Bitcoin 

This Week in CT Spain

As many of our readers probably know, Cointelegraph has a number of non-English branches, each covering news from different parts of the world.  In pursuit of the most complete and detailed picture of the global cryptocurrency industry, we present a series of weekly compilations of the freshest original articles from our colleagues, starting with Cointelegraph in Spanish. On Aug. 22, Cointelegraph in Spanish spoke with Daniel Pons Ayala, founder and CIO of Cresio, a platform that allows users to operate on multiple crypto exchanges simultaneously using the same application. Ayala…

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Bitcoin 

Institutions Depositing $200-400M Into Crypto Per Week

Bitcoin (BTC) adoption by institutions has gone from a myth to fact in the past year, the CEO of major cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has said.  ‘We know the answer’ about adoption: Armstrong Speaking on Twitter Aug. 16, Brian Armstrong said that 2019 had formed the year of reckoning for institutional Bitcoin uptake, with the trend now obvious. He wrote:  “Whether institutions were going to adopt crypto or not was an open question about 12 months ago. I think it’s safe to say we now know the answer. We’re seeing $200-400M…

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Bitcoin 

Bitcoin Still up on the Week After Failing to Hold $11,000

Tuesday, Aug. 13 — Bitcoin (BTC) falls under the $11,000 mark again as most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting moderate losses on the day by press time. Market visualization courtesy of Coin360 Bitcoin’s price is currently down by 3.12% on the day, trading at around $11,019, according to Coin360. Looking at its weekly chart, the coin is up by about 6.55%. Still, multiple sources — including Cointelegraph’s market information tools — report that Bitcoin’s price is currently under $11,000. Furthermore, according to cryptocurrency information platform CoinMarketCap, Bitcoin is…

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Bitcoin Could Cross $15,000 This Week, No Trust in Centralization

Max Keiser, a former Wall Street trader and host of the RT program Keiser Report, said that he believes Bitcoin (BTC) will break $15,000 this week. In tweet published Aug. 3, Keiser said that he is “sensing #Bitcoin will cross $15,000 this week.” He further stated that confidence in central governments, central banks and centralized fiat money are at the lowest level they have been in decades. He noted: “I’m confident. So I just burned another $10,000 in $USD shitcoin. Correlation does not equal causation, but whenever I burn a…

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Ethereum 

Libra Special! Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUDs of the Week

Coming every Sunday, the Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions, and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week Libra hearings: Hostility and criticism as Congress grills Facebook executive A godsend to drug dealers. More dangerous than 9/11. A global economic threat. Congress was given two days to grill the head of Facebook’s Calibra wallet, David Marcus, over the upcoming Libra cryptocurrency, and…

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Ethereum 

Bitcoin Retakes $11,000 Following Turbulent Week in Crypto

Charts Courtesy of Coin360.com July 20 — Bitcoin (BTC) has retaken the $11,000 price point on the heels of a turbulent week.  Charts Courtesy of Coin360.com After a bull market at the end of June brought the price of BTC to almost $14,000, the coin had largely been maintaining between $10,000 and $13,000 for most of the past month, briefly cracking $11,000 on July 15 before slipping below the $10,000 price point on July 16. For the past three days, BTC has been in the $10,000 range, but had faltered…

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Bitcoin 

Top-3 Crypto Losers of the Week — Price Analysis

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. Market data is provided by HitBTC. The short-term sentiment in the crypto community is one of uncertainty. Facebook’s Libra project, which was expected to attract millions of people to cryptocurrencies, is likely to face stiff regulatory hurdles. Likewise, various politicians around the world, including United States President Donald Trump are voicing their…

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Ethereum 

Former Visa Exec-Led Startup Ships Nearly 4,000 Crypto Cards in a Week

Crypterium, crypto payment firm led by former Visa exec, has shipped about 4,000 crypto debit cards in a week since the launch of the card, according to a press release on June 27. Crypterium, an Estonia–headquartered fintech company, launched its Crypterium Card on June 12, offering global community a prepaid card loaded with major cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin (BTC), ether (ETH), litecoin (LTC), USD Coin (USDC), as well as Crypterium’s own CRPT token. As the company wrote in the announcement, the new bitcoin card operates “in the same way as…

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Bitcoin 

Major Crypto Exchange Bitfinex to Briefly Go Offline for Upgrade Next Week

Cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex announced that it will be offline for up to seven hours next week in a Medium post published on June 20. Per the announcement, the exchange will go offline for up to seven hours to carry out system upgrades on June 26. The post further specifies that Bitfinex’s hybrid counterpart Ethfinex will also close for maintenance at the same time. The downtime is similar to that announced by major cryptocurrency exchange Binance before its scheduled system upgrade in May. As Cointelegraph reported at the time, the exchange…

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Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week Top Stories This Week

CCN casts doubt on shutdown plans as Google appears to correct visibility Cryptocurrency news outlet CCN (formerly CryptoCoinsNews) is apparently not going through with its total shutdown, as reported earlier this week. The outlet had previously posted a note that a recent Google Core Update had led to a more than 70% visibility drop on mobile overnight, leading the organization to decide to shut down rather than downsize. However, an update this week from CCN Markets Director Jonas Borchgrevink notes that, for an unexplained reason, the crypto outlet’s old domain…

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