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Fractal Bitcoin is a daily show covering the latest news on Bitcoin, the Lightning Network, the collapse of fiat, and occasionally the Nostr protocol. Newbies and growing Bitcoin fans will learn a ton from the information, insights and education presented daily.

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Fractal Bitcoin is a daily show covering the latest news on Bitcoin, the Lightning Network, the collapse of fiat, and occasionally the Nostr protocol. Newbies and growing Bitcoin fans will learn a ton from the information, insights and education presented daily.

Hosted by fractalchris, a Bitcoiner since 2018, the show conveys more than just news — it provides a deeper understanding of the massive potential, promise and impact that Bitcoin can have in YOUR life.

Don't get left behind. Learn something new everyday. Subscribe to Fractal Bitcoin right now and join our Locals community (free) — see you there!

    Bitcoin climbing? Germany done, BTC dominance 3-year high, Elon crushing skulls

    Bitcoin climbing? Germany done, BTC dominance 3-year high, Elon crushing skulls

    Today’s Bitcoin news! 
    PRICE UPDATE: 
    Today Bitcoin’s price has risen about $1k up to the $58k range. With Germany done selling are we ready for takeoff? 
    #BTC Bull Market Progress: 40.0%. (Progress bar based on standard Halving Cycles). POST: https://x.com/rektcapital/status/1811764042052100581
    There's the rebound Bitcoin needed and price is now challenging that Lower High resistance again. Bitcoin needs to Daily Close above $58350 (black) to break the Lower High and more importantly - position itself for a rally to $60600 (blue). POST: https://x.com/rektcapital/status/1811763851752357995
    Another attempt at breaking back above the 200-day EMA. Third time's the charm? POST: https://x.com/CryptoJelleNL/status/1811761933898449046
    #Bitcoin fear and greed index shows extreme fear while we are at $57k. Wow! 🤯. This is extremely bullish. POST: https://x.com/CarlBMenger/status/1811704158975574284
    GERMANY SELLING: 
    Germany selling #Bitcoin is basically over. They don't have enough $BTC left to move the market. The news is over. The bottom is in. The bounce is imminent. POST: https://x.com/BTC_Archive/status/1811696878213279980
    JUST IN: El Salvador holds more #Bitcoin than Germany! This is the way! 🫡. POST: https://x.com/SimplyBitcoinTV/status/1811785177250902525
    El Salvador has more bitcoin than the Germans. POST: https://primal.net/e/note175sv30umk49xfp4v8yduw4qx8ypgxfyvpsynnsf5jx099gdx6k5qgjnysc
    BITCOIN DOMINANCE: 
    NEW: #Bitcoin dominance reaches a three-year high 🦾. POST: https://x.com/BitcoinNewsCom/status/1811754885861245423
    BITCOIN MINING WITH SUSTAINABLE ENERGY: 
    BREAKING: New All Time High. Bitcoin mining now uses 56.2% sustainable energy. At the current rate of increase, it will cross 60% by July 2025, and be 80% sustainable by end of 2030. POST: https://x.com/DSBatten/status/1811772412456743182
    EDUCATION: 
    Is the Bitcoin Cycle Broken? With The Rational Root. VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6kcq5mevS6M
    FYI: 🟠 Only 0.26% of global population can be a #Bitcoin whole coiner... Ever! POST: https://primal.net/e/note1gvn758e5n99x5vajl5gp793vths3dx73r6650uhs7xz4atkk2tssmzgjcw
    NOSTR: 
    Decentralised #Bitcoin powered social media is growing rapidly. Over the past two months, #Nostr users have ‘zapped’ (tipped) 1,624,227,365 (~ $1M) via the #Bitcoin Lightning Network. Decentralise everything...

    • 19 min
    Bitcoin politicized, Trump to speak at Bitcoin 2024, Germany blundering, inflation

    Bitcoin politicized, Trump to speak at Bitcoin 2024, Germany blundering, inflation

