Bitcoin News Roundup for Jan. 19, 2021

With more traders betting on bitcoin than tech stocks and ether briefly reaching an all-time high, CoinDesk’s Market’s Daily is back with the latest news roundup. Add Markets Daily to your Alexa Flash Briefing here. This episode is sponsored by Nexo.io. Bank of America’s January survey of fund managers indicated bitcoin is now seeing the […]

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New timeline charts Bitcoin’s price alongside historical events of the past decade

Bitcoin (BTC) has travelled an eventful path since its creation in 2009. TradingView.com recently unveiled a BTC chart showing major events in the digital asset’s history, alongside the cryptocurrency’s ever-changing price. Released on Tuesday, the chart points out potentially significant events on Bitcoin’s price path, showing a “consolidated history of Bitcoin overlaid on the de […]

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Saddle Raises $4.3M for Slippage-Free DeFi Trading

Saddle, the latest decentralized finance (DeFi) system to come out of Silicon Valley, has raised $4.3 million in seed funding from Framework Ventures, Polychain Capital and Electric Capital.  Announced Tuesday, the new automated market maker (AMM), which has just gone live, is focused on preventing slippage in value between different types of pegged-value assets like […]

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Crypto startup Amber Group raises $530 million AUM as institutions, retail arrive

The crypto-finance service provider tells Cointelegraph that its assets under management, or AUM, reached $530 million in 2020, representing a 275% increase from the previous year. Over 500 institutions have contributed to Amber’s suite of investment products, which includes fixed-income, yield enhancement and margin trading. Although institutions were the main driving force behind Amber’s initial […]

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