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Why Bitcoin’s Next ‘Halving’ May Not Pump the Price Like Last Time

Whether you call it the “halving” or the “halvening,” one of the few things we can be sure of in crypto is that the conversation around bitcoin’s upcoming reduction in mining reward will intensify over the next six months. Why? Because previous halvings have triggered bull runs. And who doesn’t like a …

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BITCOIN PRICE WILL HIT $1 MILLION AFTER ‘TWO MORE BUBBLES’: BOBBY LEE

Ballet crypto wallet founder, and ex-CEO and founder of one of China’s longest-running crypto exchanged, BTCC, Bobby Lee, put forward some lofty price predictions for Bitcoin at the just concluded Malta AIBC. BOBBY LEE LAUNCHES NON-ELECTRONIC CRYPTO WALLET BALLET In a recent interview, Lee announced his new company, Ballet, which has created …

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How Bitcoin’s Lightning Can Be Used for Private Messaging

Bitcoin’s lightning network might have a use case beyond faster and more scalable payments. Last week Lightning Labs developer Joost Jager revealed an experimental, new proof of concept: Whatsat, a version of lightning that can be used to send private messages. Like bitcoin, it’s censorship-resistant. But, unlike encrypted apps that morph messages …

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Bitcoin Price Faces Third Monthly Loss of 2019

Bitcoin is on track to test $9,000, having dived out of a narrowing price range earlier this week. The cryptocurrency is likely to end August on a negative note, having suffered losses in July and January. BTC may suffer a deeper price drop over the next few months, possibly to the 200-day …

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Satoshi Nakamoto: ‘Bitcoin dips below $10K — again :(’

Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, tell you what’s been going on with Bitcoin in the past 24 hours. As Albert Einstein used to say: Let’s whip up a knowledge omelette! Bitcoin Price We closed the day, August 28 2019, at a price of $9,754. …

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Bitcoin Eyes $9K Price Support After Drop to One-Month Lows

Bitcoin (BTC) could drop to $9,000 in the next 24 hours, having strengthened the short-term bearish case with a drop to one-month lows earlier today. The top cryptocurrency by market value fell to $9,320 at 07:36 UTC today, the lowest level since July 28, according to Bitstamp data. Prices fell …

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Should investors own any bitcoin in their portfolio?

This is a controversial question.Bitcoin evangelists would argue that you should go all in on cryptocurrencies because the digital assets could be the future of money.Fans of bitcoin also claim that the value of cryptocurrencies should be more stable because there is a finite supply of coins. Governments can always …

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Bitcoin Awaits Decisive Price Move as Trading Range Tightens

Bitcoin has witnessed indecisive trading in the last 48 hours and would turn bullish again if prices rise above $3,897. The crypto market leader jumped to a high of $3,897 yesterday, according to Bistamp data, having shown strength with a “V-shaped” recovery from lows near $3,650 on Wednesday. That bullish …

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Notorious Ransomware Hackers have Earned $3.7 Million in Bitcoin

The identity of notorious ransomware, Ryuk, which has attacked a significant number of high profile organisations, seems to have discovered after a new interesting development. Cheesy Death Note Ryuk, rapidly emerged last year on the radar of many organisations which had their information crippled and encrypted by a mysterious group …

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Big Predictions for 2019: Bitcoin Heading for New All Time High

Price predictions for Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies can always be met with some degree of skepticism. A market correction was expected last year but very few predicted that Bitcoin would lose over 80% in 2018. Weiss Ratings has just released their predictions for the coming year and they are extremely bullish. …

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Lenders are thriving on the bitcoin bust

As a growing number of cryptocurrency ventures struggle for funding, cut staff or shut down, all is well in one small corner of the industry: lending. Creditors focusing on the crypto arena say they’re finding strong demand from borrowers who don’t want to sell their virtual coins at depressed prices, …

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Bitcoin Month Forecast – January 2019

Crypto markets expressed a relatively solid performance during the month of December 2018 when compared to price action from earlier months. Price action in December has high affinity to fundamental and technical analysis and was in line with market analysis forecasts when compared to previous months which saw crypto currencies …

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4 KEY BITCOIN DATES TO WATCH FOR IN 2019

2019: THE YEAR WALL STREET EMBRACES BITCOIN? Throughout 2018, the fall in Bitcoin (and other cryptocurrencies) prices dominated the news circuit. However, despite the nearly 80 percent peak-to-trough slide for BTC, some positive developments emerged in the industry. When the CME and CBOE BTC futures came online in late 2017, …

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Bitcoin Bull Novogratz Doubles Down On Crypto, Now Owns 80% Of Galaxy Digital

Bitcoin Bull Novogratz Nows Owns 80% Of His Crypto Firm Mike Novogratz, formerly of Fortress Financial, went all-in on crypto following his stint at Wall Street giant Fortress Investments. After retiring from the investment group in 2015, rumor has it that he went on a personal journey, finding Bitcoin (BTC) …

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What’s Ahead for Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrency Regulation in 2019

While 2017 was hailed as one of the most impressive bull markets in cryptocurrencies’ short history, 2018 saw the proverbial rocket ship come back to earth. The year was partly defined by the increasing scrutiny by regulators of the crypto and blockchain industries. Institutional entities both private and public have …

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BITCOIN PRICE PARES SOME LOSES, BUT IS THE CAT DEAD?

QUICK TO RECOVER Bitcoin price $6340.43 +0.26% saw gains nearing three percent in less than an hour, quickly recovering from yesterday’s decline. The price surged over $200 in a matter of minutes after some sideways (in)action. Nevertheless, the first and foremost digital currency is still down about 15 percent in the last four …

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WHY BITCOIN ISN’T THE ‘SWINDLE OF THE CENTURY’

BITCOIN ISN’T BS Writing for the Entrepreneur, Richard Van Staten, the CEO of a company called “Quantum Solutions,” referred to Bitcoin $6349.90 +0.5% as the “swindle of the century,” and said the cryptocurrency was “BS.” A strong argument could be made that the housing bubble of 2008 is the swindle of the century. For …

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Bitcoin (BTC) Price Analysis: 6 TIMES—The Number of Times Bitcoin Has Retested $6,000 in the last Three Months

From a top down approach, it’s clear that sellers are in charge as BTC is down a massive 11 percent thanks to Sep 5 selling spree. Regardless, there is optimism for cryptocurrencies and Bitcoin in particular stemming mainly from bullish fundamental developments. This divergence means there is potential for BTC …

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