Tag Archives: Bitcoin/USD Coin Metrics

Bitcoin tops $25,000 for the first time since June before slipping

Bitcoin prices have been under pressure in 2022 after the collapse of algorithmic stablecoin terraUSD and subsequent bankruptcy filings from lender Celsius and hedge fund Three Arrows Capital. Nicolas Economou | Nurphoto | Getty Images Bitcoin briefly topped $25,000 to hit its highest level in June before falling sharply as …

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BlackRock launches a private trust to give clients exposure to spot bitcoin

Larry Fink, chief executive officer of BlackRock Inc., gestures while speaking at the Handelsblatt Banking Summit in Frankfurt, Germany, on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019. Alex Kraus | Bloomberg | Getty Images BlackRock has launched a private trust offering institutional clients in the U.S. direct exposure to bitcoin. The largest asset …

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Ether (ETH) price surges after ethereum completes final testnet merge

Omar Marques | LightRocket | Getty Images Ether soared to a two-month high after developers successfully completed a final dress rehearsal for a pivotal upgrade expected to happen next month. The world’s second-biggest cryptocurrency climbed as high as $1,927 on Thursday, marking its highest level since early June, according to …

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Bitcoin (BTC) price rises following stocks higher in a post-Fed rally

Bitcoin prices have been under pressure in 2022 after the collapse of algorithmic stablecoin terraUSD and subsequent bankruptcy filings from lender Celsius and hedge fund Three Arrows Capital. Nicolas Economou | Nurphoto | Getty Images Bitcoin hovered around $24,000 on Friday, hitting a 6-week high as it continues to follow …

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Coinbase says has no exposure to collapsed crypto firms Celsius, 3AC

Coinbase reported a 27% decline in revenues in the first quarter as usage of the platform dipped. Chesnot | Getty Images Coinbase on Wednesday said it had no counterparty exposure to collapsed crypto firms Celsius, Three Arrows Capital and Voyager Digital, seeking to allay fears about the impact of a …

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Bitcoin (BTC) climbs above $23,000

The world’s largest cryptocurrency is down roughly 50% since the start of 2021. CFOTO | Future Publishing | Getty Images Bitcoin broke the $23,000 threshold for the first time in more than a month, as hopes of a rate hike less aggressive than feared from the Federal Reserve triggered a …

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Bitcoin (BTC) tops $22,000, ethereum jumps as crypto market rallies

Bitcoin and cryptocurrency prices have been under pressure in 2022 with traders feeling the fallout from a number of major collapses in the industry. Selim Korkutata | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Bitcoin bounced above $22,000 on Monday, hitting its highest level in more than a month as the cryptocurrency …

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Here’s what the market wants to see

Cryptocurrencies have taken a tumble in 2022. Chesnot | Getty Images An improvement in macroeconomic factors, a particular trading pattern and a further shakeout of companies and projects could be the key ingredients required for bitcoin and the broader crypto market to bottom, industry players told CNBC. Bitcoin has plummeted …

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Why the 2022 ‘crypto winter’ is unlike previous bear markets

There’s something about the latest crypto crash that makes it different from previous downturns. Artur Widak | Nurphoto | Getty Images The two words on every crypto investor’s lips right now are undoubtedly “crypto winter.” Cryptocurrencies have suffered a brutal comedown this year, losing $2 trillion in value since the …

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Crypto firm Voyager Digital files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

Voyager said it has roughly $1.3 billion of crypto on its platform and holds over $350 million in cash on behalf of customers at New York’s Metropolitan Commercial Bank. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Beleaguered crypto brokerage Voyager Digital has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, becoming the latest casualty …

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