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18.06.2019
12:10 TheFintechTimes.comFacebook Wants to Take on Banks, Not Bitcoin

By George McDonaugh, CEO and Co-Founder of KR1 plc Facebook is creating its own cryptocurrency something that even those of us necking the crypto cool aid back in the early Bitcoin days never in our wildest dreams thought would happen. The details are thin on the ground but what we...
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12:10 ReutersFactbox: Facebook's new cryptocurrency Libra and digital wallet Calibra

Facebook Inc revealed plans to establish a cryptocurrency called Libra on Tuesday. It will be run by an association comprised of other corporate investors and non-profit members, with an expected launch in the first half of 2020.

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12:10 ReutersFacebook reveals Libra cryptocurrency, with lofty goals

Facebook Inc revealed plans on Tuesday to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, the latest development in its effort to expand beyond social networking and move into e-commerce and global payments.

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12:08 Techcrunch.ComFacebook announces Libra cryptocurrency: All you need to know

Facebook has finally revealed the details of its cryptocurrency Libra, which will let you buy things or send money to people with nearly zero fees. You’ll pseudonymously buy or cash out your Libra online or at local exchange points like grocery stores, and spend it using interoperable third-party wallet apps or Facebook’s own Calibra wallet […]

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12:03 TheVerge.comFacebook’s Calibra is a secret weapon for monetizing its new cryptocurrency

The newly formed subsidiary will build Facebook’s digital wallet
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12:03 TheVerge.comFacebook confirms it will launch a cryptocurrency called Libra in 2020

Facebook is finally ready to talk about its blockchain plans. Following numerous reports unraveling its upcoming announcement in detail, the company today said that its in-development global cryptocurrency, called Libra, will launch next year alongside the underlying blockchain-based network that will support it.

The currency is designed not to be a speculative asset, like Bitcoin, but a form of digital money backed by a reserve of assets. You will one day be able to use Libra as payment for online and offline services, Facebook executives say. At the beginning, the company imagines Libra will be used mainly to transfer money between individuals in developing countries who lack access to traditional banks. Eventually, the goal is to...
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12:02 VentureBeat.comFacebook announces Libra cryptocurrency and Calibra digital wallet

Facebook announced its cryptocurrency Libra and a global association of organizations that will govern it. And Facebook also announced Calibra, a new subsidiary that will build a digital wallet for Messenger, WhatsApp, and a standalone app on iOS and Android. The move has been expected for a while and it represents a big endorsement for […]

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10:13 CryptoCoinsNews.comRussian Hackers May Have Masterminded the $530 Million Coincheck Theft

By CCN Markets: Japanese crypto exchange Coincheck was dealt a significant blow in January 2018, losing $530 million worth of New Economy Movement (NEM) tokens to an unknown group of hackers. It is widely believed that North Korean hackers were behind the biggest crypto exchange theft ever. But Japanese newspaper Asahi Shimbun reports that Russian hackers were the ones who orchestrated the attack. Russian breadcrumbs in the Coincheck crypto exchange hack The Japanese newspaper says that the examination of a Coincheck employee’s personal computer revealed a malware associated with Russian hackers. The hack was a result of the crypto exchange’s
The post Russian Hackers May Have Masterminded the $530 Million Coincheck Theft appeared first on CCN Markets

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05:15 Yahoo.com BusinessJudge Seals ‘Bitcoin Inventor’ Craig Wright’s Satoshi Documents

By CCN Markets: Florida judge Bruce Reinhart sealed the list of bitcoin holdings that self-proclaimed “Satoshi Nakamoto” Craig Wright was compelled to submit on June 17 pursuant to an order he issued last week. Unfortunately for curious followers of this bizarre legal drama, this means that the crypto-sphere will have to wait a little longer before they can see proof of Wright’s claims that he’s the inventor of bitcoin. Judge Directed Craig Wright to Show Proof As CCN reported, Judge Reinhart ordered Wright to produce a list of all the bitcoin he mined prior to Dec. 31, 2013. Reinhart made

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05:02 CryptoCoinsNews.comJudge Seals ‘Bitcoin Inventor’ Craig Wright’s Satoshi Documents

By CCN Markets: A Florida judge sealed the list of bitcoin holdings that self-proclaimed “Satoshi Nakamoto” Craig Wright was compelled to submit on June 17 pursuant to an order he issued last week. Unfortunately for curious followers of this bizarre legal drama, federal magistrate judge Bruce Reinhart sealed the files. This means that the crypto-sphere will have to wait a little longer before they can see proof of Wright’s claims that he’s the inventor of bitcoin. Judge Directed Craig Wright to Show Proof As CCN reported, Judge Reinhart ordered Wright to produce a list of all the bitcoin he mined
The post Judge Seals ‘Bitcoin Inventor’ Craig Wright’s Satoshi Documents appeared first on CCN Markets

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04:51 Yahoo.com BusinessBitcoin Is Hedge Against Global Liquidity Crises: Grayscale Study

Bitcoin has a distinct set of properties unlike any other asset, argues the world's largest cryptocurrency asset manager.

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04:39 Yahoo.com BusinessCryptocurrency startups voice displeasure at FINRA delays

Approximately forty broker-dealer applications from cryptocurrency startups have been waiting for approval from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, CoinDesk writes.The post Cryptocurrency startups voice displeasure at FINRA delays appeared first on The Block.

