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Bitcoin Hits $4K for the Fourth Time in 2019, Stocks Jump Amid US–China Trade Talks

“Bitcoin (BTC), the biggest cryptocurrency accounting for around 52 percent of crypto market, has again briefly broke $4,000 point for the fourth time this month, according to CoinMarketCap” writes Helen Partz for cointelegraph.com. Feb. 22 — following some red signals yesterday, crypto markets have continued to rise, with all top 20 coins up today, according to CoinMarketCap.At press time, the market cap is $134.9 billion, while daily trade volume amounts to $24.32 billion.At press time, Bitcoin is up around 1 percent, and is trading at $3,987.The cryptocurrency is also seeing…

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Third-Top Exchange OKEx Lists Ripple and Bitcoin Cash on Customer-to-Customer Platform

“Malta-based major cryptocurrency exchange OKEx has listed Ripple (XRP) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) on its customer-to-customer (C2C) trading platform, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Feb. 22” writes Helen Partz for cointelegraph.com. During the newest upgrade, all services on the OKEx C2C platform will remain as normal, the announcement states.The Thai baht was added to the OKEx C2C platform in mid-February. Recently, major United States-based cryptocurrency exchange and wallet service provider Coinbase has listed BCH on its Coinbase Wallet.Bitcoin Cash, a cryptocurrency created as a result of…

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Bitcoin on track for its best week in two months

“Bitcoin prices rose on Friday, clawing back losses from the previous session and putting the cryptocurrency on track for its best week in two months” writes Aaron Hankin for marketwatch.com. In early trade on Friday, a single bitcoin BTCUSD, +1.13%  was fetching $3,928.30, up 0.9% since Thursday’s level at 5 p.m.Bitcoin futures are moving higher in early Friday trade.Read: Opinion: Hodl my Lambo: Simple investing rules you can borrow from cryptocurrency traders Providing critical information for the U.S. trading day. Source: marketwatch.com

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Five Smart Ways of Shorting Bitcoin

“Here are several smart ways to short Bitcoin which should help make investing in a downtrending market easier” writes Konstantinos Anthis for financemagnates.com. Shorting Bitcoin while going long on a different asset with a complimentary price direction, such as Ethereum, can help diversify your portfolio.When the price starts to plunge, nervous investors consider whether shorting Bitcoin can be a profitable trading strategy.The main concern for those thinking about short trading any asset is the built-in threshold for your potential return.Token enthusiasts may prefer to stick to crypto exchange trading when…

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JPY News 

USD/JPY stays underpinned, inches towards the 111 handle once again

“But for an extension higher, there needs to be a positive breakthrough in US-China trade talks” reports forexlive.com. The pair is inching upwards as risk sentiment is holding up well so far on the day.I reckon any breaking headlines on a memorandum of understanding being struck would see risk assets jump alongside USD/JPY. But the devil will be in the details.Price has tested support from the key hourly moving averages since trading yesterday and buyers have shown their commitment to defend that bias by holding on to support levels there. Source:…

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Could Bitcoin Price Be Boosted by a Change in Sentiment?

“My Bitcoin News reported earlier this week that Bitcoin price hit $4,000 but more importantly, it saw its highest volume day in 10 months” reports mybitcoinnews.co. A new survey suggests that almost half of millennial online traders have more trust in cryptocurrency exchanges compared to the US stock market.Bitcoin’s Dominance – the indicator measuring Bitcoin’s share in the total cryptocurrency market capitalization is sitting at 52 percent.What do you think of the current cryptocurrency market condition?.  Source: mybitcoinnews.co

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Crypto Markets Show Slight Decline, as Do Dow Jones Industrial and S&P 500

“The Dow Jones Industrial Average has seen a decline by 141 points today, while the S&P 500 dropped by 0.47 percent, led lower by the energy and health care sectors” writes Ana Alexandre for cointelegraph.com. The top cryptocurrency Bitcoin (BTC) is trading around $3,944, having lost just 1 percent on the day at press time.Top altcoin Ethereum (ETH) is trading around $145.38 at press time, down around 1.42 percent over the past 24 hours.Thursday, Feb. 21 —  cryptocurrency markets are slightly sliding down, with most major coins seeing some noticeable…

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Tesla stock falls further after Consumer Reports dings the Model 3

“Tesla Inc. stock took a deeper dive on Thursday after news that Consumer Reports has withdrawn a key Model 3 recommendation” writes Claudia Assis for marketwatch.com. The Tesla TSLA, -3.62%  Model 3 was among six vehicles from U.S. and overseas car makers that lost Consumer Reports’ “recommended” rating due to their “declining reliability,” the nonprofit consumer advocacy organization said Thursday.Shares of Tesla fell 1.9% and were recently trading under $297 after trading as high as $303.24 earlier on Thursday. Source: marketwatch.com

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Samsung’s new Galaxy S10 promises to guard your cryptocurrency

“On Wednesday, the South Korean multinational said its new S10 Galaxy smartphone would include a feature to store and guard bitcoin BTCUSD, -0.83% and other cryptocurrencies” writes Aaron Hankin for marketwatch.com. Some next level stuff by Samsung including crypto private key storage.” Shares of Samsung 005930, +0.11% SSNLF, -3.07% rose 0.1% on Thursday in South Korean trading and are now up 21% in 2019.Samsung dropped a new range of smartphones of Wednesday, and while the Galaxy Fold grabbed the headlines with its near-$2,000 price tag, the company’s flagship phone did…

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