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Sat, Apr 21st, 2018
How ‘Whales’ influence the price of Bitcoin

The term 'Whale' comes from the traditional financial markets and was recently used in mainstream media to describe former J.P. Morgan trader, Bruno Iksil, a.k.a  the “London Whale” , who generated...

Paypal may have conceded to cryptos after Ebay ditches them

It has been a slow dawning but it would appear Paypal is fading further into redundancy with an announcement that it will be raising its transaction and credit/debit card fees. It certainly would have...

Largest Bitcoin Brokerage Coinbase Blocks WikiLeaks Purchases

There are always intriguing and worrisome developments in the world of cryptocurrency. WikiLeaks is running into some problems as we speak. Despite accepting cryptocurrency as a donation option, Coinbase...

Bitcoin Price is Up 13.6% Since Tax Season Came to an End

Bitcoin is performing well in the market today as it tests the $9,000. The newfound bullish momentum is not a surprise for Fundstrat Global Advisors analyst Tom Lee, who said that tax filings were bringing...

Asian Cryptocurrency Trading Roundup: Top Altcoin is Populous

FOMO Moments Sustained bullish momentum has pushed crypto markets higher once again during the morning’s Asian trading session. Total market cap is the highest since early March and all cryptocurrencies...

2018-04-23 Week - ECB - Crypto - Sorghum

Chop ECB. Hold Crypto. Buy ASX Sorghum, Sell USA sorghum... a hard trade to work.

Anticipation of Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork Lifts Price Back Near $1,000

Bitcoin Cash is already seeing a price bump as the next hard fork approaches in less than a month. Faster transactions and new operation codes coming. Hard Fork will Make Bitcoin Cash Faster As the granddaddy...

A week in tweets: Buterin claims his second "fraud" victim

Paternal instincts kicked in for Ethereum's creator Vitalik Beuterin at the start of the week when he heard the news that new age guru Deepak Chopra had been invited as a guest speaker to the Ethereal...

Expected Next In Line Fed President Claims Bitcoin Doesn’t Pass Test for a Currency

The current head of the San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank has become the latest to speak out against bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, claiming that they don’t pass the test for a currency. Cryptocurrencies...

“Big Bitcoin Heist” Fugitive Flees Iceland, Pens Letter Saying He Wants to Go Home

The man who escaped custody in Iceland and got on a passenger plane that was carrying the country’s prime minister says he ‘will be back soon.’ Sindri Thor Stefansson was being detained for his suspected...

Should we think of Bitcoin as a store of energy?

According to the prominent Czech-Canadian energy scientist Vaclav Smil as a species we have gone through three ‘energy revolutions’: the first was the discovery of thermal or fire by harnessing the...

Inflation at 8900% Turns Venezuelans to Bitcoin In Record Volumes

Venezuela, the most hardline socialist country in the American continent, is in a steep crisis in recent years ever since oil prices fell below the $100 area in 2014 down to a third of the price in early...

Argus Worldwide Corp. extends its commitment to Cryptocurrency

CHEYENNE , Wyo., April 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Argus Worldwide Corp. ( www.argusworldwide.com ) reports that the Company will significantly expand its activities...

ARGW : 3.6800 (+3.66%)
Vitalik Buterin has no Multi-Year Plan for Ethereum and That’s OK

In the world of cryptocurrency, having a long-term vision is of the utmost importance. Where Vitalik Buterin is concerned, that vision is not necessarily present. In a recent interview, it became clear...

Major VC Firm Asked SEC to Not Categorize Cryptocurrency as Security

The self-branded “Venture Capital Working Group” has approached the SEC to propose regulatory “Safe Harbors” for some tokens and cryptocurrency. Crypto Advocates Bring Proposal to SEC A group...

Ethereum Price Technical Analysis – ETH/USD Breaks Key Resistance

Key Highlights ETH price surged higher and broke a major resistance at $535-540 against the US Dollar. There is a major bullish trend line forming with support at $560 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data...

Asian Cryptocurrency Trading Roundup: Top Altcoin is Ripple

FOMO Moments Crypto markets are performing well once again and have broken through the previous high from the last rally indicating a return to bullish sentiment. Total market cap has exceeded the $350...

Bitcoin Cash Price Technical Analysis – BCH/USD Surging Higher

Key Points Bitcoin cash price soared higher and broke the $960 resistance level against the US Dollar. There is a new connecting bullish trend line forming with support at $960 on the hourly chart of the...

IMF chief Lagarde calls for “even-handed approach” to crypto assets

Cryptocurrency regulations have been a hot topic in recent months. Lawmakers’ opinions have ranged from banning crypto assets altogether — claiming they pose a risk to the global financial system —...

Morgan Stanley: Bitcoin Miners Will Only Profit When Price is Above $8,600

The key price point for Bitcoin mining profitability is $8,600, according to Morgan Stanley Equity Analyst Charlie Chan and his team. As per their simulation, if the coin can’t recover $8,600 soon,...

Barchart Morning Call

Overnight Markets and NewsJun E-mini S&Ps (ESM18 +0.06%) this morning are up +0.13% on optimism S&P 500 Q1 corporate earnings will continue to surprise to the upside.  General Electric is up 3% in pre-market trading after it reported Q... Read More

Chart of the Day

Wildhorse Resour (WRD)

The Chart of the Day belongs to WildHorse Resource Development (WRD).  I found the oil and gas stock by using Barchart to sort today's New 52 Week High list first for the highest Weighted Alpha, then I used the ...
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Brugler Ag Report

Today's Commentary

Corn futures closed the Friday session with 4 3/4 to 5 1/2 cent losses. Front month May was down 2.52% since last Friday. Friday’s CFTC Commitment of Traders report indicated spec funds in corn futures and options trimming their net long positi...
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Alan Brugler writes this daily agricultural markets overview with opening, midday and closing comments directed at the gain and meat Ag markets.

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