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Long-Term Holders and Whales Continue Accumulating Despite the Bitcoin Crash (Research)

Crypto markets experienced the sharpest drops since July of 2021, correcting as much as 52%. While the macro bear scenario is still very much in play, some critical on-chain indicators are showing how long-term investors remain unfazed by this news, and whales continue to accumulate. Bitcoin’s Ownership Through the Dip The data from IntoTheBlock classifies as hodlers all addresses that have been holding an asset for a weighted average time of at least one year. Growing...

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Bitcoin & Wall Street Plunge As Powell Threatens Interest Rate Hikes At FOMC

Bitcoin’s price went turbulent during a press conference following today’s highly anticipated Federal Open Markets Committee (FOMC) meeting. It fell $1000 as Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell restated plans to raise the federal funds rate in March. In his speech preceding the conference, Powell recognized that much of the labor force is unable to report for work, given current circumstances. However, he expects the effects of the Omicron wave to be brief, alongside its...

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Market Watch: Cryptocurrencies See Double-Digit Drops After Wall Street’s Friday Bloodbath

The bears continue to have complete control over the cryptocurrency market with numerous double-digit price losses from almost all assets. This comes just hours after the US stock market dumped in value again. Bitcoin Dumps $8K in Two Days It’s safe to say that the primary cryptocurrency has seen better days. In fact, they weren’t all that long ago as the asset jumped to $43,500 on Thursday following a $1,500 price hike. However, the situation changed vigorously hours later....

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Despite the Price Crash: Bitcoin Hash Rate and Mining Difficulty at ATH

While bitcoin’s price went through another steep correction in the past 24 hours, the network’s robustness only increases. The BTC hash rate recently tapped a new all-time high, while the mining difficulty went through a 9% positive adjustment, leading to a peak of its own. Hash Rate and Mining Difficulty See ATHs Ever since the summer of 2021, when the Chinese authorities ousted bitcoin miners and the hash rate dumped by 60% in weeks, the metric has been gradually recovering...

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Bitcoin Loses $40K, Ethereum Below $3K: This Red Week’s Crypto Recap

To say that the past seven days were bad in the cryptocurrency market would be kind of an understatement. Most of the coins are down by solid double digits as the total capitalization lost around $250 billion and fell below $2 trillion. Let’s start with Bitcoin. The cryptocurrency was behaving relatively well throughout most of the week, and it even managed to reach above $43K earlier on Thursday, attempting to conquer the resistance above that – at $44K. On Friday, though,...

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Google Considers Allowing Users to Store Crypto in Digital Cards (Report)

Tech mogul Google is reportedly considering to further its involvement in the field of cryptocurrencies. Google, one of the world’s biggest companies and the leading search engine, is considering to allow users to store cryptocurrencies in digital cards. According to the Bloomberg report, the company has also hired Arnold Goldberg to spearhead its payments division. Goldberg was previously the VP of Merchant Product and Technology at payments processing giant PayPal. The...

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After Volatile Week BTC Reclaims $43K, Litecoin Spikes 8% (Market Watch)

After yesterday’s drop to sub-$42,000 levels, bitcoin bounced off and spiked to around $43,000. Most altcoins are slightly in the green as well on a daily scale, with BNB nearing $500 and more impressive gains from Litecoin and ATOM. Bitcoin Touches $43K The past several days seemed quite positive for the primary cryptocurrency. The asset had recovered from its dip below $40,000 on Monday and was increasing in value gradually. In just a few days, it added more than $4,000 of...

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Bitcoin Tests $44K, Tesla Accepts Dogecoin, and More: This Week’s Crypto Recap

For the first time in quite a bite, the past seven days have turned out to be positive for Bitcoin, although the overall cryptocurrency market is slightly down throughout the same period. Data from CoinGecko shows that the market capitalization is down some $40 billion. Starting with Bitcoin, its price was hovering around $41,000 this time last week and very soon after that increased to $42K only to drop towards $40K on Monday. Since then, however, the cryptocurrency has been...

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$300B Gone From Crypto Markets in 3 Days: Bitcoin Dipped Below $41K (Weekend Watch)

Bitcoin’s situation worsened once more hours ago as the asset dropped to a new three-month low beneath $41,000. Most altcoins are in a similar position today, and the overall losses from the past three days grew to $300 billion. Bitcoin’s Latest 3-Month Low It’s safe to say that the primary cryptocurrency has seen better days. In fact, they weren’t all that long ago as it traded at $47,000 on Thursday and even tried its hand at $48,000 on Wednesday. However, the bears took...

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Weekend Watch: After Volatile Week BTC at $42K, LINK Explodes 13%

After the enhanced fluctuations in the past several days, bitcoin finally calmed around $42,000. The situation with the altcoin is quite similar, except for Chainlink. LINK surged by 13% and trades above $26. Bitcoin Sits Still at $42K It’s safe to say that the past few days didn’t go well for the primary cryptocurrency. On January 5th, it traded at $47,000 after failing to overcome $48,000 despite numerous attempts. This is where the landscape changed rapidly for the worse....

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