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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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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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3 Fundamental Reasons Why Bitcoin Is Bullish After Drop Under $9k

On Saturday, Bitcoin decisively dipped under $9,000, reaching lows not seen in over a week. It was a move that liquidated dozens of millions of dollars worth of longs, shaking bulls from their expectations of upside. Yet many analysts remain fundamentally optimistic, citing a number of trends indicating that Bitcoin still has a bullish undertone. Read more…

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Why the Second U.S. Stimulus Round Could Stimulate a Bitcoin Rally

This week, United States President Donald Trump told media that Americans can expect a “generous” second stimulus check issued. Like the first round of checks, some of this money flowing into crypto could cause a short term Bitcoin rally. And with the stimulus potentially coming while Bitcoin is consolidating below resistance, it could lead to Read more…

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The PayPal Bitcoin News Isn’t Entirely Bullish: Kraken CEO Explains

On Monday, the Bitcoin and crypto space saw one of the most positive news events in months. Citing three sources, CoinDesk reported that multi-billion-dollar payment giant PayPal is looking into rolling out cryptocurrency trades. A “well-placed industry source” said to the outlet: “My understanding is that they are going to allow buys and sells of Read more…

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Novogratz: Bitcoin Price To Reach $20,000 As Fed Prints and Buys Too Many Dollars

Former Wall Street hedge fund manager and prominent investor Mike Novogratz recently said that Bitcoin could break the coveted $10k mark soon and jump to $20,000. He also noted that the digitalization of money had begun worldwide, and the US needs to catch up with other nations such as China. Bitcoin To $20K, Says Novogratz Read more…

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SEC’s Bitcoin-skeptical chair may soon be replaced, boosting crypto

One of the most pressing questions crypto investors have wanted an answer to is when Bitcoin will get an exchange-traded fund. A BTC ETF, which would be accessible through Wall Street’s biggest brokerages, would dramatically increase the accessibility of Bitcoin to a retail and institutional audience. This is due to the fact that ETFs are Read more…

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Japan megabank Nomura launches Bitcoin and crypto custody for institutional investors

Institutional investors are coming in hard and fast to the crypto market and, whether you like it or not, seem like they are here to stay. “Komainu” Japan’s top financial services and banking firm Nomura launched its much-awaited Bitcoin custody service for institutional investors this week, after over two years of development and clearing regulatory Read more…