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FTX Crypto Derivatives Exchange: The New Trend In Future Options Trading

 

With a growing demand for crypto derivatives trading, new crypto derivatives exchange platforms are now emerging. Derivatives trading, account for more than half of 24-hour trading volumes recorded. The new chip on the block is FTX, crypto derivatives exchange from FTX trading ltd, a company based in Antigua and Barbuda.

 

More on FTX

FTX crypto offerings consist of futures, FTT token which is leveraged and OTC trading. It has created a niche for itself by its leveraged token and trading indices. Though quite new, trades recorded on it may not have been substantial, but analysts believe with the variety of crypto offerings it’s giving, it may soon witness phenomenal growth.

 

Recently, FTX brought on board its trading indices, eight well-known cryptocurrencies that are China-linked. These are BTM, IOST, NEO, NULS, ONT, QTUM, TRX, and VET.

 

FTX has also built a name for itself in China despite china’s anti-crypto stance. The coins will be available to traders as a perpetual futures contract while providing a leverage time value of more than a hundred.

 

Listed on its platform for futures trading are major cryptocurrencies and index coins like Bitcoin(BTC), Ethereum(ETH), Litecoin (LTC), Ripple(XRP), Altcoin Index, Midcap Index, Shitcoin Index, and Exchange Token Index.

 

FTX Features

FTX gives you ‘leverage’ on your capital with its leverage time value of more than a hundred.

 

Its futures contract has a time tenure of the current quarter, next quarter and a perpetual future(DRGN-PERP).

 

FTX futures are Stablecoins-settled so this allows you to make deposits with Stablecoins while capturing your profit and loss(PNL) also. Thus, no need for bank account linkage.

 

Flexible collateral which may be Stablecoins or fiat currency.

 

No deposit or withdrawal fee.

 

Low trading fees that target the high volume user.

 

Bonus for sign up through referrals for its users.

 

Being backed by Alameda Research, a top cryptocurrency liquidity provider, FTX has access to top order books.

 

Various payment methods in the form of deposits like TUSD, USDC, PAX, Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, Tether, Stablecoins and others which are FTX recognized are accepted on its platform.

 

FTX index futures contracts are the first of its kind.

 

FTX also offers its users the ability to activate 2 Factor Authentication (2FA) using Authy or Google Authenticator.

 

FTT: FTX Leveraged Tokens

Its Leveraged Tokens are ERC20 tokens that help users manage risk while reinvesting profits back into the asset being traded.

 

Is FTX Legit?

Not much can be said as regards this since it is still new but there have not been any regulatory violations or theft cases since its inception. However, details about the FTX method of storage of user funds are relatively unknown.

 

FTX Verification

The need for verification may arise for withdrawals above a thousand USD and for users who wish to increase their withdrawal limits. For this, an identity proof document with proof of address, ID document, the scanned front and back with a picture tagged “FTX” and date may be required.

 

Ending

FTX Exchange has created a niche for itself although it is advised for users to use the online tool and learn more to make the best choice of any trading tool or exchange.

 

Source: https://learn2.trade 

 

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Bitcoin Manipulation Abatement LLC v. FTX Trading Ltd. et al: Complaint

 

Complaint alleging cryptocurrency market manipulation, RICO, and fraud in Bitcoin Manipulation Abatement LLC, of Puerto Rico v. FTX Trading Ltd., of Antigua and Barbuda; Alameda Research LLC, of Delaware; Alameda Research Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands; Samuel Bankman-Fried, of California; Gary Wang, of California; Andy Croghan, of California; Constance Wang, described as a citizen and resident of Hong Kong; Darren Wong, of California, and Caroline Ellison, of California, at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

 

 

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A Multitude of Allegations Against FTX

According to the lawsuit, the defendants were caught red-handed attempting to manipulate the prices of Bitcoin futures on Binance. The defendants reportedly dumped futures contracts worth 255 BTC in an attempt to produce an “artificial price move that would trigger cascading execution of stop-loss orders and liquidations of futures long positions.”

Besides this, the plaintiff alleges that the defendants used multiple brokerage accounts to manipulate the market using methods that have been previously deemed illegal by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Additionally, FTX is accused of running an unlicensed money transmitting business with its OTC desk, while claiming that FTX sold around 50 million FTX tokens (FTT) to U.S. citizens at steep discounts.

The plaintiff BMA is currently seeking exemplary and punitive damages against all defendants, totaling $150 million.

https://beincrypto.com/ftx-cryptocurrency-exchange-hit-with-150-million-nuisance-suit/

 

So when you read in the above review..... 'FTX has also built a name for itself in China despite china’s anti-crypto stance. The coins will be available to traders as a perpetual futures contract while providing a leverage time value of more than a hundred'.

.....You know they are targeting the usual brain dead idiots that lose their money and come crying here when they can't withdraw funds.

 

Any fkn stupid questions?

 

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And remember,

every time you read something by Anal75

(assuming anyone actually does)

he was unmasked years ago as a chiselling little crook who calls people who complain 'stupid'

Once a Nigerian scammer, always a Nigerian scammer.

And we know that the truth is considered to be racism theses days

But we just don't fkn care.

 

 

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Tips On How Best To Handle Bitcoin Market Crashes

In a scenario where the price of Bitcoin is crashing, what would be the best reactions to take?

Below are a few things an investor can do to weather the storms of a market crash.

 

Maintain a Calm State of Mind

Trading Bitcoin mandates that one has a disciplined mind state, meaning that your emotions must be in check at all times. Allowing your emotions to cloud your judgment in unfavorable market conditions is never the best option and in most cases, ends in disappointment and regrets. What you should do instead is take a break, evaluate what is happening and make logical decisions.

Most times, it is best to do nothing rather than taking an action that might end up going against you.

 

Try Not to Obsess

Sitting in front of your screens all day is not going to change anything happening in the markets. Spending time making analysis and plotting charts is fine, but don’t waste hours obsessing over the predicament you might be facing. It is advisable to engage yourself with something more constructive.

However, if you still have to trade, select a limit order and move on to something else.

 

Do Not Lose Focus of the Main Aim

The fact that Bitcoin may be facing a crash at a time does not mean that the overall demand for Bitcoin is gone, it is usually just a temporary downturn. The crypto market possesses the most assorted investor base of any other sector, it is safe to say that the market will almost certainly bounce back.

Always adhere to your trading strategy. Do not let the current situation drive you to make drastic trading decisions only for the market to turn around days later, causing you further losses or opportunities.

The crypto market is an extremely erratic playing field and huge plunges and rallies are always expected.

 

Source: https://learn2.trade 

 

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EOS Begins A Gradual Rally; Can It Reach The Resistance Level At $6?

 

Key Resistance Levels: $5, $6, $7

Key Support Levels: $3, $2,$1

 

EOS Price Long-term Trend: Bullish

EOS is in a bullish move but it is encountering penetration at the $3.70 price level. The market pulls back and continues to trade below $3.70. EOS has made concerted efforts at the resistance so as to move up the price ladder.

 

Previously, the bulls have successfully prevailed over the downtrend line as the coin moves up. Similarly, if the current resistance level is surmounted, the coin will move up again to either $4.60 or $5 price level. Nonetheless, if EOS fails to move up, the coin will fall and find support at $3.20.

 

EOSUSD - Daily Chart

Daily Chart Indicators Reading:

The RSI period 14 levels 58 signify that EOS is falling and approaching the sideways trend zone. EOS is at the point of a bullish crossover which means that EOS may rise. The downtrend line has already been broken as the market went up. It is unlikely for the selling pressure to resume and price fall below the downtrend line. If it does price may retrace to a low of $ 3.20.

 

EOS/USD Medium-term bias: Bullish

On the 4-hour chart, the EOS fell to a low of $2.60 in September and October to resume a bullish move. In September, the market went up but was resisted and it dropped to another low at $2.60.

 

At this low, a trend line is drawn to establish the level of price movement. The uptrend is said to be continuing if the price makes higher highs and higher lows. Nevertheless, if the market falls and breaks below the trend line, the uptrend is said to be ended.

 

EOSUSD- 4-Hour Chart

4-hour Chart Indicators Reading

EOS is below 40% of the stochastic indicator signifying that price is in a bearish momentum. The EMAs are trending upward suggesting that EOS is rising.

