fix1578 is Now Available

As previously announced, the fix1578 amendment became enabled on the XRP Ledger on 2019-03-23.

Action Required

  • If you operate a rippled server, you should upgrade to version 1.2.0 (or higher) immediately. Version 1.2.2 is recommended.

For instructions on upgrading rippled on supported platforms, see Install rippled.

Impact of Not Upgrading

If you operate a rippled server on a version older than 1.2.0, then your server is now amendment blocked, meaning that your server:

  • Cannot determine the validity of a ledger
  • Cannot submit or process transactions
  • Does not participate in the consensus process
  • Does not vote on future amendments
  • Could rely on potentially invalid data

fix1578 Summary

Changes the result codes returned by two transaction types:

  • Changes the OfferCreate transaction to return a new result code, tecKILLED, if the offer used the tfFillOrKill flag and was killed. Without this amendment, the offer is killed but the transaction result is tesSUCCESS.
  • Changes the TrustSet transaction to fail with tecNO_PERMISSION if it tries to enable the NoRipple flag but cannot because the trust line has a negative balance. Without this amendment, the transaction does not enable the NoRipple flag, but the transaction result is tesSUCCESS nonetheless.

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PwC Partner: Central Banks Should Leave Cryptocurrency to Corporations

PwC Central Bank Cryptocurrency

The contention between the industry of cryptocurrency and banking institutions may have been furthered by an unlikely third party, with an even more unsuspecting alternative proposed as a substitute.

According to Pauline Adam Kalfon, a financial partner at PwC France, Central Banks should leave cryptocurrencies to corporations like Facebook and JPMorgan, as opposed to issuing their own digital asset. Kalfon cautions that institutions with as much political and economic sway would be wise to wait on the sideline before tokenizing fiat currencies themselves, and allow the emerging host of players such as Facebook test the waters first.

Kalfon does not rule out the potential for future monetary tokenization by Central Banks, with governments potentially re-issuing fiat currencies in the form of digital assets and cryptocurrencies–a move that has been proposed for inflation struck countries such as Venezuela. Instead, Kalfon says to observe the hurdles of transitioning assets to a digital equivalent, allowing cryptocurrency to become “battle-tested by corporations.”

By waiting, central banks can more effectively navigate the landscape of developing into cryptocurrency, potentially learning from the mistakes that JP Morgan & Co. are likely to encounter, and overall doing their best to avoid the negative consequences that could stem from governments adopting cryptocurrency en masse.

Included in her talk, Kalfon advised the Banque de France, in particular, to avoid testing fiat-to-cryptocurrencies before the rest, outlining that country’s economic landscape is even more precarious for such a transition. She explained,

“France’s central bank may not be the best entity to drive forward such a digital currency project, which would sit within the prerogatives of the European Central Bank, Kalfon added. Having said this, Banque de France could seize technological leadership by following European Central Bank guidance.

It is clear that a European-level project would be very complex and challenging governance-wise, requiring alignment and the political consensus of all relevant stakeholders from each Member State.”

In January 2018, the French minister of economy Bruno Le Maire warned his country about the dangers and speculative risks involved in cryptocurrency. However, by year’s end he had changed his tune to support the innovation of blockchain and the potential for crypto adoption in conjunction with better regulation.

Last month the French equivalent of the Securities & Exchange Commission echoed the comments of Le Maire and warned that cryptocurrency has the potential to disrupt the finance industry on a broad scale, necessitating the need for increased regulation.

However, the tune for both cryptocurrency and blockchain development in France appears to be in line with that growing across the globe, with French minister’s urging their government to adopt a proposal that would invest €500 million into blockchain development over the next three years.

The more interesting result of Kalfon’s remarks will be if Facebook and JP Morgan, among others, succeed in a large way in implementing digital assets on their platform. In such a situation, central banks may be even more compelled to consider the potential of issuing fiat through blockchain and digital currencies.

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Accepted: MakerDAO Vote to Raise DAI Stablecoin Stability Fee by 4% to 7.5% per Year

MKR token holders have voted to raise the so-called stability fee for MakerDAO’s DAI (DAI) stablecoin by 4 percent.

