Crypto Market Surge Continues as Bitcoin Tops $43K, Ethereum Nears $3K

Crypto Market Surge Continues as Bitcoin Tops $43K, Ethereum Nears $3K

In brief The cryptocurrency market is up nearly 11% over the last 24 hours. Bitcoin has popped 15% during the span and is back above $43,000, while Ethereum is flirting with a move back to $3,000. This morning’s rise in prices across the cryptocurrency market wasn’t a short-lived blip: the price of Bitcoin, Ethereum, and … Read more

Crypto platforms linked to surge in suspicious activity reports

Crypto platforms linked to surge in suspicious activity reports

The US government’s system for spotting money laundering has received a surge of suspicious activity reports from a set of San Francisco financial companies that includes some of the world’s leading cryptocurrency trading venues, according to a new report based on federal data.Although known as exchanges, many crypto trading platforms are registered as money services … Read more

Nigeria’s Bitcoin P2P trading surge by 16% since CBN enforced crypto ban

Nigerian Bitcoin P2P weekly trading volume drops by 43% as CBN hits hard on crypto

Exactly a year ago, Nigeria’s central bank prohibited crypto transactions in Nigeria’s financial ecosystem. Even though the central bank has been fighting fiercely against crypto transactions in its financial ecosystem, crypto transactions are still on the rise in Africa’s biggest crypto market. Nigeria’s peer-to-peer transactions rose by 16% on an annual basis. Nigeria’s P2P volumes … Read more

JPMorgan Has Issued A Stark Ethereum NFT Warning After Huge Solana And Cardano Surge Hits Bitcoin

JPMorgan Has Issued A Stark Ethereum NFT Warning After Huge Solana And Cardano Surge Hits Bitcoin

Bitcoin, ethereum and cryptocurrency prices are struggling after a terrible start to 2022 (even as the non-fungible token (NFT) craze rolls on). Subscribe now to Forbes’ CryptoAsset & Blockchain Advisor and discover hot new NFT and crypto blockbusters poised for 1,000% gains The bitcoin price has lost 40% from its value since its November peak … Read more

GameStop shares surge on plan to enter NFT, crypto markets

GameStop shares surge on plan to enter NFT, crypto markets

A GameStop Inc. store is shown in Encinitas, California, U.S., May 24, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File PhotoRegister now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterJan 6 (Reuters) – GameStop Corp (GME.N) is launching a division to develop a marketplace for nonfungible tokens (NFTs) and establish cryptocurrency partnerships, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday, boosting … Read more

Proshares Bitcoin ETF Is #3 As Global Assets Of Crypto ETFs Surge 549%

Proshares Bitcoin ETF Is #3 As Global Assets Of Crypto ETFs Surge 549%

Bitcoin, Ripple, Ethereum, Dash, Monero and Litecoin are displayed In this photo illustration of … [+] digital cryptocurrencies. Global assets in cryptocurrency ETFs surged 549% in 2021 as the number of funds increased 280% (Photo Illustration by Chesnot/Getty Images) Getty Images It’s been a stunning year for the crypto market and an even more stunning … Read more

Crypto cybercrime set to surge next year

Crypto cybercrime set to surge next year

Cryptocurrency-fuelled ransomware attacks, metaverse-related attacks, exploitation of flaws in application programming interfaces (API), and critical infrastructure attacks are among the key threats expected in 2022, according to Palo Alto Networks, a global cybersecurity company.”Cybercriminals are getting richer than ever as cryptocurrency fuels the ransomware economy,” said Ian Lim, field chief security officer for Japan and … Read more

Bitcoin, ethereum, dogecoin, other crypto prices surge

The global cryptocurrency market capitalization today is $2.3 Trillion, a 1.7% increase in the last 24 hours. (REUTERS)

Cryptocurrency prices today surged with Bitcoin trading at $48,089.82, a 2.6% increase in the last 24 hours. Ethereum surged marginally to $3,838.45, a 1.3% increase in the last 24 hours. Dogecoin went up 15.5% at $0.181994 in the last 24 hours, after Tesla Inc chief Elon Musk said on Tuesday the electric carmaker will accept … Read more

Upstate New York Hospitals Are Overwhelmed as Covid Cases Surge

Upstate New York Hospitals Are Overwhelmed as Covid Cases Surge

Covid-19 is widespread in Warren County, where there are 93 cases per 100,000 residents, about 5 times the rate in New York City. The virus test positivity rate is 12 percent, compared to 2 percent in New York City.Yet masking in local stores in Glens Falls appeared uncommon, even as urgent care centers and hospitals … Read more

No, Ivermectin Did Not Help Japan Bring Down Covid-19 Coronavirus Delta Surge

No, Ivermectin Did Not Help Japan Bring Down Covid-19 Coronavirus Delta Surge

Japan experienced a surge in the Covid-19 coronavirus in July and August but in subsequent months … [+] cases have come down precipitously. (Photo by Yuichi Yamazaki/Getty Images) Getty Images Here’s some of the latest “say-whatever-you-want-without-real-evidence” news. There have been claims online that ivermectin somehow helped Japan conquer the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic. For example, Pierre … Read more