    Today’s Bitcoin news! 
    PRICE UPDATE: 
    Today Bitcoin’s price (so far) is the same as yesterday's remaining between $57-59k. 
    Bitcoin is not ready to break the Downtrend yet again. POST: https://x.com/rektcapital/status/1811446326493610367
    GERMANY STILL SELLING LIKE MAD: 
    JUST IN: 🇩🇪 Germany has just $284m #Bitcoin left in cold storage to sell. Send it! 🚀. POST: https://x.com/BTC_Archive/status/1811452437322154016
    TRUMP AT BITCOIN 2024 IN NASHVILLE: 
    ANNOUNCING: PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP TO SPEAK AT #BITCOIN2024. …Tuur Demeester @TuurDemeester: An intolerant minority of 10-50 million American bitcoiners will only ever vote for the pro bitcoin candidate. Trump about to capture the swing vote via "Orange man + Orange coin". Democrats can only play catch-up. 2024 is turning into a bitcoin election. POST: https://x.com/TuurDemeester/status/1811386146863087924
    PlanB @100trillionUSD: Trump loves bitcoin. Biden & Warren hate bitcoin. Easy vote for US bitcoiners! POST: https://x.com/100trillionUSD/status/1811445454334226687
    They all eventually choose #Bitcoin. We are winning 🚀. POST: https://x.com/Satsback/status/1811434699245469729
    FIAT/GOVERNMENT NONSENSE: 
    Democrats continue to be anti-#bitcoin and trying to slow adoption… …JUST IN: 🇺🇸 US House fails to overturn President Biden's veto on bill that would allow highly regulated financial firms to custody #Bitcoin and crypto. They needed to 2/3's of the votes to overturn the veto. POST: https://x.com/BitcoinPierre/status/1811448041003479452
    FUN FACT: Spending $1M a day would take 2,740 years to reach $1T. The US debt is $35T and grows by $1T every 100 days. Hold onto your #Bitcoin dearly. 🚀. POST: https://x.com/SimplyBitcoinTV/status/1811451382693789716
    “The era of free will is over.” ~Yuval Noah Harari (WEF and UN spokesperson, advisor to Klaus Schwab). POST: https://x.com/WallStreetSilv/status/1811443285791031332
    Regarding inflation… “It is a way to take people's wealth from them without having to openly raise taxes. Inflation is the most universal tax of all.” ~ Thomas Sowell. POST: https://x.com/TheRabbitHole84/status/1811428739873698098
    Why do we have wars? Because we are ruled by an elite group of psychopaths who own the banks that control the governments and media. They fund both sides of war for profit and they manufacture the consent of the public through the propaganda of the media. POST: a href="https://nostrudel.ninja/#/n/nevent1qvzqqqqqqypzq7qfurv6fwkwg2k96x53ejxu2v592g7a8zax939xg24s5299zjevqyvhwumn8ghj7un9d3shjtnwdaehw6r9wfjjucm0d5hsz9mhwden5te0wfjkccte9ehx7um5wghxyctwvshsqgqjtxeaam095wdhexjqstzq0rc9v3arc64qhn8jekpe87xfergkjuysk35y" rel="noopener noreferrer"...

    • 11 min
    Bitcoin News- Germany unloading wtf, US adoption, mining news, USD crashing

    Bitcoin News- Germany unloading wtf, US adoption, mining news, USD crashing

    Today’s Bitcoin news! 
    PRICE UPDATE: 
    Today Bitcoin’s price jumped above $59.4k but is now hovering around $57.7k. If we can get above and stay above $58.5k we should continue higher. 
    In terms of the daily chart: bulls have work to do. Currently looks like a bearish retest of the 200-day EMA & the May lows. ~7 hours to until the daily close. #Bitcoin. POST: https://x.com/CryptoJelleNL/status/1811086183021109419
    GERMANY WTF: 
    🇩🇪The german government is now left with only $750M of Bitcoin after dumping 8,853 coins today! After having $3.6B of Bitcoin last week, they've now sold over 80% of their Bitcoin.🤯. The fact that Bitcoin has just absorbed $3B of sell pressure this week is MASSIVE!🚀. POST: https://primal.net/e/note1qnvu8ze097h8e676sva4zezu037vfscfjn9m0sju8dglms9dll7qp0dm0p
    The German Government is selling. But Blackrock is buying. POST: https://x.com/ArkhamIntel/status/1811064906193486264
    ADOPTION: 
    BREAKING: The RNC Pro-#Bitcoin platform, influenced by the '#Bitcoin Rights' bill, has passed into law in Oklahoma, Louisiana, Montana, and Arkansas! 👀. POST: https://x.com/SimplyBitcoinTV/status/1810819525795061770
    𝐋𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐧𝐢𝐧𝐠 #𝐁𝐢𝐭𝐜𝐨𝐢𝐧 𝐏𝐞𝐞𝐫 𝐭𝐨 𝐏𝐢𝐞𝐫. In an initiative led by Vice Mayor Lana Negrete, the Santa Monica City Council unanimously votes to pilot a Bitcoin Office, to be coordinated with Proof of Workforce. POST: https://x.com/workforcebtc/status/1811007351522218421
    BULLISH: 
    Looks like it's all going to zero against #Bitcoin! 📉. POST: https://x.com/SimplyBitcoinTV/status/1810835020275405105
    MINING: 
    Block to supply Core Scientific with ~15 EH/s worth of its 3nm ASICs. Block announced an agreement to supply Core Scientific with its 3-nanometer (3nm) mining ASICs representing approximately 15 EH/s (exahashes per second) of hashrate. ARTICLE: https://www.nobsbitcoin.com/block-to-supply-core-scientific-with-3nm-asics/
    FIAT/GOVERNMENT NONSENSE: 
    Inflation is theft. POST: https://x.com/Satsback/status/1811010206588956811
    BREAKING: Jerome Powell on US debt: "The path we're on is unsustainable.” #Bitcoin 💡. POST: https://x.com/SimplyBitcoinTV/status/1811062869775241390
    BREAKING: Bipartisan senators propose a congressional stock trading ban. Sound money eliminates these shenanigans. #Bitcoin. POST: https://x.com/SimplyBitcoinTV/status/1811077668416213257
    Guy Swann @TheGuySwann: GM, The government isn't a system for serving the people. It's a giant PR system to sell...

