Buy Bitcoin or start mining? HashWorks CEO points to ‘attractive investment yield’ in BTC mining

Recently, bad news has abounded, and the resulting fear is real. DeFi is looking dead, altcoins completed their lifecycle by returning back to $0 (I guess that’s a joke), and Bitcoin’s (BTC) price fell lower than even the smartest brains in the room expected.  A unifying theme of the most recent bull market appears to have been greed. Everyone got too confident and too greedy, and it shows by the amount of debt and leverage that is being unwound as 3AC, Celsius, BlockFi and Voyager contend with the real threat…

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Ethereum Dips But Here’s Why ETH Could Start Fresh Increase

Ethereum failed to clear the $2,085 resistance and declined against the US Dollar. ETH must stay above $1,920 to start a fresh increase in the near term. Ethereum failed to clear the $2,085 and $2,100 resistance levels. The price is now trading below $2,000 and the 100 hourly simple moving average. There was a break below a key bullish trend line with support near $2,000 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken). The pair could continue to move down towards the main $1,920 support zone. Ethereum Price…

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Bitcoin Trims Gains, Why BTC Could Start Fresh Decline

Bitcoin extended decline and traded below $29,000 against the US Dollar. BTC must stay above the $28,500 level to avoid a sharp decline in the near term. Bitcoin started a fresh decline from the $30,500 resistance zone. The price is now trading below the $30,000 level and the 100 hourly simple moving average. There was a break below a connecting bullish trend line with support near $29,600 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair could extend decline if there is a clear move…

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Ethereum Nears Breakout Zone, Why ETH Might Start Recovery

Ethereum started an upside correction from $2,200 against the US Dollar. ETH might gain bullish momentum if it clears the $2,400 resistance zone. Ethereum started an upside correction above $2,300 and $2,320. The price is still trading below $2,400 and the 100 hourly simple moving average. There is a key bearish trend line forming with resistance near $2,385 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken). The pair could start a steady recovery wave if there is a close above $2,400 and $2,450. Ethereum Price Faces Breakout Resistance…

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Argo Blockchain facility in West Texas expects to start mining Bitcoin in May

Crypto mining company Argo Blockchain’s plans to open a data center in West Texas are likely nearing completion following an inauguration ceremony. In a Thursday announcement on Twitter, Argo said it expects to begin mining operations at its Helios facility in Dickens County, Texas starting next week. The announcement came more than a year after the mining firm purchased a 320-acre land plot to construct the facility, first breaking ground on the 200-megawatt data center in July 2021. We are thrilled to announce the energization and opening of Helios, our…

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Why Bitcoin Could Start Fresh Increase and Revisit $50K

Bitcoin is consolidating below the $48,000 resistance against the US Dollar. BTC could start a fresh rally if it clears the $48,000 resistance zone. Bitcoin is stable above the $47,000 and $46,800 support levels. The price is trading above $46,500 and the 100 hourly simple moving average. There is a major breakout pattern forming with resistance near $47,700 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair could start a fresh increase if it manages to clear the $48,000 resistance zone. Bitcoin Price Eyes Fresh…

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Anti-war Russians start donating crypto to support Ukraine

While the West is growing increasingly concerned over Russia’s potential use of cryptocurrencies to evade sanctions, some Russians are using their Bitcoin (BTC) to help Ukrainian people. Pavel Muntyan, a renowned Russian animation producer and creator of the animated web series “Mr. Freeman,” has called on anti-war Russians to support Ukrainian citizens amid Russia’s ongoing military attack on the country. Muntyan took to Twitter on Tuesday to announce the opening of a cryptocurrency donation address for Russians who want to support Ukrainian people anonymously as Russia has banned its citizens…

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Twitter users ask Ukrainian armed forces to start accepting crypto donations

On Thursday, Russia launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine on multiple fronts, prompting a swift response from the Ukrainian government as it mobilized troops, armed civilians and called upon world leaders to come to its aid.  The same day, the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine began accepting donations for its armed forces by setting up a designated bank account for foreign currency wire transfers. The Ukrainian army cited “numerous requests from individuals and legal entities who are not residents of Ukraine and wish to make donations.” It appears one particular part…

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Analysts say Bitcoin’s bounce at $36K means ‘it’s time to start thinking about a bottom’

Bears remain in full control of the cryptocurrency market on Jan. 24 and to the shock of many, they managed to pound the price of Bitcoin (BTC) to a multi-month low at $32,967 during early trading hours. This downside move filled a CME futures gap that was left over from July 2021. Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView shows that the $36,000 level was overwhelmed in the early trading hours on Monday, leading to a sell-off that dipped below $33,000 before dip buyers arrived to bid the price back above…

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