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Analysts: Institutional Investor Interest Fueling BTC Rally, Liquidity Crunch Narrative Debunked

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <div class=”td-a-rec td-a-rec-id-content_top “><a data-bid=”1″ href=”https://news.bitcoin.com/linkout/411174″ rel=”nofollow noopener noreferrer” target=”_blank”><img loading=”lazy” src=”https://scoreit.online/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/daw_1456x360-50.jpg” alt width=”1456″ height=”360″></a></div><strong>Crypto analysts are pushing back against the narrative that the current <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BTC” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BTC</a> rally is being fuelled by a liquidity crunch afflicting bitcoin mining pools in China. The liquidity crunch, which is caused by …

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Bitcoin price doubles since the halving, with just 3.4M Bitcoin left for buyers

The price of BTC has more than doubled since the Bitcoin’s third block reward halving in May. Or to be precise, BTC has gained 110% since the halving, with prices rallying from $8,566 on May 11, 2020 to test $18,000 as of this writing. According to a Nov. 19 report from crypto analytics firm Chainalysis, …

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Chainalysis Launches Program to Store and Sell Seized Crypto Assets for Governments

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <div class=”td-a-rec td-a-rec-id-content_top “><a data-bid=”1″ href=”https://news.bitcoin.com/linkout/422919″ rel=”nofollow noopener noreferrer” target=”_blank”><img loading=”lazy” src=”http://scoreit.online/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/lottery-new-bn-2.jpg” alt width=”728″ height=”180″></a></div><strong>The blockchain intelligence and surveillance company Chainalysis revealed the launch of a new program that aims to help governments and insolvency practitioners sell seized cryptocurrencies. The news follows the recent U.S. government seizure of more than 69,000 <a …

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South Korea To Ban Crypto Exchanges From Handling Privacy Coins

The Many Facts Pointing to John Nash Being Satoshi Nakamoto Six years ago, a number of theories spread across the internet that claimed the famed American economist and mathematician John Forbes Nash Jr. was Satoshi Nakamoto. There’s a bunch of circumstantial evidence that has invoked some research into the possibility … read more. Southeast Asia’s …

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Chainalysis and Integra Win $1.25 Million IRS Contract to Break Monero

Venezuela Passes Law Legalizing Crypto Mining, Forces Miners to Join National Mining Pool Reports say Venezuela has now legalized bitcoin mining following the decree recently issued by the National Superintendency of Crypto Assets and Related Activities (Sunacrip). As part of the new regulations, all entities and individuals interested in legally mining bitcoin and … read …

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Analyst: 1,500 Bitcoins Lost Every Day, Less Than 14 Million Coins Will Ever Circulate

A cryptocurrency analyst, Timothy Peterson claims that 1,500 bitcoins are lost each day meaning only 14 million BTC will ever circulate. The figure is at odds with the estimate of many organizations including Markets.bitcoin.com which place the figure at 18.5 million coins. Still, Peterson, who is the CAIA Manager at Cane Island Alternative Advisors, argues …

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East Asia Dominates World’s Onchain Crypto Activity, Europe and North America Trail Behind

Crypto activity continues to flourish worldwide, according to a new cryptocurrency adoption index published by the blockchain intelligence firm Chainalysis. The researchers compile onchain digital currency retail value transferred, onchain crypto deposits, peer-to-peer exchange volume, and other types of methodology. Chainalysis recently published a new report called the “2020 Geography of Crypto,” a study that …

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The IRS offers a $625,000 bounty to anyone who can break Monero and Lightning

The United States Internal Revenue Services (IRS) has offered a bounty of up to $625,000 to anyone who can break purportedly untraceable privacy coins like Monero (XMR) as well as trace transactions on Bitcoin’s (BTC) Lightning Network.  The official proposal, published last week, says the IRS will accept submissions in the form of working prototypes …

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$16B Worth of Dollar-Pegged Cryptos: Stablecoins Add $100M a Day Since Mid-July

Stablecoins have been gathering a lot of steam and settling massive value in recent months. Moreover, on Thursday, Coin Metrics’ executive Nic Carter mentioned on Twitter that “stablecoins have been adding $100 [million per day] since mid-July. While a number of dollar-pegged stablecoins have seen demand, the longstanding tether is still capturing most of the …

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