Bitcoin Halving Capitulation: ‘Mining Death Spirals Don’t Happen in Real Life,’ Says Report

As the bitcoin halving approaches, crypto-mining ‘death spirals’ and miner capitulation have become prominent topics among digital currency enthusiasts. Despite the trending discussions, Coinshares head of research Christopher Bendiksen published a study that says “[bitcoin] mining death spirals do not actually happen in real life” and the speculation is a “highly theoretical edge case.” Also read: ‘Bull Run May Not Come Immediately After Bitcoin Halving,’ Says Bitmain’s Jihan Wu Bitcoin Halving, Death Spirals, and Miner Capitulation After approximately 210,000 blocks are mined on BTC’s blockchain, the network’s block subsidy halves…

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US Mortgage Industry Could Collapse as Housing Crisis Looms, Experts Say

The U.S. mortgage industry faces collapse once again, this time due to the economic consequences following the coronavirus outbreak and massive job losses. Up to 50% of borrowers could default on their mortgage payments, according to industry estimates. Since the stimulus bill signed by President Donald Trump provides relief for homeowners but does not provide relief for the mortgage industry, companies are worried they may go out of business. Also read: 2x Bitcoin — Wanna Double Your BTC to the Moon? Forget About It Mortgage Industry at Risk The coronavirus…

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The Crypto Industry’s $400M Cash and Stock Deal – Binance to Acquire Coinmarketcap.com

The popular cryptocurrency exchange Binance is allegedly in talks with the owners of coinmarketcap.com in hopes of purchasing the website for $400 million. People familiar with the matter explained the acquisition will be announced this week and could be one of the largest procurements in the cryptocurrency and blockchain industry to-date. Also read: Bitcoin Mining Roundup: BTC Regains 100 Exahash, Miners Close Shop, Pre-Halving Shake-Up Binance Will Reportedly Purchase Coinmarketcap.com for $400 Million Binance has grown quite large since launching in 2017 when the global cryptocurrency exchange was founded by…

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23 Approved Cryptocurrency Exchanges in Japan — Number Rises Amid Pandemic

Despite the global coronavirus pandemic, Japan continues to approve more cryptocurrency exchanges to legally operate in the country. The latest one was approved on Monday, bringing the total number of legal crypto exchanges in Japan to 23. Also read: 2x Bitcoin — Wanna Double Your BTC to the Moon? Forget About It First Approved Crypto Exchange This Year Japan’s top financial regulator, the Financial Services Agency (FSA), registered another cryptocurrency exchange operator on Monday. Japan legalized cryptocurrencies as a means of payment under the amended Payment Services Act back in…

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Stablecoin Market Caps Swell Over $7 Billion – Volumes Surpass Most Trading Pairs

While most digital assets have been suffering, stablecoins have been surging since the market downturn in mid-March and tether (USDT) is capturing more than 70% of BTC trades today. Besides tether, a wide range of other dollar-pegged cryptocurrencies have also benefited this month, as the market valuation of eight different stablecoins combined is well over $7 billion. Also read: Bitcoin Mining Roundup: BTC Regains 100 Exahash, Miners Close Shop, Pre-Halving Shake-Up Considerable Demand for Stablecoins Pushes ‘Dollarized-Token’ Market Caps Northbound Crypto assets have seen better days as far as market…

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Safeguarding Investments: Cryptimi.com Offers the Solution

Anyone venturing into the digital currency scene understands the significance of performing analyses to evaluate potential gains. Security breaches and hacking are a constant risk when it comes to the realm of cryptocurrencies. Nevertheless, the level of security and protection offered by the trading platform chosen is often overlooked. Consequently, this oversight has so far resulted in a loss of approximately $4.26 billion. Whenever scammers or hackers are successful in their fraudulent practices, this results in an average loss of $43 million. 2 Notorious Cases where Security Failed Reputability and…

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Egypt Limits Bank and ATM Withdrawals Citing Rampant Cash Outflow and Coronavirus Fears

On Sunday, the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) announced it had instructed financial institutions in the country to put withdrawal limits in place for cash. Regional reports disclose that Egyptian residents can only withdraw 10,000 Egyptian pounds ($640) and businesses can only withdraw 50,000 pounds ($3,200). The CBE cited concerns over the covid-19 outbreak and also limited automated teller machine (ATM) withdrawals to 5,000 pounds per day. Also read: Bitcoin Mining Roundup: BTC Regains 100 Exahash, Miners Close Shop, Pre-Halving Shake-Up Central Bank of Egypt Enforces Cash Withdrawal Limits at…

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Bitcoin Mining Roundup: BTC Regains 100 Exahash, Miners Close Shop, Pre-Halving Shake-Up

In 44 days, BTC miners will face the third reward halving as the block subsidy will soon shrink from 12.5 to 6.25 coins per block. Following the market carnage in mid-March, BTC’s hashrate plummeted 44% to a 2020 low of 75 exahash per second (EH/s). Since then the hashrate has climbed back above 100EH/s, but profitability between SHA256 networks like BCH and BSV has been a lot more erratic than usual. Also read: Bitcoin Hashrate Down 45% – Miners Witness Second-Largest Difficulty Drop in History BTC Recaptures 100 Exahash –…

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IMF Declares Global Recession, 80 Countries Request Help, Trillions of Dollars Needed

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has declared that we have entered a global recession — one that is as bad as or worse than the previous global financial crisis. 80 countries have already requested emergency assistance from the IMF. Meanwhile, the G20 has reported fiscal measures totaling some 5 trillion dollars or over 6% of global GDP. Also read: 2x Bitcoin — Wanna Double Your BTC to the Moon? Forget About It IMF Declares Global Recession Kristalina Georgieva, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, talked about the current economic…

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Market Update: Uncertainty Remains Thick as Bears Claw Bitcoin Price Below $6K

Bitcoin’s price has been dragging downward and on March 29, BTC’s fiat value slipped beneath the $6K zone. Most of the top ten cryptocurrencies are down between 5-8% in the last 24 hours. As the global economy falters and the halving approaches, people are uncertain about the future price of bitcoin as “safe-haven” theories have been steadily vanishing. Also read: In-Between Bitcoin Halvings: Analyst Proves Bitcoin’s Price Not Bound to 4-Year Cycles Top Ten Cryptos See Some Percentage Losses During Sunday’s Trading Sessions The price of bitcoin affects the entire…

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