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Markets Update: Bull Trap or Reversal? Traders Question the Recent Crypto Spike

Markets Update: Bull Trap or Reversal? Traders Question the Recent Crypto SpikeThree days ago the crypto-economy suffered deep losses, with digital asset prices at their lowest across the board since September 2017. But on Wednesday the digital asset ecosystem started showing a slight recovery, as the entire market capitalization of all 2000+ coins gained $14 billion. Also Read: Free Keene Activists Launch Tip-Card Creator Called Cryptotip.org Cryptocurrency Markets Show […]

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Hash Wars: A Successful BCH Upgrade and a ‘High Risk’ Exchange Listing

It’s been close to four days since the Bitcoin Cash upgrade and the blockchain split that occurred on Nov. 15. Since the acrimonious fork, a lot has happened within the BCH ecosystem including a few exchanges listing both chains as separate coins. Also Read: Another ‘Satoshi Message’ Attempts to Sway Public Opinion, But Fails Bitcoincash.org States […]

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Hash Wars: The Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork Has Begun

Today Thursday, Nov. 15, a majority of the cryptocurrency community is fixated on the contentious Bitcoin Cash (BCH) hard fork and watching the spectacle with great anticipation. At approximately 1:00 p.m. EST miners backing both implementations started the fork process in order to change the Bitcoin Cash protocol ruleset. Currently, at the time of publication, […]

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Discussions Intensify as BCH Fork Approaches

Discussions Intensify as BCH Fork ApproachesAs the Bitcoin Cash fork draws near, a lot has been announced over the last few days concerning the consensus changes scheduled for Nov. 15. Earlier this week, the Bitcoin Unlimited (BU) development team released a new client version that includes the ability to configure the Bitcoin SV hard fork ruleset. In addition to the […]

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Bitcoin Cash Fork Watch: BCH Infrastructure Providers Reveal Contingency Plans

Bitcoin Cash Fork Watch: BCH Infrastructure Providers Reveal Contingency PlansThere’s only 10 days left until the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network hard fork scheduled for Nov. 15. At the moment the upgrade has two competing BCH clients with different ruleset changes, so the upcoming fork could cause a chain split. Because of the contention over certain upgrade proposals, a slew of exchanges and wallet providers […]

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Less Than Two Months Away – Bitcoin Cash Upgrade Discussion Heats Up

Less Than Two Months Away - Bitcoin Cash Upgrade Discussion Heats UpOver the past few weeks, Bitcoin Cash supporters have been debating the upcoming hard fork scheduled for November 15th of this year. Most of the community understands, that as of right now, there are two camps that have entirely different visions. It doesn’t seem like a compromise is coming any time soon. Lately, as each […]

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Most Forked Coins Are Proving More Hassle Than They’re Worth

Forked Coins Are Proving More Hassle Than They’re WorthThe last month has seen a spate of high profile forks, as zclassic (ZCL), eth classic, and litecoin have all split to create new coins. Each of these has a shared history with its parent chain. In the run-up to the fork, many investors bought in hoping to claim their free dividend, or simply to […]

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Major Exchanges Don’t Want Forked Coins but Smaller Platforms Can’t Get Enough of Them

Major Exchanges Don’t Want Forked Coins but Smaller Platforms Can’t Get Enough of ThemWith less bitcoin holders bothering to claim forked coins, the public’s appetite for chain splits is clearly diminishing. Developers, though, seem determined to keep pushing out fresh forks to a diminishing band of recipients. One of the toughest challenges that forkers face is finding wallets and exchanges willing to distribute the newly birthed coins. Large […]

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Three Times as Much Bitcoin Cash Has Been Claimed as Bitcoin Gold

Three Times as Much Bitcoin Cash Has Been Claimed as Bitcoin GoldThe public’s appetite for forked coins seems to be diminishing. Data shows that around 6.6 million BCH has been claimed to date, compared to just 2.2 million BTG. There’s still time for more bitcoin gold to be claimed, but thus far most holders have been deterred from doing so. Reasons include BTG’s low value compared […]

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New Trading Tip Column `Writing On The Wall´ says “Sell Bitcoin Gold”

New Trading Tip Column – ’Writing On The Wall’ says ”Sell Bitcoin Gold”This post is the first in a weekly trading tips series called ’Writing On The Wall’, in which our game theory guide Eric Wall tries to decipher those writings. The retail market forces in cryptocurrencies are governed by a mishmash of various ideas and concepts. The longer trends in which these are prevalent are sometimes […]

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