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Mexican drug cartels legalize income through bitcoin

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At the end of last week, the International Narcotics Control Board released a report expressing concern that Mexico's drug cartels were using bitcoin. The researchers found that criminal communities from Jalisco and Sinaloa are increasingly using cryptocurrency in their financial schemes....

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The USA will stop the circumvention of Russian sanctions with BTC

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Senator Elizabeth Warren is drafting a bill to make it harder to circumvent economic sanctions with digital currencies. This politician represents the camp of supporters of strict crypto regulation in the American establishment. She has repeatedly demanded from Congress and the government to...

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Commissions in BTC and ETH networks fall amid weakening user activity

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Against the backdrop of weakening activity on the Bitcoin and Ethereum blockchains, transaction fees have been decreasing over the past few weeks. According to BitinfoCharts, the average Bitcoin transaction fee has dropped to $1.59. Ethereum fees plummeted to their lowest level since August last...

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Bitcoin mining difficulty drops for the first time since November 2021

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The bitcoin hashrate in mid-February reached an all-time high. Computing power exceeded 215.5 exahash per second (EH/s). Over the past six months, they have increased by about 45%. Then the activity of the miners began to fall, and already on February 28, the hashrate fell to 190.6 EH / s, but then...

Russia

The CB of Russia didn't soften the attitude towards BTC

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The Bank of Russia still advocates a complete ban on the circulation and mining of cryptos. This was stated by the head of the expert group of the Department of Financial Technologies of the CB of the Russian Federation Maria Telegina. The sanctions did not force the regulator to reconsider its...

China

People's Bank of China announces victory over bitcoin

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The volume of BTC transactions in China has fallen to a minimum, thanks to the restrictive policy of the Central Bank. The regulator made a corresponding statement in the middle of the week. Recall that the Chinese authorities began last spring to oust not only miners from the market but also...

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deVere Group CEO predicts Bitcoin to Jump to $50,000

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Bitcoin (BTC) continues to trade in a narrow range from $43,000 to $45,000. On Thursday, March 3, the BTC rate sank to $43,176, but many analysts predict that the coin will be able to win back losses very soon. Optimistic, for example, the CEO of deVere Group Nigel Green. In his opinion, an...

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Bitcoin Funds for five weeks were able to attract $239M

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Crypto funds have been raising institutional capital for five consecutive weeks. In another study by the CoinShares team, it is noted that at the end of the past week, the number of funds invested in such products amounted to $36 million. If the American institutions sent $95 million to them, the...

CME

CME to Launch Options on Microfutures Based on BTC and ETH

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The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) will launch option contracts, the underlying assets of which will be microfutures on Bitcoin and Ethereum. Trading in instruments will start on March 28, 2022, after approval by regulators. “Option contracts will allow traders to effectively hedge market...

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The number of addresses holding at least 1000 BTC rose to a 10-month high

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Whale wallets have been aggressively buying bitcoin over the past few weeks. According to the Glassnode platform, the largest addresses controlling at least 1,000 coins took advantage of the winter sales and market decline. They have significantly increased their reserves in BTC. Now the number of...

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Number of employees receiving a salary in BTC increased by 10% in 2021

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A study by recruitment company Deel says there has been a significant increase in the number of people who are paid wholly or partly in cryptocurrencies. The share of such employees increased last year by about 10%. Moreover, the researchers note that not only actors, athletes, and politicians...

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Bitcoin Price Went Above $44.000 Amid the Ruble Depreciation

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Bitcoin price surpassed $44.000 for the first time since February 17 as the demand for crypto has increased amid the Russian Ukrainian war. In the last 24 hours, the price of Bitcoin rose by 14% and currently stands at around $43.300. Ethereum increased by 11%, reaching $2.900. The total global...

Pantera Capital

Analysts at Pantera Capital announced a new bitcoin spurt

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Bitcoin, as a decentralized asset, benefits from any economic or political aggravation in the world. That is exactly the situation we are seeing now. The influence of the tax policy of the authorities also affects. For now, Bitcoin is stable, but a new rally awaits us very soon, analysts at Pantera...

Block

Block received $1.96 billion from the sale of bitcoin in the quarter

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In the fourth quarter of 2021, Block (formerly Square) generated $1.96B in bitcoin sales through the Cash App, developing a gross profit of $46M for the firm. The company's total revenue for the period reached $4.08 billion, up 29% year on year. In 2021, Block's revenue increased by 86% to $17.66...

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Number of addresses with at least 0.01 BTC has set a new record

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Bitcoin (BTC) is trying to find the bottom at around $35,000. There is an opinion among analysts that at this level, the cryptocurrency can claim to be the support of the whales. On the night of Friday, February 25, the coin bounced to $36,100, but so far it is still trading in the red zone....

David Heinemeier Hansson

The creator of Ruby on Rails called criticism of bitcoin a mistake

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The creator of the Ruby on Rails web framework, David Heinemeier Hansson, called his negative position on bitcoin amid the situation with protests in Canada erroneous. “I still can’t believe this is a protest that will prove that every bitcoin weirdo is a prophet. And I had to admit I was wrong...

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Huobi’s Du Jun Sees the Next BTC Bull Run To Happen Not Till 2024

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The next Bitcoin bull run will occur no sooner than 2024 or early 2025 according to the co-founder of Huobi exchange, Du Jun. In an interview with CNBC, he noted that his opinion is based on the Bitcoin halving technique which takes place about every 4 years when 210.000 blocks are mined. BTC...

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Hedge fund Man Group called bitcoin a risky asset

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The increasing correlation between bitcoin and the Nasdaq stock index suggests that cryptocurrency should be considered a risky asset. This view is shared by analysts at the hedge fund Man Group. Their report on digital currencies says that monetary tightening by central banks will inevitably lead...