Dutch hospitals postpone chemotherapy, organ transplants due to COVID-19 surge

Dutch hospitals postpone chemotherapy, organ transplants due to COVID-19 surge

Medics treat a patient infected with COVID-19, in the intensive care unit at Maastricht UMC+ Hospital in Maastricht, Netherlands, November 10, 2020. REUTERS/Piroschka van de WouwRegister now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.comRegisterAMSTERDAM, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Some Dutch hospitals have halted chemotherapy treatments and organ transplants to free up intensive care beds for a … Read more

COVID Surge Worse Than Summer, Cases in Kids – NBC Chicago

COVID Surge Worse Than Summer, Cases in Kids – NBC Chicago

Illinois is now seeing more new COVID cases per day than it has in nearly 10 months in the lead-up to the Thanksgiving holiday. Doctors now say children are among the groups hardest hit by the rise in cases. Here’s what you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic across Illinois today: Illinois COVID Cases … Read more

Slovakia follows Austria into lockdown amid record surge in COVID cases

Slovakia follows Austria into lockdown amid record surge in COVID cases

PRAGUE, Nov 24 (Reuters) – Slovakia’s government followed the example of neighbouring Austria on Wednesday and ordered a two-week lockdown to quell the world’s fastest rise in COVID-19 cases as the number of people sick in hospital reached a critical level and vaccinations remain low.The restrictions for both vaccinated and unvaccinated people will include closed … Read more

AstraZeneca CEO links Europe’s Covid surge to rejection of its vaccine for older people | Coronavirus

A decision not to use AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine for elderly people in some European countries could help explain why the virus is currently triggering such high levels of infections in mainland Europe, the company’s chief executive has said.Pascal Soriot told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme that heightened T-cell immunity could be giving those who received … Read more

Fauci warns time running short to prevent ‘dangerous’ Covid surge in US | US news

The US government’s chief medical adviser Dr Anthony Fauci warned on Sunday that time was running short to prevent a “dangerous” new surge of Covid-19 infections from overwhelming the upcoming holiday season.Coronavirus cases across the US are rising again for the first time in weeks, and approaching 100,000 per day. Experts fear that this week’s … Read more

Bitcoin ‘Undermining The Dollar’—Hillary Clinton Issues A Surprise Crypto Warning As El Salvador Helps The Bitcoin Price Suddenly Surge

Bitcoin ‘Undermining The Dollar’—Hillary Clinton Issues A Surprise Crypto Warning As El Salvador Helps The Bitcoin Price Suddenly Surge

Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies have taken off this year with bitcoin now being held by Elon Musk’s Tesla and adopted as a national currency by El Salvador. Subscribe now to Forbes’ CryptoAsset & Blockchain Advisor and discover hot new NFT and crypto blockbusters poised for 1,000% gains’ The bitcoin price, after a sharp sell-off earlier this … Read more

New Covid surge – Newspaper

New Covid surge - Newspaper

PARTS of Europe and the US have seen a rise in Covid-19 cases, sparking fears of a fourth or fifth wave in several countries as winter approaches. In Austria, just days after a lockdown was announced for the unvaccinated, the government has imposed a complete national lockdown for 20 days to avert a disaster. Though … Read more

Norway Tightens Entry Rules To Fight Winter Covid Surge

Norway Tightens Entry Rules To Fight Winter Covid Surge

Norway’s minister of health Ingvild Kjerkol announced the new coronavirus restrictions at a press … [+] conference in Oslo. Regjeringen The Norwegian government has decided to strengthen its border controls by reintroducing a testing requirement and forcing all arrivals to register, including Norwegian citizens. Norway’s new minister of health Ingvild Kjerkol said the tighter rules … Read more

Crypto Analyst Who Called Bitcoin Bottom Predicts Major Ethereum Surge, Says Binance Coin Set for New All-Time High

Crypto Analyst Who Called Bitcoin Bottom Predicts Major Ethereum Surge, Says Binance Coin Set for New All-Time High

A leading cryptocurrency analyst and trader is predicting that two of the largest crypto assets by market cap are primed for a rally. The pseudonymous analyst known as Smart Contracter tells his 180,200 Twitter followers that leading smart contract platform Ethereum is set to break out against Bitcoin (ETH/BTC). “ETH/BTC when, not if.” Source: Smart … Read more

Morocco plans additional airport COVID testing amid Europe surge

Morocco plans additional airport COVID testing amid Europe surge

RABAT, Nov 13 (Reuters) – Morocco will conduct rapid COVID-19 tests to passengers arriving in its airports and ports, and will deny access to any visitor with a positive result, the government said on Saturday.The measure, which strengthens an existing requirement of a negative PCR test 48 hours before departure, aims to protect the country … Read more

Global Covid-19 cases near 250 million as Delta surge eases

Worldwide cases due to Covid-19 were approaching 250 million on Sunday as the surge from the Delta variant eases and more normal trade and tourism resume, although some countries in eastern Europe are experiencing record outbreaks. Over the last three months, the daily average number of cases has fallen by 36%, according to a Reuters … Read more

