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Crypto News Digest: BTC Resilient, Keeps Finding Support
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In the past few days, Bitcoin decoupled from the dipping stock market again and did not suffer losses like USD. At the same time, governments around the world and financial executives voice their confidence in the future of BTC. This and other most relevant news of the past seven days covered in our weekly crypto news digest.

Key Takeaways

Latest Crypto News Digest

Bitcoin Digest

BTCUSD chart: June 18, 2021
Source: TradingView

Bitcoin News

Altcoin News

Business Crypto News

Crypto News on Adoption

Regulation & Politics Crypto News

Crypto News Digest from Social Media

Video of the Week

Taproot upgrade got locked in this week. What does it mean and why should you care?  Andrei Jikh explains: with Schnorr signatures, more complex Bitcoin smart contracts can be implemented. And with Taproot, there will no longer be any way to reverse engineer user’s data from the transaction history.

Crypto News Digest from Twitter

Elon Musk clarified once again that Tesla did not make a 180 on Bitcoin and will accept it eventually. The community is still sceptical, because many suspect that Tesla wants to become the major supplier of mining energy.

CNBC Fast Money hosted none other than Michael Saylor to update the viewers on the Bitcoin situation. What is noteworthy is that this time he went on record admitting that Ethereum is a worthy investment, too.

Here is your reminder that even being a millionaire does not save you from failures. Marc Cuban, DeFi aficionado, got burnt on the TITAN rug pull, and now calls for regulation. Which cryptocurrency will explode in 2021? This one did, just not the way the holders expected.

Influencer of the Week

18 Do you consider yourself savvy in the crypto sphere and investments? Then we can recommend subbing to Sam Trabucco of Alameda Research. If you understand the markets well, his insights are extremely valuable. Newcomers can subscribe too, just for his jokes alone.

Top Coin Digest

Bitcoin dominance somehow keeps declining, while the total market cap catches up. Is crypto going to crash? Not yet, it seems. At the moment of writing the digest, the general market stats are:

7d Change in Top Coins

7D crypto digest: June 18, 2021
Source: CryptoRank

Which crypto should I buy today? Market is following Bitcoin down, so anything goes. At the moment of writing, the weekly change of the top currencies is:

Gainers of the Week

Which altcoin has the most potential? For a few weeks in a row, Polygon keeps rising but this time it was outperformed:


As stock markets are getting shaky, crypto markets are recovering and re-establishing a positive sentiment with all the crypto news. We hope you found this digest insightful. Keep an eye on our blog for more! Follow ChangHero on Twitter, Facebook, Reddit and Telegram for live updates.