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04:15 CoinDesk.comBitcoin Is Hedge Against Global Liquidity Crises: Grayscale Study

Bitcoin has a distinct set of properties unlike any other asset, argues the world's largest cryptocurrency asset manager.

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04:04 Yahoo.com BusinessAfter Hours: Costco Hits All-Time High, MoneyGram Meets Cryptocurrency

Investors are betting that the big, popular store will survive the retail apocalypse. Plus, the market obviously likes MoneyGram's new strategic investor.

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01:38 CryptoCoinsNews.comRipple Announces Game-Changing Partnership With MoneyGram

By CCN Markets: Ripple announced a partnership with money transfer giant MoneyGram today. Two Year Exclusive Agreement, Ripple and MoneyGram According to Ripple Labs, a two-year partnership has been struck with MoneyGram which makes Ripple its exclusive digital assets partner. The purview of Ripple’s use case here might be more limited than expected. It depends on how many of the transactions are sent and received using Ripple’s technology and how much they’re worth. Whatever the case, the partnership doesn’t, for example, mean that you’ll be able to buy and sell XRP at any MoneyGram location. Something along those lines would
The post Ripple Announces Game-Changing Partnership With MoneyGram appeared first on CCN Markets

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01:04 Yahoo.com BusinessRipple Could Invest Up to $50 Million in MoneyGram in XRP Boosting Deal

Money transfer giant MoneyGram will use Ripple's xRapid and the XRP cryptocurrency to settle cross-border transactions as part of a new partnership.

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00:42 Yahoo.com BusinessBlockchain startup Ripple buys $30 million stake in MoneyGram

Ripple bought MoneyGram's stock at $4.10 per share, representing a premium of about 183% to its Monday closing price. The partnership will initially be for two years, MoneyGram said. Shares of MoneyGram surged about 77% to $2.56 after the closing bell.

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00:42 Yahoo.com BusinessBlockchain startup Ripple buys $30 million stake in MoneyGram

Ripple bought MoneyGram's stock at $4.10 per share, representing a premium of about 183% to its Monday closing price. The partnership will initially be for two years, MoneyGram said. Shares of MoneyGram surged about 77% to $2.56 after the closing bell.

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00:41 CoinDesk.comRipple Could Invest Up to $50 Million in MoneyGram in XRP Boosting Deal

Money transfer giant MoneyGram will use Ripple's xRapid and the XRP cryptocurrency to settle cross-border transactions as part of a new partnership.

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00:30 Yahoo.com BusinessBitcoin Leaves Other Asset Classes in Dust as Market Stars Align

Considering bitcoin claimed a fresh 2019 high to nearly $9,400 over the weekend, other asset classes have a hard act to follow. Gains across the stock market and commodities including oil and precious metals such as gold pale in comparison to bitcoin’s, and investors must be kicking themselves for not recognizing the opportunity in crypto. There’s no shortage of explanations as to what is fueling bitcoin’s rise, ranging from the U.S./China trade war to Facebook’s new stablecoin to the Federal Reserve.

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00:30 Yahoo.com BusinessRipple agrees to invest up to $50 million in MoneyGram to accelerate XRP adoption

Cryptocurrency company Ripple today announced an investment of up to $50 million into money transfer company MoneyGram. Along with the investment, MoneyGram will agree to utilize XRP in its core money transfer business.The post Ripple agrees to invest up to $50 million in MoneyGram to accelerate XRP adoption appeared first on The Block.

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00:30 Yahoo.com BusinessRipple to Invest Up to $50M in MoneyGram Following New Partnership

Major money transmission network MoneyGram has entered into a strategic partnership with blockchain-based payments firm Ripple, according to a press release on June 17. As part of the two-year agreement, the two firms will become partners in cross-border payments and foreign exchange settlements with digital assets. As part of the agreement, MoneyGram will be able to draw up to $50 million dollars from Ripple in exchange for equity.

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00:26 ReutersBlockchain startup Ripple buys $30 million stake in MoneyGram

Blockchain firm Ripple has bought $30 million worth of shares and warrants in MoneyGram International Inc, the two companies said on Monday, as they partner to use Ripple's product for cross-border payment and foreign exchange settlement.

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00:18 Yahoo.com BusinessFacebook’s Cryptocurrency Ambitions Provoke Heated Debate—The Ledger

Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Ambitions Provoke Heated Debate—The Ledger

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00:18 Yahoo.com BusinessRipple agrees to invest up to $50 million in MoneyGram to accelerate XRP adoption

Cryptocurrency company Ripple today announced an investment of up to $50 million into money transfer company MoneyGram. Along with the investment, MoneyGram will agree to utilize XRP in its core money transfer business.The post Ripple agrees to invest up to $50 million in MoneyGram to accelerate XRP adoption appeared first on The Block.

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00:04 WhatReallyHappened.comBurack: Bitcoin Back Above $9k! Much Higher Soon? Bitcoin Bull Market Back Thanks to China?

