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Coin Metrics Report Details Surges in ETH, Doge Trading

Digital currency research firm Coin Metrics has released a new report claiming that bitcoin is beginning to lag when compared with the likes of competing altcoins such as Ethereum and Dogecoin. Coin Metrics: Altcoins Are Taking Over While bitcoin is still the world’s number one digital currency by market cap (it is currently trading for about $35,000 per unit), the asset has experienced some serious dips over the past month, while by contrast, Dogecoin and Ethereum have...

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Kevin O’Leary: BTC Will Be Bigger Than Stocks

Kevin O’Leary – aka Mr. Wonderful on the television show “Shark Tank” believes that bitcoin could eventually overpower the stock market. Kevin O’Leary: Sustainability Will Make a Big Difference His sentiment comes from the sudden shift that many bitcoin miners are making. Initially, bitcoin was the subject of much concern and disgust amongst environmentalists, who claimed that the extraction process behind bitcoin was contributing to severe atmospheric destruction....

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Large, Luxury Penthouse in Miami Sells for $22 Million in Crypto

One of America’s most luxurious penthouses just sold for more than $22 million – and the deal was completely finalized through cryptocurrency. The home consists of four bedrooms and is located within a condo building known as Arte by Antonio Citterio, which is situated in Miami Beach, Florida and designed by real estate developers Alex Sapir and Giovanni Fasciano. Miami Real Estate and Crypto… A Perfect Match? While crypto-real estate deals have been occurring over the...

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Donald Trump Is No Fan of Bitcoin

President Donald Trump is in the news after spending a few months out of the limelight. In a recent interview, Trump took aim at bitcoin, the world’s number one digital currency by market cap, calling it a “scam” and saying that it was a threat to the U.S. dollar. Donald Trump Believes BTC Is a Scam In the interview, Trump says the following: Bitcoin, it just seems like a scam. I do not like it because it is another currency competing against the U.S. dollar. He went on...

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Mike McGlone: Ethereum Will Soon Eclipse BTC

Crypto analyst Mike McGlone is predicting that Ethereum, at some point, will likely eclipse bitcoin and become the number one digital currency by market cap. Mike McGlone Thinks Highly of Ethereum As a senior commodity strategist for Bloomberg, McGlone has been following cryptocurrencies for a long time just like the rest of us. In a new report, he details why Ethereum – still only the second largest digital currency in the world at the time of writing – could...

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China Shutters Social Media Accounts of Crypto Influencers

China is moving forward with its anti-crypto attitude. It has now shut down the social media accounts of several bitcoin and cryptocurrency influencers as a means of stopping people from learning about and investing in digital currencies. China Makes Another Anti-Bitcoin Maneuver China has long had an up-and-down relationship with bitcoin. While the country has always been a hotspot for bitcoin and digital currency activity, government officials and regulators have never...

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Goldman Sachs Report: Hedge Funds Now Hate BTC

It looks like bitcoin may be losing some of its popularity – at least among hedge funds, according to a new report issued by financial giant Goldman Sachs. Goldman Sachs Says Hedge Funds Now Dislike BTC The volatility of the world’s number one digital currency by market cap is really coming back to bite it in the rear. The asset – which over the past year has earned the attention of major institutions ranging from software firm MicroStrategy to electric vehicle company...

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MicroStrategy Plans Another BTC Purchase Nearing $500 Million

As if MicroStrategy did not already own a ton of bitcoin, the software firm with stock shares trading for nearly $500 at the time of writing has announced it is looking to sell approximately $400 million worth of company debt so it can purchase more BTC units. MicroStrategy Is Looking to Buy More BTC At press time, the company owns more than $2 billion in bitcoin, making it the biggest institutional bitcoin investor in the world. In second place is Tesla, which purchased...

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El Salvador Residents Could Soon Pay for Items with BTC

The president of El Salvador in Central America is working hard to make bitcoin legal tender within his country’s borders. Nayib Bukele stated in a recorded message at a recent bitcoin conference in Miami, Florida that he would eventually like to see all citizens paying for goods and services with bitcoin. El Salvador Residents Could Buy Necessities with Bitcoin Soon In his message, Bukele said the following: Next week, I will send to Congress a bill that will make...

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Jack Dorsey Has Some Big Bitcoin Plans for the Future

Jack Dorsey – the CEO of payment platform Square and social media giant Twitter – is headlining bitcoin news again after serving as a featured speaker at the world’s biggest bitcoin conference, which recently took place in Miami, Florida. Jack Dorsey Is Building a Wallet and Investing in Mining Dorsey announced that Square is looking to build a new cryptocurrency hardware wallet that customers can use to store bitcoin. Dorsey says that over the past two years, bitcoin...

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