Users of Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO) MakerDAO (MKR) have voted to raise the so-called stability fee for Maker’s DAI (DAI) stablecoin by 4 percent, according to the results of a recent poll completed on March 21.

The firm announced on Thursday that users had voted yes to the proposal to increase the stability fee by 4 percent, from 3.5 percent to 7.5 percent. The reasons provided by the post are that the DAI’s exchange persists under one dollar, high inventory levels among market makers and prop desks, and insufficient impact from the previous fee increase.

The MKR token holder could choose whether to raise the fee by zero, two or four percent. Still, the vote page explains that “the absence of any significant volume clearing near $1 indicates that there needs to be stronger incentives in place” than a 2 percent increase.

Lastly, the post admits that a 4 percent increase is “the largest one-time raise, and runs the risk of overshooting our estimate. Of course, the correct Stability Fee could still be 7.5% or higher.” The MakerDAO token MKR, which grants voting rights, is currently ranked the 16th largest cryptocurrency on CoinMarketCap and is up 1.12 percent at press time.

As Cointelegraph recently reported, MKR token holders already voted to raise the DAI stability fee to 3.5 percent this month.

Senior advisor for digital assets at the United States Securities and Exchanges Commission Valerie Szczepanik reportedly noted last week that stablecoins could experience issues under current securities laws.

Top 5 Crypto Performers Overview: ONT, ADA, ETC, BCH, IOTA

As cryptos are currently rising from the bottom, the community has started hearing some bullish voices again.

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision.

The market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange.

As the cryptocurrencies are rising from the bottom, we have started to hear some bullish voices again. Arthur Hayes, co-founder and CEO of BitMEX, expects the price of Bitcoin to reach $10,000 this year.

One of the events that can cause the price to move northward is the launch of Bakkt. The digital platform’s launch has reportedly been getting delayed due to compliance issues, as it planned to have custody of its customers’ Bitcoin. Nonetheless, the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has said that it is working on all the various crypto-related applications, including Bakkt. So, it could be only a matter of time before they get the green signal.

After the long bear phase, the current recovery is being led by various altcoins. Though the leader, Bitcoin, has only been crawling higher, the altcoins are seeing some sharp gains from the lows. The rise has reduced the dominance of Bitcoin in the past few weeks. In order to cover the altcoin rally better, we have chosen the top five performers among the coins that have a market capitalization of greater than $500 million.   

ONT/USD

Ontology is the top gainer of the past week, as the markets cheered the various announcements made in the past few days. Ontology entered into a partnership with MovieBloc, a new participant-centric film distribution platform, that is backed by Korean video streaming platform

Pandora.tv. Li Jun, founder of Ontology, said that the project had completed a loyalty-based points solution for Fosun, a Chinese international conglomerate and investment company that has about 100 million users. Ontology is also working on chemical supply chain tracking for the Lanxess group. Will the rally continue or will the traders book profits? Let us find out.

ONT/USD

The ONT/USD pair is in a smart pullback after hitting a low of $0.43598112 in December of last year. It is currently in the midst of forming a rounding bottom, which will complete on a breakout above $2.26296972. The minimum target objective of this reversal pattern is $4.08995832. The 20-week EMA has flattened out and the RSI is turning up. This shows that the bears are losing their grip.

We expect the bears to mount a strong defense at the current levels. But if the bulls scale and sustain above $1.22947704, the recovery can extend to $2.26296972. Short-term traders can buy on a weekly close (UTC time frame) above $1.22947704 and keep a stop of $0.78. This is a risky trade; hence, please keep the position size to only about 40 percent of normal.

ADA/USD

Cardano (ADA) completed a successful upgrade to version 1.5, which is the last major release of the Byron development phase. This update is an important step for moving to the Shelley development phase. After the rally, where does the price go from here? Let’s find out.

ADA/USD

The ADA/USD pair has risen sharply in the past seven days: it has broken out of the range and has risen above the 20-week EMA, which is a positive sign. It should now rally to $0.082952 and if this level is crossed, the next target is $0.094256.

Both the moving averages have flattened out and the RSI has also risen to the midpoint. This shows that the trend is changing.