 

General Outlook for EOS

EOS is in a bullish market. At a low of $2.60 in September the bull market was short-lived as it was terminated at $3.20 price level. The bulls embarked on another bullish move in October but faced another resistance at $3.70 after breaking the initial resistance at $3.20.

 

As already indicated in the price analysis, EOS may move up, if it takes care of $3.70 price level. However, on the 4-hour chart, if EOS pulls back and breaks below the trend line, the market will drop again.

 

EOS Trade Signal

Instrument: EOSUSD

Order: Buy

Entry price: $3.40

Stop: $2.50

Target: $6.0

Source: https://learn2.trade 

 

 

 

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0X (ZRX) Continues To Disappoint Investors

Key Resistance levels: $0.30, $0.35, $0.40
Key Support Levels: $0.20, $0.15,$0.10

ZRX/USD Price Long-term Trend: Bearish
The ZRX/USD pair is in a downward move after the market retests the $0.30 price level. In October, the coin was in a bullish move and tested the $0.35 resistance level. The bulls tested the $0.35 price level again and formed a bearish double top. With the formation of the bearish double top, the coin fell to the support line of the channel.

The bulls may a retest at the $0.30 price level and resumed the downward move. The market has fallen to a low of $0.27 and it is consolidating above that level. This was the previous low in May. However, if the price breaks below $0.27, the pair will drop to a low at $0.20. Nevertheless, if the $0.27 support holds, the price will move up.

ZRXUSD-Daily Chart

Daily Chart Indicators Reading:
The price has fallen to the support of the 50-day SMA and if the 50-day SMA holds, the 0x will move up to retest the resistance level. The RSI period 14 level44 indicates that the price is in the range-bound zone.

ZRX/USD Medium-term bias: Ranging
The bulls move up to test the resistance at $0.35 on two occasions and commenced a sideways move. The coin is fluctuating between the levels of $0.27 and $0.35. Nevertheless, the bears tested the support line and rebounded. The pair is likely to continue with the sideways move.

ZRXUSD-4 Hour Chart

4-hour Chart Indicators Reading
The 21-day SMA and 50-day SMA are trending horizontally indicating that price is in a sideways move. The stochastic indicator is above the 40% range indicating that price is in bullish momentum.

General Outlook for 0x
The ZRX/USD pair is in a downward move but the price is ranging above the $0.27 support level. After the sideways move above $0.27 and if the bears break below the support level, the selling pressure will resume.

0x Trade Signal
Instrument: ZRXUSD
Order: Buy Limit
Entry price: $0.25
Stop: $0.20
Target: $0.35

Source: https://learn2.trade 

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EURUSD Is Dominated By The Bull Market Throughout As The Pair Seek To Recover

EURUSD Price Analysis – November 18

The bulls had full control today, moving the market up during the entire European session as the FX pair confirmed its breakout past the high of the prior session after trading up to 1.1068 above during the day.

Key Levels
Resistance Levels: 1.1501, 1.1412, 1.1278
Support Levels: 1.0989, 1.0879, 1.0780

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EURUSD Long term Trend: Bearish

EURUSD at the moment, the rebound from the 1.0879 level is initially seen as a remedy and, in the case of a further increase, the increase may be contained by the level at 1.1412 retracements from the level at 1.0879.

Although the downward trend from the 1.1501 (high) level may resume later. However, the sustained plunge from the 1.1412 level may change this bearish position and lead to a greater increase in the retracement to the level at 1.1501.

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EURUSD Short term Trend: Ranging

The EURUSD intraday bias stays neutral for the initial position and a further plunge is anticipated as long as the resistance remains at the level at 1.1073. Also, the corrective rebound from the level at 1.0879 is expected to end at 1.1501.

Meanwhile, past the low of the level at 1.0989, the bias will be revised downward to repeat the low of the level at 1.0879. However, the breakout of the level at 1.1073 may soften this bearish trend and push up the bias for the level at 1.1175.

Instrument: EURUSD
Order: Buy
Entry price: 1.1073
Stop: 1.0989
Target: 1.1412

Source: https://learn2.trade 

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Bitcoin SV Makes Upward Corrections But Struggles To Push Price Above $110

Key Resistance levels: $220, $240, $260
Key Support Levels: $160, $140,$120

BSV/USD Long-term Trend: Bullish
Bitcoin SV is making a surprising upward move after surviving a downtrend from the overhead resistance at $150. The coin fell to a low of $92 and commenced a bullish move. The price upward move can be sustained if the bulls overcome the initial resistance at $115 and $ 120.

Presently, the coin is trading at $108, attempting to break above the previous low in July. In July, the previous low was supported as the market moved up to the $180 price level. Today, the previous low is a resistance level, the price has to break above that low and close. However, BSV will fall to the low of $80, if the bulls fail to break the initial resistance levels.

BSVUSD-Daily Chart

Daily Chart Indicators Reading:
Bitcoin SV is in a bullish momentum above 20% range of the daily stochastic. The market is expected to rise and revisit the previous high of $140. The rise of BSV is depended upon the bulls breaking above the 21-day and 50-day SMAs. The price will be in the bullish trend zone if the price is above the SMAs.

BSV/USD Medium-term bias: Bullish
On the 4-hour chart, the price tested the support above $92 before embarking on the bullish movement. The formation is in the form of a bullish double bottom indicating that the coin is likely to rise. The coin is expected to rise above the $120 and retest the overhead resistance at $140.

BSV-4-Hour Chart

4-hour Chart Indicators Reading
There are prospects of the coin rising because the price is above the 21-day and 50-day SMAs. The RSI period 14 level 53 indicates that price is above the centerline 50 which means Bitcoin SV is in a bullish trend.

General Outlook for Bitcoin SV (BSV)
Bitcoin SV is in a bullish momentum. All the indicators are showing signs that BSV is in a bullish trend except the moving averages. On the daily chart, the price bars are still below the 21-day SMA and the 50-day SMA meaning that the coin is the bearish trend zone. The 50-day SMA is acting as a resistance to BSV. However, the coin will be in an uptrend once the price is above SMAs.

BSV Trade Signal
Instrument: BSVUSD
Order: buy
Entry price: $105
Stop: $92
Target: $140

Source: https://learn2.trade 

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USDCHF: Upside Momentum Attempt At Parity Losses Steam, Running Into Sellers

USDCHF Price Analysis – November 26

The USDCHF reached a new daily high of the level at 0.9987 at the start of the European session but failed to maintain momentum as investors refrained from taking important positions pending further developments on the trade dispute between the United States and China. At the time of writing, the pair was up 0.07% on the day on the level at 0.9970.

Key Levels

Resistance Levels: 1.0231, 1.0126, 1.0027
Support Levels: 0.9869, 0.9798, 0.9659

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USDCHF Long term Trend: Bullish

Overall, only the medium-term trend stays neutral, with USDCHF remaining in the range of the level at 0.9659 / 1.0231. In all cases, a decisive break of the level at 1.0231 is needed to indicate a recovery of the uptrend.

Otherwise, a more parallel trend may lead to another plunge. Meanwhile, the support break of the level at 0.9890 may instead target support on the level at 0.9841. The outlook is bullish, displaying yet an intact uptrend in the short and long-term trend.

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USDCHF Short term Trend: Bullish

The USDCHF is losing ground from the upside, as shown by the 4-hour RSI. But with minor support intact on the level at 0.9949, the intraday bias stays slightly higher. Consolidation starting on the level at 1.0027 should end at the level at 0.9869.

A new advance may be seen to test the level at 1.0027 again first. While a break there may resume its total advance from the level at 0.9659 to retracement from the level at 1.0237 to 0.9659 to 1.0126. On the flip side, a break of the level at 0.9949 minor support may tip the balance forward to extend the consolidation with another foot down.

Instrument: USDCHF
Order: Buy
Entry price: 0.9964
Stop: 0.9890
Target: 1.0231

Source: https://learn2.trade 

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GBPUSD Price: Following Recouping From The Low, British Pound Anticipates Upward Momentum

GBPUSD Price Analysis – December 1

The pound had a positive prior week as traders anticipate to build the scenario for buyers to step in, and now it seems likely to continue on the upside. If we can exceed the crucial level on the level at 1.3012, it is likely that the pound sterling takes off towards the level of 1.3185, and then possibly even the level of 1.3301 depending on the extent buyers push the FX pair.

