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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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Institutions Just Closed a Vast Majority of Their Bitcoin Short Positions: Data

Bitcoin is pushing higher after bottoming at $11,150 last week. The asset now trades for $11,650 as of this article’s writing. BTC is trading above a pivotal support level as we come into the weekly candle close, which bodes well for bulls. Institutions are responding to the price action by closing their shorts they opened Read more…

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Defi Is Coming to Qtum as Ethereum Rival Launches $1M Defi Dev Fund

Blockchain smart contract network Qtum has become the latest ecosystem to woo Ethereum developers. Unlike many of its rivals, however, Qtum can boast compatibility with Ethereum’s EVM, meaning developers can port projects directly over. On August 17, the Qtum Foundation announced a $1 million DeFi development fund that will be allocated to solo devs and Read more…

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With Value Approach, Off The Chain Capital Is Changing The Bitcoin Investment Narrative

When viewed from a traditional investing lens, bitcoin may seem like a risky bet. The technology is still relatively new, the price is notoriously volatile and it’s not uncommon to hear investors caution newcomers not to invest more than they can afford to lose in BTC. But the performance of Off The Chain Capital, a Read more…

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Bitcoin Price Stagnant as Gold Records ATH Above $2,000

During yesterday’s trading session, gold’s futures contracts and shortly after the spot price broke above the coveted $2,000 level for the first time. In the cryptocurrency market, Bitcoin remains relatively calm, while some altcoins are fluctuating with another all-time high charted by Chainlink. Cryptocurrency Price Movements After yesterday’s unsuccessful attempt to overcome the $11,500 resistance, Read more…

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China: Chainlink-adoptee national blockchain project goes live; 135 public nodes running

The Zhejiang district in China has laid the foundation for the Blockchain Service Network, (BSN) the country’s ambitious nationwide blockchain project, as per local reports this week. For starters; 135 public nodes are reportedly active in the province — affirming to China’s broader Five-Year-Plan that heavily features blockchain technology. Chainlink oracles form a major part Read more…

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$1.77 Billion TVL: DeFi Markets Hit All-Time High With as Yield Farming Flourishes

Decentralized finance markets have reached their highest ever levels in terms of the total amount of crypto collateral locked in smart contracts across the nascent ecosystem. DeFi: The Quickest Growing Sector in Crypto The recent liquidity farming craze has catalyzed DeFi markets so much that they have now become the quickest growing sector in the Read more…

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These three factors could determine the mid-term fate of Cardano (ADA)

Cardano (ADA) has been one of the hottest cryptocurrencies throughout 2020, posting gains that have only been rivaled by Tezos and Chainlink. Increased usage rates and notable development progression has helped drive this uptrend, allowing the cryptocurrency to climb over 270 percent from its March lows. There are a few critical factors that could influence Read more…

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53% of Bitcoin Options Just Expired, Marking a Historic Milestone

Bitcoin and Ethereum just saw their largest respective options expiry ever, marking a major milestone for the cryptocurrency market This expiry took place earlier today and it did not coincide with any intense volatility, despite what some analyst had forecasted It now appears that the volatility associated with this event did occur earlier this week Read more…

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Some Ethereum DeFi Users Are Making 100% APY But There Are Multiple Risks

Unlike Bitcoin, which has stalled in the low-$9,000s, Ethereum-based decentralized finance (DeFi) has seen exponential growth over the past few weeks. Camila Russo, a former Bloomberg journalist turned Ethereum publicist, noted on June 19th that the amount of value locked in DeFi applications is up 40% in the past seven days alone. Due to a Read more…