Bitcoin traders anticipate new yearly lows after BTC’s $25K rejection — Data disagrees

Bitcoin (BTC) showed weakness on Aug. 15, posting a 5% loss after testing the $25,000 resistance. The move liquidated over $150 million worth of leverage long positions and has led some traders to predict a move back toward the yearly low in the $18,000 range. The price action coincided with worsening conditions for tech stocks, including Chinese giant Tencent, which is expected to post its first-ever quarterly revenue decline. According to analysts, the Chinese gaming and social media conglomerate is expected to post quarterly earnings around $19.5 billion, which is…

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Proposals for New Common Currency Resonate in Latam, to Undermine US Dollar Dependency

Two new proposals for a new common currency to be established in Latam have been made recently. Former Brazilian president and candidate Luis Inacio Lula Da Silva mentioned the idea in May, and the president of the Colombian Congress, Roy Barreras, mentioned the same idea during the inauguration of president Gustavo Petro earlier this month. The idea behind this would be to lessen the dependence of the region on the US dollar. Lula and Barreras Propose Latam Common Currency The proposal for a new common currency to be…

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