Key Levels
Resistance Levels: 1.3301, 1.3185, 1.3012
Support Levels: 1.2768, 1.2582, 1.1958

GBPUSD-Daily-Dec-1.png

GBPUSD Long term Trend: Bullish

In the longer term, the increase from the level at 1.1958 is viewed as consolidation from beneath. A new advance towards resistance on the level at 1.3301 may be seen. At the moment, this may continue to be the preferred scenario as long as the level at 1.2582 resistance turned support stays intact.

However, the firm break of the level at 1.2582 may shift the target towards the level at 1.1958 low and further beneath. The outlook stays bullish, displaying an intact uptrend in the short and long-term.

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GBPUSD Short term Trend: Bullish

GBPUSD remained in consolidation since hitting the level at 1.3012 in the prior week while the trend is unaltered. The initial bias may stay neutral initially for this week. The retracement may be limited by the level at 1.2768 support.

Although on the positive side, the break of the level at 1.3012 may reactivate the entire rally from the level at 1.1958. However, the break of the level at 1.2768 may advance a further plunge to the level at 1.2582 resistance turned support.

 

Source: https://learn2.trade 

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Monero (XMR) Faces Selling Pressure After Breakout Attempt

Key Resistance levels: $70, $80, $90
Key Support Levels: $40, $30, $20

XMR/USD Price Long-term Trend: Bearish
The coin had been trading above $50 in October in a sideways trend. In November, Monero made a positive move and broke above the $60 price level. The bulls could not sustain the move above the upper price level as the coin was resisted at $65. Monero drops and breaks the low at $50 to a new low of $47. The coin is falling after pulling back to retest the previous low at $50. There are indications that the coin will fall as the previous low has been broken. If the selling pressure continues, the price will reach the lows of either $34 or $40.

XMRUSD-Daily Chart

Daily Chart Indicators Reading:
The downward move has been characterized by a series of lower highs and lower lows. The coin retested the resistance line and made a downward move. The price may fall and reach the lower lows of the support line. The XMR has fallen and reached level 42 of the daily RSI period 14. It also indicates that the coin will fall as it is below the center line 50.

XMR/USD Medium-term bias: Bullish
On the 4-hour chart, the pair drops to the low of $46 and commences an upward move. The upward move was short-lived as the coin was resisted at $56. If the coin continues its falls and breaks below $46, the downward move will resume.

XMRUSD-Daily Chart

4-hour Chart Indicators Reading
The coin falls to the support of the 26-day EMA, if it breaks below it, the coin will resume depreciation. The pair is now trading in the oversold region below 20% of the daily stochastic. This indicates that the market is in a strong bearish momentum.

General Outlook for Monero (XMR)
Monero is trading in the bearish trend zone which tends to fall. Nevertheless, all the indicators are showing bearish signals. The coin is falling after testing the resistance line, if the coin holds above the support at $50, Monero will make an upward move. On the other hand, if it drops below $47, the downtrend will resume.

Monero (XMR) Trade Signal
Instrument: DASH/USD
Order: Buy Limit
Entry price: $47
Stop: $30
Target: $60

 

Source: https://learn2.trade 

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Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Holds At The Bottom, Is The Consolidation Ongoing?

 

Key Resistance Levels: $275, $300, $325
Key Support Levels: $200, $160, $120

BCH/USD Price Long-term Trend: Ranging
Bitcoin Cash had been trading in the large price range between the levels of $200 and $240. Presently, the coin is now fluctuating at the bottom of the chart. In retrospect, the bulls break the $240 resistance line and reached a high of $310. The coin was resisted as BSH drops back to a range-bound zone.

The bears tested the low at $200 but there was a pulled back. The pullback was a correction as the upward move was stopped at $227. BCH is trading between the low at $200 and $227. The bulls are now having difficulty to move upward because of the resistance at $227. Conversely, the bears have failed to break the low of $200.

BCHUSD - Daily Chart

Daily Chart Indicators Reading:
The Fibonacci tool indicates that the coin reverses at the 1.272 extension level. BCH will resume the downtrend if the downtrend line or the support line is broken below. The RSI period 14 level 35 is indicating that the price is falling.

BCH/USD Medium-term bias: Ranging
On the 4-hour chart, the coin is fluctuating between the levels of $200 and $220. The bulls tested and broke the $220 price level but fell back to the range-bound zone. The price is trading below the $227 resistance level; a break is being expected shortly.

BCHUSD - 4 Hour Chart

4-hour Chart Indicators Reading
The market is trading above the 20% range of the daily stochastic. This signifies that BCH is in a bullish momentum. The blue and red lines are trending horizontally indicating that price is fluctuating.

General Outlook for Bitcoin Cash (BCH)
Bitcoin Cash is still confined within the price range of $200 and $240. Presently, BCH is in a tight range; a break above $227 will move price to the high of $240. Nevertheless, a break below $200 may weaken the coin to a low of $160.

Bitcoin Cash Trade Signal
Instrument: BCHUSD
Order: buy
Entry price: $203
Stop: $175
Target: $241

Source: https://learn2.trade 

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Sterling Advances Barely Hours To UK Elections As Latest Poll Predicts Conservatives Win

In just two days from now, a major event that will set the trend for the currency market for the year 2020, the UK elections will be held. In the face of a Brexit extension, UK prime minister had pushed for an earlier election in the hopes of having a majority conservatives win in the parliament which will make the Brexit deal pass through easily.

As the clock ticks, with barely less than 48 hours to this epochal event, the newest poll by Survation conducted for ITV’s good morning Britain show predicts a Boris Johnson win by 14 pts. ahead of Jeremy Corbyn‘s Labour party. The Brexit deal seemed to give the conservatives an edge as it accounted for 32% of the vote decision while NHS gave Labour party a slight edge. On the overall, a majority vote of 42% was predicted for the conservatives while Labour had 28%.

Market Reaction as the Clock Ticks
Optimism looms in the market as the prediction of a conservatives win will ease Britain’s exit from Europe by January 31 deadline.

The EUR/GBP pair continued to fall till the early hours of today breaking the 0.8411 trend line targeting the 0.8149 resistance level. GBP/USD pair rebounded to consolidate briefly targeting 1.3381 resistance levels. Technical analysis within a 4-hour MACD shows that both pairs may likely touch down. CAD edged slightly higher advanced by USMCA news but yet to consolidate gains.

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The USD against a basket of five major currencies held steady awaiting FOMC’s minutes due out tomorrow.

Against a basket of currencies, NZD’s dominance is the highest. Sterling also gained momentum firmed up by approaching UK elections.

The safe-haven, the Japanese yen, and Swiss franc remain pressured as major events that will shape the market for 2020 are been anticipated.

On the Asia side, significant market activity wasn’t recorded as most currency pairs held steady within a day’s range.

In the Asian stock market, not so much activity was recorded being weakened by recently released Chinese PMI numbers.

Most of the indexes closed a little lower while US stocks rose swiftly after Friday’s release of US non-farm payroll reports. The outcome of the December 15 deadline set by the US for the signing of a preliminary trade pact will determine the week’s direction and even further into the year 2020.

Also due out later in the week is UK GDP figures and ZEW released out of Germany.

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GBPJPY Reverses To The Downside In A Corrective Move

GBPJPY Price Analysis – December 18

Since the trading session on Tuesday, the currency pair has fallen by almost 303 basis points against the Japanese yen. As for the near future, the GBPJPY exchange rate may recover on a cluster formed by the daily trend line at 143.07. If the cluster holds, a reversal is possible during this session.

Key Levels
Resistance Levels: 148.66, 147.95, 146.57
Support levels: 142.47, 139.31, 126.54

GBPJPY-DAILY-DEC-18.png

GBPJPY Long term Trend: Bullish

In the longer term, an increase from the level of 126.54 may likely be a consolidation pattern from the level of 122.75 (low) or the beginning of a fresh uptrend. In any case, a more rally is anticipated, while the support level of 139.31 is held in the resistance zone of the level of 146.57 / 148.66.

The result from here may show the scenario it is supposed to be. Failure to do so may expand long-term range trend. A decisive breakout of the level at 148.66 may have long-term bullish consequences.

GBPJPY-4-HOUR-DEC-18.png

GBPJPY Short term Trend: Bullish

GBPJPY intraday bias remains neutral as the correction from the level of 147.95 expands. The downtrend is expected to be limited above the support level of 142.47, which may lead to continued growth.

