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This crypto research firm’s new metric calculates “genuine” volume to tackle wash trading on Bitcoin and other digital assets
Cryptocurrency markets are like none other — high leverage, massive volatility, and the introduction of products like options, swaps, and perpetual futures make the market ripe for traders looking to make quick profits.
$2 trillion asset manager Fidelity: Crypto assets will continue to gain institutional adoption
Believe it or not, a majority of 2017’s rally that took Bitcoin from $500 to $20,000 in 18 months’ time was catalyzed by retails investors — people like you or me.
Real estate is risky and bonds are overvalued, boosting Bitcoin bull case: Blockstream CEO
Due to the implementation of increasingly easy monetary policy into the repertoires of the world’s central banks, an “everything bubble” has formed over the past decade.
Crypto scams are alive and well; CipherTrace reveals $1.4 billion in crypto stolen in 2020
Cryptocurrency scams were a hot topic in 2018, courtesy money-grabbing ICOs, Twitter impersonations, and ever outright disappearances.
Behaviors seen amongst Bitcoin miners can provide insights into the state of the crypto market, as they are the collective group responsible for both running the BTC network and placing a steady stream of selling pressure on the market.
On June 2, more than $220 million worth of long and short contracts were liquidated on BitMEX.
Comparing the top platforms to earn interest on Bitcoin, Ethereum and other cryptocurrencies
This guide takes a look at the best performing and reputed platforms to earn interest in Bitcoin holdings and other cryptocurrencies.
Joe Rogan says he uses crypto-based Brave Browser on the JRE Podcast
On the Joe Rogan Experience (JRE), Joe Rogan, arguably the world’s most popular podcast host, said he uses Brave Browser.
Grayscale’s Ethereum Trust trades at a 725% premium, implying $230B ETH market cap
It’s been a record past few months for Grayscale Investments — an industry fund manager best known for its two flagship funds: the Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC) and the Grayscale Ethereum Trust (ETHE).
Bitcoin’s network health took a serious blow last week amidst hash rate free-fall
Bitcoin’s network health has been caught within a steady decline ever since its mining rewards halving took place.
Ethereum bulls at grave risk of being squeezed as long positions continue rocketing
It has been a volatile week for Ethereum.
Bitmain launches new Antminer T19, but is it better than the S17 debacle?
Bitmain’s launched its new T19 mining rig yesterday, featuring improved software and efficiency.
BitMEX CEO Arthur Hayes: The Bitcoin rally isn’t “real” until $15,000 breaks
After holding under $10,000 for a week, Bitcoin saw an explosive breakout on June 1 that saw the asset reach a local high of $10,450 — the highest price since the February highs.
China’s calls for “speed up” of Hainan’s “Blockchain Pilot Zone,” no sign of crypto even as Digital Yuan rises
China’s leaving no stones unturned in its well-publicized quest to become the world’s leader in blockchain development and services.
The Bitcoin price surged by more than 191 percent in the past three months.
Thailand’s OmiseGo rebrands to OMG Network, Tether releases USDT noting Ethereum issues
Late on June 1, Thailand’s high-flying OmiseGo rebranded to OMG Network.
Neo becomes the founding board member of InterWork Alliance, joining Microsoft, IBM, Nasdaq
Blockchain platform Neo has announced that it has joined the InterWork Alliance (IWA) as a founding board member.
DeFi on track to become “liquidity blackhole” absorbing all idle assets: Ethereum investor
Decentralized finance (DeFi) may be one of crypto’s foremost use cases, but as it stands it has seen limited adoption.
Despite Bitcoin being down roughly 50 percent from its all-time highs, the vast majority of the benchmark cryptocurrency’s investors are profitable, with its immense climb from its March lows of $3,800 bolstering their profitability.
Ethereum traders prepare for massive volatility as options volume hits record highs
Ethereum’s recent really from the lower-$200 region to highs of $245 has allowed it to reverse the immense downtrend it had previously been caught in against its Bitcoin trading pair.
Despite Bitcoin’s strong performance against a backdrop of global turbulence in recent times, it is important to note that the stock market is still outperforming the benchmark cryptocurrency over a one-year period.
This Bitcoin developer is using “swaps” to solve BTC’s long-running “pseudonymous” privacy issue
Bitcoin’s privacy features have been under fire by critics since early 2013. While the protocol remains technically robust and mathematically secure, a loophole allows blockchain analysts and cryptographers to link transactional behavior with users, leading to some term Bitcoin as pseudonymous.
Inflation may grow as the US prevents negative interest rates, boosting Bitcoin bull case
One of the biggest Bitcoin catalysts over the past few months has been the introduction of negative interest rates into economies in Europe and Asia.