Bitcoin Industry Reacts As Mark Karpeles Avoids Jail Over Mt. Gox Debacle – Bitcoinist

Mark Karpeles, the former head of defunct cryptocurrency exchange Mt. Gox, will unlikely serve time in jail following a significant acquittal by a Japanese court. Court: Karpeles Did Not Embezzle Bitcoins As multiple sources including Bloomberg reported March 14, Karpeles, who has been under suspicion for embezzling millions of dollars in user funds, is guilty…

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Where is Bitcoin and Ethereum going next? Is the next bull run in sight? – Chepicap

Cryptocurrency investors woke up to a sea of green, with the entire crypto market showing impressive numbers all over the board. Ethereum was the one coin that bucked the trend, and turned the markets from sideway movement, to bullish in less than 24 hours. Could this finally be the beginning of a ‘Crypto Summer’? The…

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Bitcoin – Stick A Fork In It – It’s Done

Bitcoin’s Latest Fork Causes Confusion and Price Drop Getty As of November 15, Bitcoin Cash had a fork which seemed to trigger yet another wave of price declines for Bitcoin Cash, Bitcoin and Bitcoin SV (according to coinmarketcap and coinbase).  Bitcoin is now far less than the $6,200 it was trading at on November 14 before this fork occurred.  Since…

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[UPDATE] Bitcoin Heads For $5000 As Ripple (XRP) And Ethereum Fall–Here’s Why

Bitcoin, along with other major cryptocurrencies ripple (XRP), ethereum, bitcoin cash, stellar, and litecoin, have fallen again over the last 24 hours as investors and traders fret over a flood of warnings on the future of cryptocurrencies. [Update] Bitcoin has crashed under $5,000 for the first time this year, according to recent trades on the…

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Bitcoin plummets under $6000 to a new low for the year after months of stability

Bitcoin’s moment of relative stability ended abruptly Wednesday. The world’s largest cryptocurrency hit its lowest level of the year, falling as much as 9 percent to a low of $5,640.36, according to CoinDesk. Bitcoin had been trading comfortably around the $6,400 range for the majority of the fall, a stark contrast from its volatile trading…

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Get ready for Big Bitcoin: Cryptocurrency industry opens a DC lobbying arm

(J. Scott Applewhite/AP) Brian Fung Policy reporter focusing on telecommunications, media, cryptocurrencies and competition September 11 at 3:32 PM The price of bitcoin may be down, compared with last year’s meteoric heights. But industry officials aren’t waiting for the next spike in investor demand to launch a charm offensive targeting federal lawmakers and regulators who’ve…

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Bitcoin ETFs Aren’t Coming Any Time Soon Thanks to the SEC

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What Does The OKEX Debacle Mean For Bitcoin Futures?

OKEX Bitcoin Futures Debacle Will Attract Scrutiny (Shutterstock) OKEX released this statement on August 3rd explaining that a very large trade occurred, that it had losses that surpassed the exchanges’ obligation to support, so they are enacting “the societal loss risk management mechanism”. These are NOT linked to or related in any way, to the futures…

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