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Market Report May 10 2021

Market Report May 10 2021

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) (3-day / 8-hour Comparison) Bitcoin has continued to stay mostly sideways, frustrating over eager traders who do not abide by the “When In Doubt, Zoom Out” rule. These 3D candles tell a tale of some indecision, but overall, a bull-leaning one. We see...

Market Report May 3 2021

Market Report May 3 2021

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) (3-day / 8-hour Comparison) Bitcoin remains on the back burner it seems, with an overall sideways movement as more attention is pointed towards ETH and alts in general. These periods of “chop” for BTC can be maddening for traders who trade primarily...

Market Report April 26 2021

Market Report April 26 2021

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) (3-day / 8-hour Comparison) Bitcoin has been giving day traders a run for their money lately, with a lot of noise on lower time frame charts.   Crypto markets are particularly impatient since the participants are conditioned for high volatility and...

Market Report April 19 2021

Market Report April 19 2021

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) (3-day / 8-hour Comparison) Many participants in the crypto markets were shocked by a sudden Saturday drop in Bitcoin’s price as it approached a 4hr candle close at 04:00 UTC. If you’ve been following our weekly reports, we’ve been prepping you for...

Market Report April 12 2021

Market Report April 12 2021

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) (3-day / 8-hour Comparison) Another week has passed, and Bitcoin’s price movement has been minimal since our last market update. We’ve seen price inch upwards in the red “danger zone” we see on the 8hr chart on the right, and still no sign of...

Market Report April 5 2021

Market Report April 5 2021

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) (3-day / 12-hour Comparison) In this side-by-side comparison of the 3-Day and 12-hour charts and bull case/bear case fib ranges, not much has changed for Bitcoin in the past week.  Confirmation remains uncertain without additional movement. Bulls...

Market Report March 29 2021

Market Report March 29 2021

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) (Weekly / 12-hour Comparison) Bitcoin is looking strong on higher time frames, but let’s entertain the possibility of a short term bear case/final shakeout comparing opposing fibonacci retracement ranges.  On the weekly chart (left), we see a nice...

Market Report March 22 2021

Market Report March 22 2021

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) (4-hour) As Bitcoin closed its latest weekly candle at $57,363, it shows that the “go-to” digital store of value continues to remain bullish despite its massive 1,400% run over the past 12 months.  As we zoom into the 4-hour chart, we can clearly see...

Market Report March 15 2021

Market Report March 15 2021

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) (3-day) Bitcoin hit a new all-time-high past $60,000 last week, and the retrace so far looks healthy, with support stepping in at this previous resistance block (yellow line). Similar to how we saw the retrace from the $41,986.37 and support stepping...

Market Report March 8 2021

Market Report March 8 2021

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) (Daily) The past week has proved strong for Bitcoin as support has held steady over the $45k zone.  We’ve seen bulls slowly grind upwards, flipping lower timeframe resistances into support along the way.  While Bitcoin bears have been quick to call it...

Market Report March 1 2021

Market Report March 1 2021

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) (Daily) For the first time in weeks, Bitcoin had its first red weekly candle.   It coincided with a monthly candle close as well.  As the majority of crypto speculators are emotional and irrationally sensitive to price declines, a week of stagnant...

Market Report February 22 2021

Market Report February 22 2021

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) (Daily) Bitcoin opened the week with heavy selling from the high of $58,000 into a key area for the bulls.  Falling into the optimal entry zone for the bullish fibonacci range caused buyers to step in heavily, creating a massive wick and spurring...

Market Report February 15 2021

Market Report February 15 2021

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) (Weekly) Bitcoin closed the week out with strength, clearing this red "fakeout level" with a solid candle body on this macro Fibonacci Level.  Confirming this breakout past the previous high at $41,986.37 (BTCUSD - Coinbase) is significant. ...

Our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy has been updated!

Our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy has been updated!

As a technology company nestled in the money services industry, Metal Pay takes privacy and security very seriously as provided herein. To demonstrate our commitment to privacy and security, we have developed this Privacy Policy to explain how we or a partner may...

Market Report February 8 2021

Market Report February 8 2021

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) (Weekly) Bitcoin had a nice move up this morning on news of Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) allocating almost 10% of their balance sheet, or $1.5 Billion, into the digital asset. A high time frame close above the $45,200 level should be the confirmation...

Market Report February  1 2021

Market Report February 1 2021

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) (Monthly) Bitcoin came out of the gate with a lot of steam in January but ultimately couldn't keep the momentum going for the entire month. Yesterday’s monthly close left an upper wick of $8,800, which shows an initial 21% price rejection.  Despite...

Episode 1: The history of Metal

Episode 1: The history of Metal

In this Podcast, we'll talk about the history of Metal. Phasellus rhoncus metus orci, et facilisis leo pulvinar in. Mauris congue nisl vel semper posuere. Pellentesque laoreet nibh quis erat venenatis varius. Integer consectetur ligula mauris, at euismod nisl maximus...