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17.06.2019
23:55 Yahoo.com BusinessRipple Takes $50 Million Stake in MoneyGram in Push to Deploy XRP

Ripple Takes $50 Million Stake in MoneyGram in Push to Deploy XRP

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23:42 CryptoCoinsNews.comBitcoin Leaves Other Asset Classes in Dust as Market Stars Align

By CCN Markets: Investors who are not generating returns in 2019 are clearly looking in the wrong place. Considering bitcoin claimed a fresh 2019 high to nearly $9,400 over the weekend, other asset classes have a hard act to follow. Gains across the stock market and commodities including oil and precious metals such as gold pale in comparison to bitcoin’s, and investors must be kicking themselves for not recognizing the opportunity in crypto. There’s no shortage of explanations as to what is fueling bitcoin’s rise, ranging from the U.S./China trade war to Facebook’s new stablecoin to the Federal Reserve. The
The post Bitcoin Leaves Other Asset Classes in Dust as Market Stars Align appeared first on CCN Markets

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23:20 Yahoo.com BusinessAnalysis: Despite the price drop of ETH in 2018, whales were accumulating

Since the beginning of 2018, the balances of the large Ether holders (whales) continued to grow, according to data analyzed by The Block and shared by TokenAnalyst, a crypto data provider. The post Analysis: Despite the price drop of ETH in 2018, whales were accumulating appeared first on The Block.

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23:06 CNBC technologyFacebook stock sees a pop as investors anticipate its cryptocurrency announcement

Facebook is expected to announce a new cryptocurrency called Libra this week. Analysts anticipate it will open up new revenue streams outside advertising.

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21:56 BitcoinMagazine.comOp Ed: Debunking Bitcoin Myths: ‘It’s a Ponzi Scheme’

The accusation that bitcoin is nothing more than a Ponzi scheme is perhaps the oldest, longest-standing criticism of the digital bearer asset.
The post Op Ed: Debunking Bitcoin Myths: ‘It’s a Ponzi Scheme’ appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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21:56 BitcoinMagazine.comBitcoin Symbol to Be Introduced to Apple and Microsoft Platforms

The tech giants will both be adding the "₿" symbol in new updates and Apple is also adding a CryptoKit for developers.
The post Bitcoin Symbol to Be Introduced to Apple and Microsoft Platforms appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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21:56 BitcoinMagazine.comBitcoin Price Analysis: Violated Parabola Could Have BTC Testing $6,700s

If BTC breaks the $8,000s and reclaims support, that would mark a very bullish victory. If it fails, it might find a support level at $6,700.
The post Bitcoin Price Analysis: Violated Parabola Could Have BTC Testing $6,700s appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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21:56 BitcoinMagazine.comPaxful and AirTM Partner to Increase Bitcoin Adoption in America

The goal is to introduce bitcoin to 300,000 new customers and open up a market of $6 million in monthly transaction volumes.
The post Paxful and AirTM Partner to Increase Bitcoin Adoption in America appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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21:56 BitcoinMagazine.comCalifornia Society of CPAs Pushes for Accounting Clarity for Cryptocurrencies

The lack of specific rules in the U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) led to confusion and demands for clarity among the CalCPA group.
The post California Society of CPAs Pushes for Accounting Clarity for Cryptocurrencies appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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21:56 BitcoinMagazine.comOKCoin Launches Malta Office, Begins European Expansion

OKCoin stated that it has further plans to expand into the various regional cryptocurrency hubs worldwide.
The post OKCoin Launches Malta Office, Begins European Expansion appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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21:56 BitcoinMagazine.comBitcoin Mining in Africa: What Can Be Done to Encourage Mining?

Strict regulations, costly electricity prices and the high cost of setting up a mining rig are some of the major reasons why the African mining community is spread so thin.
The post Bitcoin Mining in Africa: What Can Be Done to Encourage Mining? appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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21:56 BitcoinMagazine.comS.L. Benfica Football Club and UTRUST Partner to Accept Cryptocurrency Payments

Portugal’s most decorated football club, S.L. Benfica, has announced a partnership with the UTRUST payment platform to become the first of its kind to accept cryptocurrency payments. Benfica said they decided to accept cryptocurrency as a payment method to expand global audiences and upgrade its e-commerce strategy. Supporters will now be able to purchase team […]
The post S.L. Benfica Football Club and UTRUST Partner to Accept Cryptocurrency Payments appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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21:56 BitcoinMagazine.comBitcoin Price Analysis: Bullish Market Structure Reclaims Strong Support

Bitcoin's price has reclaimed a major support level after testing it for the third time.
The post Bitcoin Price Analysis: Bullish Market Structure Reclaims Strong Support appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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21:56 BitcoinMagazine.comCME Bitcoin Futures Product Breaks Volume Record

In a liquidity report, CME Group has revealed that May 2019 was the most successful month for its bitcoin futures product since its launch.
The post CME Bitcoin Futures Product Breaks Volume Record appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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21:56 BitcoinMagazine.comStudy: 74 Percent of Bitcoin Mining Powered With Renewable Energy

According to CoinShares’ latest biannual mining report, the vast majority of bitcoin mining power comes from renewable energy sources.
The post Study: 74 Percent of Bitcoin Mining Powered With Renewable Energy appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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21:56 BitcoinMagazine.comIranian Cryptocurrency Miners May Lose Subsidized Electricity

