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Bitcoin & Markets

Sep 21, 2018

Top story line: The most recent difficulty adjustment, a major vulnerability handled extremely well by Core devs, a decision on the VanEck-SolidX ETF pushed back, Bitcoin privacy creeps forward.Show notes and transcripts for this episode available: | Stitcher | Google Play | RSSGET OUR FREE FUNDAMENTALS REPORTA weekly report with all the fundamentals you hear about on the show. Stay informed, and it's free.SUPPORT THE SHOW!No Ads + Member Content on PATREONBTC or PayPal DONATEGet 2 free audio books when you sign up on AudibleOur Big Page of Educational LinksPRICESPrice: $67031 finney: $0.67 $1: 1.4929 finneys | 14929 satsDaily 200 SMA: $7466Mayer Multiple: 0.898FUTURESOkex Futures: (Dec) $6605 | spread -$100 CME Futures: Sep $6690 | Oct $6695 | open interest 2,706 / 13,530 btcBitmex Futures: Sep $6668 | Dec $6610 SENTIMENT Longs / Shorts: 27,700 / 36,400 (0.76)CommentaryATH shorts, 40k was hit. If I were short, my stops would be in profit from $7200, and in the high 6000s. Maybe I'd start closing them now. MINING Difficulty: 1.9% below my sweet spot. See reportMining profitability: $0.22 THash/s/day Mempool: 7d High: 16MB | Time: 2h45m to clearMedian on chain fee: $0.09/txHalvening: 87,629 blocks | 569 days | Apr.12.2020DEVELOPMENTUpgrade your nodes! Vulnerability patch in 16.3Current release: 0.16.3 / 0.17 RC4Next major release est: 0.17.0 - Oct, 2018New Optech NewsletterTRENDS Interest according to Google Trends is declining. This is the first time in a few months where the short term interest has put in a new low. General disinterest. Explore search interest for bitcoin, Ethereum, Blockchain, Cryptocurrency by time, location and popularity on Google Trends - ETF deadline pushed back.Samourai Stowaway Blog HereFOLLOW @AnselLindner | @btcmrkts | Instagram | Facebook THANK YOU LISTENERS!Huge list of episode sources Music by Tonezpro **DISCLAIMER: This is not investment advice, do your own research.**