US Treasury Secretary is Playing Mind Games with Bitcoin Investors

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is the new Nouriel Roubini for bitcoin enthusiasts. The comparison borrows fat from the White House official’s string of verbal attacks on the cryptocurrency. Last week, he called bitcoin “a national security threat,” sending it down by as much as 16 percent in just 12 hours. And then, Mnuchin appeared…

Don’t Party Tron Believers, For the Crypto is Still Bearish

The Tron (TRX) market stepped into light on Wednesday as investors’ confident in the cryptocurrency returned. The world’s twelfth biggest blockchain asset posted two consecutively sessions in green until Thursday. Ahead of the close, the TRX/BTC exchange rate had established 247 sats as its intraday peak, up 14.88 percent from its local swing low, shows…

Bitcoin Price Slips Below $9,500 Following Facebook Hearing

The price of bitcoin fell below the $9,500 level soon after US lawmakers questioned Facebook executive David Marcus on its cryptocurrency plans. The BTC/USD exchange rate established a fresh intraday low of $9,426.61, down 13.17 percent from the market open. The downside price action brought the pair 31.94 percent lower from its year-to-date high of…

Bitcoin Price Now 30% Down from 2019 High

The price of bitcoin on Tuesday was almost 30 percent down from its year-to-date peak of $13,868.44. The BTC/USD exchange rate established a new intraday low at $9822.59, down 9.46 percent according to CoinStats’ cryptocurrency portfolio management app. The move downward brought the bitcoin’s market capitalization to circa $174.15 billion. At its 30-day high, the…