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Analyst: It’s “Hard to See” Ethereum Going Fully Bullish Without Wall Street

Despite a brutal bear market that shook out most investors, Ethereum is fundamentally stronger than ever. David Hoffman, the CCO of RealT and a podcaster in the industry, accentuated this in the tweet below. The tweet notes that a number of Ethereum’s usage metrics and use cases are at all-time highs, despite the meager price Read more…

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A Technical Cross That Sent Bitcoin 60% Lower Is Close to Forming

Save for the rejection at $9,500, Bitcoin has held up rather well on a macro scale over the past few days. As of the time of this article’s writing, the leading cryptocurrency sits at $9,200, holding the support in the $8,500-9,000 region. Unfortunately for bulls, BTC is purportedly forming a signal last seen before the asset Read more…

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U.S. Treasury Bonds Are Still on Track to Go Negative in Boost to Bitcoin

The Great Recession of 2008 spawned two things: Bitcoin and increasingly lower negative interest rates. To spur economic growth and ensure the stability of the macroeconomy, central banks around the world have been increasingly lowering their policy interest rates. In Japan and in much of Europe, interest rates are negative, meaning that banks get paid Read more…

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Bitcoin Analyst Shares 4 Reasons Why the Altcoin “Party” Will End Soon

It’s been an explosive week for the altcoin market, but not for Bitcoin. As Bitcoinist has extensively covered over recent days, a number of altcoins have surged higher. This list includes Dogecoin (DOGE), Chainlink (LINK), Synthetix (SNX), Cardano (ADA), and VeChain (VET). BTC vs. altcoins Tron, Ethereum, Cardano, and Crypto.com since the start of 2020. Read more…

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China: $15 million Ethereum scam ends in Ferrari showdown

A scam involving fake crypto exchange tokens, fast sports-cars, and mansions had all the ingredients of a Hollywood thriller—minus the bad guys going scot-free in the end. This week, authorities in China busted a local scheme perpetuated by college kids looking to make a quick buck; with the latter ending up making millions in the Read more…

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Why This Finance Author Advocates Bitcoin Over Gold and Real Estate

The global financial market is experiencing the greatest shakeup in nearly a century. Amidst the shuffle, one well-known finance author is advocating Bitcoin over other hard assets like gold and real estate. But why? Rich Dad, Poor Dad Author Urges Investors Toward Hard Assets Author Robert Kiyosaki is better known as Rich Dad, Poor Dad, Read more…

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How Bitcoin Outperformed Both the S&P 500 and Nasdaq in First Half 2020

Despite major setbacks from the Black Thursday market collapse, the cryptocurrency market and Bitcoin had a strong H1 close. The leading crypto asset by market cap also beat the best performing stock market index by nearly double. Will the strength continue into the second half of the year? Recounting The Rollercoaster Ride That Was The Read more…

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Cryptocurrency News DeFi

Founder of Compound votes against using wrapped Bitcoin as collateral, deems WBTC “risky”

Robert Leshner, the founder of Compound, has voted against the latest proposal to increase the WBTC collateral factor on the platform from 0 to 65 percent. Leshner defended his decision by saying collateral in WBTC was currently too risky due to low liquidity and a high possibility of a technical flaw that could wipe out Read more…

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S&P 500 To Hit 4,000 In 12 Months, Veteran Strategist Predicts: Bullish For Bitcoin?

Veteran market strategist Jeff Saut recently made a bold prediction that the S&P 500 index will skyrocket in the upcoming year to over 4,000. Having in mind Bitcoin’s increased correlation with the prominent US index, such a surge could be considerably beneficial for BTC’s price as well. Saut: The S&P 500 Above 4,000 Within A Read more…