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Bitcoin

Bitcoin’s Correlation to the Stock Market Continues to Fall: A

As decentralized digital assets, Bitcoin and the crypto market at large has often been regarded as an isolated bubble or safe haven from the traditional stock market. But as an asset class, cryptos have always been fundamentally tied to equities, closely tracing price levels of major indices. This was clearly displayed in the global stock […]Read More

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Bitcoin’s Price Volatility May Hamper Its Progress Above $50K, JPMorgan

Bitcoin’s price volatility needs to subside for the cryptocurrency to continue its stellar rally, according to analysts at investment banking giant JPMorgan. In a note on Tuesday reported by Reuters, the analysts drew attention to bitcoin‘s high volatility relative to gold, the classic inflation hedge, as an obstacle to significant gains beyond current levels around […]Read More

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Bitcoin’s Wild Rally to $50,000 Turns Investors Away from Gold

Investors are cooling on gold as its digital rival Bitcoin takes the front seat in the race between the hottest hedging assets against inflation and fiat devaluation. Data fetched by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission shows a decline in hedge fund interests in the precious metal as focus shifts on rising nominal yields and the […]Read More

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3 Reasons Why Bitcoin’s Price Just Fell by $3K

Bitcoin saw a significant drop early on Monday, soon after it had looked primed for a convincing move above $50,000.  The top cryptocurrency slipped from nearly $49,000 to $45,926 during the early Asian hours and was last seen changing hands near $47,790 – down 1.8% on the day, according to CoinDesk 20 data.  The decline […]Read More

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ShapeShift CEO Erik Voorhees on Bitcoin’s future and Peter Schiff’s

Bitcoin’s rise in 2020 was marked by institutions purchasing the asset as a hedge against global inflation, a bleak economic outlook, and an overall low-yield environment in the traditional finance market. The year 2021 is not far behind in that regard. The first month saw business enterprise firm MicroStrategy conduct its “Bitcoin playbook” conference, a […]Read More

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Multiple Analysts Look at $400,000 as Bitcoin’s Ultimate Bull Stop

A soup of optimistic fundamental and technical indicators has led multiple analysts to envision Bitcoin at a six-digit valuation. The flurry of experienced finance professionals includes veteran trader Peter Brandt, investment strategist Scott Minerd, and asset manager Cathie Wood. All of them, coming from different mindsets, lately projected Bitcoin at $400,000, a cryptocurrency that has […]Read More

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Consesensus on How to Activate Bitcoin’s Taproot Upgrade is Close

Many of Bitcoin’s most active stakeholders have just about nailed down the activation method for Taproot, the Bitcoin software’s biggest upgrade in years. In a public meeting on Internet Relay Chat (IRC) Tuesday, Bitcoin developers, miners, business professionals and enthusiasts hashed out the specifics of how to package the Taproot upgrade into an update – […]Read More

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How Bitcoin’s Taproot Upgrade Will Improve Its Software Stack

Bitcoin’s Taproot upgrade is (basically) a shoe-in as Bitcoin stakeholders figure out the best way to bring it online.  Digital signatures are created from the private keys that control bitcoin wallets and are required to approve transactions. Taproot addresses will use Schnorr signatures, rather than Bitcoin’s current signature algorithm, the elliptic curve digital signature algorithm, […]Read More