Ethereum Protects $1,200 with Blood, Will This Region Hold?

ETH price holds above $1,200 as bulls don’t want to let go of a price below key support  Price continues to trade below 50 and 200 Exponential Moving Average (EMA) on the daily timeframe.  ETH price bounced on the four-hourly chart after a bullish divergence appeared. The price of Ethereum (ETH) has shown less bullish sentiment after its much anticipated “Ethereum Merge.” Ethereum saw its price plummet against tether (USDT) following the Federal Open Market Committee news (FOMC). The Federal Reserve raised its target interest rate by 75 bps, negatively…

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126% return for stock market short-sellers who smelled blood in crypto waters

Short-sellers have made a killing on various sectors of the U.S. stock market this year, but no other sector “held a candle” to the blockchain industry, with crypto company short-sellers profits up 126% in 2022, according new data. On Thursday, technology and data analytics firm S3 Partners published a video summarizing its recent report, which found that overall, U.S. equity short-sellers are up on average more than 30% for the year. Some of these profit gains were attributed to the short-selling of automobiles and components stocks (up 54%), software and…

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Extreme Fear In Crypto Market, Is It Time To Buy The Blood In Bitcoin?

The past week has been a brutal one for bitcoin and crypto in general. The market has taken hit after hit. So much so that it’s starting to seem like there is no end in sight. Coins have been falling at high percentages. It brings back a popular saying in the financial markets; “there’s blood in the streets.” Investors have been reacting to this negatively. The Arcane Research Fear & Greed Index has moved back into extreme fear. Going down to the lowest it has ever been this year. Fear…

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Bitcoin Loses Important Lifeline That Got Bulls Blood Pumping

Bitcoin price is back below $55,000, unable to keep its bullish momentum it had leading into the Coinbase Global listing. Since then, things have turned down. The fall back below $60,000 has with it also taken the coin below a critical life-saving support level that’s been untouched since late 2020. Bitcoin Loses Life-Saving Support Level, First Time Since 2020 Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are notorious for their volatility, but that’s also how they’re able to generate life-changing wealth for early investors. Because of how volatile the emerging speculative asset class…

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UK Bitcoin mining revenues soar but China hogs 75% of ‘blood coin’ production

United Kingdom-based Bitcoin (BTC) mining firm Argo Blockchain just recorded the best quarter in its history, generating record revenues for three months straight. Yet despite the burgeoning cryptocurrency mining venture emerging in the west, the vast majority of Bitcoin production still takes place in China, where cheap, coal-powered electricity fuels an untold number of mining rigs. A recent report by Nature.com revealed that as much as 75% of Bitcoin mining takes place in China — news which must fall hard on the ears of Shark Tank and Dragon’s Den investor…

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No ‘blood coin’ for Kevin O’Leary as investor takes stand on Bitcoin energy consumption

Shark Tank and Dragon’s Den personality Kevin O’Leary is taking a stand against what he terms “blood coin,” that being Bitcoin (BTC) mined in China. The investor declared that he would only deal with “clean coin” — coins mined using renewable energy — from now on, and suggested other institutions were starting to do the same. O’Leary took aim at the free-wheeling nature of Bitcoin production by pointing out that most other products in the world are manufactured according to institutional and regulatory compliance standards. O’Leary said, during an interview…

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Bullish Case For Bitcoin: Profit Taking Turns Into Buying The Blood

Bitcoin price recently saw a $2,000 correction after months straight of surging. At the start of the selloff, signs pointed to profit-taking as the primary reason for the pullback. However, after greed turned to fear, big-money investors have begun buying the blood right out from under investors who are panic-selling the cryptocurrency at a loss. Here’s why this is incredibly bullish for Bitcoin and what this could mean for a new uptrend taking hold. Bitcoin Whales Buy The Blood As Small Time Investors Panic Sell At a Loss The crypto…

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Bitcoin’s Selloff Shakes Out “Top Buyers” as Analysts Eye Further Blood

It has been a rough past few days for Bitcoin, with the benchmark digital asset erasing virtually all of the gains that came about as a result of its strong uptrend seen throughout the past several days and weeks. The cryptocurrency has mostly been consolidating for the past couple of months, with buyers ardently defending $11,000 while bears stopped it from breaking above $12,000. The latest rejection it posted within the lower-$12,000 region happened just a few days ago and was the event that first caused the market to begin…

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Criminals Are Selling Covid-19 Infected Blood on the Darknet

Chainalysis held a webinar on April 15 to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on crypto crime. During this meeting, the company revealed that criminals claim to be selling coronavirus-infected blood on the darknet. COVID-19 hurts crypto criminals According to Chianalysis, darknet markets have not been immune to the adverse effects of the pandemic, with a 33% decline in the volume of cryptocurrency sent to scam addresses. Source: Chainalysis Cybercriminals have responded differently to the crisis. Some have shown restraint in following a self-imposed honor-code. Others have dropped to the new…

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