Traders can buy 50 percent of the desired allocation on a weekly close (UTC time frame) above $0.051468, and buy the rest on a minor dip to the breakout levels. We are recommending two different buy levels because strong breakouts do not retrace, so if the pair continues to move up, the traders will have some chips in the game. But on most occasions, breakouts pullback; if that happens, we want to buy at lower levels. The stops can be kept at $0.0350.

ETC/USD

The week saw the resignation of Anthony Lusardi from his post as the U.S. director of the Ethereum Classic Cooperative. However, he reiterated that he will continue to be involved with the ETC cooperative and will do some side/programming projects for Ethereum Classic (ETC) and Bitcoin. He said that the social media pressures had become difficult for him to handle, leading to his resignation. Nevertheless, the price of the cryptocurrency did not take a hit due to the departure.    

ETC/USD

The ETC/USD pair is attempting to form a base near the lows: it can move up to $5.889.  The 20-week EMA is also located close to this level; therefore, we anticipate a strong resistance at $5.889.

If the bulls push the price above $5.889, it can rally to the next overhead resistance of $9.50. Therefore, traders can buy on a breakout and weekly close (UTC time frame) above $5.889 and keep a stop loss at $3.3.

If the digital currency turns down from $5.889, it might prolong its stay in the range for a few more weeks. It will weaken if it breaks below $3.3.

BCH/USD

Swiss-based cryptocurrency ATM operator Värdex Suisse has added support for Bitcoin Cash (BCH) on its devices. Swiss online retailer Digitec Galaxus will also now accept cryptocurrencies, and Bitcoin Cash is one of the many digital currencies on the list.

BCH/USD

The bulls have carried the BCH/USD pair to the first overhead resistance of $163.89. Above this level, the digital currency can move to the next overhead resistance of $239. The 20-week EMA is located just below this level. Hence, we anticipate a stiff resistance close to $239. The digital currency has a history of vertical rallies, so if it breaks out of $239, the move can reach $400 and higher.

Conversely, if the bears defend $239, the pair might extend its stay inside the range for a few more weeks. We do not find any buy setups at the current levels.

IOTA/USD

The crypto payments startup Zeux will add IOTA as a mode of payment at various stores that accept Samsung Pay and Apple Pay. Zeux will launch in Europe in April of this year, and will hit the U.S. in 2020. How does the future look on the charts? Let’s see.

IOTA/USD

The OTA/USD pair is attempting a basing pattern near the lows. It is likely to rise to the 20-week EMA and above it to $0.4081. We expect the bulls to mount a stiff resistance at this level.

If the price turns down from here, it will remain range-bound for a few more weeks. The trend will turn down if the digital currency breaks down to new yearly lows.

On the other hand, if the price scales above $0.4081, it can move up to $0.560 and above it to $0.6499. After this level is crossed, the rally can reach the stiff overhead resistance of $0.8152. We shall wait for the price to sustain above $0.4081 before proposing any trade in it.

Market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. Charts for analysis are provided by TradingView.

Ripple (XRP) Unbridled Rally (or Dump) Will be After Status Clarification

  • Ripple prices flat-line below 34 cents
  • Jake Chervinsky, a crypto lawyer, believes ongoing civil suit against Ripple will settle next year
  • Volumes low, averaging 15 million.

Eventual clarification of XRP’s status will either cause a rally or a meltdown as owners liquidate their holdings escaping SEC’s incoming oversight. At the moment, prices are stable and ranging inside a 4 cents range with caps at 34 cents.

Ripple Price Analysis

Fundamentals

Unlike others, Ripple Inc is bogged down by regulators and difficulty of conclusively interpreting what Howey Test means for blockchain assets. It is a concern that a former SEC member, Michael Didiuk, has come forth to clarify that from his analysis, Ripple (XRP) is not security insisting that “XRP is a currency. The reason why is […] Howey test… It’s a 4-factor test – Investment of money in a common enterprise with the expectation of profits based on the efforts of others.”

Should any court finding find them—Ripple Labs entangled in several civil action suites—liable then it is likely that the SEC will declare the asset security. However, the judgment is set to drag on mostly because of red-tape and SEC as a mandated agency vested with powers to declare any asset security or utility.

