How to Transfer Bitcoins from a Paper Wallet to Ledger Wallet

Paper and hardware wallets are forms of cold storage used for crypto holdings. They are regarded as being the most secure wallet types as they lack online connection, thus eliminating the risk of hacks. Paper wallets were the first forms of offline wallets, and many early Bitcoin investors stored their coins on them for safe…

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Bitcoin [BTC] Technical Analysis: Coin bleeds as vultures lurk around

The cryptocurrency market battled the bear for a long time before observing growth on January 13. The market has witnessed new normalcy as the coin is rising and falling almost in a rhythmic pattern. Bitcoin [BTC] has been observing a bearish market ever since Ethereum [ETH] started to soar. The biggest coin in the major coin…

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On the Brink of…College? 'Bitcoin Baby' Receives BTC From Ad in The Times

A rather interesting listing has popped up in The Times of parents seeking to raise money for their newborn baby via Bitcoin donations.  ‘Bitcoin Baby’ Asks for College Donations Little Izabella Anna Bowles was born on January 6th, 2019. Her parents, however, have decided to waste absolutely no time in saving up for her college fund. Unlike…

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TRX Starts 2019 Off With A Bang As BTC & ETC Fall Victim To New Year

As we move further into the new year, we are starting to see some crypto projects really stand out as contenders for 2019. More than any others, TRON TRX – a cryptocurrency backed by a project that promises the most exciting growth during 2019. On the other hand, some other projects haven’t started the new…

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Acquiring Crypto: Simple Steps to Buying Your First Bitcoin

There’s a good chance you’ve talked to a friend about Bitcoin. Or maybe heard about this “crazy digital currency” in the news, but haven’t tried to obtain any because you think it might be difficult. These days, acquiring cryptocurrency is actually very easy, with various avenues you can take to purchase your first coins. The…

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New Analysis Finds That Less Than 1% of BTC Addresses Control Nearly 87% of BTC's Supply

A deep analysis of Bitcoin (BTC) addresses conducted by China’s state-run financial news publication, National Business Daily (NBD), reveals that about 0.7% of BTC addresses currently control 86.9% of the flagship cryptocurrency’s circulating supply. Moreover, analysts used data from BTC.com to conclude that this tiny 0.7% of BTC addresses own roughly $62 billion worth of BTC. To…

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Bitcoin Price Analysis: BTC Losses Coincide with China’s New Policies

Bitcoin Price slow down after sinking 10 percent China introduces new privacy quashing blockchain rules Trading volumes steady but bearish Even though today’s losses are low, there is hope for traders as long as Bitcoin prices are oscillating above $3,700. Drops below this minor support line could trigger sells towards $3,220 or lower in the…

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How Can You Use Bitcoin to Pay for Travel?

Ever since its inception, Bitcoin has slowly emerged as a very promising payment method, exactly as Satoshi Nakamoto, its creator, intended. Over the years, Bitcoin has cemented its name in the history books as the most popular and most valuable cryptocurrency out there. Together with a new wave of other cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin disrupted many industries….

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Venezuela Decrees Crypto Operators Must Pay Taxes in Cryptocurrencies

The Venezuelan government has published a decree requiring taxpayers with crypto operations in the country to pay their taxes in cryptocurrencies. Similarly, operators of foreign currencies must pay their taxes in those currencies. The decree states that the change is necessary for the “strengthening of the current fiscal regime.” Paying Taxes in Cryptocurrencies The Venezuelan government…

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Review: Wasabi’s Privacy-Focused BTC Wallet Aims to Make Bitcoin Fungible Again

Privacy is relative, but by many people’s reckoning, bitcoin could use greater anonymity. The Bitcoin Core protocol hasn’t changed much over the past decade, but the tools used to forensically inspect it have. In a bid to reclaim some of that eroding privacy, a number of fungibility-enhancing tools have been released by open source developers….

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Bitcoin Price Analysis: BTC at $6,000 Ideal, Bulls Vibrant

Bitcoin Price is up 8.6 percent at the time of press and firm above $4,000 Unverified sources indicate that Japan FSA gauging interest in Bitcoin ETF Trade volumes light and BTC/USD ranging in lower time frames Overly, the crypto sphere is vibrant. Lifting enthusiasm is bulls’ resilience and ability to maintain prices above $4,000 even…

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Bitcoin Price Watch: BTC Dips Remain Supported Above $3,860

Bitcoin price started a downside correction after trading above $4,080 against the US Dollar. There is a major bullish trend line formed with support at $3,940 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The price is likely to find bids near $3,940 and $3,900 for a fresh upward move in…

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Ripple (XRP) Has Positioned Itself For A Big Run Against Bitcoin (BTC)

Ripple (XRP) has positioned itself for a big rally against Bitcoin (BTC) in the weeks ahead. The 4H chart for XRP/BTC shows that in August 2018, the price found support atop a trend line that it broke below in September, 2018. Then during September, the price shot back up above this trend line and once…

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Bitcoin Price Analysis: BTC Bulls Soar, Next Target $4,500

Bitcoin price is trading above the psychological $4,000 mark. Prices are held within a $800 range with upper limits at $4,500 BitFinex and ETHFinex under maintenance DX Exchange rolls out, support Bitcoin Still, Bitcoin prices are consolidating within an $800 but likely to break above $4,500 triggering conservative traders into action. Because of the ongoing…

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Bitcoin Price Weekly Analysis: BTC Approaching Significant Break

Key Points Bitcoin price failed to gain momentum above $3,900 and declined recently against the US Dollar. There is a major contracting triangle formed with support at $3,765 on the 4-hours chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair is approaching the next significant break either above $3,850 or below $3,750. Bitcoin…

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How to Get a Loan in Bitcoin: Things You Need to Know

A couple of years ago, loans were something usually associated with the fiat currencies. Fast forward to our days, you can get loans in Bitcoin. Of course, like everything else that surrounds cryptocurrencies, getting a loan in Bitcoin can be a highly profitable affair, but also a very risky one. To help you determine if…

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XRP’s tweet volume has a stronger correlation to its trading volume than Bitcoin [BTC] or Ethereum [ETH]

XRP community is one of the most active and passionate crypto-community in the space and according to data from “The Tie”, XRP’s Tweet volume is directly correlated to the Trade volume of XRP. In addition, XRP has the strongest correlation when compared to the dominant cryptocurrency, Bitcoin or Ethereum. The Tie tweeted: “Interesting look at…

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Overstock Becomes First Major US Company to Pay Taxes in Bitcoin

Internet retailer Overstock has announced that it intends to become the very first major US-based company to pay a part of its state business tax in Ohio using Bitcoin.  Taxes With Bitcoin According to its own investor portal, US-based internet retailer Overstock is set to pay part of its Ohio state business tax using Bitcoin….

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Ethereum Price Surpasses 0.04 BTC as $160 is Within Reach

The top cryptocurrencies ranked by market cap often evolve in rather unusual ways. There has been a strong focus on the Ethereum price as of late, which is only to be expected. Since successfully reclaiming the $2 spot on Coinmarketcap, expectations for the Ethereum price turned bullish again. Ethereum Price Flashes in the Green Considering…

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Bitcoin (BTC): What Is The Volatility Index (VIX) Telling Us?

Bitcoin (BTC) is looking for direction after going through an exhausting bear market for almost a year. It is unlikely that we are going to see the price take off to the moon straight from current levels. However, there are certain market indicators that give us clues as to the direction and pace of Bitcoin…

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