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'Classic top setup'? Bitcoin price flash crashes on Kraken after all-time high

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A likely "stop-loss run" triggers a one-minute candle to more than $3,000 lower than Bitcoin spot price before a rebound in extreme volatility. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/36l2nqw

Justice Department extradites alleged BTC mining ponzi operator from Panama

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AirBit Club's leadership have been gathered in New York City and will face charges for stealing "membership dues" to finance massive marketing events and lavish personal lifestyles. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/39AFOQy

Can DeFi indices finally make crypto-based passive investing worthwhile?

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The concept of a DeFi ETF sounds promising, but it’s not without pitfalls. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/39q5y2c

Bitcoin theft is likely to surge in meager post-COVID economy: report

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Cybercriminals may favor a different cryptocurrency in the coming months, however. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/2JxYK7y

XRP price now eyeing $1.00 after key support level holds, BTC price soars

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XRP price must break a key resistance level before $1.00 becomes a real possibility. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3fOKweR

Bitcoin Crushes Previous All-Time Price Highs Surpassing 2017’s Bull Run

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European central bankers predict that the digital euro is at least five years away

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Nobody seems to be in a rush to digitize the euro, but that could change given increasing global competition. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3qfW3bK

Yearn teams up with Akropolis to boost institutional outreach

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Akropolis says calling it a merger “is a bit of a misnomer.” from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/2JqswLM

Bitcoin price hits $19K as bulls show no fear of record futures gap

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Despite 15% gains coming during a weekend, Monday simply delivers more of the same upside for Bitcoin prior to the Wall Street opening. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/33ueBvn

Guggenheim Investment Fund to Invest $497 Million in Grayscale’s GBTC Seeking Bitcoin Exposure

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Former digital head at luxury brand group LVMH takes role at Ledger

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Ian Rogers, newly appointed as a chief experience officer at Ledger, says digital assets are moving from “science fiction” to the mainstream. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3olsSCD

Record gold outflow 'isn't going into ripples' — only Bitcoin, says fund manager

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Gold outflows are rising as Bitcoin rallies due to heightened buyer demand from institutional investors. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3qgKnWu

‘Black Friday' BTC sale officially over? 5 things to watch in Bitcoin this week

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Bitcoin recovers above $18,500 over the weekend, but the giant BTC futures gap that has now emerged may trigger yet another pullback. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/36iKMPV

Fighting Definancialization: Cryptologic Methods Like Bitcoin Could Protect Wealth From the Great Reset

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Better than DeFi: SINOVATE’s New Infinity Nodes Provide Up to 130% Returns

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Russia to Recognize Bitcoin as Property With Legal Protection

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No need to fear the Bitcoin FUD, says Sino Global Capital

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After a week of gloomy headlines and a brutal price dip, traders would do well to think long term. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3fOVX69

Bitcoin mining difficulty approaches ATH as price stabilizes above $18K

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Mining difficulty on the network rose by 8.9% today while the hash rate is more than 130 EH/s. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3q6q2mB

Canadian Public Company Dumps Ethereum and Monero for Bitcoin

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The future of gambling? Hamster-powered marble races come to Ethereum

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Mia the djungarian 'gamble hamster' will power high-stakes marble races with her trusty hamster wheel. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/2KIuFCW

Introducing MoonDeFi, a New Part of Decentralized Finance

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As token price rises and reputation mends, Sushiswap foils midnight exploit

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The Uniswap rival manages to fend off an attack in a matter of hours. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/2JuDcbZ

Pizza Hut to accept Bitcoin for pies in Venezuela

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Fast food chains like Burger King and Church's Chicken already accept crypto payments in the South American nation. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/33tq3Hw

Ripple Is Selling 33% of Its Stake in Moneygram

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After exec declares Bitcoin maximalism 'over,' XRP price surges

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“I think that the days when folks believed that there’s only going to be Bitcoin, I think, are over,” said Asheesh Birla. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/37i4jzx

Top 5 cryptocurrencies to watch this week: BTC, ETH, ADA, XLM, XEM

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Bitcoin and a few altcoins have seen aggressive buying at lower levels, which could result in a retest of their recent highs. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/36hPw8p

Hodlers thankful as Bitcoin is gainful: Bad Crypto news of the week

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Everyone from the Wall Street Journal to the Queen of England has an eye for Bitcoin in this week's Bad Crypto podcast. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3lo6RRn

Philanthropy: A missing catalyst of blockchain adoption

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With cheap and scalable trustless systems, blockchain tech has the ability to drive industry adoption to a new level. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/33unKno

Market Update: Bull Trap Warnings After Bitcoin Shoots Above $18k Handle

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UAE, Saudi Arabian central banks release report on Project Aber CBDC trial

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The joint report is among the most promising CBDC studies conducted by central bank authorities from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/39udpM7

Bitcoin may see major price volatility at the start of December — Here's why

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Bitcoin might see a spike in volatility when the new weekly and monthly candles open, especially after a large short-term correction. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3mjLtxX

No, You Can’t Buy Shares in Bitcoin

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Weekend bull trap? Traders remain cautious as Bitcoin price rebounds to $18K

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The price of Bitcoin reclaimed $18,000 but traders remain cautious of a weekend bull trap. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/2Vc5w5x

Yield farming is a fad, but DeFi promises to change the way we interact with money

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The sector has a long way to go in terms of accessibility if DeFi really wants to challenge traditional financial institutions. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3lfOA8V

Peafarm – NFT Crypto Games on Tron 4.0 Platform, Airdrop Is Now Live

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Guggenheim Partners prepares to dip investment fund’s toes into Bitcoin

