Bitcoin breaks below $8,000 as free fall continues | New Ethereum ASIC dominates GPU mining performance

BTC 📉 $8,108 (-5.05%) / ETH 📉 $165 (-3.32%) / XRP 📉 $0.24 (-1.94%)

Modern Monetary Theory justifies printing more money, Bitcoin is the counterargument

Modern Monetary Theory justifies printing more money, Bitcoin is the counterargument

Mario Draghi, the outgoing president of the European Central Bank, mentioned the institution is open to Modern Monetary Theory—a fiscal and monetary framework that argues governments can keep printing money so long as inflation is in check.

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Bitcoin breaks below $8,000 as free fall continues

Bitcoin breaks below $8,000 as free fall continues

Bitcoin continues ripping through major support, breaching the $8,000-level support within the last hour. From open at $10,027 on Sep. 23, BTC has now fallen over 20 percent.

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Trader: bears won the short term fight for bitcoin, but what happens next?

Trader: bears won the short term fight for bitcoin, but what happens next?

Subsequent to the near 20 percent pullback in the bitcoin price, trader Nick Cote said that bears won the short term fight with more room for a deeper correction in the cryptocurrency market.

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Coincidence or correlation? US stock market plunge preceded Bitcoin’s crash to $7,900

Coincidence or correlation? US stock market plunge preceded Bitcoin’s crash to $7,900

Bitcoin experienced its worst plunge since January 2018, dropping as much as 18 percent on Sept. 24. The drop came shortly after the U.S. stock market experienced a similar crash, which led many to question whether Bitcoin was truly a “safe haven” asset.

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New Ethereum ASIC dominates GPU mining performance

New Ethereum ASIC dominates GPU mining performance

Canaan unveiled a new Ethereum ASIC that’s more than 5-times more efficient than commercially available GPUs. This doesn’t bode well for small-scale miners and threatens to potentially increase centralization of the network.

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London becomes world’s top fintech city by number of deals closed, beats New York and San Francisco

London becomes world’s top fintech city by number of deals closed, beats New York and San Francisco

London has beaten New York to become the world’s most active fintech hub by the number of fundraising deals in 2019, collecting $2.1 billion in funding from 114 deals in the first eight months of the year, CNBC reported.

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ICYMI

🐻 Bitcoin filled a bearish gap on CME futures and now a bullish one awaits to get filled

🤔 What is Proof of Work?

😯 Tether becomes 4th largest crypto, demonstrating intensity of market blood bath

📉 MakerDAO service DeFi Saver CDP liquidation protection slips as ETH price crashes


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Bitcoin drops 15%, indicators show potential for decline to $6,500

BTC 📉 $8,776 (-10.12%) / ETH 📉 $171 (-15.6%) / XRP 📉 $0.29 (-10.41%)

Santander leads $14 million round in digital securities platform Securitize

Santander leads $14 million round in digital securities platform Securitize

Securitize, a blockchain-based digital securities platform, raised $14 million in its latest funding round.

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Bitcoin drops 15%, indicators show potential for decline to $6,500

Bitcoin drops 15%, indicators show potential for decline to $6,500

In the last three hours, the BTC price dropped 15 percent breaking out to the downside of a technical pattern that predicts a further decline to $6,500.

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Ethereum miners increase network capacity by 20% in response to congestion

Ethereum miners increase network capacity by 20% in response to congestion

Miners have expanded the gas limit on Ethereum by 20 percent over the last 10 days, helping address congestion and highlighting an innovative network capability.

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NEO joins Microsoft-created .NET Foundation as first blockchain member

NEO joins Microsoft-created .NET Foundation as first blockchain member

NEO joined the Microsoft-created .NET Foundation as a member, the first blockchain organization to do so. It seems the project’s newest executive, Microsoft veteran John deVadoss, is making good use of his connections.

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Bakkt Bitcoin futures launch volumes 75 times smaller than CME’s first day

Bakkt Bitcoin futures launch volumes 75 times smaller than CME’s first day

The first day of Bakkt’s Bitcoin futures saw less than 2 percent of the CME’s debut day trading volume, prompting speculation over whether the highly anticipated contract will deliver on its mission of being a “key piece of infrastructure” in the cryptocurrency market.

