Bitcoin Hits New 2020 High Above $8,400 After Iranian Missile Attack

Bitcoin’s price has hit a new record for 2020, reaching as high as $8,438 before retracing slightly. At 23:30 UTC on Jan. 7, the world’s largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization began a strong upward trend from $8,080 to above $8,400 before topping out at $8,438 in just over 40 minutes. The move to fresh 2020 […]

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Bitcoin Climbs as Tether Gets $500M Injection in 5 Minutes

Bitcoin’s price jumped $200 in an hour and a half on Monday, rising to a 30-day high of $7,800. The world’s largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization climbed after the stablecoin tether (USDT) saw a major boost in market value. The 5 percent rise in bitcoin’s (BTC) price was preceded by a $500 million increase in […]

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American Cancer Society Now Accepting Bitcoin Donations Through BitPay

The American Cancer Society (ACS), a non-profit organization committed to funding cancer research, is now accepting bitcoin donations through BitPay. “Cancer affects people from all walks of life, so it’s not surprising that we draw support from a broad cross-section of donors,” ACS exec Brant Woodward told CoinDesk. “Our mission is urgent and in order […]

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5 Arrogant Myths That Just Won’t Die (But Should!)

Bitcoin was born in myth and continues to dwell there. It’s too early to know if BTC will end up a hero or a villain. Bitcoin has a story to tell, but this isn’t a fantasy novel. Bitcoin’s creation story borders on the mythological. A life-changing technology created by the pseudonymous, anonymous genius Satoshi Nakamoto, […]

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Bitcoin Is Up More YTD Than Gold Is in Last Decade: Pomp

Bitcoin maximalist Anthony Pompliano claims he will never bail out of his long positions. Gold cheerleader Peter Schiff likens this to a Titanic captain – loyal but misguided. Even with its recent price plunge, bitcoin is still massively outperforming gold. At What Point Will Bitcoin Maximalists Capitulate? Peter Schiff never passes up a good opportunity […]

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Crypto Market Leaders Share Their Worst Banking Experiences

Many of the people working in the cryptocurrency industry had a negative banking experience. Some were prevented from accessing their funds while others lost their accounts. It’s no surprise that many people are working hard to disrupt the banking industry. Many of today’s leaders in the cryptocurrency space were victims of poor banking. To some, […]

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Alibaba Denies ‘Partnership’ With Lolli, Highlighting Crypto Industry Pitfalls

On Monday, CoinDesk reported the shopping app Lolli was offering bitcoin rewards to U.S.-based Alibaba shoppers for Singles Day. Alibaba Group representatives have since denied the “partnership” touted by Lolli CEO Alex Adelman. The fissure revealed a common misconception in the blockchain industry. “One of Alibaba.com’s contractors hired a subcontractor who brokered an affiliate marketing […]

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