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Mastercard Has to Be in the Cryptocurrency Space, Says CEO

As cryptocurrency adoption enters a mainstream stage, traditional financial services platforms are trying to adapt to the changing financial ecosystem. To maintain their importance in this industry, payment processors like Mastercard and Visa intend to use their large client base and international reach to attract both government and private entities when they are testing their CBDC or stablecoin projects. During an earnings call yesterday, Mastercard’s CEO, Michael Miebach,...

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The Bullish and the Bearish Case For Bitcoin Following the Rally to $40K (On-Chain Analysis)

Going through the recent week and touching the $40K mark, there are some promising signs in on-chain data that could lead to a further price recovery in the market. However, some metrics still make an immediate rally back to the all-time high a questionable probability. Let’s explore the bull and the bear case for Bitcoin’s price in the current market condition, stemming from predominantly on-chain information. Supply Shock – The Bull Case To summarize the overall bullish...

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Bitcoin’s Back to $40K, Millions of Shorts Liquidated: The Weekly Crypto Recap

After weeks of prolonged consolidation and choppy sideways action in a very squeezed and narrow range, Bitcoin finally broke out. Fortunately, it was to the upside. Over the past week, BTC is up by a considerable 20%. At the time of this writing, it’s trading at around $39K, having pulled back slightly from the psychological and technical resistance at the coveted $40K level. It’s also worth noting that we saw an increased trading volume over the past week, and even though...

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MicroStrategy to Buy More Bitcoin Despite Q2 Impairment Loss

The NASDAQ-listed software giant MicroStrategy has seen a total impairment loss of nearly $700 million in Q2 2021 from its massive bitcoin investments. As this is only on paper, though, the company pledged to double down on its BTC strategy and continue to accumulate more. MicroStrategy’s Q2 BTC Impairment Loss Michael Saylor’s brainchild has become one of the largest holders of bitcoins, with over 105,000 coins accumulated in the span of a year. However, the substantial...

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Local-Top Indicators Flash for Bitcoin: 3rd Biggest Whale Sent 3,000 BTC to Coinbase

BTC’s recent 9 daily candle streak to the upside has been very impressive. We have been tracking the third-largest BTC whale wallet and found interesting activity and signals. The whale entity, at one point, held over 116,841 BTC. Its current total BTC holdings stand at 113,841. The recent sales from this address since April 2021 have accurately marked local tops in BTC, as shown in the chart below. Chart by TradingViewThis doesn’t necessarily mean that bitcoin’s price will...

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Investing in Dogecoin Is Worse Than Gambling, Says Kevin O’Leary

Investing in a meme coin like Dogecoin is like putting your funds on red or black in a casino, said the popular investor – Kevin O’Leary. He went even further in a recent interview, indicating that it has no inherent value and should be classified as pure speculation. O’Leary: Dogecoin is Pure Speculation The meme token, which saw its birth in 2013, blossomed in popularity in 2021 as it received frequent social media engagements from Elon Musk at first and other celebrities...

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Binance Halts Derivatives Products for Users in Italy, Germany, and the Netherlands

The world’s leading cryptocurrency exchange has announced that it will cease providing futures and derivatives products in three European countries. Users from the Netherlands, Italy, and Germany have three months to close their positions. According to an announcement from July 30th, customers from the aforementioned countries cannot open new futures accounts on Binance with “immediate effect.” Those who already have registrations and have opened derivatives positions will...

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Number of Crypto Users Doubled in Just 6 Months: Survey

It seems the number of crypto users has doubled since January 21 this year, according to research on global crypto adoption by Crypto.com.  The report gathered information from 24 leading crypto exchanges using on-chain data based on various parameters —identifying over 220 million users by the end of June. February and May were the months when the inflow of new users reached their peak: 203 million.  Altcoin Market Surged Largely Thanks to SHIB and DOGE The altcoin market...

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PayPal to Introduce a Crypto ‘Supper App Wallet’ Soon

PayPal will reportedly take another step in its cryptocurrency endeavors and roll out a “super app wallet” for its American users. The company will launch the upgraded version in the upcoming months. Additional Crypto Capabilities for PayPal Clients The Chief Executive Officer of the company – Dan Schulman – revealed during PayPal’s Q2 2021 Earnings Call that the firm would enhance its digital assets services by offering its users an upgraded version of its application. Named...

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Bitcoin Cools Off Amid $40K: Rune Recovers 35% Despite the Recent Hack (Market Watch)

The past 24 hours saw bitcoin’s price being relatively stable around the crucial $40K mark. The majority of the market is also fairly neutral, with a lot of the altcoins charting rather insignificant losses. Bitcoin Stable Around $40K Bitcoin is circling the $40K mark over the past 24 hours, seemingly unable to make a move in either direction. However, a consolidation around this area, which is also serious support, could potentially be positive. At the tie of this writing,...

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