In a tweet storm, Jake Chervinsky, a prominent crypto lawyer from Kobre & Kim said “even though we’ve been talking about the Ripple securities litigation for almost a year, the case basically just started this week, and it’ll be a very long time – another year or more – before anything exciting happens.” He continued saying, “after the consolidated complaint is filed, Ripple will *finally* have to submit a substantive response. I expect that will be a motion to dismiss, arguing that the allegations in the complaint–even if true–don’t add up to a violation of the securities laws.”

Candlestick Arrangement

Ripple

At third, Ripple (XRP) is under pressure with tight price movements in the last month or so. It is down 1.2 percent in the previous week, and because of low volatility, our previous XRP/USD trade plan is applicable.

As mentioned, our buy trigger is at 34 cents with firm supports at 30 cents. We emphasize that it is after a high volume bar prints that we can initiate longs or shorts depending on the direction of the breakout, a result of the BB squeeze in progress.

Expectedly, the confirming bar must have high trade volumes above recent average of 14 million and more importantly 61 million of Feb 24.

Technical Indicators

As aforementioned, our anchor bar is Feb 24—61 million and even though bearish, subsequent bars—aside from those of Feb 25—had low volatility. Therefore, for trend confirmation—translating to a break above 34 cents, the breakout bar must have print above 61 million triggering a rally that could drive Ripple (XRP) above 40 cents.

Chart courtesy of Trading View

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Bitcoin (BTC) Price Remains Vulnerable Below $4,000

  • Bitcoin price rebounded nicely from the $3,875 support area against the US Dollar.
  • The price traded above the $3,950 level, but it seems to be struggling near the $4,000 resistance.
  • There is a major bearish trend line in place with resistance at $4,000 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken).
  • The pair remains at a risk of a fresh drop as long as it is below the $4,000 and $4,040 resistance.

Bitcoin price is facing a significant resistance near $4,000 against the US Dollar. BTC could decline once again if buyers continue to face hurdles near $4,000 in the near term.

Bitcoin Price Analysis

Recently, we saw a sharp decline in bitcoin price below the $3,950 and $3,900 supports against the US Dollar. The BTC/USD pair found support near the $3,875 level and later bounced back. Buyers gained control and pushed the price above the $3,900 and $3,950 levels. There was also a break above the 50% Fib retracement level of the last drop from the $4,065 high to $3,875 swing low. However, the price failed to gain strength above the $4,000 resistance and the 100 hourly simple moving average.

There was also a rejection near the 61.8% Fib retracement level of the last drop from the $4,065 high to $3,875 swing low. Moreover, there is a major bearish trend line in place with resistance at $4,000 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair. The pair is clearly facing a strong resistance near the $4,000 level. If buyers succeed in surpassing the $4,000 resistance, the next key resistances are near $4,020 and $4,040.

On the other hand, if the price fails to climb above $4,000, it could start a fresh decline. An initial support is near $3,970 and the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the last wave from the $3,873 low to $4,000 high. However, the main support is near the $3,940 level. It represents the 50% Fib retracement level of the last wave from the $3,873 low to $4,000 high. Any further losses could take the price towards the key $3,875 support level.

Bitcoin Price Analysis BTC Chart

Looking at the chart, bitcoin price seems to be struggling near the $4,000 resistance. If it continues to struggle, there is a risk of another drop below the $3,940 and $3,900 support levels in the near term. On the upside, the main hurdles are near $4,000, $4,020 and $4,040.

Technical indicators:

Hourly MACD – The MACD is currently in the bearish zone, with negative signs.

Hourly RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The RSI for BTC/USD has moved below the 50 level and it could extend its slide.

Major Support Levels – $3,970 followed by $3,940.

Major Resistance Levels – $4,000, $4,020 and $4,040.

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China’s 11th Crypto Rankings: EOS First, TRON Second, Ethereum Third, Bitcoin Fifteenth

China has released its latest government-sponsored rankings of major cryptocurrencies.

China has released its latest government-sponsored rankings of major cryptocurrencies on March 22, placing Bitcoin (BTC) in 15th, while EOS keeps its top spot. Tron (TRX) came in second, after overtaking Ethereum (ETH) in February.

