Bitcoin prices fell as fears reemerged about a contentious hard fork last week. Litecoin initially followed the decline but later clawed back some losses.

Bitcoin Falls on Fork Fears

Bitcoin fell over 12 percent since our last update as a contentious hard fork scenario became a possibility. Prices dipped as low as $956 on Fxopen (BTC-E) and $930-$940 on other exchanges. We have since recovered some of the losses but BTC/USD remains in a downtrend. Read more: