In this week’s newsletter:
- Why crypto-security matters
- Bitcoin tops psychological $20,000 level in ‘bearish rally’ as U.S. dollar falls
- Bitcoin reclaims key $20,000 mark amid crypto market rebound
- BTC beyond $21,000, ETH above $1,700 as Powell remains hawkish
- Ethereum merge is 34k blocks away, expected to happen Sept. 14
Read our weekly round up below.
Why crypto-security matters!
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When browsing platforms, keep an eye out for companies with cyber security expertise, use trusted third-party security systems, and offer cold storage options.
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Crypto News From Around The World
CNBC| September 9, 2022
Bitcoin surged on Friday breaking back above the $20,000 mark as the U.S. dollar weakened and stocks jumped. The world’s largest cryptocurrency was last trading 8.7% higher at $20,974.00, after falling to its lowest level since mid-June earlier in the week. Bitcoin briefly jumped above $21,000 earlier in the day. Other digital coins were higher including ether which was up around 4%. The total cryptocurrency market value jumped back above $1 trillion again.
Decrypt | September 9, 2022
Today’s breakout, however, pushed the price of Bitcoin to $20,808 by press time, a level not seen since August 26, according to data from CoinMarketCap. The bullish price action also helped to propel the cumulative market capitalization of all cryptocurrencies back above the $1 trillion mark, with Bitcoin currently dominating 38.5% of the market.
Bitcoin, Ethereum Technical Analysis: BTC Beyond $21,000, ETH Above $1,700 as Powell Remains Hawkish
Bitcoin (BTC) rose rapidly during today’s session, as markets responded to bullish comments from Jerome Powell. Speaking on Thursday, the Fed Chair hinted at further rate hikes, stating that, “My colleagues and I are strongly committed to this project and we will keep at it until the job is done.”
Ethereum (ETH) In addition to bitcoin, the world’s second largest cryptocurrency, ethereum (ETH), also surged on Friday following Powell’s comments.. ETH/USD raced to a high of $1,711.84 earlier today, which comes as the token moved past a key resistance point.
CryptoSlate | September 9 , 2022
The highly anticipated Ethereum (ETH) Merge is set to happen on Sept. 14 by 9 p.m. UTC, according to the Ultrasound Money tracker. The tracker estimated that the highly anticipated merge is 34,000 blocks away. The merge is set to happen at a terminal total difficulty level of 58,750,000,000T, while the latest block difficulty stands at 12,345T.