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ElvisChute

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Re: Bitcoin and Altcoins
« Reply #75 on: January 13, 2021, 08:36:18 PM »
140bn worth of Bitcoin is lost or left in wallets that cannot be accessed
That sure is a whole chunk of Bitcoins
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Re: Bitcoin and Altcoins
« Reply #76 on: January 15, 2021, 12:55:37 PM »
This was an interesting comment on Reuters today:

ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - It is “inevitable” that central banks including the U.S. Federal Reserve will start issuing digital currency, Philadelphia Federal Reserve bank president Patrick Harker said on Wednesday, while cautioning that the U.S. should not be the nation to lead such a move.

“Frankly I don’t think we should be the first mover as a nation to do this,” Harker said at a community banking conference here. But he added: “It is inevitable ... I think it is better for us to start getting our hands around it.”

Only got in the middle of last year but even that has been fun lol :)

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Re: Bitcoin and Altcoins
« Reply #77 on: January 15, 2021, 01:04:01 PM »
Only got in the middle of last year but even that has been fun lol
Nicely timed, you must be pleased with the rise this past few months.

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Re: Bitcoin and Altcoins
« Reply #78 on: January 15, 2021, 04:00:26 PM »
A 10% drop today, after just falling short of all time highs, illustrates exactly why I dont  trade this!
As far as I can see, there is no more reason to sell today than there was to buy earlier in the week.
Good luck to anyone here who is holding Bitcoin, I hope you bought in very cheap and not at the top

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Re: Bitcoin and Altcoins
« Reply #79 on: January 15, 2021, 09:12:34 PM »
Ah... this man here definitely needs a bit of luck...

https://amp.theguardian.com/uk-news/2021/jan/14/man-newport-council-50m-helps-find-bitcoins-landfill-james-howells

YOU COULD NOT MAKE THIS UP... :-[  :-[  :-[  :-[  :-[

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Re: Bitcoin and Altcoins
« Reply #80 on: January 15, 2021, 09:17:30 PM »
Yes, I read about him earlier.
Unbelievable. I hope they didn't cost him much, so his actual loss ( rather than his paper loss) isn't problematic.
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Re: Bitcoin and Altcoins
« Reply #81 on: January 29, 2021, 09:50:40 PM »
Bitcoin jumped about $4,000 today after Elon Musk added #Bitcoin to his Twitter profile. It’s fair to say that the regulators and the system are struggling to copy with the pace of change in the market.
There's something seriously wrong when something as trivial as a tweet can do this, not to mention the possibility of this being used by an unscrupulous "celebrity" for his/her own financial gain. Think about it for a moment.
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Re: Bitcoin and Altcoins
« Reply #82 on: January 30, 2021, 09:32:11 AM »
yes, thought technically it is a failed downside breakout:
when the previous triangle was broken to the downside
we were waiting to see if this would snowball into a more
sustained trend reversal but this jump has negated the
previous breakout.

Fundamentally there is very little to go on, so TA
and using stops is all there is for trading this...

I agree with you, if a tweet. like that is all it takes then
there is no point paying any attention to Bitcoin news.


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Re: Bitcoin and Altcoins
« Reply #83 on: February 16, 2021, 01:13:23 PM »
WOW!!
Bitcoin just hit $50k for the first time.
I know Tesla and others seem to think this has got a real future, but all I see if bubble with no substance. For those who have joined late, please be careful. Bitcoin has dropped like a stone before and could easily do so again.

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Re: Bitcoin and Altcoins
« Reply #84 on: Today at 11:35:17 AM »
Personally I have enjoyed trading XRP the most in the past 12 months.

I bought in at 0.2 and sold at 0.55.

Bought in again last month at 0.22 and sold at 0.35
Hi @BigJtradeslikeaPro
How's your trading lately? Prices have moved a lot since you last posted, hope you banked some bucks!
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