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Traders on the biggest Bitcoin options exchange are pricing in a 7% chance for BTC to hit ATHs before 2021
Bitcoin options have turned out an unlikely choice of trading instrument in 2019-20.
Aside from Bitcoin gaining a perfect storm of macro factors, one of the biggest narratives in the crypto market over the past few months has been decentralized finance (DeFi).
Germany’s stock exchange will list first “centrally cleared” Bitcoin ETF, BitGo to serve as BTC custodian
Bitcoin-pegged institutional trading products like ETFs and futures have been a running theme since 2016.
Bitcoin has seen a notable uptick in its fundamental strength over the past week.
Cardano (ADA) search and social engagement reach yearly highs
The search interest for Cardano (ADA) is the highest it has been this year, data from Google Trends has shown.
This crypto forensic firm will now trace Zcash transactions, notes Dash privacy is akin to Bitcoin
Ever since crypto-crimes and criminals using Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies to launder money became a thing, the field of crypto-forensics has come up as an unlikely “evil good.” The field has, somewhat, proven most cryptocurrencies are not fully private as previously imagined.
Inside the black box: How centralized exchanges can provide unique intelligence about crypto-assets
Research by Jesus Rodriguez and Lucas Outumuro of IntoTheBlock Wouldn’t it be interesting to know how much money is being transferred in and out of Binance? How about how many Bitcoin does Coinbase hold? Centralized exchanges are one of the key components of the architecture of crypto markets.
This team has a new player; fintech veteran Mati Greenspan joins Chiliz and Socios as global advisor
Digital tokens and blockchain technology are not the first things one would imagine when asked about soccer games in Europe.
Sparks fly as developer suggests an altcoin will overtake Bitcoin in the next five years
Although it may seem like Bitcoin has led the crypto market over the past few months, altcoins have strongly outperformed BTC since the start of 2020.
Ethereum reaches a major milestone as total unique wallet addresses surpasses that of Bitcoin
Ethereum reached a major milestone today, with the cryptocurrency now boasting a total of 119.63 million unique wallet addresses.
Ripple (XRP) wants to target less treasury, more SMEs after experiencing record on-demand liquidity volumes
Ripple’s On-Demand Liquidity (ODL) corridors have witnessed major growth and facilitated instant, cross-border fund transfers.
Institutions are still rushing into Bitcoin, scooping up most newly mined BTC
Institutional investors are still aggressively investing in Bitcoin in the third quarter of 2020, data from Grayscale shows.
Bitcoin has been moving to break its tight correlation with the traditional markets seen throughout the past few months.
SIBEX makes decentralized cross-border OTC a reality
SIBEX, the Swiss-based decentralized OTC trading software is increasing traction and volume from OTC traders all around the world since the platform went live in late April.
Number of Cardano addresses holding ADA hits a fresh all-time high: on-chain strength
After an influx of positive fundamental catalysts pertaining to Cardano, the growth in the price of ADA has slowed over the past few days, with the asset consolidating around $0.085. This is approximately a dozen percent below the local highs of $0.095.
Bitcoin’s hashrate is nearing ATHs, most blocks mined in a day since 2019 as “weak” Bitcoin miners return
Bitcoin miners are having a field day; if they are taking advantage of the negative adjusted difficulty, that is. The network’s protocol jumped over the weekend to over 110 terahashes per second (Th/S) at of June 8, just 10 Th/S below its May 12 all-time high of 122 Th/S.
Data shows Ethereum 2.0 staking could spark a massive accumulation trend
Ethereum is just months away from the first step towards its highly anticipated transition away from a Proof-of-Work (PoW) consensus model and towards Proof-of-Stake (PoS) in ETH 2.
Even after rallying $1,000 in an hour last week, Bitcoin purportedly remains in a tight range, with no concrete trend.
Internal struggles at Bitmain, the biggest Bitcoin mining equipment maker in the world, are persisting.
Cardano’s (ADA) Shelley public testnet set to open for all pool operators on June 9
A new phase for Shelley is about to begin, as the testnet for Cardano’s staking era will be open to all stake pool operators on June 9.
Craig Wright’s appeal dismissed, lawsuit against Hodlonaut to continue in Norwegian court
The Norwegian Court of Appeals has dismissed Craig Wright’s appeal against the decision made in January, which stated that Norway had jurisdiction against his case with Hodlonaut.
Ethereum chart prints “major bullish signs” as explosive move against Bitcoin nears
In 2018 and 2019, cryptocurrency investors were almost solely focused on Bitcoin.
Massive Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC) premium points to surge in long-term “hodlers”
The Grayscale Bitcoin Trust has seen massive adoption rates in recent times, as it provides retail investors with a way to add Bitcoin exposure to their portfolio through a traditional brokerage account.