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What’s Next for Bitcoin Miners in 2019 Amid Lower Price?

The year-long bear market finally forced many Bitcoin miners to capitulate by either scaling down or shuttering their operations. However, with the decrease in difficulty, some of these smaller establishments might want to get back into the business seeing as it is now easier to mine the top-ranked cryptocurrency. Bitcoin Miners Adapt to Lower BTC Read more…

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The Big Short: Former IMF Economist Finally Closes Year-Old Bitcoin Short

A year ago today, Bitcoin peaked at $19,511. Former International Monetary Fund economist and Pharo Senior Risk Trader Mark Dow made an unpopular bet not long thereafter: Bitcoin would not sustain its growth and the price would slip from there. He entered a short position and rode his intuition all the way to the bank,

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Bitcoin (BTC) Hit $20,000 One Year Ago Today: “Happy Mooniversary”

“Happy Mooniversary,” Yell Bitcoin Enthusiasts One fateful year ago, Bitcoin (BTC), the world-renowned digital asset, hit $20,000 on a majority of exchanges amid 2017’s jaw-dropping, unprecedented “speculmania” that took the entire globe by storm. Now, on December 17th, 2018, a number of crypto’s most prominent commentators have taken to Twitter to commemorate that day in Read more…

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Report: Traditional Investors Shift to Over-The-Counter Bitcoin Markets

In its recent analysis published Dec. 17, research firm Diar has found that institutional investors have shifted towards higher liquidity over-the-counter (OTC) physical Bitcoin (BTC) markets. Diar noted growing investment in OTC funds like that offered by major American cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase. According to the report, Coinbase outperformed Grayscale’s Bitcoin Investment Trust (GBTC) on OTC Read more…

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Circle CEO: In 3 Years Bitcoin [BTC] is “Certainly Going to be Worth a Great Deal More Than It Is Today”

Despite the sharp drop in the price of Bitcoin (BTC) and the rest of cryptocurrencies, there are still good reasons to be long on Bitcoin. That’s what Jeremy Allaire, CEO of Circle said in an interview for CNBC’s Squawk Box. For Mr. Allaire, the fact that there is a growing number of users is a Read more…

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Bitcoin Price Now Hinges On 50-Month Moving Average

BTC traders were concentrating on one metric in particular this week as Bitcoin price slowly slides towards $3000. Bitcoin’s ‘All Over’ Scenario The largest cryptocurrency had recovered from fifteen-month lows over the weekend around $3130 to trade around $3200 at press time December 17. In the short term, however, the situation could deteriorate exponentially, veteran Read more…

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Top Cryptos See Mixed Gains & Losses, Bitcoin Fights to Stay Over $3,200

Saturday, Dec. 15: the top 20 cryptocurrencies report a mix of moderate gains and losses, with Bitcoin (BTC) briefly dipping under $3,200 before climbing back above the price mark by press time. Market visualization from Coin360 Bitcoin started the day around $3,228, but after a mid-day high of $3,275, it fell back to the current Read more…

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Cambridge University Study: Speculation of the Death of Bitcoin ‘Greatly Exaggerated’

Following news that verified crypto-user numbers doubled in the first three-quarters of 2018, the study by Cambridge University also concluded that the death of Bitcoin amid an 85% drop in price has been ‘greatly exaggerated’ by the media.  Cambridge University: Bitcoin Mining Diversifying Aside from the influx of new users, the report titled 2nd Global Cryptoasset Benchmarking Study reveals several Read more…