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Crypto market cap hit a new high reaching $1.7 trillion

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Not only bitcoin (BTC) broke another record this week, but also other digital currencies. We will remind, on the eve of the BTC rate updated its historical maximum, and the capitalization of the digital currency turned out to be above $ 1 trillion, as many analysts had predicted earlier. Bloomberg...

Ripple

SEC affirms accusations upon Ripple in the amended lawsuit

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SEC has said that Ripple CEOs Brad Garlinghouse and Chris Larsen have strongly influenced the price of XRP by increasing or decreasing the sales of their coins depending on the market situation. In an amended lawsuit filed on February 18, the SEC confirmed its allegations of violating U.S....

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Cardano (ADA) Went up to $1 for the First Time Since 2018

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Decentralized public blockchain Cardano's native token ADA has surpassed $1 for the second time ever. The first time dates back to January 2018, when the price reached $1.40. This year there has been a bullish trend for the cryptocurrency. Since February it was up by 200%. At the moment, ADA...

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Bitcoin Surpassed $56.000 and Ether $2000

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Today Bitcoin and Ethereum reached new all-time highs: $56.000 and $2000 correspondingly. The CEO of Tesla Elon Musk set Bitcoin to his Twitter profile avatar. Afterwards, Bitcoin reached a new all-time high of $56.000 with a market cap exceeding $1 T. It's Musk's second profile change including...

BNB sets records

Binance Coin Now Is the Third Largest Coin by Market Cap

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The price of Binance native token BNB grew by 50% just in a day surpassing $276. If we consider the previous 7 days, the price has gone up by 100%. At the moment, BNB trades at above $265. The coin's market cap surged over $40 Billion overtaking that of Tether's ($33 B) and Polkadot's ($30 B). On...

Musk answer to Changpeng Zhao

Musk Says It's Not Wise to Ignore Investment Alternatives

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Business magnate Elon Musk says "only a fool" would ignore alternative options for investment. Recently the CEO of Binance, Changpeng Zhao expressed his surprise about Elon Musk's approach to DOGE and BTC in an interview. Particularly, Zhao said he didn't understand why Tesla bought...

Bitcoin

BTC dominance index falls to 60%

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The growth of the cryptocurrency market was not only the result of the bitcoin (BTC) run but also the rise in prices for the largest altcoins. As a result, BTC's dominance index fell to its lowest level since October last year. Now, this figure is 60%. The share of Ether (ETH) in the market rose to...

Bill Gates

Bill Gates: I don't have bitcoin and I treat it neutral

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Microsoft founder Bill Gates said in an interview with CNBC that he has taken a neutral stance on Bitcoin. “I don’t have bitcoin, I don’t have a short position in bitcoin. I am neutral towards this asset,” he said. Gates noted that his foundation uses certain forms of digital currency in...

Binance

Number of Binance Chain daily transactions bypassed Ethereum

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Binance Chain surpassed Ethereum in terms of user activity. The CEO of the Binance exchange Changpeng Zhao wrote about this on Twitter and admitted that soon the number of transactions on the network would also be higher than on Ethereum. However, he added that he does not oppose ETH. It supports...

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Eth Price Surpasses $1900, Heads to $2000

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Ethereum (Eth) price reached a new all-time high of $1914. The token was up by 7.11% in a day and now trades at above $1890. During this year the cost of the 2nd largest crypto asset by market cap increased by $160%, while BTC surged 78% at the same time. On December 1, 2020, Ethereum launched a...

BTC

Bitcoin hits $52000 to set a new all-time high

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On February 17, the price of BTC crossed the $ 52000 mark. The asset is growing amid news from the software provider Microstrategy, which raised the target of issuing convertible notes from $ 600 million to $ 900 million with the option to purchase an additional $ 150M. The company will use the...

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Financial Advisor Motley Fool Adds $5 M BTC to Its Portfolio

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Virginia-based monetary and investing advice company announced investing $5 M in Bitcoin. The purchased coins will be added to the company's assets-and-liabilities as well as to its "10X" campaign. That means Motley Fool expects Bitcoin price to reach $500.000 within 15 years. The...

Cardano

Cardano cap has doubled since February and reached $ 28B

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Altcoin Cardano (ADA) has secured the fourth line in the ranking of the largest cryptocurrencies. Last week alone, its value increased by more than 30%. On Tuesday, February 16, the ADA rate rose to $ 0.875 (+ 1.65%). The capitalization of digital currency has doubled over the past two weeks, now...

Mining

The energy crisis in the US hurt bitcoin miners

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Due to abnormally cold weather in the United States, there are problems with the power supply of Texas. Local mining farms were de-energized, which led to a significant drop in hash rates. For example, the capacity of only one mining firm, Luxor Tech, fell 40%, said its co-founder Ethan Vera....

BTC at $51.000

Bitcoin Broke $51.000 First Time in History

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Today Bitcoin set another all-time high of $51.000. On February 15, the price surpassed $49500, and the day after that it went up to $50.000. At the moment the leading cryptocurrency trade at around $50.800. The market cap stands at $944 Billion at the moment. Along with this, miners' revenues...

Ripple

SEC and Ripple abandon pre-trial settlement of the claim

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The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Ripple said that the regulator's lawsuit over the alleged unregistered sale of securities in the form of a digital asset XRP will not be settled out of court. In a letter to open the case, the parties stated that having previously discussed this...

Bitcoin

Miners cut bitcoin sales in February

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Researchers from the Glassnode team found that mining pools started selling fewer bitcoins in February. In January, by contrast, they were actively selling coins to earn as much as possible. By the beginning of this month, the miners received enough funds and switched to accumulative tactics. The...

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Morgan Stanley Considers Adding BTC

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New-York based international investment bank and financial services provider Morgan Stanley announced it may add Bitcoin to its list of bets. The firm's wing Counterpoint Global views the option and is waiting to get confirmation from the firm and regulators. Counterpoint Global is a $150 B...

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