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Market Wrap: Bitcoin Tests $12K; DeFi Debt Outstanding Hits Record
2020-08-10 22:53:38

Bitcoin’s back on the price roller coaster and DeFi borrowing is hitting a new high.

Mining Stocks Are Beating Bitcoin in a Bullish Cryptocurrency Market
2020-08-10 22:32:05

Riot and Marathon have rallied 97% and 128% over the past year while bitcoin has gained 3 percent.

Ethereum Reaches a Turning Point; Here’s What Could Reverse Its Uptrend
2020-08-10 22:32:00

Ethereum has been consolidating alongside Bitcoin throughout the past several days, struggling to break above the heavy resistance that has been formed at $400 This consolidation phase has offered little insight into the cryptocurrency’s near-term outlook Analysts are now noting that ETH may be well-positioned to see significant upside in the short-term One trader is noting that there is one level that could invalidate this strength, but it remains unclear as to whether or not […]

Facebook Taps David Marcus to Lead Payments Initiatives
2020-08-10 22:01:02

Marcus will continue running Libra's Novi digital wallet as he takes on Facebook Financial.

Federal Reserve’s Expected Inflation Ramp-Up Drives Institutional Investors to Hedge With Bitcoin
2020-08-10 21:17:15

Federal Reserve's Expected Inflation Ramp-Up Drives Institutional Investors to Hedge With Bitcoin

The U.S. Federal Reserve is expected to ramp up inflation by keeping interest rates low. As the U.S. dollar falls sharply and gold’s price soars, institutional investors are moving their money into alternative investments, including bitcoin. Fed Policies Drive Demand for Bitcoin The Federal Reserve is completing a year-long policy review and “is expected to […]


The Latest on the Global Economy’s Most Contentious Relationship
2020-08-10 21:00:00

China and the U.S. trade high-profile sanctions, but the real impact is showing up in banks and on the Hong Kong stock market.

Bitcoin Bulls Fight for Key Resistance as Analysts Target Rally to $14k
2020-08-10 20:54:00

Bitcoin has witnessed some immense turbulence throughout the past few weeks, but has mostly been seeing a consolidation phase throughout the past several days The cryptocurrency is now battling to surmount $12,000 – a resistance level formed just over one week ago This level has been briefly surmounted on multiple occasions, but each time has been followed by an influx of selling pressure that sends it lower The cryptocurrency is now at a pivotal point, […]

After Tumultuous Election, Belarus Goes Offline
2020-08-10 20:50:47

Internet is down in Belarus as people are protesting the results of presidential election

Ethereum Classic’s Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week
2020-08-10 20:42:33

Ethereum Classic suffered two 51% attacks in the same week. One week later, exchanges, investors and developers are split on the implications.

Interactive Brokers to Pay $38M in Settlement Over AML Lapses
2020-08-10 20:02:20

Publicly traded brokerage firm Interactive Brokers has agreed to pay multi-million dollar penalties to the SEC, Finra and CFTC for failure to flag suspicious transactions and lapses in AML compliance.

ArbiSmart: The Best Crypto Investment Opportunity of 2020-2021
2020-08-10 19:49:47

There are a number of fintech companies offering exciting, revenue-generating opportunities within the crypto space, though, one stands out, head and shoulders above the rest. ArbiSmart is an EU licensed crypto arbitrage platform that is setting the standard for the coming decade by offering clients across the globe returns as high as 45% a year, at close to zero risk.  Company Overview ArbiSmart is a regulated crypto arbitrage platform that was established in Estonia in […]

Blockchain Bites: Inside Cosmos, Bitcoin at $200B, DeFi Surges
2020-08-10 18:55:50

Traders are expecting bitcoin to go higher. DeFi is surging in web traffic. And Cosmos is alive and well, despite internal feuding.

Three Crypto Analysis Firms Advance in ‘TechSprint’ RegTech Competition
2020-08-10 18:37:41

The fintech showcase has three $50,000 cash prizes for three regtech focus areas.

Coinbase Snags Lyft Engineering Executive Manish Gupta
2020-08-10 18:07:17

Gupta will help Coinbase "through the next phase of company growth."

Bitcoin News Roundup for Aug. 10, 2020
2020-08-10 18:00:00

With the price of bitcoin knocking on $12K, CoinDesk's Markets Daily is back with another time-saving news roundup.

Bitcoin Reaches “Now Or Never” Moment: Fund Manager on Institutional Adoption
2020-08-10 17:32:00

2020 so far has proven to be Bitcoin’s year. The asset has beaten stocks, gold, and nearly every other asset in year-to-date ROI. With all eyes now on the first-ever cryptocurrency, one British fund manager with billions of pounds of assets under management claims Bitcoin has reached its “now or never moment.” Hedge Fund Managers Prepare To Dump Gold Holdings For Bitcoin Cypherpunks, tech enthusiasts, and dark web users were among the earliest to take […]

Researchers Find Flaws in Security Protocols Developed by Major Crypto Exchanges
2020-08-10 17:19:39

Private key protocols for some crypto exchanges have been implemented with bugs that could have been exploited by a well-placed malicious party, researchers say.