On the other hand, above the level of 147.95, it can reach the level of structural resistance of 148.66 in the first place. A breakout may reach the next key resistance in the following. Nevertheless, a break of the level at 142.47 may indicate a short-term trend and lead to a further rollback to the support level of 139.31.

Instrument: GBPJPY
Order: Buy
Entry price: 142.47
Stop: 139.31
Target: 148.66

 

Source: https://learn2.trade 

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XRP Price Deepens At The Oversold Region As Buyers Emerge

Key Resistance Levels: $0.30, $0.40, $0.45
Key Support Levels: $0.25, $0.20, $0.15

XRP/USD Long-term Trend: Bearish
Ripple has depreciated further and it is now trading at $0.18 at the time of writing. The price was previous fluctuating between the levels of $20 and $0.23. It was assumed in the previous analysis that if the bears break the $0.20 low, the downtrend will resume. On December 17, the bears break the $0.20 support, and the downtrend resumed. The market has fallen to $0.18 which is the previous low in 2017. The coin will likely pause and rebound at this support level. On the other hand, selling pressure may continue.

XRP/USD - Daily Chart

Daily Chart Indicators Reading:
The Relative Strength Index period 14 level 21 indicates that Ripple is oversold as the market reaches the oversold region, buyers are likely to emerge. In the oversold region, buyers emerge to take control of price. The 21-day SMA and the 50-day SMA are pointing southward indicating the downward move.

XRP/USD Medium-term Prediction: Ranging
On the 4-hour chart, the bears have broken the support at $0.20 as the market falls to the low of $0.18. The bears have terminated the price range of $0.20 and $0.23. The price has fallen to a low of $0.18 as the market consolidates above it. Ripple may rebound if the bulls defend the current level. However, if the bears break the current level, Ripple will be in serious depreciation.

XRP/USD - 4 Hour Chart

4-hour Chart Indicators Reading
The stochastic is trading now below the 20% range of the oversold region. This indicates that the coin is in a bearish momentum. The blue and red lines of the daily stochastic are trending horizontally meaning that the bearish momentum has been weakened.

General Outlook for Ripple (XRP)
Ripple is now in a bear market as price breaks the support line of the horizontal channel. The bearish trend also terminates the sideways trend. Ripple is currently fluctuating above  $0.18. A rebound is possible if the bulls defend the support level. Besides, the coin is in the oversold region suggesting buyers to take control of price.

Ripple (XRP) Trade Signal
Instrument: XRPUSD
Order: Buy
Entry price: $0.18
Stop: $0.10
Target: $0.23

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USDCHF Market Activity Subdued Beneath 0.9833 Level 

USDCHF Price Analysis – December 24

The USDCHF pair recorded a small daily gain on Monday and entered the consolidation phase on Tuesday, as the markets seem to be already in a festive mood. At the time of writing, the pair remained unchanged at 0.9817 level.

Key Levels
Resistance Levels: 1.0231, 1.0027, 0.9876
Support Levels: 0.9770, 0.9659, 0.9541

USDCHF-DAILY-Dec-24.png

USDCHF Long term Trend: Ranging

In the long run, the long-term trend remains neutral, while the USDCHF is trending in the range of 0.9659 / 1.0231. In any case, a decisive breakthrough of the level at 1.0231 is necessary to indicate the resumption of an uptrend.

Otherwise, trading with a large range may be registered with the risk of another fall. Meanwhile, a break of the support level of 0.9695 may try to break through the support level of 0.9541.

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USDCHF Short term Trend: Bearish

USDCHF remains in the range of the level at 0.9770 and its intraday bias remains neutral. An even greater fall is expected as long as the resistance level of 0.9876 holds.

On the other hand, below the level of 0.9770, a fall from level 1.0027 may again be activated and approach the minimum level of 0.9659. Although a breakthrough of the level at 0.9876 can change the bias back to the side of increasing the resistance level at 1.0027.

Instrument: USDCHF
Order: Sell
Entry price: 0.9833
Stop: 0.9876
Target: 0.9695

 

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Stellar (XLM) Pullback Inconclusive, Further Selling Pressure Likely

Key Resistance Levels: $0.09, $0.10, $0.11
Key Support Levels: $0.06, $0.05,$0.04

XLM/USD Long-term Trend: Ranging
Stellar has been relatively slow in price movement. On December 17, the coin fell to a low of $0.042. In defense of the current low, the price pulled back to a high of $0.046. The price movement has been insignificant as the market commences consolidation above the current price level.

Consolidation at the oversold region implies that buyers and sellers have reached equilibrium at the current price level. Stellar lacks buying at a lower level as the bears may take undue advantage to sink XLM to the $0.036 low. Alternatively, if the bulls continue their hold above the $0.042, the market will continue the sideways trend.

XLMUSD -Daily Chart

Daily Chart Indicators Reading:
Stellar is making frantic efforts to rise, as the coin is trading above the 25% range of the daily stochastic. This implies that the market is also in a bullish momentum. The 21-day SMA and the 50-day SMA are trending horizontally indicating the price range.

XLM/USD Medium-term bias: Bearish
On the 4 hour chart, the bear market exhausted its bearish run at the $0.042 support level. The coin is in a bullish move but  it is struggling above the $0.046 price level. The price action is characterized by small body candlesticks that are responsible for the range-bound movement.

XLMUSD - 4 Hour Chart

4-hour Chart Indicators Reading
The Relative Strength Index period 14 level 52 is above the centerline 50 which indicates that the price is rising. XLM may further depreciate if the support line of the channel is breached.

General Outlook for Stellar
Stellar is still in a downtrend. The coin is still at the bottom of the chart. Buyers are scarce at the lower price level to push Stellar upward. The market may depreciate further if the bulls fail to hold the $0.042 support.

Stellar Trade Signal
Instrument: XLM/USD
Order: Buy Limit
Entry price: $0.041
Stop: $0.035
Target: $0.08

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The USDCHF Is Weakening While Selling Continues Beneath 0.9695 Level

USDCHF Price Analysis – December 31

After the Asian session, moving sideways near the level of 0.9695, the USDCHF pair lost its movement in the last hour and touched the lowest level since early November at 0.9662. At the time of writing, the pair fell by 0.23% per day at 0.9660 level.

Key Levels
Resistance Levels: 1.0231, 0.9833, 0.9695
Support Levels: 0.9659, 0.9600, 0.9541

USDCHF-Daily-DEC-31.png

USDCHF Long term Trend: Bearish

In a broader context, the long-term outlook stays bearish, as USD / CHF is in the range of 0.9659 / 1.0231. In any case, a decisive breakthrough of 0.9659 level is required to indicate the resumption of a downtrend.

Otherwise, more side trading may be recorded with the risk of another rebound. Meanwhile, a breakthrough of the level at 0.9695 support may aim at the level at 0.9541 support.

USDCHF-4-Hour-Dec-31.png

USDCHF Short term Trend: Bearish

The intraday bias in USDCHF stays on the downside at this phase. At the moment, a plunge from the level of 1.0027 may break below the support level of 0.9659.

On the other hand, a slight break of resistance above the level at 0.9739 may change the neutrality of the intraday bias and lead to consolidation first, before starting another decline.

Instrument: USDCHF
Order: Sell
Entry price: 0.9659
Stop: 0.9739
Target: 0.9541

Note: Learn2Trade.com is not a financial advisor. Do your research before investing your funds in any financial asset or presented product or event. We are not responsible for your investing results

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EURUSD Rallies Maintain Upside Momentum Close To The Price Level At 1.1200

EURUSD Price Analysis – December 30

The EURUSD pair spiked to the highest level since mid-August at the price level of 1.1211 and entered the consolidation phase. At the time of writing, the pair was ranging near the price level of 1.1200, adding 0.2% per day.

Key Levels
Resistance Levels: 1.1515, 1.1450, 1.1280
Support Levels: 1.1178, 1.0981, 1.0879

EURUSD-Daily-Dec-30.png

EURUSD Long term Trend: Ranging

In the larger trend, the rebound from the level at 1.0879 is considered as a corrective movement at this stage. While anticipating a further advance, the growth potential may be contained by the recovery from the level at 1.1450 to 1.0879 to 1.1515.

While the downtrend from the level at 1.1450 (high) may continue at a later time. Nevertheless, a steady breakthrough of the 1.1515 level may weaken this bearish look and lead to stronger growth past the upside level at 1.1515.