The crypto rankings by China’s Center for Information and Industry Development (CCID) were first announced in May last year. In this eleventh edition of the index, EOS has remained as the top-ranked blockchain, a place occupied by the platform since June 2018.

The eleventh CCID Global Public Chain Technology Evaluation Index puts Tron on the second spot, as did the tenth edition. The ninth edition had previously placed Ethereum in the second spot, while Tron wasn’t present at all on the list.

In the tenth edition, Bitcoin had moved from number 15 to number 13, now falling back down two spots to occupy 15th place again.

As Cointelegraph recently reported in a dedicated analysis, EOS is seemingly still a work in progress, as the blockchain has seen controversy over some aspects of its allegedly centralized governance system.

Two major crypto exchanges — Singapore-headquartered Huobi Global and Malta-based OKExproclaimed their support for the Tron-based version of stablecoin Tether this week. At the beginning of the current month, Tron and Tether had first announced their intention to introduce the USDT to the Tron network.

Recently, Cointelegraph reported that Ethereum is being used by a North Korean political dissident group, the Cheollima Civil Defense, to sell tokenized visas for entering the country once it is supposedly liberated.

India: Police Arrest Four More Suspects in Alleged $14 Million Crypto Scam

Indian law enforcement has arrested four more suspects allegedly involved in a cryptocurrency scam that amassed nearly $17 million.

Law enforcement in Mumbai, India have arrested four more suspects allegedly involved in a cryptocurrency scam that amassed an estimated 1 billion rupees (over $14 million). English-language daily media outlet The Times of India reported on the arrests on March 22.

Per the report, the police arrested Ashok Goyal Jaipuria, Asif Malpani, Baljit Singh Saini and Pradeep Arora from Delhi. Several of Goyal’s bank accounts have been reportedly frozen as well, since he is allegedly the head of the scheme. The Times of India also states that an unnamed Bollywood actor who reportedly attended promotional events of the scam will likely be questioned as well.

As Cointelegraph reported last month, Indian law enforcement first exposed the alleged scam and arrested the first four suspects in February, but did not arrest Goyal until recently. The first complaint that led to the prosecution was filed in Surat, a city in the Indian city of Gujarat, by an individual alleging to have been defrauded of the equivalent of nearly $150,000.

At the beginning of January, Indian police also arrested an associate of a separate group accused of conducting a crypto scam involving 5 billion rupees (about $71.6 million).

In another recently uncovered crypto scam, Morgan Rockcoons, also known as Morgan Rockwell, has pleaded guilty to two cryptocurrency-related charges in San Diego federal court. He reportedly admitted both to selling land he didn’t have for a crypto city project dubbed “Bitcointopia” and to operating a money transmitting business without a license.

Coil—Funded by Ripple, May Save Americans from Ads and Subscriptions

Ads

Americans are tired of two things: cobbling together
multiple streaming services to sate their entertainment needs, and ads
according to a 13th edition of Deloitte’s annual Digital Media Trends survey
reports Variety, an
entertainment business news site. And they have reasons to be fatigued from
consumer over choice thanks to an explosion of subscription based entertainment
services like Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime and many more planning to break and
be part of this foray. All of them, despite this finding, are thriving because
of the economic, social and emotional power of devoted fans and magnified by
investment of these firms availing immersive content on demand.

Deloitte
Findings

According to the survey,
47 percent of Americans are frustrated by the increasing number of subscription
based entertainment services. However, up-to 57 percent are frustrated when
they “
when content vanishes because rights to their favorite TV
shows or movies have expired” and because of this Kevin Westcott, Vice Chairman
of Deloitte, is convinced that Americans “may be entering a time of
‘subscription fatigue.” He adds that despite the boom “consumers want choice —
but only up to a point.” Furthermore, of the 2,003 responders, 77 percent were
of the opinion that pay TV ads should not exceed 10 seconds.

Here’s what a Redditor had to say:

“The thing is that you don’t even have to have them all at once too. There’s no contract and it’s a monthly subscription. All you have to do is catch up on what you want over the course of a few months and then switch. I’ve decided to only keep 2 TV streaming services at a time and it’s working out just fine for me. It’s not like you’re going to be watching 15 different shows on 7 different services all at the same time.”

