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In December crypto continued its strong Q4 with bitcoin setting a new all-time high and finishing 2020 at just under $29k, up 47% for December and 301% for all of 2020. Ethereum (ETH) lagged bitcoin in December at +22% for the month, but ETH was up more for 2020 with almost a 500% gain on the year.
Reporting on December and 2020 figures already feels outdated, as both BTC and ETH have continued rocketing upwards to start 2021: as we go to press bitcoin has crossed above the $40k level and ETH is closing in on its all-time high of ~$1,400, having just crossed back above $1,300 for the first time since January 2018. …
2020 was arguably crypto’s best year yet.
Bitcoin (BTC) investors in particular had an extraordinary holiday season, and the new year is off to a roaring start for BTC, Ethereum and many other cryptoassets.
A few days ago crypto for the first time became a $1 trillion asset class. And Bitcoin (BTC) at present is worth over $730 billion and appears poised to become the first individual cryptoasset to pass the $1 trillion dollar mark in value.
You’ve just bought Bitcoin. What now?
Now that you have purchased your first bitcoin it’s a good time to review exactly what you’ve just bought, and how to safely store it.
To begin, consider that while it’s easier to think about a bitcoin as an object existing somewhere in cyberspace, this is not exactly the case. It’s more like a balance in an account, known as a wallet. The list of all wallets and their balances is called the blockchain.
Wallets can be thought of as the basic structure of Bitcoin. If you control a wallet, no one can take it away from you without your permission. It is the most secure way to hold a currency or asset in history. Controlling a wallet takes some work and knowledge, but as a Bitcoin user the option is always there for you. …
UPDATE: We have changed the XRP trading halt to Thursday, January 7th at 11:59pm GMT — instead of the originally announce January 14th. Customers will continue to have access to their XRP to hold and send.
Due to the SEC’s recent action against Ripple Labs, Blockchain.com will halt XRP trading beginning Thursday, January 7th at 11:59pm GMT. For all customers who have XRP balances, you will continue to have access to your XRP to send after we halt trading, but we will no longer support receiving more XRP in the Exchange.
Providing and revoking support for listed assets is an ongoing process. At Blockchain.com, we will continue to monitor developments as they unfold — everything from network security to regulatory compliance and more — as we decide which assets to list and maintain on our Exchange and Wallet. …
The crypto markets are moving, and you can get in early to the next bitcoin.
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Bitcoin Cash is one of the most widely used hard forks of Bitcoin, created to increase the size of each block from 4MB to 8MB and to make it possible to process far more transactions per block. The idea was to make a version of Bitcoin that’s better suited for payments.
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Ethereum has had quite the year. Between the summer of DeFi and 373% gains to date, it’s not hard to see why.
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Bitcoin is back in the news. Have you been thinking about joining in?
Getting some exposure is now easier than ever.
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