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Chainlink explained

A Guide to Chainlink

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Chainlink is a blockchain-powered decentralized platform that employs third-party tools named oracles to get data from other blockchains. The network was founded in June 2017 by the non-profit company SmartContract with the leadership of Steve Ellis and Sergey Nazarov. In September 2017 the firm...

Bull and bear markets explained

What Are Bull and Bear Markets?

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Bull and Bear markets are financial terms that describe the trends and conditions of the market at a particular period of time. A bull market means that the price of the stocks is rising in terms of a longer period. A bear market is just the opposite. There is a price decrease in the market for a...

China

7 directions of blockchain adoption in China

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Investors hungry for signals of mass adoption should look at China and the blockchain-related new venture epidemic. There is no sign that China's recent blockchain gold rush is waning. New ventures sprung up almost overnight after business leaders and investors seized on President Xi Jinping's...

Bitcoin ETFs explained

What Are Bitcoin ETFs? Which Countries Have Approved Them?

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In 2021 first Bitcoin ETFs got validated. The interest in these products keeps rising. They are exchange-traded funds that follow the value of BTC and the trading process is held on traditional markets in the place of cryptocurrency exchanges. So, BTC exchange-traded funds enable investing in the...

about IDOs

What is IDO? How It Is Different From Other Crypto Fundings?

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IDO (Initial DEX Offering) also known as Initial DeFi Offering is a type of fundraising managed on decentralized liquidity exchanges like UniSwap, Balancer, 1INCH, and others. This makes it different from other methods of crypto fundings (ICO, STO, IPO, IEO). Trading on decentralized liquidity...

USA vs Crypto

Six times, when US interfered in the crypto industry in 2020

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In 2020, brave American regulators have got closer to the crypto industry than ever before. As the popularity of cryptocurrencies has grown, services that have a direct responsibility to preserve the integrity of the existing financial system have continuously worked to prevent cryptocurrency...

BTC Tax

7 countries that do not tax bitcoin profits

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There is no unified crypto taxation system. Some countries are more liberal than others. Here's our list of eight of the most crypto-friendly tax authorizations....

Cardano guide

What Is Cardano? What Are the Features Making It Special?

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Cardano is a blockchain protocol fueled by the Proof of Stake mechanism. It allows managing nodes, developing smart contracts, and dApps. Cardano is the primary blockchain based on peer-review and academic approaches. This suggested instead of creating a white paper make certain that specialists...

Bitcoin tokenization

What Is Bitcoin Tokenization and How to Use It?

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The goal of Bitcoin tokenization is to allow its movement to other networks. Note that the coins and tokens are not the same. Coins are native to their own blockchain and most often serve as money. On the other hand, tokens are cryptocurrencies of broader smart contracts platforms like Ethereum...

Bitcoin

All about top bitcoin investors and their crypto portfolios

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Most of us are trying to be smarter in questions of investments. We are looking for example models or advice to understand, how it will be better to make investment decisions and what projects really worth our attention. Today let's talk about the greatest known bitcoin and blockchain assets'...

API

What are APIs and how are they used in crypto trading?

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Let's find out what APIs are and what role they play in cryptocurrency trading. What is API? An API is an application programming interface that helps applications communicate with each other. In everyday life, we regularly use APIs, but we do not always realize that we are dealing with...

Cross-border payments in crypto

Cross-Border Transfers in Crypto. What Are the Benefits?

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A little history With regard to understanding the concept of crypto cross-border payments, it is necessary to know what are cross border transactions at all. This type of transaction appeared to help people complete financial operations from a distance, meaning that the sender and receiver are in...

Aave what is it?

What Is Aave and How To Use It?

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Aave is an Ethereum-based lending protocol. It provides options of lending, borrowing, and gaining interest in crypto without intermediaries. The platform has its native token AAVE, due to which users can govern it. The foundation of Aave, ETH Land Aave changed a lot since its foundation in...

BTC 2021

Bitcoin 2021 Predictions. Throwback at 2020

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2021 has only begun, but Bitcoin already managed to establish a new all-time high. On January 2, it surged $30.000. Two days later, on its birthday the price surpassed $34000. Currently, the cryptocurrency is traded at around $31.000. 2021 is expected to be a great year for Bitcoin. Before...

Trading

The 5 best indicators for cryptocurrencies

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Billionaire Warren Buffett once famously said, "In the business world, the view in the rearview mirror is always clearer than the view through the windshield." That means that it is easier to look back and analyze what happened than to look ahead and try to see the future. In the world of...

BTC subunits

BTC Subunits: Satoshi, Bits, Millibits, Megabits

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Bitcoin as any other currency can be denominated in minor values. You can buy a whole bitcoin, but you can also buy fractions of one bitcoin. Small values make BTC activities easier to manage and make transactions readable. Let's see what are they? Satoshi (Sat) The smallest and also the most used...

CBDC, what is it

What Is CBDC? Which Are the Countries Experimenting With It?

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The concept of CBDC CBDC (Central Bank Digital Currency) is a new class of cryptocurrency that different governments worldwide are observing. The main difference between CBDC and regular currencies is that the first one is designed to run innovative payment solutions, especially a blockchain in...

Crypto Mistakes

10 things crypto-newbies should avoid

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Being a beginner in any industry means you will make some mistakes. Mistakes make life difficult, and then you get the impression that you will never stop being a beginner. The same happens in the cryptocurrency industry - a lot of new people make mistakes that are inherent only to beginners. Of...

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