Bitcoin carnage, Eth2 milestone, Libra launch, PayPal blunder: Hodler’s Digest, Nov. 21–27

Coming every Saturday, 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 Buy the Dip Bitcoin price tumbles, falling below $17,000 in biggest crash since March At the start of the week, the crypto markets were brimming with optimism. Bitcoin was one resistance zone away from all-time highs, altcoins were rallying by triple digits, and the…

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BTC record in sight, ETH rallies, Uniswap disaster: Hodler’s Digest, Nov. 15–21

Coming every Sunday, 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 Ray Dalio might be wrong Path to $20,000 Bitcoin price now wide open after previous resistance breaks Is… is this happening?! After encountering resistance at $18,420 (a price that was unthinkable even a few days ago), Bitcoin surged to new highs of $18,817. The…

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BTC record in sight, ETH rallies, Uniswap disaster: Hodler’s Digest, Nov. 15–21

Coming every Sunday, 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 Ray Dalio might be wrong Path to $20,000 Bitcoin price now wide open after previous resistance breaks Is… is this happening?! After encountering resistance at $18,420 (a price that was unthinkable even a few days ago), Bitcoin surged to new highs of $18,817. The…

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Law Decoded: Green lights of the SEC, black flags of Binance, Nov. 13–20

Libel laws and new faces at the U.S. securities regulator lead the week’s news. Editor’s no Amid a political news cycle that has been stuck in a nauseating loop, covering crypto is often refreshing. Partisan forces have yet to dig out the trenches. A lot of the current task is just getting working definitions in play.  Meanwhile, the technology advances at a mind-boggling rate, and there are still enough outrageous scams, absurd tomfoolery and indeed general skulduggery to keep everything from getting dull. Speaking of skulduggery, I will begin this…

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You get hacked, they get hacked, everyone gets hacked, Nov. 11-18

If people actually used insurance against hacks, this week would definitely have bankrupted a great many insurers. A total of four flash loan-enabled exploits were registered in the span of one week (one of them actually happened the week before, but nobody noticed until later). We have, in order, Cheese Bank with a $3.3-million theft, Akropolis with its $2-million loss, Value DeFi with a whopping $6-million exploit, and finally Origin Protocol’s loss of $7 million. In total the hackers stole $18.3 million, which admittedly is not that much — less…

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Bitcoin nerves, DeFi defiant, PayPal debut, Coinbase warning: Hodler’s Digest, Nov. 9–15

Coming every Sunday, 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 Bitcoin price at $16,000 and beyond? Here are the bear and bull cases We’re undoubtedly in a bull market right now. This week, Bitcoin hit $16,000 for the first time in years.  Even this weekend’s volatility hasn’t been enough to derail BTC’s momentum. Although…

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Where does DeFi go from here? Nov. 4–11

This week definitely feels calmer and more positive than the last. There’s good reason for DeFi bulls to be optimistic too, as the market posted a decent recovery since my last newsletter. People are calling it a “blue chip” rally, which means that it’s household names that are leading the charts (at least that’s the standard definition, it may also refer to their blue logos). AAVE and YFI rallied the most, followed by decent recoveries for Curve and Synthetix. These are big names, but at the same time I would…

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