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Warren Buffett has Enough Spare Cash to Buy Two-Thirds of All Existing Bitcoin – CCN.com

Warren Buffett isn’t much of a bitcoin fan. He’s called it rat poison squared, a gambling device, delusional, and a seashell with no inherent value. But, if he wanted to, he could become the biggest bitcoin whale of them all. Buffett could buy two-thirds of the existing BTC supply… in cash. Warren Buffett’s investment firm Berkshire Hathaway reported a record $122 billion cash pile in a recent filing. That’s about two-thirds of bitcoin’s current market capitalization of $177.6 billion. Sidenote: obviously, this isn’t actually possible. Only a small portion of…

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Bitcoin Is Ideal Hedge Amidst Rising Global Uncertainty – CCN.com

Many claim that bitcoin is the “new gold.” However, BTC is not correlated with any asset, including gold. Hence, it’s a good hedge. | Source: Shutterstock The U.S.-China trade war, the Hong Kong protests, and now the attack on Saudi Arabian oil producer Aramco – these events add more pressure to financial and commodity markets that already look overextended; stocks are trading close to all-time highs. On top of that, central banks are slashing interest rates and printing money while the real-estate market is still overpriced. Stocks, bonds, and property…

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Want Bitcoin to Moon? You’d Better Start Buying Stocks – CCN.com

Want the Bitcoin price to surge to new highs? You’d better start buying stocks – or at least invest in an S&P 500 index fund. | Source: Scott Olson / Getty Images / AFP It seems like a lifetime ago that the Bitcoin price grazed the $20,000 mark in late 2017, and bulls have been pining for a new breakneck rally ever since. According to Fundstart Global Advisors co-founder Tom Lee, the catalyst for BTC’s march to a new all-time high could come from an unlikely place: the stock market….

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Dazzling Bitcoin Price Run Sparks Forecasts for Fresh 2019 Highs

Bitcoin is looking at a fresh yearly high if support sticks, analysts have claimed. | Source: Shutterstock Since September 2, within four days, the bitcoin price has recovered from $9,500 to $10,700, rising by well over 10 percent against the U.S. dollar. The bitcoin price on a steady recovery since early September (source: coinmarketcap.com) As bitcoin stabilizes above an important resistance level at $10,000, technical analysts anticipate the asset to establish a basis for the next rally. Potential yearly high by the year’s end for bitcoin Historically, following a strong…

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Goldbug Trumpets Bitcoin as Your Portfolio’s Long-Term Bond Killer

A long-term gold investor sees the precious metal and bitcoin replace bonds in portfolios. | Source: Shutterstock Dan Tepiero, the founder of DTAP Capital and co-founder of Gold Bullion International said that gold and bitcoin will replace bonds as vehicles of portfolio hedge in the long term. Following the noticeable increase in geopolitical risks caused by the trade dispute between the U.S. and China, a growing number of investors have flocked to the bond market, causing bond yield in major markets to drop sub-zero. As CCN reported Tuesday, some strategists…

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Are VanEck ‘ETF’ and Bakkt Catalysts to Take Bitcoin to 2019 High Again?

VanEck and SolidX are reportedly selling a “limited version” of a bitcoin ETF after every BTC ETF proposal has been rejected by the SEC. | Source: Shutterstock Primarily targeting institutional investors, VanEck and SolidX are reportedly selling a “limited version” of a bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) after every bitcoin ETF proposal has been rejected by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to date. According to the VanEck SolidX Bitcoin Trust 144A Shares proposal, qualified institutional buyers (QIBs) will be able to purchase publicly quoted DTC-eligible BTC security through a brokerage…

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What’s Bitcoin REALLY Worth? Much Less Than You Think – CCN Markets

New data reveals Bitcoin’s true value is way less than you probably think – but that’s not necessarily a bad thing for BTC. | Source: Shutterstock Bitcoin’s reported $172 billion market cap may be a point of pride for cryptocurrency enthusiasts everywhere, but how accurate is it as a measure of Bitcoin’s worth? Not much. In fact, new data from CoinMetrics suggests the true Bitcoin price amounts to far less than we’re led to believe. Bitcoin: ‘Market Cap’ Diverges Wildly From ‘Realized Cap’ The market cap of Bitcoin is calculated…

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3 Simple Reasons NOT to Buy the Bitcoin Dip – CCN Markets

Cutting through the squiggly lines of technical analysis, here are three very simple reasons why you should NOT be buying any Bitcoin in the short term. | Source: Shutterstock Bitcoin’s recent drop below $10,000 split an already fractured cryptocurrency community into two distinct camps. On one side are the optimists who believe Bitcoin’s drop to $9,400 is merely a blip on the way to the moon – and an excellent opportunity to buy more coins. On the other side are those who believe the summer pump is over and more…

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Trader Fears Bitcoin Price Crash as Crypto Bloodbath Continues

Bitcoin and the wider crypto market are taking an absolute beating on Thursday. | Source: Shutterstock Following an abrupt drop from $10,277 to $9,700 in the bitcoin price on August 28, the dominant crypto asset has continued to demonstrate weakness in its short term trend. The bitcoin price has dropped by more than $1,000 in the past three days (source: coinmarketcap.com) In the past 12 hours, the bitcoin price has declined from $9,750 to $9,320 across major crypto exchanges including Bitstamp and BitMEX. Alternative crypto assets in the likes of…

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Bitcoin Beat Gold as Safe Haven in US-China Trade War Moments: Study

While the U.S.-China trade war has been a cause of pain for stock market investors, it has been a boon for bitcoin, per a new study. According to trading platform eToro, the number of bitcoin positions opened at key moments of the Sino-U.S. trade tensions this year outpaced those of gold positions entered during the same period, as Business Insider initially reported. Between May 19 and Aug. 19, bitcoin trades surged by 282 percent compared to the period between March 22 and June 22 last year when the U.S.-China trade tensions…

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