"Bitcoin takes aim at $10,000, nears two-month high
Buoyed by news Goldman Sachs is opening a crypto-trading desk, bitcoin adds 6%
The push for widespread adoption of cryptocurrencies got a boost Wednesday when U.S. investment bank Goldman Sachs Group GS , +0.00% announced it would be opening a cryptocurrency trading desk. In an interview with the New York Times , Goldman executive Rana Yared, who will oversee the operation, admitted she wasn’t completely sold on digital currencies. “I would not describe myself as a true believer who wakes up thinking bitcoin will take over the world,” Yared told the newspaper. This is a sentiment that Goldman CEO Lloyd Blankfein has shared in the past. In a November interview with CNBC, Blankfein said “maybe bitcoin is a kind of bubble,” adding that he is not comfortable with it." https://www.marketwatch.com/story/goldman-sachs-to-open-crypto-trading-desk-2018-05-03?siteid=bigcharts&dist=bigcharts
SL manuell zwischen 9,5 und 9,7k. Evtl. Downsidemomentum käme unerwartet und überraschend.
Bitcoin is rallying — and can no longer be dismissed. Here are 3 reasons why
Bitcoin prices continue to climb, reaching nearly $10,000 on Friday.
Goldman Sachs' move into the cryptocurrency market, regulatory clarity and the upcoming Blockchain Week NYC have all increased demand for bitcoin.
Bitcoin is rallying and can no longer be ignored, said Brian Kelly, founder and CEO of BKCM LLC, an investment firm focused on digital currencies.
"It's a serious market," Kelly said from Hoover Institution's annual Monetary Policy Conference at Stanford University on Friday.
"When I would go to events like this in years past, you would kind of dismiss bitcoin," Kelly said on "Fast Money." "But it's been brought up several times at this conference and taken quite seriously. And I think you have to with a market cap at half a trillion dollars." https://www.cnbc.com/2018/05/04/bitcoin-is-rallying--and-can-no-longer-be-dismissed-brian-kelly.html
Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin and Ripple Daily Analysis – 06/05/18
Billionaire investor and Berkshire Hathaway’s Chairman and CEO Warren Buffett reiterated his negative stance towards cryptocurrencies at the annual meeting of his company Saturday, May 5. Buffet repeated his idea that cryptocurrencies will come to a “bad ending,” and claimed that Bitcoin (BTC) is "probably rat poison squared," according to CNBC. https://www.investing.com/news/cryptocurrency-news/warren-buffett-charlie-munger-slam-bitcoin-again-resort-to-elementary-school-insults-1432875
Buffett nennt Bitcoin "Rattengift hoch zwei"
Der dramatische Wertzuwachs von Bitcoin hat viele ins Grübeln gebracht: Lohnt sich die Digitalwährung als Geldanlage? Investorenlegende Warren Buffett hat dazu eine klare Meinung. http://m.spiegel.de/wirtschaft/unternehmen/warren-buffett-zu-bitcoin-rattengift-hoch-zwei-a-1206613.html
Buffett bashes bitcoin as nonproductive, thriving on mystique
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett on Monday said buyers of bitcoin, which he has characterized as "rat poison squared," thrive on the hope they'll find other people who will pay more for it. https://www.investing.com/news/cryptocurrency-news/buffett-bashes-bitcoin-as-nonproductive-thriving-on-mystique-1433663
vs. BTC: Zwei wichtige Spikes sind ausgeblieben. BTC stürzt ab. Dies zeigt die enge Korrelation zwischen (global) Asset Tradern und BTC. Crypto Trader werden dies nicht gerne hören - aber die Indizien sind immer offensichtlicher, dass die Kurse vonBTC durch Käufe und Verkäufe professioneller Large Specs Pro Trader gemacht werden.
Bitcoin almost broke through the $10,000 mark—then Warren Buffett and Bill Gates came along
Bitcoin prices slumped below $9,200 after nearing $10,000 over the weekend following criticism from some notable billionaires.
Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett called bitcoin "probably rat poison squared," Berkshire Chairman Charlie Munger said trading in cryptocurrencies is "just dementia," and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates told CNBC that he would bet against bitcoin if he could.
Speculation that the SEC and CFTC are meeting Monday could also be having a negative pull on prices. https://www.cnbc.com/2018/05/07/bitcoin-backs-away-from-10k-after-buffett-gates-criticism.html