Dogecoin (DOGE) and Maker (MKR) soar as the altcoin market cap tops $1T

Dogecoin and Maker stole the spotlight as the hype around COIN faded and Bitcoin consolidates near $63,500. Now that the Coinbase (COIN) stock listing is out of the way, the focus of traders has shifted back to the crypto market as Bitcoin (BTC) price works to regain its footing above $63,000 and …

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Shift toward full decentralization pushes Maker (MKR) price above $4K

Maker price rallies to a new all-time high as the MakerDAO community makes preparations to become fully decentralized. Stablecoins have become a significant foundational piece for the cryptocurrency sector because they serve as a deeply liquid base pair for most assets and also offer investors a secure place to capture gains. Data …

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Rothschild Investment Corp snaps up quarter of a million shares in Grayscale ETH Trust

Rothschild Investment Corp, has acquired more than 250,000 shares in Grayscale’s ETH trust, and added 8000 shares to its BTC trust holdings — however the firm holds zero ties to the famed Rothschild family dynasty. Chicago-based financial institution Rothschild Investment Corp, has acquired 265,302 shares in Grayscale’s ETH trust, according to a …

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Our Man in Shanghai: Coinbase listing scorned, graphics cards seized, nostalgia coins rule

Coinbase and cryptocurrencies viewed cynically on Chinese social media, and news of a large mining GPU smuggling bust in Hong Kong. It was a relatively quiet week in China’s blockchain space as events were overshadowed by the surge in the BTC price and the Coinbase direct listing in the U.S. Many locals …

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Email server breach sees Celsians targeted by phishing attacks

Celsius customers have been targeted with fraudulent SMS and email communications after a third-party email distribution server was compromised by hackers. Crypto asset lending platform, Celsius Network, has revealed an email server breach that resulted in malicious phishing links being sent to customers. An April 15 announcement notes that some of Celsius’ …

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Jim Cramer cashes out half his ‘phoney money’ Bitcoin to pay off mortgage

CNBC host Jim Cramer says he’s “won,” cashing out half of his Bitcoin portfolio to pay off his mortgage, stating that it’s “phoney money paying for real money.” Business TV personality and converted Bitcoin proponent Jim Cramer has sold half of what he calls his “phoney money” Bitcoin portfolio to pay off …

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Price analysis 4/14: BTC, ETH, BNB, XRP, ADA, DOT, UNI, LTC, DOGE, LINK

Today’s Coinbase (COIN) listing is likely to remain a focal point that will dictate the short-term price action in Bitcoin and altcoins. Coinbase (COIN) listing on Nasdaq could eventually boost cryptocurrency adoption and attract droves of institutional investors. However, that is unlikely to happen immediately. In the first few days after the listing, …

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