New York State Assembly passes ban on new BTC mines that don’t use green power

The New York State Assembly passed a bill late on Tuesday April 26 that would place a two-year ban on all new proof-of-work (PoW) cryptocurrency mining facilities in the state that use a carbon based fuel to power their operations. The bill sponsored by Anna Kelles would not only impose a two-year hold on approval […]

Sustainable energy usage for BTC mining grows nearly 60% in a year

Bitcoin (BTC) mining companies are further adopting green energy as the global Bitcoin mining industry increased its sustainable energy mix by approximately 59% year over year. The Bitcoin Mining Council (BMC) is group of 44 Bitcoin mining companies claiming to represent 50% of the global Bitcoin network, or 100.9 exahash (EH). It released a new […]

Bitcoin funding rates show demand to short BTC as $40K becomes resistance

Bitcoin (BTC) consolidated under $40,000 on April 23 as market expectations favored further losses. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView “Extreme fear” accompanies Bitcoin’s descent to $39,200 Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView followed a bearish BTC/USD after the pair touched $39,200 on Friday’s Wall Street open. Falling in line with stocks, Bitcoin now […]

Is Microstrategy Secretly Selling Off Their BTC Stash?

The story of MicroStrategy CEO Michael Saylor buying Bitcoins aggressively has continued to make headlines over the last two years. However, according to one allegation, Mr. Saylor may be dumping his thousands of Bitcoins behind your back. MicroStrategy, a Bitcoin-accumulating business intelligence software company, is known to have 129,218 Bitcoin in its possession. This is […]

Cryptos Slip as Bitcoin (BTC) Price Struggles at $40K

For example, on April 10, Arthur Hayes, co-founder of crypto derivatives trading platform BitMEX, warned about a BTC price crash toward $30,000. That blog post triggered massive selling of May and June option calls, which caused BTC and ETH risk reversals (calls minus puts) to fall from -6% to -10%, according to QCP Capital, a […]

Bitcoin follows fresh US stocks dive as analysis ‘expects’ BTC price to take $37.5K liquidity

Bitcoin (BTC) faced selling pressure at the Wall Street open on April 22 as markets began a rerun of Thursday’s losses. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView No let-up for stocks or crypto as losses mount Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD following a grimly familiar course on Friday, hitting lows of […]

A Year After Coinbase’s Public Debut, Most Listed Crypto Firms Are Underwater Compared With Bitcoin’s Performance; BTC Retreats From $42K

“That premium has been on the pretext that it would give them a free pass while governmental agencies took their war on crypto to other platforms and exchanges instead, like Binance,” QCP wrote at the time. “If now, a regulated U.S. entity who is offering a product that is already being offered in the U.S., […]