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Alt season rush: Ethereum and DeFi get in shape for another hot summer

Altcoins like Ether (ETH), Dogecoin (DOGE) and Ethereum Classic (ETC) are spearheading a new alt season that seems to have taken off with a bang. Since a rising tide usually lifts all boats, there are several other cryptocurrencies that are benefiting from this growing interest in altcoins. Ether, however, may be the one generating the …

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Democratizing trading: After GameStop, does more need to be done?

Democratizing finance has been a dominant theme in recent years — with companies vying to create a level playing field and give amateur investors the same opportunities that hedge funds and institutional investors enjoy. There have been some successes along the way. Purchasing stocks is a lot easier now than it was a few years …

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VORTECS Report: Storage coins rev up gains as Markets Pro rides the green wave

It’s been another great week for altcoins as the total market capitalization of all cryptocurrencies moves within spitting distance of the $2 trillion mark. And it’s been equally positive for the Cointelegraph Markets Pro platform, which tracks crypto market conditions and real-time headline news in the blockchain industry to deliver market intelligence for every investor. …

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To the ‘literal moon’? Elon Musk SpaceX tweet gives Dogecoin a 35% lift-off

It may be an April Fool’s prank, but when it comes to meme-based cryptocurrency Dogecoin (DOGE), it hardly matters. DOGE/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bittrex). Source: Tradingview Musk: SpaceX taking Dogecoin to “literal moon” After a fresh tweet from Tesla CEO Elon Musk, DOGE/USD shot up 35% in minutes on April 1, hitting six-week highs. Musk, …

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FOMO or fundamentals? Here’s why Orion Protocol (ORN) rallied by 730%

As the decentralized finance (DeFi) industry grows, new exchanges and liquidity pools constantly emerge. For the average investor, keeping track of all of them and finding the best yield opportunities has become increasingly complicated. The situation becomes even worse as centralized exchanges also offer staking opportunities. Therefore, the need for a liquidity aggregator that connects …

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Colombian Cryptocurrency Project Kmuschicoin Gains Popularity as Adoption on Local Stores Grows

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>A Colombian entrepreneur has joined forces with a Venezuelan teenager to launch a cryptocurrency in Boyacá, Colombia. The region is now known in the local crypto industry as the home of the most popular emerging local crypto in the country.</strong> Over 5,000 People From Other Countries Currently Hold The “Bitcoin Boyacense” Kmuschicoin, …

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Soaring Sell Orders Contrast Sharply with Bitcoin’s Renewed Bull Run

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <b>Alongside the cryptocurrency’s meteoric climb over the back half of 2020 and early 2021, a curious phenomenon has unfolded; heightened profit-taking and conversion to fiat currencies. Data collected by Simplex, a fiat-crypto gateway, underscores this seemingly paradoxical development. </b> A Curious Race to Convert Crypto to Fiat Has Accompanied Bitcoin’s Latest Drive …

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Multiple Tokens See Rally Amid Looming ‘Alt Season’

As prices for bitcoin and ether retreat from their recent highs, the strong performance of other cryptocurrencies indicate traders and investors may now be turning to alternative coins (altcoins) for potential high returns. Data compiled by CoinDesk Research shows that as of Jan. 11, prices for both bitcoin and ether were about 87% and 78%, …

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ETH 2.0 Scheduled for December, Vitalik Deposits $1.4M Worth of Ether Into Phase 0 Contract

<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/398592″ rel=”nofollow noopener noreferrer” target=”_blank”><img loading=”lazy” src=”http://scoreit.online/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/lottery_exclusive_728x180_copy2-3.jpg” alt width=”728″ height=”180″></a></div><strong>This December the cryptocurrency community may see the first introductory phase of the highly anticipated Ethereum 2.0 consensus change. On Wednesday, the Ethereum Foundation published <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/ETH” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>ETH</a> 2.0 specifications explaining how the genesis phase …

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Filecoin Miners Start a Strike – FIL Validators Claim the Project’s Economic Model Is Not Working

<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=”http://scoreit.online/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/daw_1456x360-34.jpg” alt width=”1456″ height=”360″></a></div><strong>The Filecoin project has surely seen a lot of hype but during the last few weeks before the launch, the cooperative digital storage crypto project has been criticized a great deal. This weekend a few Filecoin miners have …

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