Bitcoin sees ‘quite healthy’ consolidation on $200M BTC options expiry day
Except for the price on Friday; when $200 million in options expire and attention shifts to corporate quarterly reporting, everything is optimistic. Bitcoin (BTC) traded about $48,000 on Friday, as bullish sentiment remained boosted by low supply and upcoming corporate reports.
$1.2B in Ether withdrawn from centralized exchanges in record daily outflow
Within a 24-hour span, more than $1 billion in Ether was removed from controlled exchanges. This is the second time this year that the price has gone vertical. More than $1 billion in Ethereum (ETH) has been taken from centralised exchanges in the last 24 hours; fueling speculation about upcoming price increases for Ether as supply on various trading platforms diminishes.
Elon Musk just bought a Shiba Inu and named it Floki
Elon Musk; eccentric billionaire and self-proclaimed Dogefather; has an unrivalled capacity to affect markets, and this time it’s with a cryptocurrency called Floki Inu. Floki Inu (FLOKI); was the first token to be released months before Musk announced; that he would be purchasing a Shiba Inu and naming it Floki.
PayPal completes crypto trading rollout for UK customers
PayPal’s Bitcoin trading services are now fully operational in the United Kingdom; following the global payment giant’s launch of services last month. PayPal; formally confirmed on Friday that all eligible clients in the United Kingdom can now use their PayPal accounts to purchase; hold, and sell bitcoins.
Satoshi Nakamoto statue goes up in Budapest
A bronze statue of famed Bitcoin developer Satoshi Nakamoto is now on exhibit at Budapest’s Graphisoft Park. András Gyrfi, the co-founder of the monument project; and editor of crypto news site Kripto Akademia; talked to a crowd of journalists and Hungarian locals on Thursday before displaying Satoshi’s sparkling visage.
Elon Musk tweets a puppy picture. Shiba INU has increased by nearly 1,000%