Analyst: Bitcoin Must Close Above $8,200 In Order for Bullish Momentum to Extend

Bitcoin has once again incurred a sudden influx of buying pressure that has allowed it to continue climbing higher after briefly dipping as low as $7,500 over the past couple of days. Although BTC’s surge back above $8,000 is certainly positive, it is still struggling to move higher as it faces strong selling pressure around […]

Traders Are Now Banned From Using Localbitcoins Exchange in Iran

Traders from Iran have been banned from using the peer-to-peer trading platform within the country. The Iranian section of the website displays a short message that states that the exchange is “currently not available.” The news follows significant Iranian rial trade volume on the Localbitcoins platform, which has been climbing steadily over the last […]

Hackers Have Looted More Bitcoin Than Satoshi’s Entire Stash

Ever since cryptocurrencies started gaining value, hackers have targeted exchanges that provide digital asset trading and malicious entities have siphoned billions of dollars worth of bitcoin since 2011. So far, over 1 million of the world’s BTC has been stolen from exchanges and traders continue to leave vast quantities of funds on centralized trading platforms. […]