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Bullard answers questions at a central bank event

More to come, but the topic continues to be crypto rather than monetary policy.

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Fri 19 Jul 2019 09:34:19 GMT

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Bitcoin slips as CFTC probes BitMEX over client trades

Bitcoin is now down by 2.5% on the day, erasing earlier gains ForexLive The move lower comes as the CFTC is investigating crypto exchange BitMEX as to whether or not the exchange broke rules by allowing Americans to trade on the platform, which isn't registered in the agency. For some context, BitMEX is one of the more popular exchanges in Asia for trading cryptocurrencies.

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Fri 19 Jul 2019 09:34:19 GMT
Author: Justin Low
Category: Cryptocurrency
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Bitcoin is now down by 2.5% on the day, erasing earlier gains ForexLive The move lower comes as the CFTC is investigating crypto exchange BitMEX as to whether or not the exchange broke rules by allowing Americans to trade on the platform, which isn't registered in the agency. For some context, BitMEX is one of the more popular exchanges in Asia for trading cryptocurrencies.

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UK Parliamentary gridlock: Where now for Brexit?
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Thu 18 Jul 2019 03:07:20 GMT

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Japan's government to lead development of SWIFT network for cryptocurrency

Finally some non-negative news for crypto out of a government! Last week and this week we've had plenty of negatives out of the US from crypto: - Federal Reserve Chair Powell …. said he had "serious concerns" about Libra The whole complex came under selling pressure.

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Japan's government to lead development of SWIFT network for cryptocurrency


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Thu 18 Jul 2019 03:07:20 GMT
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Finally some non-negative news for crypto out of a government! Last week and this week we've had plenty of negatives out of the US from crypto: - Federal Reserve Chair Powell …. said he had "serious concerns" about Libra The whole complex came under selling pressure.

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Thu 18 Jul 2019 00:55:09 GMT

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Hedge funds and asset managers scrape social media for clues to crypto moves

The goal is to create algorithms that can sniff out price signals from the background noise across sites like Reddit, WeChat, Twitter and Telegram. Reuters carry the report, not breaking news of course, its been used for stocks and forex sentiment analysis for ages now. But an interesting read for an Asia session.

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Hedge funds and asset managers scrape social media for clues to crypto moves


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Thu 18 Jul 2019 00:55:09 GMT
Category: Cryptocurrency
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The goal is to create algorithms that can sniff out price signals from the background noise across sites like Reddit, WeChat, Twitter and Telegram. Reuters carry the report, not breaking news of course, its been used for stocks and forex sentiment analysis for ages now. But an interesting read for an Asia session.

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Wed 17 Jul 2019 14:33:12 GMT

Bitcoin moves back toward unchanged levels

Remains below the $10,000 level The price of bitcoin has moved to the lowest level since June 19 after sellers took the price lower yesterday on the back of the continued unwind of the Facebook Libra euphoria.  

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Bitcoin moves back toward unchanged levels


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Wed 17 Jul 2019 14:33:12 GMT
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Remains below the $10,000 level The price of bitcoin has moved to the lowest level since June 19 after sellers took the price lower yesterday on the back of the continued unwind of the Facebook Libra euphoria.  

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Wed 17 Jul 2019 02:00:15 GMT

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Former Microsoft worker charged with stealing millions in "digital currency" scam

Associated press report, conveyed by Market Watch, on a former employee of MSFT  - Investigators said scheme to steal $10 million in digital currency Dunno abut the 'digital currency' bit. 

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Former Microsoft worker charged with stealing millions in "digital currency" scam


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Wed 17 Jul 2019 02:00:15 GMT
Category: Cryptocurrency
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Associated press report, conveyed by Market Watch, on a former employee of MSFT  - Investigators said scheme to steal $10 million in digital currency Dunno abut the 'digital currency' bit. 

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Mon 15 Jul 2019 18:04:41 GMT

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Mnuchin says Treasury has growing concerns about crypto money laundering and Libra

Comments from Mnunchin Seems as though Mnuchin isn't a big fan of crypto. There was some fear that he would bring down the hammer but this sounds more like a warning.

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Mnuchin says Treasury has growing concerns about crypto money laundering and Libra


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Mon 15 Jul 2019 18:04:41 GMT
Author: Adam Button
Category: Cryptocurrency
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Comments from Mnunchin Seems as though Mnuchin isn't a big fan of crypto. There was some fear that he would bring down the hammer but this sounds more like a warning.

