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Bitcoin Explodes Past $11,000, Liquidating Dozens of Millions Off BitMEX

Bitcoin has continued to roar higher after our last market update. As of the time of this article’s writing, the cryptocurrency trades at $11,400. This is the highest price the asset has traded in approximately a year. This latest move higher is convincing bulls that bulls are in control after months of consolidation. Minutes ago, Read more…

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Bitcoin’s Latest Surge Higher Is Extremely Positive: Factors to Consider

For the past month, Bitcoin has effectively flatlined in an extremely tight consolidation pattern. Prices have been locked in a ~7% range between $8,900 and $9,400. Earlier this week, the cryptocurrency began to resolve the consolidation by inching higher. This culminated in a strong surge higher that peaked on Thursday, when BTC hit $9,650 on Read more…

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These 4 Factors Signal Bitcoin is Gearing Up for a Breakout Rally

The crypto market is heading into the weekend without any clear momentum, as the past week has been relatively quiet for Bitcoin Many altcoins are still maintaining their firm upwards momentum, although this appears to be slowing down as investors grow more concerned about where Bitcoin may trend next There are four factors that one Read more…

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Bitcoin Cryptocurrency News DeFi

Booming DeFi Craze Decouples Bitcoin From Stock Market

The last 48 hours of trading have witnessed Bitcoin decoupling from the US stock market. The cryptocurrency traded sideways with a bias modestly shifted towards bears. On the other hand, the S&P 500 moved in the opposite direction. This lack of short-term positive correlation coincides with a booming DeFi craze. Bitcoin appears to have decoupled Read more…

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China: $15 million Ethereum scam ends in Ferrari showdown

A scam involving fake crypto exchange tokens, fast sports-cars, and mansions had all the ingredients of a Hollywood thriller—minus the bad guys going scot-free in the end. This week, authorities in China busted a local scheme perpetuated by college kids looking to make a quick buck; with the latter ending up making millions in the Read more…

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Why PayPal’s Upcoming Crypto Service is a Big Deal

Recently, rumors that PayPal is looking to begin offering cryptocurrency direct-sales began making headlines after insiders from the company, in addition to recent job postings looking for blockchain experts highlighted its renewed interest in cryptocurrencies. If confirmed, PayPal’s entry into the crypto space may result in a significant boon for the industry, by providing an 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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Ethereum co-founder rings caution bell on DeFi surge; critics reminded of ICO boom

Decentralized Finance (DeFi) applications are becoming what ICOs were in 2017-18 and what stablecoins were in 2019. The advent of venture funds, increased social sentiment, and promises of world-changing technology are a “been there, done that” narrative in cryptocurrencies. This time, it’s DeFi applications with their huge chest-thumping — with some projects even promising 100 Read more…