Iran’s deputy energy minister is pushing for cryptocurrency miners to pay power bills at rates equivalent to those charged for electricity exports.
The post Iranian Cryptocurrency Miners May Lose Subsidized Electricity appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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21:56 BitcoinMagazine.comOp Ed: Three Things to Watch for in Upcoming IRS Cryptocurrency Tax Guidelines

With the IRS planning to release further cryptocurrency tax guidelines, there are three major things investors need to watch out for.
The post Op Ed: Three Things to Watch for in Upcoming IRS Cryptocurrency Tax Guidelines appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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21:56 BitcoinMagazine.comBitMEX to Provide Cryptocurrency Data via Terminal

The exchange and derivative trading platform now provides cryptocurrency data to Refinitiv’s Eikon Terminal, a spin-off from the main rival of Bloomberg's financial data terminals.
The post BitMEX to Provide Cryptocurrency Data via Terminal appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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21:56 BitcoinMagazine.comReport: Bitcoin Negatively Correlated With Traditional Markets

Bitcoin trading platform SFOX has released a report on the volatility of the cryptocurrency market in May 2019, finding that bitcoin is used as an instrument for hedging financial bets.
The post Report: Bitcoin Negatively Correlated With Traditional Markets appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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21:56 BitcoinMagazine.comCoinsource and Expanding the Bitcoin ATM Network

Coinsource has become one of the largest providers of Bitcoin ATMs, working to expand its network and access to the original cryptocurrency.
The post Coinsource and Expanding the Bitcoin ATM Network appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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21:56 BitcoinMagazine.comBitcoin Price Analysis: Bullish Breakout Tests Macro Resistance

The bitcoin market broke north of its range, but there is a strong chance this breakout could reverse if this level doesn't become support.
The post Bitcoin Price Analysis: Bullish Breakout Tests Macro Resistance appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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21:56 BitcoinMagazine.comBenchmark Rankings Launched to Combat Faked Cryptocurrency Exchange Data

CryptoCompare has launched an exchange benchmark product to safeguard against false cryptocurrency exchange data reports.
The post Benchmark Rankings Launched to Combat Faked Cryptocurrency Exchange Data appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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21:56 BitcoinMagazine.comHow to Explain Bitcoin to Your Dad on Father’s Day: An Infographic

This Father’s Day weekend is the perfect time to give your dad the gift of sound money. Here’s a handy infographic to help you introduce him to Bitcoin.
The post How to Explain Bitcoin to Your Dad on Father’s Day: An Infographic appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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21:56 BitcoinMagazine.comStatechains: Sending Keys, Not Coins, to Scale Bitcoin Off-Chain

Statechains, a new second-layer protocol, turns the concept of a Bitcoin transaction on its head.
The post Statechains: Sending Keys, Not Coins, to Scale Bitcoin Off-Chain appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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21:56 BitcoinMagazine.comWatch Bitcoin React as Bakkt Confirms Futures Market Testing Date

Bakkt has set a date to start accepting users for the testing of its bitcoin futures product.
The post Watch Bitcoin React as Bakkt Confirms Futures Market Testing Date appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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21:56 BitcoinMagazine.comP2P Bitcoin Exchanges Still Hodl Hodling On

In this episode, Dave and Grahm cover the recent news and developments happening around peer-to-peer (p2p) bitcoin exchanges with Hodl Hodl's Max Keidun.
The post P2P Bitcoin Exchanges Still Hodl Hodling On appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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21:56 BitcoinMagazine.comBitcoin: Anti-Money Laundering Challenges and Solutions

With Elliptic, organizations gain assurance that the bitcoin or other cryptocurrency they accept have originated from truly legitimate sources.
The post Bitcoin: Anti-Money Laundering Challenges and Solutions appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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21:56 BitcoinMagazine.comBitcoin Price Analysis: Bitcoin Breakout Could See Small Pullback

The bitcoin market rallied to $9,400 and the overall market structure is very bullish. But if demand fails to break through overhanging support, we could retest the $8,500 to $8,600 zone.
The post Bitcoin Price Analysis: Bitcoin Breakout Could See Small Pullback appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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21:33 Yahoo.com BusinessBTC, ETH, XRP, LTC, BCH, EOS, BNB, BSV, XLM, ADA: Price Analysis 17/06

The ratio of Bitcoin futures trading to actual volume of Bitcoin trading indicates that institutional investors are showing genuine interest. The volume of futures trading might increase further after the launch of the Bakkt platform.

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21:08 BitcoinMagazine.comBitcoin Price Analysis: Bitcoin Breakout Could See Small Pullback

The bitcoin market rallied to $9,400 and the overall market structure is very bullish. But if demand fails to break through overhanging support, we could retest the $8,500 to $8,600 zone.
The post Bitcoin Price Analysis: Bitcoin Breakout Could See Small Pullback appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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20:46 Yahoo.com BusinessBinance Announces Bitcoin-Pegged Token on Binance Chain

Major cryptocurrency exchange Binance announced BTCB, a bitcoin (BTC)-pegged token on its native blockchain, Binance Chain, in a blog post on June 17. Per the announcement, the newly-released BEP2 token will be traded on Binance and will also be available on its decentralized counterpart Binance DEX. Furthermore, this asset is one of a series of cryptocurrency-pegged tokens which the company intends to launch on Binance Chain.