EURUSD-4-hour-Dec-30.png

EURUSD Short term Trend: Bullish

EURUSD so far advances to the level at 1.1210 during today’s trading. Violation of resistance on the 1.200 level indicates the continuation of the entire rebound from the level at 1.0879.

The intraday bias is currently on the rise for a 100% forecast from the level at 1.0879 to 1.1178 from 1.0981 to 1.1280 in the following sequence. In any case, the short-term forecast will stay cautious as long as the support of the level at 1.1066 persists, howbeit a pullback occurs.

Instrument: EURUSD
Order: Buy
Entry price: 1.1178
Stop: 1.1066
Target: 1.1450

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Cosmos (ATOM) Bounces But Struggles At $4.50 Resistan

Key Resistance Levels: $5, $6, $7
Key Support Levels: $3, $2, $1

ATOM/USD Price Long-term Trend: Bullish
Cosmos is now in a bull market. Currently, the coin is trading below the $4.50 resistance. In retrospect, the bear market was terminated at a low of $2 and the coin rebounded. The upward move was resisted at a $3.40 price level. The coin fell and retested the previous low at $2.

Cosmos is now in a bullish move as it broke the previous resistance at $3.40. The upward move was finally halted at the $4.50 resistance on November 11. Cosmos slumped to the low of $3 and resumed another bullish move to retest the overhead resistance. Presently the coin is facing price rejection at the overhead resistance.

ATOM/USD - Daily Chart

Daily Chart Indicators Reading:
The stochastic indicator is above the 50% range which indicates that the Cosmos is in a bullish momentum. The market is actually rising but the bulls are finding it difficult to penetrate the overhead resistance.

The simple moving averages are pointing northward indicating that the coin is rising. From the Fibonacci tool, it indicates that Cosmos is likely to reverse at the 1.272 extension level. Earlier a bullish candlestick body tested the 0.786 retracement level which gave a clue of the trend reversal.

ATOM/USD Medium-term bias: Bullish
On the 4-hour chart, the coin is also in a bullish move. The coin was facing resistance at $4 but after a retest, the resistance was broken. However, the bulls went up again but could not penetrate the overhead resistance. The market is in a sideways move below the $4.50 overhead resistance.

ATOM/USD - 4-Hour Chart

4-hour Chart Indicators Reading
The Relative Strength Index period 14 level 61 is above the centerline 50. This indicates the coin is in a bullish trend zone. The market is said to be in an uptrend. However, a bullish break at $4.50 resistance will catapult the coin to a high of $7.0.

General Outlook for Cosmos (ATOM)
Cosmos is in a bull market but yet to break the overhead resistance. Each time the bulls test the overhead resistance, the coin will fall or retrace to the next support. The coin is lacking buyers at the upper price levels. Possibly a bullish break at the overhead resistance will push the coin to higher price levels. Nevertheless, if the bulls fail to break the overhead resistance, the bears will take undue advantage to sink the coin below the support line. This will plunge the coin to its previous low.

Cosmos Trade Signal
Instrument: ATOM/USD
Order: Buy Limit
Entry price: $4
Stop: $3
Target: $7

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Bitcoin (BTC) Breaches More Resistances, Attempts To Terminate Downtrend

Key Resistance Zones: $10,000, $11,000, $12,000
Key Support Zones: $7, 000, $6, 000, $5,000

BTC/USD Long-term Trend: Bullish
Yesterday, the bulls made an impressive move as the bulls reach a high of $8,400. The coin was resisted and the price retraced to a low of $7,800. The support is holding which was previously a resistance level. This is an advantage to the bulls. The bulls are making a fresh attempt to revisit the $8,400 resistance. Possibly, a break above the resistance will propel Bitcoin to reach a high of $9,200. Caution must be taken as the bears will not throw in the towel for the bulls to take control of price.

BTC/USD - Daily Chart

Daily Chart Indicators Reading:
The bulls are attempting to break the downtrend line. The first time the bulls break the downtrend line, the price could not be sustained above it. This resulted in the retracement of the coin. In the second attempt, if the downtrend line is breached and the price is closed above it. Bitcoin will resume its uptrend move.

BTC/USD Medium-term bias: Bullish
On the 4 hour chart, the bulls tested the resistance at $8,400 twice before falling to the low of $7,800. Bitcoin will need more buyers at this level to sustain the current momentum. On the upside, the bulls have to break above the resistance and the price is sustained above it.

BTC/USD - 4 Hour Chart

4-hour Chart Indicators Reading
Bitcoin is now trading above the 25% range of the daily stochastic. This indicates that Bitcoin is in bullish momentum. On the upside, if the price breaks above the resistance and it closes above it. The uptrend will resume. Conversely, if the price breaks below the support line and it closes below it, the selling pressure will resume.

General Outlook for Bitcoin (BTC)
Bitcoin is making a positive move in the recent highs. The pair is currently battling the resistance at $8,400. Buyers need to overwhelm the sellers at the current resistance, for the price to scale through to the higher price levels. Traders should adjust their parameters if a breakout occurs.

BTC Trade Signal
Instrument: BTC/USD
Order: Buy
Entry price: $8,000
Stop: $7,500
Target: $10,300

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Gold Stays Constricted In A Restricted Trading Range Around $1550 Level

XAUUSD Price Analysis – January 10

Gold rose in price in response to the grim release of NFP in the US, although it lacked a strong follow-up from buyers and stayed within the trading range of the previous session. Over the past 24 hours, the yellow metal has been trading in a limited trading range near the level of $ 1,550.

Key Levels
Resistance Levels: $ 1640, $ 1625, $1611
Support Levels: $ 1557, $ 1540, $ 1517

XAUUSD-Daily-Jan-10.png

XAUUSD Long term Trend: Bullish

The yellow metal is consolidating on the previous resistance, unfolded by a horizontal support line, and also indicates further weakness while a continued decline may lead to a fall in gold to the level of $ 1,540 shortly.

However, if this level does not hold, the price of gold may likely go down during the next trading session. In this case, the yellow metal may fall beneath the $ 1,517.

XAUUSD-4-Hours-Jan-10.png

XAUUSD Short term Trend: Bullish

The recent fundamental surge managed to soon go to top the upper trend line of the pair, which reflects the jump in the yellow metal from 2017. However, the price immediately receded.

At present, we expect a push down to the price level of $ 1,517. A rebound from the level of $ 1,557.07 may cause the price to rise to the level of $ 1,575 and the level of $ 1,585.

Instrument: XAUUSD
Order: Buy
Entry price: $1557.07
Stop: $1517
Target: $1595

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No Sign Of Recovery As USDCHF Stays On The Low Level At 0.9680

USDCHF Price Analysis – January 14

At the time of composing, the FX pair was trading at 0.9683 level, dropping 0.25% per day after discovering support around 0.9670 level. The USDCHF pair recovered its daily losses and was last seen trading at 0.9683 level, where it remained virtually unchanged during the day.

Key Levels
Resistance Levels: 1.0231, 0.9841, 0.9770
Support Levels: 0.9659, 0.9600, 0.9541

USDCHF-Daily-Jan-14.png

USDCHF Long term Trend: Ranging

The trend stays neutral because the USDCHF is actively in the trading range, starting at 1.0231 level(high). The fall from the level of 1.0126 is held inside the pattern and may approach the level of 0.9600 (low).

In case of another increase, a breakthrough of the level at 1.0231 is required to indicate the resumption of an uptrend. Otherwise, further trading by the range may be recorded with the risk of another fall.

USDCHF-4-Hour-Jan-14.png

USDCHF Short term Trend: Bearish

USDCHF today drops significantly but stays above the level of the temporary low of 0.9659 level. Its intraday bias stays neutral initially. Although at a resistance level of 0.9770 intact, this trend stays bearish and a steady decline is anticipated.

On the other hand, a breakthrough of the level at 0.9600 can continue the general decline from the level of 1.0231 and approach the 100% forecast of the level at 1.0231 to 0.9659 from 1.0027 to 0.9600. However, on the other hand, a break of 0.9770 level may indicate a short-term decline and a change in the upward bias.

Instrument: USDCHF
Order: Sell
Entry price: 0.9680
Stop: 0.9770
Target: 0.9600

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Stellar (XLM) Bounces, Uptrend Uncertain

Key Resistance Levels: $0.09, $0.10, $0.11
Key Support Levels: $0.06, $0.05,$0.04

XLM/USD Long-term Trend: Ranging
Today, Stellar is making a positive move to come out of the oversold region. On December 17, the coin fell to the low $0.042 but has risen to a high of $0.050. The price movement had been rather slow because of indecision candlesticks. The market has been characterized by small body candlesticks like spinning tops and Doji candlesticks which have been responsible for the consolidation.

