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YF Link (YFL) Token Doubles in Price Before AMM Launch

The YFL governance token for the highly anticipated Linkswap automated market maker has doubled in price in less than a week as the big launch nears. The Linkswap automated market maker DeFi platform has not even launched yet and already its governance token YFL has doubled in price since the same time last week. On

The YFL governance token for the highly anticipated Linkswap automated market maker has doubled in price in less than a week as the big launch nears. The Linkswap automated market maker DeFi platform has not even launched yet and already its governance token YFL has doubled in price since the same time last week. On

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Bitcoin News
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Bitcoin News

Bitcoin Back at $18K, Why This Rally is So Different From 2017

Bitcoin is back over $18,000 again and the momentum does not look like slowing down any time soon. Analysts are largely in agreement that this rally is very different from the 2017 one, and here’s why. A recent report by analytics provider Chainalysis has delved into the charts and metrics to conclude that this rally

Bitcoin is back over $18,000 again and the momentum does not look like slowing down any time soon. Analysts are largely in agreement that this rally is very different from the 2017 one, and here’s why. A recent report by analytics provider Chainalysis has delved into the charts and metrics to conclude that this rally

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DeFi News
Sushiswap
DeFi News

SushiSwap TVL Surges to $1Bn Despite More Fund Access Concerns

Uniswap clone SushiSwap has been the primary beneficiary of the collateral exodus from the leading DEX. However, more coding issues have emerged that could result in anonymous addresses accessing those funds. When Uniswap liquidity mining incentives ended on November 17, over $1.7 billion in crypto collateral left the protocol for greener pastures. A large portion

Uniswap clone SushiSwap has been the primary beneficiary of the collateral exodus from the leading DEX. However, more coding issues have emerged that could result in anonymous addresses accessing those funds. When Uniswap liquidity mining incentives ended on November 17, over $1.7 billion in crypto collateral left the protocol for greener pastures. A large portion

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Bitcoin News
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Bitcoin News

Bitcoin Market Cap Hits Record High After $18,450 Pump

Bitcoin’s monumental move to break $18,450 today has also lifted its market capitalization to new highs, which in turn has lifted that of the entire market back to February 2018 levels. It has been a tumultuous Asian trading session this morning with Bitcoin prices surging to top out over $18,450 followed by a massive wick

Bitcoin’s monumental move to break $18,450 today has also lifted its market capitalization to new highs, which in turn has lifted that of the entire market back to February 2018 levels. It has been a tumultuous Asian trading session this morning with Bitcoin prices surging to top out over $18,450 followed by a massive wick

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Altcoin News
litecoin mining hashrate
Altcoin News

The Silver to Bitcoin’s Gold: What is Behind the Litecoin Rally

All eyes have been on the king of crypto this month as Bitcoin keeps cranking to new multi-year highs; however, its little brother Litecoin has also been on a tear. Often called the silver to Bitcoin’s gold, Litecoin has been flying recently adding over 14% in the past 24 hours to reach $76 according to

All eyes have been on the king of crypto this month as Bitcoin keeps cranking to new multi-year highs; however, its little brother Litecoin has also been on a tear. Often called the silver to Bitcoin’s gold, Litecoin has been flying recently adding over 14% in the past 24 hours to reach $76 according to

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DeFi News
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DeFi News

Why The Closure of UNI Yield Farms is Bad For Uniswap

With just five days to go until closure, Uniswap yield farmers are getting jittery as there will be a lot of liquidity that needs to go somewhere. Uniswap joined the DeFi farming frenzy on September 17 when it launched four Ethereum based liquidity pools for farmers to earn its native UNI token. In the weeks

With just five days to go until closure, Uniswap yield farmers are getting jittery as there will be a lot of liquidity that needs to go somewhere. Uniswap joined the DeFi farming frenzy on September 17 when it launched four Ethereum based liquidity pools for farmers to earn its native UNI token. In the weeks

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Ethereum Founder Estimates Returns at 25% but ETH 2.0 Staking Sluggish

Ethereum 2.0 staking has been slow to gain momentum despite co-founder Vitalik Buterin suggesting that rewards could be as high as 25% when the blockchain is finally launched. It has now been over a week since the ETH 2.0 deposit contract was deployed, opening the doors to staking opportunities. An initial rush ensued as Ethereum

