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As Millions Drown in Today’s Poverty Trap, Macro Strategist Raoul Pal Says ‘Bitcoin Is a Life Raft’

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>Global Macro Investor CEO, Raoul Pal, discussed the current economy this week and asked his 394,000 followers if people are using the wrong denominator when it comes to certain economic factors. One thing’s for certain, wages have not increased, no matter the common denominator people use to measure today’s salaries. Pal wholeheartedly …

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Market Wrap: Bitcoin Hits Record $48.2K as CME Ether Futures at $33M Volume on First Day

Bitcoin and ether surpassed Monday’s price records. In ether’s case, CME’s futures launch has given the asset more credibility than ever before. Bitcoin (BTC) trading around $47,174 as of 21:15 UTC (4:15 p.m. ET). Gaining 7.1% over the previous 24 hours. Bitcoin’s 24-hour range: $43,948-$48,226 (CoinDesk 20) BTC well above the 10-hour and the 50-hour …

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Market Wrap: The ‘Elon Effect’ Blasts Bitcoin to $44.8K While Ether Moons

Bitcoin’s price is getting closer to Mars thanks to Elon Musk while ether moons to a new record. Investors are pulling BTC out of DeFi, likely to diversify their profits. Bitcoin (BTC) trading around $44,023 as of 21:00 UTC (4 p.m. ET). Climbing 14.5% over the previous 24 hours. Bitcoin’s 24-hour range: $38,051-$44,801 (CoinDesk 20) …

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Market Wrap: Bitcoin Rises to $38.3K While Ether’s New High Takes Spotlight

Bitcoin made some gains Friday, but ether hit another brand-new price high ahead of CME’s ether futures launching on Monday. Bitcoin (BTC) trading around $37,751 as of 21:00 UTC (4 p.m. ET). Gaining 0.32% over the previous 24 hours. Bitcoin’s 24-hour range: $36,637-$38,332 (CoinDesk 20) BTC below the 10-hour but above the 50-hour moving average …

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Market Wrap: Bitcoin Drops to $36.3K as DeFi Jumps to $32B on Ether FOMO

Bitcoin has had an up-and-down day and ether has performed similarly. But decentralized finance hit a new milestone. Bitcoin (BTC) trading around $37,616 as of 21:15 UTC (4:15 p.m. ET). Gaining 1.4% over the previous 24 hours. Bitcoin’s 24-hour range: $36,207-$38,731 (CoinDesk 20) BTC above the 10-hour and the 50-hour moving average on the hourly …

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Market Wrap: Bitcoin Rises to $35.8K, Ether Hits New High and DeFi Crosses $28B Locked

Bitcoin reversed several days of sideways trading to head higher, ether broke $1,500 for the first time and DeFi’s ecosystem has a record amount of value locked in dollar terms. Bitcoin (BTC) trading around $35,824 as of 21:00 UTC (4 p.m. ET). Gaining 6% over the previous 24 hours. Bitcoin’s 24-hour range: $33,459-$35,824 (CoinDesk 20) …

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Market Wrap: Bitcoin Trading Tepidly at $33.7K While SushiSwap Eats Raw Market Share

Bitcoin is taking a break, staying in a tight trading range with lower than average volume compared to the past month. Meanwhile, alternative cryptocurrencies and decentralized finance are stealing the spotlight. Bitcoin (BTC) trading around $33,782 as of 21:00 UTC (4 p.m. ET). Gaining 2.5% over the previous 24 hours. Bitcoin’s 24-hour range: $32,341-$34,715 (CoinDesk …

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Market Wrap: Bitcoin Bumps to $38.6K While DeFi Exchanges Hit $50B

Analysts believe Elon Musk’s shout-out to crypto pushed bitcoin’s price upwards at a time when decentralized exchanges are experiencing record amounts of trading volume on the Ethereum network. Excessive fees could damp that, however.  Bitcoin (BTC) trading around $34,616 as of 21:00 UTC (4 p.m. ET). Climbing 5.9% over the previous 24 hours. Bitcoin’s 24-hour …

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Market Wrap: Bitcoin Slips to $30.8K While Investors Plow BTC Back Into DeFi

Bitcoin has been in a $30,000-$35,000 range for almost a week at a time when some market participants are seeking out ether and other crypto to trade during the perceived doldrums. Bitcoin (BTC) trading around $32,003 as of 21:00 UTC (4 p.m. ET). Slipping 4% over the previous 24 hours. Bitcoin’s 24-hour range: $30,875- $32,967 …

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Market Wrap: Bitcoin Back Above $33K While Ether Up 65% in 2021

Crypto markets have reversed course across the board and are flashing green Friday. Bitcoin crossed over $32,000 and ether is rallying hard in 2021 so far. Bitcoin (BTC) trading around $33,608 as of 21:00 UTC (4 p.m. ET). Gaining 5.3% over the previous 24 hours. Bitcoin’s 24-hour range: $28,845-$33,873 (CoinDesk 20) BTC above the 10-hour …

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