XLM/USD - Daily Chart

Daily Chart Indicators Reading:
In its upward move, the bulls have broken above the 21-day SMA. XLM is likely to rise if the bulls break above 50-day SMA. The coin will rise if the price bars are above the SMAs. The MACD line and the signal line are below the zero line which indicates a sell signal.
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XLM/USD Medium-term bias: Bullish
On the 4 hour chart, Stellar bounces at the bottom of the chart. The coin is making a series of higher highs and higher lows. Stellar is facing resistance at $0.050 price level. A break above $0.050 will catapult the coin to a high of $0.052.

XLM/USD - 4 Hour Chart

4-hour Chart Indicators Reading
Stellar is in a bullish momentum as it trades above 40% range of the daily stochastic. The bullish momentum is fluctuating. On the ascending channel, if price breaks above the resistance line and closes, the stellar will be in an upward move. Conversely, a break below the support will attract selling pressure.

General Outlook for Stellar
Stellar is still in a bear market. To come out of the downtrend zone, the bulls have to break the resistance at $0.060. Meanwhile, the Fibonacci tool indicates that XLM ought to have reversed at the 1.272 extension level. Nonetheless, the selling pressure of Stellar has been overdone. Buyers ought to emerge as the coin is oversold.

Stellar Trade Signal
Instrument: XLM/USD
Order: Buy
Entry price: $0.050
Stop: $0.042
Target: $0.06

