The latest Bitcoin, DeFi, NFTs and web3 news from CryptoSlate.
What are crypto liquidations and why do they matter?
Liquidation occurs when a trader is unable to meet the allocation of a leveraged position and does not have enough funds to keep the trade operating.
Understanding the bear market with Mati Greenspan of Quantum Economics – SlateCast #12
CryptoSlate's Akiba spoke with Mati Greenspan of Quantum Economics about the bear market, potential reversal signals, the stock-to-flow model, halving cycles, and the cult of crypto.
How should investors prepare for The Merge?
This upgrade will change how the network is secured, its energy consumption, and tokenomics. Staking will play an essential part in it. So how should the investor prepare for the upcoming events?
Metaverse branding’s success depends on its underlying purpose
The growing popularity of the metaverse is driving brands from across sectors to build a presence in the space.
Social infused exchanges – will community driven trading offer a new direction for crypto investment?
CryptoSlate spoke to Soheil Zabihi, Head of Partnerships at XT.com, about the future of trading using social media interaction.
Research: How short-term Bitcoin holders invest differently to long-term holders according to on-chain data
Short-term Bitcoin holders buy between $17k and $48k with elevated buying from addresses owning less than 1 BTC around the $20k level.
How to cash out — The rise of crypto-to-fiat
Cashing out of crypto remains a struggle, as centralized exchanges leave their users with the task of finding an exchange that allows off-ramping to the currency of their choice.
How Neo is positioning itself to woo web3 developers
With the launch of Neo3, CryptoSlate spoke to two developers building on the Neo blockchain about how Neo can compete with larger EVM compatible networks.
Bitcoin mining — What are the true climate change risks?
The European Central Bank (ECB) published a report on July 14 that covered many points related to Bitcoin and Ethereum mining, including energy consumption and Proof-of-Stake (PoS) as an alternative mechanism.
Research: Shrimps vs. Whales — Small holders accumulate Bitcoin as whales dump
Smaller holders are not only participating in but are also contributing to the rapid growth of the Bitcoin network, but whales still hold 4x more BTC.
Gibraltar minister says he is collecting Bitcoin for his kids’ future
Gibraltar's Digital and Financial Services minister said he's collecting Bitcoin for his kids, because he thinks Bitcoin adoption will increase tremendously in the future.
Binance’s CZ thinks crypto market is much healthier with BTC around $20K
Chaopeng Zao said the crypto market is much healthier in the current winter conditions because only the believers remained in the market.
Santander Brazil to launch cryptocurrency trading platform
Leading European banking institution Santander plans on providing its Brazilian clients with access to a crypto trading solution soon.
Nested on a mission to turn DeFi into SocialFi
The wilderness of DeFi and its consequent lack of accessibility has warded-off too many potential CeFi users – and makes the possibility of mass adoption all but a sweet dream.
Babel lost over $280M trading with customer funds; wants to raise up to $300M
Babel's restructuring proposal showed the proprietary trading team failed to hedge risks and operated without supervision or a trading cap.