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Bitcoin (BTC) sealed another $40,000 retest on Sept. 26 as the battle for the weekly close raged on. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView BTC “unlikely” to linger below $40,000 Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD dipping to $40,800 overnight, following an earlier unsuccessful attempt by sellers to flip $40,000 back to
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Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele claims that 2.1 million of his fellow citizens are using the government-backed Chivo cryptocurrency wallet, offering a glimpse into the apparent success of the country’s Bitcoin (BTC) gambit.  The controversial president updated his 2.9 million Twitter followers Saturday afternoon, claiming that Chivo “now has more users than any bank in El
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Morgan Stanley’s Dennis Lynch shared a light-hearted analogy during a discussion at Morningstar’s yearly investment conference today, claiming that Bitcoin’s insatiable ability to defy the odds and rise from both technical and fundamental adversity portrays that of the South Park cartoon character Kenny. The 24-series show has garnered a global audience base for its weird
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China bans Bitcoin (BTC), again. No, we’re not traveling back in time. On Sept. 24, the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) published a new set of measures to promote inter-departmental coordination on cracking down on crypto activity. The measures intended to “cut off payment channels, dispose of relevant websites and mobile applications in accordance with
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The Giving Block, a major organization focused on the cryptocurrency donations industry, continues expanding its crypto charity reach with a new partnership. The organization will be working with charitable platform provider RenPSG to allow its donors to move cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC) into new donor-advised funds to support nonprofits and other charitable organizations, The Giving
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This week’s combination of bearish factors was enough to bring Bitcoin (BTC) price down to its lowest levels in 46 days, and this nearly obliterated 86% of the $2 billion September call (buy) options that expire on Sept.24. There’s still room for some surprises, especially considering the deadline is 8:00 UTC on Sept. 24. However,
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Seasoned Bitcoin (BTC) hodlers are about to spark a new price run-up by hoarding BTC, data reveals this week. According to on-chain monitoring resource Glassnode, the Bitcoin supply is due to put in a fresh aging process. 1-year-old supply bottoms out Highlighting its active supply metric, Glassnode researchers noted that the percentage of the Bitcoin
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The crypto markets and U.S. equity markets are attempting a recovery today as fears of a widespread contagion due to Chinese developer Evergrande defaulting on its debt recede. Bridgewater Associates co-chairman and co-chief investment office Ray Dalio said on Wednesday that Evergrande’s debt was “manageable.” Ming Tan, a director at the credit rating agency Standard
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One River Digital, a cryptocurrency-focused hedge fund offering exposure to Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH), has closed its first funding round after launching last year. One River Digital president Sebastian Bea confirmed Wednesday that the company had raised $41 million in a Series A financing round from investors, including Goldman Sachs and Coinbase Ventures. Other
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Bloomberg Intelligence Commodity Strategist Mike McGlone believes it is only a matter of time before the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approves the country’s first Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF). In an interview with Stansberry Investor host Daniela Cambone on Sept. 21, McGlone asserted that Canada is extending a competitive lead over the United States
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Dfinity Foundation’s Internet Computer blockchain is bringing smart-contract capabilities to the Bitcoin (BTC) network, potentially opening the door to new use cases for the premier cryptocurrency.  Internet Computer will utilize its so-called chain key cryptography to integrate with Bitcoin, paving the way for smart contracts with native BTC addresses that are hosted directly on Internet
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Leading Brazilian investment bank BTG Pactual has launched a new platform enabling customers to make direct investments in cryptocurrencies. The bank’s Mynt platform currently allows users to purchase Bitcoin and Ether, with BTG Pactual expressing its intention to launch support for additional crypto assets in the future. Andre Porthilo, BTG Pactual’s head of digital assets,
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