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Bitcoin likely to transition to a risk-off asset in H2 2022, says Bloomberg analyst

As the global economy moves into a recession in the second half of 2002, Bitcoin will likely rally alongside gold and treasury bonds, according to Mike McGlone, a senior commodity strategist at Bloomberg. 7418 Total views 42 Total shares Bitcoin is likely to transition from a risk-on to a risk-off asset in the second half […]

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Fed reverse repo reaches $2.3T, but what does it mean for crypto investors?

The U.S. Federal Reserve (FED) recently initiated an attempt to reduce its $8.9 trillion balance sheet by halting billions of dollars worth of treasuries and bond purchases. The measures were implemented in June 2022 and coincided with the total crypto market capitalization falling below $1.2 trillion, the lowest level seen since January 2021.  A similar […]

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Crypto lending platform Hodlnaut suspends services due to liquidity crisis

Hodlnaut avoided 3AC exposure and earlier denied ever buying UST, but several reports and on-chain data have shown that the lending firm at one point owned over $150M worth of UST. 1003 Total views 27 Total shares Blaming market conditions and lack of liquidity, Singapore-based crypto lending platform Hodlnaut has become the latest firm to […]

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FTX, Bybit rise in web traffic despite overall traffic drop on CEXs

The ongoing cryptocurrency winter has triggered an overall decline in interest in centralized crypto exchanges (CEX), but some crypto trading platforms have seen a rise in website traffic. A few major global crypto exchanges, including Sam Bankman-Fried’s FTX, have experienced a significant increase in web traffic despite the bear market of 2022, according to the […]

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How Bitcoin whales make a splash in markets and move prices

Deriving their names from the size of the massive mammals swimming around the earth’s oceans, cryptocurrency whales refer to individuals or entities that hold large amounts of cryptocurrency.  In the case of Bitcoin (BTC), someone can be considered a whale if they hold over 1,000 BTC, and there are less than 2,500 of them out […]

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Elon Musk: US ’past peak inflation’ after Tesla sells 90% of Bitcoin

Bitcoin (BTC) is in short supply at Tesla, even as its CEO predicts that United States inflation has already peaked. Speaking at Tesla’s 2022 Annual Meeting of Stockholders on Aug. 5, Elon Musk predicted that an upcoming United States recession would only be “mild to moderate.” Musk on costs: “The trend is down” After recently selling […]

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Elon Musk: US ‘past peak inflation’ after Tesla sells 90% of Bitcoin

Bitcoin (BTC) is in short supply at Tesla, even as its CEO predicts that United States inflation has already peaked. Speaking at Tesla’s 2022 Annual Meeting of Stockholders on Aug. 5, Elon Musk predicted that an upcoming United States recession would only be “mild to moderate.” Musk on costs: “The trend is down” After recently selling […]

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Amid miner capitulation, Hut 8 maintained BTC ‘HODL strategy’ in July

Other Bitcoin miners such as Core Scientific, Argo Blockchain and Riot Blockchain have reduced their BTC holdings during the bear market. 2535 Total views 7 Total shares Canadian Bitcoin (BTC) miner Hut 8 Mining Corp. added to its massive BTC reserves in July, as the firm maintained its long-term “HODL strategy” in the face of […]

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Bitcoin price: weekend volatility ‘expected’ with $22K level to hold

Bitcoin (BTC) rose above $23,000 again into Aug. 6 as new analysis predicted a potential surge of 20% or more. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Daily chart gives trader $30,000 target Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD climbing overnight to once again sit near the top of its established trading […]

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Proof-of-work: The Bitcoin artists on minting NFTs and OpenSea

“Art is not a thing, it is a way,” said American writer Elbert Hubbard. For Bitcoin (BTC) artists, the way is inspired by Bitcoin, its code, its philosophy and its imagery. In some cases, it’s even inspired by memes. Bitcoin has become a “lifestyle,” for some Bitcoin artists, that inspires their way of doing business, […]

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