Rainbows, Log Charts, and S2F: Bitcoin’s 2022 Bear Market Has Broken the Community’s Most Popular Price Models

The 2022 bear market has been brutal as more than $2 trillion in value has been wiped away from the crypto economy. In addition to record values lost, the crypto winter has managed to break a number of popular bitcoin price models like the rainbow price chart and Plan B’s infamous stock-to-flow model. Moreover, since May 11, 2022, the well known power-law corridor model or logarithmic growth curves chart has also broken, and it’s deviated below the lower band for roughly 86 days. A Deviation From the Norm: 2022’s Bitcoin…

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Voyager Files for Bankruptcy Citing Contagion in Crypto Markets, Three Arrows Capital’s Loan Default

Crypto lender Voyager Digital has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The company explained that the “prolonged volatility and contagion in the crypto markets” and the default of crypto hedge fund Three Arrows Capital (3AC) on a loan require it “to take deliberate and decisive action now.” Voyager’s Bankruptcy Filing Voyager Digital Ltd. (TSE: VOYG) announced Wednesday that it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The announcement details: The company and its main operating subsidiaries filed voluntary petitions for reorganization under Chapter 11 in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court of the Southern…

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El Salvador Buys 80 More Bitcoin as BTC Fell Below $19K — President Insists ‘Bitcoin Is the Future’

El Salvador has doubled down on its bitcoin commitment despite a heavy sell-off in the crypto market. The country has bought 80 more bitcoins, according to Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele. El Salvador Bought the Bitcoin Dip The president of El Salvador, Nayib Bukele, announced Thursday that his country has bought 80 more bitcoins. At the time of writing, BTC is trading at $20,323. It fell to a low of $18,784 shortly before Bukele announced the purchase. The Salvadoran president said El Salvador bought bitcoin at $19,000 each. As the price…

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Organizer of Binance-Sponsored Crypto Tour Says Campaign Was Successful

A crypto enthusiast and organizer of the Binance-sponsored Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Awareness Tour (BCAT) recently held in Nigeria, has rejected reports he was arrested by security agents reportedly spooked by large crowds that were following the campaign. The enthusiast said the high number of people that attended the BCAT tour proves that Nigerians “want to continue to explore blockchain and cryptocurrency and improve their lives.” Nigerian Interest in Crypto and Blockchain Growing A Nigerian blockchain and crypto educator, Tony Emeka, has clarified that the security agents that made an appearance…

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IMF Chief Begs Investors Not to Shun All Crypto After the Collapse of LUNA, UST

The managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) reportedly said that investors should not completely pull out of crypto after the collapse of cryptocurrency terra (LUNA) and stablecoin terrausd (UST). IMF Chief Has a Message for Crypto Investors After the Collapse of LUNA, UST Kristalina Georgieva, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), discussed cryptocurrency at the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos Monday. She urged people not to completely shun crypto after the recent collapse of algorithmic stablecoin terrausd (UST) and cryptocurrency terra (LUNA), Bloomberg…

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Report: Central African Banking Regulator Says Crypto Ban Still Effective

An African regulator has told members of the six-nation Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa (CEMAC) that a ban on cryptocurrencies is still effective. The regulator said the prohibition is designed to ensure financial stability is maintained within the economic bloc. COBAC to Set Up System to Identify Crypto Transactions An African regulator, the Banking Commission of Central Africa (COBAC), has reminded members of a regional economic bloc that includes the Central African Republic (CAR) that its ban on cryptocurrencies remains in effect. The regulator’s latest warning follows the…

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Report: IMF Says Central African Republic’s Bitcoin Adoption Poses Risks

The International Money Fund (IMF) has added its voice to institutions and parties criticizing the Central African Republic (CAR)’s decision to adopt bitcoin. The IMF insists the adoption poses legal economic challenges not only to the country but to the region as well. CAR’s Bitcoin Adoption Has Financial and Legal Issues The IMF has reportedly said the CAR’s recent decision to adopt bitcoin poses a number of challenges for the country and the region. The comments by the global lender mark the first time it has publicly reacted to CAR’s…

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Report: Sudan Rejects Russian Illicit Gold Smuggling Allegations

Sudan has denied claims Russian entities have smuggled hundreds of tonnes of illicit gold from its territory. Officials have called the allegations fake news and suggested that Sudan is in fact looking to revive its economy through gold mining. The Rise in Russia’s Gold Holdings The Sudanese Ambassador to Russia Onor Ahmed Onor recently dismissed claims entities from the latter country have smuggled “hundreds of tonnes of illicit gold” from his country’s territory for years. In pushing back against the allegations, Onor called the report published by the…

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Gwyneth, Shaq, Paris, Eminem — A Deep Dive Into the NFT Collecting Habits of the Rich and Famous – Featured Bitcoin News

[ad_1] Over the last year, celebrities have been dabbling in non-fungible token (NFT) collectibles and a few of their purchases have brought them attention. For instance, a number of socialites, luminaries, big-name personalities, and today’s top brass have purchased NFTs from the Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) collection. While they paid a pretty penny in ethereum for the BAYC NFTs, many celebrities have deep pockets when it comes to other NFT collections as well. Celebrities Love NFTs A whole bunch of famous people own non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and the trend…

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UK Law Firm Gunnercooke Says It Now Accepts Crypto Payments – Featured Bitcoin News

[ad_1] U.K. law firm, Gunnercooke, claims to be one of the first major law firms in the country to accept crypto payments. Crypto Asset Payments A United Kingdom-based commercial law firm, Gunnercooke, has become the latest practice to accept cryptocurrency as payment for services, a report has said. The firm also claims to be one of the first major U.K.-based law firms to give its clients the payment choice. We’re delighted to announce that we are now the first major UK law firm to officially accept payment in cryptoassets. We’ve…

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