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Similarly, 20 years later, Greek physicist Dr. Paul Santorini publicly stated that in 1947 he was put in charge of a Greek military investigation into reports of ghost rockets sighted over Greece [ Timothy Good 1988, p 23; Donald Keyhoe, p 142].[17] Again, they quickly concluded the objects were real and not of conventional origin. Santorini claimed their investigation was killed by U.S. scientists and high military officials who had already concluded the objects were extraterrestrial in origin and feared public panic because no defense existed.[18] Roswell Incident Main article: Roswell UFO Incident In 1947, the United States Air Force issued a press release stating that a "flying disk" had been recovered near Roswell, New Mexico. This press release was quickly withdrawn, and officials stated that a weather balloon had been misidentified. The Roswell case quickly faded even from the attention of most UFOlogists until the 1970s. Speculation persisted despite the official denial that an alien spacecraft crashed near Roswell. For example, retired Brigadier General Arthur E. Exon, former commanding officer of Wright-Patterson AFB, told researchers Kevin D. Randle and Donald R. Schmitt[19] that a spacecraft had crashed, alien bodies were recovered, and the event was covered up by the U.S. government. Exon further claimed he was aware of a very secretive UFO controlling committee made up primarily of very high-ranking military officers and intelligence people. His nickname for this group was "The Unholy Thirteen" (see also Majestic 12).[20] In the 1990s, the US military published two reports disclosing the true nature of the crashed aircraft: a surveillance balloon from Project Mogul. Nevertheless, the Roswell incident continues to be of interest to the media, and conspiracy theories surrounding the event persist. Roswell has been described as "the world's most famous, most exhaustively investigated and most thoroughly debunked UFO claim".[21] Mantell Incident Main article: Mantell UFO incident In 1948, Air Force pilot Thomas Mantell was killed in a crash while pursuing what he described as "a metallic object...of tremendous size".[22]Project Blue Book concluded that Mantell had lost control of his aircraft while chasing a then-classified Skyhook balloon.[23] Some UFOlogists reject Bluebook's conclusion because of its initial suggestion that Mantell was chasing "Venus or a comet".[24] Project Sign Main article: Project Sign The U.S. Air Force may have planted the seeds of UFO conspiracy theories with Project Sign (established 1947) (which became Project Grudge and Project Blue Book). Edward J. Ruppelt, the first director of Blue Book, characterized the Air Force's public behavior regarding UFOs as "schizophrenic": alternately open and transparent, then secretive and dismissive. Ruppelt also revealed that in mid-1948, Project Sign issued a top secret Estimate of the Situation concluding that the flying saucers were not only real but probably extraterrestrial in origin. According to Ruppelt, the Estimate was ordered destroyed by Air Force Chief of Staff Hoyt Vandenberg.[11] Project Sign's final report, published in early 1949, stated that while some UFOs appeared to represent actual aircraft, data were insufficient to determine their origin.[25] Interplanetary Phenomenon Unit Some UFOlogists have claimed the existence of a U.S. government group called the "Interplanetary Phenomenon Unit" allegedly established by General Douglas MacArthur that was "supposedly formed to investigate crashed and retrieved flying saucers".[26] 1950s The 1950s saw an increase in both governmental and civilian investigative efforts and reports of public disinformation and suppression of evidence. The UK Ministry of Defence’s UFO Project has its roots in a study commissioned in 1950 by the MOD’s then Chief Scientific Adviser, the great radar scientist Sir Henry Tizard. As a result of his insistence that UFO sightings should not be dismissed without some form of proper scientific study, the Department set up the Flying Saucer Working Party (or FSWP).[27] In August 1950, Montanan baseball manager Nicholas Mariana filmed several UFOs with his color 16mm camera. Project Blue Book was called in and, after inspecting the film, Mariana claimed it was returned to him with critical footage removed, clearly showing the objects as disc-shaped. The incident sparked nationwide media attention. Frank Scully's 1950 Behind the Flying Saucers suggested that the U.S. government had recovered a crashed flying saucer and its dead occupants near Aztec, New Mexico, in 1948. It was later revealed that Scully had been the victim of a prank by "two veteran confidence artists".[28] Donald Keyhoe was a retired U.S. Marine who wrote a series of popular books and magazine articles that were very influential in shaping public opinion, arguing that UFOs were indeed real and that the U.S. government was suppressing UFO evidence. Keyhoe's first article on the subject came out in True magazine, January 1950, and was a national sensation. His first book, Flying Saucers Are Real also came out in 1950, about the same time as Frank Scully's book, and was a bestseller. In 1956, Keyhoe helped establish NICAP, a powerful civilian UFO investigating group with many inside sources. Keyhoe became its director and continued his attacks on the Air Force. Other contemporary critics also charged that the United States Air Force was perpetrating a cover-up with its Project Blue Book. Canadian radio engineer Wilbert B. Smith, who worked for the Canadian Department of Transport, was interested in flying saucer propulsion technology and wondered if the assertions in the just-published Scully and Keyhoe books were factual. In September 1950, he had the Canadian embassy in Washington D.C. arrange contact with U.S. officials to try to discover the truth of the matter. Smith was briefed by Dr. Robert Sarbacher, a physicist and consultant to the Defense Department's Research and Development Board. Other correspondence, having to do with Keyhoe needing to get clearance to publish another article on Smith's theories of UFO propulsion, indicated that Bush and his group were operating out of the Research and Development Board.[29] Smith then briefed superiors in the Canadian government, leading to the establishment of Project Magnet, a small Canadian government UFO research effort. Canadian documents and Smith's private papers were uncovered in the late 1970s, and by 1984, other alleged documents emerged claiming the existence of a highly secret UFO oversight committee of scientists and military people called Majestic 12, again naming Vannevar Bush. Sarbacher was also interviewed in the 1980s and corroborated the information in Smith's memos and correspondence. Throughout the 1950s and early 1960s, Smith granted public interviews, and among other things stated that he had been lent crashed UFO material for analysis by a highly secret U.S. government group which he wouldn't name.[30] A few weeks after the Robertson Panel, the Air Force issued Regulation 200-2, ordering air base officers to publicly discuss UFO incidents only if they were judged to have been solved, and to classify all the unsolved cases to keep them out of the public eye. In addition, UFO investigative duties started to be taken on by the newly formed 4602nd Air Intelligence Squadron (AISS) of the Air Defense Command. The 4602nd AISS was tasked with investigating only the most important UFO cases having intelligence or national security implications. These were deliberately siphoned away from Blue Book, leaving Blue Book to deal with the more trivial reports. [31] In 1954 an automatic working station for UFO monitoring was installed at Shirley's Bay near Ottawa in Canada. After this station detected the first suspicious event, all data gained by this station was classified as secret, although the cameras of the monitoring station could not make any pictures because of fog.[32] 1956 saw the publication of Gray Barker's They Knew Too Much About Flying Saucers, the book which publicized the idea of sinister Men in Black who appear to UFO witnesses and warn them to keep quiet. There has been continued speculation that the men in black are government agents who harass and threaten UFO witnesses. Also in 1956, the group Foundation for Earth-Space Relations, led by film producer Tzadi Sophit, tested their own flying saucer outside the Long Island town of Ridge Landing. It is speculated in Robertson's The Long Island Saucer that an FBI cover-up silenced witnesses.[33] On January 22, 1958, when Donald Keyhoe appeared on CBS television, his statements on UFOs were censored by the Air Force. During the show when Keyhoe tried to depart from the censored script to "reveal something that has never been disclosed before", CBS cut the sound, later stating Keyhoe was about to violate "predetermined security standards" and about to say something he wasn't "authorized to release". What Keyhoe was about to reveal were four publicly unknown military studies concluding UFOs were interplanetary including the 1948 Project Sign Estimate of the Situation and a 1952 Project Blue Book engineering analysis of UFO motion presented at the Robertson Panel. [34] Astronaut Gordon Cooper reported suppression of a flying saucer movie filmed in high clarity by two Edwards AFB range photographers on May 3, 1957. Cooper said he viewed developed negatives of the object, clearly showing a dish-like object with a dome on top and something like holes or ports in the dome. When later interviewed by James McDonald, the photographers and another witness confirmed the story. Cooper said military authorities then picked up the film and neither he nor the photographers ever heard what happened to it. The incident was also reported in a few newspapers, such as the Los Angeles Times. The official explanation was that the photographers had filmed a weather balloon distorted by hot desert air.[35] 1960s Throughout much of the 1960s, atmospheric physicist James E. McDonald suggested—via lectures, articles and letters—that the U.S. Government was mishandling evidence that would support the extraterrestrial hypothesis.[36] 1970s Jerome Clark comments that many UFO conspiracy theory tales "can be traced to a mock documentary Alternative 3, broadcast on British television on June 20, 1977 (but intended for April Fools' Day), and subsequently turned into a paperback book."[37] Holloman Air Force Base Clark cites a 1973 encounter as perhaps the earliest suggestion that the U.S. government was involved with ETs. That year, Robert Emenegger and Allan Sandler of Los Angeles, California were in contact with officials at Norton Air Force Base in order to make a documentary film. Emenegger and Sandler report that Air Force Officials (including Paul Shartle) suggested incorporating UFO information in the documentary, including as its centerpiece genuine footage of a 1971 UFO landing at Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico. Furthermore, says Emenegger, he was given a tour of Holloman AFB and was shown where officials conferred with Extraterrestrial Biological Entities (EBEs). This was supposedly not the first time the U.S. had met these aliens, as Emenegger reported that his U.S. military sources had "been monitoring signals from an alien group with which they were unfamiliar, and did their ET guests know anything about them? The ETs said no" [38] The documentary was released in 1974 as UFO's: Past, Present and Future (narrated by Rod Serling) containing only a few seconds of the Holloman UFO footage, the remainder of the landing depicted with illustrations and re-enactments. In 1988, Shartle said that the film in question was genuine, and that he had seen it several times. In 1976 a televised documentary report UFOS: It Has Begun[39] written by Robert Emenegger was presented by Rod Serling, Burgess Meredith and José Ferrer. Some sequences were recreated based upon the statements of eyewitness observers, together with the findings and conclusions of governmental civil and military investigations. The documentary uses a hypothetical UFO landing at Holloman AFB as a backdrop. Paul Bennewitz The late 1970s also saw the beginning of controversy centered on Paul Bennewitz of Albuquerque, New Mexico.[40] 1980s MJ-12 The so-called Majestic 12 documents surfaced in 1982, suggesting that there was secret, high-level U.S. government interest in UFOs dating to the 1940s. Upon examination, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) declared the documents to be "completely bogus", and many ufologists consider them to be an elaborate hoax.[41][42] Linda Moulton Howe Linda Moulton Howe is an advocate of conspiracy theories that cattle mutilations are of extraterrestrial origin and speculations that the U.S. government is involved with aliens.[43][44][45][46] Milton William Cooper In the 1980s, Milton William Cooper achieved a degree of prominence due to his conspiratorial writings.[47] Bob Lazar In November 1989, Bob Lazar appeared in a special interview with investigative reporter George Knapp on Las Vegas TV station KLAS to discuss his alleged employment at S-4.[48] In his interview with Knapp, Lazar said he first thought the saucers were secret, terrestrial aircraft, whose test flights must have been responsible for many UFO reports. Gradually, on closer examination and from having been shown multiple briefing documents, Lazar came to the conclusion that the discs must have been of extraterrestrial origin. He claims that they use moscovium, an element that decays in a fraction of a second, to warp space, and that “Grey” aliens from the Zeta Reticuli star system. According to the Los Angeles Times, he never obtained the degrees he claims to hold from MIT and Caltech.[49][50] UFO Cover-Up?: Live! On October 14, 1988, actor Mike Farrell hosted U.S. UFO Cover-Up: Live!, a two-hour television special "focusing on the government's handling of information regarding UFOs" and "whether there has been any suppression of evidence supporting the existence of UFOs".