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Publicly-Listed Bitcoin Mining Operations See Shares Skyrocket, Riot Blockchain Market Cap Reaches $1B

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>While bitcoin’s value has captured new all-time price highs, a number of publicly listed bitcoin mining operations have seen significant profits. The U.S.-based firm Riot Blockchain’s market valuation recently obtained a $1 billion capitalization. Meanwhile, a number of other bitcoin mining business operations have seen colossal demand for company shares.</strong> Riot Blockchain, …

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Marathon Settles Record-Breaking ASIC Acquisition, Buys 70,000 High Performance Bitcoin Miners

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>On December 28, the publicly listed firm Marathon Patent Group announced the purchase of 70,000 Antminer S19 bitcoin miners from Bitmain for $170 million. Marathon expects the shipments to complete in 2021, giving the mining operation over a hundred thousand ASIC miners or more than ten exahash of hashpower. </strong> Marathon Patent …

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Bitcoin Miner Riot Blockchain Ends Week Up 50% After Tapping 2-Year Highs

As bitcoin continues surging toward record highs, bitcoin mining companies ride its coattails.  Shares of the publicly traded bitcoin mining company Riot Blockchain rose 50% this week, trading hands just below $6.00 at week’s end. Bitcoin gained nearly 17% over the same period.  Riot shares surged even higher in early hours Friday, reaching $6.60, a …

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Marathon and Riot battle for the title of America’s biggest Bitcoin miner

Nevada-based cryptocurrency mining firm Marathon Patent Group has announced the purchase of 10,000 Antminer S-19 Pro ASICs as part of its plan to become the largest mining firm in North America. The publicly traded firm announced the purchase on Oct. 26, revealing plans to command an operational hash rate of 2.56 exahashes per second (EH/s) …

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Fidelity, Vanguard, Schwab Funds Have Been Loading Up on Crypto Mining Stocks

Three of the largest asset managers are diversifying their funds to hold blockchain stocks, throwing more establishment financial might behind bitcoin’s technology. Charles Schwab has begun purchasing shares of Riot Blockchain, joining Fidelity and Vanguard – already investors in Riot, HIVE Blockchain Technologies, Hut 8 and BC Group – in allocating mutual fund holdings to …

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Chinese Mining Rig Manufacturer Microbt Announces Offshore ASIC Factory

On Friday, China-based bitcoin mining rig manufacturer Microbt announced plans to create an offshore facility that produces the company’s Whatsminer devices and parts for North America. The firm revealed the expansion news when it announced a recent partnership with the New York-based Foundry Digital LLC. Microbt’s Whatsminer mining rigs have become popular during the last …

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Bitcoin Hashrate Ramps to 130 Exahash Amid Next-Generation Miner Shortage

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Capturing Petahash: Marathon Obtains 3,300 Bitcoin Mining Rigs, Acquires Fastblock for $22 Million

Russia and China De-dollarization Approaching ‘Breakthrough Moment’ China and Russia are collaborating to reduce their dependence on the U.S. dollar. Trade settlements in USD between the two countries have fallen below 50% for the first time. De-dollarization in Russia and China The dollar’s share of trade between … read more. Why the Rise of the …

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Riot Blockchain Buys 8,000 of Bitmain’s Latest Bitcoin Miners, Company Targets 1.5 EH/s by 2021

Bitmain Technologies Inc. said Monday that Nasdaq-listed Riot Blockchain is buying 8,000 of its Antminer S19 Pro bitcoin miners in a deal worth $17.7 million. In a blog post, the Chinese crypto mining hardware maker stated that the machines will be delivered in batches of 2,000 over four straight months starting January 2021. “We are …

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