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‘Weak Hands Are Out’ — Trader Who Called $20K Bitcoin Top Calls Bottom

Bitcoin (BTC) investors who are waiting for a price dip to even $6,000 have “missed” their opportunity already, veteran trader Peter Brandt says. In a market discussion with Cointelegraph on Jan. 17, … Read More

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Close to 11 Million BTC Haven’t Moved in Over a Year

According to a new research report published by Digital Asset Data, more than 10 million BTC has been sitting dormant for a whole year. Data shows that unmoved bitcoins account for roughly … Read More

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Institutional and Retail Bitcoin Futures Demand Continues to Climb

2019 saw significant bitcoin derivatives action from firms like CME Group and Bakkt. This year, demand for CME’s bitcoin futures remains strong and the firm’s options products may be available … Read More

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Bitcoin Can Gain 100% in 2020 — Halving Not Priced In, Says Fundstrat

Bitcoin (BTC) can deliver 100% returns to investors in 2020 and may rise significantly in the five months until May’s block reward halving, a new report claims.  In its forthcoming … Read More

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Bitcoin to Surge 150% In 6 Months? Why Analyst Thinks It’s Possible

Bitcoin (BTC) has had a great start to 2020, rallying 16 percent higher from the $6,800 lows put in last week. Although some say it is too early to tell if … Read More

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Making Regulatory Progress With Bitcoin ETFs and Pricing

Since 2013, one of the ongoing conversations between U.S. regulators and digital asset market participants has been the attempt to get a bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) approved. By my count, … Read More

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Bitcoin Selling for $24,000 in Iran Based on ‘Official’ Exchange Rate

Update (04:00 EST): This article was updated and corrected to explain how the official exchange rate distorts reported Bitcoin prices in Iran.   Iran-based sellers on peer-to-peer trading platform LocalBitcoins are currently … Read More

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Bitcoin Can Hit $50K in 2020 ‘Very Easily’ — Nexo CEO Tells Bloomberg

Bitcoin (BTC) can “very easily” hit $50,000 during 2020, the CEO of one cryptocurrency industry business has told mainstream media.  In an interview with Bloomberg in Berlin on Jan. 3, Antoni Trenchev, … Read More

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Hashing Ahead: A Look at Bitcoin Mining in 2020

The December 2019 report on the Bitcoin mining network from CoinShares Research, a division of the digital asset management firm, presented an industry in good health at the end of the … Read More

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Bitcoin Price to Soon Go Parabolic? Analysts Say It’s Possible

Bitcoin (BTC) hasn’t done too hot over the past few months, plunging some 50% since the June top of $14,000. The selling has stopped over the past few weeks, with … Read More

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Only 375 Days Left for McAfee’s $1M Bitcoin Price Wager

As the end of 2019 approaches, it means there will be one year left for John McAfee’s infamous wager that said the price per bitcoin would “reach $1,000,000 before the … Read More

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Bitcoin Registers ATHs on P2P Exchanges as Countries Face Economic Woes

Due to rampant inflation in the country, Bitcoin transactions in Ghanian Cedi (GHS) have skyrocketed on peer-to-peer (P2P) markets. Weekly trading volumes on LocalBitcoins and Paxful hit 350K Bitcoin this … Read More

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How the Upcoming Bitcoin Halving Compares to Previous Cycles

For those standing very close to the crypto charts, it might be easy to get discouraged by the gloomy nature of recent markets. However, new comparisons of the current halving … Read More

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459 Days Until BTC Hits Its Longest Streak Without a New All-Time High

Since bitcoin hit its all-time high (ATH) in December 2017, crypto enthusiasts have wondered if BTC will touch or surpass it again. After the ATH in November 2013 at $1,156 per BTC, it … Read More

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Why Eurasian debt economic uncertainty make a bull case for bitcoin

Bitcoin (BTC) bulls will no doubt keenly watch talk of the need for “a new, neutral global reserve asset” at the heart of the traditional financial sphere.  Financial Times business … Read More

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Don’t Blame China: Why BTC Still Can’t Compete With Fiat

In the wake of recent price movements, doubts are beginning to crop up more and more around BTC maximalist circles. As focus shifts from Satoshi’s founding vision of the coin as cash … Read More

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How Bitcoin Applies to The Sovereign Individual Thesis

Just before the internet became a massive display of human ingenuity and networking, a few individuals anticipated the emergence of tools that would help progress the end of politics and … Read More

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Nothing is above bitcoin… says Blockstream CEO Adam Back

In an exclusive interview with Cointelegraph, Blockstream CEO Adam Back stated that for him, nothing is above Bitcoin, not even stablecoins or other coins issued by central banks. Adam Back … Read More

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Bitcoin Emits Less Carbon Than Previously Claimed, New Study Finds

Bitcoin has been regularly attacked for its energy-intensive mining process, powered by serious amounts of electricity. It’s been claimed that it leaves a carbon foot print comparable to that of … Read More

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Former US Congressman Ron Paul receives his first Bitcoin

Former Texas Republican congressman and presidential candidate Ron Paul received his reportedly first Bitcoin (BTC) from Bitcoin Foundation board member and Bitcoin wallet startup Ballet Crypto founder, Bobby Lee, on … Read More

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French Ministry of Education Publishes Bitcoin Resource Guide for Educators

As digital currencies transform the world, concepts like Bitcoin continue to percolate into academic courses and higher education worldwide. The French Ministry of National Education’s recently published economics and social … Read More

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