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Markets Update: Cryptocurrencies Start Forming a Well Defined Uptrend

Market Updates Cryptocurrency markets are starting to slowly inch back upwards after many digital assets lost roughly 40-70 percent of the values they held two months ago. Bitcoin core markets (BTC/USD) reached a low of $5,920 this past Monday, but as the weekend approaches the price has regained strength hovering around $8,250-8,450. Moreover, the price […]

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NY Regulator Demands Vigilance Against Market Manipulation from Bitlicense Firms

Regulation Accusations, rumors and fears of manipulation in the cryptocurrency market have been around for a long while now. The most recent one involves Tether supposedly artificially propping up the price of bitcoin by printing USDT. Now one regulator demands that companies in its jurisdiction will take action against such possible risks. Also Read: Weiss […]

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Study Finds Little Correlation Between Tether Printing and Bitcoin’s Price

News Over the past few months there’s been a lot of internet chatter concerning the digital currency tether (USDT) and whether or not it’s really backed by U.S. dollars. Further, there’s been skeptics, speculators, anonymous Twitter handles, and well-researched reports that claim tether printing moved the price of BTC considerably this past year. However, just […]

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This Week in Bitcoin: Half Full or Half Empty?

News Doomsdayers out in force; Paul Krugman being Paul Krugman; Tether upto its usual tricks and the usual gamut of scams, schemes, and shakedowns. It’s been emotional. It’s been nerve-wracking. But it’s also been a total riot. Welcome to This Week in Bitcoin. Also read: Trading Tip `The Wall´ – I Was Wrong We’re All Gonna […]

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Bitcoin.com’s This Week in Bitcoin Podcast is Mandatory Listening

Promoted Veteran podcaster Matt Aaron lends his curation and vocal talent to a smooth few minutes each week in summation of the Bitcoin world’s most important news, This Week in Bitcoin (TWiB). Every Friday, listeners get breakdowns and commentary in bite-size format, leaving them informed and with plenty of time to go about their day. […]

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Bank of America Becomes the Latest Credit Card-Issuer to Ban Bitcoin

Regulation U.S. banks really aren’t big on bitcoin. That’s the inference to be drawn from a widespread crypto crackdown led by major financial institutions. Bank of America, the country’s second largest bank, is the latest player to give bitcoin the thumbs down, joining JP Morgan Chase and Citigroup in seeking to distance itself from cryptocurrency […]

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No letup for bitcoin as cryptocurrency drops further below $9,000

Pressure on bitcoin showed no signs of letting up on Friday, as the No. 1 cryptocurrency stumbled further below $9,000 to reach fresh November lows. Bitcoin BTCUSD, -6.69%  was most recently changing hands at $8,579.31, down 5%, according to research and news site CoinDesk.com. Bitcoin moved below $9,000 for the first time since November on […]

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Why these early retirees won’t touch bitcoin or other cryptos — and neither should you

As early retirees, the question we’ve started getting more than any other, from people who are pros at investing to folks who want to start from scratch is, “Should I buy bitcoin? You guys own bitcoin, right?” Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have been getting a lot more news lately as valuations have skyrocketed and plummeted, […]

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Markets Update: Bears Claw Cryptocurrency Prices Down to New Lows

Market Updates Cryptocurrency markets are suffering from new lows on the first of February as nearly every digital asset is down 3-20 percent. Since the last week of December 2017, bitcoin core (BTC/USD) markets are seeing a continuous downward spiral not seen since 2014. At the moment BTC is desperately trying to climb above the […]

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Tether Severs Ties With Its Auditor, Leaving Its Accounts Shrouded in Mystery

Markets and Prices Barely a week passes when Tether isn’t in the news. For a so-called stable coin, Tether and its acolyte Bitfinex are at the center of a lot of instability within the cryptoverse. After it emerged over the weekend that Tether had kissed goodbye to its auditor, critics of the opaque company began […]

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