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ShapeShift and THORChain Enable BTC-to-ETH Trading

ShapeShift’s mobile platform has integrated with multi-chain liquidity protocol THORChain to offer native Bitcoin trading without KYC. THORChain’s recently launched multichain “chaosnet” enables cross-chain swaps amongst the Ethereum, Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, and Binance Chain networks. THORChain’s native token, RUNE, exploded 111% over the past two weeks building up to the launch.Through THORChain, Shapeshift users …

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Record Bitcoin Options Expiring Putting Presssure on Price

The highest amount of Bitcoin options ever is set to expire this Friday, which might put some temporary selling pressure on the largest cryptocurrency. $5.5B in options contracts come due tomorrow, according to derivatives data platform Bybt. Options are investment contracts which give traders the right but not the obligation to sell or buy a …

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ETH Crossed $500 in a Most Quiet Rally

We are in the middle of a crypto bull market but you wouldn’t know it from social media trends, news headlines and anchors, and just all-around hype. If it feels a lot quieter this time around, it’s because it is. The gap between BTC and ETH prices and mainstream interest, measured by Google search, is …

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