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EOS.IO successfully upgrades to version 1.8 in first consensus hard fork

EOS.IO successfully upgrades to version 1.8 in first consensus hard fork

EOSIO successfully implemented its first-ever consensus hard fork in its v1.8 upgrade. The new version brings “major enhancements” to the blockchain in hopes of “paving the way for a more secure and scalable future.”

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ICYMI

🚀 Binance.US officially launches, introduces fiat on-ramp and opens deposits for Cardano, Basic Attention Token, Ethereum Classic, Stellar and 0x

🤔 What impact will Bakkt’s bitcoin futures have on the BTC price?

⚡️ Binance lists Tezos and its price shows signs of a further upswing


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CME Group is introducing Bitcoin options contracts in 2020 | Half of all Tether trading volume happens on one obscure exchange

BTC 📉 $10,177 (-0.59%) / ETH 📈 $219 (+0.39%) / XRP 📈 $0.29 (+0.57%)

EOS, IOTA, and Chainlink showing mixed signals as Bitcoin consolidates

EOS, IOTA, and Chainlink showing mixed signals as Bitcoin consolidates

Altcoins are still in the spotlight while Bitcoin continues consolidating. Right now the markets are choppy, giving mixed technical signals.

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CME Group is introducing Bitcoin options contracts in 2020

CME Group is introducing Bitcoin options contracts in 2020

The Chicago Mercantile Exchange Group announced that it will launch Bitcoin options contracts early next year to complement its Bitcoin futures. CME Bitcoin trading instruments CME Group’s Bitcoin futures contracts have been a success.

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Ethereum celebrates successful August with more than 75 million unique addresses

Ethereum celebrates successful August with more than 75 million unique addresses

The Ethereum network has made significant progress in the past month, with the latest ConsenSys showing that it now has more than 75 million unique addresses.

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Bitcoin prepares for high volatility in the vicinity of Bakkt’s futures contracts launch

Bitcoin prepares for high volatility in the vicinity of Bakkt’s futures contracts launch

In only three days Bakkt will introduce its long-awaited Bitcoin futures contracts. As the date approaches, indicators predict that Bitcoin may soon experience high levels of volatility.

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Half of all Tether trading volume happens on one obscure exchange

Half of all Tether trading volume happens on one obscure exchange

One obscure exchange dominates half of all Tether trading volumes. Meanwhile, top-tier exchanges saw their largest decline in volume to date.

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Ethereum, XRP, and Litecoin stage major recoveries indicating the start of a new altseason

Ethereum, XRP, and Litecoin stage major recoveries indicating the start of a new altseason

Altcoins such as Ethereum, XRP, and Litecoin are finally showing significant moves, regaining some of the market dominance they lost to Bitcoin year-to-date. If the trend continues it could mark the beginning of a new “altseason.”

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ICYMI

🇦🇷 Huobi fiat-to-crypto exchange may address Argentina’s inflation problem

🚀 Stellar outperforms altcoin rally following massive 2 billion XLM airdrop

🤔 Hedera Hashgraph sacrifices decentralization for high throughput, says developer


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DACOM Summit to Host Q&A with SEC Commissioner Hester M. Peirce on Compliance & Market Integrity

Join us September 26, 2019, 8am-4pm

SOLIDUS LABS Proudly Presents: The Digital Asset Compliance & Market Integrity Summit (DACOM) - https://www.dacomsummit.soliduslabs.com/

Keynoted by SEC Commissioner Hester M. Peirce and featuring speakers from Coinbase, Gemini, Circle, GDF, Tagomi, ErisX and the Chamber of Digital Commerce among others.

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You already know SEC Commissioner Hester M. Peirce will keynote Solidus Labs' inaugural DACOM Summit. We are now delighted to release DACOM's full agenda, available on the event's website.

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  • Panel: Coinbase's Chief Compliance Officer, Gemini's Head of Risk and Circle's Head of Regulatory Affairs will discuss the challenges of operationalizing a digital asset KYC/AML, surveillance and risk infrastructure.

