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Bitcoin

$1.6 billion liquidated after Bitcoin briefly falls under $54,000

Bitcoin fell to under $54,000 in the morning hours amidst a broader sell-off in the crypto market. The asset later recovered slightly and traded over $54,700 at press time. Bitcoin….gone Data from markets tool Bybt showed over $1.6 billion worth of crypto positions were ‘liquidated’ as a result of the price plunge, with $953 million […]Read More

Market

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Drops Briefly Below $33.5K While Ether Calls

Bitcoin is recovering from a steady price decline while ether options traders anticipate another high-water mark after it hit an all-time high of $1,439. Bitcoin (BTC) trading around $35,023 as of 21:00 UTC (4 p.m. ET). Slipping 4.1% over the previous 24 hours. Bitcoin’s 24-hour range: $33,430-$36,794 (CoinDesk 20) BTC above the 10-hour but way […]Read More

Market

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Briefly Drops Close to $28K as Ether

Over-leveraged bitcoin investors in the derivatives market led to Monday’s sell-off while ether spot and futures markets are starting to get a lot more attention. Bitcoin (BTC) trading around $31,444 as of 21:00 UTC (4 p.m. ET). Slipping 5.7% over the previous 24 hours. Bitcoin’s 24-hour range: $28,154-$33,562 (CoinDesk 20) BTC slightly below its 10-hour […]Read More

Blockchain

Bitcoin.org Briefly Shut Down by DDoS Attack; Bitcoin Not Affected

The website is home to Bitcoin Core, the most popular software version of bitcoin’s code. To be clear: Bitcoin’s blockchain itself was not attacked, only the website hosting one copy of its open-source code. While the site was inaccessible, Bitcoiners disseminated the software to newcomers wanting to download the code via a torrenting service, an […]Read More