Metal Heads-up — October 2019

Metal Heads-up — October 2019

Boo! 👻 🦇 🎃 Did we scare you? We know it’s the spookiest season, and we hope you’ve had a lot more treats than tricks this year. October has been one of the most thrilling months here at Metal, and we can’t wait to give you all the details. A Qtum Leap Forward This...

Metal Pay welcomes Qtum to our Marketplace

Metal Pay welcomes Qtum to our Marketplace

We’re thrilled to bring our users a new addition to our expanding crypto marketplace: Qtum (QTUM, pronounced “quantum”). Qtum is an exciting cryptocurrency that fills a unique need within the growing token economy. What is Qtum? Most cryptocurrencies are modeled after...

ANNOUNCEMENT: Introducing Metal VC

ANNOUNCEMENT: Introducing Metal VC

We’re excited to announce the creation of Metal VC – a first-of-its-kind cryptocurrency investment fund founded by Virgil Bellini, Glenn Marien, Marshall Hayner, and Erik Finman. Metal VC is built around the core idea of rapidly building fruitful and lasting...

Metal Heads-up — September 2019

Metal Heads-up — September 2019

Whoa, what happened to September? The phrase “lazy days of summer” has absolutely no meaning around here. We’ve been putting the pedal to the… well, metal on nonstop product developments, and having a ton of fun along the way. We’ll talk about all that good stuff in...

Hold more MTL, pay less in fees: our new fee structure is live.

Hold more MTL, pay less in fees: our new fee structure is live.

Metal community — it's here! Effective immediately, we have updated our fee structure, giving Metal Pay users a fee reduction for buying and selling cryptocurrency in proportion to their in-app MTL balance. Users will see fee reductions starting at holding as little...

Metal Pay Turns One

Metal Pay Turns One

Metal Community, We’ve reached an important milestone for our team – the one year anniversary of Metal Pay. To commemorate this momentous occasion, we’d like to take a trip down memory lane and see how Metal Pay has evolved over the past 365 days, before looking ahead...

Understanding Block Lattice

Understanding Block Lattice

If you read our announcement about Nano (NANO) joining the Metal Pay Marketplace, you might have heard about its unique “block lattice” design. But what exactly is block lattice, how is it different from blockchain, and what are the advantages and/or disadvantages of...

Buying NANO with your cash balance

Buying NANO with your cash balance

This week we celebrated the addition of our 20th cryptocurrency to the Metal Pay Marketplace. When we launched our app almost exactly one year ago, we revolutionized peer-to-peer payments by giving our users back up to 5% of the value of their transactions in crypto....

Metal Pay welcomes Nano to our Marketplace

Metal Pay welcomes Nano to our Marketplace

The Metal team is excited to announce the newest addition to our growing cryptocurrency marketplace: Nano (NANO). Don’t let the name fool you – Nano has one of the larger followings in the cryptocurrency community, and their addition to our marketplace is further...

Start paying less in fees on Monday, September 9th! Here’s how.

Start paying less in fees on Monday, September 9th! Here’s how.

Metal community, this is a reminder that on Monday, September 9th, 2019, our future fee structure will be implemented, giving Metal Pay users a fee reduction for buying and selling cryptocurrency in proportion to their in-app MTL balance. Users will see fee reductions...

UPDATE: Metal Pay has over 130,000 users

UPDATE: Metal Pay has over 130,000 users

As of this week, Metal Pay celebrated earning our 130,000th user! We’ve had an amazing week with fantastic growth - and we’ve had fun getting to know our community and connecting with new users. The press coverage these past couple weeks have been incredible, and...

Metal Heads-up — August 2019

Metal Heads-up — August 2019

Summer’s almost over! We know that it was a scorcher out there, and most of the US saw record high temperatures. We were also setting some records over here at Metal – our cryptocurrency (MTL) was the 6th most traded coin in the world, reached #1 on Binance by 24-hour...

Metal Pay/TUSD Scholarship Official Rules on Twitter

Metal Pay/TUSD Scholarship Official Rules on Twitter

I. General Description Metallicus, Inc. (dba “Metal”) in conjunction with TrustToken, the sponsors ("Sponsors"), will award one grand scholarship prize of 1,000 TrueUSD, to be used for educational purposes, to one selected Metal Pay follower for their winning selfie...

Why did the price of my cryptocurrency change?

Why did the price of my cryptocurrency change?

Metal University Educational Series One of the most frequently asked questions we receive from our users is why the value of their cryptocurrencies can change so rapidly – and why their prices change at all in the first place. Understanding what it is about...

📣 Metal Pay iOS Update 1.9.0 – Send Crypto P2P

📣 Metal Pay iOS Update 1.9.0 – Send Crypto P2P

A new Metal Pay update is here! Download Metal Pay 1.9.0 for iOS today. Here’s what’s new: 🤘 Send and Receive crypto P2P: It's here! You can now send and receive nearly all of our supported cryptocurrencies (TUSD excluded). For a list of available cryptocurrencies on...