  • Panel: Former CFTC Chief Innovation Officer and LabCFTC Director will join Chamber of Digital Commerce's Chief Policy Officer and Capital Hill veteran Hogan Lovells Attorney for a discussion of best practices for regulator-industry relations.

  • Presentations: CryptoCompare's Chief of Staff will present the data provider's Trusted Volume Benchmarking Study, shedding light on crypto's unique data and transparency challenges; Solidus Labs will present its joint work with Huobi and 40 other industry players crafting GDF's Market Integrity Code of Conduct.

  • And much, much more.

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  • Initiated by Solidus Labs, DACOM is a new not-for-profit forum dedicated to the professional development of digital asset compliance personnel and the advancement of crypto compliance as a field.

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Binance.US opens account deposits in preparation for trading, adds BNB | Ethereum ProgPOW author uninvited from ETC Summit due to Craig Wright association

BTC 📉 $10,202 (-0.43%) / ETH 📈 $212 (+0.96%) / XRP 📈 $0.31 (+9.87%)

Litecoin will have succeeded when it doesn’t need Charlie Lee [INTERVIEW]

Litecoin will have succeeded when it doesn’t need Charlie Lee [INTERVIEW]

In the end, Charlie Lee says Litecoin will have succeeded when it doesn’t need him anymore. Here’s what this means for the Litecoin Foundation.

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Ethereum ProgPOW author uninvited from ETC Summit due to Craig Wright association

Ethereum ProgPOW author uninvited from ETC Summit due to Craig Wright association

Kristy-Leigh Minehan, the creator of Ethereum’s progressive proof-of-work algorithm, was uninvited from ETC Summit. Bob Summerwill, the summit organizer for ETC Cooperative, said he withdrew Minehan’s invitation due to her connections with Craig Wright and Calvin Ayre.

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Binance.US opens account deposits in preparation for trading, adds BNB

Binance.US opens account deposits in preparation for trading, adds BNB

Binance.US announced that its platform will now start accepting account registrations and deposits of six originally announced coins, with the addition of Binance Coin (BNB).

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Ethereum is signaling a move to $300, but it will depend on a break above the $242 resistance level

Ethereum is signaling a move to $300, but it will depend on a break above the $242 resistance level

Ethereum surged around 33 percent in the last 21 days after a steep decline. Although it seems like ETH will soon reach an exhaustion point, it could still have more legs.

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Former Coinbase CTO talks about VR, crypto, and politics in latest ‘What Bitcoin Did’ podcast

Former Coinbase CTO talks about VR, crypto, and politics in latest ‘What Bitcoin Did’ podcast

Balaji Srinivasan, the former CTO of Coinbase and general partner at Andreessen Horowitz, discussed the future of emerging technologies such as crypto and VR.

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XRP breaks out of bear-trend in monster rally

XRP breaks out of bear-trend in monster rally

XRP has exploded out of its monthslong downtrend with a two-day buy-streak pushing the cryptocurrency up 18.5 percent against the dollar and injecting $2 billion into market capitalization—the extraordinary gain coming as the first market response to a series of high-profile partnership announcements by Ripple Labs.

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Ethereum rallies against Bitcoin fueled by strong fundamentals

Ethereum rallies against Bitcoin fueled by strong fundamentals

Ethereum is seeing an outstanding rally against Bitcoin—fueled by strong network fundamentals—while the overall altcoin market sees some relief after months of bleeding.

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VanEck-SolidX withdraws Bitcoin ETF proposal from SEC’s consideration

VanEck-SolidX withdraws Bitcoin ETF proposal from SEC’s consideration

The VanEck-SolidX Bitcoin ETF proposal was withdrawn—again—from the SEC’s consideration prior to an October decision.

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ICYMI

💸 Binance leads investment round in Chinese crypto-data website Mars Finance at $200m valuation

🚀 Wei Zhou, CFO of Binance: “We want the institutions to come in” [INTERVIEW]

🥶 Understanding the exploit that made EOS.IO “unusable” for two hours

😂 BitMEX CEO responds to Binance’s market maker slip up, offers CZ a “copy/paste” course

📈 Bitcoin SegWit transactions hit a new all-time high


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