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Tetras Capital Shuts Down Crypto Hedge Fund After 75% Loss

Tetras Capital, once a $33 million crypto hedge fund, is shutting down due to negative returns....

CoinDesk

07/27/2020

Bitcoin Fees Skyrocket 590% Since Mid-June  Supporters Think Mempool Size Is Bullish

Bitcoin Fees Skyrocket 590% Since Mid-June Supporters Think Mempool Size Is Bullish

Bitcoin fees have grown much larger in recent days spiking to a two-month high to $3.80 per network transaction. The crypto asset’s fees have jumped 590% since June 14 and the mempool (transaction backlog) has grown significantly. Digital currency m...

BitCoin

07/27/2020

Digital Bank Revolut Adds Stellar to List of Supported Cryptocurrencies

Users will now be able to buy and sell XLM on Revoluts platform, the fintech firm announced Tuesday....

CoinDesk

07/27/2020

Why Bitcoin is Building Up Steam for a Push Higher Despite Slowing Momentum

Why Bitcoin is Building Up Steam for a Push Higher Despite Slowing Momentum

Bitcoins intense uptrend seen throughout the past couple of days has allowed it to navigate towards its crucial high time frame resistance region that sits at $10,500. The crypto came incredibly close to tapping this price level earlier today, but the sel...

NewsBTC

07/27/2020

Gold Reaches All-Time High as Bitcoin Breaks Above $11k

The precious metal has gained roughly 28% this year. Bitcoin is up 13% in 24 hours....

CoinDesk

07/27/2020

Chinas Blockchain Service Network (BSN) Wants to Unify Blockchains Globally

Chinas Blockchain Service Network (BSN) Wants to Unify Blockchains Globally

Blockchain-based Service Network (BSN) a distributed ledger technology (DLT) project launched by Chinese startup, Red Date Technology, with the full backing of the government, is aiming to beat the odds and bridge the divide between various blockchains ac...

BTCManager

07/27/2020

Polkadot Raises $43M in 72-Hour Private Sale: Source

A second private sale of the Polkadot token (DOT) has netted some 3,982.07 BTC worth an estimated $43.3 million as of press time, according to sources....

CoinDesk

07/27/2020

Americans to Buy Bitcoin With Their Second Stimulus Checks After Initial Investment Turned in 50% Profit

Americans to Buy Bitcoin With Their Second Stimulus Checks After Initial Investment Turned in 50% Profit

U.S. investors may be planning to use their second $1,200 stimulus money to buy bitcoin – again. The U.S. government is, on Monday, expected to approve plans for this second payout, White House officials have confirmed. The bailout is intended to cu...

BitCoin

07/27/2020

This Data Metric Shows Ethereum is at a Make or Break Price Level

This Data Metric Shows Ethereum is at a Make or Break Price Level

Ethereums price has been driven higher by a massive influx of buying pressure seen throughout the past several days. The intensity of its uptrend has even been enough to drive Bitcoins price higher as well, with the benchmark cryptocurrency flying past it...

NewsBTC

07/27/2020

Whale Alert: $27M From 2016 Bitfinex Hack Is on the Move

The monumental 2016 hack resulted in one of the single-largest losses in bitcoin of all time....

CoinDesk

07/27/2020

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Blasts Past $10,000; Ethereum Fees Up 550% in 2020

Bitcoin is experiencing high volumes, pushing the price close to $11,000. Meanwhile, Ethereum fees are up 550% this year....

CoinDesk

07/27/2020

55 Italian Banks Now Using Corda Blockchain for Interbank Data Transfers

55 Italian Banks Now Using Corda Blockchain for Interbank Data Transfers

Spunta, an R3 Corda-powered blockchain solution is now being used by a massive 85 percent of Italian financial institutions for superfast and secure interbank reconciliations and data transfers, according to reports on July 27, 2020. Italian Banks Integra...

