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With Record Bitcoin Buys, How Are Grayscale’s Investors Doing?

Grayscale’s Bitcoin Trust (GBTC) made headlines again yesterday with its record one-day addition of 16,244 bitcoin, adding to its stack of over 630,000 bitcoin and an assets under management (AUM) totaling about $23 billion. Evidently, business is good. So, who are Grayscale’s investors? Is GBTC’s premium an incentive, or a disincentive? And where will this fund […]

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Extremism and Cryptocurrency: The Story Too Big to Ignore.

In this episode, Anna Baydakova, Danny Nelson, and Tanzeel Akhtar discuss livestreaming the insurrection on a blockchain, Iran taking the mining industry under control, and if Europe can regulate bitcoin.

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CoinShares to Float Bitcoin-backed ETP on SIX Swiss Exchange

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TA: Bitcoin Remains At Risk, Why $38K Holds The Key For Fresh Surge

Bitcoin price is struggling to gain momentum above $37,500 and $37,800 against the US Dollar. BTC could decline again if it breaks the $36,000 support zone. Bitcoin is facing a strong resistance near the $37,800 and $38,000 resistance levels. The price is now trading just above the $36,500 support and the 100 hourly simple moving […]

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CoinShares to Launch a Bitcoin ETP on SIX Swiss Exchange

It joins several other ETP providers on the exchange, including ETC Group, with its own physically backed bitcoin product.

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How Bitcoin of America’s ATM Host Program has Helped Hundreds of Local Businesses

The flagship cryptocurrency, Bitcoin has once again proven itself to be the most valuable asset as it continues to maintain a bullish trend after briefly breaching the $40,000 mark. The rising price of the digital asset combined with the need for alternative investments amid the current tumultuous market conditions has increased interest in Bitcoin among […]

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Australian Bitcoin Trader Takes Banks to Tribunal After Sudden Account Closures

The trader had operated a registered digital currency exchange, but said he was unable to continue operating without banking services.

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Livecoin Exchange Announces Closure After December Hack

Following an alleged December breach, the trading platform now says it will close and repay users any remaining funds.

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Bitcoin gets physical: Art or digital heresy?

“Physical Bitcoins are a rarity, they’re sort of like Picasso and Van Gogh paintings were back in those days. Nobody realized how rare they were.” Since 2011, a group of enthusiasts and collectors have been obsessed with the physical manifestation of Bitcoin. On the face of it, physical Bitcoin seems like a contradiction to the […]

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Crypto Long & Short: No, Bitcoin Is Not in a Bubble

Commentators and analysts who say bitcoin is in a “bubble” show they don’t understand what the term means.

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Ethereum is On the Brink of Setting Fresh All-Time Highs as Bulls Take Control

Ethereum has seen some intensely bullish price action throughout the past couple of days, with bulls sparking a massive upside movement as the cryptocurrency rallies against BTC Where it trends in the short-term should depend largely on whether or not bulls can close a high time frame candle around its current price levels This would […]

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Bitcoin Struggles Below $38K, Why BTC Could Dive To $32K

Bitcoin price is struggling to clear the $38,000 and $40,000 resistance levels against the US Dollar. BTC is currently consolidating above $36,000 and it remains at a risk of a downside break. Bitcoin is trading in a short-term bearish zone below the $38,000 and $40,000 resistance levels. The price is holding a key support zone […]

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Ethereum Signals Bullish Breakout, Why ETH Could Hit New ATH Soon

Ethereum broke the $1,200 resistance to move into a bullish zone against the US Dollar. ETH price is showing positive signs and it is likely to continue higher above $1,300 and $1,400. ETH price is gaining bullish momentum above the $1,200 pivot level against the US Dollar. The price is facing hurdles near $1,280, but […]

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RAMP DeFi Leads The Liquid Staking Race, Opening Ethereum-Based DeFi to Staked Liquidity From Other Blockchains

Participation in the DeFi and staking ecosystems has seen explosive growth over the last year, with the combined sectors currently accounting for over $50 billion in value. DeFi growth was predominantly fueled by the breakthrough success of Ethereum-based projects such as Aave, Compound, and Uniswap, utilizing ERC20 stablecoins like USDC and Dai to generate yield. […]

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Karma Finance: Privately-Funded UBI Possible With Decentralized Finance, Says Creator of the First ICO

Universal Basic Income (UBI) programs, in which a government provides its citizens with a fixed, regular payment regardless of income, are now being piloted in 11 U.S. cities. San Jose, California, Jan. 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — UBI is increasingly being suggested as a potential solution to help mitigate the economic effects of an extened […]

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3iQ’s Canadian Bitcoin Fund Hits C$1B in  Market Cap

The digital asset manager passed a key milestone this week.

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GBTC has a new a competitor in the OTC Bitcoin trust market

Another way to buy Bitcoin in stock form has surfaced. A firm called Osprey Funds is offering an over-the-counter, or OTC, Bitcoin (BTC) trust under the ticker symbol OBTC. The trust is similar to Grayscale’s Bitcoin Trust, known as GBTC. “The Osprey Bitcoin Trust provides easy access to bitcoin,” the firm’s website says. “With a […]

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Bitcoin bulls buy BTC’s $35K support retest as altcoins push higher

Bitcoin’s lower support retest was bought up by bulls, preparing BTC for another push to $40,000. Calls for Bitcoin (BTC) to rally above $40,000 were dashed as the top cryptocurrency hit a wall of resistance which sparked a sell-off in the early trading hours.  Data from Cointelegraph Markets and TradingView show the price of BTC […]

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Exploring Drivechain, A Miner-Secured Bitcoin Sidechain

Listen To This Episode: Apple Spotify Google Libsyn Overcast In this episode of “The Van Wirdum Sjorsnado,” hosts Aaron van Wirdum and Sjors Provoost are once again joined by Ruben Somsen. The trio discussed Drivechain, a sidechain project spearheaded by Paul Sztorc. Sidechains are alternative blockchains, on which coins are pegged to bitcoin. This should […]

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Interest in Bitcoin (BTC) at Near 2017 Levels According to Google Trends

Organic searches for the term “Bitcoin” are now around its all-time highs, a screengrab by Mati Greenspan, a licensed Portfolio Manager, on Dec 14 shows. Google searches for #Bitcoin nearing all time highs now. pic.twitter.com/X5Mf7G6mKP — Mati Greenspan (tweets ≠ financial advice) (@MatiGreenspan) January 13, 2021 Google Trends Hints As gleaned from Google Trends, a […]

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Why Bitcoin Is One Of The Most Undervalued Assets In 2021

According to Bloomberg, bitcoin’s 9 million percent price rise makes it the best performing asset of the last decade. But what if I told you that even in 2021, Bitcoin is still one of the most undervalued assets there is? If you are one of those people who has thought of putting money into bitcoin, […]

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Arxnovum Files Bitcoin ETF in Canada With Gemini as Sub-Custodian

Cryptocurrency exchange and custodian Gemini has plans to sub-custody a Bitcoin ETF in Canada, which was filed on Jan 11. The filing was done by Arxnovum, a Canadian investment firm, and if approved, will be listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the ticker “BIT.U.” Bitcoin ETF Still Needs to Submit Requirements and Gain Approval […]

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Swiss Stock Exchange SIX Lists New Bitcoin ETF

Swiss stock exchange SIX has revealed the listing of a new Bitcoin exchange-traded product (ETP) from financial firm ETC Group. This was announced on Wednesday, 13th of January in a press release by the stock exchange. Physically backed ETP According to the press release, the newly released product by ETC called BTCE tracks the price […]

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