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Mon 15 Jul 2019 17:37:19 GMT

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Treasury Secretary Mnuchin will hold a cryptocurrency briefing at the top of the hour

Mnuchin speaks at 2 pm ET (1800 GMT) Bitcoin has been stable around $10,590 after jumping $300 earlier. ForexLive

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Treasury Secretary Mnuchin will hold a cryptocurrency briefing at the top of the hour


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Mon 15 Jul 2019 17:37:19 GMT
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Category: Cryptocurrency
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Mnuchin speaks at 2 pm ET (1800 GMT) Bitcoin has been stable around $10,590 after jumping $300 earlier. ForexLive

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Mon 15 Jul 2019 15:12:39 GMT

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Facebook says Libra will not be offered until regulatory concerns 'fully addressed'

Comments from Facebook's Marcus on Libra ForexLive

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Facebook says Libra will not be offered until regulatory concerns 'fully addressed'


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Mon 15 Jul 2019 15:12:39 GMT
Author: Adam Button
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Comments from Facebook's Marcus on Libra ForexLive

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Mon 15 Jul 2019 14:58:01 GMT

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Bitcoin rebounds from test of $10,000

Weekend weakness recovered Bitcoin is up $300 in the past hour as it recoups earlier losses. It hit $9875 earlier today but the will to break down below $10,000 was lacking. A similar fake break took place at the start of the month and that led to a rally as high as $13,000 last week.

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Bitcoin rebounds from test of $10,000


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Mon 15 Jul 2019 14:58:01 GMT
Author: Adam Button
Category: Cryptocurrency
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Weekend weakness recovered Bitcoin is up $300 in the past hour as it recoups earlier losses. It hit $9875 earlier today but the will to break down below $10,000 was lacking. A similar fake break took place at the start of the month and that led to a rally as high as $13,000 last week.

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Mon 15 Jul 2019 01:38:41 GMT

More on Congress looking to ban big tech from digital currencies

I posted earlier here: Bitcoin weekend update - lower including a few points on US Congress looking at banning technology companies from functioning as financial institutions or issuing digital currencies.

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More on Congress looking to ban big tech from digital currencies


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Mon 15 Jul 2019 01:38:41 GMT
Category: Cryptocurrency
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I posted earlier here: Bitcoin weekend update - lower including a few points on US Congress looking at banning technology companies from functioning as financial institutions or issuing digital currencies.

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Mon 15 Jul 2019 00:05:15 GMT

Bitcoin weekend update - lower

The rot for crypto began on Friday and continued over the weekend. On approach back towards $10,000  Not helping matters were weekend reports on US government proposals to prevent big technology companies from functioning as financial institutions or issuing digital currencies

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Bitcoin weekend update - lower


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Mon 15 Jul 2019 00:05:15 GMT
Category: Cryptocurrency
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The rot for crypto began on Friday and continued over the weekend. On approach back towards $10,000  Not helping matters were weekend reports on US government proposals to prevent big technology companies from functioning as financial institutions or issuing digital currencies

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Fri 12 Jul 2019 03:19:26 GMT

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More on Trump blasting Bitcoin and Facebook's Libra

US President Trump's tweets here from earlier - he likes the USD but doesn't like crypto: While his comments on the dollar might be of more interest to forex traders, its his crypto comments that have made waves:

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More on Trump blasting Bitcoin and Facebook's Libra


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Fri 12 Jul 2019 03:19:26 GMT
Category: Cryptocurrency
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US President Trump's tweets here from earlier - he likes the USD but doesn't like crypto: While his comments on the dollar might be of more interest to forex traders, its his crypto comments that have made waves:

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Wed 10 Jul 2019 02:23:32 GMT

Meanwhile, Bitcoin above 13K USD

BTCUSD is trading higher in Asia, above 13,000 USD on the session: Earlier news: Dunno if its related, but sings of mainstream acceptance of blockchain etc. is often a positive input for the cryptos on a session. 

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Meanwhile, Bitcoin above 13K USD


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Wed 10 Jul 2019 02:23:32 GMT
Category: Cryptocurrency
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BTCUSD is trading higher in Asia, above 13,000 USD on the session: Earlier news: Dunno if its related, but sings of mainstream acceptance of blockchain etc. is often a positive input for the cryptos on a session. 

