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After $2,000 Drop, Bitcoin Could Undergo a Strong Bounce For These 4 Reasons

Bitcoin has sustained a heavy correction over the past few days. At the local lows, the leading cryptocurrency was trading at $9,800. At current, BTC is trading for $10,100 as buyers have stepped back in. Millions worth of futures contracts have been liquidated over recent days; Skew.com reports that $350 million worth of longs has Read more…

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South Korean Bitcoin Exchange Bithumb Reportedly Raided by Police

The popular Bitcoin exchange Bithumb in South Korea has reportedly been raided by the authorities. This happened because of fraud allegations. Bithumb Accused of Fraud by South Korean Police According to a report by a local news outlet, the Intelligent Crime Investigation Unit of the Seoul Police authorities raided South Korea’s largest cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb. Read more…

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OKEx CEO Jay Hao: Many People Will Lose Money In DeFi (Exclusive Interview)

OKEx has become one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the past several years. The company’s growth is continuously emphasized by the trading volume and the growing user base. CryptoPotato recently had the opportunity to do an exclusive interview with the CEO of the company – Jay Hao. Hao spoke of the challenges OKEx has Read more…

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$217M Invested In Crypto As Grayscale Marks Its Best Week Following Nationwide Commercial Launch

The leading cryptocurrency asset management company – Grayscale Investments – has recorded its most significant fundraising week in its 7-year history. Interestingly, the massive spike followed a nationwide advertising campaign the company ran in the U.S. Grayscale Commercial Worked As CryptoPotato reported a week ago, the digital asset manager planned to run a widespread advertising Read more…

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Prominent Investment Strategist Gives 3 Reasons to Buy Bitcoin

Despite Bitcoin’s strong bounce from the March lows of $3,700, some remain decisively bearish on the leading cryptocurrency. Take Peter Schiff, for instance. The prominent gold bull and cryptocurrency skeptic recently wrote that he thinks the asset will soon break below $9,000, arguing that Bitcoin remains in the midst of a brutal bear market. “Gold Read more…

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Stellar Leaps 12% Following Samsung Collaboration; Why a Bigger Uptrend is a Challenge

Stellar price rose higher late Thursday following its integration into the Samsung Blockchain Keystore. The XLM/USD exchange rate logged a 12 percent increase on a 24-hour adjusted timeframe, a move that took the pair out of a one-year-long consolidation range. The standout performance appeared despite a bearish mood across the top cryptocurrency tokens. Stellar was Read more…

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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…