The difficulty drop coming with the next block (about -15%) is the second biggest, bitcoin has ever seen. The biggest was 2011/10/31 (-18%), after which the price doubled within two months. 15 months later price found itself 20-folded.

The difficulty drop coming with the next block (about -15%) is the second biggest, bitcoin has ever seen. The biggest was 2011/10/31 (-18%), after which the price doubled within two months. 15 months later price found itself 20-folded. submitted by /u/castorfromtheva
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Biggest Bank in Nordic Region Bans Bitcoin, Gets Caught for Money Laundering

Biggest Bank in Nordic Region Bans Bitcoin, Gets Caught for Money Laundering

Nordea Bank, the largest financial group in the Nordic countries, which banned Bitcoin in January, has been caught in a major money laundering scandal for allegedly receiving dirty money from two banks in the Baltics.

Yle, a state-owned publication in Finland with over 3,500 employees, reported that finance authorities in Sweden received a report with evidence to support money laundering allegations against Nordea Bank.

“We are aware of the report, and at Nordea we work closely with the relevant authorities in the countries in which we…

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