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20:11 Yahoo.com BusinessBitcoin Price ‘Could Fall to $6,500’ Before Next Bullish Spike: eToro Analyst

By CCN Markets: The price of bitcoin has broken through the $9,000 mark and seems well on its way to $10,000, but brokerage firm eToro believes that there’s a pullback in the cards before the cryptocurrency enjoys its next bullish run. Simon Peters, an analyst at the multi-asset investment platform eToro, has warned investors to be prepared for a price crash before the next bullish run in bitcoin prices. In an email to CCN, Peters wrote: “Breaking $9,000 is another significant price moment for Bitcoin, but I’m still not sold on the idea that it’s up, up, up from here.

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20:10 CryptoCoinsNews.comBitcoin Price ‘Could Fall to $6,500’ Before Next Bullish Spike: eToro Analyst

By CCN Markets: The price of bitcoin has broken through the $9,000 mark and seems well on its way to $10,000, but brokerage firm eToro believes that there’s a pullback in the cards before the cryptocurrency enjoys its next bullish run. Simon Peters, an analyst at the multi-asset investment platform eToro, has warned investors to be prepared for a price crash before the next bullish run in bitcoin prices. In an email to CCN, Peters wrote: “Breaking $9,000 is another significant price moment for Bitcoin, but I’m still not sold on the idea that it’s up, up, up from here.
The post Bitcoin Price ‘Could Fall to $6,500’ Before Next Bullish Spike: eToro Analyst appeared first on CCN Markets

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19:59 Yahoo.com BusinessEthereum 2.0 Phase 0 set to launch on 3rd January 2020

The Ethereum Foundation has released a more detailed timeline for the first phase of its new, updated chain, dubbed Ethereum 2.0, according to a recent Implementer's Call.The post Ethereum 2.0 Phase 0 set to launch on 3rd January 2020 appeared first on The Block.

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19:58 CryptoCoinsNews.comBitcoin Price Hits $100+ Premium in Hong Kong After Violent Protests: Analyst

By CCN Markets: Bitcoin has already come of age as a safe haven currency, a market analyst has pronounced. According to eToro’s senior market analyst Mati Greenspan, the cryptocurrency is trading at a premium of over $100 in Hong Kong on the TideBit exchange. Heavy Bitcoin Demand Results in Hong Kongers Paying Premium Price In Greenspan’s view, this a demonstration of the cryptocurrency’s ability to serve as a refuge currency in uncertain times. Bitcoin is trading at a premium of about $160 in Hong Kong. Pictured is the HK exchange TideBit where a single BTC is going for 73,120 HKD
The post Bitcoin Price Hits $100+ Premium in Hong Kong After Violent Protests: Analyst appeared first on CCN Markets

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19:42 Telegraph.co.ukFacebook to unveil new cryptocurrency in bid to disrupt online payments

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19:25 TheNextWeb.com‘Crypto Twitter’ anxiously awaits white paper for Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency

Tomorrow, Facebook is expected to release full details of its new “cryptocurrency” project Libra — as always, Twitter has lots to say. Few concrete facts about Facebook‘s Libra (formally known as GlobalCoin) have been made public so far. Reports indicate the likes of Mastercard, Visa, Stripe, and PayPal have already paid a $10 million fee to become validators on the network, which allows untapped access to related data. Facebook‘s rumored goal is to attract 100 companies to join the Libra Association, which would see Zuckerberg and co. net a cool $1 billion right off the bat. Libra Coin: A peer-to-peer we’ll do whatever we want… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Facebook,Twitter

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19:24 Fin24.comFin24.com | Bitcoin climbs to one-year high on Facebook crypto pact report

Bitcoin climbed past $9,000, to its highest since May 2018, as reports that Facebook is due to unveil a digital currency added to optimism that cryptocurrencies are becoming more widely adopted by mainstream finance

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19:24 Yahoo.com BusinessBitcoin Price Hits $100+ Premium in Hong Kong After Violent Protests: Analyst

According to eToro’s senior market analyst Mati Greenspan, the cryptocurrency is trading at a premium of over $100 in Hong Kong on the TideBit exchange. In Greenspan’s view, this a demonstration of the cryptocurrency’s ability to serve as a refuge currency in uncertain times. Bitcoin is trading at a premium of about $160 in Hong Kong.

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18:48 Yahoo.com BusinessHere's Why Bitcoin and Bitcoin Investment Trust Are Rising Today

Bitcoin is now up 140% for the year.

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18:25 Yahoo.com BusinessCoinCheck hack shows possible link to Russian cyber-group – Report

CoinCheck, the Japanese cryptocurrency exchange that was hacked last year, may have been attacked by a group with Russian origins, Japanese media agency Asahi Shimbun writes. The post CoinCheck hack shows possible link to Russian cyber-group - Report appeared first on The Block.

