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Jamie Holmes

About author: Jamie Holmes

Jamie is an economist, writer and crypto-currency enthusiast. He has obtained a Masters degree in Economics and Econometrics from the University of Nottingham and his research interests are forecasting, industrial organization and economic development. Experienced in trading Forex and Crypto-currency markets, Jamie provides commentary on the markets utilising Japanese charting methods and fractals analysis.

Litecoin: Supplanting Bitcoin as the Cypherpunk Cryptocurrency?

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Commentary, News, Price Analysis

Litecoin: Supplanting Bitcoin as the Cypherpunk Cryptocurrency?

June 2017 may be remembered as the month that the true ‘flippening’ occurred, from bitcoin to litecoin, precipitated by a Prague-based group promoting and educating the public on crypto-anarchist philosophy. The stakes are high for bitcoin, with a face-off between Bitmain, threatening a User-Activated Hard Fork, and those seeking to eliminate miner influence over SegWit adoption, the User-Activated Soft Fork...

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Highlights from the Blockchain and Bitcoin Conference Prague

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Blockchain, News

Highlights from the Blockchain and Bitcoin Conference Prague

The Blockchain and Bitcoin Conference Prague 2017 took place on May 19, with attendees hearing from speakers on topics ranging from investing, mining, and regulation. The conference was held next to Vienna House in a hotel in the Andel district of the Czech capital. The area hosts a shopping centre with a bitcoin ATM and is across the river Vltava...

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Weekly Cryptocurrency Market Outlook June 6

Category: Weekly Report

Weekly Cryptocurrency Market Outlook June 6

BTCManager's Weekly Cryptocurrency Outlook highlights the price action and technical indicators on a long-term basis to identify the best opportunities in the largest cryptocurrencies, such as bitcoin, ether, and others. BTC-USD (Bitstamp) Bitcoin goes for its eighth week of consecutive gains, nearing the psychological $3000 level on June 6. As we have nine near consecutive higher highs since March 20,...

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Bitcoin Frenzy Spills Over into Small Japanese Stocks

Category: Bitcoin, Finance, News

Bitcoin Frenzy Spills Over into Small Japanese Stocks

As trading volumes in Asia support bitcoin’s bullish run, which extends for a eighth consecutive week, some investors in Japan are using small-cap stocks on the Tokyo Stock Exchange as a proxy for the digital currency. Bitcoin’s recent rally has been linked to a phenomenal rise in small stocks on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, as Bloomberg reported June 5, where...

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Ross Ulbricht's Appeal Rejected, Judges Blast Drug Policy

Category: Bitcoin, Commentary, News, Regulation

Ross Ulbricht's Appeal Rejected, Judges Blast Drug Policy

US Judges uphold Ross Ulbricht’s life sentence Reuters reported on May 31, as the self-confessed mastermind of the infamous Silk Road deep web marketplace lost an appeal to overturn his conviction. On May 31, 2017, the Court of Appeals in New York rejected the appeal, where Ulbricht’s lawyers argued that their client was not given a fair trial due to...

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A Guide to Trading Cryptocurrency Part 4: Renko Charts

Category: Trading Strategies

A Guide to Trading Cryptocurrency Part 4: Renko Charts

Renko charts are another Japanese technique that is easy-to-use and reliable for making profitable trades. Similar to candlestick charts, Renko charts are even easier to analyse as these charts abstract from time and volume, focusing only on a substantial part of the price action. Consider the Past and You Will Know the Future There are individual blocks that form Renko...

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PIVX Will Soon Implement Zero-Knowledge Proofs

Category: Altcoins, News, Tech

PIVX Will Soon Implement Zero-Knowledge Proofs

To augment their privacy offering, PIVX announced on May 25 that the community will work toward the implementation of Zero-Knowledge Proofs, allowing users to mint and spend coins with no transaction history. At present, PIVX users’ privacy is enforced via wallet coin mixing, using an advanced version of CoinJoin, facilitated by a decentralized network of masternodes. However, this is not...

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Bitcoin Price Exhibits Huge Intraday Swings

Category: Bitcoin, News, Price Analysis

Bitcoin Price Exhibits Huge Intraday Swings

BTC-USD displayed huge intraday swings on May 25, where bitcoin posted a record high at $2760.10 then fell around $500 only to recover the $2400 handle hours later. While the momentum is strong, upward surge cannot go on forever and we detail why BTC-USD will peak sometime between June 12 and July 24. Bitcoin markets have been characterized by speed...

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PIVX Puts Users at the Forefront of Governance

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, News

PIVX Puts Users at the Forefront of Governance

The privacy-focused cryptocurrency, PIVX, announced a change in its voting system to ensure true decentralization, putting users at the forefront of governance. Since the inception of Bitcoin, it could be argued that blockchain consensus has slowly veered away from the principle of decentralization. In the case of Bitcoin, with the miners unwilling to adopt the SegWit upgrade and a division...

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Weekly Cryptocurrency Market Outlook May 22

Category: News, Weekly Report

Weekly Cryptocurrency Market Outlook May 22

BTCManager's Weekly Cryptocurrency Outlook highlights the price action and technical indicators on a long-term basis to identify the best opportunities in the largest cryptocurrencies, such as bitcoin, ether, and others. BTC-USD (Bitstamp) Bitcoin has surged past the $2000 psychological level on May 22, marching toward the Fibonacci resistance at $2356.12. The daily price action is shown below, along with the...

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