BTCManager

07/27/2020

This Golden Bull Market Factor Predicts Bitcoin Will Rocket to $14k

This Golden Bull Market Factor Predicts Bitcoin Will Rocket to $14k

Bitcoin price has broken up out of its trading range and has potentially also broken out of a massive, multi-year triangle. If the breakout can hold and confirm, the first logical target according to an important bull market factor would be $14,000. Bulls...

NewsBTC

07/27/2020

SPACs 101: A Bubble, the Future or Both?

A primer on, and critical look at, one of Wall Streets hottest trends: special purpose acquisition companies....

CoinDesk

07/27/2020

Tether Gold (XAUT) Witnesses Surge in Demand Amid Grim Economic Outlook

Tether Gold (XAUT) Witnesses Surge in Demand Amid Grim Economic Outlook

The global economic uncertainties induced by the COVID-19 pandemic has increased the demand for time-tested stores of value, including precious metals such as gold, and silver, among others. At the same time, this demand has cascaded into the cryptocurren...

BTCManager

07/27/2020

29 Cryptocurrencies Delisted on Liquid Exchange to Comply With Singapores FATF Crypto Regulation

29 Cryptocurrencies Delisted on Liquid Exchange to Comply With Singapores FATF Crypto Regulation

A major Japanese cryptocurrency exchange, Liquid, has delisted 29 cryptocurrencies to comply with the crypto regulation in Singapore in an effort to become a licensed crypto exchange operator in the country. Singapore has been enhancing its crypto regulat...

BitCoin

07/27/2020

How Millennials Are Shaping the Future of Money

The desire for autonomy, self-sufficiency and personalization is driving innovation in personal finance, including the shift to crypto....

CoinDesk

07/27/2020

DOTUSDT and FILUSDT Become the Latest Perpetual Swap Products on OKEx

OKEx, one of the popular cryptocurrency spot and derivatives exchange platforms has added two new trading instruments to further expand its derivatives offering. The latest perpetual swap products to find a place for themselves on the list are DOTUSDT and...

NewsBTC

07/27/2020

Two Bearish Signals, One Indicator: Bulls Beware of Bitcoin Push Beyond $10,000

Two Bearish Signals, One Indicator: Bulls Beware of Bitcoin Push Beyond $10,000

After trading sideways for several months, Bitcoin may be ready to not only break out of the trading range but also break out from its multi-year triangle pattern. However, bulls must beware of the latest push beyond $10,000 triggering not one, but two se...

NewsBTC

07/27/2020

Streaming Service Twitch Offers Discount for Crypto Subscribers

Streaming Service Twitch Offers Discount for Crypto Subscribers

More than a year after disabling crypto payments, Twitch is back on the cryptocurrency bandwagon with discounted subscription plans for customers who pay using virtual currencies. As more service platforms integrate with exchanges and other payment gatewa...

BTCManager

07/27/2020

Bitmain Spin-Off Launches Crypto Exchange to Go After Booming Options Market

Matrixport has set up its own derivatives exchange and now wants to take on Deribit, the market leader for crypto options....

CoinDesk

07/27/2020

Blockchain Bites: Ethereums Lifestyle Brand, Twitchs Crypto Discounts and MakerDAOs $1B Milestone

A Ripple executive built an XRP payments platform, a Washington. D.C.. court ruled bitcoin is money and Ethereum miners' profits are soaring....

CoinDesk

07/27/2020

Why Debt Financing May Be a Double-Edged Sword for Bitcoin Miner Bitfarms

BitFarms used high-interest-rate debt with large balloon payments to expand operations. Now it may struggle to pay off its debt, according to CoinDesk Research....

CoinDesk

07/27/2020

Bitcoin Just Posted an Ultra Bullish Technical Formation Not Seen Since 2017

Bitcoin Just Posted an Ultra Bullish Technical Formation Not Seen Since 2017

Bitcoins intense rally seen yesterday evening allowed it to surmount multiple heavy resistance levels that were previously suppressing its price action. The cryptocurrency has also bolstered its technical outlook, with multiple factors now working firmly ...

NewsBTC

07/27/2020