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Bitcoin

El Salvador’s Bitcoin mine could earn over 20,000 BTC ($750

El Salvador’s proposed Bitcoin mine could earn hundreds of millions of dollars each year given the current network state, a top miner pointed out in a tweet today. Bitcoin revenues for El Salvador? The country made history last month after becoming the first-ever nation to recognize and classify Bitcoin as ‘legal tender,’ allowing citizens to […]Read More

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US investors made over $4 billion trading Bitcoin last year

A recent report from cryptocurrency analytics firm Chainalysis has shown that quite a number of countries made massive gains in their Bitcoin investments when compared to their traditional economic rankings. US Bitcoin investors lead gains The report broke down the estimated gains made by countries in 2020. What this means is that countries that could […]Read More

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Goldman Sachs studies crypto as an asset class—a year after

Major American investment bank Goldman Sachs has seemingly recognized that cryptocurrencies are an emerging new asset class after all—despite stating otherwise just a year ago, according to its recent report. A part of this paper, posted on Twitter by economist Alex Krüger yesterday, explained that Goldman Sachs, among other things, turned to crypto-related companies like […]Read More

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This firm turned an old power plant into Bitcoin farm—and

Over the past few years, private equity firm Atlas Holdings has created arguably the most ambitious and self-sufficient Bitcoin mining facility in the U.S. by repurposing a whole abandoned power plant into a crypto farm. According to Ars Technica’s report published earlier this week, Atlas bought the Greenidge power plant in upstate New York back […]Read More

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Goldman Sachs is trading Bitcoin a year after saying crypto

US bank Goldman Sachs has launched a cryptocurrency trading team, as per a report this morning on news outlet CNBC. Goldman Sachs just formed an entire cryptocurrency trading team under their Global Currencies divsion. Last year, they called #bitcoin “not an asset class” — Documenting Bitcoin 🟩 (@DocumentingBTC) May 7, 2021 From no crypto to […]Read More

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Bitcoin firm that exploded 12,000% in the past year is

Bitcoin firm that exploded 12,000% in the past year is buying the world’s largest mining farm Earn up to 12% APY on Bitcoin, Ethereum, USD, EUR, GBP, Stablecoins & more. Start Earning Interest Riot Blockchain, a publicly listed United States Bitcoin mining player, acquired a crypto mining facility for over $650 million last week as […]Read More

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Bitcoin breaks $60,000 a year after ‘flash crash’ to under

Bitcoin, the world’s biggest cryptocurrency by market cap, broke the $60,000 level today driven by futures and spot trading activity. It’s now returned over 990% to investors in the past year, and 8% in the past day. Data showed over $490 million worth of “short” positions, or bets against BTC’s rising prices, were liquidation as […]Read More

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One Year Later: Bitcoin Emerges As “The Stimulus Asset”

Bitcoin price is trading at above $52,000 currently, yet less than one year ago from today it struggled to crack $10,000. Failure sent the cryptocurrency plummeting to Black Thursday lows, but from there confirmed the bear market was over, and has been in an uptrend ever since. During that time, compared to all other assets, […]Read More

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A Bullish ($1 Million) Bitcoin Forecast as Year of Ox

Editor’s Note: Happy Chinese Lunar New Year! First Mover will not publish on Monday, February 15, which is Presidents’ Day in the U.S. Cryptocurrency markets will be open, as they always are. Price Point Bitcoin (BTC) was lower, after pushing early Friday to a new all-time high price of $48,925, based on CoinDesk pricing.  Market […]Read More

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Why a Chinese New Year Sell-Off May Not Happen This

The lunar Chinese New Year this year is on Feb. 12, right around the corner. But unlike in previous years, some analysts and traders say the “Chinese New Year Dump,” a belief bitcoin’s (BTC) price would drop around the holiday period, will not take place this year. Why? The impact of retail traders in China […]Read More