Sam Ouimet

Junior markets editor for CoinDesk, the global leader in blockchain news. Disclosure: I currently own BTC, LTC, ETH, ZEC, AION, MANA, REQ, AST, ZIL, OMG, 1st, and AMP.

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Bitcoin SV Surges 200% as Wright Registers Copyright to Satoshi White Paper

| Sam Ouimet

Bitcoin SV surged more than 200 percent on some exchanges after Craig Wright filed a copyright registration for the bitcoin white paper.

Coinbase Records Highest Weekly Ethereum Trading Volume Since 2017

| Sam Ouimet

Popular ethereum markets exceeded $900 million in trading volume on Coinbase last week, its highest amount since late 2017.

Coinbase Custody Now Has $1 Billion of Crypto Under Management, CEO Says

| Sam Ouimet

At Consensus 2019, Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong said the exchange's custody service has been onboarding $150 million in assets under management each…

Up $1,200 on the Day, Bitcoin’s Price Surges Above $8K

| Sam Ouimet

The price of bitcoin (BTC) rose above $8,000 after surging more $1200 today alone.

$7,900: Bitcoin’s Price Extends Gains to Hit 9-Month High

| Sam Ouimet

Bitcoin (BTC) extended its recent gains today, jumping 16 percent to its highest price since July 31, 2018.

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Halving Rally: Litecoin’s Price Logs Biggest Monthly Winning Streak Since 2017

| Sam Ouimet and Omkar Godbole

Litecoin's next block reward halving is now less than 90 days away, but the world's sixth largest cryptocurrency may still have room to run before…

Weekly Bitcoin Price Indicator Prints Strongest Bull Signal Since Early 2018

| Sam Ouimet

Bitcoin's weekly relative strength index (RSI) has printed its highest value since 2018, showing its momentum is firmly back in bullish territory.

Bitcoin-Gold Price Correlation Shows Widest Spread in Over a Year

| Sam Ouimet and Omkar Godbole

Correlation isn't causation, but it looks like gold's fall is driving bitcoin prices up.

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Google Searches for ‘Bitcoin’ Hit Highest Total Since November

| Sam Ouimet

Google searches for "bitcoin" jumped to its highest level on Tuesday since Nov. 20, 2018 as the cryptocurrency surged above $5,000 on most exchanges.

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The Biggest Winners from April’s Early Crypto Market Rebound

| Sam Ouimet

Cryptocurrencies across the board are flashing significant growth in the first few days of April.