Bitcoin Whale Activity Picked Up Just Before Price Swing, Data

Bitcoin Whale activity picks up ahead of price swing

The past four months saw Bitcoin volatility continue to rise, as prices moved between highs above $10,000 and lows near $6,500. But transaction levels also tell a story of sudden activity just before or during active rally phases. Bitcoin Activity Linked to Transaction Spikes, but Also Sharp Drops Bitcoin transactions, both in number and size, tend to pick up as prices move more actively. This trend is noted during price slides, but it is even

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Single Bitcoin Block Moves Funds the Size of Satoshi’s Stash

Bitcoin block moves satoshi stash in one go

The past day saw heightened Bitcoin whale activity, with surprisingly large transactions carried by the blockchain. But one particular block stood out. One Block Contained Nearly 5% of All Bitcoin At block height 606,641, the transactions contained within the 10-minute window totaled 903592.118 bitcoin. This amount is comparable to nearly 5% of the entire bitcoin supply, and is comparable to Satoshi’s stash. Based on estimations, the blocks mined by Satoshi Nakamoto contain between 900,000 BTC

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Bitcoin (BTC) Whale Just Moved $900M in Single Transaction

Bitcoin Whale Moves 0.9 Billion USD

The Bitcoin network once again carried a stunning amount of value in a single transaction. Recent tracking showed the movement of more than 107,848 BTC, worth nearly $900 million at the time of tracking. The Whale Turns Out to Be Bitstamp The transaction follows a previous unknown whale that moved more than $1 billion and a more recent transfer of 13,850 BTC. Such transactions are usually found to belong to exchanges. This time, the transaction

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Bitcoin Whale Transfers $468 Million for ‘Low Dollar Fee’

bitcoin whale no-fee transfer

Bitcoin takes a lot of criticism over its ‘unsuitability’ as a payments mechanism but when it comes to low fee transfers the digital-asset is king when compared to the fees charged by traditional remittance houses. Owner 26 Transfers $468.5 Million for How Much? On Monday, Whale Alert, a cryptocurrency transaction tracking bot, tweeted that a Bitcoin whale known as ‘Unknown Owner 26’ moved $468.5 million worth of Bitcoin (49,756) for just $374.98.  While transfers of

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Mt. Gox Bitcoin Dump Killed Last Summer’s Price Rally, New Report Suggests

bitcoin whale mt.gox

A new report by GoxDox, allegedly shows that Mt.Gox trustee Nobuaki Kobayashi dumped bitcoin on cryptocurrency exchanges despite maintaining claims to the contrary. Leaked documents presented in the report point to a massive Bitcoin dump to the tune of $312 million. The Mt.Gox Bitcoin Dumpening According to GoxDox, the Tokyo Bitcoin whale ignored the advice of Kraken CEO, Jesse Powell, on the modalities for the Mt.Gox bitcoin sale. At the time, there were fears of

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Tokyo Bitcoin Whale Strikes Again: Mt. Gox Bankruptcy Trustee to Blame for Latest Bitcoin Price Drop

Reports have emerged that the Mt. Gox bankruptcy trustee, Nobuaki Kobayashi is gearing up for another round of bitcoin selling. According to Blockchain.info, 8,200 BTC was moved from the fund’s cold wallet. In response, the price of bitcoin has dropped below $9,000 over fears the coins may be sold on the online exchange market and not on OTC platforms. Bitcoin Falls Below $9,000 in the Wake of Latest Mt. Gox Selloff Bitcoin has been on

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Is the Mt. Gox ‘Bitcoin Whale’ Gearing Up for Another $170M Selloff?

Nobuaki Kobayashi, the infamous bitcoin whale, and the lead attorney for the Mt. Gox trust may be gearing up for another selloff. Another Round from the Tokyo Bitcoin Whale Kobayashi earned the moniker the “Tokyo bitcoin whale” when he sold $400 million worth of bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash from December 2017 to February 2018. The crypto sale is part of the efforts to pay off the credits of the defunct Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange that went

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Bitcoin Price Shrugs Off Yesterday’s $66 Million ‘Whale Dump’

The sudden drop in bitcoin price on Tuesday caused some brows to get a bit sweaty, but its successful stability in the light of one account’s dump suggests that the worst is over for the cryptocurrency market’s leader. Whale Watch On Tuesday, the price of bitcoin dropped more than $200 in just under 20 minutes — causing some to speculate that the sudden price movement was the result of a single seller dumping a large

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Bitcoin Price Shrugs Off Yesterday’s $66 Million ‘Whale Dump’

The sudden drop in bitcoin price on Tuesday caused some brows to get a bit sweaty, but its successful stability in the light of one account’s dump suggests that the worst is over for the cryptocurrency market’s leader. Whale Watch On Tuesday, the price of bitcoin dropped more than $200 in just under 20 minutes — causing some to speculate that the sudden price movement was the result of a single seller dumping a large

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Tokyo’s Bitcoin Whale Has Sold $400 Million, And That’s Just The Start

Some people still doubt the fact that Bitcoin and cryptocurrency markets are manipulated by big-money players – commonly referred to as “whales” – who pump and dump large stocks of cryptocurrency. Those people have never heard of Nobuaki Kobayashi. Tokyo’s Bitcoin Whale Nobuaki Kobayashi is an attorney from Tokyo, who also just happens to be the bankruptcy trustee for the no-longer-operational Mt. Gox — the Tokyo-based exchange which filed for bankruptcy protection after losing 850,000 Bitcoins.

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