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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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The PayPal Bitcoin News Isn’t Entirely Bullish: Kraken CEO Explains

On Monday, the Bitcoin and crypto space saw one of the most positive news events in months. Citing three sources, CoinDesk reported that multi-billion-dollar payment giant PayPal is looking into rolling out cryptocurrency trades. A “well-placed industry source” said to the outlet: “My understanding is that they are going to allow buys and sells of Read more…

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Cryptocurrency News DeFi

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…

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Why Bitcoin Trading in Tandem With the S&P 500 Isn’t a Bad Thing: Analysts Explain

One of the most common narratives in the Bitcoin space is that it is entirely uncorrelated with other financial markets. Because cryptocurrencies are mostly separate from normal economic trends, it was easy for many to think that BTC is unaffected by, say, a recession. But over the past few months, the narrative has quickly gone Read more…

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Ethereum DeFi Is “Going Parabolic” But ETH Isn’t Following: Investors Guess Why

For months now, decentralized finance has been deemed one of Ethereum’s “killer use cases.” The concept of migrating financial services onto a relatively decentralized platform has been deemed a genius idea by many investors. Over the past few weeks, this has culminated in rapid growth in DeFi protocols. According to DeFiPulse, there is now in Read more…

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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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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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Bitcoin exchange balances shrink to yearly-low; Ethereum exhibits an opposing trend

Bitcoin halving hype has faded and the coin hasn’t had any violent price swings since the event. Over the past few weeks leading up to the halving, BTC accumulation rose to record levels as hodlers in

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SEC Forces Crypto Company to Return ICO Funds to Investors

The U.S. Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) has ruled that startup Enigma MPC violated federal securities laws when it conducted the ENG token ICO. The company must refund investors and pay a fine. SEC DECLARES ENG TOKENS AS SECURITIES  The ICO took place in November, 2017 and raised approximately $45 million dollars. ENG is an Read more…