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A Technical Cross That Sent Bitcoin 60% Lower Is Close to Forming

Save for the rejection at $9,500, Bitcoin has held up rather well on a macro scale over the past few days. As of the time of this article’s writing, the leading cryptocurrency sits at $9,200, holding the support in the $8,500-9,000 region. Unfortunately for bulls, BTC is purportedly forming a signal last seen before the asset Read more…

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U.S. Treasury Bonds Are Still on Track to Go Negative in Boost to Bitcoin

The Great Recession of 2008 spawned two things: Bitcoin and increasingly lower negative interest rates. To spur economic growth and ensure the stability of the macroeconomy, central banks around the world have been increasingly lowering their policy interest rates. In Japan and in much of Europe, interest rates are negative, meaning that banks get paid Read more…

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Bitcoin Analyst Shares 4 Reasons Why the Altcoin “Party” Will End Soon

It’s been an explosive week for the altcoin market, but not for Bitcoin. As Bitcoinist has extensively covered over recent days, a number of altcoins have surged higher. This list includes Dogecoin (DOGE), Chainlink (LINK), Synthetix (SNX), Cardano (ADA), and VeChain (VET). BTC vs. altcoins Tron, Ethereum, Cardano, and Crypto.com since the start of 2020. Read more…

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Why This Finance Author Advocates Bitcoin Over Gold and Real Estate

The global financial market is experiencing the greatest shakeup in nearly a century. Amidst the shuffle, one well-known finance author is advocating Bitcoin over other hard assets like gold and real estate. But why? Rich Dad, Poor Dad Author Urges Investors Toward Hard Assets Author Robert Kiyosaki is better known as Rich Dad, Poor Dad, Read more…

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How Bitcoin Outperformed Both the S&P 500 and Nasdaq in First Half 2020

Despite major setbacks from the Black Thursday market collapse, the cryptocurrency market and Bitcoin had a strong H1 close. The leading crypto asset by market cap also beat the best performing stock market index by nearly double. Will the strength continue into the second half of the year? Recounting The Rollercoaster Ride That Was 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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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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S&P 500 To Hit 4,000 In 12 Months, Veteran Strategist Predicts: Bullish For Bitcoin?

Veteran market strategist Jeff Saut recently made a bold prediction that the S&P 500 index will skyrocket in the upcoming year to over 4,000. Having in mind Bitcoin’s increased correlation with the prominent US index, such a surge could be considerably beneficial for BTC’s price as well. Saut: The S&P 500 Above 4,000 Within A 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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Ethereum “Builds the Bases” for a Parabolic Move; Here’s What Could Stop It

Ethereum has incurred a sharp upswing over the past day, significantly outperforming Bitcoin and most of its peers The token’s ongoing upswing came about after buyers defended against a dip below its crucial support at $220 yesterday This movement has allowed ETH to recapture its position within its multi-month trading range Analysts are noting that Read more…