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Bitcoin Price Tumbles 6% on Economic Growth Uncertainty

Bitcoin (BTC) had an outstanding run during the first half of the year as it climbed to new highs at the end of each month, but the month of July and August have not been as kind to the world’s biggest cryptocurrency. A lot has gone on over the past month and a half that has made it difficult to regain its momentum. However, in August, Bitcoin started climbing considerably as it was thought to have been a hedge against the global risks that had been unleashed due to major…

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Bitcoin Dominance at 70% | BTC Surges Amid Economic Uncertainty

Bitcoin has always dominated the cryptocurrency market. But for the first time since December 2017—when Bitcoin was valued at $20k per coin—Bitcoin dominance is nearing 70%. It’s a significant indicator of the current sentiment surrounding the world’s largest digital asset. It also leaves a sizeable question mark over the future of the hundreds of altcoins that comprise this market. Bitcoin Dominance Rating Bitcoin’s market cap of $217.91 billion now covers 69.93% of the total cryptocurrency market according to NewsBTC. Comparatively, at its lowest in January 2018, after Bitcoin price plunged…

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Cryptocurrency Mining Legalized in Iran by the Economic Commission

After several weeks of speculation, the Economic Commission of Iran has finally approved cryptocurrency mining as an industry in the country. On July 22 the Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture made an announcement approving crypto mining. The Commission indicated that the Iranian government was seeking ways of regulating the mechanism of crypto mining within the country’s legal structure. Parts of Executive Law Approved to Allow Mining In a statement, Abdolnaser Hemmati, the Central Bank Governor of Iran, stated that cryptocurrency mining has been approved by the economic commission…

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