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Bitcoin entrepreneur breaks down reasons why everyone should buy BTC

Despite Bitcoin slowly becoming a bonafide asset class with increased mainstream media mentions, billionaire investors throwing their weight behind it, and Fortune 500 companies investing in crypto, many people are still hesitant to get involved. Attempting to lower the barriers to entry, a top commentator and entrepreneur in the Bitcoin space, Brandon Quittem, recently broke Read more…

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Major Tokyo Company To Use Blockchain To Trade Excessive Electricity

A local report indicated that Tokyo Electrical Energy Firm Holdings Inc (TEPCO) has partnered with the Japanese trading company Itochu Corp, to develop a blockchain-based platform to trade surplus of electricity between households. Blockchain-based Trading Platform For Electricity According to the Nikkei, TEPCO and Itochu signed the partnership to utilize blockchain technology for the upcoming Read more…

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World Economic Forum Names Chainlink a 2020 Pioneer

Chainlink has been included in a top list of technology pioneers by the World Economic Forum. The selection consists of some of the biggest names which are leaving their mark in several industries, including blockchain and other tech innovations. Among The Most Promising Tech Integrators Upon the 20th anniversary of the Tech Pioneers community, The Read more…

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Grayscale Says Investors Buy Bitcoin as an Inflation Hedge Amid Massive Money Printing

Grayscale Investments asserted that amid the current economic uncertainty prompted by the latest governments’ actions to print lots of money, institutional investors turn to Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies looking for a potential hedge against inflation. BTC And Crypto To Serve As Hedge One of the world’s leading digital asset management companies recently posted on Twitter Read more…

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Morgan Stanley’s V-Shape Recovery Prediction Can Still Lead Bitcoin Above $10K

Bitcoin price could attempt a close above $10,000 as Morgan Stanley predicts a V-shape global recovery by the fourth quarter. Economists at the investment banking giant expect global GDP to shrink by 8.6 percent year-on-year but rebound to 3.1 percent by Q1/2021. Aspects of a full recovery could increase investors’ risk appetite, thereby benefiting Bitcoin Read more…

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Prominent VC and author: Crypto and blockchain will disrupt Big Tech

Albert Wenger, the author of the book “World After Capital,” believes that cryptocurrencies will be one of the things that facilitate the move from the industrial age to the knowledge age. During Messari’s Mainnet conference, Wenger said that he didn’t believe tech companies would willingly disrupt themselves and that the change in paradigm will have Read more…

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Bitcoin Crashes $1,000 as S&P 500 Dips 4.5%: What Analysts Think Comes Next

Bitcoin continued to slip lower after Bitcoinist’s previous market update. The cryptocurrency slipped from the $9,500 support where it was attempting to hold to a low of $9,070 on major exchanges. This means that from the daily high of ~$10,000, BTC has dropped by nearly $1,000 — one of the biggest moves since last week’s Read more…

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Trader: Bitcoin Looks Almost Exactly as It Did Prior to an 80% Rally in 2019

It’s been a tough past day for Bitcoin. Just a little more than 12 hours after the cryptocurrency crossed $10,000 for the first time in weeks, BTC’s price tanked. As reported by Bitcoinist previously, saw a mass liquidation event on derivatives platforms that took Bitcoin as low as $8,600 on BitMEX. For BitMEX in specific, BTC Read more…

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Bitcoin Hits $9.4k on Halving FOMO, But Morgan Stanley’s Stunning Warning Threatens Rally

Bitcoin closed above $9,4000 on traders’ fear-of-missing-out (FOMO) sentiment over halving. But Morgan Stanley’s risk management head warned that FOMO is “not a good sign.” The veteran recommends investors and traders to make a more defensive portfolio as the extent of the market damage remains unknown. Bitcoin briefly closed above $9,400 in Wednesday’s trade as Read more…

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Binance Announces First Ever Bank Integration For Direct Turkish Lira Deposits And Withdrawals

Leading cryptocurrency exchange, Binance has partnered with Akbank, one of Turkey’s most forward-thinking banks to provide the first direct bank channel integration for instant fiat deposits and withdrawals, according to a press release shared with Cryptopotato. Starting today, the integration will allow Turkish users on the Binance trading platform to instantly deposit and withdraw the Read more…