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Ethereum

Grayscale spoke about increased investor interest in Ether

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At the end of last week, the giant Grayscale, which controls digital assets, again reported an increase in capital investments in such instruments. In the third quarter, investor interest in Ether (ETH) skyrocketed. The company's Ethereum trust in the reporting period increased by another $ 220...

Matt Maley

Miller Tabak strategist expects BTC to drop 25-30% in 2021

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According to Miller Tabak strategist Matt Maley, in the new year, we will see a significant drop in the value of bitcoin. From the current values, the largest cryptocurrency may fall in price by 25-30%, the expert said on the air of the CNBC channel. However, in the long term, BTC will retain its...

Whales

Whales got another 500K BTCs since the beginning of autumn

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Over the past several months, large investors have been aggressively buying bitcoins. According to Chainalysis, since September, the so-called "whales" have acquired about 500,000 BTC for a total of more than $ 11.5B. According to the representative of this team, Philip Gradwell, in...

Bitcoin

MCM Partners analyst bets on bitcoin spurt to $ 25000

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Bitcoin this week reached the highest values in its history. The coin has exceeded $ 23,000. Today, it is trading at $23,015. BTC capitalization on Friday, December 18, is just over $ 420.424 billion. Many observers believe that Bitcoin will not stop there and will soon take on new heights. One of...

Attack

Warp Finance lost almost $8 million in attack

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As a result of the attack, Warp Finance's Defi Lending Protocol lost $7.7M worth of stablecoins. “The protocol was attacked using a sophisticated flash credit scheme that permitted the user to borrow more than the collateral, resulting in the loss of creditors' funds. The team is considering...

Ethereum

Ether rate rose to a maximum since spring 2018

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The largest altcoin ether (ETH) is updating highs along with bitcoin. ETH soared in value this week to its highest level since spring 2018. On Friday, December 18, the altcoin went up to $ 647. Over the past 24 hours, ETH's capitalization has grown to $ 73.61 billion. Black Thursday, March 12, was...

Bitcoin

Bitcoin rally triggers Coinbase and Binance outage

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Coinbase and Binance have reported overloading trading systems amid a surge in traders. The rise of Bitcoin and other digital currencies has become the main reason for the failure of platforms. Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao tweeted that the number of people visiting the exchange has skyrocketed. That...

Ethereum trust

Grayscale shares increased up 274% in Q4

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In the fourth quarter of 2020, shares in the Ethereum Trust of Grayscale, the asset manager, soared by 274%. Now the price of one security is just over $ 174. The last time the shares were traded at this level was at the beginning of July 2020. In October, they fell to $ 39 - this mark became a...

Mining

Clandestine mining explodes in Eastern Europe

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In 2020, the scale of underground mining increased sharply against the background of the rise in prices for bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. In the post-Soviet space, Russia, Abkhazia, and Ukraine are leading in terms of the number of discovered mining farms illegally connected to power grids....

CBOE

Cboe will launch crypto index in Q2 2021

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In 2021, the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) plans to launch its cryptocurrency index. It will display the dynamics of the movement of digital currencies, said Catherine Clay, spokeswoman for the Cboe Global Market. The platform partner will be the CoinRoutes team. Initially, the Cboe crypto...

USA

US authorities analyzed options for managing the DeFi market

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The Advisory Council to the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) considered options for implementing a regulatory framework for the DeFi decentralized finance market. The meeting participants heard a report, which said that the impact of DeFi on the global financial system is increasing....

PayPal

Attractivness of PayPal investments has grown

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Investor interest in PayPal shares has been growing steadily over the past 30 days. This trend was the result of the launch of the company's cryptocurrency service in the fall of 2020. Bidding last Monday, December 14, again ended with a record for PayPal securities. Over the month, the company's...

DeFi

DeFi market capitalization approached $15 billion

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The value of digital assets "locked" in the DeFi market could exceed $ 20 billion by the end of the year. Recently, the capitalization of tokens "locked" in the decentralized finance market exceeded $ 15 billion. Then there was a slight decline, and now the total value of the...

Bitcoin

CNBC TV presenter pointed to the giant potential of BTC

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Among the leading TV channel CNBC there are supporters of the cryptosphere and bitcoin, in particular. Last year, Joe Kernen said on the air of the TV channel that after the May halving of 2020 (reduction of the miners' reward), we will see a rise in the value of BTC. Moreover, the presenter did...

Sweden

Sweden will report on the effects of the launch of the token

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The Swedish Ministry of Finance plans to complete work on assessing the consequences of the launch of a regulated token (CBDC) by the end of 2022. The country's authorities decided to accelerate the implementation of the project to create a token pegged to the crown since many countries are also...

Covid-19

Anonymous sell COVID-19 vaccine on the darknet for bitcoins

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On the so-called darknet, unknown persons posted an advertisement for the sale of a vaccine against COVID-19. At the same time, it is not specified what kind of drug is in question, and which company is behind its development, the Check Point team found out. You can buy one ampoule for 0.01 bitcoin...

MassMutual

MassMutual invested $ 100 million in bitcoin

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Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance (MassMutual) has invested $ 100M in BTC through the New York Digital Investments Group (NYDIG) crypto fund. MassMutual also got a $ 5M stake in NYDIG. NYDIG is one of the fastest-growing investment companies in the cryptocurrency market with $ 2.3 billion under...

Venezuela

Venezuela uses BTC to finance its external operations

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The Venezuelan authorities are using Bitcoin to finance the supply of goods from Turkey and Iran. This is the conclusion reached by the RunRun.es team, founded by investigative journalist Nelson Bocaranda. This researcher received classified data from the country's central bank, which suggests that...

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