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Tue 9 Jul 2019 22:56:40 GMT

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Goldman Sachs new crypto business is looking to go “further than ever before”

Details are sparse on this but the bank is looking to expand its efforts in distributed ledger technology. Furthering integration of digital assets / blockchain / distributed ledger technology, capital markets, and financial services. This will be separate to GS existing business that trades cryptocurrency derivatives.

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Goldman Sachs new crypto business is looking to go “further than ever before”


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Tue 9 Jul 2019 22:56:40 GMT
Category: Cryptocurrency
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Details are sparse on this but the bank is looking to expand its efforts in distributed ledger technology. Furthering integration of digital assets / blockchain / distributed ledger technology, capital markets, and financial services. This will be separate to GS existing business that trades cryptocurrency derivatives.

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Tue 9 Jul 2019 02:02:04 GMT

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One for the crypto folks - PBOC wants Facebook’s Libra under central bank oversight

Mu Changchun, deputy director of the People's Bank of China's payments department (a senior official at the PBOC) - Libra, Facebook's own cryptocurrency, must be put under the oversight of monetary authorities, Mu in communications with

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One for the crypto folks - PBOC wants Facebook’s Libra under central bank oversight


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Tue 9 Jul 2019 02:02:04 GMT
Category: Cryptocurrency
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Mu Changchun, deputy director of the People's Bank of China's payments department (a senior official at the PBOC) - Libra, Facebook's own cryptocurrency, must be put under the oversight of monetary authorities, Mu in communications with

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Fri 5 Jul 2019 03:36:57 GMT

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BOJ's Amamiya: We have no plan to issue digital currency in near future

Comments from the BOJ Deputy Can you imagine applying negative rates to cash? What kind of dystopian future is that? ForexLive

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BOJ's Amamiya: We have no plan to issue digital currency in near future


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Fri 5 Jul 2019 03:36:57 GMT
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Category: Cryptocurrency
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Comments from the BOJ Deputy Can you imagine applying negative rates to cash? What kind of dystopian future is that? ForexLive

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Thu 4 Jul 2019 00:27:05 GMT

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ICYMI - UK regulator wants a ban on cryptocurrency products

This from Wednesday in the UK papers. On the UK's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) saying derivatives and exchange-traded notes that reference crypto-assets were "ill-suited" to small investors

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ICYMI - UK regulator wants a ban on cryptocurrency products


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Thu 4 Jul 2019 00:27:05 GMT
Category: Cryptocurrency
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This from Wednesday in the UK papers. On the UK's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) saying derivatives and exchange-traded notes that reference crypto-assets were "ill-suited" to small investors

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Mon 1 Jul 2019 19:20:07 GMT

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Bitcoin moves back toward $10K

Low dipped to $9953 on Coinbase today Last week, the price of Bitcoin surged and peaked at $13868.44. Around  24-hours later the price tumbled to $10,300. Since then the price moved to a high of $12444, waffled up and down. Today, the low took out last weeks low on it's way below the $10,000 to $9953.  That is a 28.2% decline for the highs.  As a friend correctly tweeted...."Bitcoin is in a bear market"  (bear markets are typically defined by declines of 20% from the peak).  Man....that was quick. 

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Bitcoin moves back toward $10K


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Mon 1 Jul 2019 19:20:07 GMT
Category: Cryptocurrency
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Low dipped to $9953 on Coinbase today Last week, the price of Bitcoin surged and peaked at $13868.44. Around  24-hours later the price tumbled to $10,300. Since then the price moved to a high of $12444, waffled up and down. Today, the low took out last weeks low on it's way below the $10,000 to $9953.  That is a 28.2% decline for the highs.  As a friend correctly tweeted...."Bitcoin is in a bear market"  (bear markets are typically defined by declines of 20% from the peak).  Man....that was quick. 

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Fri 28 Jun 2019 20:01:17 GMT

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Bitcoin catches a late-Friday bid as the wild ride continues

Bitcoin up $1600 today A week like this has to make Bitcoin traders wish they had a weekend to catch their breaths. That doesn't look like it will be the case as Bitcoin jumped $350 in the past 30 minutes to $12,270.

