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Its been hard to avoid the coronavirus this week, at least in the news, as theUS confirmed its first deaththis morning. If it turns into an all-out pandemic, youll be glad that you sealed yourself away and stocked up on bitcoin you did dothat, right?

What can be said? Not a great week for bitcoin price at the risk of stating the obvious. So how did it play out?

After gains last weekend, Monday trading saw these wiped out after$10k was rejected again. Analysts predicted a pullback, and price continued to fall on Tuesday, breaking $9.5k, with someexpecting a drop to as low as $8,300.

Krakens Director of Business Development, Dan Held, remained bullish, however, believing that bitcoin could be on the edge of a super-cycle that would quickly take itto $100k and beyond. Meanwhile, a cash crunch in Lebanon propelled bitcoin price to an inflated$15k between local peer to peer sellers.

However, on global markets losses continued into Wednesday,breaking $9k support, and alsodragging down most altcoins, and threatening to wipe out the years gains so far.

Stock to Flow proponent, PlanB, predicted that bitcoin wouldnot fall below $8,200during this crash, and we all hoped he was right, although prices didnt seem to stopfalling during early trading on Thursday.

Thankfully bitcoin did then find some support at $8,600, bouncing up as high as $8,900, before tailing off again on Friday. This time solid support was found at $8.5k, and the price has been trading in a range between this level and $8,800 ever since.

However, at a macro level, there are concerns that bitcoin isstill in a bear market. Certainly, thebulls must defend key levelsto stem the recent flow.

The Bank of Englands chief cashier voiced her support for a Central Bank Digital Currency this week, saying thatgovernments must act fastto avoid losing out to tech giants such as Facebooks Libra.

Meanwhile, Chinas proposed CBDC faceddelays due to the coronavirus outbreak, although officials were still aiming to launch a pilot in 2020.

Although Canada has decided that it doesnt need a CBDC at the moment, it has put in placea blueprint for one, just in case.

YouTube continued its assault on channels related to cryptocurrency, this weeksuspending Ivan on Techuntil after the May halving event.

Craig Wright faces morequestions about the purported Tulip Trust and Bonded Courier, as the estate of Dave Kleiman wants to expose what it says are just more lies. Meanwhile, Binance CEO,CZ, called Wright a fraudin no uncertain terms earlier in the week.

Amidmajor losses for Ethereumthis week, the community also came to blows over the approval of a controversialchange to its mining algorithm. The Programmatic Proof of Work (ProgPoW) algorithm is supposed to reduce the advantage of ASIC hardware but caused a big discussion online as to its implications.

ExchangesOKEx and Bitfinex were both hit by DDoSattacks this week, with OKEx CEO Jay Hao offering a bounty for information on the attackers.

Bitfinex claims that it hasrepaid $100 millionof the $700 million it borrowed from Tether last year. And Paolo Ardoino, CTO of Bitfinex & Tether, will be speaking at the Digital Asset Summit next month, marking thefirst time that a Bitfinex/Tether exec has spoken at an industry event.

TheSEC denied Wilshere-Phoenixs application for a Bitcoin ETF, which was disappointing, but not entirely unexpected given its track record.

Warren Buffett appeared on CNBC this week, telling the world once again that hewill never own cryptocurrency.

This caused Justin Sun, who Buffett said was very polite at their recent charity lunch date, to call foul play. After all, the joy of blockchain meant that he could show the bitcoin and Tron he gifted Buffett at the dinner had not been moved.

To which, Buffett responded that he hadgiven the phone awayon which Sun had loaded the wallets to his favored Glide charity.

Surely its time to stop trying to teach the old dog new tricks already.

What was your favorite bitcoin or crypto story of this week? Let us know in the comments below!

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