as Bitcoin Cash Rally Reverses

Bitcoin Price Recovers to $6,550 as Bitcoin Cash Rally Reverses

There’s never a dull moment in the crypto economy. Following weeks of steady advances, the bitcoin price encountered a significant correction last weekend — its first since early September — at the hands of a surging bitcoin cash. But, following a flurry of trading that briefly saw bitcoin cash surpass Ethereum for the second position in the market cap rankings, things appear to be settling down closer to their previous levels.
Ethereum Price Climbs to $325 Despite $150 Million Wallet Bug Fiasco

Ethereum Price Climbs to $325 Despite $150 Million Wallet Bug Fiasco

The ethereum price appears to have broken out of its prolonged slump, despite lingering concerns over a bug in a widely used wallet that has locked more than $150 million in user funds. Ethereum Price Attempts to Break Out of Slump Ethereum — like most cryptocurrencies not named “bitcoin” — spent October on the sidelines as it watched the flagship cryptocurrency scale the charts, set new records, and gobble up larger and larger portions of the total digital currency market cap.
Bitcoin Price Rally Raises Crypto Market Cap to $205 Billion

Bitcoin Price Rally Raises Crypto Market Cap to $205 Billion

The crypto market cap rose to yet another all-time high on Wednesday on the heels of a 6% bitcoin price rally that carried the value of the flagship cryptocurrency back across the $7,500 threshold. Altcoins, likewise, posted a near-universal advance, despite concerns stemming from another vulnerability discovered in Parity’s multi-signature wallet for ethereum platform tokens. Source: CoinMarketCap Against this backdrop, the combined value of all cryptocurrencies rose by approximately $10 billion, from $195 billion on Tuesday to a present value of $205 billion.
Bitcoin Price Rally Raises Crypto Market Cap to $205 Billion

Bitcoin Price Rally Raises Crypto Market Cap to $205 Billion

The crypto market cap rose to yet another all-time high on Wednesday on the heels of a 6% bitcoin price rally that carried the value of the flagship cryptocurrency back across the $7,500 threshold. Altcoins, likewise, posted a near-universal advance, despite concerns stemming from another vulnerability discovered in Parity’s multi-signature wallet for ethereum platform tokens. Source: CoinMarketCap Against this backdrop, the combined value of all cryptocurrencies rose by approximately $10 billion, from $195 billion on Tuesday to a present value of $205 billion.
$194 Billion: Bitcoin Price Rally Launches Crypto Market Cap Into the Stratosphere

$194 Billion: Bitcoin Price Rally Launches Crypto Market Cap Into the Stratosphere

The bitcoin price stampede reached another milestone on Thursday, leaping above $7,000 with ease to set a new all-time high above $7,350. This record rally has launched the total cryptocurrency market cap to a new all-time high of its own, placing it in position to crack the $200 billion barrier within the near future. Source: CoinMarketCap On Wednesday, bitcoin carried the crypto market cap across the $185 billion threshold, enabling it to finally surpass the all-time high it set at the beginning of September before hostile Chinese regulators initiated a market downturn.
The Slippening: Ethereum Price Falls to 7-Month Low Against Bitcoin

The Slippening: Ethereum Price Falls to 7-Month Low Against Bitcoin

The ethereum price has plunged to a seven-month low against the value of bitcoin. Ethereum Price Falls to 7-Month Low Against BTC The past two months have been disappointing for ethereum investors. Since nearing $400 at the beginning of September, the ethereum price has demonstrated an inability to mount a sustained rally past $300, even as bitcoin has achieved all-time highs on an almost weekly basis. Ethereum did make some movement on Thursday, but it was not in the direction investors would prefer.
Calm Before the Storm? Bitcoin Price Trades Sideways After All-Time High

Calm Before the Storm? Bitcoin Price Trades Sideways After All-Time High

The cryptocurrency markets were uncharacteristically calm on Tuesday, and no top-tier coin or token moved more than 3%. However, anchored by a stable bitcoin price, the total crypto market cap managed to make a minor advance. But will this market stability continue, or is the bitcoin price consolidating before a breakout? Source: CoinMarketCap After entering the day at $179.
Bitcoin Price Hits All-Time High as Crypto Market Cap Broaches $180 Billion

Bitcoin Price Hits All-Time High as Crypto Market Cap Broaches $180 Billion

The bitcoin price reached a new all-time high on Sunday evening, headlining a near-universal advance among top 100 cryptocurrencies. The ethereum price crept toward $310 to join the rally, while bitcoin cash and ripple jockeyed for bronze in the market cap rankings. Source: CoinMarketCap Altogether, the total cryptocurrency market cap added nearly $9 billion.
Bitcoin Price Stalls at $5,800, but Bitcoin Cash Rallies

Bitcoin Price Stalls at $5,800, but Bitcoin Cash Rallies

The crypto markets made a net decline today, after — for the first time in three weeks — the bitcoin price did not set an all-time high on Friday. Instead, bitcoin posted a minor decline toward $5,800 and almost every top-tier cryptocurrency followed its example. Bitcoin cash, however, surged to its highest mark in nearly two weeks. Chart from CoinMarketCap Altogether, the total cryptocurrency market cap posted a 24-hour decline of about $2 billion.
Bitcoin Price Storms to $5,955 as Bitcoin Gold Fizzles

Bitcoin Price Storms to $5,955 as Bitcoin Gold Fizzles

The crypto markets experienced a moderate recovery on Thursday, as the bitcoin price began to recover from the dip that it entered following the Bitcoin Gold hard fork. Many altcoins achieved slight price bumps as well, enabling the total cryptocurrency market cap to rise above the $172 billion mark. Chart from CoinMarketCap Early in the day, it appeared that the markets were heading south, continuing their movement from the previous day.