Why subscription is preffered by Businesses

But what could be triggering businesses to shift to this
model? At first, it is easy to see why. There is guarantee of repeat business
and businesses can easily scale hence delivering on their objectives. Coupled
with auto-renew where content access is dependent on subscription the model is
simply irresistible.

In auto-pilot mode, customers won’t run out of content
simply because they have failed to pay. This way, “Predictability is not often
a concern in a subscription-based strategy. It’s easier to get the needed data
on the financial aspect of running a business” according to Eva Guerrero, the
proprietor of EGDental.

At the same time, customers draw benefits “since the
understanding that our customers’ spending decision is largely driven by their
budget, we’re able to use a subscription-model offer to ease them into our
services. At the end, this strategy makes bundling our other services in one a
better option for them” says Nicholas Dutko, the CEO of Auto Transport Quotes.

Enter Coil

Luckily, there is a channel where Americans can vent their frustrations. Launched last year, Coil proposition could attract content creators diversifying their revenue streams and searching for the best offers. The fragmentation and “content” vanishing is largely because “micro-payments and subscriptions have always been built as closed systems, which fail to capture the huge variety of content on the web.” After Twitch, Google and Wikipedia experiment last year, it was demonstrated that creators can monetize their content by paying a $5 subscription fee as they receive XRP tips from users who have installed Coil’s browser extension. With Coil, the aim is to fix a “broken ad-supported web” and widespread adoption would surely reduce the number of webs and even reduce the shift to subscription models.

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Bitcoin (BTC) Stuck Around 4,000, But Analysts Expect a Drop as Upwards Momentum Fizzles

The crypto markets are experiencing a relatively quiet Friday as Bitcoin continues to trade sideways in a tight trading range between $4,000 and $4,100. This stability should not fool traders, however, as analysts expect BTC to drop in the near future as its upwards momentum begins to fade.

If Bitcoin is unable to garner more buying pressure as the markets head into the weekend, it is likely that Bitcoin will drop back into the upper-$3,000 region.

Bitcoin (BTC) Stuck Below $3,900 

At the time of writing, Bitcoin is trading up less than 1% at its current price of $4,040. Throughout this week, BTC has firmly established $4,100 as a level of resistance, as it has unsuccessfully attempted on multiple occasions to break above this price level.

Importantly, however, Bitcoin has established $4,000 as a level of support, as it has bounced after touching this price. Despite this, the true test of Bitcoin’s current strength remains in its ability to advance above $4,200, which was established as a key resistance level last month.

Although the lack of upwards momentum does seem negative, Luke Martin, a popular cryptocurrency analyst on Twitter, recently noted that he is only bearish on BTC in the short-term if the crypto begins tepidly moving towards stronger resistance levels above $4,100.

“If $BTC starts getting higher timeframe 4hr/1D closes below 3930, THEN I’ll consider being bearish short term. Unless you are a short term day trader flipping your outlook between 4400 and 2k after a red 30 minute candle isn’t too helpful,” he noted.

Historically, the crypto markets have been more prone to making large price swings during weekend trading sessions, which means that traders may gain more insight into where BTC is heading next over the next couple of days.

Analyst: Bitcoin Likely to Drop Back into Upper-$3,000 Region in Near-Future

Because Bitcoin is not expressing any signs of significant technical strength at the moment, unless it is able to make a large upwards push in the near future, it may soon drop back into the upper-$3,900 region.

The Cryptomist, a popular cryptocurrency trader on Twitter, spoke about this possibility in a recent tweet, setting a target for BTC at $3,900.

“$BTC Mentioned couple days ago we will see movement for yesterday price action. We dropped and bounced of candle support as RSI support failed. We have 2-3 days to break this 4010 region resistance before we break this candle support and test target #1 at 3900 range,” she explained.

If the crypto does drop back below $4,000, this level will likely be further solidified as a strong psychological level of resistance, which may prove to be increasingly difficult to break above.

Traders and analysts alike will be closely watching to see how the markets respond to their current price levels during the weekend.

Featured image from Shutterstock.

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