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18:00 CryptoCoinsNews.comBillion Dollar Brokerage Giant TP ICAP Opens Bitcoin Trading

By CCN Markets: TP ICAP, the world’s largest global inter-dealer broker, with a $2 billion market capitalization, is opening its doors to bitcoin trading.  In yet another example of institutional crypto appetite, the London firm will execute bitcoin futures trades on behalf of its clients. In an interview with Bloomberg, Simon Forster, who will help run the new initiative out of London, said: “We want to be close to what’s happening within this nascent asset class because we believe it’s important to invest in the early stages of a growing market.” It follows news from Fidelity, JP Morgan, Nasdaq, and
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17:25 TheNextWeb.comRussians (not North Koreans) thought to be behind $530M Coincheck hack

The $530 million hack that blighted Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck in January 2018 may have been carried out by Russian hackers. A virus thought to be used in the hack has been found on employee computers and is linked to Russian hacker groups, the Asahi Shimbun reports. The hackers allegedly emailed employees with malicious files, including the known Mokes and Netwire malware, which grant attackers remote access to infected systems. It’s believed that employees inadvertently, or unknowingly, installed the viruses onto their machines. As a result, attackers were able to gain access to and manipulate the company’s security keys to… This story continues at The Next Web

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17:25 Yahoo.com BusinessBloomberg: UK Interdealer Broker TP ICAP to Sell CME’s Bitcoin Futures

United Kingdom-based interdealer broker TP ICAP will sell bitcoin (BTC) financial derivatives, Bloomberg reports on June 17. Per the report, the ICAP unit of the firm now allows its customers to buy or sell the Chicago Mercantile Exchange’s (CME) bitcoin futures. TP ICAP also reportedly expects to add non-deliverable forwards tied to the largest cryptocurrency, and then plans to open desks in Asia and the United States.

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17:24 Washingtonpost.comFacebook’s Answer to Bitcoin Poses a Double Threat

Mark Zuckerberg’s Libra cryptocurrency project may just strengthen his stranglehold on our user data. Financial stability is another huge concern.

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17:24 BitcoinMagazine.comBitcoin: Anti-Money Laundering Challenges and Solutions

With Elliptic, organizations gain assurance that the bitcoin or other cryptocurrency they accept have originated from truly legitimate sources.
The post Bitcoin: Anti-Money Laundering Challenges and Solutions appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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17:13 Yahoo ScienceBitcoin Climbs to One-Year High on Facebook Crypto Pact Report

The largest digital currency rose as much as 9.4% from late Friday and traded at $9,215 at 9:30 a.m. London time. Crypto-linked stocks also rose in Asia, with Remixpoint Inc. jumping 6%. Monex Group Inc. and Ceres Inc. ended the day advancing at least 2% in Tokyo while Vidente Co. climbed 2.7% in Seoul.

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16:48 CryptoCoinsNews.comBitcoin ETF Will Be Approved When This Happens: SEC Commissioner

By CCN Markets: An SEC commissioner who’s a bitcoin skeptic admits the agency is experiencing internal disagreements over how to regulate crypto. However, Robert Jackson says the SEC will be more likely to approve crypto proposals, such as a bitcoin ETF, once the industry matures. Jackson is suspicious of bitcoin, but says the agency will view cryptocurrencies more favorably when the market becomes more transparent, more liquid, and adds bigger players. Speaking at the CB Insights’ Future of Fintech conference, Jackson said: “When the markets reach that stage, I fully believe we’ll have an SEC that’s ready to move forward
The post Bitcoin ETF Will Be Approved When This Happens: SEC Commissioner appeared first on CCN Markets

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16:36 CryptoCoinsNews.com‘Extremely Bullish’ Bitcoin Supercharges Crypto Market to Hit $288 Billion

By CCN Markets: In the past week, the valuation of the crypto market has increased from $252 billion to $288 billion by over $36 billion as the bitcoin price climbed to $9,391 on major exchanges like Bitstamp and Coinbase. According to traders, bitcoin has been “extremely bullish” in recent weeks based on technical indicators and is set to see resistance at $9,500 in the near term. Can crypto market and bitcoin continue to sustain momentum Up until December 2018, the general sentiment around the near to medium term performance of the crypto market was gloomy; investors foresaw a brutal bear
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16:01 Yahoo.com BusinessBreez Reveals Lightning-Powered Bitcoin Payments App for iPhone

Now in beta for the iPhone, Breez's app harnesses lighting, Neutrino and atomic swaps to make bitcoin P2P payments feasible for daily transactions.

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15:50 TheNextWeb.comGoogle Play hosted phishing apps impersonating Turkish cryptocurrency exchange

Malicious apps impersonating Turkish cryptocurrency exchange BtcTurk are circumventing Google’s recently adopted security enhancing measures. According to researchers, the apps are accessing one-time passwords (OTPs) and SMS-based two-factor authentication (2FA), was well as some email-based 2FA systems. By impersonating the cryptocurrency exchange, the apps are able to phish for users’ login credentials. Instead of intercepting SMS messages to bypass 2FA protection on users’ accounts and activity, the malicious apps take the OTP from notifications appearing on the comprised device’s display. Worryingly, besides being able to read the 2FA notifications, the apps are also to dismiss them, meaning victims are unable to notice… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Google Play,Google

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15:49 Yahoo.com BusinessBitcoin Breaks $9,300 as US Stock Market Sees Minor Downturn

Monday, June 17 — most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting moderate gains on the day by press time, as bitcoin (BTC) passed the $9,300 mark again. Bitcoin is currently up about 2.69% on the day, trading around $9,341 at press time, according to Coin360.

