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South Korean Bitcoin Exchange Bithumb Reportedly Raided by Police

The popular Bitcoin exchange Bithumb in South Korea has reportedly been raided by the authorities. This happened because of fraud allegations. Bithumb Accused of Fraud by South Korean Police According to a report by a local news outlet, the Intelligent Crime Investigation Unit of the Seoul Police authorities raided South Korea’s largest cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb. Read more…

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Bitcoin Reclaims $11.5K, ETH Above $400: The Sushi Farming Tokens Skyrocket (Market Watch)

Following a few days of adverse price movements, most of the cryptocurrency market is recovering and is in the green today. Bitcoin is up to $11,500, Ethereum is trading above $400 for the first time since Tuesday. Even more impressive gains are evident from the lower-cap alts. Bitcoin Back Above $11,500 The primary cryptocurrency saw Read more…

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The entire DeFi market is worth less than XRP or Bitcoin Cash, despite the frenzy

The DeFi market has exploded in recent times, bringing back ICO-like returns on some projects. But a recent report said that despite the frenzy, the sector remains a fraction of the crypto space and is worth less than XRP or Bitcoin Cash. Even Dogecoin worth more Ryan Watkins, an analyst at Messari, tweeted yesterday that Read more…

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Why a Trader Is “Cautious” in Longing Altcoins as Bitcoin Pushes $9,600

Altcoins have seen explosive growth over the past few weeks, but Bitcoin has recently regained the spotlight. With BTC and Ethereum (ETH) seemingly poised to begin to trend, investors are hesitant to go long on altcoins. Certain altcoins are already seeing harrowing pullbacks, dropping dozens of percent from their local highs established earlier July. As Read more…

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Stellar Leaps 12% Following Samsung Collaboration; Why a Bigger Uptrend is a Challenge

Stellar price rose higher late Thursday following its integration into the Samsung Blockchain Keystore. The XLM/USD exchange rate logged a 12 percent increase on a 24-hour adjusted timeframe, a move that took the pair out of a one-year-long consolidation range. The standout performance appeared despite a bearish mood across the top cryptocurrency tokens. Stellar was Read more…

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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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Stablecoin Supply Has Reached $12 Billion; Why This is Bullish for Bitcoin

The amount of stablecoins circulating throughout the crypto market has been tremendous growth in 2020 Although it took this fragment of the market five years grow to $6 billion in size, it has grown to over $12 billion throughout the past six months alone This is an extremely positive development for Bitcoin, as many view 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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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…