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Allen Farrington: Capital in the 21st Century

In the same way Bitcoin mining incentivizes more energy, cheaper energy and new energy, Bitcoin can also incentivize the building of more products, cheaper products and new pr...

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Bitcoin Halving Has Crypto Miners Racing for 'Epic Sat' Potentially Worth Millions

Bitcoin's once-every-four-years "halving" this week may be very different from those of earlier epochs, typically ho-hum affairs. Now, an intense competition is underway to mi...

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Why Bitcoin Halving Calculators Are Out of Sync

The famously pre-planned, programmatic event, currently predicted for April 19, is surprisingly hard to predict at minute scales.

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The Halving Highlights Why Bitcoin Needs to Upgrade

Higher fees from Ordinals and BRC-20 may be good for miners but they risk pushing activity to the fragmented world of L2s and harming adoption of Bitcoin around the world. Pro...

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Willem Schroé: Building Botanix, a Bitcoin Layer 2 That Brings the EVM to Bitcoin

A Belgian polymath and his team are building a “spiderchain” network that harnesses both bitcoin’s sound money properties and Ethereum’s technological capabilities.

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Here's What the Bitcoin Options Market Says About Halving

The halving, due on April 20, will reduce the per-block bitcoin emission to 3.12 BTC from 6.25 BTC, slowing the pace of supply expansion by 50%.

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Bitcoin Ecosystem Tokens, RUNE, STX, and ORDI May See Gains After Halving

“There exists a large, untapped pool of capital within the Bitcoin ecosystem that remains dormant,” Wintermute’s OTC desk told CoinDesk.

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The Protocol: How to Engineer Harder Money, or Just Make Your Own

Bitcoin's supply growth is set to automatically drop by 50% when next week's "halving" arrives, Ethereum is pondering a cut in ETH issuance, and meme coin issuers are just no-...

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BTC Halving: Sell-The-News or Buy-The-Alt-Rotation

Contrasting Bitcoin derivatives with Ethereum’s tells us a story around the potential opportunity for a post-halving rotation.

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Bitcoin Could Slump Around Reward Halving Time, Arthur Hayes Says

The crypto market faces the U.S. tax season liquidity test around the time the Bitcoin blockchain implements the fourth mining-reward halving on April 20.

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Bitcoin Halving Is Not a Volatility Event, Analyst Says as Implied Volatility Rises

Options implied volatility is overpricing the event, Amberdata's Greg Magadini said.

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BTC Halving: Sell-The-News or Buy-The-Alt-Rotation

Contrasting Bitcoin derivatives with Ethereum’s tells us a story around the potential opportunity for a post-halving rotation.

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The Halving Highlights Why Bitcoin Needs to Upgrade

Higher fees from Ordinals and BRC-20 may be good for miners but they risk pushing activity to the fragmented world of L2s and harming adoption of Bitcoin around the world. Pro...

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Bitcoin sculpture made from scrap metal outside the BitCluster mining farm in Norilsk, Russia. (BitCluster)

Allen Farrington: Capital in the 21st Century

In the same way Bitcoin mining incentivizes more energy, cheaper energy and new energy, Bitcoin can also incentivize the building of more products, cheaper products and new pr...

Bitcoin sculpture made from scrap metal outside the BitCluster mining farm in Norilsk, Russia. (BitCluster)
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Crypto for Advisors: Opinion: Direct Crypto Ownership Is Best

In this week's issue of Crypto for Advisors, learn why direct ownership of crypto may be in the best interest of the client.

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Crypto Long & Short: The Battle of the Yields

What does the current crisis mean for the value of actual cash, and how does it stack up to assets like bitcoin and gold?

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Bitcoin’s Option Market Sees Low Chance of Post-Halving Rally

Bitcoin is unlikely to get bid up after the May 2020 mining reward halving, based on the way the cryptocurrency’s options are valued.

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Bitcoin Halving, Explained

The last Bitcoin halving took place on May 11, 2020, and the next bitcoin halving will likely occur in April 2024. But what is the halving, how does it affect the price, and w...

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Is Toxic Bitcoin Maximalism Getting Less Toxic?

As BTC gets Wall Street approval and developers build new applications on the network, bitcoiners are ditching some of their previous siege mentality.

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What’s Next for Crypto?

The approval of Bitcoin ETFs in January was a catalyzing event for crypto, says Gregory Mall, head of investment solutions at AMINA bank. How will the upcoming halving affect...

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