Market Outlook: BTC Trend Targets $15K, Bitcoin Bull Raoul Pal ‘Irresponsibly Long’
2020-08-10 16:26:43

Market Outlook: BTC Trend Targets $15K, Bitcoin Bull Raoul Pal 'Irresponsibly Long'

Cryptocurrency markets have been fluctuating quite a bit lately, as bitcoin and a number of crypto assets have been testing new resistance levels. The market valuation of the entire crypto-economy is hovering around $360 billion as a decent portion of the top twenty digital assets have gained 1-15% in the last 24 hours. This Week’s […]


Bitcoin Transaction Fees Dropped 58% Last Week as Congestion Eased
2020-08-10 16:09:11

The cost of transacting on the Bitcoin blockchain fell sharply last week as the network reverted to less frantic levels of activity.

The Fourth Era of Blockchain Governance
2020-08-10 15:13:36

Blockchain systems have clear business advantages, but systemic governance design is key to building enterprise involvement.

Ethereum Classic Prints Bearish On-Chain Signals Despite Bitcoin Breakout
2020-08-10 14:49:00

Bitcoin is breaking higher, but the same cannot be said about Ethereum Classic (ETC). The popular altcoin has dropped in the past 24 hours, posting a loss of around 2%. This means the asset is underperforming BTC by 5%. Ethereum Classic is printing bearish on-chain and technical signs as it prepares to move lower. This comes after the underlying network was hit by two 51% attacks that made many question the value of ETC. Ethereum […]

Defi’s Rise Is Inevitable, and Fusion Is Driving This Evolution of Conventional Finance
2020-08-10 13:45:00

Four billion dollars. This is the total amount of funds locked in “Defi”, growing from just one billion USD in 6 weeks. “Defi” has had a tortuous path ever since its inception, but now the concept of “Defi” is gaining more attention. So, what exactly is “Defi”? Is it just another blockchain hype, or could […]


First Mover: Bitcoin Hits $12K as Trump Orders Checks for Unemployed (Voters)
2020-08-10 13:25:17

Bitcoin pushed above $12,000 as President Donald Trump ordered emergency economic aid measures that might just be a precursor to a new spending bill worth trillions of dollars. 

Bitcoin Could Erupt Towards $13k as Market Structure Flips Bullish: Analysts
2020-08-10 12:57:00

Bitcoin has begun to break out after flatlining around $11,500-11,700 for a number of days. Just hours ago, as reported by Bitcoinist, the cryptocurrency crossed the pivotal $12,000 level. While BTC has been slowing around that level, analysts are optimistic. They say that the cryptocurrency moving above $12,000 will trigger an even greater move to the upside. Analysts are currently eyeing a $13,000 price target for Bitcoin as the $12,000 resistance seems to be falling […]

Blockchain-Based Trademark App Can Boost Australian Economy, Says Minister
2020-08-10 12:54:37

On the news Australia’s rugby league is using a blockchain-based app to stop counterfeit goods, a government minister said the app could help grow the national economy.

Dapp Platform NEAR Protocol Taps Ontology’s Expertise for Decentralized Identity Effort
2020-08-10 11:43:44

The dapp platform will leverage Ontology's experience in building decentralized identity solutions.

Bitcoin Closes on Yearly High With Return to $12K
2020-08-10 11:39:02

Bitcoin is on the hunt for a new yearly high, having crossed above $12,000 early Monday.

Bitcoin Suddenly Drops by $500 After Passing $12K [Updated]
2020-08-10 11:39:02

Bitcoin suddenly plummeted soon after crossing above $12,000 earlier on Monday.

AdEx Upgrades Token Economics With New Security Mining and Staking Incentive
2020-08-10 11:15:30

Staking crypto tokens to generate rewards, and revenue is an enormous benefit for token holders. It is a great advantage on top of an asset’s role as an investment. So much so that it has sparked an entire trend of new coins, either with the above features or something similar to evolve alongside other projects. Too many of them fail to bring something new to the table. They fail to stand out from the rest. […]

Bitcoin Price Will Crash, Says Quantum Hedge Fund Analysts
2020-08-10 10:13:24

Bitcoin has a likelihood of crashing towards $6,000 in the coming months, according to the Quantum Hedge Fund. The firm pointed to a fractal that sees the cryptocurrency breaking lower after entering the $12,500-$17,000 range. Meanwhile, strong fundamentals see a bullish picture for Bitcoin. Bitcoin has some fuel left to continue its price rally towards $12,500-$17,000. But after that, a crash is incoming. So said analysts at Hong Kong-based Quantum Hedge Fund in their alert published […]

Investors Move 10% of Their Gold From Hong Kong Amid Financial Censorship Fears
2020-08-10 09:32:30

Investors Move 10% of Their Gold From Hong Kong Amid Financial Censorship Fears

Hong Kong investors are moving their gold offshore as China’s new national security law prompts fears of financial censorship. Some 10% of private holdings have been moved to safer jurisdictions such as Singapore and Switzerland since the beginning of protests in Hong Kong last year. In a recent interview, Joshua Rotbart, head of Hong Kong-based […]


Messaging Firm LINE Makes Own Token Available to Japanese Traders for First Time
2020-08-10 09:24:48

The blockchain subsidiary of the messaging app giant has made its LINK (LN) token available to Japan-based traders for the first time.

