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IMF Urges El Salvador to Discontinue Bitcoin’s Legal Tender Status

The executive board of the International Monetary Fund recommended that El Salvador discontinue the use of bitcoin as legal tender in in the country due to the financial risks and liabilities created.The recommendation came in a report issued on Tuesday following bilateral discussions with El Salvador about its economy.IMF directors

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Bitcoin’s Price Drop and the Network’s Higher Difficulty Squeezes BTC Mining Profits – Mining Bitcoin News

After Bitcoin’s mining difficulty jumped to the highest value ever at 26.64 trillion, the overall hashrate slumped a hair due to the rise in difficulty and lower bitcoin price. This weekend, Bitcoin’s hashrate is coasting along at 189 exahash per second (EH/s), after dropping to a low of 167 EH/s

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El Salvador Buys 410 Bitcoins as BTC Plunges to Lowest Level in Months – Featured Bitcoin News

El Salvador bought the dip as the price of bitcoin plunged to a record low. President Nayib Bukele said Friday that his country has purchased 410 more bitcoins. The Salvadoran government has bought a total of 1,801 bitcoins since the cryptocurrency was made legal tender in the country. El Salvador Buys

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Bitcoin’s transition to a risk-off asset will propel it to $100K in 2022, says Bloomberg analyst

Bloomberg analyst Mike McGlone is convinced Bitcoin is on track to reach $100K in 2022, as it completes its transition from a risk-on to risk-off asset. While the Fed is planning to raise interest rates to fight inflation, risk-on assets like crypto may suffer, as people would likely prefer to invest

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