Hodler’s Digest, Nov. 25–Dec. 1

Coming every Sunday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week Crypto exchange Upbit confirms theft of 342,000 ETH Another week, another hack — leaving us all with a distinct sense of déjà vu. On Wednesday, the major South Korean crypto exchange Upbit confirmed that a whopping 342,000 Ether (ETH) had been stolen from its hot…

3 Key Metrics Suggest Bitcoin Price Has Completed Its Macro Bear Cycle

Whilst the Bitcoin price (BTC) action may seem bearish to some, the leading digital asset has several bullish indicators that hint towards an imminent recovery. As Bitcoin enters the last month of 2019, will the king of cryptocurrencies finish on a bullish rally, or fall to a yearly low? Daily crypto market performance. Source: Coin360.com The daily chart turns bullish BTC USD daily chart. Source: TradingView Since the beginning of November, the daily chart has been bearish. Multiple attempts were made to break $9,500, but this failed to materialize and…

US Lawmakers Want to Brand Libra a Security, Association Disagrees

A couple of United States lawmakers are looking to classify stablecoins as securities. With Libra considering adopting fiat-pegged stablecoins rather than a single token supported by a basket of national currencies, the proposed crypto project might be facing yet another regulatory hurdle. Meanwhile, lawmakers sponsoring the bill say stablecoins should be classified as securities to protect U.S. consumers. If passed, stablecoin projects like Libra will potentially fall under the purview of stringent U.S. securities regulations. Critics of the move remark that such measures only serve to further dampen the country’s…