Metal Pay now offers transactions for 18 cryptocurrencies

Metal Pay now offers transactions for 18 cryptocurrencies

If you and a friend have a Metal Pay account, you can now send them a bit of crypto and spread the love without losing anything to unnecessary fees. No other crypto wallet offers this, which is just part of what makes Metal Pay the new gold-standard in our industry....

Metal Pay welcomes TrueUSD to our Marketplace

Metal Pay welcomes TrueUSD to our Marketplace

What is a stablecoin? Stablecoins are blockchain-based currencies that are pegged to the value of another asset or collection of assets, with the intent of keeping the price from experiencing the wild fluctuations that are common with traditional cryptocurrencies. The...

ANNOUNCEMENT: We’re listed on Binance

ANNOUNCEMENT: We’re listed on Binance

With all the press we got this week - we’re excited to announce to all our new users that just joined. That the Metal coin (MTL) is listed on Binance! By being available on one of the most popular and trusted cryptocurrency exchanges, more people will have access to...

Introducing Erik Finman

Introducing Erik Finman

Introducing Erik Finman I wanted to take a moment to introduce myself to the Metal Pay community and share with you our vision for what we’re building. My name is Erik Finman – you may know me as the youngest Bitcoin millionaire in the world. Or through the satellite...

Metal Heads-up — July 2019

Metal Heads-up — July 2019

How’s your summer going? When we published our last exciting edition, we were gearing up for a hot and sweaty few months of app coding and we’re right in the thick of it now. We have so many great new features in the works that we wish this summer would never end…but...

3 Ways to Save Money

3 Ways to Save Money

If you’re like most people, you’re probably always looking for ways to cut costs and save money. Whether you’re trying to pay off bills, save a little extra, or invest more, there’s always a good reason to want more money. But finding ways to save money can be hard –...

Crypto Trivia LIVE with Steem

Crypto Trivia LIVE with Steem

Crypto Trivia LIVE — Test your knowledge of Metal Pay and Steem! Join the Metal Pay team with Steem as our guest for a fast-paced evening of Crypto Trivia on YouTube Live! We’ll be asking a series of questions about Metal Pay and Steem, and giving out prizes in MTL...

Metal Pay welcomes Steem to our Marketplace

Metal Pay welcomes Steem to our Marketplace

We’re really pumped to bring this token announcement to you. Starting today, all Metal Pay users can buy and sell STEEM in our Marketplace. A lot of you have been asking for this, and we’re excited to make this a reality. What is Steem? Steem is a blockchain protocol...

📣 Metal Pay iOS Update 1.8.3 – Personalized QR Codes

📣 Metal Pay iOS Update 1.8.3 – Personalized QR Codes

Download Metal Pay 1.8.3 for iOS today. Here’s what’s new: 🤘 Personalized QR Codes: QR codes are now personalized and showcase your profile picture. It's the perfect time to update your profile with a new selfie! 🤘 Security improvements: We now notify you if you...

Metal Heads-up — June 2019

Metal Heads-up — June 2019

Hey friends of Metal Pay! Got any exciting summer plans coming up? We sure hope so. Summer is supposed to be a time to relax, kick back, enjoy some outdoor activities…and in our case, crunch some code. Yes, while you’re hopefully working on your perfect tan, we’re...

VeChain is now available on Metal Pay

VeChain is now available on Metal Pay

Metal Pay is excited to announce that as of today, VeChain is now available to buy and sell in our Marketplace! Proof of authenticity VeChain's enterprise-level public blockchain was created with the mission of solving one of the biggest problems in worldwide product...

Metal Heads-up — May 2019

Metal Heads-up — May 2019

If you're reading this, you're one of our favorite people in the world. Seriously, it's great to have such an amazing community that really goes above and beyond to follow the progress we're making at Metal. Whether you've been with us since we launched the company in...

📣 Metal Pay iOS Update 1.8.0 – Payment Makeover Edition

📣 Metal Pay iOS Update 1.8.0 – Payment Makeover Edition

Download Metal Pay 1.8.0 for iOS today. Metal Community, Version 1.8.0 is here! As a reminder, in 1.7.0 we introduced the Bulletin Board feature. So, if you're a Metal Pay user - you already know what's included, just check the bulletin board in-app: For those of you...

Developer Update — April 30, 2019

Developer Update — April 30, 2019

Direct link to video Welcome to the first Metal Pay Developer Update! We've been working tirelessly behind the scenes to bring you the best app for payments, crypto, and rewards. In this update: 2018 recap UX improvements Charts 2.0 Crypto payments PoPP update Android...

Metal Heads-up — April 2019

Metal Heads-up — April 2019

Welcome to our new, improved newsletter. In the interest of making the goings-on at Metal Pay more accessible to our growing audience, we've decided to change the format from an email to a blog post. In Da Club This month, we rebuilt our Ambassador Program so anyone...