Price analysis 11/13: BTC, ETH, XRP, LINK, BCH, LTC, BNB, DOT, ADA, BSV

A few altcoins are trying to start a new up-move even though Bitcoin is struggling to pull above $16,300. Data shows that Bitcoin’s (BTC) current rally is supported by greater participation from retail and institutional investors. The CME Bitcoin futures open interest has moved closer to the previous all-time high, a sign that institutional investors are becoming more interested in cryptocurrencies. Similarly, Bitcoin’s spot volume has hit a new 52-week high, according to data from Arcane research.  However, during strong uptrends, traders tend to get greedy and take on excessive…

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6 Questions for Sheila Warren of the World Economic Forum – Cointelegraph Magazine

Each week we ask the buidlers in the blockchain and cryptocurrency sector for their thoughts on the industry… and we throw in a few random zingers to keep them on their toes!   This week our 6 Questions go to Sheila Warren, head of blockchain and DLT at the World Economic Forum. Sheila serves on the executive committee of the World Economic Forum and the leadership team of its Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution, working with public-, private- and third-sector actors around the world to advance the adoption of…

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Solving For Bitcoin Eclipse Attacks – Bitcoin Magazine

Listen To This Episode: In this episode of The Van Wirdum Sjorsnado, Aaron and Sjors discuss Eclipse attacks. More specifically, they discuss the 2015 paper “Eclipse Attacks on Bitcoin’s Peer-to-Peer Network,” written by Ethan Heilman, Alison Kendler, Aviv Zohar and Sharon Goldberg, from Boston University and Hebrew University/MSR Israel. Eclipse attacks are a type of attack that isolates a Bitcoin node by occupying all of its connection slots to block the node from receiving any transactions, barring it from transactions other than those sent to it by the attacker. This…

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Printing $1.7 Trillion for Climate Change: How Joe Biden’s Administration Aims to Push the ‘Green New Deal’

In 2020, the U.S. Federal Reserve has injected an enormous amount of U.S. dollars to special interests in the banking sector in order to combat the economic effects stemming from the coronavirus outbreak. This week the central bank published its financial stability report and the Fed discussed addressing climate change for the first time. A number of economists and analysts now believe the Fed plans to help President-elect Joe Biden’s transition team print $1.7 trillion for the Democrat’s plan the “Green New Deal.” During World War II and after the…

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Binance launches Ethereum Mining Pool with 0.5% fees

After launching its Bitcoin (BTC) mining pool in April, crypto exchange Binance has now launched an in-house mining pool for the market’s largest altcoin by market cap, Ether (ETH). For the first month, between Nov. 12 and Dec. 12, Binance is trying to attract miners by offering a zero-fee regime. After that, those contributing their hashin power to the pool will be charged a competitive 0.5% commission on their earnings. Binance’s instructions for setting up a mining pool account note that participants will need to use a Windows or Linux operating system,…

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Belarus’ largest bank reportedly launches crypto exchange service

Belarusbank, the largest financial institution in Belarus, is reportedly launching a cryptocurrency exchange service. According to a Nov. 12 report by local news agency Prime Press, Belarusbank is rolling out a service allowing users to exchange cryptocurrency using a Visa payment card. As reported, the new service enables trading crypto against fiat currencies like the Belarusian ruble as well as the United States dollar and the euro. Belarusbank executives reportedly said that the launch of the new crypto service comes in line with the company’s digital transformation program that was…

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GMT Token Pre-sale is Live Now

PRESS RELEASE. GMT has started the pre-sale of the GMT token. In total 100,000 GMT will be sold in this phase at the price of 1GMT=0,004ETH and will increase to 1GMT=0,01ETH in the next round. Minimum purchase is 0,5ETH. Grandmarche is a DeFi platform that offers saving and borrowing, plus it will be the anchor of three South East Asia stable coins based on THB, SGD and PHP with 1:2 decentralised collateral system. In other words, this platform will be designed to eliminate middlemen and cost of custody in money…

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The Bitcoin price has only been higher than now for 12 days in its history

The Bitcoin (BTC) price, which is currently sitting at $16,320, has only been at this level or higher for 12 days in the coin’s entire 4,332-day history, representing just 0.28% of the cryptocurrency’s life. Crypto analytics platform Messari published data stating that the closing price had exceeded $16,320 only on 12 other days, 10 of which occurred from Dec. 7 to 20 in 2017, with the highest close occurring on Dec. 16 at $19,378. Any investor who bought at the all-time high of $20,089 would still be down 18.35%. In…

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