Ethereum 2.0 staking has been slow to gain momentum despite co-founder Vitalik Buterin suggesting that rewards could be as high as 25% when the blockchain is finally launched. It has now been over a week since the ETH 2.0 deposit contract was deployed, opening the doors to staking opportunities. An initial rush ensued as Ethereum

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Bitcoin News
Bitcoin BTC mining
Bitcoin News

Bitcoin Hash Rate Recovers as Another Buy Signal is Expected

On-chain metrics for Bitcoin are improving as prices begin to consolidate; this could lead to further buy signals as observed by industry analysts. The decline in Bitcoin’s hash rate over the past few weeks has been seasonal, coinciding with the end of the rainy season in China where most of the mining occurs.  As reported

On-chain metrics for Bitcoin are improving as prices begin to consolidate; this could lead to further buy signals as observed by industry analysts. The decline in Bitcoin’s hash rate over the past few weeks has been seasonal, coinciding with the end of the rainy season in China where most of the mining occurs.  As reported

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Altcoin News
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Altcoin News

How Will Zcash (ZEC) Halving on November 18 Impact Prices?

Privacy coin Zcash will be undergoing its first halving event in around a week’s time but does it really matter and what will happen to ZEC prices. On November 18, Zcash inflation rate will halve from 25% to 12.5% as the privacy-focused altcoin has its first halving event. The coin has been hampered by extremely

Privacy coin Zcash will be undergoing its first halving event in around a week’s time but does it really matter and what will happen to ZEC prices. On November 18, Zcash inflation rate will halve from 25% to 12.5% as the privacy-focused altcoin has its first halving event. The coin has been hampered by extremely

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Analysts Eye Doubling of Ethereum Prices When Staking Takes Off

Ethereum has rebounded from its weekend dip to add 8% reaching a high of $460 during Asian trading on Monday. Industry analysts are targeting $600-$800 for the next leg up should the rally continue. Cryptocurrency markets took a bit of a dive over the weekend with a $20 billion loss in total market capitalization as

Ethereum has rebounded from its weekend dip to add 8% reaching a high of $460 during Asian trading on Monday. Industry analysts are targeting $600-$800 for the next leg up should the rally continue. Cryptocurrency markets took a bit of a dive over the weekend with a $20 billion loss in total market capitalization as

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Bitcoin News
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Bitcoin News

Analysts Target $17,200 as Bitcoin Rally Resumes, New High by Year-End

Bitcoin’s monumental rally has taken prices back to those not seen since January 2018, and analysts are eyeing the next levels of resistance should the bulls continue. Bitcoin prices surged to a whisker below $16,000 a few hours ago during Asian trading and while they have found resistance here, analysts are eyeing the next levels

Bitcoin’s monumental rally has taken prices back to those not seen since January 2018, and analysts are eyeing the next levels of resistance should the bulls continue. Bitcoin prices surged to a whisker below $16,000 a few hours ago during Asian trading and while they have found resistance here, analysts are eyeing the next levels

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Ethereum L2
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Ethereum Jumps 5% With 15,000 ETH Staked Early For Beacon Chain Launch

The long-awaited initial stages of the ETH 2.0 launch began on November 4 as the official staking deposit contract went live. Ethereum prices reacted with a 5% pump to top $400 again. The highly anticipated deposit smart contract launch introduced the ability for ETH holders to deposit 32 Ether required to participate in staking by

The long-awaited initial stages of the ETH 2.0 launch began on November 4 as the official staking deposit contract went live. Ethereum prices reacted with a 5% pump to top $400 again. The highly anticipated deposit smart contract launch introduced the ability for ETH holders to deposit 32 Ether required to participate in staking by

Bitcoin News
Bitcoin News

Bitcoin Network Cools Off as Chinese Miners Miss The Rain

Key on-chain metrics for the Bitcoin network such as hashrates have been in decline in recent weeks as seasonal changes in China impact mining operations. The Bitcoin network’s hashrate, which is a measure of computing horsepower, has slumped over the past couple of weeks. From an all-time high of 157 exahashes per second in mid-October,

Key on-chain metrics for the Bitcoin network such as hashrates have been in decline in recent weeks as seasonal changes in China impact mining operations. The Bitcoin network’s hashrate, which is a measure of computing horsepower, has slumped over the past couple of weeks. From an all-time high of 157 exahashes per second in mid-October,

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CHINA bitcoin
Regulation News

