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Bitcoin Retargets $10,000 on Fed’s Corporate Bond-Buying Program

Bitcoin pared its Monday losses after logging a surprising intraday trend reversal. The cryptocurrency rebounded by as much as 7.82 percent from its session low near $8,895. It is now back to targetting $10,000 as the Federal Reserve announced it would extend its corporate bond-buying plan. Bitcoin price climbed Tuesday, logging a dramatic retracement after Read more…

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Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin challenges forecast saying the halving may boost Bitcoin’s price, joining stock-to-flow critics

If you were to ask a Bitcoin investor what makes the cryptocurrency valuable, they would likely say something about the cryptocurrency’s block reward “halvings.” Every four years, the number of BTC issued per block gets cut in half, resulting in an effective 50 percent reduction in the inflation rate of the cryptocurrency. The argument is Read more…

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U.S. bank JPMorgan: Bitcoin shows “strong” resilience even after massive price plunges, cryptocurrency is here to stay

JPMorgan Chase, one of the world’s largest banks with $2.6 trillion under management, acknowledged Bitcoin’s “staying” power earlier this week. The bank gave “mostly positive” feedback after an internal assessment for the pioneer cryptocurrency. Trader’s utopia Eleven years after Bitcoin’s introduction — a period which saw scams, hacks, global media coverage, stomach-wrenching price drops, and Read more…

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Financial Author Thinks Bitcoin Is “Likely” To Become the World Reserve Currency

Bitcoin has faced down many setbacks over recent years. BTC trading has been banned by the Chinese government. Executives from Goldman Sachs and other institutions have come out against the cryptocurrency. And there still is a broad sense of mystery that surrounds Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies in the public, thus limiting adoption. Yet there remain prominent Read more…

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JPMorgan Chase Is Now Positive On Bitcoin: The March 2020 Crash Proved Its Resilience

One of Wall Street’s largest banks, JPMorgan Chase, has outlined in a recent analysis that Bitcoin’s 2020 performance demonstrates the asset’s growth and maturation. The paper also notes the compelling correlation the primary cryptocurrency is exhibiting with global equities. JPMorgan: Bitcoin Matures The JPMorgan Chase analysis cited by Bloomberg examined the performance of Bitcoin and Read more…

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The Canadian Crypto Exchange That Ordered Employees to Create Fake Trades To Inflate Volume

According to a set of leaked documents, the Canadian cryptocurrency exchange Coinsquare was practicing wash trading. This is the practice of creating artificial or “fake” positions to prop up the value of the trading volume on the exchange. Coinsquare Wash Trading Implications A recent report revealed that a set of leaked emails, files, and slack Read more…

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No, Crypto Investors Are Not Fleeing Coinbase In Droves

Over the last several weeks, popular crypto exchange Coinbase has been surrounded with negativity, prompting another round of the #DeleteCoinbase campaign. And while initial blockchain data made it seem as though the social media hashtag had been having an impact, a deeper dive suggests that cryptocurrency users aren’t exiting Coinbase in droves as first suspected. Read more…

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Another Sketchy Ethereum Transaction: User Pays $500k Fee to Send 3,200 ETH

Yesterday, the Ethereum blockchain saw two suspicious transactions: a single, unmarked address unknown by the crypto public sent two transactions both with a transaction fee of 10,668 ETH during a 16-hour time span. The first transaction, which cost $2.5 million, sent $130 of value. And the second, which also cost $2.5 million, sent $87,000 worth Read more…

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We Are Near a “Plateau” for Ethereum DeFi Due to Latency Issues: Top Investor

Decentralized finance has rapidly become Ethereum’s “killer use case,” many analysts have recently said. DeFi, as the sub-sector is now known as, contains nearly $1 billion worth of locked value, along with some of the industry’s most prominent investors and innovators. One Coinbase product manager, Jacob Horne, said on DeFi late last year: “DeFi, or Read more…