[51] July 1989 MUFON Convention The Mutual UFO Network held their 1989 annual convention in Las Vegas, Nevada, on July 1, 1989. The Ufologist Bill Moore was scheduled as the main speaker, and he refused to submit his paper for review prior to the convention, and also announced that he would not answer any follow-up questions as was common practice. Unlike most of the convention's attendees, Moore did not stay at the same hotel that was hosting the convention. When he spoke, Moore said that he and others had been part of an elaborate, long-term disinformation campaign begun primarily to discredit Paul Bennewitz: "My role in the affair ... was primarily that of a freelancer providing information on Paul's (Bennewitz) current thinking and activities".[52] Air Force Sergeant Richard C. Doty was also involved, said Moore, though Moore thought Doty was "simply a pawn in a much larger game, as was I."[52] One of their goals, Moore said, was to disseminate information and watch as it was passed from person to person in order to study information channels. Moore said that he "was in a rather unique position" in the disinformation campaign: "judging by the positions of the people I knew to be directly involved in it, [the disinformation] definitely had something to do with national security. There was no way I was going to allow the opportunity to pass me by ... I would play the disinformation game, get my hands dirty just often enough to lead those directing the process into believing I was doing what they wanted me to do, and all the while continuing to burrow my way into the matrix so as to learn as much as possible about who was directing it and why."[53] Once he finished the speech, Moore immediately left the hotel and Las Vegas that same night. Moore's claims sent shock waves through the small, tight-knit UFO community[citation needed], which remains divided as to the reliability of his assertions. 1990s On November 24, 1992, a UFO reportedly crashed in Southaven Park, Shirley, New York.[54] John Ford, a Long Island MUFON researcher, investigated the crash. Four years later, on June 12, 1996, Ford was arrested and charged with plotting to poison several local politicians by sneaking radium in their toothpaste. On advice of counsel Ford pleaded insanity and was committed to the Mid Hudson Psychiatric Center. Critics say the charges are a frame-up. The Branton Files have circulated on the internet at least since the mid-1990s. They essentially recirculate the information presented above, with many asides from "Branton", the document's editor. Philip Schneider of the patriot movement, an engineer and geologist formerly working for the U.S. government, made a few appearances at UFO conventions in the 1990s, espousing essentially a new version of the theories mentioned above. He claimed to have played a role in the construction of Deep Underground Military Bases (DUMBs) across the United States, and as a result he said that he had been exposed to classified information of various sorts as well as having personal experiences with EBEs. He claimed to have survived the Dulce Base catastrophe and decided to tell his tale.[55] He died by suicide on January 17, 1996, after a series of lectures given in late 1995 on topics including the Black Budget and underground alien bases. Others believe that Schneider did not take his own life and that he was actually murdered by the government.[56] In 1999 a group in France published a study, "UFOs and Defense: What Must We Be Prepared For?" Among other topics, the study concluded that the United States government has withheld valuable evidence.[57] 2000s 2003 saw the publication of Alien Encounters (ISBN 1-57821-205-7), by Chuck Missler and Mark Eastman, which primarily re-stated the notions presented above (especially Cooper's) and presents them as fact. MoD secret files Eight files from 1978 to 1987 on UFO sightings were first released on May 14, 2008, to the National Archives' website by the British Ministry of Defence. Two hundred files were set to be made public by 2012. The files are correspondence from the public sent to government officials, such as the MoD and Margaret Thatcher. The information can be downloaded.[58] Copies of Lt. Col. Halt's letter regarding the sighting at RAF Woodbridge (see above[where?]) to the U.K. Ministry of Defence were routinely released (without additional comment) by the USA's base public affairs staff throughout the 1980s until the base closed. The MoD released the files due to requests under the Freedom of Information Act.[59] The files included, among other things, alien craft flying over Liverpool and Waterloo Bridge in London.[60] Disclosure In the early 2000s, the concept of "disclosure" became increasingly popular in the UFO conspiracy community: that the government had classified and withheld information on alien contact and full disclosure was needed, and was pursued by activist lobbying groups. In 1993, Steven M. Greer founded the Disclosure Project to promote the concept. In May 2001, Greer held a press conference at the National Press Club in D.C that demanded Congress hold hearings on "secret U.S. involvement with UFOs and extraterrestrials".[61][62][63] It was described by an attending BBC reporter as "the strangest ever news conference hosted by Washington's August National Press Club."[64] The Disclosure Project's claims were met with by derision by skeptics and spokespeople for the U. S. Air Force.[65][66] In 2013, the production company CHD2, LLC[67] held a "Citizen Hearing on Disclosure" at the National Press Club in D.C from 29 April to 3 May 2013. The group paid former U.S. Senator Mike Gravel and former Representatives Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick, Roscoe Bartlett, Merrill Cook, Darlene Hooley, and Lynn Woolsey $20,000 each to participate, and to preside over panels of academics and former government and military officials discussing UFOs and extraterrestrials.[68] Other such groups include Citizens Against UFO Secrecy, founded in 1977. Allegations of evidence suppression Allegations of suppression of UFO related evidence have persisted for many decades. Some conspiracy theories also claim that some governments might have removed and/or destroyed/suppressed physical evidence; some examples follow. On July 7, 1947, William Rhodes photographed an unusual object over Phoenix, Arizona.[69] The photos appeared in a Phoenix newspaper and a few other papers. Angoldmann sachs are run by sociopathic hypocrite lying greedy slimy jew cunts Army Air Force intelligence officer and an FBI agent interviewed Rhodes on August 29 and convinced him to surrender the negatives, which he did the next day. He was informed he wouldn't be getting them back, but later he tried, unsuccessfully, to retrieve them.[70][71] The photos were analyzed and subsequently appeared in some classified Air Force UFO intelligence reports. (Randle, 34–45, full account)[19] A June 27, 1950, movie of a "flying disk" over Louisville, Kentucky, taken by a Louisville Courier-Journal photographer, had the USAF Directors of counterintelligence (AFOSI) and intelligence discussing in memos how to best obtain the movie and interview the photographer without revealing Air Force interest. One memo suggested the FBI be used, then precluded the FBI getting involved. Another memo said "it would be nice if OSI could arrange to secure a copy of the film in some covert manner," but if that wasn't feasible, one of the Air Force scientists might have to negotiate directly with the newspaper.[72][73] In a recent interview, the photographer confirmed meeting with military intelligence and still having the film in his possession until then, but refused to say what happened to the film after that.[74] In another 1950 movie incident from Montana, Nicholas Mariana filmed some unusual aerial objects and eventually turned the film over to the U.S. Air Force, but insisted that the first part of the film, clearly showing the objects as spinning discs, had been removed when it was returned to him.[75] According to some conspiracy theorists, during the military investigation of green fireballs in New Mexico, UFOs were photographed by a tracking camera over White Sands Proving Grounds on April 27, 1949. They claim that the final report in 1951 on the green fireball investigation claimed there was insufficient data to determine anything. Conspiracy theorists claim that documents later uncovered by Dr. Bruce Maccabee indicate that triangulation was accomplished. The conspiracy theorists also claim that the data reduction and photographs showed four objects about 30 feet in diameter flying in formation at high speed at an altitude of about 30 miles. According to conspiracy theorists, Maccabee says this result was apparently suppressed from the final report.[76] On January 22, 1958, when NICAP director Donald Keyhoe appeared on CBS television, his statements on UFOs were censored by the Air Force. During the show when Keyhoe tried to depart from the censored script to "reveal something that has never been disclosed before," CBS cut the sound, later stating Keyhoe was about to violate "predetermined security standards" and about to say something he wasn't "authorized to release." Conspiracy theorists claim that what Keyhoe was about to reveal were four publicly unknown military studies concluding UFOs were interplanetary (including the 1948 Project Sign Estimate of the Situation and Blue Book's 1952 engineering analysis of UFO motion). (Good, 286–287; Dolan 293–295)[17][77] A March 1, 1967 memo directed to all USAF divisions, from USAF Lt. General Hewitt Wheless, Assistant Vice Chief of Staff, stated that unverified information indicated that unknown individuals, impersonating USAF officers and other military personnel, had been harassing civilian UFO witnesses, warning them not to talk, and also confiscating film, referring specifically to the Heflin incident. AFOSI was to be notified if any personnel were to become aware of any other incidents. (Document in Fawcett & Greenwood, 236.)[78] John Callahan, former Division Chief of the Accidents and Investigations Branch of the FAA, Washington D.C., also a Disclosure Project witness, said that following the Japan Air Lines flight 1628 incident that involved a giant UFO over Alaska, recorded by air and ground radar, the FAA conducted an investigation. Callahan held a briefing a few days later for President Reagan's Scientific Study Group, the FBI, and CIA. After the briefing, one of the CIA agents told everybody they "were never there and this never happened," adding they were fearful of public panic.[79] According to one theory related to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, the CIA killed Kennedy in order to prevent him from leaking information to the Soviet Union about a covert program to reverse-engineer alien technology (i.e., Majestic 12).[80] Nick Cook, an aviation investigative journalist for Jane's Information Group and researcher of Billion Dollar Secret[81] and author of The Hunt for Zero Point[82] claims to have uncovered documentary evidence that top-secret US Defense Industry technology has been developed by government-backed Defense Industry programs, beginning in the 1940s using research conducted by Nazi scientists during WWII and recovered by Allied Military Intelligence, then taken to the U.S. and developed further with the collaboration of the same former German scientists at top-secret facilities established at White Sands, New Mexico, and later at Area 51, allegedly resulting in production of real-world prototype operational supersonic craft actually tested and used in clandestine military exercises, with other developments incorporated later into spy aircraft tasked with overflying hostile countries: the UFO story that evidence of alien technology is being suppressed and removed or destroyed was generated and then promoted by the CIA, beginning 1947, as false-lead disinformation to cover it all up for the sake of National Security, particularly during the Cold War, at a time when (his investigations found) the Soviet Union too was developing its own top-secret high-tech UFO craft. Cook's conclusions, alleging suppression of evidence of advanced human technology instead of alien, together with what he presents as declassified top-secret documents and blueprints, and his interviews of various experts (some of doubtful reliability), was developed and broadcast as a feature documentary on British television in 2005 as "UFOs: The Secret Evidence" and in the US in 2006 as a two-part episode on the History Channel's UFO Files, retitled "An Alien History of Planet Earth", with an added introduction by actor William Shatner. The History Channel program teaser promised "...a look at rumors of classified military aircraft incorporating alien technology into their designs." In 1993, Steven M. Greer founded the Disclosure project to promote the concept of disclosing allegedly suppressed evidence of extraterrestrials. In May 2001, Greer held a press conference at the National Press Club in D.C that featured "20 retired Air Force, Federal Aviation Administration and intelligence officers" who demanded that Congress begin hearings on "secret U.S. involvement with UFOs and extraterrestrials"[61][62][63] In 2013, Sen. Mike Gravel claimed that the government was suppressing evidence of extraterrestrials.[83] Benjamin Radford has pointed out how unlikely such suppression of evidence is given that "[t]he UFO coverup conspiracy would have to span decades, cross international borders, and transcend political administrations" and that "all of the world's governments, in perpetuity, regardless of which political party is in power and even among enemies, [would] have colluded to continue the coverup."[84] In popular fiction In fiction and Sci reality, television programs (like The X-Files, Stargate, and Project Blue Book), films (such as Men in Black and Independence Day), and any number of novels have featured elements of UFO conspiracy theories. 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