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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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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 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

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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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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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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

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 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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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

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Bitcoin Poised to Resume Rally After Second Move Above $12k

Bitcoin has made its second move into the $12,000 price zone this year with today’s re-tap of $12,300. Analysts are confident that the rally could resume taking it all the way up to last year’s highs. A couple of hours ago during Asian trading Bitcoin surged to revisit the $12,300 price level which equals its

Bitcoin has made its second move into the $12,000 price zone this year with today’s re-tap of $12,300. Analysts are confident that the rally could resume taking it all the way up to last year’s highs. A couple of hours ago during Asian trading Bitcoin surged to revisit the $12,300 price level which equals its

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DeFi News
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DeFi News

Dharma Domination Drive Thwarted as Uniswap Vote Concludes

DeFi protocol Uniswap has concluded its first governance vote with a failure to come to quorum by a minuscule margin. The good news is that it keeps the platform relatively decentralized … for now. The first governance vote for automated market maker Uniswap concluded on October 20 with 98% of the votes in favour of

DeFi protocol Uniswap has concluded its first governance vote with a failure to come to quorum by a minuscule margin. The good news is that it keeps the platform relatively decentralized … for now. The first governance vote for automated market maker Uniswap concluded on October 20 with 98% of the votes in favour of

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Altcoin News

Filecoin Miners Strike Over Failed FIL Tokenomics

The newly launched Filecoin project is running into problems already as miners pull their collective plugs over a token model that does not appear to be economically viable. The much-hyped Filecoin data storage network launched late last week following a three-year hiatus after its $250 million pre-sale and ICO. A huge level of Chinese FOMO

The newly launched Filecoin project is running into problems already as miners pull their collective plugs over a token model that does not appear to be economically viable. The much-hyped Filecoin data storage network launched late last week following a three-year hiatus after its $250 million pre-sale and ICO. A huge level of Chinese FOMO

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OpEd: Binance and OKEx Control Your Crypto Assets, Not You

It has become painfully obvious for thousands of cryptocurrency traders today that centralized exchanges control their assets and can shut off access at their whim. A couple of hours ago one of the largest crypto asset exchanges in the world suspended withdrawals rendering thousands of people with no access to their funds. Withdrawals of digital

It has become painfully obvious for thousands of cryptocurrency traders today that centralized exchanges control their assets and can shut off access at their whim. A couple of hours ago one of the largest crypto asset exchanges in the world suspended withdrawals rendering thousands of people with no access to their funds. Withdrawals of digital

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DeFi News
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DeFi News

Uniswap Governance Vote Raises Centralization Questions

DeFi protocol Uniswap is currently undergoing its first governance vote but members of the crypto community have noticed that the whales are largely in control of it. The initial proposal was made by DeFi lending and trading platform Dharma which is one of the largest UNI token holders. In order to make governance more accessible,

DeFi protocol Uniswap is currently undergoing its first governance vote but members of the crypto community have noticed that the whales are largely in control of it. The initial proposal was made by DeFi lending and trading platform Dharma which is one of the largest UNI token holders. In order to make governance more accessible,

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Why Fidelity’s Big Bitcoin Endorsement is a Huge Deal

Financial planning, retirement, and wealth management giant Fidelity Investments Inc. recently recommended Bitcoin as a portfolio percentage, which could be huge for markets if just a fraction of its clients acts upon it. Fidelity Digital Assets, a branch of the firm focused on the crypto asset markets, released a report in October titled ‘Bitcoin Investment

Financial planning, retirement, and wealth management giant Fidelity Investments Inc. recently recommended Bitcoin as a portfolio percentage, which could be huge for markets if just a fraction of its clients acts upon it. Fidelity Digital Assets, a branch of the firm focused on the crypto asset markets, released a report in October titled ‘Bitcoin Investment

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Tether Dominates Exchange Trading With 70% of The Volume

Stablecoin Tether’s dominance for crypto trading pairs has surged over the past three years so much that it now accounts for almost three-quarters of all exchange pairs according to recent research. Back in 2017, crypto trading pairs were primarily made in Bitcoin which is what partially boosted it on its way to an all-time high

Stablecoin Tether’s dominance for crypto trading pairs has surged over the past three years so much that it now accounts for almost three-quarters of all exchange pairs according to recent research. Back in 2017, crypto trading pairs were primarily made in Bitcoin which is what partially boosted it on its way to an all-time high