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As much as one-fifth of total supply is lost The Satoshi coins are the big ones that are missing but many people out there are lamenting lost files and passwords. The WSJ writes today about services that are trying to help, including hypnotists. Bitcoin has made a stand at $6000 after momentarily breaking below at
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A Bitcoin Embassy ATM seen at the train station in Krakow, Poland. (Photo by Omar Marques/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) Bitcoin and cryptocurrency have been handed huge support this morning from researchers at Imperial College London, who have said digital currencies are primed for mass adoption.  According to the paper — entitled “Cryptocurrencies: Overcoming Barriers to
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What’s coming up in the week ahead The second week of the month is always a let-down from the excitement of Week 1 on the economic calendar but there are still a few highlights before earnings start in two weeks. Here’s what USD traders will need to watch. Monday: Consumer credit Tuesday: Wednesday: PPI Wholesale
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Bitcoin prices have been building support the last few days. Shutterstock Bitcoin prices have started building support over the last few days, trading above a key price level after spending the last week consolidating. The cryptocurrency’s price rose to nearly $6,800 on Wednesday, July 4, before falling to almost $6,450 the next day and then fluctuating between that price
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Shutterstock When you don’t have clear disclosure of buyers and sellers, this is a perennial problem. Who is behind big gains and losses when you don’t know all of the players and what they’re up to? That’s been a nagging question in the cryptocurrency markets. The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has opened an
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Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt reacts while testifying before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies on budget on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Pruitt faces a growing number of federal ethics investigations over his lavish spending on travel and security. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) The ethanol industry hasn’t
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Photo by Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images Fungible and non-fungible may sound like terms you should remember from high school biology, but they actually have very simple explanations—and many implications for blockchain, tokenization and investments. Every time you make a transaction with bitcoin, you’re using a fungible token. Each bitcoin is interchangeable, much like a dollar
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