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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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Ethereum DeFi: Aave Google Searches Explode, But Not For Why You Think

The sudden rise of decentralized finance (DeFi) applications in 2020 has rearranged the cryptocurrency landscape. In a little over two years, a combined sum of $2 billion has made its way into various DeFi protocols, while giving birth to the “yield mining” meme in the meantime. With this in mind, it perhaps shouldn’t be a 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…

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$4 Billion OneCoin Crypto Ponzi Scheme Promoter in Singapore To Pay $72,000 Fine

A 52-year-old Singaporean man has been found guilty of promoting the infamous OneCoin cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme more than three years ago. Man to Pay $72,000 As Fine According to reports by local media The Straits Times, Fok Fook Seng, a middle-age Singaporean citizen, was convicted for engaging in marketing activities that link to OneCoin between Read more…

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$1.77 Billion TVL: DeFi Markets Hit All-Time High With as Yield Farming Flourishes

Decentralized finance markets have reached their highest ever levels in terms of the total amount of crypto collateral locked in smart contracts across the nascent ecosystem. DeFi: The Quickest Growing Sector in Crypto The recent liquidity farming craze has catalyzed DeFi markets so much that they have now become the quickest growing sector in the Read more…

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Bitcoin Price Analysis: BTC Plunges $300 in 2 Hours, Here’s Why

Bitcoin bears appear to have come out of hibernation today. According to the latest data from Glassnode, Bitcoin hourly addresses hit a 2-year high today and hourly active addresses set at a new yearly high. READ: 53% of Bitcoin Options Just Expired, Marking a Historic Milestone While these figures might sound promising, they have coincided Read more…

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Lithuania To Sell 24,000 Blockchain-Based Digital Tokens Called LBCOINs Next Week

According to a recent report, Lithuania may be the first nation to launch a central bank-backed digital coin in the eurozone. The country’s central bank plans a pre-sale of twenty-four thousand blockchain-based digital tokens called LBCOINs. Lithuania To Sell 24k Blockchain-based Tokens A Reuters report from earlier today informed that the Baltic country has completed Read more…