China and Hong Kong Cracks Down on Crypto as Markets See Red

Regulators in Hong Kong have stated that all crypto trading exchanges and companies need to be regulated regardless of whether they’re selling securities or not. China is also being heavy handed with crypto as its CBDC testing continues.  According to Reuters, the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) had previously placed an ‘opt in’ regulatory framework

Regulators in Hong Kong have stated that all crypto trading exchanges and companies need to be regulated regardless of whether they’re selling securities or not. China is also being heavy handed with crypto as its CBDC testing continues.  According to Reuters, the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) had previously placed an ‘opt in’ regulatory framework

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Bitcoin News

Why Bitcoin’s Big October Close is Good News For Institutions

Bitcoin had one of its best performing months this year and was just shy of its highest monthly close ever. This is important for a number of reasons, primarily from an institutional investment standpoint. Over the weekend, Bitcoin prices topped $14,000 for a brief moment which marks the asset’s highest level since January 2018.  The

Bitcoin had one of its best performing months this year and was just shy of its highest monthly close ever. This is important for a number of reasons, primarily from an institutional investment standpoint. Over the weekend, Bitcoin prices topped $14,000 for a brief moment which marks the asset’s highest level since January 2018.  The

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Altcoin News
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Altcoin News

Only These Few Altcoins Have Managed to Keep up With Bitcoin

Bitcoin prices have surged to equal the 2019 high of $13,850 as it leaves its crypto brethren in the digital dust. Only a few altcoins have managed to keep up, and they seem to be related to the PayPal announcement according to one analyst. There is one clear driver of crypto market momentum at the

Bitcoin prices have surged to equal the 2019 high of $13,850 as it leaves its crypto brethren in the digital dust. Only a few altcoins have managed to keep up, and they seem to be related to the PayPal announcement according to one analyst. There is one clear driver of crypto market momentum at the

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Bitcoin News

Bitcoin Whale Addresses Increasing as Unrealized Profits Hit Yearly Highs

Several on-chain metrics for Bitcoin have been entering bullish territory as the asset remains above $13k for the fourth straight day. Bitcoin has held on to gains it made last week, remaining above the $13k barrier for the past four days. It has not revisited that 2020 high of $13,350 made on Sunday, but is

Several on-chain metrics for Bitcoin have been entering bullish territory as the asset remains above $13k for the fourth straight day. Bitcoin has held on to gains it made last week, remaining above the $13k barrier for the past four days. It has not revisited that 2020 high of $13,350 made on Sunday, but is

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Bitcoin News
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Bitcoin News

Social Sentiment on Crypto Twitter Does Big 180 as Bitcoin Surges

Bitcoin’s new 2020 high over the weekend has rejuvenated social sentiment which has done a complete u-turn according to recent research. There are many technical and fundamental indicators that can give signs as to what market sentiment is like, and for the crypto industry, social media plays a big part. According to analytics from Santiment

Bitcoin’s new 2020 high over the weekend has rejuvenated social sentiment which has done a complete u-turn according to recent research. There are many technical and fundamental indicators that can give signs as to what market sentiment is like, and for the crypto industry, social media plays a big part. According to analytics from Santiment

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Grayscale Adds $300M in One Day, as AUM Hits New High

Institutional crypto fund Grayscale has reached a record high in terms of assets under management as institutions fuel the Bitcoin bull run. Grayscale has been loading up on digital assets, increasing its AUM as prices continue to climb. This latest milestone has seen that figure hit $7.3 billion as $300 million gets added in one

Institutional crypto fund Grayscale has reached a record high in terms of assets under management as institutions fuel the Bitcoin bull run. Grayscale has been loading up on digital assets, increasing its AUM as prices continue to climb. This latest milestone has seen that figure hit $7.3 billion as $300 million gets added in one

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PayPal Will be Buying Bitcoin to Seek Profits on Spreads 

Although the news that PayPal enabling crypto payments has been widely viewed as bullish for the industry, there has been some criticism over its restrictive policies. Bitcoin surged to a new 2020 high above $13k in the hours following the news that PayPal would be enabling cryptocurrency payments for its U.S. customers. However, some industry

Although the news that PayPal enabling crypto payments has been widely viewed as bullish for the industry, there has been some criticism over its restrictive policies. Bitcoin surged to a new 2020 high above $13k in the hours following the news that PayPal would be enabling cryptocurrency payments for its U.S. customers. However, some industry