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The $275 billion company has filed an SEC amendment to allocate over $500 million from the Macro Opportunities fund to Grayscale's GBTC from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/2Jg2FGo

Following Binance Uganda closure, Binance P2P makes strong inroads in Africa

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The cryptocurrency exchange has given up on Binance Uganda, but the regional play remains strong from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/2Vg7eD0

High priced $32K Bitcoin options show some pro traders expect more upside

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$32,000 per Bitcoin seemed unreasonable in October, but the 950% spike in the January call option suggests some traders think it’s a possibility. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/2JjjS1s

CME Group Outpaces Competition Becoming the World’s Largest Bitcoin Futures Market

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Paul Tudor Jones Bitcoin fractal hints at possible explosive BTC rally

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A fractal from Paul Tudor Jones hints that Bitcoin price is in an early stage, long-term rally like gold was in the 1970s. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3fHIm0w

Bitcoin carnage, Eth2 milestone, Libra launch, PayPal blunder: Hodler’s Digest, Nov. 21–27

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The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — one week on Cointelegraph in one link! from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/36h89JJ

Hash War: Mystery Miner’s Empty Block Attack Makes ABC’s New Blockchain Almost Unusable

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Dapper Labs’ Flow blockchain takes major step towards mainnet

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The hotly anticipated layer-1 chain looks to be getting its ducks in a row. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3lbpXKA

Bitcoin relief rally is underway — Can BTC price reclaim $18K?

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Bitcoin price is rallying this weekend but is this just a relief rally or can BTC regain bullish momentum? from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/39BeW3h

Why institutions suddenly give a damn about Bitcoin

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As big players continue to enter the crypto space, institutions are becoming mega HODLers. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3qhosOX

Yearn Finance continues acquisition spree with Cover

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"That's how shit gets done here," says one team member from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3fW33WN

Facebook’s Libra Crypto Gets Ready to Launch in January as a Single Coin

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1 in 5 Players Win Big at Bitcoin.com Lottery, New Crypto Games Promise Guaranteed Winners

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3 reasons traders now expect Bitcoin hitting $13K before a new rally

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A few Bitcoin traders expect now expect a deeper correction but data suggests that a relief rally toward $18,000 should not be ruled out. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3mgoCUb

Bitcoin analysts explain what's next in the aftermath of BTC plunging to $16.2K

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Analysts and traders discuss both bull and bear cases for Bitcoin after the BTC price plunged to $16,200. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/33np8Zd

All Pizza Hut Locations Accept Cryptocurrencies in Venezuela

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Big banks think new furniture is innovation, but they are wrong

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True innovations are a serious problem for traditional financial institutions, but fintech and crypto startups have the solution. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/36bVyYh

Veteran Analyst Says BTC Might See Further Correction but ‘Prices Have Not Topped’

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EURST Stablecoin – Reinvention of the European Economy

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Researcher Publishes Never Before Seen Emails Between Satoshi Nakamoto and Hal Finney

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Data shows Bitcoin price drops days after BTC futures open interest hits $1B

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Data shows Bitcoin has a pattern of sharply correcting after the open interest on BTC futures tops $1 billion. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/36e5bG1

Ukrainian government sponsors educational web show about cryptocurrencies

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The course teaches citizens the basic concepts and ideals of cryptocurrencies. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/36dNl5R

CME overtakes OKEx as largest Bitcoin futures market

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Bitcoin derivatives trading is on the rise as institutional investors flood the market. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/36b4ywK

Price analysis 11/27: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, LINK, LTC, ADA, DOT, XLM, BNB

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Bitcoin’s recent correction is healthy, but several altcoins have lost momentum and could remain range-bound for a few days. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3nYImw3

Decred co-founder explains rationale behind Bitcoin bull and bear cycles

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Do Bitcoin's market cycles depend on its structure as an asset, human psychology, or both? from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/2Je5hEt

Law Decoded: Cents and stability, Nov. 20–27

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Stablecoins and CBDCs and their related issues of privacy and surveillance lead this week's Law Decoded. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3q95oCn

Polish city becomes first to adopt Ethereum blockchain for emergency services

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Olsztyn, Poland is using SmartKey built on Ethereum to streamline emergency services. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/2VaH84k

A Step-by-Step Guide to Splitting ABC Fork Tokens from Bitcoin Cash

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What happens to your Bitcoin when you die?

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Pass on your crypto to the next generation. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3fEGaXs

Bloomberg lists 5 bullish trends for Bitcoin price despite ‘Thanksgiving crash’

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Bloomberg praises market depth and liquidity, agreeing that conditions are much better now than during Bitcoin’s 2017 bull run. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3fG4Mz0

Ethereum Classic plans ‘Thanos’ hard fork to restore mining with older GPUs

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Four gigabyte devices will soon be able to find a new home on ETC. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/37c9GAe

Huobi launches regulated crypto exchange in Malaysia

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The new entity is called Huobi Labuan, and its brokerage license allows it to offer crypto spot and derivatives trading for an initial nine-month trial period. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3q4MU5O

Chinese police seized crypto assets worth $4.2B today from PlusToken Ponzi

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Court filings from Nov. 19 show that a large volume of crypto assets, including Bitcoin and Ether, was seized from seven convicts in the PlusToken case. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/378zCfY

Exchanges outdo auctions for governments cashing in criminal crypto, says exec

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Governments are increasingly liquidating crypto assets seized in criminal investigations. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/37amyXz

Bitcoin price dives back under $16,900 as whale deposits spike again

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Bitcoin loses $17,000 as whales started to deposit BTC to exchanges once again. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/368HPRY