Are Bitcoin Miners Bullish? BTC Miners Face Biggest Difficulty Bump in 3 Months

Bitcoin (BTC) mining difficulty is set to rise by roughly 11% on Jan. 9, according to data from This marks the biggest increase in nearly four months that will put the metric over 20 trillion for the first time ever. 

“Hashrate is on a tear!” commented popular pseudonymous Bitcoin trader hodlonaut three days ago. “When difficulty readjusts in 3 days, it will crush through 20T for the first time in Bitcoin history.”

Bitcoin network difficulty reaches 20 trillion 

The network difficulty is a relative measure of how hard it is to mine a new block for the Bitcoin blockchain. Read more…..


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