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15:13 Yahoo.com Business3 Reasons Bitcoin’s Price is Rallying Above $9K

Bitcoin rose above $9,000 over the weekend, taking cumulative year-to-date gains to more than 150 percent. Here's three likely reasons why.

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15:12 CoinDesk.comBreez Reveals Lightning-Powered Bitcoin Payments App for iPhone

Now in beta for the iPhone, Breez's app harnesses lighting, Neutrino and atomic swaps to make bitcoin P2P payments feasible for daily transactions.

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15:01 FinancialExpress.comFacebook’s Bitcoin rival is set to launch Tuesday

Facebook's crypto initiative could facilitate shopping, applications and gaming

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14:25 CoinDesk.com3 Reasons Bitcoin’s Price is Rallying Above $9K

Bitcoin rose above $9,000 over the weekend, taking cumulative year-to-date gains to more than 150 percent. Here's three likely reasons why.

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13:38 FinancialExpress.comBitcoin use causes huge carbon dioxide emissions: Study

Bitcoin mining has increased rapidly in recent years. Statistics show that it quadrupled in 2018 alone. Consequently, the Bitcoin boom raises the question of whether the cryptocurrency is imposing an additional burden on the climate.

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13:27 TheNextWeb.comUS authorities seize over $200,000 worth of Bitcoin in suspected drug ring

US authorities have seized more than $200,000 worth of Bitcoin after arresting three Boston-based men on charges of conspiring to sell drugs on the dark web. Binh Thanh Le, 22, Steven McCall, 23, and Allante Pires, 22, were each charged with conspiring to make and distribute MDMA, Ketamine, and Xanax. Authorities also seized 20 kilograms of MDMA, more than seven kilograms of Ketamine, over 10,000 Xanax pills, and more than $100,000 in cash. The arrests were made after the execution of a search warrant at an office space where agents found and arrested McCall, who was wearing latex gloves and… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Bitcoin

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13:14 Yahoo.com BusinessSouth Korean cryptocurrency exchanges to be held liable for any lost assets in future

Five cryptocurrency exchanges in South Korea including Bithumb have changed their terms of service to state they will be liable for user losses after a cyber attack or system malfunction - regardless of whether they were “willfully or grossly negligent”, Yonhap Press Agency writes.The post South Korean cryptocurrency exchanges to be held liable for any lost assets in future appeared first on The Block.

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13:03 TheNextWeb.comBitcoin surpasses $9,000 setting another yearly record

Yet again, Bitcoin’s price is on the up, surpassing the $9,000 threshold for the first time this year. According to CoinMarketCap, the last time the market leading cryptocurrency stood at more than $9,000 was 13 months ago, in early May 2018. This isn’t the first time Bitcoin has set a new yearly price record. Back in May, the digital coin surpassed $8,000 for the first time since July 2018. As ever, it’s difficult to pinpoint exactly what is causing the cryptocurrency’s price to rise as it has over the past few months. But there’s plenty of speculation attempting to explain… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Bitcoin

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13:02 CryptoCoinsNews.comCrypto Firms Turn Custody Kings to Meet Institutional Demand for Bitcoin

By CCN Markets: In the wake of high-profile hacks such as the $44 million recently removed from Binance’s coffers, BitGo CEO Mike Belshe spoke at Coindesk’s Consensus 2019 on matters including security and how this is hindering the will of institutions to involve themselves in Bitcoin and other digital assets. He told an audience at the event that “we are bringing to market a risk-less, efficient and compliant digital asset clearing and settlement” in a move that sees the security and custody solutions company stake a claim for institutional investors by moving crypto transfers off-chain.   If a custodian settles
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13:00 CNBC technologyBitcoin climbs above $9,000 for first time in over a year amid Facebook crypto talk

Bitcoin leapt across the $9,000 mark on Sunday, boosted by reports that Facebook is soon set to launch its own cryptocurrency.

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12:01 Yahoo.com BusinessBitcoin Markets Now Show Greater Influence From Institutional Investors: JPMorgan

JPMorgan Chase (JPM) thinks the Bitcoin (BTC) industry has changed considerably since 2017, citing an increase in institutional interest, Bloomberg reported on June 15. The publication quoted a report led by managing director of global market strategy of the United States’ largest bank, Nikolaos Panigirtzoglou, in which researchers examined recent phenomena surrounding cryptocurrency exchanges. As Cointelegraph reported, an investigation by asset manager Bitwise in March — and again last month — revealed that a significant amount of trade volume reported by exchanges was likely fake.

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11:50 TheNextWeb.comMoonday Mornings: South African Bitcoin Ponzi scheme rakes in $135,000 a day

It’s the start of a new week and that means it’s time for Moonday Mornings, Hard Fork’s wrap-up of the top cryptocurrency and blockchain headlines from the weekend. 1. Local news in South Africa is reporting about a cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme. It’s dubbed “Bitcoin Wallet,” and promises returns of 100 percent in 15 days. The scam is estimated to be generating R2 million ($135,000) every day. 2. Bitmain is suing three former staffers after they set up a rival mining pool. The cryptocurrency mining hardware firm is going after $4 million in damages, claiming the trio ignored non-compete agreements, CoinDesk… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Bitcoin

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09:38 Yahoo.com BusinessBitcoin futures volume was about a third of the spot volume in May

Bitcoin futures volumes have surged to record highs of $12 billion in May, a growth of 118% from April. JPMorgan estimated that after discounting the faked volume, the real spot Bitcoin volume on cryptocurrency exchanges was around $36 billion in May, meaning that the futures share of spot volumes was about 33%.The post Bitcoin futures volume was about a third of the spot volume in May appeared first on The Block.