    • 14 min
    Bitcoin battling, media suggesting a 2-5% allocation to Bitcoin, BRICS almost Live

    Bitcoin battling, media suggesting a 2-5% allocation to Bitcoin, BRICS almost Live

    Today’s Bitcoin news! 
    PRICE UPDATE: 
    Today Bitcoin’s price has risen to the $58k range. If we can get above and stay above $58.5k we may keep going up, or else we will cruise down to $52k probably. 
    Germany dumping 50,000 #Bitcoin ...but the price keeps bouncing back up. 😅. POST: https://x.com/BTC_Archive/status/1810624205030834630
    BULLISH: 
    NEW: #Bitcoin can get to $100,000 by end of this year - Anthony Scaramucci. POST: https://x.com/BTC_Archive/status/1810736994579812559
    JUST IN; People should consider a 2-5% allocation to #Bitcoin - CNBC. POST: https://x.com/BTC_Archive/status/1810717622993891422
    ADOPTION: 
    JUST IN: 🇦🇺 Australia approved a second #Bitcoin ETF. It starts trading on Friday. 🙌. POST: https://x.com/BTC_Archive/status/1810603703952715997
    FIAT/GOVERNMENT NONSENSE: 
    JUST IN: 🇷🇺🇮🇷Russia and Iran to officially ditch US dollar for trade after connecting their national payment networks. POST: https://x.com/RadarHits/status/1810325701599572242
    🇺🇸 2024 Republican Party Platform: 
    ✅ Defend the right to mine #Bitcoin ✅ Defend the right to self-custody✅ Transact free from Government Surveillance & Control ✅ End unlawful Crypto crackdown  ✅ Oppose Central Bank Digital Currency creation.THIS IS HUGE! POST: https://x.com/RadarHits/status/1810641145019457632
    PRIMAL ANDROID v1.0.3 RELEASED: 
    Primal is a free and open source nostr client focused on seamless user experience. Available on Android, iOS and the web. ARTICLE: https://www.nobsbitcoin.com/primal-android-v1-0-3/
    LOL: 
    Hey my name is Lucy and I was born with a selfie on my left ear. POST: https://primal.net/e/note1yrnuw2lvprahcrn55f52ps4dkkwteftdwd6fn3xpurwtz60e8a9qqtv3kd
    I admit it! I broke a treat in half and pretended it was a whole one! POST: https://primal.net/e/note1xd3rzd688d0ec95qnuatytuena74wpsxkw9gg65hg8du7hmpmsksj3n9u7
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    • 8 min
    Bitcoin attitude check-up, generational wealth transfer, 2 dump causes, Nostr good

    Bitcoin attitude check-up, generational wealth transfer, 2 dump causes, Nostr good

