Altcoin Bear Market is Over, Tom Lee Believes

New optimistic forecast from co-founder of Fundstrat Global Advisors LLC
21 March 2018   596

The fall of altcoins is almost complete. Analysts of Fundstrat Global Advisors LLC adhere to this opinion. This is reported by Bloomberg.

According to their estimates, altcoins have fallen by 75% in the last 64 days. This was preceded by an unprecedented take-off of the market, which allowed many of them to update historical highs and lasted 62 days.

Analysts analyzed the trajectories of the last three drops of altcoins and came to the conclusion that each time the fall lasted about the same time as the preceding growth. Thus, according to Fundstrat, the probability that the recession remains in the past is great.

At the same time, Tom Lee and his colleagues believe that it is too early to prepare for a new wave of growth.

During previous cycles, the recession was followed by a consolidation period, which lasted from 70 to 231 days, analysts write in a note. In this regard, they advise their customers to keep assets in the near future in larger crypto-currencies, for example, in bitcoin.

We believe the current purgatory period will last for 150-175 days, implying a bull market for alt-coins really starts mid-August to mid-September. The reason for this longer duration is the current dark clouds overhanging crypto are really alt-coin specific.
 

Fundstrat Global Advisors LLC

Earlier, the US Securities and Exchange Commission initiated an investigation into a number of cryptocurrency start-ups that distributed their tokens through the ICO, suspecting that they could sell securities in this way. These tokens, among other things, form a segment of altcoins.

Ledger Team to Find Issue in New Nano S Software

Last update's security improvements have affected the amount of device memory
15 February 2019   114

Ledger hardware wallet developers stated that an unforeseen problem was found in software version 1.5.5 for the Nano S model. Improvements in the security context have affected the amount of device memory.

When planning for this update we didn’t anticipate the impact it would have on Ledger Nano S capacity. This was not planned obsolescence, simply put, we messed up. We apologize and we’re committed to making it right.
 

Ledger Team

The project team apologized for the incident and promised to fix the problem during the second quarter of 2019.

The project also announced the addition of Nano S support in the Ledger Live mobile app on Android.

Earlier, researchers at Wallet.fail discovered a number of vulnerabilities in the Trezor and Ledger hardware cryptocurrency wallets. As a result, they were able to conduct a series of successful attacks on wallets during the Chaos Communication Congress in Leipzig.