Germany Covid situation ‘very worrying’ as unvaccinated drive surge in cases

Germany Covid situation 'very worrying' as unvaccinated drive surge in cases

More than 37,000 new infections were reported on Friday, 3,000 more than the mark on Thursday which had, for 24 hours, been the worst rate registered since the pandemic began.The sharp upward trends come amid a vaccine rollout that is slower than many other large European nations.Late on Thursday the Robert Koch Institute (RKI), Germany’s … Read more

COVID-19 pandemic could lead to HIV surge in West & Central Africa, says UNAIDS chief

COVID-19 pandemic could lead to HIV surge in West & Central Africa, says UNAIDS chief

DAKAR, Nov 3 (Reuters) – West and Central Africa could see a rise in HIV infections and AIDS-related deaths in a few years due to disruptions in health services because of the coronavirus pandemic, the executive director of the U.N. AIDS agency said.Although human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection rates, and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)-related deaths … Read more

Dutch reintroduce face masks as COVID-19 cases surge

Dutch reintroduce face masks as COVID-19 cases surge

People with and without protective masks walk on the street while shopping as the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues in Amsterdam, Netherlands October 7, 2020. REUTERS/Eva PlevierAMSTERDAM, Nov 2 (Reuters) – The Dutch government on Tuesday decided to re-impose measures, including the wearing of face masks, aimed at slowing the latest spike in COVID-19 … Read more

Dutch consider new restrictions as Covid-19 cases surge

Dutch consider new restrictions as Covid-19 cases surge

Health authorities in the Netherlands are to decide whether to recommend Covid-19 vaccine booster shots for adults, while the government weighs a new package of restrictions, amid the latest surge in new infections. Prime Minister Mark Rutte is expected to announce new measures to slow the spread of the virus at a press conference this … Read more

Ether hits record high at $4,400 as crypto surge continues

Ether hits record high at $4,400 as crypto surge continues

A previous headline erroneously said $44,000. The record is $4,400. Ether, the second-largest digital currency by market value — hit a record high Thursday night at $4,400. As of 10:30 p.m. Eastern on Thursday, ether ETHUSD, +3.24% had pulled back slightly, recently trading at $4,370, according to Kraken data. The cryptocurrency reached its previous all-time … Read more

Singapore probes unusual surge in COVID-19 cases after record

Singapore probes unusual surge in COVID-19 cases after record

Surge came during a few hours in afternoon, authorities sayICU use rate nears 80%, more beds being added98.7% of recent cases show no symptoms or only mild onesSINGAPORE, Oct 28 (Reuters) – Singapore is looking into an “unusual surge” of 5,324 new infections of COVID-19, the city-state’s health ministry said, its highest such figure since … Read more

Five Altcoins Set To Surge As Crypto Markets Heat Up, According to Popular Crypto Trader

Five Altcoins Set To Surge As Crypto Markets Heat Up, According to Popular Crypto Trader

A widely followed crypto analyst is bullish on five altcoins following Bitcoin’s (BTC) big push to fresh all-time highs. The pseudonymous trader known as Credible Crypto tells his 251,200 Twitter followers that whales appear to be accumulating Convex Finance, whose CVX token powers the Curve Finance decentralized exchange (DEX).   “Another million-dollar purchase of CVX … Read more

GPs brace for COVID-19 case surge as Melbourne exits lockdown

Doctor in his office, wearing a business shirt.

With cases continuing to peak ahead of Melbourne’s reopening at midnight, general practitioners like Simon Benson are about to become even busier.Key points:The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners released a report on Thursday calling for more funding for primary care As COVID-19 numbers grow, mild cases will be managed by GPs to ease the burden … Read more

Bitcoin Could Be About To Surge To Never-Before-Seen Highs As Ethereum Rallies

Bitcoin Could Be About To Surge To Never-Before-Seen Highs As Ethereum Rallies

Bitcoin, after soaring back to its all-time highs of around $65,000 per bitcoin over the last month, is surging after the launch of the first U.S. bitcoin futures exchange-trading fund (ETF). Subscribe now to Forbes’ CryptoAsset & Blockchain Advisor and discover hot new NFT and crypto blockbusters poised for 1,000% gains The bitcoin price has … Read more

Australia could see Covid surge from new variants even after 80% vaccination when border reopens | Australia news

If the Australian international border is reopened while highly transmissible Covid-19 variants are circulating overseas or locally, large and disruptive outbreaks will still be possible after 80% of people aged 16 years are fully vaccinated, modelling published in the Medical Journal of Australia on Monday says.It comes after the New South Wales premier, Dominic Perrottet, … Read more

Romania remains vaccine sceptical despite surge in COVID-19 cases

Romania remains vaccine sceptical despite surge in COVID-19 cases

ADUNATII-COPACENI, Romania, Oct 11 (Reuters) – In leafy Romanian villages surrounding the capital Bucharest, few people realise one person has died from COVID-19 every six minutes in the country during the first 10 days of October, and vaccine scepticism remains high.These villages have some of the highest COVID-19 infection numbers and lowest vaccination rates in … Read more