    Today’s Bitcoin news! 
    PRICE UPDATE: 
    Today Bitcoin’s price is still hanging around $56k. It’s been there for 3 days now. 
    #Bitcoin bottom to top. POST: https://x.com/ChartsBtc/status/1799537934766670319
    REASONS FOR THE PRICE GOING DOWN: 
    🚨 The German government transferred $56M in #Bitcoin to exchanges, stirring market volatility as Mt. Gox creditors receive payouts. Since June, Germany has moved $390M in #BTC, signaling a potential liquidation strategy. POST: https://x.com/btc/status/1810370779466334572
    WEALTH TRANSFER: 
    NEW: Scott Galloway says, 'The average 70-year-old is 72% wealthier than 40 years ago, while those under 40 are 24% less wealthy. Almost every major policy is a wealth transfer from young to old.’ #Bitcoin is this generation's greatest opportunity. POST: https://x.com/SimplyBitcoinTV/status/1810370300485485031
    FIAT/GOVERNMENT NONSENSE: 
    BRICS Intra-bank Payment System Launched: What next? VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nxOISDpLkac
    Tyler Winklevoss: Thank you @brian_armstrong and @coinbase for doing this. @GaryGensler has been talking out of both sides of his mouth for years. His positions on crypto have been totally inconsistent and the public deserves this transparency. POST: https://x.com/tyler/status/1810344651955573129
    Me realizing this unbacked paper now buys me half the groceries it used to. POST: https://primal.net/e/note1vu5kfnkqcyxnlaehxz6448kpwz5f07vdpwllhmqrqpgchjy96fcqjza3qc
    Greatest scam to enslave mankind - bankers charging interest for something created out of thin air while devaluing it at the same time. POST: https://primal.net/e/note15pvfp9rw2s63zv6wjuvg9jpmz93y3tmrdqg4k4dknqm58p04kd5su2equ7
    NOSTR: 
    Nostr sets you free. POST: https://x.com/primal_app/status/1810358035145007423
    FOUNTAIN PODCASTING APP INTEGRATING NOSTR: 
    Oscar Merry: I'm looking for a few people to help beta test Fountain's new nostr integration - ideally you already use Fountain but not a strict requirement! POST: https://nostr.com/note1nchsyg622x9kyjpnl9nu98e2rvp03fxa9ay7jef607qegpuy3cpqrvcq2v
    LOL: 
    Walker: I LOLed at this. POST: https://primal.net/e/note1t4ehejs6xrg4q0ztu797gp60vqpxczuwnnv8txmya37dqjpwymws35uyze
    Cute animals. POST: a href="https://primal.net/e/note1muzxgmeyqe9vxt2n39wypsuagvxzs6t8nth6k9u4vqu2sp4v03zq9z0cls" rel="noopener noreferrer"...

    • 13 min
    Bitcoin bargain sale, Germany & Mt. Gox selling, deepest retrace this cycle, chin up!

    Bitcoin bargain sale, Germany & Mt. Gox selling, deepest retrace this cycle, chin up!

    Today’s Bitcoin news! 
    PRICE UPDATE: 
    Today Bitcoin’s price wicked all the way down to $53,499 before bouncing back up to the $56k range. We could potentially test $52k or even $47k. Hang on to your hat and stay strong! 
    Mood today. POST: https://x.com/w_s_bitcoin/status/1809059215295631697
    Normies: Enjoying 4th of July. Bitcoiners: I can’t feel anything anymore! POST: https://x.com/NeilJacobs/status/1809070889754931708
    We hit 1776 sats per dollar on July 4th and people still think we’re not living in a simulation. POST: https://x.com/PubKey_NYC/status/1809072153326756054
    JUST IN: #Bitcoin fell below $54,000 for the first time in 129 days. POST: https://x.com/BTC_Archive/status/1809175686701047915
    This is officially the deepest retrace in the cycle. Bitcoin has retraced -25.6% thus far. POST: https://x.com/rektcapital/status/1809234246688473302
    Bitcoin finished Q2 above the old major resistance, successfully retesting it as support. Now in Q3, Bitcoin is dipping below the key level but this may end up as a volatile retest by the end of the Quarter. $BTC #Crypto #Bitcoin. POST: https://x.com/rektcapital/status/1809260748108968038
    Is this the new trend line we are supposed to watch for #BTC? You can see we had a similar one in 2019. POST: https://x.com/intocryptoverse/status/1809242719241322913
    If you zoom in really closely at the bottom left, you'll see that this is officially the worst performing #Bitcoin halving cycle (so far). POST: https://x.com/BitcoinPierre/status/1809284077574402353
    TRUTH: 
    The #bitcoin 200 week moving average has never gone down from one week to the next. NgU (number go up) still doing its thing. POST: https://x.com/w_s_bitcoin/status/1809283210095849820
    Fear & Greed Index. WEBSITE: https://alternative.me/crypto/fear-and-greed-index/
    Don’t be that person. 😂. POST: https://x.com/SimplyBitcoinTV/status/1809251236593496278
    The one-two punch. #Bitcoin. POST: https://x.com/w_s_bitcoin/status/1809235350251794456
    “You don’t need to learn how to trade #Bitcoin. You need to learn how to not trade #Bitcoin.” - @knutsvanholm. POST: https://x.com/BitcoinSapiens/status/1809094156251283851
    TWO MAIN REASONS THE PRICE IS DROPPING: 
    🚨 Mt. Gox has started distributing billions in owed funds, likely causing #Bitcoin selling pressure and a 6%...

    • 17 min

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