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09:01 WhatReallyHappened.comIn Bid To Create A One World Monetary System, Facebook Launching New Cryptocurrency ‘Libra’ That Was Originally Called ‘GlobalCoin’

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08:40 KoreaHerald.comCryptocurrency exchanges change their terms of service: FTC

Five cryptocurrency exchanges have changed their terms of service in a way that they can be liable for problems caused b

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01:17 Yahoo.com BusinessLitecoin’s Charlie Lee Joins Warren Buffett’s Crypto Power Lunch with Justin Sun

By CCN Markets: Tron CEO Justin Sun will be accompanied by Litecoin creator Charlie Lee on his $4.6 million crypto power lunch with billionaire bitcoin skeptic Warren Buffett. Sun revealed on Twitter that he’s thrilled to invite his “good friend Charlie” as his first guest at his July 25 lunch with Buffett. Sun says he’ll announce other friends who will join him soon. Crypto Twitter Approves of Justin’s Lunch Companion Sun was barraged with kudos on his selection. Many agree that the affable Lee is an excellent choice of crypto ambassador on this epic lunch. Twitter user “Tommy Mustache” reacted

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01:05 CryptoCoinsNews.comLitecoin’s Charlie Lee Joins Warren Buffett’s Crypto Power Lunch with Justin Sun

By CCN Markets: Tron CEO Justin Sun will be accompanied by Litecoin creator Charlie Lee on his $4.6 million crypto power lunch with billionaire bitcoin skeptic Warren Buffett. Sun revealed on Twitter that he’s thrilled to invite his “good friend Charlie” as his first guest at his July 25 lunch with Buffett. Sun says he’ll announce other friends who will join him soon. Crypto Twitter Approves of Justin’s Lunch Companion Sun was barraged with kudos on his selection. Many agree that the affable Lee is an excellent choice of crypto ambassador on this epic lunch. Twitter user “Tommy Mustache” reacted
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20:08 CryptoCoinsNews.comWinklevoss Twins on Bitcoin: ‘We Took a Cannonball off the Diving Board’

By CCN Markets: Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss shared the rundown on “CBS Sunday Morning” alongside Father’s Day, Tim Allen and the latest edition of Toy Story as well as a look back at the Transcontinental Railroad. The twins were featured for their billionaire status, which they achieved through their early investment in bitcoin. The Winklevii were astute enough to invest in bitcoin when it was trading in the high-single digits. Today the bitcoin price is hovering above $9,000. They explained on CBS their “decision to buy 1% of all bitcoins in the world,” saying: “Some people might dive off the
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19:12 Yahoo.com BusinessFacebook, Binance, Chinese Yuan Combine to Boost Bitcoin above $9000

By CCN Markets: The price of bitcoin (BTC) on Sunday surged above $9,300 to establish a fresh year-to-date high. The bitcoin-to-dollar exchange rate touched $9,388 at 0600 UTC — its highest since May 30 — on San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase. The move brought the pair’s net rebound gains close to 200-percent, including a 154-percent since 2019 open alone. It further prompted bitcoin’s market capitalization to jump above $165 billion. At its highest, the cryptocurrency’s net valuation was more than $327 billion. The steady uptrend in the bitcoin market has coincided with notable volume growth. According to CoinMarketCap’s 24-hour adjusted timeframe, exchanges

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18:48 CryptoCoinsNews.comFacebook, Binance, Chinese Yuan Combine to Boost Bitcoin above $9000

By CCN Markets: The price of bitcoin (BTC) on Sunday surged above $9,300 to establish a fresh year-to-date high. The bitcoin-to-dollar exchange rate touched $9,388 at 0600 UTC — its highest since May 30 — on San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase. The move brought the pair’s net rebound gains close to 200-percent, including a 154-percent since 2019 open alone. It further prompted bitcoin’s market capitalization to jump above $165 billion. At its highest, the cryptocurrency’s net valuation was more than $327 billion. The steady uptrend in the bitcoin market has coincided with notable volume growth. According to CoinMarketCap’s 24-hour adjusted timeframe, exchanges
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18:37 Yahoo.com BusinessBitcoin Worth Over $9,200 as Top Cryptos See Growth

Most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting moderate growth on the day by press time, as bitcoin (BTC) crossed the $9,200 mark. Bitcoin is currently up over 6% on the day, trading around $9,250 at press time, according to Coin360. Ether (ETH) is holding onto its position as the largest altcoin by market cap, which currently stands at just over $29 billion.

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17:17 Yahoo.com BusinessTop 5 Crypto Performers: NEO, LTC, BTC, ETH, XMR

The total market capitalization of cryptocurrencies had come scaringly close to breaking down below the $100 billion mark in mid-December of last year. At that time, sentiment was very weak and every rally was being sold on. There were talks of cryptocurrencies never seeing their lifetime highs again.

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