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Bitcoin Fees Fall 60% While Transaction Count Declines

Bitcoin (BTC) average transaction fees dropped by nearly 60% in the last week, as the number of transactions queuing up to be processed on the network eased. According to data from Bitinfocharts, the cost of making a transaction over the Bitcoin blockchain fell to around $2.61 on May 28, down from just over $6.28 six …

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Bitcoin Risks Turning Bearish Due to Declining Market Health, Says Glassnode

Bitcoin (BTC) risks sliding back into bearish territory should onchain activity and overall market health continue to decline, warns analytics firm Glassnode. The latest market update from Glassnode shows that the GNI index, which measures the overall state of the Bitcoin network, dropped 18% or 13 points week-on-week, to a value of 60 points. Simultaneously, …

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Canaan Narrows Q1 Loss to $5.6 Million Amid Weakening Demand for Mining Hardware

Bitcoin mining rig manufacturer Canaan Creative reported a net loss of $5.6 million for the first quarter of 2020, down from $9.5 million a year earlier. The Chinese company cut prices of its ASIC-based machines by over 50% in an effort to improve sales, but that wasn’t enough to prevent the heavy loss. Demand slumped …

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Bitcoin Miners Double Revenue: Fees Spiked Over 200% in 10 Days Since the Halving

Bitcoin (BTC) miners earned 44% more in transaction fees in the nine days since the halving than they did for the whole of April. If this continues miners will have more than doubled their income from transaction fees going forward. According to data from Coinmetrics, miners have collected the equivalent of 1,176 BTC in transaction …

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Bitcoin Sentiment on Twitter Reaches Its Highest Level in 3 Years, Says Data Firm The Tie

Positive investor sentiment about bitcoin (BTC) on Twitter has reached record levels – its highest in three years – triggered by the cryptocurrency’s supply cut earlier this month, data shows. According to crypto data company The Tie, the 30-day average daily sentiment score is at an all-time high since 2017. The “score” typically measures the …

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Grayscale Buys 33% of All Bitcoin Mined in Last Three Months

Grayscale Investments bought up to 33% of all newly minted bitcoin over the last three months, as the asset manager continues to stockpile major cryptocurrencies. The investment fund added 60,762 BTC to its Bitcoin Trust Fund between February 7 and May 17, a researcher posted on Reddit. That’s the equivalent of 607 BTC acquired by …

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