A $15K Bitcoin Likely As Price Breaks Above “Multi-Year Bullish Triangle”
2020-08-10 07:43:11

Bitcoin expects to hit a $15,000 valuation in the coming sessions, says full-time futures trader Adam Mancini. The Twitterati stated earlier Monday that BTC/USD closed above a “multi-year bullish triangle” by almost $2,000. The pair’s giant move above the “continuation pattern” increased its likelihood of testing short-term breakout targets, beginning with $15,000. Mr. Mancini said Bitcoin could extend its upside towards $24,000, as well. “[The cryptocurrency] may be the new kid on the block but […]

Non-fungible Digital Artwork Sale Shatters Records, ‘Picasso’s Bull’ NFT Sells for $55K
2020-08-10 05:11:45

During the first week of July, news.Bitcoin.com reported on the growing sales of non-fungible token artwork being sold on marketplaces like Opensea, Nifty Gateway, and Makerplace. Just recently, the NFT market Nifty Gateway broke records selling a piece of digital artwork created by the artist Trevor Jones for $55,555. Non-fungible tokens (NFT) and digital artwork […]


Bitcoin Erupts Past $12,000: Here’s What Analysts Think Comes Next
2020-08-10 04:45:14

Just hours after the daily candle close, Bitcoin has begun to erupt higher. The cryptocurrency just minutes ago crossed above $12,000 for the first time since the flash crash on August 2nd. BTC bulls are believed to be in control after Bitcoin closed the weekly candle above the ever-important $11,500 level. Analysts think that Bitcoin will continue higher as long as $11,500 holds. Bitcoin Surges Past $12,000 Just minutes ago, Bitcoin broke past $12,000 for […]

Cosmos’ Founding Team Broke Up Early This Year. The Project Didn’t
2020-08-10 04:04:00

How Cosmos, the blockchain interoperability project that turned a small ICO into a thriving ecosystem, survived the breakup of its founding team.

Here’s Why Analysts Are Expecting For Ethereum To Drop Back Towards $370
2020-08-10 03:18:00

Ethereum, following Bitcoin’s lead, is effectively flatlining into the week’s close around $390. This is above critical support levels, though bulls are not yet convinced that ETH is primed to move higher. Analysts say that ETH could actually drop towards the $370 level, then push higher. Multiple analysts agree with this line of reasoning, citing a variety of technical reasons. Ethereum does have a positive fundamental case, though, that may limit downside. What may also […]

Year-End Gold and Bitcoin Price Predictions from Regular Everyday People
2020-08-10 03:04:30

Year-End Gold and Bitcoin Price Predictions from Regular Everyday People

Just recently, news.Bitcoin.com talked to a number of individuals and asked them to let us know what they think the price of bitcoin and gold will be by the year’s end. Rather than leveraging the typical predictions from experts, executives, and crypto luminaries, the post delves into the perspective of average people and what they […]


Chainlink Price Jumped More Than 45% in 48 Hours and 440% in Twelve Months
2020-08-10 02:08:00

Chainlink Price Jumped More Than 45% in 48 Hours and 440% in Twelve Months

Chainlink’s token surged more than 45% from $9.53 to $14.09 between Friday and Sunday data shows. The surge saw chainlink’s (LINK) market capitalization shooting to $5.12 billion which makes it the sixth most capitalized token, just ahead of cardano (ADA). At the time of writing, chainlink is the only top ten token with a double-digit […]


Analysts Expect Chainlink (LINK) Reversal After 50% Eruption to $14
2020-08-10 00:28:00

Chainlink (LINK) has erupted higher in the past week, recently crossing above $14 for the first time ever. The asset trades at $14.40 as of this article’s writing, which means that it is up by approximately 20% in the past 24 hours. The asset’s outperformance comes as Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other major crypto-assets have stalled at local highs. LINK is prepared to drop from here, say some analysts as certain technicals suggest the bull trend […]

Wirex Launching in US After Receiving State Money Transmission License
2020-08-10 00:23:30

Wirex Launching in US After Receiving State Money Transmission License

Wirex has received its first money transmission license in the U.S., where the company is now gearing up to launch its “next-gen cryptocurrency platform linked to a spending card.” US Expansion Wirex announced Friday that it has received its first U.S. money transmission license and is now preparing to launch its services in the country. […]




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