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2 key Bitcoin trading indicators suggest BTC is ready for a 62% upside move

2 key Bitcoin trading indicators suggest BTC is ready for a 62% upside move

Bitcoin (BTC) has been below $45,000 for 14 days and is currently 40% below the $69,000 all-time high. This movement holds similarities to late-September 2021, when Bitcoin price flat-lined for 11 days and was 36% below the previous $64,900 all-time high on April 14. Bitcoin price at Coinbase, USD. Source: TradingView To understand whether the …

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EU securities regulator calls for proof-of-work crypto mining ban

EU securities regulator calls for proof-of-work crypto mining ban

Erik Thedéen, the vice-chair of the European Securities and Markets Authority has raised concerns over the growing use of renewable energy for Bitcoin mining. In a recent interview with the Financial Times, Thedéen said that Bitcoin (BTC) mining has become a “national issue” and warned cryptocurrencies could pose a risk to climate change goals.  He called upon …

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Fintech startup Milo is offering 30-year 'crypto-mortgages'

Fintech startup Milo is offering 30-year ‘crypto-mortgages’

Miami-based fintech startup Milo is introducing what it claims is the world’s first “crypto mortgage.” The digital bank will allow crypto investors to leverage their digital assets to purchase real estate in the U.S. At the moment, only customers wanting to use Bitcoin (BTC) as collateral qualify for Milo’s 30-year mortgage loan. Both American and …

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El Salvador’s Bitcoin wallet onboards 4M users with Netki partnership

El Salvador’s Bitcoin wallet onboards 4M users with Netki partnership

El Salvador, the first country to make Bitcoin (BTC) a legal tender, has onboarded 4 million users for its government-backed BTC wallet Chivo in partnership with digital identity provider Netki, according to an announcement. Netki has announced that Chivo wallet onboarded over 4 million new users in 45 days using the company’s flagship Know Your …

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Bitcoin price can’t find its footing, but BTC fundamentals inspire confidence in traders

Bitcoin price can’t find its footing, but BTC fundamentals inspire confidence in traders

Bitcoin’s (BTC) sudden crash on Jan. 10 caused the price to trade below $40,000 for the first time in 110 days and this was a wake-up call to leveraged traders. $1.9 billion worth of long (buy) futures contracts were liquidated that week, causing the morale among traders to plunge. The crypto “Fear & Greed” index, …

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Bitcoin stays in tight range as analyst eyes potential 'interesting week' in BTC

Bitcoin stays in tight range as analyst eyes potential ‘interesting week’ in BTC

Bitcoin (BTC) hovered near $43,000 on Jan. 17 as “boring” price action combined with signs that the market could be stabilizing. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Leverage comes off all-time highs Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD staying firmly within its established trading range between $40,000 and $45,000. With few surprises …

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Crypto.com pauses withdrawals due to ‘suspicious activity’

Crypto.com pauses withdrawals due to ‘suspicious activity’

Major crypto wallet and platform Crypto.com has temporarily halted withdrawals after “a small number of users reporting suspicious activity on their accounts,” but all funds are reportedly safu at the moment.  We have a small number of users reporting suspicious activity on their accounts. We will be pausing withdrawals shortly, as our team is investigating. …

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Top 5 cryptocurrencies to watch this week: BTC, NEAR, ATOM, FTM, FTT

Top 5 cryptocurrencies to watch this week: BTC, NEAR, ATOM, FTM, FTT

Bitcoin (BTC) has stopped its decline and is attempting a recovery along with select altcoins. Some traders have been fearing a massive sell-off in Bitcoin but Capriole CEO Charles Edwards said that Bitcoin’s worst crashes have happened “due to miner capitulation (December 2018 and March 2020), when BTC fell below production costs.” However, the current …

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Indian INX exchange reportedly plans to list Bitcoin futures ETF

Indian INX exchange reportedly plans to list Bitcoin futures ETF

Despite the ongoing uncertainty about cryptocurrency regulation in India, local financial firms are backing new ventures aiming to launch Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded funds (ETF). Torus Kling Blockchain, a joint venture between Cosmea Financial Holding, a financial firm backed by former Reliance Capital CEO Sam Ghosh, and Kling Trading India, is preparing to launch Bitcoin and …

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Volcanos, Bitcoin and remittances: A Tongan lord plans for financial security

Volcanos, Bitcoin and remittances: A Tongan lord plans for financial security

A former member of the Tongan Parliament is behind a proposal to make Bitcoin (BTC) legal tender in the tiny Pacific nation of Tonga, following in the footsteps of El Salvador. It’s due for a vote in Parliament in May and the early signs are encouraging. Mataʻiʻulua ʻi Fonuamotu, Lord Fusitu’a told Cointelegraph that plans …

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NFT sales and blockchain games continue to grow despite the recent market slump: Report

NFT sales and blockchain games continue to grow despite the recent market slump: Report

January 2022 continues to be rough for crypto investors as current markets see turbulent fluctuations in the price of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Some have attributed the slump to recent federal intentions to introduce new rate hikes, and the political turmoil in Kazakhstan which significantly lowered the hash rate of bitcoin. On Jan. 14, the price of …

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Bitcoin miners can take fresh 20% BTC price hit before capitulating, data shows

Bitcoin miners can take fresh 20% BTC price hit before capitulating, data shows

The Bitcoin (BTC) mining business is bigger than ever at current price levels, and new data shows just how unlikely a mass miner sell-off really is. As noted by popular Twitter account @venturefounder on Jan. 14, even at $42,000, the BTC/USD trading pair is around 20% above miners’ cost price. Miner capitulation behind “worst” BTC price …

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Price analysis 1/14: BTC, ETH, BNB, SOL, ADA, XRP, LUNA, DOT, AVAX, DOGE

Price analysis 1/14: BTC, ETH, BNB, SOL, ADA, XRP, LUNA, DOT, AVAX, DOGE

Bitcoin (BTC) and most major altcoins are facing selling at higher levels and buying on dips, indicating the possibility of a range formation. On-chain analysis firm Whalemap said that a “reclaim of $46,500 will look like a trend reversal,” for Bitcoin as the previous accumulation phase of 90,000 BTC was at this level. Fidelity Digital Assets …

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