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Will Bitcoin Price Rally Continue In 2021? 8 Key Considerations

A Fortune magazine story about bitcoin began making the rounds Friday. In it, senior Fortune and Data Sheet writer Aaron Pressman cops to tripling his money in bitcoin– then losing half of it.It’s a cautionary tale alike for prudent long-term investors in cryptocurrency and day traders who are very smart at getting very stupid with money. The endlessly interesting and complicated question: “Where is bitcoin’s price going next?” is no idle curiosity. It’s a question with a lot of zeroes on...

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Over 31% of People in Latin America Want to Invest in Bitcoin

Despite being an underdeveloped region, Latin America sets an example for the whole world in terms of adoption, trading, and interest in cryptocurrencies.A recent survey revealed that more than 30% of Latinos are interested in investing in crypto, either to increase their wealth or at least to maintain its value in times of economic instability.The study, commissioned by Sherlock Communications, includes a survey of more than 2,200 people in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, and Mexico to...

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Bitcoin Arrives At NFL: Carolina Panthers’ Russell Okung to Receive Half of His Salary in BTC

Carolina Panthers tackle Russell Okung is doubling up his Bitcoin game. The well-known Bitcoin evangelist announced that he would receive 50% of his total salary in Bitcoin.This makes Russell Okung the first NFL player to be paid with Bitcoin —or any crypto to be fair, giving BTC a further boost as it keeps making headlines in recent weeks with news of more adoption and interest from institutional investors.A $6.5 Million Touchdown for BTCThe initiative must be approved by both the NFL and...

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6 Reasons For The Ongoing Bitcoin Bull-Run Beyond $20K

Bitcoin’s eye-popping run beyond the psychological $20,000 level has turned profits for almost everyone who invested in the cryptocurrency to date. Also, BTC has appreciated by more than 500 percent this year since the March lows. It is currently among the top investable assets across all financial markets. But what exactly fuelled bitcoin’s rally past the 2017 top? What’s the force behind BTC’s parabolic spurt this year?Death Of The Dollar (Not Yet But The Writing’s On The Wall)The 1D YTD...

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Bitcoin’s Supply Liquidity Crisis is Extremely Bullish For BTC Price, Says Glassnode CTO

Bitcoin could be headed towards a bullish supply and liquidity crisis, said Glassnode’s Chief Technology Officer. He came to this conclusion after reviewing recent BTC developments, including institutional adoption, bitcoin hodlers, exchange balances, and miners’ supply.BTC Wallets, Lost Coins, And MoreRafael Schultze-Kraft, the CTO at the analytics company Glassnode, explored different BTC stats, metrics, and recent developments that point out an ongoing supply and liquidity crisis.He...

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Anthony Scaramucci’s SkyBridge Capital Seeks SEC Permission to Launch Bitcoin Fund

Following the impressive list of institutional investors who have put their funds into bitcoin in 2020, it appears that more big names are showing interest in the number one crypto asset, after a global investments firm filed with the U.S. SEC to launch a bitcoin fund for accredited investors.According to an SEC document on Monday (Dec. 21, 2020), Anthony Scaramucci’s billion-dollar hedge fund, SkyBridge Capital, filed a Form D with the U.S. securities watchdog for its first bitcoin fund.The...

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Bitcoin Fees Spike Almost 5X in One Week as BTC Reaches ATH

Happy about the increase in the price of Bitcoin? Share some of your wealth with the miners. Bitcoin’s transaction fees are rising at a frantic pace, following the bull run and the general optimism in the crypto markets.During the last week, Bitcoin’s prices spiked significantly, breaking the previous ATH and hovering above $23100. But transaction fees rose almost in line with Bitcoin’s prices.The price of Bitcoin during 2020. Image: CoingeckoBitcoin Fees Follow The PriceIn a matter of about...

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Pornhub Now Only Accepts Bitcoin and Crypto for its Premium Membership

If you don’t have anything better to do during the holidays, and you’ve thought about wandering around the beautiful grounds of porn sites, you might want to become a bitcoiner.Recently, Visa and Mastercard —the two leading credit card companies in the world— revoked support for payment to Pornhub, after an investigation by The New York Times revealed that the website was being used as a kind of underground repository for videos of non-consensual, violent sex and even child pornography.The...

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Morgan Stanley Exec Makes The Case for Bitcoin to Become Global Reserve Currency

Bitcoin has proved itself to be a supreme store-of-value in this pandemic-ridden world. But can the world’s first cryptocurrency flip the US Dollar to become the ‘global reserve currency’?The US Dollar Has Been The Global Reserve Currency For 100 Years NowRuchir Sharma, Morgan Stanley Investment Management’s chief global strategist, went candid in his latest opinion piece on Financial Times. He talked about the ‘reserve currency’ history starting right from the 1400s.And delineated how in the...

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MicroStrategy Wants to Offer $400 Million in Convertible Notes to Buy More Bitcoin

MicroStrategy is hodling A LOT of Bitcoin, and it’s coming for more. The corporation just revealed that it’s looking for financing to acquire an additional stash of Bitcoin.The company shared the information in an official announcement on its website on December 7, 2020. According to the Press Release, MicroStrategy would be contemplating a $400 million private offering in convertible senior notes, with the idea of increasing its Bitcoin reserves:MicroStrategy intends to invest the net...

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