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Bitcoin catches a late-Friday bid as the wild ride continues


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Fri 28 Jun 2019 20:01:17 GMT
Author: Adam Button
Category: Cryptocurrency
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Bitcoin up $1600 today A week like this has to make Bitcoin traders wish they had a weekend to catch their breaths. That doesn't look like it will be the case as Bitcoin jumped $350 in the past 30 minutes to $12,270.

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Thu 27 Jun 2019 20:13:06 GMT

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Bitcoin tries to restart after the 25% plunge lower today

Bitcoin falls 25% from the high.. The price of Bitcoin moved up by about 22% to the high yesterday. Today from the high the price fell 25%.  Wow! Technically, the first low (going into the close yesterday) stalled at the 100 hour MA (blue line in the chart above).  There was a sharp run back higher but the 2nd run lower cracked the 100 hour MA, the 200 hour MA (green line) and finally stalled near a lower trend line at $10300 (the low reached $10330). 

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Bitcoin tries to restart after the 25% plunge lower today


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Thu 27 Jun 2019 20:13:06 GMT
Category: Cryptocurrency
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Bitcoin falls 25% from the high.. The price of Bitcoin moved up by about 22% to the high yesterday. Today from the high the price fell 25%.  Wow! Technically, the first low (going into the close yesterday) stalled at the 100 hour MA (blue line in the chart above).  There was a sharp run back higher but the 2nd run lower cracked the 100 hour MA, the 200 hour MA (green line) and finally stalled near a lower trend line at $10300 (the low reached $10330). 

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Thu 27 Jun 2019 17:25:58 GMT

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Easy come, easy go as Bitcoin falls to $10,500

Bitcoin takes a dive After nearly reaching $14,000 at this time yesterday in an epic short squeeze, Bitcoin has fallen hard today. Another wave of heavy selling saw it fall nearly $1000 in the past hour and touching a low of $10,515.

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Easy come, easy go as Bitcoin falls to $10,500


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Thu 27 Jun 2019 17:25:58 GMT
Author: Adam Button
Category: Cryptocurrency
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Bitcoin takes a dive After nearly reaching $14,000 at this time yesterday in an epic short squeeze, Bitcoin has fallen hard today. Another wave of heavy selling saw it fall nearly $1000 in the past hour and touching a low of $10,515.

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Thu 27 Jun 2019 04:44:58 GMT

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Bitcoin: Buyers maintain near-term control after a brief scare earlier

Keep calm and HODL? ForexLive The sharp fall earlier today just before hitting $14,000 prompted a brief scare among buyers but they held their nerves by defending the 100-hour MA (red line) - as they have done over the past few weeks.

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Bitcoin: Buyers maintain near-term control after a brief scare earlier


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Thu 27 Jun 2019 04:44:58 GMT
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Category: Cryptocurrency
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Keep calm and HODL? ForexLive The sharp fall earlier today just before hitting $14,000 prompted a brief scare among buyers but they held their nerves by defending the 100-hour MA (red line) - as they have done over the past few weeks.

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Wed 26 Jun 2019 16:55:12 GMT

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Bitcoin surges past $13000 now.

Took at $12000 earlier today and now $13000.  Trades to $13500..  Check that, to $13600 now Yesterday the price closed that $11,364. The move to 13,500 represents a 18.8% rise on the day. Wow.

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Bitcoin surges past $13000 now.


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Wed 26 Jun 2019 16:55:12 GMT
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Took at $12000 earlier today and now $13000.  Trades to $13500..  Check that, to $13600 now Yesterday the price closed that $11,364. The move to 13,500 represents a 18.8% rise on the day. Wow.

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Wed 26 Jun 2019 14:21:10 GMT

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Bitcoin rally fueled mostly by crypto enthusiasts, not new money

If crypto can recapture the public's imagination, it could go to new highs Where is the money coming from that's driving the rally in Bitcoin? Prices are up another 13% today to $12,874.

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Bitcoin rally fueled mostly by crypto enthusiasts, not new money


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Wed 26 Jun 2019 14:21:10 GMT
Author: Adam Button
Category: Cryptocurrency
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If crypto can recapture the public's imagination, it could go to new highs Where is the money coming from that's driving the rally in Bitcoin? Prices are up another 13% today to $12,874.

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